The Aviator (1985)





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Based on a novel by Ernest Gann and set in 1928, this story starts out focusing on aviation and then flies in another direction at about three feet worth of altitude. Christopher Reeves is Edgar Anscombe, a pilot of a Stearman biplane running a mail route between the states of Washington and Nevada, when he is obliged to accept Tillie Hansen (Rosanna Arquette) as a passenger one day. Introverted at best, sullen and forbidding at worst, Edgar is struggling with his own trauma after surviving a … More

Rating: PG (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Marc Norman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 16, 2002
Box Office: $0.3M
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment


as Edgar Anscombe

as Tillie Hansen

as Jerry Stiller

as Moravia

as Bruno Hansen

as Evelyn Stiller

as Rose Stiller

as Old Man

as Student Pilot

as George Hansen

as Daniel Hansen

as Probosky

as Counterman

as Customer

as Daniel Hansen

as First Officer

as Second Officer
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October 9, 2005
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April 9, 2004
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