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, #1601-1631
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 678 Los Sures Osci. $83,992 2 $26,088 1 4/15/16
2 718 Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Drft. $71,916 27 $26,059 24 6/17/16
3 294 Project Nim RAtt. $411,184 22 $25,820 4 7/8/11
4 205 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $771,712 5 $25,807 5 4/14/00
5 731 Take Me to the River Abr. $68,598 13 $25,588 12 9/12/14
6 766 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
7 162 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
8 832 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $49,919 1 $25,460 1 7/27/07
9 968 District of Corruption RM $31,954 3 $25,086 3 10/26/12
10 643 Paragraph 175 NYer $96,630 2 $25,007 2 9/13/00
11 682 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
12 571 The Punk Singer IFC $122,742 24 $24,729 3 11/29/13
13 155 The Music of Strangers Orch. $1,176,781 82 $24,614 3 6/10/16
14 562 Unknown White Male Wells $126,836 11 $24,591 4 2/24/06
15 896 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
16 444 Iraq in Fragments Arab $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
17 388 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
18 269 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
19 446 Imelda Unco $200,992 6 $24,077 6 6/9/04
20 441 Soul Power SPC $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
21 291 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $421,516 7 $23,865 2 11/30/01
22 187 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
23 819 Screamers (2006) Maya $52,034 4 $23,609 4 12/8/06
24 614 Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened Abr. $106,986 7 $23,490 2 11/18/16
25 744 Pandora's Promise Abr. $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
26 673 Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. $85,999 27 $23,413 5 9/9/16
27 308 The Hunting of the President Reg. $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
28 609 Darfur Now WIP $109,107 24 $23,217 3 11/2/07
29 488 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $164,540 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
30 323 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
31 432 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
32 347 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
33 808 To Be Takei SM $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
34 193 Arctic Tale ParV $833,532 227 $22,607 4 7/25/07
35 295 The Hunting Ground RTWC $405,917 25 $22,464 2 2/27/15
36 546 Chavela MBox $132,322 14 $22,453 4 10/4/17
37 621 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $105,054 9 $22,444 4 11/26/04
38 183 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
39 543 Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Abr. $133,006 54 $22,310 1 6/16/17
40 849 Twenty Two CL $46,796 11 $22,222 11 9/8/17
41 218 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
42 343 Francofonia MBox $307,040 25 $22,083 2 4/1/16
43 966 Living in Emergency Truly $32,208 7 $21,905 7 6/4/10
44 235 Tickled Magn. $613,956 53 $21,898 2 6/17/16
45 387 Life, Animated Orch. $255,388 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
46 349 God Grew Tired of Us NM $301,447 10 $21,858 2 1/12/07
47 105 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
48 106 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
49 468 Protocols of Zion Think $178,875 10 $21,733 4 10/21/05
50 383 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
51 837 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
52 110 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
53 334 Grass Una. $313,039 10 $21,578 2 5/31/00
54 451 South of the Border CLS $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
55 834 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
56 201 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
57 1009 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $28,365 19 $21,381 19 4/7/00
58 380 Steep SPC $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
59 449 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $200,036 16 $21,098 3 8/16/13
60 263 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
61 402 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
62 396 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $248,362 17 $20,880 2 11/2/07
63 412 Art and Craft Osci. $235,037 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
64 729 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
65 595 Spinning Plates TFA $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
66 856 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
67 204 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
68 292 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
69 561 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
70 358 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
71 827 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
72 342 Merchants of Doubt SPC $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
73 417 Jeremiah Tower Orch. $228,153 33 $20,268 2 4/21/17
74 157 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
75 179 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
76 221 Red Army SPC $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
77 888 Nowitzki Magn. $41,340 4 $20,049 4 7/10/15
78 781 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
79 273 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
80 72 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
81 539 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
82 317 Letters from Baghdad Vita. $359,735 20 $19,725 2 6/2/17
83 1117 Art Bastard CAVU $19,600 2 $19,600 2 6/3/16
84 1078 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
85 708 Batkid Begins WB (NL) $74,709 14 $19,437 4 6/26/15
86 573 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
87 160 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
88 541 Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll Argo. $133,443 7 $19,206 3 4/22/15
89 258 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
90 407 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
91 203 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
92 88 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
93 122 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $1,539,680 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
94 897 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
95 426 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
96 558 Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge Society $127,986 11 $18,600 6 6/30/17
97 413 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
98 298 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
99 29 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
100 936 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,325,484,089----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$842,11253$130,48329-
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, #1601-1631


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. 5/13/11
Big Sonia Argo. 11/17/17
BOMBSHELL: The Hedy Lamarr Story Zeit. 11/24/17
Eric Clapton: A Live in 12 Bars Abr. 11/24/17
Naples '44 FRun 11/29/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD