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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 1282 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
2 1283 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
3 1308 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $3,103 2 $2,194 2 3/23/07
4 1324 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
5 1334 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 2 $2,214 2 2/24/06
6 1335 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 2 $2,119 2 1/11/08
7 1338 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $1,916 2 $822 2 9/24/10
8 1349 Souldier PDF $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
9 1360 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet KL $1,294 2 $319 2 12/12/12
10 1362 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
11 1368 We Are the Giant MBox $1,088 2 $1,088 2 12/12/14
12 5 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
13 10 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
14 21 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
15 35 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
16 58 Born Into Brothels Think $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
17 68 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
18 79 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
19 85 WARx2 WARX2 $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
20 89 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
21 93 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
22 97 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
23 101 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
24 109 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
25 111 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $1,577,480 16 $4,632 1 8/19/88
26 112 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $1,539,680 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
27 116 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
28 131 Brother's Keeper CThnk $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
29 134 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
30 138 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
31 141 Festival Express Think $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
32 150 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
33 156 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
34 159 35 Up Gold. $922,872 21 $13,690 1 1/15/92
35 161 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
36 163 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
37 164 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
38 171 Marlene Aliv $852,676 6 $14,490 1 11/7/86
39 177 Ballets Russes Zeit. $815,848 21 $12,230 1 10/26/05
40 182 Into Great Silence Zeit. $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
41 183 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
42 184 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
43 193 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
44 196 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
45 199 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
46 201 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
47 206 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
48 215 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
49 219 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
50 220 Tarnation Wells $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
51 221 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
52 224 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
53 225 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
54 226 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
55 227 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
56 236 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
57 240 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
58 244 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
59 249 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
60 250 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
61 251 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
62 253 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
63 255 Rosenwald CIE $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
64 257 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
65 259 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $421,573 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
66 265 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
67 267 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
68 268 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
69 274 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
70 275 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
71 277 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
72 280 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
73 286 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
74 292 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
75 298 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
76 303 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
77 309 Unmistaken Child Osci. $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
78 310 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
79 314 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
80 316 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
81 317 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
82 320 Above and Beyond ICir $288,751 13 $6,448 1 1/30/15
83 321 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
84 326 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
85 327 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
86 328 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
87 334 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
88 337 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
89 340 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
90 341 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
91 343 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
92 347 Alive Inside B360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
93 348 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
94 351 The War Tapes SenA $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
95 352 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
96 353 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
97 357 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
98 360 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
99 361 Enlighten Up! Bal. $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
100 362 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,237,510,278----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$899,35351$142,09429-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$659,236,878----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,468,2031,614$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
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
The Eagle Huntress SPC 9/16/16
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
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