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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, #1501-1600, #1601-1700, #1701-1800, #1801-1840
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
2 1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $119,194,771 2,011 $23,920,637 868 6/23/04
3 4 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony $72,091,016 3,481 $23,234,394 3,481 10/28/09
4 8 One Direction: This is Us TriS $28,873,374 2,735 $15,815,497 2,735 8/30/13
5 7 Chimpanzee BV $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
6 6 Earth (2009) BV $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
7 9 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
8 14 Oceans BV $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
9 20 African Cats BV $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
10 25 Born in China BV $13,873,211 1,508 $4,790,367 1,508 4/21/17
11 16 Bears BV $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
12 37 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $7,718,961 804 $4,632,847 801 11/14/03
13 18 Monkey Kingdom BV $16,432,322 2,012 $4,577,861 2,012 4/17/15
14 27 Religulous LGF $13,011,160 568 $3,409,643 502 10/1/08
15 44 Fahrenheit 11/9 Briarcliff $6,352,306 1,719 $3,008,563 1,719 9/21/18
16 36 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $7,720,487 1,052 $2,970,848 1,052 4/18/08
17 74 BTS World Tour: Love Yourself in Seoul Fathom $3,509,917 997 $2,860,016 997 1/26/19
18 46 Meet the Mormons Purd. $6,047,363 333 $2,509,808 317 10/10/14
19 59 Burn the Stage: The Movie Trafalgar $4,201,819 645 $2,420,197 629 11/15/18
20 47 Death of a Nation QF $5,885,881 1,005 $2,356,522 1,005 8/3/18
21 38 Penguins (Disneynature) BV $7,699,452 1,815 $2,282,593 1,815 4/17/19
22 39 Babies Focus $7,320,323 543 $2,160,460 534 5/7/10
23 45 Believe ORF $6,206,566 1,037 $2,007,567 1,037 12/25/13
24 31 Apollo 11 Neon $8,800,006 588 $1,607,040 120 3/1/19
25 77 Rize Lions $3,336,391 352 $1,574,787 352 6/24/05
26 58 That's Dancing! MGM $4,210,938 906 $1,506,802 906 1/18/85
27 51 Shine a Light ParV $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
28 69 Imagine: John Lennon WB $3,753,977 561 $1,412,213 561 10/7/88
29 108 Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR $2,394,386 816 $1,357,243 816 9/16/16
30 86 Whitney RAtt. $3,026,351 451 $1,265,572 451 7/6/18
31 61 Good Hair RAtt. $4,157,223 466 $1,039,220 186 10/9/09
32 66 Where to Invade Next Drft. $3,827,261 308 $897,034 308 2/12/16
33 136 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
34 90 The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Abr. $2,930,414 155 $785,336 85 9/15/16
35 40 I am Not Your Negro Magn. $7,123,919 320 $686,378 43 2/3/17
36 115 The Endless Summer II NL $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
37 24 RBG Magn. $14,017,361 432 $578,470 34 5/4/18
38 21 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $15,012,935 652 $543,250 51 5/10/91
39 30 Super Size Me IDP $11,536,423 230 $516,641 41 5/7/04
40 119 Pope Francis - A Man of His Word Focus $2,008,385 385 $507,870 346 5/18/18
41 12 Won't You Be My Neighbor? Focus $22,835,787 893 $475,419 29 6/8/18
42 267 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland PicH $603,894 962 $464,170 962 2/8/08
43 231 First Descent Uni. $750,805 243 $438,615 243 12/2/05
44 285 On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. $543,044 231 $320,894 231 11/7/14
45 68 Paris is Burning Mira. $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
46 233 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $741,557 221 $309,455 221 3/27/09
47 17 Free Solo NGE $17,541,090 483 $294,288 4 9/28/18
48 11 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
49 261 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $614,138 163 $279,219 163 10/1/04
50 80 Grizzly Man Lions $3,178,403 105 $269,131 29 8/12/05
51 97 Freeriders WM $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
52 151 Marley Magn. $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
53 79 Catfish Rog. $3,237,343 143 $257,285 12 9/17/10
54 317 I Want Your Money Free $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
55 215 Generation Iron TVC $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
56 43 The Aristocrats Think $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
57 23 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
58 19 A Beautiful Planet Imax $15,541,486 155 $223,983 137 4/29/16
59 32 Amy A24 $8,413,144 435 $222,500 6 7/3/15
60 67 The September Issue RAtt. $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
61 13 Bowling for Columbine UA $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
62 168 Gonzo Magn. $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
63 367 The Opera House Fathom $320,079 627 $191,466 604 1/13/18
64 260 Love, Gilda Magn. $626,318 112 $189,639 82 9/21/18
65 197 More Than a Game LGF $950,675 111 $182,943 14 10/2/09
66 28 Three Identical Strangers Neon $12,320,845 433 $171,503 5 6/29/18
67 78 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
68 89 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $2,930,687 115 $164,351 7 6/11/10
69 133 Black Diamond Rush WM $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
70 48 Pandas WB $5,757,906 35 $158,915 33 4/6/18
71 303 The Russian Five Lucky Hat $472,417 44 $156,732 36 3/21/19
72 572 Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of Grav. $153,068 60 $153,068 60 1/30/15
73 399 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $288,312 157 $150,337 157 6/15/12
74 458 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
75 335 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
76 238 The Big One Mira. $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
77 180 Step (2017) FoxS $1,154,982 306 $146,488 29 8/4/17
78 464 Pavarotti CBS $229,005 48 $144,032 48 6/7/19
79 173 Inequality for All RTWC $1,205,273 103 $140,888 28 9/27/13
80 52 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
81 42 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
82 2 March of the Penguins WIP $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
83 71 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
84 372 America's Heart and Soul BV $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
85 113 Riding Giants SPC $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
86 220 Life Itself Magn. $810,454 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
87 587 Bad Reputation Magn. $148,568 196 $130,675 196 9/28/18
88 409 Morning Light BV $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
89 93 Citizenfour RTWC $2,800,870 105 $126,321 5 10/24/14
90 142 Fed Up RTWC $1,538,899 104 $126,028 18 5/9/14
91 369 Trekkies ParC $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
92 75 An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power Par. $3,496,795 556 $124,823 4 7/28/17
93 256 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold SPC $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
94 268 Echo in the Canyon Greenwich $598,288 43 $117,651 2 5/24/19
95 62 Bully (2012) Wein. $4,142,648 6 $116,472 5 3/30/12
96 270 Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. $594,912 51 $114,273 39 8/19/16
97 174 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
98 98 Biggest Little Farm Neon $2,737,842 285 $110,492 5 5/10/19
99 163 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
100 305 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,497,054,149----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$845,79361$127,73531-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$771,158,066----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$15,423,1611,232$6,855,5141,497-
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, #1501-1600, #1601-1700, #1701-1800, #1801-1840


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Nowitzki Magn. 7/10/15
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Magn. 6/21/19
Maiden SPC 6/28/19
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love RAtt. 7/5/19
Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable ENTMP 7/12/19
David Crosby: Remember My Name SPC 7/19/19
TINY: The Life of Erin Blackwell Jan. 7/19/19
Streetwise (2019 re-release) Jan. 7/19/19
Mike Wallace is Here Magn. 7/26/19
Jay Myself Osci. 7/31/19
One Child Nation Amazon 8/9/19
Aquarela SPC 8/16/19
Cold Case Hammarskj÷ld Magn. 8/16/19
Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles RAtt. 8/23/19
Rapid Response ADC 9/6/19
Midnight Traveler Osci. 9/18/19
Where's My Roy Cohn? SPC 9/20/19
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD
Spitfire (2018) N/A TBD