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, #1101-1132
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
901 296 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
902 894 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
903 255 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
904 991 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
905 549 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
906 808 A Letter to True Zeit. $4,395 28.1% 1 $4,395 $15,635 9/8/04
907 1074 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
908 1109 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
909 801 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
910 201 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
911 315 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
912 437 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
913 349 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
914 86 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $77,982 16.9% 5 $15,596 $461,572 8/6/04
915 761 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
916 434 Festival Express Think $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
917 686 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
918 776 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
919 874 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
920 58 Riding Giants SPC $134,400 5.9% 26 $5,169 $2,276,368 7/9/04
921 142 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $46,359 3.8% 3 $15,453 $1,222,708 7/9/04
922 57 America's Heart and Soul BV $134,939 42.9% 98 $1,376 $314,402 7/2/04
923 2 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $23,920,637 20.1% 868 $27,558 $119,194,771 6/25/04
924 263 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
925 1004 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
926 348 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $16,524 4.7% 2 $8,262 $353,580 6/11/04
927 257 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
928 275 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
929 233 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
930 594 Word Wars 7Art $7,559 6.8% 1 $7,559 $110,617 5/28/04
931 537 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
932 231 Control Room Magn. $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
933 768 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
934 28 Super Size Me IDP $516,641 4.5% 41 $12,601 $11,536,423 5/7/04
935 76 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $91,388 23.0% 17 $5,375 $396,803 5/7/04
936 779 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $4,820 30.7% 1 $4,820 $15,679 4/30/04
937 204 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
938 397 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
939 551 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
940 946 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
941 202 This Old Cub Emr. $31,252 11.6% 6 $5,208 $270,014 3/26/04
942 278 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
943 864 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
944 937 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
945 815 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
946 1016 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
947 958 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
948 661 Hiding and Seeking FRun $6,423 12.4% 1 $6,423 $51,936 2/6/04
949 697 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
950 71 Touching the Void IFC $96,973 2.1% 5 $19,394 $4,593,598 1/23/04
951 752 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
952 354 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $16,158 16.6% 3 $5,386 $97,362 1/9/04
953 369 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
954 158 The Fog of War SPC $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
955 312 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
956 11 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $4,632,847 60.0% 801 $5,783 $7,718,961 11/14/03
957 167 My Architect NYer $37,929 1.4% 2 $18,964 $2,750,707 11/12/03
958 123 Billabong Odyssey Arna $54,000 34.6% 27 $2,000 $156,000 11/7/03
959 912 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
960 775 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
961 1005 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
962 548 Bus 174 Think $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
963 294 To Be and to Have NYer $20,528 2.6% 3 $6,842 $777,129 9/19/03
964 515 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $9,482 1.6% 1 $9,482 $578,241 9/19/03
965 1055 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
966 454 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
967 56 Step Into Liquid Art. $135,985 3.7% 5 $27,197 $3,681,803 8/8/03
968 749 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
969 494 Bonhoeffer FRun $10,099 3.4% 1 $10,099 $296,131 6/20/03
970 399 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
971 102 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $65,154 2.1% 3 $21,718 $3,119,113 5/30/03
972 662 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $6,411 4.0% 1 $6,411 $160,621 5/23/03
973 702 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
974 330 Spellbound (2003) Think $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
975 979 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
976 189 Winged Migration SPC $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
977 750 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $5,093 25.4% 1 $5,093 $20,073 4/11/03
978 536 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $8,981 8.4% 1 $8,981 $106,686 4/2/03
979 518 Stevie Lions $9,383 9.1% 4 $2,345 $103,401 3/28/03
980 605 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
981 985 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
982 391 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
983 1079 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
984 710 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
985 110 Lost in La Mancha IFC $63,303 8.6% 8 $7,912 $732,393 1/31/03
986 527 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
987 890 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
988 664 7th Street PAc. $6,354 40.7% 1 $6,354 $15,629 1/17/03
989 517 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
990 821 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
991 443 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
992 306 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
993 338 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
994 43 Bowling for Columbine UA $209,148 1.0% 8 $26,143 $21,576,018 10/11/02
995 117 Comedian Mira. $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
996 606 Family Fundamentals Focus $7,352 64.8% 4 $1,838 $11,344 10/11/02
997 480 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
998 379 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
999 705 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
1000 701 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $5,763 49.8% 1 $5,763 $11,562 8/23/02
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, #1101-1132

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free 9/30/11
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
God the Father RM 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
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15