Math in the Movies
Besides movies like A Beautiful Mind and Alice in Wonderland math movies are few and far between, but there are more recent ones such as The Hangover, Little Big League, and even Mean Girls. Ones that incorporate mathematics and even math you can use in your classroom. (More featured at Math Movies ) But a more interesting way is to incorporate movies that use mathematics and do so poorly are good ways to show why knowing mathematics is a good thing. Some links are Math Mistakes and Movie Mistakes both of these have explanations on why the problem stated in the movie or advertisement was wrong.