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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, #1501-1539
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1446 The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun $1,747 1 $1,153 1 2/6/15
2 1275 The Other Side FM $8,074 1 $1,246 1 5/20/16
3 987 Otter 501 Pala. $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
4 461 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $166,750 2 $7,970 1 3/1/06
5 896 Our City Dreams FRun $34,972 3 $4,056 1 2/6/09
6 1338 Our Man in Tehran FRun $5,573 3 $1,640 1 5/15/15
7 1038 Our Nixon Cdgm. $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
8 1113 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $16,050 2 $2,344 1 9/6/13
9 1249 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $9,078 1 $1,671 1 7/31/98
10 264 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism CLS $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
11 342 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
12 780 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $51,301 3 $7,272 1 8/10/11
13 - Overnight Think n/a - n/a - 11/10/04
14 569 The Overnighters Drft. $110,763 23 $4,324 1 10/10/14
15 - Oxygen for the Ears Indic. n/a - n/a - Jul 2013
16 162 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
17 321 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
18 706 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
19 157 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
20 889 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
21 1336 Papirosen FM $5,658 1 n/a - 1/24/14
22 352 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
23 612 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
24 56 Paris is Burning Mira. $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
25 182 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
26 1051 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Osci. $20,056 10 n/a - 6/16/14
27 1438 Patagonia Rising FRun $2,064 1 $981 1 6/8/12
28 1114 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
29 172 Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus TMF $925,576 652 n/a - 1/19/15
30 928 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
31 892 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $35,671 2 $5,754 1 10/19/11
32 875 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $38,691 2 $6,116 1 6/8/12
33 1206 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $11,021 2 $2,233 1 9/5/14
34 1089 Payback (2012) Zeit. $17,979 3 $2,186 1 4/25/12
35 1352 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $4,930 1 $1,735 1 1/28/05
36 262 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
37 1477 The Penguin Counters FRun $976 1 $976 1 4/21/17
38 565 Penton: The John Penton Story Gathr $112,159 14 n/a - 6/23/14
39 1334 People of a Feather FRun $5,677 1 $2,413 1 11/8/13
40 1116 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $15,679 1 $4,820 1 4/30/04
41 1479 A People Uncounted FRun $930 1 $390 1 5/16/14
42 - The People vs. George Lucas WHE n/a 1 n/a 1 5/6/11
43 517 A Perfect Candidate 7Art $134,485 8 n/a - 6/19/96
44 869 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
45 1451 Persons of Interest FRun $1,672 1 n/a - 9/3/04
46 699 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
47 629 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $88,312 3 $11,945 1 10/26/07
48 1081 Peter and the Farm Magn. $18,123 8 $3,844 1 11/4/16
49 1062 Peter Brook: The Tightrope FRun $19,365 2 $6,768 1 1/31/14
50 358 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
51 1164 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $12,546 1 $2,630 1 7/26/06
52 1282 Photographic Memory FRun $7,822 2 $3,006 2 10/12/12
53 790 Pianomania FRun $49,852 6 $2,238 1 5/27/11
54 1181 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
55 60 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
56 972 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $26,608 4 $2,721 3 6/1/12
57 396 A Place at the Table Magn. $231,378 35 $92,257 35 3/1/13
58 375 A Place Called Chiapas Zeit. $252,546 - n/a - 11/4/98
59 762 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $53,471 3 $4,424 2 2/24/06
60 350 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
61 1143 Planet of Snail CGld $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
62 1406 Plastic Planet FRun $3,164 2 $740 1 1/14/11
63 1155 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $13,137 2 $1,846 1 5/16/14
64 1300 Plot for Peace N/A $7,051 2 $2,554 2 10/31/14
65 1349 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $5,080 1 $2,402 1 3/21/08
66 221 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold SPC $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
67 277 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
68 1280 Portrait of a Garden Ghop $7,914 1 $4,488 1 10/26/16
69 235 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
70 335 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
71 865 Power Trip AL $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
72 622 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
73 649 Praying with Lior FRun $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
74 734 Presenting Princess Shaw Magn. $60,197 12 $4,814 3 5/27/16
75 824 Pressure Cooker BevP $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
76 1402 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 1 $3,384 1 9/28/07
77 1015 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $22,026 1 $3,151 1 8/17/07
78 625 The Principle RM $89,543 3 $8,657 1 10/24/14
79 1408 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $3,103 2 $2,194 2 3/23/07
80 1420 The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West FRun $2,852 1 $1,744 1 5/6/16
81 - Programming the Nation? ICir n/a 1 n/a 1 8/19/11
82 280 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
83 378 Promises Cow. $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
84 1145 The Protagonist IFC $13,850 3 $4,495 1 11/30/07
85 1467 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $1,246 1 $642 1 8/5/05
86 446 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
87 823 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $44,883 6 $4,721 1 1/20/12
88 723 Public Speaking Rialto $62,173 2 $6,260 1 2/23/11
89 624 Pump SD $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
90 223 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinc $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
91 540 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
92 1226 Putin's Kiss KL $10,082 1 $1,525 1 2/17/12
93 1299 Quantum Hoops GFor. $7,075 1 $4,216 1 11/2/07
94 88 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
95 - Rabin in His Own Words Men. n/a - n/a - 5/6/16
96 662 Radiant City All. $78,944 4 n/a - 3/30/07
97 988 Radio Unnameable KL $24,090 2 $5,833 1 9/19/12
98 682 Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Drft. $71,916 27 $26,059 24 6/17/16
99 390 Ram Dass: Fierce Grace Zeit. $238,260 6 $3,638 2 2/27/02
100 1427 Rank IFC $2,485 1 $314 1 6/28/06
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,302,201,800----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$876,90453$137,48030-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$690,489,576----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,016,3191,468$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, #1501-1539


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Gridiron Heroes Indic. 4/15/16
Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Fathom 6/8/17
Night School (2017) Osci. 6/9/17
Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. 6/16/17
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography Neon 6/30/17
The Skyjacker's Tale Strand 6/30/17
Santoalla Osci. 7/7/17
City of Ghosts IFC 7/7/17
The Possession of Janet Moses VE 7/14/17
An Inconvenient Sequel ParV 7/28/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 11/3/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD