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
801 706 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
802 708 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $6,027 11.9% 1 $6,027 $50,715 3/29/00
803 709 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $5,944 24.0% 1 $5,944 $24,729 10/4/06
804 710 The Unbelievers CM $5,925 41.1% 1 $5,925 $14,400 11/29/13
805 712 I Trust You to Kill Me FInd. $5,888 45.8% 1 $5,888 $12,854 9/8/06
806 713 The Woodmans Lorb. $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
807 714 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
808 715 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 100.0% 1 $5,869 $5,869 4/30/99
809 716 The Betrayal CGld $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
810 718 Radio Unnameable KL $5,833 24.2% 1 $5,833 $24,090 9/19/12
811 721 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $5,763 49.8% 1 $5,763 $11,562 8/23/02
812 722 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
813 723 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $5,754 16.1% 1 $5,754 $35,671 10/19/11
814 724 OC87 FKF $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
815 725 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
816 728 How to Grow a Band ICir $5,705 28.3% 1 $5,705 $20,135 4/13/12
817 729 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
818 730 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
819 731 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
820 732 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
821 733 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $5,656 40.0% 1 $5,656 $14,130 3/13/09
822 738 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
823 739 Garbo: The Spy FRun $5,593 19.6% 1 $5,593 $28,563 11/18/11
824 740 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
825 741 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $5,546 27.7% 1 $5,546 $20,018 4/18/08
826 742 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $5,530 23.3% 1 $5,530 $23,701 1/18/13
827 744 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
828 745 Broadway Idiot FB $5,514 20.0% 1 $5,514 $27,595 10/11/13
829 746 Killing Kasztner SkyI $5,513 4.9% 1 $5,513 $112,313 10/23/09
830 747 Best Worst Movie Abr. $5,503 5.0% 1 $5,503 $109,895 4/23/10
831 748 I Like Killing Flies Think $5,487 33.8% 1 $5,487 $16,214 7/28/06
832 750 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
833 754 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
834 755 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
835 757 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $5,302 33.3% 1 $5,302 $15,941 5/9/12
836 759 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
837 760 Blindsight Abr. $5,279 5.9% 1 $5,279 $89,169 3/5/08
838 761 Blockade Icar. $5,271 44.9% 1 $5,271 $11,750 3/14/07
839 762 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
840 763 More Than Honey KL $5,225 6.5% 1 $5,225 $79,772 6/12/13
841 764 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
842 765 Forever Icar. $5,202 21.8% 1 $5,202 $23,828 9/12/07
843 766 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $5,185 2.1% 1 $5,185 $247,159 4/4/14
844 767 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
845 768 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
846 769 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
847 770 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $5,093 25.4% 1 $5,093 $20,073 4/11/03
848 772 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
849 774 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
850 776 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
851 777 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
852 778 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
853 780 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
854 781 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
855 782 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
856 784 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $4,996 4.2% 1 $4,996 $118,206 3/19/10
857 785 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
858 786 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
859 787 If You Build It Long Shot $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
860 789 Girl Model FRun $4,898 23.2% 1 $4,898 $21,154 9/5/12
861 790 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
862 792 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
863 793 Actress (2014) CGld $4,880 68.1% 1 $4,880 $7,170 11/7/14
864 794 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
865 795 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
866 797 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
867 798 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
868 800 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $4,820 30.7% 1 $4,820 $15,679 4/30/04
869 801 East of Havana BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
870 802 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $4,794 25.3% 1 $4,794 $18,938 7/31/13
871 803 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon Reel $4,792 24.3% 1 $4,792 $19,712 5/30/08
872 804 American Cannibal Life $4,778 28.8% 1 $4,778 $16,566 3/16/07
873 805 Red Hollywood CGld $4,760 56.5% 1 $4,760 $8,426 8/15/14
874 807 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
875 810 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom FRun $4,645 24.1% 1 $4,645 $19,245 8/13/10
876 811 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
877 812 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $4,632 0.3% 1 $4,632 $1,577,480 8/19/88
878 813 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
879 814 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
880 815 Levitated Mass FRun $4,589 28.5% 1 $4,589 $16,086 9/5/14
881 817 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
882 819 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
883 820 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
884 821 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
885 822 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
886 823 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
887 824 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
888 825 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
889 826 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
890 827 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
891 830 A Letter to True Zeit. $4,395 28.1% 1 $4,395 $15,635 9/8/04
892 831 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $4,352 47.5% 1 $4,352 $9,166 2/27/09
893 832 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman AL $4,347 21.6% 1 $4,347 $20,157 7/4/07
894 833 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
895 834 The Overnighters Drft. $4,324 4.5% 1 $4,324 $95,811 10/10/14
896 835 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliq. $4,286 36.3% 1 $4,286 $11,799 10/2/09
897 836 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
898 837 Without the King FRun $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
899 839 Design is One FRun $4,236 25.9% 1 $4,236 $16,386 10/11/13
900 841 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
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, #1101-1166

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
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
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
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
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15