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, #1101-1134
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 969 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
1002 970 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
1003 972 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
1004 973 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
1005 974 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle $2,377 100.0% 1 $2,377 $2,377 10/21/05
1006 976 Stop the Pounding Heart BWP $2,363 64.9% 1 $2,363 $3,642 9/19/14
1007 977 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
1008 978 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
1009 979 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
1010 980 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
1011 981 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
1012 982 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
1013 984 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
1014 985 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
1015 986 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
1016 987 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
1017 988 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
1018 989 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
1019 990 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
1020 991 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
1021 992 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $2,233 23.7% 1 $2,233 $9,405 9/5/14
1022 993 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
1023 994 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
1024 996 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
1025 997 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
1026 998 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
1027 1001 Kabbalah Me FRun $2,196 22.4% 1 $2,196 $9,816 8/22/14
1028 1003 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
1029 1004 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
1030 1005 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
1031 1006 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
1032 1007 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
1033 1012 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
1034 1014 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
1035 1015 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 20.3% 1 $2,009 $9,882 9/12/14
1036 1016 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
1037 1018 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
1038 1019 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
1039 1020 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
1040 1021 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
1041 1022 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
1042 1023 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
1043 1025 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
1044 1026 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
1045 1028 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
1046 1029 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
1047 1031 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
1048 1033 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
1049 1035 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
1050 1036 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
1051 1037 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
1052 1038 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
1053 1039 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
1054 1040 Benda Bilili! NGE $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
1055 1041 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $1,671 18.4% 1 $1,671 $9,078 7/31/98
1056 1042 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
1057 1043 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
1058 1044 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
1059 1045 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
1060 1048 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
1061 1049 Before You Know It TFC $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
1062 1050 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
1063 1052 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
1064 1053 Men at Lunch FRun $1,530 61.6% 1 $1,530 $2,483 9/20/13
1065 1054 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
1066 1055 Speaking in Strings 7Art $1,519 22.1% 1 $1,519 $6,859 9/10/99
1067 1056 Dear Jesse Cow. $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
1068 1057 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
1069 1058 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
1070 1059 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
1071 1061 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
1072 1062 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
1073 1064 The Beat Hotel FRun $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
1074 1065 Only the Young Osci. $1,446 9.4% 1 $1,446 $15,312 12/7/12
1075 1066 What Now? Remind Me CGld $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
1076 1068 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $1,415 53.4% 1 $1,415 $2,648 1/24/14
1077 1069 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
1078 1070 La Maison De La Radio KL $1,410 17.4% 1 $1,410 $8,095 9/4/13
1079 1071 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
1080 1072 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
1081 1073 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
1082 1074 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
1083 1075 Rock the Bells 7Art $1,325 24.8% 1 $1,325 $5,347 4/11/07
1084 1076 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
1085 1078 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
1086 1080 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
1087 1082 Shepard and Dark MBox $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
1088 1083 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
1089 1084 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
1090 1085 Glastonbury Think $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
1091 1086 Nenette Kino $1,176 6.5% 1 $1,176 $18,009 12/22/10
1092 1087 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
1093 1089 The Only Real Game TORG $1,130 21.0% 1 $1,130 $5,384 3/7/14
1094 1090 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
1095 1091 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
1096 1092 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $1,114 0.2% 1 $1,114 $453,650 1/29/10
1097 1093 Children of Fate FRun $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
1098 1095 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,082 64.5% 1 $1,082 $1,677 5/2/14
1099 1096 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
1100 1097 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
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, #1101-1134

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Last Party Trit 8/27/93
NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. 10/1/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Meet the Mormons Purd. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
God the Father RM 10/31/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 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
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15