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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, #1201-1219
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 258 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
2 562 Naked in Ashes Jour $72,073 6 $9,690 1 10/21/05
3 863 If I Die Tonight Indic. $20,214 2 $9,646 2 7/31/09
4 437 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
5 570 The Business of Being Born ICir $69,991 3 $9,574 1 1/9/08
6 630 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
7 790 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
8 82 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
9 361 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
10 199 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
11 281 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
12 492 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
13 456 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
14 599 War Photographer FRun $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
15 298 American Dream Mira. $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
16 728 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
17 604 Limelight Magn. $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
18 637 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $52,166 3 $9,259 3 4/25/08
19 363 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
20 508 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $95,865 4 $9,220 1 6/25/08
21 244 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
22 714 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
23 578 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
24 568 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
25 324 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
26 1011 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
27 441 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
28 533 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
29 575 2012: Time for Change Mang. $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
30 485 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
31 390 The Five Obstructions Koch $165,845 3 $8,940 1 5/26/04
32 687 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
33 410 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
34 683 Love Etc. Pala. $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
35 652 Orgasm Inc. FRun $49,001 3 $8,773 2 2/11/11
36 853 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $20,709 2 $8,756 1 11/8/13
37 620 Finding Joe Bal. $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
38 527 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $87,370 7 $8,741 4 10/26/07
39 542 Future of Food Libre $81,280 5 $8,721 2 9/14/05
40 838 Giuliani Time Libre $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
41 194 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
42 342 Bus 174 Think $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
43 774 The Take Icar. $30,380 1 $8,625 1 9/22/04
44 308 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
45 812 Gotta Dance Mitro. $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
46 333 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
47 381 Touch the Sound Shad. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
48 689 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
49 537 Praying with Lior FRun $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
50 350 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
51 436 Deep Blue Mira. $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
52 310 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
53 425 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
54 502 Bhutto FRun $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
55 723 Oh My God? Mitro. $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
56 732 Been Rich All My Life FRun $36,406 3 $8,252 1 7/21/06
57 355 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
58 518 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
59 249 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
60 740 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope WHE $34,665 6 $8,203 3 4/6/12
61 678 Pressure Cooker BevP $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
62 627 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $53,819 1 $8,143 1 3/31/95
63 885 Saving Marriage Reg. $18,720 2 $8,044 2 10/17/08
64 706 Teenage Osci. $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
65 686 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
66 388 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $166,750 2 $7,970 1 3/1/06
67 395 Crazy Horse Zipp. $157,782 14 $7,963 1 1/18/12
68 468 Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm KL $113,966 10 $7,937 1 4/19/13
69 632 Billy the Kid Elep. $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
70 287 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
71 656 American Mustang Vita. $48,700 3 $7,906 1 1/17/14
72 469 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $112,679 19 $7,882 1 5/4/12
73 749 The Turandot Project Zeit. $33,504 3 $7,877 2 8/10/01
74 731 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
75 574 Budrus Bal. $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
76 571 Zoo Think $69,770 5 $7,811 1 4/25/07
77 663 Collapse Vita. $46,964 5 $7,800 1 11/6/09
78 346 Somewhere Between Long Shot $210,975 6 $7,799 1 8/24/12
79 875 Favela Rising Moch. $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
80 534 Watermark EOne $84,464 16 $7,724 2 4/4/14
81 1037 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 1 $7,718 1 2/8/08
82 856 Meeting Resistance ICir $20,616 2 $7,712 2 10/19/07
83 800 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $27,052 1 $7,685 1 3/27/09
84 983 American Meat LB $10,650 1 $7,659 1 4/12/13
85 770 Meet the Fokkens KL $30,810 1 $7,628 1 8/8/12
86 516 Martha and Ethel SPC $91,874 6 $7,622 2 2/3/95
87 202 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
88 474 Word Wars 7Art $110,617 5 $7,559 1 5/28/04
89 459 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
90 617 Big Men Abr. $56,286 3 $7,539 1 3/14/14
91 797 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $27,344 1 $7,520 1 2/1/06
92 750 Making the Boys FRun $33,443 3 $7,513 1 3/11/11
93 622 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $55,398 1 $7,511 1 1/13/06
94 1017 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
95 416 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $148,292 5 $7,482 1 10/20/06
96 665 On the Ropes Wells $46,737 5 $7,431 1 8/18/99
97 264 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
98 696 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
99 601 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
100 978 Family Fundamentals Focus $11,344 4 $7,352 4 10/11/02
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,081,539,203----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$910,38748$135,36827-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,007,335----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,250,3671,568$8,879,1871,551-
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, #1201-1219


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Act of God Zeit. 7/31/09
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15