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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
1 165 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
2 762 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argo. $34,754 6 $15,982 4 9/19/14
3 691 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
4 894 State of Fear Skyl. $20,055 1 $16,075 1 1/11/06
5 120 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
6 517 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $97,362 6 $16,158 3 1/9/04
7 457 The Square (2013) Nou $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
8 640 The Lottery Vari. $54,543 3 $16,435 1 6/11/10
9 353 The House I Live In Abr. $210,752 12 $16,453 2 10/5/12
10 576 The Invisible War Cdgm. $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
11 718 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
12 253 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
13 393 Crude FRun $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
14 184 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
15 878 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
16 374 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
17 251 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
18 394 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
19 822 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
20 344 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
21 136 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
22 442 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
23 227 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
24 295 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
25 488 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
26 316 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
27 238 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
28 308 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
29 421 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
30 30 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
31 459 The Last Mountain Da. $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
32 345 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
33 173 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
34 145 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
35 324 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
36 141 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
37 124 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
38 494 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
39 279 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
40 290 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
41 302 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
42 427 American Promise RFG $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
43 754 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
44 22 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
45 237 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
46 333 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
47 346 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
48 722 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
49 487 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $109,564 9 $18,885 1 10/10/14
50 73 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
51 166 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
52 328 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
53 207 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
54 129 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
55 463 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
56 866 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
57 440 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
58 62 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
59 219 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
60 625 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
61 144 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
62 128 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
63 664 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
64 285 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
65 453 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
66 232 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
67 167 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
68 689 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
69 479 Spinning Plates TFA $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
70 585 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
71 422 Art and Craft Osci. $150,300 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
72 317 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
73 323 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
74 211 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
75 366 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
76 304 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
77 815 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
78 164 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
79 670 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
80 368 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
81 265 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
82 91 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
83 673 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
84 306 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
85 383 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
86 87 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
87 86 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
88 278 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
89 782 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
90 178 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
91 147 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
92 500 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
93 156 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
94 649 To Be Takei SM $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
95 276 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
96 351 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
97 257 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
98 402 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $158,022 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
99 489 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
100 246 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
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