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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, #1201-1298
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 230 Gypsy Caravan Shadow Dist. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
2 349 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shadow Dist. $225,448 13 $2,407 2 11/4/05
3 378 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $194,533 16 $1,242 2 9/25/09
4 383 Lost Boys of Sudan Shadow Dist. $188,467 8 $512 1 8/22/03
5 396 Touch the Sound Shadow Dist. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
6 400 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shadow Dist. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
7 411 Girls Rock! Shadow Dist. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
8 527 Under Our Skin Shadow Dist. $98,548 6 $7,043 1 6/19/09
9 568 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shadow Dist. $79,916 6 $4,095 1 7/13/05
10 589 Air Guitar Nation Shadow Dist. $71,471 10 $7,035 1 3/23/07
11 883 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shadow Dist. $21,507 3 $630 1 12/7/07
12 1008 The Kids Grow Up Shadow Dist. $12,095 1 $4,497 1 10/29/10
13 1145 Whiz Kids Shadow Dist. $5,386 2 $1,333 1 6/4/10
14 1032 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes Shoot First Inc. $11,021 2 $2,233 1 9/5/14
15 829 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shooting Gallery $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
16 642 Beautiful Losers Sidetrack Films $56,386 3 $10,607 1 8/8/08
17 302 Heavy Petting Skouras $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
18 490 Killing Kasztner Sky Island Films $112,313 5 $5,513 1 10/23/09
19 910 State of Fear Skylight Pictures $20,055 1 $16,075 1 1/11/06
20 953 Faster (2004) Slamdance on the Road $16,265 1 $13,995 1 4/23/04
21 132 Paper Clips Slowhand Cinema $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
22 421 Bra Boys Slowhand Cinema $155,056 23 $45,589 23 4/11/08
23 613 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slowhand Cinema $65,429 10 $12,376 3 1/20/06
24 739 Rape of the Soul Slowhand Cinema $39,975 8 $15,602 8 3/17/06
25 1236 Rockets Redglare! Small Planet $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
26 479 Beware of Mr. Baker Snagfilms $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
27 1065 Decoding Deepak Snagfilms $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
28 1131 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Social Media Productions $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
29 441 Waco: The Rules of Engagement Somford Entertainment $142,193 5 n/a - 2/28/97
30 1022 East of Havana Sony BMG $11,550 1 $4,800 1 2/2/07
31 19 Winged Migration Sony Classics $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
32 39 Inside Job Sony Classics $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
33 41 The Fog of War Sony Classics $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
34 49 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
35 62 Crumb Sony Classics $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
36 75 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
37 79 Riding Giants Sony Classics $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
38 90 Every Little Step Sony Classics $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
39 93 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
40 94 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
41 97 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
42 106 Why We Fight Sony Classics $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
43 112 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
44 117 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
45 120 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
46 127 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
47 129 American Movie Sony Classics $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
48 151 Tyson Sony Classics $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
49 152 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
50 188 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
51 190 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
52 231 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
53 246 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
54 249 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
55 262 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
56 273 West of Memphis Sony Classics $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
57 294 American Hardcore Sony Classics $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
58 309 Steep Sony Classics $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
59 342 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
60 344 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
61 359 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $215,026 23 $12,025 3 6/29/12
62 367 Soul Power Sony Classics $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
63 417 One Day in September Sony Classics $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
64 502 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
65 537 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $91,874 6 $7,622 2 2/3/95
66 607 For No Good Reason Sony Classics $67,421 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
67 842 Red Army Sony Classics $26,100 3 $20,100 3 1/23/15
68 679 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
69 658 To Be Takei Starz Media $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
70 604 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
71 352 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
72 368 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
73 591 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
74 627 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
75 666 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
76 698 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
77 732 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
78 765 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
79 790 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
80 832 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
81 879 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
82 889 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
83 1012 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
84 1079 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
85 115 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
86 280 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
87 541 Pump Submarine Deluxe $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
88 688 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
89 858 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
90 934 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
91 1038 Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D Submarine Deluxe $10,600 5 n/a - 12/19/14
92 1111 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
93 1173 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
94 1200 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show Submarine Deluxe $3,100 1 $3,100 1 10/31/14
95 590 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
96 656 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
97 1049 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
98 393 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
99 364 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
100 1100 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,099,493,028----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$869,85247$130,18727-
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, #1201-1298


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm 7/16/04
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun 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
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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB TBD