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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, #1201-1300, #1301-1313
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 393 Chop Suey Zeit. $179,914 5 $10,472 1 10/5/01
2 510 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
3 880 The Other City CF $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
4 178 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
5 760 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
6 854 Elena (2014) Vari. $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
7 362 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $216,110 12 $10,337 2 6/13/08
8 710 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $46,078 6 $10,322 2 11/13/09
9 310 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
10 563 Crazy Wisdom AM $86,202 5 $10,304 1 11/25/11
11 428 Citizen Koch Vari. $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
12 492 After Innocence NYer $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
13 822 American Swing Magn. $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
14 983 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $14,528 1 $10,170 1 7/5/95
15 676 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
16 395 Constantine's Sword FRun $179,507 6 $10,131 2 4/18/08
17 909 The Highest Pass Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
18 289 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
19 100 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
20 326 National Gallery Zipp. $253,297 15 $10,049 1 11/5/14
21 586 Leviathan (2013) CGld $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
22 813 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $30,918 1 $9,993 1 8/6/08
23 979 Hannari - Geisha Modern Saku. $14,974 1 $9,930 1 11/17/06
24 976 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
25 371 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
26 368 Mondovino Think $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
27 402 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
28 389 Waste Land Arth. $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
29 443 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
30 228 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
31 266 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
32 595 Naked in Ashes Jour $72,073 6 $9,690 1 10/21/05
33 911 If I Die Tonight Indic. $20,214 2 $9,646 2 7/31/09
34 460 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
35 604 The Business of Being Born ICir $69,991 3 $9,574 1 1/9/08
36 666 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
37 835 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
38 84 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
39 380 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
40 203 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
41 624 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $65,169 3 $9,456 1 8/27/14
42 290 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
43 838 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $28,516 1 $9,423 1 10/17/14
44 521 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
45 481 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
46 736 The Search for General Tso IFC $41,455 13 $9,336 2 1/2/15
47 635 War Photographer FRun $61,040 1 $9,327 1 6/19/02
48 311 American Dream Mira. $269,823 7 $9,291 2 3/18/92
49 771 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $37,731 4 $9,283 1 2/1/13
50 640 Limelight Magn. $60,335 4 $9,259 1 9/23/11
51 675 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $52,166 3 $9,259 3 4/25/08
52 382 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
53 538 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $95,865 4 $9,220 1 6/25/08
54 250 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
55 757 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
56 613 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $67,966 4 $9,165 1 11/1/13
57 602 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
58 340 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
59 1079 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
60 464 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
61 566 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
62 868 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $23,868 4 $9,047 4 11/21/14
63 610 2012: Time for Change Mang. $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
64 514 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
65 410 The Five Obstructions Koch $165,845 3 $8,940 1 5/26/04
66 730 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
67 433 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
68 724 Love Etc. Pala. $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
69 690 Orgasm Inc. FRun $49,001 3 $8,773 2 2/11/11
70 901 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $20,709 2 $8,756 1 11/8/13
71 656 Finding Joe Bal. $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
72 560 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $87,370 7 $8,741 4 10/26/07
73 575 Future of Food Libre $81,280 5 $8,721 2 9/14/05
74 885 Giuliani Time Libre $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
75 601 The Principle RM $70,785 3 $8,657 1 10/24/14
76 198 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
77 361 Bus 174 Think $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
78 819 The Take Icar. $30,380 1 $8,625 1 9/22/04
79 323 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
80 858 Gotta Dance Mitro. $25,108 4 $8,576 1 7/31/09
81 351 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
82 401 Touch the Sound Shad. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
83 732 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
84 861 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
85 570 Praying with Lior FRun $82,553 4 $8,401 1 2/1/08
86 369 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
87 459 Deep Blue Mira. $132,261 5 $8,373 2 6/3/05
88 952 The Homestretch KF $17,306 1 $8,373 1 9/12/14
89 325 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
90 449 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
91 532 Bhutto FRun $100,202 4 $8,275 2 12/3/10
92 767 Oh My God? Mitro. $38,244 7 $8,263 3 11/13/09
93 776 Been Rich All My Life FRun $36,406 3 $8,252 1 7/21/06
94 374 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
95 548 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
96 255 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
97 785 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope WHE $34,665 6 $8,203 3 4/6/12
98 718 Pressure Cooker BevP $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
99 663 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $53,819 1 $8,143 1 3/31/95
100 936 Saving Marriage Reg. $18,720 2 $8,044 2 10/17/08
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,103,164,721----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$863,87246$129,12126-
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, #1201-1300, #1301-1313


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Kicking It LibE 6/13/08
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
WARx2 WARX2 4/24/15
Misery Loves Comedy Trib. 4/24/15
I Am Big Bird Trib. 5/6/15
The Seven Five IFC 5/7/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise Rela. 5/29/15
Do I Sound Gay? IFC 7/10/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 7/31/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD