Hidden Figures parents guide

Hidden Figures

More than just a pretty face.

Overall A

As NASA prepares for its space missions, they need a team of mathematical geniuses. They find expertise they can count on in an unexpected place: some brilliant African-American women. Based on a true story, this film stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe.

Release date January 13, 2017

Violence A-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B
Substance Use B+

Why is Hidden Figures rated PG? The MPAA rated Hidden Figures PG for thematic elements and some language.

Run Time: 127 minutes

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Hidden Figures
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Hidden Figures rated PG? Hidden Figures is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic elements and some language.

Violence: News footage of violence during the civil rights movement is shown. A character steals a book from the library. The potential dangers of space travel are discussed. Characters feel bullied, demeaned and discriminated against. Characters are treated unfairly and misjudged by authority figures and society.

Sexual Content: Characters embrace and kiss. Some flirtatious banter occurs. Bathrooms segregation and use are discussed. A woman is seen in public bathroom doing bookwork in the cubical.

Profanity: Profanities, slurs and terms of deity are infrequently used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Women share some homemade alcohol and one gets a little tipsy. Drinking also occurs in social settings. Smoking is seen.

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Hidden Figures
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Hidden Figures"

Cast and Crew

Hidden Figures is directed by Theodore Melfi and stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe.

Learn more about the real Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson and Human Computer Project.

From the Studio:
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 unbelievably true life stories of three of these women, known as "human computers", we follow these women as they quickly rose 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. Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.
Written by 20th Century Fox

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Hidden Figures movie is April 11, 2017. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes:  Hidden Figures
Release Date: 11 April 2017
Hidden Figures releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- It All Adds Up – The Making of Hidden Figures
- Deleted Scenes
- Hidden Figures: Filming in Georgia
- Audio Commentary by Theodore Melfi and Taraji P. Henson
- Gallery

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Octavia Spencer also stars in The Help. Learn more about the space race in the documentaries When We Left Earth - The NASA Missions and In the Shadow of the Moon.

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