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, #1101-1148
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 595 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 100.0% 1 $7,718 $7,718 2/8/08
1002 778 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
1003 953 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
1004 856 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $3,792 50.5% 3 $1,264 $7,506 9/29/06
1005 610 Watchers of the Sky MBox $7,473 100.0% 4 $1,868 $7,473 10/17/14
1006 874 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
1007 1037 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
1008 1118 Casting About Kino $893 12.3% 1 $893 $7,279 5/11/07
1009 831 I Am Ali Focus $4,178 58.0% 11 $380 $7,205 10/10/14
1010 865 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
1011 830 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
1012 639 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
1013 969 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
1014 889 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
1015 845 Love, Marilyn SD $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
1016 771 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
1017 805 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
1018 1068 Speaking in Strings 7Art $1,519 22.1% 1 $1,519 $6,859 9/10/99
1019 808 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
1020 1062 Before You Know It TFC $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
1021 1043 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $1,798 26.9% 9 $200 $6,684 11/19/10
1022 660 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 100.0% 3 $2,209 $6,627 8/24/07
1023 937 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
1024 858 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
1025 1017 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
1026 1046 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
1027 1077 The Beat Hotel FRun $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
1028 902 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
1029 979 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
1030 1104 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
1031 922 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
1032 1024 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
1033 977 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
1034 1012 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
1035 705 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 100.0% 1 $5,869 $5,869 4/30/99
1036 1135 Sushi: The Global Catch AM $516 9.0% 1 $516 $5,757 8/3/12
1037 960 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
1038 981 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
1039 1020 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
1040 879 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
1041 980 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
1042 941 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
1043 908 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
1044 1087 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
1045 1102 The Only Real Game TORG $1,130 21.0% 1 $1,130 $5,384 3/7/14
1046 1088 Rock the Bells 7Art $1,325 24.8% 1 $1,325 $5,347 4/11/07
1047 1115 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
1048 913 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
1049 1076 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
1050 984 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
1051 998 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
1052 878 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
1053 1051 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
1054 957 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
1055 907 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
1056 1097 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
1057 1060 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
1058 851 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
1059 951 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
1060 1122 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
1061 817 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
1062 860 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
1063 1075 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
1064 1010 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
1065 1041 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
1066 965 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 59.8% 1 $2,590 $4,332 9/12/14
1067 950 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
1068 1056 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
1069 989 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
1070 836 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
1071 1025 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
1072 1052 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
1073 1018 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
1074 1085 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
1075 857 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
1076 1002 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
1077 1009 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
1078 1124 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
1079 988 Stop the Pounding Heart BWP $2,363 64.9% 1 $2,363 $3,642 9/19/14
1080 987 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
1081 1005 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
1082 1019 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
1083 884 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
1084 885 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
1085 895 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
1086 1072 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
1087 1070 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
1088 1123 Plastic Planet FRun $740 23.4% 1 $740 $3,164 1/14/11
1089 1055 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
1090 1014 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
1091 1079 What Now? Remind Me CGld $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
1092 912 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
1093 1048 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
1094 1109 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
1095 920 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
1096 921 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
1097 971 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
1098 1050 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
1099 928 The Hacker Wars Vita. $2,958 100.0% 1 $2,958 $2,958 10/17/14
1100 1096 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
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, #1101-1148

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
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