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, #1101-1170
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 948 Small Wonders Miramax $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
702 567 Gotta Dance Mitropoulos Films $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
703 579 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
704 908 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
705 603 Favela Rising Mochary Films $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
706 846 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
707 1059 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
708 877 The Cartel Moving Pictures Institute $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
709 704 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
710 196 The Green Prince Music Box Films $32,698 12.7% 4 $8,175 $258,237 9/12/14
711 200 Antarctica: A Year on Ice Music Box Films $32,238 12.7% 8 $4,030 $254,411 11/28/14
712 464 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present Music Box Films $11,041 12.7% 2 $5,521 $86,637 6/13/12
713 488 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Music Box Films $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
714 550 Happy Valley (2014) Music Box Films $9,047 37.9% 4 $2,262 $23,868 11/21/14
715 620 Watchers of the Sky Music Box Films $7,473 38.6% 4 $1,868 $19,339 10/17/14
716 797 Bettie Page Reveals All Music Box Films $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
717 943 The Informant Music Box Films $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
718 962 Fifi Howls From Happiness Music Box Films $2,728 20.0% 1 $2,728 $13,614 8/8/14
719 1005 Revenge of the Mekons Music Box Films $2,354 36.3% 1 $2,354 $6,487 10/29/14
720 1114 Shepard and Dark Music Box Films $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
721 1127 We Are the Giant Music Box Films $1,088 100.0% 2 $544 $1,088 12/12/14
722 1145 The Tower (2014) Music Box Films $726 65.0% 1 $726 $1,117 11/7/14
723 104 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
724 130 The Last Lions National Geographic Entertainment $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
725 150 Life in a Day National Geographic Entertainment $45,202 17.9% 11 $4,109 $252,788 7/29/11
726 179 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $35,581 2.7% 2 $17,791 $1,330,894 6/25/10
727 1072 Benda Bilili! National Geographic Entertainment $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
728 28 The Endless Summer II New Line $657,292 30.5% 302 $2,176 $2,155,385 6/3/94
729 126 Wild Man Blues New Line $54,458 10.2% 3 $18,153 $533,759 4/17/98
730 152 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years New Line $45,008 12.0% 21 $2,143 $373,743 6/3/88
731 1053 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story New Love Films $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
732 281 God Grew Tired of Us Newmarket $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
733 171 My Architect New Yorker $37,929 1.4% 2 $18,964 $2,750,707 11/12/03
734 255 Paragraph 175 New Yorker $25,007 25.9% 2 $12,503 $96,630 9/13/00
735 291 Trembling Before G-d New Yorker $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
736 302 To Be and to Have New Yorker $20,528 2.6% 3 $6,842 $777,129 9/19/03
737 442 Tsahal New Yorker $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
738 500 After Innocence New Yorker $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
739 623 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM New Yorker $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
740 654 Absolute Wilson New Yorker $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
741 897 Building Hope The Nobelity Project $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
742 145 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
743 363 The Square (2013) Noujaim Films $16,359 13.2% 1 $16,359 $124,244 10/25/13
744 1015 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision Ocean Releasing $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
745 303 The Last Days October $20,492 4.9% 3 $6,830 $421,432 2/5/99
746 381 The War Room October $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
747 919 Moving the Mountain October $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
748 723 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open Edge $5,763 49.8% 1 $5,763 $11,562 8/23/02
749 21 Believe Open Road Films $2,007,567 32.3% 1,037 $1,936 $6,206,566 12/25/13
750 719 Eat This New York Organic Pictures $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
751 988 Risk/Reward Organic Pictures $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
752 576 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey Orion Classics $8,335 3.3% 1 $8,335 $253,311 8/25/95
753 92 Samsara Oscilloscope Pictures $76,222 2.9% 2 $38,111 $2,672,413 8/24/12
754 156 12 O'Clock Boys Oscilloscope Pictures $44,108 53.4% 21 $2,100 $82,614 1/31/14
755 186 A Film Unfinished Oscilloscope Pictures $34,060 10.6% 4 $8,515 $320,486 8/18/10
756 298 Art and Craft Oscilloscope Pictures $20,879 9.2% 2 $10,440 $226,584 9/19/14
757 306 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Oscilloscope Pictures $20,355 40.1% 14 $1,454 $50,804 6/27/08
758 370 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $15,792 29.4% 2 $7,896 $53,714 11/4/11
759 375 After Tiller Oscilloscope Pictures $15,500 21.5% 2 $7,750 $72,125 9/20/13
760 382 No Impact Man Oscilloscope Pictures $15,215 15.2% 2 $7,608 $100,028 9/11/09
761 588 Teenage Oscilloscope Pictures $8,000 19.9% 1 $8,000 $40,169 3/14/14
762 678 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Oscilloscope Pictures $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
763 691 Unmistaken Child Oscilloscope Pictures $6,293 2.1% 1 $6,293 $306,140 6/3/09
764 738 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Oscilloscope Pictures $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
765 742 Burma VJ Oscilloscope Pictures $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
766 752 These Birds Walk Oscilloscope Pictures $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
767 848 The Garden Oscilloscope Pictures $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
768 882 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
769 947 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Oscilloscope Pictures $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
770 960 Rebirth Oscilloscope Pictures $2,740 22.2% 1 $2,740 $12,358 8/31/11
771 1001 Tchoupitoulas Oscilloscope Pictures $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
772 1097 Only the Young Oscilloscope Pictures $1,446 9.4% 1 $1,446 $15,312 12/7/12
773 1093 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris Outsider Films $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
774 12 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $4,447,378 31.0% 962 $4,623 $14,363,397 10/2/09
775 175 Kids For Cash Paladin $36,639 25.6% 4 $9,160 $143,178 2/7/14
776 327 Mansome Paladin $18,395 50.7% 20 $920 $36,280 5/18/12
777 421 Connected Paladin $13,301 28.4% 3 $4,434 $46,782 9/16/11
778 507 I Am Paladin $10,092 0.6% 1 $10,092 $1,591,034 2/18/11
779 556 Love Etc. Paladin $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
780 754 Otter 501 Paladin $5,444 22.3% 3 $1,815 $24,449 5/11/12
781 755 Great Directors Paladin $5,440 30.4% 3 $1,813 $17,921 7/2/10
782 801 The Whale Paladin $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
783 533 Spark: A Burning Man Story Paladin/Film Buff $9,366 7.8% 2 $4,683 $120,459 8/16/13
784 431 This is Not a Film Palisades Tartan $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
785 112 Gunner Palace Palm $63,520 10.5% 8 $7,940 $607,844 3/4/05
786 217 Scratch Palm $29,677 10.2% 5 $5,935 $289,885 2/15/02
787 304 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
788 359 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
789 395 The Nomi Song Palm $14,510 19.4% 2 $7,255 $74,631 2/4/05
790 465 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
791 510 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $9,993 32.3% 1 $9,993 $30,918 8/6/08
792 548 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
793 570 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
794 615 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
795 634 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
796 656 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
797 799 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
798 913 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
799 965 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
800 1105 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
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, #1101-1170

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm 7/16/04
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun 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
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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB TBD