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Movies about Math

Abstract thinking is one of those activities that is notoriously difficult to represent onscreen in a compelling way. And yet mathematicians have been among the most important and consequential figures in human history – what could be more cinematic? These films try to do justice to their stories.

English movie from 2016: The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity

Matt Brown
2016 United Kingdom, United States
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English movie from 2014: The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

Morten Tyldum
2014 United Kingdom, United States
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English movie from 2014: The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything

James Marsh
2014 United Kingdom, Japan, United States
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English movie from 2008: The Oxford Murders

The Oxford Murders

Álex de la Iglesia
2008 Spain, United Kingdom, France
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