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, #1301-1362
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 181 For All Mankind Apol. $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
2 111 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
3 219 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $562,218 21 $33,165 5 2/17/12
4 445 Brothers at War Gold. $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
5 21 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
6 596 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
7 62 Wordplay IFC $3,121,270 154 $32,847 2 6/16/06
8 333 The Green Prince MBox $258,237 24 $32,698 4 9/12/14
9 421 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $172,225 7 $32,598 3 6/12/09
10 313 Outrage Magn. $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
11 732 The Hip Hop Project Think $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
12 308 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $288,757 30 $32,238 8 11/28/14
13 263 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $382,807 18 $32,037 5 9/15/00
14 545 Freakonomics Magn. $101,270 20 $31,893 20 10/1/10
15 228 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser WB $518,918 11 $31,842 2 10/1/89
16 469 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $137,042 15 $31,800 3 11/22/13
17 5 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
18 294 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $308,575 26 $31,576 6 5/30/08
19 114 No End in Sight Magn. $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
20 358 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
21 325 This Old Cub Emr. $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
22 487 Escape Fire RAtt. $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
23 778 WARx2 WARX2 $39,704 1 $30,931 1 9/18/15
24 368 The Agronomist Think $226,189 21 $30,855 7 4/23/04
25 738 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $45,254 5 $30,710 1 7/18/14
26 296 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $306,845 18 $30,664 2 9/1/06
27 674 Voices of Iraq Magn. $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
28 281 The Central Park Five IFC $325,653 22 $30,570 3 11/23/12
29 237 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $466,114 25 $30,500 2 9/5/14
30 433 Girls Rock! Shad. $159,294 14 $29,917 7 3/7/08
31 304 Room 237 IFC $296,359 28 $29,693 2 3/29/13
32 307 Scratch Palm $289,885 7 $29,677 5 2/15/02
33 262 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
34 144 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
35 312 American Pimp 7Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
36 57 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
37 227 Trouble the Water Zeit. $520,151 15 $28,606 3 8/22/08
38 777 The Short Game Gold. $39,819 20 $28,434 17 9/20/13
39 413 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
40 478 How to Survive a Plague IFC $132,055 15 $28,250 4 9/21/12
41 648 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
42 526 Trumbo Gold. $109,057 6 $28,125 3 6/27/08
43 419 Somm Gold. $174,197 9 $28,050 5 6/21/13
44 212 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
45 317 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
46 280 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $327,452 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
47 806 The Year of the Yao FL $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
48 321 Planet B-Boy Elep. $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
49 173 Visions of Light Kino $799,856 13 $27,761 2 2/24/93
50 425 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $166,243 25 $27,689 4 5/24/13
51 279 Ballet 422 Magn. $333,554 27 $27,653 2 2/6/15
52 52 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
53 234 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
54 76 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
55 635 Happy Valley Ston5 $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
56 284 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $318,816 8 $27,095 5 5/28/04
57 104 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
58 650 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
59 546 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $101,074 2 $26,840 2 3/7/14
60 120 Baraka Gold. $1,332,110 15 $26,812 2 9/24/93
61 124 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
62 204 Seymour: An Introduction IFC $620,731 64 $26,587 2 3/13/15
63 289 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
64 364 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
65 388 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
66 253 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
67 180 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
68 628 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
69 659 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
70 140 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
71 711 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $49,919 1 $25,460 1 7/27/07
72 832 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
73 556 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
74 591 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
75 493 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
76 486 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
77 768 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
78 390 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
79 338 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
80 232 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
81 392 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
82 387 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
83 250 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
84 161 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
85 701 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
86 640 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
87 266 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
88 525 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
89 427 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $164,540 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
90 278 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
91 380 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
92 299 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
93 693 To Be Takei SM $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
94 167 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
95 254 The Hunting Ground RTWC $405,917 25 $22,464 2 2/27/15
96 537 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
97 157 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
98 190 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
99 830 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
100 301 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,215,214,797----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$921,31550$146,74130-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$654,255,132----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$29,738,8701,675$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, #1301-1362


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Patience (After Sebald) CGld 5/9/12
Talent Has Hunger FRun 3/11/16
A Beautiful Planet BV 4/29/16
Dark Horse (2016) SPC 5/6/16
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD