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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, #1501-1564
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 18 America (2014) LGF $14,444,502 1,105 $38,608 3 6/27/14
2 156 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
3 80 My Architect NYer $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
4 260 Deli Man Cohen $502,294 38 $37,321 15 2/27/15
5 321 L'Amour Fou IFC $312,494 18 $37,250 2 5/13/11
6 185 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
7 70 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
8 509 Kids For Cash Pala. $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
9 714 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
10 502 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
11 220 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
12 135 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
13 216 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
14 642 Exporting Raymond Gold. $87,727 13 $35,292 13 4/29/11
15 305 Koch Zeit. $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
16 129 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
17 534 A Band Called Death Drft. $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
18 219 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
19 313 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
20 919 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 1 $34,000 1 7/20/07
21 131 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
22 200 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
23 125 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
24 304 Long Strange Trip - The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead Abr. $351,957 56 $33,272 56 5/25/17
25 244 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
26 490 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
27 23 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
28 664 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
29 68 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
30 368 The Green Prince MBox $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
31 461 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
32 346 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
33 827 The Hip Hop Project Think $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
34 341 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
35 291 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
36 605 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
37 255 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
38 518 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
39 5 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
40 326 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
41 128 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
42 394 Uncovered: The War on Iraq CLS $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
43 317 Citizen Jane IFC $313,411 25 $31,451 2 4/21/17
44 359 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
45 537 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
46 92 WARx2 WARX2 $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
47 781 The Last Man on the Moon Grav. $52,482 14 $30,880 13 2/26/16
48 405 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
49 834 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $45,254 5 $30,710 1 7/18/14
50 329 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
51 755 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
52 311 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
53 264 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $466,114 25 $30,500 2 9/5/14
54 469 De Palma A24 $165,237 19 $30,355 3 6/10/16
55 477 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
56 337 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
57 340 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
58 290 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
59 162 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
60 345 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
61 62 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
62 254 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
63 876 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
64 452 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
65 154 Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe CLS $1,163,265 95 $28,339 1 4/1/16
66 527 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
67 725 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
68 582 Trumbo Gold. $109,057 6 $28,125 3 6/27/08
69 458 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
70 236 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
71 350 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
72 310 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $327,452 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
73 907 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
74 355 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
75 193 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
76 467 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
77 309 Ballet 422 Magn. $333,554 27 $27,653 2 2/6/15
78 58 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
79 261 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
80 501 Seasons MBox $150,092 22 $27,134 13 11/25/16
81 84 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
82 712 Happy Valley Ston5 $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
83 314 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
84 118 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
85 727 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
86 606 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
87 134 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
88 138 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
89 202 Seymour: An Introduction IFC $743,541 64 $26,587 2 3/13/15
90 320 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
91 400 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
92 426 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
93 653 Los Sures Osci. $83,992 2 $26,088 1 4/15/16
94 692 Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Drft. $71,916 27 $26,059 24 6/17/16
95 281 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
96 199 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
97 704 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
98 739 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
99 157 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
100 801 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $49,919 1 $25,460 1 7/27/07
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,307,213,545----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$866,85252$135,60530-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$691,847,977----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,061,5991,468$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, #1501-1564


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC 9/10/14
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power ParV 7/28/17
30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story Indic. 7/28/17
Whose Streets? Magn. 8/11/17
Sidemen: Long Road to Glory Abr. 8/18/17
Served Like a Girl ENTMP 8/25/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Trophy Orch. 9/8/17
School Life Magn. 9/8/17
May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers Osci. 9/12/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Bobbi Jene Osci. 9/22/17
Take Every Wave: The Life of Liard Hamilton IFC 9/29/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Dina Orch. 10/7/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 11/3/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD