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, #1101-1132
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
601 613 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $7,272 14.2% 1 $7,272 $51,301 8/10/11
602 658 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
603 1083 Glastonbury Think $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
604 817 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
605 920 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
606 787 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
607 510 The Business of Being Born ICir $9,574 13.7% 1 $9,574 $69,991 1/9/08
608 1017 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
609 789 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
610 204 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
611 599 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
612 436 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $11,945 13.5% 1 $11,945 $88,312 10/26/07
613 1022 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
614 529 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $9,165 13.5% 1 $9,165 $67,966 11/1/13
615 507 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
616 367 War/Dance Think $15,471 13.4% 3 $5,157 $115,210 11/9/07
617 596 Big Men Abr. $7,539 13.4% 1 $7,539 $56,286 3/14/14
618 724 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
619 747 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
620 535 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
621 201 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
622 353 The Square (2013) Nou $16,359 13.2% 1 $16,359 $124,244 10/25/13
623 704 OC87 FKF $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
624 496 Leviathan (2013) CGld $10,000 13.1% 1 $10,000 $76,211 3/1/13
625 77 Tabloid IFC $91,201 13.1% 14 $6,514 $696,921 7/15/11
626 530 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
627 771 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
628 338 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
629 68 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones WB $99,740 12.8% 26 $3,836 $776,699 10/5/90
630 79 Inside Deep Throat Uni. $88,709 12.8% 12 $7,392 $691,880 2/11/05
631 460 51 Birch Street Truly $10,827 12.8% 2 $5,413 $84,689 10/18/06
632 775 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
633 840 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
634 453 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $11,041 12.7% 2 $5,521 $86,637 6/13/12
635 241 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
636 674 Alice Neel SeeT $6,207 12.7% 1 $6,207 $48,969 4/20/07
637 1077 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $1,239 12.6% 6 $207 $9,802 10/18/13
638 1131 Rank IFC $314 12.6% 1 $314 $2,485 6/28/06
639 693 The Woodmans Lorb. $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
640 837 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
641 1038 Benda Bilili! NGE $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
642 318 American Promise RFG $18,300 12.5% 2 $9,150 $146,702 10/18/13
643 661 Hiding and Seeking FRun $6,423 12.4% 1 $6,423 $51,936 2/6/04
644 465 Kurt Cobain About a Son Bal. $10,749 12.4% 2 $5,374 $87,016 10/3/07
645 912 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
646 971 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
647 362 Stonewall Uprising FRun $15,729 12.3% 4 $3,932 $128,203 6/16/10
648 1103 Casting About Kino $893 12.3% 1 $893 $7,279 5/11/07
649 447 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $11,281 12.2% 1 $11,281 $92,113 9/23/98
650 944 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
651 1001 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
652 277 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
653 605 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
654 377 Inni CP $14,903 12.1% 3 $4,968 $123,482 10/28/11
655 398 Blank City IR $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
656 148 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $45,008 12.0% 21 $2,143 $373,743 6/3/88
657 668 Cropsey CP $6,306 12.0% 1 $6,306 $52,476 6/4/10
658 257 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
659 486 Crazy Wisdom AM $10,304 12.0% 1 $10,304 $86,202 11/25/11
660 254 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
661 1080 Shepard and Dark MBox $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
662 168 L'Amour Fou IFC $37,250 11.9% 2 $18,625 $312,494 5/13/11
663 715 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
664 688 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $6,027 11.9% 1 $6,027 $50,715 3/29/00
665 632 Side By Side Trib. $6,956 11.8% 1 $6,956 $58,825 8/17/12
666 53 Inequality for All RTWC $140,888 11.7% 28 $5,032 $1,205,273 9/27/13
667 976 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
668 827 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
669 331 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $17,482 11.6% 2 $8,741 $150,886 10/21/11
670 202 This Old Cub Emr. $31,252 11.6% 6 $5,208 $270,014 3/26/04
671 258 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
672 948 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
673 441 One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das Zeit. $11,515 11.5% 1 $11,515 $100,401 5/8/13
674 581 Budrus Bal. $7,819 11.4% 1 $7,819 $68,353 10/8/10
675 394 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $14,030 11.4% 1 $14,030 $122,905 8/17/07
676 767 If You Build It Long Shot $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
677 240 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
678 194 Outrage Magn. $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
679 981 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $2,300 11.3% 3 $766 $20,318 12/22/06
680 1030 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
681 625 The Order of Myths CGld $7,056 11.3% 1 $7,056 $62,645 7/25/08
682 711 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
683 1097 Three Stars FRun $1,003 11.2% 1 $1,003 $8,942 9/21/12
684 582 Zoo Think $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
685 754 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
686 878 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
687 700 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
688 282 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
689 266 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $23,017 10.8% 4 $5,754 $213,064 6/6/14
690 534 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $9,094 10.8% 1 $9,094 $84,577 1/24/14
691 720 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
692 545 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
693 182 A Film Unfinished Osci. $34,060 10.6% 4 $8,515 $320,486 8/18/10
694 867 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
695 287 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $21,098 10.5% 3 $7,033 $200,036 8/16/13
696 785 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
697 430 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
698 1049 El Inmigrante Indic. $1,578 10.5% 2 $789 $15,100 7/13/07
699 108 Gunner Palace Palm $63,520 10.5% 8 $7,940 $607,844 3/4/05
700 406 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
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, #1101-1132

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free 9/30/11
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
God the Father RM 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
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15