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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, #1401-1489
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 953 Gurukulam Mats. $25,651 11 n/a - 6/3/16
2 918 A Fierce Green Fire FRun $29,817 11 n/a - 2/22/13
3 601 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $92,234 11 $5,872 1 4/8/11
4 582 Korengal Sab. $101,310 11 $14,630 1 5/30/14
5 529 Finding Fela KL $120,980 11 n/a - 8/1/14
6 519 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
7 496 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $140,164 11 $13,744 2 5/23/14
8 493 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
9 483 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
10 445 Afternoon of a Faun KL $172,450 11 $15,292 2 2/5/14
11 442 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
12 398 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
13 395 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Mont. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
14 366 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
15 346 Heavy Petting Skou $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
16 345 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
17 314 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
18 247 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
19 220 Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago FEF $612,717 11 n/a - 9/6/13
20 1233 Silicon Cowboys FR $8,239 12 $5,724 12 9/16/16
21 1066 Ever Again RM $17,304 12 $10,802 12 12/8/06
22 871 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
23 802 We Are X Drft. $45,028 12 $7,526 1 10/21/16
24 778 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
25 728 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
26 719 Presenting Princess Shaw Magn. $60,197 12 $4,814 3 5/27/16
27 616 Advanced Style B360 $87,879 12 $6,500 1 9/26/14
28 585 The United States of Autism JM $100,403 12 $3,413 1 4/5/13
29 567 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
30 530 Miss Sharon Jones SM $120,880 12 $10,323 1 7/29/16
31 520 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
32 492 Kids For Cash Pala. $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
33 490 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
34 474 Eames: The Architect and the Painter FRun $153,088 12 n/a - 11/11/11
35 440 Anita Gold. $176,979 12 $44,114 7 3/21/14
36 420 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
37 414 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
38 406 The House I Live In Abr. $210,752 12 $16,453 2 10/5/12
39 401 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $216,110 12 $10,337 2 6/13/08
40 380 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
41 373 Enlighten Up! Bal. $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
42 286 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
43 258 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
44 239 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
45 211 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
46 743 The Search for General Tso IFC $54,275 13 $9,336 2 1/2/15
47 737 The Lovers and the Despot Magn. $55,511 13 $14,925 8 9/23/16
48 678 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
49 627 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
50 618 Exporting Raymond Gold. $87,727 13 $35,292 13 4/29/11
51 595 Tower KL $96,001 13 n/a - 9/28/16
52 575 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
53 571 Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Magn. $105,710 13 n/a - 11/16/11
54 500 Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Rialto $137,722 13 $8,355 1 11/13/15
55 484 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
56 399 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
57 394 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $225,448 13 $2,407 2 11/4/05
58 351 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
59 348 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
60 344 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
61 336 The Anonymous People AM $284,147 13 n/a - 8/16/13
62 331 Above and Beyond ICir $288,751 13 $6,448 1 1/30/15
63 292 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
64 272 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
65 260 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
66 201 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
67 186 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
68 854 Catching the Sun TFC $38,613 14 n/a - 4/1/16
69 768 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
70 754 The Last Man on the Moon Grav. $52,482 14 $30,880 13 2/26/16
71 655 Batkid Begins WB (NL) $74,709 14 $19,437 4 6/26/15
72 645 Colliding Dreams ICir $78,288 14 $16,438 4 3/4/16
73 550 Penton: The John Penton Story Gathr $112,159 14 n/a - 6/23/14
74 539 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
75 512 Requiem for the American Dream TFC $130,152 14 n/a - 1/29/16
76 502 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
77 485 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
78 460 Crazy Horse Zipp. $157,782 14 $7,963 1 1/18/12
79 459 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
80 439 Chicago 10 RAtt. $177,490 14 $42,724 14 2/29/08
81 343 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
82 332 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
83 295 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
84 234 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
85 191 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
86 151 Burn CB $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
87 - Sample This GD n/a 15 n/a 15 9/13/13
88 738 Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience Imax $55,409 15 $55,409 15 10/7/16
89 557 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
90 546 God the Father RM $113,276 15 $15,037 1 10/17/14
91 538 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
92 510 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
93 501 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
94 465 The Witness FR $156,821 15 $14,523 1 6/3/16
95 432 An Honest Liar Abr. $180,590 15 $13,821 2 3/6/15
96 372 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
97 365 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
98 321 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
99 309 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
100 290 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $373,366 15 $12,623 2 3/30/01
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,265,461,922----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$880,01550$138,02129-
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, #1401-1489


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Decent One KL 10/1/14
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