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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, #1201-1242
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1195 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $1,338 1 $357 1 7/13/05
2 415 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
3 841 The Revisionaries KL $22,664 5 $2,608 1 10/5/12
4 1141 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 1 $3,500 1 8/23/02
5 96 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
6 77 Riding Giants SPC $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
7 729 Rising From Ashes FRun $38,602 5 $7,298 3 8/2/13
8 1162 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 1 $2,517 1 2/27/04
9 78 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
10 54 Rize Lions $3,336,391 352 $1,574,787 352 6/24/05
11 194 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
12 1022 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $9,166 1 $4,352 1 2/27/09
13 958 Rock Bottom Wrin. $12,890 1 $4,017 1 3/2/07
14 594 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
15 1102 Rock the Bells 7Art $5,347 1 $1,325 1 4/11/07
16 1185 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,605 1 $1,292 1 9/3/04
17 26 Roger and Me WB $6,706,368 265 $80,253 4 12/22/89
18 613 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $59,192 9 $4,613 1 7/11/08
19 792 Romantico Kino $29,460 5 $2,808 1 11/1/06
20 279 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
21 1155 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,992 1 $2,537 1 10/29/08
22 567 Runaway Slave RM $71,737 6 $3,626 1 7/6/12
23 759 Running From Crazy Vita. $33,300 5 $6,822 1 11/1/13
24 - Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde Scre. n/a - n/a - 10/4/13
25 1174 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 2 $2,119 2 1/11/08
26 768 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $32,203 3 $2,778 1 1/26/07
27 1119 Sacred Stage FRun $4,410 1 $3,724 1 10/7/05
28 1176 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 1 $2,009 1 9/12/14
29 788 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
30 1059 Saint of 9/11 IFC $7,137 1 $3,680 1 9/6/06
31 1130 Saints and Sinners Avat. $3,826 1 $2,167 1 6/18/04
32 198 Salinger Wein. $583,633 138 $86,956 4 9/6/13
33 1034 Salvador Allende Icar. $8,454 1 n/a - 9/5/07
34 - Sample This GD n/a 15 n/a 15 9/13/13
35 69 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
36 993 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
37 894 Saving Marriage Reg. $18,720 2 $8,044 2 10/17/08
38 133 Say Amen, Somebody MGM $1,108,299 - n/a - 3/11/83
39 212 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
40 1085 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
41 282 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
42 644 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
43 48 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
44 547 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $79,916 6 $4,095 1 7/13/05
45 - The Secret Disco Revolution Scre. n/a - n/a - 6/28/13
46 460 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
47 94 Senna PDA $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
48 45 The September Issue RAtt. $3,820,067 143 $220,633 6 8/28/09
49 937 The Settlers FRun $14,556 1 $2,812 1 1/15/02
50 208 Sex Is... OutF $530,833 6 n/a - 5/7/93
51 970 Sex Positive Reg. $12,069 1 $3,408 1 6/12/09
52 308 Sex with Strangers David $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
53 579 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
54 663 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $48,594 5 $2,253 1 3/10/06
55 175 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
56 153 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
57 1007 Shepard and Dark MBox $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
58 32 Shine a Light ParV $5,505,267 277 $1,488,081 276 4/4/08
59 874 Shoah IFC $20,175 1 $2,874 1 12/10/10
60 143 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
61 561 Shoot Down Magic $74,421 21 $49,182 21 1/25/08
62 243 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
63 717 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
64 412 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
65 214 Shut Up and Play the Hits Osci. $510,334 161 n/a - 7/18/12
66 122 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
67 829 Shut Up Little Man Trib. $23,901 8 n/a - 8/26/11
68 9 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
69 616 Side By Side Trib. $58,825 9 $6,956 1 8/17/12
70 228 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
71 462 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $116,944 7 $7,547 2 4/7/06
72 1139 Sister Helen Cn4 $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
73 758 Sisters in Law WMM $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
74 226 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
75 1074 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 3 $6,627 3 8/24/07
76 - The Sky Turns (El cielo gira) NYer n/a 1 n/a 1 2/11/11
77 861 Small Wonders Mira. $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
78 891 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
79 1161 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 1 $2,590 1 9/12/14
80 81 Snowriders WM $2,068,490 - n/a - 10/16/96
81 75 Snowriders 2 WM $2,287,639 - n/a - 10/15/97
82 1006 So Goes the Nation IFC $10,337 4 $2,622 4 10/4/06
83 853 So Much So Fast Bal. $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
84 704 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
85 992 Sol LeWitt Icar. $11,022 1 $4,051 1 5/7/14
86 284 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $288,312 157 $150,337 157 6/15/12
87 1015 Something to Cheer About Truly $9,777 9 $6,410 9 4/27/07
88 349 Somewhere Between Long Shot $210,975 6 $7,799 1 8/24/12
89 385 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
90 1143 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $3,242 1 $1,492 1 10/7/11
91 355 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
92 1186 Souldier PDF $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
93 467 Sound and Fury AL $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
94 229 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
95 251 The Source Wells $362,649 - n/a - 8/25/99
96 364 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
97 801 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
98 459 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $120,459 8 $9,366 2 8/16/13
99 1070 Speaking in Strings 7Art $6,859 2 $1,519 1 9/10/99
100 30 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,769,904----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$895,67848$133,15327-
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, #1201-1242


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15