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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, #1401-1488
RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
388 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
387 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
386 Art and Craft Osci. $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
385 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
384 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $237,181 10 $12,756 1 7/27/11
383 Ram Dass: Fierce Grace Zeit. $238,260 6 $3,638 2 2/27/02
382 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
381 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
380 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
379 49 Up FRun $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
378 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $242,646 9 $13,537 1 3/14/12
377 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
376 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
375 The Waiting Room ICir $244,951 8 $7,086 4 9/26/12
374 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
373 Enlighten Up! Bal. $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
372 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
371 Promises Cow. $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
370 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
369 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
368 A Place Called Chiapas Zeit. $252,546 - n/a - 11/4/98
367 Life in a Day NGE $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
366 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
365 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
364 The War Tapes SenA $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
363 Embrace: The Documentary Gathr $254,753 77 n/a - 9/19/16
362 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
361 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
360 Life, Animated Orch. $255,388 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
359 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
358 Alive Inside B360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
357 Dancemaker AL $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
356 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
355 The Green Prince MBox $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
354 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
353 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
352 Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things Gathr $261,865 80 n/a - 5/24/16
351 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
350 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
349 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abr. $267,965 24 $97,043 24 6/24/11
348 American Dream Mira. $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
347 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
346 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
345 Heavy Petting Skou $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
344 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
343 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
342 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
341 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $274,661 20 $10,930 2 1/18/08
340 Morning Light BV $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
339 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
338 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
337 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
336 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
335 The Anonymous People AM $284,147 13 n/a - 8/16/13
334 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
333 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
332 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $288,312 157 $150,337 157 6/15/12
331 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
330 Above and Beyond ICir $288,751 13 $6,448 1 1/30/15
329 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
328 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
327 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
326 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
325 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
324 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
323 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
322 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
321 Linsanity KE $302,645 16 $99,462 9 10/4/13
320 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
319 Unmistaken Child Osci. $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
318 Nico-Icon Roxie $306,691 4 n/a - 9/8/95
317 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
316 Francofonia MBox $307,040 25 $22,083 2 4/1/16
315 Merchants of Doubt SPC $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
314 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
313 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
312 I Am Eleven Proud $310,116 16 $5,800 2 9/12/14
311 West of Memphis SPC $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
310 L'Amour Fou IFC $312,494 18 $37,250 2 5/13/11
309 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
308 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
307 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
306 America's Heart and Soul BV $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
305 Trekkies ParC $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
304 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
303 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
302 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
301 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
300 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $327,452 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
299 Ballet 422 Magn. $333,554 27 $27,653 2 2/6/15
298 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
297 Kings of Pastry FRun $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
296 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
295 Koch Zeit. $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
294 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
293 The Source Wells $362,649 - n/a - 8/25/99
292 Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me A23 $365,422 18 $86,741 10 10/24/14
291 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
290 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
289 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $373,366 15 $12,623 2 3/30/01
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,265,004,718----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$880,30950$138,11229-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$670,675,025----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$26,827,0011,582$9,028,1251,648-
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, #1401-1488


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. 9/2/11
Harry Benson: Shoot First Magn. 12/9/16
I am Not Your Negro Magn. 2/3/17
Kedi Osci. 2/10/17
Contemporary Color Osci. 3/1/17
My Scientology Movie Magn. 3/3/17
Jeremiah Tower Orch. 4/14/17
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD