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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, #1201-1249
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 929 I Like Killing Flies ThinkFilm $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
2 1047 Glastonbury ThinkFilm $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
3 1130 Blood and Tears ThinkFilm $4,364 1 $2,201 1 6/15/07
4 1181 The Big Question ThinkFilm $2,248 3 $466 1 3/17/06
5 1207 The Trials of Darryl Hunt ThinkFilm $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
6 - Overnight ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 11/10/04
7 - Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 12/3/04
8 636 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tilapia Film $53,471 3 $4,424 2 2/24/06
9 - Codebreaker TODpix n/a - n/a - 10/17/12
10 964 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tostie Productions $13,080 1 $5,054 1 3/4/11
11 814 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela Media $27,052 1 $7,685 1 3/27/09
12 618 Side By Side Tribeca Film $58,825 9 $6,956 1 8/17/12
13 727 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Tribeca Film $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
14 835 Shut Up Little Man Tribeca Film $23,901 8 n/a - 8/26/11
15 993 Ultrasuede Tribeca Film $11,539 1 $3,968 1 1/20/12
16 1107 Bookers Place Tribeca Film $5,549 2 $2,455 2 4/25/12
17 7 One Direction: This is Us TriStar $28,873,374 2,735 $15,815,497 2,735 8/30/13
18 76 A Brief History of Time Triton $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
19 114 Hearts of Darkness Triton $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
20 742 Twist (1993) Triton $36,875 6 $1,589 1 7/16/93
21 86 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly Indie $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
22 451 The First Saturday in May Truly Indie $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
23 536 51 Birch Street Truly Indie $84,689 6 $10,827 2 10/18/06
24 601 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly Indie $62,356 4 $4,471 1 8/18/06
25 773 Living in Emergency Truly Indie $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
26 786 Fighting for Life Truly Indie $30,606 2 $3,423 1 3/7/08
27 849 Incendiary Truly Indie $22,457 3 $7,308 1 9/23/11
28 939 Dumbstruck Truly Indie $15,379 2 $981 1 4/15/11
29 1025 Something to Cheer About Truly Indie $9,777 9 $6,410 9 4/27/07
30 - Reincarnated Truly Indie n/a - n/a - 3/15/13
31 263 Grass Unapix Ent. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
32 360 Imelda Unico Entertainment $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
33 11 Bowling for Columbine United Artists $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
34 307 The Yes Men United Artists $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
35 170 First Descent Universal $750,805 243 $438,615 243 12/2/05
36 180 Inside Deep Throat Universal $691,880 27 $88,709 12 2/11/05
37 770 Fuel Unknown $32,465 4 $12,386 4 9/18/09
38 1134 Twisted: A Balloonamentary Unknown $4,218 2 $2,354 1 5/23/08
39 229 Sound City Variance Films $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
40 410 Citizen Koch Variance Films $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
41 443 Until the Light Takes Us Variance Films $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
42 519 American: The Bill Hicks Story Variance Films $92,234 11 $5,872 1 4/8/11
43 579 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Variance Films $68,719 5 $4,620 1 10/27/10
44 608 How to Live Forever Variance Films $60,630 4 $3,716 1 5/13/11
45 626 Terms and Conditions May Apply Variance Films $55,824 6 $4,446 1 7/12/13
46 632 The Lottery Variance Films $54,543 3 $16,435 1 6/11/10
47 655 God Loves Uganda Variance Films $51,229 5 $7,300 1 10/11/13
48 687 American Made Movie Variance Films $45,175 6 $1,613 2 8/30/13
49 720 Addiction Incorporated Variance Films $40,106 5 $1,629 1 12/14/11
50 757 Hit So Hard Variance Films $34,025 4 $6,500 1 4/13/12
51 789 Walking on Dead Fish Variance Films $30,328 4 $10,524 1 9/19/08
52 821 Nursery University Variance Films $26,042 4 $11,307 1 4/24/09
53 822 Elena (2014) Variance Films $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
54 843 Video Games: The Movie Variance Films $23,043 25 $12,759 25 7/18/14
55 953 Head Games Variance Films $14,056 5 $1,152 2 9/21/12
56 994 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Variance Films $11,538 3 $2,501 1 5/21/10
57 1106 Elevate Variance Films $5,580 2 $3,547 1 10/21/11
58 1163 The Weird World of Blowfly Variance Films $3,062 1 $1,036 1 9/16/11
59 - General Orders No. 9 Variance Films n/a 1 n/a 1 6/24/11
60 1164 Fatal Assistance Velvet Films $3,000 1 $3,000 1 2/28/14
61 667 American Mustang Vitagraph $48,700 3 $7,906 1 1/17/14
62 674 Collapse Vitagraph $46,964 5 $7,800 1 11/6/09
63 765 Running From Crazy Vitagraph $33,300 5 $6,822 1 11/1/13
64 916 Sunset Story Vitagraph $17,508 3 $2,966 1 2/25/05
65 1170 Knuckle Vitagraph $2,647 3 $2,647 3 12/9/11
66 503 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story Walking on Water Films $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
67 26 Roger and Me Warner Bros. $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
68 47 Imagine: John Lennon Warner Bros. $3,753,977 561 $1,412,213 561 10/7/88
69 167 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones Warner Bros. $776,699 111 $99,740 26 10/5/90
70 197 Elvis On Tour 75th Anniversary Warner Bros. $587,818 - n/a - 7/29/10
71 211 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser Warner Bros. $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
72 242 Into the Arms of Strangers Warner Bros. $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
73 2 March of the Penguins Warner Independent $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
74 176 The 11th Hour Warner Independent $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
75 484 Darfur Now Warner Independent $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
76 68 Freeriders Warren Miller $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
77 75 Snowriders 2 Warren Miller $2,287,639 - n/a - 10/15/97
78 81 Snowriders Warren Miller $2,068,490 - n/a - 10/16/96
79 83 Endless Winter Warren Miller $1,966,454 - n/a - 10/20/95
80 84 Vertical Reality Warren Miller $1,951,429 - n/a - 10/19/94
81 93 Black Diamond Rush Warren Miller $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
82 363 What Would Jesus Buy? Warrior Poets Releasing $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
83 52 Bully (2012) Weinstein Company $3,495,043 6 $116,472 5 3/30/12
84 122 Shut Up and Sing Weinstein Company $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
85 160 The Tillman Story Weinstein Company $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
86 198 Salinger Weinstein Company $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
87 203 Undefeated (2012) Weinstein Company $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
88 239 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Weinstein Company $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
89 528 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Weinstein Company $88,312 3 $11,945 1 10/26/07
90 195 Tarnation Wellspring $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
91 232 In the Realms of the Unreal Wellspring $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
92 251 The Source Wellspring $362,649 - n/a - 8/25/99
93 449 Unknown White Male Wellspring $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
94 676 On the Ropes Wellspring $46,737 5 $7,431 1 8/18/99
95 738 Girlhood Wellspring $37,977 3 $4,845 2 10/29/03
96 776 Reel Paradise Wellspring $31,918 6 $3,100 1 8/17/05
97 1168 Beautopia Wellspring $2,870 1 $1,219 1 3/5/99
98 764 Sisters in Law Women Make Movies $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
99 567 Veil of Tears Word Films $72,078 8 $44,358 8 3/28/14
100 462 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary Worldplay $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,084,434,392----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$890,34047$132,37727-
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, #1201-1249


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Last Party Trit 8/27/93
NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. 10/1/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Meet the Mormons Purd. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
God the Father RM 10/31/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15