Hidden Figures Oscar

Hidden Figures is now the highest-grossing Oscar nominated film of 2017

“La La Land” might have tied the record for most Oscar nominations ever last month, but its “Hidden Figures” that is proving to be a huge success at the box office.

The Theodore Melfi-directed film about a group of black female mathematicians at NASA has surpassed “La La Land” in the box office takings ranks, grossing $119 million since opening on Christmas day in the US, about a million dollars more than fellow Best Picture nominee “La La Land”, which has brought in $118 million since opening in early December, according to Indie Wire.

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Hidden Figures is set to hit UK Cinemas on February 17.