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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, #1401-1426
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 468 Cocaine Cowboys Magnolia $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
2 482 Good Ol' Freda Magnolia $138,811 17 $6,798 1 9/6/13
3 552 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magnolia $105,998 9 $15,096 2 7/3/13
4 553 Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Magnolia $105,710 13 n/a - 11/16/11
5 555 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magnolia $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
6 556 Mr. Untouchable Magnolia $104,678 26 $48,280 26 10/26/07
7 557 Zero Days Magnolia $104,499 20 $49,110 18 7/8/16
8 564 Freakonomics Magnolia $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
9 569 Rejoice and Shout Magnolia $100,237 7 $6,589 1 6/3/11
10 593 Sunshine Superman Magnolia $88,097 21 $8,991 3 5/22/15
11 631 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magnolia $75,881 9 $14,287 3 6/27/14
12 687 Limelight Magnolia $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
13 694 Maxed Out Magnolia $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
14 698 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
15 719 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
16 732 Venus and Serena Magnolia $51,271 8 $10,981 4 5/10/13
17 751 Terror's Advocate Magnolia $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
18 782 Presenting Princess Shaw Magnolia $43,090 12 $4,814 3 5/27/16
19 792 Nowitzki Magnolia $41,340 4 $20,049 4 7/10/15
20 866 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magnolia $31,313 5 $3,936 5 6/7/13
21 879 American Swing Magnolia $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
22 961 Not Quite Hollywood Magnolia $21,152 6 $4,694 2 7/31/09
23 1003 A League of Ordinary Gentlemen Magnolia $18,807 4 n/a 1 5/27/05
24 1327 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magnolia $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
25 652 2012: Time for Change Mangusta Productions $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
26 916 Gurukulam Matson Films $25,651 11 n/a - 6/3/16
27 727 Screamers (2006) Maya Entertainment $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
28 1296 Fraude Maya Entertainment $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
29 274 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
30 196 Shanghai Ghetto Menemsha $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
31 1021 Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream Menemsha $17,506 3 $12,065 3 4/20/16
32 - Rabin in His Own Words Menemsha n/a - n/a - 5/6/16
33 44 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
34 148 Say Amen, Somebody MGM $1,108,299 - n/a - 3/11/83
35 1088 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $12,306 1 $3,216 1 7/9/08
36 788 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $41,802 1 $13,236 1 9/17/10
37 1282 This Divided State Minority Films $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
38 17 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
39 53 Paris is Burning Miramax $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
40 71 Unzipped Miramax $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
41 74 Comedian Miramax $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
42 107 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
43 120 Microcosmos Miramax $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
44 138 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
45 195 The Big One Miramax $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
46 231 Incident at Oglala Miramax $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
47 252 The Heart of the Game Miramax $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
48 338 American Dream Miramax $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
49 473 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
50 489 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
51 492 Deep Blue Miramax $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
52 964 Small Wonders Miramax $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
53 1047 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
54 1108 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $11,683 1 $7,117 1 10/24/01
55 822 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
56 919 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
57 1304 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 1 $3,384 1 9/28/07
58 988 Favela Rising Mochary Films $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
59 383 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Monterey Media, Inc. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
60 1107 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $11,698 2 $4,138 1 12/4/09
61 1130 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
62 596 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
63 1094 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuckman Media $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
64 84 Meru Music Box Films $2,334,228 176 $91,279 7 8/14/15
65 286 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
66 306 Francofonia Music Box Films $307,040 25 $22,083 2 4/1/16
67 319 Antarctica: A Year on Ice Music Box Films $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
68 344 The Green Prince Music Box Films $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
69 547 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
70 601 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $86,637 5 $11,041 2 6/13/12
71 738 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Music Box Films $50,353 4 $16,912 2 7/8/16
72 930 Happy Valley (2014) Music Box Films $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
73 995 Watchers of the Sky Music Box Films $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
74 1069 Fifi Howls From Happiness Music Box Films $13,614 2 $2,728 1 8/8/14
75 1102 Revenge of the Mekons Music Box Films $11,861 3 $2,354 1 10/29/14
76 1103 Emptying the Skies Music Box Films $11,811 2 $4,818 2 4/22/15
77 1139 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
78 1143 The Informant Music Box Films $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
79 1180 We Are Twisted F***ing Sister! Music Box Films $8,277 8 $5,804 6 2/19/16
80 1370 The Tower (2014) Music Box Films $1,117 1 $726 1 11/7/14
81 1371 We Are the Giant Music Box Films $1,088 2 $1,088 2 12/12/14
82 25 Jerusalem National Geographic Entertainment $8,020,721 33 n/a - 9/13/13
83 37 Flying Monsters National Geographic Entertainment $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
84 126 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
85 165 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
86 211 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
87 354 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
88 1071 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
89 90 The Endless Summer II New Line $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
90 233 Wild Man Blues New Line $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
91 278 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years New Line $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
92 803 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story New Love Films $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
93 75 My Architect New Yorker $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
94 183 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
95 186 To Be and to Have New Yorker $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
96 341 Life and Debt New Yorker $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
97 527 After Innocence New Yorker $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
98 575 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
99 663 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
100 794 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,240,639,169----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$899,66651$141,78529-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$662,178,092----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,590,7541,614$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, #1401-1426


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Make Believe CS 5/13/11
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
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 10/28/16
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