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, #1101-1167
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1002 Revenge of the Mekons MBox $2,354 36.3% 1 $2,354 $6,487 10/29/14
1003 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
1004 The Great Invisible RTWC $2,348 20.5% 3 $783 $11,428 10/29/14
1005 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
1006 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
1007 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
1008 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
1009 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
1010 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $2,300 11.3% 3 $766 $20,318 12/22/06
1011 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
1012 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
1013 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
1014 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
1015 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
1016 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
1017 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
1018 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
1019 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $2,233 20.3% 1 $2,233 $11,021 9/5/14
1020 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
1021 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
1022 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
1023 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
1024 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
1025 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
1026 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
1027 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
1028 Kabbalah Me FRun $2,196 22.4% 1 $2,196 $9,816 8/22/14
1029 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
1030 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
1031 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
1032 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
1033 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
1034 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
1035 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
1036 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
1037 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
1038 The Final Member Drft. $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
1039 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
1040 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
1041 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
1042 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 8.6% 1 $2,009 $23,423 9/12/14
1043 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
1044 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
1045 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
1046 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
1047 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
1048 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
1049 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
1050 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
1051 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
1052 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
1053 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
1054 Maidan CGld $1,847 47.2% 1 $1,847 $3,909 12/12/14
1055 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $1,846 14.1% 1 $1,846 $13,137 5/16/14
1056 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
1057 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
1058 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
1059 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $1,798 26.9% 9 $200 $6,684 11/19/10
1060 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
1061 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
1062 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
1063 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
1064 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
1065 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
1066 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
1067 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
1068 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
1069 Benda Bilili! NGE $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
1070 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $1,671 18.4% 1 $1,671 $9,078 7/31/98
1071 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
1072 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
1073 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
1074 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
1075 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
1076 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
1077 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
1078 Before You Know It TFC $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
1079 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
1080 El Inmigrante Indic. $1,578 10.5% 2 $789 $15,100 7/13/07
1081 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
1082 Men at Lunch FRun $1,530 61.6% 1 $1,530 $2,483 9/20/13
1083 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
1084 Speaking in Strings 7Art $1,519 22.1% 1 $1,519 $6,859 9/10/99
1085 Dear Jesse Cow. $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
1086 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
1087 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
1088 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
1089 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
1090 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
1091 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
1092 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
1093 The Beat Hotel FRun $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
1094 Only the Young Osci. $1,446 9.4% 1 $1,446 $15,312 12/7/12
1095 What Now? Remind Me CGld $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
1096 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $1,421 14.7% 2 $711 $9,672 8/22/14
1097 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $1,415 53.4% 1 $1,415 $2,648 1/24/14
1098 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
1099 La Maison De La Radio KL $1,410 17.4% 1 $1,410 $8,095 9/4/13
1100 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
1101 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
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, #1101-1167

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15