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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 1038 Three Stars First Run $8,942 1 $1,003 1 9/21/12
2 1043 Man on a Mission First Run $8,688 5 $3,430 4 1/13/12
3 1044 Without the King First Run $8,663 1 $4,237 1 4/25/08
4 1053 Next Year Jerusalem First Run $8,093 2 $2,590 1 5/16/14
5 1057 Mugabe and the White African First Run $7,924 1 $1,907 1 7/23/10
6 1059 Photographic Memory First Run $7,822 2 $3,006 2 10/12/12
7 1067 Levitated Mass First Run $7,370 1 $4,589 1 9/5/14
8 1068 Gendernauts First Run $7,358 - n/a - 2/4/00
9 1073 Aristide and Endless Revolution First Run $6,998 1 $2,552 1 11/24/05
10 1074 Camden 28 First Run $6,983 1 $3,428 1 7/27/07
11 1088 Windfall First Run $6,504 1 $1,780 1 2/3/12
12 1090 The Beat Hotel First Run $6,480 1 $1,458 1 3/30/12
13 1092 K2: Siren of the Himalayas First Run $6,429 2 $1,421 2 8/22/14
14 1095 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline First Run $6,132 2 $1,119 1 8/16/13
15 1103 People of a Feather First Run $5,677 1 $2,413 1 11/8/13
16 1117 Nuclear Nation First Run $4,960 1 $2,268 1 12/11/13
17 1118 Herman's House First Run $4,956 2 $3,552 1 4/19/13
18 1122 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder First Run $4,816 2 $1,197 1 2/8/13
19 1123 Half the Road First Run $4,783 2 $1,613 2 4/18/14
20 1128 Sacred Stage First Run $4,410 1 $3,724 1 10/7/05
21 1129 The End of Time First Run $4,375 1 $1,468 1 11/29/13
22 1132 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution First Run $4,291 1 $2,718 1 3/2/12
23 1135 Smiling Through the Apocalypse First Run $4,198 1 $2,590 1 9/12/14
24 1145 Brothers in Arms First Run $3,664 2 $658 1 8/27/04
25 1154 The Sons of Tennessee Williams First Run $3,242 1 $1,492 1 10/7/11
26 1157 Plastic Planet First Run $3,164 2 $740 1 1/14/11
27 1167 Wetlands Preserved First Run $2,970 1 $1,736 1 3/14/08
28 1169 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America First Run $2,648 1 $1,415 1 1/24/14
29 1175 Men at Lunch First Run $2,483 1 $1,530 1 9/20/13
30 1178 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization First Run $2,363 3 $189 1 6/13/14
31 1184 Patagonia Rising First Run $2,064 1 $981 1 6/8/12
32 1185 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism First Run $1,916 2 $822 2 9/24/10
33 1188 Children of Fate First Run $1,738 1 $1,099 1 11/23/93
34 1189 You Don't Need Feet to Dance First Run $1,719 1 $1,239 1 3/22/13
35 1190 On the Rumba River First Run $1,698 1 $1,156 1 6/6/08
36 1191 More Than the Rainbow First Run $1,677 1 $1,082 1 5/2/14
37 1192 Persons of Interest First Run $1,672 1 n/a - 9/3/04
38 1195 Making Grace First Run $1,496 1 $456 1 7/20/05
39 1199 Unborn in the USA First Run $1,475 1 $1,035 1 6/15/07
40 1201 Monumental First Run $1,430 1 $842 1 7/22/05
41 1204 America Betrayed First Run $1,311 1 $245 1 3/27/09
42 1208 Food Beware First Run $1,181 1 $595 1 10/16/09
43 1212 Beyond Hatred First Run $949 1 $533 1 6/15/07
44 1213 A People Uncounted First Run $930 1 $390 1 5/16/14
45 1215 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child First Run $601 1 $402 1 11/23/12
46 1219 Triumph of the Wall First Run $476 1 $430 1 5/31/13
47 - Rehearsal for a Sicilician Tragedy First Run n/a - n/a - 2011
48 - Family Portrait in Black and White First Pond n/a 1 n/a 1 7/13/12
49 304 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First Look $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
50 490 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First Look $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
51 838 Emmanuel's Gift First Look $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
52 342 New York Doll First Independent Pictures $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
53 560 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $76,173 5 $6,760 1 5/9/08
54 967 I Trust You to Kill Me First Independent Pictures $12,854 1 $5,888 1 9/8/06
55 730 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 Fine Line Media $38,933 8 $6,157 1 9/13/13
56 22 Hoop Dreams Fine Line $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
57 191 The Filth and the Fury Fine Line $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
58 749 The Year of the Yao Fine Line $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
59 665 The Internet's Own Boy FilmBuff/Participant Media $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
60 808 Broadway Idiot FilmBuff $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
61 571 Body of War Film Sales Company $71,716 5 $3,321 1 3/7/08
62 804 Hitler's Children Film Movement $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
63 842 The Iran Job Film Movement $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
64 1042 Only When I Dance Film Movement $8,738 1 $2,181 1 7/2/10
65 1105 Papirosen Film Movement $5,658 1 n/a - 1/24/14
66 1179 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
67 346 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
68 885 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Facets $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
69 871 The Last Dispatch Fabrication Films $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
70 587 Beyond the Gates (2004) Every Tribe $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
71 212 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's Entertainment One $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
72 539 Watermark Entertainment One $84,464 16 $7,724 2 4/4/14
73 846 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Entertainment One $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
74 1061 A Walk to Beautiful Engel Entertainment $7,718 1 $7,718 1 2/8/08
75 268 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
76 510 Yves St. Laurent Empire $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
77 1062 With All Deliberate Speed Empire $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
78 296 This Old Cub Emerging Pictures $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
79 429 Music from the Inside Out Emerging Pictures $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
80 1121 Home of the Brave (2004) Emerging Pictures $4,874 1 $3,185 1 10/1/04
81 1127 Cowboy del Amor Emerging Pictures $4,438 2 $4,438 2 2/10/06
82 1200 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emerging Pictures $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
83 292 Planet B-Boy Elephant Eye Films $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
84 639 Billy the Kid Elephant Eye Films $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
85 683 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story Dutchmen Films $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
86 645 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie Drive-in Doc LLC $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
87 1009 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drift Releasing $10,524 1 $4,438 1 1/6/95
88 - Dressed Dressed n/a 1 n/a 1 2/4/11
89 217 Act of Killing Drafthouse $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
90 447 A Band Called Death Drafthouse $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
91 697 The Dog Drafthouse $43,460 16 $12,431 3 8/8/14
92 807 The Ambassador Drafthouse $28,102 8 $13,046 4 8/29/12
93 996 The Final Member Drafthouse $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
94 899 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers Doppelganger Releasing $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
95 712 Hell and Back Again Docurama Films $40,634 4 $3,413 1 10/5/11
96 599 Becoming Traviata Distrib Films $62,652 7 $5,000 1 5/15/13
97 329 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DisruptiveLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
98 1050 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Direct Cinema Limited $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
99 785 Documented Define American $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
100 308 Sex with Strangers David Keith $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
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