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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, #1301-1387
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 623 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
2 666 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
3 946 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
4 1130 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
5 - Like Water Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 6/1/12
6 - A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 9/25/15
7 - Remote Area Medical Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 11/28/14
8 206 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
9 1290 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
10 229 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
11 721 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
12 1209 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
13 1295 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
14 214 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
15 142 Burn Callbox LLC $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
16 565 Black Gold California Newsreel $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
17 638 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
18 920 The Other City Cabin Films $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
19 1182 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
20 6 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
21 7 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
22 13 Oceans Buena Vista $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
23 14 Bears Buena Vista $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
24 15 Monkey Kingdom Buena Vista $16,432,322 2,012 $4,577,861 2,012 4/17/15
25 16 African Cats Buena Vista $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
26 289 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
27 323 Morning Light Buena Vista $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
28 602 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
29 689 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
30 796 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
31 947 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
32 1185 Boom Bust Boom Brainstorm Media $6,896 1 n/a - 3/11/16
33 1098 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
34 340 Alive Inside Bond/360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
35 582 Advanced Style Bond/360 $87,879 12 $6,500 1 9/26/14
36 1183 The Jew in the Lotus Blind Dog $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
37 1259 Stop the Pounding Heart Big World Pictures $3,642 1 $2,363 1 9/19/14
38 755 Pressure Cooker BEV Pictures $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
39 927 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Better Than Something $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
40 1166 They Will Have to Kill Us First BBC Worldwide North America $7,516 2 $4,106 2 3/4/16
41 1217 Flex is Kings Baxter Bros. $5,418 1 $3,152 1 4/4/14
42 353 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
43 508 Sir! No Sir! Balcony Releasing $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
44 542 King Corn Balcony Releasing $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
45 547 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
46 572 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
47 587 Kurt Cobain About a Son Balcony Releasing $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
48 636 Budrus Balcony Releasing $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
49 646 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
50 688 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
51 782 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
52 783 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
53 805 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
54 888 Trudell Balcony Releasing $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
55 898 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
56 929 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
57 931 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
58 980 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
59 1087 Sputnik Mania Balcony Releasing $11,441 1 $6,223 1 3/14/08
60 1283 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 1 $2,996 1 5/20/05
61 1073 New York in the 50's Avatar $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
62 1096 MC5: A True Testimonial Avatar $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
63 1253 Saints and Sinners Avatar $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
64 1111 The Forecaster Autlook Films $10,172 1 n/a - 3/27/15
65 766 Last Call at the Oasis ATO Pictures $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
66 818 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $35,397 1 $6,742 1 7/27/06
67 1249 Heavy Metal in Baghdad Arts Alliance America $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
68 1195 Jews of Egypt Artmattan Prods. $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
69 1198 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artmattan Prods. $6,458 1 $3,238 1 10/21/05
70 218 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Artistic License $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
71 339 Dancemaker Artistic License $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
72 471 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern Artistic License $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
73 513 Sound and Fury Artistic License $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
74 759 Regret to Inform Artistic License $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
75 792 Power Trip Artistic License $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
76 956 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman Artistic License $20,157 1 $4,347 1 7/4/07
77 1099 Jupiter's Wife Artistic License $10,622 1 $3,673 1 8/18/95
78 1138 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope Artistic License $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
79 1152 Twist of Faith Artistic License $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
80 1279 Who Does She Think She Is? Artistic License $3,081 1 $3,081 1 10/17/08
81 - The Girls in the Band Artist Tribe/One Step n/a - n/a - 5/10/13
82 54 Step Into Liquid Artisan $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
83 130 Startup.com Artisan $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
84 258 Amandla! Artisan $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
85 341 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arthouse Films $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
86 401 Herb & Dorothy Arthouse Films $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
87 408 Waste Land Arthouse Films $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
88 707 Visual Acoustics Arthouse Films $52,467 5 $3,517 1 10/9/09
89 747 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arthouse Films $46,078 6 $10,322 2 11/13/09
90 1136 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arthouse Films $8,939 1 $3,815 1 10/19/07
91 - The Universe of Keith Haring Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 10/24/08
92 - Obscene Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 9/26/08
93 417 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure ArtAffects $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
94 874 Catwalk Arrow Releasing $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
95 478 Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll Argot Pictures $133,443 7 $19,206 3 4/22/15
96 576 Throw Down Your Heart Argot Pictures $89,521 4 $7,283 2 3/13/09
97 629 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argot Pictures $70,219 4 $10,537 1 1/23/09
98 722 American Casino Argot Pictures $50,437 3 $1,397 1 8/14/09
99 795 Expedition to the End of the World Argot Pictures $39,115 4 $6,635 1 8/20/14
100 821 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argot Pictures $34,754 6 $15,982 4 9/19/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,221,700,907----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$910,35850$145,17130-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$655,180,708----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,486,1181,631$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, #1301-1387


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Balseros 7Art 7/23/03
A Beautiful Planet Imax 4/29/16
Dark Horse (2016) SPC 5/6/16
The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West FRun 5/6/16
Rabin in His Own Words Men. 5/6/16
Gurukulam Mats. 5/17/16
Weiner IFC 5/20/16
Holy Hell FR 5/27/16
As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM Abr. 5/27/16
My Love, Don't Cross that River FM 6/17/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD