October Sky
October Sky

Release Date

Feb 19, 1999

1999

October Sky

Drama | Family

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Synopsis

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.

Cast

Homer Hickam

Jake Gyllenhaal

Homer Hickam

John Hickam

Chris Cooper

John Hickam

Miss Riley

Laura Dern

Miss Riley

Quentin

Chris Owen

Quentin

Roy Lee

William Lee Scott

Roy Lee

O'Dell

Chad Lindberg

O'Dell

Elsie Hickam

Natalie Canerday

Elsie Hickam

Jim Hickam

Scott Miles

Jim Hickam

Leon Bolden

Randy Stripling

Leon Bolden

Principal Turner

Chris Ellis

Principal Turner

Ike Bykovsky

Elya Baskin

Ike Bykovsky

Dorothy Platt

Courtney Cole-Fendley

Dorothy Platt

Jake Mosby

David Dwyer

Jake Mosby

Mr. Dantzler

Terry Loughlin

Mr. Dantzler

Valentine Carmina

Kailie Hollister

Valentine Carmina

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