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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, #1201-1292
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 729 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
2 35 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
3 37 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
4 44 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
5 51 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
6 59 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
7 64 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $2,930,687 115 $164,351 7 6/11/10
8 105 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,509,131 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
9 123 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $1,222,708 147 $46,359 3 7/9/04
10 140 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
11 176 Lost in La Mancha IFC $732,393 24 $63,303 8 1/31/03
12 181 Tabloid IFC $696,921 37 $91,201 14 7/15/11
13 189 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
14 208 The Art of the Steal IFC $544,890 34 $39,019 3 2/26/10
15 210 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
16 222 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
17 245 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
18 253 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $373,366 15 $12,623 2 3/30/01
19 263 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
20 272 L'Amour Fou IFC $312,494 18 $37,250 2 5/13/11
21 276 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
22 279 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $305,036 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
23 285 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
24 300 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
25 323 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
26 329 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
27 343 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
28 349 Into the Abyss IFC $223,880 30 $47,559 12 11/11/11
29 396 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
30 428 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
31 434 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $147,844 23 $10,564 2 4/11/14
32 446 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
33 447 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $135,554 11 $13,744 2 5/23/14
34 455 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
35 470 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
36 611 Darshan IFC $66,032 5 $3,360 1 7/26/06
37 769 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $34,837 3 $2,320 1 4/25/03
38 870 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $22,080 2 $7,035 1 12/10/10
39 900 Shoah IFC $20,175 1 $2,874 1 12/10/10
40 952 No Restraint IFC $16,136 6 $1,241 1 12/20/06
41 980 The Protagonist IFC $13,850 3 $4,495 1 11/30/07
42 1043 So Goes the Nation IFC $10,337 4 $2,622 4 10/4/06
43 1093 Last Days Here IFC $7,643 1 $2,671 1 3/2/12
44 1100 Saint of 9/11 IFC $7,137 1 $3,680 1 9/6/06
45 1210 Rank IFC $2,485 1 $314 1 6/28/06
46 - Magical Universe IFC n/a - n/a - 10/31/14
47 773 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame In Pictures $34,402 2 $14,321 2 2/9/96
48 168 The Wonder of It All Indican $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
49 171 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indican $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
50 407 Hybrid Indican $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
51 503 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indican $107,040 2 $4,236 2 3/5/04
52 664 Dare Not Walk Alone Indican $52,166 3 $9,259 3 4/25/08
53 851 American Storytellers Indican $24,082 1 $2,974 1 11/7/03
54 898 If I Die Tonight Indican $20,214 2 $9,646 2 7/31/09
55 956 This Binary Universe Indican $15,875 2 $1,794 2 5/4/12
56 965 El Inmigrante Indican $15,100 2 $1,578 2 7/13/07
57 972 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indican $14,471 2 $2,546 2 10/2/09
58 1144 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indican $5,202 1 $980 1 2/29/08
59 1146 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indican $5,095 2 $1,460 2 10/24/08
60 - Oxygen for the Ears Indican n/a - n/a - Jul 2013
61 149 The Imposter Indomina Media $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
62 290 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap Indomina Media $288,312 157 $150,337 157 6/15/12
63 481 Blank City Insurgent Releasing $116,037 3 $13,989 1 4/6/11
64 971 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business International Cinema $14,528 1 $10,170 1 7/5/95
65 130 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg International Film Circuit $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
66 146 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness International Film Circuit $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
67 254 Hava Nagila (The Movie) International Film Circuit $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
68 255 When Comedy Went to School International Film Circuit $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
69 328 The Waiting Room International Film Circuit $244,951 8 $7,086 4 9/26/12
70 330 My Perestroika International Film Circuit $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
71 414 Free the Mind International Film Circuit $157,201 6 $12,215 1 5/3/13
72 451 The Devil Came on Horseback International Film Circuit $132,782 7 $11,143 1 7/25/07
73 452 Stolen International Film Circuit $132,596 5 $6,250 1 4/19/06
74 488 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story International Film Circuit $112,679 19 $7,882 1 5/4/12
75 506 The Way We Get By International Film Circuit $106,542 7 $7,149 1 7/17/09
76 581 Enemies of the People International Film Circuit $73,171 6 $2,277 1 7/30/10
77 593 The Business of Being Born International Film Circuit $69,991 3 $9,574 1 1/9/08
78 633 Sweet Dreams (2013) International Film Circuit $59,403 7 n/a - 11/1/13
79 648 Into Eternity International Film Circuit $55,366 6 $3,530 1 2/2/11
80 649 In a Dream International Film Circuit $54,640 4 $5,297 1 4/10/09
81 685 Shakespeare Behind Bars International Film Circuit $48,594 5 $2,253 1 3/10/06
82 701 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case International Film Circuit $45,255 8 $5,066 1 5/16/14
83 711 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator International Film Circuit $43,942 5 $4,330 1 9/14/11
84 742 Where Soldiers Come From International Film Circuit $39,201 5 n/a 1 9/9/11
85 763 She's Beautiful When She's Angry International Film Circuit $35,955 2 $10,505 1 12/5/14
86 818 You've Been Trumped International Film Circuit $29,273 5 $4,497 1 8/3/12
87 820 Fire in the Blood International Film Circuit $28,994 4 $4,856 1 9/6/13
88 890 Meeting Resistance International Film Circuit $20,616 2 $7,712 2 10/19/07
89 896 Words of My Perfect Teacher International Film Circuit $20,318 3 $2,300 3 12/22/06
90 903 How to Grow a Band International Film Circuit $20,135 2 $5,705 1 4/13/12
91 1134 Fired! International Film Circuit $5,661 4 $2,158 4 2/2/07
92 - Programming the Nation? International Film Circuit n/a 1 n/a 1 8/19/11
93 800 GasLand International WOW $30,846 2 $2,641 1 9/15/10
94 630 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story InterPositive Media $60,332 10 $10,939 2 9/26/08
95 91 Koyaanisqatsi Island Alive $1,723,872 - n/a - 4/27/83
96 519 The United States of Autism Janson Media $100,403 12 $3,413 1 4/5/13
97 1042 Liv & Ingmar Janus Films $10,347 2 $5,451 2 12/13/13
98 310 Stone Reader Jet Films $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
99 584 Naked in Ashes Jour de Fete $72,073 6 $9,690 1 10/21/05
100 938 The Homestretch Kartemquin Films $17,306 1 $8,373 1 9/12/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,098,102,943----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$873,59047$130,88727-
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, #1201-1292


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
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