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
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 592 Somewhere Between Long Shot $7,799 3.7% 1 $7,799 $210,975 8/24/12
1002 57 Step Into Liquid Art. $135,985 3.7% 5 $27,197 $3,681,803 8/8/03
1003 84 A Brief History of Time Trit $84,025 3.7% 5 $16,805 $2,279,692 8/21/92
1004 91 Blackfish Magn. $75,962 3.7% 5 $15,192 $2,073,582 7/19/13
1005 997 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
1006 722 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
1007 867 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
1008 1059 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
1009 312 Incident at Oglala Mira. $19,070 3.6% 3 $6,356 $536,848 5/8/92
1010 397 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
1011 229 Visions of Light Kino $27,761 3.5% 2 $13,880 $799,856 2/24/93
1012 528 American Dream Mira. $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
1013 914 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
1014 500 Bonhoeffer FRun $10,099 3.4% 1 $10,099 $296,131 6/20/03
1015 892 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
1016 425 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $12,623 3.4% 2 $6,311 $373,366 3/30/01
1017 167 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $38,281 3.4% 4 $9,570 $1,134,358 9/7/07
1018 245 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $25,807 3.3% 5 $5,161 $771,712 4/14/00
1019 676 Code Black Long Shot $6,319 3.3% 1 $6,319 $190,229 6/20/14
1020 566 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $8,335 3.3% 1 $8,335 $253,311 8/25/95
1021 154 Hearts of Darkness Trit $42,992 3.3% 4 $10,748 $1,318,449 11/27/91
1022 523 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
1023 873 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
1024 275 56 Up FRun $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
1025 996 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
1026 482 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
1027 1139 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icar. $418 3.1% 1 $418 $13,670 6/6/14
1028 647 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $6,776 3.0% 1 $6,776 $225,682 8/16/00
1029 512 The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
1030 136 Tim's Vermeer SPC $49,777 3.0% 4 $12,444 $1,671,377 1/31/14
1031 1126 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
1032 899 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
1033 632 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
1034 89 Samsara Osci. $76,222 2.9% 2 $38,111 $2,672,413 8/24/12
1035 385 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
1036 625 Alive Inside B360 $7,200 2.8% 1 $7,200 $254,514 7/18/14
1037 584 The Interrupters CGld $7,920 2.8% 1 $7,920 $282,448 7/29/11
1038 1084 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
1039 976 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
1040 287 Trembling Before G-d NYer $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
1041 272 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
1042 215 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
1043 1038 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
1044 262 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
1045 148 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
1046 176 Restrepo NGE $35,581 2.7% 2 $17,791 $1,330,894 6/25/10
1047 298 To Be and to Have NYer $20,528 2.6% 3 $6,842 $777,129 9/19/03
1048 55 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $139,101 2.6% 5 $27,820 $5,304,920 4/29/11
1049 869 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
1050 113 The Gatekeepers SPC $61,552 2.5% 3 $20,517 $2,415,727 2/1/13
1051 454 The Heart of the Game Mira. $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
1052 351 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $16,835 2.5% 1 $16,835 $668,228 2/27/98
1053 274 The Imposter IM $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
1054 1071 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
1055 93 Unzipped Mira. $71,275 2.5% 2 $35,637 $2,875,086 8/4/95
1056 405 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
1057 401 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
1058 366 Dust to Glory IFC $15,757 2.5% 2 $7,878 $640,013 4/1/05
1059 180 Microcosmos Mira. $35,189 2.5% 2 $17,594 $1,433,210 10/9/96
1060 534 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
1061 314 The Wonder of It All Indic. $18,988 2.4% 3 $6,329 $781,016 7/17/09
1062 468 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
1063 185 Looking for Richard FoxS $33,843 2.4% 2 $16,921 $1,408,575 10/11/96
1064 332 Forks Over Knives Pas. $17,645 2.4% 1 $17,645 $739,561 1/7/11
1065 1140 Carbon Nation CWM $402 2.4% 1 $402 $16,901 5/7/10
1066 1058 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
1067 612 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
1068 954 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
1069 248 Paper Clips Slow $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
1070 304 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $20,247 2.2% 1 $20,247 $906,666 7/8/11
1071 187 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $33,677 2.2% 1 $33,677 $1,510,026 3/16/11
1072 573 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $8,218 2.2% 1 $8,218 $370,218 3/1/13
1073 201 No End in Sight Magn. $31,533 2.2% 2 $15,766 $1,433,319 7/27/07
1074 118 Comedian Mira. $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
1075 720 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
1076 415 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
1077 56 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $139,033 2.2% 4 $34,758 $6,417,135 9/24/10
1078 511 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $9,711 2.2% 1 $9,711 $449,707 3/18/94
1079 423 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
1080 239 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
1081 132 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $51,326 2.1% 3 $17,109 $2,401,999 7/20/12
1082 663 The Panama Deception EPr $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
1083 72 Touching the Void IFC $96,973 2.1% 5 $19,394 $4,593,598 1/23/04
1084 756 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $5,185 2.1% 1 $5,185 $247,159 4/4/14
1085 103 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $65,154 2.1% 3 $21,718 $3,119,113 5/30/03
1086 680 Unmistaken Child Osci. $6,293 2.1% 1 $6,293 $306,140 6/3/09
1087 240 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
1088 364 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,851 2.0% 1 $15,851 $783,969 4/25/08
1089 406 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
1090 787 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
1091 331 Jesus Camp Magn. $17,659 2.0% 13 $1,358 $902,544 9/15/06
1092 100 Pina IFC $68,012 1.9% 3 $22,671 $3,524,826 12/23/11
1093 88 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
1094 329 Encounters at the End of the World Think $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
1095 666 Genghis Blues Roxie $6,524 1.7% 1 $6,524 $374,550 7/1/99
1096 303 American Movie SPC $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
1097 131 Man on Wire Magn. $51,392 1.7% 2 $25,696 $2,962,242 7/25/08
1098 311 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $19,302 1.7% 2 $9,651 $1,134,623 7/10/09
1099 391 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
1100 376 The War Room Oct. $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
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
Blockade Icar. 3/14/07
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