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Genres

Documentary

1982-Present
NOTE: Documentary as sub-genre of Non-Fiction.
Large format (ex. Everest), concert (music, ex. Woodstock, and comedy, ex. Raw) , compilation (ex. That's Entertainment) and reality TV movies (ex. Jackass) omitted. Hybrids (ex. Never Say Never) are included.

Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1200, #1201-1300, #1301-1400, #1401-1500, #1501-1600, #1601-1639
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 4 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony $72,091,016 3,481 $23,234,394 3,481 10/28/09
2 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
3 8 One Direction: This is Us TriS $28,873,374 2,735 $15,815,497 2,735 8/30/13
4 9 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
5 2 March of the Penguins WIP $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
6 5 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
7 15 Monkey Kingdom BV $16,432,322 2,012 $4,577,861 2,012 4/17/15
8 1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $119,194,771 2,011 $23,920,637 868 6/23/04
9 6 Earth (2009) BV $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
10 14 Bears BV $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
11 7 Chimpanzee BV $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
12 20 Born in China BV $13,873,211 1,508 $4,790,367 1,508 4/21/17
13 13 Oceans BV $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
14 16 African Cats BV $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
15 21 Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party QF $13,099,931 1,217 $74,814 3 7/15/16
16 10 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
17 18 America (2014) LGF $14,444,502 1,105 $38,608 3 6/27/14
18 30 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $7,720,487 1,052 $2,970,848 1,052 4/18/08
19 37 Believe ORF $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
20 19 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
21 241 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland PicH $603,894 962 $464,170 962 2/8/08
22 47 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
23 91 Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR $2,394,386 816 $1,357,243 816 9/16/16
24 31 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
25 148 Chonda Pierce: Enough Fathom $1,260,116 798 n/a - 4/25/17
26 150 Steve McQueen: American Icon Fathom $1,229,782 787 n/a - 9/28/17
27 111 To Joey, with Love Fathom $1,709,073 753 n/a - 9/20/16
28 127 Mully Fathom $1,489,771 738 n/a - 10/3/17
29 87 In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem Fathom $2,534,370 733 n/a - 5/23/17
30 214 Kirk Cameron REVIVE US 2 Fathom $718,607 731 n/a - 10/24/17
31 104 Is Genesis History? Fathom $1,796,182 704 n/a - 2/23/17
32 17 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
33 178 Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus TMF $925,576 652 n/a - 1/19/15
34 11 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
35 22 Religulous LGF $13,011,160 568 $3,409,643 502 10/1/08
36 57 Imagine: John Lennon WB $3,753,977 561 $1,412,213 561 10/7/88
37 306 I'll Push You Fathom $378,899 557 n/a - 11/2/17
38 62 An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power Par. $3,496,795 556 $124,823 4 7/28/17
39 32 Babies Focus $7,320,323 543 $2,160,460 534 5/7/10
40 287 I Want Your Money Free $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
41 167 The Insanity of God LifeWay $1,102,525 531 n/a - 8/30/16
42 315 Boston: An American Running Story Fathom $364,369 481 n/a - 4/19/17
43 84 He Named Me Malala FoxS $2,668,936 477 $61,808 4 10/2/15
44 49 Good Hair RAtt. $4,157,223 466 $1,039,220 186 10/9/09
45 26 Amy A24 $8,413,144 435 $222,500 6 7/3/15
46 128 Genesis: Paradise Lost Fathom $1,443,926 419 n/a - 11/13/17
47 222 Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom $693,984 413 $98,088 293 6/8/17
48 194 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $821,046 358 $61,313 18 8/22/08
49 64 Rize Lions $3,336,391 352 $1,574,787 352 6/24/05
50 330 Trekkies ParC $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
51 38 Meet the Mormons Purd. $6,047,363 333 $2,509,808 317 10/10/14
52 35 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
53 212 May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers Osci. $725,286 326 $9,616 8 9/12/17
54 33 I am Not Your Negro Magn. $7,123,919 320 $686,378 43 2/3/17
55 54 Where to Invade Next Drft. $3,827,261 308 $897,034 308 2/12/16
56 160 Step (2017) FoxS $1,146,292 306 $146,488 29 8/4/17
57 411 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
58 98 The Endless Summer II NL $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
59 101 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
60 118 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
61 41 Shine a Light ParV $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
62 34 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
63 29 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
64 48 The Fog of War SPC $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
65 46 Inside Job SPC $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
66 12 Bowling for Columbine UA $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
67 80 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
68 207 First Descent Uni. $750,805 243 $438,615 243 12/2/05
69 36 The Aristocrats Think $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
70 257 On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. $543,044 231 $320,894 231 11/7/14
71 25 Super Size Me IDP $11,536,423 230 $516,641 41 5/7/04
72 193 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
73 209 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $741,557 221 $309,455 221 3/27/09
74 53 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
75 24 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
76 27 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
77 92 Meru MBox $2,334,228 176 $91,279 7 8/14/15
78 107 Girl Rising Gathr $1,727,259 170 $81,640 34 3/7/13
79 235 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $614,138 163 $279,219 163 10/1/04
80 269 Shut Up and Play the Hits Osci. $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
81 58 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
82 359 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $288,312 157 $150,337 157 6/15/12
83 23 A Beautiful Planet Imax $12,717,716 155 $223,983 137 4/29/16
84 45 Food, Inc. Magn. $4,417,674 155 $60,513 3 6/12/09
85 75 The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Abr. $2,930,414 155 $785,336 85 9/15/16
86 69 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
87 52 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
88 51 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $4,071,700 151 $76,639 3 4/22/05
89 247 Gleason ORF $583,664 148 $91,583 9 7/29/16
90 43 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $4,946,445 147 $54,596 3 6/14/13
91 151 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $1,222,708 147 $46,359 3 7/9/04
92 55 The September Issue RAtt. $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
93 66 Catfish Rog. $3,237,343 143 $257,285 12 9/17/10
94 231 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold SPC $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
95 248 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
96 44 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
97 89 The Gatekeepers SPC $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
98 77 Kedi Osci. $2,834,262 130 $40,103 1 2/10/17
99 114 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
100 61 Born Into Brothels Think $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,326,537,257----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$839,58153$130,00029-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$695,286,137----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$21,069,2771,403$8,792,6941,640-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1200, #1201-1300, #1301-1400, #1401-1500, #1501-1600, #1601-1639


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits CLS 9/23/16
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
The Final Year Magn. 1/19/18
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Focus 6/8/18
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD