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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, #1501-1600, #1601-1642
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 55 The September Issue RAtt. $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
2 130 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
3 165 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
4 206 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
5 341 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
6 373 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
7 442 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
8 447 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
9 470 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
10 560 Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge Society $127,986 11 $18,600 6 6/30/17
11 606 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
12 784 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
13 845 Mademoiselle C Cohen $48,668 7 $14,284 6 9/11/13
14 1006 Time to Choose Abr. $29,233 9 $12,233 6 6/3/16
15 1056 Emmanuel's Gift First $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
16 1193 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
17 1287 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
18 1294 whaledreamers Mont. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
19 1312 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
20 1352 We Are Twisted F***ing Sister! MBox $8,277 8 $5,804 6 2/19/16
21 42 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
22 44 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
23 50 Bully (2012) Wein. $4,142,648 6 $116,472 5 3/30/12
24 59 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
25 71 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
26 78 Citizenfour RTWC $2,800,870 105 $126,321 5 10/24/14
27 96 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
28 100 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
29 113 Weiner IFC $1,676,108 88 $84,173 5 5/20/16
30 163 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
31 174 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
32 177 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
33 205 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
34 224 Faces Places Cohen $687,217 42 $31,006 5 10/6/17
35 226 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
36 254 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
37 260 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
38 278 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism CLS $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
39 303 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
40 304 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
41 313 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
42 323 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
43 329 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
44 338 West of Memphis SPC $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
45 355 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
46 360 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
47 361 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
48 397 Promises Cow. $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
49 426 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
50 461 Jig Scre. $183,790 5 $70,432 5 6/17/11
51 477 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
52 502 One Day in September SPC $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
53 610 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
54 676 Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. $85,999 27 $23,413 5 9/9/16
55 692 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
56 705 This is Not a Film PalT $77,016 5 $12,608 5 2/29/12
57 744 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
58 768 Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World Icar. $61,044 10 $8,349 5 5/15/15
59 796 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
60 822 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
61 882 Next Goal Wins KE $43,089 10 $2,568 5 4/25/14
62 915 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
63 977 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $31,313 5 $3,936 5 6/7/13
64 1053 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
65 1060 Gridiron Heroes Indic. $23,487 5 n/a 5 4/15/16
66 1371 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
67 1489 Fraude Maya $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
68 2 March of the Penguins WIP $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
69 11 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
70 19 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
71 34 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
72 35 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
73 36 The Aristocrats Think $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
74 52 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
75 53 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
76 62 An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power Par. $3,496,795 556 $124,823 4 7/28/17
77 68 The Eagle Huntress SPC $3,169,351 122 $52,574 4 11/2/16
78 80 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
79 84 He Named Me Malala FoxS $2,668,936 477 $61,808 4 10/2/15
80 114 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
81 131 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
82 137 The Salt of the Earth SPC $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
83 141 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
84 142 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
85 152 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
86 155 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
87 162 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
88 188 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
89 189 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
90 193 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
91 198 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
92 216 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
93 231 City of Gold IFC $640,979 50 $62,959 4 3/11/16
94 234 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
95 249 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
96 268 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
97 294 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
98 302 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
99 328 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
100 336 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,328,578,070----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$839,27953$129,75829-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$696,060,347----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$21,092,7381,403$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, #1501-1600, #1601-1642


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm 1/13/06
The Final Year Magn. 1/19/18
The Road Movie Osci. 1/19/18
Kangaroo Abr. 1/19/18
Cage Fighter IFC 2/2/18
Spiral Cohen 4/6/18
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Focus 6/8/18
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD