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, #1101-1134
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
901 430 Beware of Mr. Baker Snagfilms $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
902 532 Decoding Deepak Snagfilms $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
903 911 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Social Media Productions $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
904 782 East of Havana Sony BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
905 58 Riding Giants Sony Classics $134,400 5.9% 26 $5,169 $2,276,368 7/9/04
906 63 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $118,294 18.5% 18 $6,572 $638,476 4/22/11
907 65 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $111,982 9.3% 4 $27,996 $1,200,326 7/8/11
908 66 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $103,355 7.9% 20 $5,167 $1,300,682 4/26/02
909 72 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
910 74 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
911 82 Tyson Sony Classics $85,046 9.6% 11 $7,731 $887,918 4/24/09
912 98 Every Little Step Sony Classics $68,504 4.0% 8 $8,563 $1,725,141 4/17/09
913 112 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $61,552 2.5% 3 $20,517 $2,415,727 2/1/13
914 125 Why We Fight Sony Classics $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
915 135 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $49,777 3.0% 4 $12,444 $1,671,377 1/31/14
916 147 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
917 158 The Fog of War Sony Classics $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
918 163 Inside Job Sony Classics $39,649 0.9% 2 $19,825 $4,312,735 10/8/10
919 174 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $36,018 5.6% 3 $12,006 $647,280 3/21/14
920 189 Winged Migration Sony Classics $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
921 213 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
922 229 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
923 238 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
924 240 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
925 258 Soul Power Sony Classics $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
926 260 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
927 265 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
928 286 Steep Sony Classics $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
929 299 American Movie Sony Classics $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
930 303 Crumb Sony Classics $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
931 320 American Hardcore Sony Classics $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
932 337 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
933 374 One Day in September Sony Classics $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
934 393 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
935 408 West of Memphis Sony Classics $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
936 435 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
937 478 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $10,413 9.6% 7 $1,487 $108,807 10/26/07
938 527 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
939 593 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
940 798 For No Good Reason Sony Classics $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
941 283 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
942 268 To Be Takei Starz Media $22,846 43.3% 22 $1,038 $52,823 8/22/14
943 232 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
944 241 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
945 293 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
946 312 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
947 340 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
948 491 The Missing Picture Strand $10,148 19.5% 5 $2,030 $52,164 3/19/14
949 530 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
950 581 Paper Dolls Strand $7,870 21.5% 3 $2,623 $36,577 9/6/06
951 606 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
952 647 Picture Me Strand $6,718 55.9% 1 $6,718 $12,008 9/17/10
953 704 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
954 720 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
955 900 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
956 946 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
957 1016 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
958 156 Pump Submarine Deluxe $42,200 57.4% 3 $14,067 $73,500 9/19/14
959 267 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
960 375 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
961 677 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
962 716 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $5,649 31.1% 2 $2,825 $18,164 11/1/13
963 825 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
964 834 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
965 511 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $9,571 18.0% 1 $9,571 $53,319 4/29/94
966 619 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $7,120 70.0% 1 $7,120 $10,171 5/5/95
967 815 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
968 437 Bush's Brain Tartan $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
969 556 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $8,378 4.0% 3 $2,792 $208,392 8/31/07
970 791 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
971 842 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
972 34 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry ThinkFilm $279,219 45.5% 163 $1,713 $614,138 10/1/04
973 41 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
974 76 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie ThinkFilm $91,388 23.0% 17 $5,375 $396,803 5/7/04
975 119 Murderball ThinkFilm $57,286 3.7% 8 $7,160 $1,531,154 7/8/05
976 166 In the Shadow of the Moon ThinkFilm $38,281 3.4% 4 $9,570 $1,134,358 9/7/07
977 195 The Hip Hop Project ThinkFilm $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
978 204 The Agronomist ThinkFilm $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
979 275 The Story of the Weeping Camel ThinkFilm $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
980 277 Protocols of Zion ThinkFilm $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
981 324 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
982 330 Spellbound (2003) ThinkFilm $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
983 367 War/Dance ThinkFilm $15,471 13.4% 3 $5,157 $115,210 11/9/07
984 383 Born Into Brothels ThinkFilm $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
985 434 Festival Express ThinkFilm $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
986 458 Taxi to the Dark Side ThinkFilm $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
987 501 Mondovino ThinkFilm $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
988 506 The Boys of Baraka ThinkFilm $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
989 548 Bus 174 ThinkFilm $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
990 564 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till ThinkFilm $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
991 583 Zoo ThinkFilm $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
992 623 Ghosts of Cite Soleil ThinkFilm $7,100 14.6% 1 $7,100 $48,752 6/27/07
993 669 Nanking ThinkFilm $6,316 3.9% 1 $6,316 $161,182 12/12/07
994 730 I Like Killing Flies ThinkFilm $5,487 33.8% 1 $5,487 $16,214 7/28/06
995 740 F**k ThinkFilm $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
996 768 The Last Mogul ThinkFilm $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
997 774 Genesis ThinkFilm $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
998 794 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired ThinkFilm $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
999 804 Three of Hearts ThinkFilm $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
1000 828 Tell Them Who You Are ThinkFilm $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 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, #1101-1134

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 Last Party Trit 8/27/93
NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. 10/1/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Meet the Mormons Purd. 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
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
God the Father RM 10/31/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 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
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15