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.
When Taraji P. Henson signed on for the lead role, she met with the real-life Katherine Johnson, who was 98 years old, to discuss the character she was about to portray. Henson learned that Johnson had graduated from high school at age 14 and from college at age 18, and was still as lucid as anyone years younger. After the film was screened for Johnson, she expressed her genuine approval of Henson's portrayal, but wondered why anybody would want to make a film about her life.
Despite what you may think, I have nothing against y'all.
Dorothy Vaughan: I know, I know you probably believe that.
The IBM equipment to be installed (in 1961) is shown on pallets wrapped with stretch wrap. Stretch wrap was not used for this purpose before the 1970s.
$22,800,057 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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