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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, #1201-1298
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 215 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
2 189 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
3 164 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
4 152 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
5 137 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
6 130 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
7 129 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
8 114 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
9 113 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
10 111 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
11 109 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
12 108 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
13 99 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
14 96 Senna PDA $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
15 87 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
16 72 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
17 70 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
18 68 My Architect NYer $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
19 66 When We Were Kings Gram. $2,789,985 92 $12,479 2 10/25/96
20 65 Unzipped Mira. $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
21 63 Man on Wire Magn. $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
22 59 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
23 54 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
24 39 Inside Job SPC $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
25 21 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
26 1256 The Empire in Africa Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
27 1243 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
28 1211 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 3 $2,647 3 12/9/11
29 1120 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 3 $6,627 3 8/24/07
30 1099 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $7,506 3 $3,792 3 9/29/06
31 1082 The Immortalists Gathr $8,186 3 $1,308 3 11/26/14
32 1065 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
33 1027 The Great Invisible RTWC $11,428 5 $2,348 3 10/29/14
34 1001 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
35 939 Great Directors Pala. $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
36 928 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
37 900 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $20,318 3 $2,300 3 12/22/06
38 896 Walt & El Grupo BV $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
39 895 Our Nixon Cdgm. $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
40 867 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $22,938 3 $12,184 3 7/7/06
41 853 Otter 501 Pala. $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
42 842 Red Army SPC $26,100 3 $20,100 3 1/23/15
43 841 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
44 816 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
45 811 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
46 799 Whores' Glory KL $31,420 3 $5,358 3 4/27/12
47 796 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
48 775 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope WHE $34,665 6 $8,203 3 4/6/12
49 765 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
50 756 Oh My God? Mitro. $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
51 754 Rising From Ashes FRun $38,602 5 $7,298 3 8/2/13
52 718 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
53 708 The Dog Drft. $44,581 16 $12,431 3 8/8/14
54 701 Le Joli Mai Icar. $45,743 3 $10,662 3 9/13/13
55 692 Connected Pala. $46,782 7 $13,301 3 9/16/11
56 687 Terror's Advocate Magn. $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
57 679 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
58 665 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $52,166 3 $9,259 3 4/25/08
59 657 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $52,986 6 $2,915 3 2/10/12
60 613 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $65,429 10 $12,376 3 1/20/06
61 579 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $75,881 9 $14,287 3 6/27/14
62 541 Pump SD $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
63 532 Black Gold CalN $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
64 528 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $97,362 6 $16,158 3 1/9/04
65 500 Trumbo Gold. $109,057 6 $28,125 3 6/27/08
66 499 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
67 489 Spinning Plates TFA $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
68 482 War/Dance Think $115,210 10 $15,471 3 11/9/07
69 470 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
70 467 Inni CP $123,482 7 $14,903 3 10/28/11
71 446 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
72 418 Horse Boy Zeit. $156,612 5 $6,554 3 9/30/09
73 402 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
74 400 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
75 396 Touch the Sound Shad. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
76 382 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
77 374 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
78 364 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
79 359 Neil Young Journeys SPC $215,026 23 $12,025 3 6/29/12
80 352 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
81 335 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
82 316 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
83 313 Dancemaker AL $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
84 283 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
85 263 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
86 237 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
87 236 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
88 229 The Heart of the Game Mira. $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
89 222 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
90 219 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
91 214 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
92 211 Wild Man Blues NL $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
93 209 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
94 208 The Art of the Steal IFC $544,890 34 $39,019 3 2/26/10
95 188 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
96 187 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
97 184 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
98 169 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
99 168 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
100 140 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $1,017,579 27 $63,700 3 9/21/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,099,474,465----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$869,83747$130,18727-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$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, #1201-1298


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm 7/16/04
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB TBD