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Hidden Figures Takes Top Spot At Box Office For Second Week

Submitted by on January 16, 2017 – 12:18 pmNo Comment

The ladies of Hidden Figures have another reason to celebrate!!

The critically acclaimed film, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe, took the top spot at the box office for the second weekend in a row. According to boxofficemojo.com, Hidden Figures drew $20.5 million in ticket sales in the US and Canada this weekend, earning $54.8 million since it premiere.

Hidden Figures tells the story of African-American mathematician Katherine Johnson and her two colleagues, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, who helped NASA catch up in the Space Race. Thanks to the trio’s calculations, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to make a complete orbit of the Earth.

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