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According to Wikipedia, we have the following highest-grossing films. I haven't seen a one of those!

RankTitleStudioBox-office gross rental
1The Greatest Show on EarthParamount Pictures$12,800,000[1]
2The Snows of Kilimanjaro20th Century Fox$6,500,000[1]
3Hans Christian AndersenRKO Radio Pictures/Samuel Goldwyn Productions$6,000,000[1]
4IvanhoeMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer$5,810,000[2]
5Sailor BewareParamount Pictures$4,300,000[1]
6Moulin RougeUnited Artists/British Lion Films$4,252,000[3]
7Jumping JacksParamount Pictures$4,000,000[1]
8The Quiet ManRepublic Pictures$3,800,000[3]
9Come Back, Little ShebaParamount Pictures$3,500,000[3]
10High Noon
Son of Paleface
United Artists
Paramount Pictures
$3,400,000[3]
The Quiet Man is my favorite John Wayne film.
 
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From 1939 - “Gone With the Wind,” “Goodbye, Mr. Chips,” “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,”
“Of Mice and Men,” “Stagecoach,” and “The Wizard of Oz.”
 
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Swiss Family Robinson
Psycho
Spartacus

1960

Some sources list Spartacus as the top. Apparently the record keeping has changed over the years.
 

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