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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, #1401-1498
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 318 Nico-Icon Roxie $306,691 4 n/a - 9/8/95
2 327 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
3 351 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
4 386 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
5 469 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $155,320 4 $12,655 2 3/7/01
6 494 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
7 512 4 Little Girls GV $130,146 4 $13,528 1 7/9/97
8 527 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train FRun $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
9 544 After Innocence NYer $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
10 590 Bhutto FRun $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
11 597 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $95,865 4 $9,220 1 6/25/08
12 610 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $89,521 4 $7,283 2 3/13/09
13 633 Praying with Lior FRun $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
14 635 Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt Zeit. $82,143 4 $13,244 1 4/6/16
15 646 Radiant City All. $78,944 4 n/a - 3/30/07
16 648 Bright Leaves FRun $77,888 4 $4,485 1 8/25/04
17 649 Circo FRun $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
18 655 Don't Blink - Robert Frank Grasshopper $76,134 4 $10,382 1 7/15/16
19 673 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $70,219 4 $10,537 1 1/23/09
20 679 Budrus Bal. $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
21 681 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
22 683 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
23 689 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
24 705 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $62,356 4 $4,471 1 8/18/06
25 713 How to Live Forever Vari. $60,630 4 $3,716 1 5/13/11
26 715 Limelight Magn. $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
27 732 Divan Zeit. $56,214 4 $3,560 1 3/17/04
28 741 In a Dream ICir $54,640 4 $5,297 1 4/10/09
29 752 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
30 753 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $52,681 4 $5,791 2 6/1/11
31 755 Cropsey CP $52,476 4 $6,306 1 6/4/10
32 757 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie DID $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
33 760 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
34 785 Terror's Advocate Magn. $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
35 794 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $46,380 4 $6,510 1 11/17/10
36 798 Monk With a Camera KL $45,938 4 n/a - 11/21/14
37 826 Nowitzki Magn. $41,340 4 $20,049 4 7/10/15
38 831 Moving Midway FRun $40,864 4 $6,539 2 9/12/08
39 832 Hell and Back Again DF $40,634 4 $3,413 1 10/5/11
40 837 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
41 839 Teenage Osci. $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
42 848 Expedition to the End of the World Argo. $39,115 4 $6,635 1 8/20/14
43 850 Tell Them Who You Are Think $39,075 4 $4,060 1 5/13/05
44 860 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
45 862 Wagner & Me FRun $37,745 4 $4,891 2 12/7/12
46 863 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
47 882 Hit So Hard Vari. $34,025 4 $6,500 1 4/13/12
48 886 My Country, My Country Zeit. $33,620 4 $3,546 1 8/4/06
49 895 Fuel N/A $32,465 4 $12,386 4 9/18/09
50 914 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $30,328 4 $10,524 1 9/19/08
51 915 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
52 918 The Windmill Movie FDesk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
53 919 Manakamana CGld $30,029 4 $3,635 1 4/18/14
54 924 The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits Libre $29,500 4 $9,511 1 9/23/16
55 932 Fire in the Blood ICir $28,994 4 $4,856 1 9/6/13
56 946 The Garden Osci. $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
57 950 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
58 952 Nursery University Vari. $26,042 4 $11,307 1 4/24/09
59 960 Gotta Dance Mitro. $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
60 961 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
61 964 Otter 501 Pala. $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
62 967 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $23,959 4 $6,330 2 9/13/13
63 970 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
64 994 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
65 1014 Walt & El Grupo BV $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
66 1015 The First Basket L/Z $20,440 4 $1,819 1 10/29/08
67 1022 A Wink and a Smile FRun $20,169 4 $2,346 1 5/1/09
68 1036 Actress (2014) CGld $19,365 4 $4,880 1 11/7/14
69 1038 Watchers of the Sky MBox $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
70 1046 A League of Ordinary Gentlemen Magn. $18,807 4 n/a 1 5/27/05
71 1049 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
72 1063 Great Directors Pala. $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
73 1112 Up for Grabs L/Z $13,931 4 $1,881 2 5/6/05
74 1125 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $13,013 4 $2,759 1 1/25/12
75 1134 Rebirth Osci. $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
76 1141 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuck $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
77 1146 Defamation FRun $12,038 4 $4,725 4 11/20/09
78 1158 Angels in the Dust Libre $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
79 1169 Family Fundamentals Focus $11,344 4 $7,352 4 10/11/02
80 1183 China Heavyweight Zeit. $10,550 4 $3,792 1 7/6/12
81 1190 So Goes the Nation IFC $10,337 4 $2,622 4 10/4/06
82 1195 The Informant MBox $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
83 1210 Hooligan Sparrow TFC $9,263 4 n/a - 7/22/16
84 1228 The Institute Argo. $8,445 4 $3,017 2 10/4/13
85 1243 Eleven Minutes Reg. $7,986 4 $3,670 4 2/20/09
86 1296 Top Spin FRun $5,858 4 $2,177 1 8/21/15
87 1300 Fired! ICir $5,661 4 $2,158 4 2/2/07
88 258 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
89 284 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
90 390 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
91 451 The Five Obstructions Koch $165,845 3 $8,940 1 5/26/04
92 510 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
93 540 Blank City IR $116,037 3 $13,989 1 4/6/11
94 605 The Unforeseen CGld $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
95 609 The Principle RM $89,543 3 $8,657 1 10/24/14
96 613 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $88,312 3 $11,945 1 10/26/07
97 658 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
98 672 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
99 674 The Business of Being Born ICir $69,991 3 $9,574 1 1/9/08
100 676 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,267,917,612----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,45250$137,29729-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$670,675,025----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$26,827,0011,582$9,028,1251,648-
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, #1401-1498


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. 12/7/07
I am Not Your Negro Magn. 2/3/17
Kedi Osci. 2/10/17
Contemporary Color Osci. 3/1/17
My Scientology Movie Magn. 3/3/17
Jeremiah Tower Orch. 4/14/17
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD