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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, #1201-1292
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 60 Capturing the Friedmans Magnolia $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
2 63 Man on Wire Magnolia $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
3 71 Control Room Magnolia $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
4 72 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magnolia $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
5 75 The Queen of Versailles Magnolia $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
6 81 Blackfish Magnolia $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
7 108 No End in Sight Magnolia $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
8 110 Marley Magnolia $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
9 122 Gonzo Magnolia $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
10 136 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magnolia $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
11 147 Jesus Camp Magnolia $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
12 161 Life Itself Magnolia $810,454 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
13 182 Muscle Shoals Magnolia $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
14 241 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magnolia $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
15 266 Bukowski: Born Into This Magnolia $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
16 275 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magnolia $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
17 283 Crazy Love Magnolia $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
18 292 Outrage Magnolia $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
19 304 Surfwise Magnolia $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
20 341 A Place at the Table Magnolia $231,378 35 $92,257 35 3/1/13
21 370 No Place on Earth Magnolia $200,238 27 $13,813 2 4/5/13
22 379 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magnolia $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
23 420 Magic Trip Magnolia $154,521 18 $14,367 4 8/5/11
24 430 Cocaine Cowboys Magnolia $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
25 444 Good Ol' Freda Magnolia $138,811 17 $6,798 1 9/6/13
26 506 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magnolia $105,998 9 $15,096 2 7/3/13
27 507 Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Magnolia $105,710 13 n/a - 11/16/11
28 509 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magnolia $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
29 510 Mr. Untouchable Magnolia $104,678 26 $48,280 26 10/26/07
30 516 Freakonomics Magnolia $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
31 521 Rejoice and Shout Magnolia $100,237 7 $6,589 1 6/3/11
32 577 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magnolia $75,881 9 $14,287 3 6/27/14
33 629 Limelight Magnolia $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
34 636 Maxed Out Magnolia $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
35 639 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
36 659 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
37 670 Venus and Serena Magnolia $51,271 8 $10,981 4 5/10/13
38 686 Terror's Advocate Magnolia $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
39 796 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magnolia $31,313 5 $3,936 5 6/7/13
40 808 American Swing Magnolia $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
41 883 Not Quite Hollywood Magnolia $21,152 6 $4,694 2 7/31/09
42 921 A League of Ordinary Gentlemen Magnolia $18,807 4 n/a 1 5/27/05
43 1209 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magnolia $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
44 599 2012: Time for Change Mangusta Productions $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
45 666 Screamers (2006) Maya Entertainment $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
46 1180 Fraude Maya Entertainment $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
47 248 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
48 178 Shanghai Ghetto Menemsha $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
49 40 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
50 135 Say Amen, Somebody MGM $1,108,299 - n/a - 3/11/83
51 1000 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $12,306 1 $3,216 1 7/9/08
52 720 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $41,802 1 $13,236 1 9/17/10
53 1166 This Divided State Minority Films $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
54 15 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
55 47 Paris is Burning Miramax $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
56 65 Unzipped Miramax $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
57 67 Comedian Miramax $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
58 98 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
59 109 Microcosmos Miramax $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
60 125 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
61 177 The Big One Miramax $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
62 209 Incident at Oglala Miramax $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
63 228 The Heart of the Game Miramax $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
64 305 American Dream Miramax $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
65 435 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
66 449 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
67 452 Deep Blue Miramax $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
68 886 Small Wonders Miramax $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
69 963 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
70 1015 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $11,683 1 $7,117 1 10/24/01
71 753 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
72 844 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
73 1188 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 1 $3,384 1 9/28/07
74 910 Favela Rising Mochary Films $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
75 348 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Monterey Media, Inc. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
76 1014 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $11,698 2 $4,138 1 12/4/09
77 1035 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
78 546 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
79 1004 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuckman Media $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
80 260 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
81 311 The Green Prince Music Box Films $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
82 399 Antarctica: A Year on Ice Music Box Films $170,171 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
83 501 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
84 551 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $86,637 5 $11,041 2 6/13/12
85 854 Happy Valley (2014) Music Box Films $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
86 914 Watchers of the Sky Music Box Films $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
87 984 Fifi Howls From Happiness Music Box Films $13,614 2 $2,728 1 8/8/14
88 1044 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
89 1047 The Informant Music Box Films $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
90 1120 Revenge of the Mekons Music Box Films $6,487 1 $2,354 1 10/29/14
91 1248 The Tower (2014) Music Box Films $1,117 1 $726 1 11/7/14
92 1249 We Are the Giant Music Box Films $1,088 2 $1,088 2 12/12/14
93 29 Jerusalem National Geographic Entertainment $6,305,074 33 n/a - 9/13/13
94 33 Flying Monsters National Geographic Entertainment $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
95 114 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
96 150 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
97 191 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
98 320 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
99 986 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
100 80 The Endless Summer II New Line $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,097,880,431----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$873,41347$130,88727-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$8,879,1871,551-
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, #1201-1292


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15