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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 12 The Big Trail Fox n/a - n/a - 11/1/30
3 23 North to Alaska Fox n/a - n/a - 11/7/60
4 25 The Undefeated Fox n/a - n/a - 11/27/69
5 29 The Comancheros Fox n/a - n/a - 10/30/61
6 85 The Longest Day Fox n/a - n/a - 10/4/62
7 5 3 Godfathers MGM n/a - n/a - 12/1/48
8 26 Reunion in France MGM n/a - n/a - 12/25/42
9 57 They Were Expendable MGM n/a - n/a - 12/20/45
10 84 The Wings of Eagles MGM n/a - n/a - 2/22/57
11 13 'Neath the Arizona Skies Monogram Pictures Corporation n/a - n/a - 12/5/34
12 9 Big Jake National General n/a - n/a - 5/26/71
13 65 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 28 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/22/62
16 40 Reap the Wild Wind Paramount n/a - n/a - 3/26/42
17 41 Hatari! Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/19/62
18 44 The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/1/65
19 52 True Grit (1969) Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
20 61 Donovan's Reef Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/63
21 62 In Harm's Way Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/6/65
22 70 El Dorado Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/7/67
23 74 The Shepherd of the Hills Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/18/41
24 3 Rio Grande Republic n/a - n/a - 11/15/50
25 4 Dark Command Republic n/a - n/a - 4/15/40
26 7 In Old California Republic n/a - n/a - 5/31/42
27 14 Sands of Iwo Jima Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/50
28 21 Dakota Republic n/a - n/a - 12/25/45
29 27 The Fighting Kentuckian Republic n/a - n/a - 9/15/49
30 33 The Quiet Man Republic n/a - n/a - 8/14/52
31 35 The Fighting Seabees Republic n/a - n/a - 3/10/44
32 38 Angel and the Badman Republic n/a - n/a - 2/15/47
33 42 Santa Fe Stampede Republic n/a - n/a - 11/18/38
34 45 Westward Ho Republic n/a - n/a - 8/19/35
35 50 Flying Tigers Republic n/a - n/a - 10/8/42
36 64 Flame of Barbary Coast Republic n/a - n/a - 5/28/45
37 79 Wake of the Red Witch Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/49
38 15 Flying Leathernecks RKO n/a - n/a - 8/28/51
39 16 Fort Apache RKO n/a - n/a - 3/9/48
40 20 Allegheny Uprising RKO n/a - n/a - 11/10/39
41 37 Tycoon RKO n/a - n/a - 12/27/47
42 49 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon RKO n/a - n/a - 10/22/49
43 59 Back to Bataan RKO n/a - n/a - 5/31/45
44 63 The Conqueror RKO n/a - n/a - 2/21/56
45 72 Tall in the Saddle RKO n/a - n/a - 9/29/44
46 75 A Lady Takes a Chance RKO n/a - n/a - 8/19/43
47 81 Without Reservations RKO n/a - n/a - 5/13/46
48 8 Red River United Artists n/a - n/a - 9/30/48
49 18 McLintock! United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/13/63
50 22 The Alamo (1960) United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/24/60
51 32 The Long Voyage Home United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/9/40
52 43 Legend of the Lost United Artists n/a - n/a - 12/17/57
53 47 Stagecoach United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/2/39
54 67 Brannigan United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/26/75
55 71 The Horse Soldiers United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/12/59
56 31 Rooster Cogburn Universal n/a - n/a - 10/17/75
57 34 The War Wagon Universal n/a - n/a - 5/27/67
58 56 The Spoilers Universal n/a - n/a - 5/8/42
59 66 Pittsburgh Universal n/a - n/a - 12/11/42
60 69 Seven Sinners Universal n/a - n/a - 10/25/40
61 80 Jet Pilot Universal n/a - n/a - Oct 1957
62 83 Hellfighters Universal n/a - n/a - 11/27/68
63 10 Ride Him, Cowboy Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 8/23/32
64 24 The Big Stampede Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 10/8/32
65 53 Somewhere in Sonora Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 5/27/33
66 60 Haunted Gold Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 12/17/32
67 76 The Man from Monterey Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 7/15/33
68 6 The Green Berets Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/4/68
69 11 Cahill, United States Marshal Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/11/73
70 17 The Cowboys Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
71 19 Operation Pacific Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/27/51
72 30 The Telegraph Trail Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 3/18/33
73 36 The High and the Mighty Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/3/54
74 39 The Searchers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 5/13/56
75 46 Trouble Along the Way Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/53
76 48 Island in the Sky Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 9/5/53
77 51 Big Jim McLain Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 8/30/52
78 54 Blood Alley Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 10/1/55
79 55 Chisum Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/29/70
80 58 Hondo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 11/27/53
81 68 The Train Robbers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/7/73
82 73 McQ Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/6/74
83 77 Baby Face Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/1/33
84 78 Rio Bravo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/59
85 82 The Sea Chase Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 6/4/55
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. $31,531,900 $8,091,910 7/21/76
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $31,531,900
Average: $15,765,900







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