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, #1101-1167
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
101 552 Last Call at the Oasis ATO Pictures $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
102 662 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $6,742 19.0% 1 $6,742 $35,397 7/27/06
103 817 New York in the 50's Avatar $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
104 1033 Saints and Sinners Avatar $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
105 1045 MC5: A True Testimonial Avatar $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
106 424 The Legend of Pale Male Balcony Releasing $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
107 448 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $11,799 4.8% 1 $11,799 $246,649 9/12/08
108 469 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Balcony Releasing $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
109 475 Kurt Cobain About a Son Balcony Releasing $10,749 12.4% 2 $5,374 $87,016 10/3/07
110 484 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $10,533 10.2% 2 $5,266 $102,990 9/13/06
111 557 Finding Joe Balcony Releasing $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
112 580 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $8,227 9.1% 1 $8,227 $90,066 11/7/08
113 597 Budrus Balcony Releasing $7,819 11.4% 1 $7,819 $68,353 10/8/10
114 611 Sir! No Sir! Balcony Releasing $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
115 661 King Corn Balcony Releasing $6,753 6.4% 1 $6,753 $105,422 10/12/07
116 692 Sputnik Mania Balcony Releasing $6,223 54.4% 1 $6,223 $11,441 3/14/08
117 709 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $5,944 24.0% 1 $5,944 $24,729 10/4/06
118 873 The Dhamma Brothers Balcony Releasing $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
119 909 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Balcony Releasing $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
120 933 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
121 1009 Louder Than a Bomb Balcony Releasing $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
122 1077 Trudell Balcony Releasing $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
123 1081 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Balcony Releasing $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
124 1128 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $1,015 4.7% 1 $1,015 $21,525 10/11/06
125 919 Flex is Kings Baxter Bros. $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
126 726 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Better Than Something $5,712 26.3% 4 $1,428 $21,697 3/2/12
127 583 Pressure Cooker BEV Pictures $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
128 1001 Stop the Pounding Heart Big World Pictures $2,363 64.9% 1 $2,363 $3,642 9/19/14
129 633 Alive Inside Bond/360 $7,200 2.8% 1 $7,200 $256,682 7/18/14
130 677 Advanced Style Bond/360 $6,500 9.1% 1 $6,500 $71,114 9/26/14
131 4 Chimpanzee Buena Vista $10,673,748 36.8% 1,563 $6,829 $28,972,764 4/20/12
132 5 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $8,825,760 27.6% 1,804 $4,892 $32,011,576 4/22/09
133 8 Oceans Buena Vista $6,058,958 31.2% 1,206 $5,024 $19,422,319 4/22/10
134 9 African Cats Buena Vista $6,003,200 38.9% 1,220 $4,921 $15,428,747 4/22/11
135 10 Bears Buena Vista $4,776,267 26.9% 1,720 $2,777 $17,780,194 4/18/14
136 59 America's Heart and Soul Buena Vista $134,939 42.9% 98 $1,376 $314,402 7/2/04
137 62 Morning Light Buena Vista $129,295 46.9% 55 $2,351 $275,497 10/17/08
138 194 Waking Sleeping Beauty Buena Vista $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
139 391 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
140 492 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Buena Vista $10,350 26.5% 1 $10,350 $39,075 3/6/98
141 705 Walt & El Grupo Buena Vista $6,059 29.5% 3 $2,020 $20,521 9/9/09
142 781 Los Angeles Plays Itself Burton/Floyd $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
143 490 The Other City Cabin Films $10,396 46.1% 2 $5,198 $22,539 9/17/10
144 659 Black Gold California Newsreel $6,764 7.2% 3 $2,254 $93,477 10/6/06
145 1053 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
146 228 Powaqqatsi Cannon Films $27,899 4.7% 1 $27,899 $589,244 4/29/88
147 295 A Great Day in Harlem Castle Hill $21,078 4.0% 1 $21,078 $527,034 2/17/95
148 731 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle Hill $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
149 972 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle Hill $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
150 1026 Standing by Yourself Cheapo Films $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
151 251 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cinedigm Entertainment $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
152 359 The Invisible War Cinedigm Entertainment $16,500 22.9% 4 $4,125 $71,968 6/22/12
153 547 Visitors (2014) Cinedigm Entertainment $9,094 10.8% 1 $9,094 $84,577 1/24/14
154 703 Narco Cultura Cinedigm Entertainment $6,093 4.2% 1 $6,093 $145,088 11/22/13
155 704 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $6,090 29.6% 3 $2,030 $20,584 8/30/13
156 897 Call Me Kuchu Cinedigm Entertainment $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
157 454 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Cinema Connection $11,437 27.6% 1 $11,437 $41,430 1/11/95
158 772 Cuba: Island of Music Cinema Four $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
159 1014 Journeys with George Cinema Four $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
160 1034 Sister Helen Cinema Four $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
161 317 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
162 508 Leviathan (2013) Cinema Guild $10,000 13.1% 1 $10,000 $76,211 3/1/13
163 512 Sweetgrass Cinema Guild $9,870 4.8% 1 $9,870 $207,473 1/6/10
164 587 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Cinema Guild $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
165 592 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $7,920 2.8% 1 $7,920 $282,448 7/29/11
166 643 The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $7,056 11.3% 1 $7,056 $62,645 7/25/08
167 716 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
168 735 Step Up to the Plate Cinema Guild $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
169 757 Patience (After Sebald) Cinema Guild $5,302 33.3% 1 $5,302 $15,941 5/9/12
170 768 Cousin Jules Cinema Guild $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
171 785 The Woman with the Five Elephants Cinema Guild $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
172 793 Actress (2014) Cinema Guild $4,880 60.2% 1 $4,880 $8,104 11/7/14
173 805 Red Hollywood Cinema Guild $4,760 56.5% 1 $4,760 $8,426 8/15/14
174 882 Manakamana Cinema Guild $3,635 12.1% 1 $3,635 $30,029 4/18/14
175 910 Marwencol Cinema Guild $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
176 920 Primo Levi's Journey Cinema Guild $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
177 951 The Law in These Parts Cinema Guild $2,814 20.6% 1 $2,814 $13,683 11/16/12
178 989 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
179 1041 Planet of Snail Cinema Guild $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
180 1054 Maidan Cinema Guild $1,847 47.2% 1 $1,847 $3,909 12/12/14
181 1095 What Now? Remind Me Cinema Guild $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
182 90 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $77,982 16.9% 5 $15,596 $461,572 8/6/04
183 118 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
184 206 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
185 289 South of the Border Cinema Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
186 388 Through the Fire Cinema Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
187 504 The Highest Pass Cinema Libre $10,125 49.7% 2 $5,063 $20,386 4/27/12
188 559 Future of Food Cinema Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
189 560 Giuliani Time Cinema Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
190 645 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Cinema Libre $7,039 58.5% 1 $7,039 $12,025 12/7/12
191 649 Desert Bayou Cinema Libre $6,976 48.6% 1 $6,976 $14,350 10/5/07
192 667 Bloodline Cinema Libre $6,658 10.3% 1 $6,658 $64,698 5/9/08
193 777 Angels in the Dust Cinema Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
194 840 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
195 929 The Beautiful Truth Cinema Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
196 1017 The Harvest/La Cosecha Cinema Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
197 1044 Voices in Wartime Cinema Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
198 1057 McLibel Cinema Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
199 1123 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 100.0% 3 $362 $1,088 12/8/06
200 1140 The Fall of Fujimori Cinema Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
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, #1101-1167

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
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