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Genres

True Crime

1980-Present
Movies based on real crimes or criminals.



RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
52 Citizen Gangster IFC $625 1 $625 1 4/27/12
51 The Hillside Strangler Tar. $4,143 1 $306 1 9/24/04
50 Ted Bundy Tar. $6,073 2 $1,710 1 9/13/02
49 Winter of Frozen Dreams Mont. $8,321 1 $3,606 1 4/10/09
48 The Snowtown Murders IFC $8,452 3 $1,273 1 3/2/12
47 The Manson Family Zion $19,140 6 $11,647 4 10/22/04
46 The Alphabet Killer Anch. $29,784 2 $11,000 1 11/7/08
45 Stander NM $31,651 7 $19,067 7 8/6/04
44 Down for Life BDF $41,914 5 $23,176 5 1/14/11
43 The Zodiac Think $45,148 10 $20,578 10 3/17/06
42 Texas Killing Fields Anch. $45,469 10 $8,772 3 10/14/11
41 The Robber Kino $83,451 6 $2,169 1 2/3/11
40 Ned Kelly Focus $86,959 22 $43,704 22 3/26/04
39 Let Him Have It FL $88,686 10 $5,088 1 12/6/91
38 Blue Caprice IFC $93,995 36 $13,400 1 9/13/13
37 Lonely Hearts IDP $188,565 24 $80,423 23 4/13/07
36 Murderous Maids Rialto $225,390 5 $19,992 2 4/19/02
35 Secuestro Express Mira. $307,208 34 $45,928 8 8/5/05
34 Compliance Magn. $319,285 21 $16,427 1 8/17/12
33 Shootout at Wadala Eros $369,573 89 $212,346 89 5/3/13
32 Savage Grace IFC $435,746 22 $22,311 2 5/28/08
31 No One Killed Jessica UTV $440,525 48 $227,473 48 1/7/11
30 Bully Lions $480,811 20 $47,502 6 7/13/01
29 The Assassination of Richard Nixon Think $708,776 59 $37,547 5 12/29/04
28 Wonderland (2003) Lions $1,060,512 195 $91,798 5 10/3/03
27 Kill the Irishman Anch. $1,188,194 56 $145,430 5 3/11/11
26 Heavenly Creatures Mira. $3,049,135 57 $31,592 2 11/16/94
25 The Newton Boys Fox $10,452,012 1,969 $4,010,245 1,965 3/27/98
24 Ghosts of Mississippi Sony $13,323,144 1,268 $168,012 21 12/20/96
23 Hollywoodland Focus $14,426,251 1,551 $5,926,177 1,548 9/8/06
22 Alpha Dog Uni. $15,309,602 1,292 $6,412,775 1,289 1/12/07
21 Summer of Sam BV $19,288,130 1,536 $5,952,452 1,536 7/2/99
20 City by the Sea WB $22,448,879 2,575 $8,935,426 2,575 9/6/02
19 The Black Dahlia Uni. $22,545,080 2,236 $10,005,895 2,226 9/15/06
18 Thunderheart TriS $22,660,758 1,101 $4,507,425 1,035 4/3/92
17 Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil WB $25,105,255 1,312 $5,233,658 824 11/21/97
16 Capote SPC $28,750,530 1,239 $324,857 12 9/30/05
15 From Hell Fox $31,602,566 2,334 $11,014,818 2,305 10/19/01
14 Zodiac Par. $33,080,084 2,379 $13,395,610 2,362 3/2/07
13 Monster NM $34,469,210 1,093 $86,831 4 12/24/03
12 Mississippi Burning Orion $34,603,943 1,134 $225,034 9 12/9/88
11 Changeling Uni. $35,739,802 1,896 $489,015 15 10/24/08
10 Lawless Wein. $37,400,127 3,138 $10,001,982 2,888 8/29/12
9 Donnie Brasco Sony $41,909,762 1,593 $11,660,216 1,503 2/28/97
8 Gangster Squad WB $46,000,903 3,103 $17,070,347 3,103 1/11/13
7 Goodfellas WB $46,836,214 1,328 $6,368,901 1,070 9/19/90
6 Pain and Gain Par. $49,875,291 3,303 $20,244,505 3,277 4/26/13
5 Blow NL $52,990,775 2,249 $12,443,461 2,249 4/6/01
4 Public Enemies Uni. $97,104,620 3,336 $25,271,675 3,334 7/1/09
3 The Wolf of Wall Street Par. $116,900,694 2,557 $18,361,578 2,537 12/25/13
2 American Gangster Uni. $130,164,645 3,110 $43,565,115 3,054 11/2/07
1 Catch Me If You Can DW $164,615,351 3,225 $30,053,627 3,156 12/25/02
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,156,971,159----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$22,249,4451,012$5,247,587849-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$1,147,603,628----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$45,904,1452,074$13,521,7942,192-



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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Escobar: Paradise Lost RTWC 11/26/14