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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, #1201-1291
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 430 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
2 463 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
3 597 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
4 639 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
5 681 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
6 765 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
7 939 Ever Again RM $17,304 12 $10,802 12 12/8/06
8 69 Freeriders WM $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
9 95 Black Diamond Rush WM $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
10 151 Tyson SPC $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
11 320 Life in a Day NGE $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
12 876 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
13 1098 I Am Ali Focus $7,205 11 $4,178 11 10/10/14
14 258 Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me A23 $343,084 18 $86,741 10 10/24/14
15 302 Heavy Petting Skou $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
16 479 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
17 548 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
18 697 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
19 726 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
20 112 The Celluloid Closet SPC $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
21 138 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
22 281 Linsanity KE $302,645 16 $99,462 9 10/4/13
23 410 Chasing Madoff Cohen $157,612 9 n/a 9 8/26/11
24 443 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $138,991 9 $87,743 9 3/28/14
25 1052 Something to Cheer About Truly $9,777 9 $6,410 9 4/27/07
26 1114 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
27 11 Bowling for Columbine UA $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
28 56 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
29 90 Every Little Step SPC $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
30 93 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
31 103 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
32 176 Lost in La Mancha IFC $732,393 24 $63,303 8 1/31/03
33 195 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
34 329 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
35 340 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
36 429 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $150,059 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
37 582 Veil of Tears WF $72,078 8 $44,358 8 3/28/14
38 719 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
39 729 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
40 731 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $40,563 8 $14,328 8 2/7/14
41 737 Rape of the Soul Slow $39,975 8 $15,602 8 3/17/06
42 841 Through the Fire Libre $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
43 908 The Ground Truth Focus $20,013 8 $12,207 8 9/15/06
44 64 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $2,930,687 115 $164,351 7 6/11/10
45 97 It Might Get Loud SPC $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
46 223 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
47 312 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
48 335 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
49 344 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
50 367 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
51 392 Anita Gold. $176,979 12 $44,114 7 3/21/14
52 408 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
53 421 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
54 500 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
55 603 Happy Valley Ston5 $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
56 628 The Long Way Home 7Art $60,509 7 $10,606 7 9/17/97
57 730 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
58 790 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
59 1024 The Final Member Drft. $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
60 33 Flying Monsters NGE $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
61 46 The September Issue RAtt. $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
62 106 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
63 134 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
64 172 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
65 275 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
66 303 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
67 364 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
68 369 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
69 389 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
70 493 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
71 636 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
72 684 Mademoiselle C Cohen $48,668 7 $14,284 6 9/11/13
73 856 Emmanuel's Gift First $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
74 963 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
75 1030 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
76 1035 whaledreamers Mont. $10,584 6 $1,827 6 9/26/08
77 1050 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
78 35 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
79 37 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
80 50 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
81 53 Bully (2012) Wein. $3,495,043 6 $116,472 5 3/30/12
82 61 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
83 77 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
84 81 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
85 84 Citizenfour RTWC $2,041,000 105 $126,321 5 10/24/14
86 132 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
87 140 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
88 143 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
89 171 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
90 185 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
91 207 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
92 210 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
93 224 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
94 246 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
95 247 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
96 255 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
97 262 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
98 266 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
99 273 West of Memphis SPC $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
100 288 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,097,793,172----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$874,03947$130,99027-
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, #1201-1291


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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