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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, #1501-1512
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 451 Crude FRun $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
2 214 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
3 1018 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
4 677 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You MBox $70,950 6 $16,912 2 7/8/16
5 429 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
6 295 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
7 452 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
8 950 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
9 400 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
10 160 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
11 510 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
12 267 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
13 347 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
14 567 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
15 372 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
16 282 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
17 363 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
18 486 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
19 38 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
20 529 The Last Mountain Da. $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
21 401 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
22 705 Trapped (2016) Abr. $63,241 8 $17,626 3 3/4/16
23 201 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
24 172 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
25 380 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
26 167 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
27 145 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
28 574 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
29 327 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
30 341 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
31 354 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
32 492 American Promise RFG $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
33 875 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
34 28 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
35 281 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
36 390 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
37 402 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
38 840 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
39 119 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $1,539,680 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
40 84 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
41 194 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
42 384 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
43 243 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
44 509 Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll Argo. $133,443 7 $19,206 3 4/22/15
45 152 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
46 533 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
47 663 Batkid Begins WB (NL) $74,709 14 $19,437 4 6/26/15
48 1004 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
49 1041 Art Bastard CAVU $19,600 2 $19,600 2 6/3/16
50 507 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
51 70 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
52 257 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
53 729 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
54 832 Nowitzki Magn. $41,340 4 $20,049 4 7/10/15
55 210 Red Army SPC $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
56 171 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
57 150 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
58 319 Merchants of Doubt SPC $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
59 773 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
60 335 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
61 523 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
62 274 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
63 195 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
64 800 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
65 554 Spinning Plates TFA $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
66 682 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
67 389 Art and Craft Osci. $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
68 373 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
69 379 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
70 248 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
71 421 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
72 357 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
73 943 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
74 192 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
75 780 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
76 423 South of the Border Cinema Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
77 311 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
78 107 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
79 783 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
80 360 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
81 439 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
82 103 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
83 101 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
84 326 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
85 364 Life, Animated Orch. $255,388 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
86 222 Tickled Magn. $613,956 53 $21,898 2 6/17/16
87 902 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
88 320 Francofonia MBox $307,040 25 $22,083 2 4/1/16
89 207 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
90 174 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
91 580 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
92 278 The Hunting Ground RTWC $405,917 25 $22,464 2 2/27/15
93 184 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
94 756 To Be Takei SM $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
95 324 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
96 407 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
97 302 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
98 457 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $164,540 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
99 568 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
100 290 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,281,474,323----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,72251$136,41029-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$674,180,280----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,969,6401,519$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, #1401-1500, #1501-1512


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Giuliani Time Cinema Libre 5/12/06
God Knows Where I Am INDEP 3/31/17
Alive and Kicking Magn. 4/7/17
Jeremiah Tower Orch. 4/14/17
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Citizen Jane IFC 4/21/17
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
Sacred Argo. 5/5/17
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