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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, #1501-1504
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 469 One Day in September Sony Classics $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
2 567 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
3 607 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $91,874 6 $7,622 2 2/3/95
4 691 For No Good Reason Sony Classics $67,421 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
5 1166 East of Havana Sony BMG $11,550 1 $4,800 1 2/2/07
6 4 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony / Columbia $72,091,016 3,481 $23,234,394 3,481 10/28/09
7 497 Waco: The Rules of Engagement Somford Entertainment $142,193 5 n/a - 2/28/97
8 1299 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Social Media Productions $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
9 541 Beware of Mr. Baker Snagfilms $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
10 1219 Decoding Deepak Snagfilms $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
11 1421 Rockets Redglare! Small Planet $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
12 152 Paper Clips Slowhand Cinema $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
13 473 Bra Boys Slowhand Cinema $155,056 23 $45,589 23 4/11/08
14 698 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slowhand Cinema $65,429 10 $12,376 3 1/20/06
15 845 Rape of the Soul Slowhand Cinema $39,975 8 $15,602 8 3/17/06
16 1084 Faster (2004) Slamdance on the Road $16,265 1 $13,995 1 4/23/04
17 1030 State of Fear Skylight Pictures $20,055 1 $16,075 1 1/11/06
18 552 Killing Kasztner Sky Island Films $112,313 5 $5,513 1 10/23/09
19 348 Heavy Petting Skouras $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
20 734 Beautiful Losers Sidetrack Films $56,386 3 $10,607 1 8/8/08
21 940 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shooting Gallery $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
22 1178 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes Shoot First Inc. $11,021 2 $2,233 1 9/5/14
23 68 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shadow Dist. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
24 235 The Weather Underground Shadow Dist. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
25 263 Gypsy Caravan Shadow Dist. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
26 396 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shadow Dist. $225,448 13 $2,407 2 11/4/05
27 424 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $194,533 16 $1,242 2 9/25/09
28 429 Lost Boys of Sudan Shadow Dist. $188,467 8 $512 1 8/22/03
29 443 Touch the Sound Shadow Dist. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
30 448 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shadow Dist. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
31 463 Girls Rock! Shadow Dist. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
32 597 Under Our Skin Shadow Dist. $98,548 6 $7,043 1 6/19/09
33 646 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shadow Dist. $79,916 6 $4,095 1 7/13/05
34 672 Air Guitar Nation Shadow Dist. $71,471 10 $7,035 1 3/23/07
35 1002 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shadow Dist. $21,507 3 $630 1 12/7/07
36 1147 The Kids Grow Up Shadow Dist. $12,095 1 $4,497 1 10/29/10
37 1314 Whiz Kids Shadow Dist. $5,386 2 $1,333 1 6/4/10
38 366 The War Tapes SenArt/Scranton-Lacy Films $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
39 781 Alice Neel SeeThink Productions $48,969 1 $6,207 1 4/20/07
40 431 Jig Screen Media $183,790 5 $70,432 5 6/17/11
41 556 Wild Horse Wild Ride Screen Media $111,205 21 $3,610 1 8/24/12
42 564 Bustin' Down the Door Screen Media $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
43 1287 Skid Row Screen Media $6,627 3 $6,627 3 8/24/07
44 1386 Run for Your Life Screen Media $2,992 1 $2,537 1 10/29/08
45 - Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde Screen Media n/a - n/a - 10/4/13
46 - The Secret Disco Revolution Screen Media n/a - n/a - 6/28/13
47 130 Baraka Samuel Goldwyn $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
48 162 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Samuel Goldwyn $1,017,579 27 $63,700 3 9/21/12
49 168 35 Up Samuel Goldwyn $922,872 21 $13,690 1 1/15/92
50 210 Wigstock: The Movie Samuel Goldwyn $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
51 226 Road Scholar Samuel Goldwyn $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
52 442 Anita Samuel Goldwyn $176,979 12 $44,114 7 3/21/14
53 445 Somm Samuel Goldwyn $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
54 476 Brothers at War Samuel Goldwyn $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
55 566 Trumbo Samuel Goldwyn $109,057 6 $28,125 3 6/27/08
56 571 Ivory Tower Samuel Goldwyn $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
57 622 Exporting Raymond Samuel Goldwyn $87,727 13 $35,292 13 4/29/11
58 655 The Island President Samuel Goldwyn $76,398 5 $13,998 2 3/28/12
59 846 The Short Game Samuel Goldwyn $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
60 1000 Waiting for Lightning Samuel Goldwyn $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
61 1100 Hannari - Geisha Modern Sakura Production USA $14,974 1 $9,930 1 11/17/06
62 950 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sagewood Cinema Ventures $26,859 1 $5,034 1 11/24/06
63 1019 Orwell Rolls in His Grave Sag Harbor Basement $20,389 3 $6,059 1 7/23/04
64 586 Korengal Saboteur Media $101,310 11 $14,630 1 5/30/14
65 1065 Battle for Brooklyn Rumur Releasing $17,981 1 $11,141 1 6/17/11
66 1078 Who Took Johnny Rumur Releasing $16,595 2 $7,666 1 4/24/15
67 93 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
68 116 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $1,577,480 16 $4,632 1 8/19/88
69 212 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
70 289 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
71 320 Nico-Icon Roxie $306,691 4 n/a - 9/8/95
72 601 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $94,874 6 $5,728 1 9/20/02
73 1260 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $7,506 3 $3,792 3 9/29/06
74 64 Catfish Rogue Pictures $3,237,343 143 $257,285 12 9/17/10
75 5 2016 Obama's America Rocky Mountain Pictures $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
76 29 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Rocky Mountain Pictures $7,720,487 1,052 $2,970,848 1,052 4/18/08
77 549 God the Father Rocky Mountain Pictures $113,276 15 $15,037 1 10/17/14
78 612 The Principle Rocky Mountain Pictures $89,543 3 $8,657 1 10/24/14
79 641 Hating Breitbart Rocky Mountain Pictures $81,432 8 $40,673 4 10/19/12
80 670 Runaway Slave Rocky Mountain Pictures $71,737 6 $3,626 1 7/6/12
81 679 An Inconsistent Truth Rocky Mountain Pictures $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
82 805 There's No Place Like Utopia Rocky Mountain Pictures $45,254 5 $30,710 1 7/18/14
83 902 District of Corruption Rocky Mountain Pictures $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
84 1044 Revelation: Dawn of Global Government Rocky Mountain Pictures $19,107 2 $14,975 2 4/15/16
85 1072 Ever Again Rocky Mountain Pictures $17,304 12 $10,802 12 12/8/06
86 48 Good Hair Roadside Attractions $4,157,223 466 $1,039,220 186 10/9/09
87 54 The September Issue Roadside Attractions $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
88 114 Stories We Tell Roadside Attractions $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
89 178 The Cove Roadside Attractions $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
90 183 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions $821,046 358 $61,313 18 8/22/08
91 275 Project Nim Roadside Attractions $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
92 441 Chicago 10 Roadside Attractions $177,490 14 $42,724 14 2/29/08
93 494 Thunder Soul Roadside Attractions $143,986 37 $51,260 35 9/23/11
94 523 Escape Fire Roadside Attractions $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
95 624 How to Cook Your Life Roadside Attractions $87,370 7 $8,741 4 10/26/07
96 704 Cool It Roadside Attractions $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
97 503 Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Rialto $137,722 13 $8,355 1 11/13/15
98 710 Public Speaking Rialto $62,173 2 $6,260 1 2/23/11
99 288 The Hunting of the President Regent Releasing $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
100 480 Show Business Regent Releasing $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,275,626,119----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$878,53051$137,14129-
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, #1501-1504


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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