Box Office Performance for Documentary Movies in 1998

Summary for all Years
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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
1998 GrossTickets Sold
1 Everest 3/6/1998 MacGillivray Freeman Films PG-13 $56,145,919 11,971,411
2 Mysteries of Egypt 7/16/1998 Sony Pictures Not Rated $40,593,286 8,655,285
3 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun 7/11/1997 Sony Pictures Classics G $9,124,115 1,945,440
4 Africa's Elephant Kingdom 5/8/1998 Discovery/IMAX Not Rated $4,119,728 878,407
5 Freeriders 10/21/1998 Warren Miller Entertainment Not Rated $2,750,064 586,368
6 Mark Twain's America 3D 7/3/1998 Sony Pictures Classics G $1,043,228 222,437
7 Hands on a Hardbody 7/10/1998 Legacy Releasing PG $909,650 193,955
8 The Big One 4/10/1998 Miramax PG-13 $649,370 138,458
9 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life 2/13/1998 Strand Not Rated $204,507 43,605
10 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control 10/3/1997 Sony Pictures Classics PG $88,329 18,833
11 Arguing the World 1/9/1998 First Run Features Not Rated $47,044 10,031
Total Gross of All Movies$115,675,240
Total Tickets Sold24,664,230

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 1998. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 1998. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011. Click on the individual movie to see its total gross over all the years in which it played.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.