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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
1 700 That Man: Peter Berlin Gorilla Factory Productions $55,398 1 $7,511 1 1/13/06
2 1292 Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press Goldsmith Productions $3,204 1 n/a - 10/11/96
3 - Sample This GoDigital n/a 15 n/a 15 9/13/13
4 953 The Ghosts In Our Machine Ghosts Media, Inc. $20,709 2 $8,756 1 11/8/13
5 96 Girl Rising Gathr Films $1,727,259 170 $81,640 34 3/7/13
6 364 Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things Gathr Films $242,212 80 n/a - 5/24/16
7 529 Penton: The John Penton Story Gathr Films $112,159 14 n/a - 6/23/14
8 614 Trace Amounts Gathr Films $80,735 7 n/a - 1/2/15
9 823 The Unknowns Gathr Films $36,256 21 n/a - 5/30/16
10 1142 The Immortalists Gathr Films $9,331 3 $1,308 3 11/26/14
11 211 Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago Future Educational Films $612,717 11 n/a - 9/6/13
12 1253 Street Fight Frontier Films $4,779 2 $3,888 2 2/22/06
13 170 Sharkwater Freestyle Releasing $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
14 254 I Want Your Money Freestyle Releasing $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
15 297 The Hornet's Nest Freestyle Releasing $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
16 1111 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Freestyle Releasing $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
17 48 Young@Heart Fox Searchlight $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
18 77 He Named Me Malala Fox Searchlight $2,668,936 477 $61,808 4 10/2/15
19 119 Looking for Richard Fox Searchlight $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
20 581 Stripper Fox $90,000 1 $14,155 1 1/31/86
21 1077 The Armor of Light Fork Films $12,267 26 n/a - 10/30/15
22 996 La Camioneta Follow Your Nose Films $18,558 8 n/a - 5/31/13
23 29 Babies Focus Features $7,320,323 543 $2,160,460 534 5/7/10
24 115 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus Features $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
25 395 Under the Electric Sky Focus Features $207,584 25 n/a - 5/29/14
26 435 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus Features $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
27 974 The Ground Truth Focus Features $20,013 8 $12,207 8 9/15/06
28 1107 Family Fundamentals Focus Features $11,344 4 $7,352 4 10/11/02
29 1188 I Am Ali Focus Features $7,205 11 $4,178 11 10/10/14
30 710 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage Flicker Alley $52,986 6 $2,915 3 2/10/12
31 905 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno Flicker Alley $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
32 771 OC87 Fisher-Klingenstein Films $43,583 6 $5,733 1 5/25/12
33 1081 Back Door Channels Fisher-Klingenstein Films $12,139 3 $3,425 1 9/16/11
34 420 The Bridge First Stripe Productions $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
35 196 56 Up First Run $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
36 237 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
37 247 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers First Run $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
38 285 Kings of Pastry First Run $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
39 296 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
40 312 42 Up First Run $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
41 314 Bonhoeffer First Run $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
42 315 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times First Run $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
43 338 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune First Run $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
44 365 49 Up First Run $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
45 373 Weapons of the Spirit First Run $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
46 416 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
47 421 Constantine's Sword First Run $179,507 6 $10,131 2 4/18/08
48 432 Crude First Run $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
49 456 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $153,088 12 n/a - 11/11/11
50 493 Stonewall Uprising First Run $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
51 505 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train First Run $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
52 508 Fidel First Run $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
53 522 Ballerina First Run $114,507 5 $2,656 1 1/16/09
54 565 Bhutto First Run $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
55 605 Praying with Lior First Run $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
56 620 Bright Leaves First Run $77,888 4 $4,485 1 8/25/04
57 621 Circo First Run $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
58 650 Maidentrip First Run $68,243 9 $1,622 1 12/20/13
59 660 Dancing Across Borders First Run $66,166 5 $5,204 1 3/26/10
60 663 Through a Lens Darkly First Run $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
61 676 War Photographer First Run $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
62 690 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation First Run $58,755 5 $2,009 1 9/12/14
63 691 Four Seasons Lodge First Run $58,334 3 $11,667 1 11/11/09
64 705 Surviving Progress First Run $53,953 6 $4,161 2 4/6/12
65 722 Hiding and Seeking First Run $51,936 2 $6,423 1 2/6/04
66 733 Pianomania First Run $49,852 6 $2,238 1 5/27/11
67 736 Orgasm Inc. First Run $49,001 3 $8,773 2 2/11/11
68 747 The Goebbels Experiment First Run $47,211 2 $6,769 1 8/12/05
69 752 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet First Run $46,412 1 $4,117 1 11/8/02
70 763 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth First Run $44,883 6 $4,721 1 1/20/12
71 786 Moving Midway First Run $40,864 4 $6,539 2 9/12/08
72 810 Rising From Ashes First Run $38,602 5 $7,298 3 8/2/13
73 815 Wagner & Me First Run $37,745 4 $4,891 2 12/7/12
74 816 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary First Run $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
75 821 Been Rich All My Life First Run $36,406 3 $8,252 1 7/21/06
76 825 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story First Run $35,647 5 $3,700 1 6/14/13
77 828 Our City Dreams First Run $34,972 3 $4,056 1 2/6/09
78 832 Orchestra of Exiles First Run $34,577 5 $6,719 1 10/26/12
79 837 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man First Run $34,005 6 $4,691 4 4/5/13
80 841 Making the Boys First Run $33,443 3 $7,513 1 3/11/11
81 844 American Teacher First Run $33,144 2 $6,036 2 9/30/11
82 852 Sacco and Vanzetti First Run $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
83 859 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird First Run $31,135 5 $5,457 2 5/13/11
84 874 A Fierce Green Fire First Run $29,817 11 n/a - 2/22/13
85 876 Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art First Run $29,462 5 $5,424 4 1/8/16
86 886 Garbo: The Spy First Run $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
87 893 Jane's Journey First Run $27,253 3 $6,193 1 9/16/11
88 894 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg First Run $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
89 900 Pink Ribbons, Inc. First Run $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
90 943 Unlocking the Cage First Run $21,522 3 $3,708 1 5/25/16
91 948 Girl Model First Run $21,154 5 $4,898 1 9/5/12
92 967 A Wink and a Smile First Run $20,169 4 $2,346 1 5/1/09
93 982 Peter Brook: The Tightrope First Run $19,365 2 $6,768 1 1/31/14
94 986 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom First Run $19,245 2 $4,645 1 8/13/10
95 995 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away First Run $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
96 998 To the Limit First Run $18,254 2 $1,483 2 6/13/08
97 1011 Germans & Jews First Run $17,380 1 $5,024 1 6/10/16
98 1017 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment First Run $16,734 3 $6,193 1 4/27/12
99 1023 Design is One First Run $16,386 1 $4,236 1 10/11/13
100 1027 Levitated Mass First Run $16,086 3 $4,589 1 9/5/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,228,701,741----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,80850$143,16430-
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
Suicide Killers CityL 8/25/06
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