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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, #1501-1526
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 964 Earth Days Zeit. $26,748 5 $2,408 1 8/14/09
2 993 Gridiron Heroes Indic. $23,487 5 n/a 5 4/15/16
3 994 Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police CLS $23,262 5 $5,656 2 3/20/15
4 1001 The Revisionaries KL $22,664 5 $2,608 1 10/5/12
5 1005 F**k Think $22,359 5 $5,299 2 11/10/06
6 1020 Girl Model FRun $21,154 5 $4,898 1 9/5/12
7 1026 Voices in Wartime CLS $20,702 5 $1,966 2 4/8/05
8 1030 Our Nixon Cdgm. $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
9 1088 Landfill Harmonic TFC $17,205 5 $3,526 1 9/9/16
10 1115 Contemporary Color Osci. $15,275 5 $1,451 1 3/1/17
11 1124 Antarctica: Ice & Sky MBox $14,475 5 n/a - 1/20/17
12 1132 Head Games Vari. $14,056 5 $1,152 2 9/21/12
13 1190 The Great Invisible RTWC $11,428 5 $2,348 3 10/29/14
14 1203 Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD $10,600 5 n/a - 12/19/14
15 1247 Man on a Mission FRun $8,688 5 $3,430 4 1/13/12
16 1266 Talent Has Hunger FRun $7,998 5 $3,709 1 3/11/16
17 1276 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
18 1382 Fraude Maya $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
19 324 Nico-Icon Roxie $306,691 4 n/a - 9/8/95
20 333 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
21 357 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
22 392 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
23 475 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $155,320 4 $12,655 2 3/7/01
24 502 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
25 520 4 Little Girls GV $130,146 4 $13,528 1 7/9/97
26 534 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train FRun $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
27 552 After Innocence NYer $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
28 599 Bhutto FRun $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
29 606 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $95,865 4 $9,220 1 6/25/08
30 619 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $89,521 4 $7,283 2 3/13/09
31 642 Praying with Lior FRun $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
32 644 Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt Zeit. $82,143 4 $13,244 1 4/6/16
33 655 Radiant City All. $78,944 4 n/a - 3/30/07
34 657 Bright Leaves FRun $77,888 4 $4,485 1 8/25/04
35 658 Circo FRun $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
36 664 Don't Blink - Robert Frank Ghop $76,134 4 $10,382 1 7/15/16
37 683 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $70,219 4 $10,537 1 1/23/09
38 689 Budrus Bal. $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
39 691 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
40 693 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
41 699 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
42 714 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $62,356 4 $4,471 1 8/18/06
43 723 How to Live Forever Vari. $60,630 4 $3,716 1 5/13/11
44 725 Limelight Magn. $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
45 742 Divan Zeit. $56,214 4 $3,560 1 3/17/04
46 750 In a Dream ICir $54,640 4 $5,297 1 4/10/09
47 761 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
48 762 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $52,681 4 $5,791 2 6/1/11
49 764 Cropsey CP $52,476 4 $6,306 1 6/4/10
50 766 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie DID $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
51 769 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
52 795 Terror's Advocate Magn. $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
53 804 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $46,380 4 $6,510 1 11/17/10
54 808 Monk With a Camera KL $45,938 4 n/a - 11/21/14
55 837 Nowitzki Magn. $41,340 4 $20,049 4 7/10/15
56 842 Moving Midway FRun $40,864 4 $6,539 2 9/12/08
57 843 Hell and Back Again DF $40,634 4 $3,413 1 10/5/11
58 848 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
59 850 Teenage Osci. $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
60 859 Expedition to the End of the World Argo. $39,115 4 $6,635 1 8/20/14
61 861 Tell Them Who You Are Think $39,075 4 $4,060 1 5/13/05
62 871 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
63 873 Wagner & Me FRun $37,745 4 $4,891 2 12/7/12
64 874 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
65 894 Hit So Hard Vari. $34,025 4 $6,500 1 4/13/12
66 898 My Country, My Country Zeit. $33,620 4 $3,546 1 8/4/06
67 907 Fuel N/A $32,465 4 $12,386 4 9/18/09
68 920 Karl Marx City B360 $30,928 4 n/a - 3/29/17
69 928 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $30,328 4 $10,524 1 9/19/08
70 929 Weapons of Mass Deception CLS $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
71 932 The Windmill Movie FDesk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
72 933 Manakamana CGld $30,029 4 $3,635 1 4/18/14
73 939 The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits CLS $29,500 4 $9,511 1 9/23/16
74 947 Fire in the Blood ICir $28,994 4 $4,856 1 9/6/13
75 961 The Garden Osci. $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
76 965 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
77 967 Nursery University Vari. $26,042 4 $11,307 1 4/24/09
78 975 Gotta Dance Mitro. $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
79 977 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
80 980 Otter 501 Pala. $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
81 983 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $23,959 4 $6,330 2 9/13/13
82 986 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
83 1011 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
84 1031 Walt & El Grupo BV $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
85 1032 The First Basket L/Z $20,440 4 $1,819 1 10/29/08
86 1040 A Wink and a Smile FRun $20,169 4 $2,346 1 5/1/09
87 1054 Actress (2014) CGld $19,365 4 $4,880 1 11/7/14
88 1056 Watchers of the Sky MBox $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
89 1064 A League of Ordinary Gentlemen Magn. $18,807 4 n/a 1 5/27/05
90 1067 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
91 1082 Great Directors Pala. $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
92 1135 Up for Grabs L/Z $13,931 4 $1,881 2 5/6/05
93 1148 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $13,013 4 $2,759 1 1/25/12
94 1157 Rebirth Osci. $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
95 1164 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuck $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
96 1169 Defamation FRun $12,038 4 $4,725 4 11/20/09
97 1181 Angels in the Dust CLS $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
98 1192 Family Fundamentals Focus $11,344 4 $7,352 4 10/11/02
99 1205 China Heavyweight Zeit. $10,550 4 $3,792 1 7/6/12
100 1212 So Goes the Nation IFC $10,337 4 $2,622 4 10/4/06
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,289,762,671----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$875,60352$138,51930-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$679,860,655----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,280,7381,518$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, #1501-1526


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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
Buena Vista Social Club: Adios BG 5/26/17
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