Eddie the Eagle (2016)

Director
Dexter Fletcher

Main cast
Hugh Jackman; Christopher Walken; Ania Sowinski; Mads Sjøgård Pettersen; Iris Berben

Genres
History, Drama, Comedy

Description
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.


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