Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi, Hidden Figures Movie written by Melfi and Allison Schroeder.
The film based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly about African American female mathematicians who worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the Space Race.
The film stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine G. Johnson, a mathematician who calculated flight trajectories for Project Mercury and other missions.
The Movie also features Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan and Janelle Monáe as Mary Jackson, with Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Glen Powell, and Mahershala Ali in supporting roles.
Hidden Figures received positive reviews from critics and has grossed $182 million worldwide.
The Movie won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.