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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, #1401-1410
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1038 Only the Young Oscilloscope Pictures $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
2 1075 Rebirth Oscilloscope Pictures $12,358 4 $2,740 1 8/31/11
3 - Above and Below Oscilloscope Pictures n/a - n/a - 4/15/16
4 351 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey Orion Classics $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
5 909 Eat This New York Organic Pictures $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
6 1310 Risk/Reward Organic Pictures $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
7 33 Believe Open Road Films $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
8 1099 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open Edge $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
9 617 Harvest of Empire Onyx Films $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
10 161 The War Room October $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
11 259 The Last Days October $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
12 766 Moving the Mountain October $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
13 672 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
14 - In My Father's House OA Investment Holdings n/a - n/a - 10/9/15
15 500 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
16 536 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
17 310 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
18 73 My Architect New Yorker $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
19 180 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
20 183 To Be and to Have New Yorker $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
21 339 Life and Debt New Yorker $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
22 523 After Innocence New Yorker $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
23 570 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
24 659 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $66,217 3 $6,879 2 10/27/06
25 784 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
26 808 Tsahal New Yorker $38,773 1 $12,195 1 1/27/95
27 1149 ABC Africa New Yorker $9,075 1 $559 1 5/3/02
28 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) New Yorker n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
29 793 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story New Love Films $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
30 88 The Endless Summer II New Line $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
31 230 Wild Man Blues New Line $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
32 276 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years New Line $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
33 25 Jerusalem National Geographic Entertainment $8,020,721 33 n/a - 9/13/13
34 36 Flying Monsters National Geographic Entertainment $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
35 123 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
36 163 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
37 208 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
38 352 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
39 1060 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
40 83 Meru Music Box Films $2,334,228 176 $91,279 7 8/14/15
41 284 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
42 308 Francofonia Music Box Films $302,762 25 $22,083 2 4/1/16
43 317 Antarctica: A Year on Ice Music Box Films $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
44 342 The Green Prince Music Box Films $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
45 543 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
46 596 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $86,637 5 $11,041 2 6/13/12
47 917 Happy Valley (2014) Music Box Films $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
48 984 Watchers of the Sky Music Box Films $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
49 1058 Fifi Howls From Happiness Music Box Films $13,614 2 $2,728 1 8/8/14
50 1090 Revenge of the Mekons Music Box Films $11,861 3 $2,354 1 10/29/14
51 1091 Emptying the Skies Music Box Films $11,811 2 $4,818 2 4/22/15
52 1126 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
53 1130 The Informant Music Box Films $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
54 1167 We Are Twisted F***ing Sister! Music Box Films $8,277 8 $5,804 6 2/19/16
55 1355 The Tower (2014) Music Box Films $1,117 1 $726 1 11/7/14
56 1356 We Are the Giant Music Box Films $1,088 2 $1,088 2 12/12/14
57 1082 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuckman Media $12,133 4 $6,100 1 1/3/14
58 591 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
59 381 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Monterey Media, Inc. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
60 1095 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $11,698 2 $4,138 1 12/4/09
61 1117 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
62 976 Favela Rising Mochary Films $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
63 812 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
64 907 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
65 1290 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 1 $3,384 1 9/28/07
66 17 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
67 51 Paris is Burning Miramax $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
68 69 Unzipped Miramax $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
69 72 Comedian Miramax $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
70 105 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
71 117 Microcosmos Miramax $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
72 137 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
73 192 The Big One Miramax $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
74 228 Incident at Oglala Miramax $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
75 250 The Heart of the Game Miramax $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
76 336 American Dream Miramax $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
77 469 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
78 484 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
79 487 Deep Blue Miramax $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
80 952 Small Wonders Miramax $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
81 1037 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
82 1096 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $11,683 1 $7,117 1 10/24/01
83 1268 This Divided State Minority Films $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
84 778 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $41,802 1 $13,236 1 9/17/10
85 1076 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $12,306 1 $3,216 1 7/9/08
86 43 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
87 147 Say Amen, Somebody MGM $1,108,299 - n/a - 3/11/83
88 193 Shanghai Ghetto Menemsha $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
89 1010 Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream Menemsha $17,506 3 $12,065 3 4/20/16
90 - Rabin in His Own Words Menemsha n/a - n/a - 5/6/16
91 272 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
92 721 Screamers (2006) Maya Entertainment $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
93 1282 Fraude Maya Entertainment $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
94 1234 Gurukulam Matson Films $5,421 4 n/a - 6/3/16
95 648 2012: Time for Change Mangusta Productions $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
96 41 Food, Inc. Magnolia $4,417,674 155 $60,513 3 6/12/09
97 46 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magnolia $4,071,700 151 $76,639 3 4/22/05
98 64 Capturing the Friedmans Magnolia $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
99 67 Man on Wire Magnolia $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
100 78 Control Room Magnolia $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,228,701,741----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,80850$143,16430-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$655,180,708----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,486,1181,631$9,507,5551,700-
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, #1401-1410


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Suicide Killers CityL 8/25/06
Life, Animated Orch. 7/1/16
Roseanne for President! IFC 7/1/16
Indian Point FRun 7/8/16
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You MBox 7/8/16
Zero Days Magn. 7/8/16
Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party QF 7/15/16
Gleason ORF 7/29/16
Citizen Soldier INDEP 8/5/16
When Two Worlds Collide FRun 8/17/16
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. 8/19/16
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. 9/9/16
Command and Control AEF 9/14/16
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR 9/16/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
Harry Benson: Shoot First Magn. 11/4/16
Seasons MBox 11/11/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD