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
616 The Order of Myths CGld $7,056 11.3% 1 $7,056 $62,645 7/25/08
615 Zizek! Zeit. $7,062 35.0% 1 $7,062 $20,177 11/18/05
614 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
613 Ghosts of Cite Soleil Think $7,100 14.6% 1 $7,100 $48,752 6/27/07
612 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
611 Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer APD/C $7,105 40.3% 1 $7,105 $17,632 8/2/13
610 My Voyage to Italy Mira. $7,117 60.9% 1 $7,117 $11,683 10/24/01
609 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara $7,120 70.0% 1 $7,120 $10,171 5/5/95
608 The Way We Get By ICir $7,149 6.7% 1 $7,149 $106,542 7/17/09
607 Alive Inside B360 $7,200 4.8% 1 $7,200 $150,200 7/18/14
606 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
605 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $7,246 5.6% 1 $7,246 $130,441 12/4/09
604 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $7,272 14.2% 1 $7,272 $51,301 8/10/11
603 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
602 Rising From Ashes FRun $7,298 18.9% 3 $2,433 $38,602 8/2/13
601 Storm Surfers 3D XL $7,299 6.2% 2 $3,650 $117,090 4/26/13
600 God Loves Uganda Vari. $7,300 14.2% 1 $7,300 $51,229 10/11/13
599 Incendiary Truly $7,308 32.5% 1 $7,308 $22,457 9/23/11
598 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
597 Family Fundamentals Focus $7,352 64.8% 4 $1,838 $11,344 10/11/02
596 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
595 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
594 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
593 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
592 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $7,482 5.0% 1 $7,482 $148,292 10/20/06
591 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $7,502 85.5% 1 $7,502 $8,779 9/7/01
590 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
589 Making the Boys FRun $7,513 22.5% 1 $7,513 $33,443 3/11/11
588 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
587 Big Men Abr. $7,539 13.4% 1 $7,539 $56,286 3/14/14
586 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
585 Word Wars 7Art $7,559 6.8% 1 $7,559 $110,617 5/28/04
584 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $7,607 1.4% 1 $7,607 $563,482 7/10/98
583 Martha and Ethel SPC $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
582 Meet the Fokkens KL $7,628 24.8% 1 $7,628 $30,810 8/8/12
581 American Meat LB $7,659 71.9% 1 $7,659 $10,650 4/12/13
580 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $7,685 28.4% 1 $7,685 $27,052 3/27/09
579 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
578 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 100.0% 1 $7,718 $7,718 2/8/08
577 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
576 Favela Rising Moch. $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
575 Somewhere Between Long Shot $7,799 3.7% 1 $7,799 $210,975 8/24/12
574 Collapse Vita. $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
573 Zoo Think $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
572 Budrus Bal. $7,819 11.4% 1 $7,819 $68,353 10/8/10
571 Paper Dolls Strand $7,870 21.5% 3 $2,623 $36,577 9/6/06
570 The Turandot Project Zeit. $7,877 23.5% 2 $3,938 $33,504 8/10/01
569 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $7,882 7.0% 1 $7,882 $112,679 5/4/12
568 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
567 The Interrupters CGld $7,920 2.8% 1 $7,920 $282,448 7/29/11
566 Billy the Kid Elep. $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
565 Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm KL $7,937 7.0% 1 $7,937 $113,966 4/19/13
564 Crazy Horse Zipp. $7,963 5.0% 1 $7,963 $157,782 1/18/12
563 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
562 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
561 Teenage Osci. $8,000 19.9% 1 $8,000 $40,169 3/14/14
560 Saving Marriage Reg. $8,044 43.0% 2 $4,022 $18,720 10/17/08
559 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
558 Pressure Cooker BevP $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
557 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope WHE $8,203 23.7% 3 $2,734 $34,665 4/6/12
556 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $8,218 2.2% 1 $8,218 $370,218 3/1/13
555 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $8,227 9.1% 1 $8,227 $90,066 11/7/08
554 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
553 Been Rich All My Life FRun $8,252 22.7% 1 $8,252 $36,406 7/21/06
552 Oh My God? Mitro. $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
551 Bhutto FRun $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
550 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $8,318 5.9% 1 $8,318 $140,000 1/3/97
549 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $8,335 3.3% 1 $8,335 $253,311 8/25/95
548 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
547 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $8,378 4.0% 3 $2,792 $208,392 8/31/07
546 Praying with Lior FRun $8,401 10.2% 1 $8,401 $82,553 2/1/08
545 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
544 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
543 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
542 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
541 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
540 Bus 174 Think $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
539 Road Scholar Gold. $8,635 1.4% 1 $8,635 $597,564 7/16/93
538 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
537 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
536 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $8,741 10.0% 4 $2,185 $87,370 10/26/07
535 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
534 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $8,756 42.3% 1 $8,756 $20,709 11/8/13
533 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
532 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
531 Show Business Reg. $8,829 5.8% 1 $8,829 $151,792 5/11/07
530 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
529 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
528 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $8,981 8.4% 1 $8,981 $106,686 4/2/03
527 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
526 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $9,094 10.8% 1 $9,094 $84,577 1/24/14
525 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
524 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
523 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $9,129 3.8% 1 $9,129 $240,239 6/20/07
522 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
521 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $9,165 13.5% 1 $9,165 $67,966 11/1/13
520 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $9,202 23.5% 5 $1,840 $39,192 6/26/13
519 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
518 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $9,220 9.6% 1 $9,220 $95,865 6/25/08
517 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $9,242 4.7% 2 $4,621 $194,721 6/5/09
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
Liv & Ingmar Jan. 12/13/13
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