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, #1101-1166
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 1156 Triumph of the Wall FRun $430 90.3% 1 $430 $476 5/31/13
2 1148 Notes on Marie Menken Icar. $577 100.0% 1 $577 $577 2/9/07
3 1159 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child FRun $402 66.9% 1 $402 $601 11/23/12
4 1146 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
5 1160 A People Uncounted FRun $390 41.9% 1 $390 $930 5/16/14
6 1151 Beyond Hatred FRun $533 56.2% 1 $533 $949 6/15/07
7 1123 We Are the Giant MBox $1,088 100.0% 2 $544 $1,088 12/12/14
8 1122 The Empire in Africa Libre $1,088 100.0% 3 $362 $1,088 12/8/06
9 1141 The Tower (2014) MBox $726 65.0% 1 $726 $1,117 11/7/14
10 1118 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
11 1150 The Color of Olives Arab $555 47.5% 1 $555 $1,169 7/12/06
12 1147 Food Beware FRun $595 50.4% 1 $595 $1,181 10/16/09
13 1145 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $619 50.9% 2 $309 $1,217 6/15/07
14 1143 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
15 1163 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet KL $319 24.7% 2 $160 $1,294 12/12/12
16 1166 America Betrayed FRun $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
17 1162 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $357 26.7% 1 $357 $1,338 7/13/05
18 1136 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
19 1109 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
20 1126 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
21 1089 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
22 1138 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
23 1132 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
24 1155 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
25 1133 Souldier PDF $900 60.0% 2 $450 $1,500 2/21/14
26 1104 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
27 1124 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,082 64.5% 1 $1,082 $1,677 5/2/14
28 1115 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
29 1108 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
30 1121 Children of Fate FRun $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
31 1059 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
32 1149 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
33 1137 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
34 1164 Algorithms FRun $317 15.7% 1 $317 $2,021 10/17/14
35 1130 Patagonia Rising FRun $981 47.5% 1 $981 $2,064 6/8/12
36 1036 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
37 1022 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
38 1154 The Big Question Think $466 20.7% 1 $466 $2,248 3/17/06
39 1101 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
40 1007 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
41 1167 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $189 8.0% 1 $189 $2,363 6/13/14
42 1064 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
43 1081 Men at Lunch FRun $1,530 61.6% 1 $1,530 $2,483 9/20/13
44 1165 Rank IFC $314 12.6% 1 $314 $2,485 6/28/06
45 1062 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
46 1026 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
47 985 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
48 967 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
49 1096 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $1,415 53.4% 1 $1,415 $2,648 1/24/14
50 1111 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
51 1065 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
52 984 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
53 933 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
54 932 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
55 1125 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
56 1063 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
57 924 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
58 1094 What Now? Remind Me CGld $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
59 922 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD $3,100 100.0% 1 $3,100 $3,100 10/31/14
60 1029 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
61 1070 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
62 1140 Plastic Planet FRun $740 23.4% 1 $740 $3,164 1/14/11
63 1085 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
64 1087 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
65 906 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
66 940 The Hacker Wars Vita. $2,958 85.2% 1 $2,958 $3,470 10/17/14
67 896 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
68 895 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
69 1034 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
70 1014 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
71 1020 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
72 1000 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
73 1001 Stop the Pounding Heart BWP $2,363 64.9% 1 $2,363 $3,642 9/19/14
74 1142 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
75 1024 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
76 1017 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
77 868 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
78 1100 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
79 1033 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
80 1067 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
81 1040 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
82 847 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
83 1003 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
84 1071 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
85 962 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
86 1056 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
87 1025 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
88 1090 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
89 871 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
90 828 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
91 977 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 56.8% 1 $2,590 $4,560 9/12/14
92 1139 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
93 963 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
94 1134 Death Metal Angola TVC $895 19.1% 1 $895 $4,674 11/7/14
95 862 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
96 1075 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
97 1112 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
98 918 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
99 969 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
100 1066 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,286,590-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1166

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Full Battle Rattle MEnd 7/9/08
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15