1999

October Sky

  • Drama
  • Family

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

Jake GyllenhaalHomer Hickam
Chris CooperJohn Hickam
Laura DernMiss Riley
Chris OwenQuentin
William Lee ScottRoy Lee
Chad LindbergO'Dell

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