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.
According to an interview with Hugh Jackman by Steven Zeitchik published in the Los Angeles Times, "Jackman says before he signed on to Eddie the Eagle, he never took the athlete (Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards) seriously, influenced by a phrase in his native Australia in which to 'Eddie the Eagle' ... ...
Peary, is this not theft?
Bronson Peary: It's the Lost and Found, man. Come on. Some guy dropoped 10 bucks on the street and you were to pick it up, would that be theft?
Eddie Edwards: Yes.
Bronson Peary: What if he didn't know it was missing?
Eddie Edwards: Then I'd give it to charity of something.
Bronson Peary: Eddie, ...
In an early scene set in 1973, a train goes over a bridge which clearly has an electronic display board, something which wasn't introduced until at least 30 years later. It also strongly resembles a London underground tube S Stock train - something which is not operated in the north of England and wasn't introduced to London underground until 2011.
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
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