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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, #1201-1218
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
2 7 One Direction: This is Us TriS $28,873,374 2,735 $15,815,497 2,735 8/30/13
3 8 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
4 2 March of the Penguins WIP $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
5 4 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
6 1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $119,194,771 2,011 $23,920,637 868 6/23/04
7 5 Earth (2009) BV $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
8 13 Bears BV $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
9 6 Chimpanzee BV $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
10 12 Oceans BV $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
11 14 African Cats BV $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
12 9 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
13 19 America (2014) LGF $11,643,334 1,105 $38,608 3 6/27/14
14 23 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $7,720,487 1,052 $2,970,848 1,052 4/18/08
15 29 Believe ORF $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
16 16 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
17 192 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland PicH $603,894 962 $464,170 962 2/8/08
18 39 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
19 24 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
20 15 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
21 10 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
22 17 Religulous LGF $13,011,160 568 $3,409,643 502 10/1/08
23 47 Imagine: John Lennon WB $3,753,977 561 $1,412,213 561 10/7/88
24 25 Babies Focus $7,320,323 543 $2,160,460 534 5/7/10
25 226 I Want Your Money Free $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
26 41 Good Hair RAtt. $4,157,223 466 $1,039,220 186 10/9/09
27 156 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $821,046 358 $61,313 18 8/22/08
28 54 Rize Lions $3,336,391 352 $1,574,787 352 6/24/05
29 261 Trekkies ParC $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
30 27 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
31 79 The Endless Summer II NL $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
32 82 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
33 96 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
34 32 Shine a Light ParV $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
35 26 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
36 22 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
37 40 The Fog of War SPC $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
38 38 Inside Job SPC $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
39 11 Bowling for Columbine UA $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
40 66 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
41 169 First Descent Uni. $750,805 243 $438,615 243 12/2/05
42 28 The Aristocrats Think $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
43 20 Super Size Me IDP $11,536,423 230 $516,641 41 5/7/04
44 155 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
45 170 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $741,557 221 $309,455 221 3/27/09
46 44 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
47 18 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
48 21 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
49 87 Girl Rising Gathr $1,727,259 170 $81,640 34 3/7/13
50 189 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $614,138 163 $279,219 163 10/1/04
51 214 Shut Up and Play the Hits Osci. $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
52 48 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
53 284 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $288,312 157 $150,337 157 6/15/12
54 37 Food, Inc. Magn. $4,417,674 155 $60,513 3 6/12/09
55 58 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
56 43 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
57 42 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $4,071,700 151 $76,639 3 4/22/05
58 34 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $4,946,445 147 $54,596 3 6/14/13
59 121 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $1,222,708 147 $46,359 3 7/9/04
60 45 The September Issue RAtt. $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
61 56 Catfish Rog. $3,237,343 143 $257,285 12 9/17/10
62 186 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold SPC $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
63 197 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
64 36 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
65 73 The Gatekeepers SPC $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
66 92 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
67 51 Born Into Brothels Think $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
68 33 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
69 64 Unzipped Mira. $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
70 30 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
71 106 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
72 511 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
73 63 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $2,930,687 115 $164,351 7 6/11/10
74 139 More Than a Game LGF $950,675 111 $182,943 14 10/2/09
75 166 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones WB $776,699 111 $99,740 26 10/5/90
76 175 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
77 141 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
78 57 Grizzly Man Lions $3,178,403 105 $269,131 29 8/12/05
79 101 Fed Up RTWC $1,515,799 104 $126,028 18 5/9/14
80 129 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
81 124 Inequality for All RTWC $1,205,273 103 $140,888 28 9/27/13
82 239 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
83 204 Life Itself Magn. $538,655 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
84 80 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
85 262 America's Heart and Soul BV $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
86 100 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
87 103 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,482,936 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
88 62 Man on Wire Magn. $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
89 65 When We Were Kings Gram. $2,789,985 92 $12,479 2 10/25/96
90 46 Paris is Burning Mira. $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
91 49 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
92 74 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
93 50 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
94 122 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
95 154 Generation Iron TVC $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
96 109 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
97 71 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
98 185 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
99 289 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
100 59 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,079,098,320----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$909,09748$135,48127-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$562,930,626----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,146,5311,568$8,879,1871,551-
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, #1201-1218


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Birth of the Living Dead FRun 10/18/13
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15