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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, #1501-1503
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1332 Death Metal Angola The Vladar Company $4,674 1 $895 1 11/7/14
2 146 The Music of Strangers The Orchard $1,176,781 82 $24,614 3 6/10/16
3 161 Dior and I The Orchard $1,028,953 105 $45,772 2 4/10/15
4 204 Cartel Land The Orchard $704,352 65 $15,581 2 7/3/15
5 362 Life, Animated The Orchard $255,388 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
6 554 Rich Hill The Orchard $111,376 28 $9,635 1 8/1/14
7 - No No: A Dockumentary The Orchard n/a - n/a - 9/5/14
8 1314 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
9 1367 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 1 $3,500 1 6/3/11
10 886 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
11 921 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
12 514 Requiem for the American Dream The Film Collaborative $130,152 14 n/a - 1/29/16
13 639 I Am Divine The Film Collaborative $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
14 859 Catching the Sun The Film Collaborative $38,613 14 n/a - 4/1/16
15 966 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity The Film Collaborative $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
16 1073 Landfill Harmonic The Film Collaborative $17,205 5 $3,526 1 9/9/16
17 1192 Elemental The Film Collaborative $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
18 1215 Hooligan Sparrow The Film Collaborative $9,263 4 n/a - 7/22/16
19 1284 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
20 1365 Evolution of a Criminal The Film Collaborative $3,568 1 n/a - 10/10/14
21 504 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
22 550 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
23 1283 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
24 1261 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
25 266 Rosenwald The Ciesla Foundation $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
26 409 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
27 439 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
28 672 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
29 751 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
30 1197 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
31 132 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
32 322 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
33 610 Pump Submarine Deluxe $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
34 789 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
35 972 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
36 1058 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
37 1185 Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D Submarine Deluxe $10,600 5 n/a - 12/19/14
38 1222 Station to Station Submarine Deluxe $9,000 1 $9,000 1 8/21/15
39 1275 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
40 1350 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
41 1377 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show Submarine Deluxe $3,100 1 $3,100 1 10/31/14
42 1411 Sneakerheadz Submarine Deluxe $1,903 3 $1,903 3 8/7/15
43 88 WARx2 Strasson Group $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
44 398 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
45 413 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
46 674 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
47 712 Mifune: The Last Samurai Strand $61,293 9 $4,296 1 11/25/16
48 716 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
49 762 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
50 799 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
51 838 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
52 871 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
53 896 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
54 943 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
55 998 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
56 1009 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
57 1153 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
58 1236 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
59 687 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
60 532 Miss Sharon Jones Starz Media $120,880 12 $10,323 1 7/29/16
61 754 To Be Takei Starz Media $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
62 778 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
63 22 Winged Migration Sony Classics $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
64 44 Inside Job Sony Classics $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
65 46 The Fog of War Sony Classics $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
66 56 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
67 68 Crumb Sony Classics $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
68 69 The Eagle Huntress Sony Classics $3,003,157 122 $52,574 4 11/2/16
69 84 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
70 91 Riding Giants Sony Classics $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
71 103 Every Little Step Sony Classics $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
72 107 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
73 109 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
74 112 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
75 122 Why We Fight Sony Classics $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
76 128 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
77 129 The Salt of the Earth Sony Classics $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
78 134 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
79 138 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
80 145 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
81 148 American Movie Sony Classics $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
82 159 Dark Horse (2016) Sony Classics $1,030,851 74 $13,838 3 5/6/16
83 175 Tyson Sony Classics $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
84 176 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
85 208 Red Army Sony Classics $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
86 214 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
87 216 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
88 265 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
89 284 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
90 287 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
91 300 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
92 313 West of Memphis Sony Classics $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
93 317 Merchants of Doubt Sony Classics $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
94 339 American Hardcore Sony Classics $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
95 355 Steep Sony Classics $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
96 389 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
97 391 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
98 404 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $215,026 23 $12,025 3 6/29/12
99 412 Soul Power Sony Classics $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
100 432 Lambert & Stamp Sony Classics $183,320 31 $13,500 3 4/3/15
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,272,732,539----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,14250$137,23129-
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, #1501-1503


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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