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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, #1501-1527
RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
901 My Country, My Country Zeit. $33,620 4 $3,546 1 8/4/06
902 The Turandot Project Zeit. $33,504 3 $7,877 2 8/10/01
903 Making the Boys FRun $33,443 3 $7,513 1 3/11/11
904 Sisters in Law WMM $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
905 Running From Crazy Vita. $33,300 5 $6,822 1 11/1/13
906 American Teacher FRun $33,144 2 $6,036 2 9/30/11
907 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $33,066 1 $2,213 1 10/4/13
908 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
909 Boxing Gym Zipp. $32,476 7 n/a - 10/22/10
910 Fuel N/A $32,465 4 $12,386 4 9/18/09
911 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $32,267 2 $1,938 1 7/17/02
912 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
913 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
914 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
915 Reel Paradise Wells $31,918 6 $3,100 1 8/17/05
916 At Berkeley Zipp. $31,736 6 $5,069 2 11/8/13
917 Whores' Glory KL $31,420 3 $5,358 3 4/27/12
918 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $31,313 5 $3,936 5 6/7/13
919 Hats Off Abr. $31,272 5 $6,570 1 3/28/08
920 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $31,135 5 $5,457 2 5/13/11
921 No Home Movie Icar. $31,095 5 n/a - 2/18/16
922 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
923 GasLand WOW $30,846 2 $2,641 1 9/15/10
924 Meet the Fokkens KL $30,810 1 $7,628 1 8/8/12
925 Documented DefA $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
926 Fighting for Life Truly $30,606 2 $3,423 1 3/7/08
927 These Birds Walk Osci. $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
928 The Take Icar. $30,380 1 $8,625 1 9/22/04
929 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $30,328 4 $10,524 1 9/19/08
930 Weapons of Mass Deception CLS $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
931 American Swing Magn. $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
932 The Seventh Fire FM $30,112 3 $8,277 2 7/22/16
933 The Windmill Movie FDesk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
934 Manakamana CGld $30,029 4 $3,635 1 4/18/14
935 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $29,976 9 $5,075 4 5/23/07
936 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
937 A Fierce Green Fire FRun $29,817 11 n/a - 2/22/13
938 Uncertain LucD. $29,736 6 n/a - 3/6/17
939 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
940 The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits CLS $29,500 4 $9,511 1 9/23/16
941 Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art FRun $29,462 5 $5,424 4 1/8/16
942 Romantico Kino $29,460 5 $2,808 1 11/1/06
943 Cousin Jules CGld $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
944 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $29,316 5 $2,506 1 5/13/11
945 You've Been Trumped ICir $29,273 5 $4,497 1 8/3/12
946 Time to Choose Abr. $29,233 9 $12,233 6 6/3/16
947 Naked Fame Reg. $29,220 2 $2,837 1 2/18/05
948 Fire in the Blood ICir $28,994 4 $4,856 1 9/6/13
949 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
950 Hitler's Children FM $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
951 Tomorrow UTMW $28,571 14 $1,480 1 3/10/17
952 Garbo: The Spy FRun $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
953 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $28,516 1 $9,423 1 10/17/14
954 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
955 The Ambassador Drft. $28,102 8 $13,046 4 8/29/12
956 Broadway Idiot FB $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
957 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
958 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $27,344 1 $7,520 1 2/1/06
959 Unlocking the Cage FRun $27,284 3 $3,708 1 5/25/16
960 Jane's Journey FRun $27,253 3 $6,193 1 9/16/11
961 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
962 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $27,052 1 $7,685 1 3/27/09
963 The Garden Osci. $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
964 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $26,859 1 $5,034 1 11/24/06
965 Trudell Bal. $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
966 Earth Days Zeit. $26,748 5 $2,408 1 8/14/09
967 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
968 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $26,073 3 $4,046 1 3/25/05
969 Nursery University Vari. $26,042 4 $11,307 1 4/24/09
970 Elena (2014) Vari. $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
971 Through the Fire CLS $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
972 Gurukulam Mats. $25,651 11 n/a - 6/3/16
973 Kate Plays Christine Ghop $25,564 3 $6,175 1 8/26/16
974 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
975 Lake of Fire Think $25,317 9 $2,559 1 10/3/07
976 Disturbing the Peace Abr. $25,287 2 $10,907 2 11/11/16
977 Gotta Dance Mitro. $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
978 The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Icar. $24,984 2 $5,304 1 8/31/16
979 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
980 Eat This New York Org. $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
981 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
982 Otter 501 Pala. $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
983 Radio Unnameable KL $24,090 2 $5,833 1 9/19/12
984 American Storytellers Indic. $24,082 1 $2,974 1 11/7/03
985 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $23,959 4 $6,330 2 9/13/13
986 Shut Up Little Man Trib. $23,901 8 n/a - 8/26/11
987 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
988 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
989 Forever Icar. $23,828 1 $5,202 1 9/12/07
990 Emmanuel's Gift First $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
991 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $23,701 2 $5,530 1 1/18/13
992 Raw Faith AM $23,667 1 n/a 1 6/24/11
993 Lost Bohemia Long Shot $23,584 2 n/a - 5/20/11
994 Gridiron Heroes Indic. $23,487 5 n/a 5 4/15/16
995 Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police CLS $23,262 5 $5,656 2 3/20/15
996 The Iran Job FM $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
997 Video Games: The Movie Vari. $23,043 25 $12,759 25 7/18/14
998 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $22,938 3 $12,184 3 7/7/06
1000 Hellbound? A23 $22,887 5 $3,938 4 9/21/12
1001 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,293,008,012----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,61652$138,32630-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$682,857,311----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,387,7611,518$8,792,6941,640-
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, #1501-1527


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
My Scientology Movie Magn. 3/10/17
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
Sacred Argo. 5/5/17
Risk Neon 5/5/17
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe FRun 5/12/17
Generation Iron 2 VLA 5/12/17
Buena Vista Social Club: Adios BG 5/26/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/30/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD