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
601 47 More Than a Game Lionsgate $182,943 19.2% 14 $13,067 $950,675 10/2/09
602 93 Hecho En Mexico Lionsgate $76,123 50.4% 12 $6,344 $151,133 11/30/12
603 100 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon Lionsgate $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
604 348 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man Lionsgate $17,130 1.6% 1 $17,130 $1,044,254 6/21/06
605 372 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) Lionsgate $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
606 2 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions Gate $23,920,637 20.1% 868 $27,558 $119,194,771 6/25/04
607 22 Rize Lions Gate $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
608 37 Grizzly Man Lions Gate $269,131 8.5% 29 $9,280 $3,178,403 8/12/05
609 262 Mr. Death Lions Gate $24,125 4.7% 3 $8,041 $507,941 12/29/99
610 525 Beyond the Mat Lions Gate $9,532 0.5% 1 $9,532 $2,053,648 10/22/99
611 531 Stevie Lions Gate $9,383 9.1% 4 $2,345 $103,401 3/28/03
612 342 Detropia Loki Films $17,414 4.5% 1 $17,414 $390,024 9/7/12
613 600 Somewhere Between Long Shot Factory $7,799 3.7% 1 $7,799 $210,975 8/24/12
614 679 My Reincarnation Long Shot Factory $6,498 7.0% 1 $6,498 $92,822 10/28/11
615 685 Code Black Long Shot Factory $6,319 3.3% 1 $6,319 $190,229 6/20/14
616 787 If You Build It Long Shot Factory $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
617 351 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorber Films $17,034 10.2% 3 $5,678 $167,508 9/10/10
618 713 The Woodmans Lorber Films $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
619 859 Armadillo Lorber Films $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
620 953 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorber Films $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
621 992 The Red Chapel Lorber Films $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
622 656 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot 47 $6,776 3.0% 1 $6,776 $225,682 8/16/00
623 343 Gay Sex in the 70s Lovett Releasing $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
624 767 The Cats of Mirikitani Lucid Dreaming Inc. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
625 1150 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lumiere Productions $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
626 771 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal Luminous Velocity Releasing $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
627 1071 Beyond Barbed Wire Mac and Ava Motion Pictures $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
628 265 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Maelstrom $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
629 141 Shoot Down Magic Lamp $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
630 39 Marley Magnolia $262,004 18.5% 42 $6,238 $1,413,480 4/20/12
631 46 Gonzo Magnolia $191,942 15.3% 26 $7,382 $1,252,100 7/4/08
632 61 Life Itself Magnolia $131,411 16.2% 23 $5,714 $810,454 7/4/14
633 78 A Place at the Table Magnolia $92,257 39.9% 35 $2,636 $231,378 3/1/13
634 91 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magnolia $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
635 94 Blackfish Magnolia $75,962 3.7% 5 $15,192 $2,073,582 7/19/13
636 106 Capturing the Friedmans Magnolia $65,154 2.1% 3 $21,718 $3,119,113 5/30/03
637 120 Food, Inc. Magnolia $60,513 1.4% 3 $20,171 $4,417,674 6/12/09
638 134 Man on Wire Magnolia $51,392 1.7% 2 $25,696 $2,962,242 7/25/08
639 135 The Queen of Versailles Magnolia $51,326 2.1% 3 $17,109 $2,401,999 7/20/12
640 142 Mr. Untouchable Magnolia $48,280 46.1% 26 $1,856 $104,678 10/26/07
641 161 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magnolia $42,035 1.6% 2 $21,018 $2,552,478 3/9/12
642 165 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
643 177 Cocaine Cowboys Magnolia $36,295 24.2% 12 $3,024 $150,056 10/27/06
644 198 Outrage Magnolia $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
645 202 Freakonomics Magnolia $31,893 31.5% 20 $1,595 $101,270 10/1/10
646 204 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magnolia $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
647 205 No End in Sight Magnolia $31,533 2.2% 2 $15,766 $1,433,319 7/27/07
648 212 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
649 219 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magnolia $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
650 237 Control Room Magnolia $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
651 239 Bukowski: Born Into This Magnolia $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
652 277 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magnolia $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
653 309 Maxed Out Magnolia $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
654 324 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magnolia $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
655 330 Crazy Love Magnolia $17,952 6.0% 3 $5,984 $301,027 6/1/07
656 335 Jesus Camp Magnolia $17,659 2.0% 13 $1,358 $902,544 9/15/06
657 353 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magnolia $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
658 385 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magnolia $15,096 14.2% 2 $7,548 $105,998 7/3/13
659 396 Magic Trip Magnolia $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
660 399 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magnolia $14,287 18.8% 3 $4,762 $75,881 6/27/14
661 410 Muscle Shoals Magnolia $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
662 411 No Place on Earth Magnolia $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
663 459 Terror's Advocate Magnolia $11,197 23.5% 3 $3,732 $47,724 10/12/07
664 465 Venus and Serena Magnolia $10,981 21.4% 4 $2,745 $51,271 5/10/13
665 496 Surfwise Magnolia $10,304 3.8% 1 $10,304 $269,994 5/9/08
666 500 American Swing Magnolia $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
667 536 Limelight Magnolia $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
668 655 Good Ol' Freda Magnolia $6,798 4.9% 1 $6,798 $138,811 9/6/13
669 670 Rejoice and Shout Magnolia $6,589 6.6% 1 $6,589 $100,237 6/3/11
670 808 Not Quite Hollywood Magnolia $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
671 861 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magnolia $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
672 1063 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magnolia $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
673 549 2012: Time for Change Mangusta Productions $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
674 267 Screamers (2006) Maya Entertainment $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
675 1000 Fraude Maya Entertainment $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
676 912 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
677 491 Shanghai Ghetto Menemsha $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
678 23 That's Dancing! MGM $1,506,802 35.8% 906 $1,663 $4,210,938 1/18/85
679 915 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
680 421 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
681 1072 This Divided State Minority Films $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
682 18 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $2,521,171 16.8% 652 $3,866 $15,012,935 5/24/91
683 27 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $853,589 53.1% 280 $3,048 $1,608,277 3/7/97
684 33 Paris is Burning Miramax $310,127 8.2% 23 $13,483 $3,779,620 8/9/91
685 54 The Big One Miramax $146,909 20.4% 33 $4,452 $720,074 4/10/98
686 96 Unzipped Miramax $71,275 2.5% 2 $35,637 $2,875,086 8/4/95
687 121 Comedian Miramax $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
688 183 Microcosmos Miramax $35,189 2.5% 2 $17,594 $1,433,210 10/9/96
689 316 Incident at Oglala Miramax $19,070 3.6% 3 $6,356 $536,848 5/8/92
690 332 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
691 347 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
692 458 The Heart of the Game Miramax $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
693 511 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $9,895 64.6% 6 $1,649 $15,313 7/31/98
694 516 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
695 534 American Dream Miramax $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
696 572 Deep Blue Miramax $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
697 637 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $7,117 60.9% 1 $7,117 $11,683 10/24/01
698 946 Small Wonders Miramax $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
699 565 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
700 577 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
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