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October Sky

6 Ratings: 4.2
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October Sky is a 1999 film produced by Charles Gordon, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper and Laura Dern. It is 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 … see full wiki

Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 19, 1999
MPAA Rating: PG
2 reviews about October Sky
Quick Tip by . November 06, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
This is an extremely inspiring story. Well acted and heart-warming.
review by . November 26, 2008
Rocket 4
Generally speaking my wife and I do not go to the movies. We both agree that the overwhelming majority of films being produced today are vulgar, poorly written, and that the special effects in most are greatly overdone. We generally prefer to stay at home and watch classic movies from the 1940's and 1950's. So you can imagine our surprise when, while vacationing in a little town in New Hampshire in the fall of 1999, we came across a showing of "October Sky" at the local one screen …
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