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Number: 16

poster Aviator, The

IMDb Rating:
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7.5/10 (307878 votes)

Country: Germany, 170 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Biography

Director(s): Martin Scorsese

Biopic of billionaire Howard Hughes, starting with his early filmmaking years as owner of R.K.O. Pictures, but mostly focusing on his role in designing and promoting new aircraft. Hughes was a risk-taker spending several fortunes on designing experimental aircraft and eventually founding TWA as a rival to Pan Am airlines owned by his great rival Juan Trippe. When Trippe's politico Senator Ralph Owen Brewster accuses Hughes of being a war profiteer, it's Hughes who gains the upper hand. Hughes also had many women in his life including a long relationship with Katharine Hepburn. From an early age, however, Hughes was also germophobic and would have severe bouts of mental illness.


photo Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio Howard Hughes
photo Cate Blanchett Cate Blanchett Katharine Hepburn
photo Kate Beckinsale Kate Beckinsale Ava Gardner
photo John C. Reilly John C. Reilly Noah Dietrich
photo Alec Baldwin Alec Baldwin Juan Trippe

Medium: Unknown,

Location: Ook in doos 'Martin Scorsese'

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.55:1