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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, #1501-1539
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1076 La Camioneta Follow Your Nose Films $18,558 8 n/a - 5/31/13
2 32 Babies Focus Features $7,320,323 543 $2,160,460 534 5/7/10
3 127 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus Features $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
4 419 Under the Electric Sky Focus Features $207,584 25 n/a - 5/29/14
5 463 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus Features $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
6 1055 The Ground Truth Focus Features $20,013 8 $12,207 8 9/15/06
7 1203 Family Fundamentals Focus Features $11,344 4 $7,352 4 10/11/02
8 1297 I Am Ali Focus Features $7,205 11 $4,178 11 10/10/14
9 766 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage Flicker Alley $52,986 6 $2,915 3 2/10/12
10 981 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno Flicker Alley $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
11 834 OC87 Fisher-Klingenstein Films $43,583 6 $5,733 1 5/25/12
12 1174 Back Door Channels Fisher-Klingenstein Films $12,139 3 $3,425 1 9/16/11
13 446 The Bridge First Stripe Productions $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
14 210 56 Up First Run $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
15 256 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
16 265 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers First Run $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
17 305 Kings of Pastry First Run $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
18 316 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
19 332 42 Up First Run $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
20 334 Bonhoeffer First Run $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
21 336 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times First Run $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
22 359 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune First Run $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
23 388 49 Up First Run $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
24 396 Weapons of the Spirit First Run $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
25 441 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
26 447 Constantine's Sword First Run $179,507 6 $10,131 2 4/18/08
27 460 Crude First Run $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
28 487 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $153,088 12 n/a - 11/11/11
29 530 Stonewall Uprising First Run $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
30 542 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train First Run $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
31 543 Fidel First Run $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
32 559 Ballerina First Run $114,507 5 $2,656 1 1/16/09
33 607 Bhutto First Run $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
34 650 Praying with Lior First Run $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
35 665 Bright Leaves First Run $77,888 4 $4,485 1 8/25/04
36 666 Circo First Run $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
37 699 Maidentrip First Run $68,243 9 $1,622 1 12/20/13
38 709 Dancing Across Borders First Run $66,166 5 $5,204 1 3/26/10
39 712 Through a Lens Darkly First Run $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
40 727 War Photographer First Run $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
41 742 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation First Run $58,755 5 $2,009 1 9/12/14
42 743 Four Seasons Lodge First Run $58,334 3 $11,667 1 11/11/09
43 760 Surviving Progress First Run $53,953 6 $4,161 2 4/6/12
44 778 Hiding and Seeking First Run $51,936 2 $6,423 1 2/6/04
45 791 Pianomania First Run $49,852 6 $2,238 1 5/27/11
46 795 Orgasm Inc. First Run $49,001 3 $8,773 2 2/11/11
47 807 The Goebbels Experiment First Run $47,211 2 $6,769 1 8/12/05
48 812 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet First Run $46,412 1 $4,117 1 11/8/02
49 824 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth First Run $44,883 6 $4,721 1 1/20/12
50 852 Moving Midway First Run $40,864 4 $6,539 2 9/12/08
51 878 Rising From Ashes First Run $38,602 5 $7,298 3 8/2/13
52 881 Germans & Jews First Run $38,100 2 $5,024 1 6/10/16
53 884 Wagner & Me First Run $37,745 4 $4,891 2 12/7/12
54 885 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary First Run $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
55 889 Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe First Run $36,856 4 $11,729 1 5/12/17
56 891 Been Rich All My Life First Run $36,406 3 $8,252 1 7/21/06
57 894 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story First Run $35,647 5 $3,700 1 6/14/13
58 897 Our City Dreams First Run $34,972 3 $4,056 1 2/6/09
59 901 Orchestra of Exiles First Run $34,577 5 $6,719 1 10/26/12
60 906 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man First Run $34,005 6 $4,691 4 4/5/13
61 910 Making the Boys First Run $33,443 3 $7,513 1 3/11/11
62 913 American Teacher First Run $33,144 2 $6,036 2 9/30/11
63 920 Sacco and Vanzetti First Run $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
64 927 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird First Run $31,135 5 $5,457 2 5/13/11
65 944 A Fierce Green Fire First Run $29,817 11 n/a - 2/22/13
66 948 Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art First Run $29,462 5 $5,424 4 1/8/16
67 958 Garbo: The Spy First Run $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
68 965 Unlocking the Cage First Run $27,284 3 $3,708 1 5/25/16
69 966 Jane's Journey First Run $27,253 3 $6,193 1 9/16/11
70 967 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg First Run $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
71 973 Pink Ribbons, Inc. First Run $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
72 1028 Girl Model First Run $21,154 5 $4,898 1 9/5/12
73 1048 A Wink and a Smile First Run $20,169 4 $2,346 1 5/1/09
74 1063 Peter Brook: The Tightrope First Run $19,365 2 $6,768 1 1/31/14
75 1066 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom First Run $19,245 2 $4,645 1 8/13/10
76 1075 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away First Run $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
77 1078 To the Limit First Run $18,254 2 $1,483 2 6/13/08
78 1102 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment First Run $16,734 3 $6,193 1 4/27/12
79 1109 Design is One First Run $16,386 1 $4,236 1 10/11/13
80 1113 Levitated Mass First Run $16,086 3 $4,589 1 9/5/14
81 1120 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern First Run $15,504 2 $2,876 1 9/16/05
82 1129 Argentina First Run $14,869 3 $2,274 1 6/17/16
83 1130 Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past First Run $14,807 1 $6,285 1 1/13/17
84 1132 The Settlers First Run $14,556 1 $2,812 1 1/15/02
85 1140 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow First Run $14,272 2 $1,951 1 5/18/12
86 1141 Carmen & Geoffrey First Run $14,130 1 $5,656 1 3/13/09
87 1156 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step First Run $13,137 2 $1,846 1 5/16/14
88 1158 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? First Run $13,013 4 $2,759 1 1/25/12
89 1159 K2: Siren of the Himalayas First Run $12,959 2 $1,421 2 8/22/14
90 1178 When Two Worlds Collide First Run $12,080 1 $2,548 1 8/17/16
91 1180 Defamation First Run $12,038 4 $4,725 4 11/20/09
92 1196 The Ruins of Lifta First Run $11,548 1 $4,620 1 9/23/16
93 1202 Verdict on Auschwitz First Run $11,396 1 $2,740 1 1/12/07
94 1218 Waiting for Armageddon First Run $10,501 1 $2,579 1 1/8/10
95 1220 Forgiving Dr. Mengele First Run $10,403 1 $2,754 1 2/24/06
96 1232 Kabbalah Me First Run $9,816 2 $2,196 1 8/22/14
97 1233 Birth of the Living Dead First Run $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
98 1236 Stolen Moments First Run $9,743 1 $3,636 1 4/10/98
99 1239 The Unknown Soldier First Run $9,602 1 $3,545 1 9/7/07
100 1241 One Cut, One Life First Run $9,406 2 $4,127 2 5/13/15
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,302,645,295----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,61253$137,41130-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$690,595,576----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,019,8531,468$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, #1501-1539


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Lost Bohemia Long Shot 5/20/11
Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom 6/8/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. 6/16/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/30/17
The Skyjacker's Tale Strand 6/30/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
City of Ghosts IFC 7/7/17
The Possession of Janet Moses VE 7/14/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 11/3/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD