October Sky (1999)

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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 90% / Audience 88%

Rated PG,  1 hr 47 mins

Drama • Family
Joe Johnston
Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Chris Cooper  •  Laura Dern  •  Chris Owen

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