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