October Sky

Also Known As

Céu de Outubro ( Portugal ), Ciel d'octobre ( Canada / France ), Cielo d'ottobre ( Italy ), Cielo de octubre ( Argentina / Spain ), Dogonic kosmos ( Poland ), Dosiegnac kosmosu ( Poland ), Ekim düsü ( Turkey ), Lokakuun taivas ( Finland ), O Céu de Outubro ( Brazil ), October Sky ( Denmark ), Októberi égbolt ( Hungary ), Pazdziernikowe niebo ( Poland ), Rocket Boys ( USA ), Tombé du ciel ( Canada )


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Jake Gyllenhaal

Homer Hickam

Chris Cooper

John Hickam

Laura Dern

Miss Riley

Chris Owen



Based on fact, this is the story of a teenager named Homer Hickam, growing up in a coal town in West Virginia where a boy's usual destiny was to "end up in the mines." But Homer had his eye on the sky and a love for flying rockets... to the dismay of his mine-foreman father, and the consternation of the townsfolk generally. A misfit for sure, he and three of his equally outcast buddies begin making rockets, which they fly from a patch of barren land eight miles out of ... more

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This was a good movie03 May 2012

This was a good movie

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good movie worth watching23 March 2012

good movie worth watching



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thanks for the comment and Review11 December 2011

gives us info about this family drama movie



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Reaching for the sky29 October 2011

It's hard to believe that a film hero could be called Homer Hickam, or that such a person was/is real. Yet this is a story closely based on truth. Even the Laura Dern teacher is based on an actual relationship. Homer saw the Russian Sputnik go over his town and vowed to build a rocket that... more



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Thanks for that comment good to know19 July 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

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Thanks14 June 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.



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can't download21 September 2010

Hello... I can't purchase and download this movie... please, fix it soon as you can, folks!

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