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The Aviator (2004 film) Quotes

The Aviator (2004 film) is a TV program that appeared on TV in 1970 . The Aviator stopped airing in 1970.

It features Michael Mann as producer, Howard Shore in charge of musical score, and Robert Richardson (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

The Aviator (2004 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Aviator (2004 film) is 170 minutes long. The Aviator (2004 film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Leonardo DiCaprio as Howard Hughes, Kenneth Welsh as Mrs. Hepburn, Cate Blanchett as Katharine Hepburn, Kate Beckinsale as Ava Gardner, Danny Huston as Jack Frye, John C. Reilly as Noah Dietrich, Matt Ross as Glenn Odekirk, Ian Holm as Professor Fitz, Kevin O'Rourke as Spencer Tracy, Alec Baldwin as Juan Trippe, and Kelli Garner as Faith Domergue.

The Aviator (2004 film) Quotes

Cate Blanchett as Katharine Hepburn

  • (Cate Blanchett) "What's that on the steering wheel?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Cellophane. If you had any idea of the crap that people carry around on their hands."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "What kind of crap?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "You don't wanna know."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "I've been famous; for better or worse; for a long time now -- I wonder if you know what that really means."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I got my fair share of press on Hell's Angels. I'm used to it."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Are you?"
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Howard, we're not like everyone else. Too many acute angles. Too many eccentricities. We have to be very careful not to let people in or they'll make us into freaks."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Kate, they can't get in here. We're safe."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "They can always get in. When my brother killed himself there were photographers at the funeral. There's no decency to it."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Men can't be friends with women Howard. They must posses them or leave them be. It's a primitive urge from caveman days. It's all in Darwin. Hunt the flesh. Kill the flesh. Eat the flesh. That's the, ah, male sex all over."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Your kind of a joint, is it? Wouldn't have thought."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Yeah, well, they're open late. I go to a hot dog stand on La Cienega, too; they're open 'til around 4."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Are they? How marvelous."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Howard, there's a rather alarming mountain heading our way."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Let me take the wheel."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "You know, fame is supposed to be my turf."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Can't you just eat ice cream out of a bowl, like everyone else?"

Leonardo DiCaprio as Howard Hughes

  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I'm Howard Hughes, the aviator."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Actresses are cheap in this town; and I got a lot of money."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Pull back on the wheel a bit."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "GOLLY."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I don't think I've ever met anyone who uses the word Golly."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Excuse me?"
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Well, if you're deaf, you must own up to it. Get a hearing aid, or see my father. He's an urologist, but it's all tied up inside the body, don't you find?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Mmm."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Me, I keep healthy. I take seven showers a day to keep clean, also because I'm so vulgarly referred to as "outdoors-y." Well, I'm not "outdoors-y," I'm athletic. I sweat. There it is, now we both know the sordid truth: I sweat, and you're deaf. Aren't we a fine pair of misfits?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "No, wait. Honey, you can't move. You can't move, you're safe here. You're in the germ-free zone now, y'understand?"
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "I'll take my chances."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "No, no. Honey, wait -- wait, uh --"
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "Love what you've done with the place --"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "You're the tallest woman I have ever met."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "And all sharp elbows and knees. Beware."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I want ten chocolate chip cookies. Medium chips. None too close to the outside."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Do you know those men? Do they work for me?"
  • (John C. Reilly) "Everybody works for you, Howard."
  • (Sen. Ralph Owen Brewster) "-- we would like him to reappear. Would you ask him to return?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "No, I don't think I will."
  • (Sen. Ralph Owen Brewster) "Will you try to have him return?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "No, I don't think I'll try."
  • (Sen. Ralph Owen Brewster) "You don't think you'll try?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "No, I don't think so."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Stop there, if you please, Miss Domergue. Have you had surgery, Miss Domergue?"
  • (Kelli Garner) "No."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Do you have scars of any kind?"
  • (Kelli Garner) "No."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Wipe off your lipstick. That's much better. Now you understand that you'd be under contract to me. Personally. Do you know what that means? Now turn around for me. Now very nice. You move well. Live with your family, do you?"
  • (Kelli Garner) "Yes."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "That's nice. Tell me somethin'. How old are you, Miss Domergue?"
  • (Kelli Garner) "Fifteen."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Holy Mother of God."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Thats just what we do in my buisness."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Boy, you are just hitting on all six cylinders, aren't you? My God. Would you do me a favor and just? Would you just smile for me one time? Just once?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Yeah. Yeah. You see, you got a short upper lip. Makes for a much nicer smile. See, I wonder what gives a beautiful woman like you pleasure. I mean, say you're just standing there, right? And I just touch you. Just -- Just like this. With my fingertips. Do you? Do you like that? Do you? You see, I wanna learn what pleases you. I wanna learn everything about you. Would you let me do that? Would you give me that job?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I could do that."
  • (TWA Executive) "Do what?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Buy it."
  • (TWA Executive) "You wanna buy the airline?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Well why not? We don't want a bunch of pencil-pushers gettin' in the way of us makin' our plane now do we?"
  • (TWA Executive) "No --"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "You call Noel Dietrich. You tell him to start buying."
  • (TWA Executive) "Hang on Howard. You sure you don't want to stop and think about this for a second?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Nope. I've got a tiger by the tail here and I'm not about to let go."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "You don't care about money because you've always had it."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "You have called me a liar and a thief and a war profiteer."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Does that look clean to you?"
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "Nothing's clean, Howard. But we do our best, right?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Find me some clouds."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "What the hell does a senator from Maine need to fly to Peru for?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "That's just what we do in my business."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints -- show me all the blueprints -- show me all the blueprints -- show me all the blueprints --"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Power coming up."
  • (Matt Ross) "Power coming up."
  • (Unnamed) "Howard Hughes has just alerted us. Asked everyone to hold on. Tremendous horsepower kicking up."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Let me hear it, Odie."
  • (Matt Ross) "25 miles per hour. 30."
  • (Unnamed) "Here we go. Here we go --"
  • (Matt Ross) "35."
  • (Unnamed) "-- The airspeed indicator has moved up to 25 -- 30 -- 35 --"
  • (Matt Ross) "40."
  • (Unnamed) "-- As he pushes the throttle, that's 40 --"
  • (Matt Ross) "45."
  • (Unnamed) "-- 45. More throttle. That's 45 --"
  • (Matt Ross) "50."
  • (Unnamed) "-- 50. It's 50 over a choppy sea --"
  • (Matt Ross) "55."
  • (Unnamed) "-- 55. That's 55 --"
  • (Matt Ross) "60."
  • (Unnamed) "-- More throttle, that's 60 --"
  • (Matt Ross) "65."
  • (Unnamed) "-- 65."
  • (Matt Ross) "70."
  • (Unnamed) "-- That's 70 --"
  • (Matt Ross) "75."
  • (Unnamed) "-- 75."
  • (Unnamed) "And something momentarily cuts out, I believe we are airborne. We are airborne, ladies and gentlemen. I don't believe Howard Hughes meant this to be, I don't know. And we were up in the air. We were clearly up in the air."
  • (Unnamed) "Ladies and gentlemen, the Hughes mammoth aircraft has flown this afternoon in Los Angeles harbor. And it will personally look, at this moment, that Howard Hughes will be around in the United States for some time to come."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Actresses are cheap in this town, darlin'. And I got a lot of money."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Please, Howard, this is beneath you."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "No no. This is exactly me. You come over here out of the blue and tell me you're leaving me for someone else and you have the nerve to expect graciousness?"
  • (Cate Blanchett) "I expected a little maturity, I expect you to face this situation like an adul --"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "DON'T TALK DOWN TO ME. Don't you EVER talk down to me. You are a movie star, nothing more."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I feel like a little adventure."
  • (Cate Blanchett) "Do your worst, Mr. Hughes."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "The way of the future --"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Don't tell me I can't do it; don't tell me it can't be done."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Will you marry me?"
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "You're too crazy for me."

Kate Beckinsale as Ava Gardner

  • (Kate Beckinsale) "What do you wanna know, Howard? Was I screwing Artie Shaw last night? Was I screwing Sinatra the night before? You bet. Everyone told me you were a god**** lunatic, but I didn't listen. It's no wonder Katie Hepburn dumped your demented ass."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "SHUT YOUR god**** MOUTH."
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "Get out, you pathetic freak."
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "GET OUT."
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "Get that crazy bitch away from me."
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "You listened to my phone calls?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "No. No. No. Honey I would never do that. I'd never do that. I -- I just read the transcripts, that's all."
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "You don't own me, Howard. I'm not one of your teenage whores and I'm not some damn airplane."
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "-- You can't buy me, Howard, so stop trying. Don't buy me any more diamonds or sapphires or any other damn thing. You can buy me dinner --"
  • (Kate Beckinsale) "Oh, a box of trash. You shouldn't have."

Kevin O'Rourke as Spencer Tracy

  • (Kevin O'Rourke) "Trouble with Mr. Hughes?"
  • (Cate Blanchett) "There's too much "Howard Hughes" in Howard Hughes. That's the trouble."

John C. Reilly as Noah Dietrich

  • (John C. Reilly) "You've just placed the largest order for aircraft in the history of the United States, Howard. I've got a bill here from Lockheed-Martin for forty million dollars. Do you think I've got that just sitting around in petty cash?"
  • (Doctor) "He's getting blood transfusions now, but, uh --"
  • (John C. Reilly) "Whose blood?"
  • (Doctor) "I'm sorry?"
  • (John C. Reilly) "Whose blood?"
  • (Doctor) "From our stock."
  • (John C. Reilly) "Oh, he's not gonna like that."
  • (Doctor) "Mr. Dietrich -- I doubt he's ever gonna like or dislike anything again. I'm terribly sorry."
  • (John C. Reilly) "Nice day."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Yeah, very funny."
  • (John C. Reilly) "Listen, I got a call from Houston. They're getting real nervous about all this."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Stop showing them the damn bills, Noah."
  • (John C. Reilly) "That would be illegal, Howard."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "s***, no. Maybe it's a little bit naughty."
  • (John C. Reilly) "I've gotta tell you, the board over in Houston has been getting a little concerned about the cost of this operation out here."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Ah. Would you stop showing them the books, Noah?"
  • (John C. Reilly) "That's illegal Howard."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Well, maybe it's a little naughty."
  • (John C. Reilly) "We're incorporated in Houston. The board has to see the books."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Well, incorporate a new division out here. We'll call it Hughes Aircraft. Get into that, will ya?"
  • (John C. Reilly) "Get a doctor. No one sees him like this."

Matt Ross as Glenn Odekirk

  • (Matt Ross) "We installed the 450 radial, but the struts won't take the vibration. Minute we go contact, the struts start craking at the attach points."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Dammit, Odie, if the 450's too big, figure something else out."
  • (Matt Ross) "We've done everything; we've rebuilt her from top to bottom. If we drain the fuel tank for a couple of runs she might make 180 mph."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I want minimum 200."
  • (Matt Ross) "Yeah, well, I want a date with Theda Bara, but that ain't gonna happen either."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Don't be so sure -- OK, OK, OK, this is a simple engineering problem. We just gotta think it out."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "So if the struts won't sustain the engine we need; then we gotta get rid of them."
  • (Matt Ross) "Then the top wing falls off."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Then let it."
  • (Matt Ross) "What?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Who says we need a top wing?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Who says we need anything ?"
  • (Matt Ross) "A monoplane --"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "A cantilevered monoplane. They're doing it in France. To the hell with the top wing and the struts --"
  • (Matt Ross) "550 Whitney Wasp engine --"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "100 octane fuel will give us a top horsepower of; what?"
  • (Matt Ross) "Seven hundred."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Squeeze it to a thousand and we got the fastest plane ever built."
  • (Matt Ross) "You know, I just gotta say -- we've already spent over $200,000 rebuilding this plane."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "To the hell with it."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Tear it up, Odie."
  • (Matt Ross) "Howard, you really think they're gonna let you put out a whole movie just about tits?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Sure. Who doesn't like tits?"

Danny Huston as Jack Frye

  • (Danny Huston) "You want me to bribe senators?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I don't want them bribed, Jack. I want this done legal. I want them bought."

Ian Holm as Professor Fitz

  • (Ian Holm) "Well, the cumulonimbus formations about which you speak that look like --"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Giant breasts full of milk. I want clouds, damn it."
  • (Ian Holm) "Yes, clouds that look like giant breasts full of milk, cannot exactly be guaranteed for any particular occasion. So you might have to -- to wait."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Then we'll wait. Look, whatever they pay you at UCLA I'm doubling it, all right? You work for me now. Find some clouds. Find some clouds. Find me some clouds."
  • (Hell's Angels Pilot) "Welcome to Hell's Angels."

Alec Baldwin as Juan Trippe

  • (Alec Baldwin) "If you let him testify at that hearing, the whole world will see what he's become. They should remember him for what he was."
  • (Alec Baldwin) "Switch it off."
  • (Unnamed) "The hearings aren't over yet."
  • (Alec Baldwin) "The hearings are over."
  • (Alec Baldwin) "The airline bill will be defeated in the senate. TWA will begin flights over New York to Paris, leaving over Moscow to Japan, to Hawaii, to Los Angeles -- to New York."
  • (Alec Baldwin) "f***."

Kenneth Welsh as Mrs. Hepburn

  • (Kenneth Welsh) "We don't care about money here."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "That's because you have it."

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