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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, #1201-1300, #1301-1303
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 660 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
2 1053 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
3 394 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
4 365 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
5 1103 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
6 1120 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
7 451 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
8 493 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
9 569 I Am Divine The Film Collaborative $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
10 855 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity The Film Collaborative $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
11 1049 Elemental The Film Collaborative $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
12 1121 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
13 1192 Evolution of a Criminal The Film Collaborative $3,568 1 n/a - 10/10/14
14 784 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
15 817 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
16 1195 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 1 $3,500 1 6/3/11
17 1149 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
18 157 Generation Iron The Vladar Company $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
19 1163 Death Metal Angola The Vladar Company $4,674 1 $895 1 11/7/14
20 29 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
21 32 Spellbound (2003) ThinkFilm $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
22 52 Born Into Brothels ThinkFilm $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
23 87 The Story of the Weeping Camel ThinkFilm $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
24 103 Murderball ThinkFilm $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
25 128 Festival Express ThinkFilm $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
26 131 In the Shadow of the Moon ThinkFilm $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
27 143 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
28 193 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry ThinkFilm $614,138 163 $279,219 163 10/1/04
29 240 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie ThinkFilm $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
30 264 The Boys of Baraka ThinkFilm $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
31 298 Taxi to the Dark Side ThinkFilm $274,661 20 $10,930 2 1/18/08
32 349 The Agronomist ThinkFilm $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
33 357 Bus 174 ThinkFilm $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
34 364 Mondovino ThinkFilm $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
35 370 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till ThinkFilm $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
36 392 Protocols of Zion ThinkFilm $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
37 411 Nanking ThinkFilm $161,182 10 $6,316 1 12/12/07
38 486 War/Dance ThinkFilm $115,210 10 $15,471 3 11/9/07
39 599 Zoo ThinkFilm $69,770 5 $7,811 1 4/25/07
40 639 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired ThinkFilm $59,192 9 $4,613 1 7/11/08
41 688 Ghosts of Cite Soleil ThinkFilm $48,752 3 $7,100 1 6/27/07
42 702 The Hip Hop Project ThinkFilm $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
43 754 Tell Them Who You Are ThinkFilm $39,075 4 $4,060 1 5/13/05
44 851 Lake of Fire ThinkFilm $25,317 9 $2,559 1 10/3/07
45 876 F**k ThinkFilm $22,359 5 $5,299 2 11/10/06
46 887 Three of Hearts ThinkFilm $21,429 1 $4,482 1 10/19/05
47 952 The Last Mogul ThinkFilm $16,469 2 $4,965 1 6/24/05
48 953 Genesis ThinkFilm $16,413 1 $4,891 1 5/27/05
49 957 I Like Killing Flies ThinkFilm $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
50 1084 Glastonbury ThinkFilm $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
51 1172 Blood and Tears ThinkFilm $4,364 1 $2,201 1 6/15/07
52 1226 The Big Question ThinkFilm $2,248 3 $466 1 3/17/06
53 1254 The Trials of Darryl Hunt ThinkFilm $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
54 - Overnight ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 11/10/04
55 - Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 12/3/04
56 659 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tilapia Film $53,471 3 $4,424 2 2/24/06
57 - Codebreaker TODpix n/a - n/a - 10/17/12
58 995 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tostie Productions $13,080 1 $5,054 1 3/4/11
59 1008 Touch the Wall Touch the Wall, LLC $12,156 2 $6,200 2 11/28/14
60 840 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela Media $27,052 1 $7,685 1 3/27/09
61 408 NAS: Time is Illmatic Tribeca Film $164,540 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
62 642 Side By Side Tribeca Film $58,825 9 $6,956 1 8/17/12
63 752 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Tribeca Film $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
64 860 Shut Up Little Man Tribeca Film $23,901 8 n/a - 8/26/11
65 1026 Ultrasuede Tribeca Film $11,539 1 $3,968 1 1/20/12
66 1145 Bookers Place Tribeca Film $5,549 2 $2,455 2 4/25/12
67 7 One Direction: This is Us TriStar $28,873,374 2,735 $15,815,497 2,735 8/30/13
68 78 A Brief History of Time Triton $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
69 116 Hearts of Darkness Triton $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
70 768 Twist (1993) Triton $36,875 6 $1,589 1 7/16/93
71 1033 The Last Party Triton $11,156 1 $4,088 1 8/27/93
72 88 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly Indie $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
73 468 The First Saturday in May Truly Indie $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
74 560 51 Birch Street Truly Indie $84,689 6 $10,827 2 10/18/06
75 625 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly Indie $62,356 4 $4,471 1 8/18/06
76 798 Living in Emergency Truly Indie $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
77 811 Fighting for Life Truly Indie $30,606 2 $3,423 1 3/7/08
78 875 Incendiary Truly Indie $22,457 3 $7,308 1 9/23/11
79 968 Dumbstruck Truly Indie $15,379 2 $981 1 4/15/11
80 1060 Something to Cheer About Truly Indie $9,777 9 $6,410 9 4/27/07
81 - Reincarnated Truly Indie n/a - n/a - 3/15/13
82 269 Grass Unapix Ent. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
83 373 Imelda Unico Entertainment $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
84 11 Bowling for Columbine United Artists $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
85 317 The Yes Men United Artists $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
86 173 First Descent Universal $750,805 243 $438,615 243 12/2/05
87 183 Inside Deep Throat Universal $691,880 27 $88,709 12 2/11/05
88 796 Fuel Unknown $32,465 4 $12,386 4 9/18/09
89 1110 Plot for Peace Unknown $7,051 2 $2,554 2 10/31/14
90 1176 Twisted: A Balloonamentary Unknown $4,218 2 $2,354 1 5/23/08
91 234 Sound City Variance Films $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
92 425 Citizen Koch Variance Films $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
93 459 Until the Light Takes Us Variance Films $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
94 540 American: The Bill Hicks Story Variance Films $92,234 11 $5,872 1 4/8/11
95 601 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Variance Films $68,719 5 $4,620 1 10/27/10
96 632 How to Live Forever Variance Films $60,630 4 $3,716 1 5/13/11
97 649 Terms and Conditions May Apply Variance Films $55,824 6 $4,446 1 7/12/13
98 655 The Lottery Variance Films $54,543 3 $16,435 1 6/11/10
99 676 God Loves Uganda Variance Films $51,229 5 $7,300 1 10/11/13
100 710 American Made Movie Variance Films $45,175 6 $1,613 2 8/30/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,100,483,235----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$867,88946$129,92427-
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, #1201-1300, #1301-1303


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
I Trust You to Kill Me FInd. 9/8/06
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
The Hunting Ground RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest CDF 3/6/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP 3/6/15
Seymour: An Introduction IFC 3/13/15
WARx2 WARX2 3/20/15
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