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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 17 The Undefeated Fox n/a - n/a - 11/27/69
3 23 The Comancheros Fox n/a - n/a - 10/30/61
4 33 North to Alaska Fox n/a - n/a - 11/7/60
5 36 The Big Trail Fox n/a - n/a - 11/1/30
6 38 The Longest Day Fox n/a - n/a - 10/4/62
7 24 The Wings of Eagles MGM n/a - n/a - 2/22/57
8 40 They Were Expendable MGM n/a - n/a - 12/20/45
9 45 3 Godfathers MGM n/a - n/a - 12/1/48
10 54 Reunion in France MGM n/a - n/a - 12/25/42
11 43 'Neath the Arizona Skies Monogram Pictures Corporation n/a - n/a - 12/5/34
12 9 Big Jake National General n/a - n/a - 5/26/71
13 72 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 6 True Grit (1969) Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
16 13 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/22/62
17 18 The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/1/65
18 41 El Dorado Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/7/67
19 42 Reap the Wild Wind Paramount n/a - n/a - 3/26/42
20 51 Hatari! Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/19/62
21 52 The Shepherd of the Hills Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/18/41
22 63 In Harm's Way Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/6/65
23 81 Donovan's Reef Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/63
24 5 Westward Ho Republic n/a - n/a - 8/19/35
25 10 In Old California Republic n/a - n/a - 5/31/42
26 16 Flying Tigers Republic n/a - n/a - 10/8/42
27 29 The Fighting Kentuckian Republic n/a - n/a - 9/15/49
28 39 Flame of Barbary Coast Republic n/a - n/a - 5/28/45
29 48 Sands of Iwo Jima Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/50
30 50 The Quiet Man Republic n/a - n/a - 8/14/52
31 53 Angel and the Badman Republic n/a - n/a - 2/15/47
32 57 Dakota Republic n/a - n/a - 12/25/45
33 59 Wake of the Red Witch Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/49
34 61 Dark Command Republic n/a - n/a - 4/15/40
35 64 Rio Grande Republic n/a - n/a - 11/15/50
36 77 Santa Fe Stampede Republic n/a - n/a - 11/18/38
37 83 The Fighting Seabees Republic n/a - n/a - 3/10/44
38 7 Allegheny Uprising RKO n/a - n/a - 11/10/39
39 8 Fort Apache RKO n/a - n/a - 3/9/48
40 34 Back to Bataan RKO n/a - n/a - 5/31/45
41 35 Without Reservations RKO n/a - n/a - 5/13/46
42 37 Flying Leathernecks RKO n/a - n/a - 8/28/51
43 49 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon RKO n/a - n/a - 10/22/49
44 73 The Conqueror RKO n/a - n/a - 2/21/56
45 76 Tycoon RKO n/a - n/a - 12/27/47
46 79 A Lady Takes a Chance RKO n/a - n/a - 8/19/43
47 80 Tall in the Saddle RKO n/a - n/a - 9/29/44
48 4 Red River United Artists n/a - n/a - 9/30/48
49 15 Brannigan United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/26/75
50 19 The Horse Soldiers United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/12/59
51 21 Legend of the Lost United Artists n/a - n/a - 12/17/57
52 25 The Alamo (1960) United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/24/60
53 46 Stagecoach United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/2/39
54 47 The Long Voyage Home United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/9/40
55 67 McLintock! United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/13/63
56 22 Jet Pilot Universal n/a - n/a - Oct 1957
57 27 Pittsburgh Universal n/a - n/a - 12/11/42
58 28 The Spoilers Universal n/a - n/a - 5/8/42
59 31 Seven Sinners Universal n/a - n/a - 10/25/40
60 62 The War Wagon Universal n/a - n/a - 5/27/67
61 71 Rooster Cogburn Universal n/a - n/a - 10/17/75
62 74 Hellfighters Universal n/a - n/a - 11/27/68
63 11 The Man from Monterey Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 7/15/33
64 12 Haunted Gold Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 12/17/32
65 55 Somewhere in Sonora Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 5/27/33
66 82 The Big Stampede Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 10/8/32
67 84 Ride Him, Cowboy Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 8/23/32
68 3 Baby Face Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/1/33
69 14 The Train Robbers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/7/73
70 20 Island in the Sky Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 9/5/53
71 26 McQ Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/6/74
72 30 The Cowboys Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
73 32 Operation Pacific Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/27/51
74 44 Trouble Along the Way Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/53
75 56 Rio Bravo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/59
76 58 The Searchers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 5/13/56
77 60 Chisum Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/29/70
78 65 The Green Berets Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/4/68
79 66 Blood Alley Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 10/1/55
80 68 Hondo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 11/27/53
81 69 Big Jim McLain Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 8/30/52
82 70 Cahill, United States Marshal Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/11/73
83 75 The High and the Mighty Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/3/54
84 78 The Sea Chase Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 6/4/55
85 85 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. $34,875,000 $8,091,910 7/21/76
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $34,875,000
Average: $17,437,500







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