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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, #1401-1498
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1385 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
2 92 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
3 61 Rize Lions $3,336,391 352 $1,574,787 352 6/24/05
4 224 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
5 1212 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $9,166 1 $4,352 1 2/27/09
6 1127 Rock Bottom Wrin. $12,890 1 $4,017 1 3/2/07
7 699 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
8 1309 Rock the Bells 7Art $5,347 1 $1,325 1 4/11/07
9 1414 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
10 32 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
11 721 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $59,192 9 $4,613 1 7/11/08
12 926 Romantico Kino $29,460 5 $2,808 1 11/1/06
13 325 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
14 1323 Roseanne for President! IFC $4,734 2 $3,340 2 7/1/16
15 264 Rosenwald CIE $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
16 1162 The Ruins of Lifta FRun $11,548 1 $4,620 1 9/23/16
17 1378 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,992 1 $2,537 1 10/29/08
18 666 Runaway Slave RM $71,737 6 $3,626 1 7/6/12
19 890 Running From Crazy Vita. $33,300 5 $6,822 1 11/1/13
20 - Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde Scre. n/a - n/a - 10/4/13
21 1399 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 2 $2,119 2 1/11/08
22 898 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
23 1335 Sacred Stage FRun $4,410 1 $3,724 1 10/7/05
24 725 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $58,755 5 $2,009 1 9/12/14
25 921 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
26 1263 Saint of 9/11 IFC $7,137 1 $3,680 1 9/6/06
27 1348 Saints and Sinners Avat. $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
28 230 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
29 127 The Salt of the Earth SPC $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
30 1227 Salvador Allende Icar. $8,454 1 n/a - 9/5/07
31 - Sample This GD n/a 15 n/a 15 9/13/13
32 79 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
33 1174 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
34 1413 Saving Banksy PDF $1,670 1 $1,317 1 1/13/17
35 1047 Saving Marriage Reg. $18,720 2 $8,044 2 10/17/08
36 153 Say Amen, Somebody MGM $1,108,299 - n/a - 3/11/83
37 247 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
38 1293 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
39 328 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
40 760 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
41 743 The Search for General Tso IFC $54,275 13 $9,336 2 1/2/15
42 56 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
43 643 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $79,916 6 $4,095 1 7/13/05
44 519 Seasons MBox $126,431 22 $27,134 13 11/25/16
45 985 The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Icar. $22,478 2 $5,304 1 8/31/16
46 - The Secret Disco Revolution Scre. n/a - n/a - 6/28/13
47 535 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
48 776 Seed: The Untold Story Collective E $49,097 10 n/a 3 8/22/16
49 1329 Seeds of Time KL $4,630 2 n/a - 5/22/15
50 109 Senna PDA $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
51 53 The September Issue RAtt. $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
52 1100 The Settlers FRun $14,556 1 $2,812 1 1/15/02
53 780 The Seven Five IFC $48,869 5 $14,785 2 5/8/15
54 917 The Seventh Fire FM $30,112 3 $8,277 2 7/22/16
55 242 Sex Is... OutF $530,833 6 n/a - 5/7/93
56 1145 Sex Positive Reg. $12,069 1 $3,408 1 6/12/09
57 362 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
58 195 Seymour: An Introduction IFC $743,541 64 $26,587 2 3/13/15
59 - Shadow World TriCoast n/a - n/a - 10/14/16
60 681 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
61 784 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $48,594 5 $2,253 1 3/10/06
62 200 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
63 178 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
64 268 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $421,573 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
65 1191 Shepard and Dark MBox $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
66 39 Shine a Light ParV $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
67 1021 Shoah IFC $20,175 1 $2,874 1 12/10/10
68 167 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
69 659 Shoot Down Magic $74,421 21 $49,182 21 1/25/08
70 284 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
71 842 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
72 477 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
73 1370 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD $3,100 1 $3,100 1 10/31/14
74 249 Shut Up and Play the Hits Osci. $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
75 140 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
76 968 Shut Up Little Man Trib. $23,901 8 n/a - 8/26/11
77 10 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
78 724 Side By Side Trib. $58,825 9 $6,956 1 8/17/12
79 1424 The Silence of Mark Rothko Icar. $1,422 1 $268 1 4/21/16
80 1236 Silicon Cowboys FR $8,239 12 $5,724 12 9/16/16
81 266 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
82 537 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
83 1359 Sister Helen Cn4 $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
84 889 Sisters in Law WMM $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
85 263 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
86 1282 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 3 $6,627 3 8/24/07
87 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) NYer n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
88 1007 Small Wonders Mira. $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
89 1044 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
90 1331 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $4,560 1 $2,590 1 9/12/14
91 1404 Sneakerheadz SD $1,903 3 $1,903 3 8/7/15
92 95 Snowriders WM $2,068,490 - n/a - 10/16/96
93 89 Snowriders 2 WM $2,287,639 - n/a - 10/15/97
94 1190 So Goes the Nation IFC $10,337 4 $2,622 4 10/4/06
95 998 So Much So Fast Bal. $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
96 829 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
97 1122 Sol LeWitt Icar. $13,146 2 $4,051 1 5/7/14
98 332 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $288,312 157 $150,337 157 6/15/12
99 1201 Something to Cheer About Truly $9,777 9 $6,410 9 4/27/07
100 404 Somewhere Between Long Shot $210,975 6 $7,799 1 8/24/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,267,917,612----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$877,45250$137,29729-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$670,675,025----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$26,827,0011,582$9,028,1251,648-
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, #1401-1498


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. 12/7/07
I am Not Your Negro Magn. 2/3/17
Kedi Osci. 2/10/17
Contemporary Color Osci. 3/1/17
My Scientology Movie Magn. 3/3/17
Jeremiah Tower Orch. 4/14/17
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Aida's Secrets MBox May 2017
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD