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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, #1301-1331
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 695 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
2 169 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
3 847 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
4 322 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
5 385 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
6 219 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
7 343 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
8 337 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
9 353 Art and Craft Osci. $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
10 610 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
11 502 Spinning Plates TFA $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
12 714 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
13 172 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
14 242 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
15 475 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
16 301 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
17 689 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
18 392 Merchants of Doubt SPC $192,400 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
19 131 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
20 148 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
21 186 Red Army SPC $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
22 652 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
23 228 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
24 63 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
25 461 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
26 899 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
27 485 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
28 132 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
29 581 Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll Argo. $81,024 7 $19,206 3 4/22/15
30 215 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
31 348 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
32 171 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
33 75 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
34 107 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $1,459,502 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
35 749 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
36 366 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
37 354 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
38 247 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
39 24 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
40 783 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
41 448 American Promise RFG $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
42 320 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
43 307 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
44 292 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
45 518 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
46 127 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
47 145 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
48 344 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
49 149 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
50 178 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
51 365 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
52 481 The Last Mountain Da. $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
53 33 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
54 444 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
55 328 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
56 248 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
57 336 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
58 512 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
59 313 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
60 237 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
61 463 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
62 140 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
63 364 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
64 853 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
65 414 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
66 262 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
67 394 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
68 912 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
69 190 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
70 413 Crude FRun $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
71 266 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
72 745 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
73 601 The Invisible War Cdgm. $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
74 373 The House I Live In Abr. $210,752 12 $16,453 2 10/5/12
75 667 The Lottery Vari. $54,543 3 $16,435 1 6/11/10
76 479 The Square (2013) Nou $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
77 541 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $97,362 6 $16,158 3 1/9/04
78 123 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
79 928 State of Fear Skyl. $20,055 1 $16,075 1 1/11/06
80 716 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
81 791 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argo. $34,754 6 $15,982 4 9/19/14
82 170 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
83 670 The Other F Word Osci. $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
84 193 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
85 472 Stonewall Uprising FRun $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
86 382 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $201,275 24 $15,656 4 10/13/06
87 756 Rape of the Soul Slow $39,975 8 $15,602 8 3/17/06
88 598 After Tiller Osci. $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
89 243 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
90 495 War/Dance Think $115,210 10 $15,471 3 11/9/07
91 398 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
92 539 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
93 411 Afternoon of a Faun KL $172,450 11 $15,292 2 2/5/14
94 150 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
95 538 No Impact Man Osci. $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
96 269 Kings of Pastry FRun $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
97 429 One Day in September SPC $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
98 704 GMO OMG SD $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
99 521 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magn. $105,998 9 $15,096 2 7/3/13
100 500 God the Father RM $113,276 15 $15,037 1 10/17/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,123,845,375----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$869,84948$131,30228-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$581,541,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,692,4661,589$8,592,4321,581-
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, #1301-1331


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Carmen & Geoffrey FRun 3/13/09
WARx2 WARX2 5/29/15
The Wolfpack Magn. 6/12/15
Batkid Begins WB 6/26/15
Murder in the Park IFC 6/26/15
Cartel Land Orch. 7/3/15
Do I Sound Gay? IFC 7/10/15
Nowitzki Magn. 7/10/15
Amy A24 7/10/15
Bonobos: Back to the Wild Hann. 7/17/15
A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 7/31/15
Best of Enemies Magn. 7/31/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise Rela. 9/30/15
He Named Me Malala FoxS 10/2/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD