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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, #1201-1267
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 696 American Made Movie Variance Films $45,175 6 $1,613 2 8/30/13
2 729 Addiction Incorporated Variance Films $40,106 5 $1,629 1 12/14/11
3 767 Hit So Hard Variance Films $34,025 4 $6,500 1 4/13/12
4 798 Walking on Dead Fish Variance Films $30,328 4 $10,524 1 9/19/08
5 831 Nursery University Variance Films $26,042 4 $11,307 1 4/24/09
6 832 Elena (2014) Variance Films $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
7 852 Video Games: The Movie Variance Films $23,043 25 $12,759 25 7/18/14
8 963 Head Games Variance Films $14,056 5 $1,152 2 9/21/12
9 1008 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Variance Films $11,538 3 $2,501 1 5/21/10
10 1121 Elevate Variance Films $5,580 2 $3,547 1 10/21/11
11 1179 The Weird World of Blowfly Variance Films $3,062 1 $1,036 1 9/16/11
12 - General Orders No. 9 Variance Films n/a 1 n/a 1 6/24/11
13 780 Fuel Unknown $32,465 4 $12,386 4 9/18/09
14 1150 Twisted: A Balloonamentary Unknown $4,218 2 $2,354 1 5/23/08
15 171 First Descent Universal $750,805 243 $438,615 243 12/2/05
16 181 Inside Deep Throat Universal $691,880 27 $88,709 12 2/11/05
17 11 Bowling for Columbine United Artists $21,576,018 248 $209,148 8 10/11/02
18 309 The Yes Men United Artists $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
19 364 Imelda Unico Entertainment $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
20 265 Grass Unapix Ent. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
21 87 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly Indie $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
22 457 The First Saturday in May Truly Indie $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
23 544 51 Birch Street Truly Indie $84,689 6 $10,827 2 10/18/06
24 610 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly Indie $62,356 4 $4,471 1 8/18/06
25 782 Living in Emergency Truly Indie $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
26 795 Fighting for Life Truly Indie $30,606 2 $3,423 1 3/7/08
27 858 Incendiary Truly Indie $22,457 3 $7,308 1 9/23/11
28 948 Dumbstruck Truly Indie $15,379 2 $981 1 4/15/11
29 1039 Something to Cheer About Truly Indie $9,777 9 $6,410 9 4/27/07
30 - Reincarnated Truly Indie n/a - n/a - 3/15/13
31 77 A Brief History of Time Triton $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
32 115 Hearts of Darkness Triton $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
33 751 Twist (1993) Triton $36,875 6 $1,589 1 7/16/93
34 1014 The Last Party Triton $11,156 1 $4,088 1 8/27/93
35 7 One Direction: This is Us TriStar $28,873,374 2,735 $15,815,497 2,735 8/30/13
36 399 NAS: Time is Illmatic Tribeca Film $162,271 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
37 627 Side By Side Tribeca Film $58,825 9 $6,956 1 8/17/12
38 736 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Tribeca Film $39,192 5 $9,202 5 6/26/13
39 844 Shut Up Little Man Tribeca Film $23,901 8 n/a - 8/26/11
40 1007 Ultrasuede Tribeca Film $11,539 1 $3,968 1 1/20/12
41 1122 Bookers Place Tribeca Film $5,549 2 $2,455 2 4/25/12
42 824 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela Media $27,052 1 $7,685 1 3/27/09
43 977 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tostie Productions $13,080 1 $5,054 1 3/4/11
44 - Codebreaker TODpix n/a - n/a - 10/17/12
45 646 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tilapia Film $53,471 3 $4,424 2 2/24/06
46 28 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $6,377,461 234 $243,796 4 7/29/05
47 30 Spellbound (2003) ThinkFilm $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
48 52 Born Into Brothels ThinkFilm $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
49 86 The Story of the Weeping Camel ThinkFilm $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
50 102 Murderball ThinkFilm $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
51 127 Festival Express ThinkFilm $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
52 130 In the Shadow of the Moon ThinkFilm $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
53 141 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
54 191 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry ThinkFilm $614,138 163 $279,219 163 10/1/04
55 236 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie ThinkFilm $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
56 260 The Boys of Baraka ThinkFilm $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
57 293 Taxi to the Dark Side ThinkFilm $274,661 20 $10,930 2 1/18/08
58 339 The Agronomist ThinkFilm $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
59 348 Bus 174 ThinkFilm $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
60 355 Mondovino ThinkFilm $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
61 361 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till ThinkFilm $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
62 383 Protocols of Zion ThinkFilm $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
63 400 Nanking ThinkFilm $161,182 10 $6,316 1 12/12/07
64 474 War/Dance ThinkFilm $115,210 10 $15,471 3 11/9/07
65 585 Zoo ThinkFilm $69,770 5 $7,811 1 4/25/07
66 624 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired ThinkFilm $59,192 9 $4,613 1 7/11/08
67 675 Ghosts of Cite Soleil ThinkFilm $48,752 3 $7,100 1 6/27/07
68 689 The Hip Hop Project ThinkFilm $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
69 737 Tell Them Who You Are ThinkFilm $39,075 4 $4,060 1 5/13/05
70 835 Lake of Fire ThinkFilm $25,317 9 $2,559 1 10/3/07
71 859 F**k ThinkFilm $22,359 5 $5,299 2 11/10/06
72 870 Three of Hearts ThinkFilm $21,429 1 $4,482 1 10/19/05
73 933 The Last Mogul ThinkFilm $16,469 2 $4,965 1 6/24/05
74 934 Genesis ThinkFilm $16,413 1 $4,891 1 5/27/05
75 937 I Like Killing Flies ThinkFilm $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
76 1062 Glastonbury ThinkFilm $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
77 1145 Blood and Tears ThinkFilm $4,364 1 $2,201 1 6/15/07
78 1198 The Big Question ThinkFilm $2,248 3 $466 1 3/17/06
79 1224 The Trials of Darryl Hunt ThinkFilm $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
80 - Overnight ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 11/10/04
81 - Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 12/3/04
82 155 Generation Iron The Vladar Company $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
83 1126 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
84 1168 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 1 $3,500 1 6/3/11
85 768 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
86 801 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
87 553 I Am Divine The Film Collaborative $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
88 839 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity The Film Collaborative $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
89 1028 Elemental The Film Collaborative $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
90 1099 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
91 1165 Evolution of a Criminal The Film Collaborative $3,568 1 n/a - 10/10/14
92 441 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
93 480 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
94 1098 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
95 1082 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
96 356 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
97 385 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
98 581 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
99 647 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
100 1032 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,091,406,783----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$883,01547$132,59327-
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, #1201-1267


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Blockade Icar. 3/14/07
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
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 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
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15