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
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
901 1051 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
902 1016 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
903 91 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
904 417 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
905 231 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
906 1044 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
907 370 Dust to Glory IFC $15,757 2.5% 2 $7,878 $640,013 4/1/05
908 853 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
909 513 Mondovino Think $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
910 112 Gunner Palace Palm $63,520 10.5% 8 $7,940 $607,844 3/4/05
911 938 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
912 950 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
913 82 Inside Deep Throat Uni. $88,709 12.8% 12 $7,392 $691,880 2/11/05
914 174 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $36,731 1.2% 5 $7,346 $3,058,527 2/9/05
915 1139 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
916 394 The Nomi Song Palm $14,510 19.4% 2 $7,255 $74,631 2/4/05
917 1067 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
918 798 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
919 863 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
920 1150 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
921 375 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $15,477 3.7% 3 $5,159 $417,120 12/22/04
922 393 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
923 840 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
924 1147 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
925 277 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
926 252 Paper Clips Slow $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
927 176 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $36,412 54.0% 5 $7,282 $67,433 11/5/04
928 1024 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
929 212 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
930 76 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 100.0% 116 $801 $93,000 10/22/04
931 912 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
932 427 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
933 36 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $279,219 45.5% 163 $1,713 $614,138 10/1/04
934 145 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $46,975 42.5% 6 $7,829 $110,577 10/1/04
935 259 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
936 304 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
937 918 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
938 261 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
939 1020 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
940 564 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
941 830 A Letter to True Zeit. $4,395 28.1% 1 $4,395 $15,635 9/8/04
942 1105 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
943 1143 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
944 823 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
945 206 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
946 324 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
947 447 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
948 358 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
949 90 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $77,982 16.9% 5 $15,596 $461,572 8/6/04
950 781 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
951 444 Festival Express Think $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
952 706 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
953 797 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
954 898 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
955 60 Riding Giants SPC $134,400 5.9% 26 $5,169 $2,276,368 7/9/04
956 146 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $46,359 3.8% 3 $15,453 $1,222,708 7/9/04
957 59 America's Heart and Soul BV $134,939 42.9% 98 $1,376 $314,402 7/2/04
958 2 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $23,920,637 20.1% 868 $27,558 $119,194,771 6/25/04
959 269 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
960 1033 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
961 357 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $16,524 4.7% 2 $8,262 $353,580 6/11/04
962 263 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
963 282 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
964 239 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
965 610 Word Wars 7Art $7,559 6.8% 1 $7,559 $110,617 5/28/04
966 551 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
967 237 Control Room Magn. $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
968 788 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
969 29 Super Size Me IDP $516,641 4.5% 41 $12,601 $11,536,423 5/7/04
970 79 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $91,388 23.0% 17 $5,375 $396,803 5/7/04
971 800 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $4,820 30.7% 1 $4,820 $15,679 4/30/04
972 209 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
973 407 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
974 566 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
975 972 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
976 207 This Old Cub Emr. $31,252 11.6% 6 $5,208 $270,014 3/26/04
977 285 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
978 888 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
979 963 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
980 838 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
981 1045 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
982 985 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
983 680 Hiding and Seeking FRun $6,423 12.4% 1 $6,423 $51,936 2/6/04
984 717 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
985 74 Touching the Void IFC $96,973 2.1% 5 $19,394 $4,593,598 1/23/04
986 772 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
987 363 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $16,158 16.6% 3 $5,386 $97,362 1/9/04
988 378 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
989 162 The Fog of War SPC $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
990 321 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
991 11 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $4,632,847 60.0% 801 $5,783 $7,718,961 11/14/03
992 171 My Architect NYer $37,929 1.4% 2 $18,964 $2,750,707 11/12/03
993 127 Billabong Odyssey Arna $54,000 34.6% 27 $2,000 $156,000 11/7/03
994 937 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
995 796 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
996 1034 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
997 563 Bus 174 Think $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
998 302 To Be and to Have NYer $20,528 2.6% 3 $6,842 $777,129 9/19/03
999 527 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $9,482 1.6% 1 $9,482 $578,241 9/19/03
1000 1086 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
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, #1101-1167

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