Hidden Figures
Hidden Figures (2017)

HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle MonŠe)-brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 6, 2017
DVD Release Date: April 11, 2017
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: In heartwarming, crowd-pleasing fashion, Hidden Figures celebrates overlooked -- and crucial -- contributions from a pivotal moment in American history.

Lenika Cruz
The Atlantic

Hidden Figures doesn't try to push many artistic boundaries, but it tells its story so well that it doesn't really have to.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

The story that Hidden Figures tells is so irresistible that you can almost forgive the fact that the movie itself is resistibly unoriginal.

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Danielle Solzman
Solzy at the Movies

Hidden Figures tells the amazing true story of three women who were pioneers in the space program.

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Jake Coyle
Associated Press

Of the formidable threesome, it's Monae who most stands out.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

Johnson, Vaughan and Jackson were trailblazers whose fight deserves to be heard, and "Hidden Figures" honors them by turning their story into an audience-pleaser.

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Harvey S. Karten
Shockya.com

Happily, the government hires women for its space program. Otherwise, how would we get this remarkable film?

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Katie Walsh
Tribune News Service

An assertion of humanity and civil rights that is pure cinematic nourishment for soul.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

The film hews closely to the facts in important respects, and evokes the outrages of the Jim Crow era, as well as the feverish competition of the space race, through the fascinating work of its extraordinary heroines.

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Meena Iyer
The Times of India

As far as the viewer goes, the story dates back to the 60s, but when you catch the tributes paid to the the real Johnson, Vaughan, and Jackson during the credit roll, you know that this story of triumph needed to be told, right here, right now.

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Hobin
Hidden Figures follows the narrative formula of many sports movies. We get the injustice, the teasing, the dirty looks, the undervalued appreciation for their… More
Kevin M. Williams
Overtly preachy w/o a single dollop of subtlety I actually felt sorry for the white actors playing "the bad guys", which I'm sure was the… More
Carlos Magalh„es
In times when an escapist musical such as La La Land is being widely lauded as the film "we all need right now," Hidden Figures is essential viewing.… More
KJ Proulx
It seems like now, more than ever, cinema is producing the most films based on true racial stories of the past. Hidden Figures does this as well, but in a way… More
Film Crazy
A highly enjoyable and feelgood movie, but it's overly obvious Hollywood feel devalues the African American struggle as well as female struggle of the… More
Nate Zoebl
After the end of 2012's Red Tails, I said to myself that those men of history deserved a better movie. By the end of Hidden Figures I was thinking the same… More