Titanic came out 18 years ago and considering it was topped by avatar it's reign at the top lasted 12 years. Also avatar came out 6 years ago not 7. Both movies released in December
There are two movies that held the top spot for longer
Birth of a nation 25 years.
Gone with the wind 24 though 23 consecutive then one more after a release. And counting inflation Gone with the wind has never been topped.
Yeah, but in terms of ticket sales Avatar didn't even come close to the 135 million sold set by Titanic. I think it did like half that lol. Titanic today would have over a billion domestically (without 3D like Avatar had) and I'm even afraid to say how much internationally. This is the most modern film that has accomplished such crazy numbers. You take a look at the top 20 inflation adjusted and well, Titanic is like the only 90's film on there. Many are 70' and 80's and even way before. I don't really consider Avatar topping Titanic...it's just EXTREMELY difficult to crown Avatar when the ticket sales were actually quite low.
Gone with the Wind had NUMEROUS theatrical releases...it was a whole different world back then and cannot be compared to Titanic's time. ALL people had then were movies for entertainment really as far as technology goes. Titanic did monstrous sales in the 90's when there were many other forms of entertainment options. In any case, BOTH were huge for their respective time periods.
And yeah, you're right...6 years. It was pretty much released in 2010.
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