"Gone With The Wind" has been removed from the HBO Max streaming platform.
It says it would be irresponsible to keep the film there due to its "racist depictions".
The film was set in the American South and tells the story of Scarlet, who is the daughter of a plantation owner.
It received critical acclaim upon its release in 1939 and smashed box office records.
When inflation is taken into account, GWTW still remains the highest-grossing film of all time.
However, HBO Max has pulled the movie from its platform.
Film critic Gordon Heyden says the film glorifies the confederate soldiers by showing the war more from their side. The treatment of African Americans in the film is now coming more back into focus".
HBO says the "ethnic and racial prejudices" that featured in the film "were wrong then and are wrong today".
It says the film will return when its historical context is discussed further and the racist depictions filmed are denounced.
However many feel the film should be celebrated because of the achievements of Hattie McDaniel.
Her portrayal of domestic servant Mammy led to her becoming the first black actress to be nominated for, and win an Academy Award
Another black actress would not win the award again for another 50 years or so.