October Sky 1999 Film | Jake Gyllenhaal, Laura Dern

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October Sky plot from IMDb: "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."

October Sky trailer on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0132477/

Directed by Joe Johnston

Produced by Charles Gordon, Larry J. Franco

Screenplay by Lewis Colick

Based on October Sky by Homer Hickam

Music by Mark Isham

Cinematography: Fred Murphy

Edited by Robert Dalva

Distributed by Universal Pictures

Release date: February 19, 1999 (United States)

Running time: 103 minutes

Budget: $25 million

Box office: $34.7 million

Cast and Characters:

Jake Gyllenhaal as Homer Hickam

Chris Cooper as John Hickam

Chris Owen as Quentin Wilson

Laura Dern as Miss Freida J. Riley

William Lee Scott as Roy Lee Cooke

Chad Lindberg as Sherman O'Dell

Natalie Canerday as Elsie Hickam

Scott Thomas as Jim Hickam

Randy Stripling as Leon Bolden

Chris Ellis as Principal Turner

Elya Baskin as Ike Bykovsky

O. Winston Link as Railroad engineer

Andy Stahl as Jack Palmer

Don G. Campbell as Mr. Morris

Mark Jeffrey Miller as Vernon