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The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan, and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett and Kate Beckinsale, featuring Ian Holm, John C. Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law, Gwen Stefani, Kelli Garner, Matt Ross, Willem Dafoe, Alan Alda and Edward Herrmann.

The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, winning five, including one for actress Cate Blanchett.


Plot

It is the story of aviation pioneer Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio), drawn largely upon numerous sources including a biography by Charles Higham. The film centers on Hughes' life from the late 1920s to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Cast

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