over 2 years
Optimal development. It is the best role of an eccentric millionare performed by Leo.
over 3 years
It's good to watch this with your parents, so they explain who the characters are.
almost 5 years
Incredibly long, but very intriguing story that is very well acted and directed.
Annika Løchte Taylor
Amazing performance by Dicaprio and beautifully filmed, but too long and boring at times
over 6 years
I consider it extremely underrated. I applaud Scorsese's vision.
The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan, and starring Leonardo DiCaprio. It is the story of aviation pioneer Howard Hughes, 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. The Aviator was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, winning five, including one for actress Cate Blanchett.
In 1914, nine-year-old Howard Hughes is being bathed by his mother (Amy Sloan). She warns him of disease, afraid that he will succumb to a flu outbreak: "You are not safe."
By 1927, Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio) has inherited his family's fortune, is living in California and is directing the film Hell's Angels at the age of 22. He also hires Noah Dietrich (John C. Reilly) to run the Hughes Tool...