14 Facts That May Surprise You About Martin Scorsese’s Best Movies

He is one of the greatest directors still working today not only because he’s a master of his craft, but because of the freedom he gives his actors.

1. Surprising Facts About Martin Scorsese’s Best Movies #1: Scorsese spent his own money to finish The Aviator

When The Aviator went over its budget, Scorsese personally paid $500,000 to get the film finished. Its something that one would do when they really want to do something that they love. As the saying goes, no pain, no gain. And maybe, the pain on this case is in his bank account.