The Aviator


Director: Martin Scorsese

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale

Plot: Biopic of billionaire Howard Hughes, starting with his early filmmaking years as owner of RKO studios but mostly focusing on his role in designing and promoting new aircraft. Hughes was a risk-taker spending several fortunes on designing experimental aircraft and eventually founding TWA as a rival to Pan AM airlines owned by his great rival Juan Trippe.

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