MATH  FILM(S) REFERENCED  CONCEPTS 
Movies Through A Mathematical Lens  Superman II Despicable Me Inside/Out 
Acceleration Estimation Many (see article) 
Math in Special Effects  Music video  Algebra, Distance, Light Intensity, Exposure (photography) 
Film Aspect Ratio Related video  Captain America: Winter Solider; Citizen Kane; Ben Hur; A Serious Man; Oz: The Great And The Powerful; The Grand Budapest Hotel; Oliver; The Dark Knight 
Aspect ratio 
Jumping Out of Windows (stunts)  measuring, multiplication, division, and remainders  
Math in the Film Industry  trigonometry, algebra, integral calculus, subdivision surfaces, division, geometry, and harmonic coordinates 

How One Visual Effects Director Uses Math  Harry Potter, Sweeny Todd, Prince of Persia, GI Joe 
fluid modeling, gravity, viscosity, voxels, density, 3D geometry 
A Math Breakdown of Cinematography of “There Will Be Blood“Related article 
There Will Be Blood  Geometry 
Math Goes Movies  Jurrasic Park, Lord of the Rings 
polygons, triangles, ray tracing, vectors, caustics, precomputed radiance transfer, radiosity 
Film Lighting & Math  multiplication, angles, measurements, division, skip counting 

Geometry of Lenses (Lesson plan) 
geometry, areas, ratios, and square roots  
Math Algorithm Claims to Predict Film’s Success 
algorithm  
Pixar combines math to make its movies related video 
The Incredibles Ratatouille Finding Nemo 
algebra, geometry , calculus 
Pixar Sr. Scientist Explains Math of Movies related video 
Cars 2, Brave, Geri’s Game 
arithmetic, algebra, geometry, polygons, calculus, combinatronics, light, fluid, gases, compression algorithm, parabolas 
Ryan Kavanugh Uses Math To Make Movies  Batman, Zombieland, Charlie Wilson’s War, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Season of the Witch, The Perfect Getaway, Matrix, Waterworld, Jesse James, The Fighter, Evan Almighty, Bruce Almighty, Land of the Lost, Brothers, Somewhere in Time, Titanic 
variables 
Box Office Math (lesson plan)  Calculations, measures, box plots (both modified and nonmodified), histograms, and stemandleaf plots. 

Independent Filmmakers Talk Math  Calculations  
The Croods & Math  Coding, effects tools, process control, fluid dynamics, Cloud computing 

What is the average budget for a Hollywood movie? 
The Brothers McMullen, Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean 