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
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
801 1082 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
802 1040 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
803 592 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
804 125 Why We Fight SPC $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
805 421 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
806 594 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
807 610 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
808 354 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
809 30 First Descent Uni. $438,615 58.4% 243 $1,805 $750,805 12/2/05
810 529 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
811 502 The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
812 950 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
813 619 Zizek! Zeit. $7,062 35.0% 1 $7,062 $20,177 11/18/05
814 923 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
815 332 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
816 964 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
817 326 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
818 423 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
819 275 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
820 377 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
821 484 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
822 503 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
823 884 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
824 967 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle $2,377 100.0% 1 $2,377 $2,377 10/21/05
825 797 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
826 840 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
827 842 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
828 916 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
829 541 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
830 548 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
831 631 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
832 826 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
833 558 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
834 892 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
835 35 Grizzly Man Lions $269,131 8.5% 29 $9,280 $3,178,403 8/12/05
836 634 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
837 719 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
838 1104 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
839 41 The Aristocrats Think $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
840 343 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
841 755 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
842 13 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/05
843 1035 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
844 1098 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
845 1116 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
846 819 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
847 1123 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $357 26.7% 1 $357 $1,338 7/13/05
848 119 Murderball Think $57,286 3.7% 8 $7,160 $1,531,154 7/8/05
849 1002 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
850 1014 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
851 21 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
852 761 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
853 1020 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
854 219 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
855 552 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
856 767 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
857 903 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
858 145 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $45,348 0.6% 2 $22,674 $8,117,961 5/13/05
859 821 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
860 1018 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
861 1016 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
862 981 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
863 87 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
864 404 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
865 224 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
866 1009 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
867 358 Dust to Glory IFC $15,757 2.5% 2 $7,878 $640,013 4/1/05
868 824 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
869 497 Mondovino Think $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
870 108 Gunner Palace Palm $63,520 10.5% 8 $7,940 $607,844 3/4/05
871 908 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
872 919 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
873 79 Inside Deep Throat Uni. $88,709 12.8% 12 $7,392 $691,880 2/11/05
874 169 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $36,731 1.2% 5 $7,346 $3,058,527 2/9/05
875 1100 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
876 381 The Nomi Song Palm $14,510 19.4% 2 $7,255 $74,631 2/4/05
877 1030 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
878 772 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
879 834 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
880 1110 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
881 363 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $15,477 3.7% 3 $5,159 $417,120 12/22/04
882 380 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
883 812 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
884 1107 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
885 268 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
886 245 Paper Clips Slow $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
887 171 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $36,412 54.0% 5 $7,282 $67,433 11/5/04
888 989 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
889 206 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
890 73 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 100.0% 116 $801 $93,000 10/22/04
891 883 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
892 413 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
893 34 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $279,219 45.5% 163 $1,713 $614,138 10/1/04
894 141 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
895 252 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
896 294 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
897 889 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
898 254 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
899 985 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
900 545 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
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
I Am Ali Focus 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