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Homer Hickam (Character)
from October Sky (1999)

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October Sky -- Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern star in this inspiring true story about a teenager living in a West Virginia mining town who dares to reach for the stars after seeing the Sputnik satellite.

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Homer Hadley Hickam, Jr. (born February 19, 1943) is an American author... See more »

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  1. October Sky (1999) Played by Jake Gyllenhaal

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From October Sky (1999)
Homer: [to John] Dad, I may not be the best, but I come to believe that I got it in me to be somebody in this world. And it's not because I'm so different from you either, it's because I'm the same. I mean, I can be just as hard-headed, and just as tough. I only hope I can be as good a man as you. Sure, Wernher von Braun is a great scientist? but he isn't my hero. See more »

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