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, #1501-1600, #1601-1700, #1701-1800, #1801-1840
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdj. Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $172,938,000 2,011 $34,706,100 868 6/23/04
2 March of the Penguins WIP $108,847,000 2,506 $193,300 4 6/24/05
3 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony $85,353,500 3,481 $27,508,800 3,481 10/28/09
4 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $83,685,700 3,118 $33,832,300 3,105 2/11/11
5 2016 Obama's America RM $38,701,800 2,017 $36,600 1 7/13/12
6 Earth (2009) BV $38,662,800 1,804 $10,659,500 1,804 4/22/09
7 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $33,214,800 587 $387,000 4 5/24/06
8 One Direction: This is Us TriS $33,168,500 2,735 $18,175,700 2,735 8/30/13
9 Bowling for Columbine UA $33,075,400 248 $324,300 8 10/11/02
10 Chimpanzee BV $32,168,500 1,567 $11,843,700 1,563 4/20/12
11 Sicko LGF $32,137,500 1,117 $90,300 1 6/22/07
12 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $32,129,800 652 $1,162,600 51 5/10/91
13 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $29,330,100 2,732 $8,266,800 2,730 7/5/12
14 Won't You Be My Neighbor? Focus $22,990,400 893 $456,700 29 6/8/18
15 Oceans BV $22,213,800 1,232 $6,927,800 1,206 4/22/10
16 Bears BV $19,234,800 1,790 $5,166,200 1,720 4/18/14
17 They Shall Not Grow Old WB $17,944,300 1,335 n/a 1,142 12/17/18
18 Winged Migration SPC $17,518,000 202 $49,500 1 4/18/03
19 Free Solo NGE $17,516,500 483 $300,300 4 9/28/18
20 African Cats BV $17,248,600 1,224 $6,710,800 1,220 4/22/11
21 Monkey Kingdom BV $17,215,300 2,012 $4,790,500 2,012 4/17/15
22 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $17,007,400 995 $280,200 4 9/23/09
23 Super Size Me IDP $16,738,000 230 $749,600 41 5/7/04
24 Religulous LGF $16,327,400 568 $4,278,700 502 10/1/08
25 Hoop Dreams FL $16,222,100 262 $39,700 3 10/14/94
26 America (2014) LGF $16,107,100 1,105 $41,800 3 6/27/14
27 A Beautiful Planet Imax $15,892,000 155 $231,200 137 4/29/16
28 Roger and Me WB $14,308,500 265 $182,100 4 12/22/89
29 Born in China BV $13,966,300 1,508 $4,822,500 1,508 4/21/17
30 Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party QF $13,869,200 1,217 $79,200 3 7/15/16
31 RBG Magn. $13,636,700 432 $555,700 34 5/4/18
32 Three Identical Strangers Neon $12,569,800 433 $164,700 5 6/29/18
33 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $11,533,600 804 $6,922,400 801 11/14/03
34 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $11,410,700 202 $63,700 2 5/13/05
35 That's Dancing! MGM $10,687,500 906 $3,824,300 906 1/18/85
36 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $9,688,200 1,052 $3,728,000 1,052 4/18/08
37 Amy A24 $9,179,800 435 $243,000 6 7/3/15
38 The Aristocrats Think $8,963,700 234 $342,700 4 7/29/05
39 Apollo 11 Neon $8,800,000 588 $1,607,000 120 3/1/19
40 Jerusalem NGE $8,612,600 33 n/a - 9/13/13
41 Spellbound (2003) Think $8,559,600 117 $26,200 1 4/30/03
42 Babies Focus $8,296,400 543 $2,470,300 534 5/7/10
43 Imagine: John Lennon WB $8,229,500 561 $3,095,900 561 10/7/88
44 Paris is Burning Mira. $8,088,900 91 $663,700 23 8/9/91
45 Penguins (Disneynature) BV $7,699,500 1,815 $2,282,600 1,815 4/17/19
46 I am Not Your Negro Magn. $7,255,600 320 $699,600 43 2/3/17
47 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $7,226,700 330 $162,500 4 9/24/10
48 Shine a Light ParV $6,908,400 277 $1,867,400 276 4/4/08
49 Believe ORF $6,905,600 1,037 $2,166,200 1,037 12/25/13
50 Touching the Void IFC $6,664,800 137 $140,700 5 1/23/04
51 Meet the Mormons Purd. $6,565,700 333 $2,724,500 317 10/10/14
52 Fahrenheit 11/9 Briarcliff $6,430,200 1,719 $3,069,900 1,719 9/21/18
53 Flying Monsters NGE $6,364,000 27 n/a 6 10/7/11
54 Crumb SPC $6,298,900 56 $41,100 1 4/21/95
55 The Fog of War SPC $6,094,900 261 $61,900 3 12/19/03
56 Death of a Nation QF $6,005,700 1,005 $2,404,600 1,005 8/3/18
57 Unzipped Mira. $5,955,100 119 $147,600 2 8/4/95
58 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,944,300 123 $155,500 5 4/29/11
59 Pandas WB $5,725,600 35 $152,600 33 4/6/18
60 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $5,723,300 151 $107,700 3 4/22/05
61 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $5,655,600 147 $58,700 3 6/14/13
62 Step Into Liquid Art. $5,501,400 91 $203,200 5 8/8/03
63 When We Were Kings Gram. $5,478,600 92 $25,400 2 10/25/96
64 Food, Inc. Magn. $5,332,900 155 $73,100 3 6/12/09
65 Freeriders WM $5,283,200 30 $508,200 11 10/20/98
66 The Corporation Zeit. $5,068,700 28 $41,600 2 6/4/04
67 Young@Heart FoxS $5,009,700 212 $63,900 4 4/9/08
68 A Brief History of Time Trit $4,949,400 45 $182,400 5 8/21/92
69 Born Into Brothels Think $4,942,800 127 $21,200 1 12/8/04
70 Koyaanisqatsi IsAl $4,930,800 - n/a - 4/27/83
71 Good Hair RAtt. $4,921,300 466 $1,230,400 186 10/9/09
72 Inside Job SPC $4,869,700 250 $44,600 2 10/8/10
73 Rize Lions $4,689,700 352 $2,213,500 352 6/24/05
74 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $4,660,500 78 $97,400 3 5/30/03
75 The Endless Summer II NL $4,645,900 302 $1,416,800 302 6/3/94
76 Bully (2012) Wein. $4,596,700 6 $132,500 5 3/30/12
77 Buck IFC $4,574,600 152 $75,500 4 6/17/11
78 The September Issue RAtt. $4,573,300 143 $266,500 6 8/28/09
79 Snowriders 2 WM $4,490,500 - n/a - 10/15/97
80 Grizzly Man Lions $4,467,600 105 $378,300 29 8/12/05
81 Amazing Grace (2019) Neon $4,336,700 263 $57,200 3 12/7/18
82 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $4,298,500 67 $51,600 5 2/9/05
83 Wordplay IFC $4,293,500 154 $45,200 2 6/16/06
84 Comedian Mira. $4,267,700 244 $93,400 4 10/11/02
85 Snowriders WM $4,216,500 - n/a - 10/16/96
86 Vertical Reality WM $4,206,300 - n/a - 10/19/94
87 Burn the Stage: The Movie Trafalgar $4,192,500 645 $2,414,800 629 11/15/18
88 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $4,188,900 157 $31,800 3 7/27/12
89 Endless Winter WM $4,073,000 - n/a - 10/20/95
90 Where to Invade Next Drft. $4,015,800 308 $942,000 308 2/12/16
91 Pina IFC $4,006,500 84 $78,300 3 12/23/11
92 My Architect NYer $4,003,600 39 $56,700 2 11/12/03
93 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $3,843,400 40 $30,100 3 10/5/01
94 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $3,779,800 46 $195,200 8 4/16/10
95 Control Room Magn. $3,757,200 74 $39,400 1 5/21/04
96 Man on Wire Magn. $3,715,300 93 $64,500 2 7/25/08
97 Catfish Rog. $3,686,600 143 $300,700 12 9/17/10
98 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $3,579,500 16 $10,200 1 8/19/88
99 Black Diamond Rush WM $3,557,000 47 $350,600 11 10/12/93
100 An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power Par. $3,528,100 556 $125,900 4 7/28/17
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,910,440,100----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$1,079,30061$155,40028-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$954,215,000----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$19,084,3001,232$8,211,7001,497-
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, #1501-1600, #1601-1700, #1701-1800, #1801-1840


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Nowitzki Magn. 7/10/15
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Magn. 6/21/19
Maiden SPC 6/28/19
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love RAtt. 7/5/19
Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable ENTMP 7/12/19
David Crosby: Remember My Name SPC 7/19/19
TINY: The Life of Erin Blackwell Jan. 7/19/19
Streetwise (2019 re-release) Jan. 7/19/19
Mike Wallace is Here Magn. 7/26/19
Jay Myself Osci. 7/31/19
One Child Nation Amazon 8/9/19
Aquarela SPC 8/16/19
Cold Case Hammarskj÷ld Magn. 8/16/19
Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles RAtt. 8/23/19
Rapid Response ADC 9/6/19
Midnight Traveler Osci. 9/18/19
Where's My Roy Cohn? SPC 9/20/19
Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank PWP TBD
Whitney: Can I Be Me N/A TBD
Spitfire (2018) N/A TBD