October Sky

October Sky (1999)

Sometimes one dream is enough to light up the whole sky.

  • Genre: Family, Drama
  • Release Date: 1999-02-19
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 826 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
star 7.6
From 826 Ratings
7.8 71 91%


Based on 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, and eventually became a NASA scientist.

October Sky Trailer

Watch October Sky Online

You can now watch October Sky online on the following streaming providers in the United States.

  • October Sky Photos

    Writing Lewis Colick Screenplay
    Production Larry J. Franco Producer
    Sound Mark Isham Original Music Composer
    Art Andrew Menzies Assistant Art Director
    Directing Joe Johnston Director
    Editing Robert Dalva Editor
    Production Nancy Foy Casting
    Art Tony Fanning Art Direction
    Production Charles Gordon Producer
    Visual Effects Joe Digaetano Special Effects Supervisor
    Camera Fred Murphy Director of Photography
    Art Barry Robison Production Design
    Art Chris L. Spellman Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Betsy Cox Costume Design
    Production Zane Weiner Unit Production Manager
    Art Alan Hook Set Designer
    Production Marc Sternberg Executive Producer
    Writing Homer H. Hickam Jr. Book
    Art William G. Davis Set Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Gloria Belz Key Makeup Artist
    Sound Joe E. Rand Music Editor
    Visual Effects Jim Mitchell Visual Effects Supervisor
    Sound Thomas A. Carlson Music Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Leigh Ann Yandle Makeup Artist
    Sound Howell Gibbens Supervising Sound Editor
    Visual Effects Mark S. Miller Visual Effects Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Beka Wilson Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Susan Mills Key Hair Stylist
    Crew Mike Smith Stunts
    Crew Julie D'Antoni Production Office Assistant
    Sound Elizabeth Kenton Supervising ADR Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Lynn Barber Makeup Supervisor
    Sound Mary H. Ellis Production Sound Mixer
    Directing Betsy Magruder First Assistant Director
    Costume & Make-Up Bill Johnson Special Effects Makeup Artist
    Directing Jonathan McGarry Second Assistant Director
    Costume & Make-Up Julie Callihan Makeup Artist
    Production Peter Cramer Executive Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Michealle Vanderpool Hairstylist