Eddie the Eagle
You'll believe he can fly.
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Eddie the Eagle
Rating & Content Info
Why is Eddie the Eagle rated PG-13? Eddie the Eagle is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some suggestive material, partial nudity and smoking.
Violence: A child endures mocking and bullying even into his young adulthood. Some name-calling and verbal stabbing occurs between characters. Athletic attempts often end in comedic disaster. Some bloody scrapes and bruises are shown. A drunken man engages in risky and reckless behavior. A man is punched in the face. Sporting accidents, especially crash landings while ski jumping, are frequently shown. Injuries are alluded to, broken fingers are shown, and a couple of skiers have to be carried off the hill by medical personnel and taken to a hospital. Officials use their position to try and block an athlete from competition.
Sexual Content: A character compares ski jumping to love making, and demonstrates what he means by making sexual sounds. An older woman makes somewhat-veiled sexual advances towards a naïve young man. Characters verbally refer to past sexual relationships. Norwegian athletes wear no clothes in a sauna and a locker room—no private body parts are shown. Some slang bathroom language is used.
Language: The script includes frequent mild profanities and terms of Deity used as expletives.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters frequently drink alcohol at bars and in social settings—one is an alcoholic that carries a flask and sometimes drinks to excess. A man drinks and drives. Smoking is frequently depicted.
Page last updated June 14, 2016
|British Columbia||G||Sexual Language, Violence.|
|Ontario||PG||Not Recommended for Young Children, Tobacco Use.|
|Canadian Home Video||PG|
News About "Eddie the Eagle"
Cast and Crew
Eddie the Eagle is directed by Dexter Fletcher and stars Hugh Jackman, Taron Egerton, Christopher Walken .
From the Studio: The film details the inspiring exploits of Michael Edwards, better known as "Eddie the Eagle," the most famous ski jumper in British history. The film's portrayal of Edwards' never-say-die approach to the sport, celebrates the human spirit and resilience in the face of extraordinary odds and challenges. Taron Egerton, who made his feature film starring debut in Kingsman: The Secret Service, portrays Eddie the Eagle, and Hugh Jackman plays a ski jumping expert from Lake Placid who helps Eddie train for the Calgary Olympics. Written by 20th Century Fox
The most recent home video release of Eddie the Eagle movie is June 14, 2016. Here are some details…
Home Video Notes: Eddie the Eagle
Release Date: 14 June 2016
Eddie the Eagle releases to home video (Blu-ray/ DVD/Digital HD or DVD/Digital HD) with the following special features:
- Let The Games Begin: Soaring with Eddie the Eagle Documentary
- All or Nothing: The Hero’s Heart
- An Unlikely Friendship: Eddie & Peary
- Attitude is Altitude: Filming the Ski Jumps
- Still Gallery