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Eddie(1996)

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Brief Synopsis

Manhattan limousine driver Edwina "Eddie" Franklin lives and breathes basketball. Her world revolves around Madison Square Garden, home of her beloved, albeit in last place, New York Knicks. She knows all there is to know about the team. She knows the players. She knows the coaches. She knows every statistic in the book. But what she never could have imagined is that hitting a free throw during a half-time contest would completely change her life. After a one game stint as the team's honorary coach, Eddie is offered the real head coaching post as part of a publicity stunt engineered by the new Knicks owner, Wild Bill Burgess, a high-profile businessman who would rather "sell the sizzle than the steak" and who sees, in Eddie, a headline-grabbing way to get people into the seats. What he doesn't see is a genuine motivator who can touch, teach and win.

Cast & Crew

Steve Rash Director
Whoopi Goldberg Edwina "Eddie" Franklin
Frank Langella Wild Bill Burgess
Dennis Farina Coach Bailey
Richard Jenkins Assistant Coach Zimmer
Troy Beyer Beth Hastings
John Salley Nate Wilson
Rick Fox Terry Hastings
Malik Sealy Stacy Patton
Mark Jackson Darren Taylor
Dwayne Schintzius Ivan Radovadovitch
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MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1996 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Walt Disney Studios Distribution
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