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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, #1201-1269
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 214 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
2 111 The Celluloid Closet SPC $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
3 87 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
4 173 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
5 166 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
6 141 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
7 68 My Architect NYer $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
8 269 West of Memphis SPC $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
9 150 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
10 73 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
11 275 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $305,036 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
12 689 The Hip Hop Project Think $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
13 607 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
14 399 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $162,271 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
15 131 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
16 127 Festival Express Think $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
17 108 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
18 77 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
19 429 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
20 352 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
21 56 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
22 95 Senna PDA $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
23 94 Black Diamond Rush WM $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
24 697 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 50 $45,000 50 3/8/13
25 230 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
26 137 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
27 145 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
28 113 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
29 175 The Big One Mira. $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
30 114 Chasing Ice SD $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
31 236 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
32 126 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
33 292 Morning Light BV $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
34 136 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
35 86 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
36 193 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
37 180 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
38 152 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
39 149 Tyson SPC $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
40 106 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
41 62 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
42 267 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
43 183 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
44 139 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
45 121 Gonzo Magn. $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
46 220 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
47 154 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
48 421 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
49 189 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
50 186 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
51 105 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
52 78 Riding Giants SPC $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
53 135 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
54 133 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
55 61 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
56 323 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
57 119 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
58 98 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
59 89 Every Little Step SPC $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
60 70 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
61 109 Marley Magn. $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
62 99 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
63 92 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
64 71 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
65 96 It Might Get Loud SPC $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
66 503 Stevie Nicks - In Your Dreams Abr. $103,028 76 n/a - 3/31/13
67 242 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
68 60 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
69 291 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
70 187 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
71 72 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
72 110 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
73 155 Generation Iron TVC $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
74 123 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
75 51 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
76 75 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
77 50 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
78 47 Paris is Burning Mira. $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
79 66 When We Were Kings Gram. $2,789,985 92 $12,479 2 10/25/96
80 63 Man on Wire Magn. $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
81 104 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,509,131 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
82 102 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
83 264 America's Heart and Soul BV $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
84 81 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
85 159 Life Itself Magn. $810,454 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
86 240 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
87 125 Inequality for All RTWC $1,205,273 103 $140,888 28 9/27/13
88 130 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
89 101 Fed Up RTWC $1,538,899 104 $126,028 18 5/9/14
90 58 Grizzly Man Lions $3,178,403 105 $269,131 29 8/12/05
91 142 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
92 177 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
93 168 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones WB $776,699 111 $99,740 26 10/5/90
94 140 More Than a Game LGF $950,675 111 $182,943 14 10/2/09
95 64 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $2,930,687 115 $164,351 7 6/11/10
96 524 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
97 107 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
98 30 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
99 65 Unzipped Mira. $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
100 34 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,091,423,746----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$883,02947$132,59327-
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, #1201-1269


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Blockade Icar. 3/14/07
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