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, #1101-1148
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
601 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $7,607 1.4% 1 $7,607 $563,482 7/10/98
602 Word Wars 7Art $7,559 6.8% 1 $7,559 $110,617 5/28/04
603 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
604 Big Men Abr. $7,539 13.4% 1 $7,539 $56,286 3/14/14
605 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
606 Making the Boys FRun $7,513 22.5% 1 $7,513 $33,443 3/11/11
607 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
608 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $7,502 85.5% 1 $7,502 $8,779 9/7/01
609 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $7,482 5.0% 1 $7,482 $148,292 10/20/06
610 Watchers of the Sky MBox $7,473 65.9% 4 $1,868 $11,341 10/17/14
611 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
612 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
613 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
614 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
615 Family Fundamentals Focus $7,352 64.8% 4 $1,838 $11,344 10/11/02
616 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
617 Incendiary Truly $7,308 32.5% 1 $7,308 $22,457 9/23/11
618 God Loves Uganda Vari. $7,300 14.2% 1 $7,300 $51,229 10/11/13
619 Storm Surfers 3D XL $7,299 6.2% 2 $3,650 $117,090 4/26/13
620 Rising From Ashes FRun $7,298 18.9% 3 $2,433 $38,602 8/2/13
621 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
622 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $7,272 14.2% 1 $7,272 $51,301 8/10/11
623 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $7,246 5.6% 1 $7,246 $130,441 12/4/09
624 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
625 Alive Inside B360 $7,200 2.8% 1 $7,200 $254,514 7/18/14
626 The Way We Get By ICir $7,149 6.7% 1 $7,149 $106,542 7/17/09
627 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara $7,120 70.0% 1 $7,120 $10,171 5/5/95
628 My Voyage to Italy Mira. $7,117 60.9% 1 $7,117 $11,683 10/24/01
629 Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer APD/C $7,105 39.5% 1 $7,105 $17,992 8/2/13
630 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
631 Ghosts of Cite Soleil Think $7,100 14.6% 1 $7,100 $48,752 6/27/07
632 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
633 Zizek! Zeit. $7,062 35.0% 1 $7,062 $20,177 11/18/05
634 The Order of Myths CGld $7,056 11.3% 1 $7,056 $62,645 7/25/08
635 Under Our Skin Shad. $7,043 7.1% 1 $7,043 $98,548 6/19/09
636 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Libre $7,039 58.5% 1 $7,039 $12,025 12/7/12
637 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $7,035 9.8% 1 $7,035 $71,471 3/23/07
638 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $7,035 31.9% 1 $7,035 $22,080 12/10/10
639 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
640 Desert Bayou Libre $6,976 48.6% 1 $6,976 $14,350 10/5/07
641 Side By Side Trib. $6,956 11.8% 1 $6,956 $58,825 8/17/12
642 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
643 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
644 Running From Crazy Vita. $6,822 20.5% 1 $6,822 $33,300 11/1/13
645 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
646 Good Ol' Freda Magn. $6,798 4.9% 1 $6,798 $138,811 9/6/13
647 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $6,776 3.0% 1 $6,776 $225,682 8/16/00
648 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
649 Peter Brook: The Tightrope FRun $6,768 34.9% 1 $6,768 $19,365 1/31/14
650 Black Gold CalN $6,764 7.2% 3 $2,254 $93,477 10/6/06
651 America the Beautiful FInd. $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
652 King Corn Bal. $6,753 6.4% 1 $6,753 $105,422 10/12/07
653 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? AtRsk $6,742 19.0% 1 $6,742 $35,397 7/27/06
654 Orchestra of Exiles FRun $6,719 19.4% 1 $6,719 $34,577 10/26/12
655 Picture Me Strand $6,718 55.9% 1 $6,718 $12,008 9/17/10
656 The Matador (2008) CityL $6,695 30.7% 1 $6,695 $21,816 10/31/08
657 5 Broken Cameras KL $6,674 6.1% 1 $6,674 $109,983 5/30/12
658 Bloodline Libre $6,658 10.3% 1 $6,658 $64,698 5/9/08
659 Expedition to the End of the World Argo. $6,635 18.4% 1 $6,635 $36,135 8/20/14
660 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 100.0% 3 $2,209 $6,627 8/24/07
661 Rejoice and Shout Magn. $6,589 6.6% 1 $6,589 $100,237 6/3/11
662 Hats Off Abr. $6,570 21.0% 1 $6,570 $31,272 3/28/08
663 The Panama Deception EPr $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
664 Horse Boy Zeit. $6,554 4.2% 3 $2,185 $156,612 9/30/09
665 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
666 Genghis Blues Roxie $6,524 1.7% 1 $6,524 $374,550 7/1/99
667 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
668 Advanced Style B360 $6,500 12.0% 1 $6,500 $54,363 9/26/14
669 Hit So Hard Vari. $6,500 19.1% 1 $6,500 $34,025 4/13/12
670 My Reincarnation Long Shot $6,498 7.0% 1 $6,498 $92,822 10/28/11
671 Hiding and Seeking FRun $6,423 12.4% 1 $6,423 $51,936 2/6/04
672 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $6,411 4.0% 1 $6,411 $160,621 5/23/03
673 Something to Cheer About Truly $6,410 65.6% 9 $712 $9,777 4/27/07
674 7th Street PAc. $6,354 40.7% 1 $6,354 $15,629 1/17/03
675 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
676 Code Black Long Shot $6,319 3.3% 1 $6,319 $190,229 6/20/14
677 Nanking Think $6,316 3.9% 1 $6,316 $161,182 12/12/07
678 Cropsey CP $6,306 12.0% 1 $6,306 $52,476 6/4/10
679 Regret to Inform AL $6,294 14.2% 1 $6,294 $44,204 6/25/99
680 Unmistaken Child Osci. $6,293 2.1% 1 $6,293 $306,140 6/3/09
681 Public Speaking Rialto $6,260 10.1% 1 $6,260 $62,173 2/23/11
682 Stolen ICir $6,250 4.7% 1 $6,250 $132,596 4/19/06
683 Sputnik Mania Bal. $6,223 54.4% 1 $6,223 $11,441 3/14/08
684 Alice Neel SeeT $6,207 12.7% 1 $6,207 $48,969 4/20/07
685 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
686 Jane's Journey FRun $6,193 22.7% 1 $6,193 $27,253 9/16/11
687 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $6,193 37.0% 1 $6,193 $16,734 4/27/12
688 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
689 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $6,157 15.8% 1 $6,157 $38,933 9/13/13
690 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $6,116 15.8% 1 $6,116 $38,691 6/8/12
691 Khodorkovsky KL $6,110 15.5% 1 $6,110 $39,522 11/30/11
692 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuck $6,100 50.3% 1 $6,100 $12,133 1/3/14
693 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $6,093 4.2% 1 $6,093 $145,088 11/22/13
694 Our Nixon Cdgm. $6,090 29.6% 3 $2,030 $20,584 8/30/13
695 Walt & El Grupo BV $6,059 29.5% 3 $2,020 $20,521 9/9/09
696 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
697 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
698 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $6,027 11.9% 1 $6,027 $50,715 3/29/00
699 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $5,944 24.0% 1 $5,944 $24,729 10/4/06
700 The Unbelievers CM $5,925 41.1% 1 $5,925 $14,400 11/29/13
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, #1101-1148

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Blockade Icar. 3/14/07
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 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
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15