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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
1 701 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
2 697 Absolute Wilson NYer $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
3 682 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
4 680 The Business of Being Born ICir $69,991 3 $9,574 1 1/9/08
5 678 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
6 664 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
7 619 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $88,312 3 $11,945 1 10/26/07
8 615 The Principle RM $89,543 3 $8,657 1 10/24/14
9 611 The Unforeseen CGld $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
10 545 Blank City IR $116,037 3 $13,989 1 4/6/11
11 516 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
12 455 The Five Obstructions Koch $165,845 3 $8,940 1 5/26/04
13 394 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
14 288 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
15 262 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
16 1313 Fired! ICir $5,661 4 $2,158 4 2/2/07
17 1309 Top Spin FRun $5,858 4 $2,177 1 8/21/15
18 1256 Eleven Minutes Reg. $7,986 4 $3,670 4 2/20/09
19 1240 The Institute Argo. $8,445 4 $3,017 2 10/4/13
20 1222 Hooligan Sparrow TFC $9,263 4 n/a - 7/22/16
21 1206 The Informant MBox $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
22 1201 So Goes the Nation IFC $10,337 4 $2,622 4 10/4/06
23 1193 China Heavyweight Zeit. $10,550 4 $3,792 1 7/6/12
24 1180 Family Fundamentals Focus $11,344 4 $7,352 4 10/11/02
25 1169 Angels in the Dust Cinema Libre $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
26 1157 Defamation FRun $12,038 4 $4,725 4 11/20/09
27 1151 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuck $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
28 1144 Rebirth Osci. $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
29 1135 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $13,013 4 $2,759 1 1/25/12
30 1122 Up for Grabs L/Z $13,931 4 $1,881 2 5/6/05
31 1071 Great Directors Pala. $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
32 1056 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
33 1053 A League of Ordinary Gentlemen Magn. $18,807 4 n/a 1 5/27/05
34 1045 Watchers of the Sky MBox $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
35 1043 Actress (2014) CGld $19,365 4 $4,880 1 11/7/14
36 1029 A Wink and a Smile FRun $20,169 4 $2,346 1 5/1/09
37 1022 The First Basket L/Z $20,440 4 $1,819 1 10/29/08
38 1021 Walt & El Grupo BV $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
39 1001 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
40 976 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
41 973 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $23,959 4 $6,330 2 9/13/13
42 970 Otter 501 Pala. $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
43 967 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
44 966 Gotta Dance Mitro. $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
45 958 Nursery University Vari. $26,042 4 $11,307 1 4/24/09
46 956 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
47 952 The Garden Osci. $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
48 938 Fire in the Blood ICir $28,994 4 $4,856 1 9/6/13
49 930 The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits Cinema Libre $29,500 4 $9,511 1 9/23/16
50 924 Manakamana CGld $30,029 4 $3,635 1 4/18/14
51 923 The Windmill Movie FDesk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
52 920 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
53 919 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $30,328 4 $10,524 1 9/19/08
54 900 Fuel N/A $32,465 4 $12,386 4 9/18/09
55 891 My Country, My Country Zeit. $33,620 4 $3,546 1 8/4/06
56 887 Hit So Hard Vari. $34,025 4 $6,500 1 4/13/12
57 869 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
58 868 Wagner & Me FRun $37,745 4 $4,891 2 12/7/12
59 866 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
60 856 Tell Them Who You Are Think $39,075 4 $4,060 1 5/13/05
61 854 Expedition to the End of the World Argo. $39,115 4 $6,635 1 8/20/14
62 845 Teenage Osci. $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
63 843 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
64 838 Hell and Back Again DF $40,634 4 $3,413 1 10/5/11
65 837 Moving Midway FRun $40,864 4 $6,539 2 9/12/08
66 832 Nowitzki Magn. $41,340 4 $20,049 4 7/10/15
67 802 Monk With a Camera KL $45,938 4 n/a - 11/21/14
68 798 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $46,380 4 $6,510 1 11/17/10
69 789 Terror's Advocate Magn. $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
70 765 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
71 762 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie DID $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
72 760 Cropsey CP $52,476 4 $6,306 1 6/4/10
73 758 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $52,681 4 $5,791 2 6/1/11
74 757 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
75 746 In a Dream ICir $54,640 4 $5,297 1 4/10/09
76 738 Divan Zeit. $56,214 4 $3,560 1 3/17/04
77 721 Limelight Magn. $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
78 719 How to Live Forever Vari. $60,630 4 $3,716 1 5/13/11
79 710 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $62,356 4 $4,471 1 8/18/06
80 695 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
81 689 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
82 687 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
83 685 Budrus Bal. $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
84 679 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $70,219 4 $10,537 1 1/23/09
85 661 Don't Blink - Robert Frank Grasshopper $76,134 4 $10,382 1 7/15/16
86 655 Circo FRun $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
87 654 Bright Leaves FRun $77,888 4 $4,485 1 8/25/04
88 652 Radiant City All. $78,944 4 n/a - 3/30/07
89 641 Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt Zeit. $82,143 4 $13,244 1 4/6/16
90 639 Praying with Lior FRun $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
91 616 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $89,521 4 $7,283 2 3/13/09
92 603 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $95,865 4 $9,220 1 6/25/08
93 596 Bhutto FRun $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
94 550 After Innocence NYer $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
95 532 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train FRun $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
96 518 4 Little Girls GV $130,146 4 $13,528 1 7/9/97
97 500 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
98 473 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $155,320 4 $12,655 2 3/7/01
99 390 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
100 355 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
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