The Aviator

Oscar Winner
Runtime: 170 minutes

For some men, the sky was the limit. For him, it was just the beginning.

The Aviator is a biography film released in 2004. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Howard Hughes, Cate Blanchett as Katharine Hepburn and Kate Beckinsale as Ava Gardner. The Aviator was produced for $110,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $103,000,000 in ticket sales.

The Aviator was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in eight categories. It won the Oscar for art direction , cinematography, costume design and film editing. It was also an Oscar nominee for directing, best picture, sound mixing and writing (original screenplay).

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" You have called me a liar and a thief and a war profiteer.
Howard Hughes


The budget for the costumes was $2 million.

Filming Locations

Los Angeles, California, USA

Grauman's Chinese Theater - 6925 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Jetty - 72nd Place, Long Beach, California, USA

Los Angeles Center Studios - 450 S. Bixel Street, Downtown, Los Angeles, California, USA

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Pantages Theater - 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

RMS Queen Mary - 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, California, USA

Saint-Hubert, Québec, Canada

San Bernardino International Airport - 294 S. Leland Norton Way, San Bernardino, California, USA

San Diego, California, USA

Santa Clarita, California, USA

Showbiz Studios - 15521 Lanark Street, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA

Southwestern Law School - 3500 Wilshire Boulevard, Midtown, Los Angeles, California, USA

Ventura, California, USA

Woodland Hills Golf Course - 21150 Dumetz Rd., Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

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