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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
1 134 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
2 140 Brother's Keeper CThnk $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
3 239 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
4 253 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
5 296 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $373,366 15 $12,623 2 3/30/01
6 316 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
7 328 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
8 372 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
9 379 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
10 442 An Honest Liar Abr. $180,590 15 $13,821 2 3/6/15
11 471 The Witness FR $159,305 15 $14,523 1 6/3/16
12 515 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
13 524 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
14 553 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
15 561 God the Father RM $113,276 15 $15,037 1 10/17/14
16 572 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
17 753 Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience Imax $55,409 15 $55,409 15 10/7/16
18 1106 Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo INDEP $16,405 15 n/a - 4/14/17
19 - Sample This GD n/a 15 n/a 15 9/13/13
20 158 Burn CB $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
21 198 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
22 241 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
23 302 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
24 339 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
25 350 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
26 449 Chicago 10 RAtt. $177,490 14 $42,724 14 2/29/08
27 472 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
28 473 Crazy Horse Zipp. $157,782 14 $7,963 1 1/18/12
29 497 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
30 516 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
31 526 Requiem for the American Dream TFC $130,152 14 n/a - 1/29/16
32 554 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
33 565 Penton: The John Penton Story Gathr $112,159 14 n/a - 6/23/14
34 663 Colliding Dreams ICir $78,288 14 $16,438 4 3/4/16
35 673 Batkid Begins WB (NL) $74,709 14 $19,437 4 6/26/15
36 770 The Last Man on the Moon Grav. $52,482 14 $30,880 13 2/26/16
37 784 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
38 876 Catching the Sun TFC $38,613 14 n/a - 4/1/16
39 193 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
40 207 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
41 267 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
42 279 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
43 298 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
44 338 Above and Beyond ICir $288,751 13 $6,448 1 1/30/15
45 343 The Anonymous People AM $284,147 13 n/a - 8/16/13
46 351 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
47 355 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
48 358 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
49 402 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $225,448 13 $2,407 2 11/4/05
50 407 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
51 495 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
52 514 Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Rialto $138,148 13 $8,355 1 11/13/15
53 587 Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Magn. $105,710 13 n/a - 11/16/11
54 592 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
55 597 Tower KL $101,987 13 n/a - 9/28/16
56 635 Exporting Raymond Gold. $87,727 13 $35,292 13 4/29/11
57 644 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
58 694 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
59 752 The Lovers and the Despot Magn. $55,511 13 $14,925 8 9/23/16
60 758 The Search for General Tso IFC $54,275 13 $9,336 2 1/2/15
61 1085 Burden Magn. $18,029 13 $3,231 2 5/5/17
62 217 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
63 247 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
64 265 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
65 292 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
66 380 Enlighten Up! Bal. $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
67 387 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
68 409 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $216,110 12 $10,337 2 6/13/08
69 414 The House I Live In Abr. $210,752 12 $16,453 2 10/5/12
70 423 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
71 429 South of the Border CLS $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
72 450 Anita Gold. $176,979 12 $44,114 7 3/21/14
73 486 Eames: The Architect and the Painter FRun $153,088 12 n/a - 11/11/11
74 504 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
75 506 Kids For Cash Pala. $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
76 534 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
77 545 Miss Sharon Jones SM $120,880 12 $10,323 1 7/29/16
78 583 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
79 602 The United States of Autism JM $100,403 12 $3,413 1 4/5/13
80 633 Advanced Style B360 $87,879 12 $6,500 1 9/26/14
81 734 Presenting Princess Shaw Magn. $60,197 12 $4,814 3 5/27/16
82 743 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
83 796 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
84 818 We Are X Drft. $45,270 12 $7,526 1 10/21/16
85 894 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
86 1096 Ever Again RM $17,304 12 $10,802 12 12/8/06
87 1270 Silicon Cowboys FR $8,239 12 $5,724 12 9/16/16
88 226 Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago FEF $612,717 11 n/a - 9/6/13
89 254 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
90 321 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
91 352 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
92 353 Heavy Petting Skou $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
93 373 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
94 403 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Mont. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
95 406 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
96 452 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
97 456 Afternoon of a Faun KL $172,450 11 $15,292 2 2/5/14
98 494 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
99 507 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
100 510 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $140,164 11 $13,744 2 5/23/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,302,201,800----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,90453$137,48030-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$690,489,576----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,016,3191,468$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
Gridiron Heroes Indic. 4/15/16
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