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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, #1401-1422
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 87 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
2 91 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
3 110 Weiner IFC $1,586,020 88 $84,173 5 5/20/16
4 145 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
5 154 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
6 157 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
7 188 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
8 205 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
9 228 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
10 232 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
11 248 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
12 272 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
13 273 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
14 281 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
15 288 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
16 294 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
17 301 West of Memphis SPC $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
18 318 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
19 323 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
20 324 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
21 359 Promises Cow. $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
22 386 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
23 417 Jig Scre. $183,790 5 $70,432 5 6/17/11
24 431 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
25 451 One Day in September SPC $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
26 543 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
27 617 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
28 627 This is Not a Film PalT $77,016 5 $12,608 5 2/29/12
29 659 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
30 679 Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World Icar. $61,044 10 $8,349 5 5/15/15
31 705 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
32 726 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
33 781 Next Goal Wins KE $43,089 10 $2,568 5 4/25/14
34 811 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
35 864 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $31,313 5 $3,936 5 6/7/13
36 926 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
37 1192 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
38 1294 Fraude Maya $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
39 2 March of the Penguins WIP $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
40 11 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
41 19 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
42 30 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
43 31 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
44 32 The Aristocrats Think $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
45 49 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
46 50 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
47 74 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
48 78 He Named Me Malala FoxS $2,668,936 477 $61,808 4 10/2/15
49 103 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
50 118 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
51 124 The Salt of the Earth SPC $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
52 128 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
53 129 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
54 137 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
55 140 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
56 144 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
57 169 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
58 170 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
59 175 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
60 180 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
61 197 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
62 211 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
63 216 City of Gold IFC $611,702 50 $62,959 4 3/11/16
64 223 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
65 239 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
66 263 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
67 271 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
68 293 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
69 299 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
70 305 Merchants of Doubt SPC $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
71 344 The Green Prince MBox $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
72 350 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
73 363 The Waiting Room ICir $244,951 8 $7,086 4 9/26/12
74 392 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
75 403 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $201,275 24 $15,656 4 10/13/06
76 424 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
77 426 Bush's Brain Tar. $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
78 437 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
79 456 Magic Trip Magn. $154,521 18 $14,367 4 8/5/11
80 474 Kids For Cash Pala. $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
81 493 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
82 498 Stonewall Uprising FRun $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
83 502 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
84 516 Hockney FM $119,945 10 $13,683 4 4/22/16
85 555 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
86 558 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
87 599 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $87,370 7 $8,741 4 10/26/07
88 611 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
89 615 Hating Breitbart RM $81,432 8 $40,673 4 10/19/12
90 623 Colliding Dreams ICir $78,288 14 $16,438 4 3/4/16
91 632 Batkid Begins WB $74,709 14 $19,437 4 6/26/15
92 639 The Invisible War Cdgm. $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
93 719 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
94 727 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
95 730 King Georges IFC $51,663 10 $15,031 4 2/26/16
96 732 Venus and Serena Magn. $51,271 8 $10,981 4 5/10/13
97 791 Nowitzki Magn. $41,340 4 $20,049 4 7/10/15
98 838 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argo. $34,754 6 $15,982 4 9/19/14
99 845 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $34,005 6 $4,691 4 4/5/13
100 856 Fuel N/A $32,465 4 $12,386 4 9/18/09
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,238,666,475----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,19451$142,09429-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$660,389,264----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,516,2191,614$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, #1301-1400, #1401-1422


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kill Team Osci. 7/25/14
Gleason ORF 7/29/16
Miss Sharon Jones SPC 7/29/16
Citizen Soldier INDEP 8/5/16
When Two Worlds Collide FRun 8/17/16
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. 8/19/16
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. 9/9/16
Command and Control AEF 9/14/16
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR 9/16/16
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 10/28/16
Harry Benson: Shoot First Magn. 11/4/16
Seasons MBox 11/11/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD