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 featuring Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Cooper is streaming on HBO, streaming via tv everywhere with MaxGo, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 6 others. It's a biography and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 91% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (74,719 votes).
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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO).
Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO & Cinemax).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).
Not available to watch free online.
October Sky has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 91% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (74,719 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.