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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 76 Citizenfour RTWC $2,800,870 105 $126,321 5 10/24/14
2 164 Dior and I Orch. $1,028,953 105 $45,772 2 4/10/15
3 121 Fed Up RTWC $1,538,899 104 $126,028 18 5/9/14
4 154 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
5 147 Inequality for All RTWC $1,205,273 103 $140,888 28 9/27/13
6 285 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
7 188 Life Itself Magn. $810,454 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
8 97 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
9 312 America's Heart and Soul BV $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
10 122 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
11 123 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,514,782 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
12 152 Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe Cinema Libre $1,163,265 95 $28,339 1 4/1/16
13 140 The Wolfpack Magn. $1,301,696 94 $43,920 2 6/12/15
14 72 Man on Wire Magn. $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
15 591 A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC $101,531 93 $43,285 93 7/31/15
16 77 When We Were Kings Gram. $2,789,985 92 $12,479 2 10/25/96
17 56 Paris is Burning Mira. $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
18 59 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
19 88 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
20 111 Weiner IFC $1,676,108 88 $84,173 5 5/20/16
21 60 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
22 145 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
23 184 Generation Iron TVC $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
24 211 Red Army SPC $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
25 149 The Music of Strangers Orch. $1,176,781 82 $24,614 3 6/10/16
26 130 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
27 84 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
28 132 The Salt of the Earth SPC $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
29 218 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
30 345 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
31 358 Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things Gathr $261,865 80 n/a - 5/24/16
32 69 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
33 277 Embrace: The Documentary Gathr $412,340 77 n/a - 9/19/16
34 287 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
35 586 Stevie Nicks - In Your Dreams Abr. $103,028 76 n/a - 3/31/13
36 115 It Might Get Loud SPC $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
37 83 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
38 110 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
39 118 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
40 162 Dark Horse (2016) SPC $1,030,851 74 $13,838 3 5/6/16
41 129 Marley Magn. $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
42 267 Gimme Danger Magn. $440,627 71 $44,725 3 10/28/16
43 81 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
44 106 Every Little Step SPC $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
45 117 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
46 141 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
47 381 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
48 177 Best of Enemies Magn. $892,802 69 $50,378 3 7/31/15
49 70 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
50 157 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
51 160 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
52 207 Cartel Land Orch. $704,352 65 $15,581 2 7/3/15
53 94 Riding Giants SPC $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
54 125 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
55 200 Seymour: An Introduction IFC $743,541 64 $26,587 2 3/13/15
56 217 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
57 220 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
58 484 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
59 183 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
60 259 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
61 366 Life, Animated Orch. $255,388 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
62 481 Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of Grav. $153,068 60 $153,068 60 1/30/15
63 143 Gonzo Magn. $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
64 166 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
65 214 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
66 315 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
67 71 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
68 126 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
69 178 Tyson SPC $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
70 181 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
71 210 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
72 227 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
73 103 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
74 161 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
75 346 Morning Light BV $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
76 148 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
77 281 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
78 135 Chasing Ice SD $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
79 204 The Big One Mira. $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
80 223 Tickled Magn. $613,956 53 $21,898 2 6/17/16
81 134 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
82 173 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
83 163 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
84 230 Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. $594,912 51 $114,273 39 8/19/16
85 492 Michael Moore In TrumpLand Moore $149,090 51 $50,200 2 10/19/16
86 226 City of Gold IFC $611,702 50 $62,959 4 3/11/16
87 272 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
88 815 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 50 $45,000 50 3/8/13
89 113 Black Diamond Rush WM $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
90 114 Senna PDA $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
91 64 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
92 409 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
93 496 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
94 93 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
95 248 The First Monday in May Magn. $527,474 45 $99,242 20 4/15/16
96 128 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
97 150 Festival Express Think $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
98 155 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
99 459 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $164,540 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
100 710 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,288,741,320----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$874,90952$138,51930-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$678,970,647----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,248,9521,518$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
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