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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, #1201-1242
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 118 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
2 125 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
3 127 American Movie Sony Classics $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
4 148 Tyson Sony Classics $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
5 149 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
6 185 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
7 187 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
8 226 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
9 241 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
10 244 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
11 256 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
12 267 West of Memphis Sony Classics $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
13 288 American Hardcore Sony Classics $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
14 302 Steep Sony Classics $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
15 331 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
16 333 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
17 346 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $215,026 23 $12,025 3 6/29/12
18 355 Soul Power Sony Classics $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
19 402 One Day in September Sony Classics $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
20 484 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
21 519 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $91,874 6 $7,622 2 2/3/95
22 585 For No Good Reason Sony Classics $67,421 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
23 656 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
24 - To Be Takei Starz Media n/a - n/a - 8/22/14
25 582 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
26 340 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
27 356 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
28 571 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
29 605 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
30 643 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
31 675 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
32 709 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
33 738 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
34 763 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
35 804 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
36 850 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
37 860 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
38 973 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
39 1037 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
40 113 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
41 274 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
42 665 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
43 830 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
44 901 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
45 1064 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
46 1125 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
47 570 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
48 634 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
49 1008 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
50 380 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
51 352 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
52 1054 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
53 1070 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
54 434 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
55 472 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
56 543 I Am Divine The Film Collaborative $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
57 1004 Elemental The Film Collaborative $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
58 1071 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
59 1074 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity The Film Collaborative $6,625 1 n/a - 9/10/14
60 752 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
61 786 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
62 1139 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 1 $3,500 1 6/3/11
63 1100 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
64 154 Generation Iron The Vladar Company $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
65 28 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
66 30 Spellbound (2003) ThinkFilm $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
67 51 Born Into Brothels ThinkFilm $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
68 85 The Story of the Weeping Camel ThinkFilm $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
69 101 Murderball ThinkFilm $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
70 126 Festival Express ThinkFilm $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
71 129 In the Shadow of the Moon ThinkFilm $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
72 140 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
73 190 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry ThinkFilm $614,138 163 $279,219 163 10/1/04
74 235 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie ThinkFilm $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
75 258 The Boys of Baraka ThinkFilm $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
76 291 Taxi to the Dark Side ThinkFilm $274,661 20 $10,930 2 1/18/08
77 335 The Agronomist ThinkFilm $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
78 343 Bus 174 ThinkFilm $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
79 351 Mondovino ThinkFilm $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
80 357 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till ThinkFilm $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
81 378 Protocols of Zion ThinkFilm $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
82 394 Nanking ThinkFilm $161,182 10 $6,316 1 12/12/07
83 466 War/Dance ThinkFilm $115,210 10 $15,471 3 11/9/07
84 574 Zoo ThinkFilm $69,770 5 $7,811 1 4/25/07
85 613 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired ThinkFilm $59,192 9 $4,613 1 7/11/08
86 660 Ghosts of Cite Soleil ThinkFilm $48,752 3 $7,100 1 6/27/07
87 674 The Hip Hop Project ThinkFilm $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
88 724 Tell Them Who You Are ThinkFilm $39,075 4 $4,060 1 5/13/05
89 820 Lake of Fire ThinkFilm $25,317 9 $2,559 1 10/3/07
90 844 F**k ThinkFilm $22,359 5 $5,299 2 11/10/06
91 855 Three of Hearts ThinkFilm $21,429 1 $4,482 1 10/19/05
92 917 The Last Mogul ThinkFilm $16,469 2 $4,965 1 6/24/05
93 918 Genesis ThinkFilm $16,413 1 $4,891 1 5/27/05
94 921 I Like Killing Flies ThinkFilm $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
95 1036 Glastonbury ThinkFilm $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
96 1120 Blood and Tears ThinkFilm $4,364 1 $2,201 1 6/15/07
97 1172 The Big Question ThinkFilm $2,248 3 $466 1 3/17/06
98 1199 The Trials of Darryl Hunt ThinkFilm $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
99 - Overnight ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 11/10/04
100 - Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 12/3/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,764,855----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$895,67348$133,15327-
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, #1201-1242


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15