1939: Gone With the Wind


– Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood

– Stacker score: 92.7

– Metascore: 97

– IMDb user rating: 8.1

– Runtime: 238 minutes

In this blockbuster adaptation, Scarlett O’Hara, played by Vivien Leigh, goes from pouty girl to tormented woman during the Civil War and Reconstructionist eras. Making the work was no easy task, with production experiencing all kinds of setbacks, including brutal clashes between various egos and personalities. Nevertheless, when adjusted for inflation, it remains the most profitable film in Hollywood history.