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, #1601-1689
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 389 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
2 386 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
3 385 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
4 382 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
5 379 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
6 373 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $279,558 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
7 372 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
8 371 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
9 366 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
10 365 Above and Beyond ICir $288,751 13 $6,448 1 1/30/15
11 362 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
12 361 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
13 359 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
14 355 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
15 354 Unmistaken Child Osci. $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
16 348 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
17 342 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
18 334 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
19 328 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
20 320 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
21 317 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
22 315 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
23 312 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $381,225 3 $3,263 1 10/22/04
24 305 Detropia LF $390,024 24 $17,414 1 9/7/12
25 304 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $391,950 10 $18,422 1 8/20/04
26 302 Amandla! Art. $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
27 296 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $421,573 19 $10,505 1 12/5/14
28 294 The Singing Revolution Abr. $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
29 292 Rosenwald CIE $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
30 289 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $442,936 16 $379 1 1/19/07
31 287 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
32 286 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $449,707 3 $9,711 1 3/18/94
33 285 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $453,993 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
34 279 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
35 277 Our President CJ $507,268 41 $9,421 1 6/2/17
36 274 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
37 273 Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution PBS $516,893 12 $20,215 1 9/2/15
38 269 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
39 260 Dolores PBS $555,309 33 $13,534 1 9/1/17
40 257 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $563,482 6 $7,607 1 7/10/98
41 256 The Weather Underground Shad. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
42 255 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $567,493 25 $14,000 1 11/4/09
43 253 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $578,241 15 $9,482 1 9/19/03
44 249 Powaqqatsi Can. $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
45 248 Tarnation Wells $592,014 22 $12,740 1 10/6/04
46 246 Road Scholar Gold. $597,564 16 $8,635 1 7/16/93
47 243 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
48 231 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $668,228 12 $16,835 1 2/27/98
49 225 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
50 223 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
51 220 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $712,446 13 $10,356 1 9/27/02
52 217 Walk With Me Gathr $721,371 61 $9,932 1 8/11/17
53 214 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
54 206 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $783,969 23 $15,851 1 4/25/08
55 205 Trembling Before G-d NYer $788,896 8 $21,410 1 10/24/01
56 204 Into Great Silence Zeit. $790,452 19 $11,355 1 2/28/07
57 198 Ballets Russes Zeit. $815,848 21 $12,230 1 10/26/05
58 193 Marlene Aliv $852,676 6 $14,490 1 11/7/86
59 186 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
60 185 The War Room Oct. $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
61 183 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
62 182 35 Up Gold. $922,872 21 $13,690 1 1/15/92
63 179 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
64 171 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
65 161 Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe CLS $1,163,265 95 $28,339 1 4/1/16
66 159 Festival Express Think $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
67 155 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $1,209,846 23 $17,814 1 8/26/88
68 149 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
69 146 Brother's Keeper CThnk $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
70 129 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
71 125 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $1,539,680 21 $18,885 1 10/10/14
72 123 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $1,577,480 16 $4,632 1 8/19/88
73 122 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
74 112 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
75 107 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
76 103 Beyond the Mat Lions $2,053,648 298 $9,532 1 10/22/99
77 99 Rivers and Tides Roxie $2,200,276 15 $12,256 1 6/26/02
78 95 WARx2 WARX2 $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
79 86 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
80 78 Kedi Osci. $2,835,047 130 $40,103 1 2/10/17
81 73 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
82 62 Born Into Brothels Think $3,515,061 127 $14,605 1 12/8/04
83 39 Spellbound (2003) Think $5,728,581 117 $17,508 1 4/30/03
84 24 Winged Migration SPC $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
85 10 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
86 5 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
87 1618 We Are the Giant MBox $1,088 2 $1,088 2 12/12/14
88 1610 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
89 1608 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet KL $1,294 2 $319 2 12/12/12
90 1596 Souldier PDF $1,500 2 $900 2 2/21/14
91 1584 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $1,916 2 $822 2 9/24/10
92 1580 Cage Fighter IFC $2,027 2 $1,204 2 2/2/18
93 1578 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 2 $2,119 2 1/11/08
94 1577 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 2 $2,214 2 2/24/06
95 1565 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $2,493 2 $1,772 2 4/14/06
96 1549 Best and Most Beautiful Things FRun $3,016 2 $1,591 2 12/2/16
97 1543 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $3,103 2 $2,194 2 3/23/07
98 1516 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $4,070 2 $2,012 2 5/23/08
99 1515 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
100 1504 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 2 $4,438 2 2/10/06
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,339,713,312----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$822,92052$127,18028-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$696,060,347----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$21,092,7381,403$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, #1601-1689


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Hats Off Abr. 3/28/08
The Gospel According to André Magn. 5/25/18
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Focus 6/8/18
Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist Greenwich 6/8/18
The Quest of Alain Ducasse Magn. 6/8/18
Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf Argo. 6/13/18
Spiral Cohen 6/22/18
The King (2018) Osci. 6/22/18
GameChangers PDF 6/29/18
Three Identical Strangers Neon 6/29/18
Whitney RAtt. 7/6/18
Generation Wealth Amazon 7/20/18
McQueen BST 7/20/18
Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood Greenwich 7/27/18
John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection Osci. 8/22/18
Hal Osci. 9/14/18
Penguins (Disneynature) BV 4/19/19
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD