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