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, #1101-1144
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
901 98 Heavy Petting Skouras $69,007 25.3% 10 $6,900 $272,371 9/22/89
902 734 Killing Kasztner Sky Island Films $5,513 4.9% 1 $5,513 $112,313 10/23/09
903 361 State of Fear Skylight Pictures $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
904 403 Faster (2004) Slamdance on the Road $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
905 145 Bra Boys Slowhand Cinema $45,589 29.4% 23 $1,982 $155,056 4/11/08
906 248 Paper Clips Slowhand Cinema $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
907 369 Rape of the Soul Slowhand Cinema $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
908 431 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slowhand Cinema $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
909 1086 Rockets Redglare! Small Planet $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
910 436 Beware of Mr. Baker Snagfilms $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
911 538 Decoding Deepak Snagfilms $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
912 920 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Social Media Productions $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
913 788 East of Havana Sony BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
914 59 Riding Giants Sony Classics $134,400 5.9% 26 $5,169 $2,276,368 7/9/04
915 64 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $118,294 18.5% 18 $6,572 $638,476 4/22/11
916 66 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
917 67 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $103,355 7.9% 20 $5,167 $1,300,682 4/26/02
918 73 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
919 75 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
920 83 Tyson Sony Classics $85,046 9.6% 11 $7,731 $887,918 4/24/09
921 99 Every Little Step Sony Classics $68,504 4.0% 8 $8,563 $1,725,141 4/17/09
922 113 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $61,552 2.5% 3 $20,517 $2,415,727 2/1/13
923 126 Why We Fight Sony Classics $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
924 136 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $49,777 3.0% 4 $12,444 $1,671,377 1/31/14
925 148 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
926 159 The Fog of War Sony Classics $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
927 164 Inside Job Sony Classics $39,649 0.9% 2 $19,825 $4,312,735 10/8/10
928 175 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $36,018 5.6% 3 $12,006 $647,280 3/21/14
929 190 Winged Migration Sony Classics $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
930 214 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
931 231 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
932 240 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
933 242 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
934 260 Soul Power Sony Classics $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
935 262 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
936 268 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
937 289 Steep Sony Classics $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
938 303 American Movie Sony Classics $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
939 307 Crumb Sony Classics $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
940 325 American Hardcore Sony Classics $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
941 342 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
942 379 One Day in September Sony Classics $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
943 399 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
944 414 West of Memphis Sony Classics $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
945 441 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
946 484 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $10,413 9.6% 7 $1,487 $108,807 10/26/07
947 533 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
948 599 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
949 805 For No Good Reason Sony Classics $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
950 286 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spacey LTD $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
951 271 To Be Takei Starz Media $22,846 43.3% 22 $1,038 $52,823 8/22/14
952 234 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
953 243 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
954 297 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
955 317 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
956 345 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
957 497 The Missing Picture Strand $10,148 19.5% 5 $2,030 $52,164 3/19/14
958 536 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
959 587 Paper Dolls Strand $7,870 21.5% 3 $2,623 $36,577 9/6/06
960 612 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
961 653 Picture Me Strand $6,718 55.9% 1 $6,718 $12,008 9/17/10
962 710 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
963 726 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
964 909 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
965 955 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
966 1025 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
967 157 Pump Submarine Deluxe $42,200 52.7% 3 $14,067 $80,149 9/19/14
968 270 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
969 380 GMO OMG Submarine Deluxe $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
970 683 Dear Mr. Watterson Submarine Deluxe $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
971 722 Casting By Submarine Deluxe $5,649 31.1% 2 $2,825 $18,164 11/1/13
972 834 Weekend of a Champion Submarine Deluxe $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
973 843 Love, Marilyn Submarine Deluxe $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
974 517 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara Releasing $9,571 18.0% 1 $9,571 $53,319 4/29/94
975 625 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara Releasing $7,120 70.0% 1 $7,120 $10,171 5/5/95
976 823 Freedom on My Mind Tara Releasing $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
977 443 Bush's Brain Tartan $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
978 562 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $8,378 4.0% 3 $2,792 $208,392 8/31/07
979 798 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
980 851 The Windmill Movie The Film Desk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
981 35 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry ThinkFilm $279,219 45.5% 163 $1,713 $614,138 10/1/04
982 42 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
983 77 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie ThinkFilm $91,388 23.0% 17 $5,375 $396,803 5/7/04
984 120 Murderball ThinkFilm $57,286 3.7% 8 $7,160 $1,531,154 7/8/05
985 167 In the Shadow of the Moon ThinkFilm $38,281 3.4% 4 $9,570 $1,134,358 9/7/07
986 196 The Hip Hop Project ThinkFilm $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
987 205 The Agronomist ThinkFilm $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
988 278 The Story of the Weeping Camel ThinkFilm $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
989 280 Protocols of Zion ThinkFilm $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
990 329 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
991 335 Spellbound (2003) ThinkFilm $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
992 372 War/Dance ThinkFilm $15,471 13.4% 3 $5,157 $115,210 11/9/07
993 389 Born Into Brothels ThinkFilm $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
994 440 Festival Express ThinkFilm $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
995 464 Taxi to the Dark Side ThinkFilm $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
996 507 Mondovino ThinkFilm $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
997 512 The Boys of Baraka ThinkFilm $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
998 554 Bus 174 ThinkFilm $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
999 570 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till ThinkFilm $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
1000 589 Zoo ThinkFilm $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
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, #1101-1144

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
One Peace at a Time Mont. 12/4/09
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