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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, #1501-1539
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1103 American Cannibal Life $16,566 1 $4,778 1 3/16/07
2 1057 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon Reel $19,712 1 $4,792 1 5/30/08
3 1069 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
4 1082 Harry Benson: Shoot First Magn. $18,092 6 $4,798 3 12/9/16
5 1194 East of Havana BMG $11,550 1 $4,800 1 2/2/07
6 734 Presenting Princess Shaw Magn. $60,197 12 $4,814 3 5/27/16
7 1184 Emptying the Skies MBox $11,811 2 $4,818 2 4/22/15
8 1116 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $15,679 1 $4,820 1 4/30/04
9 652 The Whale Pala. $81,881 5 $4,835 2 9/9/11
10 381 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
11 1163 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $12,600 1 $4,842 1 7/16/04
12 882 Girlhood Wells $37,977 3 $4,845 2 10/29/03
13 580 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
14 954 Fire in the Blood ICir $28,994 4 $4,856 1 9/6/13
15 1061 Actress (2014) CGld $19,365 4 $4,880 1 11/7/14
16 1105 Genesis Think $16,413 1 $4,891 1 5/27/05
17 883 Wagner & Me FRun $37,745 4 $4,891 2 12/7/12
18 910 Sisters in Law WMM $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
19 1027 Girl Model FRun $21,154 5 $4,898 1 9/5/12
20 1287 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
21 834 If You Build It Long Shot $43,393 5 $4,949 1 1/10/14
22 1104 The Last Mogul Think $16,469 2 $4,965 1 6/24/05
23 1205 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
24 1203 Theo Who Lived Zeit. $11,271 2 $4,990 1 10/7/16
25 550 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
26 1007 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
27 717 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $62,652 7 $5,000 1 5/15/13
28 1306 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
29 880 Germans & Jews FRun $38,100 2 $5,024 1 6/10/16
30 1064 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $19,317 2 $5,025 1 7/29/05
31 1074 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
32 969 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $26,859 1 $5,034 1 11/24/06
33 1191 Angels in the Dust CLS $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
34 1156 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $13,080 1 $5,054 1 3/4/11
35 1153 Red Obsession A23 $13,199 3 $5,060 2 9/6/13
36 819 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $45,255 8 $5,066 1 5/16/14
37 922 At Berkeley Zipp. $31,736 6 $5,069 2 11/8/13
38 1233 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
39 941 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $29,976 9 $5,075 4 5/23/07
40 1050 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
41 1100 Balseros 7Art $16,783 1 $5,111 1 7/23/03
42 949 Cousin Jules CGld $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
43 873 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $38,925 3 $5,160 1 3/2/07
44 379 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
45 994 Forever Icar. $23,828 1 $5,202 1 9/12/07
46 708 Dancing Across Borders FRun $66,166 5 $5,204 1 3/26/10
47 660 More Than Honey KL $79,772 7 $5,225 1 6/12/13
48 713 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $64,489 9 $5,226 1 10/2/13
49 1186 Blockade Icar. $11,750 1 $5,271 1 3/14/07
50 628 Blindsight Abr. $89,169 5 $5,279 1 3/5/08
51 756 In a Dream ICir $54,640 4 $5,297 1 4/10/09
52 1012 F**k Think $22,359 5 $5,299 2 11/10/06
53 1058 Misery Loves Comedy Trib. $19,634 8 $5,300 1 4/24/15
54 1114 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
55 973 The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Icar. $26,456 2 $5,304 1 8/31/16
56 923 Whores' Glory KL $31,420 3 $5,358 3 4/27/12
57 744 Command and Control AEF $57,635 6 $5,385 1 9/14/16
58 665 Circo FRun $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
59 931 Documented DefA $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
60 947 Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art FRun $29,462 5 $5,424 4 1/8/16
61 1091 Great Directors Pala. $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
62 987 Otter 501 Pala. $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
63 1221 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $10,347 2 $5,451 2 12/13/13
64 933 These Birds Walk Osci. $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
65 926 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $31,135 5 $5,457 2 5/13/11
66 1110 I Like Killing Flies Think $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
67 574 Best Worst Movie Abr. $109,895 2 $5,503 1 4/23/10
68 564 Killing Kasztner SkyI $112,313 5 $5,513 1 10/23/09
69 961 Broadway Idiot FB $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
70 843 A State of Mind Kino $41,468 5 $5,515 1 8/10/05
71 1147 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $13,710 2 $5,526 2 11/15/06
72 996 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $23,701 2 $5,530 1 1/18/13
73 1053 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $20,018 1 $5,546 1 4/18/08
74 778 Burma VJ Osci. $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
75 1170 Wa-shoku: Beyond Sushi UTMW $12,240 1 $5,582 1 4/10/15
76 957 Garbo: The Spy FRun $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
77 914 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
78 1166 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
79 724 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
80 805 Step Up to the Plate CGld $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
81 1080 Casting By SD $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
82 1140 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $14,130 1 $5,656 1 3/13/09
83 1000 Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police CLS $23,262 5 $5,656 2 3/20/15
84 468 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $163,488 6 $5,664 1 1/13/11
85 786 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
86 362 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
87 878 Death by China A23 $38,492 3 $5,701 1 8/17/12
88 1049 How to Grow a Band ICir $20,135 2 $5,705 1 4/13/12
89 1079 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $18,190 2 $5,712 2 4/25/14
90 1018 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
91 1270 Silicon Cowboys FR $8,239 12 $5,724 12 9/16/16
92 614 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $94,874 6 $5,728 1 9/20/02
93 833 OC87 FKF $43,583 6 $5,733 1 5/25/12
94 892 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $35,671 2 $5,754 1 10/19/11
95 1013 Generation Startup Long Shot $22,271 1 $5,756 1 9/23/16
96 962 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
97 1193 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
98 769 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $52,681 4 $5,791 2 6/1/11
99 320 I Am Eleven Proud $310,116 16 $5,800 2 9/12/14
100 1269 We Are Twisted F***ing Sister! MBox $8,277 8 $5,804 6 2/19/16
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,302,201,800----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,90453$137,48030-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$690,489,576----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,016,3191,468$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, #1501-1539


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Gridiron Heroes Indic. 4/15/16
Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom 6/8/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. 6/16/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/30/17
The Skyjacker's Tale Strand 6/30/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
City of Ghosts IFC 7/7/17
The Possession of Janet Moses VE 7/14/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 11/3/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD