Two of the top 10 american films based on the poll of American Film Institute (AFI) were released in 1939, the year of the Earth Rabbit.
These are Gone With the Wind and Wizard of Oz.
The number one on the list, Citizen Kane, directed by Orson Welles, born in 1915, the year of the Wood Rabbit.
The third on the list, Casablanca, starred in a major role, Ingrid Bergman, also born in 1915.
Meanwhile, 1999, the year of the Earth Rabbit, has also consistently ranked among the best years for film in various ranking websites. It had Matrix, Austin Powers: The Spy who Shagged Me, The Sixth Sense, Election, American Pie, and many more.
What has the Rabbit Year to do with the film industry?