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, #1001-1074
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 112 Comedian Mira. $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
1002 676 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
1003 389 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
1004 52 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $139,033 2.2% 4 $34,758 $6,417,135 9/24/10
1005 479 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $9,711 2.2% 1 $9,711 $449,707 3/18/94
1006 395 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
1007 228 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
1008 126 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $51,326 2.1% 3 $17,109 $2,401,999 7/20/12
1009 623 The Panama Deception EPr $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
1010 66 Touching the Void IFC $96,973 2.1% 5 $19,394 $4,593,598 1/23/04
1011 97 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $65,154 2.1% 3 $21,718 $3,119,113 5/30/03
1012 638 Unmistaken Child Osci. $6,293 2.1% 1 $6,293 $306,140 6/3/09
1013 229 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
1014 342 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,851 2.0% 1 $15,851 $783,969 4/25/08
1015 381 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
1016 741 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
1017 310 Jesus Camp Magn. $17,659 2.0% 13 $1,358 $902,544 9/15/06
1018 94 Pina IFC $68,012 1.9% 3 $22,671 $3,524,826 12/23/11
1019 82 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
1020 308 Encounters at the End of the World Think $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
1021 626 Genghis Blues Roxie $6,524 1.7% 1 $6,524 $374,550 7/1/99
1022 284 American Movie SPC $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
1023 125 Man on Wire Magn. $51,392 1.7% 2 $25,696 $2,962,242 7/25/08
1024 292 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $19,302 1.7% 2 $9,651 $1,134,623 7/10/09
1025 367 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
1026 354 The War Room Oct. $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
1027 225 Stories We Tell RAtt. $27,053 1.7% 2 $13,527 $1,600,145 5/10/13
1028 96 Buck IFC $67,548 1.7% 4 $16,887 $4,038,912 6/17/11
1029 151 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $42,035 1.6% 2 $21,018 $2,552,478 3/9/12
1030 323 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $17,130 1.6% 1 $17,130 $1,044,254 6/21/06
1031 489 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $9,482 1.6% 1 $9,482 $578,241 9/19/03
1032 404 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
1033 384 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
1034 307 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
1035 457 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
1036 520 Road Scholar Gold. $8,635 1.4% 1 $8,635 $597,564 7/16/93
1037 422 Into Great Silence Zeit. $11,355 1.4% 1 $11,355 $790,452 2/28/07
1038 161 My Architect NYer $37,929 1.4% 2 $18,964 $2,750,707 11/12/03
1039 111 Food, Inc. Magn. $60,513 1.4% 3 $20,171 $4,417,674 6/12/09
1040 564 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $7,607 1.4% 1 $7,607 $563,482 7/10/98
1041 128 Young@Heart FoxS $50,937 1.3% 4 $12,734 $3,992,189 4/9/08
1042 266 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
1043 339 Startup.com Art. $16,118 1.3% 1 $16,118 $1,283,356 5/11/01
1044 263 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
1045 262 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
1046 164 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $36,731 1.2% 5 $7,346 $3,058,527 2/9/05
1047 80 Roger and Me WB $80,253 1.2% 4 $20,063 $6,706,368 12/22/89
1048 31 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $281,330 1.2% 4 $70,332 $24,146,161 5/24/06
1049 115 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $54,596 1.1% 3 $18,199 $4,941,577 6/14/13
1050 924 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
1051 185 Wordplay IFC $32,847 1.1% 2 $16,423 $3,121,270 6/16/06
1052 222 Control Room Magn. $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
1053 411 Festival Express Think $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
1054 152 The Fog of War SPC $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
1055 41 Bowling for Columbine UA $209,148 1.0% 8 $26,143 $21,576,018 10/11/02
1056 157 Inside Job SPC $39,649 0.9% 2 $19,825 $4,312,735 10/8/10
1057 848 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
1058 440 Brother's Keeper CThnk $10,758 0.8% 1 $10,758 $1,305,915 9/9/92
1059 296 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $18,931 0.8% 3 $6,310 $2,453,083 10/5/01
1060 220 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
1061 288 Crumb SPC $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
1062 1021 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
1063 469 I Am Pala. $10,092 0.6% 1 $10,092 $1,591,034 2/18/11
1064 919 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
1065 140 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $45,348 0.6% 2 $22,674 $8,117,961 5/13/05
1066 487 Beyond the Mat Lions $9,532 0.5% 1 $9,532 $2,053,648 10/22/99
1067 399 When We Were Kings Gram. $12,479 0.4% 2 $6,239 $2,789,985 10/25/96
1068 365 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
1069 183 Winged Migration SPC $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
1070 314 Spellbound (2003) Think $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
1071 754 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $4,632 0.3% 1 $4,632 $1,577,480 8/19/88
1072 1036 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $1,114 0.2% 1 $1,114 $453,650 1/29/10
1073 301 Hoop Dreams FL $18,396 0.2% 3 $6,132 $7,830,611 10/14/94
1074 1071 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $379 0.1% 1 $379 $442,936 1/19/07
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 18 titles):
$7,832,93626.4%1,338$5,854$29,639,283-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1074

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. 8/1/08
For No Good Reason SPC 4/25/14
Fed Up RTWC 5/9/14
The Hornet's Nest Free 5/9/14
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir 5/16/14
Korengal GoldF 5/30/14
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC 6/6/14
Life Itself Magn. Jul 2014
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15