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, #1101-1144
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 106 The Unknown Known RTWC $64,315 23.3% 18 $3,573 $276,497 4/4/14
702 875 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
703 473 Le Joli Mai Icar. $10,662 23.3% 3 $3,554 $45,743 9/13/13
704 628 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
705 876 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
706 877 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
707 878 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
708 879 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
709 477 Dancemaker AL $10,594 4.1% 3 $3,531 $256,780 3/3/99
710 880 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
711 881 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
712 333 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
713 637 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
714 882 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
715 883 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
716 256 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
717 884 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
718 885 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
719 340 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
720 160 Call + Response FTrd. $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
721 641 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
722 887 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
723 888 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
724 889 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
725 890 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
726 891 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
727 892 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
728 114 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
729 348 When Comedy Went to School ICir $17,001 4.6% 5 $3,400 $369,065 7/31/13
730 893 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
731 894 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
732 305 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
733 895 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
734 896 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
735 242 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
736 897 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
737 898 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
738 663 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
739 899 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
740 418 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
741 900 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
742 901 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
743 902 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
744 903 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
745 904 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
746 905 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
747 673 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
748 906 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
749 907 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
750 276 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
751 281 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
752 908 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
753 430 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
754 530 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
755 909 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
756 910 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
757 911 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
758 912 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $3,077 3.4% 1 $3,077 $89,473 10/22/08
759 913 Children Underground Cmx. $3,075 24.0% 1 $3,075 $12,798 9/19/01
760 255 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
761 914 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
762 155 Chicago 10 RAtt. $42,724 24.1% 14 $3,052 $177,490 2/29/08
763 27 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $853,589 53.1% 280 $3,048 $1,608,277 3/7/97
764 538 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
765 379 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
766 915 The Beautiful Truth Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
767 174 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $36,295 24.2% 12 $3,024 $150,056 10/27/06
768 695 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
769 918 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
770 919 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
771 920 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
772 921 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
773 443 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
774 922 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
775 923 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
776 544 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
777 924 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
778 925 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
779 699 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $5,905 29.5% 2 $2,953 $19,988 11/4/11
780 927 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
781 928 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
782 387 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
783 705 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
784 707 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 10.9% 2 $2,900 $53,288 9/12/14
785 708 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
786 95 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $69,389 18.0% 24 $2,891 $386,073 6/24/11
787 930 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
788 931 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
789 932 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
790 933 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
791 715 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $5,712 31.4% 2 $2,856 $18,190 4/25/14
792 934 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
793 935 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
794 722 Casting By SD $5,649 31.1% 2 $2,825 $18,164 11/1/13
795 16 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $2,970,848 38.5% 1,052 $2,824 $7,720,487 4/18/08
796 723 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
797 724 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
798 936 The Law in These Parts CGld $2,814 20.6% 1 $2,814 $13,683 11/16/12
799 558 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
800 937 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
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, #1101-1144

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
One Peace at a Time Mont. 12/4/09
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
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 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
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
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
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