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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, #1201-1272
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 213 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
2 439 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
3 4 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
4 271 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
5 107 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
6 330 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
7 298 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
8 457 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
9 340 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
10 697 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $45,254 5 $30,710 1 7/18/14
11 272 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
12 632 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
13 259 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
14 239 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $388,600 25 $30,500 2 9/5/14
15 404 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
16 281 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
17 284 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
18 243 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
19 135 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
20 287 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
21 54 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
22 212 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
23 733 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
24 385 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
25 448 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
26 608 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
27 492 Trumbo Gold. $109,057 6 $28,125 3 6/27/08
28 391 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
29 197 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
30 316 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $251,334 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
31 275 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $305,036 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
32 760 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
33 294 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
34 162 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
35 398 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
36 49 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
37 218 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
38 71 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
39 596 Happy Valley Ston5 $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
40 262 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
41 98 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
42 609 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
43 510 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
44 112 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
45 116 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
46 267 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
47 336 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
48 361 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
49 234 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
50 169 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
51 590 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
52 617 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
53 131 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
54 671 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $49,919 1 $25,460 1 7/27/07
55 786 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
56 521 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
57 555 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
58 463 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
59 455 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
60 724 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
61 363 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
62 309 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
63 217 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
64 365 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
65 360 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
66 231 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
67 150 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
68 661 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
69 601 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
70 247 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
71 491 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
72 401 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $162,271 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
73 258 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
74 353 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
75 276 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
76 652 To Be Takei SM $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
77 156 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
78 502 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
79 147 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
80 178 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
81 784 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
82 278 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
83 86 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
84 87 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
85 384 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
86 306 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
87 676 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
88 91 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
89 265 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
90 369 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
91 673 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
92 164 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
93 817 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
94 304 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
95 367 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
96 211 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
97 324 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
98 318 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
99 396 Art and Craft Osci. $167,300 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
100 588 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,092,099,759----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$881,43647$132,44927-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$8,879,1871,551-
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, #1201-1272


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Picture Me Strand 9/17/10
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15