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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, #1501-1537
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 79 My Architect NYer $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
2 258 Deli Man Cohen $502,294 38 $37,321 15 2/27/15
3 317 L'Amour Fou IFC $312,494 18 $37,250 2 5/13/11
4 184 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
5 70 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
6 503 Kids For Cash Pala. $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
7 702 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
8 496 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
9 218 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
10 134 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
11 214 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
12 634 Exporting Raymond Gold. $87,727 13 $35,292 13 4/29/11
13 302 Koch Zeit. $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
14 128 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
15 530 A Band Called Death Drft. $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
16 217 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
17 310 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
18 904 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 1 $34,000 1 7/20/07
19 130 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
20 199 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
21 124 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
22 242 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
23 484 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
24 23 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
25 655 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
26 68 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
27 362 The Green Prince MBox $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
28 454 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
29 341 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
30 812 The Hip Hop Project Think $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
31 336 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
32 289 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
33 599 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
34 253 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
35 513 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
36 5 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
37 321 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
38 127 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
39 388 Uncovered: The War on Iraq CLS $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
40 411 Citizen Jane IFC $212,571 26 $31,451 2 4/21/17
41 353 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
42 533 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
43 91 WARx2 WARX2 $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
44 768 The Last Man on the Moon Grav. $52,482 14 $30,880 13 2/26/16
45 398 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
46 819 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $45,254 5 $30,710 1 7/18/14
47 324 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
48 742 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
49 308 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
50 262 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $466,114 25 $30,500 2 9/5/14
51 462 De Palma A24 $165,237 19 $30,355 3 6/10/16
52 471 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
53 332 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
54 335 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
55 288 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
56 161 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
57 340 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
58 62 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
59 252 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
60 861 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
61 445 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
62 153 Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe CLS $1,163,265 95 $28,339 1 4/1/16
63 522 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
64 713 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
65 577 Trumbo Gold. $109,057 6 $28,125 3 6/27/08
66 451 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
67 234 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
68 345 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
69 307 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $327,452 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
70 892 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
71 349 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
72 192 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
73 460 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
74 306 Ballet 422 Magn. $333,554 27 $27,653 2 2/6/15
75 58 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
76 259 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
77 495 Seasons MBox $150,092 22 $27,134 13 11/25/16
78 84 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
79 700 Happy Valley Ston5 $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
80 311 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
81 117 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
82 715 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
83 600 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
84 133 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
85 137 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
86 201 Seymour: An Introduction IFC $743,541 64 $26,587 2 3/13/15
87 316 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
88 394 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
89 420 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
90 645 Los Sures Osci. $83,992 2 $26,088 1 4/15/16
91 681 Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Drft. $71,916 27 $26,059 24 6/17/16
92 279 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
93 198 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
94 693 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
95 726 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
96 156 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
97 788 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $49,919 1 $25,460 1 7/27/07
98 918 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
99 611 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
100 649 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,300,250,165----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,17952$137,56930-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$688,631,069----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,745,8991,493$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, #1501-1537


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police CLS 3/20/15
Buena Vista Social Club: Adios BG 5/26/17
Long Strange Trip - The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead Abr. 5/26/17
Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom 6/8/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. 6/16/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/30/17
The Skyjacker's Tale Strand 6/30/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
City of Ghosts IFC 7/7/17
The Possession of Janet Moses VE 7/14/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
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