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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, #1401-1410
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 564 Rejoice and Shout Magnolia $100,237 7 $6,589 1 6/3/11
2 588 Sunshine Superman Magnolia $88,097 21 $8,991 3 5/22/15
3 627 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magnolia $75,881 9 $14,287 3 6/27/14
4 681 Limelight Magnolia $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
5 688 Maxed Out Magnolia $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
6 692 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
7 713 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
8 726 Venus and Serena Magnolia $51,271 8 $10,981 4 5/10/13
9 744 Terror's Advocate Magnolia $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
10 782 Nowitzki Magnolia $41,340 4 $20,049 4 7/10/15
11 856 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magnolia $31,313 5 $3,936 5 6/7/13
12 861 Presenting Princess Shaw Magnolia $30,824 12 $4,814 3 5/27/16
13 869 American Swing Magnolia $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
14 948 Not Quite Hollywood Magnolia $21,152 6 $4,694 2 7/31/09
15 990 A League of Ordinary Gentlemen Magnolia $18,807 4 n/a 1 5/27/05
16 1312 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magnolia $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
17 648 2012: Time for Change Mangusta Productions $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
18 1233 Gurukulam Matson Films $5,421 4 n/a - 6/3/16
19 721 Screamers (2006) Maya Entertainment $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
20 1282 Fraude Maya Entertainment $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
21 272 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
22 193 Shanghai Ghetto Menemsha $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
23 1008 Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream Menemsha $17,506 3 $12,065 3 4/20/16
24 - Rabin in His Own Words Menemsha n/a - n/a - 5/6/16
25 43 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
26 147 Say Amen, Somebody MGM $1,108,299 - n/a - 3/11/83
27 1075 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $12,306 1 $3,216 1 7/9/08
28 778 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $41,802 1 $13,236 1 9/17/10
29 1268 This Divided State Minority Films $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
30 17 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
31 51 Paris is Burning Miramax $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
32 69 Unzipped Miramax $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
33 72 Comedian Miramax $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
34 105 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
35 117 Microcosmos Miramax $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
36 137 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
37 192 The Big One Miramax $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
38 228 Incident at Oglala Miramax $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
39 250 The Heart of the Game Miramax $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
40 336 American Dream Miramax $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
41 469 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
42 484 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
43 487 Deep Blue Miramax $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
44 951 Small Wonders Miramax $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
45 1036 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
46 1096 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $11,683 1 $7,117 1 10/24/01
47 812 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
48 907 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
49 1290 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 1 $3,384 1 9/28/07
50 975 Favela Rising Mochary Films $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
51 381 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Monterey Media, Inc. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
52 1095 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $11,698 2 $4,138 1 12/4/09
53 1117 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
54 591 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
55 1081 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuckman Media $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
56 83 Meru Music Box Films $2,334,228 176 $91,279 7 8/14/15
57 284 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
58 312 Francofonia Music Box Films $299,928 25 $22,083 2 4/1/16
59 317 Antarctica: A Year on Ice Music Box Films $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
60 342 The Green Prince Music Box Films $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
61 542 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
62 596 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $86,637 5 $11,041 2 6/13/12
63 917 Happy Valley (2014) Music Box Films $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
64 982 Watchers of the Sky Music Box Films $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
65 1057 Fifi Howls From Happiness Music Box Films $13,614 2 $2,728 1 8/8/14
66 1089 Revenge of the Mekons Music Box Films $11,861 3 $2,354 1 10/29/14
67 1090 Emptying the Skies Music Box Films $11,811 2 $4,818 2 4/22/15
68 1126 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
69 1130 The Informant Music Box Films $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
70 1167 We Are Twisted F***ing Sister! Music Box Films $8,277 8 $5,804 6 2/19/16
71 1355 The Tower (2014) Music Box Films $1,117 1 $726 1 11/7/14
72 1356 We Are the Giant Music Box Films $1,088 2 $1,088 2 12/12/14
73 25 Jerusalem National Geographic Entertainment $8,020,721 33 n/a - 9/13/13
74 36 Flying Monsters National Geographic Entertainment $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
75 123 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
76 163 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
77 208 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
78 352 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
79 1059 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
80 88 The Endless Summer II New Line $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
81 230 Wild Man Blues New Line $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
82 276 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years New Line $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
83 793 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story New Love Films $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
84 73 My Architect New Yorker $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
85 180 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
86 183 To Be and to Have New Yorker $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
87 339 Life and Debt New Yorker $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
88 521 After Innocence New Yorker $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
89 570 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
90 659 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
91 784 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
92 808 Tsahal New Yorker $38,773 1 $12,195 1 1/27/95
93 1149 ABC Africa New Yorker $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
94 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) New Yorker n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
95 309 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
96 535 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
97 500 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
98 - In My Father's House OA Investment Holdings n/a - n/a - 10/9/15
99 672 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
100 161 The War Room October $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,228,384,282----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,57550$143,16830-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$655,180,708----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,486,1181,631$9,507,5551,700-
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, #1401-1410


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Casting By SD 11/1/13
Life, Animated Orch. 7/1/16
Indian Point FRun 7/8/16
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You MBox 7/8/16
Zero Days Magn. 7/8/16
Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party QF 7/15/16
Gleason ORF 7/29/16
Citizen Soldier INDEP 8/5/16
When Two Worlds Collide FRun 8/17/16
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. 8/19/16
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. 9/9/16
Command and Control AEF 9/14/16
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR 9/16/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
Harry Benson: Shoot First Magn. 11/4/16
Seasons MBox 11/11/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD