'The Abyss' To 'The Theory Of Everything': Movies Every Physics Student Must Watch

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From 'The Abyss' to 'The Theory of Everything', there are several films that may inspire physics students to dream big. Have a look at 3 such movies.

Written By Vageesha Taluja | Mumbai | Updated On:
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School and college make it hard to juggle studies with entertainment. It would be fun to blend the two things and make education more entertaining. To unload the burden off you, we have compiled some of the best physics movies to make learning enjoyable. So, here is a list of some of the best physics movies that you must watch. These are among the most iconic Hollywood movies.

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1. The Abyss 

Released in 1989, this science fiction movie is quite ahead of its time. The Abyss is directed by James Cameron and features Ed Harris, Michael Biehn, and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio in the lead roles. The movie revolves around an American submarine which sinks in the sea.

When the research team works on to recover it, they discover something unexpected in the process. The Abyss garnered critical praise and received Oscar Award for Best Visual Effects and three nods in other categories. 

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2. The Theory of Everything 

This romantic drama flick is based on the life of legendary Stephen Hawking. Helmed by James Marsh, The Theory of Everything revolves around his diagnosis and personal relationships.

The biopic stars Felicity Jones and Effie Redmayne in the prominent roles. This movie received massive appreciation and numerous awards, including an Oscar, besides five nominations. 

3. Particle Fever 

Particle Fever is a documentary film about the experimental scientists who try to re-create the conditions from the big-bang theory. Their purpose is to investigate the origin of matter and attempt to unfold the mysteries related to the universe. The movie was released in 2013 and received high praise from physics lovers. 

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