Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi and written by Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder.  Hidden Figures is based on the non-fiction book of the same name written by Margo Lee Shetterly about small group of black female mathematicians and aeronautical engineers who worked during the early days of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the 1950’s and 60’s during America’s race to space with the Russians.

Rated:  PG (for thematic elements and some language)
Run Time:  2h 7min
Release Date:  December 25, 2016 (USA)
Genre:  Drama, Biographical, Historical Fiction, Romance
Director:  Theodore Melfi
Studio:  20th Century Fox
Budget:  $25 Million
Box Office:  $236 Million

Hidden Figures stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, Glen Powell, Kimberly Quinn, Olek Krupa, Kurt Krause, Rhoda Griffis and Lidya Jewett.

Hidden Figures follows a group of African American mathematicians and aeronautical engineers working for NASA in the Computer Department.

Theodore Melfi assembled a star studded ensemble.

Tag Lines

“Meet the women you don’t know, behind the mission you do”

Official Movie Trailer

Movie Stars

Taraji P. Henson as Katherine G. Johnson

Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan

Janelle Monáe as Mary Jackson

Kevin Costner as Al Harrison

Kirsten Dunst as Vivian Mitchell

Jim Parsons as Paul Stafford

Mahershala Ali as Colonel Jim Johnson

Aldis Hodge as Levi Jackson

Glen Powell as John Glenn

Kimberly Quinn as Ruth

Olek Krupa as Karl Zielinski

Kurt Krause as Sam Turner

Lidya Jewett as Young Katherine Coleman

Rhoda Griffis as White Librarian