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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, #1501-1512
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 668 After Tiller Oscilloscope Pictures $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
2 714 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Oscilloscope Pictures $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
3 751 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
4 767 Burma VJ Oscilloscope Pictures $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
5 773 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Oscilloscope Pictures $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
6 798 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Oscilloscope Pictures $46,380 4 $6,510 1 11/17/10
7 845 Teenage Oscilloscope Pictures $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
8 917 These Birds Walk Oscilloscope Pictures $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
9 952 The Garden Oscilloscope Pictures $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
10 1033 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Oscilloscope Pictures $20,056 10 n/a - 6/16/14
11 1042 Tchoupitoulas Oscilloscope Pictures $19,375 6 $2,379 1 12/7/12
12 1050 The Kill Team Oscilloscope Pictures $18,983 2 n/a - 7/25/14
13 1058 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Oscilloscope Pictures $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
14 1103 Only the Young Oscilloscope Pictures $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
15 1144 Rebirth Oscilloscope Pictures $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
16 1195 Contemporary Color Oscilloscope Pictures $10,521 5 $1,451 1 3/1/17
17 - Above and Below Oscilloscope Pictures n/a - n/a - 4/15/16
18 246 Sex Is... Outsider Films $530,833 6 n/a - 5/7/93
19 1434 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris Outsider Films $1,476 1 $1,476 1 12/7/07
20 19 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
21 188 Bill W. Page 124 Productions $809,590 31 n/a - 5/18/12
22 117 I Am Paladin $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
23 497 Kids For Cash Paladin $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
24 642 The Whale Paladin $81,881 5 $4,835 2 9/9/11
25 794 Connected Paladin $46,782 7 $13,301 3 9/16/11
26 820 Love Etc. Paladin $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
27 875 Mansome Paladin $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
28 970 Otter 501 Paladin $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
29 1071 Great Directors Paladin $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
30 538 Spark: A Burning Man Story Paladin/Film Buff $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
31 657 This is Not a Film Palisades Tartan $77,016 5 $12,608 5 2/29/12
32 226 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
33 332 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
34 487 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
35 519 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
36 523 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
37 664 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
38 815 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $44,435 2 $6,820 1 8/31/05
39 827 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
40 836 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
41 912 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
42 929 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
43 947 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $27,344 1 $7,520 1 2/1/06
44 1141 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $12,600 1 $4,842 1 7/16/04
45 1263 Kill Your Idols Palm $7,753 2 $3,274 1 7/7/06
46 1342 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $4,658 1 $2,706 1 3/12/04
47 1410 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $2,324 1 $1,340 1 6/8/07
48 1096 People Say I'm Crazy Palo Alto Pictures $15,679 1 $4,820 1 4/30/04
49 805 Saving Banksy Parade Deck Films $45,445 6 $1,317 1 1/13/17
50 1429 Souldier Parade Deck Films $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
51 1098 7th Street Paradise Acres $15,629 1 $6,354 1 1/17/03
52 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Paramount $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
53 9 Katy Perry: Part of Me Paramount $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
54 30 Tupac: Resurrection Paramount $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
55 637 16 Days of Glory Paramount $83,857 - n/a - 3/7/86
56 11 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
57 26 Mad Hot Ballroom Paramount Classics $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
58 309 Trekkies Paramount Classics $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
59 34 Waiting for "Superman" Paramount Vantage $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
60 40 Shine a Light Paramount Vantage $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
61 168 American Teen Paramount Vantage $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
62 184 Arctic Tale Paramount Vantage $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
63 - State 194 Participant Media n/a - n/a - 5/17/13
64 - 99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film Participant Media n/a - n/a - 9/6/13
65 201 Forks Over Knives Pascack Media $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
66 561 Duran Duran: Unstaged Phase 4 $110,746 - n/a - 9/10/14
67 213 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters Picturehouse $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
68 227 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
69 704 Rock School Picturehouse $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
70 1125 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock Picturehouse $13,710 2 $5,526 2 11/15/06
71 1371 Moog Plexifilm $3,604 1 $2,227 1 9/24/04
72 1143 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMK*BNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
73 63 Exit Through the Gift Shop Producers Distribution Agency $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
74 113 Senna Producers Distribution Agency $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
75 402 Brooklyn Castle Producers Distribution Agency $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
76 1270 Bel Borba Aqui Producers Distribution Agency $7,426 2 $1,869 1 10/3/12
77 316 I Am Eleven Proud Mother Pictures $310,116 16 $5,800 2 9/12/14
78 238 Hands on a Hard Body Providence $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
79 37 Meet the Mormons Purdie Distribution $6,047,363 333 $2,509,808 317 10/10/14
80 87 Hillsong - Let Hope Rise Pure Flix $2,394,386 816 $1,357,243 816 9/16/16
81 20 Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party Quality Flix $13,099,931 1,217 $74,814 3 7/15/16
82 986 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quixotic Media $22,938 3 $12,184 3 7/7/06
83 492 American Promise Rada Film Group $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
84 42 20 Feet from Stardom Radius-TWC $4,946,445 147 $54,596 3 6/14/13
85 75 Citizenfour Radius-TWC $2,800,870 105 $126,321 5 10/24/14
86 120 Fed Up Radius-TWC $1,538,899 104 $126,028 18 5/9/14
87 146 Inequality for All Radius-TWC $1,205,273 103 $140,888 28 9/27/13
88 278 The Hunting Ground Radius-TWC $405,917 25 $22,464 2 2/27/15
89 343 The Unknown Known Radius-TWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
90 407 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Radius-TWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
91 421 Cutie and the Boxer Radius-TWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
92 459 Keep On Keepin' On Radius-TWC $163,745 9 $12,930 2 9/19/14
93 588 A LEGO Brickumentary Radius-TWC $101,531 93 $43,285 93 7/31/15
94 1178 The Great Invisible Radius-TWC $11,428 5 $2,348 3 10/29/14
95 - My Life Directed Radius-TWC n/a - n/a - 2/27/15
96 1197 Let's Get Frank Random Productions $10,440 1 $3,465 1 7/14/04
97 - The Art of Flight 3D Red Bull n/a - n/a - 12/7/12
98 1384 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair Red Envelope Entertainment $3,103 2 $2,194 2 3/23/07
99 594 8: The Mormon Proposition Red Flag Releasing $100,280 16 $42,566 16 6/18/10
100 - We Were Here Red Flag Releasing n/a 1 n/a 1 9/9/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,281,474,323----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,72251$136,41029-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$674,180,280----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,969,6401,519$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, #1501-1512


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Giuliani Time Cinema Libre 5/12/06
God Knows Where I Am INDEP 3/31/17
Alive and Kicking Magn. 4/7/17
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
Sacred Argo. 5/5/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/2/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD