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
301 562 Praying with Lior First Run $8,401 10.2% 1 $8,401 $82,553 2/1/08
302 568 Bhutto First Run $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
303 570 Been Rich All My Life First Run $8,252 22.7% 1 $8,252 $36,406 7/21/06
304 606 Making the Boys First Run $7,513 22.5% 1 $7,513 $33,443 3/11/11
305 612 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
306 620 Rising From Ashes First Run $7,298 18.9% 3 $2,433 $38,602 8/2/13
307 648 The Goebbels Experiment First Run $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
308 649 Peter Brook: The Tightrope First Run $6,768 34.9% 1 $6,768 $19,365 1/31/14
309 654 Orchestra of Exiles First Run $6,719 19.4% 1 $6,719 $34,577 10/26/12
310 665 Moving Midway First Run $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
311 671 Hiding and Seeking First Run $6,423 12.4% 1 $6,423 $51,936 2/6/04
312 686 Jane's Journey First Run $6,193 22.7% 1 $6,193 $27,253 9/16/11
313 687 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment First Run $6,193 37.0% 1 $6,193 $16,734 4/27/12
314 697 American Teacher First Run $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
315 723 Carmen & Geoffrey First Run $5,656 40.0% 1 $5,656 $14,130 3/13/09
316 729 Garbo: The Spy First Run $5,593 19.6% 1 $5,593 $28,563 11/18/11
317 739 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird First Run $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
318 745 Circo First Run $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
319 754 Dancing Across Borders First Run $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
320 769 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away First Run $5,026 27.0% 3 $1,675 $18,618 6/1/12
321 779 Girl Model First Run $4,898 23.2% 1 $4,898 $21,154 9/5/12
322 781 Wagner & Me First Run $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
323 795 Defamation First Run $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
324 796 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth First Run $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
325 798 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man First Run $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
326 799 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom First Run $4,645 24.1% 1 $4,645 $19,245 8/13/10
327 804 Levitated Mass First Run $4,589 50.8% 1 $4,589 $9,038 9/5/14
328 812 Bright Leaves First Run $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
329 826 Without the King First Run $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
330 828 Design is One First Run $4,236 25.9% 1 $4,236 $16,386 10/11/13
331 832 Surviving Progress First Run $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
332 834 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet First Run $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
333 840 Our City Dreams First Run $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
334 860 Sacred Stage First Run $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
335 863 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story First Run $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
336 870 Stolen Moments First Run $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
337 878 Herman's House First Run $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
338 881 The Unknown Soldier First Run $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
339 888 Man on a Mission First Run $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
340 889 Camden 28 First Run $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
341 919 Photographic Memory First Run $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
342 935 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern First Run $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
343 943 Sacco and Vanzetti First Run $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
344 944 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? First Run $2,759 21.2% 1 $2,759 $13,013 1/25/12
345 945 Forgiving Dr. Mengele First Run $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
346 947 Verdict on Auschwitz First Run $2,740 24.0% 1 $2,740 $11,396 1/12/07
347 949 Pink Ribbons, Inc. First Run $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
348 950 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution First Run $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
349 954 Ballerina First Run $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
350 964 Next Year Jerusalem First Run $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
351 965 Smiling Through the Apocalypse First Run $2,590 59.8% 1 $2,590 $4,332 9/12/14
352 966 Waiting for Armageddon First Run $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
353 969 Aristide and Endless Revolution First Run $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
354 981 People of a Feather First Run $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
355 990 A Wink and a Smile First Run $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
356 998 Nuclear Nation First Run $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
357 1003 Pianomania First Run $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
358 1013 Kabbalah Me First Run $2,196 22.4% 1 $2,196 $9,816 8/22/14
359 1027 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation First Run $2,009 16.2% 1 $2,009 $12,429 9/12/14
360 1031 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow First Run $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
361 1033 Mugabe and the White African First Run $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
362 1039 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step First Run $1,846 14.1% 1 $1,846 $13,137 5/16/14
363 1046 Windfall First Run $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
364 1050 Wetlands Preserved First Run $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
365 1058 Maidentrip First Run $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
366 1060 Half the Road First Run $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
367 1066 Men at Lunch First Run $1,530 61.6% 1 $1,530 $2,483 9/20/13
368 1072 The Sons of Tennessee Williams First Run $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
369 1073 To the Limit First Run $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
370 1075 The End of Time First Run $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
371 1077 The Beat Hotel First Run $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
372 1080 K2: Siren of the Himalayas First Run $1,421 17.7% 2 $711 $8,049 8/22/14
373 1081 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America First Run $1,415 53.4% 1 $1,415 $2,648 1/24/14
374 1092 Birth of the Living Dead First Run $1,239 12.6% 6 $207 $9,802 10/18/13
375 1093 You Don't Need Feet to Dance First Run $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
376 1097 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder First Run $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
377 1100 On the Rumba River First Run $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
378 1104 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline First Run $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
379 1105 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers First Run $1,114 0.2% 1 $1,114 $453,650 1/29/10
380 1106 Children of Fate First Run $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
381 1108 More Than the Rainbow First Run $1,082 64.5% 1 $1,082 $1,677 5/2/14
382 1110 Unborn in the USA First Run $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
383 1112 Three Stars First Run $1,003 11.2% 1 $1,003 $8,942 9/21/12
384 1114 Patagonia Rising First Run $981 47.5% 1 $981 $2,064 6/8/12
385 1119 Monumental First Run $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
386 1120 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism First Run $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
387 1123 Plastic Planet First Run $740 23.4% 1 $740 $3,164 1/14/11
388 1124 Brothers in Arms First Run $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
389 1129 Food Beware First Run $595 50.4% 1 $595 $1,181 10/16/09
390 1133 Beyond Hatred First Run $533 56.2% 1 $533 $949 6/15/07
391 1137 Making Grace First Run $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
392 1138 Triumph of the Wall First Run $430 90.3% 1 $430 $476 5/31/13
393 1141 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child First Run $402 66.9% 1 $402 $601 11/23/12
394 1142 A People Uncounted First Run $390 41.9% 1 $390 $930 5/16/14
395 1146 Algorithms First Run $317 100.0% 1 $317 $317 10/17/14
396 1148 America Betrayed First Run $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
397 1149 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization First Run $189 8.0% 1 $189 $2,363 6/13/14
398 137 The Bridge First Stripe Productions $49,313 27.4% 19 $2,595 $179,780 10/27/06
399 714 OC87 Fisher-Klingenstein Films $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
400 890 Back Door Channels Fisher-Klingenstein Films $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
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