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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, #1201-1292
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 121 Startup.com Artisan $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
2 239 Amandla! Artisan $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
3 - The Girls in the Band Artist Tribe/One Step n/a - n/a - 5/10/13
4 203 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Artistic License $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
5 313 Dancemaker Artistic License $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
6 442 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern Artistic License $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
7 482 Sound and Fury Artistic License $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
8 710 Regret to Inform Artistic License $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
9 741 Power Trip Artistic License $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
10 902 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman Artistic License $20,157 1 $4,347 1 7/4/07
11 1034 Jupiter's Wife Artistic License $10,622 1 $3,673 1 8/18/95
12 1068 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope Artistic License $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
13 1079 Twist of Faith Artistic License $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
14 1197 Who Does She Think She Is? Artistic License $3,081 1 $3,081 1 10/17/08
15 1118 Jews of Egypt Artmattan Prods. $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
16 1122 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artmattan Prods. $6,458 1 $3,238 1 10/21/05
17 1169 Heavy Metal in Baghdad Arts Alliance America $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
18 767 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $35,397 1 $6,742 1 7/27/06
19 717 Last Call at the Oasis ATO Pictures $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
20 1010 New York in the 50's Avatar $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
21 1031 MC5: A True Testimonial Avatar $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
22 1173 Saints and Sinners Avatar $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
23 326 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
24 477 Sir! No Sir! Balcony Releasing $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
25 508 King Corn Balcony Releasing $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
26 513 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
27 538 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
28 550 Kurt Cobain About a Son Balcony Releasing $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
29 598 Budrus Balcony Releasing $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
30 607 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
31 645 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
32 732 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
33 733 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
34 754 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
35 835 Trudell Balcony Releasing $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
36 845 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
37 876 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
38 878 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
39 923 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
40 1022 Sputnik Mania Balcony Releasing $11,441 1 $6,223 1 3/14/08
41 1201 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 1 $2,996 1 5/20/05
42 1139 Flex is Kings Baxter Bros. $5,418 1 $3,152 1 4/4/14
43 874 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Better Than Something $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
44 706 Pressure Cooker BEV Pictures $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
45 1179 Stop the Pounding Heart Big World Pictures $3,642 1 $2,363 1 9/19/14
46 1108 The Jew in the Lotus Blind Dog $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
47 314 Alive Inside Bond/360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
48 589 Advanced Style Bond/360 $71,114 12 $6,500 1 9/26/14
49 1033 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
50 5 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
51 6 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
52 12 Oceans Buena Vista $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
53 13 Bears Buena Vista $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
54 14 African Cats Buena Vista $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
55 268 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
56 297 Morning Light Buena Vista $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
57 565 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
58 646 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
59 746 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
60 892 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
61 1107 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
62 867 The Other City Cabin Films $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
63 531 Black Gold California Newsreel $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
64 600 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
65 133 Burn Callbox LLC $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
66 200 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
67 213 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
68 674 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
69 1132 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
70 1213 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
71 1208 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
72 192 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
73 434 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
74 555 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
75 584 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
76 625 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
77 891 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
78 1061 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
79 - Like Water Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 6/1/12
80 - Remote Area Medical Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 11/28/14
81 723 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Cinema Connection $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
82 1051 Cuba: Island of Music Cinema Four $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
83 1182 Journeys with George Cinema Four $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
84 1184 Sister Helen Cinema Four $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
85 293 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
86 334 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
87 363 Sweetgrass Cinema Guild $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
88 490 Marwencol Cinema Guild $112,036 6 $3,276 1 10/8/10
89 537 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
90 575 Leviathan (2013) Cinema Guild $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
91 618 The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $62,645 3 $7,056 1 7/25/08
92 688 Step Up to the Plate Cinema Guild $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
93 716 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Cinema Guild $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
94 724 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
95 810 Manakamana Cinema Guild $30,029 4 $3,635 1 4/18/14
96 816 Cousin Jules Cinema Guild $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
97 871 Primo Levi's Journey Cinema Guild $22,026 1 $3,151 1 8/17/07
98 955 Patience (After Sebald) Cinema Guild $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
99 978 Planet of Snail Cinema Guild $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
100 982 The Law in These Parts Cinema Guild $13,683 1 $2,814 1 11/16/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,097,886,389----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$873,41847$130,88727-
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, #1201-1292


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15