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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, #1401-1422
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1369 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
2 326 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
3 369 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
4 398 Sweetgrass Cinema Guild $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
5 534 Marwencol Cinema Guild $112,036 6 $3,276 1 10/8/10
6 584 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
7 629 Leviathan (2013) Cinema Guild $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
8 674 The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $62,645 3 $7,056 1 7/25/08
9 753 Step Up to the Plate Cinema Guild $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
10 782 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Cinema Guild $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
11 792 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
12 879 Manakamana Cinema Guild $30,029 4 $3,635 1 4/18/14
13 886 Cousin Jules Cinema Guild $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
14 946 Primo Levi's Journey Cinema Guild $22,026 1 $3,151 1 8/17/07
15 993 Actress (2014) Cinema Guild $19,365 4 $4,880 1 11/7/14
16 1038 Patience (After Sebald) Cinema Guild $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
17 1061 Planet of Snail Cinema Guild $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
18 1066 The Law in These Parts Cinema Guild $13,683 1 $2,814 1 11/16/12
19 1120 The Woman with the Five Elephants Cinema Guild $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
20 1172 Red Hollywood Cinema Guild $8,426 1 $4,760 1 8/15/14
21 1285 Maidan Cinema Guild $3,909 1 $1,847 1 12/12/14
22 1310 What Now? Remind Me Cinema Guild $3,089 1 $1,434 1 8/8/14
23 1146 Cuba: Island of Music Cinema Four $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
24 1296 Journeys with George Cinema Four $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
25 1298 Sister Helen Cinema Four $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
26 790 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Cinema Connection $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
27 471 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
28 605 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
29 639 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
30 681 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
31 969 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
32 1157 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
33 - Like Water Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 6/1/12
34 - A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 9/25/15
35 - Remote Area Medical Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 11/28/14
36 212 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
37 1323 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
38 990 Art Bastard CAVU $19,600 2 $19,600 2 6/3/16
39 236 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
40 736 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
41 1238 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
42 1329 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
43 872 Nuts! Cartuna $30,535 7 n/a - 6/22/16
44 221 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
45 146 Burn Callbox LLC $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
46 578 Black Gold California Newsreel $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
47 653 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
48 941 The Other City Cabin Films $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
49 1211 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
50 6 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
51 7 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
52 13 Oceans Buena Vista $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
53 14 Bears Buena Vista $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
54 15 Monkey Kingdom Buena Vista $16,432,322 2,012 $4,577,861 2,012 4/17/15
55 16 African Cats Buena Vista $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
56 296 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
57 330 Morning Light Buena Vista $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
58 617 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
59 705 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
60 813 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
61 970 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
62 1214 Boom Bust Boom Brainstorm Media $6,896 1 n/a - 3/11/16
63 1125 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
64 347 Alive Inside Bond/360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
65 595 Advanced Style Bond/360 $87,879 12 $6,500 1 9/26/14
66 1212 The Jew in the Lotus Blind Dog $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
67 1293 Stop the Pounding Heart Big World Pictures $3,642 1 $2,363 1 9/19/14
68 772 Pressure Cooker BEV Pictures $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
69 949 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Better Than Something $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
70 1194 They Will Have to Kill Us First BBC Worldwide North America $7,516 2 $4,106 2 3/4/16
71 1246 Flex is Kings Baxter Bros. $5,418 1 $3,152 1 4/4/14
72 361 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
73 520 Sir! No Sir! Balcony Releasing $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
74 554 King Corn Balcony Releasing $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
75 560 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
76 585 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
77 600 Kurt Cobain About a Son Balcony Releasing $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
78 651 Budrus Balcony Releasing $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
79 661 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
80 704 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
81 800 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
82 801 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
83 822 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
84 906 Trudell Balcony Releasing $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
85 917 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
86 951 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
87 953 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
88 1004 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
89 1113 Sputnik Mania Balcony Releasing $11,441 1 $6,223 1 3/14/08
90 1315 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 1 $2,996 1 5/20/05
91 1099 New York in the 50's Avatar $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
92 1123 MC5: A True Testimonial Avatar $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
93 1287 Saints and Sinners Avatar $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
94 1138 The Forecaster Autlook Films $10,172 1 n/a - 3/27/15
95 783 Last Call at the Oasis ATO Pictures $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
96 835 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $35,397 1 $6,742 1 7/27/06
97 1283 Heavy Metal in Baghdad Arts Alliance America $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
98 1224 Jews of Egypt Artmattan Prods. $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
99 1227 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artmattan Prods. $6,458 1 $3,238 1 10/21/05
100 224 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Artistic License $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,238,666,475----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,19451$142,09429-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$660,389,264----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,516,2191,614$9,507,5551,700-
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, #1401-1422


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kill Team Osci. 7/25/14
Gleason ORF 7/29/16
Miss Sharon Jones SPC 7/29/16
Citizen Soldier INDEP 8/5/16
When Two Worlds Collide FRun 8/17/16
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. 8/19/16
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. 9/9/16
Command and Control AEF 9/14/16
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR 9/16/16
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 10/28/16
Harry Benson: Shoot First Magn. 11/4/16
Seasons MBox 11/11/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD