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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 19 North to Alaska Fox n/a - n/a - 11/7/60
3 37 The Longest Day Fox n/a - n/a - 10/4/62
4 53 The Undefeated Fox n/a - n/a - 11/27/69
5 56 The Big Trail Fox n/a - n/a - 11/1/30
6 59 The Comancheros Fox n/a - n/a - 10/30/61
7 10 The Wings of Eagles MGM n/a - n/a - 2/22/57
8 13 Reunion in France MGM n/a - n/a - 12/25/42
9 23 They Were Expendable MGM n/a - n/a - 12/20/45
10 84 3 Godfathers MGM n/a - n/a - 12/1/48
11 22 'Neath the Arizona Skies Monogram Pictures Corporation n/a - n/a - 12/5/34
12 7 Rio Lobo National General n/a - n/a - 12/18/70
13 71 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 4 The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/1/65
16 32 El Dorado Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/7/67
17 46 True Grit (1969) Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
18 49 Donovan's Reef Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/63
19 50 Hatari! Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/19/62
20 54 In Harm's Way Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/6/65
21 75 Reap the Wild Wind Paramount n/a - n/a - 3/26/42
22 79 The Shepherd of the Hills Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/18/41
23 80 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/22/62
24 5 Dark Command Republic n/a - n/a - 4/15/40
25 9 Westward Ho Republic n/a - n/a - 8/19/35
26 26 Sands of Iwo Jima Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/50
27 27 Angel and the Badman Republic n/a - n/a - 2/15/47
28 30 Santa Fe Stampede Republic n/a - n/a - 11/18/38
29 47 The Fighting Seabees Republic n/a - n/a - 3/10/44
30 52 Flying Tigers Republic n/a - n/a - 10/8/42
31 55 In Old California Republic n/a - n/a - 5/31/42
32 57 Dakota Republic n/a - n/a - 12/25/45
33 66 The Quiet Man Republic n/a - n/a - 8/14/52
34 67 Wake of the Red Witch Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/49
35 68 Flame of Barbary Coast Republic n/a - n/a - 5/28/45
36 81 The Fighting Kentuckian Republic n/a - n/a - 9/15/49
37 82 Rio Grande Republic n/a - n/a - 11/15/50
38 15 Tall in the Saddle RKO n/a - n/a - 9/29/44
39 16 A Lady Takes a Chance RKO n/a - n/a - 8/19/43
40 29 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon RKO n/a - n/a - 10/22/49
41 36 Without Reservations RKO n/a - n/a - 5/13/46
42 58 Tycoon RKO n/a - n/a - 12/27/47
43 61 Allegheny Uprising RKO n/a - n/a - 11/10/39
44 65 The Conqueror RKO n/a - n/a - 2/21/56
45 70 Flying Leathernecks RKO n/a - n/a - 8/28/51
46 74 Fort Apache RKO n/a - n/a - 3/9/48
47 85 Back to Bataan RKO n/a - n/a - 5/31/45
48 3 Red River United Artists n/a - n/a - 9/30/48
49 11 McLintock! United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/13/63
50 12 The Horse Soldiers United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/12/59
51 20 Legend of the Lost United Artists n/a - n/a - 12/17/57
52 21 The Alamo (1960) United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/24/60
53 41 The Long Voyage Home United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/9/40
54 48 Brannigan United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/26/75
55 69 Stagecoach United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/2/39
56 14 Pittsburgh Universal n/a - n/a - 12/11/42
57 18 Rooster Cogburn Universal n/a - n/a - 10/17/75
58 33 The Spoilers Universal n/a - n/a - 5/8/42
59 38 Seven Sinners Universal n/a - n/a - 10/25/40
60 42 The War Wagon Universal n/a - n/a - 5/27/67
61 45 Hellfighters Universal n/a - n/a - 11/27/68
62 76 Jet Pilot Universal n/a - n/a - Oct 1957
63 17 Haunted Gold Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 12/17/32
64 28 Ride Him, Cowboy Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 8/23/32
65 34 The Big Stampede Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 10/8/32
66 72 Somewhere in Sonora Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 5/27/33
67 77 The Man from Monterey Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 7/15/33
68 6 The Searchers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 5/13/56
69 8 Cahill, United States Marshal Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/11/73
70 24 The Train Robbers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/7/73
71 25 The High and the Mighty Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/3/54
72 31 Operation Pacific Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/27/51
73 35 Trouble Along the Way Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/53
74 39 The Green Berets Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/4/68
75 40 The Sea Chase Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 6/4/55
76 43 Big Jim McLain Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 8/30/52
77 44 Hondo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 11/27/53
78 51 Baby Face Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/1/33
79 60 McQ Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/6/74
80 62 Chisum Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/29/70
81 63 The Cowboys Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
82 64 Blood Alley Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 10/1/55
83 73 Island in the Sky Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 9/5/53
84 78 Rio Bravo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/59
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. $33,925,200 $8,091,910 7/21/76
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $33,925,200
Average: $16,962,600







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