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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
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 384 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
2 363 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
3 358 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
4 352 American Dream Mira. $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
5 332 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
6 330 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
7 273 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
8 1247 We Are Twisted F***ing Sister! MBox $8,277 8 $5,804 6 2/19/16
9 1188 National Bird FR $10,656 8 $3,030 1 11/11/16
10 1064 Peter and the Farm Magn. $18,123 8 $3,844 1 11/4/16
11 1058 La Camioneta FYN $18,558 8 n/a - 5/31/13
12 1040 Misery Loves Comedy Trib. $19,634 8 $5,300 1 4/24/15
13 1036 The Ground Truth Focus $20,013 8 $12,207 8 9/15/06
14 974 Shut Up Little Man Trib. $23,901 8 n/a - 8/26/11
15 960 Through the Fire Cinema Libre $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
16 944 The Ambassador Drft. $28,102 8 $13,046 4 8/29/12
17 857 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $38,933 8 $6,157 1 9/13/13
18 847 Rape of the Soul Slow $39,975 8 $15,602 8 3/17/06
19 841 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $40,563 8 $14,328 8 2/7/14
20 839 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
21 827 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
22 807 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $45,255 8 $5,066 1 5/16/14
23 770 Venus and Serena Magn. $51,271 8 $10,981 4 5/10/13
24 705 Trapped (2016) Abr. $63,241 8 $17,626 3 3/4/16
25 669 Veil of Tears WF $72,078 8 $44,358 8 3/28/14
26 667 Do Not Resist Vanish $72,791 8 $7,150 1 9/30/16
27 644 Hating Breitbart RM $81,432 8 $40,673 4 10/19/12
28 640 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
29 597 No Impact Man Osci. $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
30 579 King Corn Bal. $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
31 538 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
32 508 A Perfect Candidate 7Art $134,485 8 n/a - 6/19/96
33 502 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
34 492 American Promise RFG $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
35 433 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
36 431 Waste Land Arth. $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
37 430 Lost Boys of Sudan Shad. $188,467 8 $512 1 8/22/03
38 424 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
39 410 Mondovino Think $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
40 378 The Waiting Room ICir $244,951 8 $7,086 4 9/26/12
41 366 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
42 308 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
43 252 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
44 248 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
45 192 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
46 1293 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
47 1213 Something to Cheer About Truly $9,777 9 $6,410 9 4/27/07
48 975 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
49 964 Lake of Fire Think $25,317 9 $2,559 1 10/3/07
50 936 Time to Choose Abr. $29,233 9 $12,233 6 6/3/16
51 925 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $29,976 9 $5,075 4 5/23/07
52 791 GMO OMG SD $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
53 764 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
54 730 Side By Side Trib. $58,825 9 $6,956 1 8/17/12
55 727 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $59,192 9 $4,613 1 7/11/08
56 711 Mifune: The Last Samurai Strand $62,279 9 $4,296 1 11/25/16
57 703 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $64,489 9 $5,226 1 10/2/13
58 688 Maidentrip FRun $68,243 9 $1,622 1 12/20/13
59 662 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $75,881 9 $14,287 3 6/27/14
60 580 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
61 577 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magn. $105,998 9 $15,096 2 7/3/13
62 564 5 Broken Cameras KL $109,983 9 $6,674 1 5/30/12
63 530 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
64 527 The Square (2013) Nou $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
65 514 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
66 510 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
67 503 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $138,991 9 $87,743 9 3/28/14
68 481 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
69 466 Chasing Madoff Cohen $157,612 9 n/a 9 8/26/11
70 459 Keep On Keepin' On RTWC $163,745 9 $12,930 2 9/19/14
71 452 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
72 447 Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil KL $172,533 9 n/a - 7/16/16
73 446 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
74 444 Touch the Sound Shad. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
75 441 Bush's Brain Tar. $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
76 413 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
77 411 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
78 381 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $242,646 9 $13,537 1 3/14/12
79 377 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
80 367 The War Tapes SenA $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
81 337 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
82 306 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
83 197 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
84 1211 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
85 1178 The Final Member Drft. $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
86 1033 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Osci. $20,056 10 n/a - 6/16/14
87 836 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
88 823 Next Goal Wins KE $43,089 10 $2,568 5 4/25/14
89 801 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
90 768 King Georges IFC $51,663 10 $15,031 4 2/26/16
91 728 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $59,081 10 $2,980 1 8/23/13
92 722 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $60,332 10 $10,939 2 9/26/08
93 715 Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World Icar. $61,044 10 $8,349 5 5/15/15
94 709 Dancer IFC $62,578 10 $7,140 1 9/9/16
95 700 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $65,429 10 $12,376 3 1/20/06
96 675 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $71,471 10 $7,035 1 3/23/07
97 643 I Am Divine TFC $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
98 626 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
99 614 Pump SD $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
100 585 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,281,698,932----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,87651$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