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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, #1201-1218
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 511 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 Citizens United $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
2 948 Children Underground Cinemax $12,798 1 $3,075 1 9/19/01
3 449 Inni Cinema Purgatorio $123,482 7 $14,903 3 10/28/11
4 635 Cropsey Cinema Purgatorio $52,476 4 $6,306 1 6/4/10
5 1003 Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers Cinema Purgatorio $9,677 2 n/a - 1/8/10
6 1058 Regina Spektor: Live In London Cinema Purgatorio $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
7 1071 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo Cinema Purgatorio $5,922 2 $2,198 2 9/17/10
8 219 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
9 326 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
10 362 South of the Border Cinema Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
11 526 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
12 542 Future of Food Cinema Libre $81,280 5 $8,721 2 9/14/05
13 589 Bloodline Cinema Libre $64,698 5 $6,658 1 5/9/08
14 776 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
15 808 Through the Fire Cinema Libre $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
16 837 Giuliani Time Cinema Libre $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
17 853 Voices in Wartime Cinema Libre $20,702 5 $1,966 2 4/8/05
18 860 The Highest Pass Cinema Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
19 918 The Beautiful Truth Cinema Libre $15,387 2 $3,025 1 11/14/08
20 930 Desert Bayou Cinema Libre $14,350 1 $6,976 1 10/5/07
21 960 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Cinema Libre $12,025 1 $7,039 1 12/7/12
22 968 Angels in the Dust Cinema Libre $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
23 1098 The Fall of Fujimori Cinema Libre $4,630 1 $779 1 5/5/06
24 1103 McLibel Cinema Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
25 1114 The Harvest/La Cosecha Cinema Libre $3,709 1 $2,245 1 7/29/11
26 1180 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
27 287 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
28 325 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
29 351 Sweetgrass Cinema Guild $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
30 472 Marwencol Cinema Guild $112,036 6 $3,276 1 10/8/10
31 517 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
32 554 Leviathan (2013) Cinema Guild $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
33 594 The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $62,645 3 $7,056 1 7/25/08
34 661 Step Up to the Plate Cinema Guild $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
35 686 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Cinema Guild $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
36 694 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
37 784 Cousin Jules Cinema Guild $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
38 815 Manakamana Cinema Guild $24,182 2 $3,635 1 4/18/14
39 836 Primo Levi's Journey Cinema Guild $22,026 1 $3,151 1 8/17/07
40 912 Patience (After Sebald) Cinema Guild $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
41 935 Planet of Snail Cinema Guild $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
42 939 The Law in These Parts Cinema Guild $13,683 1 $2,814 1 11/16/12
43 979 The Woman with the Five Elephants Cinema Guild $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
44 1000 Cuba: Island of Music Cinema Four $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
45 1119 Journeys with George Cinema Four $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
46 1120 Sister Helen Cinema Four $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
47 693 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Cinema Connection $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
48 418 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
49 533 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
50 562 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
51 600 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
52 856 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
53 1009 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
54 - Like Water Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 6/1/12
55 189 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
56 1141 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
57 209 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
58 647 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
59 1074 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
60 1146 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle Hill $2,377 1 $2,377 1 10/21/05
61 196 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
62 131 Burn Callbox LLC $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
63 510 Black Gold California Newsreel $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
64 576 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
65 832 The Other City Cabin Films $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
66 1051 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
67 5 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
68 6 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
69 12 Oceans Buena Vista $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
70 13 Bears Buena Vista $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
71 14 African Cats Buena Vista $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
72 262 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
73 290 Morning Light Buena Vista $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
74 543 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
75 621 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
76 716 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
77 857 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
78 983 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
79 1020 Alive Inside Bond/360 $8,660 1 $7,200 1 7/18/14
80 1052 The Jew in the Lotus Blind Dog $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
81 678 Pressure Cooker BEV Pictures $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
82 839 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Better Than Something $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
83 1081 Flex is Kings Baxter Bros. $5,418 1 $3,152 1 4/4/14
84 317 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
85 459 Sir! No Sir! Balcony Releasing $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
86 489 King Corn Balcony Releasing $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
87 494 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
88 518 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
89 528 Kurt Cobain About a Son Balcony Releasing $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
90 574 Budrus Balcony Releasing $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
91 582 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
92 620 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
93 702 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
94 703 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
95 725 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
96 802 Trudell Balcony Releasing $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
97 812 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
98 841 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
99 843 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
100 885 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,081,232,382----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$910,89548$135,48127-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$564,786,635----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,239,3321,568$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, #1201-1218


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Birth of the Living Dead FRun 10/18/13
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15