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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, #1201-1242
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 15 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
2 46 Paris is Burning Miramax $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
3 64 Unzipped Miramax $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
4 66 Comedian Miramax $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
5 96 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
6 107 Microcosmos Miramax $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
7 123 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
8 174 The Big One Miramax $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
9 205 Incident at Oglala Miramax $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
10 224 The Heart of the Game Miramax $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
11 298 American Dream Miramax $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
12 423 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
13 436 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
14 439 Deep Blue Miramax $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
15 862 Small Wonders Miramax $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
16 934 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
17 981 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $11,683 1 $7,117 1 10/24/01
18 1125 This Divided State Minority Films $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
19 701 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $41,802 1 $13,236 1 9/17/10
20 967 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $12,306 1 $3,216 1 7/9/08
21 39 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
22 133 Say Amen, Somebody MGM $1,108,299 - n/a - 3/11/83
23 175 Shanghai Ghetto Menemsha $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
24 243 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
25 644 Screamers (2006) Maya Entertainment $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
26 1138 Fraude Maya Entertainment $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
27 579 2012: Time for Change Mangusta Productions $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
28 37 Food, Inc. Magnolia $4,417,674 155 $60,513 3 6/12/09
29 42 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magnolia $4,071,700 151 $76,639 3 4/22/05
30 59 Capturing the Friedmans Magnolia $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
31 62 Man on Wire Magnolia $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
32 70 Control Room Magnolia $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
33 71 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magnolia $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
34 74 The Queen of Versailles Magnolia $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
35 80 Blackfish Magnolia $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
36 106 No End in Sight Magnolia $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
37 108 Marley Magnolia $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
38 120 Gonzo Magnolia $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
39 134 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magnolia $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
40 144 Jesus Camp Magnolia $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
41 161 Life Itself Magnolia $799,142 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
42 179 Muscle Shoals Magnolia $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
43 236 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magnolia $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
44 260 Bukowski: Born Into This Magnolia $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
45 269 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magnolia $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
46 277 Crazy Love Magnolia $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
47 286 Outrage Magnolia $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
48 297 Surfwise Magnolia $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
49 332 A Place at the Table Magnolia $231,378 35 $92,257 35 3/1/13
50 361 No Place on Earth Magnolia $200,238 27 $13,813 2 4/5/13
51 369 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magnolia $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
52 407 Magic Trip Magnolia $154,521 18 $14,367 4 8/5/11
53 418 Cocaine Cowboys Magnolia $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
54 431 Good Ol' Freda Magnolia $138,811 17 $6,798 1 9/6/13
55 490 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magnolia $105,998 9 $15,096 2 7/3/13
56 491 Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Magnolia $105,710 13 n/a - 11/16/11
57 493 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magnolia $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
58 494 Mr. Untouchable Magnolia $104,678 26 $48,280 26 10/26/07
59 500 Freakonomics Magnolia $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
60 505 Rejoice and Shout Magnolia $100,237 7 $6,589 1 6/3/11
61 559 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magnolia $75,881 9 $14,287 3 6/27/14
62 608 Limelight Magnolia $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
63 615 Maxed Out Magnolia $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
64 618 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
65 637 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
66 648 Venus and Serena Magnolia $51,271 8 $10,981 4 5/10/13
67 665 Terror's Advocate Magnolia $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
68 775 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magnolia $31,313 5 $3,936 5 6/7/13
69 788 American Swing Magnolia $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
70 859 Not Quite Hollywood Magnolia $21,152 6 $4,694 2 7/31/09
71 896 A League of Ordinary Gentlemen Magnolia $18,807 4 n/a 1 5/27/05
72 1166 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magnolia $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
73 561 Shoot Down Magic Lamp $74,421 21 $49,182 21 1/25/08
74 230 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Maelstrom $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
75 1150 Beyond Barbed Wire Mac and Ava Motion Pictures $3,109 1 $1,668 1 7/18/97
76 790 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal Luminous Velocity Releasing $29,976 9 $5,075 4 5/23/07
77 1179 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lumiere Productions $1,884 1 $563 1 1/19/05
78 728 The Cats of Mirikitani Lucid Dreaming Inc. $38,925 3 $5,160 1 3/2/07
79 313 Gay Sex in the 70s Lovett Releasing $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
80 336 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot 47 $225,682 20 $6,776 1 8/16/00
81 389 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorber Films $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
82 673 The Woodmans Lorber Films $46,623 3 $5,874 1 1/19/11
83 938 Armadillo Lorber Films $14,566 1 $3,958 1 4/15/11
84 1085 The Red Chapel Lorber Films $6,196 2 $2,459 1 12/29/10
85 1100 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorber Films $5,532 1 $2,793 1 9/11/09
86 349 Somewhere Between Long Shot Factory $210,975 6 $7,799 1 8/24/12
87 416 Code Black Long Shot Factory $150,290 10 $6,319 1 6/20/14
88 516 My Reincarnation Long Shot Factory $92,822 5 $6,498 1 10/28/11
89 694 If You Build It Long Shot Factory $43,393 5 $4,949 1 1/10/14
90 836 Lost Bohemia Long Shot Factory $23,584 2 n/a - 5/20/11
91 237 Detropia Loki Films $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
92 9 Sicko Lionsgate $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
93 16 America (2014) Lionsgate $14,444,502 1,105 $38,608 3 6/27/14
94 18 Religulous Lionsgate $13,011,160 568 $3,409,643 502 10/1/08
95 132 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon Lionsgate $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
96 135 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man Lionsgate $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
97 139 More Than a Game Lionsgate $950,675 111 $182,943 14 10/2/09
98 359 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) Lionsgate $201,275 24 $15,656 4 10/13/06
99 414 Hecho En Mexico Lionsgate $151,133 26 $76,123 12 11/30/12
100 1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions Gate $119,194,771 2,011 $23,920,637 868 6/23/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,908,159----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$895,05248$133,06927-
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, #1201-1242


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Jupiter's Wife AL 8/18/95
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
God the Father RM 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15