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, #1501-1574
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1501 The Trials of Darryl Hunt ThinkFilm $1,217 2 $619 2 6/15/07
2 - Overnight ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 11/10/04
3 - Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine ThinkFilm n/a - n/a - 12/3/04
4 187 Generation Iron The Vladar Company $849,521 84 $245,000 53 9/20/13
5 1392 Death Metal Angola The Vladar Company $4,674 1 $895 1 11/7/14
6 152 The Music of Strangers The Orchard $1,176,781 82 $24,614 3 6/10/16
7 167 Dior and I The Orchard $1,028,953 105 $45,772 2 4/10/15
8 210 Cartel Land The Orchard $704,352 65 $15,581 2 7/3/15
9 375 Life, Animated The Orchard $255,388 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
10 405 Jeremiah Tower The Orchard $228,153 33 $20,268 2 4/21/17
11 577 Rich Hill The Orchard $111,376 28 $9,635 1 8/1/14
12 - No No: A Dockumentary The Orchard n/a - n/a - 9/5/14
13 1373 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
14 1430 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 1 $3,500 1 6/3/11
15 922 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
16 957 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
17 531 Requiem for the American Dream The Film Collaborative $130,152 14 n/a - 1/29/16
18 665 I Am Divine The Film Collaborative $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
19 894 Catching the Sun The Film Collaborative $38,613 14 n/a - 4/1/16
20 1004 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity The Film Collaborative $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
21 1096 All The Rage: Saved by Sarno The Film Collaborative $18,489 1 $9,765 1 6/23/17
22 1119 Landfill Harmonic The Film Collaborative $17,205 5 $3,526 1 9/9/16
23 1244 Elemental The Film Collaborative $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
24 1267 Hooligan Sparrow The Film Collaborative $9,263 4 n/a - 7/22/16
25 1342 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
26 1428 Evolution of a Criminal The Film Collaborative $3,568 1 n/a - 10/10/14
27 521 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
28 573 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
29 1341 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
30 1318 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
31 275 Rosenwald The Ciesla Foundation $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
32 423 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
33 455 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
34 701 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
35 783 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
36 1249 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
37 137 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
38 335 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
39 621 I Called Him Morgan Submarine Deluxe $97,711 11 $12,902 1 3/24/17
40 636 Pump Submarine Deluxe $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
41 823 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
42 1010 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
43 1102 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
44 1236 Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D Submarine Deluxe $10,600 5 n/a - 12/19/14
45 1275 Station to Station Submarine Deluxe $9,000 1 $9,000 1 8/21/15
46 1332 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
47 1413 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
48 1441 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show Submarine Deluxe $3,100 1 $3,100 1 10/31/14
49 1477 Sneakerheadz Submarine Deluxe $1,903 3 $1,903 3 8/7/15
50 93 WARx2 Strasson Group $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
51 412 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
52 428 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
53 703 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
54 739 Mifune: The Last Samurai Strand $62,279 9 $4,296 1 11/25/16
55 746 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
56 795 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
57 833 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
58 873 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
59 906 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
60 932 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
61 981 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
62 1038 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
63 1050 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
64 1204 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
65 1289 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
66 1453 The Skyjacker's Tale Strand $2,788 2 $1,097 1 6/30/17
67 718 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
68 554 Miss Sharon Jones Starz Media $120,880 12 $10,323 1 7/29/16
69 786 To Be Takei Starz Media $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
70 812 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
71 24 Winged Migration Sony Classics $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
72 46 Inside Job Sony Classics $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
73 48 The Fog of War Sony Classics $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
74 58 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
75 67 The Eagle Huntress Sony Classics $3,169,351 122 $52,574 4 11/2/16
76 72 Crumb Sony Classics $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
77 89 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
78 96 Riding Giants Sony Classics $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
79 108 Every Little Step Sony Classics $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
80 112 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
81 114 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
82 117 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
83 127 Why We Fight Sony Classics $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
84 133 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
85 134 The Salt of the Earth Sony Classics $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
86 139 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
87 143 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
88 151 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
89 154 American Movie Sony Classics $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
90 165 Dark Horse (2016) Sony Classics $1,030,851 74 $13,838 3 5/6/16
91 181 Tyson Sony Classics $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
92 182 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
93 214 Red Army Sony Classics $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
94 221 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
95 223 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
96 274 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
97 292 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
98 295 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
99 310 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
100 325 West of Memphis Sony Classics $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,312,052,725----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$864,33052$134,85329-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$691,847,977----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$23,061,5991,468$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, #1501-1574


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Lake of Fire Think 10/3/07
Served Like a Girl ENTMP 8/25/17
Dolores PBS 9/1/17
Trophy Orch. 9/8/17
School Life Magn. 9/8/17
May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers Osci. 9/12/17
Unrest INDEP 9/22/17
Bobbi Jene Osci. 9/22/17
Take Every Wave: The Life of Liard Hamilton IFC 9/29/17
Chavela MBox 10/4/17
Architects of Denial Da. 10/6/17
Dina Orch. 10/7/17
78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene IFC 10/13/17
Aida's Secrets MBox 10/20/17
The Work Orch. 10/20/17
Dealt IFC 10/20/17
Miss Kiet's Children Icar. 12/13/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD