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, #1201-1250
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 326 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
2 364 South of the Border Cinema Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
3 531 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
4 547 Future of Food Cinema Libre $81,280 5 $8,721 2 9/14/05
5 595 Bloodline Cinema Libre $64,698 5 $6,658 1 5/9/08
6 790 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
7 823 Through the Fire Cinema Libre $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
8 854 Giuliani Time Cinema Libre $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
9 870 Voices in Wartime Cinema Libre $20,702 5 $1,966 2 4/8/05
10 877 The Highest Pass Cinema Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
11 938 The Beautiful Truth Cinema Libre $15,387 2 $3,025 1 11/14/08
12 950 Desert Bayou Cinema Libre $14,350 1 $6,976 1 10/5/07
13 981 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Cinema Libre $12,025 1 $7,039 1 12/7/12
14 989 Angels in the Dust Cinema Libre $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
15 1127 The Fall of Fujimori Cinema Libre $4,630 1 $779 1 5/5/06
16 1132 McLibel Cinema Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
17 1144 The Harvest/La Cosecha Cinema Libre $3,709 1 $2,245 1 7/29/11
18 1212 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
19 453 Inni Cinema Purgatorio $123,482 7 $14,903 3 10/28/11
20 643 Cropsey Cinema Purgatorio $52,476 4 $6,306 1 6/4/10
21 1027 Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers Cinema Purgatorio $9,677 2 n/a - 1/8/10
22 1084 Regina Spektor: Live In London Cinema Purgatorio $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
23 1100 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo Cinema Purgatorio $5,922 2 $2,198 2 9/17/10
24 968 Children Underground Cinemax $12,798 1 $3,075 1 9/19/01
25 517 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 Citizens United $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
26 455 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) City Lights Pictures Releasing $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
27 855 The Matador (2008) City Lights Pictures Releasing $21,816 2 $6,695 1 10/31/08
28 908 Suicide Killers City Lights Pictures Releasing $18,239 1 $10,601 1 8/25/06
29 1121 Everything's Cool City Lights Pictures Releasing $4,890 2 $2,641 2 11/23/07
30 920 Carbon Nation Clay Way Media $16,901 2 $402 1 5/7/10
31 367 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Codeblack Entertainment $194,102 16 $69,306 16 4/5/13
32 400 Chasing Madoff Cohen Media Group $157,612 9 n/a 9 8/26/11
33 668 Mademoiselle C Cohen Media Group $48,668 7 $14,284 6 9/11/13
34 715 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen Media Group $40,563 8 $14,328 8 2/7/14
35 949 The Unbelievers Content Media $14,400 1 $5,925 1 11/29/13
36 756 Beautiful Darling Corinth Films $34,096 3 $12,406 1 4/22/11
37 1143 They Come to America Corinth/TV360 $3,775 1 $3,775 1 3/31/12
38 72 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cowboy $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
39 90 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cowboy $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
40 223 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cowboy $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
41 315 Promises Cowboy $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
42 397 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cowboy $160,621 5 $6,411 1 5/23/03
43 741 Benjamin Smoke Cowboy $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
44 914 Dear Jesse Cowboy $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
45 117 Brother's Keeper Creative Thinking $1,305,915 15 $10,758 1 9/9/92
46 294 Paradise Lost Creative Thinking $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
47 897 Make Believe CrowdStarter $19,085 1 n/a - 5/13/11
48 252 Broadway: The Golden Age Dada Films $353,580 14 $16,524 2 6/11/04
49 454 The Last Mountain Dada Films $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
50 308 Sex with Strangers David Keith $254,852 8 $8,584 4 2/22/02
51 785 Documented Define American $30,662 3 $5,422 1 5/2/14
52 1050 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Direct Cinema Limited $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
53 329 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DisruptiveLA $235,659 304 $149,879 304 8/8/14
54 599 Becoming Traviata Distrib Films $62,652 7 $5,000 1 5/15/13
55 712 Hell and Back Again Docurama Films $40,634 4 $3,413 1 10/5/11
56 899 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers Doppelganger Releasing $18,938 3 $4,794 1 7/31/13
57 217 Act of Killing Drafthouse $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
58 447 A Band Called Death Drafthouse $127,257 16 $34,839 15 6/28/13
59 697 The Dog Drafthouse $43,460 16 $12,431 3 8/8/14
60 807 The Ambassador Drafthouse $28,102 8 $13,046 4 8/29/12
61 996 The Final Member Drafthouse $11,428 10 $2,064 7 4/18/14
62 - Dressed Dressed n/a 1 n/a 1 2/4/11
63 1009 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drift Releasing $10,524 1 $4,438 1 1/6/95
64 645 Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie Drive-in Doc LLC $52,458 4 n/a - 6/7/13
65 683 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story Dutchmen Films $45,874 1 $16,011 1 10/26/12
66 292 Planet B-Boy Elephant Eye Films $273,870 14 $27,777 2 3/21/08
67 640 Billy the Kid Elephant Eye Films $52,823 3 $7,923 1 12/5/07
68 296 This Old Cub Emerging Pictures $270,014 6 $31,252 6 3/26/04
69 429 Music from the Inside Out Emerging Pictures $141,504 4 $13,444 1 4/22/05
70 1122 Home of the Brave (2004) Emerging Pictures $4,874 1 $3,185 1 10/1/04
71 1128 Cowboy del Amor Emerging Pictures $4,438 2 $4,438 2 2/10/06
72 1201 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emerging Pictures $1,440 3 $1,232 3 2/19/03
73 510 Yves St. Laurent Empire $99,819 2 $15,385 1 1/7/04
74 1063 With All Deliberate Speed Empire $7,690 5 $4,920 5 5/14/04
75 268 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
76 1062 A Walk to Beautiful Engel Entertainment $7,718 1 $7,718 1 2/8/08
77 212 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's Entertainment One $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
78 539 Watermark Entertainment One $84,464 16 $7,724 2 4/4/14
79 846 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Entertainment One $22,740 3 $5,000 2 1/20/12
80 587 Beyond the Gates (2004) Every Tribe $67,433 5 $36,412 5 11/5/04
81 871 The Last Dispatch Fabrication Films $20,684 1 $16,848 1 7/29/05
82 885 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Facets $20,073 1 $5,093 1 4/11/03
83 346 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
84 1180 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
85 804 Hitler's Children Film Movement $28,663 3 $2,939 1 11/16/12
86 842 The Iran Job Film Movement $23,115 2 n/a - 6/7/13
87 1042 Only When I Dance Film Movement $8,738 1 $2,181 1 7/2/10
88 1106 Papirosen Film Movement $5,658 1 n/a - 1/24/14
89 571 Body of War Film Sales Company $71,716 5 $3,321 1 3/7/08
90 808 Broadway Idiot FilmBuff $27,595 6 $5,514 1 10/11/13
91 665 The Internet's Own Boy FilmBuff/Participant Media $48,911 12 $21,705 12 6/27/14
92 22 Hoop Dreams Fine Line $7,830,611 262 $18,396 3 10/14/94
93 191 The Filth and the Fury Fine Line $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
94 749 The Year of the Yao Fine Line $35,591 12 $27,823 12 4/15/05
95 730 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 Fine Line Media $38,933 8 $6,157 1 9/13/13
96 342 New York Doll First Independent Pictures $219,672 11 $17,583 5 10/28/05
97 560 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $76,173 5 $6,760 1 5/9/08
98 967 I Trust You to Kill Me First Independent Pictures $12,854 1 $5,888 1 9/8/06
99 304 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First Look $257,315 18 $21,722 7 3/26/04
100 490 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First Look $106,686 5 $8,981 1 4/2/03
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,084,444,384----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$889,61847$132,26827-
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, #1201-1250


If there are any movies that you think should be on this list, e-mail us at mail@boxofficemojo.com.




UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Last Party Trit 8/27/93
NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. 10/1/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Meet the Mormons Purd. 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
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
God the Father RM 10/31/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 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
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15