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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, #1201-1282
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1174 Journeys with George Cinema Four $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
2 1176 Sister Helen Cinema Four $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
3 722 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Cinema Connection $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
4 433 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
5 552 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
6 582 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
7 623 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
8 887 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
9 1056 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
10 - Like Water Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 6/1/12
11 192 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
12 1200 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
13 213 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
14 673 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
15 1127 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
16 1205 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
17 199 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
18 133 Burn Callbox LLC $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
19 528 Black Gold California Newsreel $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
20 597 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
21 863 The Other City Cabin Films $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
22 1102 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
23 5 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
24 6 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
25 12 Oceans Buena Vista $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
26 13 Bears Buena Vista $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
27 14 African Cats Buena Vista $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
28 267 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
29 295 Morning Light Buena Vista $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
30 563 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
31 645 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
32 745 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
33 888 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
34 1027 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
35 314 Alive Inside Bond/360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
36 593 Advanced Style Bond/360 $68,674 12 $6,500 1 9/26/14
37 1103 The Jew in the Lotus Blind Dog $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
38 1171 Stop the Pounding Heart Big World Pictures $3,642 1 $2,363 1 9/19/14
39 705 Pressure Cooker BEV Pictures $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
40 870 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Better Than Something $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
41 1134 Flex is Kings Baxter Bros. $5,418 1 $3,152 1 4/4/14
42 326 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
43 475 Sir! No Sir! Balcony Releasing $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
44 506 King Corn Balcony Releasing $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
45 511 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
46 535 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
47 547 Kurt Cobain About a Son Balcony Releasing $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
48 595 Budrus Balcony Releasing $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
49 604 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
50 644 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
51 731 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
52 732 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
53 753 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
54 833 Trudell Balcony Releasing $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
55 843 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
56 872 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
57 874 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
58 919 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
59 1016 Sputnik Mania Balcony Releasing $11,441 1 $6,223 1 3/14/08
60 1193 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 1 $2,996 1 5/20/05
61 1004 New York in the 50's Avatar $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
62 1025 MC5: A True Testimonial Avatar $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
63 1165 Saints and Sinners Avatar $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
64 716 Last Call at the Oasis ATO Pictures $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
65 765 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $35,397 1 $6,742 1 7/27/06
66 1162 Heavy Metal in Baghdad Arts Alliance America $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
67 1113 Jews of Egypt Artmattan Prods. $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
68 1117 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artmattan Prods. $6,458 1 $3,238 1 10/21/05
69 203 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Artistic License $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
70 313 Dancemaker Artistic License $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
71 440 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern Artistic License $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
72 480 Sound and Fury Artistic License $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
73 709 Regret to Inform Artistic License $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
74 740 Power Trip Artistic License $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
75 897 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman Artistic License $20,157 1 $4,347 1 7/4/07
76 1028 Jupiter's Wife Artistic License $10,622 1 $3,673 1 8/18/95
77 1063 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope Artistic License $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
78 1074 Twist of Faith Artistic License $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
79 1189 Who Does She Think She Is? Artistic License $3,081 1 $3,081 1 10/17/08
80 - The Girls in the Band Artist Tribe/One Step n/a - n/a - 5/10/13
81 50 Step Into Liquid Artisan $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
82 120 Startup.com Artisan $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
83 239 Amandla! Artisan $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
84 315 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arthouse Films $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
85 374 Herb & Dorothy Arthouse Films $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
86 381 Waste Land Arthouse Films $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
87 661 Visual Acoustics Arthouse Films $52,467 5 $3,517 1 10/9/09
88 697 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arthouse Films $46,078 6 $10,322 2 11/13/09
89 1061 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arthouse Films $8,939 1 $3,815 1 10/19/07
90 - Obscene Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 9/26/08
91 - The Universe of Keith Haring Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 10/24/08
92 389 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure ArtAffects $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
93 818 Catwalk Arrow Releasing $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
94 538 Throw Down Your Heart Argot Pictures $89,521 4 $7,283 2 3/13/09
95 588 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argot Pictures $70,219 4 $10,537 1 1/23/09
96 674 American Casino Argot Pictures $50,437 3 $1,397 1 8/14/09
97 743 Expedition to the End of the World Argot Pictures $39,115 4 $6,635 1 8/20/14
98 768 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argot Pictures $34,754 6 $15,982 4 9/19/14
99 809 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argot Pictures $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
100 814 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argot Pictures $29,316 5 $2,506 1 5/13/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,095,973,393----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,48147$131,67627-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$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, #1201-1282


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kids Grow Up Shad. 10/29/10
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
Touch the Wall TTW 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/5/14
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen 12/10/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15