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John Wayne


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 2 How the West Was Won Cinerama $76,729 - n/a - 1962
2 3 The Comancheros Fox n/a - n/a - 10/30/61
3 30 The Longest Day Fox n/a - n/a - 10/4/62
4 35 North to Alaska Fox n/a - n/a - 11/7/60
5 38 The Undefeated Fox n/a - n/a - 11/27/69
6 84 The Big Trail Fox n/a - n/a - 11/1/30
7 14 They Were Expendable MGM n/a - n/a - 12/20/45
8 23 3 Godfathers MGM n/a - n/a - 12/1/48
9 25 The Wings of Eagles MGM n/a - n/a - 2/22/57
10 80 Reunion in France MGM n/a - n/a - 12/25/42
11 63 'Neath the Arizona Skies Monogram Pictures Corporation n/a - n/a - 12/5/34
12 20 Big Jake National General n/a - n/a - 5/26/71
13 77 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 22 Donovan's Reef Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/12/63
16 31 The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/1/65
17 33 El Dorado Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/7/67
18 44 Hatari! Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/19/62
19 51 In Harm's Way Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/6/65
20 70 The Shepherd of the Hills Paramount n/a - n/a - 7/18/41
21 75 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Paramount n/a - n/a - 4/22/62
22 76 True Grit (1969) Paramount n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
23 82 Reap the Wild Wind Paramount n/a - n/a - 3/26/42
24 4 The Quiet Man Republic n/a - n/a - 8/14/52
25 13 Angel and the Badman Republic n/a - n/a - 2/15/47
26 27 Dakota Republic n/a - n/a - 12/25/45
27 28 Sands of Iwo Jima Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/50
28 29 The Fighting Seabees Republic n/a - n/a - 3/10/44
29 32 Wake of the Red Witch Republic n/a - n/a - 3/1/49
30 34 Flying Tigers Republic n/a - n/a - 10/8/42
31 37 Santa Fe Stampede Republic n/a - n/a - 11/18/38
32 50 Flame of Barbary Coast Republic n/a - n/a - 5/28/45
33 52 In Old California Republic n/a - n/a - 5/31/42
34 60 Westward Ho Republic n/a - n/a - 8/19/35
35 62 Dark Command Republic n/a - n/a - 4/15/40
36 66 Rio Grande Republic n/a - n/a - 11/15/50
37 69 The Fighting Kentuckian Republic n/a - n/a - 9/15/49
38 5 Back to Bataan RKO n/a - n/a - 5/31/45
39 9 The Conqueror RKO n/a - n/a - 2/21/56
40 19 Without Reservations RKO n/a - n/a - 5/13/46
41 24 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon RKO n/a - n/a - 10/22/49
42 42 Tycoon RKO n/a - n/a - 12/27/47
43 48 Allegheny Uprising RKO n/a - n/a - 11/10/39
44 54 Flying Leathernecks RKO n/a - n/a - 8/28/51
45 56 Fort Apache RKO n/a - n/a - 3/9/48
46 67 A Lady Takes a Chance RKO n/a - n/a - 8/19/43
47 73 Tall in the Saddle RKO n/a - n/a - 9/29/44
48 7 Stagecoach United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/2/39
49 11 Red River United Artists n/a - n/a - 9/30/48
50 21 The Alamo (1960) United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/24/60
51 36 The Long Voyage Home United Artists n/a - n/a - 10/9/40
52 40 McLintock! United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/13/63
53 45 The Horse Soldiers United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/12/59
54 49 Legend of the Lost United Artists n/a - n/a - 12/17/57
55 59 Brannigan United Artists n/a - n/a - 3/26/75
56 12 The War Wagon Universal n/a - n/a - 5/27/67
57 41 Hellfighters Universal n/a - n/a - 11/27/68
58 43 The Spoilers Universal n/a - n/a - 5/8/42
59 53 Pittsburgh Universal n/a - n/a - 12/11/42
60 64 Seven Sinners Universal n/a - n/a - 10/25/40
61 74 Jet Pilot Universal n/a - n/a - Oct 1957
62 85 Rooster Cogburn Universal n/a - n/a - 10/17/75
63 6 Ride Him, Cowboy Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 8/23/32
64 15 Haunted Gold Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 12/17/32
65 18 Somewhere in Sonora Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 5/27/33
66 57 The Big Stampede Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 10/8/32
67 71 The Man from Monterey Vitagraph Pictures n/a - n/a - 7/15/33
68 8 The Cowboys Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
69 10 McQ Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/6/74
70 16 Hondo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 11/27/53
71 17 The Sea Chase Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 6/4/55
72 26 Blood Alley Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 10/1/55
73 39 Chisum Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/29/70
74 46 Cahill, United States Marshal Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/11/73
75 47 Baby Face Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/1/33
76 55 Trouble Along the Way Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/53
77 58 The Telegraph Trail Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 3/18/33
78 61 Rio Bravo Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 4/4/59
79 65 The Searchers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 5/13/56
80 68 Operation Pacific Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 1/27/51
81 72 Big Jim McLain Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 8/30/52
82 78 The Green Berets Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/4/68
83 79 The Train Robbers Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 2/7/73
84 81 The High and the Mighty Warner Bros. n/a - n/a - 7/3/54
85 83 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. $32,861,500 $8,091,910 7/21/76
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $32,861,500
Average: $16,430,800







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