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, #1101-1128
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1029 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
1028 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
1027 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
1026 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
1025 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
1024 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $1,798 26.9% 9 $200 $6,684 11/19/10
1023 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
1022 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
1021 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
1020 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
1019 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
1018 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
1017 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
1016 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
1015 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
1014 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
1013 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
1012 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
1011 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
1010 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
1009 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 58.5% 1 $2,009 $3,434 9/12/14
1008 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
1007 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
1006 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
1005 The Final Member Drft. $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
1004 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
1003 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
1002 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
1001 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
1000 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
998 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
997 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
996 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
995 Kabbalah Me FRun $2,196 22.4% 1 $2,196 $9,816 8/22/14
994 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
993 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
992 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
991 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
990 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
989 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
988 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
987 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
986 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $2,233 29.1% 1 $2,233 $7,678 9/5/14
985 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
984 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
983 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
982 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
981 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
980 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
979 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
978 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
977 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $2,300 11.3% 3 $766 $20,318 12/22/06
976 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
975 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
974 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
973 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
972 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
971 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
970 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
969 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle $2,377 100.0% 1 $2,377 $2,377 10/21/05
968 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
967 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
966 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
965 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
964 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
963 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
962 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
961 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
960 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
959 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
958 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
957 Downloaded Abr. $2,504 29.9% 2 $1,252 $8,377 6/21/13
956 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
955 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
954 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
953 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
952 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
951 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
950 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
949 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
948 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 68.6% 1 $2,590 $3,776 9/12/14
947 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
946 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
945 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
944 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
943 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
942 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
941 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
940 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
939 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
938 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
937 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
936 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
935 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
934 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
933 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
932 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
931 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $2,728 20.0% 1 $2,728 $13,614 8/8/14
930 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $2,740 24.0% 1 $2,740 $11,396 1/12/07
929 Rebirth Osci. $2,740 22.2% 1 $2,740 $12,358 8/31/11
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, #1101-1128

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Jupiter's Wife AL 8/18/95
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 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
God the Father RM 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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15