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
1 1122 We Are the Giant MBox $1,088 100.0% 2 $544 $1,088 12/12/14
2 635 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen $7,130 45.7% 2 $3,565 $15,600 12/10/14
3 486 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $10,505 31.0% 1 $10,505 $33,935 12/5/14
4 200 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $32,238 21.5% 8 $4,030 $150,059 11/28/14
5 694 Touch the Wall TTW $6,200 51.0% 2 $3,100 $12,156 11/28/14
6 548 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $9,047 37.9% 4 $2,262 $23,868 11/21/14
7 32 On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. $320,894 63.3% 231 $1,389 $507,324 11/7/14
8 793 Actress (2014) CGld $4,880 68.1% 1 $4,880 $7,170 11/7/14
9 1134 Death Metal Angola TVC $895 19.1% 1 $895 $4,674 11/7/14
10 1141 The Tower (2014) MBox $726 65.0% 1 $726 $1,117 11/7/14
11 507 National Gallery Zipp. $10,049 7.1% 1 $10,049 $142,001 11/5/14
12 922 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD $3,100 100.0% 1 $3,100 $3,100 10/31/14
13 981 Plot for Peace N/A $2,554 36.2% 2 $1,277 $7,051 10/31/14
14 1002 Revenge of the Mekons MBox $2,354 36.3% 1 $2,354 $6,487 10/29/14
15 1004 The Great Invisible RTWC $2,348 20.5% 3 $783 $11,428 10/29/14
16 63 Citizenfour RTWC $126,321 6.2% 5 $25,264 $2,041,000 10/24/14
17 85 Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me A23 $86,741 25.3% 10 $8,674 $343,084 10/24/14
18 561 The Principle RM $8,657 50.2% 1 $8,657 $17,261 10/24/14
19 386 God the Father RM $15,037 13.3% 1 $15,037 $113,276 10/17/14
20 530 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $9,423 33.0% 1 $9,423 $28,516 10/17/14
21 618 Watchers of the Sky MBox $7,473 38.6% 4 $1,868 $19,339 10/17/14
22 940 The Hacker Wars Vita. $2,958 85.2% 1 $2,958 $3,470 10/17/14
23 1164 Algorithms FRun $317 15.7% 1 $317 $2,021 10/17/14
24 19 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 42.7% 317 $7,917 $5,883,132 10/10/14
25 320 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $18,885 2.1% 1 $18,885 $902,202 10/10/14
26 834 The Overnighters Drft. $4,324 4.5% 1 $4,324 $95,811 10/10/14
27 842 I Am Ali Focus $4,178 58.0% 11 $380 $7,205 10/10/14
28 271 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $23,200 14.1% 2 $11,600 $164,540 10/1/14
29 677 Advanced Style B360 $6,500 9.1% 1 $6,500 $71,114 9/26/14
30 160 Pump SD $42,200 47.0% 3 $14,067 $89,787 9/19/14
31 298 Art and Craft Osci. $20,879 9.7% 2 $10,440 $215,300 9/19/14
32 367 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argo. $15,982 46.0% 4 $3,996 $34,754 9/19/14
33 423 Keep On Keepin' On RTWC $12,930 7.9% 2 $6,465 $163,745 9/19/14
34 1001 Stop the Pounding Heart BWP $2,363 64.9% 1 $2,363 $3,642 9/19/14
35 229 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $27,879 10.1% 1 $27,879 $275,377 9/17/14
36 196 The Green Prince MBox $32,698 12.7% 4 $8,175 $258,237 9/12/14
37 250 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 37.3% 12 $2,132 $68,598 9/12/14
38 573 The Homestretch KF $8,373 48.4% 1 $8,373 $17,306 9/12/14
39 719 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 8.3% 2 $2,900 $69,718 9/12/14
40 977 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 56.8% 1 $2,590 $4,560 9/12/14
41 1042 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 9.9% 1 $2,009 $20,280 9/12/14
42 569 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $8,406 34.1% 1 $8,406 $24,630 9/10/14
43 214 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $30,500 6.9% 2 $15,250 $440,031 9/5/14
44 815 Levitated Mass FRun $4,589 28.5% 1 $4,589 $16,086 9/5/14
45 1019 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $2,233 20.3% 1 $2,233 $11,021 9/5/14
46 990 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
47 528 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $9,456 15.1% 1 $9,456 $62,598 8/27/14
48 275 To Be Takei SM $22,846 43.3% 22 $1,038 $52,823 8/22/14
49 1028 Kabbalah Me FRun $2,196 22.4% 1 $2,196 $9,816 8/22/14
50 1095 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $1,421 14.7% 2 $711 $9,672 8/22/14
51 668 Expedition to the End of the World Argo. $6,635 17.0% 1 $6,635 $39,115 8/20/14
52 805 Red Hollywood CGld $4,760 56.5% 1 $4,760 $8,426 8/15/14
53 52 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA $149,879 63.6% 304 $493 $235,659 8/8/14
54 432 The Dog Drft. $12,431 27.9% 3 $4,144 $44,581 8/8/14
55 960 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $2,728 20.0% 1 $2,728 $13,614 8/8/14
56 1094 What Now? Remind Me CGld $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
57 210 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
58 425 Video Games: The Movie Vari. $12,759 55.4% 25 $510 $23,043 7/18/14
59 633 Alive Inside B360 $7,200 2.8% 1 $7,200 $256,682 7/18/14
60 61 Life Itself Magn. $131,411 16.2% 23 $5,714 $810,454 7/4/14
61 17 America (2014) LGF $2,743,753 19.0% 1,105 $2,483 $14,444,502 7/2/14
62 286 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $21,705 44.4% 12 $1,809 $48,911 6/27/14
63 399 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $14,287 18.8% 3 $4,762 $75,881 6/27/14
64 685 Code Black Long Shot $6,319 3.3% 1 $6,319 $190,229 6/20/14
65 331 Ivory Tower Gold. $17,857 16.7% 2 $8,929 $106,771 6/13/14
66 1167 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $189 8.0% 1 $189 $2,363 6/13/14
67 273 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $23,017 10.8% 4 $5,754 $213,064 6/6/14
68 498 Citizen Koch Vari. $10,200 6.6% 1 $10,200 $153,908 6/6/14
69 1157 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icar. $418 3.1% 1 $418 $13,670 6/6/14
70 392 Korengal Sab. $14,630 14.4% 1 $14,630 $101,310 5/30/14
71 493 Elena (2014) Vari. $10,341 40.1% 1 $10,341 $25,788 5/30/14
72 1077 Before You Know It TFC $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
73 413 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $13,744 10.1% 2 $6,872 $135,554 5/23/14
74 774 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
75 976 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
76 1054 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $1,846 14.1% 1 $1,846 $13,137 5/16/14
77 1160 A People Uncounted FRun $390 41.9% 1 $390 $930 5/16/14
78 64 Fed Up RTWC $126,028 8.2% 18 $7,002 $1,538,899 5/9/14
79 245 The Hornet's Nest Free $26,550 8.5% 4 $6,638 $312,706 5/9/14
80 852 Sol LeWitt Icar. $4,051 31.5% 1 $4,051 $12,841 5/7/14
81 290 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
82 754 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
83 1124 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,082 64.5% 1 $1,082 $1,677 5/2/14
84 727 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $5,712 31.4% 2 $2,856 $18,190 4/25/14
85 818 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
86 979 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
87 10 Bears BV $4,776,267 26.9% 1,720 $2,777 $17,780,194 4/18/14
88 882 Manakamana CGld $3,635 13.1% 1 $3,635 $27,738 4/18/14
89 1038 The Final Member Drft. $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
90 1075 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
91 482 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.1% 2 $5,282 $147,844 4/11/14
92 109 The Unknown Known RTWC $64,315 23.3% 18 $3,573 $276,497 4/4/14
93 602 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
94 766 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $5,185 2.1% 1 $5,185 $247,159 4/4/14
95 919 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
96 83 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $87,743 63.1% 9 $9,749 $138,991 3/28/14
97 111 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $63,600 4.2% 3 $21,200 $1,509,131 3/28/14
98 154 Veil of Tears WF $44,358 61.5% 8 $5,545 $72,078 3/28/14
99 1032 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
100 155 Anita Gold. $44,114 24.9% 7 $6,302 $176,979 3/21/14
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
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
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