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
1001 965 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 59.8% 1 $2,590 $4,332 9/12/14
1002 966 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
1003 968 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
1004 969 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
1005 971 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
1006 972 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
1007 973 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
1008 975 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
1009 976 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
1010 977 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
1011 978 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
1012 979 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
1013 981 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
1014 982 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
1015 984 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
1016 985 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
1017 986 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
1018 988 Stop the Pounding Heart BWP $2,363 64.9% 1 $2,363 $3,642 9/19/14
1019 989 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
1020 990 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
1021 991 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
1022 992 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
1023 993 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
1024 994 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
1025 996 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
1026 997 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
1027 998 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
1028 1000 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
1029 1001 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
1030 1002 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
1031 1003 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
1032 1004 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $2,233 20.3% 1 $2,233 $11,021 9/5/14
1033 1005 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
1034 1006 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
1035 1008 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
1036 1009 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
1037 1010 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
1038 1011 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
1039 1013 Kabbalah Me FRun $2,196 22.4% 1 $2,196 $9,816 8/22/14
1040 1015 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
1041 1016 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
1042 1017 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
1043 1018 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
1044 1019 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
1045 1024 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
1046 1026 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
1047 1027 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 16.2% 1 $2,009 $12,429 9/12/14
1048 1028 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
1049 1030 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
1050 1031 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
1051 1032 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
1052 1033 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
1053 1034 A Decent Factory Icar. $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
1054 1035 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
1055 1037 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
1056 1038 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
1057 1039 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $1,846 14.1% 1 $1,846 $13,137 5/16/14
1058 1041 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
1059 1042 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
1060 1044 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
1061 1046 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
1062 1048 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
1063 1049 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
1064 1050 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
1065 1051 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
1066 1052 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
1067 1053 Benda Bilili! NGE $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
1068 1054 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $1,671 18.4% 1 $1,671 $9,078 7/31/98
1069 1055 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
1070 1056 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
1071 1057 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
1072 1058 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
1073 1061 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
1074 1062 Before You Know It TFC $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
1075 1063 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
1076 1065 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
1077 1066 Men at Lunch FRun $1,530 61.6% 1 $1,530 $2,483 9/20/13
1078 1067 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
1079 1068 Speaking in Strings 7Art $1,519 22.1% 1 $1,519 $6,859 9/10/99
1080 1069 Dear Jesse Cow. $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
1081 1070 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
1082 1071 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
1083 1072 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
1084 1074 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
1085 1075 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
1086 1077 The Beat Hotel FRun $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
1087 1078 Only the Young Osci. $1,446 9.4% 1 $1,446 $15,312 12/7/12
1088 1079 What Now? Remind Me CGld $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
1089 1081 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $1,415 53.4% 1 $1,415 $2,648 1/24/14
1090 1082 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
1091 1083 La Maison De La Radio KL $1,410 17.4% 1 $1,410 $8,095 9/4/13
1092 1084 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
1093 1085 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
1094 1086 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
1095 1087 Whiz Kids Shad. $1,333 24.7% 1 $1,333 $5,386 6/4/10
1096 1088 Rock the Bells 7Art $1,325 24.8% 1 $1,325 $5,347 4/11/07
1097 1089 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
1098 1091 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
1099 1093 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
1100 1095 Shepard and Dark MBox $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
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
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
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
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