Eddie the Eagle (PG)

Director Dexter Fletcher. Biography/Comedy/Drama


Eddie the Eagle follows the realisation of the childhood dream of Michael Edwards (a.k.a Eddie), and his unflinching determination to become Great Britain’s first Olympic ski-jumper. Reluctantly aided by former ski-jumper Bronson Peary as his coach, Eddie is unwavering in his quest to reach the 1988 Calgary Winter Games. Eddie the Eagle is an uplifting, inspirational story that celebrates human spirit, passion, and one man’s refusal to accept defeat.

Starring Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Rune Temte, Tim McInnerney


Flick Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

Very good true story, some humour, a "feel good" movie.

With moments of pathos and humour, this film had an extra dimension being based as it was on a true story. Our varied audience enjoyed it!.

Highly entertaining, light-weight movie full of laughs about the memorably eccentric British Olympic ski-jumper. Turns out that he wasn't as daft as he looked.

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