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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
1 288 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
2 392 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
3 310 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
4 718 To Be Takei SM $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
5 175 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
6 264 The Hunting Ground RTWC $405,917 25 $22,464 2 2/27/15
7 555 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
8 164 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
9 199 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
10 306 Francofonia MBox $307,040 25 $22,083 2 4/1/16
11 858 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
12 494 Life, Animated Orch. $131,369 25 $21,883 3 7/1/16
13 312 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
14 96 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
15 97 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
16 424 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
17 345 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
18 744 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
19 101 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
20 297 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
21 408 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
22 741 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
23 183 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
24 896 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
25 342 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
26 406 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
27 236 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
28 364 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
29 358 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
30 374 Art and Craft Osci. $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
31 648 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
32 531 Spinning Plates TFA $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
33 762 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
34 186 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
35 261 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
36 501 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
37 321 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
38 734 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
39 305 Merchants of Doubt SPC $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
40 142 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
41 161 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
42 202 Red Army SPC $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
43 791 Nowitzki Magn. $41,340 4 $20,049 4 7/10/15
44 693 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
45 245 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
46 68 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
47 485 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
48 990 Art Bastard CAVU $19,600 2 $19,600 2 6/3/16
49 952 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
50 632 Batkid Begins WB $74,709 14 $19,437 4 6/26/15
51 512 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
52 143 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
53 487 Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll Argo. $133,443 7 $19,206 3 4/22/15
54 231 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
55 369 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
56 185 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
57 81 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
58 112 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $1,539,680 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
59 798 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
60 387 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
61 375 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
62 267 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
63 26 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
64 831 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
65 470 American Promise RFG $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
66 340 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
67 327 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
68 313 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
69 549 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
70 138 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
71 156 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
72 365 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
73 162 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
74 193 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
75 671 Trapped (2016) Abr. $63,241 8 $17,626 3 3/4/16
76 386 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
77 507 The Last Mountain Da. $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
78 35 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
79 466 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
80 348 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
81 268 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
82 357 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
83 543 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
84 333 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
85 254 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
86 488 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
87 150 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
88 385 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
89 902 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
90 435 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
91 281 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
92 414 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
93 750 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You MBox $47,777 4 $16,912 2 7/8/16
94 967 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
95 206 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
96 434 Crude FRun $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
97 284 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
98 794 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
99 639 The Invisible War Cdgm. $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
100 394 The House I Live In Abr. $210,752 12 $16,453 2 10/5/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,238,064,104----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$899,75651$142,09429-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$659,786,893----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,491,1211,614$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 SM 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