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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, #1201-1298
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 304 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
2 554 Crazy Wisdom AM $86,202 5 $10,304 1 11/25/11
3 423 Citizen Koch Vari. $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
4 485 After Innocence NYer $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
5 812 American Swing Magn. $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
6 973 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $14,528 1 $10,170 1 7/5/95
7 666 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
8 390 Constantine's Sword FRun $179,507 6 $10,131 2 4/18/08
9 899 The Highest Pass Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
10 286 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
11 100 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
12 355 National Gallery Zipp. $219,371 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
13 577 Leviathan (2013) CGld $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
14 803 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
15 969 Hannari - Geisha Modern Saku. $14,974 1 $9,930 1 11/17/06
16 966 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
17 366 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
18 363 Mondovino Think $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
19 397 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
20 384 Waste Land Arth. $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
21 437 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
22 227 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
23 264 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
24 585 Naked in Ashes Jour $72,073 6 $9,690 1 10/21/05
25 902 If I Die Tonight Indic. $20,214 2 $9,646 2 7/31/09
26 454 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
27 593 The Business of Being Born ICir $69,991 3 $9,574 1 1/9/08
28 656 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
29 825 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
30 84 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
31 375 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
32 203 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
33 614 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
34 287 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
35 828 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $28,516 1 $9,423 1 10/17/14
36 513 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
37 475 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
38 763 The Search for General Tso IFC $36,800 13 $9,336 2 1/2/15
39 625 War Photographer FRun $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
40 305 American Dream Mira. $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
41 760 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
42 630 Limelight Magn. $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
43 665 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $52,166 3 $9,259 3 4/25/08
44 377 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
45 530 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $95,865 4 $9,220 1 6/25/08
46 249 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
47 745 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
48 603 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
49 591 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
50 334 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
51 1065 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
52 458 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
53 557 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
54 859 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
55 600 2012: Time for Change Mang. $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
56 506 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
57 405 The Five Obstructions Koch $165,845 3 $8,940 1 5/26/04
58 718 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
59 427 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
60 713 Love Etc. Pala. $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
61 680 Orgasm Inc. FRun $49,001 3 $8,773 2 2/11/11
62 891 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $20,709 2 $8,756 1 11/8/13
63 646 Finding Joe Bal. $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
64 551 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $87,370 7 $8,741 4 10/26/07
65 566 Future of Food Libre $81,280 5 $8,721 2 9/14/05
66 876 Giuliani Time Libre $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
67 721 The Principle RM $41,874 3 $8,657 1 10/24/14
68 197 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
69 356 Bus 174 Think $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
70 809 The Take Icar. $30,380 1 $8,625 1 9/22/04
71 317 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
72 849 Gotta Dance Mitro. $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
73 345 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
74 396 Touch the Sound Shad. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
75 720 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
76 852 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
77 561 Praying with Lior FRun $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
78 364 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
79 453 Deep Blue Mira. $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
80 942 The Homestretch KF $17,306 1 $8,373 1 9/12/14
81 320 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
82 443 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
83 524 Bhutto FRun $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
84 756 Oh My God? Mitro. $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
85 766 Been Rich All My Life FRun $36,406 3 $8,252 1 7/21/06
86 369 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
87 539 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
88 254 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
89 775 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope WHE $34,665 6 $8,203 3 4/6/12
90 707 Pressure Cooker BevP $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
91 653 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $53,819 1 $8,143 1 3/31/95
92 926 Saving Marriage Reg. $18,720 2 $8,044 2 10/17/08
93 737 Teenage Osci. $40,169 4 $8,000 1 3/14/14
94 717 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
95 403 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $166,750 2 $7,970 1 3/1/06
96 412 Crazy Horse Zipp. $157,782 14 $7,963 1 1/18/12
97 486 Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm KL $113,966 10 $7,937 1 4/19/13
98 658 Billy the Kid Elep. $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
99 293 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
100 684 American Mustang Vita. $48,700 3 $7,906 1 1/17/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,099,474,465----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$869,83747$130,18727-
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, #1201-1298


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm 7/16/04
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun 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
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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB TBD