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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, #1501-1549
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1075 Make Believe CrowdStarter $19,085 1 n/a - 5/13/11
2 303 Broadway: The Golden Age Dada Films $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
3 541 The Last Mountain Dada Films $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
4 - All You Need Is Love Dada Films n/a - n/a - 10/31/14
5 - Live Another Day Dalton Pictures n/a - n/a - 9/16/16
6 374 Sex with Strangers David Keith $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
7 938 Documented Define American $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
8 1276 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Direct Cinema Limited $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
9 396 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DisruptiveLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
10 724 Becoming Traviata Distrib Films $62,652 7 $5,000 1 5/15/13
11 859 Hell and Back Again Docurama Films $40,634 4 $3,413 1 10/5/11
12 1077 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers Doppelganger Releasing $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
13 54 Where to Invade Next Drafthouse $3,827,261 308 $897,034 308 2/12/16
14 261 Act of Killing Drafthouse $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
15 349 20,000 Days on Earth Drafthouse $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
16 533 A Band Called Death Drafthouse $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
17 572 The Overnighters Drafthouse $110,763 23 $4,324 1 10/10/14
18 688 Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Drafthouse $71,916 27 $26,059 24 6/17/16
19 824 We Are X Drafthouse $45,270 12 $7,526 1 10/21/16
20 831 The Dog Drafthouse $44,581 16 $12,431 3 8/8/14
21 969 The Ambassador Drafthouse $28,102 8 $13,046 4 8/29/12
22 1207 The Final Member Drafthouse $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
23 - Dressed Dressed n/a 1 n/a 1 2/4/11
24 1224 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drift Releasing $10,524 1 $4,438 1 1/6/95
25 779 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie Drive-in Doc LLC $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
26 823 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story Dutchmen Films $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
27 354 Planet B-Boy Elephant Eye Films $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
28 772 Billy the Kid Elephant Eye Films $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
29 358 This Old Cub Emerging Pictures $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
30 511 Music from the Inside Out Emerging Pictures $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
31 1363 Home of the Brave (2004) Emerging Pictures $4,874 1 $3,185 1 10/1/04
32 1381 Cowboy del Amor Emerging Pictures $4,438 2 $4,438 2 2/10/06
33 1469 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emerging Pictures $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
34 612 Yves St. Laurent Empire $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
35 1296 With All Deliberate Speed Empire $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
36 323 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
37 1294 A Walk to Beautiful Engel Entertainment $7,718 1 $7,718 1 2/8/08
38 256 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's Entertainment One $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
39 649 Watermark Entertainment One $84,464 16 $7,724 2 4/4/14
40 1015 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Entertainment One $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
41 710 Beyond the Gates (2004) Every Tribe $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
42 1044 The Last Dispatch Fabrication Films $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
43 1058 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Facets $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
44 414 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
45 86 In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem Fathom $2,534,370 733 n/a - 5/23/17
46 103 Is Genesis History? Fathom $1,796,182 704 n/a - 2/23/17
47 110 To Joey, with Love Fathom $1,709,073 753 n/a - 9/20/16
48 144 Chonda Pierce: Enough Fathom $1,260,116 798 n/a - 4/25/17
49 233 Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom $595,896 413 n/a - 6/8/17
50 301 Boston: An American Running Story Fathom $364,369 481 n/a - 4/19/17
51 1443 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
52 549 Hockney Film Movement $120,745 10 $13,683 4 4/22/16
53 636 My Love, Don't Cross that River Film Movement $88,018 6 $6,340 2 6/17/16
54 945 The Seventh Fire Film Movement $30,112 3 $8,277 2 7/22/16
55 964 Hitler's Children Film Movement $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
56 1010 The Iran Job Film Movement $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
57 1266 Only When I Dance Film Movement $8,738 1 $2,181 1 7/2/10
58 1284 The Other Side Film Movement $8,074 1 $1,246 1 5/20/16
59 1345 Papirosen Film Movement $5,658 1 n/a - 1/24/14
60 690 Body of War Film Sales Company $71,716 5 $3,321 1 3/7/08
61 970 Broadway Idiot FilmBuff $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
62 802 The Internet's Own Boy FilmBuff/Participant Media $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
63 245 Harry & Snowman FilmRise $561,460 25 $56,842 18 9/30/16
64 475 The Witness FilmRise $159,305 15 $14,523 1 6/3/16
65 1009 Finding Oscar FilmRise $23,116 16 $2,365 1 4/14/17
66 1217 National Bird FilmRise $10,656 8 $3,030 1 11/11/16
67 1236 The Sunshine Makers FilmRise $10,042 7 $1,874 1 1/20/17
68 1261 Magnus FilmRise $8,944 6 $1,204 1 11/18/16
69 1279 Silicon Cowboys FilmRise $8,239 12 $5,724 12 9/16/16
70 1321 Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans FilmRise $6,843 2 $4,079 2 11/13/15
71 1350 Reset FilmRise $5,454 2 $2,198 2 1/13/17
72 29 Hoop Dreams Fine Line $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
73 227 The Filth and the Fury Fine Line $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
74 899 The Year of the Yao Fine Line $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
75 878 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 Fine Line Media $38,933 8 $6,157 1 9/13/13
76 410 New York Doll First Independent Pictures $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
77 675 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $76,173 5 $6,760 1 5/9/08
78 1169 I Trust You to Kill Me First Independent Pictures $12,854 1 $5,888 1 9/8/06
79 368 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First Look $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
80 587 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First Look $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
81 1003 Emmanuel's Gift First Look $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
82 - Family Portrait in Black and White First Pond n/a 1 n/a 1 7/13/12
83 210 56 Up First Run $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
84 257 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
85 266 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers First Run $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
86 307 Kings of Pastry First Run $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
87 318 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
88 335 42 Up First Run $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
89 337 Bonhoeffer First Run $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
90 338 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times First Run $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
91 362 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune First Run $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
92 390 49 Up First Run $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
93 398 Weapons of the Spirit First Run $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
94 444 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
95 449 Constantine's Sword First Run $179,507 6 $10,131 2 4/18/08
96 463 Crude First Run $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
97 490 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $153,088 12 n/a - 11/11/11
98 531 Stonewall Uprising First Run $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
99 544 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train First Run $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
100 545 Fidel First Run $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,305,853,263----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$874,06553$136,75330-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$691,783,023----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,059,4341,468$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, #1501-1549


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Shut Up Little Man Trib. 8/26/11
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/30/17
The Skyjacker's Tale Strand 6/30/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
City of Ghosts IFC 7/7/17
The Possession of Janet Moses VE 7/14/17
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power ParV 7/28/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Trophy Orch. 9/8/17
May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers Osci. 9/12/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
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