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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, #1401-1434
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 427 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure ArtAffects $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
2 350 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arthouse Films $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
3 411 Herb & Dorothy Arthouse Films $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
4 418 Waste Land Arthouse Films $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
5 733 Visual Acoustics Arthouse Films $52,467 5 $3,517 1 10/9/09
6 773 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arthouse Films $46,078 6 $10,322 2 11/13/09
7 1172 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arthouse Films $8,939 1 $3,815 1 10/19/07
8 - The Universe of Keith Haring Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 10/24/08
9 - Obscene Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 9/26/08
10 56 Step Into Liquid Artisan $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
11 134 Startup.com Artisan $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
12 266 Amandla! Artisan $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
13 - The Girls in the Band Artist Tribe/One Step n/a - n/a - 5/10/13
14 224 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Artistic License $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
15 348 Dancemaker Artistic License $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
16 484 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern Artistic License $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
17 528 Sound and Fury Artistic License $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
18 785 Regret to Inform Artistic License $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
19 818 Power Trip Artistic License $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
20 987 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman Artistic License $20,157 1 $4,347 1 7/4/07
21 1134 Jupiter's Wife Artistic License $10,622 1 $3,673 1 8/18/95
22 1174 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope Artistic License $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
23 1188 Twist of Faith Artistic License $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
24 1321 Who Does She Think She Is? Artistic License $3,081 1 $3,081 1 10/17/08
25 1234 Jews of Egypt Artmattan Prods. $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
26 1238 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artmattan Prods. $6,458 1 $3,238 1 10/21/05
27 1293 Heavy Metal in Baghdad Arts Alliance America $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
28 844 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $35,397 1 $6,742 1 7/27/06
29 792 Last Call at the Oasis ATO Pictures $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
30 1146 The Forecaster Autlook Films $10,172 1 n/a - 3/27/15
31 1107 New York in the 50's Avatar $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
32 1131 MC5: A True Testimonial Avatar $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
33 1297 Saints and Sinners Avatar $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
34 362 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
35 523 Sir! No Sir! Balcony Releasing $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
36 559 King Corn Balcony Releasing $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
37 564 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
38 589 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
39 604 Kurt Cobain About a Son Balcony Releasing $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
40 661 Budrus Balcony Releasing $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
41 671 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
42 714 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
43 808 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
44 809 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
45 831 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
46 915 Trudell Balcony Releasing $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
47 928 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
48 960 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
49 962 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
50 1012 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
51 1122 Sputnik Mania Balcony Releasing $11,441 1 $6,223 1 3/14/08
52 1325 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 1 $2,996 1 5/20/05
53 1257 Flex is Kings Baxter Bros. $5,418 1 $3,152 1 4/4/14
54 1202 They Will Have to Kill Us First BBC Worldwide North America $7,516 2 $4,106 2 3/4/16
55 958 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Better Than Something $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
56 781 Pressure Cooker BEV Pictures $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
57 1303 Stop the Pounding Heart Big World Pictures $3,642 1 $2,363 1 9/19/14
58 1220 The Jew in the Lotus Blind Dog $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
59 349 Alive Inside Bond/360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
60 599 Advanced Style Bond/360 $87,879 12 $6,500 1 9/26/14
61 1133 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
62 1222 Boom Bust Boom Brainstorm Media $6,896 1 n/a - 3/11/16
63 6 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
64 7 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
65 13 Oceans Buena Vista $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
66 14 Bears Buena Vista $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
67 15 Monkey Kingdom Buena Vista $16,432,322 2,012 $4,577,861 2,012 4/17/15
68 16 African Cats Buena Vista $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
69 297 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
70 331 Morning Light Buena Vista $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
71 622 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
72 715 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
73 822 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
74 978 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
75 1219 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
76 950 The Other City Cabin Films $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
77 582 Black Gold California Newsreel $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
78 663 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
79 147 Burn Callbox LLC $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
80 221 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
81 815 Nuts! Cartuna $39,594 7 n/a - 6/22/16
82 237 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
83 747 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
84 1249 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
85 1339 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle Hill $2,377 1 $2,377 1 10/21/05
86 998 Art Bastard CAVU $19,600 2 $19,600 2 6/3/16
87 1333 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
88 212 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
89 476 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
90 609 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
91 647 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
92 691 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
93 977 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
94 1166 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
95 - Like Water Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 6/1/12
96 - A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 9/25/15
97 - Remote Area Medical Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 11/28/14
98 798 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Cinema Connection $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
99 1154 Cuba: Island of Music Cinema Four $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
100 1306 Journeys with George Cinema Four $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,249,138,740----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,60550$141,16829-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$667,651,345----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,818,8061,614$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, #1401-1434


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Tchoupitoulas Osci. 12/7/12
The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Icar. 8/31/16
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. 9/9/16
Dancer IFC 9/9/16
Cameraperson Jan. 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 Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Abr. 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
The Ruins of Lifta FRun 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
Among the Believers FRun 9/30/16
Harry & Snowman FR 9/30/16
We Are X Drft. 10/21/16
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