Mystery, Alaska

Lists: Action, Sports comedy

Brief Synopsis: "In Mystery, Alaska, life revolves around the legendary Saturday hockey game at the local pond. But everything changes when the hometown team unexpectedly gets booked in an exhibition match against the New York Rangers. When quirky small-towners, slick promoters and millionaire athletes come together."

Overall Ranking: 2269 (Rank from 1999: # 42)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 20%
Regular 20%
Half-Popped 40%
Stale 0%
Burnt 20%


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Reviewer Rating Review
Gorgon Reviews88
Rob from GuysFilmQuest83
Bryan Lienesch63 - As it turns out, the only thing you can do in Alaska is screw and play hockey. Somehow, this movie puts a damper on every north woods' man's dream.
Skooch60(full review)
Dan O'Neill20(full review)

People Involved

  • Russell Crowe (John Biebe)
  • Hank Azaria (Charles Danner)
  • Mary McCormack (Donna Biebe)
  • Burt Reynolds (Judge Walter Burns)
  • Colm Meaney (Mayor Scott Pitcher)
  • Lolita Davidovich (Mary Jane Pitcher)
  • Maury Chaykin (Bailey Pruitt)
  • Ron Eldard (Skank Marden)
  • Ryan Northcott (Stevie Weeks)
  • Michael Buie (Connor Banks)
  • Kevin Durand (Tree Lane)
  • Scott Grimes (Birdie Burns)
  • Jay Roach (Director)