• Publication date: December 15, 2013


The story of an aviation icon as told through the eyes of director Mira Nair. The first woman pilot to cross the Atlantic Ocean, Earhart’s decade of fame came to an end when she was last heard from as she attempted a round-the-world flight.

  • Publication date: December 15, 2013


Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2009

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June 23, 2016 17:00 (KSA) ~ June 23, 2016 16:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) The story of an aviation icon as told through the eyes of director Mira Nair. The first woman pilot to cross the Atlantic Ocean, Earhart’s decade of fame, sponsored mainly by publishing tycoon and her publicist and later-husband George P. Putnam, came to an end when she was last heard from as she attempted a round-the-world flight.

Earhart was already at odds with Putnam for his control, and for her developing feelings for Gene Vidal, who became Federal Aviation Administrator…


  • Hilary Swank as Amelia Earhart
  • Richard Gere as George P. Putnam
  • Ewan McGregor as Gene Vidal
  • Christopher Eccleston as Fred Noonan
  • Joe Anderson as Bill Stutz
  • William Cuddy as Gore Vidal

Directed by:  Mira Nair

Rating:  PG for some sensuality, language, thematic elements and smoking.