Eddie The Eagle

EDDIE THE EAGLE

20th Century Fox

In theaters Friday

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EDDIE THE EAGLE – IN THEATERS FRIDAY

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as an entire nation was counting him out.  With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.  From producers of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Eddie the Eagle stars Taron Egerton as Eddie, the loveable underdog with a never say die attitude.

Directed By: Dexter Fletcher

Screenplay By: Sean Macaulay and Simon Kelton

Produced By: Matthew Vaughn, Adam Bohling, David Reid, Rupert Maconick, Valerie Van Galder

Story By: Simon Kelton

Starring: Taron Egerton, Christopher Walken, Hugh Jackman

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Comments

  1. Margaret Smith says:

    I learned that this is a story about being inspired and believing in oneself and based on a true story. This sounds like a really good inspiring movie. Looking forward to seeing it.

  2. Austin Baroudi says:

    I liked the trailer!

  3. shelly peterson says:

    I like how inspiring this movie is.

  4. Thomas Murphy says:

    I want to see the movie!

  5. Julia Barnes says:

    I like that this movie takes an underdog and turns him into a success.

  6. beth shepherd says:

    I learned that Simon Kelton wrote the story. Thank you

  7. Allison Swain says:

    I watched the trailer and I liked it. This movie is something I think I would enjoy.

    Thank you for the chance to win

  8. Lisa says:

    I like that the movie looks like a lot of fun for any age.

  9. Kelly D says:

    I like that Eddie never stopped believing in himself.

  10. Kristen says:

    I learned that it stars the wonderful Hugh Jackman!

  11. HS kraftmaking says:

    I like the #iKnitForEddie idea for the movie.

  12. Rosanne says:

    I learned it’s a true story about the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary

  13. Kiara says:

    I liked the trailer.

  14. Sarah L says:

    The sweater generator is fun.
    Thanks for the contest.

  15. Danielle D says:

    How good the trailer looks. I want to see it.

  16. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    I Like The Sweater Generator And The Trailer!

  17. Adrienne Gordon says:

    The sweater generator is cool.

  18. Lisa Brown says:

    I learned that the movie is rated PG-13.

  19. Natalie says:

    I learned that this movie is directed by Dexter Fletcher.

  20. Dawn Monroe says:

    I learned that you can download the movie poster and it’s a true story. I always try to take my son to see underdog and inspirational movies.

  21. Lauren says:

    I learned that it is in theaters tomorrow.

  22. Mami2jcn says:

    I like the sweater generator.

  23. Nancy says:

    I learned that this movie was made by the producers of Kingsmen: The Secret Service.

  24. Ellie Wright says:

    I learned that Hugh Jackman is one of the stars.

  25. Elena says:

    I liked the trailer. Looks very inspiring

  26. Cindy Merrill says:

    I’ve heard of chick flicks, but this looks like a dude flick- something boys would be interested in. I have a nephew who may want to go.

  27. D Schmidt says:

    Visited the site and I like the poster section, and I love you can create your own digital Eddie the Eagle fan sweater!

  28. June S. says:

    I learned the whole story behind Michael “Eddie” Edwards-

  29. Cynthia C says:

    I learned that Hugh Jackman plays the coach in the movie.

  30. Eddie the Eagle is based on a true story

  31. Lyndsey R. says:

    I learned that Taron Egerton, Christopher Walken and Hugh Jackman are all actors in the movie!

  32. shelly says:

    I like the story of someone not giving up!

  33. Candice says:

    I love that this is based on a true story and so inspirational. I also love Hugh Jackman!

  34. DeAnna Keller says:

    I learned that Eddie the Eagle is based on a true story. I also learned it premiers in theaters tomorrow! I really want to take my daughters to see it!

  35. lissa crane says:

    I learned many things, but what surprised me the most is that it was the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics that this was filmed about.

  36. Pamela Gurganus says:

    I learned that this movie is inspired by a true story.

  37. Donna L says:

    This looks like a good movie and I liked the trailer.

  38. jeremy mclaughlin says:

    The trailer was cool

  39. Jennifer Rote says:

    I learned that Hugh Jackman is in this movie.

  40. heather e.g. kaufman says:

    I love that this is based on a true story.

  41. Holly Thomas says:

    I like that it stars Hugh Jackman.

  42. amy pugmire says:

    I would love a cute sweater or poster.

  43. Jessica To says:

    I like that the website shows related movies in addition to this one.

  44. janetfaye says:

    I like that you can your own digital Eddie the Eagle fan sweater.

  45. Francine Anchondo says:

    I liked the trailer.

  46. Alona Y says:

    I liked Taron Egerton in Kingsman, looking forward to seeing him in a different kind of role.

  47. latanya says:

    I like the sound track

  48. Charlene S. says:

    I enjoyed watching the trailer for the movie. I am really looking forward to watching the movie.

  49. Terri S. says:

    I watched the trailer and I learned that this movie is based on actual events. I want to see this amazing inspirational movie with my family.

  50. Jennifer Reed says:

    I learned that this movie is based on true events regarding a British ski jumper in the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

  51. Jen Haile says:

    I like the Sweater Generator!

  52. Barbara Montag says:

    I like the Posters section – quite interesting.
    thank you

  53. Carol says:

    I learned that Simon Kelton wrote the story. Thank you

  54. Cynthia R says:

    I love that Hugh Jackman is in this movie, and I love how it involves an inspiring story.

  55. Linda Szymoniak says:

    I wasn’t aware that the British Olympic committee tried to block Eddie from competing. I love stories about underdogs. In fact, I heard that the Jamaican bobsled team competed at the same Olympics. Two underdog stories out of the same Olympics!

  56. Terra Heck says:

    Looks like a good inspirational movie. I learned that the director is Dexter Fletcher. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)Hotmail(dot)com

  57. Steve Weber says:

    I learned that Simon Kelton wrote the story.

  58. Ashley C says:

    I learned and love that its a true story and that Eddie is british!

  59. Will G says:

    I like that the movie is inspirational.

  60. Becky Richardson says:

    I learned that this is a true story. I would love to see this.

  61. heather s says:

    It is inspirational and shows the importance of perservearance

  62. Aaron Humphrey says:

    I learned I really want to see Hugh Jackman in this.

  63. Christina O says:

    I Liked the trailer.

  64. Cindy says:

    I like that we can take our nephews to see this movie.

  65. Laura J says:

    I learned that they have a cute sweater generator on there where you can make your own little graphic! Fun!

  66. Rachel says:

    I like how inspiring this movie is. We need more positive stories like this!

  67. Klydra Pugh says:

    I learned the director is Dextor Fletcher
    Thanks for the chance

  68. Jacob says:

    I love this genre of movie – it kind of reminds me of Cool Runnings!

  69. Amelia Drew says:

    I love that this is based on a true story- reminds me of Cool Runnings!

  70. Debbi Wellenstein says:

    I learned you can order tickets for Eddie the Eagle through the website.

  71. Debra Hall says:

    I learned its a true story

  72. Gina M says:

    I learned that Christopher Walkin is in the movie.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  73. Susan Christy says:

    I learned it was inspired by a true story.

  74. Sandy Weinstein says:

    it was inspired by a true story abt a poor boy that wanted to become an olympic athlete, in any division, he tried many b4 he found ski jumping was what he really wanted to do.

  75. Amanda Alvarado says:

    I like the trailer! It looks like a great inspirational family movie!

  76. Karen Deva says:

    I learned Hugh Jackman is one of the stars of the movie.

  77. brandy c says:

    The movie is inspired by a true story.

  78. michelle jacobsen says:

    I like that it is an underdog story based on a true story.

  79. Amanda L. says:

    I liked watching the trailer, the movie looks so inspiring!

  80. Kyl Neusch says:

    that Eddie never stopped believing in himsel
    Read more at http://www.ourkidsmom.com/eddie-the-eagle/#pmdBTFJE7d1bP22x.99f

  81. Kyl Neusch says:

    that Eddie never stopped believing in himself

  82. Jennifer Tilson says:

    I learned that the movie is based on a true story and brought to us by the producers of Kingsman: The Secret Service.

  83. Cindy B says:

    Eddie had a dream and didn’t give up.

  84. Lesley F says:

    I learned that you can watch the trailer on their site

  85. Melissa S says:

    I love that this underdog movie is inspired by a true story.

  86. Brittney House says:

    I love that it’s based on a true story.

  87. Becca says:

    I like the gallery but I wish it had more pictures!

  88. Robin Abrams says:

    I really want to see this movie. I like that it is based on a true story

  89. Tara says:

    Love that it is based on a true story. Those are my fave movies!

  90. Nannypanpan says:

    I learned you can submit your own knit creation for Eddie

  91. aubrey says:

    I learned this is a true story from the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.

  92. Breanna Pollard says:

    I learned who the cast was.

  93. Maggie Smith says:

    This is based on a true story!

  94. Daniel M says:

    probably like anything with Hugh Jackman in it

  95. Laura Schrillo says:

    i like the digital sweater generator

  96. Linda G. says:

    I learned that you can get your tickets on line on this web site.

  97. Sandy Weinstein says:

    how do you get the entries for entering more contests when there is only 1 contest

  98. holly kennedy says:

    I would like the gift card.

  99. Seyma Shabbir says:

    I love that eddie does not want to give up!

  100. Stephanie Liske says:

    I like that you can view the trailer.

  101. Susan Smith says:

    I learned that it stars Hugh Jackman and is based on a true story.

  102. Lisa V. says:

    I learned the movie is inspired by real events.

  103. I didn’t know it was based on a true story and Olympics. Great combo for a feel good movie.

  104. Denise S says:

    I learned Hugh Jackman is the star of this movie.

  105. Birdie Skolfield says:

    i LEARNED THAT Sean Macaulay and Simon Kelton WROTE THE SCREEN PLAY

  106. Robin says:

    I learned that Hugh Jackman is in the movie.

  107. Tara G says:

    I like that it’s a motivational movie based on a true story.

  108. Cheryl B. says:

    I think this is an inspiring movie and story.

  109. Theresa Jenkins says:

    I learned that it’s rated PG-13 , not for the little ones, an 1 hr 45 min long and a Drama ….so I wouldn’t be taking the grandkids

  110. richelle bowers says:

    I learned it is inspired by a true story

  111. Jessica K. says:

    This sounds like such an inspirational movie! I learned that it’s a true story about a ski-jumper who was an underdog but never stopped believing in himself- I love stories like this!

  112. Kathy Pease says:

    I also would like to see The Fault In Our Stars

  113. Cori Westphal says:

    I learned that this is a true story from 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics! Fun!

    coriwestphal at gmail dot com

  114. Vera says:

    I like that this movie is inspired by true events.

  115. Richard Hicks says:

    I learned from the trailer that it is a movie I want the kids to see

  116. Jaime Cummings says:

    I like Eddie, the loveable underdog with a never say die attitude.

  117. Amy Z. says:

    I like that it’s inspired by a true story and it has a motivational message.

  118. Sarah Hall says:

    I learned that Eddie was in the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

  119. Stephanie Larison says:

    I learned that Hugh Jackman is in the movie, and Simon Kelton wrote it.

  120. Julie Hawkins says:

    I liked watching the trailer. It looks like a good movie.

  121. Janine Hwang says:

    I learned that it’s based on a true story! What an inspiration

  122. Cynthia Mercado says:

    I love inspirational movies/stories! This will be a great movie to add to our family collections.

  123. Melissa says:

    i really love how inspiring this movie is.

  124. Kim H says:

    I learned that this is a great inspirational movie

  125. mell says:

    I like that Eddie never stopped following his dream, and that his mother was encouraging and supportive of him.

  126. Mami2jcn says:

    Entered this giveaway–http://www.ourkidsmom.com/must-haves-for-when-kids-get-sick/#comment-429955

  127. clynsg says:

    Learned that the movie is based on the story of an underdog skier from the 1988 Olympic Games.

  128. susan smoaks says:

    i learned that this is based on a true story. it looks like a fun movie. i think it would inspire me.

  129. Erica B. says:

    The movie looks fun.

  130. Leela says:

    Directed By: Dexter Fletcher.

  131. Leela says:

    I entered the Pfizer gift pack giveaway.

  132. Ed says:

    Mancrush on Taron Egerton!

  133. Gina says:

    I WANT to see the movie, it looks fun and inspiring!

  134. Tracy DeLoach says:

    Hi Heather. This movie sounds like it would be so inspiring. I learn that the story of Michael “Eddie” Edwards is true, and that he was a ski jumper in the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. Thank you for the chance to win.

  135. Claudia Davis says:

    The movie was Inspired by true events

  136. Jacob says:

    I like that this was inspired by a true story. I like that this movie is about an underdog too!

  137. laurie murley says:

    I learned this is from true events that really happened

  138. Mary Cloud says:

    I love that it’s got Hugh Jackman in it – he’s one of my favorite actors

  139. Laurie Emerson says:

    I like that it is a movie that is inspired by true events. These are my favorite kind of movie.

  140. Sherry Lambing says:

    I love the trailer…so inspiring! I really want to see the movie!

  141. Cindy T. says:

    I went to the website & saw that they have a YouTube channel. I love Olympic movies & cannot wait to see the very GORGEOUS Hugh Jackman in it. Thank you for the chance to win! 🙂

  142. claudia says:

    I would like to see this movie~

  143. Justin Comeau says:

    I am always a fan of an underdog story. I wasn’t familiar with Eddie prior to this

  144. I learned that I can get tickets at a Fandango theater, and there is one right by my house.

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