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Spotlight on Location: October Sky (1999)

Year 1957: the Soviets launch Sputnik in space. A young student from a small village in West Virginia gets fascinated & inspired by the technology progress and decides to get to know everything about missiles & aircrafts.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Homer H. Hickam Jr. ... Himself
Joe Johnston ... Himself
Charles Gordon Charles Gordon ... Himself
Jake Gyllenhaal ... Himself / Homer Hickam
Laura Dern ... Herself / Miss Riley
Chris Cooper ... Himself / John Hickam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Natalie Canerday ... Elsie Hickam
Chris Ellis ... Principal Turner
Chad Lindberg ... Himself / O'Dell
O. Winston Link O. Winston Link ... Locomotive Engineer
Chris Owen ... Himself / Quentin
William Lee Scott ... Himself / Roy Lee
Scott Thomas ... Jim Hickam (as Scott Miles)
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Year 1957: the Soviets launch Sputnik in space. A young student from a small village in West Virginia gets fascinated & inspired by the technology progress and decides to get to know everything about missiles & aircrafts.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1999 (USA) See more »

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