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
1001 923 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
1002 987 Downloaded Abr. $2,504 29.9% 2 $1,252 $8,377 6/21/13
1003 942 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
1004 1037 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
1005 793 Actress (2014) CGld $4,880 60.2% 1 $4,880 $8,104 11/7/14
1006 1099 La Maison De La Radio KL $1,410 17.4% 1 $1,410 $8,095 9/4/13
1007 976 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
1008 914 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
1009 879 Eleven Minutes Reg. $3,670 46.0% 4 $918 $7,986 2/20/09
1010 1049 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
1011 1048 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
1012 931 Photographic Memory FRun $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
1013 911 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
1014 603 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 100.0% 1 $7,718 $7,718 2/8/08
1015 788 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
1016 965 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
1017 867 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $3,792 50.5% 3 $1,264 $7,506 9/29/06
1018 885 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
1019 1052 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
1020 1136 Casting About Kino $893 12.3% 1 $893 $7,279 5/11/07
1021 842 I Am Ali Focus $4,178 58.0% 11 $380 $7,205 10/10/14
1022 876 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
1023 841 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
1024 981 Plot for Peace N/A $2,554 36.2% 2 $1,277 $7,051 10/31/14
1025 648 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
1026 982 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
1027 900 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
1028 856 Love, Marilyn SD $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
1029 781 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
1030 816 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
1031 1084 Speaking in Strings 7Art $1,519 22.1% 1 $1,519 $6,859 9/10/99
1032 819 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
1033 1078 Before You Know It TFC $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
1034 1059 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $1,798 26.9% 9 $200 $6,684 11/19/10
1035 669 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 100.0% 3 $2,209 $6,627 8/24/07
1036 949 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
1037 869 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
1038 1032 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
1039 1062 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
1040 1002 Revenge of the Mekons MBox $2,354 36.3% 1 $2,354 $6,487 10/29/14
1041 1093 The Beat Hotel FRun $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
1042 913 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
1043 992 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
1044 1120 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
1045 934 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
1046 1039 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
1047 990 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
1048 1027 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
1049 715 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 100.0% 1 $5,869 $5,869 4/30/99
1050 1154 Sushi: The Global Catch AM $516 9.0% 1 $516 $5,757 8/3/12
1051 972 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
1052 994 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
1053 1035 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
1054 890 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
1055 993 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
1056 953 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
1057 919 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
1058 1103 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
1059 1118 The Only Real Game TORG $1,130 21.0% 1 $1,130 $5,384 3/7/14
1060 1104 Rock the Bells 7Art $1,325 24.8% 1 $1,325 $5,347 4/11/07
1061 1132 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
1062 925 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
1063 1092 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
1064 997 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
1065 1013 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
1066 889 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
1067 1067 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
1068 969 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
1069 918 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
1070 1113 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
1071 1076 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
1072 862 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
1073 1135 Death Metal Angola TVC $895 19.1% 1 $895 $4,674 11/7/14
1074 963 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
1075 1140 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
1076 977 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 56.8% 1 $2,590 $4,560 9/12/14
1077 828 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
1078 871 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
1079 1091 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
1080 1025 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
1081 1057 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
1082 962 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
1083 1072 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
1084 1003 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
1085 847 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
1086 1040 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
1087 1054 Maidan CGld $1,847 47.2% 1 $1,847 $3,909 12/12/14
1088 1068 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
1089 1033 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
1090 1101 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
1091 868 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
1092 1017 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
1093 1024 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
1094 1143 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
1095 1001 Stop the Pounding Heart BWP $2,363 64.9% 1 $2,363 $3,642 9/19/14
1096 1000 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
1097 1020 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
1098 1014 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
1099 1034 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
1100 895 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
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