Eddie the Eagle

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.

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  1. Sean Macaulay

    Screenplay

  2. Simon Kelton

    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

  6. Iris Berben

    Iris Berben

    Petra

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $23,000,000.00

Revenue $46,152,800.00

Homepage http://www.foxmovies.com/movies/eddie-the-eagle

Release Information

  • February 26, 2016
    PG-13, Theatrical
  • June 14, 2016
    PG-13, Physical

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A review by Reno

8.0
By Reno

Keep dreaming brings nothing, need to go out and try to make it happen!

The posters, teasers did not impress me at all. The thought the film going to be a flop. Surprisingly the film was much better than I anticipation. This is a biographical-sport film and very inspiring. The story of a British boy in the early 70s who dreamt to be an Olympian, but the problem is he has not found his sports. By the time in his 20s, he finally finds his interest and gives his best to make his long pending wish to come true. The remaining narration reveals his journey to the world's one of the big events wh... read the rest.

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