PG-13 | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.
The movie was released in cinemas in the 40th Anniversary year of The Eagle Has Landed (1976), a phrase often cited in association with Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards competing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
So is this the bit where you say "I told you so"?
Bronson Peary: No, this is where I say that without the booze I wouldn't even have the guts to do that jump. As your coach, I think you're crazy.
Eddie Edwards: I don't know what I was thinking.
Bronson Peary: But as your friend, I say you gotta ...
The film is set in 1987 and Eddie ends up in hospital. However on the wall on at least one occasion is a modern hand sanitizer, not available in 1987.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation did not receive any payment or other consideration, or enter into any agreement, for the depiction of tobacco products in this film.
English, German, Norwegian
$6,084,682 28 February 2016
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