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, #1001-1074
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 1068 Triumph of the Wall FRun $430 90.3% 1 $430 $476 5/31/13
2 1060 Notes on Marie Menken Icar. $577 100.0% 1 $577 $577 2/9/07
3 1070 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child FRun $402 66.9% 1 $402 $601 11/23/12
4 1058 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
5 1063 Beyond Hatred FRun $533 56.2% 1 $533 $949 6/15/07
6 1038 The Empire in Africa Libre $1,088 100.0% 3 $362 $1,088 12/8/06
7 1034 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
8 1062 The Color of Olives Arab $555 47.5% 1 $555 $1,169 7/12/06
9 1059 Food Beware FRun $595 50.4% 1 $595 $1,181 10/16/09
10 1057 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $619 50.9% 2 $309 $1,217 6/15/07
11 1055 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
12 1073 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet KL $319 24.7% 2 $160 $1,294 12/12/12
13 1075 America Betrayed FRun $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
14 1072 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $357 26.7% 1 $357 $1,338 7/13/05
15 1049 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
16 1025 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
17 1040 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
18 1007 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
19 1051 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
20 1046 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
21 1067 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
22 1047 Souldier PDF $900 60.0% 2 $450 $1,500 2/21/14
23 1020 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
24 1031 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
25 1024 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
26 1037 Children of Fate FRun $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
27 979 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
28 1061 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
29 1033 The Only Real Game TORG $1,130 59.7% 1 $1,130 $1,892 3/7/14
30 1050 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
31 1044 Patagonia Rising FRun $981 47.5% 1 $981 $2,064 6/8/12
32 959 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
33 946 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
34 1066 The Big Question Think $466 20.7% 1 $466 $2,248 3/17/06
35 1017 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
36 932 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
37 927 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle $2,377 100.0% 1 $2,377 $2,377 10/21/05
38 984 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
39 1074 Rank IFC $314 12.6% 1 $314 $2,485 6/28/06
40 982 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
41 950 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
42 914 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
43 900 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
44 1012 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $1,415 53.4% 1 $1,415 $2,648 1/24/14
45 1027 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
46 985 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
47 913 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
48 868 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
49 867 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
50 1039 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
51 983 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
52 859 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
53 952 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
54 990 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
55 1053 Plastic Planet FRun $740 23.4% 1 $740 $3,164 1/14/11
56 1003 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
57 1005 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
58 842 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
59 832 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
60 831 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
61 957 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
62 939 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
63 944 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
64 928 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
65 1054 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
66 948 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
67 942 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
68 805 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
69 1016 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
70 956 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
71 987 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
72 962 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
73 785 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
74 929 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
75 991 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
76 895 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
77 976 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
78 949 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
79 1008 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
80 808 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
81 768 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
82 1052 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
83 896 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
84 799 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
85 1028 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
86 854 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
87 902 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
88 986 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
89 825 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
90 938 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
91 925 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
92 1009 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
93 860 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
94 1045 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
95 1019 Rock the Bells 7Art $1,325 24.8% 1 $1,325 $5,347 4/11/07
96 1018 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
97 855 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
98 887 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
99 921 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
100 826 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 18 titles):
$7,832,93626.4%1,338$5,854$29,639,283-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1074

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Twist of Faith AL 7/1/05
Bears BV 4/18/14
The Final Member Drft. 4/18/14
For No Good Reason SPC 4/25/14
Fed Up RTWC 5/9/14
The Hornet's Nest Free 5/9/14
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir 5/16/14
Korengal GoldF 5/30/14
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC 6/6/14
Life Itself Magn. Jul 2014
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15