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Genres

True Crime

1980-Present
Movies based on real crimes or criminals.



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