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Rated PG-13 · 105 minutes · 2016

Biography, Comedy drama
Cut from the Olympic ski team, British athlete Michael "Eddie" Edwards travels to Germany to test his skills at ski jumping. Fate leads him to Bronson Peary, a former ski jumper who now works as a snowplow driver. Impressed by Edwards' spirit and determination, Peary agrees to train the young underdog. Despite an entire nation counting him out, Eddie's never-say-die attitude takes him all the way to a historic and improbable showing at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta.


Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle

Official Site: www.foxmovies.com/movies/eddie-the-eagle
Director: Dexter Fletcher
Producer: Matthew Vaughn, Adam Bohling, David Reid, Rupert Maconick and Valerie Van Galder
Cast: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Jo Hartley, Tom Costello, Jack Costello, Mark Benton, Edvin Endre, Rune Temte, Iris Berben, Jim Broadbent and Christopher Walken

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Charleston City Paper Eddie the Eagle hits every underdog-story bullet point Why are movies about inspirational stories so uninspired? In a way, that's a question with an obvious answer. Formulas are formulas because they work. Hell, movie reviews often have a formula, too, and it would be more than slightly disingenuous not to acknowledge that there is value in having certain elements to provide a basic structure and shape. by Scott Renshaw 02/24/2016
Inlander Feel-Good Formula Eddie the Eagle aims for little more than every underdog-story bullet point by Scott Renshaw 02/25/2016

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