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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, #1201-1267
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 738 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 Fine Line Media $38,933 8 $6,157 1 9/13/13
2 345 New York Doll First Independent Pictures $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
3 568 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $76,173 5 $6,760 1 5/9/08
4 978 I Trust You to Kill Me First Independent Pictures $12,854 1 $5,888 1 9/8/06
5 306 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First Look $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
6 495 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First Look $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
7 846 Emmanuel's Gift First Look $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
8 - Family Portrait in Black and White First Pond n/a 1 n/a 1 7/13/12
9 178 56 Up First Run $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
10 215 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
11 222 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers First Run $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
12 256 Kings of Pastry First Run $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
13 266 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
14 280 42 Up First Run $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
15 282 Bonhoeffer First Run $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
16 283 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times First Run $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
17 302 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune First Run $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
18 326 49 Up First Run $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
19 333 Weapons of the Spirit First Run $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
20 379 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
21 382 Constantine's Sword First Run $179,507 6 $10,131 2 4/18/08
22 393 Crude First Run $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
23 416 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $153,088 12 n/a - 11/11/11
24 451 Stonewall Uprising First Run $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
25 462 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train First Run $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
26 463 Fidel First Run $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
27 475 Ballerina First Run $114,507 5 $2,656 1 1/16/09
28 513 Bhutto First Run $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
29 550 Praying with Lior First Run $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
30 562 Bright Leaves First Run $77,888 4 $4,485 1 8/25/04
31 563 Circo First Run $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
32 590 Maidentrip First Run $68,243 9 $1,622 1 12/20/13
33 599 Dancing Across Borders First Run $66,166 5 $5,204 1 3/26/10
34 613 War Photographer First Run $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
35 627 Four Seasons Lodge First Run $58,334 3 $11,667 1 11/11/09
36 641 Surviving Progress First Run $53,953 6 $4,161 2 4/6/12
37 647 Through a Lens Darkly First Run $52,862 2 $9,456 1 8/27/14
38 659 Hiding and Seeking First Run $51,936 2 $6,423 1 2/6/04
39 669 Pianomania First Run $49,852 6 $2,238 1 5/27/11
40 671 Orgasm Inc. First Run $49,001 3 $8,773 2 2/11/11
41 681 The Goebbels Experiment First Run $47,211 2 $6,769 1 8/12/05
42 686 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet First Run $46,412 1 $4,117 1 11/8/02
43 697 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth First Run $44,883 6 $4,721 1 1/20/12
44 719 Moving Midway First Run $40,864 4 $6,539 2 9/12/08
45 742 Rising From Ashes First Run $38,602 5 $7,298 3 8/2/13
46 748 Wagner & Me First Run $37,745 4 $4,891 2 12/7/12
47 749 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary First Run $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
48 753 Been Rich All My Life First Run $36,406 3 $8,252 1 7/21/06
49 757 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story First Run $35,647 5 $3,700 1 6/14/13
50 760 Our City Dreams First Run $34,972 3 $4,056 1 2/6/09
51 764 Orchestra of Exiles First Run $34,577 5 $6,719 1 10/26/12
52 769 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man First Run $34,005 6 $4,691 4 4/5/13
53 773 Making the Boys First Run $33,443 3 $7,513 1 3/11/11
54 776 American Teacher First Run $33,144 2 $6,036 2 9/30/11
55 783 Sacco and Vanzetti First Run $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
56 790 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird First Run $31,135 5 $5,457 2 5/13/11
57 804 A Fierce Green Fire First Run $29,817 11 n/a - 2/22/13
58 814 Garbo: The Spy First Run $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
59 821 Jane's Journey First Run $27,253 3 $6,193 1 9/16/11
60 822 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg First Run $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
61 828 Pink Ribbons, Inc. First Run $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
62 871 Girl Model First Run $21,154 5 $4,898 1 9/5/12
63 889 A Wink and a Smile First Run $20,169 4 $2,346 1 5/1/09
64 901 Peter Brook: The Tightrope First Run $19,365 2 $6,768 1 1/31/14
65 903 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom First Run $19,245 2 $4,645 1 8/13/10
66 912 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away First Run $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
67 915 To the Limit First Run $18,254 2 $1,483 2 6/13/08
68 930 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment First Run $16,734 3 $6,193 1 4/27/12
69 935 Design is One First Run $16,386 1 $4,236 1 10/11/13
70 945 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern First Run $15,504 2 $2,876 1 9/16/05
71 954 The Settlers First Run $14,556 1 $2,812 1 1/15/02
72 960 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow First Run $14,272 2 $1,951 1 5/18/12
73 961 Carmen & Geoffrey First Run $14,130 1 $5,656 1 3/13/09
74 974 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step First Run $13,137 2 $1,846 1 5/16/14
75 976 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? First Run $13,013 4 $2,759 1 1/25/12
76 984 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation First Run $12,429 4 $2,009 1 9/12/14
77 993 Defamation First Run $12,038 4 $4,725 4 11/20/09
78 1010 Verdict on Auschwitz First Run $11,396 1 $2,740 1 1/12/07
79 1023 Waiting for Armageddon First Run $10,501 1 $2,579 1 1/8/10
80 1025 Forgiving Dr. Mengele First Run $10,403 1 $2,754 1 2/24/06
81 1034 Kabbalah Me First Run $9,816 2 $2,196 1 8/22/14
82 1035 Birth of the Living Dead First Run $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
83 1038 Stolen Moments First Run $9,743 1 $3,636 1 4/10/98
84 1040 The Unknown Soldier First Run $9,602 1 $3,545 1 9/7/07
85 1049 Levitated Mass First Run $9,038 1 $4,589 1 9/5/14
86 1050 Three Stars First Run $8,942 1 $1,003 1 9/21/12
87 1055 Man on a Mission First Run $8,688 5 $3,430 4 1/13/12
88 1056 Without the King First Run $8,663 1 $4,237 1 4/25/08
89 1066 Next Year Jerusalem First Run $8,093 2 $2,590 1 5/16/14
90 1068 K2: Siren of the Himalayas First Run $8,049 2 $1,421 2 8/22/14
91 1071 Mugabe and the White African First Run $7,924 1 $1,907 1 7/23/10
92 1073 Photographic Memory First Run $7,822 2 $3,006 2 10/12/12
93 1083 Gendernauts First Run $7,358 - n/a - 2/4/00
94 1089 Aristide and Endless Revolution First Run $6,998 1 $2,552 1 11/24/05
95 1090 Camden 28 First Run $6,983 1 $3,428 1 7/27/07
96 1104 Windfall First Run $6,504 1 $1,780 1 2/3/12
97 1105 The Beat Hotel First Run $6,480 1 $1,458 1 3/30/12
98 1109 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline First Run $6,132 2 $1,119 1 8/16/13
99 1117 People of a Feather First Run $5,677 1 $2,413 1 11/8/13
100 1131 Nuclear Nation First Run $4,960 1 $2,268 1 12/11/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,090,297,763----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$882,11847$132,59527-
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, #1201-1267


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15