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, #1101-1168
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 958 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
1002 959 Rebirth Osci. $2,740 22.2% 1 $2,740 $12,358 8/31/11
1003 960 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $2,740 24.0% 1 $2,740 $11,396 1/12/07
1004 961 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $2,728 20.0% 1 $2,728 $13,614 8/8/14
1005 963 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
1006 964 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
1007 965 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
1008 966 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
1009 967 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
1010 969 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
1011 971 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
1012 972 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
1013 973 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
1014 975 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
1015 976 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
1016 977 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
1017 978 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 56.8% 1 $2,590 $4,560 9/12/14
1018 979 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
1019 981 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
1020 983 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
1021 985 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
1022 986 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
1023 987 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
1024 989 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
1025 990 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
1026 991 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
1027 992 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
1028 993 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
1029 995 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
1030 996 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
1031 998 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
1032 1000 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
1033 1002 Stop the Pounding Heart BWP $2,363 64.9% 1 $2,363 $3,642 9/19/14
1034 1003 Revenge of the Mekons MBox $2,354 36.3% 1 $2,354 $6,487 10/29/14
1035 1004 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
1036 1006 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
1037 1007 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
1038 1008 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
1039 1009 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
1040 1010 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
1041 1012 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
1042 1013 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
1043 1014 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
1044 1015 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
1045 1016 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
1046 1017 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
1047 1018 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
1048 1019 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
1049 1020 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $2,233 20.3% 1 $2,233 $11,021 9/5/14
1050 1021 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
1051 1022 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
1052 1024 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
1053 1025 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
1054 1026 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
1055 1027 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
1056 1029 Kabbalah Me FRun $2,196 22.4% 1 $2,196 $9,816 8/22/14
1057 1031 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
1058 1032 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
1059 1033 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
1060 1034 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
1061 1035 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
1062 1040 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
1063 1042 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
1064 1043 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 5.2% 1 $2,009 $38,656 9/12/14
1065 1044 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
1066 1046 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
1067 1047 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
1068 1048 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
1069 1049 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
1070 1050 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
1071 1051 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
1072 1053 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
1073 1054 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
1074 1055 Maidan CGld $1,847 47.2% 1 $1,847 $3,909 12/12/14
1075 1056 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $1,846 14.1% 1 $1,846 $13,137 5/16/14
1076 1058 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
1077 1059 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
1078 1061 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
1079 1063 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
1080 1065 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
1081 1066 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
1082 1067 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
1083 1068 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
1084 1069 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
1085 1070 Benda Bilili! NGE $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
1086 1071 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $1,671 18.4% 1 $1,671 $9,078 7/31/98
1087 1072 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
1088 1073 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
1089 1074 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
1090 1075 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
1091 1078 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
1092 1079 Before You Know It TFC $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
1093 1080 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
1094 1082 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
1095 1083 Men at Lunch FRun $1,530 61.6% 1 $1,530 $2,483 9/20/13
1096 1084 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
1097 1085 Speaking in Strings 7Art $1,519 22.1% 1 $1,519 $6,859 9/10/99
1098 1086 Dear Jesse Cow. $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
1099 1087 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
1100 1088 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
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, #1101-1168

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 Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. 7/26/06
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