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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 1284 Before You Know It TFC $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
2 1287 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 3 $6,627 3 8/24/07
3 1309 Our Man in Tehran FRun $5,573 3 $1,640 1 5/15/15
4 1332 Marinoni: The Fire in the Frame FRun $4,696 3 $488 2 4/1/16
5 1345 McLibel Cinema Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
6 1391 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 3 $2,647 3 12/9/11
7 1401 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $2,363 3 $189 1 6/13/14
8 1404 The Big Question Think $2,248 3 $466 1 3/17/06
9 1412 Sneakerheadz SD $1,903 3 $1,903 3 8/7/15
10 1428 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
11 1444 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
12 451 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $166,750 2 $7,970 1 3/1/06
13 456 Hybrid Indic. $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
14 531 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
15 562 Best Worst Movie Abr. $109,895 2 $5,503 1 4/23/10
16 569 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $107,040 2 $4,236 2 3/5/04
17 588 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
18 595 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
19 599 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
20 606 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $92,113 2 $11,281 1 9/23/98
21 621 The Cartel MP $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
22 633 Los Sures Osci. $83,992 2 $26,088 1 4/15/16
23 648 Harvest of Empire Onyx $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
24 683 2012: Time for Change Mang. $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
25 689 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $67,500 2 $11,477 1 10/24/07
26 710 Public Speaking Rialto $62,173 2 $6,260 1 2/23/11
27 716 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
28 751 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
29 764 Hiding and Seeking FRun $51,936 2 $6,423 1 2/6/04
30 791 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $47,211 2 $6,769 1 8/12/05
31 809 Pressure Cooker BevP $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
32 812 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $44,435 2 $6,820 1 8/31/05
33 817 Love Etc. Pala. $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
34 827 We Live in Public Abr. $41,711 2 $7,325 1 8/28/09
35 833 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
36 847 Khodorkovsky KL $39,522 2 $6,110 1 11/30/11
37 858 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $38,691 2 $6,116 1 6/8/12
38 863 Germans & Jews FRun $38,100 2 $5,024 1 6/10/16
39 868 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
40 874 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $35,671 2 $5,754 1 10/19/11
41 883 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $34,402 2 $14,321 2 2/9/96
42 892 Sisters in Law WMM $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
43 894 American Teacher FRun $33,144 2 $6,036 2 9/30/11
44 896 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
45 899 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $32,267 2 $1,938 1 7/17/02
46 911 GasLand WOW $30,846 2 $2,641 1 9/15/10
47 914 Fighting for Life Truly $30,606 2 $3,423 1 3/7/08
48 915 These Birds Walk Osci. $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
49 919 American Swing Magn. $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
50 926 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
51 934 Naked Fame Reg. $29,220 2 $2,837 1 2/18/05
52 938 Garbo: The Spy FRun $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
53 947 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
54 956 Elena (2014) Vari. $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
55 962 Disturbing the Peace Abr. $25,287 2 $10,907 2 11/11/16
56 965 Eat This New York Org. $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
57 968 Radio Unnameable KL $24,090 2 $5,833 1 9/19/12
58 976 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $23,701 2 $5,530 1 1/18/13
59 978 Lost Bohemia Long Shot $23,584 2 n/a - 5/20/11
60 981 The Iran Job FM $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
61 987 The Other City CF $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
62 988 The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Icar. $22,478 2 $5,304 1 8/31/16
63 993 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $22,080 2 $7,035 1 12/10/10
64 995 Giuliani Time Cinema Libre $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
65 996 The Matador (2008) CityL $21,816 2 $6,695 1 10/31/08
66 1004 The Decent One KL $21,327 2 n/a - 10/1/14
67 1011 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $20,709 2 $8,756 1 11/8/13
68 1015 Meeting Resistance ICir $20,616 2 $7,712 2 10/19/07
69 1020 The Highest Pass Cinema Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
70 1022 If I Die Tonight Indic. $20,214 2 $9,646 2 7/31/09
71 1027 How to Grow a Band ICir $20,135 2 $5,705 1 4/13/12
72 1033 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $19,988 2 $5,905 2 11/4/11
73 1034 Favela Rising Moch. $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
74 1037 Art Bastard CAVU $19,600 2 $19,600 2 6/3/16
75 1040 Peter Brook: The Tightrope FRun $19,365 2 $6,768 1 1/31/14
76 1042 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $19,317 2 $5,025 1 7/29/05
77 1043 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom FRun $19,245 2 $4,645 1 8/13/10
78 1044 Revelation: Dawn of Global Government RM $19,107 2 $14,975 2 4/15/16
79 1046 The Kill Team Osci. $18,983 2 n/a - 7/25/14
80 1048 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $18,918 2 $11,179 2 11/9/07
81 1050 Saving Marriage Reg. $18,720 2 $8,044 2 10/17/08
82 1055 To the Limit FRun $18,254 2 $1,483 2 6/13/08
83 1057 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $18,190 2 $5,712 2 4/25/14
84 1058 Casting By SD $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
85 1061 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icar. $18,087 2 $418 1 6/6/14
86 1064 Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer APD/C $17,992 2 $7,105 1 8/2/13
87 1075 Carbon Nation CWM $16,901 2 $402 1 5/7/10
88 1078 Who Took Johnny Rum. $16,595 2 $7,666 1 4/24/15
89 1080 The Last Mogul Think $16,469 2 $4,965 1 6/24/05
90 1082 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen $16,400 2 $7,130 2 12/10/14
91 1085 I Like Killing Flies Think $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
92 1088 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $16,050 2 $2,344 1 9/6/13
93 1090 This Binary Universe Indic. $15,875 2 $1,794 2 5/4/12
94 1094 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $15,504 2 $2,876 1 9/16/05
95 1095 The Beautiful Truth Cinema Libre $15,387 2 $3,025 1 11/14/08
96 1096 Dumbstruck Truly $15,379 2 $981 1 4/15/11
97 1098 Only the Young Osci. $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
98 1099 El Inmigrante Indic. $15,100 2 $1,578 2 7/13/07
99 1104 Wall Life $14,541 2 $4,015 1 8/26/05
100 1106 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $14,471 2 $2,546 2 10/2/09
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,273,833,641----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,29650$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