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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.

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Directed by

Martin Scorsese

Written by

John Logan (Screenplay)

Runtime

170 minutes

Country

United States of America, Germany

Language

English

Tagline

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

Cast

Keywords

biography pilot womanizer aviation ladykiller flying boat u.s. congress phobia test flight howard hughes

Photos

Lists

#237 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Film Editing Thelma Schoonmaker

Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Cate Blanchett

Oscar for Best Achievement in Cinematography Robert Richardson

Oscar for Best Achievement in Art Direction Dante Ferretti Francesca Lo Schiavo