The Aviator

The Aviator

170 mins | Drama | Dec. 17, 2004

A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 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.

The Aviator

170 mins | Drama | Dec. 17, 2004

The Aviator
A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 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.
IMDb rating 7.5
Producers Miramax, Warner Bros. Pictures, Appian Way, Forward Pass, Cappa Productions, Initial Entertainment Group (IEG), IMF Internationale Medien und Film GmbH & Co. 3. Produktions KG, Mel's Cite du Cinema
Original title The Aviator
Directors Martin Scorsese, Joseph P. Reidy, Fabrice Barrilliet, Peter Dress, Robert Legato, Martha Pinson, John Trujillo, Christopher Surgent, Vernon Davidson, Geneviéve Duguay
Writers John Logan

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio

as Howard Hughes

Cate Blanchett

as Katharine Hepburn

Kate Beckinsale

as Ava Gardner

John C. Reilly

as Noah Dietrich

Alec Baldwin

as Juan Trippe

Alan Alda

as Senator Ralph Owen Brewster

Ian Holm

as Professor Fitz

Danny Huston

as Jack Frye

Gwen Stefani

as Jean Harlow

Jude Law

as Errol Flynn

Adam Scott

as Johnny Meyer

Matt Ross

as Glenn Odekirk

Kelli Garner

as Faith Domergue

Frances Conroy

as Mrs. Hepburn

Brent Spiner

as Robert Gross

Stanley DeSantis

as Louis B. Mayer

Edward Herrmann

as Joseph Breen

Willem Dafoe

as Roland Sweet

Kenneth Welsh

as Dr. Hepburn

J. C. MacKenzie

as Ludlow

Jacob Davich

as Howard Hughes - 9 Years Old

Amy Sloan

as Howard Hughes's Mother

Sam Hennings

as Frank

Keith Campbell

as Marine

Kevin O'Rourke

as Spencer Tracy

Nellie Sciutto

as Secretary

Vince Giordano

as Cocoanut Grove Band Member

Jason Cavalier

as Cocoanut Grove Patron

Rufus Wainwright

as Cocoanut Grove Vocalist #1

Loudon Wainwright III

as Cocoanut Grove Vocalist #2

Martha Wainwright

as Cocoanut Grove Vocalist #3

Al Dubois

as Pan Am Executive #1

John Koensgen

as Pan Am Executive #2

Harry Standjofski

as Crony of Louis B. Mayer

Josie Maran

as Cigarette Girl

Joe Chrest

as Hell's Angels Director of Photography

Justin Shilton

as Hell's Angels Pilot

Arthur Holden

as Radio Announcer

Joseph P. Reidy

as Aide to Howard

Stéphane Demers

as Maitre d'

Yves Jacques

as Waiter

Chris Ufland

as Engineer

James Bradford

as Uncle Willy

Francesca Scorsese

as Little Girl

Alan Toy

as Man on Crutches

Joe Cobden

as Another Guest #1

Linda E. Smith

as Another Guest #2

David Purdham

as Emcee

Alan Fawcett

as Chairman MPA

Lisa Bronwyn Moore

as Noah's Wife

Emma Campbell

as Helen - Jack Frye's wife

Vincent Laresca

as Jorge

Matt Holland

as Hughes' Staff Person

Dennis St John

as Nick the Custodian

Al Vandecruys

as Doctor

James Rae

as FBI Agent

Kathleen McAuliffe

as Brewster's Maid

Terry Haig

as Another Senator

Danielle Franke

as Esquire Starlet (uncredited)

Meghan Elizabeth

as Starlet (uncredited)

Elizabeth DeCicco

as Starlet (uncredited)

Elisa Dyann

as Coat Check Girl (uncredited)

Isabelle Champeau

as Editor (uncredited)

Al Coronel

as Bi-Plane Mechanic (uncredited)

Gerardo Lo Dico

as Military Officer (uncredited)

Anne V. Coates

as Howard Hughes' Film Editor (uncredited)