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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, #1301-1399
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 21 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
2 35 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
3 56 Born Into Brothels Think $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
4 66 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
5 77 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
6 86 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
7 90 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
8 94 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
9 98 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
10 106 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
11 107 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $1,577,480 16 $4,632 1 8/19/88
12 108 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $1,539,680 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
13 112 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
14 127 Brother's Keeper CThnk $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
15 130 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
16 135 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
17 138 Festival Express Think $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
18 147 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
19 153 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
20 156 35 Up Gold. $922,872 21 $13,690 1 1/15/92
21 157 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
22 159 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
23 160 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
24 167 Marlene Aliv $852,676 6 $14,490 1 11/7/86
25 172 Ballets Russes Zeit. $815,848 21 $12,230 1 10/26/05
26 177 Into Great Silence Zeit. $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
27 178 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
28 179 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
29 188 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
30 191 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
31 194 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
32 196 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
33 201 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
34 210 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
35 214 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
36 215 Tarnation Wells $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
37 216 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
38 219 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
39 220 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
40 221 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
41 222 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
42 230 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
43 235 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
44 239 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
45 244 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
46 245 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
47 246 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
48 248 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
49 250 Rosenwald CIE $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
50 252 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
51 254 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $421,573 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
52 260 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
53 262 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
54 263 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
55 269 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
56 270 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
57 272 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
58 275 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
59 282 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
60 288 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
61 294 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
62 299 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
63 304 Unmistaken Child Osci. $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
64 305 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
65 309 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
66 311 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
67 312 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
68 315 Above and Beyond ICir $288,751 13 $6,448 1 1/30/15
69 316 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
70 321 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
71 322 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
72 323 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
73 330 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
74 333 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
75 336 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
76 337 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
77 339 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
78 343 Alive Inside B360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
79 344 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
80 347 The War Tapes SenA $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
81 348 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
82 349 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
83 352 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
84 355 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
85 356 Enlighten Up! Bal. $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
86 357 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
87 360 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
88 361 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $242,646 9 $13,537 1 3/14/12
89 363 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
90 367 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $237,181 10 $12,756 1 7/27/11
91 370 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
92 374 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
93 376 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $225,682 20 $6,776 1 8/16/00
94 383 Bus 174 Think $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
95 388 Somewhere Between Long Shot $210,975 6 $7,799 1 8/24/12
96 390 Mondovino Think $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
97 393 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
98 396 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
99 402 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
100 403 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,224,152,996----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$906,10950$144,46730-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$655,180,708----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,486,1181,631$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, #1301-1399


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Dear Jesse Cow. 6/26/98
The Witness FR 6/3/16
Time to Choose Abr. 6/3/16
Germans & Jews FRun 6/10/16
De Palma A24 6/10/16
My Love, Don't Cross that River FM 6/17/16
Argentina FRun 6/17/16
From this Day Forward Argo. 6/24/16
Life, Animated Orch. 7/1/16
Indian Point FRun 7/8/16
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You MBox 7/8/16
Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party QF 7/15/16
Gleason ORF 7/29/16
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR 9/16/16
Seasons MBox 11/11/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD