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 real-life Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards once recorded a song which was sung in Finnish entitled "Mun nimeni on Eetu" ("My Name is Eetu") even though Edwards didn't speak a word of Finnish. The movie features a Finnish ski-jumping competitor character called Matti Nykänen (Edvin Endre)... ...
All right, coach.
Bronson Peary: I'm not your coach, ok? Seriously, a coach teaches you how to jump properly. I'm just teaching you how to land so I can get you out of my hair as soon as possible. Got it?
Eddie exchanges his regular green skis for navy blue jumping skis. In the next scene, the green skis appear a few times in the crash montage.
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 (USA) (28 February 2016)
$15,785,632 (USA) (22 May 2016)
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