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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, #1201-1265
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 201 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipporah Films $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
2 403 Crazy Horse Zipporah Films $157,782 14 $7,963 1 1/18/12
3 779 Boxing Gym Zipporah Films $32,476 7 n/a - 10/22/10
4 786 At Berkeley Zipporah Films $31,736 6 $5,069 2 11/8/13
5 54 The Corporation Zeitgeist $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
6 103 Bill Cunningham New York Zeitgeist $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
7 158 Ballets Russes Zeitgeist $815,848 21 $12,230 1 10/26/05
8 163 Into Great Silence Zeitgeist $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
9 165 Up the Yangtze Zeitgeist $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
10 212 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
11 254 Koch Zeitgeist $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
12 285 Last Train Home Zeitgeist $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
13 314 A Place Called Chiapas Zeitgeist $252,546 - n/a - 11/4/98
14 319 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeitgeist $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
15 327 Manufactured Landscapes Zeitgeist $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
16 330 Ram Dass: Fierce Grace Zeitgeist $238,260 6 $3,638 2 2/27/02
17 347 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeitgeist $216,110 12 $10,337 2 6/13/08
18 380 Chop Suey Zeitgeist $179,914 5 $10,472 1 10/5/01
19 406 Derrida Zeitgeist $157,200 6 $11,473 1 10/23/02
20 409 Horse Boy Zeitgeist $156,612 5 $6,554 3 9/30/09
21 411 The Gleaners and I Zeitgeist $155,320 4 $12,655 2 3/7/01
22 464 Examined Life Zeitgeist $120,712 6 $12,085 1 2/25/09
23 504 Afghan Star Zeitgeist $102,115 5 $3,671 1 6/26/09
24 509 One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das Zeitgeist $100,401 5 $11,515 1 5/8/13
25 520 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeitgeist $95,865 4 $9,220 1 6/25/08
26 527 The Brandon Teena Story Zeitgeist $92,113 2 $11,281 1 9/23/98
27 533 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeitgeist $89,473 7 $3,077 1 10/22/08
28 591 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeitgeist $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
29 604 Let the Fire Burn Zeitgeist $64,489 9 $5,226 1 10/2/13
30 621 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeitgeist $60,064 3 $1,492 1 11/2/12
31 632 Divan Zeitgeist $56,214 4 $3,560 1 3/17/04
32 642 Ballot Measure 9 Zeitgeist $53,819 1 $8,143 1 3/31/95
33 651 Women, Art, Revolution Zeitgeist $52,681 4 $5,791 2 6/1/11
34 755 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeitgeist $35,671 2 $5,754 1 10/19/11
35 771 My Country, My Country Zeitgeist $33,620 4 $3,546 1 8/4/06
36 772 The Turandot Project Zeitgeist $33,504 3 $7,877 2 8/10/01
37 827 Earth Days Zeitgeist $26,748 5 $2,408 1 8/14/09
38 887 Zizek! Zeitgeist $20,177 1 $7,062 1 11/18/05
39 920 Payback (2012) Zeitgeist $17,979 3 $2,186 1 4/25/12
40 942 A Letter to True Zeitgeist $15,635 1 $4,395 1 9/8/04
41 998 Writer of O Zeitgeist $11,728 1 $2,245 1 5/4/05
42 1020 China Heavyweight Zeitgeist $10,550 4 $3,792 1 7/6/12
43 1032 Act of God Zeitgeist $9,955 1 $522 1 7/31/09
44 1046 Out of the Past (1998) Zeitgeist $9,078 1 $1,671 1 7/31/98
45 1066 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeitgeist $8,077 2 $3,225 1 1/24/03
46 1113 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeitgeist $5,869 1 $5,869 1 4/30/99
47 467 Storm Surfers 3D Xlrator Media $117,090 7 $7,299 2 4/26/13
48 976 Rock Bottom Wringing Hands Prods. $12,890 1 $4,017 1 3/2/07
49 763 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope Wrekin Hill $34,665 6 $8,203 3 4/6/12
50 466 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary Worldplay $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
51 574 Veil of Tears Word Films $72,078 8 $44,358 8 3/28/14
52 774 Sisters in Law Women Make Movies $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
53 196 Tarnation Wellspring $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
54 233 In the Realms of the Unreal Wellspring $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
55 252 The Source Wellspring $362,649 - n/a - 8/25/99
56 454 Unknown White Male Wellspring $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
57 684 On the Ropes Wellspring $46,737 5 $7,431 1 8/18/99
58 747 Girlhood Wellspring $37,977 3 $4,845 2 10/29/03
59 785 Reel Paradise Wellspring $31,918 6 $3,100 1 8/17/05
60 1183 Beautopia Wellspring $2,870 1 $1,219 1 3/5/99
61 53 Bully (2012) Weinstein Company $3,495,043 6 $116,472 5 3/30/12
62 123 Shut Up and Sing Weinstein Company $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
63 161 The Tillman Story Weinstein Company $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
64 199 Salinger Weinstein Company $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
65 204 Undefeated (2012) Weinstein Company $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
66 240 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Weinstein Company $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
67 535 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Weinstein Company $88,312 3 $11,945 1 10/26/07
68 367 What Would Jesus Buy? Warrior Poets Releasing $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
69 69 Freeriders Warren Miller $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
70 76 Snowriders 2 Warren Miller $2,287,639 - n/a - 10/15/97
71 82 Snowriders Warren Miller $2,068,490 - n/a - 10/16/96
72 84 Endless Winter Warren Miller $1,966,454 - n/a - 10/20/95
73 85 Vertical Reality Warren Miller $1,951,429 - n/a - 10/19/94
74 94 Black Diamond Rush Warren Miller $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
75 2 March of the Penguins Warner Independent $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
76 177 The 11th Hour Warner Independent $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
77 488 Darfur Now Warner Independent $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
78 26 Roger and Me Warner Bros. $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
79 48 Imagine: John Lennon Warner Bros. $3,753,977 561 $1,412,213 561 10/7/88
80 168 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones Warner Bros. $776,699 111 $99,740 26 10/5/90
81 198 Elvis On Tour 75th Anniversary Warner Bros. $587,818 - n/a - 7/29/10
82 213 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser Warner Bros. $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
83 243 Into the Arms of Strangers Warner Bros. $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
84 507 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story Walking on Water Films $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
85 675 American Mustang Vitagraph $48,700 3 $7,906 1 1/17/14
86 682 Collapse Vitagraph $46,964 5 $7,800 1 11/6/09
87 775 Running From Crazy Vitagraph $33,300 5 $6,822 1 11/1/13
88 924 Sunset Story Vitagraph $17,508 3 $2,966 1 2/25/05
89 1185 Knuckle Vitagraph $2,647 3 $2,647 3 12/9/11
90 1179 Fatal Assistance Velvet Films $3,000 1 $3,000 1 2/28/14
91 230 Sound City Variance Films $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
92 414 Citizen Koch Variance Films $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
93 448 Until the Light Takes Us Variance Films $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
94 526 American: The Bill Hicks Story Variance Films $92,234 11 $5,872 1 4/8/11
95 586 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Variance Films $68,719 5 $4,620 1 10/27/10
96 616 How to Live Forever Variance Films $60,630 4 $3,716 1 5/13/11
97 633 Terms and Conditions May Apply Variance Films $55,824 6 $4,446 1 7/12/13
98 640 The Lottery Variance Films $54,543 3 $16,435 1 6/11/10
99 663 God Loves Uganda Variance Films $51,229 5 $7,300 1 10/11/13
100 695 American Made Movie Variance Films $45,175 6 $1,613 2 8/30/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,090,240,193----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$883,50147$132,79827-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$8,879,1871,551-
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, #1201-1265


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
One Peace at a Time Mont. 12/4/09
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15