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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, #1301-1330
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 - Obscene Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 9/26/08
2 51 Step Into Liquid Artisan $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
3 123 Startup.com Artisan $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
4 245 Amandla! Artisan $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
5 - The Girls in the Band Artist Tribe/One Step n/a - n/a - 5/10/13
6 208 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Artistic License $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
7 326 Dancemaker Artistic License $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
8 457 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern Artistic License $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
9 496 Sound and Fury Artistic License $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
10 728 Regret to Inform Artistic License $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
11 760 Power Trip Artistic License $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
12 923 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman Artistic License $20,157 1 $4,347 1 7/4/07
13 1062 Jupiter's Wife Artistic License $10,622 1 $3,673 1 8/18/95
14 1099 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope Artistic License $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
15 1111 Twist of Faith Artistic License $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
16 1230 Who Does She Think She Is? Artistic License $3,081 1 $3,081 1 10/17/08
17 1151 Jews of Egypt Artmattan Prods. $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
18 1154 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artmattan Prods. $6,458 1 $3,238 1 10/21/05
19 1202 Heavy Metal in Baghdad Arts Alliance America $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
20 786 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $35,397 1 $6,742 1 7/27/06
21 735 Last Call at the Oasis ATO Pictures $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
22 1074 The Forecaster Autlook Films $10,172 1 n/a - 3/27/15
23 1036 New York in the 50's Avatar $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
24 1059 MC5: A True Testimonial Avatar $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
25 1206 Saints and Sinners Avatar $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
26 340 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
27 491 Sir! No Sir! Balcony Releasing $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
28 523 King Corn Balcony Releasing $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
29 528 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
30 552 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
31 566 Kurt Cobain About a Son Balcony Releasing $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
32 613 Budrus Balcony Releasing $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
33 622 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
34 661 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
35 751 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
36 752 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
37 773 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
38 856 Trudell Balcony Releasing $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
39 866 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
40 897 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
41 899 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
42 945 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
43 1050 Sputnik Mania Balcony Releasing $11,441 1 $6,223 1 3/14/08
44 1234 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 1 $2,996 1 5/20/05
45 1170 Flex is Kings Baxter Bros. $5,418 1 $3,152 1 4/4/14
46 895 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Better Than Something $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
47 724 Pressure Cooker BEV Pictures $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
48 1212 Stop the Pounding Heart Big World Pictures $3,642 1 $2,363 1 9/19/14
49 1140 The Jew in the Lotus Blind Dog $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
50 327 Alive Inside Bond/360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
51 561 Advanced Style Bond/360 $87,879 12 $6,500 1 9/26/14
52 1061 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
53 5 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
54 6 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
55 12 Oceans Buena Vista $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
56 13 Bears Buena Vista $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
57 14 Monkey Kingdom Buena Vista $15,546,443 2,012 $4,577,861 2,012 4/17/15
58 15 African Cats Buena Vista $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
59 278 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
60 310 Morning Light Buena Vista $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
61 581 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
62 662 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
63 764 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
64 914 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
65 1139 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
66 888 The Other City Cabin Films $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
67 545 Black Gold California Newsreel $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
68 615 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
69 135 Burn Callbox LLC $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
70 205 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
71 219 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
72 691 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
73 1163 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
74 1246 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
75 1241 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
76 196 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
77 449 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
78 571 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
79 601 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
80 640 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
81 913 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
82 1092 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
83 - Like Water Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 6/1/12
84 - Remote Area Medical Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 11/28/14
85 742 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Cinema Connection $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
86 1082 Cuba: Island of Music Cinema Four $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
87 1215 Journeys with George Cinema Four $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
88 1217 Sister Helen Cinema Four $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
89 306 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
90 348 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
91 377 Sweetgrass Cinema Guild $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
92 505 Marwencol Cinema Guild $112,036 6 $3,276 1 10/8/10
93 551 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
94 591 Leviathan (2013) Cinema Guild $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
95 634 The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $62,645 3 $7,056 1 7/25/08
96 705 Step Up to the Plate Cinema Guild $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
97 734 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Cinema Guild $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
98 743 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
99 830 Manakamana Cinema Guild $30,029 4 $3,635 1 4/18/14
100 837 Cousin Jules Cinema Guild $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,123,292,199----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$869,42148$131,30528-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$581,278,237----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,679,9161,589$8,592,4321,581-
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, #1301-1330


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Head Games Vari. 9/21/12
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15
WARx2 WARX2 5/29/15
The Wolfpack Magn. 6/12/15
Batkid Begins WB 6/26/15
Murder in the Park IFC 6/26/15
Cartel Land Orch. 7/3/15
Do I Sound Gay? IFC 7/10/15
Nowitzki Magn. 7/10/15
Amy A24 7/10/15
Bonobos: Back to the Wild Hann. 7/17/15
A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 7/31/15
Best of Enemies Magn. 7/31/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise Rela. 9/30/15
He Named Me Malala FoxS 10/2/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD