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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, #1401-1500, #1501-1537
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 666 To Catch a Dollar A23 $77,142 - n/a - 3/31/11
2 662 Radiant City All. $78,944 4 n/a - 3/30/07
3 661 Harvest of Empire Onyx $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
4 658 For the Love of Spock Grav. $80,141 38 n/a - 9/9/16
5 657 Trace Amounts Gathr $80,735 7 n/a - 1/2/15
6 647 16 Days of Glory Par. $83,857 - n/a - 3/7/86
7 643 Wretches & Jabberers A23 $84,610 1 n/a - 4/1/11
8 631 Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve LibSt. $88,045 5 n/a - 9/6/13
9 597 Tower KL $101,987 13 n/a - 9/28/16
10 593 Stevie Nicks - In Your Dreams Abr. $103,028 76 n/a - 3/31/13
11 587 Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Magn. $105,710 13 n/a - 11/16/11
12 570 Duran Duran: Unstaged P4 $110,746 - n/a - 9/10/14
13 565 Penton: The John Penton Story Gathr $112,159 14 n/a - 6/23/14
14 543 Finding Fela KL $120,980 11 n/a - 8/1/14
15 541 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train FRun $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
16 530 Bjork - Biophilia Live CP $127,754 27 n/a - 9/26/14
17 528 Obit. KL $129,299 20 n/a - 1/5/17
18 525 Requiem for the American Dream TFC $130,152 14 n/a - 1/29/16
19 516 A Perfect Candidate 7Art $134,485 8 n/a - 6/19/96
20 507 Waco: The Rules of Engagement Som. $142,193 5 n/a - 2/28/97
21 491 Generation Found Gathr $151,751 22 n/a - 8/29/16
22 486 Eames: The Architect and the Painter FRun $153,088 12 n/a - 11/11/11
23 453 Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil KL $172,533 9 n/a - 7/16/16
24 418 Under the Electric Sky Focus $207,584 25 n/a - 5/29/14
25 403 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Mont. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
26 375 A Place Called Chiapas Zeit. $252,546 - n/a - 11/4/98
27 360 Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things Gathr $261,865 80 n/a - 5/24/16
28 343 The Anonymous People AM $284,147 13 n/a - 8/16/13
29 326 Nico-Icon Roxie $306,691 4 n/a - 9/8/95
30 301 The Source Wells $362,649 - n/a - 8/25/99
31 300 Boston: An American Running Story Fathom $364,369 481 n/a - 4/19/17
32 257 Shut Up and Play the Hits Osci. $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
33 250 Sex Is... OutF $530,833 6 n/a - 5/7/93
34 236 Elvis On Tour 75th Anniversary WB $587,818 - n/a - 7/29/10
35 229 Embrace: The Documentary Gathr $610,306 77 n/a - 9/19/16
36 226 Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago FEF $612,717 11 n/a - 9/6/13
37 223 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinc $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
38 191 Bill W. P124 $809,590 31 n/a - 5/18/12
39 172 Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus TMF $925,576 652 n/a - 1/19/15
40 161 The Insanity of God LifeWay $1,102,525 531 n/a - 8/30/16
41 160 Say Amen, Somebody MGM $1,108,299 - n/a - 3/11/83
42 158 Burn CB $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
43 144 Chonda Pierce: Enough Fathom $1,260,116 798 n/a - 4/25/17
44 139 Air Racers 3D 3D $1,309,987 10 n/a - 4/6/12
45 136 Chasing Ice SD $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
46 113 In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem Fathom $1,662,152 733 n/a - 5/23/17
47 109 To Joey, with Love Fathom $1,709,073 753 n/a - 9/20/16
48 107 Koyaanisqatsi IsAl $1,723,872 - n/a - 4/27/83
49 102 Is Genesis History? Fathom $1,796,182 704 n/a - 2/23/17
50 101 Vertical Reality WM $1,951,429 - n/a - 10/19/94
51 100 Endless Winter WM $1,966,454 - n/a - 10/20/95
52 98 Snowriders WM $2,068,490 - n/a - 10/16/96
53 92 Snowriders 2 WM $2,287,639 - n/a - 10/15/97
54 28 Jerusalem NGE $8,020,721 33 n/a - 9/13/13
55 - Dressed Dress. n/a 1 n/a 1 2/4/11
56 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) NYer n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
57 - General Orders No. 9 Vari. n/a 1 n/a 1 6/24/11
58 - The People vs. George Lucas WHE n/a 1 n/a 1 5/6/11
59 - Programming the Nation? ICir n/a 1 n/a 1 8/19/11
60 - We Were Here RF n/a 1 n/a 1 9/9/11
61 - Family Portrait in Black and White FPE n/a 1 n/a 1 7/13/12
62 1485 Triumph of the Wall FRun $476 1 $430 1 5/31/13
63 1482 Notes on Marie Menken Icar. $577 1 $577 1 2/9/07
64 1481 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child FRun $601 1 $402 1 11/23/12
65 1480 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 1 $604 1 12/3/04
66 1479 A People Uncounted FRun $930 1 $390 1 5/16/14
67 1478 Beyond Hatred FRun $949 1 $533 1 6/15/07
68 1477 The Penguin Counters FRun $976 1 $976 1 4/21/17
69 1474 The Tower (2014) MBox $1,117 1 $726 1 11/7/14
70 1473 The Ister Icar. $1,124 1 $1,124 1 2/10/06
71 1472 Yalom's Cure FRun $1,164 1 $684 1 3/11/16
72 1471 The Color of Olives Arab $1,169 1 $555 1 7/12/06
73 1469 Food Beware FRun $1,181 1 $595 1 10/16/09
74 1467 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $1,246 1 $642 1 8/5/05
75 1465 America Betrayed FRun $1,311 1 $245 1 3/27/09
76 1464 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $1,338 1 $357 1 7/13/05
77 1463 The Silence of Mark Rothko Icar. $1,422 1 $268 1 4/21/16
78 1461 Monumental FRun $1,430 1 $842 1 7/22/05
79 1459 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,475 1 $1,035 1 6/15/07
80 1458 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 1 $1,476 1 12/7/07
81 1457 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $1,479 1 $789 1 2/9/05
82 1456 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $1,492 1 $937 1 3/2/12
83 1455 Making Grace FRun $1,496 1 $456 1 7/20/05
84 1453 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
85 1452 Behind the White Glasses KL $1,671 1 $900 1 4/21/17
86 1450 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,677 1 $1,082 1 5/2/14
87 1449 On the Rumba River FRun $1,698 1 $1,156 1 6/6/08
88 1448 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,719 1 $1,239 1 3/22/13
89 1447 Children of Fate FRun $1,738 1 $1,099 1 11/23/93
90 1446 The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun $1,747 1 $1,153 1 2/6/15
91 1445 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 1 $1,796 1 11/30/07
92 1444 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $1,884 1 $563 1 1/19/05
93 1441 Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America FRun $1,940 1 $1,452 1 1/6/17
94 1440 Last Men in Aleppo Ghop $1,982 1 $1,505 1 5/5/17
95 1439 Algorithms FRun $2,021 1 $317 1 10/17/14
96 1438 Patagonia Rising FRun $2,064 1 $981 1 6/8/12
97 1435 The Big Question Think $2,248 3 $466 1 3/17/06
98 1434 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $2,324 1 $1,340 1 6/8/07
99 1433 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
100 1432 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $2,363 3 $189 1 6/13/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,302,027,191----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,78653$137,48030-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$690,392,928----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,013,0981,468$8,792,6941,640-
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, #1401-1500, #1501-1537


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Gridiron Heroes Indic. 4/15/16
Buena Vista Social Club: Adios BG 5/26/17
Long Strange Trip - The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead Abr. 5/26/17
Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom 6/8/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. 6/16/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/30/17
The Skyjacker's Tale Strand 6/30/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
City of Ghosts IFC 7/7/17
The Possession of Janet Moses VE 7/14/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 11/3/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD