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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
1 677 Shakespeare Behind Bars International Film Circuit $48,594 5 $2,253 1 3/10/06
2 693 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case International Film Circuit $45,255 8 $5,066 1 5/16/14
3 703 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator International Film Circuit $43,942 5 $4,330 1 9/14/11
4 734 Where Soldiers Come From International Film Circuit $39,201 5 n/a 1 9/9/11
5 809 You've Been Trumped International Film Circuit $29,273 5 $4,497 1 8/3/12
6 811 Fire in the Blood International Film Circuit $28,994 4 $4,856 1 9/6/13
7 879 Meeting Resistance International Film Circuit $20,616 2 $7,712 2 10/19/07
8 885 Words of My Perfect Teacher International Film Circuit $20,318 3 $2,300 3 12/22/06
9 891 How to Grow a Band International Film Circuit $20,135 2 $5,705 1 4/13/12
10 1118 Fired! International Film Circuit $5,661 4 $2,158 4 2/2/07
11 - Programming the Nation? International Film Circuit n/a 1 n/a 1 8/19/11
12 956 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business International Cinema $14,528 1 $10,170 1 7/5/95
13 472 Blank City Insurgent Releasing $116,037 3 $13,989 1 4/6/11
14 147 The Imposter Indomina Media $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
15 286 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap Indomina Media $288,312 157 $150,337 157 6/15/12
16 166 The Wonder of It All Indican $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
17 169 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indican $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
18 398 Hybrid Indican $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
19 493 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indican $107,040 2 $4,236 2 3/5/04
20 656 Dare Not Walk Alone Indican $52,166 3 $9,259 3 4/25/08
21 841 American Storytellers Indican $24,082 1 $2,974 1 11/7/03
22 886 If I Die Tonight Indican $20,214 2 $9,646 2 7/31/09
23 941 This Binary Universe Indican $15,875 2 $1,794 2 5/4/12
24 950 El Inmigrante Indican $15,100 2 $1,578 2 7/13/07
25 957 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indican $14,471 2 $2,546 2 10/2/09
26 1127 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indican $5,202 1 $980 1 2/29/08
27 1129 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indican $5,095 2 $1,460 2 10/24/08
28 - Oxygen for the Ears Indican n/a - n/a - Jul 2013
29 765 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame In Pictures $34,402 2 $14,321 2 2/9/96
30 33 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
31 36 Touching the Void IFC $4,593,598 137 $96,973 5 1/23/04
32 44 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
33 51 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
34 59 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
35 64 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $2,930,687 115 $164,351 7 6/11/10
36 104 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,509,131 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
37 122 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $1,222,708 147 $46,359 3 7/9/04
38 139 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
39 174 Lost in La Mancha IFC $732,393 24 $63,303 8 1/31/03
40 179 Tabloid IFC $696,921 37 $91,201 14 7/15/11
41 187 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
42 206 The Art of the Steal IFC $544,890 34 $39,019 3 2/26/10
43 208 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
44 219 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
45 241 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
46 249 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $373,366 15 $12,623 2 3/30/01
47 259 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
48 268 L'Amour Fou IFC $312,494 18 $37,250 2 5/13/11
49 272 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
50 275 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $305,036 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
51 281 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
52 295 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
53 317 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
54 323 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
55 337 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
56 343 Into the Abyss IFC $223,880 30 $47,559 12 11/11/11
57 389 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
58 419 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
59 426 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $147,844 23 $10,564 2 4/11/14
60 438 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
61 439 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $135,554 11 $13,744 2 5/23/14
62 447 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
63 461 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
64 600 Darshan IFC $66,032 5 $3,360 1 7/26/06
65 761 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $34,837 3 $2,320 1 4/25/03
66 859 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $22,080 2 $7,035 1 12/10/10
67 888 Shoah IFC $20,175 1 $2,874 1 12/10/10
68 938 No Restraint IFC $16,136 6 $1,241 1 12/20/06
69 965 The Protagonist IFC $13,850 3 $4,495 1 11/30/07
70 1028 So Goes the Nation IFC $10,337 4 $2,622 4 10/4/06
71 1078 Last Days Here IFC $7,643 1 $2,671 1 3/2/12
72 1086 Saint of 9/11 IFC $7,137 1 $3,680 1 9/6/06
73 1191 Rank IFC $2,485 1 $314 1 6/28/06
74 20 Super Size Me IDP $11,536,423 230 $516,641 41 5/7/04
75 721 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
76 407 Nostalgia for the Light Icarus Films $156,928 6 $5,664 1 1/13/11
77 692 Le Joli Mai Icarus Films $45,743 3 $10,662 3 9/13/13
78 797 The Take Icarus Films $30,380 1 $8,625 1 9/22/04
79 845 Forever Icarus Films $23,828 1 $5,202 1 9/12/07
80 873 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icarus Films $20,944 1 $1,410 1 7/21/06
81 902 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icarus Films $19,317 2 $5,025 1 7/29/05
82 932 The Great Flood Icarus Films $16,506 1 $3,596 1 1/8/14
83 968 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icarus Films $13,670 2 $418 1 6/6/14
84 979 Sol LeWitt Icarus Films $12,841 2 $4,051 1 5/7/14
85 983 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icarus Films $12,546 1 $2,630 1 7/26/06
86 998 Blockade Icarus Films $11,750 1 $5,271 1 3/14/07
87 1003 Operation Filmmaker Icarus Films $11,573 1 $2,964 1 6/4/08
88 1057 Salvador Allende Icarus Films $8,454 1 n/a - 9/5/07
89 1070 A Decent Factory Icarus Films $7,925 1 $1,900 1 6/29/05
90 1111 El Sicario, Room 164 Icarus Films $6,123 1 $2,040 1 12/28/11
91 1112 Gringo Trails Icarus Films $6,044 2 $2,477 1 9/4/14
92 1158 Still, the Children Are Here Icarus Films $3,685 1 $2,210 1 11/5/04
93 1193 Looking for an Icon Icarus Films $2,393 1 $1,760 1 5/9/07
94 1213 Where Are You Taking Me? Icarus Films $1,492 1 $937 1 3/2/12
95 1223 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icarus Films $1,246 1 $642 1 8/5/05
96 1227 The Ister Icarus Films $1,124 1 $1,124 1 2/10/06
97 1233 Notes on Marie Menken Icarus Films $577 1 $577 1 2/9/07
98 - The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear Icarus Films n/a - n/a - 8/2/13
99 1108 Not Bad for a Girl Horizon $6,152 - n/a - 10/18/96
100 1172 The Backyard Hiqi Media $3,200 1 $1,500 1 8/29/03
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,090,297,763----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$882,11847$132,59527-
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
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
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