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
1 440 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
2 436 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
3 430 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $138,991 9 $87,743 9 3/28/14
4 411 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
5 397 Chasing Madoff Cohen $157,612 9 n/a 9 8/26/11
6 388 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
7 384 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
8 382 Touch the Sound Shad. $176,801 9 $8,435 3 9/7/05
9 379 Bush's Brain Tar. $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
10 353 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
11 351 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
12 322 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $242,646 9 $13,537 1 3/14/12
13 318 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
14 309 The War Tapes SenA $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
15 285 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
16 258 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
17 168 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
18 1007 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $9,802 10 $1,239 6 10/18/13
19 981 The Final Member Drft. $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
20 874 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Osci. $20,056 10 n/a - 6/20/14
21 701 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
22 690 Next Goal Wins KE $43,089 10 $2,568 5 4/25/14
23 673 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
24 612 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $59,081 10 $2,980 1 8/23/13
25 607 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $60,332 10 $10,939 2 9/26/08
26 590 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $65,429 10 $12,376 3 1/20/06
27 568 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $71,471 10 $7,035 1 3/23/07
28 542 I Am Divine TFC $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
29 528 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
30 496 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
31 470 Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm KL $113,966 10 $7,937 1 4/19/13
32 466 War/Dance Think $115,210 10 $15,471 3 11/9/07
33 447 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
34 445 Stonewall Uprising FRun $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
35 415 Code Black Long Shot $150,290 10 $6,319 1 6/20/14
36 393 Nanking Think $161,182 10 $6,316 1 12/12/07
37 377 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
38 356 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
39 328 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $237,181 10 $12,756 1 7/27/11
40 287 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
41 276 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
42 263 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
43 255 Kings of Pastry FRun $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
44 236 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
45 116 Air Racers 3D 3D $1,309,987 10 n/a - 4/6/12
46 847 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
47 785 A Fierce Green Fire FRun $29,817 11 n/a - 2/22/13
48 516 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $92,234 11 $5,872 1 4/8/11
49 498 Korengal Sab. $101,310 11 $14,630 1 5/30/14
50 448 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
51 433 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $135,554 11 $13,744 2 5/23/14
52 426 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
53 414 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
54 386 Afternoon of a Faun KL $172,120 11 $15,292 2 2/5/14
55 383 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
56 341 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
57 338 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Mont. $224,546 11 n/a - 4/27/07
58 310 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
59 295 Heavy Petting Skou $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
60 294 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
61 268 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
62 221 Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago FEF $450,478 11 n/a - 9/6/13
63 211 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
64 904 Ever Again RM $17,304 12 $10,802 12 12/8/06
65 740 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
66 657 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
67 616 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
68 501 The United States of Autism JM $100,403 12 $3,413 1 4/5/13
69 486 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
70 449 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
71 425 Kids For Cash Pala. $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
72 423 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
73 409 Eames: The Architect and the Painter FRun $153,088 12 n/a - 11/11/11
74 381 Anita Gold. $176,979 12 $44,114 7 3/21/14
75 363 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
76 357 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
77 349 The House I Live In Abr. $210,752 12 $16,453 2 10/5/12
78 344 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $216,110 12 $10,337 2 6/13/08
79 324 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
80 317 Enlighten Up! Bal. $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
81 244 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
82 220 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
83 205 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
84 183 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
85 535 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
86 527 Exporting Raymond Gold. $87,727 13 $35,292 13 4/29/11
87 494 Stevie Lions $103,401 13 $9,383 4 3/28/03
88 490 Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Magn. $105,710 13 n/a - 11/16/11
89 416 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
90 371 The Anonymous People AM $187,459 13 n/a - 8/16/13
91 342 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
92 337 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $225,448 13 $2,407 2 11/4/05
93 300 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
94 297 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
95 293 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
96 250 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
97 232 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
98 223 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
99 175 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
100 160 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
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