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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, #1201-1282
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1023 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes Shoot First Inc. $11,021 2 $2,233 1 9/5/14
2 822 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shooting Gallery $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
3 640 Beautiful Losers Sidetrack Films $56,386 3 $10,607 1 8/8/08
4 301 Heavy Petting Skouras $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
5 487 Killing Kasztner Sky Island Films $112,313 5 $5,513 1 10/23/09
6 902 State of Fear Skylight Pictures $20,055 1 $16,075 1 1/11/06
7 946 Faster (2004) Slamdance on the Road $16,265 1 $13,995 1 4/23/04
8 132 Paper Clips Slowhand Cinema $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
9 417 Bra Boys Slowhand Cinema $155,056 23 $45,589 23 4/11/08
10 611 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slowhand Cinema $65,429 10 $12,376 3 1/20/06
11 736 Rape of the Soul Slowhand Cinema $39,975 8 $15,602 8 3/17/06
12 1222 Rockets Redglare! Small Planet $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
13 476 Beware of Mr. Baker Snagfilms $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
14 1057 Decoding Deepak Snagfilms $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
15 1122 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Social Media Productions $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
16 438 Waco: The Rules of Engagement Somford Entertainment $142,193 5 n/a - 2/28/97
17 1013 East of Havana Sony BMG $11,550 1 $4,800 1 2/2/07
18 19 Winged Migration Sony Classics $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
19 39 Inside Job Sony Classics $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
20 41 The Fog of War Sony Classics $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
21 49 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
22 62 Crumb Sony Classics $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
23 74 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
24 78 Riding Giants Sony Classics $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
25 89 Every Little Step Sony Classics $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
26 92 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
27 93 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
28 96 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
29 105 Why We Fight Sony Classics $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
30 111 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
31 116 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
32 119 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
33 127 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
34 129 American Movie Sony Classics $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
35 150 Tyson Sony Classics $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
36 151 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
37 187 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
38 190 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
39 230 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
40 246 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
41 249 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
42 261 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
43 272 West of Memphis Sony Classics $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
44 293 American Hardcore Sony Classics $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
45 309 Steep Sony Classics $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
46 340 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
47 342 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
48 356 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $215,026 23 $12,025 3 6/29/12
49 364 Soul Power Sony Classics $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
50 413 One Day in September Sony Classics $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
51 498 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
52 533 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $91,874 6 $7,622 2 2/3/95
53 603 For No Good Reason Sony Classics $67,421 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
54 677 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
55 657 To Be Takei Starz Media $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
56 600 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
57 349 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
58 365 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
59 587 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
60 624 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
61 664 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
62 696 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
63 729 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
64 759 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
65 784 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
66 826 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
67 871 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
68 881 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
69 1003 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
70 1071 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
71 114 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
72 279 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
73 537 Pump Submarine Deluxe $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
74 686 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
75 851 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
76 926 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
77 1101 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
78 1161 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
79 1187 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show Submarine Deluxe $3,100 1 $3,100 1 10/31/14
80 586 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
81 654 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
82 1039 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
83 390 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
84 361 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
85 1089 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
86 1107 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
87 445 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
88 486 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
89 560 I Am Divine The Film Collaborative $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
90 845 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity The Film Collaborative $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
91 1035 Elemental The Film Collaborative $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
92 1108 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
93 1175 Evolution of a Criminal The Film Collaborative $3,568 1 n/a - 10/10/14
94 774 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
95 807 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
96 1178 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 1 $3,500 1 6/3/11
97 1136 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
98 156 Generation Iron The Vladar Company $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
99 1244 Death Metal Angola The Vladar Company $924 1 $895 1 11/7/14
100 28 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,095,973,393----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,48147$131,67627-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$8,879,1871,551-
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, #1201-1282


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kids Grow Up Shad. 10/29/10
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
Touch the Wall TTW 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/5/14
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen 12/10/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15