Eddie the Eagle

Factual error: The film is set in 1987 and Eddie ends up in hospital. However the bed we see him on is a fairly modern one with hand controls to raise and lower the bed. Not available in 1987.

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Continuity mistake: Before Eddie walks out for his 90m jump, Bronson hands him his helmet on which he has just finished inscribing "eagle" in gold permanent marker. When they walk out out of the tunnel to the competition area, Eddie is holding his helmet, and "eagle" has disappeared. (01:22:00 - 01:24:00)

Imveryobservant

Continuity mistake: Eddie changes his skis and has a second attempt at the 40m jump. There is a montage of crashes, his skis change back and forth from his original green ones to his newer white ones.

Continuity mistake: During several of Eddie's jumps and most notably his final 90m attempt, the advertisement on the underside of Eddie's skis changes during the jump as the camera shot cuts back twice in a slow motion shot. The advertisement changes from "Fischer" to "fleuge.de", both of which are commonly seen on modern day jumping skis, not on skis of the time.

Jono Foster

Factual error: Hugh Jackman says the car he is working on is a '72 classic. It is actually a 1979 Pontiac Firebird.

Factual error: The film is set in 1987 and Eddie ends up in hospital. However on the wall on at least one occasion is a modern hand sanitizer, not available in 1987.

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