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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 60 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
2 472 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
3 421 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
4 291 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
5 138 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $1,017,579 27 $63,700 3 9/21/12
6 104 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,509,131 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
7 193 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
8 241 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
9 174 Lost in La Mancha IFC $732,393 24 $63,303 8 1/31/03
10 230 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
11 74 The Gatekeepers SPC $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
12 157 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $821,046 358 $61,313 18 8/22/08
13 540 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
14 177 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
15 38 Food, Inc. Magn. $4,417,674 155 $60,513 3 6/12/09
16 67 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
17 152 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
18 102 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
19 36 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $4,946,445 147 $54,596 3 6/14/13
20 457 The First Saturday in May Truly $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
21 209 Wild Man Blues NL $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
22 412 Billabong Odyssey Arna $156,000 27 $54,000 27 11/7/03
23 151 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
24 105 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
25 189 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
26 326 49 Up FRun $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
27 161 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
28 183 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
29 63 Man on Wire Magn. $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
30 75 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
31 431 Thunder Soul RAtt. $143,986 37 $51,260 35 9/23/11
32 45 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
33 123 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
34 93 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
35 381 The Bridge FStr. $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
36 572 Shoot Down Magic $74,421 21 $49,182 21 1/25/08
37 501 Mr. Untouchable Magn. $104,678 26 $48,280 26 10/26/07
38 139 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
39 343 Into the Abyss IFC $223,880 30 $47,559 12 11/11/11
40 485 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
41 122 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $1,222,708 147 $46,359 3 7/9/04
42 137 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
43 142 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
44 414 Bra Boys Slow $155,056 23 $45,589 23 4/11/08
45 21 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
46 314 Life in a Day NGE $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
47 92 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
48 249 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
49 697 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 50 $45,000 50 3/8/13
50 575 Veil of Tears WF $72,078 8 $44,358 8 3/28/14
51 387 Anita Gold. $176,979 12 $44,114 7 3/21/14
52 551 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
53 115 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
54 386 Chicago 10 RAtt. $177,490 14 $42,724 14 2/29/08
55 512 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $100,280 16 $42,566 16 6/18/10
56 548 Pump SD $84,534 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
57 72 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
58 41 The Fog of War SPC $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
59 350 Call + Response FTrd. $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
60 208 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
61 652 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
62 556 Hating Breitbart RM $81,432 8 $40,673 4 10/19/12
63 39 Inside Job SPC $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
64 214 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
65 206 The Art of the Steal IFC $544,890 34 $39,019 3 2/26/10
66 16 America (2014) LGF $14,444,502 1,105 $38,608 3 6/27/14
67 130 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
68 68 My Architect NYer $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
69 268 L'Amour Fou IFC $312,494 18 $37,250 2 5/13/11
70 154 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
71 61 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
72 432 Kids For Cash Pala. $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
73 595 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
74 425 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
75 186 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
76 113 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
77 182 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
78 539 Exporting Raymond Gold. $87,727 13 $35,292 13 4/29/11
79 255 Koch Zeit. $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
80 108 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
81 453 A Band Called Death Drft. $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
82 185 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
83 261 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
84 770 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 1 $34,000 1 7/20/07
85 110 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
86 170 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
87 103 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
88 204 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
89 417 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
90 19 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
91 558 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
92 59 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
93 346 The Green Prince MBox $219,670 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
94 391 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
95 288 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
96 689 The Hip Hop Project Think $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
97 243 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
98 508 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
99 213 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
100 439 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
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