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Movie Maths Clips

by Burkard Polster and Marty Ross

These pages complement our list of movies featuring mathematics. If you enjoy such clips, check out the wonderful collection being compiled by Oliver Knill.

The Sleeping Cardinal (1931) IMDB. Sherlock Holmes offers some important advice for mathematicians.

Lost in Space: 2.11 (1966) IMDB. Some mathematicians end up badly.

Maverick: 1.17 (1958) IMDB. James Garner's interesting approach to a hung jury.

Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie (2002) IMDB. So *that's* how the Numb3rs guy learned his mathematics.

The Double (2013) IMDB. The never-ending applications of statistics.

The Man who Knew Infinity (2015) IMDB. Ramanujan has fun with partitions.

An Invisible Sign (2010) IMDB. A little Fibonacci in the classroom.

Anna to the Infinite Power (1983) IMDB. Sometimes teachers can surprise you.

Family Ties: 7.13 (1989) IMDB. Some people are good at their mental arithmetic.

Devil Girl From Mars (1954) IMDB. The martians clearly have much to teach us.

Taxi: 1.1 (1978) IMDB. Some people are good at their mental arithmetic.

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