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, #1301-1353
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 139 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
2 320 Heavy Petting Skou $272,371 11 $69,007 10 9/22/89
3 9 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
4 92 Every Little Step SPC $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
5 53 Pina IFC $3,524,826 84 $68,012 3 12/23/11
6 155 The Wildest Dream NGE $898,137 21 $67,848 12 8/6/10
7 46 Buck IFC $4,038,912 152 $67,548 4 6/17/11
8 62 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
9 500 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
10 447 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
11 314 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
12 145 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $1,017,579 27 $63,700 3 9/21/12
13 106 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,514,782 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
14 206 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
15 258 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
16 182 Lost in La Mancha IFC $732,393 24 $63,303 8 1/31/03
17 245 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
18 77 The Gatekeepers SPC $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
19 164 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $821,046 358 $61,313 18 8/22/08
20 577 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
21 185 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
22 40 Food, Inc. Magn. $4,417,674 155 $60,513 3 6/12/09
23 70 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
24 159 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
25 105 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
26 38 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $4,946,445 147 $54,596 3 6/14/13
27 485 The First Saturday in May Truly $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
28 222 Wild Man Blues NL $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
29 437 Billabong Odyssey Arna $156,000 27 $54,000 27 11/7/03
30 158 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
31 109 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
32 200 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
33 351 49 Up FRun $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
34 169 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
35 192 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
36 65 Man on Wire Magn. $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
37 78 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
38 457 Thunder Soul RAtt. $143,986 37 $51,260 35 9/23/11
39 47 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
40 195 Best of Enemies Magn. $667,349 69 $50,378 3 7/31/15
41 129 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
42 96 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
43 407 The Bridge FStr. $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
44 609 Shoot Down Magic $74,421 21 $49,182 21 1/25/08
45 536 Mr. Untouchable Magn. $104,678 26 $48,280 26 10/26/07
46 146 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
47 368 Into the Abyss IFC $223,880 30 $47,559 12 11/11/11
48 518 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
49 128 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $1,222,708 147 $46,359 3 7/9/04
50 143 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
51 144 Dior and I Orch. $1,028,953 105 $45,772 2 4/10/15
52 149 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
53 439 Bra Boys Slow $155,056 23 $45,589 23 4/11/08
54 22 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
55 339 Life in a Day NGE $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
56 95 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
57 265 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
58 737 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 50 $45,000 50 3/8/13
59 116 The Salt of the Earth SPC $1,342,778 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
60 612 Veil of Tears WF $72,078 8 $44,358 8 3/28/14
61 413 Anita Gold. $176,979 12 $44,114 7 3/21/14
62 587 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
63 126 The Wolfpack Magn. $1,281,831 94 $43,920 2 6/12/15
64 541 A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC $101,531 93 $43,285 93 7/31/15
65 120 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
66 412 Chicago 10 RAtt. $177,490 14 $42,724 14 2/29/08
67 547 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $100,280 16 $42,566 16 6/18/10
68 566 Pump SD $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
69 75 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
70 43 The Fog of War SPC $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
71 374 Call + Response FTrd. $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
72 221 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
73 690 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
74 592 Hating Breitbart RM $81,432 8 $40,673 4 10/19/12
75 41 Inside Job SPC $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
76 227 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
77 218 The Art of the Steal IFC $544,890 34 $39,019 3 2/26/10
78 17 America (2014) LGF $14,444,502 1,105 $38,608 3 6/27/14
79 136 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
80 71 My Architect NYer $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
81 231 Deli Man Cohen $502,294 38 $37,321 15 2/27/15
82 287 L'Amour Fou IFC $312,494 18 $37,250 2 5/13/11
83 161 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
84 63 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
85 458 Kids For Cash Pala. $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
86 635 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
87 452 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
88 197 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
89 118 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
90 191 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
91 576 Exporting Raymond Gold. $87,727 13 $35,292 13 4/29/11
92 272 Koch Zeit. $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
93 112 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
94 481 A Band Called Death Drft. $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
95 194 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
96 280 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
97 814 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 1 $34,000 1 7/20/07
98 114 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
99 178 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
100 107 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,137,363,022----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$866,89348$129,73428-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$582,164,116----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,722,1011,589$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, #1301-1353


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun 9/16/05
A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story Cdgm. 9/25/15
He Named Me Malala FoxS 10/2/15
In My Father's House OIH 10/9/15
Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Rialto 11/13/15
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
WARx2 WARX2 TBD