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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, #1201-1267
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
2 1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $119,194,771 2,011 $23,920,637 868 6/23/04
3 7 One Direction: This is Us TriS $28,873,374 2,735 $15,815,497 2,735 8/30/13
4 6 Chimpanzee BV $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
5 5 Earth (2009) BV $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
6 8 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
7 12 Oceans BV $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
8 14 African Cats BV $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
9 13 Bears BV $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
10 24 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
11 18 Religulous LGF $13,011,160 568 $3,409,643 502 10/1/08
12 23 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $7,720,487 1,052 $2,970,848 1,052 4/18/08
13 37 Meet the Mormons Purd. $4,520,644 333 $2,509,808 317 10/10/14
14 25 Babies Focus $7,320,323 543 $2,160,460 534 5/7/10
15 29 Believe ORF $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
16 55 Rize Lions $3,336,391 352 $1,574,787 352 6/24/05
17 40 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
18 32 Shine a Light ParV $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
19 48 Imagine: John Lennon WB $3,753,977 561 $1,412,213 561 10/7/88
20 42 Good Hair RAtt. $4,157,223 466 $1,039,220 186 10/9/09
21 97 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
22 80 The Endless Summer II NL $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
23 15 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
24 20 Super Size Me IDP $11,536,423 230 $516,641 41 5/7/04
25 194 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
26 171 First Descent Uni. $750,805 243 $438,615 243 12/2/05
27 47 Paris is Burning Mira. $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
28 172 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $741,557 221 $309,455 221 3/27/09
29 10 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
30 191 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $614,138 163 $279,219 163 10/1/04
31 58 Grizzly Man Lions $3,178,403 105 $269,131 29 8/12/05
32 69 Freeriders WM $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
33 109 Marley Magn. $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
34 57 Catfish Rog. $3,237,343 143 $257,285 12 9/17/10
35 228 I Want Your Money Free $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
36 155 Generation Iron TVC $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
37 28 The Aristocrats Think $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
38 17 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
39 46 The September Issue RAtt. $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
40 11 Bowling for Columbine UA $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
41 121 Gonzo Magn. $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
42 140 More Than a Game LGF $950,675 111 $182,943 14 10/2/09
43 56 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
44 64 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $2,930,687 115 $164,351 7 6/11/10
45 94 Black Diamond Rush WM $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
46 286 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $288,312 157 $150,337 157 6/15/12
47 332 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
48 240 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
49 175 The Big One Mira. $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
50 125 Inequality for All RTWC $1,205,273 103 $140,888 28 9/27/13
51 33 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
52 27 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
53 2 March of the Penguins WIP $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
54 50 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
55 264 America's Heart and Soul BV $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
56 78 Riding Giants SPC $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
57 159 Life Itself Magn. $810,454 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
58 292 Morning Light BV $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
59 101 Fed Up RTWC $1,538,899 104 $126,028 18 5/9/14
60 263 Trekkies ParC $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
61 188 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold SPC $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
62 53 Bully (2012) Wein. $3,495,043 6 $116,472 5 3/30/12
63 126 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
64 119 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
65 220 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
66 168 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones WB $776,699 111 $99,740 26 10/5/90
67 277 Linsanity KE $302,645 16 $99,462 9 10/4/13
68 301 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abr. $267,965 24 $97,043 24 6/24/11
69 36 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
70 111 The Celluloid Closet SPC $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
71 524 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
72 96 It Might Get Loud SPC $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
73 335 A Place at the Table Magn. $231,378 35 $92,257 35 3/1/13
74 236 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
75 179 Tabloid IFC $696,921 37 $91,201 14 7/15/11
76 106 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
77 181 Inside Deep Throat Uni. $691,880 27 $88,709 12 2/11/05
78 436 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $138,991 9 $87,743 9 3/28/14
79 199 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
80 149 Tyson SPC $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
81 77 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
82 88 Girl Rising Gathr $1,727,259 170 $81,640 34 3/7/13
83 26 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
84 221 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
85 43 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $4,071,700 151 $76,639 3 4/22/05
86 70 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
87 420 Hecho En Mexico LGF $151,133 26 $76,123 12 11/30/12
88 81 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
89 95 Senna PDA $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
90 65 Unzipped Mira. $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
91 378 Jig Scre. $183,790 5 $70,432 5 6/17/11
92 239 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $386,073 24 $69,389 24 6/24/11
93 371 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Code $194,102 16 $69,306 16 4/5/13
94 133 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
95 297 Heavy Petting Skou $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
96 9 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
97 89 Every Little Step SPC $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
98 51 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
99 148 The Wildest Dream NGE $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
100 44 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,090,297,763----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$882,11847$132,59527-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$8,879,1871,551-
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, #1201-1267


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15