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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, #1501-1539
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 272 Rosenwald CIE $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
2 274 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
3 276 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $421,573 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
4 282 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
5 284 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
6 285 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
7 291 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
8 292 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
9 294 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
10 297 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
11 304 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
12 310 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
13 316 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
14 321 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
15 327 Unmistaken Child Osci. $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
16 328 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
17 332 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
18 334 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
19 335 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
20 338 Above and Beyond ICir $288,751 13 $6,448 1 1/30/15
21 339 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
22 344 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
23 345 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
24 346 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
25 352 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
26 355 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
27 358 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
28 359 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
29 362 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
30 366 Alive Inside B360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
31 367 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
32 371 The War Tapes SenA $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
33 372 National Gallery Zipp. $253,941 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
34 373 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
35 376 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
36 379 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
37 380 Enlighten Up! Bal. $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
38 381 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
39 384 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
40 385 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $242,646 9 $13,537 1 3/14/12
41 387 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
42 391 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $237,181 10 $12,756 1 7/27/11
43 394 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
44 399 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
45 401 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $225,682 20 $6,776 1 8/16/00
46 408 Bus 174 Think $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
47 413 Somewhere Between Long Shot $210,975 6 $7,799 1 8/24/12
48 415 Mondovino Think $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
49 419 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
50 422 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
51 428 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
52 429 South of the Border CLS $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
53 433 Mondo New York 4&B $193,209 1 $10,752 1 4/22/88
54 434 Code Black Long Shot $190,229 10 $6,319 1 6/20/14
55 436 Lost Boys of Sudan Shad. $188,467 8 $512 1 8/22/03
56 437 Waste Land Arth. $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
57 439 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
58 443 Chop Suey Zeit. $179,914 5 $10,472 1 10/5/01
59 452 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
60 458 Apparition Hill LFlower $170,457 26 $4,152 1 8/5/16
61 459 Crude FRun $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
62 461 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $166,750 2 $7,970 1 3/1/06
63 463 The Five Obstructions Koch $165,845 3 $8,940 1 5/26/04
64 466 Hybrid Indic. $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
65 468 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $163,488 6 $5,664 1 1/13/11
66 469 Nanking Think $161,182 10 $6,316 1 12/12/07
67 470 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $160,621 5 $6,411 1 5/23/03
68 471 The Witness FR $159,305 15 $14,523 1 6/3/16
69 473 Crazy Horse Zipp. $157,782 14 $7,963 1 1/18/12
70 475 Eva Hesse Zeit. $157,481 7 $12,780 1 4/27/16
71 476 Free the Mind ICir $157,201 6 $12,215 1 5/3/13
72 477 Derrida Zeit. $157,200 6 $11,473 1 10/23/02
73 484 Citizen Koch Vari. $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
74 488 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $152,791 7 $13,802 1 4/17/13
75 489 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
76 495 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
77 500 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $148,292 5 $7,482 1 10/20/06
78 502 David Lynch: The Art Life Jan. $146,066 8 $10,823 1 3/31/17
79 503 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
80 504 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
81 507 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
82 509 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
83 511 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
84 513 Good Ol' Freda Magn. $138,811 17 $6,798 1 9/6/13
85 514 Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Rialto $138,148 13 $8,355 1 11/13/15
86 520 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $132,782 7 $11,143 1 7/25/07
87 521 Stolen ICir $132,596 5 $6,250 1 4/19/06
88 523 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
89 525 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
90 527 4 Little Girls GV $130,146 4 $13,528 1 7/9/97
91 528 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
92 536 The Square (2013) Nou $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
93 539 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
94 545 Miss Sharon Jones SM $120,880 12 $10,323 1 7/29/16
95 547 Examined Life Zeit. $120,712 6 $12,085 1 2/25/09
96 549 Do I Sound Gay? IFC $119,388 18 $10,461 1 7/10/15
97 550 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
98 553 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
99 555 Blank City IR $116,037 3 $13,989 1 4/6/11
100 558 Ballerina FRun $114,507 5 $2,656 1 1/16/09
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,302,201,800----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,90453$137,48030-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$690,489,576----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,016,3191,468$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, #1501-1539


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Gridiron Heroes Indic. 4/15/16
Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom 6/8/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. 6/16/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/30/17
The Skyjacker's Tale Strand 6/30/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
City of Ghosts IFC 7/7/17
The Possession of Janet Moses VE 7/14/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 11/3/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD