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
801 891 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
802 118 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
803 748 I Like Killing Flies Think $5,487 33.8% 1 $5,487 $16,214 7/28/06
804 662 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? AtRsk $6,742 19.0% 1 $6,742 $35,397 7/27/06
805 907 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
806 971 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
807 578 Been Rich All My Life FRun $8,252 22.7% 1 $8,252 $36,406 7/21/06
808 1098 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
809 1151 The Color of Olives Arab $555 47.5% 1 $555 $1,169 7/12/06
810 442 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $12,184 53.1% 3 $4,061 $22,938 7/7/06
811 516 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
812 911 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
813 151 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
814 1166 Rank IFC $314 12.6% 1 $314 $2,485 6/28/06
815 348 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $17,130 1.6% 1 $17,130 $1,044,254 6/21/06
816 195 Wordplay IFC $32,847 1.1% 2 $16,423 $3,121,270 6/16/06
817 458 The Heart of the Game Mira. $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
818 543 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
819 436 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
820 601 Favela Rising Moch. $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
821 885 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
822 35 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $281,330 1.2% 4 $70,332 $24,146,161 5/24/06
823 346 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
824 560 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
825 1140 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
826 691 Stolen ICir $6,250 4.7% 1 $6,250 $132,596 4/19/06
827 1063 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
828 790 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
829 611 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
830 272 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
831 373 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
832 1155 The Big Question Think $466 20.7% 1 $466 $2,248 3/17/06
833 1015 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
834 588 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
835 258 Unknown White Male Wells $24,591 19.4% 4 $6,147 $126,836 2/24/06
836 829 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
837 957 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
838 1022 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
839 862 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
840 388 Through the Fire Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
841 828 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
842 1119 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
843 1077 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
844 613 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
845 129 Why We Fight SPC $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
846 435 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
847 615 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
848 632 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
849 365 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
850 31 First Descent Uni. $438,615 58.4% 243 $1,805 $750,805 12/2/05
851 546 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
852 518 The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
853 982 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
854 642 Zizek! Zeit. $7,062 35.0% 1 $7,062 $20,177 11/18/05
855 954 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
856 343 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
857 996 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
858 337 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
859 437 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
860 284 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
861 390 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
862 499 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
863 519 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
864 913 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
865 824 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
866 869 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
867 871 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
868 947 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
869 559 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
870 567 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
871 654 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
872 855 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
873 579 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
874 921 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
875 37 Grizzly Man Lions $269,131 8.5% 29 $9,280 $3,178,403 8/12/05
876 657 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
877 744 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
878 1144 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
879 43 The Aristocrats Think $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
880 354 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
881 780 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
882 13 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/05
883 1072 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
884 1137 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
885 1156 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
886 848 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
887 1163 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $357 26.7% 1 $357 $1,338 7/13/05
888 123 Murderball Think $57,286 3.7% 8 $7,160 $1,531,154 7/8/05
889 1037 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
890 1049 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
891 22 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
892 786 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
893 1057 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
894 225 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
895 572 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
896 792 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
897 933 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
898 149 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $45,348 0.6% 2 $22,674 $8,117,961 5/13/05
899 850 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
900 1053 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
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