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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, #1501-1525
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 721 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
2 231 Tarnation Wells $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
3 232 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
4 278 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
5 307 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
6 387 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
7 485 Generation Found Gathr $151,751 22 n/a - 8/29/16
8 490 Seasons MBox $150,092 22 $27,134 13 11/25/16
9 760 To Be Takei SM $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
10 120 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $1,539,680 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
11 171 35 Up Gold. $922,872 21 $13,690 1 1/15/92
12 174 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
13 176 The Wildest Dream NGE $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
14 187 Ballets Russes Zeit. $815,848 21 $12,230 1 10/26/05
15 240 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
16 265 The Heart of the Game Mira. $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
17 268 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
18 269 Rosenwald CIE $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
19 293 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
20 384 49 Up FRun $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
21 395 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
22 397 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
23 543 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
24 561 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $111,205 21 $3,610 1 8/24/12
25 572 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
26 573 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
27 623 Sunshine Superman Magn. $88,097 21 $8,991 3 5/22/15
28 641 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
29 668 Shoot Down Magic $74,421 21 $49,182 21 1/25/08
30 697 For No Good Reason SPC $67,421 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
31 776 The Unknowns Gathr $51,035 21 n/a - 5/30/16
32 291 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
33 347 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $274,661 20 $10,930 2 1/18/08
34 364 Alive Inside B360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
35 391 Art and Craft Osci. $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
36 393 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
37 398 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $225,682 20 $6,776 1 8/16/00
38 528 The First Saturday in May Truly $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
39 568 Zero Days Magn. $109,649 20 $49,110 18 7/8/16
40 593 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
41 853 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
42 880 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
43 - Clinton, Inc. Free n/a 20 n/a 20 9/30/16
44 192 Into Great Silence Zeit. $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
45 273 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $421,573 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
46 343 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
47 372 Life in a Day NGE $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
48 382 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
49 439 The Bridge FStr. $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
50 458 De Palma A24 $165,237 19 $30,355 3 6/10/16
51 555 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $112,679 19 $7,882 1 5/4/12
52 674 The Invisible War Cdgm. $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
53 951 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
54 261 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
55 288 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
56 297 Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me A23 $365,422 18 $86,741 10 10/24/14
57 316 L'Amour Fou IFC $312,494 18 $37,250 2 5/13/11
58 323 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
59 340 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
60 362 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
61 477 Magic Trip Magn. $154,521 18 $14,367 4 8/5/11
62 479 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
63 542 Do I Sound Gay? IFC $119,388 18 $10,461 1 7/10/15
64 303 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
65 375 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
66 407 Call + Response FTrd. $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
67 431 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
68 506 Good Ol' Freda Magn. $138,811 17 $6,798 1 9/6/13
69 569 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
70 693 I Am Big Bird Trib. $67,845 17 $10,000 1 5/6/15
71 786 Tickling Giants Sarkasmos $49,534 17 $8,159 1 3/17/17
72 839 Love Thy Nature In the Light $41,149 17 n/a - 2/19/15
73 1297 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $6,905 17 $4,570 17 6/20/13
74 91 WARx2 WARX2 $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
75 119 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $1,577,480 16 $4,632 1 8/19/88
76 229 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
77 266 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
78 280 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
79 300 Koch Zeit. $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
80 309 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
81 318 I Am Eleven Proud $310,116 16 $5,800 2 9/12/14
82 327 Linsanity KE $302,645 16 $99,462 9 10/4/13
83 423 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
84 427 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $194,533 16 $1,242 2 9/25/09
85 428 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Code $194,102 16 $69,306 16 4/5/13
86 524 A Band Called Death Drft. $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
87 597 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $100,280 16 $42,566 16 6/18/10
88 638 Watermark EOne $84,464 16 $7,724 2 4/4/14
89 699 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
90 818 The Dog Drft. $44,581 16 $12,431 3 8/8/14
91 822 Danny Says Magn. $44,213 16 $11,244 16 9/30/16
92 95 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
93 133 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
94 139 Brother's Keeper CThnk $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
95 236 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
96 250 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
97 294 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $373,366 15 $12,623 2 3/30/01
98 314 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
99 326 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
100 370 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,289,043,682----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,30452$138,95230-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$679,327,280----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,261,6891,518$8,812,5071,640-
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, #1501-1525


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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