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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, #1401-1426
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 818 Tsahal New Yorker $38,773 1 $12,195 1 1/27/95
2 1162 ABC Africa New Yorker $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
3 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) New Yorker n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
4 312 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
5 540 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
6 505 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
7 - In My Father's House OA Investment Holdings n/a - n/a - 10/9/15
8 676 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
9 163 The War Room October $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
10 261 The Last Days October $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
11 775 Moving the Mountain October $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
12 621 Harvest of Empire Onyx Films $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
13 1111 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open Edge $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
14 34 Believe Open Road Films $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
15 755 Gleason Open Road Films $46,973 9 n/a - 7/29/16
16 921 Eat This New York Organic Pictures $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
17 1325 Risk/Reward Organic Pictures $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
18 353 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey Orion Classics $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
19 77 Samsara Oscilloscope Pictures $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
20 241 Shut Up and Play the Hits Oscilloscope Pictures $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
21 293 A Film Unfinished Oscilloscope Pictures $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
22 309 Unmistaken Child Oscilloscope Pictures $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
23 374 Art and Craft Oscilloscope Pictures $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
24 476 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
25 571 No Impact Man Oscilloscope Pictures $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
26 607 Los Sures Oscilloscope Pictures $83,992 2 $26,088 1 4/15/16
27 609 12 O'Clock Boys Oscilloscope Pictures $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
28 636 After Tiller Oscilloscope Pictures $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
29 680 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Oscilloscope Pictures $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
30 713 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
31 729 Burma VJ Oscilloscope Pictures $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
32 734 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Oscilloscope Pictures $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
33 761 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Oscilloscope Pictures $46,380 4 $6,510 1 11/17/10
34 804 Teenage Oscilloscope Pictures $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
35 875 These Birds Walk Oscilloscope Pictures $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
36 906 The Garden Oscilloscope Pictures $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
37 983 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Oscilloscope Pictures $20,056 10 n/a - 6/20/14
38 992 Tchoupitoulas Oscilloscope Pictures $19,375 6 $2,379 1 12/7/12
39 1000 The Kill Team Oscilloscope Pictures $18,983 2 n/a - 7/25/14
40 1008 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Oscilloscope Pictures $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
41 1048 Only the Young Oscilloscope Pictures $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
42 1087 Rebirth Oscilloscope Pictures $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
43 - Above and Below Oscilloscope Pictures n/a - n/a - 4/15/16
44 234 Sex Is... Outsider Films $530,833 6 n/a - 5/7/93
45 1356 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris Outsider Films $1,476 1 $1,476 1 12/7/07
46 19 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
47 179 Bill W. Page 124 Productions $809,590 31 n/a - 5/18/12
48 110 I Am Paladin $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
49 475 Kids For Cash Paladin $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
50 613 The Whale Paladin $81,881 5 $4,835 2 9/9/11
51 757 Connected Paladin $46,782 7 $13,301 3 9/16/11
52 779 Love Etc. Paladin $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
53 832 Mansome Paladin $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
54 923 Otter 501 Paladin $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
55 1018 Great Directors Paladin $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
56 515 Spark: A Burning Man Story Paladin/Film Buff $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
57 627 This is Not a Film Palisades Tartan $77,016 5 $12,608 5 2/29/12
58 217 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
59 318 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
60 467 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
61 497 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
62 501 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
63 633 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
64 776 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $44,435 2 $6,820 1 8/31/05
65 787 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
66 795 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
67 869 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
68 885 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
69 902 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $27,344 1 $7,520 1 2/1/06
70 1084 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $12,600 1 $4,842 1 7/16/04
71 1191 Kill Your Idols Palm $7,753 2 $3,274 1 7/7/06
72 1271 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $4,658 1 $2,706 1 3/12/04
73 1335 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $2,324 1 $1,340 1 6/8/07
74 1041 People Say I'm Crazy Palo Alto Pictures $15,679 1 $4,820 1 4/30/04
75 1352 Souldier Parade Deck Films $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
76 1043 7th Street Paradise Acres $15,629 1 $6,354 1 1/17/03
77 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Paramount $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
78 9 Katy Perry: Part of Me Paramount $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
79 28 Tupac: Resurrection Paramount $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
80 608 16 Days of Glory Paramount $83,857 - n/a - 3/7/86
81 11 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
82 24 Mad Hot Ballroom Paramount Classics $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
83 295 Trekkies Paramount Classics $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
84 32 Waiting for "Superman" Paramount Vantage $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
85 38 Shine a Light Paramount Vantage $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
86 158 American Teen Paramount Vantage $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
87 175 Arctic Tale Paramount Vantage $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
88 - State 194 Participant Media n/a - n/a - 5/17/13
89 - 99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film Participant Media n/a - n/a - 9/6/13
90 193 Forks Over Knives Pascack Media $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
91 538 Duran Duran: Unstaged Phase 4 $110,746 - n/a - 9/10/14
92 205 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters Picturehouse $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
93 218 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland Picturehouse $603,894 962 $464,170 962 2/8/08
94 670 Rock School Picturehouse $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
95 1066 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock Picturehouse $13,710 2 $5,526 2 11/15/06
96 1297 Moog Plexifilm $3,604 1 $2,227 1 9/24/04
97 1086 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMK*BNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
98 62 Exit Through the Gift Shop Producers Distribution Agency $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
99 105 Senna Producers Distribution Agency $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
100 387 Brooklyn Castle Producers Distribution Agency $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,240,639,169----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$899,66651$141,78529-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$662,178,092----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,590,7541,614$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, #1401-1426


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Make Believe CS 5/13/11
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
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 10/28/16
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