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Overall A-

It's 1957 in Coalwood, West Virginia, and all roads point to the local coal mine. But when the first spacecraft, the Russian Sputnik, flies over the dusty town, high-school student Homer Hickam (Jake Gyllenhaal) catches a glimpse of the bigger world and can no longer accept his presumed career.

Violence B
Sexual Content B
Profanity C
Substance Use B+

Why is October Sky rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: October Sky is rated PG for for language, brief teen sensuality and alcohol use, and for some thematic elements.

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