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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, #1201-1267
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 773 Making the Boys FRun $33,443 3 $7,513 1 3/11/11
2 783 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
3 784 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
4 787 Whores' Glory KL $31,420 3 $5,358 3 4/27/12
5 794 Documented DefA $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
6 803 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
7 807 Cousin Jules CGld $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
8 812 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
9 813 Hitler's Children FM $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
10 817 Manakamana CGld $27,738 3 $3,635 1 4/18/14
11 821 Jane's Journey FRun $27,253 3 $6,193 1 9/16/11
12 829 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $26,073 3 $4,046 1 3/25/05
13 833 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
14 838 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
15 852 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $22,938 3 $12,184 3 7/7/06
16 854 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
17 857 Incendiary Truly $22,457 3 $7,308 1 9/23/11
18 864 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
19 867 So Much So Fast Bal. $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
20 868 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $21,507 3 $630 1 12/7/07
21 874 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
22 883 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $20,389 3 $6,059 1 7/23/04
23 885 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $20,318 3 $2,300 3 12/22/06
24 907 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
25 911 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
26 914 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
27 919 Nenette Kino $18,009 3 $1,176 1 12/22/10
28 921 Payback (2012) Zeit. $17,979 3 $2,186 1 4/25/12
29 923 Dear Jesse Cow. $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
30 925 Sunset Story Vita. $17,508 3 $2,966 1 2/25/05
31 930 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $16,734 3 $6,193 1 4/27/12
32 965 The Protagonist IFC $13,850 3 $4,495 1 11/30/07
33 971 Benda Bilili! NGE $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
34 973 Red Obsession A23 $13,199 3 $5,060 2 9/6/13
35 985 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
36 988 China Blue Argo. $12,185 3 $3,767 2 1/19/07
37 989 Back Door Channels FKF $12,139 3 $3,425 1 9/16/11
38 1007 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $11,538 3 $2,501 1 5/21/10
39 1026 Elemental TFC $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
40 1029 Shepard and Dark MBox $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
41 1046 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
42 1060 Glastonbury Think $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
43 1063 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
44 1079 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $7,506 3 $3,792 3 9/29/06
45 1095 The Human Scale KS $6,878 3 n/a - 10/18/13
46 1098 Before You Know It TFC $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
47 1100 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 3 $6,627 3 8/24/07
48 1145 McLibel Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
49 1187 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 3 $2,647 3 12/9/11
50 1195 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $2,363 3 $189 1 6/13/14
51 1198 The Big Question Think $2,248 3 $466 1 3/17/06
52 1217 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
53 1228 The Empire in Africa Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
54 395 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $166,750 2 $7,970 1 3/1/06
55 398 Hybrid Indic. $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
56 463 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
57 486 Best Worst Movie Abr. $109,895 2 $5,503 1 4/23/10
58 493 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $107,040 2 $4,236 2 3/5/04
59 508 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
60 515 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
61 520 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
62 527 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $92,113 2 $11,281 1 9/23/98
63 537 The Cartel MP $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
64 560 Harvest of Empire Onyx $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
65 588 2012: Time for Change Mang. $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
66 593 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $67,500 2 $11,477 1 10/24/07
67 611 Public Speaking Rialto $62,173 2 $6,260 1 2/23/11
68 615 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
69 645 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
70 647 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $52,862 2 $9,456 1 8/27/14
71 659 Hiding and Seeking FRun $51,936 2 $6,423 1 2/6/04
72 681 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $47,211 2 $6,769 1 8/12/05
73 698 Pressure Cooker BevP $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
74 701 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $44,435 2 $6,820 1 8/31/05
75 704 Love Etc. Pala. $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
76 713 We Live in Public Abr. $41,711 2 $7,325 1 8/28/09
77 717 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
78 731 Khodorkovsky KL $39,522 2 $6,110 1 11/30/11
79 741 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $38,691 2 $6,116 1 6/8/12
80 750 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
81 756 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $35,671 2 $5,754 1 10/19/11
82 765 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $34,402 2 $14,321 2 2/9/96
83 774 Sisters in Law WMM $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
84 776 American Teacher FRun $33,144 2 $6,036 2 9/30/11
85 778 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
86 781 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $32,267 2 $1,938 1 7/17/02
87 792 GasLand WOW $30,846 2 $2,641 1 9/15/10
88 795 Fighting for Life Truly $30,606 2 $3,423 1 3/7/08
89 796 These Birds Walk Osci. $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
90 800 American Swing Magn. $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
91 805 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
92 810 Naked Fame Reg. $29,220 2 $2,837 1 2/18/05
93 814 Garbo: The Spy FRun $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
94 822 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
95 831 Elena (2014) Vari. $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
96 837 Eat This New York Org. $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
97 840 Radio Unnameable KL $24,090 2 $5,833 1 9/19/12
98 847 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $23,701 2 $5,530 1 1/18/13
99 849 Lost Bohemia Long Shot $23,584 2 n/a - 5/20/11
100 850 The Iran Job FM $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,090,297,763----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$882,11847$132,59527-
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, #1201-1267


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
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