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
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 1001 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
1002 255 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
1003 146 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
1004 173 Restrepo NGE $35,581 2.7% 2 $17,791 $1,330,894 6/25/10
1005 288 To Be and to Have NYer $20,528 2.6% 3 $6,842 $777,129 9/19/03
1006 53 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $139,101 2.6% 5 $27,820 $5,304,920 4/29/11
1007 841 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
1008 111 The Gatekeepers SPC $61,552 2.5% 3 $20,517 $2,415,727 2/1/13
1009 439 The Heart of the Game Mira. $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
1010 340 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $16,835 2.5% 1 $16,835 $668,228 2/27/98
1011 265 The Imposter IM $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
1012 1033 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
1013 91 Unzipped Mira. $71,275 2.5% 2 $35,637 $2,875,086 8/4/95
1014 392 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
1015 388 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
1016 354 Dust to Glory IFC $15,757 2.5% 2 $7,878 $640,013 4/1/05
1017 177 Microcosmos Mira. $35,189 2.5% 2 $17,594 $1,433,210 10/9/96
1018 517 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
1019 304 The Wonder of It All Indic. $18,988 2.4% 3 $6,329 $781,016 7/17/09
1020 453 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
1021 182 Looking for Richard FoxS $33,843 2.4% 2 $16,921 $1,408,575 10/11/96
1022 321 Forks Over Knives Pas. $17,645 2.4% 1 $17,645 $739,561 1/7/11
1023 1099 Carbon Nation CWM $402 2.4% 1 $402 $16,901 5/7/10
1024 1020 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
1025 592 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
1026 924 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
1027 241 Paper Clips Slow $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
1028 294 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $20,247 2.2% 1 $20,247 $906,666 7/8/11
1029 184 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $33,677 2.2% 1 $33,677 $1,510,026 3/16/11
1030 554 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $8,218 2.2% 1 $8,218 $370,218 3/1/13
1031 197 No End in Sight Magn. $31,533 2.2% 2 $15,766 $1,433,319 7/27/07
1032 116 Comedian Mira. $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
1033 697 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
1034 402 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
1035 54 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $139,033 2.2% 4 $34,758 $6,417,135 9/24/10
1036 496 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $9,711 2.2% 1 $9,711 $449,707 3/18/94
1037 409 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
1038 233 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
1039 130 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $51,326 2.1% 3 $17,109 $2,401,999 7/20/12
1040 642 The Panama Deception EPr $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
1041 70 Touching the Void IFC $96,973 2.1% 5 $19,394 $4,593,598 1/23/04
1042 733 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $5,185 2.1% 1 $5,185 $247,159 4/4/14
1043 101 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $65,154 2.1% 3 $21,718 $3,119,113 5/30/03
1044 658 Unmistaken Child Osci. $6,293 2.1% 1 $6,293 $306,140 6/3/09
1045 234 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
1046 352 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,851 2.0% 1 $15,851 $783,969 4/25/08
1047 393 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
1048 764 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
1049 320 Jesus Camp Magn. $17,659 2.0% 13 $1,358 $902,544 9/15/06
1050 98 Pina IFC $68,012 1.9% 3 $22,671 $3,524,826 12/23/11
1051 86 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
1052 318 Encounters at the End of the World Think $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
1053 645 Genghis Blues Roxie $6,524 1.7% 1 $6,524 $374,550 7/1/99
1054 293 American Movie SPC $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
1055 129 Man on Wire Magn. $51,392 1.7% 2 $25,696 $2,962,242 7/25/08
1056 301 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $19,302 1.7% 2 $9,651 $1,134,623 7/10/09
1057 378 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
1058 364 The War Room Oct. $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
1059 230 Stories We Tell RAtt. $27,053 1.7% 2 $13,527 $1,600,145 5/10/13
1060 100 Buck IFC $67,548 1.7% 4 $16,887 $4,038,912 6/17/11
1061 155 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $42,035 1.6% 2 $21,018 $2,552,478 3/9/12
1062 333 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $17,130 1.6% 1 $17,130 $1,044,254 6/21/06
1063 506 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $9,482 1.6% 1 $9,482 $578,241 9/19/03
1064 418 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
1065 397 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
1066 317 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
1067 471 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
1068 537 Road Scholar Gold. $8,635 1.4% 1 $8,635 $597,564 7/16/93
1069 436 Into Great Silence Zeit. $11,355 1.4% 1 $11,355 $790,452 2/28/07
1070 165 My Architect NYer $37,929 1.4% 2 $18,964 $2,750,707 11/12/03
1071 115 Food, Inc. Magn. $60,513 1.4% 3 $20,171 $4,417,674 6/12/09
1072 582 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $7,607 1.4% 1 $7,607 $563,482 7/10/98
1073 132 Young@Heart FoxS $50,937 1.3% 4 $12,734 $3,992,189 4/9/08
1074 274 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
1075 349 Startup.com Art. $16,118 1.3% 1 $16,118 $1,283,356 5/11/01
1076 270 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
1077 269 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
1078 168 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $36,731 1.2% 5 $7,346 $3,058,527 2/9/05
1079 84 Roger and Me WB $80,253 1.2% 4 $20,063 $6,706,368 12/22/89
1080 33 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $281,330 1.2% 4 $70,332 $24,146,161 5/24/06
1081 119 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $54,596 1.1% 3 $18,199 $4,946,445 6/14/13
1082 950 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
1083 189 Wordplay IFC $32,847 1.1% 2 $16,423 $3,121,270 6/16/06
1084 227 Control Room Magn. $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
1085 425 Festival Express Think $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
1086 156 The Fog of War SPC $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
1087 43 Bowling for Columbine UA $209,148 1.0% 8 $26,143 $21,576,018 10/11/02
1088 161 Inside Job SPC $39,649 0.9% 2 $19,825 $4,312,735 10/8/10
1089 873 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
1090 454 Brother's Keeper CThnk $10,758 0.8% 1 $10,758 $1,305,915 9/9/92
1091 305 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $18,931 0.8% 3 $6,310 $2,453,083 10/5/01
1092 225 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
1093 297 Crumb SPC $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
1094 1050 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
1095 486 I Am Pala. $10,092 0.6% 1 $10,092 $1,591,034 2/18/11
1096 945 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
1097 144 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $45,348 0.6% 2 $22,674 $8,117,961 5/13/05
1098 504 Beyond the Mat Lions $9,532 0.5% 1 $9,532 $2,053,648 10/22/99
1099 413 When We Were Kings Gram. $12,479 0.4% 2 $6,239 $2,789,985 10/25/96
1100 376 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,181,293-
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