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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 1148 China Blue Argot Pictures $12,185 3 $3,767 2 1/19/07
2 1221 The City Dark Argot Pictures $9,269 2 $2,983 1 1/18/12
3 1240 The Institute Argot Pictures $8,445 4 $3,017 2 10/4/13
4 1296 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argot Pictures $6,601 2 $2,842 1 1/24/14
5 1362 High Tech, Low Life Argot Pictures $3,836 1 $1,718 1 1/9/13
6 - From this Day Forward Argot Pictures n/a - n/a - 6/24/16
7 - Best Kept Secret Argot Pictures n/a - n/a - 9/6/13
8 939 Catwalk Arrow Releasing $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
9 440 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure ArtAffects $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
10 363 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arthouse Films $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
11 424 Herb & Dorothy Arthouse Films $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
12 431 Waste Land Arthouse Films $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
13 761 Visual Acoustics Arthouse Films $52,467 5 $3,517 1 10/9/09
14 802 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arthouse Films $46,078 6 $10,322 2 11/13/09
15 1232 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arthouse Films $8,939 1 $3,815 1 10/19/07
16 - Obscene Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 9/26/08
17 - The Universe of Keith Haring Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 10/24/08
18 58 Step Into Liquid Artisan $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
19 141 Startup.com Artisan $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
20 279 Amandla! Artisan $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
21 - The Girls in the Band Artist Tribe/One Step n/a - n/a - 5/10/13
22 235 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Artistic License $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
23 361 Dancemaker Artistic License $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
24 502 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern Artistic License $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
25 547 Sound and Fury Artistic License $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
26 818 Regret to Inform Artistic License $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
27 851 Power Trip Artistic License $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
28 1030 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman Artistic License $20,157 1 $4,347 1 7/4/07
29 1191 Jupiter's Wife Artistic License $10,622 1 $3,673 1 8/18/95
30 1234 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope Artistic License $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
31 1250 Twist of Faith Artistic License $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
32 1387 Who Does She Think She Is? Artistic License $3,081 1 $3,081 1 10/17/08
33 1298 Jews of Egypt Artmattan Prods. $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
34 1301 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artmattan Prods. $6,458 1 $3,238 1 10/21/05
35 1359 Heavy Metal in Baghdad Arts Alliance America $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
36 879 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $35,397 1 $6,742 1 7/27/06
37 825 Last Call at the Oasis ATO Pictures $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
38 1203 The Forecaster Autlook Films $10,172 1 n/a - 3/27/15
39 1160 New York in the 50's Avatar $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
40 1187 MC5: A True Testimonial Avatar $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
41 1363 Saints and Sinners Avatar $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
42 376 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
43 542 Sir! No Sir! Balcony Releasing $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
44 579 King Corn Balcony Releasing $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
45 585 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
46 612 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
47 628 Kurt Cobain About a Son Balcony Releasing $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
48 685 Budrus Balcony Releasing $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
49 695 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
50 740 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
51 842 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
52 843 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
53 866 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
54 954 Trudell Balcony Releasing $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
55 967 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
56 1003 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
57 1005 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
58 1055 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
59 1177 Sputnik Mania Balcony Releasing $11,441 1 $6,223 1 3/14/08
60 1392 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 1 $2,996 1 5/20/05
61 1320 Flex is Kings Baxter Bros. $5,418 1 $3,152 1 4/4/14
62 1267 They Will Have to Kill Us First BBC Worldwide North America $7,516 2 $4,106 2 3/4/16
63 1001 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Better Than Something $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
64 812 Pressure Cooker BEV Pictures $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
65 1369 Stop the Pounding Heart Big World Pictures $3,642 1 $2,363 1 9/19/14
66 1285 The Jew in the Lotus Blind Dog $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
67 362 Alive Inside Bond/360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
68 623 Advanced Style Bond/360 $87,879 12 $6,500 1 9/26/14
69 1190 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
70 1287 Boom Bust Boom Brainstorm Media $6,896 1 n/a - 3/11/16
71 6 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
72 7 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
73 13 Oceans Buena Vista $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
74 14 Bears Buena Vista $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
75 15 Monkey Kingdom Buena Vista $16,432,322 2,012 $4,577,861 2,012 4/17/15
76 16 African Cats Buena Vista $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
77 310 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
78 344 Morning Light Buena Vista $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
79 646 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
80 741 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
81 855 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
82 1021 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
83 1284 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
84 991 The Other City Cabin Films $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
85 605 Black Gold California Newsreel $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
86 687 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
87 155 Burn Callbox LLC $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
88 231 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
89 816 Nuts! Cartuna $44,230 7 n/a - 6/22/16
90 248 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
91 775 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
92 1311 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
93 1407 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
94 1041 Art Bastard CAVU $19,600 2 $19,600 2 6/3/16
95 1400 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
96 220 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
97 494 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
98 634 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
99 671 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
100 717 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,281,698,932----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,87651$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