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, #1101-1106
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
801 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
802 Design is One FRun $4,236 25.9% 1 $4,236 $16,386 10/11/13
803 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
804 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
805 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
806 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
807 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
808 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
809 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
810 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
811 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
812 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
813 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
814 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
815 Rock Bottom Wrin. $4,017 31.2% 1 $4,017 $12,890 3/2/07
816 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
817 Love, Marilyn SD $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
818 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
819 Ultrasuede Trib. $3,968 34.4% 1 $3,968 $11,539 1/20/12
820 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
821 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
822 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
823 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
824 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
825 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
826 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arth. $3,815 42.7% 1 $3,815 $8,939 10/19/07
827 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
828 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $3,792 50.5% 3 $1,264 $7,506 9/29/06
829 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
830 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
831 China Blue Argo. $3,767 30.9% 2 $1,883 $12,185 1/19/07
832 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
833 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
834 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
835 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story FRun $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
836 The Cartel MP $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
837 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
838 Jupiter's Wife AL $3,673 34.6% 1 $3,673 $10,622 8/18/95
839 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
840 Eleven Minutes Reg. $3,670 46.0% 4 $918 $7,986 2/20/09
841 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
842 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
843 Manakamana CGld $3,635 15.0% 1 $3,635 $24,182 4/18/14
844 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
845 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
846 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
847 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
848 The Great Flood Icar. $3,596 25.6% 1 $3,596 $14,068 1/8/14
849 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
850 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
851 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
852 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
853 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
854 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
855 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
856 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
857 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
858 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
859 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
860 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
861 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
862 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
863 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
864 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
865 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
866 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
867 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
868 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
869 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
870 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
871 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
872 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
873 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
874 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
875 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
876 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
877 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
878 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
879 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
880 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
881 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
882 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
883 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
884 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
885 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
886 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
887 Children Underground Cmx. $3,075 24.0% 1 $3,075 $12,798 9/19/01
888 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
889 The Beautiful Truth Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
890 The Institute Argo. $3,017 35.7% 2 $1,509 $8,445 10/4/13
891 Photographic Memory FRun $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
892 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
893 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
894 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
895 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
896 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
897 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
898 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
899 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
900 The Informant MBox $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.4%1,346$5,517$28,170,359-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1106

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Birth of the Living Dead FRun 10/18/13
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 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
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15