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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 6 The Undefeated Fox n/a - n/a - 11/27/69
3 35 The Big Trail Fox n/a - n/a - 11/1/30
4 56 The Longest Day Fox n/a - n/a - 10/4/62
5 62 North to Alaska Fox n/a - n/a - 11/7/60
6 66 The Comancheros Fox n/a - n/a - 10/30/61
7 19 The Wings of Eagles MGM n/a - n/a - 2/22/57
8 24 3 Godfathers MGM n/a - n/a - 12/1/48
9 37 They Were Expendable MGM n/a - n/a - 12/20/45
10 41 Reunion in France MGM n/a - n/a - 12/25/42
11 54 'Neath the Arizona Skies Monogram Pictures Corporation n/a - n/a - 12/5/34
12 49 Rio Lobo National General n/a - n/a - 12/18/70
13 76 Big Jake National General n/a - n/a - 5/26/71
14 1 The Shootist Paramount $8,091,910 - n/a - 7/21/76
15 7 Hatari! Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/19/62
16 14 Donovan's Reef Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/63
17 18 True Grit (1969) Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
18 23 Reap the Wild Wind Paramount n/a - n/a - 3/26/42
19 25 The Shepherd of the Hills Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/18/41
20 47 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/22/62
21 58 The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/1/65
22 81 El Dorado Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/7/67
23 82 In Harm's Way Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/6/65
24 4 Dark Command Republic n/a - n/a - 4/15/40
25 5 Westward Ho Republic n/a - n/a - 8/19/35
26 11 In Old California Republic n/a - n/a - 5/31/42
27 21 Rio Grande Republic n/a - n/a - 11/15/50
28 31 Sands of Iwo Jima Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/50
29 32 The Fighting Kentuckian Republic n/a - n/a - 9/15/49
30 42 Dakota Republic n/a - n/a - 12/25/45
31 43 Santa Fe Stampede Republic n/a - n/a - 11/18/38
32 46 The Quiet Man Republic n/a - n/a - 8/14/52
33 53 Wake of the Red Witch Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/49
34 57 Angel and the Badman Republic n/a - n/a - 2/15/47
35 63 The Fighting Seabees Republic n/a - n/a - 3/10/44
36 73 Flame of Barbary Coast Republic n/a - n/a - 5/28/45
37 79 Flying Tigers Republic n/a - n/a - 10/8/42
38 3 Back to Bataan RKO n/a - n/a - 5/31/45
39 12 The Conqueror RKO n/a - n/a - 2/21/56
40 28 Tycoon RKO n/a - n/a - 12/27/47
41 29 A Lady Takes a Chance RKO n/a - n/a - 8/19/43
42 33 Fort Apache RKO n/a - n/a - 3/9/48
43 48 Allegheny Uprising RKO n/a - n/a - 11/10/39
44 61 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon RKO n/a - n/a - 10/22/49
45 65 Flying Leathernecks RKO n/a - n/a - 8/28/51
46 69 Without Reservations RKO n/a - n/a - 5/13/46
47 72 Tall in the Saddle RKO n/a - n/a - 9/29/44
48 8 McLintock! United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/13/63
49 20 Brannigan United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/26/75
50 27 Red River United Artists n/a - n/a - 9/30/48
51 39 The Horse Soldiers United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/12/59
52 44 The Alamo (1960) United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/24/60
53 50 The Long Voyage Home United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/9/40
54 59 Stagecoach United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/2/39
55 78 Legend of the Lost United Artists n/a - n/a - 12/17/57
56 9 The Spoilers Universal n/a - n/a - 5/8/42
57 17 Pittsburgh Universal n/a - n/a - 12/11/42
58 34 Jet Pilot Universal n/a - n/a - Oct 1957
59 51 Hellfighters Universal n/a - n/a - 11/27/68
60 64 Rooster Cogburn Universal n/a - n/a - 10/17/75
61 67 The War Wagon Universal n/a - n/a - 5/27/67
62 83 Seven Sinners Universal n/a - n/a - 10/25/40
63 13 Haunted Gold Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 12/17/32
64 22 The Man from Monterey Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 7/15/33
65 30 Somewhere in Sonora Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 5/27/33
66 52 The Big Stampede Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 10/8/32
67 85 Ride Him, Cowboy Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 8/23/32
68 10 Hondo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 11/27/53
69 15 Operation Pacific Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/27/51
70 16 Rio Bravo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/59
71 26 McQ Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/6/74
72 36 Cahill, United States Marshal Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/11/73
73 38 The Cowboys Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
74 40 The Telegraph Trail Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 3/18/33
75 45 The Green Berets Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/4/68
76 55 Trouble Along the Way Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/53
77 60 Baby Face Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/1/33
78 68 The High and the Mighty Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/3/54
79 70 The Sea Chase Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 6/4/55
80 71 Big Jim McLain Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 8/30/52
81 74 Blood Alley Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 10/1/55
82 75 Chisum Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/29/70
83 77 The Searchers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 5/13/56
84 80 Island in the Sky Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 9/5/53
85 84 The Train Robbers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/7/73
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. $30,962,000 $8,091,910 7/21/76
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $30,962,000
Average: $15,481,000







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