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, #1001-1077
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
801 673 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
802 755 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $4,632 0.3% 1 $4,632 $1,577,480 8/19/88
803 805 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $3,792 50.5% 3 $1,264 $7,506 9/29/06
804 430 Battle for Brooklyn Rumur Releasing $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
805 723 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sagewood Cinema Ventures $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
806 655 Orwell Rolls in His Grave Sag Harbor Basement $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
807 473 Hannari - Geisha Modern Sakura Production USA $9,930 66.3% 1 $9,930 $14,974 11/17/06
808 102 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Samuel Goldwyn $63,700 6.3% 3 $21,233 $1,017,579 9/21/12
809 147 Anita Samuel Goldwyn $44,114 27.5% 7 $6,302 $160,665 3/21/14
810 171 Wigstock: The Movie Samuel Goldwyn $35,563 5.2% 3 $11,854 $686,152 6/9/95
811 172 Exporting Raymond Samuel Goldwyn $35,292 40.2% 13 $2,715 $87,727 4/29/11
812 183 Brothers at War Samuel Goldwyn $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
813 209 The Short Game Samuel Goldwyn $28,434 71.4% 17 $1,673 $39,819 9/20/13
814 213 Trumbo Samuel Goldwyn $28,125 25.8% 3 $9,375 $109,057 6/27/08
815 214 Somm Samuel Goldwyn $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
816 229 Baraka Samuel Goldwyn $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
817 291 Waiting for Lightning Samuel Goldwyn $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
818 378 The Island President Samuel Goldwyn $13,998 18.3% 2 $6,999 $76,398 3/28/12
819 385 35 Up Samuel Goldwyn $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
820 521 Road Scholar Samuel Goldwyn $8,635 1.4% 1 $8,635 $597,564 7/16/93
821 89 Jig Screen Media $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
822 320 Bustin' Down the Door Screen Media $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
823 621 Skid Row Screen Media $6,627 100.0% 3 $2,209 $6,627 8/24/07
824 821 Wild Horse Wild Ride Screen Media $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
825 914 Run for Your Life Screen Media $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
826 643 Alice Neel SeeThink Productions $6,207 12.7% 1 $6,207 $48,969 4/20/07
827 404 The War Tapes SenArt/Scranton-Lacy Films $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
828 165 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shadow Dist. $36,731 1.2% 5 $7,346 $3,058,527 2/9/05
829 187 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shadow Dist. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
830 202 Girls Rock! Shadow Dist. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
831 381 The Weather Underground Shadow Dist. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
832 526 Touch the Sound Shadow Dist. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
833 597 Under Our Skin Shadow Dist. $7,043 7.1% 1 $7,043 $98,548 6/19/09
834 599 Air Guitar Nation Shadow Dist. $7,035 9.8% 1 $7,035 $71,471 3/23/07
835 762 The Kids Grow Up Shadow Dist. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
836 787 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shadow Dist. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
837 925 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shadow Dist. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
838 1021 Whiz Kids Shadow Dist. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
839 1024 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
840 1059 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shadow Dist. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
841 1074 Gypsy Caravan Shadow Dist. $379 0.1% 1 $379 $442,936 1/19/07
842 271 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shooting Gallery $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
843 446 Beautiful Losers Sidetrack Films $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
844 93 Heavy Petting Skouras $69,007 25.3% 10 $6,900 $272,371 9/22/89
845 693 Killing Kasztner Sky Island Films $5,513 4.9% 1 $5,513 $112,313 10/23/09
846 341 State of Fear Skylight Pictures $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
847 379 Faster (2004) Slamdance on the Road $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
848 140 Bra Boys Slowhand Cinema $45,589 29.4% 23 $1,982 $155,056 4/11/08
849 236 Paper Clips Slowhand Cinema $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
850 348 Rape of the Soul Slowhand Cinema $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
851 403 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slowhand Cinema $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
852 1023 Rockets Redglare! Small Planet $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
853 408 Beware of Mr. Baker Snagfilms $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
854 506 Decoding Deepak Snagfilms $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
855 870 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Social Media Productions $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
856 745 East of Havana Sony BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
857 56 Riding Giants Sony Classics $134,400 5.9% 26 $5,169 $2,276,368 7/9/04
858 59 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics $118,294 18.5% 18 $6,572 $638,476 4/22/11
859 61 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Sony Classics $111,982 9.3% 4 $27,996 $1,200,326 7/8/11
860 62 Dogtown and Z-Boys Sony Classics $103,355 7.9% 20 $5,167 $1,300,682 4/26/02
861 68 The Celluloid Closet Sony Classics $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
862 70 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
863 78 Tyson Sony Classics $85,046 9.6% 11 $7,731 $887,918 4/24/09
864 94 Every Little Step Sony Classics $68,504 4.0% 8 $8,563 $1,725,141 4/17/09
865 108 The Gatekeepers Sony Classics $61,552 2.5% 3 $20,517 $2,415,727 2/1/13
866 121 Why We Fight Sony Classics $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
867 131 Tim's Vermeer Sony Classics $49,777 3.1% 4 $12,444 $1,598,891 1/31/14
868 143 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
869 153 The Fog of War Sony Classics $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
870 158 Inside Job Sony Classics $39,649 0.9% 2 $19,825 $4,312,735 10/8/10
871 169 Jodorowsky's Dune Sony Classics $36,018 11.7% 3 $12,006 $306,850 3/21/14
872 184 Winged Migration Sony Classics $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
873 205 The Armstrong Lie Sony Classics $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
874 221 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
875 230 Anne Frank Remembered Sony Classics $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
876 231 My Kid Could Paint That Sony Classics $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
877 248 Soul Power Sony Classics $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
878 250 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Sony Classics $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
879 255 The Devil and Daniel Johnston Sony Classics $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
880 272 Steep Sony Classics $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
881 285 American Movie Sony Classics $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
882 289 Crumb Sony Classics $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
883 306 American Hardcore Sony Classics $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
884 322 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
885 358 One Day in September Sony Classics $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
886 375 Standard Operating Procedure Sony Classics $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
887 389 West of Memphis Sony Classics $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
888 413 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
889 456 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Sony Classics $10,413 9.6% 7 $1,487 $108,807 10/26/07
890 501 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary Sony Classics $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
891 564 Martha and Ethel Sony Classics $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
892 224 Happy Valley Stone Five Studios $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
893 232 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
894 279 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
895 298 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
896 325 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
897 504 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
898 553 Paper Dolls Strand $7,870 21.5% 3 $2,623 $36,577 9/6/06
899 577 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
900 617 Picture Me Strand $6,718 55.9% 1 $6,718 $12,008 9/17/10
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 19 titles):
$7,672,05927.0%1,358$5,650$28,446,087-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1077

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. 8/1/08
For No Good Reason SPC 4/25/14
Fed Up RTWC 5/9/14
The Hornet's Nest Free 5/9/14
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir 5/16/14
Korengal GoldF 5/30/14
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC 6/6/14
Life Itself Magn. Jul 2014
Alive Inside B360 7/18/14
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15