• Mystery, Alaska (1999)

Mystery, Alaska

Release Date: October 1st, 1999

DVD Release Date: May 9th, 2000

R |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

A publicity stunt turns into the ultimate lopsided competition, when the world famous New York Rangers face off against the team from Mystery, Alaska -- a hockey-loving town of only 633 people. Team Mystery is a rag-tag collection of eccentric locals including the towns sheriff, its grocer, a deliveryman and a high school senior who play for the love of the game, not fame or big money.

Cast: Russell Crowe, Hank Azaria, Mary McCormack, Burt Reynolds, Colm Meaney, Lolita Davidovich, Maury Chaykin, Ron Eldard

Director: Jay Roach

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Hollywood Pictures, Rocking Chair Productions, Baldwin/Cohen Productions

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Judge, Rise, Underdog, Spirited, 1990s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Peter StackSan Francisco Chronicle

    Scores big as a study of small-town life where characters collide and are forced to get along for the good of the community. show more

  • 29
    Cody ClarkMr. Showbiz

    Has its share of small pleasures. show more

  • 75
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    Does offer solid laughs, engaging performances and a captivating setting. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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