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, #1101-1170
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1071 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
1070 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
1069 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
1068 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
1067 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
1066 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
1065 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
1064 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
1063 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
1062 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $1,798 26.9% 9 $200 $6,684 11/19/10
1061 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
1060 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
1059 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
1058 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $1,846 14.1% 1 $1,846 $13,137 5/16/14
1057 Maidan CGld $1,847 47.2% 1 $1,847 $3,909 12/12/14
1056 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
1055 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
1054 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
1053 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
1052 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
1051 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
1050 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
1049 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
1048 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
1047 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
1046 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
1045 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 5.2% 1 $2,009 $38,857 9/12/14
1044 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
1043 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
1042 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
1041 The Final Member Drft. $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
1040 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
1039 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
1038 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
1037 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
1036 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
1035 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
1034 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
1033 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
1032 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
1031 Kabbalah Me FRun $2,196 22.4% 1 $2,196 $9,816 8/22/14
1030 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
1029 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
1028 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
1027 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
1026 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
1025 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
1024 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
1023 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
1022 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $2,233 20.3% 1 $2,233 $11,021 9/5/14
1021 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
1020 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
1019 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
1018 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
1017 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
1016 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
1015 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
1014 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
1013 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $2,300 11.3% 3 $766 $20,318 12/22/06
1012 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
1011 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
1010 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
1009 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
1008 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
1007 The Great Invisible RTWC $2,348 20.5% 3 $783 $11,428 10/29/14
1006 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
1005 Revenge of the Mekons MBox $2,354 36.3% 1 $2,354 $6,487 10/29/14
1004 Stop the Pounding Heart BWP $2,363 64.9% 1 $2,363 $3,642 9/19/14
1003 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
1002 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
1001 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
1000 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
998 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
997 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
996 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
995 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
994 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
993 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
992 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
991 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
990 Downloaded Abr. $2,504 29.9% 2 $1,252 $8,377 6/21/13
989 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
988 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
987 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
986 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
985 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
984 Plot for Peace N/A $2,554 36.2% 2 $1,277 $7,051 10/31/14
983 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
982 Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun $2,560 100.0% 1 $2,560 $2,560 1/23/15
981 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
980 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
979 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 56.8% 1 $2,590 $4,560 9/12/14
978 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
977 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
976 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
975 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
974 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
973 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
972 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
971 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
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, #1101-1170

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm 7/16/04
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun 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
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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB TBD