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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, #1201-1267
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 159 Life Itself Magnolia $810,454 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
2 180 Muscle Shoals Magnolia $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
3 237 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magnolia $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
4 262 Bukowski: Born Into This Magnolia $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
5 271 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magnolia $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
6 279 Crazy Love Magnolia $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
7 288 Outrage Magnolia $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
8 299 Surfwise Magnolia $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
9 335 A Place at the Table Magnolia $231,378 35 $92,257 35 3/1/13
10 365 No Place on Earth Magnolia $200,238 27 $13,813 2 4/5/13
11 374 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magnolia $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
12 413 Magic Trip Magnolia $154,521 18 $14,367 4 8/5/11
13 424 Cocaine Cowboys Magnolia $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
14 437 Good Ol' Freda Magnolia $138,811 17 $6,798 1 9/6/13
15 497 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magnolia $105,998 9 $15,096 2 7/3/13
16 498 Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Magnolia $105,710 13 n/a - 11/16/11
17 500 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magnolia $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
18 501 Mr. Untouchable Magnolia $104,678 26 $48,280 26 10/26/07
19 507 Freakonomics Magnolia $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
20 512 Rejoice and Shout Magnolia $100,237 7 $6,589 1 6/3/11
21 569 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magnolia $75,881 9 $14,287 3 6/27/14
22 618 Limelight Magnolia $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
23 625 Maxed Out Magnolia $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
24 628 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
25 650 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
26 662 Venus and Serena Magnolia $51,271 8 $10,981 4 5/10/13
27 678 Terror's Advocate Magnolia $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
28 788 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magnolia $31,313 5 $3,936 5 6/7/13
29 800 American Swing Magnolia $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
30 872 Not Quite Hollywood Magnolia $21,152 6 $4,694 2 7/31/09
31 909 A League of Ordinary Gentlemen Magnolia $18,807 4 n/a 1 5/27/05
32 1190 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magnolia $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
33 588 2012: Time for Change Mangusta Productions $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
34 658 Screamers (2006) Maya Entertainment $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
35 1161 Fraude Maya Entertainment $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
36 244 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
37 176 Shanghai Ghetto Menemsha $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
38 40 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
39 134 Say Amen, Somebody MGM $1,108,299 - n/a - 3/11/83
40 987 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $12,306 1 $3,216 1 7/9/08
41 712 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $41,802 1 $13,236 1 9/17/10
42 1148 This Divided State Minority Films $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
43 15 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
44 47 Paris is Burning Miramax $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
45 65 Unzipped Miramax $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
46 67 Comedian Miramax $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
47 97 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
48 108 Microcosmos Miramax $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
49 124 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
50 175 The Big One Miramax $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
51 207 Incident at Oglala Miramax $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
52 225 The Heart of the Game Miramax $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
53 300 American Dream Miramax $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
54 429 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
55 442 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
56 445 Deep Blue Miramax $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
57 875 Small Wonders Miramax $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
58 948 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
59 1001 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $11,683 1 $7,117 1 10/24/01
60 745 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
61 835 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
62 1169 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 1 $3,384 1 9/28/07
63 898 Favela Rising Mochary Films $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
64 342 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Monterey Media, Inc. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
65 1000 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $11,698 2 $4,138 1 12/4/09
66 1020 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
67 537 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
68 990 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuckman Media $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
69 255 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
70 356 The Green Prince Music Box Films $208,153 23 $32,698 4 9/12/14
71 492 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
72 542 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $86,637 5 $11,041 2 6/13/12
73 969 Fifi Howls From Happiness Music Box Films $13,614 2 $2,728 1 8/8/14
74 1029 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
75 1032 The Informant Music Box Films $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
76 1080 Watchers of the Sky Music Box Films $7,473 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
77 31 Flying Monsters National Geographic Entertainment $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
78 34 Jerusalem National Geographic Entertainment $5,112,550 33 n/a - 9/13/13
79 113 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
80 148 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
81 189 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
82 313 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
83 971 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
84 80 The Endless Summer II New Line $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
85 209 Wild Man Blues New Line $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
86 248 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years New Line $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
87 726 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story New Love Films $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
88 68 My Architect New Yorker $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
89 164 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
90 167 To Be and to Have New Yorker $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
91 303 Life and Debt New Yorker $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
92 476 After Innocence New Yorker $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
93 520 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
94 598 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
95 717 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
96 740 Tsahal New Yorker $38,773 1 $12,195 1 1/27/95
97 1048 ABC Africa New Yorker $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
98 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) New Yorker n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
99 278 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
100 484 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,090,297,763----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$882,11847$132,59527-
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, #1201-1267


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15