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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, #1201-1291
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 60 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
2 407 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $160,621 5 $6,411 1 5/23/03
3 828 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
4 32 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
5 768 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $34,837 3 $2,320 1 4/25/03
6 19 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
7 904 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
8 504 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
9 511 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
10 626 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
11 1181 Journeys with George Cn4 $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
12 239 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
13 1236 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
14 310 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
15 176 Lost in La Mancha IFC $732,393 24 $63,303 8 1/31/03
16 249 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
17 1082 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $8,077 2 $3,225 1 1/24/03
18 958 7th Street PAc. $15,629 1 $6,354 1 1/17/03
19 287 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
20 694 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $46,412 1 $4,117 1 11/8/02
21 412 Derrida Zeit. $157,200 6 $11,473 1 10/23/02
22 449 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
23 471 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
24 11 Bowling for Columbine UA $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
25 67 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
26 1026 Family Fundamentals Focus $11,344 4 $7,352 4 10/11/02
27 178 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
28 217 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
29 530 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $94,874 6 $5,728 1 9/20/02
30 1018 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
31 1185 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 1 $3,500 1 8/23/02
32 107 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
33 227 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
34 789 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $32,267 2 $1,938 1 7/17/02
35 79 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
36 624 War Photographer FRun $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
37 1207 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
38 349 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
39 404 Hybrid Indic. $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
40 1064 ABC Africa NYer $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
41 120 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
42 324 Promises Cow. $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
43 336 Ram Dass: Fierce Grace Zeit. $238,260 6 $3,638 2 2/27/02
44 317 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
45 288 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
46 969 The Settlers FRun $14,556 1 $2,812 1 1/15/02
47 235 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
48 166 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
49 1015 My Voyage to Italy Mira. $11,683 1 $7,117 1 10/24/01
50 725 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
51 73 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
52 385 Chop Suey Zeit. $179,914 5 $10,472 1 10/5/01
53 425 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
54 995 Children Underground Cmx. $12,798 1 $3,075 1 9/19/01
55 1068 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
56 780 The Turandot Project Zeit. $33,504 3 $7,877 2 8/10/01
57 308 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
58 121 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
59 253 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $373,366 15 $12,623 2 3/30/01
60 417 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $155,320 4 $12,655 2 3/7/01
61 1010 New York in the 50's Avat. $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
62 1126 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
63 414 One Day in September SPC $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
64 482 Sound and Fury AL $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
65 247 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
66 527 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
67 345 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $225,682 20 $6,776 1 8/16/00
68 138 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
69 758 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
70 291 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
71 269 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
72 560 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
73 171 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
74 824 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
75 194 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
76 673 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $50,715 3 $6,027 1 3/29/00
77 1096 Gendernauts FRun $7,358 - n/a - 2/4/00
78 92 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
79 219 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
80 284 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
81 129 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
82 83 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
83 1111 Speaking in Strings 7Art $6,859 2 $1,519 1 9/10/99
84 256 The Source Wells $362,649 - n/a - 8/25/99
85 692 On the Ropes Wells $46,737 5 $7,431 1 8/18/99
86 251 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
87 710 Regret to Inform AL $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
88 267 Trekkies ParC $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
89 1130 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 1 $5,869 1 4/30/99
90 1203 Beautopia Wells $2,870 1 $1,219 1 3/5/99
91 313 Dancemaker AL $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
92 236 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
93 321 A Place Called Chiapas Zeit. $252,546 - n/a - 11/4/98
94 69 Freeriders WM $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
95 535 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $92,113 2 $11,281 1 9/23/98
96 1108 The Jew in the Lotus Blin $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
97 963 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
98 1063 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $9,078 1 $1,671 1 7/31/98
99 206 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
100 936 Dear Jesse Cow. $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,097,793,172----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$874,03947$130,99027-
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, #1201-1291


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15