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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, #1301-1319
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 81 The Endless Summer II New Line $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
2 213 Wild Man Blues New Line $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
3 256 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years New Line $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
4 23 Jerusalem National Geographic Entertainment $7,753,686 33 n/a - 9/13/13
5 33 Flying Monsters National Geographic Entertainment $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
6 116 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
7 151 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
8 193 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
9 330 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
10 1004 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
11 264 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
12 296 Antarctica: A Year on Ice Music Box Films $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
13 320 The Green Prince Music Box Films $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
14 515 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
15 565 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $86,637 5 $11,041 2 6/13/12
16 873 Happy Valley (2014) Music Box Films $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
17 934 Watchers of the Sky Music Box Films $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
18 1002 Fifi Howls From Happiness Music Box Films $13,614 2 $2,728 1 8/8/14
19 1065 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
20 1069 The Informant Music Box Films $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
21 1144 Revenge of the Mekons Music Box Films $6,487 1 $2,354 1 10/29/14
22 1274 The Tower (2014) Music Box Films $1,117 1 $726 1 11/7/14
23 1276 We Are the Giant Music Box Films $1,088 2 $1,088 2 12/12/14
24 1023 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuckman Media $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
25 560 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
26 359 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Monterey Media, Inc. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
27 1034 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $11,698 2 $4,138 1 12/4/09
28 1056 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
29 929 Favela Rising Mochary Films $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
30 771 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
31 863 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
32 1213 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 1 $3,384 1 9/28/07
33 15 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
34 47 Paris is Burning Miramax $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
35 65 Unzipped Miramax $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
36 68 Comedian Miramax $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
37 98 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
38 111 Microcosmos Miramax $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
39 127 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
40 178 The Big One Miramax $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
41 211 Incident at Oglala Miramax $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
42 232 The Heart of the Game Miramax $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
43 314 American Dream Miramax $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
44 448 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
45 462 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
46 465 Deep Blue Miramax $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
47 905 Small Wonders Miramax $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
48 982 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
49 1035 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $11,683 1 $7,117 1 10/24/01
50 1191 This Divided State Minority Films $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
51 736 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $41,802 1 $13,236 1 9/17/10
52 1019 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $12,306 1 $3,216 1 7/9/08
53 40 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
54 137 Say Amen, Somebody MGM $1,108,299 - n/a - 3/11/83
55 179 Shanghai Ghetto Menemsha $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
56 252 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
57 681 Screamers (2006) Maya Entertainment $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
58 1205 Fraude Maya Entertainment $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
59 612 2012: Time for Change Mangusta Productions $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
60 38 Food, Inc. Magnolia $4,417,674 155 $60,513 3 6/12/09
61 43 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magnolia $4,071,700 151 $76,639 3 4/22/05
62 60 Capturing the Friedmans Magnolia $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
63 63 Man on Wire Magnolia $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
64 72 Control Room Magnolia $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
65 73 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magnolia $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
66 76 The Queen of Versailles Magnolia $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
67 82 Blackfish Magnolia $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
68 110 No End in Sight Magnolia $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
69 112 Marley Magnolia $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
70 124 Gonzo Magnolia $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
71 138 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magnolia $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
72 148 Jesus Camp Magnolia $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
73 162 Life Itself Magnolia $810,454 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
74 183 Muscle Shoals Magnolia $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
75 245 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magnolia $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
76 272 Bukowski: Born Into This Magnolia $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
77 274 Ballet 422 Magnolia $318,093 27 $27,653 2 2/6/15
78 282 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magnolia $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
79 289 Crazy Love Magnolia $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
80 300 Outrage Magnolia $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
81 313 Surfwise Magnolia $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
82 353 A Place at the Table Magnolia $231,378 35 $92,257 35 3/1/13
83 381 No Place on Earth Magnolia $200,238 27 $13,813 2 4/5/13
84 391 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magnolia $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
85 431 Magic Trip Magnolia $154,521 18 $14,367 4 8/5/11
86 444 Cocaine Cowboys Magnolia $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
87 457 Good Ol' Freda Magnolia $138,811 17 $6,798 1 9/6/13
88 520 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magnolia $105,998 9 $15,096 2 7/3/13
89 521 Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Magnolia $105,710 13 n/a - 11/16/11
90 523 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magnolia $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
91 524 Mr. Untouchable Magnolia $104,678 26 $48,280 26 10/26/07
92 530 Freakonomics Magnolia $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
93 535 Rejoice and Shout Magnolia $100,237 7 $6,589 1 6/3/11
94 592 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magnolia $75,881 9 $14,287 3 6/27/14
95 643 Limelight Magnolia $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
96 650 Maxed Out Magnolia $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
97 653 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
98 674 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
99 685 Venus and Serena Magnolia $51,271 8 $10,981 4 5/10/13
100 701 Terror's Advocate Magnolia $47,724 4 $11,197 3 10/12/07
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,106,530,589----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$862,45648$128,60026-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$567,281,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,013,4191,589$8,287,2411,581-
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, #1301-1319


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH 11/15/06
Emptying the Skies MBox 4/22/15
Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll Argo. 4/22/15
WARx2 WARX2 4/24/15
Misery Loves Comedy Trib. 4/24/15
I Am Big Bird Trib. 5/6/15
The Seven Five IFC 5/7/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15
The Wolfpack Magn. 6/12/15
Batkid Begins WB 6/26/15
Cartel Land Orch. 7/3/15
Do I Sound Gay? IFC 7/10/15
Nowitzki Magn. 7/10/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 7/31/15
Best of Enemies Magn. 7/31/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise Rela. 9/30/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD