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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, #1401-1456
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1140 The Final Member Drafthouse $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
2 - Dressed Dressed n/a 1 n/a 1 2/4/11
3 1156 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drift Releasing $10,524 1 $4,438 1 1/6/95
4 740 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie Drive-in Doc LLC $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
5 782 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story Dutchmen Films $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
6 338 Planet B-Boy Elephant Eye Films $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
7 733 Billy the Kid Elephant Eye Films $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
8 342 This Old Cub Emerging Pictures $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
9 485 Music from the Inside Out Emerging Pictures $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
10 1291 Home of the Brave (2004) Emerging Pictures $4,874 1 $3,185 1 10/1/04
11 1305 Cowboy del Amor Emerging Pictures $4,438 2 $4,438 2 2/10/06
12 1386 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emerging Pictures $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
13 581 Yves St. Laurent Empire $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
14 1222 With All Deliberate Speed Empire $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
15 309 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
16 1221 A Walk to Beautiful Engel Entertainment $7,718 1 $7,718 1 2/8/08
17 245 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's Entertainment One $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
18 617 Watermark Entertainment One $84,464 16 $7,724 2 4/4/14
19 959 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Entertainment One $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
20 673 Beyond the Gates (2004) Every Tribe $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
21 989 The Last Dispatch Fabrication Films $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
22 1003 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Facets $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
23 397 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
24 1362 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
25 520 Hockney Film Movement $120,745 10 $13,683 4 4/22/16
26 605 My Love, Don't Cross that River Film Movement $88,018 6 $6,340 2 6/17/16
27 913 Hitler's Children Film Movement $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
28 918 The Seventh Fire Film Movement $27,631 3 $8,277 2 7/22/16
29 955 The Iran Job Film Movement $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
30 1194 Only When I Dance Film Movement $8,738 1 $2,181 1 7/2/10
31 1212 The Other Side Film Movement $8,074 1 $1,246 1 5/20/16
32 1272 Papirosen Film Movement $5,658 1 n/a - 1/24/14
33 653 Body of War Film Sales Company $71,716 5 $3,321 1 3/7/08
34 919 Broadway Idiot FilmBuff $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
35 762 The Internet's Own Boy FilmBuff/Participant Media $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
36 458 The Witness FilmRise $156,821 15 $14,523 1 6/3/16
37 1207 Silicon Cowboys FilmRise $8,239 12 $5,724 12 9/16/16
38 1247 Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans FilmRise $6,843 2 $4,079 2 11/13/15
39 27 Hoop Dreams Fine Line $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
40 219 The Filth and the Fury Fine Line $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
41 854 The Year of the Yao Fine Line $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
42 833 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 Fine Line Media $38,933 8 $6,157 1 9/13/13
43 393 New York Doll First Independent Pictures $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
44 641 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $76,173 5 $6,760 1 5/9/08
45 1102 I Trust You to Kill Me First Independent Pictures $12,854 1 $5,888 1 9/8/06
46 352 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First Look $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
47 560 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First Look $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
48 950 Emmanuel's Gift First Look $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
49 - Family Portrait in Black and White First Pond n/a 1 n/a 1 7/13/12
50 202 56 Up First Run $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
51 246 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
52 255 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers First Run $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
53 293 Kings of Pastry First Run $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
54 304 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
55 320 42 Up First Run $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
56 322 Bonhoeffer First Run $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
57 323 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times First Run $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
58 346 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune First Run $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
59 374 49 Up First Run $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
60 382 Weapons of the Spirit First Run $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
61 425 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
62 430 Constantine's Sword First Run $179,507 6 $10,131 2 4/18/08
63 441 Crude First Run $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
64 467 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $153,088 12 n/a - 11/11/11
65 504 Stonewall Uprising First Run $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
66 516 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train First Run $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
67 518 Fidel First Run $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
68 533 Ballerina First Run $114,507 5 $2,656 1 1/16/09
69 579 Bhutto First Run $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
70 621 Praying with Lior First Run $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
71 635 Bright Leaves First Run $77,888 4 $4,485 1 8/25/04
72 636 Circo First Run $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
73 668 Maidentrip First Run $68,243 9 $1,622 1 12/20/13
74 678 Dancing Across Borders First Run $66,166 5 $5,204 1 3/26/10
75 681 Through a Lens Darkly First Run $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
76 696 War Photographer First Run $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
77 711 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation First Run $58,755 5 $2,009 1 9/12/14
78 712 Four Seasons Lodge First Run $58,334 3 $11,667 1 11/11/09
79 727 Surviving Progress First Run $53,953 6 $4,161 2 4/6/12
80 744 Hiding and Seeking First Run $51,936 2 $6,423 1 2/6/04
81 757 Pianomania First Run $49,852 6 $2,238 1 5/27/11
82 760 Orgasm Inc. First Run $49,001 3 $8,773 2 2/11/11
83 771 The Goebbels Experiment First Run $47,211 2 $6,769 1 8/12/05
84 776 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet First Run $46,412 1 $4,117 1 11/8/02
85 787 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth First Run $44,883 6 $4,721 1 1/20/12
86 813 Moving Midway First Run $40,864 4 $6,539 2 9/12/08
87 838 Rising From Ashes First Run $38,602 5 $7,298 3 8/2/13
88 841 Germans & Jews First Run $38,100 2 $5,024 1 6/10/16
89 844 Wagner & Me First Run $37,745 4 $4,891 2 12/7/12
90 845 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary First Run $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
91 850 Been Rich All My Life First Run $36,406 3 $8,252 1 7/21/06
92 853 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story First Run $35,647 5 $3,700 1 6/14/13
93 856 Our City Dreams First Run $34,972 3 $4,056 1 2/6/09
94 860 Orchestra of Exiles First Run $34,577 5 $6,719 1 10/26/12
95 865 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man First Run $34,005 6 $4,691 4 4/5/13
96 869 Making the Boys First Run $33,443 3 $7,513 1 3/11/11
97 872 American Teacher First Run $33,144 2 $6,036 2 9/30/11
98 879 Sacco and Vanzetti First Run $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
99 886 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird First Run $31,135 5 $5,457 2 5/13/11
100 901 A Fierce Green Fire First Run $29,817 11 n/a - 2/22/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,257,308,097----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$892,97551$140,67430-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$670,533,796----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$26,821,3521,582$9,028,1251,648-
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, #1401-1456


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Shoah IFC 12/10/10
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
Among the Believers FRun 9/30/16
Harry & Snowman FR 9/30/16
Do Not Resist Vanish 9/30/16
Clinton, Inc. Free 9/30/16
Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience Imax 10/7/16
Maya Angelou and Still I Rise ArcEnt 10/14/16
Shadow World TriCoast 10/14/16
We Are X Drft. 10/21/16
Fire at Sea KL 10/21/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 10/28/16
Gimme Danger Magn. 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