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, #1101-1167
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
601 811 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
602 272 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
603 812 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $4,632 0.3% 1 $4,632 $1,577,480 8/19/88
604 12 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $4,447,378 31.0% 962 $4,623 $14,363,397 10/2/09
605 42 Generation Iron TVC $245,000 28.8% 53 $4,623 $849,521 9/20/13
606 538 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $9,242 4.7% 2 $4,621 $194,721 6/5/09
607 813 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
608 814 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
609 815 Levitated Mass FRun $4,589 28.5% 1 $4,589 $16,086 9/5/14
610 817 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
611 819 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
612 206 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
613 820 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
614 821 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
615 822 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
616 823 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
617 824 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
618 22 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
619 825 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
620 54 The Big One Mira. $146,909 20.4% 33 $4,452 $720,074 4/10/98
621 826 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
622 827 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
623 420 Connected Pala. $13,301 28.4% 3 $4,434 $46,782 9/16/11
624 209 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
625 830 A Letter to True Zeit. $4,395 28.1% 1 $4,395 $15,635 9/8/04
626 554 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
627 555 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
628 559 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
629 831 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $4,352 47.5% 1 $4,352 $9,166 2/27/09
630 832 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman AL $4,347 21.6% 1 $4,347 $20,157 7/4/07
631 99 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Code $69,306 35.7% 16 $4,332 $194,102 4/5/13
632 833 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
633 834 The Overnighters Drft. $4,324 4.5% 1 $4,324 $96,860 10/10/14
634 835 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliq. $4,286 36.3% 1 $4,286 $11,799 10/2/09
635 215 Girls Rock! Shad. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
636 836 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
637 837 Without the King FRun $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
638 839 Design is One FRun $4,236 25.9% 1 $4,236 $16,386 10/11/13
639 841 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
640 572 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
641 432 The Dog Drft. $12,431 27.9% 3 $4,144 $44,581 8/8/14
642 576 Bhutto FRun $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
643 844 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
644 359 The Invisible War Cdgm. $16,500 22.9% 4 $4,125 $71,968 6/22/12
645 435 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
646 845 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
647 846 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
648 150 Life in a Day NGE $45,202 17.9% 11 $4,109 $252,788 7/29/11
649 848 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
650 849 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
651 442 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $12,184 53.1% 3 $4,061 $22,938 7/7/06
652 850 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
653 851 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
654 852 Sol LeWitt Icar. $4,051 31.5% 1 $4,051 $12,841 5/7/14
655 20 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
656 853 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
657 73 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abr. $97,043 36.2% 24 $4,043 $267,965 6/24/11
658 200 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $32,238 18.9% 8 $4,030 $170,171 11/28/14
659 585 Saving Marriage Reg. $8,044 43.0% 2 $4,022 $18,720 10/17/08
660 854 Rock Bottom Wrin. $4,017 31.2% 1 $4,017 $12,890 3/2/07
661 855 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
662 263 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
663 445 Neil Young Journeys SPC $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
664 856 Love, Marilyn SD $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
665 367 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argo. $15,982 46.0% 4 $3,996 $34,754 9/19/14
666 264 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
667 857 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
668 858 Ultrasuede Trib. $3,968 34.4% 1 $3,968 $11,539 1/20/12
669 144 Into the Abyss IFC $47,559 21.2% 12 $3,963 $223,880 11/11/11
670 859 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
671 595 The Turandot Project Zeit. $7,877 23.5% 2 $3,938 $33,504 8/10/01
672 371 Stonewall Uprising FRun $15,729 12.3% 4 $3,932 $128,203 6/16/10
673 115 Sound City Vari. $62,842 14.9% 16 $3,928 $422,853 2/1/13
674 372 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
675 238 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
676 18 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $2,521,171 16.8% 652 $3,866 $15,012,935 5/24/91
677 602 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
678 604 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
679 863 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
680 71 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones WB $99,740 12.8% 26 $3,836 $776,699 10/5/90
681 864 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
682 865 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arth. $3,815 42.7% 1 $3,815 $8,939 10/19/07
683 608 Martha and Ethel SPC $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
684 866 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
685 868 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
686 611 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
687 869 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
688 458 The Heart of the Game Mira. $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
689 459 Terror's Advocate Magn. $11,197 23.5% 3 $3,732 $47,724 10/12/07
690 871 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
691 872 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
692 873 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
693 874 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story FRun $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
694 876 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
695 877 Jupiter's Wife AL $3,673 34.6% 1 $3,673 $10,622 8/18/95
696 878 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
697 466 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $10,976 36.7% 3 $3,659 $29,893 12/3/10
698 627 Storm Surfers 3D XL $7,299 6.2% 2 $3,650 $117,090 4/26/13
699 880 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
700 629 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
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, #1101-1167

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15