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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, #1501-1504
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1139 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $12,306 1 $3,216 1 7/9/08
2 826 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $41,802 1 $13,236 1 9/17/10
3 1347 This Divided State Minority Films $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
4 17 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
5 55 Paris is Burning Miramax $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
6 74 Unzipped Miramax $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
7 77 Comedian Miramax $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
8 113 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
9 125 Microcosmos Miramax $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
10 143 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
11 201 The Big One Miramax $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
12 241 Incident at Oglala Miramax $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
13 262 The Heart of the Game Miramax $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
14 350 American Dream Miramax $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
15 493 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
16 508 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
17 511 Deep Blue Miramax $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
18 1010 Small Wonders Miramax $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
19 1097 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
20 1162 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $11,683 1 $7,117 1 10/24/01
21 862 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
22 963 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
23 1371 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 1 $3,384 1 9/28/07
24 1034 Favela Rising Mochary Films $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
25 396 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Monterey Media, Inc. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
26 1161 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $11,698 2 $4,138 1 12/4/09
27 1186 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
28 621 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
29 1145 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuckman Media $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
30 88 Meru Music Box Films $2,334,228 176 $91,279 7 8/14/15
31 298 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
32 318 Francofonia Music Box Films $307,040 25 $22,083 2 4/1/16
33 331 Antarctica: A Year on Ice Music Box Films $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
34 357 The Green Prince Music Box Films $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
35 487 Seasons Music Box Films $150,092 22 $27,134 13 11/25/16
36 568 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
37 626 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $86,637 5 $11,041 2 6/13/12
38 674 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Music Box Films $70,950 6 $16,912 2 7/8/16
39 973 Happy Valley (2014) Music Box Films $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
40 1041 Watchers of the Sky Music Box Films $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
41 1106 Antarctica: Ice & Sky Music Box Films $14,475 5 n/a - 1/20/17
42 1121 Fifi Howls From Happiness Music Box Films $13,614 2 $2,728 1 8/8/14
43 1155 Revenge of the Mekons Music Box Films $11,861 3 $2,354 1 10/29/14
44 1156 Emptying the Skies Music Box Films $11,811 2 $4,818 2 4/22/15
45 1195 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
46 1199 The Informant Music Box Films $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
47 1240 We Are Twisted F***ing Sister! Music Box Films $8,277 8 $5,804 6 2/19/16
48 1442 The Tower (2014) Music Box Films $1,117 1 $726 1 11/7/14
49 1443 We Are the Giant Music Box Films $1,088 2 $1,088 2 12/12/14
50 27 Jerusalem National Geographic Entertainment $8,020,721 33 n/a - 9/13/13
51 38 Flying Monsters National Geographic Entertainment $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
52 131 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
53 173 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
54 217 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
55 368 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
56 1123 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
57 94 The Endless Summer II New Line $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
58 243 Wild Man Blues New Line $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
59 290 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years New Line $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
60 842 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story New Love Films $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
61 78 My Architect New Yorker $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
62 190 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
63 193 To Be and to Have New Yorker $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
64 353 Life and Debt New Yorker $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
65 547 After Innocence New Yorker $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
66 599 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
67 695 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
68 833 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
69 857 Tsahal New Yorker $38,773 1 $12,195 1 1/27/95
70 1221 ABC Africa New Yorker $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
71 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) New Yorker n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
72 324 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
73 560 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
74 525 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
75 - In My Father's House OA Investment Holdings n/a - n/a - 10/9/15
76 709 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
77 171 The War Room October $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
78 272 The Last Days October $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
79 811 Moving the Mountain October $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
80 648 Harvest of Empire Onyx Films $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
81 1165 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open Edge $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
82 35 Believe Open Road Films $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
83 231 Gleason Open Road Films $583,664 148 $91,583 9 7/29/16
84 965 Eat This New York Organic Pictures $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
85 1392 Risk/Reward Organic Pictures $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
86 367 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey Orion Classics $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
87 80 Samsara Oscilloscope Pictures $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
88 251 Shut Up and Play the Hits Oscilloscope Pictures $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
89 305 A Film Unfinished Oscilloscope Pictures $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
90 321 Unmistaken Child Oscilloscope Pictures $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
91 387 Art and Craft Oscilloscope Pictures $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
92 429 Kedi Oscilloscope Pictures $187,798 7 $40,103 1 2/10/17
93 496 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
94 594 No Impact Man Oscilloscope Pictures $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
95 633 Los Sures Oscilloscope Pictures $83,992 2 $26,088 1 4/15/16
96 635 12 O'Clock Boys Oscilloscope Pictures $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
97 665 After Tiller Oscilloscope Pictures $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
98 711 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Oscilloscope Pictures $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
99 749 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
100 765 Burma VJ Oscilloscope Pictures $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,274,675,669----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,87650$137,14129-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$672,384,098----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$25,860,9271,550$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, #1501-1504


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. 6/29/07
Contemporary Color Osci. 3/1/17
My Scientology Movie Magn. 3/3/17
Uncertain LucD. 3/9/17
God Knows Where I Am INDEP 3/31/17
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
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD