"October Sky" a/k/a "Rocket Boys". Biographical films are always the best ones! "October Sky" has a special place in my heart.

The Rocket Boys. Still of William Lee Scott, Jake Gyllenhaal, Chad Lindberg and Chris Owen in October Sky

"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."

October Sky - Family Movie Night

Homer Hickam official Web site – The Dinosaur Hunter, October Sky/Rocket Boys. I can't say enough good things about this movie (or the book, if you chose:)). It will transport you back to a time of hard work, values and hope. An amazing true story!

He grew up to be such a hottie!  October Sky (1999). An “inspirational” movie that isn’t absurdly sappy (and stars a very young Jake Gyllenhaal). | 89 Incredibly Wonderful Movies You Need To Watch With Your Kids

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October Sky: Based on a true story, October Sky is about America’s first rocket engineer. This movie inspires you to chase your dreams, no matter if you have to go against the world. Believe in your dreams and hit the road.

Rocket Boys, the memoir of West Virginian Homer Hickam, Jr. This book inspired the film October Sky.

Rocket Boys, the memoir of West Virginian Homer Hickam, Jr. This book inspired the film October Sky. Hcml and Brunswick have book

Directed by Joe Johnston.  With Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen. 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.

October Sky (1999)

Directed by Joe Johnston. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen. The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner& son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father& wishes.

October Sky (1999) movie #poster, #tshirt, #mousepad, #movieposters2

October Sky poster

October Sky (1999) movie #poster, #tshirt, #mousepad, #movieposters2

The Original Rocket Boys made infamous by "October Sky"

The Original Rocket Boys made infamous by "October Sky" (Home Hickam came to our local high school several years ago, and he autographed my book!

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