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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, #1201-1229
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1077 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $6,123 1 $2,040 1 12/28/11
2 1115 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
3 940 Planet of Snail CGld $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
4 855 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
5 858 Voices in Wartime Libre $20,702 5 $1,966 2 4/8/05
6 988 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
7 936 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $14,272 2 $1,951 1 5/18/12
8 762 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $32,267 2 $1,938 1 7/17/02
9 1040 Mugabe and the White African FRun $7,924 1 $1,907 1 7/23/10
10 1039 A Decent Factory Icar. $7,925 1 $1,900 1 6/29/05
11 709 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $40,182 3 $1,886 1 11/21/07
12 941 Up for Grabs L/Z $13,931 4 $1,881 2 5/6/05
13 1049 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $7,426 2 $1,869 1 10/3/12
14 578 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
15 992 whaledreamers Mont. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
16 1110 McLibel Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
17 863 The First Basket L/Z $20,440 4 $1,819 1 10/29/08
18 1065 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
19 1166 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 1 $1,796 1 11/30/07
20 918 This Binary Universe Indic. $15,875 2 $1,794 2 5/4/12
21 1070 Windfall FRun $6,504 1 $1,780 1 2/3/12
22 1152 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
23 1139 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $3,078 1 $1,764 1 8/14/13
24 1155 Looking for an Icon Icar. $2,393 1 $1,760 1 5/9/07
25 1144 Wetlands Preserved FRun $2,970 1 $1,736 1 3/14/08
26 1098 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $4,930 1 $1,735 1 1/28/05
27 1117 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $3,836 1 $1,718 1 1/9/13
28 946 Benda Bilili! NGE $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
29 1019 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $9,078 1 $1,671 1 7/31/98
30 1135 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $3,109 1 $1,668 1 7/18/97
31 1112 This Divided State Mino. $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
32 711 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $40,106 5 $1,629 1 12/14/11
33 579 Maidentrip FRun $68,243 9 $1,622 1 12/20/13
34 679 American Made Movie Vari. $45,175 6 $1,613 2 8/30/13
35 1102 Half the Road FRun $4,783 2 $1,613 2 4/18/14
36 806 Trudell Bal. $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
37 1064 Before You Know It TFC $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
38 733 Twist (1993) Trit $36,875 6 $1,589 1 7/16/93
39 927 El Inmigrante Indic. $15,100 2 $1,578 2 7/13/07
40 846 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
41 1154 Men at Lunch FRun $2,483 1 $1,530 1 9/20/13
42 1004 Putin's Kiss KL $10,082 1 $1,525 1 2/17/12
43 1062 Speaking in Strings 7Art $6,859 2 $1,519 1 9/10/99
44 901 Dear Jesse Cow. $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
45 1133 The Backyard Hiqi $3,200 1 $1,500 1 8/29/03
46 301 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
47 609 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $60,064 3 $1,492 1 11/2/12
48 1131 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $3,242 1 $1,492 1 10/7/11
49 894 To the Limit FRun $18,254 2 $1,483 2 6/13/08
50 1177 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 1 $1,476 1 12/7/07
51 1108 The End of Time FRun $4,375 1 $1,468 1 11/29/13
52 1094 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $5,095 2 $1,460 2 10/24/08
53 1071 The Beat Hotel FRun $6,480 1 $1,458 1 3/30/12
54 926 Only the Young Osci. $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
55 1137 What Now? Remind Me CGld $3,089 1 $1,434 1 8/8/14
56 1147 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $2,648 1 $1,415 1 1/24/14
57 854 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $20,944 1 $1,410 1 7/21/06
58 1035 La Maison De La Radio KL $8,095 1 $1,410 1 9/4/13
59 651 American Casino Argo. $50,437 3 $1,397 1 8/14/09
60 1119 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $3,804 1 $1,350 1 8/3/12
61 1159 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $2,324 1 $1,340 1 6/8/07
62 1089 Whiz Kids Shad. $5,386 2 $1,333 1 6/4/10
63 1091 Rock the Bells 7Art $5,347 1 $1,325 1 4/11/07
64 1172 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
65 365 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $194,533 16 $1,242 2 9/25/09
66 915 No Restraint IFC $16,136 6 $1,241 1 12/20/06
67 1007 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
68 1168 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,719 1 $1,239 1 3/22/13
69 1179 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
70 1001 Shepard and Dark MBox $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
71 1145 Beautopia Wells $2,870 1 $1,219 1 3/5/99
72 1101 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $4,816 2 $1,197 1 2/8/13
73 1030 Glastonbury Think $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
74 897 Nenette Kino $18,009 3 $1,176 1 12/22/10
75 1169 On the Rumba River FRun $1,698 1 $1,156 1 6/6/08
76 939 Head Games Vari. $14,056 5 $1,152 2 9/21/12
77 1090 The Only Real Game TORG $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
78 1189 The Ister Icar. $1,124 1 $1,124 1 2/10/06
79 1075 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $6,132 2 $1,119 1 8/16/13
80 220 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
81 1167 Children of Fate FRun $1,738 1 $1,099 1 11/23/93
82 1190 The Empire in Africa Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
83 1170 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,677 1 $1,082 1 5/2/14
84 1140 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $3,062 1 $1,036 1 9/16/11
85 1178 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,475 1 $1,035 1 6/15/07
86 848 So Much So Fast Bal. $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
87 392 Hybrid Indic. $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
88 1021 Three Stars FRun $8,942 1 $1,003 1 9/21/12
89 924 Dumbstruck Truly $15,379 2 $981 1 4/15/11
90 1163 Patagonia Rising FRun $2,064 1 $981 1 6/8/12
91 1092 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $5,202 1 $980 1 2/29/08
92 1175 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $1,492 1 $937 1 3/2/12
93 1173 Souldier PDF $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
94 1051 Casting About Kino $7,279 2 $893 1 5/11/07
95 1180 Monumental FRun $1,430 1 $842 1 7/22/05
96 1164 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $1,916 2 $822 2 9/24/10
97 1176 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $1,479 1 $789 1 2/9/05
98 1105 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $4,630 1 $779 1 5/5/06
99 1134 Plastic Planet FRun $3,164 2 $740 1 1/14/11
100 1123 Brothers in Arms FRun $3,664 2 $658 1 8/27/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,089,544----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$904,83748$134,49127-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,677,334----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,283,8671,568$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, #1201-1229


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Liv & Ingmar Jan. 12/13/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/24/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15