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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, #1301-1323
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 207 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
2 208 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
3 209 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
4 210 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
5 218 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
6 222 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
7 225 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
8 231 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
9 232 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
10 233 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
11 235 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
12 238 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
13 244 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
14 246 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
15 247 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
16 253 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
17 254 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
18 256 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
19 259 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
20 264 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $351,461 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
21 268 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
22 274 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
23 280 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
24 284 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
25 288 Unmistaken Child Osci. $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
26 289 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
27 293 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
28 295 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
29 296 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
30 300 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
31 304 Above and Beyond ICir $286,593 13 $6,448 1 1/30/15
32 305 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
33 306 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
34 307 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
35 313 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
36 316 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
37 319 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
38 320 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
39 322 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
40 326 Alive Inside B360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
41 327 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
42 330 The War Tapes SenA $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
43 331 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
44 332 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
45 335 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
46 338 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
47 339 Enlighten Up! Bal. $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
48 340 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
49 343 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
50 344 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $242,646 9 $13,537 1 3/14/12
51 346 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
52 350 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $237,181 10 $12,756 1 7/27/11
53 353 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
54 357 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
55 359 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $225,682 20 $6,776 1 8/16/00
56 366 Bus 174 Think $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
57 371 Somewhere Between Long Shot $210,975 6 $7,799 1 8/24/12
58 373 Mondovino Think $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
59 376 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
60 379 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
61 385 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
62 386 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
63 390 Mondo New York 4&B $193,209 1 $10,752 1 4/22/88
64 392 Code Black Long Shot $190,229 10 $6,319 1 6/20/14
65 394 Lost Boys of Sudan Shad. $188,467 8 $512 1 8/22/03
66 395 Waste Land Arth. $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
67 398 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
68 399 Chop Suey Zeit. $179,914 5 $10,472 1 10/5/01
69 408 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
70 412 Crude FRun $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
71 415 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $166,750 2 $7,970 1 3/1/06
72 417 The Five Obstructions Koch $165,845 3 $8,940 1 5/26/04
73 419 Hybrid Indic. $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
74 421 Nanking Think $161,182 10 $6,316 1 12/12/07
75 422 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $160,621 5 $6,411 1 5/23/03
76 424 Crazy Horse Zipp. $157,782 14 $7,963 1 1/18/12
77 426 Free the Mind ICir $157,201 6 $12,215 1 5/3/13
78 427 Derrida Zeit. $157,200 6 $11,473 1 10/23/02
79 428 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $156,928 6 $5,664 1 1/13/11
80 435 Citizen Koch Vari. $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
81 439 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $152,791 7 $13,802 1 4/17/13
82 440 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
83 445 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
84 447 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $148,292 5 $7,482 1 10/20/06
85 449 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
86 450 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
87 453 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
88 455 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
89 457 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
90 459 Good Ol' Freda Magn. $138,811 17 $6,798 1 9/6/13
91 464 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $132,782 7 $11,143 1 7/25/07
92 465 Stolen ICir $132,596 5 $6,250 1 4/19/06
93 467 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
94 469 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
95 470 4 Little Girls GV $130,146 4 $13,528 1 7/9/97
96 471 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
97 479 The Square (2013) Nou $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
98 482 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
99 487 Examined Life Zeit. $120,712 6 $12,085 1 2/25/09
100 489 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,118,907,443----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$869,39248$131,78328-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$578,213,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,533,9901,589$8,592,4321,581-
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, #1301-1323


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Protagonist IFC 11/30/07
I Am Big Bird Trib. 5/6/15
WARx2 WARX2 5/8/15
The Seven Five IFC 5/8/15
One Cut, One Life FRun 5/13/15
Forbidden Films Zeit. 5/13/15
Our Man in Tehran FRun 5/15/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15
The Wolfpack Magn. 6/12/15
Batkid Begins WB 6/26/15
Murder in the Park IFC 6/26/15
Cartel Land Orch. 7/3/15
Do I Sound Gay? IFC 7/10/15
Nowitzki Magn. 7/10/15
Bonobos: Back to the Wild Hann. 7/17/15
A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 7/31/15
Best of Enemies Magn. 7/31/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise Rela. 9/30/15
He Named Me Malala FoxS 10/2/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD