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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, #1401-1411
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 691 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $58,334 3 $11,667 1 11/11/09
2 312 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
3 562 One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das Zeit. $100,401 5 $11,515 1 5/8/13
4 654 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $67,500 2 $11,477 1 10/24/07
5 447 Derrida Zeit. $157,200 6 $11,473 1 10/23/02
6 781 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
7 179 Into Great Silence Zeit. $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
8 902 Nursery University Vari. $26,042 4 $11,307 1 4/24/09
9 577 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $92,113 2 $11,281 1 9/23/98
10 250 The Heart of the Game Mira. $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
11 744 Terror's Advocate Magn. $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
12 991 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $18,918 2 $11,179 2 11/9/07
13 486 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $132,782 7 $11,143 1 7/25/07
14 1006 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $17,981 1 $11,141 1 6/17/11
15 597 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $86,637 5 $11,041 2 6/13/12
16 464 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
17 726 Venus and Serena Magn. $51,271 8 $10,981 4 5/10/13
18 873 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
19 682 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $60,332 10 $10,939 2 9/26/08
20 329 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $274,661 20 $10,930 2 1/18/08
21 657 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
22 599 51 Birch Street Truly $84,689 6 $10,827 2 10/18/06
23 1013 Ever Again RM $17,304 12 $10,802 12 12/8/06
24 249 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
25 128 Brother's Keeper CThnk $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
26 410 Mondo New York 4&B $193,209 1 $10,752 1 4/22/88
27 596 Kurt Cobain About a Son Bal. $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
28 332 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
29 734 Le Joli Mai Icar. $49,647 3 $10,662 3 9/13/13
30 694 Beautiful Losers Side. $56,386 3 $10,607 1 8/8/08
31 680 The Long Way Home 7Art $60,509 7 $10,606 7 9/17/97
32 1000 Suicide Killers CityL $18,239 1 $10,601 1 8/25/06
33 344 Dancemaker AL $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
34 462 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $151,098 23 $10,564 2 4/11/14
35 641 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $70,219 4 $10,537 1 1/23/09
36 555 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
37 867 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $30,328 4 $10,524 1 9/19/08
38 257 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $421,573 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
39 284 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
40 419 Chop Suey Zeit. $179,914 5 $10,472 1 10/5/01
41 512 Do I Sound Gay? IFC $119,388 18 $10,461 1 7/10/15
42 542 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
43 931 The Other City CF $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
44 193 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
45 804 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
46 903 Elena (2014) Vari. $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
47 387 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $216,110 12 $10,337 2 6/13/08
48 756 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $46,078 6 $10,322 2 11/13/09
49 335 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
50 598 Crazy Wisdom AM $86,202 5 $10,304 1 11/25/11
51 1054 A Space Program Zeit. $13,739 1 $10,247 1 3/18/16
52 454 Citizen Koch Vari. $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
53 523 After Innocence NYer $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
54 869 American Swing Magn. $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
55 1044 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $14,528 1 $10,170 1 7/5/95
56 720 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
57 421 Constantine's Sword FRun $179,507 6 $10,131 2 4/18/08
58 963 The Highest Pass Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
59 314 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
60 107 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
61 350 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
62 625 Leviathan (2013) CGld $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
63 652 I Am Big Bird Trib. $67,845 17 $10,000 1 5/6/15
64 860 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
65 1040 Hannari - Geisha Modern Saku. $14,974 1 $9,930 1 11/17/06
66 1037 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
67 396 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
68 393 Mondovino Think $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
69 428 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
70 414 Waste Land Arth. $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
71 469 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
72 248 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
73 290 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
74 634 Naked in Ashes Jour $72,073 6 $9,690 1 10/21/05
75 965 If I Die Tonight Indic. $20,214 2 $9,646 2 7/31/09
76 531 Rich Hill Orch. $111,376 28 $9,635 1 8/1/14
77 489 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
78 642 The Business of Being Born ICir $69,991 3 $9,574 1 1/9/08
79 709 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
80 884 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
81 91 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
82 405 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
83 221 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
84 663 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
85 315 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
86 887 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $28,516 1 $9,423 1 10/17/14
87 553 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
88 511 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
89 704 The Search for General Tso IFC $54,275 13 $9,336 2 1/2/15
90 676 War Photographer FRun $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
91 336 American Dream Mira. $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
92 816 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
93 681 Limelight Magn. $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
94 719 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $52,166 3 $9,259 3 4/25/08
95 407 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
96 1003 Holy Hell WRA $18,051 3 $9,238 3 5/27/16
97 571 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $95,865 4 $9,220 1 6/25/08
98 273 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
99 802 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
100 651 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,228,796,598----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,21750$143,06630-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$655,180,708----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,486,1181,631$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, #1401-1411


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
To the Limit FRun 6/13/08
Life, Animated Orch. 7/1/16
Roseanne for President! IFC 7/1/16
Indian Point FRun 7/8/16
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You MBox 7/8/16
Zero Days Magn. 7/8/16
Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party QF 7/15/16
Gleason ORF 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
The Eagle Huntress SPC 9/16/16
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
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