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Amiable sports comedy that plays like a TV movie (with a little more sex and language). Journalist and ex-local Charles Danner (Azaria) does a Sports Illustrated feature on his hometown's weekly cutthroat hockey game. Danner's story draws NHL interest and, for a publicity stunt, the New York Rangers fly in for an exhibition game. This leads to hurt feelings since aging team captain (and local sheriff) John Biebe (Crowe) is asked to step aside for young phenom Stevie Weeks (Northcott). Expect cliches.

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Available on Running time 118 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Sports Comedies, Hockey, Cold Spots, Alaska
David E. Kelley, Sean O'Byrne
Russell Crowe, Hank Azaria, Mary McCormack, Burt Reynolds, Ron Eldard, Lolita (David) Davidovich, Colm Meaney, Maury Chaykin, Ryan Northcott, Scott Grimes, Judith Ivey, Rachel Wilson, Mike Myers
Peter Deming
Jay Roach
Carter Burwell
Little Richard
Hollywood Pictures, Buena Vista

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Mystery, Alaska
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Jay Roach directed the film Mystery, Alaska starring Russell Crowe (as John Biebe), Hank Azaria (as Charles Danner), Mary McCormack (as Donna Biebe), Burt Reynolds (as Judge Walter Burns) and Colm Meaney (as Mayor Scott Pitcher). This comedy/drama came out in 1999, has a total running time of 118 minutes and has a rating of R. In a small town of Mystery, Alaska, their hockey team takes on the New York Rangers. This event is going to be on national television. Now everyone in Mystery, Alaska has to come together and put aside his or her differences.