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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, #1501-1526
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1217 The Informant MBox $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
2 1233 Hooligan Sparrow TFC $9,263 4 n/a - 7/22/16
3 1251 The Institute Argo. $8,445 4 $3,017 2 10/4/13
4 1262 God Knows Where I Am B360 $8,094 4 n/a - 3/31/17
5 1267 Eleven Minutes Reg. $7,986 4 $3,670 4 2/20/09
6 1278 Finding Oscar FR $7,609 4 $2,365 1 4/14/17
7 1321 Top Spin FRun $5,858 4 $2,177 1 8/21/15
8 1325 Fired! ICir $5,661 4 $2,158 4 2/2/07
9 263 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
10 289 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
11 396 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
12 457 The Five Obstructions Koch $165,845 3 $8,940 1 5/26/04
13 518 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
14 548 Blank City IR $116,037 3 $13,989 1 4/6/11
15 614 The Unforeseen CGld $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
16 618 The Principle RM $89,543 3 $8,657 1 10/24/14
17 622 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $88,312 3 $11,945 1 10/26/07
18 667 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
19 682 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
20 684 The Business of Being Born ICir $69,991 3 $9,574 1 1/9/08
21 686 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
22 701 Absolute Wilson NYer $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
23 705 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
24 712 The Order of Myths CGld $62,645 3 $7,056 1 7/25/08
25 729 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $60,064 3 $1,492 1 11/2/12
26 736 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $58,334 3 $11,667 1 11/11/09
27 740 Beautiful Losers Side. $56,386 3 $10,607 1 8/8/08
28 741 Big Men Abr. $56,286 3 $7,539 1 3/14/14
29 751 The Lottery Vari. $54,543 3 $16,435 1 6/11/10
30 756 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $53,471 3 $4,424 2 2/24/06
31 759 Billy the Kid Elep. $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
32 767 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $52,166 3 $9,259 3 4/25/08
33 771 Burma VJ Osci. $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
34 773 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $51,301 3 $7,272 1 8/10/11
35 778 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $50,715 3 $6,027 1 3/29/00
36 780 American Casino Argo. $50,437 3 $1,397 1 8/14/09
37 782 Keep Quiet KL $49,899 3 $6,500 1 2/17/17
38 784 Le Joli Mai Icar. $49,647 3 $10,662 3 9/13/13
39 785 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
40 787 Orgasm Inc. FRun $49,001 3 $8,773 2 2/11/11
41 791 Ghosts of Cite Soleil Think $48,752 3 $7,100 1 6/27/07
42 792 American Mustang Vita. $48,700 3 $7,906 1 1/17/14
43 802 The Woodmans Lorb. $46,623 3 $5,874 1 1/19/11
44 819 Moving the Mountain Oct. $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
45 823 Regret to Inform AL $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
46 829 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
47 838 The Betrayal CGld $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
48 847 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
49 849 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
50 855 Refusenik Abr. $39,456 3 $3,604 2 4/11/08
51 856 Power Trip AL $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
52 863 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $38,925 3 $5,160 1 3/2/07
53 868 Death by China A23 $38,492 3 $5,701 1 8/17/12
54 872 Girlhood Wells $37,977 3 $4,845 2 10/29/03
55 878 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
56 879 Been Rich All My Life FRun $36,406 3 $8,252 1 7/21/06
57 885 Our City Dreams FRun $34,972 3 $4,056 1 2/6/09
58 886 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $34,837 3 $2,320 1 4/25/03
59 892 Beautiful Darling Crnth $34,096 3 $12,406 1 4/22/11
60 895 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
61 899 The Turandot Project Zeit. $33,504 3 $7,877 2 8/10/01
62 900 Making the Boys FRun $33,443 3 $7,513 1 3/11/11
63 910 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
64 911 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
65 915 Whores' Glory KL $31,420 3 $5,358 3 4/27/12
66 924 Documented DefA $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
67 931 The Seventh Fire FM $30,112 3 $8,277 2 7/22/16
68 935 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
69 942 Cousin Jules CGld $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
70 948 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
71 949 Hitler's Children FM $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
72 957 Unlocking the Cage FRun $27,284 3 $3,708 1 5/25/16
73 958 Jane's Journey FRun $27,253 3 $6,193 1 9/16/11
74 966 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $26,073 3 $4,046 1 3/25/05
75 971 Kate Plays Christine Grasshopper $25,564 3 $6,175 1 8/26/16
76 972 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
77 979 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
78 997 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $22,938 3 $12,184 3 7/7/06
79 1000 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
80 1003 Incendiary Truly $22,457 3 $7,308 1 9/23/11
81 1012 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
82 1015 So Much So Fast Bal. $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
83 1016 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $21,507 3 $630 1 12/7/07
84 1023 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
85 1033 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $20,389 3 $6,059 1 7/23/04
86 1035 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $20,318 3 $2,300 3 12/22/06
87 1062 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
88 1066 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
89 1069 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
90 1077 Holy Hell WRA $18,051 3 $9,238 3 5/27/16
91 1078 Nenette Kino $18,009 3 $1,176 1 12/22/10
92 1081 Payback (2012) Zeit. $17,979 3 $2,186 1 4/25/12
93 1083 Dear Jesse Cow. $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
94 1084 Sunset Story Vita. $17,508 3 $2,966 1 2/25/05
95 1085 Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream Men. $17,506 3 $12,065 3 4/20/16
96 1092 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $16,734 3 $6,193 1 4/27/12
97 1103 Levitated Mass FRun $16,086 3 $4,589 1 9/5/14
98 1118 Argentina FRun $14,869 3 $2,274 1 6/17/16
99 1131 Newtown Abr. $14,109 3 $6,796 2 10/7/16
100 1136 The Protagonist IFC $13,850 3 $4,495 1 11/30/07
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,289,228,648----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$875,24052$138,51930-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$679,326,632----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,261,6651,518$8,792,6941,640-
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, #1501-1526


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Hellbound? A23 9/21/12
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
Sacred Argo. 5/5/17
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe FRun 5/12/17
Buena Vista Social Club: Adios BG 5/26/17
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