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With box office earnings of 2.85 billion US dollars, » Avatar — Aufbruch nach Pandora » is considered the most successful cinema film of all time. He first achieved this status in 2010, had to cede it briefly to » Avengers: Endgame » (2.80 billion) from 2019, but was then able to regain it due to a re-release in 2021. No other film seems to be able to enter the sphere of these two cinema giants. But there is actually another Hollywood hit that was significantly more successful: adjusted for inflation, » Gone with the Wind » is by far the most successful film of all time. The 83-year-old Hollywood hit is now available with an Amazon Prime subscription:
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According to a Guinness World Records survey in 2014, the film grossed a total of $3.44 billion at the time, adjusted for inflation. Since then, the purchasing power of the currency has continued to fall. As of 2022, «Gone With the Wind» grossed $3.72 billion, adjusted for inflation! «Avatar» only comes to 3.27 billion. This is followed by “ Titanic ” (3.10 billion) and the first “ Star Wars ” (3.06 billion). Only at number 5 in the inflation-adjusted list is » Avengers: Endgame » (2.81 billion).
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«Gone with the Wind» takes place shortly before, during and after the American Civil War. The southerner Scarlett O’Hara ( Vivien Leigh ) grows up in a sheltered environment, her father Gerald ( Thomas Mitchell ) owns a cotton plantation and is accordingly wealthy. The only problem in Scarlett’s life is her unhappy love for Ashley Wilkes ( Leslie Howard ), who is engaged to his cousin Melanie Hamilton ( Olivia de Havilland ).
But times are changing, the Civil War claims the first casualties in Scarlett’s environment and while the South is increasingly overrun by Union soldiers, the spoiled young woman learns how hard life can really be. While still dreaming about Ashley, she also meets swashbuckling opportunist Rhett Butler ( Clark Gable ) and experiences many passionate highs and tragic lows with him — long after the war is over.
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