Math in the Movies
Examples—Photos—Exercises

Math is in the movies. It can be informative, interesting, humorous, and integral to the plot. Selecting the links below, you can see what mathematics has been used in selected movies. In most cases, this material is easy to present in a class or just read about.

  1. Counting.
  2. Pythagorus in Oz
  3. Take me out to the ball game.
  4. Did they get it right?
  5. Calculus, anyone?
  6. The Die Hard problem (Show me the solution.)
  7. Higher mathematics
  8. Can you hide on the train?
  9. Breaking the code
     

© 2004 G. Donald Allen