Eddie (1996)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Sport


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Coincidences lead to the NBA team, New York Knicks, gets it's loudest fan, Eddie/W.Goldberg, as coach. Season victory?


5.2/10
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  • Frank Langella in Eddie (1996)
  • Whoopi Goldberg and Lisa Ann Walter in Eddie (1996)
  • Dennis Farina in Eddie (1996)
  • Steve Rash in Eddie (1996)
  • Whoopi Goldberg and Eartha Robinson in Eddie (1996)
  • Whoopi Goldberg and Dwayne Schintzius in Eddie (1996)

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10 September 2011 | johnnykeane10
NBA all the way!
Eddie starring Whoppi Goldberg is a product of the tremendous interest generated by the game of Basketball in the 90s in the USA, mostly because of the jazz and excitement of the game and players like Michael Jordan, Dennis Rodman etc who drew in large crowds and made the NBA big business.

The best feature about this film is it does not take itself seriously from the beginning. There fun poked at greedy players, foreign imports and egotistical coaches! The film itself is about a huge fan of the New York Knicks who becomes coach of the New York Knicks by becoming close to the new owner of the Knicks Wild Bill Burgess( Frank Langella)

The cameos in the film are plentiful and while MJ himself does not make an appearance it gives a funny insight into what its like to be on the court and what makes players tick. One shot of John Salley making a free throw is very striking and would send a shiver down any sports fan of any sport.

Its not a blue chips type basketball film, its a comedy/sports movie that is easy to watch and thats why i am giving it a 7!

P.S look out for a rare cameo from Leroy from Fame as a dancer!

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