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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, #1101-1186
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 467 Bustin' Down the Door Screen Media $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
2 1030 Skid Row Screen Media $6,627 3 $6,627 3 8/24/07
3 1104 Run for Your Life Screen Media $2,992 1 $2,537 1 10/29/08
4 - The Secret Disco Revolution Screen Media n/a - n/a - 6/28/13
5 - Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde Screen Media n/a - n/a - 10/4/13
6 633 Alice Neel SeeThink Productions $48,969 1 $6,207 1 4/20/07
7 304 The War Tapes SenArt/Scranton-Lacy Films $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
8 58 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shadow Dist. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
9 196 The Weather Underground Shadow Dist. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
10 219 Gypsy Caravan Shadow Dist. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
11 330 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shadow Dist. $225,448 13 $2,407 2 11/4/05
12 356 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $194,533 16 $1,242 2 9/25/09
13 361 Lost Boys of Sudan Shadow Dist. $188,467 8 $512 1 8/22/03
14 373 Touch the Sound Shadow Dist. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
15 376 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shadow Dist. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
16 386 Girls Rock! Shadow Dist. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
17 492 Under Our Skin Shadow Dist. $98,548 6 $7,043 1 6/19/09
18 528 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shadow Dist. $79,916 6 $4,095 1 7/13/05
19 550 Air Guitar Nation Shadow Dist. $71,471 10 $7,035 1 3/23/07
20 819 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shadow Dist. $21,507 3 $630 1 12/7/07
21 932 The Kids Grow Up Shadow Dist. $12,095 1 $4,497 1 10/29/10
22 1053 Whiz Kids Shadow Dist. $5,386 2 $1,333 1 6/4/10
23 769 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shooting Gallery $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
24 599 Beautiful Losers Sidetrack Films $56,386 3 $10,607 1 8/8/08
25 289 Heavy Petting Skouras $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
26 460 Killing Kasztner Sky Island Films $112,313 5 $5,513 1 10/23/09
27 844 State of Fear Skylight Pictures $20,055 1 $16,075 1 1/11/06
28 883 Faster (2004) Slamdance on the Road $16,265 1 $13,995 1 4/23/04
29 127 Paper Clips Slowhand Cinema $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
30 396 Bra Boys Slowhand Cinema $155,056 23 $45,589 23 4/11/08
31 572 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slowhand Cinema $65,429 10 $12,376 3 1/20/06
32 684 Rape of the Soul Slowhand Cinema $39,975 8 $15,602 8 3/17/06
33 1130 Rockets Redglare! Small Planet $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
34 450 Beware of Mr. Baker Snagfilms $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
35 984 Decoding Deepak Snagfilms $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
36 1040 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Social Media Productions $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
37 413 Waco: The Rules of Engagement Somford Entertainment $142,193 5 n/a - 2/28/97
38 946 East of Havana Sony BMG $11,550 1 $4,800 1 2/2/07
39 17 Winged Migration Sony Classics $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
40 35 Inside Job Sony Classics $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
41 37 The Fog of War Sony Classics $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
42 45 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
43 59 Crumb Sony Classics $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
44 71 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
45 76 Riding Giants Sony Classics $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
46 87 Every Little Step Sony Classics $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
47 90 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
48 93 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
49 97 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $1,580,270 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
50 101 Why We Fight Sony Classics $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
51 107 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
52 112 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
53 115 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
54 122 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
55 124 American Movie Sony Classics $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
56 145 Tyson Sony Classics $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
57 146 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
58 181 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
59 220 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
60 235 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
61 238 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
62 251 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
63 261 West of Memphis Sony Classics $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
64 283 American Hardcore Sony Classics $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
65 294 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $267,948 31 $36,018 3 3/21/14
66 297 Steep Sony Classics $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
67 324 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
68 326 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
69 339 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $215,026 23 $12,025 3 6/29/12
70 345 Soul Power Sony Classics $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
71 392 One Day in September Sony Classics $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
72 470 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
73 502 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $91,874 6 $7,622 2 2/3/95
74 564 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
75 333 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
76 346 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
77 552 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
78 585 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
79 649 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
80 678 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
81 710 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
82 734 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
83 772 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
84 815 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
85 825 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
86 936 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
87 997 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
88 110 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
89 267 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
90 638 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
91 795 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
92 866 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
93 1022 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
94 1076 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
95 551 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
96 612 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
97 969 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
98 371 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
99 343 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
100 1013 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,044,436,190----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$905,05748$134,71426-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$535,819,098----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,201,0051,589$8,538,0251,551-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1186


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. 8/1/08
For No Good Reason SPC 4/25/14
Fed Up RTWC 5/9/14
The Hornet's Nest Free 5/9/14
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir 5/16/14
Korengal GoldF 5/30/14
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC 6/6/14
Life Itself Magn. Jul 2014
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15