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.
When Edwards starts training with Peary, Peary asks him who his favorite movie star is, and he says "Bo Derek". While Peary says to Eddie that he should approach his jump like he would approach Bo Derek, you can hear Bolero by Maurice Ravel playing in the background. Bo... ...
You'll be a fool. They'll make you a fool.
Eddie Edwards: Well, I'd rather be a sober fool than a drunken coward.
The Calgary mountain scene shows Alpspitz and Zugspitz, 2 German mountains.
During the end credits photos of the real Michael "Eddie the Eagle" Edwards are shown.
English, German, Norwegian
$6,084,682 (USA) (28 February 2016)
$15,785,632 (USA) (22 May 2016)
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