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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 49 The Longest Day Fox n/a - n/a - 10/4/62
3 65 The Big Trail Fox n/a - n/a - 11/1/30
4 78 North to Alaska Fox n/a - n/a - 11/7/60
5 81 The Undefeated Fox n/a - n/a - 11/27/69
6 82 The Comancheros Fox n/a - n/a - 10/30/61
7 31 The Wings of Eagles MGM n/a - n/a - 2/22/57
8 34 3 Godfathers MGM n/a - n/a - 12/1/48
9 75 They Were Expendable MGM n/a - n/a - 12/20/45
10 80 Reunion in France MGM n/a - n/a - 12/25/42
11 66 'Neath the Arizona Skies Monogram Pictures Corporation n/a - n/a - 12/5/34
12 39 Rio Lobo National General n/a - n/a - 12/18/70
13 63 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 10 El Dorado Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/7/67
16 11 Reap the Wild Wind Paramount n/a - n/a - 3/26/42
17 12 Hatari! Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/19/62
18 14 The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/1/65
19 24 True Grit (1969) Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
20 29 The Shepherd of the Hills Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/18/41
21 36 Donovan's Reef Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/63
22 52 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/22/62
23 83 In Harm's Way Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/6/65
24 4 The Fighting Seabees Republic n/a - n/a - 3/10/44
25 9 Angel and the Badman Republic n/a - n/a - 2/15/47
26 16 Santa Fe Stampede Republic n/a - n/a - 11/18/38
27 17 Westward Ho Republic n/a - n/a - 8/19/35
28 21 Flying Tigers Republic n/a - n/a - 10/8/42
29 32 Rio Grande Republic n/a - n/a - 11/15/50
30 40 Flame of Barbary Coast Republic n/a - n/a - 5/28/45
31 53 Wake of the Red Witch Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/49
32 58 The Quiet Man Republic n/a - n/a - 8/14/52
33 61 Dark Command Republic n/a - n/a - 4/15/40
34 62 In Old California Republic n/a - n/a - 5/31/42
35 67 Sands of Iwo Jima Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/50
36 76 Dakota Republic n/a - n/a - 12/25/45
37 85 The Fighting Kentuckian Republic n/a - n/a - 9/15/49
38 7 Tycoon RKO n/a - n/a - 12/27/47
39 8 Back to Bataan RKO n/a - n/a - 5/31/45
40 15 The Conqueror RKO n/a - n/a - 2/21/56
41 46 Tall in the Saddle RKO n/a - n/a - 9/29/44
42 47 Fort Apache RKO n/a - n/a - 3/9/48
43 50 A Lady Takes a Chance RKO n/a - n/a - 8/19/43
44 54 Without Reservations RKO n/a - n/a - 5/13/46
45 68 Flying Leathernecks RKO n/a - n/a - 8/28/51
46 73 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon RKO n/a - n/a - 10/22/49
47 74 Allegheny Uprising RKO n/a - n/a - 11/10/39
48 13 Legend of the Lost United Artists n/a - n/a - 12/17/57
49 37 Red River United Artists n/a - n/a - 9/30/48
50 42 Brannigan United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/26/75
51 44 The Horse Soldiers United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/12/59
52 45 McLintock! United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/13/63
53 57 The Long Voyage Home United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/9/40
54 69 Stagecoach United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/2/39
55 77 The Alamo (1960) United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/24/60
56 3 The War Wagon Universal n/a - n/a - 5/27/67
57 5 Rooster Cogburn Universal n/a - n/a - 10/17/75
58 19 Pittsburgh Universal n/a - n/a - 12/11/42
59 30 The Spoilers Universal n/a - n/a - 5/8/42
60 38 Jet Pilot Universal n/a - n/a - Oct 1957
61 41 Seven Sinners Universal n/a - n/a - 10/25/40
62 56 Hellfighters Universal n/a - n/a - 11/27/68
63 25 Somewhere in Sonora Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 5/27/33
64 35 Haunted Gold Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 12/17/32
65 51 The Man from Monterey Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 7/15/33
66 64 Ride Him, Cowboy Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 8/23/32
67 79 The Big Stampede Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 10/8/32
68 6 The High and the Mighty Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/3/54
69 18 Trouble Along the Way Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/53
70 20 Island in the Sky Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 9/5/53
71 22 Big Jim McLain Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 8/30/52
72 23 Baby Face Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/1/33
73 26 Rio Bravo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/59
74 27 Blood Alley Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 10/1/55
75 28 Chisum Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/29/70
76 33 Hondo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 11/27/53
77 43 The Train Robbers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/7/73
78 48 McQ Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/6/74
79 55 The Sea Chase Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 6/4/55
80 59 The Searchers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 5/13/56
81 60 The Green Berets Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/4/68
82 70 Cahill, United States Marshal Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/11/73
83 71 The Cowboys Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
84 72 Operation Pacific Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/27/51
85 84 The Telegraph Trail Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 3/18/33
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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