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Eddie the Eagle
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7.4 IMDB rating
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Tom Costello Tom Costello
Eddie (10 years old)
Jo Hartley Jo Hartley
Janette
Keith Allen Keith Allen
Terry
Dickon Tolson Dickon Tolson
UK Doctor
Jack Costello Jack Costello
Eddie (15 years old)
Taron Egerton Taron Egerton
Eddie Edwards
Mark Benton Mark Benton
Richmond the BOA Official
Tim McInnerny Tim McInnerny
Dustin Target


Written by
Sean Macaulay Sean Macaulay
(screenplay) and
Simon Kelton Simon Kelton
(screenplay)


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An average movie

2 months ago at Apr 19 20:55
I wasn't really sure what to expect from this movie but since I have a weak spot for Hugh Jackman, I thought I might as well check it out. Well, it was really similar to 'Cool Runnings', that's for sure, in fact, the Jamaican bobsled team was involved in the same Olympic games as Eddie Edwards was. However, the big difference between these 2 movie was that, when I watched 'Cool Runnings', I was ju... read more
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The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.
Release date: 26 February 2016
Tags: 2016 (6), Comedy (3), Drama (3), Biography (3), Biopic (2), Olympics (2), Sport (2), 2010s Movies (1), Road Trip (1), Ski Jump (1), Competition (1), British (1), Sports (1), Watched At Cinema (1)
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johanlefourbe posted a review 2 months ago

An average movie

“I wasn't really sure what to expect from this movie but since I have a weak spot for Hugh Jackman, I thought I might as well check it out. Well, it was really similar to 'Cool Runnings', that's for sure, in fact, the Jamaican bobsled team was involved in the same Olympic games as Eddie Edwards was. However, the big difference between these 2 movie was that, when I watched 'Cool Runnings', I was just a kid, and to watch such a tale as a grown-up, it didn't really work so well, I'm afraid. Indeed, the formula was just so obvious and the whole thing was just too generic and predictable. Furthemore, the quirkiness and mannerisms displayed by Edwards was actually more annoying than really entertaining but the performance by Taron Egerton was actually apparently quite accurate. And, yet, I have ” read more

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"Great feel-good movie with good performances. CGI in the ski jump crashes is awful looking but those moments are short so it's not that big of a problem."


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" First Viewing Viewing Date: August 14th Via: Blu-ray Plot: The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics."


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"An English Cool Runnings I suppose. Not much to say here, a harmless feel good inspirational story of a nobody wanting to be an Olympic athlete. Story is generic "athlete overcoming adversity" type story but Eddie and his trainer were interesting enough characters to rise above a plot we've seen plenty of times before."


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"7.28True story of Great Britain's lone competitor in the ski jump in the 88 Olympics is the purest story of determination against all odds. A triumph in the feel-good department, Eddie the Eagle is also a worthy buddy movie."


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