Scorsese shows Hughes being influenced by Katherine Hepburn about censorship and as a result, he takes a principled approach to the issue as a result in the movie. In reality, Hughes disliked censorship because he believed that it was financially bad for box-office. He was always a businessman and for him, cinema was a glamorous business and not an art form.
====The many women in Howard Hughes Life====
[[File: Howard Hughes Two.jpg |200px|thumb|left| Katherine Hepburn c1940]]
====Hughes as the aviator====
Scorsese titled in his biopic <i>The Aviator</i> because he believed that Hughes was a unique and important aviation pioneer. The movie accurately shows that Hughes was a lifelong lover of aviation and an innovative aerospace engineer. He had taken flying lessons while still a young man and was an excellent pilot. Scorsese emphasizes that Hughes would not hesitate to take extraordinary personal risks to advance aviation.