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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 1357 Among the Believers FRun $4,189 1 $1,900 1 9/30/16
2 844 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
3 1122 Up for Grabs L/Z $13,931 4 $1,881 2 5/6/05
4 1207 The Sunshine Makers FR $10,042 7 $1,874 1 1/20/17
5 1270 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $7,426 2 $1,869 1 10/3/12
6 687 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
7 1361 Maidan CGld $3,909 1 $1,847 1 12/12/14
8 1133 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $13,137 2 $1,846 1 5/16/14
9 1193 whaledreamers Mont. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
10 1352 McLibel Cinema Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
11 1022 The First Basket L/Z $20,440 4 $1,819 1 10/29/08
12 1293 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
13 1421 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 1 $1,796 1 11/30/07
14 1095 This Binary Universe Indic. $15,875 2 $1,794 2 5/4/12
15 1299 Windfall FRun $6,504 1 $1,780 1 2/3/12
16 1401 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
17 1388 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $3,078 1 $1,764 1 8/14/13
18 1406 Looking for an Icon Icar. $2,393 1 $1,760 1 5/9/07
19 1396 The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West FRun $2,852 1 $1,744 1 5/6/16
20 1394 Wetlands Preserved FRun $2,970 1 $1,736 1 3/14/08
21 1330 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $4,930 1 $1,735 1 1/28/05
22 1362 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $3,836 1 $1,718 1 1/9/13
23 1129 Benda Bilili! NGE $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
24 1227 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $9,078 1 $1,671 1 7/31/98
25 1383 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $3,109 1 $1,668 1 7/18/97
26 1354 This Divided State Mino. $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
27 1316 Our Man in Tehran FRun $5,573 3 $1,640 1 5/15/15
28 846 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $40,106 5 $1,629 1 12/14/11
29 688 Maidentrip FRun $68,243 9 $1,622 1 12/20/13
30 809 American Made Movie Vari. $45,175 6 $1,613 2 8/30/13
31 1335 Half the Road FRun $4,783 2 $1,613 2 4/18/14
32 954 Trudell Bal. $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
33 1292 Before You Know It TFC $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
34 1390 Best and Most Beautiful Things FRun $3,016 2 $1,591 2 12/2/16
35 872 Twist (1993) Trit $36,875 6 $1,589 1 7/16/93
36 1104 El Inmigrante Indic. $15,100 2 $1,578 2 7/13/07
37 1003 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
38 1404 Men at Lunch FRun $2,483 1 $1,530 1 9/20/13
39 1205 Putin's Kiss KL $10,082 1 $1,525 1 2/17/12
40 1289 Speaking in Strings 7Art $6,859 2 $1,519 1 9/10/99
41 1073 Dear Jesse Cow. $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
42 1381 The Backyard Hiqi $3,200 1 $1,500 1 8/29/03
43 355 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
44 725 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $60,064 3 $1,492 1 11/2/12
45 1379 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $3,242 1 $1,492 1 10/7/11
46 1060 To the Limit FRun $18,254 2 $1,483 2 6/13/08
47 1432 Tomorrow UTMW $1,480 1 $1,480 1 3/10/17
48 1434 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 1 $1,476 1 12/7/07
49 1350 The End of Time FRun $4,375 1 $1,468 1 11/29/13
50 1326 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $5,095 2 $1,460 2 10/24/08
51 1300 The Beat Hotel FRun $6,480 1 $1,458 1 3/30/12
52 1417 Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America FRun $1,940 1 $1,452 1 1/6/17
53 1169 Contemporary Color Osci. $11,655 5 $1,451 1 3/1/17
54 1103 Only the Young Osci. $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
55 1386 What Now? Remind Me CGld $3,089 1 $1,434 1 8/8/14
56 1136 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $12,959 2 $1,421 2 8/22/14
57 1397 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $2,648 1 $1,415 1 1/24/14
58 1012 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $20,944 1 $1,410 1 7/21/06
59 1251 La Maison De La Radio KL $8,095 1 $1,410 1 9/4/13
60 776 American Casino Argo. $50,437 3 $1,397 1 8/14/09
61 1364 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $3,804 1 $1,350 1 8/3/12
62 1410 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $2,324 1 $1,340 1 6/8/07
63 1321 Whiz Kids Shad. $5,386 2 $1,333 1 6/4/10
64 1323 Rock the Bells 7Art $5,347 1 $1,325 1 4/11/07
65 805 Saving Banksy PDF $45,445 6 $1,317 1 1/13/17
66 1154 Murder in the Park IFC $12,088 3 $1,310 1 6/26/15
67 1220 The Immortalists Gathr $9,331 3 $1,308 3 11/26/14
68 1428 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
69 1254 The Other Side FM $8,074 1 $1,246 1 5/20/16
70 425 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $194,533 16 $1,242 2 9/25/09
71 1091 No Restraint IFC $16,136 6 $1,241 1 12/20/06
72 1211 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
73 1424 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,719 1 $1,239 1 3/22/13
74 1436 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
75 1202 Shepard and Dark MBox $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
76 1395 Beautopia Wells $2,870 1 $1,219 1 3/5/99
77 1230 Magnus FR $8,944 6 $1,204 1 11/18/16
78 1334 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $4,816 2 $1,197 1 2/8/13
79 1242 Glastonbury Think $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
80 1068 Nenette Kino $18,009 3 $1,176 1 12/22/10
81 1425 On the Rumba River FRun $1,698 1 $1,156 1 6/6/08
82 1422 The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun $1,747 1 $1,153 1 2/6/15
83 1120 Head Games Vari. $14,056 5 $1,152 2 9/21/12
84 1322 The Only Real Game TORG $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
85 1449 The Ister Icar. $1,124 1 $1,124 1 2/10/06
86 1304 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $6,132 2 $1,119 1 8/16/13
87 261 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
88 1423 Children of Fate FRun $1,738 1 $1,099 1 11/23/93
89 1452 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
90 1451 We Are the Giant MBox $1,088 2 $1,088 2 12/12/14
91 1426 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,677 1 $1,082 1 5/2/14
92 1389 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $3,062 1 $1,036 1 9/16/11
93 1435 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,475 1 $1,035 1 6/15/07
94 1005 So Much So Fast Bal. $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
95 458 Hybrid Indic. $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
96 1231 Three Stars FRun $8,942 1 $1,003 1 9/21/12
97 1294 The Dying of the Light FRun $6,627 2 $996 1 4/7/16
98 1101 Dumbstruck Truly $15,379 2 $981 1 4/15/11
99 1415 Patagonia Rising FRun $2,064 1 $981 1 6/8/12
100 1324 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $5,202 1 $980 1 2/29/08
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,281,698,932----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,87651$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