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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 10 The Comancheros Fox n/a - n/a - 10/30/61
3 24 North to Alaska Fox n/a - n/a - 11/7/60
4 52 The Longest Day Fox n/a - n/a - 10/4/62
5 54 The Big Trail Fox n/a - n/a - 11/1/30
6 82 The Undefeated Fox n/a - n/a - 11/27/69
7 23 The Wings of Eagles MGM n/a - n/a - 2/22/57
8 66 Reunion in France MGM n/a - n/a - 12/25/42
9 67 3 Godfathers MGM n/a - n/a - 12/1/48
10 72 They Were Expendable MGM n/a - n/a - 12/20/45
11 81 'Neath the Arizona Skies Monogram Pictures Corporation n/a - n/a - 12/5/34
12 57 Rio Lobo National General n/a - n/a - 12/18/70
13 77 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 Hatari! Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/19/62
16 6 The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/1/65
17 9 Donovan's Reef Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/63
18 14 True Grit (1969) Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
19 29 El Dorado Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/7/67
20 41 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/22/62
21 43 Reap the Wild Wind Paramount n/a - n/a - 3/26/42
22 73 The Shepherd of the Hills Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/18/41
23 84 In Harm's Way Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/6/65
24 19 The Fighting Seabees Republic n/a - n/a - 3/10/44
25 22 Flying Tigers Republic n/a - n/a - 10/8/42
26 27 The Quiet Man Republic n/a - n/a - 8/14/52
27 30 Dakota Republic n/a - n/a - 12/25/45
28 31 Sands of Iwo Jima Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/50
29 32 Flame of Barbary Coast Republic n/a - n/a - 5/28/45
30 34 Santa Fe Stampede Republic n/a - n/a - 11/18/38
31 40 Angel and the Badman Republic n/a - n/a - 2/15/47
32 47 Rio Grande Republic n/a - n/a - 11/15/50
33 55 The Fighting Kentuckian Republic n/a - n/a - 9/15/49
34 65 Westward Ho Republic n/a - n/a - 8/19/35
35 68 Dark Command Republic n/a - n/a - 4/15/40
36 79 Wake of the Red Witch Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/49
37 85 In Old California Republic n/a - n/a - 5/31/42
38 4 Allegheny Uprising RKO n/a - n/a - 11/10/39
39 7 Tycoon RKO n/a - n/a - 12/27/47
40 8 Tall in the Saddle RKO n/a - n/a - 9/29/44
41 15 The Conqueror RKO n/a - n/a - 2/21/56
42 16 Without Reservations RKO n/a - n/a - 5/13/46
43 26 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon RKO n/a - n/a - 10/22/49
44 36 Flying Leathernecks RKO n/a - n/a - 8/28/51
45 37 Fort Apache RKO n/a - n/a - 3/9/48
46 59 Back to Bataan RKO n/a - n/a - 5/31/45
47 78 A Lady Takes a Chance RKO n/a - n/a - 8/19/43
48 5 McLintock! United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/13/63
49 45 Stagecoach United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/2/39
50 51 Legend of the Lost United Artists n/a - n/a - 12/17/57
51 56 The Horse Soldiers United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/12/59
52 60 Red River United Artists n/a - n/a - 9/30/48
53 61 Brannigan United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/26/75
54 62 The Long Voyage Home United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/9/40
55 64 The Alamo (1960) United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/24/60
56 13 The Spoilers Universal n/a - n/a - 5/8/42
57 17 Seven Sinners Universal n/a - n/a - 10/25/40
58 28 Pittsburgh Universal n/a - n/a - 12/11/42
59 46 The War Wagon Universal n/a - n/a - 5/27/67
60 49 Jet Pilot Universal n/a - n/a - Oct 1957
61 69 Rooster Cogburn Universal n/a - n/a - 10/17/75
62 80 Hellfighters Universal n/a - n/a - 11/27/68
63 25 The Big Stampede Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 10/8/32
64 35 The Man from Monterey Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 7/15/33
65 48 Haunted Gold Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 12/17/32
66 75 Somewhere in Sonora Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 5/27/33
67 76 Ride Him, Cowboy Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 8/23/32
68 11 The Cowboys Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
69 12 The Green Berets Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/4/68
70 18 The Sea Chase Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 6/4/55
71 20 Baby Face Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/1/33
72 21 Hondo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 11/27/53
73 33 Big Jim McLain Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 8/30/52
74 38 Island in the Sky Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 9/5/53
75 39 Rio Bravo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/59
76 42 Chisum Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/29/70
77 44 Cahill, United States Marshal Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/11/73
78 50 McQ Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/6/74
79 53 The High and the Mighty Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/3/54
80 58 Operation Pacific Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/27/51
81 63 The Telegraph Trail Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 3/18/33
82 70 The Train Robbers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/7/73
83 71 The Searchers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 5/13/56
84 74 Blood Alley Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 10/1/55
85 83 Trouble Along the Way Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/53
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. $33,773,300 $8,091,910 7/21/76
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $33,773,300
Average: $16,886,600







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