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, #1101-1161
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
801 1093 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
802 1145 The Color of Olives Arab $555 47.5% 1 $555 $1,169 7/12/06
803 441 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $12,184 53.1% 3 $4,061 $22,938 7/7/06
804 514 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
805 907 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
806 151 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
807 1160 Rank IFC $314 12.6% 1 $314 $2,485 6/28/06
808 347 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $17,130 1.6% 1 $17,130 $1,044,254 6/21/06
809 195 Wordplay IFC $32,847 1.1% 2 $16,423 $3,121,270 6/16/06
810 457 The Heart of the Game Mira. $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
811 541 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
812 435 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
813 599 Favela Rising Moch. $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
814 881 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
815 35 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $281,330 1.2% 4 $70,332 $24,146,161 5/24/06
816 345 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
817 558 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
818 1134 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
819 688 Stolen ICir $6,250 4.7% 1 $6,250 $132,596 4/19/06
820 1058 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
821 786 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
822 609 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
823 271 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
824 372 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
825 1149 The Big Question Think $466 20.7% 1 $466 $2,248 3/17/06
826 1011 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
827 586 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
828 257 Unknown White Male Wells $24,591 19.4% 4 $6,147 $126,836 2/24/06
829 825 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
830 953 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
831 1018 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
832 858 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
833 387 Through the Fire Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
834 824 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
835 1114 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
836 1072 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
837 611 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
838 129 Why We Fight SPC $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
839 434 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
840 613 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
841 630 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
842 364 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
843 31 First Descent Uni. $438,615 58.4% 243 $1,805 $750,805 12/2/05
844 544 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
845 516 The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
846 978 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
847 639 Zizek! Zeit. $7,062 35.0% 1 $7,062 $20,177 11/18/05
848 950 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
849 342 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
850 992 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
851 336 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
852 436 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
853 283 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
854 389 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
855 497 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
856 517 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
857 909 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
858 995 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
859 820 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
860 865 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
861 867 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
862 943 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
863 557 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
864 565 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
865 651 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
866 851 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
867 577 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
868 917 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
869 37 Grizzly Man Lions $269,131 8.5% 29 $9,280 $3,178,403 8/12/05
870 654 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
871 740 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
872 1138 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
873 43 The Aristocrats Think $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
874 353 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
875 776 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
876 13 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/05
877 1067 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
878 1131 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
879 1150 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
880 844 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
881 1157 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $357 26.7% 1 $357 $1,338 7/13/05
882 123 Murderball Think $57,286 3.7% 8 $7,160 $1,531,154 7/8/05
883 1033 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
884 1045 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
885 22 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
886 782 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
887 1052 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
888 224 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
889 570 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
890 788 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
891 929 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
892 149 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $45,348 0.6% 2 $22,674 $8,117,961 5/13/05
893 846 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
894 1049 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
895 1047 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
896 1012 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
897 91 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
898 416 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
899 230 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
900 1040 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
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, #1101-1161

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kids Grow Up Shad. 10/29/10
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
Touch the Wall TTW 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/5/14
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen 12/10/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
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