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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, #1201-1267
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1004 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
2 1005 East of Havana BMG $11,550 1 $4,800 1 2/2/07
3 1006 Ultrasuede Trib. $11,539 1 $3,968 1 1/20/12
4 1007 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $11,538 3 $2,501 1 5/21/10
5 1008 Sputnik Mania Bal. $11,441 1 $6,223 1 3/14/08
6 1010 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $11,396 1 $2,740 1 1/12/07
7 1012 The Last Party Trit $11,156 1 $4,088 1 8/27/93
8 1013 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
9 1014 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $11,021 2 $2,233 1 9/5/14
10 1016 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
11 1017 American Meat LB $10,650 1 $7,659 1 4/12/13
12 1019 Jupiter's Wife AL $10,622 1 $3,673 1 8/18/95
13 1021 China Heavyweight Zeit. $10,550 4 $3,792 1 7/6/12
14 1022 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $10,524 1 $4,438 1 1/6/95
15 1023 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $10,501 1 $2,579 1 1/8/10
16 1024 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $10,440 1 $3,465 1 7/14/04
17 1025 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $10,403 1 $2,754 1 2/24/06
18 1026 Elemental TFC $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
19 1029 Shepard and Dark MBox $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
20 1030 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
21 1031 Putin's Kiss KL $10,082 1 $1,525 1 2/17/12
22 1033 Act of God Zeit. $9,955 1 $522 1 7/31/09
23 1034 Kabbalah Me FRun $9,816 2 $2,196 1 8/22/14
24 1036 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
25 1038 Stolen Moments FRun $9,743 1 $3,636 1 4/10/98
26 1040 The Unknown Soldier FRun $9,602 1 $3,545 1 9/7/07
27 1041 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $9,395 1 $3,845 1 1/21/05
28 1042 The City Dark Argo. $9,269 2 $2,983 1 1/18/12
29 1043 Crossing the Line Kino $9,258 2 $2,605 1 8/10/07
30 1044 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $9,166 1 $4,352 1 2/27/09
31 1045 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
32 1047 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $9,078 1 $1,671 1 7/31/98
33 1048 ABC Africa NYer $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
34 1049 Levitated Mass FRun $9,038 1 $4,589 1 9/5/14
35 1050 Three Stars FRun $8,942 1 $1,003 1 9/21/12
36 1051 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arth. $8,939 1 $3,815 1 10/19/07
37 1052 The Swenkas 7Art $8,860 1 $2,790 1 11/9/05
38 1053 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
39 1054 Only When I Dance FM $8,738 1 $2,181 1 7/2/10
40 1056 Without the King FRun $8,663 1 $4,237 1 4/25/08
41 1059 Red Hollywood CGld $8,426 1 $4,760 1 8/15/14
42 1060 Glastonbury Think $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
43 1061 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
44 1063 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
45 1065 La Maison De La Radio KL $8,095 1 $1,410 1 9/4/13
46 1066 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $8,093 2 $2,590 1 5/16/14
47 1067 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $8,077 2 $3,225 1 1/24/03
48 1070 A Decent Factory Icar. $7,925 1 $1,900 1 6/29/05
49 1071 Mugabe and the White African FRun $7,924 1 $1,907 1 7/23/10
50 1075 Kill Your Idols Palm $7,753 2 $3,274 1 7/7/06
51 1076 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 1 $7,718 1 2/8/08
52 1078 Last Days Here IFC $7,643 1 $2,671 1 3/2/12
53 1081 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
54 1082 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $7,426 2 $1,869 1 10/3/12
55 1084 Casting About Kino $7,279 2 $893 1 5/11/07
56 1086 Saint of 9/11 IFC $7,137 1 $3,680 1 9/6/06
57 1087 Quantum Hoops GFor. $7,075 1 $4,216 1 11/2/07
58 1089 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $6,998 1 $2,552 1 11/24/05
59 1090 Camden 28 FRun $6,983 1 $3,428 1 7/27/07
60 1091 Love, Marilyn SD $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
61 1092 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
62 1096 Speaking in Strings 7Art $6,859 2 $1,519 1 9/10/99
63 1097 Operation Homecoming Docu. $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
64 1098 Before You Know It TFC $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
65 1101 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $6,601 2 $2,842 1 1/24/14
66 1102 The Aggressives 7Art $6,533 1 $3,769 1 10/7/05
67 1103 Jews of Egypt Artma $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
68 1104 Windfall FRun $6,504 1 $1,780 1 2/3/12
69 1105 The Beat Hotel FRun $6,480 1 $1,458 1 3/30/12
70 1106 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $6,458 1 $3,238 1 10/21/05
71 1107 The Red Chapel Lorb. $6,196 2 $2,459 1 12/29/10
72 1109 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $6,132 2 $1,119 1 8/16/13
73 1110 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
74 1111 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $6,123 1 $2,040 1 12/28/11
75 1112 Gringo Trails Icar. $6,044 2 $2,477 1 9/4/14
76 1114 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 1 $5,869 1 4/30/99
77 1115 Sushi: The Global Catch AM $5,757 1 $516 1 8/3/12
78 1116 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
79 1117 People of a Feather FRun $5,677 1 $2,413 1 11/8/13
80 1120 Elevate Vari. $5,580 2 $3,547 1 10/21/11
81 1122 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $5,532 1 $2,793 1 9/11/09
82 1123 Flex is Kings BBFR $5,418 1 $3,152 1 4/4/14
83 1124 Whiz Kids Shad. $5,386 2 $1,333 1 6/4/10
84 1125 The Only Real Game TORG $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
85 1126 Rock the Bells 7Art $5,347 1 $1,325 1 4/11/07
86 1127 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $5,202 1 $980 1 2/29/08
87 1128 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $5,194 1 $3,078 1 8/18/06
88 1130 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $5,080 1 $2,402 1 3/21/08
89 1131 Nuclear Nation FRun $4,960 1 $2,268 1 12/11/13
90 1132 Herman's House FRun $4,956 2 $3,552 1 4/19/13
91 1133 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $4,930 1 $1,735 1 1/28/05
92 1135 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $4,874 1 $3,185 1 10/1/04
93 1136 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $4,816 2 $1,197 1 2/8/13
94 1139 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $4,658 1 $2,706 1 3/12/04
95 1140 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $4,630 1 $779 1 5/5/06
96 1142 Sacred Stage FRun $4,410 1 $3,724 1 10/7/05
97 1143 The End of Time FRun $4,375 1 $1,468 1 11/29/13
98 1144 Blood and Tears Think $4,364 1 $2,201 1 6/15/07
99 1145 McLibel Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
100 1146 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $4,332 1 $2,590 1 9/12/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,090,628,412----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$882,38547$132,59527-
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, #1201-1267


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15