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, #1101-1128
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 1004 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
502 1007 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
503 1011 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
504 1018 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
505 1026 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
506 1028 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
507 1040 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
508 1041 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
509 1045 El Inmigrante Indic. $1,578 10.5% 2 $789 $15,100 7/13/07
510 1054 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
511 1057 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
512 1061 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $1,421 53.1% 2 $711 $2,674 8/22/14
513 1071 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
514 1082 Head Games Vari. $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
515 1098 Souldier PDF $900 60.0% 2 $450 $1,500 2/21/14
516 1101 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
517 1108 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $619 50.9% 2 $309 $1,217 6/15/07
518 1126 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet KL $319 24.7% 2 $160 $1,294 12/12/12
519 182 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
520 185 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $33,677 2.2% 1 $33,677 $1,510,026 3/16/11
521 188 Winged Migration SPC $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
522 204 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
523 222 Powaqqatsi Can. $27,899 4.7% 1 $27,899 $589,244 4/29/88
524 229 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
525 230 Control Room Magn. $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
526 246 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
527 266 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
528 270 The Imposter IM $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
529 271 56 Up FRun $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
530 275 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
531 279 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
532 281 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
533 283 Trembling Before G-d NYer $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
534 287 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $21,078 4.0% 1 $21,078 $527,034 2/17/95
535 290 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
536 296 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
537 299 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $20,247 2.2% 1 $20,247 $906,666 7/8/11
538 302 Crumb SPC $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
539 313 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
540 314 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
541 318 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
542 319 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
543 322 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
544 323 Encounters at the End of the World Think $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
545 324 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
546 326 Forks Over Knives Pas. $17,645 2.4% 1 $17,645 $739,561 1/7/11
547 329 Spellbound (2003) Think $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
548 331 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $17,466 6.8% 1 $17,466 $256,242 7/21/10
549 332 Detropia LF $17,414 4.5% 1 $17,414 $390,024 9/7/12
550 333 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
551 338 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $17,130 1.6% 1 $17,130 $1,044,254 6/21/06
552 344 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
553 345 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $16,835 2.5% 1 $16,835 $668,228 2/27/98
554 346 Crude FRun $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
555 351 The Lottery Vari. $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
556 352 The Square (2013) Nou $16,359 13.2% 1 $16,359 $124,244 10/25/13
557 354 Startup.com Art. $16,118 1.3% 1 $16,118 $1,283,356 5/11/01
558 355 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
559 356 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $16,011 100.0% 1 $16,011 $16,011 10/26/12
560 357 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,851 2.0% 1 $15,851 $783,969 4/25/08
561 366 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $15,411 8.4% 1 $15,411 $183,342 9/23/11
562 367 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
563 369 The War Room Oct. $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
564 373 GMO OMG SD $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
565 377 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
566 380 Korengal Sab. $14,630 14.4% 1 $14,630 $101,310 5/30/14
567 381 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
568 383 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
569 389 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
570 390 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
571 392 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $14,030 11.4% 1 $14,030 $122,905 8/17/07
572 393 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
573 395 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
574 396 Blank City IR $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
575 397 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
576 398 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
577 400 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
578 402 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
579 403 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
580 404 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
581 405 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
582 407 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
583 409 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
584 411 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
585 413 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
586 414 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
587 420 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
588 423 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
589 424 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
590 425 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
591 427 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
592 428 Tsahal NYer $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
593 430 Examined Life Zeit. $12,085 10.0% 1 $12,085 $120,712 2/25/09
594 431 Festival Express Think $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
595 433 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $11,945 13.5% 1 $11,945 $88,312 10/26/07
596 435 Enlighten Up! Bal. $11,799 4.8% 1 $11,799 $246,649 9/12/08
597 436 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
598 437 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
599 438 One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das Zeit. $11,515 11.5% 1 $11,515 $100,401 5/8/13
600 439 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
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, #1101-1128

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Jupiter's Wife AL 8/18/95
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 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
God the Father RM 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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15