Eddie (1996)

The newest coach in the NBA has got the Knicks right where she wants them.

  • Genre: Action, Comedy
  • Release Date: 1996-05-31
  • User Rating: 5.4/10 from 156 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Steve Rash
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From 156 Ratings


Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" Burgess, the new owner, as a public relations gimmick, stages an 'honorary coach' contest, which Eddie wins. The fans love it, so "Wild Bill" fires the coach and hires her. She takes the bunch of overpaid prima

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  • Whoopi Goldberg

    as Eddie Franklin
  • Frank Langella

    as Wild Bill Burgess
  • Dennis Farina

    as John Bailey
  • Richard Jenkins

    as Carl Zimmer
  • Lisa Ann Walter

    as Claudine
  • John Benjamin Hickey

    as Joe Nader
  • Troy Byer

    as Beth Hastings
  • John Salley

    as Nate Wilson
  • Rick Fox

    as Terry Hastings
  • Malik Sealy

    as Stacy Patton
  • John Starks

    as Pickup Player
  • Mark Jackson

    as Darren "Preacher" Taylor
  • Greg Ostertag

    as Joe Sparks
  • Marv Albert

    as Marv Albert
  • Chris Berman

    as Chris Berman
  • Aasif Mandvi

    as Mohammed
  • Isiah Whitlock Jr.

    as Rick
  • Walt Frazier

    as Walt Frazier
  • Rudolph Giuliani

    as Rudolph Giuliani
  • Ed Koch

    as Ed Koch
  • Donald Trump

    as Donald Trump
  • George O. Gore II

    as Mark Jones
  • Alexandra Adi

    as ESPN Radio Announcer
  • Spud Webb

    as Spud Webb
  • Glenn 'Doc' Rivers

    as Glenn "Doc" Rivers
  • Vlade Divac

    as Vlade Divac
  • Corie Blount

    as Corie Blount
  • Cedric Ceballos

    as Cedric Ceballos
  • Anthony Miller

    as Anthony Miller
  • Nick Van Exel

    as Nick Van Exel
  • Anthony Mason

    as Pickup Player
  • Herb Williams

    as Pickup Player
  • Marc Blucas

    as Bench Knicks
  • John DiMaggio

    as Construction Worker
  • Fabio

    as Fabio
  • David Letterman

    as David Letterman (uncredited)
  • Jerry Seinfeld

    as Jerry Seinfeld (uncredited)
  • Dennis Rodman

    as San Antonio Spurs
  • Danny Manning

    as Phoenix Suns
  • Gary Payton

    as Rumeal Smith
Writing Jon Connolly Screenplay
Writing Jeff Buhai Screenplay
Production Ronald M. Bozman Executive Producer
Writing Eric Champnella Screenplay
Directing Steve Rash Director
Production Mark Burg Producer
Production David Permut Producer
Camera Victor J. Kemper Director of Photography
Writing David Loucka Screenplay
Production Steve Zacharias Executive Producer
Sound Stanley Clarke Original Music Composer
Editing Richard Halsey Editor
Writing Keith Mitchell Screenplay
Production Jeff Buhai Executive Producer
Writing Steve Zacharias Screenplay
Directing Ruth A. Redfern Second Assistant Director