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, #1101-1167
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
867 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $3,792 50.5% 3 $1,264 $7,506 9/29/06
866 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
865 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arth. $3,815 42.7% 1 $3,815 $8,939 10/19/07
864 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
863 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
862 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
861 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
860 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
859 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
858 Ultrasuede Trib. $3,968 34.4% 1 $3,968 $11,539 1/20/12
857 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
856 Love, Marilyn SD $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
855 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
854 Rock Bottom Wrin. $4,017 31.2% 1 $4,017 $12,890 3/2/07
853 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
852 Sol LeWitt Icar. $4,051 31.5% 1 $4,051 $12,841 5/7/14
851 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
850 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
849 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
848 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
847 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
846 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
845 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
844 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
843 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
842 I Am Ali Focus $4,178 58.0% 11 $380 $7,205 10/10/14
841 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
840 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
839 Design is One FRun $4,236 25.9% 1 $4,236 $16,386 10/11/13
838 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
837 Without the King FRun $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
836 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
835 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliq. $4,286 36.3% 1 $4,286 $11,799 10/2/09
834 The Overnighters Drft. $4,324 4.4% 1 $4,324 $97,274 10/10/14
833 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
832 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman AL $4,347 21.6% 1 $4,347 $20,157 7/4/07
831 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $4,352 47.5% 1 $4,352 $9,166 2/27/09
830 A Letter to True Zeit. $4,395 28.1% 1 $4,395 $15,635 9/8/04
829 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
828 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
827 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
826 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
825 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
824 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
823 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
822 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
821 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
820 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
819 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
818 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
817 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
816 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
815 Levitated Mass FRun $4,589 28.5% 1 $4,589 $16,086 9/5/14
814 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
813 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
812 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $4,632 0.3% 1 $4,632 $1,577,480 8/19/88
811 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
810 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom FRun $4,645 24.1% 1 $4,645 $19,245 8/13/10
809 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
808 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
807 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
806 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
805 Red Hollywood CGld $4,760 56.5% 1 $4,760 $8,426 8/15/14
804 American Cannibal Life $4,778 28.8% 1 $4,778 $16,566 3/16/07
803 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon Reel $4,792 24.3% 1 $4,792 $19,712 5/30/08
802 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $4,794 25.3% 1 $4,794 $18,938 7/31/13
801 East of Havana BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
800 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $4,820 30.7% 1 $4,820 $15,679 4/30/04
799 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
798 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
797 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
796 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
795 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
794 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
793 Actress (2014) CGld $4,880 60.2% 1 $4,880 $8,104 11/7/14
792 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
791 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
790 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
789 Girl Model FRun $4,898 23.2% 1 $4,898 $21,154 9/5/12
788 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
787 If You Build It Long Shot $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
786 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
785 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
784 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $4,996 4.2% 1 $4,996 $118,206 3/19/10
783 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
782 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
781 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
780 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
779 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $5,026 27.0% 3 $1,675 $18,618 6/1/12
778 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
777 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
776 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
775 Red Obsession A23 $5,060 38.3% 2 $2,530 $13,199 9/6/13
774 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
773 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
772 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
771 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
770 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $5,093 25.4% 1 $5,093 $20,073 4/11/03
769 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
768 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
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, #1101-1167

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
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