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October Sky (1999)

PG 02/19/1999 (US) DramaFamily 1h 48m

Sometimes one dream is enough to light up the whole sky.

Overview

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

    Director

  2. Lewis Colick

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jake Gyllenhaal

    Jake Gyllenhaal

    Homer Hickam

  2. Chris Cooper

    Chris Cooper

    John Hickam

  3. Laura Dern

    Laura Dern

    Miss Riley

  4. Chris Owen

    Chris Owen

    Quentin

  5. William Lee Scott

    William Lee Scott

    Roy Lee

  6. Chad Lindberg

    Chad Lindberg

    O'Dell

  7. Natalie Canerday

    Natalie Canerday

    Elsie Hickam

  8. Chris Ellis

    Chris Ellis

    Principal Turner

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Full Cast & Crew

October Sky
October Sky

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $34,698,685.00

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