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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, #1201-1242
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 807 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
2 340 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
3 135 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
4 436 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
5 226 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
6 293 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
7 481 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
8 313 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
9 237 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
10 306 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
11 415 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
12 30 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
13 453 The Last Mountain Da. $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
14 341 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
15 172 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
16 144 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
17 321 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
18 140 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
19 123 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
20 487 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
21 277 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
22 288 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
23 300 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
24 421 American Promise RFG $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
25 740 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
26 22 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
27 236 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
28 330 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
29 342 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
30 709 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
31 72 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
32 165 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
33 325 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
34 205 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
35 128 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
36 457 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
37 852 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
38 434 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
39 61 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
40 218 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
41 615 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
42 143 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
43 127 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
44 650 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
45 283 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
46 447 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
47 231 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
48 166 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
49 675 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
50 472 Spinning Plates TFA $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
51 575 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
52 314 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
53 320 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
54 209 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
55 362 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
56 302 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
57 801 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
58 163 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
59 656 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
60 364 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
61 263 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
62 90 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
63 659 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
64 304 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
65 378 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
66 86 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
67 85 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
68 276 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
69 767 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
70 177 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
71 146 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
72 493 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
73 155 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
74 274 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
75 348 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
76 256 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
77 482 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
78 245 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
79 587 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
80 644 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
81 149 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
82 230 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
83 355 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
84 360 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
85 215 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
86 307 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
87 358 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
88 708 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
89 448 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
90 455 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
91 541 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
92 511 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
93 769 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
94 654 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $49,919 1 $25,460 1 7/27/07
95 130 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
96 604 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
97 818 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 12 $25,588 12 9/12/14
98 168 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
99 233 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
100 356 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,769,904----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$895,67848$133,15327-
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, #1201-1242


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
God the Father RM 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15