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, #1201-1292
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 344 Art and Craft Osci. $226,584 20 $20,879 2 9/19/14
2 595 An Inconsistent Truth RM $69,394 3 $20,733 1 1/27/12
3 489 Spinning Plates TFA $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
4 697 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
5 169 To Be and to Have NYer $777,129 14 $20,528 3 9/19/03
6 236 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
7 462 DIG! Palm $127,067 10 $20,437 2 10/1/04
8 289 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
9 672 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $50,804 14 $20,355 14 6/27/08
10 129 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
11 146 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
12 636 Maxed Out Magn. $58,829 6 $20,024 6 3/9/07
13 222 The Flat IFC $471,842 27 $19,916 3 10/19/12
14 62 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
15 448 The Other Dream Team TFA $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
16 877 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $21,577 11 $19,537 11 12/7/12
17 472 Fidel FRun $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
18 130 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,134,623 25 $19,302 2 7/10/09
19 209 Incident at Oglala Mira. $536,848 12 $19,070 3 5/8/92
20 334 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
21 168 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
22 73 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
23 144 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $929,017 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
24 730 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
25 352 Brooklyn Castle PDA $219,407 13 $18,761 2 10/19/12
26 339 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
27 241 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
28 22 Hoop Dreams FL $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
29 762 Mansome Pala. $36,280 20 $18,395 20 5/18/12
30 435 American Promise RFG $146,702 8 $18,300 2 10/18/13
31 307 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
32 294 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
33 283 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
34 504 Ivory Tower Gold. $106,771 12 $17,857 2 6/13/14
35 125 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
36 142 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
37 330 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
38 147 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
39 175 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
40 351 New York Doll FInd. $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
41 468 The Last Mountain Da. $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
42 32 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
43 430 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
44 315 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
45 242 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
46 322 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
47 498 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $109,427 17 $17,317 5 7/25/08
48 300 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $273,749 13 $17,316 2 9/9/11
49 231 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
50 450 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $133,058 9 $17,154 2 10/18/02
51 137 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
52 350 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
53 831 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $27,182 2 $17,112 2 2/17/94
54 401 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $167,508 9 $17,034 3 9/10/10
55 255 When Comedy Went to School ICir $369,065 13 $17,001 5 7/31/13
56 380 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
57 889 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
58 186 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
59 400 Crude FRun $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
60 258 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
61 726 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $40,919 10 $16,522 10 8/13/04
62 585 The Invisible War Cdgm. $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
63 359 The House I Live In Abr. $210,752 12 $16,453 2 10/5/12
64 650 The Lottery Vari. $54,543 3 $16,435 1 6/11/10
65 466 The Square (2013) Nou $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
66 527 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $97,362 6 $16,158 3 1/9/04
67 121 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
68 906 State of Fear Skyl. $20,055 1 $16,075 1 1/11/06
69 699 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
70 770 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argo. $34,754 6 $15,982 4 9/19/14
71 167 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
72 653 The Other F Word Osci. $53,714 6 $15,792 2 11/4/11
73 189 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
74 459 Stonewall Uprising FRun $128,203 10 $15,729 4 6/16/10
75 368 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $201,275 24 $15,656 4 10/13/06
76 737 Rape of the Soul Slow $39,975 8 $15,602 8 3/17/06
77 582 After Tiller Osci. $72,125 6 $15,500 2 9/20/13
78 237 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $417,120 13 $15,477 3 12/22/04
79 482 War/Dance Think $115,210 10 $15,471 3 11/9/07
80 386 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
81 525 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
82 398 Afternoon of a Faun KL $172,450 11 $15,292 2 2/5/14
83 148 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
84 524 No Impact Man Osci. $100,028 8 $15,215 2 9/11/09
85 261 Kings of Pastry FRun $336,386 10 $15,162 2 9/15/10
86 417 One Day in September SPC $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
87 687 GMO OMG SD $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
88 507 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magn. $105,998 9 $15,096 2 7/3/13
89 487 God the Father RM $113,276 15 $15,037 1 10/17/14
90 467 Inni CP $123,482 7 $14,903 3 10/28/11
91 841 Through the Fire Libre $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
92 217 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
93 857 Emmanuel's Gift First $23,728 6 $14,642 6 10/21/05
94 646 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
95 516 Korengal Sab. $101,310 11 $14,630 1 5/30/14
96 52 Born Into Brothels Think $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
97 579 The Nomi Song Palm $74,631 3 $14,510 2 2/4/05
98 155 Marlene Aliv $852,676 6 $14,490 1 11/7/86
99 422 Magic Trip Magn. $154,521 18 $14,367 4 8/5/11
100 731 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $40,563 8 $14,328 8 2/7/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,098,151,828----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$873,62947$130,88727-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$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, #1201-1292


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15