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, #1101-1148
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
901 848 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
902 852 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
903 853 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
904 854 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arth. $3,815 42.7% 1 $3,815 $8,939 10/19/07
905 855 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
906 857 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
907 858 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
908 860 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
909 861 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
910 862 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
911 863 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story FRun $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
912 865 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
913 866 Jupiter's Wife AL $3,673 34.6% 1 $3,673 $10,622 8/18/95
914 867 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
915 869 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
916 870 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
917 871 Manakamana CGld $3,635 13.1% 1 $3,635 $27,738 4/18/14
918 872 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
919 873 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
920 874 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
921 876 The Great Flood Icar. $3,596 21.8% 1 $3,596 $16,506 1/8/14
922 877 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
923 878 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
924 879 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
925 880 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
926 881 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
927 882 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
928 883 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
929 884 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
930 885 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
931 886 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
932 887 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
933 889 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
934 890 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
935 891 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
936 892 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
937 893 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
938 894 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
939 895 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
940 896 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
941 897 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
942 898 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
943 899 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
944 900 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
945 901 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
946 902 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
947 903 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
948 904 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
949 905 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
950 906 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
951 907 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
952 908 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
953 909 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
954 910 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
955 911 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
956 912 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
957 913 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
958 914 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
959 915 Children Underground Cmx. $3,075 24.0% 1 $3,075 $12,798 9/19/01
960 916 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
961 917 The Beautiful Truth Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
962 920 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
963 921 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
964 922 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
965 923 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
966 924 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
967 925 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
968 926 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
969 927 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
970 928 The Hacker Wars Vita. $2,958 100.0% 1 $2,958 $2,958 10/17/14
971 930 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
972 931 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
973 933 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
974 934 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
975 935 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
976 936 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
977 937 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
978 938 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
979 939 The Law in These Parts CGld $2,814 20.6% 1 $2,814 $13,683 11/16/12
980 940 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
981 941 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
982 942 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
983 943 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
984 944 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $2,759 21.2% 1 $2,759 $13,013 1/25/12
985 945 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
986 946 Rebirth Osci. $2,740 22.2% 1 $2,740 $12,358 8/31/11
987 947 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $2,740 24.0% 1 $2,740 $11,396 1/12/07
988 948 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $2,728 20.0% 1 $2,728 $13,614 8/8/14
989 950 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
990 951 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
991 952 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
992 953 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
993 954 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
994 956 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
995 958 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
996 959 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
997 960 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
998 962 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
999 963 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
1000 964 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
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, #1101-1148

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Blockade Icar. 3/14/07
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15