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, #1301-1331
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 363 Into the Abyss IFC $223,880 30 $47,559 12 11/11/11
2 392 Merchants of Doubt SPC $192,400 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
3 131 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
4 148 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
5 200 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
6 227 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
7 55 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
8 118 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
9 166 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
10 225 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
11 295 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
12 308 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
13 34 Flying Monsters NGE $5,705,874 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
14 142 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $1,017,579 27 $63,700 3 9/21/12
15 156 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
16 187 Inside Deep Throat Uni. $691,880 27 $88,709 12 2/11/05
17 191 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
18 228 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
19 271 Ballet 422 Magn. $333,554 27 $27,653 2 2/6/15
20 384 No Place on Earth Magn. $200,238 27 $13,813 2 4/5/13
21 404 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
22 431 Billabong Odyssey Arna $156,000 27 $54,000 27 11/7/03
23 473 Bjork - Biophilia Live CP $127,754 27 n/a - 9/26/14
24 285 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
25 442 Hecho En Mexico LGF $151,133 26 $76,123 12 11/30/12
26 525 Mr. Untouchable Magn. $104,678 26 $48,280 26 10/26/07
27 132 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
28 209 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
29 217 Wild Man Blues NL $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
30 230 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $466,114 25 $30,500 2 9/5/14
31 260 The Hunting Ground RTWC $371,221 25 $22,464 2 2/27/15
32 376 Under the Electric Sky Focus $207,584 25 n/a - 5/29/14
33 386 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
34 416 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
35 884 Video Games: The Movie Vari. $23,043 25 $12,759 25 7/18/14
36 179 Lost in La Mancha IFC $732,393 24 $63,303 8 1/31/03
37 248 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
38 249 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $386,073 24 $69,389 24 6/24/11
39 261 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
40 319 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abr. $267,965 24 $97,043 24 6/24/11
41 324 The Green Prince MBox $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
42 382 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $201,275 24 $15,656 4 10/13/06
43 435 Citizen Koch Vari. $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
44 483 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
45 513 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
46 127 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
47 170 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
48 268 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
49 322 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
50 370 Neil Young Journeys SPC $215,026 23 $12,025 3 6/29/12
51 378 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
52 433 Bra Boys Slow $155,056 23 $45,589 23 4/11/08
53 443 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $151,098 23 $10,564 2 4/11/14
54 507 The Overnighters Drft. $110,763 23 $4,324 1 10/10/14
55 641 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
56 204 Tarnation Wells $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
57 205 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
58 244 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
59 273 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
60 349 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
61 674 To Be Takei SM $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
62 107 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $1,459,502 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
63 147 35 Up Gold. $922,872 21 $13,690 1 1/15/92
64 150 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
65 152 The Wildest Dream NGE $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
66 163 Ballets Russes Zeit. $815,848 21 $12,230 1 10/26/05
67 212 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
68 235 The Heart of the Game Mira. $445,374 21 $11,251 3 6/9/06
69 237 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
70 258 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
71 346 49 Up FRun $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
72 357 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
73 359 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
74 489 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
75 506 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $111,205 21 $3,610 1 8/24/12
76 515 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
77 516 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
78 575 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
79 596 Shoot Down Magic $74,421 21 $49,182 21 1/25/08
80 621 For No Good Reason SPC $67,421 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
81 256 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
82 311 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $274,661 20 $10,930 2 1/18/08
83 327 Alive Inside B360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
84 353 Art and Craft Osci. $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
85 355 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
86 360 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $225,682 20 $6,776 1 8/16/00
87 478 The First Saturday in May Truly $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
88 531 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
89 757 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
90 784 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
91 168 Into Great Silence Zeit. $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
92 263 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $368,233 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
93 307 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
94 334 Life in a Day NGE $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
95 344 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
96 400 The Bridge FStr. $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
97 501 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $112,679 19 $7,882 1 5/4/12
98 601 The Invisible War Cdgm. $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
99 847 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
100 231 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,123,926,645----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$869,23948$131,20728-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$581,598,950----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,695,1881,589$8,592,4321,581-
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, #1301-1331


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Carmen & Geoffrey FRun 3/13/09
WARx2 WARX2 6/12/15
The Wolfpack Magn. 6/12/15
Batkid Begins WB 6/26/15
Murder in the Park IFC 6/26/15
Cartel Land Orch. 7/3/15
Do I Sound Gay? IFC 7/10/15
Nowitzki Magn. 7/10/15
Amy A24 7/10/15
Bonobos: Back to the Wild Hann. 7/17/15
A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 7/31/15
Best of Enemies Magn. 7/31/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise Rela. 9/30/15
He Named Me Malala FoxS 10/2/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD