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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, #1501-1551
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 195 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
2 198 To Be and to Have New Yorker $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
3 363 Life and Debt New Yorker $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
4 563 After Innocence New Yorker $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
5 616 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
6 714 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
7 857 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
8 881 Tsahal New Yorker $38,773 1 $12,195 1 1/27/95
9 1260 ABC Africa New Yorker $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
10 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) New Yorker n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
11 333 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
12 576 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
13 539 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
14 - In My Father's House OA Investment Holdings n/a - n/a - 10/9/15
15 729 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
16 176 The War Room October $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
17 279 The Last Days October $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
18 833 Moving the Mountain October $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
19 666 Harvest of Empire Onyx Films $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
20 1201 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open Edge $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
21 37 Believe Open Road Films $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
22 238 Gleason Open Road Films $583,664 148 $91,583 9 7/29/16
23 993 Eat This New York Organic Pictures $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
24 1436 Risk/Reward Organic Pictures $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
25 377 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey Orion Classics $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
26 81 Kedi Oscilloscope Pictures $2,745,184 130 $40,103 1 2/10/17
27 82 Samsara Oscilloscope Pictures $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
28 258 Shut Up and Play the Hits Oscilloscope Pictures $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
29 313 A Film Unfinished Oscilloscope Pictures $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
30 329 Unmistaken Child Oscilloscope Pictures $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
31 397 Art and Craft Oscilloscope Pictures $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
32 509 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
33 611 No Impact Man Oscilloscope Pictures $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
34 651 Los Sures Oscilloscope Pictures $83,992 2 $26,088 1 4/15/16
35 653 12 O'Clock Boys Oscilloscope Pictures $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
36 684 After Tiller Oscilloscope Pictures $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
37 731 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Oscilloscope Pictures $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
38 768 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
39 784 Burma VJ Oscilloscope Pictures $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
40 791 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Oscilloscope Pictures $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
41 818 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Oscilloscope Pictures $46,380 4 $6,510 1 11/17/10
42 867 Teenage Oscilloscope Pictures $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
43 941 These Birds Walk Oscilloscope Pictures $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
44 977 The Garden Oscilloscope Pictures $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
45 1059 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Oscilloscope Pictures $20,056 10 n/a - 6/16/14
46 1068 Tchoupitoulas Oscilloscope Pictures $19,375 6 $2,379 1 12/7/12
47 1076 The Kill Team Oscilloscope Pictures $18,983 2 n/a - 7/25/14
48 1085 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Oscilloscope Pictures $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
49 1132 Only the Young Oscilloscope Pictures $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
50 1133 Contemporary Color Oscilloscope Pictures $15,305 5 $1,451 1 3/1/17
51 1175 Rebirth Oscilloscope Pictures $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
52 1387 Night School (2017) Oscilloscope Pictures $4,351 2 $1,588 1 6/9/17
53 - Above and Below Oscilloscope Pictures n/a - n/a - 4/15/16
54 251 Sex Is... Outsider Films $530,833 6 n/a - 5/7/93
55 1470 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris Outsider Films $1,476 1 $1,476 1 12/7/07
56 19 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
57 191 Bill W. Page 124 Productions $809,590 31 n/a - 5/18/12
58 119 I Am Paladin $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
59 508 Kids For Cash Paladin $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
60 657 The Whale Paladin $81,881 5 $4,835 2 9/9/11
61 814 Connected Paladin $46,782 7 $13,301 3 9/16/11
62 839 Love Etc. Paladin $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
63 899 Mansome Paladin $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
64 995 Otter 501 Paladin $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
65 1098 Great Directors Paladin $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
66 552 Spark: A Burning Man Story Paladin/Film Buff $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
67 672 This is Not a Film Palisades Tartan $77,016 5 $12,608 5 2/29/12
68 231 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
69 339 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
70 499 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
71 531 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
72 535 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
73 680 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
74 834 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $44,435 2 $6,820 1 8/31/05
75 846 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
76 858 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
77 936 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
78 953 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
79 972 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $27,344 1 $7,520 1 2/1/06
80 1172 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $12,600 1 $4,842 1 7/16/04
81 1294 Kill Your Idols Palm $7,753 2 $3,274 1 7/7/06
82 1376 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $4,658 1 $2,706 1 3/12/04
83 1447 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $2,324 1 $1,340 1 6/8/07
84 1125 People Say I'm Crazy Palo Alto Pictures $15,679 1 $4,820 1 4/30/04
85 808 Saving Banksy Parade Deck Films $47,965 6 $1,317 1 1/13/17
86 1466 Souldier Parade Deck Films $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
87 1127 7th Street Paradise Acres $15,629 1 $6,354 1 1/17/03
88 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Paramount $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
89 9 Katy Perry: Part of Me Paramount $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
90 31 Tupac: Resurrection Paramount $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
91 652 16 Days of Glory Paramount $83,857 - n/a - 3/7/86
92 11 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
93 27 Mad Hot Ballroom Paramount Classics $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
94 315 Trekkies Paramount Classics $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
95 35 Waiting for "Superman" Paramount Vantage $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
96 41 Shine a Light Paramount Vantage $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
97 171 American Teen Paramount Vantage $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
98 187 Arctic Tale Paramount Vantage $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
99 - State 194 Participant Media n/a - n/a - 5/17/13
100 - 99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film Participant Media n/a - n/a - 9/6/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,306,083,014----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$872,46752$136,55730-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$691,805,003----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,060,1671,468$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, #1501-1551


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Shut Up Little Man Trib. 8/26/11
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: Truth to Power ParV 7/28/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Trophy Orch. 9/8/17
May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers Osci. 9/12/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Dina Orch. 10/7/17
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