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, #1101-1126
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
901 Photographic Memory FRun $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
902 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
903 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
904 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
905 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
906 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
907 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
908 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
909 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
910 The Informant MBox $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
911 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
912 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
913 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $2,915 5.5% 3 $972 $52,986 2/10/12
914 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
915 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
916 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
917 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
918 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
919 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
920 The Law in These Parts CGld $2,814 20.6% 1 $2,814 $13,683 11/16/12
921 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
922 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
923 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
924 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
925 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $2,759 21.2% 1 $2,759 $13,013 1/25/12
926 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
927 Rebirth Osci. $2,740 22.2% 1 $2,740 $12,358 8/31/11
928 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $2,740 24.0% 1 $2,740 $11,396 1/12/07
929 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $2,728 20.0% 1 $2,728 $13,614 8/8/14
930 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
931 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
932 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
933 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
934 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
935 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
936 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
937 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
938 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
939 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
940 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
941 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
942 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
943 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
944 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
945 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
946 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 100.0% 1 $2,590 $2,590 9/12/14
947 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
948 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
949 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
950 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
951 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
952 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
953 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
954 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
955 Downloaded Abr. $2,504 29.9% 2 $1,252 $8,377 6/21/13
956 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
957 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
958 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 50.9% 1 $2,477 $4,871 9/4/14
959 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
960 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
961 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
962 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
963 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
964 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
965 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
966 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
967 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle $2,377 100.0% 1 $2,377 $2,377 10/21/05
968 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
969 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
970 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
971 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
972 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
973 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
974 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
975 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $2,300 11.3% 3 $766 $20,318 12/22/06
976 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
977 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
978 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
979 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
980 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
981 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
982 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
983 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
984 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $2,233 38.0% 1 $2,233 $5,876 9/5/14
985 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
986 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
987 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
988 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
989 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
990 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
991 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
992 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
993 Kabbalah Me FRun $2,196 22.4% 1 $2,196 $9,816 8/22/14
994 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
995 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
996 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
997 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
998 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
1000 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
1001 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
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, #1101-1126

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15