Hidden Figures number 1 again at the box office

The unstoppable force that is the film Hidden Figures lit the cineplexes on fire for second week in row



The movie about three non-conforming and pioneering black female scientists keeps the number slot of the boxoffice. So far the film has banked more than $60 million US in movie receipts.

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That huge haul is impressive considering the film only cost $25 million to produce – Pharrell Williams is on the movie soundtrack, he is also a producer.

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The movie chronicles the stories of three black female scientists at NASA, Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe).