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, #1001-1074
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 68 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 100.0% 116 $801 $93,000 10/22/04
2 144 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 100.0% 50 $900 $45,000 3/8/13
3 177 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
4 341 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $16,011 100.0% 1 $16,011 $16,011 10/26/12
5 505 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
6 558 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 100.0% 1 $7,718 $7,718 2/8/08
7 600 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
8 620 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 100.0% 3 $2,209 $6,627 8/24/07
9 663 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 100.0% 1 $5,869 $5,869 4/30/99
10 768 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
11 785 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
12 805 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
13 831 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
14 832 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
15 842 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
16 859 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
17 867 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
18 868 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
19 900 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
20 914 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
21 927 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
22 932 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
23 946 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
24 959 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
25 979 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
26 1007 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
27 1034 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
28 1038 The Empire in Africa Libre $1,088 100.0% 3 $362 $1,088 12/8/06
29 1058 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
30 1060 Notes on Marie Menken Icar. $577 100.0% 1 $577 $577 2/9/07
31 290 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
32 1068 Triumph of the Wall FRun $430 90.3% 1 $430 $476 5/31/13
33 950 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
34 378 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
35 1025 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
36 571 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $7,502 85.5% 1 $7,502 $8,779 9/7/01
37 913 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
38 808 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
39 329 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
40 799 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
41 1020 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
42 340 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
43 237 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
44 216 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
45 155 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
46 27 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland PicH $464,170 76.9% 962 $483 $603,894 2/8/08
47 325 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $17,112 75.4% 2 $8,556 $22,692 2/17/94
48 270 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
49 984 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
50 1024 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
51 725 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
52 561 American Meat LB $7,659 71.9% 1 $7,659 $10,650 4/12/13
53 825 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
54 208 The Short Game Gold. $28,434 71.4% 17 $1,673 $39,819 9/20/13
55 982 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
56 952 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
57 188 The Hip Hop Project Think $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
58 1040 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
59 109 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
60 588 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara $7,120 70.0% 1 $7,120 $10,171 5/5/95
61 465 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $10,170 70.0% 1 $10,170 $14,528 7/5/95
62 75 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $87,743 69.7% 9 $9,749 $125,824 3/28/14
63 1031 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
64 260 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
65 1070 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child FRun $402 66.9% 1 $402 $601 11/23/12
66 759 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
67 472 Hannari - Geisha Modern Saku. $9,930 66.3% 1 $9,930 $14,974 11/17/06
68 757 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
69 132 Shoot Down Magic $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
70 632 Something to Cheer About Truly $6,410 65.6% 9 $712 $9,777 4/27/07
71 854 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
72 928 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
73 577 Family Fundamentals Focus $7,352 64.8% 4 $1,838 $11,344 10/11/02
74 473 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $9,895 64.6% 6 $1,649 $15,313 7/31/98
75 732 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
76 826 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
77 895 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
78 1037 Children of Fate FRun $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
79 603 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
80 939 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
81 1046 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
82 438 Ever Again RM $10,802 62.4% 12 $900 $17,304 12/8/06
83 429 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
84 944 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
85 363 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
86 145 Veil of Tears WF $44,358 61.5% 8 $5,545 $72,078 3/28/14
87 957 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
88 406 The Ground Truth Focus $12,207 61.0% 8 $1,525 $20,013 9/15/06
89 589 My Voyage to Italy Mira. $7,117 60.9% 1 $7,117 $11,683 10/24/01
90 942 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
91 242 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
92 10 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $4,632,847 60.0% 801 $5,783 $7,718,961 11/14/03
93 1047 Souldier PDF $900 60.0% 2 $450 $1,500 2/21/14
94 948 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
95 1033 The Only Real Game TORG $1,130 59.7% 1 $1,130 $1,892 3/7/14
96 780 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
97 860 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
98 427 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $11,179 59.1% 2 $5,589 $18,918 11/9/07
99 1049 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
100 597 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Libre $7,039 58.5% 1 $7,039 $12,025 12/7/12
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 18 titles):
$7,832,93626.4%1,338$5,854$29,639,283-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1074

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. 8/1/08
For No Good Reason SPC 4/25/14
Fed Up RTWC 5/9/14
The Hornet's Nest Free 5/9/14
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir 5/16/14
Korengal GoldF 5/30/14
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC 6/6/14
Life Itself Magn. Jul 2014
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15