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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, #1201-1232
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 114 Hearts of Darkness Triton $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
2 734 Twist (1993) Triton $36,875 6 $1,589 1 7/16/93
3 985 The Last Party Triton $11,156 1 $4,088 1 8/27/93
4 86 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly Indie $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
5 450 The First Saturday in May Truly Indie $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
6 533 51 Birch Street Truly Indie $84,689 6 $10,827 2 10/18/06
7 597 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly Indie $62,356 4 $4,471 1 8/18/06
8 763 Living in Emergency Truly Indie $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
9 776 Fighting for Life Truly Indie $30,606 2 $3,423 1 3/7/08
10 838 Incendiary Truly Indie $22,457 3 $7,308 1 9/23/11
11 924 Dumbstruck Truly Indie $15,379 2 $981 1 4/15/11
12 1009 Something to Cheer About Truly Indie $9,777 9 $6,410 9 4/27/07
13 - Reincarnated Truly Indie n/a - n/a - 3/15/13
14 263 Grass Unapix Ent. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
15 359 Imelda Unico Entertainment $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
16 11 Bowling for Columbine United Artists $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
17 307 The Yes Men United Artists $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
18 170 First Descent Universal $750,805 243 $438,615 243 12/2/05
19 180 Inside Deep Throat Universal $691,880 27 $88,709 12 2/11/05
20 761 Fuel Unknown $32,465 4 $12,386 4 9/18/09
21 1116 Twisted: A Balloonamentary Unknown $4,218 2 $2,354 1 5/23/08
22 229 Sound City Variance Films $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
23 408 Citizen Koch Variance Films $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
24 442 Until the Light Takes Us Variance Films $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
25 516 American: The Bill Hicks Story Variance Films $92,234 11 $5,872 1 4/8/11
26 575 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Variance Films $68,719 5 $4,620 1 10/27/10
27 604 How to Live Forever Variance Films $60,630 4 $3,716 1 5/13/11
28 621 Terms and Conditions May Apply Variance Films $55,824 6 $4,446 1 7/12/13
29 627 The Lottery Variance Films $54,543 3 $16,435 1 6/11/10
30 647 God Loves Uganda Variance Films $51,229 5 $7,300 1 10/11/13
31 679 American Made Movie Variance Films $45,175 6 $1,613 2 8/30/13
32 711 Addiction Incorporated Variance Films $40,106 5 $1,629 1 12/14/11
33 748 Hit So Hard Variance Films $34,025 4 $6,500 1 4/13/12
34 779 Walking on Dead Fish Variance Films $30,328 4 $10,524 1 9/19/08
35 810 Nursery University Variance Films $26,042 4 $11,307 1 4/24/09
36 811 Elena (2014) Variance Films $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
37 831 Video Games: The Movie Variance Films $23,043 25 $12,759 25 7/18/14
38 940 Head Games Variance Films $14,056 5 $1,152 2 9/21/12
39 980 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Variance Films $11,538 3 $2,501 1 5/21/10
40 1086 Elevate Variance Films $5,580 2 $3,547 1 10/21/11
41 1143 The Weird World of Blowfly Variance Films $3,062 1 $1,036 1 9/16/11
42 - General Orders No. 9 Variance Films n/a 1 n/a 1 6/24/11
43 1144 Fatal Assistance Velvet Films $3,000 1 $3,000 1 2/28/14
44 659 American Mustang Vitagraph $48,700 3 $7,906 1 1/17/14
45 666 Collapse Vitagraph $46,964 5 $7,800 1 11/6/09
46 756 Running From Crazy Vitagraph $33,300 5 $6,822 1 11/1/13
47 903 Sunset Story Vitagraph $17,508 3 $2,966 1 2/25/05
48 1150 Knuckle Vitagraph $2,647 3 $2,647 3 12/9/11
49 500 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story Walking on Water Films $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
50 26 Roger and Me Warner Bros. $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
51 47 Imagine: John Lennon Warner Bros. $3,753,977 561 $1,412,213 561 10/7/88
52 166 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones Warner Bros. $776,699 111 $99,740 26 10/5/90
53 197 Elvis On Tour 75th Anniversary Warner Bros. $587,818 - n/a - 7/29/10
54 211 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser Warner Bros. $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
55 242 Into the Arms of Strangers Warner Bros. $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
56 2 March of the Penguins Warner Independent $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
57 176 The 11th Hour Warner Independent $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
58 481 Darfur Now Warner Independent $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
59 68 Freeriders Warren Miller $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
60 75 Snowriders 2 Warren Miller $2,287,639 - n/a - 10/15/97
61 81 Snowriders Warren Miller $2,068,490 - n/a - 10/16/96
62 83 Endless Winter Warren Miller $1,966,454 - n/a - 10/20/95
63 84 Vertical Reality Warren Miller $1,951,429 - n/a - 10/19/94
64 93 Black Diamond Rush Warren Miller $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
65 362 What Would Jesus Buy? Warrior Poets Releasing $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
66 52 Bully (2012) Weinstein Company $3,495,043 6 $116,472 5 3/30/12
67 122 Shut Up and Sing Weinstein Company $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
68 159 The Tillman Story Weinstein Company $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
69 198 Salinger Weinstein Company $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
70 203 Undefeated (2012) Weinstein Company $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
71 239 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Weinstein Company $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
72 525 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Weinstein Company $88,312 3 $11,945 1 10/26/07
73 195 Tarnation Wellspring $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
74 232 In the Realms of the Unreal Wellspring $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
75 251 The Source Wellspring $362,649 - n/a - 8/25/99
76 448 Unknown White Male Wellspring $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
77 668 On the Ropes Wellspring $46,737 5 $7,431 1 8/18/99
78 730 Girlhood Wellspring $37,977 3 $4,845 2 10/29/03
79 766 Reel Paradise Wellspring $31,918 6 $3,100 1 8/17/05
80 1148 Beautopia Wellspring $2,870 1 $1,219 1 3/5/99
81 755 Sisters in Law Women Make Movies $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
82 563 Veil of Tears Word Films $72,078 8 $44,358 8 3/28/14
83 460 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary Worldplay $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
84 744 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope Wrekin Hill $34,665 6 $8,203 3 4/6/12
85 952 Rock Bottom Wringing Hands Prods. $12,890 1 $4,017 1 3/2/07
86 461 Storm Surfers 3D Xlrator Media $117,090 7 $7,299 2 4/26/13
87 53 The Corporation Zeitgeist $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
88 102 Bill Cunningham New York Zeitgeist $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
89 157 Ballets Russes Zeitgeist $815,848 21 $12,230 1 10/26/05
90 161 Into Great Silence Zeitgeist $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
91 163 Up the Yangtze Zeitgeist $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
92 210 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
93 253 Koch Zeitgeist $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
94 283 Last Train Home Zeitgeist $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
95 312 A Place Called Chiapas Zeitgeist $252,546 - n/a - 11/4/98
96 316 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeitgeist $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
97 324 Manufactured Landscapes Zeitgeist $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
98 327 Ram Dass: Fierce Grace Zeitgeist $238,260 6 $3,638 2 2/27/02
99 344 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeitgeist $216,110 12 $10,337 2 6/13/08
100 374 Chop Suey Zeitgeist $179,914 5 $10,472 1 10/5/01
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,253,715----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$902,71148$134,16827-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,717,463----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,285,8731,568$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, #1201-1232


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Elemental TFC 5/17/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 9/5/14
Levitated Mass FRun 9/5/14
Born to Fly: Elizabeth Strep vs. Gravity TFC 9/10/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun 9/12/14
Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
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