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, #1101-1148
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
801 593 Favela Rising Moch. $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
802 874 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
803 34 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $281,330 1.2% 4 $70,332 $24,146,161 5/24/06
804 342 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
805 553 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
806 1122 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
807 682 Stolen ICir $6,250 4.7% 1 $6,250 $132,596 4/19/06
808 1047 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
809 780 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
810 603 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
811 268 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
812 369 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
813 1136 The Big Question Think $466 20.7% 1 $466 $2,248 3/17/06
814 1000 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
815 580 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
816 254 Unknown White Male Wells $24,591 19.4% 4 $6,147 $126,836 2/24/06
817 818 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
818 945 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
819 1007 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
820 851 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
821 384 Through the Fire Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
822 817 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
823 1103 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
824 1061 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
825 605 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
826 126 Why We Fight SPC $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
827 431 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
828 607 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
829 624 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
830 361 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
831 31 First Descent Uni. $438,615 58.4% 243 $1,805 $750,805 12/2/05
832 540 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
833 512 The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
834 969 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
835 633 Zizek! Zeit. $7,062 35.0% 1 $7,062 $20,177 11/18/05
836 942 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
837 339 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
838 983 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
839 333 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
840 433 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
841 280 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
842 386 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
843 494 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
844 513 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
845 902 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
846 986 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
847 813 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
848 858 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
849 860 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
850 935 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
851 552 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
852 559 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
853 645 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
854 844 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
855 571 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
856 910 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
857 36 Grizzly Man Lions $269,131 8.5% 29 $9,280 $3,178,403 8/12/05
858 648 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
859 734 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
860 1125 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
861 42 The Aristocrats Think $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
862 350 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
863 770 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
864 13 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/05
865 1056 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
866 1119 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
867 1137 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
868 837 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
869 1144 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $357 26.7% 1 $357 $1,338 7/13/05
870 120 Murderball Think $57,286 3.7% 8 $7,160 $1,531,154 7/8/05
871 1022 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
872 1034 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
873 22 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
874 776 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
875 1041 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
876 221 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
877 564 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
878 782 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
879 921 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
880 146 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $45,348 0.6% 2 $22,674 $8,117,961 5/13/05
881 839 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
882 1038 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
883 1036 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
884 1001 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
885 88 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
886 413 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
887 227 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
888 1029 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
889 366 Dust to Glory IFC $15,757 2.5% 2 $7,878 $640,013 4/1/05
890 842 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
891 507 Mondovino Think $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
892 109 Gunner Palace Palm $63,520 10.5% 8 $7,940 $607,844 3/4/05
893 926 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
894 938 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
895 80 Inside Deep Throat Uni. $88,709 12.8% 12 $7,392 $691,880 2/11/05
896 171 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $36,731 1.2% 5 $7,346 $3,058,527 2/9/05
897 1121 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
898 390 The Nomi Song Palm $14,510 19.4% 2 $7,255 $74,631 2/4/05
899 1051 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
900 787 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
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, #1101-1148

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 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
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
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
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