Trailer Park Tuesday, Eddie the Eagle #FlyLikeEddie #EddieTheEagle

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself and was loveable underdog with a never say die attitude.


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


I love a story about believing in yourself and following your dreams! This one looks like a great example for the whole family. I’m sure we’ll be seeing Eddie the Eagle on the big screen.

How about you? Will you be seeing 20th Century Fox’s Eddie the Eagle when it opens in theaters on February 26th?

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  1. Kim Henrichs says:

    Really looking forward to this!!

  2. My husband and I saw the preview for this movie last week when we had date night and we both agree that it’s a must see. Can’t wait to watch it!

  3. Karen Glatt says:

    I like the sound of this movie. It sounds like a very inspiring one, and I think I would like to see it in the theater!

  4. Cynthia R says:

    I would love to, I’ve missed Hugh Jackman too! Sounds like a good movie.

  5. This sounds like an amazing movie. I like that it tells a true story but it has some quirkiness to it.

  6. This sounds like a fabulous movie with a great message. I’d love to check out this movie. It’s so important to follow one’s dreams!

  7. This sounds like a movie that the whole family would enjoy. Thanks for the great review!

  8. This sounds like a good movie and really funny. I also love movies that are based on a true story.

  9. I didn’t know that’s what the movie was about! I was invited to a screening and I didn’t go 🙁 I love motivational/inspriational things like this that are good for the whole family. I guess we’ll go see it when it opens!

  10. I love inspiring stories like this, ESPECIALLY when they’re about real people! These are the stories that really need to be told. I’m not one for super heros or fairy tales, but give me a movie based on a true story and I’m in!

  11. I always like an underdog story. This movie looks like it will be very inspirational

  12. Just watched the trailer – need t go see this film!! Looks so good 🙂

  13. I have seen a few previews for Eddie the Eagle and I want to see it so bad!!! I will totally cry when I do see it but I don’t even care!! HA!!

  14. We’re planning on seeing this when it comes out. I always love movies that are uplifting and a little goofy looking!

  15. Sounds like an amazing movie… i can’t wait to see it

  16. Oh cool, this looks like such a feel good movie! It looks like it will be pretty funny too!

  17. This sounds like a funny movie. I’ll have to watch it when it comes out on video.

  18. I saw the previews for this movie around Christmastime in the movie theater. It looks so inspiring, I need to see it!

  19. John Lopez says:

    I love underdog type of movies this one reminds me of Rudy! And also any movie with the Wolverine I mean huge Jackman is usually pretty good.

  20. Love Hugh Jackman! Anything with him in it is a win for me!

  21. MP Pineda says:

    I’ve seen this trailer last day in Cinema and it’s really fun to have watch!

  22. Hannah C says:

    This looks like such an inspiring and heartwarming movie. I can’t wait to see it.