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, #1101-1106
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 975 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
1002 976 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
1003 979 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
1004 980 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
1005 981 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
1006 982 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
1007 983 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
1008 988 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
1009 990 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
1010 991 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
1011 993 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
1012 994 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
1013 995 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
1014 996 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
1015 997 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
1016 998 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
1017 1000 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
1018 1001 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
1019 1003 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
1020 1004 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
1021 1006 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
1022 1008 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
1023 1010 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
1024 1011 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
1025 1012 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
1026 1013 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
1027 1014 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
1028 1015 Benda Bilili! NGE $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
1029 1016 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $1,671 18.4% 1 $1,671 $9,078 7/31/98
1030 1017 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
1031 1018 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
1032 1019 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
1033 1020 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
1034 1023 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
1035 1024 Before You Know It TFC $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
1036 1025 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
1037 1027 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
1038 1028 Men at Lunch FRun $1,530 61.6% 1 $1,530 $2,483 9/20/13
1039 1029 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
1040 1030 Speaking in Strings 7Art $1,519 22.1% 1 $1,519 $6,859 9/10/99
1041 1031 Dear Jesse Cow. $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
1042 1032 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
1043 1033 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
1044 1034 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
1045 1036 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
1046 1037 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
1047 1039 The Beat Hotel FRun $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
1048 1040 Only the Young Osci. $1,446 9.4% 1 $1,446 $15,312 12/7/12
1049 1041 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $1,415 53.4% 1 $1,415 $2,648 1/24/14
1050 1042 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
1051 1043 La Maison De La Radio KL $1,410 17.4% 1 $1,410 $8,095 9/4/13
1052 1044 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
1053 1045 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
1054 1046 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
1055 1047 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
1056 1048 Rock the Bells 7Art $1,325 24.8% 1 $1,325 $5,347 4/11/07
1057 1049 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
1058 1051 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
1059 1053 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
1060 1055 Shepard and Dark MBox $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
1061 1056 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
1062 1057 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
1063 1058 Glastonbury Think $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
1064 1059 Nenette Kino $1,176 6.5% 1 $1,176 $18,009 12/22/10
1065 1060 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
1066 1062 The Only Real Game TORG $1,130 21.0% 1 $1,130 $5,384 3/7/14
1067 1063 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
1068 1064 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
1069 1065 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
1070 1066 Children of Fate FRun $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
1071 1068 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,082 64.5% 1 $1,082 $1,677 5/2/14
1072 1069 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
1073 1070 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
1074 1071 So Much So Fast Bal. $1,015 4.7% 1 $1,015 $21,525 10/11/06
1075 1072 Three Stars FRun $1,003 11.2% 1 $1,003 $8,942 9/21/12
1076 1073 Dumbstruck Truly $981 6.4% 1 $981 $15,379 4/15/11
1077 1074 Patagonia Rising FRun $981 47.5% 1 $981 $2,064 6/8/12
1078 1075 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
1079 1076 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
1080 1078 Casting About Kino $893 12.3% 1 $893 $7,279 5/11/07
1081 1079 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
1082 1081 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
1083 1082 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
1084 1083 Plastic Planet FRun $740 23.4% 1 $740 $3,164 1/14/11
1085 1084 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
1086 1085 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
1087 1086 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
1088 1088 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
1089 1089 Food Beware FRun $595 50.4% 1 $595 $1,181 10/16/09
1090 1090 Notes on Marie Menken Icar. $577 100.0% 1 $577 $577 2/9/07
1091 1091 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
1092 1092 The Color of Olives Arab $555 47.5% 1 $555 $1,169 7/12/06
1093 1093 Beyond Hatred FRun $533 56.2% 1 $533 $949 6/15/07
1094 1094 Act of God Zeit. $522 5.2% 1 $522 $9,955 7/31/09
1095 1095 Sushi: The Global Catch AM $516 9.0% 1 $516 $5,757 8/3/12
1096 1096 The Big Question Think $466 20.7% 1 $466 $2,248 3/17/06
1097 1097 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
1098 1098 Triumph of the Wall FRun $430 90.3% 1 $430 $476 5/31/13
1099 1099 Carbon Nation CWM $402 2.4% 1 $402 $16,901 5/7/10
1100 1100 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child FRun $402 66.9% 1 $402 $601 11/23/12
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.4%1,346$5,517$28,146,531-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1106

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Birth of the Living Dead FRun 10/18/13
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15