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, #1401-1422
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 160 The Music of Strangers The Orchard $908,139 82 $24,614 3 6/10/16
2 198 Cartel Land The Orchard $704,352 65 $15,581 2 7/3/15
3 497 Life, Animated The Orchard $129,886 25 $21,883 3 7/1/16
4 535 Rich Hill The Orchard $111,376 28 $9,635 1 8/1/14
5 - No No: A Dockumentary The Orchard n/a - n/a - 9/5/14
6 1248 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
7 1299 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 1 $3,500 1 6/3/11
8 844 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
9 878 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
10 614 I Am Divine The Film Collaborative $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
11 919 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity The Film Collaborative $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
12 1133 Elemental The Film Collaborative $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
13 1218 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
14 1297 Evolution of a Criminal The Film Collaborative $3,568 1 n/a - 10/10/14
15 485 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
16 531 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
17 1217 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
18 1195 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
19 255 Rosenwald The Ciesla Foundation $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
20 396 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
21 426 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
22 643 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
23 714 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
24 1138 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
25 127 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
26 310 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
27 587 Pump Submarine Deluxe $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
28 752 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
29 926 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
30 1011 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
31 1126 Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D Submarine Deluxe $10,600 5 n/a - 12/19/14
32 1160 Station to Station Submarine Deluxe $9,000 1 $9,000 1 8/21/15
33 1209 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
34 1282 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
35 1309 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show Submarine Deluxe $3,100 1 $3,100 1 10/31/14
36 1339 Sneakerheadz Submarine Deluxe $1,903 3 $1,903 3 8/7/15
37 85 WARx2 Strasson Group $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
38 385 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
39 400 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
40 644 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
41 682 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
42 726 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
43 762 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
44 797 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
45 828 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
46 854 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
47 899 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
48 950 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
49 962 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
50 1098 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
51 1174 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
52 657 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
53 717 To Be Takei Starz Media $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
54 741 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
55 21 Winged Migration Sony Classics $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
56 42 Inside Job Sony Classics $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
57 44 The Fog of War Sony Classics $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
58 55 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
59 68 Crumb Sony Classics $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
60 82 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
61 88 Riding Giants Sony Classics $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
62 99 Every Little Step Sony Classics $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
63 102 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
64 103 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
65 106 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
66 117 Why We Fight Sony Classics $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
67 123 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
68 124 The Salt of the Earth Sony Classics $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
69 129 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
70 133 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
71 140 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
72 142 American Movie Sony Classics $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
73 167 Tyson Sony Classics $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
74 168 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
75 175 Dark Horse (2016) Sony Classics $826,762 74 $13,838 3 5/6/16
76 202 Red Army Sony Classics $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
77 208 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
78 210 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
79 254 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
80 272 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
81 275 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
82 288 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
83 301 West of Memphis Sony Classics $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
84 305 Merchants of Doubt Sony Classics $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
85 327 American Hardcore Sony Classics $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
86 342 Steep Sony Classics $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
87 376 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
88 378 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
89 391 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $215,026 23 $12,025 3 6/29/12
90 399 Soul Power Sony Classics $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
91 419 Lambert & Stamp Sony Classics $183,320 31 $13,500 3 4/3/15
92 451 One Day in September Sony Classics $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
93 546 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
94 583 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $91,874 6 $7,622 2 2/3/95
95 660 For No Good Reason Sony Classics $67,421 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
96 1110 East of Havana Sony BMG $11,550 1 $4,800 1 2/2/07
97 4 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony / Columbia $72,091,016 3,481 $23,234,394 3,481 10/28/09
98 476 Waco: The Rules of Engagement Somford Entertainment $142,193 5 n/a - 2/28/97
99 1231 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Social Media Productions $6,123 1 $2,991 1 1/19/01
100 521 Beware of Mr. Baker Snagfilms $116,476 15 $12,195 1 11/28/12
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,236,773,166----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$898,81851$142,09529-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$658,972,232----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,457,1761,614$9,507,5551,700-
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, #1401-1422


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kill Team Osci. 7/25/14
Gleason ORF 7/29/16
Citizen Soldier INDEP 8/5/16
When Two Worlds Collide FRun 8/17/16
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Magn. 8/19/16
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. 9/9/16
Command and Control AEF 9/14/16
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR 9/16/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 9/16/16
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
Harry Benson: Shoot First Magn. 11/4/16
Seasons MBox 11/11/16
Born in China BV 4/21/17
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD