October Sky

88
  • PG
The triumphant true story of Homer Hickham, Jr, a high school student in rural West Virginia, who seemed destined to repeat his father's harsh life in the coalmines until he becomes mesmerized by the dawn of the space age. At odds with his father,... read more
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The triumphant true story of Homer Hickham, Jr, a high school student in rural West Virginia, who seemed destined to repeat his father's harsh life in the coalmines until he becomes mesmerized by the dawn of the space age. At odds with his father, determined to better himself, he leaves on a mission that changes his life.

Original Release

02/19/1999

US Release

02/19/1999

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Cast

Chris Cooper John Hickam
Laura Dern Miss Riley
Chris Owen Quentin / Quentin Wilson
Jake Gyllenhaal Homer Hickam
William Lee Scott Roy Lee
Chad Lindberg O'Dell
Natalie Canerday Elsie Hickam
Scott Miles Jim Hickam
Randy Stripling Leon Bolden
Chris Ellis Principal Turner
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Joe Johnston

Writers

Lewis Colick, Homer H. Hickam Jr.

Cast

Chris Cooper John Hickam
Laura Dern Miss Riley
Chris Owen Quentin / Quentin Wilson
Jake Gyllenhaal Homer Hickam
William Lee Scott Roy Lee
Chad Lindberg O'Dell
Natalie Canerday Elsie Hickam
Scott Miles Jim Hickam
Randy Stripling Leon Bolden
Chris Ellis Principal Turner
Elya Baskin Ike Bykovsky
Courtney Cole-Fendley Dorothy Platt
David Dwyer Jake Mosby
Terry Loughlin Mr. Dantzler
Kaili Hollister Valentine Carmina
Charles Lawlor Miner
O. Winston Link Locomotive Engineer
Frank Hoyt Taylor Judge at Indy
Ryder Davis Man in Crowd
Brian Edward Keith Coal Miner

Producers

Peter Cramer Executive Producer
Marc Sternberg Executive Producer
Larry J. Franco Producer
Larry Franco Producer
Charles Gordon Producer

Editors

Robert Dalva

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