Adjuster:

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, #1201-1231
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 967 New York in the 50's Avat. $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
2 1077 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
3 401 One Day in September SPC $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
4 467 Sound and Fury AL $114,882 6 $7,104 2 10/25/00
5 242 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
6 510 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
7 336 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $225,682 20 $6,776 1 8/16/00
8 136 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
9 732 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
10 285 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
11 263 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
12 540 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
13 167 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
14 796 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
15 191 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
16 649 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $50,715 3 $6,027 1 3/29/00
17 1051 Gendernauts FRun $7,358 - n/a - 2/4/00
18 90 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
19 215 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
20 278 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
21 127 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
22 82 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
23 1063 Speaking in Strings 7Art $6,859 2 $1,519 1 9/10/99
24 251 The Source Wells $362,649 - n/a - 8/25/99
25 668 On the Ropes Wells $46,737 5 $7,431 1 8/18/99
26 246 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
27 685 Regret to Inform AL $44,204 3 $6,294 1 6/25/99
28 261 Trekkies ParC $318,246 339 $125,636 339 5/21/99
29 1080 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 1 $5,869 1 4/30/99
30 1146 Beautopia Wells $2,870 1 $1,219 1 3/5/99
31 305 Dancemaker AL $256,780 6 $10,594 3 3/3/99
32 231 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
33 312 A Place Called Chiapas Zeit. $252,546 - n/a - 11/4/98
34 68 Freeriders WM $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
35 517 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $92,113 2 $11,281 1 9/23/98
36 1060 The Jew in the Lotus Blin $6,940 - n/a - 9/3/98
37 925 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
38 1020 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $9,078 1 $1,671 1 7/31/98
39 202 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
40 901 Dear Jesse Cow. $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
41 207 Wild Man Blues NL $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
42 174 The Big One Mira. $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
43 1010 Stolen Moments FRun $9,743 1 $3,636 1 4/10/98
44 719 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
45 183 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
46 355 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
47 75 Snowriders 2 WM $2,287,639 - n/a - 10/15/97
48 149 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
49 605 The Long Way Home 7Art $60,509 7 $10,606 7 9/17/97
50 1136 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $3,109 1 $1,668 1 7/18/97
51 443 4 Little Girls GV $130,146 4 $13,528 1 7/9/97
52 694 Mandela Palm $42,056 8 $8,413 8 3/21/97
53 96 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $1,608,277 280 $853,589 280 3/7/97
54 427 Waco: The Rules of Engagement Som. $142,193 5 n/a - 2/28/97
55 429 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
56 65 When We Were Kings Gram. $2,789,985 92 $12,479 2 10/25/96
57 1075 Not Bad for a Girl Hor. $6,152 - n/a - 10/18/96
58 81 Snowriders WM $2,068,490 - n/a - 10/16/96
59 109 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
60 1133 Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press Glds. $3,204 1 n/a - 10/11/96
61 107 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
62 856 Small Wonders Mira. $20,819 7 $2,880 1 10/4/96
63 650 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
64 294 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
65 435 A Perfect Candidate 7Art $134,485 8 n/a - 6/19/96
66 110 The Celluloid Closet SPC $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
67 115 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
68 793 Catwalk Arro. $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
69 746 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $34,402 2 $14,321 2 2/9/96
70 83 Endless Winter WM $1,966,454 - n/a - 10/20/95
71 598 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $62,186 6 $2,273 1 10/20/95
72 271 Nico-Icon Roxie $306,691 4 n/a - 9/8/95
73 310 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
74 991 Jupiter's Wife AL $10,622 1 $3,673 1 8/18/95
75 64 Unzipped Mira. $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
76 932 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $14,528 1 $10,170 1 7/5/95
77 181 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
78 1002 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
79 683 Moving the Mountain Oct. $44,536 3 $3,199 1 4/26/95
80 61 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
81 629 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $53,819 1 $8,143 1 3/31/95
82 209 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
83 518 Martha and Ethel SPC $91,874 6 $7,622 2 2/3/95
84 723 Tsahal NYer $38,773 1 $12,195 1 1/27/95
85 698 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
86 994 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $10,524 1 $4,438 1 1/6/95
87 84 Vertical Reality WM $1,951,429 - n/a - 10/19/94
88 22 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
89 569 Freedom on My Mind Tara $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
90 79 The Endless Summer II NL $2,155,385 302 $657,292 302 6/3/94
91 632 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
92 222 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
93 802 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
94 1168 Children of Fate FRun $1,738 1 $1,099 1 11/23/93
95 145 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
96 93 Black Diamond Rush WM $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
97 111 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
98 984 The Last Party Trit $11,156 1 $4,088 1 8/27/93
99 194 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
100 733 Twist (1993) Trit $36,875 6 $1,589 1 7/16/93
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,191,237----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$903,41248$134,27527-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,713,660----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,285,6831,568$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, #1201-1231


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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
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
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