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, #1101-1126
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1127 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $189 8.0% 1 $189 $2,363 6/13/14
1126 America Betrayed FRun $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
1125 Rank IFC $314 12.6% 1 $314 $2,485 6/28/06
1124 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet KL $319 24.7% 2 $160 $1,294 12/12/12
1123 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $357 26.7% 1 $357 $1,338 7/13/05
1122 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $379 0.1% 1 $379 $442,936 1/19/07
1121 A People Uncounted FRun $390 41.9% 1 $390 $930 5/16/14
1120 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child FRun $402 66.9% 1 $402 $601 11/23/12
1119 Carbon Nation CWM $402 2.4% 1 $402 $16,901 5/7/10
1118 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icar. $418 5.5% 1 $418 $7,562 6/6/14
1117 Triumph of the Wall FRun $430 90.3% 1 $430 $476 5/31/13
1116 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
1115 The Big Question Think $466 20.7% 1 $466 $2,248 3/17/06
1114 Sushi: The Global Catch AM $516 9.0% 1 $516 $5,757 8/3/12
1113 Act of God Zeit. $522 5.2% 1 $522 $9,955 7/31/09
1112 Beyond Hatred FRun $533 56.2% 1 $533 $949 6/15/07
1111 The Color of Olives Arab $555 47.5% 1 $555 $1,169 7/12/06
1110 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
1109 Notes on Marie Menken Icar. $577 100.0% 1 $577 $577 2/9/07
1108 Food Beware FRun $595 50.4% 1 $595 $1,181 10/16/09
1107 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
1106 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $619 50.9% 2 $309 $1,217 6/15/07
1105 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
1104 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
1103 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
1102 Plastic Planet FRun $740 23.4% 1 $740 $3,164 1/14/11
1101 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
1100 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
1099 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
1098 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
1097 Casting About Kino $893 12.3% 1 $893 $7,279 5/11/07
1096 Souldier PDF $900 60.0% 2 $450 $1,500 2/21/14
1095 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
1094 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
1093 Patagonia Rising FRun $981 47.5% 1 $981 $2,064 6/8/12
1092 Dumbstruck Truly $981 6.4% 1 $981 $15,379 4/15/11
1091 Three Stars FRun $1,003 11.2% 1 $1,003 $8,942 9/21/12
1090 So Much So Fast Bal. $1,015 4.7% 1 $1,015 $21,525 10/11/06
1089 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
1088 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
1087 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,082 64.5% 1 $1,082 $1,677 5/2/14
1086 The Empire in Africa Libre $1,088 100.0% 3 $362 $1,088 12/8/06
1085 Children of Fate FRun $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
1084 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $1,114 0.2% 1 $1,114 $453,650 1/29/10
1083 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
1082 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
1081 The Only Real Game TORG $1,130 21.0% 1 $1,130 $5,384 3/7/14
1080 Head Games Vari. $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
1079 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
1078 Nenette Kino $1,176 6.5% 1 $1,176 $18,009 12/22/10
1077 Glastonbury Think $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
1076 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
1075 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
1074 Shepard and Dark MBox $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
1073 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
1072 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
1071 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $1,239 12.6% 6 $207 $9,802 10/18/13
1070 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
1069 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
1068 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
1067 Rock the Bells 7Art $1,325 24.8% 1 $1,325 $5,347 4/11/07
1066 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
1065 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
1064 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
1063 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
1062 La Maison De La Radio KL $1,410 17.4% 1 $1,410 $8,095 9/4/13
1061 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
1060 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $1,415 53.4% 1 $1,415 $2,648 1/24/14
1059 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $1,421 53.1% 2 $711 $2,674 8/22/14
1058 What Now? Remind Me CGld $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
1057 Only the Young Osci. $1,446 9.4% 1 $1,446 $15,312 12/7/12
1056 The Beat Hotel FRun $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
1055 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
1054 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
1053 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
1052 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
1051 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
1050 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
1049 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
1048 Dear Jesse Cow. $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
1047 Speaking in Strings 7Art $1,519 22.1% 1 $1,519 $6,859 9/10/99
1046 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
1045 Men at Lunch FRun $1,530 61.6% 1 $1,530 $2,483 9/20/13
1044 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
1043 El Inmigrante Indic. $1,578 10.5% 2 $789 $15,100 7/13/07
1042 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
1041 Before You Know It TFC $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
1040 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
1039 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
1038 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
1037 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
1036 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
1035 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
1034 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
1033 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $1,671 18.4% 1 $1,671 $9,078 7/31/98
1032 Benda Bilili! NGE $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
1031 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
1030 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
1029 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
1028 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
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, #1101-1126

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15