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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, #1501-1512
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 978 Emmanuel's Gift First $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
2 1102 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
3 1186 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
4 1193 whaledreamers Mont. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
5 1211 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
6 1247 We Are Twisted F***ing Sister! MBox $8,277 8 $5,804 6 2/19/16
7 41 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
8 43 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
9 49 Bully (2012) Wein. $4,142,648 6 $116,472 5 3/30/12
10 58 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
11 69 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
12 75 Citizenfour RTWC $2,800,870 105 $126,321 5 10/24/14
13 91 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
14 95 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
15 110 Weiner IFC $1,676,108 88 $84,173 5 5/20/16
16 154 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
17 165 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
18 168 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
19 196 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
20 213 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
21 239 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
22 244 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
23 260 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
24 286 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
25 287 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
26 295 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
27 302 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
28 308 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
29 315 West of Memphis SPC $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
30 332 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
31 337 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
32 338 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
33 374 Promises Cow. $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
34 401 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
35 432 Jig Scre. $183,790 5 $70,432 5 6/17/11
36 446 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
37 470 One Day in September SPC $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
38 567 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
39 631 Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. $85,999 27 $23,413 5 9/9/16
40 646 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
41 657 This is Not a Film PalT $77,016 5 $12,608 5 2/29/12
42 693 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
43 715 Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World Icar. $61,044 10 $8,349 5 5/15/15
44 741 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
45 764 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
46 823 Next Goal Wins KE $43,089 10 $2,568 5 4/25/14
47 853 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
48 908 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $31,313 5 $3,936 5 6/7/13
49 975 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
50 982 Gridiron Heroes Indic. $23,487 5 n/a 5 4/15/16
51 1265 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
52 1370 Fraude Maya $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
53 2 March of the Penguins WIP $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
54 11 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
55 19 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
56 32 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
57 34 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
58 35 The Aristocrats Think $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
59 51 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
60 52 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
61 66 The Eagle Huntress SPC $3,128,761 122 $52,574 4 11/2/16
62 77 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
63 81 He Named Me Malala FoxS $2,668,936 477 $61,808 4 10/2/15
64 111 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
65 125 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
66 131 The Salt of the Earth SPC $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
67 135 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
68 136 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
69 144 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
70 147 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
71 153 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
72 179 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
73 180 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
74 184 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
75 189 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
76 205 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
77 219 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
78 225 City of Gold IFC $611,702 50 $62,959 4 3/11/16
79 234 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
80 251 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
81 277 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
82 285 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
83 307 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
84 313 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
85 319 Merchants of Doubt SPC $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
86 359 The Green Prince MBox $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
87 366 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
88 378 The Waiting Room ICir $244,951 8 $7,086 4 9/26/12
89 407 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
90 418 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $201,275 24 $15,656 4 10/13/06
91 439 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
92 441 Bush's Brain Tar. $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
93 454 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
94 475 Magic Trip Magn. $154,521 18 $14,367 4 8/5/11
95 497 Kids For Cash Pala. $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
96 515 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
97 520 Stonewall Uprising FRun $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
98 524 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
99 536 Hockney FM $120,745 10 $13,683 4 4/22/16
100 580 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,281,698,932----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,87651$136,41029-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$674,180,280----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,969,6401,519$9,028,1251,648-
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, #1501-1512


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Giuliani Time Cinema Libre 5/12/06
God Knows Where I Am INDEP 3/31/17
Alive and Kicking Magn. 4/7/17
Jeremiah Tower Orch. 4/14/17
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Citizen Jane IFC 4/21/17
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
Sacred Argo. 5/5/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/2/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD