Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

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As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.
Edition: Blu-ray widescreen version.
Characteristics: 1 video disc (approximately 127 min.) :,sound, color ;,12 cm.
digital, optical, surround, DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1, Dolby digital 5.1, rda
Blu-ray, NTSC, rda
video file, Blu-ray, region A, rda
Alternative Title: Figures de l'ombre [dvd]


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Apr 13, 2020

VERY GOOD 2016 film set in the era of beginning of US space flight adventures - and excellent bio-pic of American black women whose contributions to math plus behind the flights I had not been previously aware of.

ArapahoeMarcia Mar 24, 2020

A enlightening movie about the women involved, behind the scenes, in the Space Program in the 1960s. Their personal and professional lives during the Civil Rights Movement is beautifully depicted. It is powerful and memorable.

Mar 12, 2020

Good show, it makes the space calculations look so easy

Mar 05, 2020

Recommended by a friend just about the time of Kathrine Jackson's death. Amazing film: the 2 hours went by swiftly. Good story, well-told and well-acted. I'm looking forward to reading the book!!

Mar 02, 2020

Despite some stereotyping and the ubiquitous dancing in the kitchen scene, a little history, a little humour, and no violence make this movie an entertaining time-out.

Character portrayal is consistent, women are strong, with Taraji Henson taking centre stage with her memorable role.

Feb 09, 2020

10* review from me. When it was in the local theatres the effect on me was controlled up to a point. Watching it at home a few years later....no control. In a fit of anger, up and left the room and so thankful I never had to face this growing up where I did. There were so many parts where the tears flowed. Brilliant women. How they overcame the times, maintained dignity is mind-boggling. So well acted by everyone. I'm grateful the bio's at the end honoring these women. Brilliant. The book is on my list for further understanding.

JCLBreH Jan 21, 2020

An inspiring movie and very courageous women at NASA!

Dec 22, 2019

fantastic, uplifting, inspirational movie. Should have won Best Picture, but well.....Cannot complain.
A wonderful, true, story. I was in fifth grade when John Glenn orbited the earth and it looked like he could not come back. We ALL STOOD in our grade-school classroom, (and prayed, frankly) while the news reports were bad. Then, magically, he "made it home". We all cheered (Fifth grade, all).
We were never told, nothing on The News, about WHO checked, then guaranteed, his re-entry.
Not until I saw this film.

Many heroes and Sheroes in the U.S. Space effort. God bless you all

Dec 11, 2019

You can't keep a good woman down. Cream will rise to the top.

Nov 30, 2019

First of all, I have to say that it bothers me that is has become normal for films based on true stories to alter the actual events significantly. Three people who were both black and female in the 1950s were nevertheless able to rise to important and influential positions within the nation’s most prestigious scientific and technical organization, and it seems to me that this should surely be enough accomplishment and drama to support any movie. Instead, Hidden Figures concentrates events into a shorter period, and makes some aspects of the actual events more contentious than they actually were, so that it ends up being a somewhat familiar feel-good story about condemning racism rather than the true story of three remarkable individuals. That being said, Hidden Figures does what it sets out to do, and *is* a feel-good story about overcoming racism, enhanced by charismatic actors in the leading roles. It’s quite a good movie and I liked it, and my reservation is merely that it could have been even better.

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Jun 25, 2017

"Here at NASA we all pee the same color", a priceless quote!

Apr 22, 2017

Many excellent quotes in IMDb and of course from its book at goodreads .... this classic gem appeared in the film but not in the book:

Despite what you may think, I have nothing against y'all.
- I know, I know you probably believe that.


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