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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 9 North to Alaska Fox n/a - n/a - 11/7/60
3 11 The Undefeated Fox n/a - n/a - 11/27/69
4 43 The Comancheros Fox n/a - n/a - 10/30/61
5 58 The Longest Day Fox n/a - n/a - 10/4/62
6 60 The Big Trail Fox n/a - n/a - 11/1/30
7 5 3 Godfathers MGM n/a - n/a - 12/1/48
8 16 They Were Expendable MGM n/a - n/a - 12/20/45
9 18 Reunion in France MGM n/a - n/a - 12/25/42
10 57 The Wings of Eagles MGM n/a - n/a - 2/22/57
11 39 'Neath the Arizona Skies Monogram Pictures Corporation n/a - n/a - 12/5/34
12 55 Rio Lobo National General n/a - n/a - 12/18/70
13 69 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 3 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/22/62
16 6 True Grit (1969) Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
17 32 The Shepherd of the Hills Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/18/41
18 45 Hatari! Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/19/62
19 46 Reap the Wild Wind Paramount n/a - n/a - 3/26/42
20 62 Donovan's Reef Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/63
21 68 The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/1/65
22 75 El Dorado Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/7/67
23 80 In Harm's Way Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/6/65
24 4 Westward Ho Republic n/a - n/a - 8/19/35
25 7 Dark Command Republic n/a - n/a - 4/15/40
26 15 Dakota Republic n/a - n/a - 12/25/45
27 21 The Fighting Seabees Republic n/a - n/a - 3/10/44
28 31 Wake of the Red Witch Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/49
29 38 In Old California Republic n/a - n/a - 5/31/42
30 41 Angel and the Badman Republic n/a - n/a - 2/15/47
31 50 Rio Grande Republic n/a - n/a - 11/15/50
32 51 Flying Tigers Republic n/a - n/a - 10/8/42
33 52 The Quiet Man Republic n/a - n/a - 8/14/52
34 56 The Fighting Kentuckian Republic n/a - n/a - 9/15/49
35 65 Flame of Barbary Coast Republic n/a - n/a - 5/28/45
36 66 Sands of Iwo Jima Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/50
37 77 Santa Fe Stampede Republic n/a - n/a - 11/18/38
38 17 Allegheny Uprising RKO n/a - n/a - 11/10/39
39 27 Back to Bataan RKO n/a - n/a - 5/31/45
40 30 Tycoon RKO n/a - n/a - 12/27/47
41 42 Without Reservations RKO n/a - n/a - 5/13/46
42 49 Fort Apache RKO n/a - n/a - 3/9/48
43 59 A Lady Takes a Chance RKO n/a - n/a - 8/19/43
44 72 The Conqueror RKO n/a - n/a - 2/21/56
45 76 Flying Leathernecks RKO n/a - n/a - 8/28/51
46 78 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon RKO n/a - n/a - 10/22/49
47 83 Tall in the Saddle RKO n/a - n/a - 9/29/44
48 19 Legend of the Lost United Artists n/a - n/a - 12/17/57
49 20 Brannigan United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/26/75
50 23 The Horse Soldiers United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/12/59
51 25 McLintock! United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/13/63
52 33 The Alamo (1960) United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/24/60
53 37 Stagecoach United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/2/39
54 47 Red River United Artists n/a - n/a - 9/30/48
55 64 The Long Voyage Home United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/9/40
56 8 Rooster Cogburn Universal n/a - n/a - 10/17/75
57 10 The Spoilers Universal n/a - n/a - 5/8/42
58 22 Jet Pilot Universal n/a - n/a - Oct 1957
59 24 Hellfighters Universal n/a - n/a - 11/27/68
60 48 Pittsburgh Universal n/a - n/a - 12/11/42
61 70 The War Wagon Universal n/a - n/a - 5/27/67
62 82 Seven Sinners Universal n/a - n/a - 10/25/40
63 26 Ride Him, Cowboy Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 8/23/32
64 29 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 81 Haunted Gold Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 12/17/32
67 85 The Man from Monterey Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 7/15/33
68 12 The Train Robbers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/7/73
69 13 Hondo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 11/27/53
70 14 The Sea Chase Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 6/4/55
71 28 Blood Alley Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 10/1/55
72 34 Chisum Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/29/70
73 35 The Telegraph Trail Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 3/18/33
74 36 Big Jim McLain Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 8/30/52
75 40 Operation Pacific Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/27/51
76 44 Rio Bravo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/59
77 54 The Searchers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 5/13/56
78 61 The Green Berets Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/4/68
79 63 The High and the Mighty Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/3/54
80 67 The Cowboys Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
81 71 Trouble Along the Way Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/53
82 73 Baby Face Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/1/33
83 74 McQ Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/6/74
84 79 Cahill, United States Marshal Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/11/73
85 84 Island in the Sky Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 9/5/53
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. $33,051,500 $8,091,910 7/21/76
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $33,051,500
Average: $16,525,700







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