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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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From October Sky (1999)
Jim Hickam: [at football practice] Hey, Lenny; take it easy on my kid brother, but make it look good, all right?
Jim Hickam: [Homer is tackled hard] I thought I told you to take it easy on him.
Lenny: I *did* take it easy on him
Homer: [playing against Lenny] I'm gonna run right over you, you son of a bitch! You hear me?
[is tackled several times more]
Coach Gainer: [helping Homer up] Well, Homer, you've sure got guts; but ya gotta know when to quit.
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