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, #1401-1435
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 153 Dior and I The Orchard $1,028,953 105 $45,772 2 4/10/15
2 198 Cartel Land The Orchard $704,352 65 $15,581 2 7/3/15
3 386 Life, Animated The Orchard $224,319 60 $21,883 3 7/1/16
4 538 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 1260 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $5,384 1 $1,130 1 3/7/14
7 1310 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 1 $3,500 1 6/3/11
8 854 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $34,023 3 $4,644 1 9/9/11
9 888 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $30,050 4 $3,832 1 6/17/09
10 551 Requiem for the American Dream The Film Collaborative $108,643 12 n/a - 1/29/16
11 620 I Am Divine The Film Collaborative $81,497 10 n/a 1 10/11/13
12 931 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity The Film Collaborative $24,630 3 $8,406 1 9/10/14
13 1143 Elemental The Film Collaborative $10,358 3 n/a 1 5/17/13
14 1230 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $6,717 3 $1,591 1 5/30/14
15 1264 Hooligan Sparrow The Film Collaborative $5,103 2 n/a - 7/22/16
16 1308 Evolution of a Criminal The Film Collaborative $3,568 1 n/a - 10/10/14
17 489 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $135,228 14 $19,821 2 9/28/12
18 534 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $112,449 6 $20,717 3 10/25/13
19 1229 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $6,795 1 $4,516 1 2/9/07
20 1207 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $7,451 1 $3,609 1 6/2/06
21 256 Rosenwald The Ciesla Foundation $433,924 21 $7,902 1 8/14/15
22 399 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $208,392 9 $8,378 3 8/31/07
23 429 Bush's Brain Tartan $177,525 9 $11,927 4 8/20/04
24 652 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $71,176 1 $4,272 1 6/22/94
25 725 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $53,319 2 $9,571 1 4/29/94
26 1148 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $10,171 1 $7,120 1 5/5/95
27 127 Chasing Ice Submarine Deluxe $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
28 311 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $304,052 15 $22,963 1 10/21/11
29 591 Pump Submarine Deluxe $89,787 10 $42,200 3 9/19/14
30 762 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $47,558 9 $15,100 1 9/13/13
31 937 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $23,899 9 $6,199 5 11/15/13
32 1020 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $18,164 2 $5,649 2 11/1/13
33 1136 Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D Submarine Deluxe $10,600 5 n/a - 12/19/14
34 1171 Station to Station Submarine Deluxe $9,000 1 $9,000 1 8/21/15
35 1221 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $6,950 1 $4,000 1 11/30/12
36 1293 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 2 $4,100 2 11/22/13
37 1320 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show Submarine Deluxe $3,100 1 $3,100 1 10/31/14
38 1350 Sneakerheadz Submarine Deluxe $1,903 3 $1,903 3 8/7/15
39 85 WARx2 Strasson Group $2,310,625 16 $30,931 1 9/18/15
40 388 The Cockettes Strand $220,165 6 $17,118 3 5/10/02
41 403 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $205,246 - $26,101 2 2/13/98
42 654 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $70,685 3 $9,161 1 6/9/06
43 692 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $60,862 2 $7,359 1 3/28/03
44 736 The Missing Picture Strand $52,164 9 $10,148 5 3/19/14
45 772 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $46,109 10 $20,628 10 7/13/12
46 807 My Flesh and Blood Strand $40,573 7 $18,763 7 11/28/03
47 839 Paper Dolls Strand $36,577 3 $7,870 3 9/6/06
48 864 Of Time and the City Strand $32,677 2 $5,595 1 1/21/09
49 909 Beyond Vanilla Strand $27,396 1 $5,761 1 5/16/03
50 960 The Arbor Strand $21,620 3 $2,638 1 4/27/11
51 971 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $20,840 3 $1,998 1 5/13/11
52 1107 Picture Me Strand $12,008 1 $6,718 1 9/17/10
53 1184 Dreams of a Life Strand $8,405 1 $3,085 1 8/3/12
54 667 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $67,665 7 $27,122 7 3/28/08
55 639 Miss Sharon Jones Starz Media $75,080 10 $10,323 1 7/29/16
56 728 To Be Takei Starz Media $52,823 22 $22,846 22 8/22/14
57 752 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $49,591 3 $21,500 3 5/2/14
58 22 Winged Migration Sony Classics $11,689,053 202 $33,128 1 4/18/03
59 44 Inside Job Sony Classics $4,312,735 250 $39,649 2 10/8/10
60 46 The Fog of War Sony Classics $4,198,566 261 $41,449 3 12/19/03
61 55 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $3,696,196 157 $27,459 3 7/27/12
62 68 Crumb Sony Classics $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
63 82 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $2,415,727 131 $61,552 3 2/1/13
64 88 Riding Giants Sony Classics $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
65 99 Every Little Step Sony Classics $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
66 102 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
67 103 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $1,671,377 129 $49,777 4 1/31/14
68 107 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
69 117 Why We Fight Sony Classics $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
70 123 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
71 124 The Salt of the Earth Sony Classics $1,343,349 80 $44,900 4 3/27/15
72 129 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
73 133 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
74 140 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
75 142 American Movie Sony Classics $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
76 162 Dark Horse (2016) Sony Classics $905,230 74 $13,838 3 5/6/16
77 168 Tyson Sony Classics $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
78 169 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
79 202 Red Army Sony Classics $694,600 84 $20,100 3 1/23/15
80 208 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
81 210 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $638,476 141 $118,294 18 4/22/11
82 255 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
83 273 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
84 276 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $378,382 12 $9,216 1 1/24/03
85 289 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $334,450 17 $23,192 5 3/31/06
86 302 West of Memphis Sony Classics $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
87 306 Merchants of Doubt Sony Classics $308,156 30 $20,300 4 3/6/15
88 329 American Hardcore Sony Classics $279,665 19 $18,102 1 9/22/06
89 345 Steep Sony Classics $260,586 23 $21,189 17 12/21/07
90 378 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $231,574 20 $26,290 8 10/5/07
91 380 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $229,117 21 $14,108 2 4/25/08
92 394 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $215,026 23 $12,025 3 6/29/12
93 402 Soul Power Sony Classics $207,121 23 $23,893 6 7/10/09
94 422 Lambert & Stamp Sony Classics $183,320 31 $13,500 3 4/3/15
95 455 One Day in September Sony Classics $156,818 5 $15,149 5 11/17/00
96 550 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $108,807 21 $10,413 7 10/26/07
97 587 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $91,874 6 $7,622 2 2/3/95
98 670 For No Good Reason Sony Classics $67,421 21 $4,516 2 4/25/14
99 1120 East of Havana Sony BMG $11,550 1 $4,800 1 2/2/07
100 4 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony / Columbia $72,091,016 3,481 $23,234,394 3,481 10/28/09
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,249,559,394----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$900,25950$141,05429-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$667,662,333----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$27,819,2641,614$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, #1401-1435


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Art Bastard CAVU 6/3/16
The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger Icar. 8/31/16
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Magn. 9/9/16
Dancer IFC 9/9/16
Cameraperson Jan. 9/9/16
Command and Control AEF 9/14/16
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise PFR 9/16/16
Silicon Cowboys FR 9/16/16
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Abr. 9/16/16
The Lovers and the Despot Magn. 9/23/16
The Ruins of Lifta FRun 9/23/16
Danny Says Magn. 9/30/16
Among the Believers FRun 9/30/16
Harry & Snowman FR 9/30/16
We Are X Drft. 10/21/16
The Eagle Huntress SPC 10/28/16
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