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, #1101-1103
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
601 101 Capturing the Friedmans Magnolia $65,154 2.1% 3 $21,718 $3,119,113 5/30/03
602 115 Food, Inc. Magnolia $60,513 1.4% 3 $20,171 $4,417,674 6/12/09
603 129 Man on Wire Magnolia $51,392 1.7% 2 $25,696 $2,962,242 7/25/08
604 130 The Queen of Versailles Magnolia $51,326 2.1% 3 $17,109 $2,401,999 7/20/12
605 137 Mr. Untouchable Magnolia $48,280 46.1% 26 $1,856 $104,678 10/26/07
606 155 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magnolia $42,035 1.6% 2 $21,018 $2,552,478 3/9/12
607 159 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
608 171 Cocaine Cowboys Magnolia $36,295 24.2% 12 $3,024 $150,056 10/27/06
609 191 Outrage Magnolia $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
610 194 Freakonomics Magnolia $31,893 31.5% 20 $1,595 $101,270 10/1/10
611 196 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magnolia $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
612 197 No End in Sight Magnolia $31,533 2.2% 2 $15,766 $1,433,319 7/27/07
613 203 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
614 209 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magnolia $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
615 226 Control Room Magnolia $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
616 228 Bukowski: Born Into This Magnolia $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
617 263 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magnolia $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
618 294 Maxed Out Magnolia $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
619 308 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magnolia $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
620 314 Crazy Love Magnolia $17,952 6.0% 3 $5,984 $301,027 6/1/07
621 319 Jesus Camp Magnolia $17,659 2.0% 13 $1,358 $902,544 9/15/06
622 337 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magnolia $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
623 368 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magnolia $15,096 14.2% 2 $7,548 $105,998 7/3/13
624 378 Magic Trip Magnolia $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
625 381 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magnolia $14,287 31.2% 3 $4,762 $45,852 6/27/14
626 392 Muscle Shoals Magnolia $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
627 393 No Place on Earth Magnolia $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
628 438 Terror's Advocate Magnolia $11,197 23.5% 3 $3,732 $47,724 10/12/07
629 444 Venus and Serena Magnolia $10,981 21.4% 4 $2,745 $51,271 5/10/13
630 474 Surfwise Magnolia $10,304 3.8% 1 $10,304 $269,994 5/9/08
631 478 American Swing Magnolia $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
632 511 Limelight Magnolia $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
633 623 Good Ol' Freda Magnolia $6,798 4.9% 1 $6,798 $138,811 9/6/13
634 637 Rejoice and Shout Magnolia $6,589 6.6% 1 $6,589 $100,237 6/3/11
635 770 Not Quite Hollywood Magnolia $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
636 819 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magnolia $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
637 1006 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magnolia $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
638 523 2012: Time for Change Mangusta Productions $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
639 255 Screamers (2006) Maya Entertainment $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
640 951 Fraude Maya Entertainment $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
641 870 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
642 469 Shanghai Ghetto Menemsha $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
643 22 That's Dancing! MGM $1,506,802 35.8% 906 $1,663 $4,210,938 1/18/85
644 873 Full Battle Rattle Mile End Films $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
645 403 On the Bowery (re-release) Milestone $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
646 1015 This Divided State Minority Films $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
647 18 Madonna: Truth or Dare Miramax $2,521,171 16.8% 652 $3,866 $15,012,935 5/24/91
648 26 Rhyme & Reason Miramax $853,589 53.1% 280 $3,048 $1,608,277 3/7/97
649 31 Paris is Burning Miramax $310,127 8.2% 23 $13,483 $3,779,620 8/9/91
650 51 The Big One Miramax $146,909 20.4% 33 $4,452 $720,074 4/10/98
651 91 Unzipped Miramax $71,275 2.5% 2 $35,637 $2,875,086 8/4/95
652 116 Comedian Miramax $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
653 177 Microcosmos Miramax $35,189 2.5% 2 $17,594 $1,433,210 10/9/96
654 301 Incident at Oglala Miramax $19,070 3.6% 3 $6,356 $536,848 5/8/92
655 316 The Thin Blue Line Miramax $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
656 331 Naqoyqatsi Miramax $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
657 437 The Heart of the Game Miramax $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
658 488 Full-Tilt Boogie Miramax $9,895 64.6% 6 $1,649 $15,313 7/31/98
659 493 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
660 509 American Dream Miramax $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
661 544 Deep Blue Miramax $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
662 605 My Voyage to Italy Miramax $7,117 60.9% 1 $7,117 $11,683 10/24/01
663 902 Small Wonders Miramax $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
664 538 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
665 548 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
666 864 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
667 572 Favela Rising Mochary Films $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
668 803 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
669 833 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
670 667 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
671 442 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $11,041 12.7% 2 $5,521 $86,637 6/13/12
672 465 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
673 758 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
674 897 The Informant Music Box Films $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
675 1052 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
676 99 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
677 125 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
678 145 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $45,202 17.9% 11 $4,109 $252,788 7/29/11
679 173 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $35,581 2.7% 2 $17,791 $1,330,894 6/25/10
680 1012 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
681 27 The Endless Summer II New Line $657,292 30.5% 302 $2,176 $2,155,385 6/3/94
682 121 Wild Man Blues New Line $54,458 10.2% 3 $18,153 $533,759 4/17/98
683 147 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years New Line $45,008 12.0% 21 $2,143 $373,743 6/3/88
684 995 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story New Love Films $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
685 267 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
686 165 My Architect New Yorker $37,929 1.4% 2 $18,964 $2,750,707 11/12/03
687 243 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $25,007 25.9% 2 $12,503 $96,630 9/13/00
688 277 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
689 287 To Be and to Have New Yorker $20,528 2.6% 3 $6,842 $777,129 9/19/03
690 420 Tsahal New Yorker $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
691 477 After Innocence New Yorker $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
692 591 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
693 620 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
694 853 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
695 140 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $46,975 42.5% 6 $7,829 $110,577 10/1/04
696 346 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $16,359 13.2% 1 $16,359 $124,244 10/25/13
697 960 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
698 288 The Last Days October $20,492 4.9% 3 $6,830 $421,432 2/5/99
699 363 The War Room October $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
700 875 Moving the Mountain October $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.6%1,346$5,517$27,890,522-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1103

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Something to Cheer About Truly 4/27/07
Alive Inside B360 7/18/14
Video Games: The Movie Vari. 7/18/14
There's No Place Like Utopia RM 7/18/14
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15