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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, #1201-1219
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 587 For No Good Reason Sony Classics $65,597 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
2 651 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
3 579 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
4 339 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
5 354 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
6 568 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
7 601 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
8 638 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
9 670 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
10 701 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
11 731 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
12 755 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
13 796 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
14 841 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
15 851 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
16 962 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
17 1024 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
18 113 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
19 274 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
20 660 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
21 821 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
22 892 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
23 1050 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
24 1107 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
25 567 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
26 630 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
27 996 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
28 378 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
29 350 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
30 1041 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
31 1056 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
32 431 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
33 470 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
34 540 I Am Divine The Film Collaborative $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
35 992 Elemental The Film Collaborative $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
36 1057 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
37 745 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
38 778 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
39 1123 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 1 $3,500 1 6/3/11
40 1083 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
41 154 Generation Iron The Vladar Company $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
42 28 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
43 30 Spellbound (2003) ThinkFilm $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
44 51 Born Into Brothels ThinkFilm $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
45 85 The Story of the Weeping Camel ThinkFilm $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
46 100 Murderball ThinkFilm $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
47 126 Festival Express ThinkFilm $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
48 129 In the Shadow of the Moon ThinkFilm $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
49 140 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
50 190 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry ThinkFilm $614,138 163 $279,219 163 10/1/04
51 235 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie ThinkFilm $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
52 258 The Boys of Baraka ThinkFilm $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
53 291 Taxi to the Dark Side ThinkFilm $274,661 20 $10,930 2 1/18/08
54 334 The Agronomist ThinkFilm $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
55 342 Bus 174 ThinkFilm $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
56 349 Mondovino ThinkFilm $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
57 355 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till ThinkFilm $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
58 376 Protocols of Zion ThinkFilm $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
59 392 Nanking ThinkFilm $161,182 10 $6,316 1 12/12/07
60 463 War/Dance ThinkFilm $115,210 10 $15,471 3 11/9/07
61 571 Zoo ThinkFilm $69,770 5 $7,811 1 4/25/07
62 609 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired ThinkFilm $59,192 9 $4,613 1 7/11/08
63 655 Ghosts of Cite Soleil ThinkFilm $48,752 3 $7,100 1 6/27/07
64 669 The Hip Hop Project ThinkFilm $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
65 715 Tell Them Who You Are ThinkFilm $39,075 4 $4,060 1 5/13/05
66 811 Lake of Fire ThinkFilm $25,317 9 $2,559 1 10/3/07
67 835 F**k ThinkFilm $22,359 5 $5,299 2 11/10/06
68 846 Three of Hearts ThinkFilm $21,429 1 $4,482 1 10/19/05
69 905 The Last Mogul ThinkFilm $16,469 2 $4,965 1 6/24/05
70 906 Genesis ThinkFilm $16,413 1 $4,891 1 5/27/05
71 909 I Like Killing Flies ThinkFilm $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
72 1023 Glastonbury ThinkFilm $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
73 1102 Blood and Tears ThinkFilm $4,364 1 $2,201 1 6/15/07
74 1151 The Big Question ThinkFilm $2,248 3 $466 1 3/17/06
75 1177 The Trials of Darryl Hunt ThinkFilm $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
76 - Overnight ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 11/10/04
77 - Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 12/3/04
78 629 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tilapia Film $53,471 3 $4,424 2 2/24/06
79 - Codebreaker TODpix n/a - n/a - 10/17/12
80 945 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tostie Productions $13,080 1 $5,054 1 3/4/11
81 800 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela Media $27,052 1 $7,685 1 3/27/09
82 612 Side By Side Tribeca Film $58,825 9 $6,956 1 8/17/12
83 714 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Tribeca Film $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
84 820 Shut Up Little Man Tribeca Film $23,901 8 n/a - 8/26/11
85 973 Ultrasuede Tribeca Film $11,539 1 $3,968 1 1/20/12
86 1079 Bookers Place Tribeca Film $5,549 2 $2,455 2 4/25/12
87 7 One Direction: This is Us TriStar $28,873,374 2,735 $15,815,497 2,735 8/30/13
88 76 A Brief History of Time Triton $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
89 114 Hearts of Darkness Triton $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
90 730 Twist (1993) Triton $36,875 6 $1,589 1 7/16/93
91 979 The Last Party Triton $11,156 1 $4,088 1 8/27/93
92 86 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly Indie $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
93 447 The First Saturday in May Truly Indie $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
94 531 51 Birch Street Truly Indie $84,689 6 $10,827 2 10/18/06
95 595 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly Indie $62,356 4 $4,471 1 8/18/06
96 759 Living in Emergency Truly Indie $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
97 772 Fighting for Life Truly Indie $30,606 2 $3,423 1 3/7/08
98 834 Incendiary Truly Indie $22,457 3 $7,308 1 9/23/11
99 920 Dumbstruck Truly Indie $15,379 2 $981 1 4/15/11
100 1002 Something to Cheer About Truly Indie $9,777 9 $6,410 9 4/27/07
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,081,539,203----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$910,38748$135,36827-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,007,335----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,250,3671,568$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, #1201-1219


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Act of God Zeit. 7/31/09
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 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
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15