What is your favorite movie that represents engineering in a really positive way?

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The imitation game, I think it teaches a lot of lessons. I recommend watching it. It is based on the pioneer computer scientist Alan Turing, who was a key figure in cracking the codes of Nazi Germany's enigma machine.

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Agreed!

I wouldn't say it represents in a positive way but my favorite is Deepwater Horizon, I love that it is based on real events.

I love Iron Man, even though it is fiction it shows many things that only engineers can achieve. My modest opinion haha

Agreed, a little unrealistic but it gives a lot of credit to what engineers can achieve haha

The Wind Rises! It's an animated movie by Studio Ghibli that follows the story of the Japanese engineer Jiro Horikoshi who designed aircraft pre-WW2. Must watch!!!

Second this one, The Wind Rises is a masterpiece imo

The Martian is a pretty good one, if you don't know it basically Matt Damon gets stranded on Mars and uses his intellect and knowledge of engineering to establish a colony and survive while awaiting rescue

Yes! This movie shows exactly how a crunch time Engineering process goes down! Really fantastic all around. Budget, and the “we’ll find the money if you can make it work” is shown AMAZINGLY in this movie!!!!

I'd say the Imitation Game is a pretty good representation of what it's like to work on a high-stakes engineering project and how much back and forth it takes to do the job

Oooh interesting question! It might be a bit of a stretch to say Hugo, but...Hugo :D

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