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.
Eddie, listen. You got more dedication, you got more heart and spirit than any of those other jumpers out there. Any of them. Oh, Jesus, I spent six months trying to get rid of you, dude. You're like gum on my shoe, you never gave up. I mean, are ...
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.
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)