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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, #1301-1306
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 - State 194 Participant Media n/a - n/a - 5/17/13
2 - 99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film Participant Media n/a - n/a - 9/6/13
3 28 Waiting for "Superman" Paramount Vantage $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
4 34 Shine a Light Paramount Vantage $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
5 144 American Teen Paramount Vantage $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
6 158 Arctic Tale Paramount Vantage $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
7 10 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
8 21 Mad Hot Ballroom Paramount Classics $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
9 267 Trekkies Paramount Classics $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
10 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Paramount $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
11 8 Katy Perry: Part of Me Paramount $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
12 24 Tupac: Resurrection Paramount $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
13 564 16 Days of Glory Paramount $83,857 - n/a - 3/7/86
14 965 7th Street Paradise Acres $15,629 1 $6,354 1 1/17/03
15 1242 Souldier Parade Deck Films $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
16 963 People Say I'm Crazy Palo Alto Pictures $15,679 1 $4,820 1 4/30/04
17 195 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
18 288 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
19 434 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
20 462 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
21 466 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
22 585 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
23 716 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $44,435 2 $6,820 1 8/31/05
24 727 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
25 735 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
26 807 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
27 822 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
28 837 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $27,344 1 $7,520 1 2/1/06
29 1003 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $12,600 1 $4,842 1 7/16/04
30 1099 Kill Your Idols Palm $7,753 2 $3,274 1 7/7/06
31 1165 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $4,658 1 $2,706 1 3/12/04
32 1226 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $2,324 1 $1,340 1 6/8/07
33 580 This is Not a Film Palisades Tartan $77,016 5 $12,608 5 2/29/12
34 479 Spark: A Burning Man Story Paladin/Film Buff $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
35 100 I Am Paladin $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
36 442 Kids For Cash Paladin $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
37 568 The Whale Paladin $81,881 5 $4,835 2 9/9/11
38 697 Connected Paladin $46,782 7 $13,301 3 9/16/11
39 719 Love Etc. Paladin $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
40 771 Mansome Paladin $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
41 856 Otter 501 Paladin $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
42 942 Great Directors Paladin $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
43 162 Bill W. Page 124 Productions $809,590 31 n/a - 5/18/12
44 17 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
45 212 Sex Is... Outsider Films $530,833 6 n/a - 5/7/93
46 1246 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris Outsider Films $1,476 1 $1,476 1 12/7/07
47 71 Samsara Oscilloscope Pictures $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
48 218 Shut Up and Play the Hits Oscilloscope Pictures $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
49 265 A Film Unfinished Oscilloscope Pictures $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
50 278 Unmistaken Child Oscilloscope Pictures $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
51 342 Art and Craft Oscilloscope Pictures $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
52 443 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
53 530 No Impact Man Oscilloscope Pictures $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
54 565 12 O'Clock Boys Oscilloscope Pictures $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
55 588 After Tiller Oscilloscope Pictures $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
56 628 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Oscilloscope Pictures $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
57 658 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
58 673 Burma VJ Oscilloscope Pictures $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
59 678 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Oscilloscope Pictures $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
60 701 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Oscilloscope Pictures $46,380 4 $6,510 1 11/17/10
61 744 Teenage Oscilloscope Pictures $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
62 812 These Birds Walk Oscilloscope Pictures $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
63 841 The Garden Oscilloscope Pictures $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
64 912 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Oscilloscope Pictures $20,056 10 n/a - 6/20/14
65 919 Tchoupitoulas Oscilloscope Pictures $19,375 6 $2,379 1 12/7/12
66 925 The Kill Team Oscilloscope Pictures $18,983 2 n/a - 7/25/14
67 933 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Oscilloscope Pictures $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
68 970 Only the Young Oscilloscope Pictures $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
69 1006 Rebirth Oscilloscope Pictures $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
70 321 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey Orion Classics $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
71 854 Eat This New York Organic Pictures $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
72 1217 Risk/Reward Organic Pictures $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
73 30 Believe Open Road Films $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
74 1026 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open Edge $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
75 575 Harvest of Empire Onyx Films $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
76 148 The War Room October $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
77 236 The Last Days October $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
78 715 Moving the Mountain October $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
79 626 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
80 470 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
81 500 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
82 282 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
83 68 My Architect New Yorker $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
84 166 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
85 169 To Be and to Have New Yorker $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
86 309 Life and Debt New Yorker $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
87 489 After Innocence New Yorker $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
88 534 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
89 614 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
90 734 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
91 758 Tsahal New Yorker $38,773 1 $12,195 1 1/27/95
92 1073 ABC Africa New Yorker $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
93 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) New Yorker n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
94 743 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story New Love Films $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
95 81 The Endless Summer II New Line $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
96 211 Wild Man Blues New Line $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
97 252 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years New Line $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
98 26 Jerusalem National Geographic Entertainment $6,711,310 33 n/a - 9/13/13
99 33 Flying Monsters National Geographic Entertainment $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
100 114 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,100,754,083----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$867,41946$129,82327-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$8,879,1871,551-
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, #1301-1306


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rock Bottom Wrin. 3/2/07
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Mind of Mark DeFriest CDF 3/6/15
Grey Gardens (2015 re-release) Jan. 3/6/15
Seymour: An Introduction IFC 3/13/15
WARx2 WARX2 3/20/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15
An Honest Liar Abr. 6/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB TBD
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD