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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, #1401-1500, #1501-1573
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1051 The Ghosts In Our Machine Ghosts Media, Inc. $20,709 2 $8,756 1 11/8/13
2 107 Girl Rising Gathr Films $1,727,259 170 $81,640 34 3/7/13
3 231 Embrace: The Documentary Gathr Films $610,306 77 n/a - 9/19/16
4 367 Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things Gathr Films $261,865 80 n/a - 5/24/16
5 498 Generation Found Gathr Films $151,751 22 n/a - 8/29/16
6 575 Penton: The John Penton Story Gathr Films $112,159 14 n/a - 6/23/14
7 668 Trace Amounts Gathr Films $80,735 7 n/a - 1/2/15
8 803 The Unknowns Gathr Films $51,035 21 n/a - 5/30/16
9 1254 Walk With Me Gathr Films $9,932 1 $9,932 1 8/11/17
10 1265 The Immortalists Gathr Films $9,331 3 $1,308 3 11/26/14
11 228 Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago Future Educational Films $612,717 11 n/a - 9/6/13
12 1385 Street Fight Frontier Films $4,779 2 $3,888 2 2/22/06
13 186 Sharkwater Freestyle Releasing $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
14 276 I Want Your Money Freestyle Releasing $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
15 322 The Hornet's Nest Freestyle Releasing $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
16 1229 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Freestyle Releasing $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
17 - Clinton, Inc. Freestyle Releasing n/a 20 n/a 20 9/30/16
18 53 Young@Heart Fox Searchlight $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
19 83 He Named Me Malala Fox Searchlight $2,668,936 477 $61,808 4 10/2/15
20 132 Looking for Richard Fox Searchlight $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
21 634 Stripper Fox $90,000 1 $14,155 1 1/31/86
22 1191 The Armor of Light Fork Films $12,267 26 n/a - 10/30/15
23 1094 La Camioneta Follow Your Nose Films $18,558 8 n/a - 5/31/13
24 32 Babies Focus Features $7,320,323 543 $2,160,460 534 5/7/10
25 128 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus Features $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
26 425 Under the Electric Sky Focus Features $207,584 25 n/a - 5/29/14
27 469 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus Features $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
28 1073 The Ground Truth Focus Features $20,013 8 $12,207 8 9/15/06
29 1224 Family Fundamentals Focus Features $11,344 4 $7,352 4 10/11/02
30 1322 I Am Ali Focus Features $7,205 11 $4,178 11 10/10/14
31 783 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage Flicker Alley $52,986 6 $2,915 3 2/10/12
32 997 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno Flicker Alley $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
33 852 OC87 Fisher-Klingenstein Films $43,583 6 $5,733 1 5/25/12
34 1195 Back Door Channels Fisher-Klingenstein Films $12,139 3 $3,425 1 9/16/11
35 451 The Bridge First Stripe Productions $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
36 211 56 Up First Run $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
37 258 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
38 268 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers First Run $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
39 309 Kings of Pastry First Run $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
40 321 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
41 339 42 Up First Run $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
42 341 Bonhoeffer First Run $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
43 342 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times First Run $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
44 365 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune First Run $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
45 393 49 Up First Run $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
46 401 Weapons of the Spirit First Run $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
47 447 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
48 452 Constantine's Sword First Run $179,507 6 $10,131 2 4/18/08
49 466 Crude First Run $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
50 493 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $153,088 12 n/a - 11/11/11
51 534 Stonewall Uprising First Run $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
52 549 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train First Run $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
53 550 Fidel First Run $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
54 567 Ballerina First Run $114,507 5 $2,656 1 1/16/09
55 617 Bhutto First Run $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
56 660 Praying with Lior First Run $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
57 674 Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe First Run $78,372 4 $11,729 1 5/12/17
58 676 Bright Leaves First Run $77,888 4 $4,485 1 8/25/04
59 677 Circo First Run $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
60 713 Maidentrip First Run $68,243 9 $1,622 1 12/20/13
61 723 Dancing Across Borders First Run $66,166 5 $5,204 1 3/26/10
62 726 Through a Lens Darkly First Run $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
63 742 War Photographer First Run $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
64 758 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation First Run $58,755 5 $2,009 1 9/12/14
65 759 Four Seasons Lodge First Run $58,334 3 $11,667 1 11/11/09
66 778 Surviving Progress First Run $53,953 6 $4,161 2 4/6/12
67 796 Hiding and Seeking First Run $51,936 2 $6,423 1 2/6/04
68 810 Pianomania First Run $49,852 6 $2,238 1 5/27/11
69 812 Orgasm Inc. First Run $49,001 3 $8,773 2 2/11/11
70 824 The Goebbels Experiment First Run $47,211 2 $6,769 1 8/12/05
71 829 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet First Run $46,412 1 $4,117 1 11/8/02
72 841 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth First Run $44,883 6 $4,721 1 1/20/12
73 870 Moving Midway First Run $40,864 4 $6,539 2 9/12/08
74 895 Rising From Ashes First Run $38,602 5 $7,298 3 8/2/13
75 898 Germans & Jews First Run $38,100 2 $5,024 1 6/10/16
76 901 Wagner & Me First Run $37,745 4 $4,891 2 12/7/12
77 902 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary First Run $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
78 907 Been Rich All My Life First Run $36,406 3 $8,252 1 7/21/06
79 910 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story First Run $35,647 5 $3,700 1 6/14/13
80 913 Our City Dreams First Run $34,972 3 $4,056 1 2/6/09
81 917 Orchestra of Exiles First Run $34,577 5 $6,719 1 10/26/12
82 922 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man First Run $34,005 6 $4,691 4 4/5/13
83 926 Making the Boys First Run $33,443 3 $7,513 1 3/11/11
84 929 American Teacher First Run $33,144 2 $6,036 2 9/30/11
85 937 Sacco and Vanzetti First Run $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
86 944 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird First Run $31,135 5 $5,457 2 5/13/11
87 960 A Fierce Green Fire First Run $29,817 11 n/a - 2/22/13
88 964 Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art First Run $29,462 5 $5,424 4 1/8/16
89 974 Garbo: The Spy First Run $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
90 982 Unlocking the Cage First Run $27,284 3 $3,708 1 5/25/16
91 983 Jane's Journey First Run $27,253 3 $6,193 1 9/16/11
92 984 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg First Run $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
93 990 Pink Ribbons, Inc. First Run $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
94 1044 Girl Model First Run $21,154 5 $4,898 1 9/5/12
95 1066 A Wink and a Smile First Run $20,169 4 $2,346 1 5/1/09
96 1081 Peter Brook: The Tightrope First Run $19,365 2 $6,768 1 1/31/14
97 1084 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom First Run $19,245 2 $4,645 1 8/13/10
98 1093 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away First Run $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
99 1098 To the Limit First Run $18,254 2 $1,483 2 6/13/08
100 1124 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment First Run $16,734 3 $6,193 1 4/27/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,311,275,595----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$864,38752$134,93229-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$691,847,977----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,061,5991,468$8,792,6941,640-
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, #1401-1500, #1501-1573


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Disturbing the Peace Abr. 11/11/16
Sidemen: Long Road to Glory Abr. 8/18/17
Served Like a Girl ENTMP 8/25/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Trophy Orch. 9/8/17
School Life Magn. 9/8/17
May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers Osci. 9/12/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Bobbi Jene Osci. 9/22/17
Take Every Wave: The Life of Liard Hamilton IFC 9/29/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Architects of Denial Da. 10/6/17
Dina Orch. 10/7/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 10/20/17
The Work Orch. 10/20/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD