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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, #1301-1353
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 214 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipporah Films $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
2 337 National Gallery Zipporah Films $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
3 430 Crazy Horse Zipporah Films $157,782 14 $7,963 1 1/18/12
4 823 Boxing Gym Zipporah Films $32,476 7 n/a - 10/22/10
5 830 At Berkeley Zipporah Films $31,736 6 $5,069 2 11/8/13
6 56 The Corporation Zeitgeist $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
7 107 Bill Cunningham New York Zeitgeist $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
8 165 Ballets Russes Zeitgeist $815,848 21 $12,230 1 10/26/05
9 171 Into Great Silence Zeitgeist $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
10 173 Up the Yangtze Zeitgeist $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
11 225 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
12 272 Koch Zeitgeist $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
13 306 Last Train Home Zeitgeist $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
14 340 A Place Called Chiapas Zeitgeist $252,546 - n/a - 11/4/98
15 344 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeitgeist $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
16 352 Manufactured Landscapes Zeitgeist $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
17 355 Ram Dass: Fierce Grace Zeitgeist $238,260 6 $3,638 2 2/27/02
18 373 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeitgeist $216,110 12 $10,337 2 6/13/08
19 406 Chop Suey Zeitgeist $179,914 5 $10,472 1 10/5/01
20 433 Derrida Zeitgeist $157,200 6 $11,473 1 10/23/02
21 436 Horse Boy Zeitgeist $156,612 5 $6,554 3 9/30/09
22 438 The Gleaners and I Zeitgeist $155,320 4 $12,655 2 3/7/01
23 494 Examined Life Zeitgeist $120,712 6 $12,085 1 2/25/09
24 540 Afghan Star Zeitgeist $102,115 5 $3,671 1 6/26/09
25 546 One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das Zeitgeist $100,401 5 $11,515 1 5/8/13
26 555 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeitgeist $95,865 4 $9,220 1 6/25/08
27 561 The Brandon Teena Story Zeitgeist $92,113 2 $11,281 1 9/23/98
28 569 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeitgeist $89,473 7 $3,077 1 10/22/08
29 631 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeitgeist $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
30 645 Let the Fire Burn Zeitgeist $64,489 9 $5,226 1 10/2/13
31 662 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeitgeist $60,064 3 $1,492 1 11/2/12
32 674 Divan Zeitgeist $56,214 4 $3,560 1 3/17/04
33 683 Ballot Measure 9 Zeitgeist $53,819 1 $8,143 1 3/31/95
34 691 Women, Art, Revolution Zeitgeist $52,681 4 $5,791 2 6/1/11
35 800 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeitgeist $35,671 2 $5,754 1 10/19/11
36 815 My Country, My Country Zeitgeist $33,620 4 $3,546 1 8/4/06
37 816 The Turandot Project Zeitgeist $33,504 3 $7,877 2 8/10/01
38 872 Earth Days Zeitgeist $26,748 5 $2,408 1 8/14/09
39 935 Zizek! Zeitgeist $20,177 1 $7,062 1 11/18/05
40 972 Payback (2012) Zeitgeist $17,979 3 $2,186 1 4/25/12
41 997 A Letter to True Zeitgeist $15,635 1 $4,395 1 9/8/04
42 1056 Writer of O Zeitgeist $11,728 1 $2,245 1 5/4/05
43 1080 China Heavyweight Zeitgeist $10,550 4 $3,792 1 7/6/12
44 1094 Act of God Zeitgeist $9,955 1 $522 1 7/31/09
45 1110 Out of the Past (1998) Zeitgeist $9,078 1 $1,671 1 7/31/98
46 1131 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeitgeist $8,077 2 $3,225 1 1/24/03
47 1179 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeitgeist $5,869 1 $5,869 1 4/30/99
48 - Forbidden Films Zeitgeist n/a - n/a - 5/13/15
49 497 Storm Surfers 3D Xlrator Media $117,090 7 $7,299 2 4/26/13
50 1031 Rock Bottom Wringing Hands Prods. $12,890 1 $4,017 1 3/2/07
51 807 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope Wrekin Hill $34,665 6 $8,203 3 4/6/12
52 - The People vs. George Lucas Wrekin Hill n/a 1 n/a 1 5/6/11
53 496 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary Worldplay $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
54 612 Veil of Tears Word Films $72,078 8 $44,358 8 3/28/14
55 818 Sisters in Law Women Make Movies $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
56 209 Tarnation Wellspring $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
57 248 In the Realms of the Unreal Wellspring $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
58 270 The Source Wellspring $362,649 - n/a - 8/25/99
59 483 Unknown White Male Wellspring $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
60 723 On the Ropes Wellspring $46,737 5 $7,431 1 8/18/99
61 791 Girlhood Wellspring $37,977 3 $4,845 2 10/29/03
62 829 Reel Paradise Wellspring $31,918 6 $3,100 1 8/17/05
63 1257 Beautopia Wellspring $2,870 1 $1,219 1 3/5/99
64 55 Bully (2012) Weinstein Company $3,495,043 6 $116,472 5 3/30/12
65 129 Shut Up and Sing Weinstein Company $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
66 169 The Tillman Story Weinstein Company $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
67 212 Salinger Weinstein Company $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
68 217 Undefeated (2012) Weinstein Company $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
69 257 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Weinstein Company $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
70 571 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Weinstein Company $88,312 3 $11,945 1 10/26/07
71 391 What Would Jesus Buy? Warrior Poets Releasing $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
72 72 Freeriders Warren Miller $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
73 79 Snowriders 2 Warren Miller $2,287,639 - n/a - 10/15/97
74 85 Snowriders Warren Miller $2,068,490 - n/a - 10/16/96
75 87 Endless Winter Warren Miller $1,966,454 - n/a - 10/20/95
76 88 Vertical Reality Warren Miller $1,951,429 - n/a - 10/19/94
77 97 Black Diamond Rush Warren Miller $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
78 2 March of the Penguins Warner Independent $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
79 185 The 11th Hour Warner Independent $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
80 522 Darfur Now Warner Independent $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
81 29 Roger and Me Warner Bros. $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
82 50 Imagine: John Lennon Warner Bros. $3,753,977 561 $1,412,213 561 10/7/88
83 176 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones Warner Bros. $776,699 111 $99,740 26 10/5/90
84 211 Elvis On Tour 75th Anniversary Warner Bros. $587,818 - n/a - 7/29/10
85 226 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser Warner Bros. $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
86 260 Into the Arms of Strangers Warner Bros. $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
87 607 Batkid Begins Warner Bros. $74,709 14 $19,437 4 6/26/15
88 544 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story Walking on Water Films $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
89 714 American Mustang Vitagraph $48,700 3 $7,906 1 1/17/14
90 721 Collapse Vitagraph $46,964 5 $7,800 1 11/6/09
91 819 Running From Crazy Vitagraph $33,300 5 $6,822 1 11/1/13
92 975 Sunset Story Vitagraph $17,508 3 $2,966 1 2/25/05
93 1240 The Hacker Wars Vitagraph $3,470 1 $2,958 1 10/17/14
94 1259 Knuckle Vitagraph $2,647 3 $2,647 3 12/9/11
95 1253 Fatal Assistance Velvet Films $3,000 1 $3,000 1 2/28/14
96 245 Sound City Variance Films $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
97 441 Citizen Koch Variance Films $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
98 476 Until the Light Takes Us Variance Films $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
99 560 American: The Bill Hicks Story Variance Films $92,234 11 $5,872 1 4/8/11
100 625 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Variance Films $68,719 5 $4,620 1 10/27/10
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,137,363,022----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$866,89348$129,73428-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$582,164,116----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,722,1011,589$8,592,4321,581-
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, #1301-1353


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun 9/16/05
A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story Cdgm. 9/25/15
He Named Me Malala FoxS 10/2/15
In My Father's House OIH 10/9/15
Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Rialto 11/13/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
WARx2 WARX2 TBD