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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, #1201-1242
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 127 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
2 143 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
3 615 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
4 218 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
5 61 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
6 434 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
7 853 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
8 457 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
9 128 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
10 205 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
11 325 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
12 165 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
13 72 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
14 711 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
15 343 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
16 330 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
17 236 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
18 22 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
19 742 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
20 421 American Promise RFG $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
21 300 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
22 288 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
23 277 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
24 487 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
25 123 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
26 140 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
27 321 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
28 144 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
29 172 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
30 342 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
31 453 The Last Mountain Da. $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
32 30 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
33 415 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
34 306 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
35 237 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
36 313 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
37 481 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
38 293 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
39 226 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
40 436 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
41 135 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
42 341 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
43 809 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
44 389 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
45 250 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
46 369 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
47 865 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
48 183 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
49 388 Crude FRun $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
50 252 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
51 707 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
52 567 The Invisible War Cdgm. $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
53 350 The House I Live In Abr. $210,752 12 $16,453 2 10/5/12
54 629 The Lottery Vari. $54,543 3 $16,435 1 6/11/10
55 451 The Square (2013) Nou $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
56 510 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $97,362 6 $16,158 3 1/9/04
57 119 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
58 881 State of Fear Skyl. $20,055 1 $16,075 1 1/11/06
59 679 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
60 164 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
61 632 The Other F Word Osci. $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
62 186 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
63 445 Stonewall Uprising FRun $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
64 359 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $201,275 24 $15,656 4 10/13/06
65 718 Rape of the Soul Slow $39,975 8 $15,602 8 3/17/06
66 564 After Tiller Osci. $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
67 232 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
68 466 War/Dance Think $115,210 10 $15,471 3 11/9/07
69 374 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
70 508 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
71 387 Afternoon of a Faun KL $172,120 11 $15,292 2 2/5/14
72 145 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
73 507 No Impact Man Osci. $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
74 255 Kings of Pastry FRun $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
75 402 One Day in September SPC $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
76 666 GMO OMG SD $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
77 490 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magn. $105,998 9 $15,096 2 7/3/13
78 452 Inni CP $123,482 7 $14,903 3 10/28/11
79 819 Through the Fire Libre $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
80 213 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
81 833 Emmanuel's Gift First $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
82 625 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
83 499 Korengal Sab. $101,310 11 $14,630 1 5/30/14
84 51 Born Into Brothels Think $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
85 560 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
86 152 Marlene Aliv $852,676 6 $14,490 1 11/7/86
87 407 Magic Trip Magn. $154,521 18 $14,367 4 8/5/11
88 712 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $40,563 8 $14,328 8 2/7/14
89 752 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $34,402 2 $14,321 2 2/9/96
90 559 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $75,881 9 $14,287 3 6/27/14
91 663 Mademoiselle C Cohen $48,668 7 $14,284 6 9/11/13
92 234 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
93 522 Stripper Fox $90,000 1 $14,155 1 1/31/86
94 333 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
95 454 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
96 200 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
97 556 The Island President Gold. $76,398 5 $13,998 2 3/28/12
98 922 Faster (2004) Slam $16,265 1 $13,995 1 4/23/04
99 465 Blank City IR $116,037 3 $13,989 1 4/6/11
100 201 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,906,986----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$895,05148$133,06927-
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, #1201-1242


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Jupiter's Wife AL 8/18/95
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
God the Father RM 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
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15