Overall Rank: 1062
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 40
Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2016
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 04/11/2017
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Theodore Melfi
Actors: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons
Plot: Before NASA could launch their first successful mission they had to calculate a lot of data. Included in this critical step was a group of African American women, mathematicians, whose contribution to the success of the mission was largely overlooked, until now. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/14/2019
The commentary on race and gender roles set against its time period doesn't break a lot of new ground, but "Hidden Figures" is no less an empowering and significant piece of pivotal American history.
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Indyfreak - wrote on 01/24/2017
What could have easily been a by-the-numbers biopic fit for television instead of a theatrical treatment, HIDDEN FIGURES is an inspiring and heartwarming crowd-pleaser. Based on a true story, the movie focuses on three African-American lady scientists and mathematicians who worked at NASA at the height of the space race.
Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae work well together and carry the film with charismatic and confident performances. The supporting cast provides solid support from heavy hitters like Kevin Costner to Kirsten Dunst and Jim Parsons who all reflect varying reactions by white Americans to the Civil Rights movement. For better or worse.
What could easily been melodramatic or too serious is instead an entertaining film with three endearing leading …
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