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I’m a little suspect of how they adjust the gross.  For example, there a 6 movies from 2015 on the list, with adjustments ranging from 2.6% to 7.7%, and 3 movies from 2014 with adjustments ranging from 7.4% to 9.9%.  So, how does a movie released in November 2014 (HG Mockingjay Part 1) have a smaller adjustment (7.4%) than three movies released in June 2015 (7.7%)?

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How the F is Gone With the Wind the highest one? In 1937, there were probably half as may US residents as there are today. How many movie theaters were there? I doubt there were Imax size theaters with today’s capacity either. However, this old movie still beat them? So, if people are lining up for days today to see the next Star Wars or Harry Potter, what was it like in 1937?

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ohai wrote:

How the F is Gone With the Wind the highest one? In 1937, there were probably half as may US residents as there are today. How many movie theaters were there? I doubt there were Imax size theaters with today’s capacity either. However, this old movie still beat them? So, if people are lining up for days today to see the next Star Wars or Harry Potter, what was it like in 1937?

My impression was people used the movie theaters much more before televisions existed. Didn’t people even go to see the news and update on the war in theaters? If the numbers are right, that may be part of the reason why

Edit I found a chart.  In early 1900s, sixty percent of people went to theaters weekly. Now it’s ten percent. 

now thats what you call a secular decline. lol. straight to netflix.

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ohai wrote:

How the F is Gone With the Wind the highest one? In 1937, there were probably half as may US residents as there are today. How many movie theaters were there? I doubt there were Imax size theaters with today’s capacity either. However, this old movie still beat them? So, if people are lining up for days today to see the next Star Wars or Harry Potter, what was it like in 1937?

My impression was people used the movie theaters much more before televisions existed. Didn’t people even go to see the news and update on the war in theaters? If the numbers are right, that may be part of the reason why

Edit I found a chart.  In early 1900s, sixty percent of people went to theaters weekly. Now it’s ten percent. 

It’s also been re-released a bunch of times over the years, so there are 80 years worth of ticket sales.

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Just so ya know - the only Star Wars movie that is NOT on the list is “The Star Wars Holiday Special”, which definitely deserves a ranking near the top.  

Edit - I forgot about that Star Wars Rebels movie that came out about ten years ago.  It, too, should be high on the list.  

82 > 87
Simple math.

Funny Games is one best movies out there second only to Godfather I & II of course. 

Neither Behind the Green Door nor Deep Throat are on this list but should be. 

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I understand that movie made loads…

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i actually want to watch gone with the wind now. i saw it when i was younger and had no idea it was the most greatest movie of all time. its prolly that southern charm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrhNPS4nbmQ

also sound of music is great, some of their  songs is a few of my favorite things. GET IT! GET ITTTTTTTT! ALLUSION

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How could the masterpiece Riding the Bus With My Sister not make this list:

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