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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, #1501-1526
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 325 Unmistaken Child Oscilloscope Pictures $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
2 391 Art and Craft Oscilloscope Pictures $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
3 500 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
4 600 No Impact Man Oscilloscope Pictures $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
5 639 Los Sures Oscilloscope Pictures $83,992 2 $26,088 1 4/15/16
6 641 12 O'Clock Boys Oscilloscope Pictures $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
7 672 After Tiller Oscilloscope Pictures $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
8 718 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Oscilloscope Pictures $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
9 755 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
10 771 Burma VJ Oscilloscope Pictures $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
11 777 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Oscilloscope Pictures $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
12 804 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Oscilloscope Pictures $46,380 4 $6,510 1 11/17/10
13 850 Teenage Oscilloscope Pictures $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
14 926 These Birds Walk Oscilloscope Pictures $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
15 961 The Garden Oscilloscope Pictures $26,931 4 $4,114 1 4/24/09
16 1044 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Oscilloscope Pictures $20,056 10 n/a - 6/16/14
17 1053 Tchoupitoulas Oscilloscope Pictures $19,375 6 $2,379 1 12/7/12
18 1061 The Kill Team Oscilloscope Pictures $18,983 2 n/a - 7/25/14
19 1069 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Oscilloscope Pictures $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
20 1114 Only the Young Oscilloscope Pictures $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
21 1115 Contemporary Color Oscilloscope Pictures $15,275 5 $1,451 1 3/1/17
22 1157 Rebirth Oscilloscope Pictures $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
23 - Above and Below Oscilloscope Pictures n/a - n/a - 4/15/16
24 371 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey Orion Classics $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
25 978 Eat This New York Organic Pictures $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
26 1411 Risk/Reward Organic Pictures $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
27 36 Believe Open Road Films $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
28 234 Gleason Open Road Films $583,664 148 $91,583 9 7/29/16
29 1183 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open Edge $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
30 654 Harvest of Empire Onyx Films $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
31 174 The War Room October $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
32 275 The Last Days October $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
33 819 Moving the Mountain October $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
34 716 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
35 - In My Father's House OA Investment Holdings n/a - n/a - 10/9/15
36 529 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
37 565 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
38 328 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
39 79 My Architect New Yorker $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
40 193 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
41 196 To Be and to Have New Yorker $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
42 357 Life and Debt New Yorker $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
43 552 After Innocence New Yorker $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
44 605 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
45 701 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
46 840 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
47 864 Tsahal New Yorker $38,773 1 $12,195 1 1/27/95
48 1239 ABC Africa New Yorker $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
49 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) New Yorker n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
50 849 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story New Love Films $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
51 96 The Endless Summer II New Line $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
52 246 Wild Man Blues New Line $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
53 293 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years New Line $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
54 27 Jerusalem National Geographic Entertainment $8,020,721 33 n/a - 9/13/13
55 40 Flying Monsters National Geographic Entertainment $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
56 134 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
57 176 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
58 220 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
59 372 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
60 1142 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
61 90 Meru Music Box Films $2,334,228 176 $91,279 7 8/14/15
62 301 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
63 322 Francofonia Music Box Films $307,040 25 $22,083 2 4/1/16
64 335 Antarctica: A Year on Ice Music Box Films $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
65 361 The Green Prince Music Box Films $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
66 490 Seasons Music Box Films $150,092 22 $27,134 13 11/25/16
67 573 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
68 632 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $86,637 5 $11,041 2 6/13/12
69 681 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Music Box Films $70,950 6 $16,912 2 7/8/16
70 986 Happy Valley (2014) Music Box Films $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
71 1056 Watchers of the Sky Music Box Films $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
72 1124 Antarctica: Ice & Sky Music Box Films $14,475 5 n/a - 1/20/17
73 1140 Fifi Howls From Happiness Music Box Films $13,614 2 $2,728 1 8/8/14
74 1173 Revenge of the Mekons Music Box Films $11,861 3 $2,354 1 10/29/14
75 1174 Emptying the Skies Music Box Films $11,811 2 $4,818 2 4/22/15
76 1213 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
77 1217 The Informant Music Box Films $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
78 1258 We Are Twisted F***ing Sister! Music Box Films $8,277 8 $5,804 6 2/19/16
79 1461 The Tower (2014) Music Box Films $1,117 1 $726 1 11/7/14
80 1462 We Are the Giant Music Box Films $1,088 2 $1,088 2 12/12/14
81 1164 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuckman Media $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
82 627 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
83 400 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Monterey Media, Inc. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
84 1179 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $11,698 2 $4,138 1 12/4/09
85 1204 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
86 1049 Favela Rising Mochary Films $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
87 869 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
88 975 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
89 1390 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 1 $3,384 1 9/28/07
90 17 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
91 56 Paris is Burning Miramax $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
92 75 Unzipped Miramax $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
93 78 Comedian Miramax $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
94 116 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
95 128 Microcosmos Miramax $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
96 146 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
97 204 The Big One Miramax $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
98 244 Incident at Oglala Miramax $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
99 265 The Heart of the Game Miramax $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
100 354 American Dream Miramax $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,290,145,810----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$875,86352$138,51930-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$680,243,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$24,294,4211,518$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, #1501-1526


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Hellbound? A23 9/21/12
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
Sacred Argo. 5/5/17
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe FRun 5/12/17
Buena Vista Social Club: Adios BG 5/26/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/30/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD