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, #1301-1400, #1401-1422
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 901 Jane's Journey FRun $27,253 3 $6,193 1 9/16/11
2 909 Unlocking the Cage FRun $26,292 3 $3,708 1 5/25/16
3 910 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $26,073 3 $4,046 1 3/25/05
4 914 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $25,489 3 $3,981 1 7/16/10
5 919 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
6 937 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $22,938 3 $12,184 3 7/7/06
7 939 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
8 942 Incendiary Truly $22,457 3 $7,308 1 9/23/11
9 950 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
10 953 So Much So Fast Bal. $21,525 3 $1,015 1 10/11/06
11 955 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $21,507 3 $630 1 12/7/07
12 962 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
13 972 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $20,389 3 $6,059 1 7/23/04
14 974 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $20,318 3 $2,300 3 12/22/06
15 1000 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
16 1004 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $18,654 3 $3,316 1 1/28/09
17 1007 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $18,334 3 $2,886 1 10/31/08
18 1012 Holy Hell WRA $18,051 3 $9,238 3 5/27/16
19 1013 Nenette Kino $18,009 3 $1,176 1 12/22/10
20 1016 Payback (2012) Zeit. $17,979 3 $2,186 1 4/25/12
21 1018 Dear Jesse Cow. $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
22 1019 Sunset Story Vita. $17,508 3 $2,966 1 2/25/05
23 1020 Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream Men. $17,506 3 $12,065 3 4/20/16
24 1026 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $16,734 3 $6,193 1 4/27/12
25 1036 Levitated Mass FRun $16,086 3 $4,589 1 9/5/14
26 1050 Argentina FRun $14,869 3 $2,274 1 6/17/16
27 1063 The Protagonist IFC $13,850 3 $4,495 1 11/30/07
28 1070 Benda Bilili! NGE $13,420 3 $1,678 1 9/30/11
29 1072 Red Obsession A23 $13,199 3 $5,060 2 9/6/13
30 1084 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
31 1089 China Blue Argo. $12,185 3 $3,767 2 1/19/07
32 1091 Back Door Channels FKF $12,139 3 $3,425 1 9/16/11
33 1094 Murder in the Park IFC $12,088 3 $1,310 1 6/26/15
34 1100 Revenge of the Mekons MBox $11,861 3 $2,354 1 10/29/14
35 1112 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $11,538 3 $2,501 1 5/21/10
36 1133 Elemental TFC $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
37 1136 Shepard and Dark MBox $10,278 3 $1,226 1 9/25/13
38 1152 The Immortalists Gathr $9,331 3 $1,308 3 11/26/14
39 1157 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 3 $9,100 3 10/5/12
40 1168 Farewell to Hollywood ICir $8,601 3 $572 1 2/25/15
41 1172 Glastonbury Think $8,419 3 $1,179 1 2/23/07
42 1175 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
43 1194 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $7,506 3 $3,792 3 9/29/06
44 1215 The Human Scale KS $6,878 3 n/a - 10/18/13
45 1219 Before You Know It TFC $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
46 1221 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 3 $6,627 3 8/24/07
47 1243 Our Man in Tehran FRun $5,573 3 $1,640 1 5/15/15
48 1267 Marinoni: The Fire in the Frame FRun $4,696 3 $488 2 4/1/16
49 1278 McLibel Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
50 1321 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 3 $2,647 3 12/9/11
51 1330 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $2,363 3 $189 1 6/13/14
52 1333 The Big Question Think $2,248 3 $466 1 3/17/06
53 1339 Sneakerheadz SD $1,903 3 $1,903 3 8/7/15
54 1355 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
55 1369 The Empire in Africa Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
56 436 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $166,750 2 $7,970 1 3/1/06
57 440 Hybrid Indic. $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
58 512 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
59 542 Best Worst Movie Abr. $109,895 2 $5,503 1 4/23/10
60 548 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $107,040 2 $4,236 2 3/5/04
61 565 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
62 572 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
63 575 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
64 582 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $92,113 2 $11,281 1 9/23/98
65 596 The Cartel MP $87,763 2 $3,694 2 4/16/10
66 607 Los Sures Osci. $83,992 2 $26,088 1 4/15/16
67 621 Harvest of Empire Onyx $79,627 2 n/a - 9/28/12
68 652 2012: Time for Change Mang. $68,339 2 $9,009 1 4/9/10
69 658 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $67,500 2 $11,477 1 10/24/07
70 677 Public Speaking Rialto $62,173 2 $6,260 1 2/23/11
71 682 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
72 715 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
73 728 Hiding and Seeking FRun $51,936 2 $6,423 1 2/6/04
74 754 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $47,211 2 $6,769 1 8/12/05
75 772 Pressure Cooker BevP $44,803 2 $8,151 1 5/27/09
76 775 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $44,435 2 $6,820 1 8/31/05
77 778 Love Etc. Pala. $43,593 2 $8,781 2 7/1/11
78 788 We Live in Public Abr. $41,711 2 $7,325 1 8/28/09
79 793 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $41,040 2 $7,412 1 10/12/01
80 807 Khodorkovsky KL $39,522 2 $6,110 1 11/30/11
81 818 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $38,691 2 $6,116 1 6/8/12
82 826 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
83 832 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $35,671 2 $5,754 1 10/19/11
84 841 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $34,402 2 $14,321 2 2/9/96
85 850 Sisters in Law WMM $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
86 852 American Teacher FRun $33,144 2 $6,036 2 9/30/11
87 854 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
88 857 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $32,267 2 $1,938 1 7/17/02
89 868 GasLand WOW $30,846 2 $2,641 1 9/15/10
90 871 Fighting for Life Truly $30,606 2 $3,423 1 3/7/08
91 873 These Birds Walk Osci. $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
92 877 American Swing Magn. $30,156 2 $10,174 1 3/27/09
93 883 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $29,710 2 $7,235 2 1/13/06
94 890 Naked Fame Reg. $29,220 2 $2,837 1 2/18/05
95 894 Garbo: The Spy FRun $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
96 902 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
97 912 Elena (2014) Vari. $25,788 2 $10,341 1 5/30/14
98 918 Eat This New York Org. $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
99 921 Radio Unnameable KL $24,090 2 $5,833 1 9/19/12
100 930 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $23,701 2 $5,530 1 1/18/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,237,510,278----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$899,35351$142,09429-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$659,236,878----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,468,2031,614$9,507,5551,700-
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, #1301-1400, #1401-1422


If there are any movies that you think should be on this list, e-mail us at mail@boxofficemojo.com.




UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kill Team Osci. 7/25/14
Gleason ORF 7/29/16
Citizen Soldier INDEP 8/5/16
When Two Worlds Collide FRun 8/17/16
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. 8/19/16
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. 9/9/16
Command and Control AEF 9/14/16
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR 9/16/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 9/16/16
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
Harry Benson: Shoot First Magn. 11/4/16
Seasons MBox 11/11/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD