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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, #1201-1291
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1028 The Woman with the Five Elephants Cinema Guild $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
2 1074 Red Hollywood Cinema Guild $8,426 1 $4,760 1 8/15/14
3 1099 Actress (2014) Cinema Guild $7,170 1 $4,880 1 11/7/14
4 1195 What Now? Remind Me Cinema Guild $3,089 1 $1,434 1 8/8/14
5 224 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
6 335 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
7 373 South of the Border Cinema Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
8 548 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
9 564 Future of Food Cinema Libre $81,280 5 $8,721 2 9/14/05
10 613 Bloodline Cinema Libre $64,698 5 $6,658 1 5/9/08
11 807 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
12 841 Through the Fire Cinema Libre $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
13 871 Giuliani Time Cinema Libre $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
14 887 Voices in Wartime Cinema Libre $20,702 5 $1,966 2 4/8/05
15 894 The Highest Pass Cinema Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
16 961 The Beautiful Truth Cinema Libre $15,387 2 $3,025 1 11/14/08
17 974 Desert Bayou Cinema Libre $14,350 1 $6,976 1 10/5/07
18 1008 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Cinema Libre $12,025 1 $7,039 1 12/7/12
19 1016 Angels in the Dust Cinema Libre $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
20 1158 The Fall of Fujimori Cinema Libre $4,630 1 $779 1 5/5/06
21 1164 McLibel Cinema Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
22 1175 The Harvest/La Cosecha Cinema Libre $3,709 1 $2,245 1 7/29/11
23 1249 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
24 459 Bjork - Biophilia Live Cinema Purgatorio $127,754 27 n/a - 9/26/14
25 466 Inni Cinema Purgatorio $123,482 7 $14,903 3 10/28/11
26 661 Cropsey Cinema Purgatorio $52,476 4 $6,306 1 6/4/10
27 1054 Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers Cinema Purgatorio $9,677 2 n/a - 1/8/10
28 1114 Regina Spektor: Live In London Cinema Purgatorio $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
29 1129 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo Cinema Purgatorio $5,922 2 $2,198 2 9/17/10
30 995 Children Underground Cinemax $12,798 1 $3,075 1 9/19/01
31 532 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 Citizens United $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
32 468 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) City Lights Pictures Releasing $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
33 872 The Matador (2008) City Lights Pictures Releasing $21,816 2 $6,695 1 10/31/08
34 928 Suicide Killers City Lights Pictures Releasing $18,239 1 $10,601 1 8/25/06
35 1151 Everything's Cool City Lights Pictures Releasing $4,890 2 $2,641 2 11/23/07
36 941 Carbon Nation Clay Way Media $16,901 2 $402 1 5/7/10
37 376 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Codeblack Entertainment $194,102 16 $69,306 16 4/5/13
38 410 Chasing Madoff Cohen Media Group $157,612 9 n/a 9 8/26/11
39 684 Mademoiselle C Cohen Media Group $48,668 7 $14,284 6 9/11/13
40 731 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen Media Group $40,563 8 $14,328 8 2/7/14
41 959 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen Media Group $15,600 2 $7,130 2 12/10/14
42 973 The Unbelievers Content Media $14,400 1 $5,925 1 11/29/13
43 773 Beautiful Darling Corinth Films $34,096 3 $12,406 1 4/22/11
44 1174 They Come to America Corinth/TV360 $3,775 1 $3,775 1 3/31/12
45 147 Awake: The Life of Yogananda Counterpoint Films $902,202 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
46 73 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cowboy $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
47 92 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cowboy $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
48 227 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cowboy $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
49 324 Promises Cowboy $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
50 407 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cowboy $160,621 5 $6,411 1 5/23/03
51 758 Benjamin Smoke Cowboy $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
52 936 Dear Jesse Cowboy $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
53 119 Brother's Keeper Creative Thinking $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
54 301 Paradise Lost Creative Thinking $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
55 917 Make Believe CrowdStarter $19,085 1 n/a - 5/13/11
56 257 Broadway: The Golden Age Dada Films $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
57 467 The Last Mountain Dada Films $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
58 - All You Need Is Love Dada Films n/a - n/a - 10/31/14
59 317 Sex with Strangers David Keith $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
60 802 Documented Define American $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
61 1078 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Direct Cinema Limited $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
62 338 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DisruptiveLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
63 617 Becoming Traviata Distrib Films $62,652 7 $5,000 1 5/15/13
64 728 Hell and Back Again Docurama Films $40,634 4 $3,413 1 10/5/11
65 919 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers Doppelganger Releasing $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
66 221 Act of Killing Drafthouse $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
67 297 20,000 Days on Earth Drafthouse $275,377 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
68 460 A Band Called Death Drafthouse $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
69 529 The Overnighters Drafthouse $95,811 23 $4,324 1 10/10/14
70 707 The Dog Drafthouse $44,581 16 $12,431 3 8/8/14
71 825 The Ambassador Drafthouse $28,102 8 $13,046 4 8/29/12
72 1024 The Final Member Drafthouse $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
73 - Dressed Dressed n/a 1 n/a 1 2/4/11
74 1037 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drift Releasing $10,524 1 $4,438 1 1/6/95
75 663 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie Drive-in Doc LLC $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
76 699 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story Dutchmen Films $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
77 299 Planet B-Boy Elephant Eye Films $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
78 657 Billy the Kid Elephant Eye Films $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
79 303 This Old Cub Emerging Pictures $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
80 441 Music from the Inside Out Emerging Pictures $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
81 1152 Home of the Brave (2004) Emerging Pictures $4,874 1 $3,185 1 10/1/04
82 1160 Cowboy del Amor Emerging Pictures $4,438 2 $4,438 2 2/10/06
83 1236 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emerging Pictures $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
84 524 Yves St. Laurent Empire $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
85 1091 With All Deliberate Speed Empire $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
86 274 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
87 1090 A Walk to Beautiful Engel Entertainment $7,718 1 $7,718 1 2/8/08
88 216 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's Entertainment One $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
89 556 Watermark Entertainment One $84,464 16 $7,724 2 4/4/14
90 864 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Entertainment One $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
91 605 Beyond the Gates (2004) Every Tribe $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
92 888 The Last Dispatch Fabrication Films $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
93 904 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Facets $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
94 355 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
95 1214 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
96 821 Hitler's Children Film Movement $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
97 860 The Iran Job Film Movement $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
98 1069 Only When I Dance Film Movement $8,738 1 $2,181 1 7/2/10
99 1135 Papirosen Film Movement $5,658 1 n/a - 1/24/14
100 586 Body of War Film Sales Company $71,716 5 $3,321 1 3/7/08
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,097,793,172----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$874,03947$130,99027-
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, #1201-1291


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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