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
901 844 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
902 845 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
903 846 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
904 848 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
905 849 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
906 850 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
907 851 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
908 852 Sol LeWitt Icar. $4,051 31.5% 1 $4,051 $12,841 5/7/14
909 853 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
910 854 Rock Bottom Wrin. $4,017 31.2% 1 $4,017 $12,890 3/2/07
911 855 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
912 856 Love, Marilyn SD $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
913 857 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
914 858 Ultrasuede Trib. $3,968 34.4% 1 $3,968 $11,539 1/20/12
915 859 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
916 863 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
917 864 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
918 865 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arth. $3,815 42.7% 1 $3,815 $8,939 10/19/07
919 866 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
920 868 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
921 869 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
922 871 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
923 872 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
924 873 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
925 874 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story FRun $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
926 876 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
927 877 Jupiter's Wife AL $3,673 34.6% 1 $3,673 $10,622 8/18/95
928 878 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
929 880 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
930 881 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
931 882 Manakamana CGld $3,635 12.1% 1 $3,635 $30,029 4/18/14
932 883 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
933 884 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
934 885 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
935 887 The Great Flood Icar. $3,596 21.8% 1 $3,596 $16,506 1/8/14
936 888 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
937 889 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
938 890 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
939 891 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
940 892 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
941 893 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
942 894 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
943 895 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
944 896 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
945 897 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
946 898 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
947 900 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
948 901 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
949 902 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
950 903 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
951 904 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
952 905 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
953 906 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
954 907 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
955 908 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
956 909 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
957 910 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
958 911 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
959 912 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
960 913 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
961 914 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
962 915 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
963 916 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
964 917 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
965 918 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
966 919 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
967 920 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
968 921 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
969 922 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD $3,100 100.0% 1 $3,100 $3,100 10/31/14
970 923 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
971 924 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
972 925 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
973 926 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $3,077 3.4% 1 $3,077 $89,473 10/22/08
974 927 Children Underground Cmx. $3,075 24.0% 1 $3,075 $12,798 9/19/01
975 928 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
976 929 The Beautiful Truth Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
977 932 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
978 933 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
979 934 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
980 935 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
981 936 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
982 937 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
983 938 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
984 939 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
985 940 The Hacker Wars Vita. $2,958 85.2% 1 $2,958 $3,470 10/17/14
986 942 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
987 943 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
988 945 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
989 946 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
990 947 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
991 948 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
992 949 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
993 950 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
994 951 The Law in These Parts CGld $2,814 20.6% 1 $2,814 $13,683 11/16/12
995 952 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
996 953 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
997 954 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
998 955 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
999 956 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $2,759 21.2% 1 $2,759 $13,013 1/25/12
1000 957 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
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