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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, #1301-1331
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 57 Exit Through the Gift Shop Producers Distribution Agency $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
2 97 Senna Producers Distribution Agency $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
3 366 Brooklyn Castle Producers Distribution Agency $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
4 1129 Bel Borba Aqui Producers Distribution Agency $7,426 2 $1,869 1 10/3/12
5 1022 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMK*BNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
6 1215 Moog Plexifilm $3,604 1 $2,227 1 9/24/04
7 189 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters Picturehouse $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
8 202 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland Picturehouse $603,894 962 $464,170 962 2/8/08
9 631 Rock School Picturehouse $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
10 1004 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock Picturehouse $13,710 2 $5,526 2 11/15/06
11 178 Forks Over Knives Pascack Media $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
12 - State 194 Participant Media n/a - n/a - 5/17/13
13 - 99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film Participant Media n/a - n/a - 9/6/13
14 29 Waiting for "Superman" Paramount Vantage $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
15 35 Shine a Light Paramount Vantage $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
16 146 American Teen Paramount Vantage $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
17 161 Arctic Tale Paramount Vantage $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
18 10 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
19 22 Mad Hot Ballroom Paramount Classics $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
20 277 Trekkies Paramount Classics $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
21 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Paramount $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
22 8 Katy Perry: Part of Me Paramount $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
23 26 Tupac: Resurrection Paramount $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
24 574 16 Days of Glory Paramount $83,857 - n/a - 3/7/86
25 983 7th Street Paradise Acres $15,629 1 $6,354 1 1/17/03
26 1267 Souldier Parade Deck Films $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
27 981 People Say I'm Crazy Palo Alto Pictures $15,679 1 $4,820 1 4/30/04
28 201 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
29 298 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
30 445 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
31 471 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
32 475 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
33 595 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
34 727 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $44,435 2 $6,820 1 8/31/05
35 737 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
36 745 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
37 821 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
38 836 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
39 851 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $27,344 1 $7,520 1 2/1/06
40 1020 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $12,600 1 $4,842 1 7/16/04
41 1122 Kill Your Idols Palm $7,753 2 $3,274 1 7/7/06
42 1190 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $4,658 1 $2,706 1 3/12/04
43 1251 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $2,324 1 $1,340 1 6/8/07
44 590 This is Not a Film Palisades Tartan $77,016 5 $12,608 5 2/29/12
45 488 Spark: A Burning Man Story Paladin/Film Buff $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
46 101 I Am Paladin $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
47 452 Kids For Cash Paladin $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
48 578 The Whale Paladin $81,881 5 $4,835 2 9/9/11
49 708 Connected Paladin $46,782 7 $13,301 3 9/16/11
50 730 Love Etc. Paladin $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
51 784 Mansome Paladin $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
52 870 Otter 501 Paladin $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
53 958 Great Directors Paladin $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
54 165 Bill W. Page 124 Productions $809,590 31 n/a - 5/18/12
55 18 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
56 218 Sex Is... Outsider Films $530,833 6 n/a - 5/7/93
57 1271 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris Outsider Films $1,476 1 $1,476 1 12/7/07
58 72 Samsara Oscilloscope Pictures $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
59 224 Shut Up and Play the Hits Oscilloscope Pictures $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
60 275 A Film Unfinished Oscilloscope Pictures $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
61 288 Unmistaken Child Oscilloscope Pictures $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
62 353 Art and Craft Oscilloscope Pictures $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
63 453 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
64 538 No Impact Man Oscilloscope Pictures $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
65 575 12 O'Clock Boys Oscilloscope Pictures $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
66 598 After Tiller Oscilloscope Pictures $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
67 638 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Oscilloscope Pictures $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
68 670 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
69 685 Burma VJ Oscilloscope Pictures $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
70 689 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Oscilloscope Pictures $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
71 712 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Oscilloscope Pictures $46,380 4 $6,510 1 11/17/10
72 754 Teenage Oscilloscope Pictures $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
73 826 These Birds Walk Oscilloscope Pictures $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
74 855 The Garden Oscilloscope Pictures $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
75 927 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Oscilloscope Pictures $20,056 10 n/a - 6/20/14
76 934 Tchoupitoulas Oscilloscope Pictures $19,375 6 $2,379 1 12/7/12
77 941 The Kill Team Oscilloscope Pictures $18,983 2 n/a - 7/25/14
78 949 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Oscilloscope Pictures $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
79 988 Only the Young Oscilloscope Pictures $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
80 1023 Rebirth Oscilloscope Pictures $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
81 333 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey Orion Classics $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
82 868 Eat This New York Organic Pictures $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
83 1241 Risk/Reward Organic Pictures $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
84 31 Believe Open Road Films $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
85 1046 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open Edge $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
86 585 Harvest of Empire Onyx Films $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
87 150 The War Room October $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
88 242 The Last Days October $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
89 726 Moving the Mountain October $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
90 636 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
91 479 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
92 509 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
93 291 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
94 70 My Architect New Yorker $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
95 169 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
96 172 To Be and to Have New Yorker $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
97 321 Life and Debt New Yorker $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
98 498 After Innocence New Yorker $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
99 542 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
100 624 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,123,926,645----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$869,23948$131,20728-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$581,598,950----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,695,1881,589$8,592,4321,581-
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, #1301-1331


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Carmen & Geoffrey FRun 3/13/09
WARx2 WARX2 6/12/15
The Wolfpack Magn. 6/12/15
Batkid Begins WB 6/26/15
Murder in the Park IFC 6/26/15
Cartel Land Orch. 7/3/15
Do I Sound Gay? IFC 7/10/15
Nowitzki Magn. 7/10/15
Amy A24 7/10/15
Bonobos: Back to the Wild Hann. 7/17/15
A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 7/31/15
Best of Enemies Magn. 7/31/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise Rela. 9/30/15
He Named Me Malala FoxS 10/2/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD