Mystery, Alaska

Mystery, Alaska
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJay Roach
Produced byDavid E. Kelley
Written byDavid E. Kelley
Sean O'Byrne
Music byCarter Burwell
CinematographyPeter Deming
Edited byJon Poll
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures
Release date
  • October 1, 1999 (1999-10-01)
Running time
119 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$28 million
Box office$8.9 million

Mystery, Alaska is a 1999 American comedy-drama film directed by Jay Roach about an amateur ice hockey team, from the fictional small-town of Mystery, that plays an exhibition game against the National Hockey League (NHL)'s New York Rangers. It was shot in Banff National Park and in a "town" built for the purpose outside Canmore, Alberta.[1]

  1. ^ "‘Mystery, Alaska’ Sports a Few Surprises" by Edvins Beitiks (San Francisco Examiner, 10/1/99) and "Jay Roach, Man of Mystery" by Joshua Mooney (Entertainment News Wire), both stored online at, Retrieved 19-Sep-2013