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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, #1201-1267
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1196 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
2 761 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $34,837 3 $2,320 1 4/25/03
3 725 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
4 885 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $20,318 3 $2,300 3 12/22/06
5 572 Enemies of the People ICir $73,171 6 $2,277 1 7/30/10
6 610 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
7 1131 Nuclear Nation FRun $4,960 1 $2,268 1 12/11/13
8 1163 Journeys with George Cn4 $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
9 677 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $48,594 5 $2,253 1 3/10/06
10 1157 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $3,709 1 $2,245 1 7/29/11
11 669 Pianomania FRun $49,852 6 $2,238 1 5/27/11
12 1014 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $11,021 2 $2,233 1 9/5/14
13 1162 Moog Plx. $3,604 1 $2,227 1 9/24/04
14 972 Kicking It LibE $13,266 2 $2,219 1 6/13/08
15 1199 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 2 $2,214 2 2/24/06
16 777 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $33,066 1 $2,213 1 10/4/13
17 1158 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $3,685 1 $2,210 1 11/5/04
18 1144 Blood and Tears Think $4,364 1 $2,201 1 6/15/07
19 1189 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
20 1113 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $5,922 2 $2,198 2 9/17/10
21 1034 Kabbalah Me FRun $9,816 2 $2,196 1 8/22/14
22 1175 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $3,103 2 $2,194 2 3/23/07
23 921 Payback (2012) Zeit. $17,979 3 $2,186 1 4/25/12
24 1054 Only When I Dance FM $8,738 1 $2,181 1 7/2/10
25 1103 Jews of Egypt Artma $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
26 1154 Saints and Sinners Avat. $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
27 1165 Sister Helen Cn4 $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
28 1118 Fired! ICir $5,661 4 $2,158 4 2/2/07
29 1200 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 2 $2,119 2 1/11/08
30 1064 Twist of Faith AL $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
31 1009 The Final Member Drft. $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
32 1111 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $6,123 1 $2,040 1 12/28/11
33 1151 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
34 963 Planet of Snail CGld $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
35 984 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $12,429 4 $2,009 1 9/12/14
36 874 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
37 877 Voices in Wartime Libre $20,702 5 $1,966 2 4/8/05
38 1016 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
39 960 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $14,272 2 $1,951 1 5/18/12
40 781 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $32,267 2 $1,938 1 7/17/02
41 1071 Mugabe and the White African FRun $7,924 1 $1,907 1 7/23/10
42 1070 A Decent Factory Icar. $7,925 1 $1,900 1 6/29/05
43 726 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
44 964 Up for Grabs L/Z $13,931 4 $1,881 2 5/6/05
45 1082 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $7,426 2 $1,869 1 10/3/12
46 589 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
47 974 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $13,137 2 $1,846 1 5/16/14
48 1020 whaledreamers Mont. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
49 1145 McLibel Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
50 882 The First Basket L/Z $20,440 4 $1,819 1 10/29/08
51 1099 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
52 1204 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 1 $1,796 1 11/30/07
53 941 This Binary Universe Indic. $15,875 2 $1,794 2 5/4/12
54 1104 Windfall FRun $6,504 1 $1,780 1 2/3/12
55 1190 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
56 1178 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $3,078 1 $1,764 1 8/14/13
57 1193 Looking for an Icon Icar. $2,393 1 $1,760 1 5/9/07
58 1183 Wetlands Preserved FRun $2,970 1 $1,736 1 3/14/08
59 1133 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $4,930 1 $1,735 1 1/28/05
60 1153 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $3,836 1 $1,718 1 1/9/13
61 971 Benda Bilili! NGE $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
62 1047 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $9,078 1 $1,671 1 7/31/98
63 1174 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $3,109 1 $1,668 1 7/18/97
64 1148 This Divided State Mino. $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
65 728 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $40,106 5 $1,629 1 12/14/11
66 590 Maidentrip FRun $68,243 9 $1,622 1 12/20/13
67 695 American Made Movie Vari. $45,175 6 $1,613 2 8/30/13
68 1137 Half the Road FRun $4,783 2 $1,613 2 4/18/14
69 826 Trudell Bal. $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
70 1098 Before You Know It TFC $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
71 751 Twist (1993) Trit $36,875 6 $1,589 1 7/16/93
72 950 El Inmigrante Indic. $15,100 2 $1,578 2 7/13/07
73 865 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
74 1192 Men at Lunch FRun $2,483 1 $1,530 1 9/20/13
75 1031 Putin's Kiss KL $10,082 1 $1,525 1 2/17/12
76 1096 Speaking in Strings 7Art $6,859 2 $1,519 1 9/10/99
77 923 Dear Jesse Cow. $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
78 1172 The Backyard Hiqi $3,200 1 $1,500 1 8/29/03
79 303 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
80 621 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $60,064 3 $1,492 1 11/2/12
81 1170 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $3,242 1 $1,492 1 10/7/11
82 915 To the Limit FRun $18,254 2 $1,483 2 6/13/08
83 1215 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 1 $1,476 1 12/7/07
84 1143 The End of Time FRun $4,375 1 $1,468 1 11/29/13
85 1129 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $5,095 2 $1,460 2 10/24/08
86 1105 The Beat Hotel FRun $6,480 1 $1,458 1 3/30/12
87 949 Only the Young Osci. $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
88 1176 What Now? Remind Me CGld $3,089 1 $1,434 1 8/8/14
89 1068 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $8,049 2 $1,421 2 8/22/14
90 1186 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $2,648 1 $1,415 1 1/24/14
91 873 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $20,944 1 $1,410 1 7/21/06
92 1065 La Maison De La Radio KL $8,095 1 $1,410 1 9/4/13
93 667 American Casino Argo. $50,437 3 $1,397 1 8/14/09
94 1155 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $3,804 1 $1,350 1 8/3/12
95 1197 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $2,324 1 $1,340 1 6/8/07
96 1124 Whiz Kids Shad. $5,386 2 $1,333 1 6/4/10
97 1126 Rock the Bells 7Art $5,347 1 $1,325 1 4/11/07
98 1210 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
99 370 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $194,533 16 $1,242 2 9/25/09
100 938 No Restraint IFC $16,136 6 $1,241 1 12/20/06
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,090,628,412----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$882,38547$132,59527-
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, #1201-1267


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 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
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15