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October Sky

1999 Rated PG 1hr 48m

As the Soviet satellite Sputnik streaks across the heavens in October 1957, it's a source of inspiration for 17-year-old Homer Hickam. Drafting a few friends to help, Homer crafts a rocket to compete for a science fair scholarship.

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Movie Details

Language, brief teen sensuality and alcohol use, and for some thematic elements
Common Sense rating OK for kids 10+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1, Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; commentary; spot light on location featurette; "Aiming High: The Story of the Rocket Boys" featurette; production notes; theatrical trailer.