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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, #1501-1600, #1601-1640
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 95 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
2 107 Girl Rising Gathr $1,727,259 170 $81,640 34 3/7/13
3 34 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
4 278 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism CLS $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
5 51 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $4,071,700 151 $76,639 3 4/22/05
6 448 Risk Neon $200,219 45 $76,327 34 5/5/17
7 83 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
8 515 Hecho En Mexico LGF $151,133 26 $76,123 12 11/30/12
9 99 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
10 21 Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party QF $13,099,931 1,217 $74,814 3 7/15/16
11 116 Senna PDA $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
12 76 Unzipped Mira. $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
13 460 Jig Scre. $183,790 5 $70,432 5 6/17/11
14 300 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $386,073 24 $69,389 24 6/24/11
15 454 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Code $194,102 16 $69,306 16 4/5/13
16 165 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
17 372 Heavy Petting Skou $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
18 10 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
19 108 Every Little Step SPC $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
20 60 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
21 184 The Wildest Dream NGE $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
22 52 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
23 70 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
24 585 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
25 513 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
26 568 Buena Vista Social Club: Adios BG $123,445 80 $64,469 80 5/26/17
27 366 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
28 173 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $1,017,579 27 $63,700 3 9/21/12
29 125 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,514,782 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
30 240 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
31 302 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
32 211 Lost in La Mancha IFC $732,393 24 $63,303 8 1/31/03
33 230 City of Gold IFC $640,979 50 $62,959 4 3/11/16
34 289 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
35 84 He Named Me Malala FoxS $2,668,936 477 $61,808 4 10/2/15
36 89 The Gatekeepers SPC $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
37 194 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $821,046 358 $61,313 18 8/22/08
38 669 America: Freedom to Fascism CLS $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
39 216 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
40 45 Food, Inc. Magn. $4,417,674 155 $60,513 3 6/12/09
41 80 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
42 751 Architects of Denial Da. $65,424 11 $58,472 11 10/6/17
43 136 Jane (2017) Abr. $1,349,295 96 $58,348 3 10/20/17
44 189 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
45 124 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
46 254 Harry & Snowman FR $561,460 25 $56,842 18 9/30/16
47 798 Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience Imax $55,409 15 $55,409 15 10/7/16
48 43 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $4,946,445 147 $54,596 3 6/14/13
49 565 The First Saturday in May Truly $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
50 261 Wild Man Blues NL $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
51 503 Billabong Odyssey Arna $156,000 27 $54,000 27 11/7/03
52 188 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
53 129 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
54 233 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
55 405 49 Up FRun $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
56 68 The Eagle Huntress SPC $3,169,351 122 $52,574 4 11/2/16
57 198 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
58 225 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
59 73 Man on Wire Magn. $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
60 90 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
61 528 Thunder Soul RAtt. $143,986 37 $51,260 35 9/23/11
62 53 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
63 185 Best of Enemies Magn. $892,802 69 $50,378 3 7/31/15
64 522 Michael Moore In TrumpLand Moore $149,090 51 $50,200 2 10/19/16
65 152 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
66 114 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
67 466 The Bridge FStr. $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
68 712 Shoot Down Magic $74,421 21 $49,182 21 1/25/08
69 607 Zero Days Magn. $109,649 20 $49,110 18 7/8/16
70 623 Mr. Untouchable Magn. $104,678 26 $48,280 26 10/26/07
71 174 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
72 424 Into the Abyss IFC $223,880 30 $47,559 12 11/11/11
73 604 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
74 151 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $1,222,708 147 $46,359 3 7/9/04
75 171 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
76 172 Dior and I Orch. $1,028,953 105 $45,772 2 4/10/15
77 269 Human Flow Magn. $513,012 36 $45,677 3 10/13/17
78 177 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
79 505 Bra Boys Slow $155,056 23 $45,589 23 4/11/08
80 689 Earth: One Amazing Day BBC $81,345 70 $45,480 70 10/6/17
81 27 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
82 393 Life in a Day NGE $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
83 112 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
84 310 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
85 868 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 50 $45,000 50 3/8/13
86 137 The Salt of the Earth SPC $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
87 284 Gimme Danger Magn. $440,627 71 $44,725 3 10/28/16
88 716 Veil of Tears WF $72,078 8 $44,358 8 3/28/14
89 472 Anita Gold. $176,979 12 $44,114 7 3/21/14
90 682 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
91 145 The Wolfpack Magn. $1,301,696 94 $43,920 2 6/12/15
92 463 Whose Streets? Magn. $182,799 39 $43,804 24 8/11/17
93 630 A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC $101,531 93 $43,285 93 7/31/15
94 141 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
95 471 Chicago 10 RAtt. $177,490 14 $42,724 14 2/29/08
96 636 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $100,280 16 $42,566 16 6/18/10
97 656 Pump SD $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
98 86 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
99 48 The Fog of War SPC $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
100 431 Call + Response FTrd. $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,326,775,320----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$839,73153$130,00029-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$695,286,137----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$21,069,2771,403$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, #1501-1600, #1601-1640


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits CLS 9/23/16
The Final Year Magn. 1/19/18
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Focus 6/8/18
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD