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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, #1501-1600, #1601-1651
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1178 Genesis ThinkFilm $16,413 1 $4,891 1 5/27/05
2 1183 I Like Killing Flies ThinkFilm $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
3 1350 Glastonbury ThinkFilm $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
4 1476 Blood and Tears ThinkFilm $4,364 1 $2,201 1 6/15/07
5 1540 The Big Question ThinkFilm $2,248 3 $466 1 3/17/06
6 1574 The Trials of Darryl Hunt ThinkFilm $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
7 - Overnight ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 11/10/04
8 - Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 12/3/04
9 192 Generation Iron The Vladar Company $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
10 1460 Death Metal Angola The Vladar Company $4,674 1 $895 1 11/7/14
11 156 The Music of Strangers The Orchard $1,176,781 82 $24,614 3 6/10/16
12 172 Dior and I The Orchard $1,028,953 105 $45,772 2 4/10/15
13 218 Cartel Land The Orchard $704,352 65 $15,581 2 7/3/15
14 388 Life, Animated The Orchard $255,388 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
15 418 Jeremiah Tower The Orchard $228,153 33 $20,268 2 4/21/17
16 602 Rich Hill The Orchard $111,376 28 $9,635 1 8/1/14
17 656 Dina The Orchard $90,503 24 $6,015 1 10/6/17
18 1090 Trophy The Orchard $21,439 21 $3,522 1 9/8/17
19 1428 The Work The Orchard $5,853 2 $3,286 2 10/27/17
20 - 11/8/16 The Orchard n/a - n/a - 11/3/17
21 - No No: A Dockumentary The Orchard n/a - n/a - 9/5/14
22 1441 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
23 1502 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 1 $3,500 1 6/3/11
24 957 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
25 996 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
26 555 Requiem for the American Dream The Film Collaborative $130,152 14 n/a - 1/29/16
27 689 I Am Divine The Film Collaborative $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
28 925 Catching the Sun The Film Collaborative $38,613 14 n/a - 4/1/16
29 1049 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity The Film Collaborative $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
30 1144 All The Rage: Saved by Sarno The Film Collaborative $18,489 1 $9,765 1 6/23/17
31 1169 Landfill Harmonic The Film Collaborative $17,205 5 $3,526 1 9/9/16
32 1305 Elemental The Film Collaborative $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
33 1329 Hooligan Sparrow The Film Collaborative $9,263 4 n/a - 7/22/16
34 1409 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
35 1500 Evolution of a Criminal The Film Collaborative $3,568 1 n/a - 10/10/14
36 543 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
37 598 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
38 1286 The Pathological Optimist The Film Arcade $11,222 2 $5,946 1 9/29/17
39 1408 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
40 1383 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
41 286 Rosenwald The Ciesla Foundation $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
42 438 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
43 473 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
44 727 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
45 811 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
46 1310 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
47 140 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
48 347 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
49 558 I Called Him Morgan Submarine Deluxe $128,986 11 $12,902 1 3/24/17
50 660 Pump Submarine Deluxe $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
51 851 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
52 1056 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
53 1150 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
54 1297 Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D Submarine Deluxe $10,600 5 n/a - 12/19/14
55 1337 Station to Station Submarine Deluxe $9,000 1 $9,000 1 8/21/15
56 1353 Gilbert Submarine Deluxe $8,362 1 $8,362 1 11/3/17
57 1400 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
58 1483 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
59 1512 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show Submarine Deluxe $3,100 1 $3,100 1 10/31/14
60 1550 Sneakerheadz Submarine Deluxe $1,903 3 $1,903 3 8/7/15
61 94 WARx2 Strasson Group $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
62 426 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
63 443 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
64 729 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
65 765 Mifune: The Last Samurai Strand $62,279 9 $4,296 1 11/25/16
66 772 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
67 823 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
68 862 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
69 903 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
70 940 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
71 968 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
72 1023 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
73 1085 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
74 1098 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
75 1262 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
76 1351 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
77 1419 The Skyjacker's Tale Strand $6,253 2 $1,097 1 6/30/17
78 1486 Dreamboat Strand $3,981 1 $2,199 1 11/3/17
79 743 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
80 579 Miss Sharon Jones Starz Media $120,880 12 $10,323 1 7/29/16
81 814 To Be Takei Starz Media $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
82 839 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
83 24 Winged Migration Sony Classics $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
84 46 Inside Job Sony Classics $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
85 48 The Fog of War Sony Classics $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
86 58 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
87 68 The Eagle Huntress Sony Classics $3,169,351 122 $52,574 4 11/2/16
88 72 Crumb Sony Classics $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
89 90 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
90 97 Riding Giants Sony Classics $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
91 108 Every Little Step Sony Classics $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
92 113 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
93 115 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
94 118 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
95 130 Why We Fight Sony Classics $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
96 136 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
97 137 The Salt of the Earth Sony Classics $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
98 142 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
99 146 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
100 155 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,329,397,134----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$835,04853$129,09728-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$696,060,347----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$21,092,7381,403$8,792,6941,640-
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, #1501-1600, #1601-1651


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. 12/3/10
Survivors Guide to Prison Grav. 2/23/18
Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? Ghop 2/28/18
Leaning Into The Wind Magn. 3/9/18
The China Hustle Magn. 3/30/18
Spiral Cohen 4/6/18
The Devil and Father Amorth Orch. 4/20/18
Pope Francis - A Man of His Word Focus 5/18/18
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Focus 6/8/18
Generation Wealth Amazon 7/20/18
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD