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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, #1301-1388
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 893 Nursery University Vari. $26,042 4 $11,307 1 4/24/09
2 570 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $92,113 2 $11,281 1 9/23/98
3 245 The Heart of the Game Mira. $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
4 736 Terror's Advocate Magn. $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
5 978 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $18,918 2 $11,179 2 11/9/07
6 481 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $132,782 7 $11,143 1 7/25/07
7 991 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $17,981 1 $11,141 1 6/17/11
8 589 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $86,637 5 $11,041 2 6/13/12
9 460 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
10 718 Venus and Serena Magn. $51,271 8 $10,981 4 5/10/13
11 865 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
12 672 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $60,332 10 $10,939 2 9/26/08
13 324 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $274,661 20 $10,930 2 1/18/08
14 647 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
15 591 51 Birch Street Truly $84,689 6 $10,827 2 10/18/06
16 244 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
17 127 Brother's Keeper CThnk $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
18 405 Mondo New York 4&B $193,209 1 $10,752 1 4/22/88
19 588 Kurt Cobain About a Son Bal. $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
20 327 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
21 726 Le Joli Mai Icar. $49,647 3 $10,662 3 9/13/13
22 685 Beautiful Losers Side. $56,386 3 $10,607 1 8/8/08
23 670 The Long Way Home 7Art $60,509 7 $10,606 7 9/17/97
24 986 Suicide Killers CityL $18,239 1 $10,601 1 8/25/06
25 339 Dancemaker AL $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
26 458 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $151,098 23 $10,564 2 4/11/14
27 630 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $70,219 4 $10,537 1 1/23/09
28 548 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
29 859 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $30,328 4 $10,524 1 9/19/08
30 252 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $421,573 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
31 280 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
32 414 Chop Suey Zeit. $179,914 5 $10,472 1 10/5/01
33 506 Do I Sound Gay? IFC $119,388 18 $10,461 1 7/10/15
34 535 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
35 921 The Other City CF $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
36 190 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
37 797 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
38 894 Elena (2014) Vari. $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
39 382 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $216,110 12 $10,337 2 6/13/08
40 748 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $46,078 6 $10,322 2 11/13/09
41 330 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
42 590 Crazy Wisdom AM $86,202 5 $10,304 1 11/25/11
43 1040 A Space Program Zeit. $13,739 1 $10,247 1 3/18/16
44 450 Citizen Koch Vari. $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
45 516 After Innocence NYer $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
46 861 American Swing Magn. $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
47 1030 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $14,528 1 $10,170 1 7/5/95
48 712 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
49 416 Constantine's Sword FRun $179,507 6 $10,131 2 4/18/08
50 951 The Highest Pass Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
51 309 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
52 106 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
53 345 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
54 614 Leviathan (2013) CGld $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
55 642 I Am Big Bird Trib. $67,845 17 $10,000 1 5/6/15
56 852 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
57 1026 Hannari - Geisha Modern Saku. $14,974 1 $9,930 1 11/17/06
58 1023 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
59 391 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
60 388 Mondovino Think $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
61 423 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
62 409 Waste Land Arth. $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
63 465 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
64 243 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
65 286 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
66 623 Naked in Ashes Jour $72,073 6 $9,690 1 10/21/05
67 953 If I Die Tonight Indic. $20,214 2 $9,646 2 7/31/09
68 524 Rich Hill Orch. $111,376 28 $9,635 1 8/1/14
69 484 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
70 631 The Business of Being Born ICir $69,991 3 $9,574 1 1/9/08
71 700 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
72 875 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
73 90 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
74 400 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
75 218 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
76 653 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
77 310 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
78 878 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $28,516 1 $9,423 1 10/17/14
79 546 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
80 505 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
81 695 The Search for General Tso IFC $54,275 13 $9,336 2 1/2/15
82 666 War Photographer FRun $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
83 331 American Dream Mira. $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
84 809 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
85 671 Limelight Magn. $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
86 711 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $52,166 3 $9,259 3 4/25/08
87 402 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
88 564 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $95,865 4 $9,220 1 6/25/08
89 268 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
90 795 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
91 641 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
92 629 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
93 360 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
94 1133 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
95 488 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
96 593 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
97 908 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
98 638 2012: Time for Change Mang. $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
99 1136 Station to Station SD $9,000 1 $9,000 1 8/21/15
100 581 Sunshine Superman Magn. $88,097 21 $8,991 3 5/22/15
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,222,057,886----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$909,26950$145,12730-
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, #1301-1388


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Ever Again RM 12/8/06
Dark Horse (2016) SPC 5/6/16
The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West FRun 5/6/16
Rabin in His Own Words Men. 5/6/16
Gurukulam Mats. 5/17/16
Weiner IFC 5/20/16
Unlocking the Cage FRun 5/25/16
Holy Hell FR 5/27/16
As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM Abr. 5/27/16
Germans & Jews FRun 6/10/16
My Love, Don't Cross that River FM 6/17/16
Argentina FRun 6/17/16
Indian Point FRun 7/8/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD