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6 Movies About Math That Actually Aren’t Boring

Math is obviously extremely vital to many aspects of modern human existence, and we should all have undying gratitude to those who dedicate their lives to the discipline.

In this article, we’re going to go through 6 movies about math that actually aren’t boring!

1. Good Will Hunting (1997)

Matt Damon plays the lead role of Will Hunting, who’s pretty much as cool as a brilliant mathematician could possibly be.

The film stars Russell Crowe as John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician that does groundbreaking work in the field of cryptography.

2. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

This is technically a movie about math, but it’s also a fantastic underdog sports story with some dynamite acting from Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill.

3. Moneyball (2011)

This film documents a major moment in the history of civil rights as it centers on a group of three Black women who work as NASA engineers in the Space Task Group in 1961.

4. Hidden Figures (2016)

The 2014 thriller follows the real-life story of Alan Turing, the English mathematician, and cryptanalyst who deciphered German intelligence messages during World War II.

5. The Imitation Game (2014)

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