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4 out of 10 Based on a true story
David from Dublin, 24 May 2007
Love this movie. True, powerful. It really brings the truth of a guy going against his father and conventional wisdom to follow what feels right for him.
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2.5 out of 10 Very predictable hollywood fare, but a nice story
laura from Dublin, 17 Nov 2009
Not bad for easy viewing, but don't expect a masterpiece.
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What's it about....
In Coalwood, West Virginia, 1957, coal mining is king and no one can escape life underground. But when high schooler Homer Hickam Jr (Jake Gyllenhaal) sees the Soviet satellite Sputnik streak overhead, he aims for the stars and a new destiny in this incredible true story of hope, determination and triumph. With the help of his teacher (Laura Dern) and three buddies, Homer sets out to build his own rocket. How Homer overcomes seemingly impossible obstacles - poor education,...

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