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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, #1401-1435
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1308 Sister Helen Cinema Four $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
2 328 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
3 371 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
4 401 Sweetgrass Cinema Guild $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
5 537 Marwencol Cinema Guild $112,036 6 $3,276 1 10/8/10
6 588 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
7 636 Leviathan (2013) Cinema Guild $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
8 684 The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $62,645 3 $7,056 1 7/25/08
9 763 Step Up to the Plate Cinema Guild $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
10 791 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Cinema Guild $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
11 800 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
12 888 Manakamana Cinema Guild $30,029 4 $3,635 1 4/18/14
13 895 Cousin Jules Cinema Guild $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
14 955 Primo Levi's Journey Cinema Guild $22,026 1 $3,151 1 8/17/07
15 1001 Actress (2014) Cinema Guild $19,365 4 $4,880 1 11/7/14
16 1046 Patience (After Sebald) Cinema Guild $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
17 1069 Planet of Snail Cinema Guild $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
18 1074 The Law in These Parts Cinema Guild $13,683 1 $2,814 1 11/16/12
19 1128 The Woman with the Five Elephants Cinema Guild $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
20 1181 Red Hollywood Cinema Guild $8,426 1 $4,760 1 8/15/14
21 1295 Maidan Cinema Guild $3,909 1 $1,847 1 12/12/14
22 1320 What Now? Remind Me Cinema Guild $3,089 1 $1,434 1 8/8/14
23 249 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
24 372 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
25 411 South of the Border Cinema Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
26 443 Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe Cinema Libre $164,982 8 $28,339 1 4/1/16
27 602 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
28 622 Future of Food Cinema Libre $81,280 5 $8,721 2 9/14/05
29 678 Bloodline Cinema Libre $64,698 5 $6,658 1 5/9/08
30 885 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
31 923 Through the Fire Cinema Libre $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
32 943 Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police Cinema Libre $23,262 5 $5,656 2 3/20/15
33 956 Giuliani Time Cinema Libre $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
34 973 Voices in Wartime Cinema Libre $20,702 5 $1,966 2 4/8/05
35 981 The Highest Pass Cinema Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
36 1052 The Beautiful Truth Cinema Libre $15,387 2 $3,025 1 11/14/08
37 1065 Desert Bayou Cinema Libre $14,350 1 $6,976 1 10/5/07
38 1105 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Cinema Libre $12,025 1 $7,039 1 12/7/12
39 1116 Angels in the Dust Cinema Libre $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
40 1281 The Fall of Fujimori Cinema Libre $4,630 1 $779 1 5/5/06
41 1288 McLibel Cinema Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
42 1300 The Harvest/La Cosecha Cinema Libre $3,709 1 $2,245 1 7/29/11
43 1380 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
44 502 Bjork - Biophilia Live Cinema Purgatorio $127,754 27 n/a - 9/26/14
45 509 Inni Cinema Purgatorio $123,482 7 $14,903 3 10/28/11
46 732 Cropsey Cinema Purgatorio $52,476 4 $6,306 1 6/4/10
47 1157 Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers Cinema Purgatorio $9,677 2 n/a - 1/8/10
48 1230 Regina Spektor: Live In London Cinema Purgatorio $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
49 1245 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo Cinema Purgatorio $5,922 2 $2,198 2 9/17/10
50 1088 Children Underground Cinemax $12,798 1 $3,075 1 9/19/01
51 583 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 Citizens United $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
52 1150 The Mind of Mark DeFriest City Drive Films $10,021 6 n/a - 3/6/15
53 511 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) City Lights Pictures Releasing $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
54 957 The Matador (2008) City Lights Pictures Releasing $21,816 2 $6,695 1 10/31/08
55 1017 Suicide Killers City Lights Pictures Releasing $18,239 1 $10,601 1 8/25/06
56 1269 Everything's Cool City Lights Pictures Releasing $4,890 2 $2,641 2 11/23/07
57 1032 Carbon Nation Clay Way Media $16,901 2 $402 1 5/7/10
58 414 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Codeblack Entertainment $194,102 16 $69,306 16 4/5/13
59 244 Deli Man Cohen Media Group $502,294 38 $37,321 15 2/27/15
60 452 Chasing Madoff Cohen Media Group $157,612 9 n/a 9 8/26/11
61 759 Mademoiselle C Cohen Media Group $48,668 7 $14,284 6 9/11/13
62 807 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen Media Group $40,563 8 $14,328 8 2/7/14
63 1039 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen Media Group $16,400 2 $7,130 2 12/10/14
64 1064 The Unbelievers Content Media $14,400 1 $5,925 1 11/29/13
65 851 Beautiful Darling Corinth Films $34,096 3 $12,406 1 4/22/11
66 1299 They Come to America Corinth/TV360 $3,775 1 $3,775 1 3/31/12
67 112 Awake: The Life of Yogananda Counterpoint Films $1,539,680 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
68 81 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cowboy $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
69 101 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cowboy $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
70 252 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cowboy $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
71 361 Promises Cowboy $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
72 449 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cowboy $160,621 5 $6,411 1 5/23/03
73 835 Benjamin Smoke Cowboy $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
74 1026 Dear Jesse Cowboy $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
75 131 Brother's Keeper Creative Thinking $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
76 336 Paradise Lost Creative Thinking $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
77 1006 Make Believe CrowdStarter $19,085 1 n/a - 5/13/11
78 285 Broadway: The Golden Age Dada Films $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
79 510 The Last Mountain Dada Films $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
80 - All You Need Is Love Dada Films n/a - n/a - 10/31/14
81 353 Sex with Strangers David Keith $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
82 880 Documented Define American $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
83 1185 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Direct Cinema Limited $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
84 375 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DisruptiveLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
85 683 Becoming Traviata Distrib Films $62,652 7 $5,000 1 5/15/13
86 804 Hell and Back Again Docurama Films $40,634 4 $3,413 1 10/5/11
87 1008 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers Doppelganger Releasing $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
88 51 Where to Invade Next Drafthouse $3,827,261 308 $897,034 308 2/12/16
89 245 Act of Killing Drafthouse $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
90 330 20,000 Days on Earth Drafthouse $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
91 503 A Band Called Death Drafthouse $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
92 540 The Overnighters Drafthouse $110,763 23 $4,324 1 10/10/14
93 648 Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Drafthouse $71,916 27 $26,059 24 6/17/16
94 782 The Dog Drafthouse $44,581 16 $12,431 3 8/8/14
95 906 The Ambassador Drafthouse $28,102 8 $13,046 4 8/29/12
96 1124 The Final Member Drafthouse $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
97 - Dressed Dressed n/a 1 n/a 1 2/4/11
98 1138 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drift Releasing $10,524 1 $4,438 1 1/6/95
99 734 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie Drive-in Doc LLC $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
100 775 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story Dutchmen Films $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,249,518,470----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,87850$141,16829-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$667,662,333----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,819,2641,614$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, #1401-1435


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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