This Day in Movie History: D2 – The Mighty Ducks Released (March 25, 1994)

By: Sean Sporman
By: Sean Sporman

The first sequel to a popular sports-themed movie saw its release on this day in movie history.

A sequel to the popular Disney hockey hit, The Mighty Ducks, D2 was released in theaters on March 25, 1994. The movie saw the return of actors Emilio Estevez along with some new cast members. In this sequel, the team participates for Team USA in the Goodwill Games.

The film opened #1 on its opening weekend, and would end up grossing over $45 million overall. The PG-rated film would be succeeded by an additional sequel two years later before the franchise came to an end.

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