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
1 251 Genghis Blues Roxie $374,550 6 $6,524 1 7/1/99
2 254 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $370,218 24 $8,218 1 3/1/13
3 260 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
4 264 The Boys of Baraka Think $323,860 9 $9,705 1 11/30/05
5 270 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
6 274 The Panama Deception EPr $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
7 278 Unmistaken Child Osci. $306,140 6 $6,293 1 6/3/09
8 280 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
9 284 42 Up FRun $300,880 5 $11,599 1 11/17/99
10 286 Bonhoeffer FRun $296,131 7 $10,099 1 6/20/03
11 287 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
12 289 Last Train Home Zeit. $288,328 14 $20,418 1 9/3/10
13 293 The Interrupters CGld $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
14 294 American Hardcore SPC $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
15 296 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $276,181 28 $27,879 1 9/17/14
16 301 Paradise Lost CThnk $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
17 304 Surfwise Magn. $269,994 13 $10,304 1 5/9/08
18 307 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $263,723 13 $18,211 1 1/5/11
19 308 Life and Debt NYer $263,107 4 $1,494 1 6/16/01
20 310 Stone Reader Jet $260,523 7 $5,682 1 2/12/03
21 314 Alive Inside B360 $256,682 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
22 315 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
23 318 The War Tapes SenA $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
24 319 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $253,311 11 $8,335 1 8/25/95
25 322 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $249,565 5 $17,357 1 11/4/05
26 325 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $247,159 15 $5,185 1 4/4/14
27 326 Enlighten Up! Bal. $246,649 12 $11,799 1 9/12/08
28 327 Watermarks Kino $246,094 9 $4,837 1 1/21/05
29 330 My Perestroika ICir $242,707 19 $17,680 1 3/23/11
30 331 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $242,646 9 $13,537 1 3/14/12
31 333 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $240,239 12 $9,129 1 6/20/07
32 337 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $237,181 10 $12,756 1 7/27/11
33 339 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $232,981 4 $18,580 1 9/1/89
34 343 This So-Called Disaster IFC $226,658 3 $8,435 1 4/21/04
35 346 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $225,682 20 $6,776 1 8/16/00
36 353 Bus 174 Think $217,201 5 $8,625 1 10/8/03
37 358 Somewhere Between Long Shot $210,975 6 $7,799 1 8/24/12
38 360 Mondovino Think $209,618 8 $9,840 1 3/23/05
39 363 Sweetgrass CGld $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
40 366 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $204,956 10 $8,230 1 8/17/05
41 372 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $200,010 25 $9,527 1 11/16/07
42 373 South of the Border Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
43 377 Mondo New York 4&B $193,209 1 $10,752 1 4/22/88
44 378 Code Black Long Shot $190,229 10 $6,319 1 6/20/14
45 380 Lost Boys of Sudan Shad. $188,467 8 $512 1 8/22/03
46 381 Waste Land Arth. $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
47 384 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $183,342 8 $15,411 1 9/23/11
48 385 Chop Suey Zeit. $179,914 5 $10,472 1 10/5/01
49 394 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
50 398 Crude FRun $170,295 7 $16,595 1 9/9/09
51 401 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $166,750 2 $7,970 1 3/1/06
52 403 The Five Obstructions Koch $165,845 3 $8,940 1 5/26/04
53 405 Hybrid Indic. $164,386 2 $1,008 1 5/10/02
54 407 Nanking Think $161,182 10 $6,316 1 12/12/07
55 408 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $160,621 5 $6,411 1 5/23/03
56 410 Crazy Horse Zipp. $157,782 14 $7,963 1 1/18/12
57 412 Free the Mind ICir $157,201 6 $12,215 1 5/3/13
58 413 Derrida Zeit. $157,200 6 $11,473 1 10/23/02
59 414 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $156,928 6 $5,664 1 1/13/11
60 421 Citizen Koch Vari. $153,908 24 $10,200 1 6/6/14
61 424 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $152,791 7 $13,802 1 4/17/13
62 425 Show Business Reg. $151,792 9 $8,829 1 5/11/07
63 429 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $150,268 13 $10,998 1 8/22/03
64 431 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $148,292 5 $7,482 1 10/20/06
65 434 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
66 435 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $144,601 12 $9,805 1 7/7/06
67 438 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
68 440 National Gallery Zipp. $142,001 13 $10,049 1 11/5/14
69 441 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
70 442 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $140,000 8 $8,318 1 1/3/97
71 444 Good Ol' Freda Magn. $138,811 17 $6,798 1 9/6/13
72 450 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $132,782 7 $11,143 1 7/25/07
73 451 Stolen ICir $132,596 5 $6,250 1 4/19/06
74 453 Kumare KL $132,160 9 $9,601 1 6/20/12
75 455 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $130,441 3 $7,246 1 12/4/09
76 456 4 Little Girls GV $130,146 4 $13,528 1 7/9/97
77 457 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $129,988 5 $9,098 1 12/2/05
78 465 The Square (2013) Nou $124,244 9 $16,359 1 10/25/13
79 468 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
80 472 Examined Life Zeit. $120,712 6 $12,085 1 2/25/09
81 475 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $118,206 21 $4,996 1 3/19/10
82 478 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
83 480 Blank City IR $116,037 3 $13,989 1 4/6/11
84 483 Ballerina FRun $114,507 5 $2,656 1 1/16/09
85 484 After Innocence NYer $114,264 4 $10,194 1 10/21/05
86 485 Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm KL $113,966 10 $7,937 1 4/19/13
87 486 God the Father RM $113,276 15 $15,037 1 10/17/14
88 487 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $112,679 19 $7,882 1 5/4/12
89 489 Killing Kasztner SkyI $112,313 5 $5,513 1 10/23/09
90 490 Marwencol CGld $112,036 6 $3,276 1 10/8/10
91 491 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $111,205 21 $3,610 1 8/24/12
92 492 Word Wars 7Art $110,617 5 $7,559 1 5/28/04
93 495 5 Broken Cameras KL $109,983 9 $6,674 1 5/30/12
94 496 Best Worst Movie Abr. $109,895 2 $5,503 1 4/23/10
95 501 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $108,118 21 $4,846 1 11/22/13
96 504 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
97 505 The Way We Get By ICir $106,542 7 $7,149 1 7/17/09
98 508 King Corn Bal. $105,422 8 $6,753 1 10/12/07
99 514 Afghan Star Zeit. $102,115 5 $3,671 1 6/26/09
100 515 Korengal Sab. $101,310 11 $14,630 1 5/30/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,097,881,303----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$873,41447$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