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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, #1501-1512
RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1013 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
1012 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $20,944 1 $1,410 1 7/21/06
1011 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $21,152 6 $4,694 2 7/31/09
1010 Girl Model FRun $21,154 5 $4,898 1 9/5/12
1009 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $21,242 1 $3,054 1 9/2/11
1008 The Decent One KL $21,327 2 n/a - 10/1/14
1007 Three of Hearts Think $21,429 1 $4,482 1 10/19/05
1006 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $21,507 3 $630 1 12/7/07
1005 So Much So Fast Bal. $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
1004 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
1003 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
1002 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
1001 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
1000 The Matador (2008) CityL $21,816 2 $6,695 1 10/31/08
998 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $22,026 1 $3,151 1 8/17/07
997 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $22,080 2 $7,035 1 12/10/10
996 Generation Startup Long Shot $22,271 1 $5,756 1 9/23/16
995 F**k Think $22,359 5 $5,299 2 11/10/06
994 Be Here Now: The Andy Whitfield Story TUG $22,424 11 $13,577 11 4/8/16
993 Incendiary Truly $22,457 3 $7,308 1 9/23/11
992 The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Icar. $22,478 2 $5,304 1 8/31/16
991 The Settlers (2017) Mats. $22,510 1 n/a - 3/3/17
990 The Other City CF $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
989 The Revisionaries KL $22,664 5 $2,608 1 10/5/12
988 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
987 Hellbound? A23 $22,887 5 $3,938 4 9/21/12
986 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $22,938 3 $12,184 3 7/7/06
985 Video Games: The Movie Vari. $23,043 25 $12,759 25 7/18/14
984 The Iran Job FM $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
983 Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police Cinema Libre $23,262 5 $5,656 2 3/20/15
982 Gridiron Heroes Indic. $23,487 5 n/a 5 4/15/16
981 Lost Bohemia Long Shot $23,584 2 n/a - 5/20/11
980 Raw Faith AM $23,667 1 n/a 1 6/24/11
979 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $23,701 2 $5,530 1 1/18/13
978 Emmanuel's Gift First $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
977 Forever Icar. $23,828 1 $5,202 1 9/12/07
976 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
975 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
974 Shut Up Little Man Trib. $23,901 8 n/a - 8/26/11
973 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $23,959 4 $6,330 2 9/13/13
972 American Storytellers Indic. $24,082 1 $2,974 1 11/7/03
971 Radio Unnameable KL $24,090 2 $5,833 1 9/19/12
970 Otter 501 Pala. $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
969 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
968 Eat This New York Org. $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
967 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
966 Gotta Dance Mitro. $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
965 Disturbing the Peace Abr. $25,287 2 $10,907 2 11/11/16
964 Lake of Fire Think $25,317 9 $2,559 1 10/3/07
963 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
962 Kate Plays Christine Grasshopper $25,564 3 $6,175 1 8/26/16
961 Gurukulam Mats. $25,651 11 n/a - 6/3/16
960 Through the Fire Cinema Libre $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
959 Elena (2014) Vari. $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
958 Nursery University Vari. $26,042 4 $11,307 1 4/24/09
957 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $26,073 3 $4,046 1 3/25/05
956 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
955 Earth Days Zeit. $26,748 5 $2,408 1 8/14/09
954 Trudell Bal. $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
953 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $26,859 1 $5,034 1 11/24/06
952 The Garden Osci. $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
951 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $27,052 1 $7,685 1 3/27/09
950 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
949 Jane's Journey FRun $27,253 3 $6,193 1 9/16/11
948 Unlocking the Cage FRun $27,284 3 $3,708 1 5/25/16
947 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $27,344 1 $7,520 1 2/1/06
946 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
945 Broadway Idiot FB $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
944 The Ambassador Drft. $28,102 8 $13,046 4 8/29/12
943 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
942 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $28,516 1 $9,423 1 10/17/14
941 Garbo: The Spy FRun $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
940 Hitler's Children FM $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
939 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
938 Fire in the Blood ICir $28,994 4 $4,856 1 9/6/13
937 Naked Fame Reg. $29,220 2 $2,837 1 2/18/05
936 Time to Choose Abr. $29,233 9 $12,233 6 6/3/16
935 You've Been Trumped ICir $29,273 5 $4,497 1 8/3/12
934 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $29,316 5 $2,506 1 5/13/11
933 Cousin Jules CGld $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
932 Romantico Kino $29,460 5 $2,808 1 11/1/06
931 Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art FRun $29,462 5 $5,424 4 1/8/16
930 The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits Cinema Libre $29,500 4 $9,511 1 9/23/16
929 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
928 Uncertain LucD. $29,736 6 n/a - 3/6/17
927 A Fierce Green Fire FRun $29,817 11 n/a - 2/22/13
926 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
925 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $29,976 9 $5,075 4 5/23/07
924 Manakamana CGld $30,029 4 $3,635 1 4/18/14
923 The Windmill Movie FDesk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
922 The Seventh Fire FM $30,112 3 $8,277 2 7/22/16
921 American Swing Magn. $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
920 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
919 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $30,328 4 $10,524 1 9/19/08
918 The Take Icar. $30,380 1 $8,625 1 9/22/04
917 These Birds Walk Osci. $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
916 Fighting for Life Truly $30,606 2 $3,423 1 3/7/08
915 Documented DefA $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
914 Meet the Fokkens KL $30,810 1 $7,628 1 8/8/12
913 GasLand WOW $30,846 2 $2,641 1 9/15/10
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,281,474,323----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,72251$136,41029-
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, #1501-1512


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Giuliani Time Cinema Libre 5/12/06
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