10 Highest Grossing Movies by Year (1950-1959)

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Grosses are NOT adjusted for inflation
Only nine films were listed under 'highest grossing' in 1958
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1950
King Solomon's Mines
$10 Million
All About Eve
$8.4 Million
Walt Disney's Cinderella
$8.0 Million
Annie Get Your Gun
$7.8 Million
Father of the Bride
$6.1 Million
Sunset Boulevard
$5.0 Million
Born Yesterday
$4.2 Million
Wabash Avenue
$4.1 Million
At War with the Army
$3.1 Million
My Blue Heaven
$3.0 Million
 
 
1951
Quo Vadis
$12 Million
Alice in Wonderland
$7.2 Million
Show Boat
$5.6 Million
A Streetcar Named Desire
$4.8 Million
David and Bathsheba
$4.7 Million
An American in Paris
$4.5 Million
The African Queen
$4.3 Million
A Place in the Sun
$4.2 Million
Strangers on a Train
$3.8 Million
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman
$3.5 Million
 
 
1952
The Greatest Show on Earth
$14 Million
The Bad and the Beautiful
$8.5 Million
The Snows of Kilimanjaro
$6.7 Million
Ivanhoe
$6.3 Million
Singin' in the Rain
$6.0 Million
Sailor Beware
$4.3 Million
Moulin Rouge
$4.3 Million
Hans Christian Anderson
$4.1 Million
Affair in Trinidad
$4.0 Million
Monkey Business
$3.8 Million
 
 
1953
The Robe
$18 Million
From Here to Eternity
$13 Million
Shane
$8.0 Million
How to Marry a Millionaire
$7.5 Million
Peter Pan
$7.0 Million
Hans Christian Anderson
$6.0 Million
House of Wax
$5.5 Million
Mogambo
$5.2 Million
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
$5.1 Million
Roman Holiday
$5.0 Million
 
 
1954
Rear Window
$37 Million
White Christmas
$30 Million
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
$28 Million
Demetrius and the Gladiators
$26 Million
The Caine Mutiny
$22 Million
Vera Cruz
$11 Million
Carmen Jones
$9.8 Million
The Country Girl
$8.0 Million
The Barefoot Contessa
$7.3 Million
A Star Is Born / The High and the Mighty
$6.9 Million
1955
Cinerama Holiday
$10 Million
Mister Roberts
$8.5 Million
Battle Cry
$8.0 Million
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
$8.0 Million
Not as a Stranger
$7.1 Million
Oklahoma!
$7.1 Million
Guys and Dolls
$6.9 Million
The Country Girl
$6.9 Million
Lady and the Tramp
$6.5 Million
Strategic Air Command / To Hell and Back / The Sea Chase / The Tall Men
$6.0 Million
 
 
1956
The Ten Commandments
$19 Million
Around the World in 80 Days
$16 Million
Giant
$12 Million
The King and I
$8.5 Million
I'll Cry Tomorrow
$7.7 Million
Trapeze
$7.5 Million
High Society
$6.5 Million
Picnic
$6.3 Million
The Girl Can't Help It
$6.3 Million
War and Peace
$6.3 Million
 
 
1957
The Bridge on the River Kwai
$17 Million
Peyton Place
$16 Million
Sayonara
$11 Million
Old Yeller
$10 Million
The Curse of Frankenstein
$7.0 Million
Raintree County
$6.0 Million
Island in the Sun
$5.6 Million
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
$4.9 Million
A Farewell to Arms
$4.9 Million
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
$4.7 Million
 
 
1958
South Pacific
$16 Million
Auntie Mame
$9.1 Million
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
$7.8 Million
No Time for Sergeants
$7.5 Million
Gigi
$6.7 Million
The Vikings
$6.0 Million
The Young Lions
$4.5 Million
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
$4.4 Million
Some Came Running
$4.2 Million
 
 
1959
Ben-Hur
$37 Million
Sleeping Beauty
$22 Million
North by Northwest
$13 Million
Some Like It Hot
$10 Million
Pillow Talk
$9.7 Million
Imitation of Life
$9.6 Million
Suddenly, Last Summer
$6.4 Million
The Nun's Story
$5.8 Million
Rio Bravo
$5.7 Million
Anatomy of a Murder
$5.5 Million
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