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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, #1501-1593
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 88 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cowboy $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
2 110 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cowboy $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
3 271 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cowboy $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
4 387 Promises Cowboy $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
5 482 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cowboy $160,621 5 $6,411 1 5/23/03
6 910 Benjamin Smoke Cowboy $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
7 1123 Dear Jesse Cowboy $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
8 141 Brother's Keeper Creative Thinking $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
9 360 Paradise Lost Creative Thinking $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
10 1097 Make Believe CrowdStarter $19,085 1 n/a - 5/13/11
11 306 Broadway: The Golden Age Dada Films $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
12 555 The Last Mountain Dada Films $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
13 - All You Need Is Love Dada Films n/a - n/a - 10/31/14
14 - Live Another Day Dalton Pictures n/a - n/a - 9/16/16
15 379 Sex with Strangers David Keith $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
16 957 Documented Define American $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
17 1308 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Direct Cinema Limited $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
18 401 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DisruptiveLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
19 739 Becoming Traviata Distrib Films $62,652 7 $5,000 1 5/15/13
20 878 Hell and Back Again Docurama Films $40,634 4 $3,413 1 10/5/11
21 1099 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers Doppelganger Releasing $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
22 54 Where to Invade Next Drafthouse $3,827,261 308 $897,034 308 2/12/16
23 264 Act of Killing Drafthouse $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
24 354 20,000 Days on Earth Drafthouse $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
25 546 A Band Called Death Drafthouse $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
26 588 The Overnighters Drafthouse $110,763 23 $4,324 1 10/10/14
27 703 Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Drafthouse $71,916 27 $26,059 24 6/17/16
28 843 We Are X Drafthouse $45,270 12 $7,526 1 10/21/16
29 850 The Dog Drafthouse $44,581 16 $12,431 3 8/8/14
30 987 The Ambassador Drafthouse $28,102 8 $13,046 4 8/29/12
31 1237 The Final Member Drafthouse $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
32 - Dressed Dressed n/a 1 n/a 1 2/4/11
33 1257 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drift Releasing $10,524 1 $4,438 1 1/6/95
34 796 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie Drive-in Doc LLC $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
35 842 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story Dutchmen Films $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
36 358 Planet B-Boy Elephant Eye Films $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
37 789 Billy the Kid Elephant Eye Films $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
38 362 This Old Cub Emerging Pictures $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
39 520 Music from the Inside Out Emerging Pictures $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
40 1402 Home of the Brave (2004) Emerging Pictures $4,874 1 $3,185 1 10/1/04
41 1422 Cowboy del Amor Emerging Pictures $4,438 2 $4,438 2 2/10/06
42 1511 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emerging Pictures $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
43 627 Yves St. Laurent Empire $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
44 1329 With All Deliberate Speed Empire $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
45 329 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
46 1327 A Walk to Beautiful Engel Entertainment $7,718 1 $7,718 1 2/8/08
47 258 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's Entertainment One $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
48 664 Watermark Entertainment One $84,464 16 $7,724 2 4/4/14
49 1035 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Entertainment One $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
50 1310 Served Like a Girl Entertainment Studios $8,290 8 $1,844 4 8/25/17
51 725 Beyond the Gates (2004) Every Tribe $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
52 1065 The Last Dispatch Fabrication Films $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
53 1079 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Facets $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
54 420 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
55 87 In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem Fathom $2,534,370 733 n/a - 5/23/17
56 104 Is Genesis History? Fathom $1,796,182 704 n/a - 2/23/17
57 111 To Joey, with Love Fathom $1,709,073 753 n/a - 9/20/16
58 145 Chonda Pierce: Enough Fathom $1,260,116 798 n/a - 4/25/17
59 215 Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom $693,984 413 $98,088 293 6/8/17
60 304 Boston: An American Running Story Fathom $364,369 481 n/a - 4/19/17
61 1485 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
62 563 Hockney Film Movement $120,745 10 $13,683 4 4/22/16
63 651 My Love, Don't Cross that River Film Movement $88,018 6 $6,340 2 6/17/16
64 914 I am the Blues Film Movement $36,483 5 $5,105 4 7/12/17
65 964 The Seventh Fire Film Movement $30,112 3 $8,277 2 7/22/16
66 982 Hitler's Children Film Movement $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
67 1030 The Iran Job Film Movement $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
68 1298 Only When I Dance Film Movement $8,738 1 $2,181 1 7/2/10
69 1317 The Other Side Film Movement $8,074 1 $1,246 1 5/20/16
70 1384 Papirosen Film Movement $5,658 1 n/a - 1/24/14
71 705 Body of War Film Sales Company $71,716 5 $3,321 1 3/7/08
72 988 Broadway Idiot FilmBuff $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
73 819 The Internet's Own Boy FilmBuff/Participant Media $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
74 247 Harry & Snowman FilmRise $561,460 25 $56,842 18 9/30/16
75 484 The Witness FilmRise $159,305 15 $14,523 1 6/3/16
76 1029 Finding Oscar FilmRise $23,116 16 $2,365 1 4/14/17
77 1249 National Bird FilmRise $10,656 8 $3,030 1 11/11/16
78 1269 The Sunshine Makers FilmRise $10,042 7 $1,874 1 1/20/17
79 1293 Magnus FilmRise $8,944 6 $1,204 1 11/18/16
80 1312 Silicon Cowboys FilmRise $8,239 12 $5,724 12 9/16/16
81 1358 Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans FilmRise $6,843 2 $4,079 2 11/13/15
82 1389 Reset FilmRise $5,454 2 $2,198 2 1/13/17
83 29 Hoop Dreams Fine Line $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
84 230 The Filth and the Fury Fine Line $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
85 919 The Year of the Yao Fine Line $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
86 897 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 Fine Line Media $38,933 8 $6,157 1 9/13/13
87 415 New York Doll First Independent Pictures $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
88 691 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $76,173 5 $6,760 1 5/9/08
89 1197 I Trust You to Kill Me First Independent Pictures $12,854 1 $5,888 1 9/8/06
90 372 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First Look $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
91 603 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First Look $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
92 1022 Emmanuel's Gift First Look $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
93 - Family Portrait in Black and White First Pond n/a 1 n/a 1 7/13/12
94 211 56 Up First Run $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
95 259 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
96 269 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers First Run $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
97 310 Kings of Pastry First Run $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
98 324 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
99 340 42 Up First Run $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
100 342 Bonhoeffer First Run $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,314,702,692----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$855,36952$133,26729-
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, #1501-1593


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun 6/1/12
I Am Another You FR 9/27/17
Take Every Wave: The Life of Liard Hamilton IFC 9/29/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Architects of Denial Da. 10/6/17
Dina Orch. 10/7/17
78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene IFC 10/13/17
The Paris Opera FM 10/18/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 10/20/17
The Work Orch. 10/20/17
Dealt IFC 10/20/17
Dream Boat Strand 11/3/17
Big Sonia Argo. 11/17/17
Naples '44 FRun 11/29/17
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