Eddie The Eagle Reviews

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April 11, 2020
Few films are this delightful and positive - I challenge you not to get swept up in Eddie's story and root for him along the way.
November 15, 2019
Overall, Eddie the Eagle is formulaic, heartfelt and full of feel-good vibes.
October 2, 2019
Despite its flaws, Eddie the Eagle boasts a strong cast, good script and, like Eddie himself, a lot of heart. Watch it at least once. You won't regret it.
August 29, 2019
This film isn't quite a medal winner -- but it's definitely a crowd-pleaser.
May 30, 2019
The film could so easily have made Eddie a figure of fun. Instead it turns an underdog into a very British kind of hero.
April 15, 2019
I found myself cheering for Eddie and his dogged optimism.
April 5, 2019
"Eddie the Eagle" is uncomplicated by nature and is a feel-good, warm-your-heart kind of film that will have you rooting for Eddie by the end of it.
April 4, 2019
Much like the real Eddie Edwards, the film may not soar as high as loftier biopics, but it's a heartwarmer.
February 21, 2019
There are no revolutionary changes made to the underdog formula, but the movie is special in that it celebrates the pride one finds in the simple act of participation.
February 20, 2019
It's a fun little dramedy that offers some laughs and some triumphs and some big sappy feelings, nothing more. And what's wrong with that?
January 15, 2019
It's fluff, but it's charming fluff that ultimately works well.
November 7, 2018
Eddie the Eagle is far from perfect, but I'll be damned if it didn't charm my socks off.
November 6, 2018
The overkill indicates an awareness that none of these would-be messages ring true.
November 1, 2018
The predictability can be a turn-off to some and even the feel-good and wholesome tone can be a bit much but overall, Eddie the Eagle is a fun time.
November 1, 2018
There are better sports movies out there, but despite its many flaws, Eddie the Eagle has enough moments when it soars to provide what adds up to a pretty good time, which also makes us want to know more about the real person.
August 29, 2018
I've seen it all before, but I didn't mind seeing it again.
December 4, 2017
Eddie Edwards has an unbreakable spirit and undying determination to achieve his lifelong dream that is impossible to not respect
November 5, 2017
Even though this may not represent these actors' personal bests, its rousing, uplifting spirit is infectious.
October 24, 2017
I didn't warm to Egerton at all in Kingsman but -- perhaps egged on by the starry company -- he's excellent here, delivering an Eddie who is as likeable as he is naive and single-minded.
October 17, 2017
... with the combined star wattage of Egerton and Jackman, Eddie the Eagle is a fun little movie.
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