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, #1101-1151
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 932 The Informant MBox $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
502 960 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
503 973 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
504 977 Downloaded Abr. $2,504 29.9% 2 $1,252 $8,377 6/21/13
505 983 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
506 986 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
507 1010 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
508 1015 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
509 1017 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
510 1024 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
511 1025 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
512 1028 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
513 1032 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
514 1039 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
515 1048 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
516 1050 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
517 1062 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
518 1063 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
519 1067 El Inmigrante Indic. $1,578 10.5% 2 $789 $15,100 7/13/07
520 1076 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
521 1079 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
522 1083 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $1,421 17.7% 2 $711 $8,049 8/22/14
523 1093 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
524 1104 Head Games Vari. $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
525 1120 Souldier PDF $900 60.0% 2 $450 $1,500 2/21/14
526 1123 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
527 1130 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $619 50.9% 2 $309 $1,217 6/15/07
528 1148 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet KL $319 24.7% 2 $160 $1,294 12/12/12
529 186 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
530 189 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $33,677 2.2% 1 $33,677 $1,510,026 3/16/11
531 192 Winged Migration SPC $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
532 208 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
533 226 Powaqqatsi Can. $27,899 4.7% 1 $27,899 $589,244 4/29/88
534 227 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $27,879 10.9% 1 $27,879 $255,927 9/17/14
535 234 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
536 235 Control Room Magn. $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
537 251 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
538 272 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
539 276 The Imposter IM $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
540 277 56 Up FRun $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
541 281 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
542 285 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
543 287 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
544 289 Trembling Before G-d NYer $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
545 293 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $21,078 4.0% 1 $21,078 $527,034 2/17/95
546 297 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
547 303 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
548 306 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $20,247 2.2% 1 $20,247 $906,666 7/8/11
549 309 Crumb SPC $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
550 318 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $18,885 8.6% 1 $18,885 $219,316 10/10/14
551 321 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
552 322 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
553 326 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
554 327 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
555 330 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
556 331 Encounters at the End of the World Think $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
557 332 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
558 334 Forks Over Knives Pas. $17,645 2.4% 1 $17,645 $739,561 1/7/11
559 337 Spellbound (2003) Think $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
560 339 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $17,466 6.8% 1 $17,466 $256,242 7/21/10
561 340 Detropia LF $17,414 4.5% 1 $17,414 $390,024 9/7/12
562 341 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
563 346 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $17,130 1.6% 1 $17,130 $1,044,254 6/21/06
564 352 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
565 353 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $16,835 2.5% 1 $16,835 $668,228 2/27/98
566 354 Crude FRun $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
567 359 The Lottery Vari. $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
568 360 The Square (2013) Nou $16,359 13.2% 1 $16,359 $124,244 10/25/13
569 362 Startup.com Art. $16,118 1.3% 1 $16,118 $1,283,356 5/11/01
570 363 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
571 364 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $16,011 100.0% 1 $16,011 $16,011 10/26/12
572 366 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,851 2.0% 1 $15,851 $783,969 4/25/08
573 375 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
574 376 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
575 378 The War Room Oct. $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
576 382 GMO OMG SD $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
577 384 God the Father RM $15,037 98.8% 1 $15,037 $15,227 10/17/14
578 387 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
579 390 Korengal Sab. $14,630 14.4% 1 $14,630 $101,310 5/30/14
580 391 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
581 393 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
582 399 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
583 400 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
584 402 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $14,030 11.4% 1 $14,030 $122,905 8/17/07
585 403 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
586 405 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
587 406 Blank City IR $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
588 407 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
589 408 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
590 410 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
591 412 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
592 413 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
593 414 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
594 415 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
595 417 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
596 419 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
597 422 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
598 424 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
599 425 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
600 431 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
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, #1101-1151

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Picture Me Strand 9/17/10
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
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen 12/10/14
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
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
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