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October Sky

In Coalwood, West Virginia in 1957, all boys grow up to be coal miners. Homer Hickam (Jake Gyllenhaal) had no reason to think he'd be any different. Too small to earn a football scholarship, Homer had no way out of his predetermined life - until the Soviet satellite Sputnik flew overhead in the October sky and changed everything. Based on a true story.

Based on the book "Rocket Boys" by: Homer H. Hickam Jr.

Screenplay by: Lewis Colick

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Duration: 107 mins

Genre: Drama, Family

Advisories: Adult Language, Adult Content, Mild Violence

Rating: PG

Audio Format: Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1, English/Spanish

Video Format: Closed Captioning