Overview

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

  1. Simon Kelton

    Screenplay

  2. Sean Macaulay

    Screenplay

  3. Dexter Fletcher

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Taron Egerton

    Taron Egerton

    Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards

  2. Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Jackman

    Chuck Berghorn

  3. Christopher Walken

    Christopher Walken

    Warren Sharp

  4. Ania Sowinski

    Ania Sowinski

    Carrie

  5. Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

    Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

    Erik Moberg

Full Cast & Crew

Eddie the Eagle
Eddie the Eagle

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 26, 2016
    PG-13
    Premiere

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

  • February 26, 2016
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

  • June 14, 2016
    PG-13
    Physical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $23,000,000.00

Revenue $46,152,411.00

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