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1. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

Votes: 77,618 | Gross: $32.48M

2. Nova (1974– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

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Science documentaries about various topics.

Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Craig Sechler, Lance Lewman, Will Lyman

Votes: 2,123

3. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 12,324

4. Sputnik Fever (2007)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

Documentary looking back at the USSR's Sputnik satellite and its effects at the time and over the last 50 years.

Director: David Hoffman | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Gene Banucci, Jay Barbree, Paul Dickson

Votes: 115 | Gross: $0.01M

5. Spotlight on Location: October Sky (1999 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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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.

Stars: Homer H. Hickam Jr., Joe Johnston, Charles Gordon, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 10

6. Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick (1997– )

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Stars: Barry Kibrick, Tom Daschle, Trent Lott, Sidney Sheldon

Votes: 5

7. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
Episode: Episode dated 25 February 1999 (1999)

TV-PG | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Blondie, Homer H. Hickam Jr., Eriq La Salle, David Letterman

8. Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick (1997– )
Episode: Homer Hickam: Carrying Albert Home (2016)

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Homer Hickam, acclaimed author of 'Rocket Boys' (adapted as the film October Sky with Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern), discusses his novel 'Carrying Albert Home', about a couple ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Bailey | Stars: Homer H. Hickam Jr., Barry Kibrick

9. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Nazi Attack on America (2015)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Following the attack on Pearl Harbor German seizes the opportunity to attack cargo ships along the United State East coast while the United States is unprepared. This program describes the ... See full summary »

Directors: Owen Palmquist, Kirk Wolfinger | Stars: Robert Ballard, Robert Church, Gordon Claudius, Homer H. Hickam Jr.

Votes: 52

10. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Sputnik Declassified (2007)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Nova examines the goals of the highly secretive American space program prior to Sputnik. The Eisenhower Administration's covert objectives in space gave the impression that the Soviets had a commanding lead in space technology.

Director: Rushmore DeNooyer | Star: Neil Ross

Votes: 21



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