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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, #1501-1525
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1138 The Law in These Parts CGld $13,683 1 $2,814 1 11/16/12
2 1121 The Settlers FRun $14,556 1 $2,812 1 1/15/02
3 940 Romantico Kino $29,460 5 $2,808 1 11/1/06
4 1330 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $5,532 1 $2,793 1 9/11/09
5 1244 The Swenkas 7Art $8,860 1 $2,790 1 11/9/05
6 910 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
7 1147 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $13,013 4 $2,759 1 1/25/12
8 1209 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $10,403 1 $2,754 1 2/24/06
9 1157 Rebirth Osci. $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
10 1191 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $11,396 1 $2,740 1 1/12/07
11 1139 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $13,614 2 $2,728 1 8/8/14
12 965 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
13 1365 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $4,291 1 $2,718 1 3/2/12
14 1354 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $4,658 1 $2,706 1 3/12/04
15 739 Farmageddon KMP $56,573 7 $2,699 1 6/17/11
16 1277 Last Days Here IFC $7,643 1 $2,671 1 3/2/12
17 551 Ballerina FRun $114,507 5 $2,656 1 1/16/09
18 1410 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 3 $2,647 3 12/9/11
19 921 GasLand WOW $30,846 2 $2,641 1 9/15/10
20 1343 Everything's Cool CityL $4,890 2 $2,641 2 11/23/07
21 1012 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
22 1155 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $12,546 1 $2,630 1 7/26/06
23 1323 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
24 1212 So Goes the Nation IFC $10,337 4 $2,622 4 10/4/06
25 1001 The Revisionaries KL $22,664 5 $2,608 1 10/5/12
26 1234 Crossing the Line Kino $9,258 2 $2,605 1 8/10/07
27 1263 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $8,093 2 $2,590 1 5/16/14
28 1357 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $4,560 1 $2,590 1 9/12/14
29 1207 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $10,501 1 $2,579 1 1/8/10
30 828 Next Goal Wins KE $43,089 10 $2,568 5 4/25/14
31 1350 Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun $4,706 1 $2,560 1 1/23/15
32 973 Lake of Fire Think $25,317 9 $2,559 1 10/3/07
33 1345 Call Her Applebroog Zeit. $4,842 1 $2,559 1 6/10/16
34 1289 Plot for Peace N/A $7,051 2 $2,554 2 10/31/14
35 1292 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $6,998 1 $2,552 1 11/24/05
36 1167 When Two Worlds Collide FRun $12,080 1 $2,548 1 8/17/16
37 1125 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $14,471 2 $2,546 2 10/2/09
38 1405 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,992 1 $2,537 1 10/29/08
39 1411 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
40 942 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $29,316 5 $2,506 1 5/13/11
41 1255 Downloaded Abr. $8,377 2 $2,504 2 6/21/13
42 1187 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $11,538 3 $2,501 1 5/21/10
43 614 The Unforeseen CGld $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
44 271 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
45 1314 The Red Chapel Lorb. $6,196 2 $2,459 1 12/29/10
46 1329 Bookers Place Trib. $5,549 2 $2,455 2 4/25/12
47 1324 People of a Feather FRun $5,677 1 $2,413 1 11/8/13
48 964 Earth Days Zeit. $26,748 5 $2,408 1 8/14/09
49 399 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $225,448 13 $2,407 2 11/4/05
50 1339 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $5,080 1 $2,402 1 3/21/08
51 1052 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $19,375 6 $2,379 1 12/7/12
52 1419 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle $2,377 1 $2,377 1 10/21/05
53 1382 Fraude Maya $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
54 1312 Finding Oscar FR $6,467 4 $2,365 1 4/14/17
55 1381 Stop the Pounding Heart BWP $3,642 1 $2,363 1 9/19/14
56 1173 Revenge of the Mekons MBox $11,861 3 $2,354 1 10/29/14
57 1368 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $4,218 2 $2,354 1 5/23/08
58 1190 The Great Invisible RTWC $11,428 5 $2,348 3 10/29/14
59 1039 A Wink and a Smile FRun $20,169 4 $2,346 1 5/1/09
60 1103 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $16,050 2 $2,344 1 9/6/13
61 1421 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
62 886 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $34,837 3 $2,320 1 4/25/03
63 848 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
64 1035 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $20,318 3 $2,300 3 12/22/06
65 669 Enemies of the People ICir $73,171 6 $2,277 1 7/30/10
66 1116 Argentina FRun $14,869 3 $2,274 1 6/17/16
67 715 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
68 1340 Nuclear Nation FRun $4,960 1 $2,268 1 12/11/13
69 1384 Journeys with George Cn4 $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
70 794 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $48,594 5 $2,253 1 3/10/06
71 1177 Writer of O Zeit. $11,728 1 $2,245 1 5/4/05
72 1378 The Harvest/La Cosecha Cinema Libre $3,709 1 $2,245 1 7/29/11
73 783 Pianomania FRun $49,852 6 $2,238 1 5/27/11
74 1196 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $11,021 2 $2,233 1 9/5/14
75 1383 Moog Plx. $3,604 1 $2,227 1 9/24/04
76 1142 Kicking It LibE $13,266 2 $2,219 1 6/13/08
77 1424 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 2 $2,214 2 2/24/06
78 904 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $33,066 1 $2,213 1 10/4/13
79 1379 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $3,685 1 $2,210 1 11/5/04
80 1363 Blood and Tears Think $4,364 1 $2,201 1 6/15/07
81 1412 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
82 1319 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $5,922 2 $2,198 2 9/17/10
83 1331 Reset FR $5,454 2 $2,198 2 1/13/17
84 1221 Kabbalah Me FRun $9,816 2 $2,196 1 8/22/14
85 1396 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $3,103 2 $2,194 2 3/23/07
86 1080 Payback (2012) Zeit. $17,979 3 $2,186 1 4/25/12
87 1246 Only When I Dance FM $8,738 1 $2,181 1 7/2/10
88 1309 Jews of Egypt Artma $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
89 1321 Top Spin FRun $5,858 4 $2,177 1 8/21/15
90 1375 Saints and Sinners Avat. $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
91 1386 Sister Helen Cn4 $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
92 1325 Fired! ICir $5,661 4 $2,158 4 2/2/07
93 1426 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 2 $2,119 2 1/11/08
94 1260 Twist of Faith AL $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
95 1189 The Final Member Drft. $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
96 1317 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $6,123 1 $2,040 1 12/28/11
97 1371 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
98 1133 Planet of Snail CGld $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
99 735 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $58,755 5 $2,009 1 9/12/14
100 1023 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,289,043,682----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,30452$138,95230-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$679,327,280----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,261,6891,518$8,812,5071,640-
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, #1501-1525


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Hellbound? A23 9/21/12
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
Sacred Argo. 5/5/17
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe FRun 5/12/17
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