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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, #1401-1410
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 495 A Band Called Death Drft. $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
2 204 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
3 291 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
4 838 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 1 $34,000 1 7/20/07
5 119 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
6 186 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
7 113 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
8 225 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
9 455 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
10 21 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
11 613 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
12 63 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
13 342 The Green Prince MBox $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
14 431 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
15 322 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
16 754 The Hip Hop Project Think $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
17 317 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
18 271 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
19 559 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
20 235 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
21 480 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
22 5 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
23 302 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
24 116 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
25 368 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
26 334 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
27 498 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
28 133 WARx2 WARX2 $1,241,642 12 $30,931 1 9/18/15
29 715 The Last Man on the Moon Grav. $52,482 14 $30,880 13 2/26/16
30 378 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
31 760 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $45,254 5 $30,710 1 7/18/14
32 304 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
33 692 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
34 289 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
35 245 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $466,114 25 $30,500 2 9/5/14
36 507 De Palma A24 $121,639 19 $30,355 3 6/10/16
37 443 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
38 313 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
39 316 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
40 270 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
41 148 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
42 321 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
43 58 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
44 234 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
45 797 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
46 423 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
47 489 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
48 666 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
49 541 Trumbo Gold. $109,057 6 $28,125 3 6/27/08
50 429 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
51 218 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
52 326 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
53 288 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $327,452 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
54 826 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
55 330 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
56 178 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
57 435 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
58 287 Ballet 422 Magn. $333,554 27 $27,653 2 2/6/15
59 53 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
60 242 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
61 78 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
62 653 Happy Valley Ston5 $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
63 292 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
64 106 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
65 668 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
66 560 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
67 122 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
68 126 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
69 188 Seymour: An Introduction IFC $743,541 64 $26,587 2 3/13/15
70 297 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
71 374 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
72 398 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
73 608 Los Sures Osci. $82,019 1 $26,088 1 4/15/16
74 261 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
75 185 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
76 646 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
77 677 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
78 144 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
79 732 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $49,919 1 $25,460 1 7/27/07
80 853 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
81 570 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
82 606 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
83 504 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
84 497 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
85 788 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
86 400 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
87 347 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
88 239 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
89 402 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
90 397 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
91 258 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
92 166 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
93 721 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
94 658 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
95 274 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
96 540 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
97 437 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $164,540 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
98 286 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
99 390 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
100 307 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,228,701,741----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,80850$143,16430-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$655,180,708----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,486,1181,631$9,507,5551,700-
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, #1401-1410


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Suicide Killers CityL 8/25/06
Life, Animated Orch. 7/1/16
Indian Point FRun 7/8/16
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You MBox 7/8/16
Zero Days Magn. 7/8/16
Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party QF 7/15/16
Gleason ORF 7/29/16
Citizen Soldier INDEP 8/5/16
When Two Worlds Collide FRun 8/17/16
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. 8/19/16
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. 9/9/16
Command and Control AEF 9/14/16
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR 9/16/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
Harry Benson: Shoot First Magn. 11/4/16
Seasons MBox 11/11/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD