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, #1101-1168
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 43 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
1002 79 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie ThinkFilm $91,388 23.0% 17 $5,375 $396,803 5/7/04
1003 123 Murderball ThinkFilm $57,286 3.7% 8 $7,160 $1,531,154 7/8/05
1004 170 In the Shadow of the Moon ThinkFilm $38,281 3.4% 4 $9,570 $1,134,358 9/7/07
1005 199 The Hip Hop Project ThinkFilm $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
1006 209 The Agronomist ThinkFilm $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
1007 282 The Story of the Weeping Camel ThinkFilm $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
1008 284 Protocols of Zion ThinkFilm $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
1009 333 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
1010 339 Spellbound (2003) ThinkFilm $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
1011 376 War/Dance ThinkFilm $15,471 13.4% 3 $5,157 $115,210 11/9/07
1012 393 Born Into Brothels ThinkFilm $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
1013 444 Festival Express ThinkFilm $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
1014 468 Taxi to the Dark Side ThinkFilm $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
1015 513 Mondovino ThinkFilm $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
1016 518 The Boys of Baraka ThinkFilm $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
1017 564 Bus 174 ThinkFilm $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
1018 580 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till ThinkFilm $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
1019 599 Zoo ThinkFilm $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
1020 641 Ghosts of Cite Soleil ThinkFilm $7,100 14.6% 1 $7,100 $48,752 6/27/07
1021 687 Nanking ThinkFilm $6,316 3.9% 1 $6,316 $161,182 12/12/07
1022 749 I Like Killing Flies ThinkFilm $5,487 33.8% 1 $5,487 $16,214 7/28/06
1023 759 F**k ThinkFilm $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
1024 787 The Last Mogul ThinkFilm $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
1025 793 Genesis ThinkFilm $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
1026 815 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired ThinkFilm $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
1027 825 Three of Hearts ThinkFilm $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
1028 851 Tell Them Who You Are ThinkFilm $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
1029 981 Lake of Fire ThinkFilm $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
1030 1026 Blood and Tears ThinkFilm $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
1031 1115 Glastonbury ThinkFilm $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
1032 1147 The Trials of Darryl Hunt ThinkFilm $619 50.9% 2 $309 $1,217 6/15/07
1033 1156 The Big Question ThinkFilm $466 20.7% 1 $466 $2,248 3/17/06
1034 830 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tilapia Film $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
1035 1119 The Only Real Game The Only Real Game Movie $1,130 21.0% 1 $1,130 $5,384 3/7/14
1036 777 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tostie Productions $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
1037 695 Touch the Wall Touch the Wall, LLC $6,200 51.0% 2 $3,100 $12,156 11/28/14
1038 606 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela Media $7,685 28.4% 1 $7,685 $27,052 3/27/09
1039 271 NAS: Time is Illmatic Tribeca Film $23,200 14.1% 2 $11,600 $164,540 10/1/14
1040 542 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Tribeca Film $9,202 23.5% 5 $1,840 $39,192 6/26/13
1041 651 Side By Side Tribeca Film $6,956 11.8% 1 $6,956 $58,825 8/17/12
1042 859 Ultrasuede Tribeca Film $3,968 34.4% 1 $3,968 $11,539 1/20/12
1043 994 Bookers Place Tribeca Film $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
1044 3 One Direction: This is Us TriStar $15,815,497 54.8% 2,735 $5,783 $28,873,374 8/30/13
1045 87 A Brief History of Time Triton $84,025 3.7% 5 $16,805 $2,279,692 8/21/92
1046 157 Hearts of Darkness Triton $42,992 3.3% 4 $10,748 $1,318,449 11/27/91
1047 850 The Last Party Triton $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
1048 1080 Twist (1993) Triton $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
1049 125 The First Saturday in May Truly Indie $54,553 43.9% 20 $2,727 $124,294 4/18/08
1050 280 Living in Emergency Truly Indie $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
1051 283 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly Indie $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
1052 470 51 Birch Street Truly Indie $10,827 12.8% 2 $5,413 $84,689 10/18/06
1053 626 Incendiary Truly Indie $7,308 32.5% 1 $7,308 $22,457 9/23/11
1054 683 Something to Cheer About Truly Indie $6,410 65.6% 9 $712 $9,777 4/27/07
1055 826 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly Indie $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
1056 903 Fighting for Life Truly Indie $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
1057 1131 Dumbstruck Truly Indie $981 6.4% 1 $981 $15,379 4/15/11
1058 45 Bowling for Columbine United Artists $209,148 1.0% 8 $26,143 $21,576,018 10/11/02
1059 261 The Yes Men United Artists $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
1060 288 Grass Unapix Ent. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
1061 263 Imelda Unico Entertainment $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
1062 31 First Descent Universal $438,615 58.4% 243 $1,805 $750,805 12/2/05
1063 82 Inside Deep Throat Universal $88,709 12.8% 12 $7,392 $691,880 2/11/05
1064 434 Fuel Unknown $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
1065 982 Plot for Peace Unknown $2,554 36.2% 2 $1,277 $7,051 10/31/14
1066 1004 Twisted: A Balloonamentary Unknown $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
1067 115 Sound City Variance Films $62,842 14.9% 16 $3,928 $422,853 2/1/13
1068 361 The Lottery Variance Films $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
1069 425 Video Games: The Movie Variance Films $12,759 55.4% 25 $510 $23,043 7/18/14
1070 456 Nursery University Variance Films $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
1071 485 Walking on Dead Fish Variance Films $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
1072 493 Elena (2014) Variance Films $10,341 40.1% 1 $10,341 $25,788 5/30/14
1073 498 Citizen Koch Variance Films $10,200 6.6% 1 $10,200 $153,908 6/6/14
1074 627 God Loves Uganda Variance Films $7,300 14.2% 1 $7,300 $51,229 10/11/13
1075 632 Until the Light Takes Us Variance Films $7,246 5.6% 1 $7,246 $130,441 12/4/09
1076 679 Hit So Hard Variance Films $6,500 19.1% 1 $6,500 $34,025 4/13/12
1077 715 American: The Bill Hicks Story Variance Films $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
1078 814 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Variance Films $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
1079 827 Terms and Conditions May Apply Variance Films $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
1080 873 How to Live Forever Variance Films $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
1081 891 Elevate Variance Films $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
1082 989 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Variance Films $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
1083 1074 Addiction Incorporated Variance Films $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
1084 1076 American Made Movie Variance Films $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
1085 1118 Head Games Variance Films $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
1086 1127 The Weird World of Blowfly Variance Films $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
1087 933 Fatal Assistance Velvet Films $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
1088 594 American Mustang Vitagraph $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
1089 600 Collapse Vitagraph $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
1090 654 Running From Crazy Vitagraph $6,822 20.5% 1 $6,822 $33,300 11/1/13
1091 939 Sunset Story Vitagraph $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
1092 941 The Hacker Wars Vitagraph $2,958 85.2% 1 $2,958 $3,470 10/17/14
1093 968 Knuckle Vitagraph $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
1094 42 Generation Iron The Vladar Company $245,000 28.8% 53 $4,623 $849,521 9/20/13
1095 1136 Death Metal Angola The Vladar Company $895 19.1% 1 $895 $4,674 11/7/14
1096 242 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story Walking on Water Films $26,840 26.6% 2 $13,420 $101,074 3/7/14
1097 25 Imagine: John Lennon Warner Bros. $1,412,213 37.6% 561 $2,517 $3,753,977 10/7/88
1098 71 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones Warner Bros. $99,740 12.8% 26 $3,836 $776,699 10/5/90
1099 89 Roger and Me Warner Bros. $80,253 1.2% 4 $20,063 $6,706,368 12/22/89
1100 201 Into the Arms of Strangers Warner Bros. $32,037 8.4% 5 $6,407 $382,807 9/15/00
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, #1101-1168

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 Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. 7/26/06
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun 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
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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB TBD