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, #1201-1300, #1301-1306
RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
901 The First Basket L/Z $20,440 4 $1,819 1 10/29/08
902 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $20,389 3 $6,059 1 7/23/04
903 The Highest Pass Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
904 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $20,318 3 $2,300 3 12/22/06
905 If I Die Tonight Indic. $20,214 2 $9,646 2 7/31/09
906 Zizek! Zeit. $20,177 1 $7,062 1 11/18/05
907 Shoah IFC $20,175 1 $2,874 1 12/10/10
908 A Wink and a Smile FRun $20,169 4 $2,346 1 5/1/09
909 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman AL $20,157 1 $4,347 1 7/4/07
910 How to Grow a Band ICir $20,135 2 $5,705 1 4/13/12
911 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
912 The Past is a Grotesque Animal Osci. $20,056 10 n/a - 6/20/14
913 State of Fear Skyl. $20,055 1 $16,075 1 1/11/06
914 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $20,018 1 $5,546 1 4/18/08
915 The Ground Truth Focus $20,013 8 $12,207 8 9/15/06
916 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $19,988 2 $5,905 2 11/4/11
917 Favela Rising Moch. $19,781 2 $7,768 1 6/2/06
918 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon Reel $19,712 1 $4,792 1 5/30/08
919 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $19,375 6 $2,379 1 12/7/12
920 Peter Brook: The Tightrope FRun $19,365 2 $6,768 1 1/31/14
921 Watchers of the Sky MBox $19,339 4 $7,473 4 10/17/14
922 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $19,317 2 $5,025 1 7/29/05
923 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom FRun $19,245 2 $4,645 1 8/13/10
924 Make Believe CS $19,085 1 n/a - 5/13/11
925 The Kill Team Osci. $18,983 2 n/a - 7/25/14
926 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
927 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $18,918 2 $11,179 2 11/9/07
928 A League of Ordinary Gentlemen Magn. $18,807 4 n/a 1 5/27/05
929 Saving Marriage Reg. $18,720 2 $8,044 2 10/17/08
930 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
931 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
932 La Camioneta FYN $18,558 8 n/a - 5/31/13
933 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
934 To the Limit FRun $18,254 2 $1,483 2 6/13/08
935 Suicide Killers CityL $18,239 1 $10,601 1 8/25/06
936 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $18,190 2 $5,712 2 4/25/14
937 Casting By SD $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
938 Nenette Kino $18,009 3 $1,176 1 12/22/10
939 Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer APD/C $17,992 2 $7,105 1 8/2/13
940 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $17,981 1 $11,141 1 6/17/11
941 Payback (2012) Zeit. $17,979 3 $2,186 1 4/25/12
942 Great Directors Pala. $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
943 Dear Jesse Cow. $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
944 Sunset Story Vita. $17,508 3 $2,966 1 2/25/05
945 The Homestretch KF $17,306 1 $8,373 1 9/12/14
946 Ever Again RM $17,304 12 $10,802 12 12/8/06
947 Carbon Nation CWM $16,901 2 $402 1 5/7/10
948 Balseros 7Art $16,783 1 $5,111 1 7/23/03
949 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $16,734 3 $6,193 1 4/27/12
950 American Cannibal Life $16,566 1 $4,778 1 3/16/07
951 The Great Flood Icar. $16,506 1 $3,596 1 1/8/14
952 The Last Mogul Think $16,469 2 $4,965 1 6/24/05
953 Genesis Think $16,413 1 $4,891 1 5/27/05
954 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen $16,400 2 $7,130 2 12/10/14
955 Design is One FRun $16,386 1 $4,236 1 10/11/13
956 Faster (2004) Slam $16,265 1 $13,995 1 4/23/04
957 I Like Killing Flies Think $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
958 No Restraint IFC $16,136 6 $1,241 1 12/20/06
959 Levitated Mass FRun $16,086 3 $4,589 1 9/5/14
960 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $16,050 2 $2,344 1 9/6/13
961 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
962 This Binary Universe Indic. $15,875 2 $1,794 2 5/4/12
963 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $15,679 1 $4,820 1 4/30/04
964 A Letter to True Zeit. $15,635 1 $4,395 1 9/8/04
965 7th Street PAc. $15,629 1 $6,354 1 1/17/03
966 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $15,504 2 $2,876 1 9/16/05
967 The Beautiful Truth Libre $15,387 2 $3,025 1 11/14/08
968 Dumbstruck Truly $15,379 2 $981 1 4/15/11
969 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $15,313 6 $9,895 6 7/31/98
970 Only the Young Osci. $15,312 2 $1,446 1 12/7/12
971 El Inmigrante Indic. $15,100 2 $1,578 2 7/13/07
972 Hannari - Geisha Modern Saku. $14,974 1 $9,930 1 11/17/06
973 Armadillo Lorb. $14,566 1 $3,958 1 4/15/11
974 The Settlers FRun $14,556 1 $2,812 1 1/15/02
975 Wall Life $14,541 2 $4,015 1 8/26/05
976 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $14,528 1 $10,170 1 7/5/95
977 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $14,471 2 $2,546 2 10/2/09
978 The Unbelievers CM $14,400 1 $5,925 1 11/29/13
979 Desert Bayou Libre $14,350 1 $6,976 1 10/5/07
980 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $14,272 2 $1,951 1 5/18/12
981 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $14,130 1 $5,656 1 3/13/09
982 Head Games Vari. $14,056 5 $1,152 2 9/21/12
983 Planet of Snail CGld $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
984 Up for Grabs L/Z $13,931 4 $1,881 2 5/6/05
985 The Protagonist IFC $13,850 3 $4,495 1 11/30/07
986 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $13,710 2 $5,526 2 11/15/06
987 The Law in These Parts CGld $13,683 1 $2,814 1 11/16/12
988 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icar. $13,670 2 $418 1 6/6/14
989 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $13,614 2 $2,728 1 8/8/14
990 When the Iron Bird Flies AM $13,598 1 n/a - 10/19/12
991 Actress (2014) CGld $13,467 4 $4,880 1 11/7/14
992 Benda Bilili! NGE $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
993 Kicking It LibE $13,266 2 $2,219 1 6/13/08
994 Red Obsession A23 $13,199 3 $5,060 2 9/6/13
995 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $13,137 2 $1,846 1 5/16/14
996 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $13,080 1 $5,054 1 3/4/11
997 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $13,013 4 $2,759 1 1/25/12
998 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $12,959 2 $1,421 2 8/22/14
1000 I Trust You to Kill Me FInd. $12,854 1 $5,888 1 9/8/06
1001 Sol LeWitt Icar. $12,841 2 $4,051 1 5/7/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,100,754,083----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$867,41946$129,82327-
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, #1201-1300, #1301-1306


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rock Bottom Wrin. 3/2/07
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Mind of Mark DeFriest CDF 3/6/15
Grey Gardens (2015 re-release) Jan. 3/6/15
Seymour: An Introduction IFC 3/13/15
WARx2 WARX2 3/20/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15
An Honest Liar Abr. 6/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB TBD
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD