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, #1201-1242
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 116 Air Racers 3D 3D Entertainment $1,309,987 10 n/a - 4/6/12
2 368 Mondo New York 4th and Broadway $193,209 1 $10,752 1 4/22/88
3 285 American Pimp 7th Art $287,724 9 $28,699 5 6/9/00
4 419 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7th Art $148,292 5 $7,482 1 10/20/06
5 435 A Perfect Candidate 7th Art $134,485 8 n/a - 6/19/96
6 476 Word Wars 7th Art $110,617 5 $7,559 1 5/28/04
7 541 Better Living Through Circuitry 7th Art $82,378 8 $24,970 4 5/26/00
8 607 The Long Way Home 7th Art $60,509 7 $10,606 7 9/17/97
9 651 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7th Art $50,715 3 $6,027 1 3/29/00
10 892 Steal a Pencil for Me 7th Art $18,918 2 $11,179 2 11/9/07
11 913 Balseros 7th Art $16,783 1 $5,111 1 7/23/03
12 1029 The Swenkas 7th Art $8,860 1 $2,790 1 11/9/05
13 1068 Speaking in Strings 7th Art $6,859 2 $1,519 1 9/10/99
14 1076 The Aggressives 7th Art $6,533 1 $3,769 1 10/7/05
15 1099 Rock the Bells 7th Art $5,347 1 $1,325 1 4/11/07
16 1138 Revolution OS 7th Art $3,500 1 $3,500 1 8/23/02
17 1171 Workingman's Death 7th Art $2,214 2 $2,214 2 2/24/06
18 1176 Oswald's Ghost 7th Art $1,796 1 $1,796 1 11/30/07
19 171 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X Entertainment $741,557 221 $309,455 221 3/27/09
20 150 Particle Fever Abramorama $869,838 27 $53,901 4 3/5/14
21 184 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abramorama $667,911 27 $34,651 3 4/10/09
22 219 Pearl Jam Twenty Abramorama $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
23 228 The Singing Revolution Abramorama $426,855 5 $2,475 1 12/7/07
24 299 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abramorama $267,965 24 $97,043 24 6/24/11
25 350 The House I Live In Abramorama $210,752 12 $16,453 2 10/5/12
26 430 Mistaken for Strangers Abramorama $138,991 9 $87,743 9 3/28/14
27 479 Best Worst Movie Abramorama $109,895 2 $5,503 1 4/23/10
28 496 Stevie Nicks - In Your Dreams Abramorama $103,028 76 n/a - 3/31/13
29 525 Blindsight Abramorama $89,169 5 $5,279 1 3/5/08
30 587 Pandora's Promise Abramorama $66,680 16 $23,419 16 6/12/13
31 621 Big Men Abramorama $56,286 3 $7,539 1 3/14/14
32 699 We Live in Public Abramorama $41,711 2 $7,325 1 8/28/09
33 718 Refusenik Abramorama $39,456 3 $3,604 2 4/11/08
34 727 Paul Williams Still Alive Abramorama $38,691 2 $6,116 1 6/8/12
35 774 Hats Off Abramorama $31,272 5 $6,570 1 3/28/08
36 819 Take Me to the River Abramorama $25,300 12 $25,300 12 9/12/14
37 1022 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abramorama $9,166 1 $4,352 1 2/27/09
38 1038 Downloaded Abramorama $8,377 2 $2,504 2 6/21/13
39 - The Zen of Bennett Abramorama n/a - n/a - 10/24/12
40 - Addicted to Fame Abramorama n/a - n/a - 11/30/12
41 827 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction Adopt Films $23,959 4 $6,330 2 9/13/13
42 975 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliquot Films $11,799 1 $4,286 1 10/2/09
43 152 Marlene Alive Films $852,676 6 $14,490 1 11/7/86
44 328 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress Alive Mind Cinema $237,181 10 $12,756 1 7/27/11
45 372 The Anonymous People Alive Mind Cinema $187,459 13 n/a - 8/16/13
46 533 Crazy Wisdom Alive Mind Cinema $86,202 5 $10,304 1 11/25/11
47 647 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow Alive Mind Cinema $51,301 3 $7,272 1 8/10/11
48 833 Raw Faith Alive Mind Cinema $23,667 1 n/a 1 6/24/11
49 952 When the Iron Bird Flies Alive Mind Cinema $13,598 1 n/a - 10/19/12
50 1088 Sushi: The Global Catch Alive Mind Cinema $5,757 1 $516 1 8/3/12
51 1206 A Good Day to Die Alive Mind Cinema $573 1 n/a - 11/4/11
52 550 Radiant City Alliance $78,944 4 n/a - 3/30/07
53 1101 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha Releasing $5,194 1 $3,078 1 8/18/06
54 595 Last Days in Vietnam American Experience Films $63,400 3 $30,500 2 9/5/14
55 1060 Corman's World Anchor Bay Films $7,000 2 $7,000 2 12/16/11
56 907 Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer APD/Cinema Conservancy $17,632 2 $7,105 1 8/2/13
57 169 For All Mankind Apollo Associates $770,132 9 $33,777 6 11/1/89
58 358 Iraq in Fragments Arab Film Dist. $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
59 1106 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab Film Dist. $4,930 1 $1,735 1 1/28/05
60 1186 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab Film Dist. $1,479 1 $789 1 2/9/05
61 1192 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab Film Dist. $1,338 1 $357 1 7/13/05
62 1198 The Color of Olives Arab Film Dist. $1,169 1 $555 1 7/12/06
63 464 The Undefeated (2011) Arc Entertainment $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
64 415 Revenge of the Electric Car Area23a $150,886 11 $17,482 2 10/21/11
65 535 Wretches & Jabberers Area23a $84,610 1 n/a - 4/1/11
66 554 To Catch a Dollar Area23a $77,142 - n/a - 3/31/11
67 695 Fixing the Future Area23a $42,393 - n/a - 7/18/12
68 729 Death by China Area23a $38,492 3 $5,701 1 8/17/12
69 762 Dislecksia: The Movie Area23a $33,066 1 $2,213 1 10/4/13
70 839 Hellbound? Area23a $22,887 5 $3,938 4 9/21/12
71 923 Out of the Clear Blue Sky Area23a $16,050 2 $2,344 1 9/6/13
72 955 Red Obsession Area23a $13,199 3 $5,060 2 9/6/13
73 404 Billabong Odyssey Arenaplex $156,000 27 $54,000 27 11/7/03
74 523 Throw Down Your Heart Argot Pictures $89,521 4 $7,283 2 3/13/09
75 572 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argot Pictures $70,219 4 $10,537 1 1/23/09
76 653 American Casino Argot Pictures $50,437 3 $1,397 1 8/14/09
77 788 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argot Pictures $29,893 3 $10,976 3 12/3/10
78 793 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argot Pictures $29,316 5 $2,506 1 5/13/11
79 834 Expedition to the End of the World Argot Pictures $23,636 4 $6,635 1 8/20/14
80 856 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argot Pictures $21,242 1 $3,054 1 9/2/11
81 966 China Blue Argot Pictures $12,185 3 $3,767 2 1/19/07
82 1020 The City Dark Argot Pictures $9,269 2 $2,983 1 1/18/12
83 1035 The Institute Argot Pictures $8,445 4 $3,017 2 10/4/13
84 1075 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argot Pictures $6,601 2 $2,842 1 1/24/14
85 1126 High Tech, Low Life Argot Pictures $3,836 1 $1,718 1 1/9/13
86 - Best Kept Secret Argot Pictures n/a - n/a - 9/6/13
87 797 Catwalk Arrow Releasing $28,672 3 $9,560 1 2/16/96
88 379 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure ArtAffects $177,729 27 $28,340 6 3/30/12
89 306 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arthouse Films $256,242 7 $17,466 1 7/21/10
90 365 Herb & Dorothy Arthouse Films $194,721 8 $9,242 2 6/5/09
91 371 Waste Land Arthouse Films $187,716 8 $9,806 1 10/29/10
92 640 Visual Acoustics Arthouse Films $52,467 5 $3,517 1 10/9/09
93 676 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arthouse Films $46,078 6 $10,322 2 11/13/09
94 1028 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arthouse Films $8,939 1 $3,815 1 10/19/07
95 - Obscene Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 9/26/08
96 - The Universe of Keith Haring Arthouse Films n/a - n/a - 10/24/08
97 49 Step Into Liquid Artisan $3,681,803 91 $135,985 5 8/8/03
98 119 Startup.com Artisan $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
99 234 Amandla! Artisan $405,331 16 $14,181 1 2/19/03
100 - The Girls in the Band Artist Tribe/One Step n/a - n/a - 5/10/13
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,715,827----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$897,85948$133,48027-
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, #1201-1242


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15