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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
1 199 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Artistic License $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
2 305 Dancemaker Artistic License $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
3 429 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern Artistic License $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
4 467 Sound and Fury Artistic License $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
5 687 Regret to Inform Artistic License $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
6 720 Power Trip Artistic License $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
7 876 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman Artistic License $20,157 1 $4,347 1 7/4/07
8 997 Jupiter's Wife Artistic License $10,622 1 $3,673 1 8/18/95
9 1030 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope Artistic License $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
10 1040 Twist of Faith Artistic License $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
11 1150 Who Does She Think She Is? Artistic License $3,081 1 $3,081 1 10/17/08
12 1078 Jews of Egypt Artmattan Prods. $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
13 1081 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artmattan Prods. $6,458 1 $3,238 1 10/21/05
14 1127 Heavy Metal in Baghdad Arts Alliance America $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
15 744 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $35,397 1 $6,742 1 7/27/06
16 694 Last Call at the Oasis ATO Pictures $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
17 974 New York in the 50's Avatar $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
18 994 MC5: A True Testimonial Avatar $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
19 1130 Saints and Sinners Avatar $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
20 317 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
21 462 Sir! No Sir! Balcony Releasing $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
22 492 King Corn Balcony Releasing $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
23 497 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
24 521 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $90,066 5 $8,227 1 11/7/08
25 531 Kurt Cobain About a Son Balcony Releasing $87,016 6 $10,749 2 10/3/07
26 577 Budrus Balcony Releasing $68,353 4 $7,819 1 10/8/10
27 586 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
28 624 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
29 711 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
30 712 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
31 732 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
32 811 Trudell Balcony Releasing $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
33 822 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
34 851 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
35 853 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
36 895 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
37 986 Sputnik Mania Balcony Releasing $11,441 1 $6,223 1 3/14/08
38 1154 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 1 $2,996 1 5/20/05
39 1099 Flex is Kings Baxter Bros. $5,418 1 $3,152 1 4/4/14
40 849 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Better Than Something $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
41 684 Pressure Cooker BEV Pictures $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
42 1067 The Jew in the Lotus Blind Dog $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
43 347 Alive Inside Bond/360 $213,608 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
44 996 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
45 5 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
46 6 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
47 12 Oceans Buena Vista $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
48 13 Bears Buena Vista $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
49 14 African Cats Buena Vista $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
50 262 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
51 290 Morning Light Buena Vista $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
52 546 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
53 625 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
54 723 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
55 867 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
56 1066 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
57 842 The Other City Cabin Films $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
58 514 Black Gold California Newsreel $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
59 579 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
60 131 Burn Callbox LLC $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
61 196 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
62 209 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
63 652 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
64 1092 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
65 1168 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle Hill $2,377 1 $2,377 1 10/21/05
66 1163 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
67 189 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
68 422 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
69 536 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
70 566 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
71 604 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
72 866 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
73 1023 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
74 - Like Water Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 6/1/12
75 702 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Cinema Connection $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
76 1014 Cuba: Island of Music Cinema Four $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
77 1138 Journeys with George Cinema Four $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
78 1139 Sister Helen Cinema Four $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
79 287 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
80 325 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
81 354 Sweetgrass Cinema Guild $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
82 474 Marwencol Cinema Guild $112,036 6 $3,276 1 10/8/10
83 520 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
84 557 Leviathan (2013) Cinema Guild $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
85 598 The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $62,645 3 $7,056 1 7/25/08
86 666 Step Up to the Plate Cinema Guild $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
87 693 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Cinema Guild $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
88 703 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
89 793 Cousin Jules Cinema Guild $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
90 825 Manakamana Cinema Guild $24,182 2 $3,635 1 4/18/14
91 846 Primo Levi's Journey Cinema Guild $22,026 1 $3,151 1 8/17/07
92 924 Patience (After Sebald) Cinema Guild $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
93 946 Planet of Snail Cinema Guild $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
94 950 The Law in These Parts Cinema Guild $13,683 1 $2,814 1 11/16/12
95 991 The Woman with the Five Elephants Cinema Guild $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
96 1149 What Now? Remind Me Cinema Guild $3,089 1 $1,434 1 8/8/14
97 220 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
98 326 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
99 364 South of the Border Cinema Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
100 529 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,769,904----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$895,67848$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
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
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