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The Aviator

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Original title
The Aviator
Running time
166 min.
United States United States
John Logan
Howard Shore
Robert Richardson
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Miramax / Warner Bros.. Producer: Martin Scorsese
Drama | Biography. Film In Film. Planes. 1920s. 1930s. 1940s
Synopsis / Plot
The Aviator, directed by Martin Scorsese and written by John Logan, tells the story of aviation pioneer Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio), the eccentric billionaire industrialist and Hollywood film mogul, famous for romancing some of the world's most beautiful women. The drama recounts the years of his life from the late 1920s through the 1940s, an epoch when Hughes was directing and producing Hollywood movies and test flying innovative aircrafts he designed and created.
2004: 5 Academy Awards: Including Best Supp. Actress, Cinem., Editing. 11 Nom.
2004: 3 Golden Globes: Best Movie Drama, Actor Drama and OST. 6 Nominations
2004: 4 BAFTA Awards: Including Best Movie and Supporting Actress. 14 Nom.
2004: Los Angeles Film Crittics Association: Best Production Design. 3 Nom.
2004: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 Movies of the Year
2004: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Director and Composer (Shore). 6 Nominations
2004: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Cinematography and Original Score
2004: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Best Film
2004: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2004: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
2004: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Cate Blanchett). 3 Nom.
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