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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, #1501-1504
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1322 Herman's House First Run $4,956 2 $3,552 1 4/19/13
2 1327 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder First Run $4,816 2 $1,197 1 2/8/13
3 1328 Half the Road First Run $4,783 2 $1,613 2 4/18/14
4 1331 Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter First Run $4,706 1 $2,560 1 1/23/15
5 1332 Marinoni: The Fire in the Frame First Run $4,696 3 $488 2 4/1/16
6 1338 Smiling Through the Apocalypse First Run $4,560 1 $2,590 1 9/12/14
7 1339 German Concentration Camps Factual Survey First Run $4,468 1 $3,000 1 1/6/17
8 1342 Sacred Stage First Run $4,410 1 $3,724 1 10/7/05
9 1343 The End of Time First Run $4,375 1 $1,468 1 11/29/13
10 1346 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution First Run $4,291 1 $2,718 1 3/2/12
11 1350 Among the Believers First Run $4,189 1 $1,900 1 9/30/16
12 1361 Brothers in Arms First Run $3,664 2 $658 1 8/27/04
13 1372 The Sons of Tennessee Williams First Run $3,242 1 $1,492 1 10/7/11
14 1375 Plastic Planet First Run $3,164 2 $740 1 1/14/11
15 1383 Best and Most Beautiful Things First Run $3,016 2 $1,591 2 12/2/16
16 1387 Wetlands Preserved First Run $2,970 1 $1,736 1 3/14/08
17 1389 The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West First Run $2,852 1 $1,744 1 5/6/16
18 1390 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America First Run $2,648 1 $1,415 1 1/24/14
19 1397 Men at Lunch First Run $2,483 1 $1,530 1 9/20/13
20 1401 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization First Run $2,363 3 $189 1 6/13/14
21 1408 Patagonia Rising First Run $2,064 1 $981 1 6/8/12
22 1409 Algorithms First Run $2,021 1 $317 1 10/17/14
23 1410 Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America First Run $1,940 1 $1,452 1 1/6/17
24 1411 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism First Run $1,916 2 $822 2 9/24/10
25 1415 The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa First Run $1,747 1 $1,153 1 2/6/15
26 1416 Children of Fate First Run $1,738 1 $1,099 1 11/23/93
27 1417 You Don't Need Feet to Dance First Run $1,719 1 $1,239 1 3/22/13
28 1418 On the Rumba River First Run $1,698 1 $1,156 1 6/6/08
29 1419 More Than the Rainbow First Run $1,677 1 $1,082 1 5/2/14
30 1420 Persons of Interest First Run $1,672 1 n/a - 9/3/04
31 1423 Making Grace First Run $1,496 1 $456 1 7/20/05
32 1427 Unborn in the USA First Run $1,475 1 $1,035 1 6/15/07
33 1429 Monumental First Run $1,430 1 $842 1 7/22/05
34 1433 America Betrayed First Run $1,311 1 $245 1 3/27/09
35 1437 Food Beware First Run $1,181 1 $595 1 10/16/09
36 1438 A Different American Dream First Run $1,172 1 $848 - 1/6/17
37 1440 Yalom's Cure First Run $1,164 1 $684 1 3/11/16
38 1445 Beyond Hatred First Run $949 1 $533 1 6/15/07
39 1446 A People Uncounted First Run $930 1 $390 1 5/16/14
40 1448 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child First Run $601 1 $402 1 11/23/12
41 1452 Triumph of the Wall First Run $476 1 $430 1 5/31/13
42 - Rehearsal for a Sicilician Tragedy First Run n/a - n/a - 2011
43 - Family Portrait in Black and White First Pond n/a 1 n/a 1 7/13/12
44 358 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First Look $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
45 572 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First Look $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
46 975 Emmanuel's Gift First Look $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
47 399 New York Doll First Independent Pictures $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
48 657 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $76,173 5 $6,760 1 5/9/08
49 1132 I Trust You to Kill Me First Independent Pictures $12,854 1 $5,888 1 9/8/06
50 855 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 Fine Line Media $38,933 8 $6,157 1 9/13/13
51 28 Hoop Dreams Fine Line $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
52 222 The Filth and the Fury Fine Line $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
53 876 The Year of the Yao Fine Line $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
54 238 Harry & Snowman FilmRise $559,571 25 $56,842 18 9/30/16
55 461 The Witness FilmRise $159,305 15 $14,523 1 6/3/16
56 1181 National Bird FilmRise $10,656 8 $3,030 1 11/11/16
57 1200 The Sunshine Makers FilmRise $10,042 7 $1,874 1 1/20/17
58 1223 Magnus FilmRise $8,944 6 $1,204 1 11/18/16
59 1241 Silicon Cowboys FilmRise $8,239 12 $5,724 12 9/16/16
60 1282 Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans FilmRise $6,843 2 $4,079 2 11/13/15
61 1312 Reset FilmRise $5,454 2 $2,198 2 1/13/17
62 782 The Internet's Own Boy FilmBuff/Participant Media $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
63 942 Broadway Idiot FilmBuff $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
64 671 Body of War Film Sales Company $71,716 5 $3,321 1 3/7/08
65 534 Hockney Film Movement $120,745 10 $13,683 4 4/22/16
66 619 My Love, Don't Cross that River Film Movement $88,018 6 $6,340 2 6/17/16
67 920 The Seventh Fire Film Movement $30,112 3 $8,277 2 7/22/16
68 937 Hitler's Children Film Movement $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
69 981 The Iran Job Film Movement $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
70 1228 Only When I Dance Film Movement $8,738 1 $2,181 1 7/2/10
71 1246 The Other Side Film Movement $8,074 1 $1,246 1 5/20/16
72 1307 Papirosen Film Movement $5,658 1 n/a - 1/24/14
73 1402 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
74 106 To Joey, with Love Fathom $1,709,073 753 n/a - 9/20/16
75 403 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
76 1028 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Facets $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
77 1014 The Last Dispatch Fabrication Films $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
78 690 Beyond the Gates (2004) Every Tribe $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
79 249 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's Entertainment One $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
80 632 Watermark Entertainment One $84,464 16 $7,724 2 4/4/14
81 985 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Entertainment One $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
82 1256 A Walk to Beautiful Engel Entertainment $7,718 1 $7,718 1 2/8/08
83 315 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
84 595 Yves St. Laurent Empire $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
85 1257 With All Deliberate Speed Empire $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
86 348 This Old Cub Emerging Pictures $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
87 498 Music from the Inside Out Emerging Pictures $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
88 1325 Home of the Brave (2004) Emerging Pictures $4,874 1 $3,185 1 10/1/04
89 1341 Cowboy del Amor Emerging Pictures $4,438 2 $4,438 2 2/10/06
90 1428 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emerging Pictures $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
91 344 Planet B-Boy Elephant Eye Films $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
92 753 Billy the Kid Elephant Eye Films $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
93 802 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story Dutchmen Films $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
94 760 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie Drive-in Doc LLC $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
95 1188 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drift Releasing $10,524 1 $4,438 1 1/6/95
96 - Dressed Dressed n/a 1 n/a 1 2/4/11
97 52 Where to Invade Next Drafthouse $3,827,261 308 $897,034 308 2/12/16
98 254 Act of Killing Drafthouse $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
99 340 20,000 Days on Earth Drafthouse $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
100 520 A Band Called Death Drafthouse $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,273,817,315----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,28550$137,14129-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$672,384,098----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$25,860,9271,550$9,028,1251,648-
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, #1501-1504


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. 6/29/07
Contemporary Color Osci. 3/1/17
My Scientology Movie Magn. 3/3/17
Uncertain LucD. 3/9/17
God Knows Where I Am INDEP 3/31/17
Jeremiah Tower Orch. 4/14/17
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Citizen Jane IFC 4/21/17
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD