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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, #1501-1504
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1429 Monumental First Run $1,430 1 $842 1 7/22/05
2 1433 America Betrayed First Run $1,311 1 $245 1 3/27/09
3 1437 Food Beware First Run $1,181 1 $595 1 10/16/09
4 1438 A Different American Dream First Run $1,172 1 $848 - 1/6/17
5 1440 Yalom's Cure First Run $1,164 1 $684 1 3/11/16
6 1445 Beyond Hatred First Run $949 1 $533 1 6/15/07
7 1446 A People Uncounted First Run $930 1 $390 1 5/16/14
8 1448 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child First Run $601 1 $402 1 11/23/12
9 1452 Triumph of the Wall First Run $476 1 $430 1 5/31/13
10 - Rehearsal for a Sicilician Tragedy First Run n/a - n/a - 2011
11 435 The Bridge First Stripe Productions $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
12 818 OC87 Fisher-Klingenstein Films $43,583 6 $5,733 1 5/25/12
13 1144 Back Door Channels Fisher-Klingenstein Films $12,139 3 $3,425 1 9/16/11
14 752 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage Flicker Alley $52,986 6 $2,915 3 2/10/12
15 960 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno Flicker Alley $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
16 31 Babies Focus Features $7,320,323 543 $2,160,460 534 5/7/10
17 123 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus Features $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
18 410 Under the Electric Sky Focus Features $207,584 25 n/a - 5/29/14
19 452 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus Features $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
20 1032 The Ground Truth Focus Features $20,013 8 $12,207 8 9/15/06
21 1174 Family Fundamentals Focus Features $11,344 4 $7,352 4 10/11/02
22 1266 I Am Ali Focus Features $7,205 11 $4,178 11 10/10/14
23 1053 La Camioneta Follow Your Nose Films $18,558 8 n/a - 5/31/13
24 1140 The Armor of Light Fork Films $12,267 26 n/a - 10/30/15
25 610 Stripper Fox $90,000 1 $14,155 1 1/31/86
26 51 Young@Heart Fox Searchlight $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
27 81 He Named Me Malala Fox Searchlight $2,668,936 477 $61,808 4 10/2/15
28 127 Looking for Richard Fox Searchlight $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
29 180 Sharkwater Freestyle Releasing $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
30 267 I Want Your Money Freestyle Releasing $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
31 311 The Hornet's Nest Freestyle Releasing $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
32 1179 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Freestyle Releasing $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
33 - Clinton, Inc. Freestyle Releasing n/a 20 n/a 20 9/30/16
34 1329 Street Fight Frontier Films $4,779 2 $3,888 2 2/22/06
35 221 Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago Future Educational Films $612,717 11 n/a - 9/6/13
36 102 Girl Rising Gathr Films $1,727,259 170 $81,640 34 3/7/13
37 274 Embrace: The Documentary Gathr Films $412,340 77 n/a - 9/19/16
38 354 Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things Gathr Films $261,865 80 n/a - 5/24/16
39 481 Generation Found Gathr Films $151,751 22 n/a - 8/29/16
40 553 Penton: The John Penton Story Gathr Films $112,159 14 n/a - 6/23/14
41 644 Trace Amounts Gathr Films $80,735 7 n/a - 1/2/15
42 770 The Unknowns Gathr Films $51,035 21 n/a - 5/30/16
43 1213 The Immortalists Gathr Films $9,331 3 $1,308 3 11/26/14
44 1011 The Ghosts In Our Machine Ghosts Media, Inc. $20,709 2 $8,756 1 11/8/13
45 - Sample This GoDigital n/a 15 n/a 15 9/13/13
46 1373 Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press Goldsmith Productions $3,204 1 n/a - 10/11/96
47 742 That Man: Peter Berlin Gorilla Factory Productions $55,398 1 $7,511 1 1/13/06
48 76 When We Were Kings Gramercy $2,789,985 92 $12,479 2 10/25/96
49 658 Don't Blink - Robert Frank Grasshopper Film $76,134 4 $10,382 1 7/15/16
50 959 Kate Plays Christine Grasshopper Film $25,564 3 $6,175 1 8/26/16
51 1251 Portrait of a Garden Grasshopper Film $7,914 1 $4,488 1 10/26/16
52 477 Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of Gravitas Ventures $153,068 60 $153,068 60 1/30/15
53 645 For the Love of Spock Gravitas Ventures $80,141 38 n/a - 9/9/16
54 757 The Last Man on the Moon Gravitas Ventures $52,482 14 $30,880 13 2/26/16
55 1269 Quantum Hoops Green Forest Films $7,075 1 $4,216 1 11/2/07
56 516 4 Little Girls Green Valley $130,146 4 $13,528 1 7/9/97
57 1252 Resident Alien Greycat $7,867 - n/a - 10/18/91
58 888 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 Releasing $34,000 1 $34,000 1 7/20/07
59 240 On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hannover House $543,044 231 $320,894 231 11/7/14
60 281 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hannover House $386,073 24 $69,389 24 6/24/11
61 - Bonobos: Back to the Wild Hannover House n/a - n/a - 7/17/15
62 1278 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire High Top Releasing $6,905 17 $4,570 17 6/20/13
63 1374 The Backyard Hiqi Media $3,200 1 $1,500 1 8/29/03
64 1296 Not Bad for a Girl Horizon $6,152 - n/a - 10/18/96
65 458 Nostalgia for the Light Icarus Films $163,488 6 $5,664 1 1/13/11
66 578 Under the Sun (2016) Icarus Films $104,751 6 $15,454 2 7/6/16
67 713 Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World Icarus Films $61,044 10 $8,349 5 5/15/15
68 777 Le Joli Mai Icarus Films $49,647 3 $10,662 3 9/13/13
69 909 No Home Movie Icarus Films $31,095 5 n/a - 2/18/16
70 916 The Take Icarus Films $30,380 1 $8,625 1 9/22/04
71 974 Forever Icarus Films $23,828 1 $5,202 1 9/12/07
72 988 The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Icarus Films $22,478 2 $5,304 1 8/31/16
73 1008 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icarus Films $20,944 1 $1,410 1 7/21/06
74 1013 The Great Flood Icarus Films $20,694 1 $3,596 1 1/8/14
75 1042 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icarus Films $19,317 2 $5,025 1 7/29/05
76 1061 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icarus Films $18,087 2 $418 1 6/6/14
77 1126 Sol LeWitt Icarus Films $13,146 2 $4,051 1 5/7/14
78 1136 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icarus Films $12,546 1 $2,630 1 7/26/06
79 1158 Blockade Icarus Films $11,750 1 $5,271 1 3/14/07
80 1164 Operation Filmmaker Icarus Films $11,573 1 $2,964 1 6/4/08
81 1232 Salvador Allende Icarus Films $8,454 1 n/a - 9/5/07
82 1239 Gringo Trails Icarus Films $8,349 2 $158 1 4/19/14
83 1249 A Decent Factory Icarus Films $7,925 1 $1,900 1 6/29/05
84 1298 El Sicario, Room 164 Icarus Films $6,123 1 $2,040 1 12/28/11
85 1349 The Loving Story Icarus Films $4,218 1 $448 1 6/8/12
86 1360 Still, the Children Are Here Icarus Films $3,685 1 $2,210 1 11/5/04
87 1398 From the East Icarus Films $2,436 1 $564 1 4/17/16
88 1399 Looking for an Icon Icarus Films $2,393 1 $1,760 1 5/9/07
89 1424 Where Are You Taking Me? Icarus Films $1,492 1 $937 1 3/2/12
90 1431 The Silence of Mark Rothko Icarus Films $1,422 1 $268 1 4/21/16
91 1435 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icarus Films $1,246 1 $642 1 8/5/05
92 1441 The Ister Icarus Films $1,124 1 $1,124 1 2/10/06
93 1449 Notes on Marie Menken Icarus Films $577 1 $577 1 2/9/07
94 - The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear Icarus Films n/a - n/a - 8/2/13
95 23 Super Size Me IDP $11,536,423 230 $516,641 41 5/7/04
96 837 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
97 40 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
98 42 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
99 50 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
100 58 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,273,817,315----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,28550$137,14129-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$672,384,098----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$25,860,9271,550$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, #1401-1500, #1501-1504


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. 6/29/07
Contemporary Color Osci. 3/1/17
My Scientology Movie Magn. 3/3/17
Uncertain LucD. 3/9/17
God Knows Where I Am INDEP 3/31/17
Jeremiah Tower Orch. 4/14/17
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Citizen Jane IFC 4/21/17
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD