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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, #1501-1504
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1177 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
2 1175 Theo Who Lived Zeit. $11,271 2 $4,990 1 10/7/16
3 538 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
4 985 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
5 705 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $62,652 7 $5,000 1 5/15/13
6 1276 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
7 863 Germans & Jews FRun $38,100 2 $5,024 1 6/10/16
8 1042 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $19,317 2 $5,025 1 7/29/05
9 1052 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
10 950 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $26,859 1 $5,034 1 11/24/06
11 1163 Angels in the Dust Cinema Libre $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
12 1128 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $13,080 1 $5,054 1 3/4/11
13 1125 Red Obsession A23 $13,199 3 $5,060 2 9/6/13
14 804 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $45,255 8 $5,066 1 5/16/14
15 904 At Berkeley Zipp. $31,736 6 $5,069 2 11/8/13
16 1205 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
17 923 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $29,976 9 $5,075 4 5/23/07
18 1028 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
19 1076 Balseros 7Art $16,783 1 $5,111 1 7/23/03
20 930 Cousin Jules CGld $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
21 856 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $38,925 3 $5,160 1 3/2/07
22 373 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
23 974 Forever Icar. $23,828 1 $5,202 1 9/12/07
24 696 Dancing Across Borders FRun $66,166 5 $5,204 1 3/26/10
25 647 More Than Honey KL $79,772 7 $5,225 1 6/12/13
26 701 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $64,489 9 $5,226 1 10/2/13
27 1158 Blockade Icar. $11,750 1 $5,271 1 3/14/07
28 615 Blindsight Abr. $89,169 5 $5,279 1 3/5/08
29 744 In a Dream ICir $54,640 4 $5,297 1 4/10/09
30 991 F**k Think $22,359 5 $5,299 2 11/10/06
31 1036 Misery Loves Comedy Trib. $19,634 8 $5,300 1 4/24/15
32 1089 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
33 988 The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Icar. $22,478 2 $5,304 1 8/31/16
34 905 Whores' Glory KL $31,420 3 $5,358 3 4/27/12
35 732 Command and Control AEF $57,635 6 $5,385 1 9/14/16
36 652 Circo FRun $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
37 913 Documented DefA $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
38 928 Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art FRun $29,462 5 $5,424 4 1/8/16
39 1067 Great Directors Pala. $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
40 967 Otter 501 Pala. $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
41 1193 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $10,347 2 $5,451 2 12/13/13
42 915 These Birds Walk Osci. $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
43 908 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $31,135 5 $5,457 2 5/13/11
44 1085 I Like Killing Flies Think $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
45 562 Best Worst Movie Abr. $109,895 2 $5,503 1 4/23/10
46 552 Killing Kasztner SkyI $112,313 5 $5,513 1 10/23/09
47 942 Broadway Idiot FB $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
48 828 A State of Mind Kino $41,468 5 $5,515 1 8/10/05
49 1119 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $13,710 2 $5,526 2 11/15/06
50 976 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $23,701 2 $5,530 1 1/18/13
51 1031 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $20,018 1 $5,546 1 4/18/08
52 765 Burma VJ Osci. $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
53 1141 Wa-shoku: Beyond Sushi UTMW $12,240 1 $5,582 1 4/10/15
54 938 Garbo: The Spy FRun $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
55 896 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
56 1137 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
57 711 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
58 790 Step Up to the Plate CGld $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
59 1058 Casting By SD $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
60 1111 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $14,130 1 $5,656 1 3/13/09
61 980 Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police Cinema Libre $23,262 5 $5,656 2 3/20/15
62 458 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $163,488 6 $5,664 1 1/13/11
63 773 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
64 356 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
65 861 Death by China A23 $38,492 3 $5,701 1 8/17/12
66 1027 How to Grow a Band ICir $20,135 2 $5,705 1 4/13/12
67 1057 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $18,190 2 $5,712 2 4/25/14
68 997 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
69 1241 Silicon Cowboys FR $8,239 12 $5,724 12 9/16/16
70 601 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $94,874 6 $5,728 1 9/20/02
71 818 OC87 FKF $43,583 6 $5,733 1 5/25/12
72 874 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $35,671 2 $5,754 1 10/19/11
73 992 Generation Startup Long Shot $22,271 1 $5,756 1 9/23/16
74 943 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
75 1165 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
76 756 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $52,681 4 $5,791 2 6/1/11
77 314 I Am Eleven Proud $310,116 16 $5,800 2 9/12/14
78 1240 We Are Twisted F***ing Sister! MBox $8,277 8 $5,804 6 2/19/16
79 968 Radio Unnameable KL $24,090 2 $5,833 1 9/19/12
80 965 Eat This New York Org. $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
81 831 The Betrayal CGld $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
82 1301 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 1 $5,869 1 4/30/99
83 605 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $92,234 11 $5,872 1 4/8/11
84 795 The Woodmans Lorb. $46,623 3 $5,874 1 1/19/11
85 1132 I Trust You to Kill Me FInd. $12,854 1 $5,888 1 9/8/06
86 1033 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $19,988 2 $5,905 2 11/4/11
87 1107 The Unbelievers CM $14,400 1 $5,925 1 11/29/13
88 964 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
89 772 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $50,715 3 $6,027 1 3/29/00
90 894 American Teacher FRun $33,144 2 $6,036 2 9/30/11
91 1019 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $20,389 3 $6,059 1 7/23/04
92 1017 Walt & El Grupo BV $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
93 1016 Our Nixon Cdgm. $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
94 491 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
95 1145 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuck $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
96 847 Khodorkovsky KL $39,522 2 $6,110 1 11/30/11
97 858 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $38,691 2 $6,116 1 6/8/12
98 855 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $38,933 8 $6,157 1 9/13/13
99 959 Kate Plays Christine Grasshopper $25,564 3 $6,175 1 8/26/16
100 868 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,274,118,036----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,49250$137,14129-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$672,384,098----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$25,860,9271,550$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, #1501-1504


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. 6/29/07
Contemporary Color Osci. 3/1/17
My Scientology Movie Magn. 3/3/17
Uncertain LucD. 3/9/17
God Knows Where I Am INDEP 3/31/17
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
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD