7 best movies like Hidden Figures (2016)

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Movies similar to Hidden Figures (2016): The Imitation Game, The Help, The Spacewalker, First Man, The Man Who Knew Infinity, The Best of Enemies, Remember the Titans.

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The Imitation Game (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersMathematicians, Inventors, Geniuses
PlotWar
PlaceEngland
TimeWorld War II

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

The Help (2011)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama
CountryUSA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:26
StyleWorth watching, Touching, Makes me think

Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for jobs; and Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared. These three stories intertwine to explain how life in Jackson, Mississippi revolves around "the help"; yet they are always kept at a certain distance because of racial lines.

The Spacewalker (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:25
CharactersScientists, Military, Astronauts
PlaceSpace, Russia, Moscow, USSR
TimeCold War
StylePatriotic

March 1965. In the heat of the Cold War, the USA and the USSR are competing for supremacy in space. What both superpowers aim for in this race, is to be the first to have a man walk in outer space. To accomplish that, no price is too high and no risk is too great. Now it’s up to the unlikely duo of a seasoned war veteran and a hot-headed test-pilot to fulfill this mission. Two men in a tiny spaceship, without proper testing, facing the complete unknown… They were supposed to do what no man has done before – and no man imagined what would happen next…

First Man (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:30
CharactersPilots
PlaceSpace
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, For men, Best soundtracks, Worth watching, Oscars

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

The Man Who Knew Infinity (2016)
CharactersMathematicians, Geniuses
StylePhilosophical, Smart

Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.

The Best of Enemies (2019)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7)
Genredrama, biography, history
Duration02:43
CharactersPartners, Parents
PlotOn real events, Political
StyleDisturbing, Tense

Centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.

Remember the Titans (2000)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions.

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