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, #1101-1166
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
966 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
965 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
964 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
963 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
962 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
961 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
960 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $2,728 20.0% 1 $2,728 $13,614 8/8/14
959 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $2,740 24.0% 1 $2,740 $11,396 1/12/07
958 Rebirth Osci. $2,740 22.2% 1 $2,740 $12,358 8/31/11
957 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
956 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $2,759 21.2% 1 $2,759 $13,013 1/25/12
955 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
954 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
953 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
952 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
951 The Law in These Parts CGld $2,814 20.6% 1 $2,814 $13,683 11/16/12
950 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
949 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
948 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
947 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
946 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
945 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
944 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $2,915 5.5% 3 $972 $52,986 2/10/12
943 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
942 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
941 The Informant MBox $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
940 The Hacker Wars Vita. $2,958 85.2% 1 $2,958 $3,470 10/17/14
939 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
938 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
937 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
936 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
935 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
934 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
933 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
932 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
931 Photographic Memory FRun $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
930 The Institute Argo. $3,017 35.7% 2 $1,509 $8,445 10/4/13
929 The Beautiful Truth Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
928 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
927 Children Underground Cmx. $3,075 24.0% 1 $3,075 $12,798 9/19/01
926 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $3,077 3.4% 1 $3,077 $89,473 10/22/08
925 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
924 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
923 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
922 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD $3,100 100.0% 1 $3,100 $3,100 10/31/14
921 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
920 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
919 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
918 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
917 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
916 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
915 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
914 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
913 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
912 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
911 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
910 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
909 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
908 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
907 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
906 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
905 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
904 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
903 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
902 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
901 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
900 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
899 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
898 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
897 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
896 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
895 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
894 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
893 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
892 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
891 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
890 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
889 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
888 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
887 The Great Flood Icar. $3,596 21.8% 1 $3,596 $16,506 1/8/14
886 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
885 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
884 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
883 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
882 Manakamana CGld $3,635 13.1% 1 $3,635 $27,738 4/18/14
881 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
880 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
879 Eleven Minutes Reg. $3,670 46.0% 4 $918 $7,986 2/20/09
878 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
877 Jupiter's Wife AL $3,673 34.6% 1 $3,673 $10,622 8/18/95
876 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
875 The Cartel MP $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
874 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story FRun $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
873 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
872 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
871 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
870 China Blue Argo. $3,767 30.9% 2 $1,883 $12,185 1/19/07
869 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
868 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
867 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $3,792 50.5% 3 $1,264 $7,506 9/29/06
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, #1101-1166

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Full Battle Rattle MEnd 7/9/08
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