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
1 294 Paradise Lost Creative Thinking $272,750 11 $10,740 1 9/20/96
2 72 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cowboy $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
3 90 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cowboy $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
4 223 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cowboy $445,522 13 $10,776 1 7/26/02
5 315 Promises Cowboy $247,948 5 $6,535 5 3/15/02
6 395 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cowboy $160,621 5 $6,411 1 5/23/03
7 736 Benjamin Smoke Cowboy $37,111 2 $6,183 1 7/21/00
8 906 Dear Jesse Cowboy $17,744 3 $1,508 1 6/26/98
9 1131 They Come to America Corinth/TV360 $3,775 1 $3,775 1 3/31/12
10 750 Beautiful Darling Corinth Films $34,096 3 $12,406 1 4/22/11
11 941 The Unbelievers Content Media $14,400 1 $5,925 1 11/29/13
12 398 Chasing Madoff Cohen Media Group $157,612 9 n/a 9 8/26/11
13 662 Mademoiselle C Cohen Media Group $48,668 7 $14,284 6 9/11/13
14 710 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen Media Group $40,563 8 $14,328 8 2/7/14
15 367 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Codeblack Entertainment $194,102 16 $69,306 16 4/5/13
16 911 Carbon Nation Clay Way Media $16,901 2 $402 1 5/7/10
17 454 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) City Lights Pictures Releasing $122,905 9 $14,030 1 8/17/07
18 848 The Matador (2008) City Lights Pictures Releasing $21,816 2 $6,695 1 10/31/08
19 900 Suicide Killers City Lights Pictures Releasing $18,239 1 $10,601 1 8/25/06
20 1109 Everything's Cool City Lights Pictures Releasing $4,890 2 $2,641 2 11/23/07
21 515 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 Citizens United $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
22 960 Children Underground Cinemax $12,798 1 $3,075 1 9/19/01
23 452 Inni Cinema Purgatorio $123,482 7 $14,903 3 10/28/11
24 639 Cropsey Cinema Purgatorio $52,476 4 $6,306 1 6/4/10
25 1017 Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers Cinema Purgatorio $9,677 2 n/a - 1/8/10
26 1072 Regina Spektor: Live In London Cinema Purgatorio $6,684 9 $1,798 9 11/19/10
27 1086 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo Cinema Purgatorio $5,922 2 $2,198 2 9/17/10
28 220 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
29 326 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
30 364 South of the Border Cinema Libre $198,600 12 $21,545 1 6/25/10
31 529 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
32 545 Future of Food Cinema Libre $81,280 5 $8,721 2 9/14/05
33 592 Bloodline Cinema Libre $64,698 5 $6,658 1 5/9/08
34 784 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
35 817 Through the Fire Cinema Libre $25,752 8 $14,769 8 2/10/06
36 847 Giuliani Time Cinema Libre $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
37 863 Voices in Wartime Cinema Libre $20,702 5 $1,966 2 4/8/05
38 870 The Highest Pass Cinema Libre $20,386 2 $10,125 2 4/27/12
39 930 The Beautiful Truth Cinema Libre $15,387 2 $3,025 1 11/14/08
40 942 Desert Bayou Cinema Libre $14,350 1 $6,976 1 10/5/07
41 972 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Cinema Libre $12,025 1 $7,039 1 12/7/12
42 980 Angels in the Dust Cinema Libre $11,606 4 $5,043 1 9/14/07
43 1116 The Fall of Fujimori Cinema Libre $4,630 1 $779 1 5/5/06
44 1121 McLibel Cinema Libre $4,337 3 $1,821 1 6/10/05
45 1132 The Harvest/La Cosecha Cinema Libre $3,709 1 $2,245 1 7/29/11
46 1203 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
47 287 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $282,448 10 $7,920 1 7/29/11
48 325 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $239,711 7 $19,032 3 7/2/09
49 354 Sweetgrass Cinema Guild $207,473 9 $9,870 1 1/6/10
50 474 Marwencol Cinema Guild $112,036 6 $3,276 1 10/8/10
51 520 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
52 557 Leviathan (2013) Cinema Guild $76,211 5 $10,000 1 3/1/13
53 598 The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $62,645 3 $7,056 1 7/25/08
54 666 Step Up to the Plate Cinema Guild $47,439 6 $5,643 2 9/14/12
55 693 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Cinema Guild $42,892 3 $7,980 1 4/3/13
56 703 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $41,271 3 $5,864 1 11/21/08
57 793 Cousin Jules Cinema Guild $29,337 3 $5,135 1 11/29/13
58 825 Manakamana Cinema Guild $24,182 2 $3,635 1 4/18/14
59 846 Primo Levi's Journey Cinema Guild $22,026 1 $3,151 1 8/17/07
60 924 Patience (After Sebald) Cinema Guild $15,941 1 $5,302 1 5/9/12
61 946 Planet of Snail Cinema Guild $13,957 2 $2,011 1 7/25/12
62 950 The Law in These Parts Cinema Guild $13,683 1 $2,814 1 11/16/12
63 991 The Woman with the Five Elephants Cinema Guild $11,026 1 $4,988 1 7/20/11
64 1148 What Now? Remind Me Cinema Guild $3,089 1 $1,434 1 8/8/14
65 1014 Cuba: Island of Music Cinema Four $9,791 1 $5,071 1 1/16/04
66 1137 Journeys with George Cinema Four $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
67 1138 Sister Helen Cinema Four $3,541 1 $2,163 1 10/24/03
68 702 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Cinema Connection $41,430 1 $11,437 1 1/11/95
69 422 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
70 536 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $84,577 13 $9,094 1 1/24/14
71 566 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $71,968 19 $16,500 4 6/22/12
72 604 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $61,018 23 $25,573 23 3/8/13
73 866 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
74 1023 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $9,124 1 $3,476 1 6/14/13
75 - Like Water Cinedigm Entertainment n/a - n/a - 6/1/12
76 189 Pumping Iron 2: The Women Cinecom $628,050 - n/a - 5/3/85
77 1163 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,500 1 $2,200 1 5/17/02
78 209 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $527,034 8 $21,078 1 2/17/95
79 652 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $50,605 7 $5,677 1 9/27/96
80 1091 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $5,724 1 $2,628 1 4/16/04
81 1168 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle Hill $2,377 1 $2,377 1 10/21/05
82 196 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $589,244 22 $27,899 1 4/29/88
83 131 Burn Callbox LLC $1,109,276 14 n/a - 7/24/12
84 514 Black Gold California Newsreel $93,477 6 $6,764 3 10/6/06
85 579 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
86 842 The Other City Cabin Films $22,539 2 $10,396 2 9/17/10
87 1065 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $6,945 1 $5,005 1 7/28/04
88 5 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
89 6 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
90 12 Oceans Buena Vista $19,422,319 1,232 $6,058,958 1,206 4/22/10
91 13 Bears Buena Vista $17,780,194 1,790 $4,776,267 1,720 4/18/14
92 14 African Cats Buena Vista $15,428,747 1,224 $6,003,200 1,220 4/22/11
93 262 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $314,402 98 $134,939 98 7/2/04
94 290 Morning Light Buena Vista $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
95 546 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $80,741 5 $33,115 5 3/26/10
96 625 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $55,513 5 $14,632 5 5/22/09
97 723 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $39,075 1 $10,350 1 3/6/98
98 867 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $20,521 4 $6,059 3 9/9/09
99 996 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
100 347 Alive Inside Bond/360 $213,608 20 $7,200 1 7/18/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,083,764,855----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$895,67348$133,15327-
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