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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, #1201-1229
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 585 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $67,095 4 $10,884 1 3/31/10
2 622 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $55,518 7 $8,753 1 9/30/11
3 707 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $40,492 3 $3,710 1 4/11/08
4 708 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $40,362 4 $2,300 1 5/18/11
5 728 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $38,083 4 $12,910 1 11/24/10
6 806 Trudell Balcony Releasing $26,756 5 $1,592 1 2/3/06
7 816 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $24,729 4 $5,944 1 10/4/06
8 846 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $21,579 6 $1,570 1 6/29/07
9 848 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
10 890 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
11 980 Sputnik Mania Balcony Releasing $11,441 1 $6,223 1 3/14/08
12 1142 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 1 $2,996 1 5/20/05
13 967 New York in the 50's Avatar $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
14 988 MC5: A True Testimonial Avatar $10,888 2 $1,962 1 3/5/04
15 1118 Saints and Sinners Avatar $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
16 692 Last Call at the Oasis ATO Pictures $42,423 6 $8,899 3 5/4/12
17 740 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $35,397 1 $6,742 1 7/27/06
18 1115 Heavy Metal in Baghdad Arts Alliance America $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
19 1069 Jews of Egypt Artmattan Prods. $6,505 2 $2,179 1 3/28/14
20 1072 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artmattan Prods. $6,458 1 $3,238 1 10/21/05
21 199 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion Artistic License $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
22 305 Dancemaker Artistic License $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
23 428 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern Artistic License $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
24 467 Sound and Fury Artistic License $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
25 685 Regret to Inform Artistic License $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
26 716 Power Trip Artistic License $39,359 3 $3,423 2 12/10/03
27 871 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman Artistic License $20,157 1 $4,347 1 7/4/07
28 991 Jupiter's Wife Artistic License $10,622 1 $3,673 1 8/18/95
29 1024 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope Artistic License $8,779 1 $7,502 1 9/7/01
30 1034 Twist of Faith Artistic License $8,129 2 $2,085 2 7/1/05
31 1138 Who Does She Think She Is? Artistic License $3,081 1 $3,081 1 10/17/08
32 - The Girls in the Band Artist Tribe/One Step n/a - n/a - 5/10/13
33 49 Step Into Liquid Artisan $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
34 119 Startup.com Artisan $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
35 234 Amandla! Artisan $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
36 306 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arthouse Films $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
37 364 Herb & Dorothy Arthouse Films $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
38 370 Waste Land Arthouse Films $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
39 638 Visual Acoustics Arthouse Films $52,467 5 $3,517 1 10/9/09
40 674 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arthouse Films $46,078 6 $10,322 2 11/13/09
41 1022 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arthouse Films $8,939 1 $3,815 1 10/19/07
42 - The Universe of Keith Haring Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 10/24/08
43 - Obscene Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 9/26/08
44 378 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure ArtAffects $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
45 793 Catwalk Arrow Releasing $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
46 522 Throw Down Your Heart Argot Pictures $89,521 4 $7,283 2 3/13/09
47 571 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argot Pictures $70,219 4 $10,537 1 1/23/09
48 651 American Casino Argot Pictures $50,437 3 $1,397 1 8/14/09
49 784 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argot Pictures $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
50 789 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argot Pictures $29,316 5 $2,506 1 5/13/11
51 851 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argot Pictures $21,242 1 $3,054 1 9/2/11
52 959 China Blue Argot Pictures $12,185 3 $3,767 2 1/19/07
53 1014 The City Dark Argot Pictures $9,269 2 $2,983 1 1/18/12
54 1029 The Institute Argot Pictures $8,445 4 $3,017 2 10/4/13
55 1067 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argot Pictures $6,601 2 $2,842 1 1/24/14
56 1117 High Tech, Low Life Argot Pictures $3,836 1 $1,718 1 1/9/13
57 1146 Expedition to the End of the World Argot Pictures $2,798 1 n/a - 8/20/14
58 - Best Kept Secret Argot Pictures n/a - n/a - 9/6/13
59 403 Billabong Odyssey Arenaplex $156,000 27 $54,000 27 11/7/03
60 414 Revenge of the Electric Car Area23a $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
61 534 Wretches & Jabberers Area23a $84,610 1 n/a - 4/1/11
62 553 To Catch a Dollar Area23a $77,142 - n/a - 3/31/11
63 693 Fixing the Future Area23a $42,393 - n/a - 7/18/12
64 726 Death by China Area23a $38,492 3 $5,701 1 8/17/12
65 758 Dislecksia: The Movie Area23a $33,066 1 $2,213 1 10/4/13
66 833 Hellbound? Area23a $22,887 5 $3,938 4 9/21/12
67 916 Out of the Clear Blue Sky Area23a $16,050 2 $2,344 1 9/6/13
68 948 Red Obsession Area23a $13,199 3 $5,060 2 9/6/13
69 464 The Undefeated (2011) Arc Entertainment $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
70 357 Iraq in Fragments Arab Film Dist. $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
71 1098 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab Film Dist. $4,930 1 $1,735 1 1/28/05
72 1176 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab Film Dist. $1,479 1 $789 1 2/9/05
73 1182 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab Film Dist. $1,338 1 $357 1 7/13/05
74 1188 The Color of Olives Arab Film Dist. $1,169 1 $555 1 7/12/06
75 168 For All Mankind Apollo Associates $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
76 902 Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer APD/Cinema Conservancy $17,632 2 $7,105 1 8/2/13
77 1054 Corman's World Anchor Bay Films $7,000 2 $7,000 2 12/16/11
78 1093 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha Releasing $5,194 1 $3,078 1 8/18/06
79 549 Radiant City Alliance $78,944 4 n/a - 3/30/07
80 328 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress Alive Mind Cinema $237,181 10 $12,756 1 7/27/11
81 371 The Anonymous People Alive Mind Cinema $187,459 13 n/a - 8/16/13
82 532 Crazy Wisdom Alive Mind Cinema $86,202 5 $10,304 1 11/25/11
83 645 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow Alive Mind Cinema $51,301 3 $7,272 1 8/10/11
84 828 Raw Faith Alive Mind Cinema $23,667 1 n/a 1 6/24/11
85 945 When the Iron Bird Flies Alive Mind Cinema $13,598 1 n/a - 10/19/12
86 1080 Sushi: The Global Catch Alive Mind Cinema $5,757 1 $516 1 8/3/12
87 1196 A Good Day to Die Alive Mind Cinema $573 1 n/a - 11/4/11
88 152 Marlene Alive Films $852,676 6 $14,490 1 11/7/86
89 969 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliquot Films $11,799 1 $4,286 1 10/2/09
90 822 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction Adopt Films $23,959 4 $6,330 2 9/13/13
91 150 Particle Fever Abramorama $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
92 184 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abramorama $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
93 218 Pearl Jam Twenty Abramorama $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
94 228 The Singing Revolution Abramorama $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
95 299 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abramorama $267,965 24 $97,043 24 6/24/11
96 349 The House I Live In Abramorama $210,752 12 $16,453 2 10/5/12
97 429 Mistaken for Strangers Abramorama $138,991 9 $87,743 9 3/28/14
98 479 Best Worst Movie Abramorama $109,895 2 $5,503 1 4/23/10
99 495 Stevie Nicks - In Your Dreams Abramorama $103,028 76 n/a - 3/31/13
100 524 Blindsight Abramorama $89,169 5 $5,279 1 3/5/08
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,089,544----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$904,83748$134,49127-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,677,334----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,283,8671,568$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, #1201-1229


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Liv & Ingmar Jan. 12/13/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/24/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15