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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 2 How the West Was Won Cinerama $76,729 - n/a - 1962
2 4 The Big Trail Fox n/a - n/a - 11/1/30
3 13 North to Alaska Fox n/a - n/a - 11/7/60
4 15 The Undefeated Fox n/a - n/a - 11/27/69
5 18 The Comancheros Fox n/a - n/a - 10/30/61
6 49 The Longest Day Fox n/a - n/a - 10/4/62
7 14 Reunion in France MGM n/a - n/a - 12/25/42
8 28 The Wings of Eagles MGM n/a - n/a - 2/22/57
9 37 3 Godfathers MGM n/a - n/a - 12/1/48
10 82 They Were Expendable MGM n/a - n/a - 12/20/45
11 5 'Neath the Arizona Skies Monogram Pictures Corporation n/a - n/a - 12/5/34
12 19 Big Jake National General n/a - n/a - 5/26/71
13 75 Rio Lobo National General n/a - n/a - 12/18/70
14 1 The Shootist Paramount $8,091,910 - n/a - 7/21/76
15 10 El Dorado Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/7/67
16 27 Hatari! Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/19/62
17 30 In Harm's Way Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/6/65
18 31 The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/1/65
19 55 Reap the Wild Wind Paramount n/a - n/a - 3/26/42
20 57 Donovan's Reef Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/63
21 60 The Shepherd of the Hills Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/18/41
22 62 True Grit (1969) Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
23 63 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/22/62
24 7 Wake of the Red Witch Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/49
25 12 Dark Command Republic n/a - n/a - 4/15/40
26 16 In Old California Republic n/a - n/a - 5/31/42
27 22 Sands of Iwo Jima Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/50
28 29 Angel and the Badman Republic n/a - n/a - 2/15/47
29 32 Dakota Republic n/a - n/a - 12/25/45
30 34 Rio Grande Republic n/a - n/a - 11/15/50
31 43 The Fighting Kentuckian Republic n/a - n/a - 9/15/49
32 48 The Fighting Seabees Republic n/a - n/a - 3/10/44
33 59 Santa Fe Stampede Republic n/a - n/a - 11/18/38
34 61 Westward Ho Republic n/a - n/a - 8/19/35
35 64 Flying Tigers Republic n/a - n/a - 10/8/42
36 68 The Quiet Man Republic n/a - n/a - 8/14/52
37 73 Flame of Barbary Coast Republic n/a - n/a - 5/28/45
38 3 Flying Leathernecks RKO n/a - n/a - 8/28/51
39 8 Allegheny Uprising RKO n/a - n/a - 11/10/39
40 24 Tycoon RKO n/a - n/a - 12/27/47
41 39 Back to Bataan RKO n/a - n/a - 5/31/45
42 46 The Conqueror RKO n/a - n/a - 2/21/56
43 52 Fort Apache RKO n/a - n/a - 3/9/48
44 65 Tall in the Saddle RKO n/a - n/a - 9/29/44
45 71 Without Reservations RKO n/a - n/a - 5/13/46
46 80 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon RKO n/a - n/a - 10/22/49
47 84 A Lady Takes a Chance RKO n/a - n/a - 8/19/43
48 33 The Alamo (1960) United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/24/60
49 35 Legend of the Lost United Artists n/a - n/a - 12/17/57
50 40 Red River United Artists n/a - n/a - 9/30/48
51 50 The Horse Soldiers United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/12/59
52 66 The Long Voyage Home United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/9/40
53 69 McLintock! United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/13/63
54 74 Stagecoach United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/2/39
55 78 Brannigan United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/26/75
56 9 Seven Sinners Universal n/a - n/a - 10/25/40
57 21 The War Wagon Universal n/a - n/a - 5/27/67
58 47 Rooster Cogburn Universal n/a - n/a - 10/17/75
59 51 Pittsburgh Universal n/a - n/a - 12/11/42
60 53 The Spoilers Universal n/a - n/a - 5/8/42
61 67 Jet Pilot Universal n/a - n/a - Oct 1957
62 77 Hellfighters Universal n/a - n/a - 11/27/68
63 11 The Big Stampede Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 10/8/32
64 42 Somewhere in Sonora Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 5/27/33
65 56 Haunted Gold Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 12/17/32
66 70 The Man from Monterey Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 7/15/33
67 85 Ride Him, Cowboy Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 8/23/32
68 6 Operation Pacific Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/27/51
69 17 The Telegraph Trail Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 3/18/33
70 20 Cahill, United States Marshal Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/11/73
71 23 The High and the Mighty Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/3/54
72 25 The Cowboys Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
73 26 Rio Bravo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/59
74 36 Trouble Along the Way Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/53
75 38 Island in the Sky Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 9/5/53
76 41 Big Jim McLain Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 8/30/52
77 44 Blood Alley Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 10/1/55
78 45 Chisum Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/29/70
79 54 Hondo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 11/27/53
80 58 Baby Face Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/1/33
81 72 The Sea Chase Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 6/4/55
82 76 The Searchers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 5/13/56
83 79 The Train Robbers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/7/73
84 81 The Green Berets Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/4/68
85 83 McQ Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/6/74
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (2): $8,168,639
Average: $4,084,320


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Shootist Par. $30,240,200 $8,091,910 7/21/76
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $30,240,200
Average: $15,120,100







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