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, #1101-1148
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $5,905 29.5% 2 $2,953 $19,988 11/4/11
702 I Trust You to Kill Me FInd. $5,888 45.8% 1 $5,888 $12,854 9/8/06
703 The Woodmans Lorb. $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
704 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
705 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 100.0% 1 $5,869 $5,869 4/30/99
706 The Betrayal CGld $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
707 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
708 Radio Unnameable KL $5,833 24.2% 1 $5,833 $24,090 9/19/12
709 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 10.6% 2 $2,900 $54,595 9/12/14
710 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
711 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $5,763 49.8% 1 $5,763 $11,562 8/23/02
712 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
713 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $5,754 16.1% 1 $5,754 $35,671 10/19/11
714 OC87 FKF $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
715 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
716 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $5,712 26.3% 4 $1,428 $21,697 3/2/12
717 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $5,712 31.4% 2 $2,856 $18,190 4/25/14
718 How to Grow a Band ICir $5,705 28.3% 1 $5,705 $20,135 4/13/12
719 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
720 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
721 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
722 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
723 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $5,656 40.0% 1 $5,656 $14,130 3/13/09
724 Casting By SD $5,649 31.1% 2 $2,825 $18,164 11/1/13
725 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
726 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
727 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $5,599 45.3% 3 $1,866 $12,366 10/14/11
728 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
729 Garbo: The Spy FRun $5,593 19.6% 1 $5,593 $28,563 11/18/11
730 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
731 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $5,546 27.7% 1 $5,546 $20,018 4/18/08
732 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $5,530 23.3% 1 $5,530 $23,701 1/18/13
733 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $5,526 40.3% 2 $2,763 $13,710 11/15/06
734 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
735 Broadway Idiot FB $5,514 20.0% 1 $5,514 $27,595 10/11/13
736 Killing Kasztner SkyI $5,513 4.9% 1 $5,513 $112,313 10/23/09
737 Best Worst Movie Abr. $5,503 5.0% 1 $5,503 $109,895 4/23/10
738 I Like Killing Flies Think $5,487 33.8% 1 $5,487 $16,214 7/28/06
739 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
740 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
741 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $5,451 52.7% 2 $2,726 $10,347 12/13/13
742 Otter 501 Pala. $5,444 22.3% 3 $1,815 $24,449 5/11/12
743 Great Directors Pala. $5,440 30.4% 3 $1,813 $17,921 7/2/10
744 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
745 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
746 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
747 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $5,302 33.3% 1 $5,302 $15,941 5/9/12
748 F**k Think $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
749 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
750 Blindsight Abr. $5,279 5.9% 1 $5,279 $89,169 3/5/08
751 Blockade Icar. $5,271 44.9% 1 $5,271 $11,750 3/14/07
752 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
753 More Than Honey KL $5,225 6.5% 1 $5,225 $79,772 6/12/13
754 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
755 Forever Icar. $5,202 21.8% 1 $5,202 $23,828 9/12/07
756 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $5,185 2.1% 1 $5,185 $247,159 4/4/14
757 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
758 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
759 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
760 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $5,093 25.4% 1 $5,093 $20,073 4/11/03
761 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
762 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
763 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
764 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
765 Red Obsession A23 $5,060 38.3% 2 $2,530 $13,199 9/6/13
766 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
767 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
768 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
769 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $5,026 27.0% 3 $1,675 $18,618 6/1/12
770 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
771 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
772 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
773 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
774 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $4,996 4.2% 1 $4,996 $118,206 3/19/10
775 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
776 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
777 If You Build It Long Shot $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
778 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
779 Girl Model FRun $4,898 23.2% 1 $4,898 $21,154 9/5/12
780 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
781 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
782 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
783 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
784 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
785 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
786 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
787 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
788 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
789 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $4,820 30.7% 1 $4,820 $15,679 4/30/04
790 East of Havana BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
791 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $4,794 25.3% 1 $4,794 $18,938 7/31/13
792 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon Reel $4,792 24.3% 1 $4,792 $19,712 5/30/08
793 American Cannibal Life $4,778 28.8% 1 $4,778 $16,566 3/16/07
794 Red Hollywood CGld $4,760 56.5% 1 $4,760 $8,426 8/15/14
795 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
796 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
797 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
798 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
799 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom FRun $4,645 24.1% 1 $4,645 $19,245 8/13/10
800 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
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, #1101-1148

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15