October Sky (1999)

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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.

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Movie Score: 7.6/10 from 362 votes
Release Date: 1999-02-19
Status: Released
Run time: 108 min / 1:48
Production Studio : Universal Pictures
Production Country: United States of America
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October Sky Casts

Jake Gyllenhaal
as Homer Hickam
Chris Cooper
as John Hickam
Laura Dern
as Miss Riley
Chris Owen
as Quentin
William Lee Scott
as Roy Lee
Chad Lindberg
as O'Dell
Natalie Canerday
as Elsie Hickam
Scott Miles
as Jim Hickam
Randy Stripling
as Leon Bolden
Chris Ellis
as Principal Turner
Elya Baskin
as Ike Bykovsky
Courtney Cole-Fendley
as Dorothy Platt
David Dwyer
as Jake Mosby
Terry Loughlin
as Mr. Dantzler
Kaili Hollister
as Valentine Carmina
Charles Lawlor
as Un mineur

October Sky Crew

Directing Joe Johnston Director
Writing Lewis Colick Screenplay
Production Larry J. Franco Producer
Crew Julie D'Antoni Production Office Assistant
Production Nancy Foy Casting
Writing Homer H. Hickam Jr. Book
Production Charles Gordon Producer
Production Peter Cramer Executive Producer
Production Marc Sternberg Executive Producer
Sound Mark Isham Original Music Composer
Camera Fred Murphy Director of Photography
Editing Robert Dalva Editor
Art Barry Robison Production Design
Art Tony Fanning Art Direction
Art Chris L. Spellman Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Betsy Cox Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Julie Callihan Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Leigh Ann Yandle Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Lynn Barber Makeup Supervisor