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
501 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $9,711 2.2% 1 $9,711 $449,707 3/18/94
502 The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
503 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
504 If I Die Tonight Indic. $9,646 47.7% 2 $4,823 $20,214 7/31/09
505 Kumare KL $9,601 7.3% 1 $9,601 $132,160 6/20/12
506 The Business of Being Born ICir $9,574 13.7% 1 $9,574 $69,991 1/9/08
507 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $9,571 18.0% 1 $9,571 $53,319 4/29/94
508 Catwalk Arro. $9,560 33.3% 1 $9,560 $28,672 2/16/96
509 Beyond the Mat Lions $9,532 0.5% 1 $9,532 $2,053,648 10/22/99
510 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $9,527 4.8% 1 $9,527 $200,010 11/16/07
511 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $9,482 1.6% 1 $9,482 $578,241 9/19/03
512 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $9,456 22.8% 1 $9,456 $41,441 8/27/14
513 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
514 Stevie Lions $9,383 9.1% 4 $2,345 $103,401 3/28/03
515 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $9,366 7.8% 2 $4,683 $120,459 8/16/13
516 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
517 American Dream Mira. $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
518 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $9,283 24.6% 1 $9,283 $37,731 2/1/13
519 Limelight Magn. $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
520 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
521 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $9,242 4.7% 2 $4,621 $194,721 6/5/09
522 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $9,220 9.6% 1 $9,220 $95,865 6/25/08
523 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
524 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $9,202 23.5% 5 $1,840 $39,192 6/26/13
525 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $9,165 13.5% 1 $9,165 $67,966 11/1/13
526 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
527 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $9,129 3.8% 1 $9,129 $240,239 6/20/07
528 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
529 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
530 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $9,094 10.8% 1 $9,094 $84,577 1/24/14
531 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
532 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $8,981 8.4% 1 $8,981 $106,686 4/2/03
533 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
534 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
535 Show Business Reg. $8,829 5.8% 1 $8,829 $151,792 5/11/07
536 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
537 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
538 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $8,756 42.3% 1 $8,756 $20,709 11/8/13
539 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
540 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $8,741 10.0% 4 $2,185 $87,370 10/26/07
541 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
542 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
543 Road Scholar Gold. $8,635 1.4% 1 $8,635 $597,564 7/16/93
544 Bus 174 Think $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
545 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
546 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
547 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
548 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
549 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
550 Praying with Lior FRun $8,401 10.2% 1 $8,401 $82,553 2/1/08
551 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $8,378 4.0% 3 $2,792 $208,392 8/31/07
552 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
553 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $8,335 3.3% 1 $8,335 $253,311 8/25/95
554 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $8,318 5.9% 1 $8,318 $140,000 1/3/97
555 Bhutto FRun $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
556 Oh My God? Mitro. $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
557 Been Rich All My Life FRun $8,252 22.7% 1 $8,252 $36,406 7/21/06
558 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
559 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $8,227 9.1% 1 $8,227 $90,066 11/7/08
560 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $8,218 2.2% 1 $8,218 $370,218 3/1/13
561 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope WHE $8,203 23.7% 3 $2,734 $34,665 4/6/12
562 Pressure Cooker BevP $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
563 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
564 Saving Marriage Reg. $8,044 43.0% 2 $4,022 $18,720 10/17/08
565 Teenage Osci. $8,000 19.9% 1 $8,000 $40,169 3/14/14
566 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
567 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
568 Crazy Horse Zipp. $7,963 5.0% 1 $7,963 $157,782 1/18/12
569 Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm KL $7,937 7.0% 1 $7,937 $113,966 4/19/13
570 Billy the Kid Elep. $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
571 The Interrupters CGld $7,920 2.8% 1 $7,920 $282,448 7/29/11
572 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
573 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $7,882 7.0% 1 $7,882 $112,679 5/4/12
574 The Turandot Project Zeit. $7,877 23.5% 2 $3,938 $33,504 8/10/01
575 Paper Dolls Strand $7,870 21.5% 3 $2,623 $36,577 9/6/06
576 Budrus Bal. $7,819 11.4% 1 $7,819 $68,353 10/8/10
577 Zoo Think $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
578 Collapse Vita. $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
579 Somewhere Between Long Shot $7,799 3.7% 1 $7,799 $210,975 8/24/12
580 Favela Rising Moch. $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
581 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
582 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 100.0% 1 $7,718 $7,718 2/8/08
583 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
584 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $7,685 28.4% 1 $7,685 $27,052 3/27/09
585 American Meat LB $7,659 71.9% 1 $7,659 $10,650 4/12/13
586 Meet the Fokkens KL $7,628 24.8% 1 $7,628 $30,810 8/8/12
587 Martha and Ethel SPC $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
588 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $7,607 1.4% 1 $7,607 $563,482 7/10/98
589 Word Wars 7Art $7,559 6.8% 1 $7,559 $110,617 5/28/04
590 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
591 Big Men Abr. $7,539 13.4% 1 $7,539 $56,286 3/14/14
592 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
593 Making the Boys FRun $7,513 22.5% 1 $7,513 $33,443 3/11/11
594 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
595 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $7,502 85.5% 1 $7,502 $8,779 9/7/01
596 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $7,482 5.0% 1 $7,482 $148,292 10/20/06
597 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
598 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
599 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
600 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
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
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