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, #1101-1116
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1017 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
1016 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
1015 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
1014 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
1013 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
1012 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $1,798 26.9% 9 $200 $6,684 11/19/10
1011 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
1010 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
1009 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
1008 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
1007 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
1006 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
1005 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
1004 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
1003 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
1002 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
1001 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
1000 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
998 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
997 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
996 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
995 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
994 The Final Member Drft. $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
993 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
992 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
991 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
990 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
989 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
988 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
987 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
986 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
985 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
984 Kabbalah Me FRun $2,196 44.2% 1 $2,196 $4,964 8/22/14
983 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
982 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
981 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
980 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
979 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
978 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
977 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
976 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
975 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
974 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
973 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
972 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
971 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
970 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
969 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
968 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
967 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $2,300 11.3% 3 $766 $20,318 12/22/06
966 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
965 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
964 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
963 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
962 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
961 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
960 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
959 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
958 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
957 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
956 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
955 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
954 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
953 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
952 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
951 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
950 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
949 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
948 Downloaded Abr. $2,504 29.9% 2 $1,252 $8,377 6/21/13
947 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
946 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
945 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
944 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
943 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
942 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
941 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
940 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
939 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
938 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
937 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
936 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
935 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
934 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
933 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
932 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
931 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
930 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
929 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
928 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
927 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
926 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
925 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
924 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
923 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $2,728 23.0% 1 $2,728 $11,880 8/8/14
922 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $2,740 24.0% 1 $2,740 $11,396 1/12/07
921 Rebirth Osci. $2,740 22.2% 1 $2,740 $12,358 8/31/11
920 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
919 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $2,759 21.2% 1 $2,759 $13,013 1/25/12
918 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
917 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,285,683-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1116

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Elemental TFC 5/17/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15