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October Sky


The Numbers Rating: 8.62 (8 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $32,683,932
International Box Office$425,933
Worldwide Box Office$33,109,865
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Theatrical Release: February 19th, 1999 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG for language, brief teen sensuality and alcohol use, and for some thematic elements
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Running Time:108 minutes

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Cast

"Big Frank" Schuler    John Eye Blevins
Jake Gyllenhaal    Homer Hickam
Chris Cooper    John Hickam
Laura Dern    Miss Riley
Chris Owen    Quentin
William Lee Scott    Roy Lee
Chad Lindberg    O'Dell
Natalie Canerday    Elsie Hickam
Scott Thomas    Jim Hickam
Randy Stripling    Leon Bolden
Chris Ellis    Principal Turner
Courtney Fendley    Dorothy Platt
Kailie Hollister    Valentina Carmina
Don G. Campbell    Mr. Morris
Cliff Cudney   
Jeff Galpin   
O. Winston Link    Locomotive Engineer

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Mark Isham
Director    Joe Johnston

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/02/19 4 $5,905,250   1,495 $3,950   $5,905,250 3
1999/02/26 6 $4,808,150 -19% 1,702 $2,825   $12,014,060 10
1999/03/05 6 $3,701,640 -23% 1,698 $2,180   $16,768,600 17
1999/03/12 10 $3,007,710 -19% 1,583 $1,900   $20,769,640 24
1999/03/19 14 $1,865,490 -38% 1,300 $1,435   $23,621,380 31
1999/03/26 14 $1,177,225 -37% 961 $1,225   $25,360,920 38
1999/04/02 15 $836,995 -29% 731 $1,145   $26,654,110 45
1999/04/09 18 $680,050 -19% 670 $1,015   $27,738,275 52
1999/04/16 17 $578,160 -15% 657 $880   $28,471,440 59
1999/04/23 20 $514,280 -11% 598 $860   $29,146,575 66
1999/04/30 22 $353,970 -31% 513 $690   $29,642,705 73
1999/05/07 21 $291,660 -18% 429 $680   $30,034,680 80
1999/05/14 20 $360,395 +24% 530 $680   $30,473,660 87
1999/05/21 23 $205,435 -43% 428 $480   $30,765,770 94
1999/05/28 28 $214,520 +4% 346 $620   $31,062,070 101
1999/06/04 31 $139,170 -35% 282 $494   $31,258,295 108
1999/06/11 33 $135,605 -3% 240 $565   $31,475,680 115
1999/06/18 36 $118,000 -13% 236 $500   $31,682,470 122
1999/06/25 34 $108,675 -8% 207 $525   $31,870,205 129
1999/07/02 34 $129,525 +19% 157 $825   $32,074,275 136
1999/07/09 39 $93,125 -28% 149 $625   $32,214,500 143
1999/07/16 43 $83,695 -10% 135 $620   $32,359,280 150
1999/07/23 48 $69,930 -16% 111 $630   $32,481,825 157
1999/07/30 55 $41,145 -41% 69 $596   $32,570,685 164

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/02/19 6 $1,545,000   1,495 $1,033   $1,545,000 1
1999/02/20 5 $2,660,000 +72% 1,495 $1,779   $4,205,000 2
1999/02/21 4 $1,607,000 -40% 1,495 $1,075   $5,905,250 3
1999/02/22 4 $328,900 -80% 1,495 $220   $6,234,150 4
1999/02/23 5 $351,325 +7% 1,495 $235   $6,585,475 5
1999/02/24 4 $291,535 -17% 1,495 $195   $6,877,010 6
1999/02/25 4 $328,900 +13% 1,495 $220   $7,205,910 7
1999/02/26 5 $1,300,090 +295% 1,495 $870   $8,506,000 8
1999/02/27 6 $2,355,000 +81% 1,700 $1,385   $10,861,000 9
1999/02/28 6 $1,285,000 -45% 1,702 $755   $12,014,060 10
1999/03/01 6 $246,790 -81% 1,702 $145   $12,260,850 11
1999/03/02 6 $263,810 +7% 1,702 $155   $12,524,660 12
1999/03/03 6 $238,280 -10% 1,702 $140   $12,762,940 13
1999/03/04 6 $304,020 +28% 1,702 $179   $13,066,960 14
1999/03/05 7 $970,040 +219% 1,702 $570   $14,037,000 15
1999/03/06 6 $1,725,000 +78% 1,689 $1,021   $15,762,000 16
1999/03/07 7 $1,002,000 -42% 1,689 $593   $16,768,600 17
1999/03/08 8 $229,230 -77% 1,689 $136   $16,997,830 18
1999/03/09 8 $263,190 +15% 1,698 $155   $17,261,020 19
1999/03/10 8 $237,720 -10% 1,698 $140   $17,498,740 20
1999/03/11 8 $263,190 +11% 1,698 $155   $17,761,930 21
1999/03/12 10 $820,000 +212% 1,575 $521   $18,581,930 22
1999/03/13 10 $1,350,000 +65% 1,575 $857   $20,057,000 23
1999/03/14 10 $799,000 -41% 1,575 $507   $20,769,640 24
1999/03/15 11 $276,150 -65% 1,575 $175   $21,045,790 25
1999/03/16 12 $236,700 -14% 1,583 $150   $21,282,490 26
1999/03/17 11 $213,030 -10% 1,583 $135   $21,495,520 27
1999/03/18 12 $260,370 +22% 1,583 $164   $21,755,890 28
1999/03/19 14 $575,000 +121% 1,300 $442   $22,331,000 29
1999/03/20 14 $910,000 +58% 1,300 $700   $23,241,000 30
1999/03/21 15 $396,000 -56% 1,300 $305   $23,621,380 31
1999/03/22 16 $128,015 -68% 1,300 $98   $23,749,395 32
1999/03/23 16 $134,505 +5% 1,300 $103   $23,883,900 33
1999/03/24 15 $134,085 n/c 1,300 $103   $24,018,075 34
1999/03/25 13 $165,620 +24% 1,300 $127   $24,183,695 35
1999/03/28 15 $288,000   961 $300   $25,360,920 38
1999/03/29 15 $94,705 -67% 961 $99   $25,455,625 39
1999/03/30 16 $112,800 +19% 961 $117   $25,568,425 40
1999/03/31 16 $100,490 -11% 961 $105   $25,665,915 41
1999/04/04 17 $186,000   731 $254   $26,654,110 45
1999/04/05 15 $119,170 -36% 731 $163   $26,773,280 46
1999/04/06 15 $100,630 -16% 731 $138   $26,873,910 47
1999/04/07 15 $90,220 -10% 731 $123   $26,964,130 48
1999/04/08 15 $94,095 +4% 731 $129   $27,058,225 49
1999/04/11 19 $147,000   670 $219   $27,738,275 52
1999/04/12 20 $38,460 -74% 670 $57   $27,776,735 53
1999/04/13 20 $34,485 -10% 670 $51   $27,811,220 54
1999/04/14 19 $37,750 +9% 670 $56   $27,848,970 55
1999/04/15 19 $44,310 +17% 670 $66   $27,893,280 56
1999/04/18 19 $122,000   657 $186   $28,471,440 59
1999/04/19 19 $37,440 -69% 657 $57   $28,508,880 60
1999/04/20 19 $36,895 -1% 657 $56   $28,545,775 61
1999/04/21 19 $37,080 +1% 657 $56   $28,582,855 62
1999/04/22 18 $49,440 +33% 657 $75   $28,632,295 63
1999/04/25 20 $108,000   598 $181   $29,146,575 66
1999/04/26 19 $37,050 -66% 598 $62   $29,183,625 67
1999/04/28 20 $34,140   598 $57   $29,251,660 69
1999/04/29 20 $37,075 +9% 598 $62   $29,288,735 70