The Obsessive Lives of Howard Hughes and Charles Foster Kane

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The Aviator is a 2004 epic biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan, and produced by Graham King. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as the pioneering aviator and film producer Howard Hughes. The film chronicles the life of 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 (OCD).