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, #1401-1500, #1501-1600, #1601-1640
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 42 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
2 68 The Eagle Huntress SPC $3,169,351 122 $52,574 4 11/2/16
3 76 Unzipped Mira. $2,875,086 119 $71,275 2 8/4/95
4 39 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
5 131 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
6 647 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
7 74 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $2,930,687 115 $164,351 7 6/11/10
8 175 More Than a Game LGF $950,675 111 $182,943 14 10/2/09
9 216 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
10 177 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
11 67 Grizzly Man Lions $3,178,403 105 $269,131 29 8/12/05
12 78 Citizenfour RTWC $2,800,870 105 $126,321 5 10/24/14
13 172 Dior and I Orch. $1,028,953 105 $45,772 2 4/10/15
14 123 Fed Up RTWC $1,538,899 104 $126,028 18 5/9/14
15 162 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
16 154 Inequality for All RTWC $1,205,273 103 $140,888 28 9/27/13
17 301 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $384,955 102 $148,698 102 4/18/08
18 196 Life Itself Magn. $810,454 100 $131,411 23 7/4/14
19 99 Blackfish Magn. $2,073,582 99 $75,962 5 7/19/13
20 332 America's Heart and Soul BV $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
21 124 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
22 125 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,514,782 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
23 136 Jane (2017) Abr. $1,349,295 96 $58,348 3 10/20/17
24 159 Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe CLS $1,163,265 95 $28,339 1 4/1/16
25 145 The Wolfpack Magn. $1,301,696 94 $43,920 2 6/12/15
26 73 Man on Wire Magn. $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
27 630 A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC $101,531 93 $43,285 93 7/31/15
28 79 When We Were Kings Gram. $2,789,985 92 $12,479 2 10/25/96
29 56 Paris is Burning Mira. $3,779,620 91 $310,127 23 8/9/91
30 59 Step Into Liquid Art. $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
31 90 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
32 113 Weiner IFC $1,676,108 88 $84,173 5 5/20/16
33 60 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
34 152 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
35 192 Generation Iron TVC $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
36 221 Red Army SPC $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
37 156 The Music of Strangers Orch. $1,176,781 82 $24,614 3 6/10/16
38 134 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
39 86 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
40 137 The Salt of the Earth SPC $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
41 231 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
42 366 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
43 379 Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things Gathr $261,865 80 n/a - 5/24/16
44 568 Buena Vista Social Club: Adios BG $123,445 80 $64,469 80 5/26/17
45 70 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
46 239 Embrace: The Documentary Gathr $610,306 77 n/a - 9/19/16
47 303 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
48 625 Stevie Nicks - In Your Dreams Abr. $103,028 76 n/a - 3/31/13
49 117 It Might Get Loud SPC $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
50 85 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
51 112 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
52 120 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
53 170 Dark Horse (2016) SPC $1,030,851 74 $13,838 3 5/6/16
54 133 Marley Magn. $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
55 284 Gimme Danger Magn. $440,627 71 $44,725 3 10/28/16
56 83 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
57 108 Every Little Step SPC $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
58 119 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
59 146 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
60 402 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
61 689 Earth: One Amazing Day BBC $81,345 70 $45,480 70 10/6/17
62 185 Best of Enemies Magn. $892,802 69 $50,378 3 7/31/15
63 71 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
64 165 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
65 168 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
66 217 Cartel Land Orch. $704,352 65 $15,581 2 7/3/15
67 96 Riding Giants SPC $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
68 129 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
69 208 Seymour: An Introduction IFC $743,541 64 $26,587 2 3/13/15
70 228 Walk With Me Gathr $665,642 61 $9,932 1 8/11/17
71 229 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
72 233 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
73 513 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
74 191 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
75 276 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
76 387 Life, Animated Orch. $255,388 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
77 510 Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of Grav. $153,068 60 $153,068 60 1/30/15
78 149 Gonzo Magn. $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
79 174 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
80 225 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
81 336 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
82 72 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
83 130 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
84 186 Tyson SPC $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
85 189 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
86 220 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
87 240 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
88 319 Long Strange Trip - The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead Abr. $351,957 56 $33,272 56 5/25/17
89 105 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
90 169 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
91 367 Morning Light BV $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
92 155 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
93 297 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
94 544 Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. $133,006 54 $22,310 1 6/16/17
95 140 Chasing Ice SD $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
96 213 The Big One Mira. $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
97 236 Tickled Magn. $613,956 53 $21,898 2 6/17/16
98 139 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
99 181 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
100 171 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,326,775,320----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$839,73153$130,00029-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$695,286,137----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$21,069,2771,403$8,792,6941,640-
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, #1401-1500, #1501-1600, #1601-1640


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits CLS 9/23/16
The Final Year Magn. 1/19/18
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Focus 6/8/18
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD