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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, #1301-1314
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 216 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
2 277 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
3 307 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
4 308 Heavy Petting Skou $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
5 326 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
6 356 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Mont. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
7 359 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
8 402 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
9 404 Afternoon of a Faun KL $172,450 11 $15,292 2 2/5/14
10 436 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
11 446 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
12 453 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $135,554 11 $13,744 2 5/23/14
13 469 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
14 480 Finding Fela KL $120,980 11 n/a - 8/1/14
15 526 Korengal Sab. $101,310 11 $14,630 1 5/30/14
16 544 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $92,234 11 $5,872 1 4/8/11
17 828 A Fierce Green Fire FRun $29,817 11 n/a - 2/22/13
18 891 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
19 1116 I Am Ali Focus $7,205 11 $4,178 11 10/10/14
20 119 Air Racers 3D 3D $1,309,987 10 n/a - 4/6/12
21 242 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
22 262 Kings of Pastry FRun $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
23 272 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
24 285 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
25 299 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
26 344 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $237,181 10 $12,756 1 7/27/11
27 374 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
28 386 Code Black Long Shot $190,229 10 $6,319 1 6/20/14
29 396 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
30 414 Nanking Think $161,182 10 $6,316 1 12/12/07
31 465 Stonewall Uprising FRun $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
32 468 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
33 490 War/Dance Think $115,210 10 $15,471 3 11/9/07
34 494 Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm KL $113,966 10 $7,937 1 4/19/13
35 524 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
36 550 Pump SD $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
37 559 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
38 573 I Am Divine TFC $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
39 600 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $71,471 10 $7,035 1 3/23/07
40 623 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $65,429 10 $12,376 3 1/20/06
41 641 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $60,332 10 $10,939 2 9/26/08
42 646 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $59,081 10 $2,980 1 8/23/13
43 709 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
44 728 Next Goal Wins KE $43,089 10 $2,568 5 4/25/14
45 740 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
46 919 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Osci. $20,056 10 n/a - 6/20/14
47 1038 The Final Member Drft. $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
48 1067 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
49 172 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
50 266 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
51 296 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
52 324 The War Tapes SenA $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
53 334 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
54 338 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $242,646 9 $13,537 1 3/14/12
55 369 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
56 371 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
57 398 Bush's Brain Tar. $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
58 401 Touch the Sound Shad. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
59 403 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
60 407 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
61 413 Keep On Keepin' On RTWC $163,745 9 $12,930 2 9/19/14
62 418 Chasing Madoff Cohen $157,612 9 n/a 9 8/26/11
63 433 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
64 450 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $138,991 9 $87,743 9 3/28/14
65 456 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
66 460 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
67 472 The Square (2013) Nou $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
68 476 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
69 506 5 Broken Cameras KL $109,983 9 $6,674 1 5/30/12
70 517 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magn. $105,998 9 $15,096 2 7/3/13
71 520 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
72 589 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $75,881 9 $14,287 3 6/27/14
73 612 Maidentrip FRun $68,243 9 $1,622 1 12/20/13
74 626 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $64,489 9 $5,226 1 10/2/13
75 645 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $59,192 9 $4,613 1 7/11/08
76 648 Side By Side Trib. $58,825 9 $6,956 1 8/17/12
77 676 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
78 699 GMO OMG SD $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
79 826 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $29,976 9 $5,075 4 5/23/07
80 858 Lake of Fire Think $25,317 9 $2,559 1 10/3/07
81 868 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
82 1069 Something to Cheer About Truly $9,777 9 $6,410 9 4/27/07
83 1132 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
84 166 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
85 214 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
86 218 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
87 268 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
88 323 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
89 335 The Waiting Room ICir $244,951 8 $7,086 4 9/26/12
90 368 Mondovino Think $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
91 382 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
92 388 Lost Boys of Sudan Shad. $188,467 8 $512 1 8/22/03
93 389 Waste Land Arth. $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
94 392 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
95 441 American Promise RFG $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
96 449 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
97 455 A Perfect Candidate 7Art $134,485 8 n/a - 6/19/96
98 482 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
99 519 King Corn Bal. $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
100 534 No Impact Man Osci. $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,103,271,925----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$863,95646$129,12126-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$8,879,1871,551-
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, #1301-1314


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Benda Bilili! NGE 9/30/11
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
WARx2 WARX2 4/24/15
Misery Loves Comedy Trib. 4/24/15
I Am Big Bird Trib. 5/6/15
The Seven Five IFC 5/7/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise Rela. 5/29/15
Do I Sound Gay? IFC 7/10/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 7/31/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD