8. Gravity (2013)
This science fiction action thriller movie is also a must watch because of its astonishing visual effects. This movie was produced in United Kingdom and the famous British visual effects company Frame store work for more than three years to provide the audiences with their best work.
In this film American astronaut starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney get stranded in space because of the mid-orbit destruction of their space shuttle. And they attempt to return to Earth.
This movie is a perfect mix of fear and survival having a spectacular visual drama about isolation. In the year 2013 gravity won most of the Oscars that were seven in total.
7. Hidden Figures (2016)
Hidden figures is an American non-fiction biographical drama film. As the movie title says its story is based on veiled efforts of three black female mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Jackson’s working in NASA.
In this movie they beautifully highlight the vital contribution as a mathematician who works really hard with their colleagues in calculating trajectories and other critical numbers for the mercury program to get John Glenn to space and back in one piece.
This film received positive reviews from critics and with the budget of about $25 million it earns $235 million worldwide. It also is being chosen as one of the top ten movies of year 2016 by National board of review. It also got nominations for various awards.