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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, #1401-1422
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 285 Koch Zeit. $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
2 120 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
3 500 A Band Called Death Drft. $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
4 207 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
5 293 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
6 846 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 1 $34,000 1 7/20/07
7 122 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
8 189 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
9 116 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
10 228 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
11 458 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
12 21 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
13 617 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
14 65 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
15 344 The Green Prince MBox $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
16 433 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
17 324 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
18 761 The Hip Hop Project Think $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
19 319 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
20 273 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
21 564 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
22 238 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
23 483 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
24 5 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
25 304 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
26 119 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
27 370 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
28 336 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
29 503 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
30 85 WARx2 WARX2 $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
31 721 The Last Man on the Moon Grav. $52,482 14 $30,880 13 2/26/16
32 380 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
33 768 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $45,254 5 $30,710 1 7/18/14
34 307 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
35 697 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
36 291 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
37 247 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $466,114 25 $30,500 2 9/5/14
38 444 De Palma A24 $160,919 19 $30,355 3 6/10/16
39 446 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
40 315 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
41 318 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
42 272 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
43 149 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
44 323 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
45 60 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
46 237 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
47 806 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
48 425 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
49 493 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
50 670 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
51 545 Trumbo Gold. $109,057 6 $28,125 3 6/27/08
52 431 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
53 221 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
54 328 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
55 290 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $327,452 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
56 834 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
57 332 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
58 181 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
59 437 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
60 289 Ballet 422 Magn. $333,554 27 $27,653 2 2/6/15
61 55 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
62 244 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
63 79 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
64 657 Happy Valley Ston5 $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
65 294 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
66 108 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
67 672 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
68 565 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
69 125 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
70 129 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
71 191 Seymour: An Introduction IFC $743,541 64 $26,587 2 3/13/15
72 299 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
73 376 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
74 400 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
75 607 Los Sures Osci. $83,992 2 $26,088 1 4/15/16
76 263 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
77 188 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
78 650 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
79 681 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
80 145 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
81 738 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $49,919 1 $25,460 1 7/27/07
82 860 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
83 575 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
84 611 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
85 509 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
86 160 The Music of Strangers Orch. $911,314 82 $24,614 3 6/10/16
87 502 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
88 797 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
89 402 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
90 349 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
91 242 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
92 404 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
93 399 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
94 260 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
95 168 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
96 727 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
97 662 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
98 276 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
99 544 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
100 439 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $164,540 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,239,189,962----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,57451$142,09429-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$660,910,167----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,537,9241,614$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, #1401-1422


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kill Team Osci. 7/25/14
Gleason ORF 7/29/16
Miss Sharon Jones SPC 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
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 10/28/16
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