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
1 596 Zoo Think $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
2 639 Zizek! Zeit. $7,062 35.0% 1 $7,062 $20,177 11/18/05
3 377 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
4 197 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
5 187 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
6 137 Young@Heart FoxS $50,937 1.3% 4 $12,734 $3,992,189 4/9/08
7 816 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
8 1097 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
9 1104 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
10 314 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $19,302 1.7% 2 $9,651 $1,134,623 7/10/09
11 1046 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
12 1101 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
13 260 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
14 230 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
15 1012 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
16 705 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $5,944 24.0% 1 $5,944 $24,729 10/4/06
17 1018 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
18 1006 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $2,300 11.3% 3 $766 $20,318 12/22/06
19 195 Wordplay IFC $32,847 1.1% 2 $16,423 $3,121,270 6/16/06
20 608 Word Wars 7Art $7,559 6.8% 1 $7,559 $110,617 5/28/04
21 709 The Woodmans Lorb. $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
22 515 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $9,711 2.2% 1 $9,711 $449,707 3/18/94
23 317 The Wonder of It All Indic. $18,988 2.4% 3 $6,329 $781,016 7/17/09
24 716 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
25 781 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
26 833 Without the King FRun $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
27 1144 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
28 784 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
29 1001 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
30 193 Winged Migration SPC $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
31 860 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
32 1057 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
33 673 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
34 493 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $10,322 22.4% 2 $5,161 $46,078 11/13/09
35 651 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
36 104 The Wildest Dream NGE $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
37 174 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $36,731 1.2% 5 $7,346 $3,058,527 2/9/05
38 126 Wild Man Blues NL $54,458 10.2% 3 $18,153 $533,759 4/17/98
39 880 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
40 180 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $35,563 5.2% 3 $11,854 $686,152 6/9/95
41 129 Why We Fight SPC $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
42 752 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
43 739 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $5,526 40.3% 2 $2,763 $13,710 11/15/06
44 151 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
45 723 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $5,712 31.4% 2 $2,856 $18,190 4/25/14
46 611 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
47 920 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
48 1098 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
49 398 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $14,287 18.8% 3 $4,762 $75,881 6/27/14
50 53 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $148,698 38.6% 102 $1,457 $384,955 4/18/08
51 1127 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
52 430 When We Were Kings Gram. $12,479 0.4% 2 $6,239 $2,789,985 10/25/96
53 351 When Comedy Went to School ICir $17,001 4.6% 5 $3,400 $369,065 7/31/13
54 524 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $9,527 4.8% 1 $9,527 $200,010 11/16/07
55 1090 What Now? Remind Me CGld $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
56 1051 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
57 795 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
58 1061 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
59 417 West of Memphis SPC $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
60 1120 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
61 843 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
62 408 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
63 322 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
64 836 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
65 233 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
66 622 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
67 632 The Way We Get By ICir $7,149 6.7% 1 $7,149 $106,542 7/17/09
68 794 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
69 600 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
70 616 Watchers of the Sky MBox $7,473 39.2% 4 $1,868 $19,081 10/17/14
71 513 Waste Land Arth. $9,806 5.2% 1 $9,806 $187,716 10/29/10
72 375 War/Dance Think $15,471 13.4% 3 $5,157 $115,210 11/9/07
73 435 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
74 379 The War Room Oct. $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
75 531 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
76 701 Walt & El Grupo BV $6,059 29.5% 3 $2,020 $20,521 9/9/09
77 851 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
78 484 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
79 601 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 100.0% 1 $7,718 $7,718 2/8/08
80 194 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
81 638 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
82 312 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
83 974 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
84 57 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $139,033 2.2% 4 $34,758 $6,417,135 9/24/10
85 787 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
86 211 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
87 1040 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
88 890 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
89 545 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $9,094 10.8% 1 $9,094 $84,577 1/24/14
90 232 Visions of Light Kino $27,761 3.5% 2 $13,880 $799,856 2/24/93
91 808 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $4,632 0.3% 1 $4,632 $1,577,480 8/19/88
92 30 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland PicH $464,170 76.9% 962 $483 $603,894 2/8/08
93 424 Video Games: The Movie Vari. $12,759 55.4% 25 $510 $23,043 7/18/14
94 955 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $2,740 24.0% 1 $2,740 $11,396 1/12/07
95 464 Venus and Serena Magn. $10,981 21.4% 4 $2,745 $51,271 5/10/13
96 154 Veil of Tears WF $44,358 61.5% 8 $5,545 $72,078 3/28/14
97 282 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
98 821 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
99 367 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,851 2.0% 1 $15,851 $783,969 4/25/08
100 1047 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
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, #1101-1161

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
My Life Directed RTWC 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