One of the 20th century's most compelling figures, Howard Hughes was a wily industrialist, glamorous movie producer and unstoppable American innovator - but he thought of himself first and foremost as an aviator. In this spectacular epic, director Martin Scorsese focuses on the most prolific period in the life of Hughes (played by Best Actor Golden Globe Award winner Leonardo DiCaprio): the mid - 1920s through the 1940s. It was a time of brilliant aeronautical invention, turbulent love affairs (including on with Katharine Hepburn, played by Cate Blanchett) and savage corporate battles. Prepare yourself for the ride of the lifetime of this billionaire, genius, madman.

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The Aviator (2004)

PG-13

Drama · 2h 43m · 12/25/2004

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One of the 20th century's most compelling figures, Howard Hughes was a wily industrialist, glamorous movie producer and unstoppable American innovator - but he thought of himself first and foremost as an aviator. In this spectacular epic, director Martin Scorsese focuses on the most prolific period in the life of Hughes (played by Best Actor Golden Globe Award winner Leonardo DiCaprio): the mid - 1920s through the 1940s. It was a time of brilliant aeronautical invention, turbulent love affairs (including on with Katharine Hepburn, played by Cate Blanchett) and savage corporate battles. Prepare yourself for the ride of the lifetime of this billionaire, genius, madman.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

United States, Germany

Production Companies

Forward Pass, Appian Way, IMF Internationale Medien und Film GmbH & Co. 3. Produktions KG

Budget

$110,000,000

Revenue

$213,741,459
Part Of
Cast
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Leonardo DiCaprio

Howard Hughes
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Cate Blanchett

Katharine Hepburn
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Isabelle Champeau

Editor (uncredited)
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Josie Maran

Cigarette Girl
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Alec Baldwin

Juan Trippe
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John C. Reilly

Noah Dietrich
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Eddie Napolillo

Burly Man at 'Hell's Angels' Wrap Party (uncredited)
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Danielle Franke

Esquire Starlet (uncredited)
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Jess Graham

Plane Engineer (uncredited)
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Ian Halperin

Hospital Room Visitor (uncredited)
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Trevor Hayes

Chef (uncredited)
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Harrison Held

Louis B. Mayer Crony (uncredited)
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David Hillberg

Stage Hand (uncredited)
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Chase Hoyt

Usher (uncredited)
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Vince Giordano

Cocoanut Grove Band Member (as Vince J. Giordano)
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Larry Kagele

Pilot (uncredited)
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Brian T. Lynch

Ground Crewman (uncredited)
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Lon Moriarty

Hell's Angels Airline Mechanic (uncredited)
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Matthew Reidy

Photographer (uncredited)
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Kate Beckinsale

Ava Gardner
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Scott Sahadi

Photographer (uncredited)
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Heather Sconyers

Bathing beauty (uncredited)
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Martin Scorsese

Hell's Angels Projectionist / Man on Red Carpet (voice) (uncredited)
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Nathaniël Siri

Dancer at the Grove (uncredited)
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Frank Sivero

Photographer (uncredited)
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Cathy Symonds

Cocoanut Grove Patron (uncredited)
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Deliene Wyatt

Make-up Girl to Katharine Hepburn (uncredited)
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Jason Klamm

Man in Tux at 'Hell's Angels' Premiere (uncredited)
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Harry Standjofski

Crony of Louis B. Mayer
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Rufus Wainwright

Cocoanut Grove Vocalist #1
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Joe Chrest

Hell's Angels Director of Photography
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Meghan Elizabeth

Starlet (uncredited)
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Raymond Ducasse

Roscoe Turner
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Alan Alda

Senator Ralph Owen Brewster
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Ian Holm

Professor Fitz
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Danny Huston

Jack Frye
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Gwen Stefani

Jean Harlow
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Jude Law

Errol Flynn
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Adam Scott

Johnny Meyer
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Matt Ross

Glenn Odekirk
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Frances Conroy

Mrs. Hepburn
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Brent Spiner

Robert Gross
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Edward Herrmann

Joseph Breen
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Willem Dafoe

Roland Sweet
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Kenneth Welsh

Dr. Hepburn (as Kenneth Walsh)
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J.C. MacKenzie

Ludlow
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Jacob Davich

Howard Hughes - 9 Years Old
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Amy Sloan

Howard Hughes's Mother
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Sam Hennings

Frank
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Jeremy Zafran

TWA Executive (uncredited)
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Joseph P. Reidy

Aide to Howard (as Joseph Reidy)
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Jason Cavalier

Cocoanut Grove Patron
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Chris Ufland

Engineer
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Al Dubois

Pan Am Executive #1
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Alan Toy

Man on Crutches
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Sebastian Tillinger

Timer
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Francesca Scorsese

Little Girl
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Charlotte Scott

Little Girl
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James Bradford

Uncle Willy
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Joe Cobden

Another Guest #1
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Linda Smith

Another Guest #2
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Jordan St. James

Hughes' Aide at Censor Hearing
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Loudon Wainwright III

Cocoanut Grove Vocalist #2 (as Loudon Wainwright)
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Kathleen McAuliffe

Brewster's Maid
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Kevin O'Rourke

Spencer Tracy
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Lisa Bronwyn Moore

Noah's Wife
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Emma Campbell

Helen - Jack Frye's wife
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Martha Wainwright

Cocoanut Grove Vocalist #3
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Vincent Laresca

Jorge
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Matt Holland

Hughes' Staff Person
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Dennis St John

Nick the Custodian
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Keith Campbell

Marine
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Al Vandecruys

Doctor
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James Rae

FBI Agent
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Brian Fortuna

Dancer (uncredited)
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David Purdham

Emcee
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Alan Fawcett

Chairman MPA
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Nellie Sciutto

Secretary
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Terry Haig

Another Senator
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Antonella Elia

Secretary (uncredited)
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Stéphane Demers

Maitre d'
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John Koensgen

Pan Am Executive #2
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Vladimir Kuznetsov Smith

Caretaker
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Mark Akeson

Caretaker
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Jason Pollard

Caretaker
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Justin Shilton

Hell's Angels Pilot
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Stanley DeSantis

Louis B. Mayer
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Kelli Garner

Faith Domergue
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Michael-John Wolfe

Cary Grant (uncredited)
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R. Bruce Steinheimer

Plane Engineer / Field Tech (uncredited)
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Yves Jacques

Waiter
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Pascal Anctil

Reporter (uncredited)
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Matthew I. Baker

Photographer at 'Hell's Angels' Wrap Party (uncredited)
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Gavin Black

Hell's Angels Crewman (uncredited)
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David Block

Film Technican (uncredited)
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John David Braddock

Photographer (uncredited)
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John Brody

Policeman (uncredited)
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Benjamin Centoducati

Film Worker (uncredited)
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Al Coronel

Bi-Plane Mechanic #1 (uncredited)
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Matthew Corbett Davis

Howard Hughes Aide (uncredited)
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Elizabeth DeCicco

Starlet (uncredited)
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Elisa Dyann

Coat Check Girl (uncredited)
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James McNamara

Himself (voice) (archive footage)
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Arthur Holden

Radio Announcer
Crew
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Martin Scorsese

Director
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John Logan

Writer
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Robert Richardson

Cinematograpy
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Howard Shore

Music
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Thelma Schoonmaker

Editor
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Dante Ferretti

Art
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Michael Mann

Producer
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Charles Evans, Jr.

Producer
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Graham King

Producer
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Sandy Climan

Producer
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