The Aviator

During 1914 in Houston, as eight-year-old Howard Hughes' mother gives him a bath and teaches him how to spell "quarantine", she warns him about the recent cholera outbreak in Houston: "You are not safe." Fourteen years later, in 1928, he begins to direct his film Hell's Angels, and hires Noah Dietrich to manage the day-to-day operations of his business empire. After the release of The Jazz Singer, the first partially talking film, Hughes becomes obsessed with shooting his film realistically, and decides to convert the movie to a sound film. Despite the film being a hit, Hughes remains unsatisfied with the end result and orders the film to be recut after its Hollywood premiere. He becomes romantically involved with actress Katharine Hepburn, who helps to ease the symptoms of his worsening obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

MPAA Rating:PG-13
Genre:Biography, Drama, History
Country:Germany, United States
Produced By:Leonardo Dicaprio, Volker Schauz, Matthias Deyle, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Weinstein, Charles Evans Jr., Rick Yorn, Joseph P. Reidy, Dan Maag, Graham King, Philip Schulz-Deyle, Sandy Climan, Colin Cotter, Bob Weinstein, Michael Mann, Aslan Nadery, Chris Brigham, Rick Schwartz
Directed By:Martin Scorsese
Written By:John Logan
Cast:Alan Alda, Chase Hoyt, Yves Jacques, David Purdham, Joe Cobden, Martha Wainwright, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lon Moriarty, Adam Scott, Rufus Wainwright, Kevin O'Rourke, Nathaniël Siri, Terry Haig, Kenneth Welsh, Ian Halperin, Vince Giordano, Loudon Wainwright III, Al Vandecruys, Vincent Laresca, Antonella Elia, Keith Campbell, Jason Pollard, Linda Smith, James Bradford, Steven Wallace Lowe, J.C. MacKenzie, Amy Sloan, Kate Beckinsale, Matthew I. Baker, Sam Hennings, Eddie Napolillo, Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth DeCicco, Brian Fortuna, Scott Sahadi, Martin Scorsese, Brian T. Lynch, Isabelle Champeau, James Rae, John Koensgen, Benjamin Centoducati, Justin Shilton, Harry Standjofski, Al Coronel, Matthew Reidy, Willem Dafoe, Alan Fawcett, Danielle Franke, Trevor Hayes, Josie Maran, Arthur Holden, Matt Holland, Alan Toy, Joseph P. Reidy, Gwen Stefani, Chris Ufland, Francesca Scorsese, John C. Reilly, Gavin Black, Jess Graham, Al Dubois, Ian Holm, Stéphane Demers, Elisa Dyann, Matthew Corbett Davis, Joe Chrest, John Brody, Brent Spiner, Nellie Sciutto, Michael-John Wolfe, Stanley DeSantis, Edward Herrmann, Heather Sconyers, David Hillberg, Lisa Bronwyn Moore, Kathleen McAuliffe, Matt Ross, Dennis St John, Frank Sivero, Danny Huston, Larry Kagele, Jason Klamm, Kelli Garner, Alec Baldwin, John David Braddock, Harrison Held, Emma Campbell, Jude Law, Jason Cavalier, Frances Conroy, Cathy Symonds, Jacob Davich, Sebastian Tillinger
In Theaters:Dec 25, 2004
Runtime:2 hours 50 minutes
Production:Forward Pass, Appian Way, IMF Internationale Medien und Film GmbH & Co. 3. Produktions KG, Warner Bros., Miramax
Box Office:$102,610,330
Available On:Amazon, Itunes, Netflix, Vudu
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