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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, #1201-1282
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 525 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
2 607 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
3 724 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
4 748 Tsahal New Yorker $38,773 1 $12,195 1 1/27/95
5 1059 ABC Africa New Yorker $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
6 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) New Yorker n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
7 281 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
8 491 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
9 463 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
10 619 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
11 147 The War Room October $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
12 236 The Last Days October $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
13 707 Moving the Mountain October $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
14 566 Harvest of Empire Onyx Films $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
15 1012 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open Edge $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
16 29 Believe Open Road Films $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
17 844 Eat This New York Organic Pictures $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
18 1199 Risk/Reward Organic Pictures $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
19 319 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey Orion Classics $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
20 70 Samsara Oscilloscope Pictures $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
21 218 Shut Up and Play the Hits Oscilloscope Pictures $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
22 264 A Film Unfinished Oscilloscope Pictures $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
23 277 Unmistaken Child Oscilloscope Pictures $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
24 354 Art and Craft Oscilloscope Pictures $215,300 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
25 437 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
26 521 No Impact Man Oscilloscope Pictures $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
27 556 12 O'Clock Boys Oscilloscope Pictures $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
28 579 After Tiller Oscilloscope Pictures $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
29 621 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Oscilloscope Pictures $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
30 652 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
31 667 Burma VJ Oscilloscope Pictures $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
32 671 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Oscilloscope Pictures $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
33 694 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Oscilloscope Pictures $46,380 4 $6,510 1 11/17/10
34 734 Teenage Oscilloscope Pictures $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
35 802 These Birds Walk Oscilloscope Pictures $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
36 831 The Garden Oscilloscope Pictures $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
37 901 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Oscilloscope Pictures $20,056 10 n/a - 6/20/14
38 908 Tchoupitoulas Oscilloscope Pictures $19,375 6 $2,379 1 12/7/12
39 914 The Kill Team Oscilloscope Pictures $18,983 2 n/a - 7/25/14
40 922 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Oscilloscope Pictures $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
41 960 Only the Young Oscilloscope Pictures $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
42 994 Rebirth Oscilloscope Pictures $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
43 212 Sex Is... Outsider Films $530,833 6 n/a - 5/7/93
44 1227 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris Outsider Films $1,476 1 $1,476 1 12/7/07
45 17 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
46 161 Bill W. Page 124 Productions $809,590 31 n/a - 5/18/12
47 99 I Am Paladin $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
48 436 Kids For Cash Paladin $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
49 559 The Whale Paladin $81,881 5 $4,835 2 9/9/11
50 690 Connected Paladin $46,782 7 $13,301 3 9/16/11
51 711 Love Etc. Paladin $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
52 761 Mansome Paladin $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
53 846 Otter 501 Paladin $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
54 932 Great Directors Paladin $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
55 471 Spark: A Burning Man Story Paladin/Film Buff $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
56 571 This is Not a Film Palisades Tartan $77,016 5 $12,608 5 2/29/12
57 195 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
58 287 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
59 427 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
60 455 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
61 459 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
62 576 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
63 708 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $44,435 2 $6,820 1 8/31/05
64 718 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
65 725 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
66 797 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
67 811 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
68 827 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $27,344 1 $7,520 1 2/1/06
69 991 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $12,600 1 $4,842 1 7/16/04
70 1084 Kill Your Idols Palm $7,753 2 $3,274 1 7/7/06
71 1150 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $4,658 1 $2,706 1 3/12/04
72 1208 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $2,324 1 $1,340 1 6/8/07
73 953 People Say I'm Crazy Palo Alto Pictures $15,679 1 $4,820 1 4/30/04
74 1223 Souldier Parade Deck Films $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
75 955 7th Street Paradise Acres $15,629 1 $6,354 1 1/17/03
76 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Paramount $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
77 8 Katy Perry: Part of Me Paramount $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
78 24 Tupac: Resurrection Paramount $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
79 554 16 Days of Glory Paramount $83,857 - n/a - 3/7/86
80 10 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
81 21 Mad Hot Ballroom Paramount Classics $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
82 266 Trekkies Paramount Classics $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
83 27 Waiting for "Superman" Paramount Vantage $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
84 34 Shine a Light Paramount Vantage $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
85 143 American Teen Paramount Vantage $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
86 157 Arctic Tale Paramount Vantage $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
87 - State 194 Participant Media n/a - n/a - 5/17/13
88 - 99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film Participant Media n/a - n/a - 9/6/13
89 174 Forks Over Knives Pascack Media $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
90 184 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters Picturehouse $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
91 196 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland Picturehouse $603,894 962 $464,170 962 2/8/08
92 614 Rock School Picturehouse $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
93 976 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock Picturehouse $13,710 2 $5,526 2 11/15/06
94 1173 Moog Plexifilm $3,604 1 $2,227 1 9/24/04
95 993 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMK*BNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
96 56 Exit Through the Gift Shop Producers Distribution Agency $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
97 95 Senna Producers Distribution Agency $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
98 351 Brooklyn Castle Producers Distribution Agency $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
99 1090 Bel Borba Aqui Producers Distribution Agency $7,426 2 $1,869 1 10/3/12
100 206 Hands on a Hard Body Providence $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,095,973,393----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,48147$131,67627-
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, #1201-1282


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kids Grow Up Shad. 10/29/10
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
Touch the Wall TTW 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/5/14
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen 12/10/14
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
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
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