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
801 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $4,632 0.3% 1 $4,632 $1,577,480 8/19/88
802 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
803 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
804 Levitated Mass FRun $4,589 50.8% 1 $4,589 $9,038 9/5/14
805 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
806 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
807 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
808 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
809 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
810 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
811 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
812 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
813 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
814 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
815 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
816 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
817 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
818 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
819 A Letter to True Zeit. $4,395 28.1% 1 $4,395 $15,635 9/8/04
820 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $4,352 47.5% 1 $4,352 $9,166 2/27/09
821 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman AL $4,347 21.6% 1 $4,347 $20,157 7/4/07
822 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
823 The Overnighters Drft. $4,324 33.9% 1 $4,324 $12,741 10/10/14
824 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliq. $4,286 36.3% 1 $4,286 $11,799 10/2/09
825 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
826 Without the King FRun $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
827 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
828 Design is One FRun $4,236 25.9% 1 $4,236 $16,386 10/11/13
829 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
830 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
831 I Am Ali Focus $4,178 58.0% 11 $380 $7,205 10/10/14
832 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
833 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
834 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
835 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
836 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
837 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
838 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
839 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
840 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
841 Sol LeWitt Icar. $4,051 31.5% 1 $4,051 $12,841 5/7/14
842 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
843 Rock Bottom Wrin. $4,017 31.2% 1 $4,017 $12,890 3/2/07
844 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
845 Love, Marilyn SD $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
846 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
847 Ultrasuede Trib. $3,968 34.4% 1 $3,968 $11,539 1/20/12
848 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
849 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
850 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
851 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
852 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
853 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
854 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arth. $3,815 42.7% 1 $3,815 $8,939 10/19/07
855 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
856 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $3,792 50.5% 3 $1,264 $7,506 9/29/06
857 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
858 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
859 China Blue Argo. $3,767 30.9% 2 $1,883 $12,185 1/19/07
860 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
861 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
862 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
863 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story FRun $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
864 The Cartel MP $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
865 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
866 Jupiter's Wife AL $3,673 34.6% 1 $3,673 $10,622 8/18/95
867 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
868 Eleven Minutes Reg. $3,670 46.0% 4 $918 $7,986 2/20/09
869 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
870 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
871 Manakamana CGld $3,635 13.1% 1 $3,635 $27,738 4/18/14
872 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
873 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
874 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
875 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
876 The Great Flood Icar. $3,596 21.8% 1 $3,596 $16,506 1/8/14
877 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
878 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
879 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
880 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
881 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
882 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
883 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
884 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
885 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
886 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
887 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
888 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
889 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
890 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
891 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
892 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
893 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
894 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
895 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
896 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
897 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
898 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
899 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
900 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
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, #1101-1148

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