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
901 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
902 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
903 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
904 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
905 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
906 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
907 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
908 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
909 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
910 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
911 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
912 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
913 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
914 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
915 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
916 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
917 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
918 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
919 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
920 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
921 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
922 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
923 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
924 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD $3,100 100.0% 1 $3,100 $3,100 10/31/14
925 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
926 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
927 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
928 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
929 Children Underground Cmx. $3,075 24.0% 1 $3,075 $12,798 9/19/01
930 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
931 The Beautiful Truth Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
932 The Institute Argo. $3,017 35.7% 2 $1,509 $8,445 10/4/13
933 Photographic Memory FRun $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
934 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
935 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
936 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
937 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
938 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
939 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
940 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
941 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
942 The Hacker Wars Vita. $2,958 85.2% 1 $2,958 $3,470 10/17/14
943 The Informant MBox $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
944 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
945 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
946 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $2,915 5.5% 3 $972 $52,986 2/10/12
947 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
948 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
949 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
950 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
951 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
952 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
953 The Law in These Parts CGld $2,814 20.6% 1 $2,814 $13,683 11/16/12
954 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
955 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
956 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
957 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
958 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $2,759 21.2% 1 $2,759 $13,013 1/25/12
959 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
960 Rebirth Osci. $2,740 22.2% 1 $2,740 $12,358 8/31/11
961 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $2,740 24.0% 1 $2,740 $11,396 1/12/07
962 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $2,728 20.0% 1 $2,728 $13,614 8/8/14
963 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
964 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
965 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
966 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
967 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
968 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
969 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
970 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
971 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
972 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
973 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
974 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
975 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
976 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
977 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
978 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
979 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 56.8% 1 $2,590 $4,560 9/12/14
980 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
981 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
982 Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun $2,560 100.0% 1 $2,560 $2,560 1/23/15
983 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
984 Plot for Peace N/A $2,554 36.2% 2 $1,277 $7,051 10/31/14
985 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
986 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
987 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
988 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
989 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
990 Downloaded Abr. $2,504 29.9% 2 $1,252 $8,377 6/21/13
991 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
992 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
993 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
994 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
995 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
996 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
997 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
998 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
1000 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
1001 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
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