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    The true story of Homer Hickam, a young boy trapped in a close-minded coal-mining town in the 1950's. When Sputnik is successfully launched, Homer becomes obsessed with the concept of rocket launching. To the dismay and disgust of the townspeople, as well as Homer's father, he and his friends try to launch a rocket themselves. With the inspiration of a school teacher, they persevere and never lose hope in the dreams. An uplifting, hopeful story that the whole family can enjoy.


    UPC 025192554421
    Studio Universal Home Video
    Format DVD
    Genre Drama
    Rating Parental Guidance
    Dimensions 5.5" x 0.75" x 7.5" WxHxD
    Weight 0.22 lbs
    Stars Chris Ellis, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Jake Gyllenhaal, William Lee Scott, Chris Owen
    Directors Joe Johnston
    Country of Origin United States

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    • Kept students engaged

      I showed this to a group of 7th graders who had just studied the Cold War. They loved the movie. Great acting.

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    • urbanslicker

      This is a wonderful film. There is a bit of salty laguage...teenage boys and miners...what do you expect? But there is one comment from one boy to another as they are watching the sky for Sputnik that simply does not need to be there and would be a potential for "Mommy what does THAT mean?" from children. Fast forward. Other than that it is a great film.

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    • October Sky DVD

      A great science or history movie to show students 7th through 12th grades. It is so spell binding it works even for substitutes. I suggest to edit out/sensor the few well spoken curse words though.

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    • Great movie

      Terrific movie. I teach high school and I show it every year to my students for inspiration!

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      • This movie is based on a group of boys from West Virginia. I am from WV. My whole family likes this movie.

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