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20 Movies Like Hidden Figures (2016)

The Blind Side (2009) poster

1 The Blind Side (2009) ★ 7.6

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A wealthy white family takes in a fat, illiterate homeless black teenager and helps him become a sports star and go to university.

Manchester by the Sea (2016) poster

2 Manchester by the Sea (2016) ★ 7.8

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An unsociable and self-absorbed Lee works as a locksmith in an apartment building. One day he learns that his older brother has died and that Lee has been appointed guardian of his 16-year-old nephew in his will.
Fences (2016) poster

3 Fences (2016) ★ 7.2

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A former baseball player of African-American descent, now picking up trash from the streets of Pittsburgh, struggles to provide for his family in 1950s America, where the racial question is still an open one.

Gifted (2017) poster

4 Gifted (2017) ★ 7.6

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Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
The Help (2011) poster

5 The Help (2011) ★ 8.1

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An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Hell or High Water (2016) poster

6 Hell or High Water (2016) ★ 7.6

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Young Toby and his older brother Tanner, recently released from prison, learn that their dead mother had a huge loan hanging over her. And now, if the debt is not repaid within a certain period of time, the bank will take over the family ranch. Trying to find the necessary sum in such a short time, Toby persuades his brother to take the incredibly risky step of robbing several small banks. Armed and wearing masks on their faces, the brothers embark on a dangerous tour of local financial institutions, completely unaware of where this crazy idea might take them.
Captain Fantastic (2016) poster

7 Captain Fantastic (2016) ★ 7.8

Like Hidden Figures (2016) film?

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) poster

8 Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) ★ 7.8

A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
The Tale (2018) poster

9 The Tale (2018) ★ 7.2

A woman filming a documentary on childhood rape victims starts to question the nature of her childhood relationship with her riding instructor and running coach.

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Selma (2014) poster

10 Selma (2014) ★ 7.5

A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
The Best of Enemies (2019) poster

11 The Best of Enemies (2019) ★ 7.3

Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.
Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) poster

12 Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) ★ 7.2

As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
The Post (2017) poster

13 The Post (2017) ★ 7.2

A cover-up spanning four U.S. Presidents pushes the country's first female newspaper publisher and her editor to join an unprecedented battle between press and government.
Freedom Writers (2007) poster

14 Freedom Writers (2007) ★ 7.6

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves and pursue education beyond high school.
A Beautiful Mind (2001) poster

15 A Beautiful Mind (2001) ★ 8.2

Is A Beautiful Mind (2001) similar to Hidden Figures (2016) film?

From world fame to sinful depths, John Forbes Nash, Jr. A mathematical genius, at the dawn of his career he did titanic work in game theory that turned that branch of mathematics upside down and practically brought him international fame.

However, literally at the same time, the arrogant and successful with women Nash receives a stroke of fate that turns his own life upside down.

A Beautiful Mind (2001) is on #15 spot of movies related to Hidden Figures (2016). A Beautiful Mind (2001) was released in 2001, made by Ron Howard and has average rating 8.2 in 2022. Main stars of the A Beautiful Mind (2001) film are: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly.

A Man Called Ove (2015) poster

16 A Man Called Ove (2015) ★ 7.7

Is A Man Called Ove (2015) similar to Hidden Figures (2016) film?

Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.

A Man Called Ove (2015) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg. You can find A Man Called Ove (2015) in the the next genre categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance and A Man Called Ove (2015) has average rating 7.7, according to Screench user votes.

The Big Sick (2017) poster

17 The Big Sick (2017) ★ 7.5

Is The Big Sick (2017) similar to Hidden Figures (2016) film?

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Temple Grandin (2010) poster

18 Temple Grandin (2010) ★ 8.2

Is Temple Grandin (2010) similar to Hidden Figures (2016) film?

A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

Temple Grandin (2010) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn. Temple Grandin (2010) belongs to the next genres: Biography, Drama and has average rating 8.2, according to user votes.

Marshall (2017) poster

19 Marshall (2017) ★ 7.3

Is Marshall (2017) similar to Hidden Figures (2016) film?

1940. Thurgood Marshall is the first African-American on the U.S. Supreme Court. In the early days of his career, he gets the case of a black chauffeur accused of sexual assault by his wealthy employer. Marshall teams up with an aspiring Jewish lawyer to make a sensational statement in defense of civil rights and equality in an era of racism and anti-Semitism.

Marshall (2017) is one of the last movies similar to Hidden Figures (2016) and it was released in 2017. Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Biography, Crime, Drama and has average user rating of 7.3 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

12 Years a Slave (2013) poster

20 12 Years a Slave (2013) ★ 8.1

Is 12 Years a Slave (2013) similar to Hidden Figures (2016) film?

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

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