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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 3 The Comancheros Fox n/a - n/a - 10/30/61
3 10 The Longest Day Fox n/a - n/a - 10/4/62
4 42 The Big Trail Fox n/a - n/a - 11/1/30
5 46 North to Alaska Fox n/a - n/a - 11/7/60
6 47 The Undefeated Fox n/a - n/a - 11/27/69
7 45 Reunion in France MGM n/a - n/a - 12/25/42
8 79 3 Godfathers MGM n/a - n/a - 12/1/48
9 81 They Were Expendable MGM n/a - n/a - 12/20/45
10 82 The Wings of Eagles MGM n/a - n/a - 2/22/57
11 24 'Neath the Arizona Skies Monogram Pictures Corporation n/a - n/a - 12/5/34
12 37 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 20 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/22/62
16 28 Hatari! Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/19/62
17 33 The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/1/65
18 52 El Dorado Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/7/67
19 61 The Shepherd of the Hills Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/18/41
20 64 Reap the Wild Wind Paramount n/a - n/a - 3/26/42
21 67 True Grit (1969) Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
22 77 Donovan's Reef Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/63
23 84 In Harm's Way Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/6/65
24 5 Santa Fe Stampede Republic n/a - n/a - 11/18/38
25 9 Dark Command Republic n/a - n/a - 4/15/40
26 18 Angel and the Badman Republic n/a - n/a - 2/15/47
27 21 The Fighting Seabees Republic n/a - n/a - 3/10/44
28 25 In Old California Republic n/a - n/a - 5/31/42
29 31 Flying Tigers Republic n/a - n/a - 10/8/42
30 32 Dakota Republic n/a - n/a - 12/25/45
31 44 The Quiet Man Republic n/a - n/a - 8/14/52
32 58 The Fighting Kentuckian Republic n/a - n/a - 9/15/49
33 62 Westward Ho Republic n/a - n/a - 8/19/35
34 63 Flame of Barbary Coast Republic n/a - n/a - 5/28/45
35 70 Wake of the Red Witch Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/49
36 71 Rio Grande Republic n/a - n/a - 11/15/50
37 83 Sands of Iwo Jima Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/50
38 7 Allegheny Uprising RKO n/a - n/a - 11/10/39
39 15 Tall in the Saddle RKO n/a - n/a - 9/29/44
40 16 Without Reservations RKO n/a - n/a - 5/13/46
41 22 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon RKO n/a - n/a - 10/22/49
42 23 The Conqueror RKO n/a - n/a - 2/21/56
43 53 Flying Leathernecks RKO n/a - n/a - 8/28/51
44 54 Back to Bataan RKO n/a - n/a - 5/31/45
45 57 Fort Apache RKO n/a - n/a - 3/9/48
46 76 A Lady Takes a Chance RKO n/a - n/a - 8/19/43
47 85 Tycoon RKO n/a - n/a - 12/27/47
48 8 The Horse Soldiers United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/12/59
49 11 Brannigan United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/26/75
50 14 McLintock! United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/13/63
51 38 Legend of the Lost United Artists n/a - n/a - 12/17/57
52 48 The Alamo (1960) United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/24/60
53 56 The Long Voyage Home United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/9/40
54 65 Red River United Artists n/a - n/a - 9/30/48
55 69 Stagecoach United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/2/39
56 27 Rooster Cogburn Universal n/a - n/a - 10/17/75
57 29 Seven Sinners Universal n/a - n/a - 10/25/40
58 34 Pittsburgh Universal n/a - n/a - 12/11/42
59 36 Hellfighters Universal n/a - n/a - 11/27/68
60 50 Jet Pilot Universal n/a - n/a - Oct 1957
61 73 The Spoilers Universal n/a - n/a - 5/8/42
62 80 The War Wagon Universal n/a - n/a - 5/27/67
63 6 The Big Stampede Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 10/8/32
64 17 The Man from Monterey Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 7/15/33
65 41 Ride Him, Cowboy Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 8/23/32
66 55 Somewhere in Sonora Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 5/27/33
67 59 Haunted Gold Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 12/17/32
68 4 Big Jim McLain Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 8/30/52
69 12 The Sea Chase Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 6/4/55
70 13 Baby Face Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/1/33
71 19 The High and the Mighty Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/3/54
72 26 Hondo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 11/27/53
73 30 The Green Berets Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/4/68
74 35 Chisum Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/29/70
75 39 Blood Alley Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 10/1/55
76 40 The Telegraph Trail Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 3/18/33
77 43 Operation Pacific Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/27/51
78 49 The Cowboys Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
79 51 Trouble Along the Way Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/53
80 60 Rio Bravo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/59
81 66 Cahill, United States Marshal Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/11/73
82 68 The Searchers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 5/13/56
83 72 McQ Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/6/74
84 74 Island in the Sky Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 9/5/53
85 78 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. $30,848,000 $8,091,910 7/21/76
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $30,848,000
Average: $15,424,000







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