- 127 minutes
Directed by: Theodore Melfi
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kirsten Dunst
Three Oscar nominations including Best Motion Picture of the Year
As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievable true life stories of three of these women who quickly rose through the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return.
“The rare true story-based historical drama that succeeds at being as inspirational and feel-good as it aspires to be.” – Screen Rant