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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, #1501-1537
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 431 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $194,533 16 $1,242 2 9/25/09
2 436 Lost Boys of Sudan Shadow Dist. $188,467 8 $512 1 8/22/03
3 450 Touch the Sound Shadow Dist. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
4 455 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shadow Dist. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
5 472 Girls Rock! Shadow Dist. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
6 609 Under Our Skin Shadow Dist. $98,548 6 $7,043 1 6/19/09
7 659 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shadow Dist. $79,916 6 $4,095 1 7/13/05
8 685 Air Guitar Nation Shadow Dist. $71,471 10 $7,035 1 3/23/07
9 1023 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shadow Dist. $21,507 3 $630 1 12/7/07
10 1174 The Kids Grow Up Shadow Dist. $12,095 1 $4,497 1 10/29/10
11 1343 Whiz Kids Shadow Dist. $5,386 2 $1,333 1 6/4/10
12 1205 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes Shoot First Inc. $11,021 2 $2,233 1 9/5/14
13 959 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shooting Gallery $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
14 746 Beautiful Losers Sidetrack Films $56,386 3 $10,607 1 8/8/08
15 353 Heavy Petting Skouras $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
16 564 Killing Kasztner Sky Island Films $112,313 5 $5,513 1 10/23/09
17 1052 State of Fear Skylight Pictures $20,055 1 $16,075 1 1/11/06
18 1108 Faster (2004) Slamdance on the Road $16,265 1 $13,995 1 4/23/04
19 157 Paper Clips Slowhand Cinema $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
20 482 Bra Boys Slowhand Cinema $155,056 23 $45,589 23 4/11/08
21 710 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slowhand Cinema $65,429 10 $12,376 3 1/20/06
22 861 Rape of the Soul Slowhand Cinema $39,975 8 $15,602 8 3/17/06
23 1453 Rockets Redglare! Small Planet $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
24 553 Beware of Mr. Baker Snagfilms $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
25 1247 Decoding Deepak Snagfilms $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
26 1328 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Social Media Productions $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
27 507 Waco: The Rules of Engagement Somford Entertainment $142,193 5 n/a - 2/28/97
28 4 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony / Columbia $72,091,016 3,481 $23,234,394 3,481 10/28/09
29 1193 East of Havana Sony BMG $11,550 1 $4,800 1 2/2/07
30 23 Winged Migration Sony Classics $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
31 46 Inside Job Sony Classics $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
32 48 The Fog of War Sony Classics $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
33 58 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
34 67 The Eagle Huntress Sony Classics $3,169,351 122 $52,574 4 11/2/16
35 71 Crumb Sony Classics $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
36 87 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
37 94 Riding Giants Sony Classics $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
38 106 Every Little Step Sony Classics $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
39 110 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
40 112 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
41 116 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
42 126 Why We Fight Sony Classics $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
43 132 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
44 133 The Salt of the Earth Sony Classics $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
45 138 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
46 142 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
47 150 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
48 153 American Movie Sony Classics $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
49 164 Dark Horse (2016) Sony Classics $1,030,851 74 $13,838 3 5/6/16
50 180 Tyson Sony Classics $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
51 181 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
52 213 Red Army Sony Classics $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
53 219 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
54 221 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
55 271 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
56 289 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
57 292 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
58 306 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
59 319 West of Memphis Sony Classics $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
60 323 Merchants of Doubt Sony Classics $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
61 345 American Hardcore Sony Classics $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
62 361 Steep Sony Classics $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
63 395 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
64 397 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
65 411 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $215,026 23 $12,025 3 6/29/12
66 420 Soul Power Sony Classics $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
67 440 Lambert & Stamp Sony Classics $183,320 31 $13,500 3 4/3/15
68 478 One Day in September Sony Classics $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
69 579 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
70 620 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $91,874 6 $7,622 2 2/3/95
71 704 For No Good Reason Sony Classics $67,421 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
72 792 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
73 545 Miss Sharon Jones Starz Media $120,880 12 $10,323 1 7/29/16
74 766 To Be Takei Starz Media $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
75 701 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
76 405 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
77 421 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
78 688 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
79 721 Mifune: The Last Samurai Strand $62,279 9 $4,296 1 11/25/16
80 728 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
81 774 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
82 814 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
83 854 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
84 888 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
85 913 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
86 962 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
87 1019 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
88 1031 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
89 1180 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
90 1265 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
91 91 WARx2 Strasson Group $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
92 136 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
93 328 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
94 610 I Called Him Morgan Submarine Deluxe $97,711 11 $12,902 1 3/24/17
95 624 Pump Submarine Deluxe $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
96 804 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
97 992 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
98 1080 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
99 1212 Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D Submarine Deluxe $10,600 5 n/a - 12/19/14
100 1250 Station to Station Submarine Deluxe $9,000 1 $9,000 1 8/21/15
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,302,027,191----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,78653$137,48030-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$690,392,928----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,013,0981,468$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, #1501-1537


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Gridiron Heroes Indic. 4/15/16
Buena Vista Social Club: Adios BG 5/26/17
Long Strange Trip - The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead Abr. 5/26/17
Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom 6/8/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. 6/16/17
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 ParV 7/28/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
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