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1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s
     
    1910
    Jane Eyre 
    1911
    1912
    1913
    Caprice **
    1914
    1915
    Zaza 
    1916
    The Heritage of Hate 
    1917
    1918
    1919
    Back Stage 
    Burton Holmes Travel Pictures 
    La Belle Russe 
    The Carousel of Life 
    The Dragon Painter 
    A Heart in Pawn 
    Impossible Catherine 
    Kathleen Mavourneen 
    The Little Cafe 
    The Tong Man 
    1920
    1921
    Among Those Present 
    The Beggar Maid 
    Black Roses 
    Fool’s Paradise 
    The Great Moment 
    Jane Eyre 
    Love and Doughnuts 
    Never Weaken 
    Oh, Mabel Behave! 
    The Queen of Sheba 
    Silent Years 
    The Sin of Martha Queed 
    The Sportsman 
    Stardust 
    The Swamp 
    The Whistle 
    White Oak 
    1922
    1923
    Hollywood * 
    Suzanna
    1924
    1925
    The Beloved Bozo 
    Enticement 
    Pals in Blue 
    Perils of the Rail 
    The Plumber 
    The Soapsuds Lady 
    Stage Struck **
    The Train Wreckers 
    The Trouble with Wives ** 
    1926
    3 Bad Men 
    Aloma of the South Seas 
    The American Venus ** 
    The Duchess of Buffalo 
    Ella Cinders 
    The Fighting Peacemaker *
    Flesh and the Devil ** 
    The Ghost of Folly 
    The Girl From Montmarte 
    Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em 
    A Love Sundae *
    Puppy Lovetime 
    Satan Town 
    Syncopating Sue 
    The Third Degree 
    Twinkletoes 
    1927
    1928
    1929
    1930
    1931
    1932
    So Big **
    1933
    1934
    The Affairs of Cellini
    As the Earth Turns 
    Bolero 
    British Agent 
    Dames 
    Hollywood Party 
    Imitation of Life 
    Jane Eyre *
    The Little Minister 
    Nana 
    The Poor Rich 
    The Scarlet Empress 
    The World Moves On 
    1935
    1936
    Suzy 
    1937
    Madame X ** 
    Topper * 
    1938
    1939
    1940
    Comedy of Happiness (Italian Version) 
    1941
    Aloma of the South Seas 
    The Bride Came C.O.D. 
    Come Live with Me 
    The Devil Pays Off 
    Father Takes a Wife 
    The Great Lie 
    High Sierra 
    Hold Back the Dawn 
    Honky Tonk 
    I Wanted Wings 
    The Lady Eve 
    Lady from Louisiana 
    Look Who’s Laughing 
    The Maltese Falcon 
    A Man Betrayed 
    Manpower 
    Moon Over Miami 
    Mr and Mrs Smith 
    Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case 
    Paris Calling 
    Penny Serenade 
    Reaching for the Sun 
    The Shanghai Gesture 
    The Strawberry Blonde 
    Sullivan's Travels 
    Sunny 
    Suspicion 
    The Tell-Tale Heart 
    They Met in Argentina 
    Tobacco Road 
    Tom, Dick and Harry 
    Two-Faced Woman 
    You're the One 
    Ziegfeld Girl
    1942
    The Gay Sisters 
    Lady from Chungking 
    1943
    The Fallen Sparrow 
    First Comes Courage 
    For Whom the Bell Tolls 
    The Heat’s On 
    Jane Eyre 
    A Lady Takes a Chance 
    Presenting Lily Mars 
    The Song of Bernadette 
    Stormy Weather 
    1944
    1945
    Blithe Spirit 
    Christmas in Connecticut 
    Deadline at Dawn 
    Frontier Gal 
    The Power of the Whistler * 
    They Were Expendable 
    Voice of the Whistler * 
    Without Love 
    1946
    The Big Sleep 
    Black Angel 
    Cluny Brown 
    Dragonwyck 
    Gilda 
    The Harvey Girls 
    The Postman Always Rings Twice 
    The Strange Woman 
    Undercurrent 
    Young Widow 
    1947
    Possessed 
    The Sin of Harold Diddlebock 
    1948
    3 Godfathers 
    Every Girl Should Be Married 
    Let’s Live a Little 
    State of the Union 
    1949
    Adam's Rib 
    The Big Wheel 
    D.O.A. 
    East Side, West Side 
    She Wore a Yellow Ribbon 
    1950
    Born to be Bad 
    Destination Moon 
    The Furies 
    Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye 
    The Men 
    No Way Out 
    Stage Fright 
    Tea for Two 
    Three Came Home 
    Union Station 
    Young Man with a Horn 
    1951
    Ace in the Hole 
    The Lives of Harry Lime Radio 
    The Adventures of Ellery Queen TV 
    1952
    1953
    1954
    1955
    Artists and Models 
    Blood Alley 
    The Cobweb 
    Daddy Long Legs 
    The Desperate Hours 
    Female on the Beach 
    A Hatful of Rain 
    The King's Thief 
    Kiss Me Deadly 
    Lady Godiva 
    Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing 
    Mister Roberts 
    The Petrified Forest TV 
    Rebel Without a Cause 
    Soldier of Fortune 
    Tennessee's Partner 
    1956
    Love Me Tender 
    The Man Who Knew Too Much 
    The Swan 
    The Trapp Family 
    The Wild West Show TV 
    1957
    The New Adventures of Charlie Chan TV 
    The Thin Man TV 
    1958
    The Geisha Boy 
    Indiscreet 
    The Inn of the Sixth Happiness 
    Northwest Passage TV 
    The Proud Rebel 
    Touch of Evil
    1959
    The Last Mile 
    Odds Against Tomorrow 
    Portrait of a Sinner 
    1960
    The Millionairess
    1961
    Sanctuary 
    1962
    1963
    Follow the Boys 
    The Ugly American 
     
     
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    US highest-grossing films of the 1910s to 1940s​

    1914
    1. The Million Dollar Mystery
    2. Tess of the Storm Country
    3. The Spoilers
    4. The Squaw Man
    5. Dough and Dynamite
    6. Rose of the Rancho
    7. The Man from Home
    8. What’s His Name
    9. The Call of the North
    10. The Ghost Breaker
      1915
      1. The Birth of a Nation
      2. Carmen
      3. The Cheat
      4. Temptation
      5. The Girl of the Golden West
      6. The Warrens of Virginia
      7. The Golden Chance
      8. Chimmie Fadden
      9. Chimmie Fadden Out West
      10. The Arab
      1916
      1. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
      2. Intolerance
      3. Joan the Woman
      4. Maria Rosa
      5. The Heart of Nora Flynn
      6. The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
      7. The Dream Girl
      8. A Grid-Iron Hero
      9. The Innocent Lie
      10. Hulda from Holland
      1917
      1. Cleopatra
      2. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
      3. The Poor Little Rich Girl
      4. The Little American
      5. A Romance of the Redwoods
      6. The Woman God Forgot
      7. The Devil-Stone
      8. Mothers of Men
      1918
      1. Mickey
      2. Stella Maris
      3. Tarzan of the Apes
      4. The Squaw Man
      5. Old Wives for New
      6. The Whispering Chorus
      7. The Ghost of Slumber Mountain
      8. Shoulder Arms
      9. Headin’ South
      10. Bound in Morocco
      1919
      1. Daddy-Long-Legs 
      2. Male and Female
      3. The Miracle Man
      1920
      1. Way Down East
      2. The Mark of Zorro
      3. Passion (Madame DuBarry)
      1921
      1. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
      2. The Kid
      3. The Three Musketeers
      4. Orphans of the Storm
      5. The Sheik
      6. School Days
      7. Why Girls Leave Home
      1922
      1. Robin Hood
      2. Blood and Sand
      3. Grandma’s Boy
      4. Smilin’ Through
      5. Rags to Riches
      6. Heroes of the Street
      7. The Beautiful and Damned
      8. Your Best Friend
      9. A Dangerous Adventure
      1923
      1. The Covered Wagon
      2. The Ten Commandments
      3. Safety Last! | The Hunchback of Notre Dame
      4. Scaramouche
      5. Main Street
      6. The Gold Diggers
      7. Tiger Rose
      1924
      1. The Sea Hawk
      2. Girl Shy
      3. The Thief of Bagdad | Secrets
      4. Hot Water
      5. He Who Gets Slapped
      6. Beau Brummel
      7. His Hour
      8. The Dixie Handicap
      1925
      1. The Big Parade
      2. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
      3. The Freshman
      4. The Gold Rush
      5. Don Q, Son of Zorro
      6. The Phantom of the Opera
      7. Stella Dallas
      8. The Lost World
      9. East Lynne
      10. The Merry Widow
      1926
      1. What Price Glory?
      2. The Black Pirate
      3. Beau Geste
      4. Don Juan
      5. The Son of the Sheik
      6. The Better ‘Ole
      7. The Sea Beast
      8. Flesh and the Devil
      9. The Temptress
      10. Beverly of Graustark
      1927
      1. Wings
      2. The Jazz Singer
      3. 7th Heaven
      4. The King of Kings
      5. Tell It to the Marines
      6. The Patent Leather Kid
      7. It
      8. Love
      9. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg
      10. When a Man Loves
      1928
      1. The Singing Fool
      2. Street Angel
      3. Lilac Time
      4. Four Sons
      5. Noah’s Ark
      6. The Red Dance | In Old Arizona
      7. The Terror
      8. Lights of New York
      9. My Man
      10. On Trial
      1929
      1. The Broadway Melody
      2. The Cock-Eyed World
      3. Gold Diggers of Broadway
      4. Sunny Side Up
      5. Rio Rita
      6. On with the Show!
      7. Say It with Songs
      8. Show Boat
      9. The Desert Song
      10. The Hollywood Revue of 1929
      1930
      1. Whoopee!
      2. Check and Double Check
      3. All Quiet on the Western Front
      4. Hell’s Angels
      5. The Big House
      6. Common Clay
      7. Min and Bill
      8. Song O' My Heart
      9. Son of the Gods
      10. Animal Crackers
      1931
      1. City Lights
      2. Trader Horn
      3. Palmy Days
      4. The Man Who Came Back
      5. Merely Mary Ann | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
      6. Arrowsmith
      7. A Connecticut Yankee
      8. Cimarron
      9. Bad Girl
      10. Possessed
      1932
      1. The Kid from Spain
      2. Emma
      3. Hell Divers
      4. Grand Hotel
      5. Prosperity
      6. Tarzan the Ape Man
      7. One Hour with You
      8. Smilin’ Through
      9. Strange Interlude
      10. Back Street
      1933
      1. Roman Scandals
      2. I’m No Angel
      3. Gold Diggers of 1933
      4. She Done Him Wrong
      5. Tugboat Annie
      6. Footlight Parade
      7. Dancing Lady
      8. 42nd Street
      9. Dinner at Eight
      10. Little Women
      1934
      1. Cleopatra
      2. One Night of Love
      3. Broadway Bill
      4. Forsaking All Others
      5. It Happened One Night
      6. Chained
      7. Belle of the Nineties
      8. Wonder Bar
      9. The Barretts of Wimpole Street
      10. Here Comes the Navy
      1935
      1. Mutiny on the Bounty
      2. Top Hat
      3. China Seas
      4. The Crusades
      5. Broadway Melody of 1936
      6. David Copperfield
      7. Love Me Forever
      8. Steamboat 'Round the Bend
      9. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
      10. Roberta *
      1936
      1. The Great Ziegfeld
      2. San Francisco
      3. The Plainsman
      4. After the Thin Man
      5. Modern Times
      6. Anthony Adverse
      7. Strike Me Pink
      8. Rose Marie
      9. Swing Time
      10. Libeled Lady
      1937
      1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
      2. Saratoga
      3. Maytime *
      4. The Good Earth
      5. Stella Dallas
      6. Broadway Melody of 1938
      7. A Star Is Born
      8. Captains Courageous
      9. Lost Horizon
      10. A Day at the Races
      1938
      1. Camille
      2. Boy's Town
      3. Alexander’s Ragtime Band
      4. Test Pilot
      5. You Can’t Take It with You
      6. Sweethearts
      7. In Old Chicago
      8. The Adventures of Robin Hood
      9. Marie Antoinette
      10. If I Were King
      11. The Adventures of Marco Polo **
      12. Love Finds Andy Hardy
      1939
      1. Gone with the Wind
      2. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
      3. Jesse James
      4. Babes in Arms
      5. The Wizard of Oz
      6. Gunga Din
      7. Goodbye, Mr. Chips
      8. Dodge City
      9. The Rains Came
      10. The Women
      1940
      1. Boom Town 
      2. The Great Dictator 
      3. Rebecca 
      4. The Philadelphia Story 
      5. Strike Up the Band 
      6. Northwest Passage 
      7. Andy Hardy Meets Debutante 
      8. The Fighting 69th 
      9. Santa Fe Trail
      10. Kitty Foyle
      1941
      1. Sergeant York 
      2. Honky Tonk 
      3. Louisiana Purchase 
      4. How Green Was My Valley 
      5. Caught in the Draft 
      6. A Yank in the R.A.F. 
      7. Men of Boys Town 
      8. Ziegfeld Girl 
      9. They Died with Their Boots On 
      10. Ball of Fire 
      1942
      1. Mrs. Miniver
      2. Random Harvest
      3. Yankee Doodle Dandy
      4. Reap the Wild Wind
      5. Road to Morocco
      6. Holiday Inn
      7. Wake Island
      8. The Pride of the Yankees
      9. For Me and My Gal
      10. Somewhere I’ll Find You
      1943
      1. This is the Army
      2. For Whom the Bell Tolls
      3. The Song of Bernadette
      4. Stage Door Canteen
      5. Star Spangled Rhythm
      6. Thousands Cheer
      7. Casablanca
      8. Coney Island
      9. Hitler’s Children
      10. Dixie
      1944
      1. Going My Way 
      2. Meet Me in St. Louis 
      3. Since You Went Away 
      4. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
      5. The White Cliffs of Dover
      6. A Guy Named Joe 
      7. Hollywood Canteen 
      8. Frenchman’s Creek
      9. Bathing Beauty
      10. Destination Tokyo
      1945
      1. The Bells of St. Mary’s
      2. Leave Her to Heaven
      3. Spellbound
      4. The Valley of Decision
      5. Anchors Aweigh
      6. Week-End at the Waldorf
      7. Thrill of a Romance
      8. The Lost Weekend
      9. State Fair
      10. The Dolly Sisters
      1946
      1. The Best Years of Our Lives
      2. Duel in the Sun
      3. The Jolson Story
      4. Blue Skies
      5. Saratoga Trunk
      6. The Outlaw
      7. The Razor’s Edge
      8. Night and Day
      9. Notorious
      10. The Yearling
      1947
      1. Welcome Stranger
      2. The Egg and I
      3. Unconquered
      4. Life with Father
      5. Forever Amber
      6. Road to Rio
      7. Green Dolphin Street
      8. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
      9. Mother Wore Tights
      10. Cass Timberlane
      1948
      1. The Red Shoes
      2. Red River
      3. The Paleface
      4. Johnny Belinda
      5. Easter Parade
      6. The Three Musketeers
      7. The Snake Pit
      8. The Emperor Waltz
      9. Homecoming
      10. Sitting Pretty
      1949
      1. Jolson Sings Again
      2. Battleground
      3. I Was a Male War Bride
      4. Sands of Iwo Jima
      5. The Stratton Story
      6. Pinky
      7. Mr. Belvedere Goes to College
      8. Neptune’s Daughter
      9. Little Women
      10. Sorrowful Jones