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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, #1501-1539
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 171 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
2 66 Grizzly Man Lions $3,178,403 105 $269,131 29 8/12/05
3 76 Citizenfour RTWC $2,800,870 105 $126,321 5 10/24/14
4 166 Dior and I Orch. $1,028,953 105 $45,772 2 4/10/15
5 122 Fed Up RTWC $1,538,899 104 $126,028 18 5/9/14
6 156 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
7 149 Inequality for All RTWC $1,205,273 103 $140,888 28 9/27/13
8 287 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
9 190 Life Itself Magn. $810,454 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
10 97 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
11 314 America's Heart and Soul BV $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
12 123 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
13 124 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,514,782 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
14 154 Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe CLS $1,163,265 95 $28,339 1 4/1/16
15 141 The Wolfpack Magn. $1,301,696 94 $43,920 2 6/12/15
16 72 Man on Wire Magn. $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
17 599 A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC $101,531 93 $43,285 93 7/31/15
18 77 When We Were Kings Gram. $2,789,985 92 $12,479 2 10/25/96
19 56 Paris is Burning Mira. $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
20 59 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
21 88 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
22 111 Weiner IFC $1,676,108 88 $84,173 5 5/20/16
23 60 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
24 147 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
25 186 Generation Iron TVC $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
26 213 Red Army SPC $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
27 151 The Music of Strangers Orch. $1,176,781 82 $24,614 3 6/10/16
28 131 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
29 85 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
30 133 The Salt of the Earth SPC $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
31 220 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
32 348 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
33 361 Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things Gathr $261,865 80 n/a - 5/24/16
34 69 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
35 229 Embrace: The Documentary Gathr $610,306 77 n/a - 9/19/16
36 289 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
37 594 Stevie Nicks - In Your Dreams Abr. $103,028 76 n/a - 3/31/13
38 116 It Might Get Loud SPC $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
39 84 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
40 110 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
41 119 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
42 164 Dark Horse (2016) SPC $1,030,851 74 $13,838 3 5/6/16
43 130 Marley Magn. $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
44 270 Gimme Danger Magn. $440,627 71 $44,725 3 10/28/16
45 81 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
46 106 Every Little Step SPC $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
47 118 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
48 142 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
49 384 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
50 179 Best of Enemies Magn. $892,802 69 $50,378 3 7/31/15
51 70 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
52 159 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
53 162 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
54 209 Cartel Land Orch. $704,352 65 $15,581 2 7/3/15
55 94 Riding Giants SPC $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
56 126 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
57 202 Seymour: An Introduction IFC $743,541 64 $26,587 2 3/13/15
58 219 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
59 222 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
60 491 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
61 185 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
62 262 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
63 369 Life, Animated Orch. $255,388 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
64 488 Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of Grav. $153,068 60 $153,068 60 1/30/15
65 145 Gonzo Magn. $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
66 168 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
67 216 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
68 317 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
69 71 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
70 127 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
71 180 Tyson SPC $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
72 183 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
73 212 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
74 230 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
75 103 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
76 163 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
77 349 Morning Light BV $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
78 150 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
79 283 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
80 136 Chasing Ice SD $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
81 206 The Big One Mira. $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
82 225 Tickled Magn. $613,956 53 $21,898 2 6/17/16
83 135 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
84 175 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
85 165 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
86 233 Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. $594,912 51 $114,273 39 8/19/16
87 499 Michael Moore In TrumpLand Moore $149,090 51 $50,200 2 10/19/16
88 228 City of Gold IFC $611,702 50 $62,959 4 3/11/16
89 275 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
90 335 Long Strange Trip - The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead Abr. $295,703 50 $34,131 2 5/25/17
91 823 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 50 $45,000 50 3/8/13
92 114 Black Diamond Rush WM $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
93 115 Senna PDA $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
94 64 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
95 413 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
96 504 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
97 93 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
98 251 The First Monday in May Magn. $527,474 45 $99,242 20 4/15/16
99 439 Risk Neon $186,723 45 $76,327 34 5/5/17
100 129 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,302,645,295----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,61253$137,41130-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$690,595,576----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,019,8531,468$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, #1501-1539


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Lost Bohemia Long Shot 5/20/11
Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom 6/8/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. 6/16/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/30/17
The Skyjacker's Tale Strand 6/30/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
City of Ghosts IFC 7/7/17
The Possession of Janet Moses VE 7/14/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 11/3/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD