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October Sky ()

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featuring Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen, William Lee Scott

NASA engineer Homer H. Hickam, Jr.'s autobiography provided the basis for this drama about a teenager coming of age at the dawn of the space race. In ... Show synopsis

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  • October Sky (Universal) – DVD (1999)
    directed by Joe Johnston
    featuring Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen, William Lee Scott

    October Sky

    DVD, Universal
    1999
    1 disc

    UPC: 025192055720

    NASA engineer Homer H. Hickam, Jr.'s autobiography provided the basis for this drama about a teenager coming of age at the dawn of the space race. In 1957, Homer Hickam (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a high school student in Coalwood, West Virginia when the Soviet Union launches Sputnik, the first man-made satellite. While most of his friends and neighbors react with fear or distrust, Homer is instantly fascinated and begins studying everything he can find on jet and rocket design. While many of Homer's friends are puzzled by his new ... Show more

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Reviews of October Sky

Overall customer rating: 5.000
Shalako

True science

by Shalako on Aug 30, 2009

True story about the effect of Sputnik on boys in a coal mining town of West Virginia. A good progression of scientific steps to successful accomplishment of a goal.

110TR

A Great Movie

by 110TR on Oct 2, 2008

This is a great movie....good for kids as well as adults. It's based on the true life story of Homer Hickem. Jake Gyllenhaal does a great job of playing Homer. You get a true sense of how much Homer wanted to make something of himself. He worked hard to achieve that goal.I have also read the book it was based on," The Rocket Boys".. a very good read! While visiting family in Tenn. we had the opportunity to go to the little town the movie was filmed in. I would highly recommend this movie to everyone!!!!

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askme

excellent inspirational movie

by askme on Sep 15, 2008

One of the best inspirational movies i ever saw. Must see for every kid and adults too.

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