Gone With The Wind parents guide

Gone With The Wind

The Civil War threatens to huff and puff and blow Scarlett's house away.

Overall B

Epic in every way, this 1939 movie follows the life of Scarlett O'Hara (played by Vivien Leigh), the daughter of a wealthy plantation owner, whose quality of life is swept away by the winds of the American Civil War. Her love life is equally as turbulent, thanks to Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard), and Rhett Butler (Clark Gable).

Release date January 17, 1941

Violence B-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity A-
Substance Use C

Why is Gone With The Wind rated G? The MPAA rated Gone With The Wind G

Run Time: 238 minutes

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Gone With The Wind
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Gone With The Wind"

Cast and Crew

Gone With The Wind is directed by Victor Fleming and stars Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Gone With The Wind movie is September 30, 2014. Here are some details…

Gone With the Wind: 75th Anniversary Collection

Release Date: 30 September 2014

Gone With the Wind releases in a 75th Anniversary Collection (Blu-ray) on September 30, 2014.

Gone With the Wind: The Scarlett Edition [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 13 April 2010

Gone With the Wind blows onto Blu-ray disc on April 13, 2010. The Scarlett Edition offers:

- Commentary by historian Rudy Behlmer.

- About the Movie featurettes

- About the Cast featurettes

- 1939: Hollywood’s Greatest Year (Documentary about Hollywood’s watershed year narrated by Kenneth Branagh)

- Gone with the Wind: The Legend Lives On: (Explores the legacy of the classic film through interviews, footage and visits to historical sites, events and museums)

- Moviola: The Scarlett O’Hara Wars (1980 WBTV Special)

- Exclusive HD Content: MGM -When the Lion Roars

Related home video titles:

God’s and Generals is another epic-length film that looks at the American Civil War, but from the male perspective. Also set in the same time period, the classic Little Women (the 1949 original, or the 1994 remake) follows the fancies and follies of a family of sisters.

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