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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, #1501-1562
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 932 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
2 618 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
3 657 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
4 544 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
5 151 The Music of Strangers Orch. $1,176,781 82 $24,614 3 6/10/16
6 536 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
7 866 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
8 428 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
9 374 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
10 259 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
11 430 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
12 425 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
13 278 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
14 181 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
15 787 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
16 587 Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened Abr. $106,986 7 $23,490 2 11/18/16
17 717 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
18 648 Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. $85,999 27 $23,413 5 9/9/16
19 294 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
20 581 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
21 470 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $164,540 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
22 308 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
23 417 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
24 332 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
25 778 To Be Takei SM $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
26 187 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
27 282 The Hunting Ground RTWC $405,917 25 $22,464 2 2/27/15
28 594 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
29 177 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
30 740 Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. $60,812 4 $22,310 1 6/16/17
31 210 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
32 327 Francofonia MBox $307,040 25 $22,083 2 4/1/16
33 930 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
34 226 Tickled Magn. $613,956 53 $21,898 2 6/17/16
35 373 Life, Animated Orch. $255,388 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
36 334 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
37 104 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
38 105 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
39 451 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
40 369 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
41 807 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
42 109 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
43 318 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
44 435 South of the Border CLS $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
45 804 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
46 195 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
47 972 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
48 366 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
49 433 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
50 253 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
51 388 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
52 382 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
53 398 Art and Craft Osci. $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
54 702 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
55 567 Spinning Plates TFA $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
56 827 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
57 198 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
58 279 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
59 535 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
60 343 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
61 796 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
62 326 Merchants of Doubt SPC $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
63 403 Jeremiah Tower Orch. $228,153 33 $20,268 2 4/21/17
64 153 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
65 174 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
66 213 Red Army SPC $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
67 858 Nowitzki Magn. $41,340 4 $20,049 4 7/10/15
68 751 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
69 262 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
70 71 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
71 519 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
72 362 Letters from Baghdad Vita. $265,758 20 $19,725 2 6/2/17
73 1071 Art Bastard CAVU $19,600 2 $19,600 2 6/3/16
74 1033 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
75 682 Batkid Begins WB (NL) $74,709 14 $19,437 4 6/26/15
76 546 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
77 155 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
78 521 Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll Argo. $133,443 7 $19,206 3 4/22/15
79 248 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
80 393 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
81 197 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
82 87 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
83 121 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $1,539,680 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
84 867 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
85 412 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
86 616 Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge Society $97,653 11 $18,600 6 6/30/17
87 399 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
88 285 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
89 29 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
90 903 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
91 505 American Promise RFG $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
92 363 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
93 349 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
94 335 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
95 588 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
96 148 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
97 170 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
98 389 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
99 175 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
100 204 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,307,137,123----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$867,95352$135,78330-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$691,847,977----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,061,5991,468$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, #1501-1562


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Otter 501 Pala. 5/11/12
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power ParV 7/28/17
30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story Indic. 7/28/17
Whose Streets? Magn. 8/11/17
Sidemen: Long Road to Glory Abr. 8/18/17
Served Like a Girl ENTMP 8/25/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Trophy Orch. 9/8/17
School Life Magn. 9/8/17
May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers Osci. 9/12/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Bobbi Jene Osci. 9/22/17
Take Every Wave: The Life of Liard Hamilton IFC 9/29/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Dina Orch. 10/7/17
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
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD