The Aviator

The Aviator

  • 2004
  • PG-13
  • 170 min
  • USA
  • biography, drama, history

Howard Hughes, who suffers from germophobia and psychological illness, tries to design and promote a new aircraft. Along the way, he faces personal issues but becomes a successful film-maker.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writer: John Logan

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly, Alec Baldwin

With a rich sense of period detail, The Aviator succeeds thanks to typically assured direction from Martin Scorsese and a strong performance from Leonardo DiCaprio, who charts Howard Hughes' descent from eccentric billionaire to reclusive madman.

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  • Martin Scorsese
    Martin Scorsese
    American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese made the short films while he attended New York University's film school; these include "What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?" (1963), "It's Not Just You, Murray!" (1964), and his most famous short of the period "The Big Shave" (1967). This...

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Tagline: For some men, the sky was the limit. For him, it was just the beginning.

Motion Picture Rating: PG-13

Genres: biography, drama, history

Categories: aviation, tycoon, billionaire, eccentricity, phobia, pilot, wealth

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 170 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Color: Black and White, Color

Also Known As

  • El aviador (ES)