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, #1201-1245
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 825 Eat This New York Org. $24,640 2 $5,847 2 1/30/04
2 828 Radio Unnameable KL $24,090 2 $5,833 1 9/19/12
3 1059 I Am Eleven ICir $7,526 2 $5,800 2 9/12/14
4 639 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $52,681 4 $5,791 2 6/1/11
5 986 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $11,562 1 $5,763 1 8/23/02
6 807 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
7 744 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $35,671 2 $5,754 1 10/19/11
8 693 OC87 FKF $43,583 6 $5,733 1 5/25/12
9 513 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $94,874 6 $5,728 1 9/20/02
10 851 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $21,697 4 $5,712 4 3/2/12
11 914 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $17,128 2 $5,712 2 4/25/14
12 879 How to Grow a Band ICir $20,135 2 $5,705 1 4/13/12
13 733 Death by China A23 $38,492 3 $5,701 1 8/17/12
14 303 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
15 653 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
16 401 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $156,928 6 $5,664 1 1/13/11
17 947 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $14,130 1 $5,656 1 3/13/09
18 905 Casting By SD $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
19 668 Step Up to the Plate CGld $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
20 603 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $61,794 5 $5,634 2 6/22/11
21 966 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $12,366 3 $5,599 3 10/14/11
22 766 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
23 803 Garbo: The Spy FRun $28,563 2 $5,593 1 11/18/11
24 647 Burma VJ Osci. $51,672 3 $5,554 1 5/20/09
25 883 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $20,018 1 $5,546 1 4/18/08
26 835 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $23,701 2 $5,530 1 1/18/13
27 952 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $13,710 2 $5,526 2 11/15/06
28 704 A State of Mind Kino $41,468 5 $5,515 1 8/10/05
29 806 Broadway Idiot FB $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
30 473 Killing Kasztner SkyI $112,313 5 $5,513 1 10/23/09
31 479 Best Worst Movie Abr. $109,895 2 $5,503 1 4/23/10
32 924 I Like Killing Flies Think $16,214 2 $5,487 1 7/28/06
33 779 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $31,135 5 $5,457 2 5/13/11
34 785 These Birds Walk Osci. $30,408 2 $5,454 1 11/1/13
35 1009 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $10,347 2 $5,451 2 12/13/13
36 826 Otter 501 Pala. $24,449 4 $5,444 3 5/11/12
37 909 Great Directors Pala. $17,921 4 $5,440 3 7/2/10
38 783 Documented DefA $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
39 555 Circo FRun $77,466 4 $5,403 1 4/1/11
40 775 Whores' Glory KL $31,420 3 $5,358 3 4/27/12
41 927 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
42 846 F**k Think $22,359 5 $5,299 2 11/10/06
43 629 In a Dream ICir $54,640 4 $5,297 1 4/10/09
44 527 Blindsight Abr. $89,169 5 $5,279 1 3/5/08
45 980 Blockade Icar. $11,750 1 $5,271 1 3/14/07
46 595 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $64,489 9 $5,226 1 10/2/13
47 550 More Than Honey KL $79,772 7 $5,225 1 6/12/13
48 591 Dancing Across Borders FRun $66,166 5 $5,204 1 3/26/10
49 833 Forever Icar. $23,828 1 $5,202 1 9/12/07
50 316 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
51 729 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $38,925 3 $5,160 1 3/2/07
52 796 Cousin Jules CGld $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
53 916 Balseros 7Art $16,783 1 $5,111 1 7/23/03
54 880 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
55 791 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $29,976 9 $5,075 4 5/23/07
56 1018 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
57 774 At Berkeley Zipp. $31,736 6 $5,069 2 11/8/13
58 681 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $45,255 8 $5,066 1 5/16/14
59 958 Red Obsession A23 $13,199 3 $5,060 2 9/6/13
60 959 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $13,080 1 $5,054 1 3/4/11
61 984 Angels in the Dust Libre $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
62 813 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $26,859 1 $5,034 1 11/24/06
63 900 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $18,618 4 $5,026 3 6/1/12
64 891 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $19,317 2 $5,025 1 7/29/05
65 1072 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
66 598 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $62,652 7 $5,000 1 5/15/13
67 842 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
68 460 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
69 995 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
70 920 The Last Mogul Think $16,469 2 $4,965 1 6/24/05
71 694 If You Build It Long Shot $43,393 5 $4,949 1 1/10/14
72 1055 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
73 859 Girl Model FRun $21,154 5 $4,898 1 9/5/12
74 762 Sisters in Law WMM $33,312 2 $4,895 1 4/12/06
75 737 Wagner & Me FRun $37,745 4 $4,891 2 12/7/12
76 921 Genesis Think $16,413 1 $4,891 1 5/27/05
77 800 Fire in the Blood ICir $28,994 4 $4,856 1 9/6/13
78 485 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
79 736 Girlhood Wells $37,977 3 $4,845 2 10/29/03
80 964 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $12,600 1 $4,842 1 7/16/04
81 318 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
82 544 The Whale Pala. $81,881 5 $4,835 2 9/9/11
83 929 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $15,679 1 $4,820 1 4/30/04
84 987 East of Havana BMG $11,550 1 $4,800 1 2/2/07
85 895 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
86 887 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon Reel $19,712 1 $4,792 1 5/30/08
87 918 American Cannibal Life $16,566 1 $4,778 1 3/16/07
88 975 Defamation FRun $12,038 4 $4,725 4 11/20/09
89 685 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $44,883 6 $4,721 1 1/20/12
90 860 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $21,152 6 $4,694 2 7/31/09
91 757 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $34,005 6 $4,691 4 4/5/13
92 892 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom FRun $19,245 2 $4,645 1 8/13/10
93 756 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
94 99 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $1,577,480 16 $4,632 1 8/19/88
95 578 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $68,719 5 $4,620 1 10/27/10
96 614 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $59,192 9 $4,613 1 7/11/08
97 1067 Levitated Mass FRun $7,005 1 $4,589 1 9/5/14
98 1074 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $6,905 17 $4,570 17 6/20/13
99 978 New York in the 50's Avat. $11,882 1 $4,552 1 2/9/01
100 587 For No Good Reason SPC $67,421 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,084,029,910----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$892,94148$132,78427-
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, #1201-1245


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
American Meat LB 4/12/13
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
God the Father RM 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15