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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, #1201-1292
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 247 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
2 517 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
3 215 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
4 446 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
5 4 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
6 275 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
7 108 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
8 335 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
9 303 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
10 464 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
11 345 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
12 702 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $45,254 5 $30,710 1 7/18/14
13 276 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
14 639 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
15 263 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
16 230 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $440,031 25 $30,500 2 9/5/14
17 410 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
18 285 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
19 288 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
20 246 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
21 136 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
22 291 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
23 54 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
24 214 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
25 738 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
26 390 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
27 455 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
28 615 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
29 500 Trumbo Gold. $109,057 6 $28,125 3 6/27/08
30 396 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
31 200 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
32 296 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $276,181 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
33 279 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $305,036 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
34 766 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
35 299 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
36 164 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
37 403 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
38 49 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
39 221 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
40 71 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
41 603 Happy Valley Ston5 $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
42 266 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
43 99 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
44 616 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
45 518 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
46 113 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
47 117 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
48 271 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
49 340 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
50 365 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
51 238 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
52 171 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
53 597 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
54 625 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
55 132 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
56 676 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $49,919 1 $25,460 1 7/27/07
57 792 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
58 529 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
59 561 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
60 470 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
61 463 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
62 729 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
63 367 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
64 316 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
65 219 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
66 369 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
67 364 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
68 235 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
69 152 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
70 666 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
71 608 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
72 250 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
73 499 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
74 405 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $164,540 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
75 262 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
76 357 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
77 280 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
78 657 To Be Takei SM $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
79 158 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
80 510 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
81 149 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
82 180 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
83 790 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
84 282 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
85 87 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
86 88 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
87 389 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
88 312 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
89 681 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
90 92 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
91 269 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
92 373 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
93 678 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
94 166 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
95 825 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
96 309 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
97 371 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
98 213 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
99 329 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
100 323 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,098,012,021----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$873,51847$130,88727-
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, #1201-1292


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15