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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, #1201-1267
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 918 Casting By SD $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
2 941 This Binary Universe Indic. $15,875 2 $1,794 2 5/4/12
3 950 El Inmigrante Indic. $15,100 2 $1,578 2 7/13/07
4 957 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $14,471 2 $2,546 2 10/2/09
5 962 Head Games Vari. $14,056 5 $1,152 2 9/21/12
6 964 Up for Grabs L/Z $13,931 4 $1,881 2 5/6/05
7 966 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $13,710 2 $5,526 2 11/15/06
8 973 Red Obsession A23 $13,199 3 $5,060 2 9/6/13
9 988 China Blue Argo. $12,185 3 $3,767 2 1/19/07
10 1027 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $10,347 2 $5,451 2 12/13/13
11 1032 The Informant MBox $10,068 4 $2,947 2 9/13/13
12 1058 The Institute Argo. $8,445 4 $3,017 2 10/4/13
13 1062 Downloaded Abr. $8,377 2 $2,504 2 6/21/13
14 1064 Twist of Faith AL $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
15 1068 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $8,049 2 $1,421 2 8/22/14
16 1073 Photographic Memory FRun $7,822 2 $3,006 2 10/12/12
17 1088 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 2 $7,000 2 12/16/11
18 1113 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $5,922 2 $2,198 2 9/17/10
19 1121 Bookers Place Trib. $5,549 2 $2,455 2 4/25/12
20 1129 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $5,095 2 $1,460 2 10/24/08
21 1134 Everything's Cool CityL $4,890 2 $2,641 2 11/23/07
22 1137 Half the Road FRun $4,783 2 $1,613 2 4/18/14
23 1138 Street Fight Frnt. $4,779 2 $3,888 2 2/22/06
24 1141 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 2 $4,438 2 2/10/06
25 1150 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
26 1151 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
27 1175 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $3,103 2 $2,194 2 3/23/07
28 1190 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
29 1199 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 2 $2,214 2 2/24/06
30 1200 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 2 $2,119 2 1/11/08
31 1202 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $1,916 2 $822 2 9/24/10
32 1211 Souldier PDF $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
33 1222 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet KL $1,294 2 $319 2 12/12/12
34 1224 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
35 4 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
36 9 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
37 19 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
38 30 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
39 52 Born Into Brothels Think $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
40 62 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
41 71 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
42 79 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
43 83 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
44 87 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
45 91 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
46 99 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
47 100 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $1,577,480 16 $4,632 1 8/19/88
48 103 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
49 118 Brother's Keeper CThnk $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
50 120 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
51 124 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
52 127 Festival Express Think $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
53 136 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
54 141 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
55 143 35 Up Gold. $922,872 21 $13,690 1 1/15/92
56 144 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
57 146 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
58 147 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
59 153 Marlene Aliv $852,676 6 $14,490 1 11/7/86
60 158 Ballets Russes Zeit. $815,848 21 $12,230 1 10/26/05
61 163 Into Great Silence Zeit. $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
62 164 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
63 165 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
64 173 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
65 176 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
66 178 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
67 180 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
68 184 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
69 192 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
70 195 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
71 196 Tarnation Wells $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
72 197 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
73 200 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
74 201 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
75 202 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
76 203 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
77 211 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
78 215 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
79 218 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
80 222 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
81 223 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
82 224 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
83 226 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
84 229 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
85 235 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
86 237 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
87 238 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
88 244 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
89 245 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
90 247 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
91 250 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
92 255 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
93 260 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
94 266 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
95 270 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
96 274 Unmistaken Child Osci. $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
97 276 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
98 280 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
99 282 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
100 283 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,090,297,763----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$882,11847$132,59527-
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, #1201-1267


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15