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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, #1501-1511
RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
311 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
310 America's Heart and Soul BV $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
309 Trekkies ParC $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
308 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
307 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
306 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
305 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
304 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $327,452 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
303 Ballet 422 Magn. $333,554 27 $27,653 2 2/6/15
302 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
301 Kings of Pastry FRun $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
300 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
299 Koch Zeit. $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
298 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
297 The Source Wells $362,649 - n/a - 8/25/99
296 Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me A23 $365,422 18 $86,741 10 10/24/14
295 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
294 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
293 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $373,366 15 $12,623 2 3/30/01
292 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
291 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
290 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
289 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
288 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
287 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
286 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
285 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
284 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
283 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $386,073 24 $69,389 24 6/24/11
282 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
281 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
280 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
279 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
278 The Hunting Ground RTWC $405,917 25 $22,464 2 2/27/15
277 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
276 Embrace: The Documentary Gathr $412,340 77 n/a - 9/19/16
275 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
274 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
273 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
272 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $421,573 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
271 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
270 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
269 I Want Your Money Free $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
268 Rosenwald CIE $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
267 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
266 Gimme Danger Magn. $440,627 71 $44,725 3 10/28/16
265 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
264 The Heart of the Game Mira. $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
263 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
262 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
261 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
260 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
259 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $466,114 25 $30,500 2 9/5/14
258 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
257 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
256 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
255 Deli Man Cohen $502,294 38 $37,321 15 2/27/15
254 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
253 Shut Up and Play the Hits Osci. $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
252 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
251 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
250 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
249 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
248 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
247 The First Monday in May Magn. $527,474 45 $99,242 20 4/15/16
246 Sex Is... OutF $530,833 6 n/a - 5/7/93
245 Wild Man Blues NL $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
244 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
243 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
242 On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. $543,044 231 $320,894 231 11/7/14
241 The Art of the Steal IFC $544,890 34 $39,019 3 2/26/10
240 Harry & Snowman FR $561,460 25 $56,842 18 9/30/16
239 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
238 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
237 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
236 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
235 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
234 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
233 Gleason ORF $583,664 148 $91,583 9 7/29/16
232 Elvis On Tour 75th Anniversary WB $587,818 - n/a - 7/29/10
231 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
230 Tarnation Wells $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
229 Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. $594,912 51 $114,273 39 8/19/16
228 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
227 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
226 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
225 City of Gold IFC $611,702 50 $62,959 4 3/11/16
224 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
223 Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago FEF $612,717 11 n/a - 9/6/13
222 Tickled Magn. $613,956 53 $21,898 2 6/17/16
221 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $614,138 163 $279,219 163 10/1/04
220 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinc $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
219 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
218 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold SPC $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
217 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
216 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
215 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
214 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
213 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
212 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,281,253,041----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$878,17251$136,49429-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$674,180,280----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,969,6401,519$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, #1401-1500, #1501-1511


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Giuliani Time Cinema Libre 5/12/06
I Called Him Morgan SD 3/24/17
God Knows Where I Am INDEP 3/31/17
Alive and Kicking Magn. 4/7/17
Jeremiah Tower Orch. 4/14/17
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Citizen Jane IFC 4/21/17
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
Sacred Argo. 5/5/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/2/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD