Eddie (1996)

Eddie

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Movie Info

In this comedy, a basketball fan figures she could be a better coach than the guy getting paid millions to do the job -- and then gets the chance to prove it. Edwina "Eddie" Franklin (Whoopi Goldberg) is a limousine dispatcher and sometime driver who is a passionate New York Knicks fan; she loyally follows their every move, attending as many home games as possible from the cheap seats and radioing game updates to her drivers when they play during her working hours. The Knicks are purchased by … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Jon Connolly, David Loucka, Keith Mitchell, Jeff Buhai, Steve Zacharias
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 7, 1999
Runtime:

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Cast


as Wild Bill Burgess

as Coach Bailey

as Asst. Coach Zimmer

as Claudine

as Nate Wilson

as Terry Hastings

as Stacy Patton

as Ivan Radovadovitch

as Beth Hastings

as Himself (Former New ...

as Darren Taylor

as Jamal Duncan

as Himself

as Himself

as Mohammmed

as Himself

as Mayor of New York Ci...

as Former Mayor of New ...

as Himself

as Knicks choreographer

as Himself (uncredited)

as Rumeal Smith

as Malik Jones

as Eric--Bag No.1

as Colorful Fan

as Fair Weather Fan

as ESPN Radio Announcer

as LA Bellhop

as Young Malik

as Young Jerome

as Party Girl

as Frazier Radio Announ...

as Atlanta Hawks Player

as Atlanta Hawks Player

as Los Angeles Lakers P...

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as San Antonio Spurs Pl...

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as Sacramento Kings Pla...

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as Indiana Pacer

as Phoenix Suns Player

as Phoenix Suns Player

as Phoenix Suns Player

as Phoenix Suns Player

as Phoenix Suns Player

as Charlotte Hornets Pl...

as Charlotte Hornets Pl...

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as Pick-Up Player

as Pick-Up Player

as Game Referee

as Game Referee

as Game Referee

as Game Referee

as Lock Room Reporter

as Locker Room Reporter

as Locker Room Reporter

as Locker Room Reporter

as Locker Room Reporter

as NYC TV Reporter

as Construction Worker

as Street Vendor

as Bench Knick

as Bench Knick

as Bench Knick

as Bench Knick

as Knicks Assistant Coa...

as Knicks Trainer

as Dancing Knicks Fan

as Rowdy Fan

as Himself

as Joe the Cop

as Owner's Box Hostess

as Game Scorer

as St. Louis Businessma...

as St. Louis Businessma...

as Businessman

as Elderly Fan

as Angry Fan

as Patton's Mama

as Knicks Choreographer

as Dancer

as Dancer

as Dancer

as Dancer

as Joe Sparks

as MSG Announcer

as Keith--Bag No.2

as Atlanta Hawks Player

as Cleveland Cavaliers ...

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as San Antonio Spurs Pl...

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as Sacramento Kings Pla...

as Indiana Pacer

as Pick-Up Player

as Game Referee

as San Antonio Spurs Pl...

as Pick-Up Player
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Critic Reviews for Eddie

All Critics (36) | Top Critics (12)

The next hour or so is filled with the Knicks committing turnovers, until a player tells Eddie they'll keep losing until she takes an interest in their personal lives. Wow!

March 24, 2008
Washington Post
Top Critic

What saves the film from abomination is the basketball.

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

It's a fresh, funny, engaging picture that sets up an arresting situation and then follows through on it realistically.

Full Review… | June 18, 2002
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

As long as the hoopsters mix it up with the Whoopster, it's fun. A second-string story keeps interrupting, though.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
Top Critic

A wretched roundball comedy.

January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

This sounds like a sensational scenario, but, alas, almost everything in betweenis recycled out of lightweight sports-movie cliches, and the movie never captures the electricity and excitement of the real NBA.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Eddie

½

Whoopi Goldberg rocks, and this was surprisingly good to have went so unnoticed...it's all the way live!

stormyweather980
Jason Owens

Super Reviewer

½

Whoopi Goldberg's quite fine performance but a bit hilarious as the coach of her obsessive fan NBA basketball team after winning a contest to join in.

deano
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

½

i usually dont care for whoopi, but this flick was aight

sanjurosamurai
danny d

Super Reviewer

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