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, #1101-1161
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 1162 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $189 8.0% 1 $189 $2,363 6/13/14
2 1161 America Betrayed FRun $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
3 1160 Rank IFC $314 12.6% 1 $314 $2,485 6/28/06
4 1159 Algorithms FRun $317 15.7% 1 $317 $2,021 10/17/14
5 1157 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $357 26.7% 1 $357 $1,338 7/13/05
6 1156 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $379 0.1% 1 $379 $442,936 1/19/07
7 1155 A People Uncounted FRun $390 41.9% 1 $390 $930 5/16/14
8 1154 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child FRun $402 66.9% 1 $402 $601 11/23/12
9 1153 Carbon Nation CWM $402 2.4% 1 $402 $16,901 5/7/10
10 1152 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icar. $418 3.1% 1 $418 $13,670 6/6/14
11 1151 Triumph of the Wall FRun $430 90.3% 1 $430 $476 5/31/13
12 1150 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
13 1149 The Big Question Think $466 20.7% 1 $466 $2,248 3/17/06
14 1148 Sushi: The Global Catch AM $516 9.0% 1 $516 $5,757 8/3/12
15 1147 Act of God Zeit. $522 5.2% 1 $522 $9,955 7/31/09
16 1146 Beyond Hatred FRun $533 56.2% 1 $533 $949 6/15/07
17 1145 The Color of Olives Arab $555 47.5% 1 $555 $1,169 7/12/06
18 1144 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
19 1143 Notes on Marie Menken Icar. $577 100.0% 1 $577 $577 2/9/07
20 1142 Food Beware FRun $595 50.4% 1 $595 $1,181 10/16/09
21 1141 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
22 1139 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
23 1138 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
24 1137 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
25 1136 The Tower (2014) MBox $726 65.0% 1 $726 $1,117 11/7/14
26 1135 Plastic Planet FRun $740 23.4% 1 $740 $3,164 1/14/11
27 1134 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
28 1133 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
29 1131 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
30 1130 Casting About Kino $893 12.3% 1 $893 $7,279 5/11/07
31 1129 Death Metal Angola TVC $895 96.9% 1 $895 $924 11/7/14
32 1127 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
33 1126 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
34 1125 Patagonia Rising FRun $981 47.5% 1 $981 $2,064 6/8/12
35 1124 Dumbstruck Truly $981 6.4% 1 $981 $15,379 4/15/11
36 1123 Three Stars FRun $1,003 11.2% 1 $1,003 $8,942 9/21/12
37 1122 So Much So Fast Bal. $1,015 4.7% 1 $1,015 $21,525 10/11/06
38 1121 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
39 1120 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
40 1119 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,082 64.5% 1 $1,082 $1,677 5/2/14
41 1117 Children of Fate FRun $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
42 1116 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
43 1115 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
44 1114 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
45 1113 The Only Real Game TORG $1,130 21.0% 1 $1,130 $5,384 3/7/14
46 1111 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
47 1110 Nenette Kino $1,176 6.5% 1 $1,176 $18,009 12/22/10
48 1109 Glastonbury Think $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
49 1108 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
50 1107 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
51 1106 Shepard and Dark MBox $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
52 1104 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
53 1102 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
54 1100 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
55 1099 Rock the Bells 7Art $1,325 24.8% 1 $1,325 $5,347 4/11/07
56 1098 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
57 1097 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
58 1096 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
59 1095 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
60 1094 La Maison De La Radio KL $1,410 17.4% 1 $1,410 $8,095 9/4/13
61 1093 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
62 1092 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $1,415 53.4% 1 $1,415 $2,648 1/24/14
63 1090 What Now? Remind Me CGld $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
64 1089 Only the Young Osci. $1,446 9.4% 1 $1,446 $15,312 12/7/12
65 1088 The Beat Hotel FRun $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
66 1086 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
67 1085 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
68 1083 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
69 1082 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
70 1081 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
71 1080 Dear Jesse Cow. $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
72 1079 Speaking in Strings 7Art $1,519 22.1% 1 $1,519 $6,859 9/10/99
73 1078 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
74 1077 Men at Lunch FRun $1,530 61.6% 1 $1,530 $2,483 9/20/13
75 1076 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
76 1074 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
77 1073 Before You Know It TFC $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
78 1072 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
79 1069 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
80 1068 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
81 1067 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
82 1066 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
83 1065 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $1,671 18.4% 1 $1,671 $9,078 7/31/98
84 1064 Benda Bilili! NGE $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
85 1063 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
86 1062 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
87 1061 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
88 1060 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
89 1059 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
90 1057 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
91 1055 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
92 1053 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
93 1052 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
94 1050 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $1,846 14.1% 1 $1,846 $13,137 5/16/14
95 1049 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
96 1048 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
97 1046 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
98 1045 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
99 1044 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
100 1043 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
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, #1101-1161

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kids Grow Up Shad. 10/29/10
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
Touch the Wall TTW 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/5/14
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen 12/10/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15