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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, #1301-1362
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 545 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
2 777 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
3 803 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
4 174 Into Great Silence Zeit. $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
5 249 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $421,573 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
6 316 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
7 343 Life in a Day NGE $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
8 353 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
9 410 The Bridge FStr. $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
10 511 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $112,679 19 $7,882 1 5/4/12
11 617 The Invisible War Cdgm. $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
12 865 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
13 238 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
14 263 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
15 272 Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me A23 $365,422 18 $86,741 10 10/24/14
16 290 L'Amour Fou IFC $312,494 18 $37,250 2 5/13/11
17 296 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
18 313 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
19 334 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
20 443 Magic Trip Magn. $154,521 18 $14,367 4 8/5/11
21 445 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
22 528 Do I Sound Gay? IFC $108,620 18 $10,461 1 7/10/15
23 278 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
24 346 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
25 378 Call + Response FTrd. $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
26 402 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
27 468 Good Ol' Freda Magn. $138,811 17 $6,798 1 9/6/13
28 524 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
29 634 I Am Big Bird Trib. $67,845 17 $10,000 1 5/6/15
30 1166 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $6,905 17 $4,570 17 6/20/13
31 106 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $1,577,480 16 $4,632 1 8/19/88
32 210 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
33 243 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
34 255 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
35 275 Koch Zeit. $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
36 283 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
37 292 I Am Eleven Proud $310,116 16 $5,800 2 9/12/14
38 300 Linsanity KE $302,645 16 $99,462 9 10/4/13
39 394 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
40 398 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $194,533 16 $1,242 2 9/25/09
41 399 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Code $194,102 16 $69,306 16 4/5/13
42 484 A Band Called Death Drft. $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
43 549 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $100,280 16 $42,566 16 6/18/10
44 587 Watermark EOne $84,464 16 $7,724 2 4/4/14
45 640 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
46 743 The Dog Drft. $44,581 16 $12,431 3 8/8/14
47 85 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
48 120 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
49 126 Brother's Keeper CThnk $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
50 215 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
51 227 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
52 269 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $373,366 15 $12,623 2 3/30/01
53 288 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
54 299 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
55 341 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
56 348 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
57 408 An Honest Liar Abr. $180,590 15 $13,821 2 3/6/15
58 469 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
59 478 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
60 502 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
61 510 God the Father RM $113,276 15 $15,037 1 10/17/14
62 521 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
63 - Sample This GD n/a 15 n/a 15 9/13/13
64 141 Burn CB $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
65 178 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
66 217 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
67 274 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
68 310 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
69 321 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
70 415 Chicago 10 RAtt. $177,490 14 $42,724 14 2/29/08
71 433 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
72 434 Crazy Horse Zipp. $157,782 14 $7,963 1 1/18/12
73 455 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
74 470 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
75 503 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
76 514 Penton: The John Penton Story Gathr $112,159 14 n/a - 6/23/14
77 610 Batkid Begins WB $74,709 14 $19,437 4 6/26/15
78 707 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
79 173 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
80 187 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
81 241 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
82 252 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
83 271 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
84 309 Above and Beyond ICir $288,751 13 $6,448 1 1/30/15
85 314 The Anonymous People AM $284,147 13 n/a - 8/16/13
86 322 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
87 326 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
88 329 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
89 370 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $225,448 13 $2,407 2 11/4/05
90 375 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
91 454 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
92 535 Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Magn. $105,710 13 n/a - 11/16/11
93 539 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
94 578 Exporting Raymond Gold. $87,727 13 $35,292 13 4/29/11
95 586 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
96 628 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
97 649 Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Rialto $63,324 13 $8,355 1 11/13/15
98 759 The Search for General Tso IFC $41,455 13 $9,336 2 1/2/15
99 197 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
100 222 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,215,214,797----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$921,31550$146,74130-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$654,255,132----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$29,738,8701,675$9,507,5551,700-
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, #1301-1362


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Patience (After Sebald) CGld 5/9/12
A Beautiful Planet BV 4/29/16
Dark Horse (2016) SPC 5/6/16
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD