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, #1101-1134
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 819 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
1002 32 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $309,455 41.7% 221 $1,400 $741,557 3/27/09
1003 1071 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
1004 57 America's Heart and Soul BV $134,939 42.9% 98 $1,376 $314,402 7/2/04
1005 326 Jesus Camp Magn. $17,659 2.0% 13 $1,358 $902,544 9/15/06
1006 1072 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
1007 1073 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
1008 1074 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
1009 1075 Rock the Bells 7Art $1,325 24.8% 1 $1,325 $5,347 4/11/07
1010 945 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
1011 1076 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
1012 958 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
1013 753 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
1014 845 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $3,792 50.5% 3 $1,264 $7,506 9/29/06
1015 962 Downloaded Abr. $2,504 29.9% 2 $1,252 $8,377 6/21/13
1016 286 Steep SPC $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
1017 1078 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
1018 677 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
1019 1080 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
1020 968 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
1021 1082 Shepard and Dark MBox $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
1022 1083 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
1023 971 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
1024 1084 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
1025 786 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
1026 1085 Glastonbury Think $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
1027 1086 Nenette Kino $1,176 6.5% 1 $1,176 $18,009 12/22/10
1028 789 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
1029 1087 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
1030 634 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
1031 1089 The Only Real Game TORG $1,130 21.0% 1 $1,130 $5,384 3/7/14
1032 285 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
1033 1090 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
1034 1091 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
1035 1092 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
1036 245 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
1037 995 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
1038 1000 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
1039 1093 Children of Fate FRun $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
1040 1002 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
1041 1095 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,082 64.5% 1 $1,082 $1,677 5/2/14
1042 1009 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
1043 104 Go Tigers! IFC $64,479 42.5% 61 $1,057 $151,779 9/21/01
1044 553 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
1045 1010 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
1046 268 To Be Takei SM $22,846 43.3% 22 $1,038 $52,823 8/22/14
1047 1096 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
1048 1097 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
1049 1098 So Much So Fast Bal. $1,015 4.7% 1 $1,015 $21,525 10/11/06
1050 1013 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
1051 1099 Three Stars FRun $1,003 11.2% 1 $1,003 $8,942 9/21/12
1052 838 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
1053 770 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
1054 1017 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
1055 1100 Dumbstruck Truly $981 6.4% 1 $981 $15,379 4/15/11
1056 1101 Patagonia Rising FRun $981 47.5% 1 $981 $2,064 6/8/12
1057 1102 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
1058 920 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $2,915 5.5% 3 $972 $52,986 2/10/12
1059 49 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $150,337 52.1% 157 $958 $288,312 6/15/12
1060 1024 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
1061 1103 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
1062 317 Mansome Pala. $18,395 50.7% 20 $920 $36,280 5/18/12
1063 857 Eleven Minutes Reg. $3,670 46.0% 4 $918 $7,986 2/20/09
1064 937 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
1065 149 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 100.0% 50 $900 $45,000 3/8/13
1066 461 Ever Again RM $10,802 62.4% 12 $900 $17,304 12/8/06
1067 1032 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
1068 1105 Casting About Kino $893 12.3% 1 $893 $7,279 5/11/07
1069 1034 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
1070 943 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
1071 220 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
1072 877 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
1073 1106 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
1074 1046 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
1075 1047 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
1076 73 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 100.0% 116 $801 $93,000 10/22/04
1077 1051 El Inmigrante Indic. $1,578 10.5% 2 $789 $15,100 7/13/07
1078 1108 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
1079 839 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
1080 1109 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
1081 195 The Hip Hop Project Think $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
1082 983 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $2,300 11.3% 3 $766 $20,318 12/22/06
1083 1060 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
1084 1110 Plastic Planet FRun $740 23.4% 1 $740 $3,164 1/14/11
1085 1063 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
1086 665 Something to Cheer About Truly $6,410 65.6% 9 $712 $9,777 4/27/07
1087 1067 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $1,421 22.1% 2 $711 $6,429 8/22/14
1088 1111 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
1089 235 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
1090 949 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
1091 1112 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
1092 1113 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
1093 1077 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
1094 169 Sharkwater Free $37,140 4.4% 60 $619 $850,920 9/28/07
1095 1115 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
1096 1116 Food Beware FRun $595 50.4% 1 $595 $1,181 10/16/09
1097 1117 Notes on Marie Menken Icar. $577 100.0% 1 $577 $577 2/9/07
1098 1088 Head Games Vari. $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
1099 1118 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
1100 1119 The Color of Olives Arab $555 47.5% 1 $555 $1,169 7/12/06
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, #1101-1134

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 Last Party Trit 8/27/93
NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. 10/1/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Meet the Mormons Purd. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
God the Father RM 10/31/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15