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October Sky (1999)

PG 1999-02-19 (US) DramaFamily 1h 48m
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Sometimes one dream is enough to light up the whole sky.


Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became a NASA scientist.

  1. Joe Johnston


  2. Lewis Colick


Top Billed Cast

  1. Laura Dern

    Laura Dern

    Miss Riley

  2. Jake Gyllenhaal

    Jake Gyllenhaal

    Homer Hickam

  3. Chris Owen

    Chris Owen

    Quentin Wilson

  4. Chris Cooper

    Chris Cooper

    John Hickam

  5. William Lee Scott

    William Lee Scott

    Roy Lee

  6. Chad Lindberg

    Chad Lindberg


  7. Natalie Canerday

    Natalie Canerday

    Elsie Hickam

  8. Elya Baskin

    Elya Baskin

    Ike Bykovsky

  9. Chris Ellis

    Chris Ellis

    Principal Turner

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October Sky
October Sky

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $34,698,685.00


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