Explores the early life of the legendary and eccentric millionaire, movie producer, director, and aviator Howard Hughes.
One of the 20th century's most compelling figures, Howard Hughes was a wily industrialist, glamorous movie producer and unstoppable American innovator - but he thought of himself first and foremost as an aviator. In this spectacular epic, director Martin Scorsese focuses on the most prolific period in the life of Hughes: the mid-1920s through the 1940s. It was a time of brilliant aeronautical invention, turbulent love affairs and savage corporate battles. Prepare yourself for the ride of the lifetime of this billionaire, genius, madman. Nominated for 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor and five wins including Best Supporting Actress: Cate Blanchett.