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, #1101-1126
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
601 830 Armadillo Lorber Films $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
602 922 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorber Films $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
603 960 The Red Chapel Lorber Films $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
604 633 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot 47 $6,776 3.0% 1 $6,776 $225,682 8/16/00
605 332 Gay Sex in the 70s Lovett Releasing $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
606 742 The Cats of Mirikitani Lucid Dreaming Inc. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
607 1110 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lumiere Productions $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
608 746 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
609 1034 Beyond Barbed Wire Mac and Ava Motion Pictures $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
610 258 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Maelstrom $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
611 137 Shoot Down Magic Lamp $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
612 37 Marley Magnolia $262,004 18.5% 42 $6,238 $1,413,480 4/20/12
613 44 Gonzo Magnolia $191,942 15.3% 26 $7,382 $1,252,100 7/4/08
614 59 Life Itself Magnolia $131,411 16.5% 23 $5,714 $795,311 7/4/14
615 75 A Place at the Table Magnolia $92,257 39.9% 35 $2,636 $231,378 3/1/13
616 87 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magnolia $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
617 90 Blackfish Magnolia $75,962 3.7% 5 $15,192 $2,073,582 7/19/13
618 102 Capturing the Friedmans Magnolia $65,154 2.1% 3 $21,718 $3,119,113 5/30/03
619 116 Food, Inc. Magnolia $60,513 1.4% 3 $20,171 $4,417,674 6/12/09
620 130 Man on Wire Magnolia $51,392 1.7% 2 $25,696 $2,962,242 7/25/08
621 131 The Queen of Versailles Magnolia $51,326 2.1% 3 $17,109 $2,401,999 7/20/12
622 138 Mr. Untouchable Magnolia $48,280 46.1% 26 $1,856 $104,678 10/26/07
623 156 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magnolia $42,035 1.6% 2 $21,018 $2,552,478 3/9/12
624 160 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
625 172 Cocaine Cowboys Magnolia $36,295 24.2% 12 $3,024 $150,056 10/27/06
626 193 Outrage Magnolia $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
627 196 Freakonomics Magnolia $31,893 31.5% 20 $1,595 $101,270 10/1/10
628 198 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magnolia $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
629 199 No End in Sight Magnolia $31,533 2.2% 2 $15,766 $1,433,319 7/27/07
630 206 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
631 213 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magnolia $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
632 230 Control Room Magnolia $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
633 232 Bukowski: Born Into This Magnolia $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
634 268 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magnolia $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
635 299 Maxed Out Magnolia $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
636 313 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magnolia $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
637 319 Crazy Love Magnolia $17,952 6.0% 3 $5,984 $301,027 6/1/07
638 324 Jesus Camp Magnolia $17,659 2.0% 13 $1,358 $902,544 9/15/06
639 342 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magnolia $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
640 373 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magnolia $15,096 14.2% 2 $7,548 $105,998 7/3/13
641 383 Magic Trip Magnolia $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
642 386 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magnolia $14,287 18.8% 3 $4,762 $75,881 6/27/14
643 397 Muscle Shoals Magnolia $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
644 398 No Place on Earth Magnolia $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
645 445 Terror's Advocate Magnolia $11,197 23.5% 3 $3,732 $47,724 10/12/07
646 451 Venus and Serena Magnolia $10,981 21.4% 4 $2,745 $51,271 5/10/13
647 481 Surfwise Magnolia $10,304 3.8% 1 $10,304 $269,994 5/9/08
648 485 American Swing Magnolia $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
649 519 Limelight Magnolia $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
650 632 Good Ol' Freda Magnolia $6,798 4.9% 1 $6,798 $138,811 9/6/13
651 647 Rejoice and Shout Magnolia $6,589 6.6% 1 $6,589 $100,237 6/3/11
652 781 Not Quite Hollywood Magnolia $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
653 832 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magnolia $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
654 1026 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magnolia $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
655 531 2012: Time for Change Mangusta Productions $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
656 260 Screamers (2006) Maya Entertainment $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
657 968 Fraude Maya Entertainment $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
658 883 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
659 476 Shanghai Ghetto Menemsha $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
660 22 That's Dancing! MGM $1,506,802 35.8% 906 $1,663 $4,210,938 1/18/85
661 886 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
662 408 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
663 1035 This Divided State Minority Films $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
664 18 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $2,521,171 16.8% 652 $3,866 $15,012,935 5/24/91
665 26 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $853,589 53.1% 280 $3,048 $1,608,277 3/7/97
666 31 Paris is Burning Miramax $310,127 8.2% 23 $13,483 $3,779,620 8/9/91
667 52 The Big One Miramax $146,909 20.4% 33 $4,452 $720,074 4/10/98
668 92 Unzipped Miramax $71,275 2.5% 2 $35,637 $2,875,086 8/4/95
669 117 Comedian Miramax $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
670 178 Microcosmos Miramax $35,189 2.5% 2 $17,594 $1,433,210 10/9/96
671 306 Incident at Oglala Miramax $19,070 3.6% 3 $6,356 $536,848 5/8/92
672 321 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
673 336 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
674 444 The Heart of the Game Miramax $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
675 495 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $9,895 64.6% 6 $1,649 $15,313 7/31/98
676 500 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
677 517 American Dream Miramax $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
678 552 Deep Blue Miramax $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
679 614 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $7,117 60.9% 1 $7,117 $11,683 10/24/01
680 915 Small Wonders Miramax $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
681 546 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
682 556 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
683 877 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
684 580 Favela Rising Mochary Films $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
685 815 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
686 1019 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
687 846 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
688 677 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuckman Media $6,100 50.3% 1 $6,100 $12,133 1/3/14
689 191 The Green Prince Music Box Films $32,698 100.0% 4 $8,175 $32,698 9/12/14
690 449 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $11,041 12.7% 2 $5,521 $86,637 6/13/12
691 472 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
692 769 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
693 910 The Informant Music Box Films $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
694 929 Fifi Howls From Happiness Music Box Films $2,728 20.0% 1 $2,728 $13,614 8/8/14
695 1074 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
696 100 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
697 126 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
698 146 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $45,202 17.9% 11 $4,109 $252,788 7/29/11
699 174 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $35,581 2.7% 2 $17,791 $1,330,894 6/25/10
700 1032 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
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, #1101-1126

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15