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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, #1201-1229
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1042 Photographic Memory FRun $7,822 2 $3,006 2 10/12/12
2 1054 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 2 $7,000 2 12/16/11
3 1078 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $5,922 2 $2,198 2 9/17/10
4 1086 Bookers Place Trib. $5,549 2 $2,455 2 4/25/12
5 1094 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $5,095 2 $1,460 2 10/24/08
6 1099 Everything's Cool CityL $4,890 2 $2,641 2 11/23/07
7 1102 Half the Road FRun $4,783 2 $1,613 2 4/18/14
8 1103 Street Fight Frnt. $4,779 2 $3,888 2 2/22/06
9 1106 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 2 $4,438 2 2/10/06
10 1114 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
11 1115 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
12 1136 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $3,103 2 $2,194 2 3/23/07
13 1152 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
14 1161 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 2 $2,214 2 2/24/06
15 1162 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 2 $2,119 2 1/11/08
16 1164 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $1,916 2 $822 2 9/24/10
17 1173 Souldier PDF $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
18 1184 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet KL $1,294 2 $319 2 12/12/12
19 1186 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
20 4 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
21 9 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
22 19 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
23 30 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
24 51 Born Into Brothels Think $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
25 61 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
26 70 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
27 78 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
28 82 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
29 86 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
30 90 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
31 98 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
32 99 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $1,577,480 16 $4,632 1 8/19/88
33 102 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
34 117 Brother's Keeper CThnk $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
35 119 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
36 123 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
37 126 Festival Express Think $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
38 135 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
39 140 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
40 142 35 Up Gold. $922,872 21 $13,690 1 1/15/92
41 143 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
42 145 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
43 146 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
44 152 Marlene Aliv $852,676 6 $14,490 1 11/7/86
45 157 Ballets Russes Zeit. $815,848 21 $12,230 1 10/26/05
46 161 Into Great Silence Zeit. $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
47 162 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
48 163 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
49 172 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
50 175 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
51 177 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
52 179 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
53 183 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
54 191 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
55 194 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
56 195 Tarnation Wells $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
57 196 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
58 199 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
59 200 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
60 201 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
61 202 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
62 209 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
63 213 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
64 216 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
65 220 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
66 222 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
67 223 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
68 225 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
69 228 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
70 234 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
71 236 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
72 237 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
73 243 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
74 244 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
75 246 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
76 249 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
77 254 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
78 258 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
79 264 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
80 268 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
81 272 Unmistaken Child Osci. $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
82 274 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
83 278 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
84 280 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
85 281 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
86 283 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
87 287 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
88 288 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
89 294 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
90 297 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
91 300 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
92 301 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
93 303 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
94 306 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
95 309 The War Tapes SenA $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
96 310 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
97 313 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
98 316 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
99 317 Enlighten Up! Bal. $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
100 318 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,089,544----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$904,83748$134,49127-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,677,334----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,283,8671,568$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, #1201-1229


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Liv & Ingmar Jan. 12/13/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/24/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15