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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, #1501-1547
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1416 Plastic Planet First Run $3,164 2 $740 1 1/14/11
2 1424 Best and Most Beautiful Things First Run $3,016 2 $1,591 2 12/2/16
3 1428 Wetlands Preserved First Run $2,970 1 $1,736 1 3/14/08
4 1430 The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West First Run $2,852 1 $1,744 1 5/6/16
5 1431 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America First Run $2,648 1 $1,415 1 1/24/14
6 1438 Men at Lunch First Run $2,483 1 $1,530 1 9/20/13
7 1442 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization First Run $2,363 3 $189 1 6/13/14
8 1449 Patagonia Rising First Run $2,064 1 $981 1 6/8/12
9 1450 Algorithms First Run $2,021 1 $317 1 10/17/14
10 1451 Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America First Run $1,940 1 $1,452 1 1/6/17
11 1452 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism First Run $1,916 2 $822 2 9/24/10
12 1456 The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa First Run $1,747 1 $1,153 1 2/6/15
13 1457 Children of Fate First Run $1,738 1 $1,099 1 11/23/93
14 1458 You Don't Need Feet to Dance First Run $1,719 1 $1,239 1 3/22/13
15 1459 On the Rumba River First Run $1,698 1 $1,156 1 6/6/08
16 1460 More Than the Rainbow First Run $1,677 1 $1,082 1 5/2/14
17 1461 Persons of Interest First Run $1,672 1 n/a - 9/3/04
18 1464 Making Grace First Run $1,496 1 $456 1 7/20/05
19 1468 Unborn in the USA First Run $1,475 1 $1,035 1 6/15/07
20 1470 Monumental First Run $1,430 1 $842 1 7/22/05
21 1474 America Betrayed First Run $1,311 1 $245 1 3/27/09
22 1478 Food Beware First Run $1,181 1 $595 1 10/16/09
23 1479 A Different American Dream First Run $1,172 1 $848 - 1/6/17
24 1481 Yalom's Cure First Run $1,164 1 $684 1 3/11/16
25 1486 The Penguin Counters First Run $976 1 $976 1 4/21/17
26 1487 Beyond Hatred First Run $949 1 $533 1 6/15/07
27 1488 A People Uncounted First Run $930 1 $390 1 5/16/14
28 1490 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child First Run $601 1 $402 1 11/23/12
29 1494 Triumph of the Wall First Run $476 1 $430 1 5/31/13
30 - Rehearsal for a Sicilician Tragedy First Run n/a - n/a - 2011
31 448 The Bridge First Stripe Productions $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
32 839 OC87 Fisher-Klingenstein Films $43,583 6 $5,733 1 5/25/12
33 1181 Back Door Channels Fisher-Klingenstein Films $12,139 3 $3,425 1 9/16/11
34 771 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage Flicker Alley $52,986 6 $2,915 3 2/10/12
35 987 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno Flicker Alley $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
36 32 Babies Focus Features $7,320,323 543 $2,160,460 534 5/7/10
37 127 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus Features $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
38 422 Under the Electric Sky Focus Features $207,584 25 n/a - 5/29/14
39 466 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus Features $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
40 1062 The Ground Truth Focus Features $20,013 8 $12,207 8 9/15/06
41 1210 Family Fundamentals Focus Features $11,344 4 $7,352 4 10/11/02
42 1304 I Am Ali Focus Features $7,205 11 $4,178 11 10/10/14
43 1083 La Camioneta Follow Your Nose Films $18,558 8 n/a - 5/31/13
44 1177 The Armor of Light Fork Films $12,267 26 n/a - 10/30/15
45 626 Stripper Fox $90,000 1 $14,155 1 1/31/86
46 53 Young@Heart Fox Searchlight $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
47 83 He Named Me Malala Fox Searchlight $2,668,936 477 $61,808 4 10/2/15
48 131 Looking for Richard Fox Searchlight $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
49 185 Sharkwater Freestyle Releasing $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
50 274 I Want Your Money Freestyle Releasing $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
51 319 The Hornet's Nest Freestyle Releasing $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
52 1215 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Freestyle Releasing $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
53 - Clinton, Inc. Freestyle Releasing n/a 20 n/a 20 9/30/16
54 1367 Street Fight Frontier Films $4,779 2 $3,888 2 2/22/06
55 226 Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago Future Educational Films $612,717 11 n/a - 9/6/13
56 106 Girl Rising Gathr Films $1,727,259 170 $81,640 34 3/7/13
57 229 Embrace: The Documentary Gathr Films $610,306 77 n/a - 9/19/16
58 364 Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things Gathr Films $261,865 80 n/a - 5/24/16
59 495 Generation Found Gathr Films $151,751 22 n/a - 8/29/16
60 568 Penton: The John Penton Story Gathr Films $112,159 14 n/a - 6/23/14
61 661 Trace Amounts Gathr Films $80,735 7 n/a - 1/2/15
62 790 The Unknowns Gathr Films $51,035 21 n/a - 5/30/16
63 1249 The Immortalists Gathr Films $9,331 3 $1,308 3 11/26/14
64 1041 The Ghosts In Our Machine Ghosts Media, Inc. $20,709 2 $8,756 1 11/8/13
65 - Sample This GoDigital n/a 15 n/a 15 9/13/13
66 1414 Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press Goldsmith Productions $3,204 1 n/a - 10/11/96
67 761 That Man: Peter Berlin Gorilla Factory Productions $55,398 1 $7,511 1 1/13/06
68 77 When We Were Kings Gramercy $2,789,985 92 $12,479 2 10/25/96
69 675 Don't Blink - Robert Frank Grasshopper Film $76,134 4 $10,382 1 7/15/16
70 986 Kate Plays Christine Grasshopper Film $25,564 3 $6,175 1 8/26/16
71 1288 Portrait of a Garden Grasshopper Film $7,914 1 $4,488 1 10/26/16
72 1310 Last Men in Aleppo Grasshopper Film $7,013 5 $1,505 1 5/5/17
73 491 Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of Gravitas Ventures $153,068 60 $153,068 60 1/30/15
74 662 For the Love of Spock Gravitas Ventures $80,141 38 n/a - 9/9/16
75 776 The Last Man on the Moon Gravitas Ventures $52,482 14 $30,880 13 2/26/16
76 1307 Quantum Hoops Green Forest Films $7,075 1 $4,216 1 11/2/07
77 529 4 Little Girls Green Valley $130,146 4 $13,528 1 7/9/97
78 1289 Resident Alien Greycat $7,867 - n/a - 10/18/91
79 911 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 Releasing $34,000 1 $34,000 1 7/20/07
80 247 On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hannover House $543,044 231 $320,894 231 11/7/14
81 287 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hannover House $386,073 24 $69,389 24 6/24/11
82 - Bonobos: Back to the Wild Hannover House n/a - n/a - 7/17/15
83 1317 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire High Top Releasing $6,905 17 $4,570 17 6/20/13
84 1415 The Backyard Hiqi Media $3,200 1 $1,500 1 8/29/03
85 1334 Not Bad for a Girl Horizon $6,152 - n/a - 10/18/96
86 472 Nostalgia for the Light Icarus Films $163,488 6 $5,664 1 1/13/11
87 593 Under the Sun (2016) Icarus Films $105,036 6 $15,454 2 7/6/16
88 732 Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World Icarus Films $61,044 10 $8,349 5 5/15/15
89 798 Le Joli Mai Icarus Films $49,647 3 $10,662 3 9/13/13
90 933 No Home Movie Icarus Films $31,095 5 n/a - 2/18/16
91 940 The Take Icarus Films $30,380 1 $8,625 1 9/22/04
92 965 The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Icarus Films $28,456 2 $5,304 1 8/31/16
93 1001 Forever Icarus Films $23,828 1 $5,202 1 9/12/07
94 1038 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icarus Films $20,944 1 $1,410 1 7/21/06
95 1043 The Great Flood Icarus Films $20,694 1 $3,596 1 1/8/14
96 1072 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icarus Films $19,317 2 $5,025 1 7/29/05
97 1092 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icarus Films $18,087 2 $418 1 6/6/14
98 1163 Sol LeWitt Icarus Films $13,146 2 $4,051 1 5/7/14
99 1173 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icarus Films $12,546 1 $2,630 1 7/26/06
100 1194 Blockade Icarus Films $11,750 1 $5,271 1 3/14/07
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,305,766,543----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$874,00753$136,74930-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$691,770,651----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,059,0221,468$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, #1501-1547


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Dear Mr. Watterson SD 11/15/13
Food Evolution Abr. 6/23/17
F(l)ag Football Abr. 6/23/17
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