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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, #1201-1242
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 319 The Waiting Room ICir $244,951 8 $7,086 4 9/26/12
2 308 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
3 265 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
4 259 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
5 240 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
6 233 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
7 212 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
8 198 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
9 188 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
10 176 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
11 159 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
12 155 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
13 151 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
14 150 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
15 129 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
16 125 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
17 122 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
18 115 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
19 114 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
20 105 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
21 92 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
22 66 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
23 44 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
24 43 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
25 28 The Aristocrats Think $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
26 27 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $6,417,135 330 $139,033 4 9/24/10
27 26 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
28 17 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
29 10 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
30 2 March of the Penguins WIP $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
31 1135 Fraude Maya $3,637 5 $2,369 5 10/10/08
32 1051 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
33 829 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
34 773 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $31,313 5 $3,936 5 6/7/13
35 722 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
36 692 Next Goal Wins KE $43,089 10 $2,568 5 4/25/14
37 643 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
38 625 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
39 584 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
40 555 This is Not a Film PalT $77,016 5 $12,608 5 2/29/12
41 546 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
42 480 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
43 402 One Day in September SPC $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
44 385 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
45 373 Jig Scre. $183,790 5 $70,432 5 6/17/11
46 341 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
47 315 Promises Cow. $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
48 286 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
49 285 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
50 282 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
51 267 West of Memphis SPC $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
52 260 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
53 256 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
54 250 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
55 242 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
56 241 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
57 220 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
58 206 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
59 203 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
60 182 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
61 168 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
62 141 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
63 138 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
64 130 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
65 80 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
66 76 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
67 60 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
68 52 Bully (2012) Wein. $3,495,043 6 $116,472 5 3/30/12
69 49 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
70 36 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
71 33 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
72 1013 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
73 998 whaledreamers Mont. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
74 993 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
75 932 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
76 831 Emmanuel's Gift First $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
77 662 Mademoiselle C Cohen $48,668 7 $14,284 6 9/11/13
78 615 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
79 477 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
80 379 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
81 360 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
82 355 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
83 296 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
84 269 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
85 169 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
86 132 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
87 104 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
88 45 The September Issue RAtt. $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
89 31 Flying Monsters NGE $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
90 987 The Final Member Drft. $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
91 767 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
92 709 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
93 607 The Long Way Home 7Art $60,509 7 $10,606 7 9/17/97
94 582 Happy Valley Ston5 $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
95 483 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
96 409 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
97 396 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
98 382 Anita Gold. $176,979 12 $44,114 7 3/21/14
99 358 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
100 335 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,756,845----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$895,66748$133,15327-
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, #1201-1242


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15