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, #1201-1231
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 464 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
2 412 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
3 289 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
4 137 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $1,017,579 27 $63,700 3 9/21/12
5 103 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $1,509,131 97 $63,600 3 3/28/14
6 192 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
7 240 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
8 173 Lost in La Mancha IFC $732,393 24 $63,303 8 1/31/03
9 229 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
10 73 The Gatekeepers SPC $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
11 156 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $821,046 358 $61,313 18 8/22/08
12 528 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
13 176 The 11th Hour WIP $707,343 111 $60,853 4 8/17/07
14 37 Food, Inc. Magn. $4,417,674 155 $60,513 3 6/12/09
15 66 Comedian Mira. $2,751,988 244 $60,224 4 10/11/02
16 151 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
17 101 Murderball Think $1,531,154 97 $57,286 8 7/8/05
18 35 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $4,946,445 147 $54,596 3 6/14/13
19 450 The First Saturday in May Truly $124,294 20 $54,553 20 4/18/08
20 207 Wild Man Blues NL $533,759 25 $54,458 3 4/17/98
21 403 Billabong Odyssey Arna $156,000 27 $54,000 27 11/7/03
22 150 Particle Fever Abr. $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
23 104 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
24 188 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
25 323 49 Up FRun $241,772 21 $53,277 21 10/6/06
26 159 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
27 182 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
28 62 Man on Wire Magn. $2,962,242 93 $51,392 2 7/25/08
29 74 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $2,401,999 89 $51,326 3 7/20/12
30 424 Thunder Soul RAtt. $143,986 37 $51,260 35 9/23/11
31 44 Young@Heart FoxS $3,992,189 212 $50,937 4 4/9/08
32 122 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $1,215,045 84 $50,103 4 10/27/06
33 92 Tim's Vermeer SPC $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
34 375 The Bridge FStr. $179,780 19 $49,313 19 10/27/06
35 560 Shoot Down Magic $74,421 21 $49,182 21 1/25/08
36 493 Mr. Untouchable Magn. $104,678 26 $48,280 26 10/26/07
37 138 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
38 339 Into the Abyss IFC $223,880 30 $47,559 12 11/11/11
39 477 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
40 121 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $1,222,708 147 $46,359 3 7/9/04
41 136 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
42 141 American Teen ParV $942,441 109 $45,589 5 7/25/08
43 405 Bra Boys Slow $155,056 23 $45,589 23 4/11/08
44 21 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $8,117,961 202 $45,348 2 5/13/05
45 311 Life in a Day NGE $252,788 19 $45,202 11 7/29/11
46 91 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
47 247 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $373,743 21 $45,008 21 6/3/88
48 680 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 50 $45,000 50 3/8/13
49 563 Veil of Tears WF $72,078 8 $44,358 8 3/28/14
50 381 Anita Gold. $176,979 12 $44,114 7 3/21/14
51 538 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $82,614 21 $44,108 21 1/31/14
52 114 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
53 380 Chicago 10 RAtt. $177,490 14 $42,724 14 2/29/08
54 503 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $100,280 16 $42,566 16 6/18/10
55 71 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
56 40 The Fog of War SPC $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
57 345 Call + Response FTrd. $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
58 206 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
59 635 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
60 543 Hating Breitbart RM $81,432 8 $40,673 4 10/19/12
61 38 Inside Job SPC $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
62 212 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
63 204 The Art of the Steal IFC $544,890 34 $39,019 3 2/26/10
64 16 America (2014) LGF $14,422,973 1,105 $38,608 3 6/27/14
65 129 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $1,134,358 104 $38,281 4 9/7/07
66 67 My Architect NYer $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
67 266 L'Amour Fou IFC $312,494 18 $37,250 2 5/13/11
68 153 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
69 60 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
70 425 Kids For Cash Pala. $143,178 12 $36,639 4 2/7/14
71 583 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
72 418 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $150,056 14 $36,295 12 10/27/06
73 185 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
74 112 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
75 181 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
76 527 Exporting Raymond Gold. $87,727 13 $35,292 13 4/29/11
77 253 Koch Zeit. $342,941 16 $35,196 2 2/1/13
78 107 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
79 446 A Band Called Death Drft. $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
80 184 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
81 259 A Film Unfinished Osci. $320,486 16 $34,060 4 8/18/10
82 751 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 1 $34,000 1 7/20/07
83 109 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
84 168 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
85 102 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
86 203 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
87 408 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
88 19 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
89 545 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
90 58 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
91 385 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
92 286 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
93 672 The Hip Hop Project Think $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
94 242 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
95 499 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
96 211 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
97 432 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
98 4 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
99 269 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
100 106 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,187,842----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$903,40948$134,27527-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,710,265----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,285,5131,568$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, #1201-1231


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Liv & Ingmar Jan. 12/13/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15