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, #1101-1166
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 58 Step Into Liquid Art. $135,985 3.7% 5 $27,197 $3,681,803 8/8/03
1002 769 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
1003 505 Bonhoeffer FRun $10,099 3.4% 1 $10,099 $296,131 6/20/03
1004 409 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
1005 106 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $65,154 2.1% 3 $21,718 $3,119,113 5/30/03
1006 681 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $6,411 4.0% 1 $6,411 $160,621 5/23/03
1007 722 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
1008 339 Spellbound (2003) Think $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
1009 1008 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
1010 193 Winged Migration SPC $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
1011 770 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $5,093 25.4% 1 $5,093 $20,073 4/11/03
1012 550 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $8,981 8.4% 1 $8,981 $106,686 4/2/03
1013 531 Stevie Lions $9,383 9.1% 4 $2,345 $103,401 3/28/03
1014 622 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
1015 1014 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
1016 401 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
1017 1109 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
1018 730 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
1019 114 Lost in La Mancha IFC $63,303 8.6% 8 $7,912 $732,393 1/31/03
1020 540 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
1021 914 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
1022 683 7th Street PAc. $6,354 40.7% 1 $6,354 $15,629 1/17/03
1023 529 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
1024 845 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
1025 453 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
1026 314 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
1027 347 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
1028 45 Bowling for Columbine UA $209,148 1.0% 8 $26,143 $21,576,018 10/11/02
1029 121 Comedian Mira. $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
1030 623 Family Fundamentals Focus $7,352 64.8% 4 $1,838 $11,344 10/11/02
1031 491 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
1032 389 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
1033 725 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
1034 721 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $5,763 49.8% 1 $5,763 $11,562 8/23/02
1035 895 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
1036 81 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $89,087 6.2% 4 $22,271 $1,439,232 7/26/02
1037 472 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
1038 1047 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
1039 533 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
1040 1026 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
1041 349 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
1042 69 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $103,355 7.9% 20 $5,167 $1,300,682 4/26/02
1043 217 Scratch Palm $29,677 10.2% 5 $5,935 $289,885 2/15/02
1044 265 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
1045 291 Trembling Before G-d NYer $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
1046 637 My Voyage to Italy Mira. $7,117 60.9% 1 $7,117 $11,683 10/24/01
1047 621 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
1048 319 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $18,931 0.8% 3 $6,310 $2,453,083 10/5/01
1049 488 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
1050 108 Go Tigers! IFC $64,479 42.5% 61 $1,057 $151,779 9/21/01
1051 927 Children Underground Cmx. $3,075 24.0% 1 $3,075 $12,798 9/19/01
1052 616 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $7,502 85.5% 1 $7,502 $8,779 9/7/01
1053 595 The Turandot Project Zeit. $7,877 23.5% 2 $3,938 $33,504 8/10/01
1054 364 Startup.com Art. $16,118 1.3% 1 $16,118 $1,283,356 5/11/01
1055 429 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $12,623 3.4% 2 $6,311 $373,366 3/30/01
1056 428 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $12,655 8.1% 2 $6,327 $155,320 3/7/01
1057 817 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
1058 934 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
1059 383 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
1060 639 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
1061 201 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $32,037 8.4% 5 $6,407 $382,807 9/15/00
1062 255 Paragraph 175 NYer $25,007 25.9% 2 $12,503 $96,630 9/13/00
1063 656 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $6,776 3.0% 1 $6,776 $225,682 8/16/00
1064 698 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
1065 220 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
1066 288 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
1067 256 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $24,970 30.3% 4 $6,242 $82,378 5/26/00
1068 249 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $25,807 3.3% 5 $5,161 $771,712 4/14/00
1069 292 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
1070 419 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
1071 708 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $6,027 11.9% 1 $6,027 $50,715 3/29/00
1072 287 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
1073 262 Mr. Death Lions $24,125 4.7% 3 $8,041 $507,941 12/29/99
1074 450 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
1075 307 American Movie SPC $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
1076 525 Beyond the Mat Lions $9,532 0.5% 1 $9,532 $2,053,648 10/22/99
1077 1083 Speaking in Strings 7Art $1,519 22.1% 1 $1,519 $6,859 9/10/99
1078 619 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
1079 675 Genghis Blues Roxie $6,524 1.7% 1 $6,524 $374,550 7/1/99
1080 688 Regret to Inform AL $6,294 14.2% 1 $6,294 $44,204 6/25/99
1081 65 Trekkies ParC $125,636 39.5% 339 $370 $318,246 5/21/99
1082 715 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 100.0% 1 $5,869 $5,869 4/30/99
1083 1111 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
1084 481 Dancemaker AL $10,594 4.1% 3 $3,531 $256,780 3/3/99
1085 303 The Last Days Oct. $20,492 4.9% 3 $6,830 $421,432 2/5/99
1086 38 Freeriders WM $264,548 9.6% 11 $24,049 $2,750,064 10/20/98
1087 457 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $11,281 12.2% 1 $11,281 $92,113 9/23/98
1088 511 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $9,895 64.6% 6 $1,649 $15,313 7/31/98
1089 1069 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $1,671 18.4% 1 $1,671 $9,078 7/31/98
1090 609 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $7,607 1.4% 1 $7,607 $563,482 7/10/98
1091 1084 Dear Jesse Cow. $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
1092 126 Wild Man Blues NL $54,458 10.2% 3 $18,153 $533,759 4/17/98
1093 54 The Big One Mira. $146,909 20.4% 33 $4,452 $720,074 4/10/98
1094 881 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
1095 492 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $10,350 26.5% 1 $10,350 $39,075 3/6/98
1096 355 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $16,835 2.5% 1 $16,835 $668,228 2/27/98
1097 247 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
1098 266 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
1099 479 The Long Way Home 7Art $10,606 17.5% 7 $1,515 $60,509 9/17/97
1100 1070 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
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, #1101-1166

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Full Battle Rattle MEnd 7/9/08
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/19/14
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
Lambert & Stamp SPC 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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15