PG | | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
13 January 2017 | Dave McClain (email@example.com)
10 | Don't let "Hidden Figures" be a hidden treasure!
Appreciation. It's a condition which requires information and understanding and results in increased compassion, ...
Screenwriter Allison Schroeder grew up close to Cape Canaveral. Her grandparents worked at NASA, and as a teenager, she interned at NASA herself, and therefore saw the film as an ideal fit for her.
Colonel Jim Johnson:
They let women handle that sort of...
Colonel Jim Johnson: That's not what I mean.
Katherine Johnson: What do you mean?
Colonel Jim Johnson: I'm just surprised at something so taxing.
Katherine Johnson: Oh Mr. Johnson, if I were you, I'd quit talking right now.
Colonel Jim Johnson: I don't mean no disrespect.
Katherine Johnson: I will have you know, I was the first ...
When the ladies' car breaks down, Dorothy Vaughan says that the starter broke. A starter breaking would not cause a car, which has a running engine, to break down. Furthermore, she says she'll just bypass the starter and proceeds to use a screwdriver to short something under the hood and the engine starts. This is impossible, an engine with a bad starter will not start unless the car has a clutch, in which case they would have to push the car to get it moving and then pop the clutch to start the engine. Most cars in the 50s had clutches and this would have been the only viable solution to get the engine started.
$22,800,057 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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