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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, #1401-1426
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 4 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony $72,091,016 3,481 $23,234,394 3,481 10/28/09
2 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
3 8 One Direction: This is Us TriS $28,873,374 2,735 $15,815,497 2,735 8/30/13
4 9 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
5 2 March of the Penguins WIP $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
6 5 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
7 15 Monkey Kingdom BV $16,432,322 2,012 $4,577,861 2,012 4/17/15
8 1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $119,194,771 2,011 $23,920,637 868 6/23/04
9 6 Earth (2009) BV $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
10 14 Bears BV $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
11 7 Chimpanzee BV $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
12 13 Oceans BV $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
13 16 African Cats BV $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
14 30 Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party QF $6,997,384 1,217 $74,814 3 7/15/16
15 10 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
16 18 America (2014) LGF $14,444,502 1,105 $38,608 3 6/27/14
17 27 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $7,720,487 1,052 $2,970,848 1,052 4/18/08
18 34 Believe ORF $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
19 19 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
20 218 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
21 44 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
22 28 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
23 17 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
24 159 Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus Thinking Man $925,576 652 n/a - 1/19/15
25 11 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
26 20 Religulous LGF $13,011,160 568 $3,409,643 502 10/1/08
27 54 Imagine: John Lennon WB $3,753,977 561 $1,412,213 561 10/7/88
28 29 Babies Focus $7,320,323 543 $2,160,460 534 5/7/10
29 256 I Want Your Money Free $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
30 78 He Named Me Malala FoxS $2,668,936 477 $61,808 4 10/2/15
31 46 Good Hair RAtt. $4,157,223 466 $1,039,220 186 10/9/09
32 23 Amy A24 $8,413,144 435 $222,500 6 7/3/15
33 176 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $821,046 358 $61,313 18 8/22/08
34 61 Rize Lions $3,336,391 352 $1,574,787 352 6/24/05
35 295 Trekkies ParC $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
36 35 Meet the Mormons Purd. $6,047,363 333 $2,509,808 317 10/10/14
37 32 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
38 51 Where to Invade Next Drft. $3,827,261 308 $897,034 308 2/12/16
39 373 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
40 90 The Endless Summer II NL $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
41 93 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
42 107 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
43 38 Shine a Light ParV $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
44 31 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
45 26 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
46 45 The Fog of War SPC $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
47 43 Inside Job SPC $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
48 12 Bowling for Columbine UA $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
49 74 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
50 190 First Descent Uni. $750,805 243 $438,615 243 12/2/05
51 33 The Aristocrats Think $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
52 230 On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. $543,044 231 $320,894 231 11/7/14
53 22 Super Size Me IDP $11,536,423 230 $516,641 41 5/7/04
54 175 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
55 192 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $741,557 221 $309,455 221 3/27/09
56 50 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
57 21 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
58 24 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
59 84 Meru MBox $2,334,228 176 $91,279 7 8/14/15
60 98 Girl Rising Gathr $1,727,259 170 $81,640 34 3/7/13
61 213 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $614,138 163 $279,219 163 10/1/04
62 241 Shut Up and Play the Hits Osci. $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
63 55 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
64 322 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $288,312 157 $150,337 157 6/15/12
65 42 Food, Inc. Magn. $4,417,674 155 $60,513 3 6/12/09
66 47 A Beautiful Planet Imax $4,128,056 155 $223,983 137 4/29/16
67 65 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
68 49 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
69 48 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $4,071,700 151 $76,639 3 4/22/05
70 40 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $4,946,445 147 $54,596 3 6/14/13
71 136 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $1,222,708 147 $46,359 3 7/9/04
72 52 The September Issue RAtt. $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
73 63 Catfish Rog. $3,237,343 143 $257,285 12 9/17/10
74 210 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold SPC $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
75 223 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
76 41 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
77 82 The Gatekeepers SPC $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
78 103 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
79 58 Born Into Brothels Think $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
80 39 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
81 71 Unzipped Mira. $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
82 36 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
83 119 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
84 579 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
85 70 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $2,930,687 115 $164,351 7 6/11/10
86 156 More Than a Game LGF $950,675 111 $182,943 14 10/2/09
87 187 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones WB $776,699 111 $99,740 26 10/5/90
88 197 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
89 158 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
90 64 Grizzly Man Lions $3,178,403 105 $269,131 29 8/12/05
91 72 Citizenfour RTWC $2,800,870 105 $126,321 5 10/24/14
92 152 Dior and I Orch. $1,028,953 105 $45,772 2 4/10/15
93 113 Fed Up RTWC $1,538,899 104 $126,028 18 5/9/14
94 144 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
95 139 Inequality for All RTWC $1,205,273 103 $140,888 28 9/27/13
96 270 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
97 178 Life Itself Magn. $810,454 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
98 91 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
99 296 America's Heart and Soul BV $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
100 114 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,240,639,169----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$899,66651$141,78529-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$662,178,092----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,590,7541,614$9,507,5551,700-
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, #1401-1426


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Make Believe CS 5/13/11
Citizen Soldier INDEP 8/5/16
When Two Worlds Collide FRun 8/17/16
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. 8/19/16
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. 9/9/16
Command and Control AEF 9/14/16
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR 9/16/16
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 10/28/16
Harry Benson: Shoot First Magn. 11/4/16
Seasons MBox 11/11/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD