To Top

2. Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, ‘Hidden Figures’

In the recent surge of films that celebrate intelligence, there have been a spree of “smart folk” biographical films that highlight true life people who are not only smart, but who overcame incredible obstacles to accomplish great things. Few films in recent memory accomplished that feat better than Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe as three women whose math skills helped NASA catch up in the Space Race.

Hidden Figures

More in Movies