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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, #1501-1504
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 616 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $88,312 3 $11,945 1 10/26/07
2 661 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
3 675 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
4 677 The Business of Being Born ICir $69,991 3 $9,574 1 1/9/08
5 679 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
6 695 Absolute Wilson NYer $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
7 699 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
8 706 The Order of Myths CGld $62,645 3 $7,056 1 7/25/08
9 723 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $60,064 3 $1,492 1 11/2/12
10 730 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $58,334 3 $11,667 1 11/11/09
11 734 Beautiful Losers Side. $56,386 3 $10,607 1 8/8/08
12 735 Big Men Abr. $56,286 3 $7,539 1 3/14/14
13 745 The Lottery Vari. $54,543 3 $16,435 1 6/11/10
14 750 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $53,471 3 $4,424 2 2/24/06
15 753 Billy the Kid Elep. $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
16 761 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $52,166 3 $9,259 3 4/25/08
17 765 Burma VJ Osci. $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
18 767 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $51,301 3 $7,272 1 8/10/11
19 772 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $50,715 3 $6,027 1 3/29/00
20 774 American Casino Argo. $50,437 3 $1,397 1 8/14/09
21 777 Le Joli Mai Icar. $49,647 3 $10,662 3 9/13/13
22 778 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
23 780 Orgasm Inc. FRun $49,001 3 $8,773 2 2/11/11
24 784 Ghosts of Cite Soleil Think $48,752 3 $7,100 1 6/27/07
25 785 American Mustang Vita. $48,700 3 $7,906 1 1/17/14
26 795 The Woodmans Lorb. $46,623 3 $5,874 1 1/19/11
27 812 Moving the Mountain Oct. $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
28 816 Regret to Inform AL $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
29 822 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
30 831 The Betrayal CGld $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
31 840 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
32 842 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
33 848 Refusenik Abr. $39,456 3 $3,604 2 4/11/08
34 849 Power Trip AL $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
35 856 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $38,925 3 $5,160 1 3/2/07
36 861 Death by China A23 $38,492 3 $5,701 1 8/17/12
37 865 Girlhood Wells $37,977 3 $4,845 2 10/29/03
38 871 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
39 872 Been Rich All My Life FRun $36,406 3 $8,252 1 7/21/06
40 878 Our City Dreams FRun $34,972 3 $4,056 1 2/6/09
41 879 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $34,837 3 $2,320 1 4/25/03
42 884 Beautiful Darling Crnth $34,096 3 $12,406 1 4/22/11
43 886 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
44 890 The Turandot Project Zeit. $33,504 3 $7,877 2 8/10/01
45 891 Making the Boys FRun $33,443 3 $7,513 1 3/11/11
46 901 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
47 902 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
48 905 Whores' Glory KL $31,420 3 $5,358 3 4/27/12
49 913 Documented DefA $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
50 920 The Seventh Fire FM $30,112 3 $8,277 2 7/22/16
51 924 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
52 930 Cousin Jules CGld $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
53 936 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
54 937 Hitler's Children FM $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
55 945 Unlocking the Cage FRun $27,284 3 $3,708 1 5/25/16
56 946 Jane's Journey FRun $27,253 3 $6,193 1 9/16/11
57 954 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $26,073 3 $4,046 1 3/25/05
58 959 Kate Plays Christine Grasshopper $25,564 3 $6,175 1 8/26/16
59 960 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
60 966 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
61 983 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $22,938 3 $12,184 3 7/7/06
62 985 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
63 989 Incendiary Truly $22,457 3 $7,308 1 9/23/11
64 998 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
65 1001 So Much So Fast Bal. $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
66 1002 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $21,507 3 $630 1 12/7/07
67 1009 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
68 1019 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $20,389 3 $6,059 1 7/23/04
69 1021 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $20,318 3 $2,300 3 12/22/06
70 1047 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
71 1051 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
72 1054 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
73 1062 Holy Hell WRA $18,051 3 $9,238 3 5/27/16
74 1063 Nenette Kino $18,009 3 $1,176 1 12/22/10
75 1066 Payback (2012) Zeit. $17,979 3 $2,186 1 4/25/12
76 1068 Dear Jesse Cow. $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
77 1069 Sunset Story Vita. $17,508 3 $2,966 1 2/25/05
78 1070 Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream Men. $17,506 3 $12,065 3 4/20/16
79 1077 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $16,734 3 $6,193 1 4/27/12
80 1087 Levitated Mass FRun $16,086 3 $4,589 1 9/5/14
81 1101 Argentina FRun $14,869 3 $2,274 1 6/17/16
82 1113 Newtown Abr. $14,109 3 $6,796 2 10/7/16
83 1117 The Protagonist IFC $13,850 3 $4,495 1 11/30/07
84 1123 Benda Bilili! NGE $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
85 1125 Red Obsession A23 $13,199 3 $5,060 2 9/6/13
86 1137 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
87 1142 China Blue Argo. $12,185 3 $3,767 2 1/19/07
88 1144 Back Door Channels FKF $12,139 3 $3,425 1 9/16/11
89 1148 Murder in the Park IFC $12,088 3 $1,310 1 6/26/15
90 1155 Revenge of the Mekons MBox $11,861 3 $2,354 1 10/29/14
91 1169 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $11,538 3 $2,501 1 5/21/10
92 1192 Elemental TFC $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
93 1195 Shepard and Dark MBox $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
94 1213 The Immortalists Gathr $9,331 3 $1,308 3 11/26/14
95 1219 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
96 1231 Farewell to Hollywood ICir $8,601 3 $572 1 2/25/15
97 1235 Glastonbury Think $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
98 1238 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
99 1260 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $7,506 3 $3,792 3 9/29/06
100 1280 The Human Scale KS $6,878 3 n/a - 10/18/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,275,626,119----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$878,53051$137,14129-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$672,384,098----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$25,860,9271,550$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, #1501-1504


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. 6/29/07
Contemporary Color Osci. 3/1/17
My Scientology Movie Magn. 3/3/17
Uncertain LucD. 3/9/17
God Knows Where I Am INDEP 3/31/17
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
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD