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, #1101-1166
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 862 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
502 870 China Blue Argo. $3,767 30.9% 2 $1,883 $12,185 1/19/07
503 875 The Cartel MP $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
504 886 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
505 930 The Institute Argo. $3,017 35.7% 2 $1,509 $8,445 10/4/13
506 931 Photographic Memory FRun $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
507 941 The Informant MBox $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
508 969 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
509 981 Plot for Peace N/A $2,554 36.2% 2 $1,277 $7,051 10/31/14
510 983 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
511 987 Downloaded Abr. $2,504 29.9% 2 $1,252 $8,377 6/21/13
512 993 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
513 996 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
514 1022 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
515 1027 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
516 1029 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
517 1036 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
518 1037 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
519 1040 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
520 1044 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
521 1051 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
522 1060 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
523 1062 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
524 1074 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
525 1075 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
526 1079 El Inmigrante Indic. $1,578 10.5% 2 $789 $15,100 7/13/07
527 1088 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
528 1091 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
529 1095 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $1,421 14.7% 2 $711 $9,672 8/22/14
530 1105 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
531 1116 Head Games Vari. $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
532 1123 We Are the Giant MBox $1,088 100.0% 2 $544 $1,088 12/12/14
533 1133 Souldier PDF $900 60.0% 2 $450 $1,500 2/21/14
534 1137 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
535 1145 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $619 50.9% 2 $309 $1,217 6/15/07
536 1163 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet KL $319 24.7% 2 $160 $1,294 12/12/12
537 187 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
538 190 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $33,677 2.2% 1 $33,677 $1,510,026 3/16/11
539 193 Winged Migration SPC $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
540 210 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
541 228 Powaqqatsi Can. $27,899 4.7% 1 $27,899 $589,244 4/29/88
542 229 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $27,879 10.2% 1 $27,879 $274,521 9/17/14
543 236 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
544 237 Control Room Magn. $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
545 253 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
546 274 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
547 278 The Imposter IM $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
548 279 56 Up FRun $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
549 283 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
550 287 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
551 289 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
552 291 Trembling Before G-d NYer $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
553 295 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $21,078 4.0% 1 $21,078 $527,034 2/17/95
554 299 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
555 305 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
556 308 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $20,247 2.2% 1 $20,247 $906,666 7/8/11
557 311 Crumb SPC $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
558 320 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $18,885 2.1% 1 $18,885 $887,778 10/10/14
559 323 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
560 324 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
561 328 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
562 329 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
563 332 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
564 333 Encounters at the End of the World Think $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
565 334 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
566 336 Forks Over Knives Pas. $17,645 2.4% 1 $17,645 $739,561 1/7/11
567 339 Spellbound (2003) Think $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
568 341 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $17,466 6.8% 1 $17,466 $256,242 7/21/10
569 342 Detropia LF $17,414 4.5% 1 $17,414 $390,024 9/7/12
570 343 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
571 348 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $17,130 1.6% 1 $17,130 $1,044,254 6/21/06
572 354 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
573 355 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $16,835 2.5% 1 $16,835 $668,228 2/27/98
574 356 Crude FRun $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
575 361 The Lottery Vari. $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
576 362 The Square (2013) Nou $16,359 13.2% 1 $16,359 $124,244 10/25/13
577 364 Startup.com Art. $16,118 1.3% 1 $16,118 $1,283,356 5/11/01
578 365 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
579 366 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $16,011 100.0% 1 $16,011 $16,011 10/26/12
580 368 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,851 2.0% 1 $15,851 $783,969 4/25/08
581 377 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
582 378 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
583 380 The War Room Oct. $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
584 384 GMO OMG SD $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
585 386 God the Father RM $15,037 13.3% 1 $15,037 $113,276 10/17/14
586 389 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
587 392 Korengal Sab. $14,630 14.4% 1 $14,630 $101,310 5/30/14
588 393 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
589 395 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
590 401 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
591 402 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
592 404 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $14,030 11.4% 1 $14,030 $122,905 8/17/07
593 405 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
594 407 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
595 408 Blank City IR $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
596 409 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
597 410 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
598 412 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
599 414 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
600 415 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
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, #1101-1166

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Full Battle Rattle MEnd 7/9/08
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/19/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15