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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, #1501-1564
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 236 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
2 842 Nuts! Cartuna $44,230 7 n/a - 6/22/16
3 253 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
4 798 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
5 1352 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
6 1454 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
7 1072 Art Bastard CAVU $19,600 2 $19,600 2 6/3/16
8 1447 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
9 224 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
10 506 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
11 651 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
12 691 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
13 739 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
14 1051 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
15 1264 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
16 - A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 9/25/15
17 - Remote Area Medical Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 11/28/14
18 - Like Water Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 6/1/12
19 858 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Cinema Connection $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
20 1250 Cuba: Island of Music Cinema Four $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
21 1417 Journeys with George Cinema Four $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
22 1419 Sister Helen Cinema Four $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
23 348 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
24 393 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
25 424 Sweetgrass Cinema Guild $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
26 570 Marwencol Cinema Guild $112,036 6 $3,276 1 10/8/10
27 628 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
28 678 Leviathan (2013) Cinema Guild $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
29 729 The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $62,645 3 $7,056 1 7/25/08
30 816 Step Up to the Plate Cinema Guild $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
31 850 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Cinema Guild $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
32 860 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
33 953 Manakamana Cinema Guild $30,029 4 $3,635 1 4/18/14
34 962 Cousin Jules Cinema Guild $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
35 1028 Primo Levi's Journey Cinema Guild $22,026 1 $3,151 1 8/17/07
36 1074 Actress (2014) Cinema Guild $19,365 4 $4,880 1 11/7/14
37 1129 Patience (After Sebald) Cinema Guild $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
38 1159 Planet of Snail Cinema Guild $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
39 1164 The Law in These Parts Cinema Guild $13,683 1 $2,814 1 11/16/12
40 1178 In Pursuit of Silence Cinema Guild $12,722 2 $5,141 1 6/23/17
41 1221 The Woman with the Five Elephants Cinema Guild $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
42 1281 Red Hollywood Cinema Guild $8,426 1 $4,760 1 8/15/14
43 1307 The Wrong Light Cinema Guild $7,553 1 $5,429 1 7/14/17
44 1379 Starless Dreams Cinema Guild $4,776 2 $707 1 1/20/17
45 1406 Maidan Cinema Guild $3,909 1 $1,847 1 12/12/14
46 1431 What Now? Remind Me Cinema Guild $3,089 1 $1,434 1 8/8/14
47 154 Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe Cinema Libre Studio $1,163,265 95 $28,339 1 4/1/16
48 265 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre Studio $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
49 394 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre Studio $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
50 435 South of the Border Cinema Libre Studio $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
51 643 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre Studio $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
52 663 Future of Food Cinema Libre Studio $81,280 5 $8,721 2 9/14/05
53 723 Bloodline Cinema Libre Studio $64,698 5 $6,658 1 5/9/08
54 949 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre Studio $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
55 959 The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits Cinema Libre Studio $29,500 4 $9,511 1 9/23/16
56 990 Through the Fire Cinema Libre Studio $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
57 1013 Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police Cinema Libre Studio $23,262 5 $5,656 2 3/20/15
58 1029 Giuliani Time Cinema Libre Studio $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
59 1047 Voices in Wartime Cinema Libre Studio $20,702 5 $1,966 2 4/8/05
60 1055 The Highest Pass Cinema Libre Studio $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
61 1135 The Beautiful Truth Cinema Libre Studio $15,387 2 $3,025 1 11/14/08
62 1154 Desert Bayou Cinema Libre Studio $14,350 1 $6,976 1 10/5/07
63 1196 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Cinema Libre Studio $12,025 1 $7,039 1 12/7/12
64 1207 Angels in the Dust Cinema Libre Studio $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
65 1388 The Fall of Fujimori Cinema Libre Studio $4,630 1 $779 1 5/5/06
66 1397 McLibel Cinema Libre Studio $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
67 1411 The Harvest/La Cosecha Cinema Libre Studio $3,709 1 $2,245 1 7/29/11
68 1499 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre Studio $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
69 533 Bjork - Biophilia Live Cinema Purgatorio $127,754 27 n/a - 9/26/14
70 540 Inni Cinema Purgatorio $123,482 7 $14,903 3 10/28/11
71 782 Cropsey Cinema Purgatorio $52,476 4 $6,306 1 6/4/10
72 1253 Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers Cinema Purgatorio $9,677 2 n/a - 1/8/10
73 1334 Regina Spektor: Live In London Cinema Purgatorio $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
74 1348 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo Cinema Purgatorio $5,922 2 $2,198 2 9/17/10
75 1177 Children Underground Cinemax $12,798 1 $3,075 1 9/19/01
76 623 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 Citizens United $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
77 1246 The Mind of Mark DeFriest City Drive Films $10,021 6 n/a - 3/6/15
78 543 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) City Lights Pictures Releasing $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
79 1030 The Matador (2008) City Lights Pictures Releasing $21,816 2 $6,695 1 10/31/08
80 1093 Suicide Killers City Lights Pictures Releasing $18,239 1 $10,601 1 8/25/06
81 1373 Everything's Cool City Lights Pictures Releasing $4,890 2 $2,641 2 11/23/07
82 898 Our President CJ Entertainment $37,660 2 $9,421 1 6/2/17
83 1114 Carbon Nation Clay Way Media $16,901 2 $402 1 5/7/10
84 438 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Codeblack Entertainment $194,102 16 $69,306 16 4/5/13
85 260 Deli Man Cohen Media Group $502,294 38 $37,321 15 2/27/15
86 479 Chasing Madoff Cohen Media Group $157,612 9 n/a 9 8/26/11
87 811 Mademoiselle C Cohen Media Group $48,668 7 $14,284 6 9/11/13
88 824 My Journey Through French Cinema Cohen Media Group $46,536 4 $10,636 3 6/23/17
89 869 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen Media Group $40,563 8 $14,328 8 2/7/14
90 1122 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen Media Group $16,400 2 $7,130 2 12/10/14
91 1265 Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait Cohen Media Group $9,103 1 n/a - 5/5/17
92 422 Seed: The Untold Story Collective Eye $207,825 35 n/a 3 8/22/16
93 1152 The Unbelievers Content Media $14,400 1 $5,925 1 11/29/13
94 915 Beautiful Darling Corinth Films $34,096 3 $12,406 1 4/22/11
95 1410 They Come to America Corinth/TV360 $3,775 1 $3,775 1 3/31/12
96 121 Awake: The Life of Yogananda Counterpoint Films $1,539,680 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
97 87 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cowboy $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
98 109 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cowboy $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
99 268 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cowboy $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
100 383 Promises Cowboy $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,307,213,545----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$866,85252$135,60530-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$691,847,977----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,061,5991,468$8,792,6941,640-
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, #1501-1564


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC 9/10/14
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power ParV 7/28/17
30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story Indic. 7/28/17
Whose Streets? Magn. 8/11/17
Sidemen: Long Road to Glory Abr. 8/18/17
Served Like a Girl ENTMP 8/25/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Trophy Orch. 9/8/17
School Life Magn. 9/8/17
May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers Osci. 9/12/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Bobbi Jene Osci. 9/22/17
Take Every Wave: The Life of Liard Hamilton IFC 9/29/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Dina Orch. 10/7/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 11/3/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD