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, #1101-1106
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 114 The 11th Hour WIP $60,853 8.6% 4 $15,213 $707,343 8/17/07
2 151 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $44,108 53.4% 21 $2,100 $82,614 1/31/14
3 119 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $54,596 1.1% 3 $18,199 $4,946,445 6/14/13
4 525 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
5 7 2016 Obama's America RM $6,509,433 19.5% 1,091 $5,966 $33,449,086 8/24/12
6 747 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
7 397 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
8 399 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
9 431 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
10 126 49 Up FRun $53,277 22.0% 21 $2,537 $241,772 10/6/06
11 637 5 Broken Cameras KL $6,674 6.1% 1 $6,674 $109,983 5/30/12
12 451 51 Birch Street Truly $10,827 12.8% 2 $5,413 $84,689 10/18/06
13 266 56 Up FRun $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
14 652 7th Street PAc. $6,354 40.7% 1 $6,354 $15,629 1/17/03
15 154 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $42,566 42.4% 16 $2,660 $100,280 6/18/10
16 908 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
17 745 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
18 623 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
19 1094 Act of God Zeit. $522 5.2% 1 $522 $9,955 7/31/09
20 226 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
21 1019 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
22 839 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
23 9 African Cats BV $6,003,200 38.9% 1,220 $4,921 $15,428,747 4/22/11
24 479 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
25 943 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
26 358 After Tiller Osci. $15,500 21.5% 2 $7,750 $72,125 9/20/13
27 363 Afternoon of a Faun KL $15,292 8.9% 2 $7,646 $172,120 2/5/14
28 830 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
29 201 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
30 158 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
31 741 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
32 348 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $16,158 16.6% 3 $5,386 $97,362 1/9/04
33 563 Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm KL $7,937 7.0% 1 $7,937 $113,966 4/19/13
34 617 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $7,035 9.8% 1 $7,035 $71,471 3/23/07
35 465 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $10,533 10.2% 2 $5,266 $102,990 9/13/06
36 662 Alice Neel SeeT $6,207 12.7% 1 $6,207 $48,969 4/20/07
37 605 Alive Inside B360 $7,200 83.1% 1 $7,200 $8,660 7/18/14
38 384 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
39 405 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
40 17 America (2014) LGF $2,743,753 20.2% 1,105 $2,483 $13,614,279 7/2/14
41 1106 America Betrayed FRun $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
42 631 America the Beautiful FInd. $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
43 704 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $5,599 45.3% 3 $1,866 $12,366 10/14/11
44 56 America's Heart and Soul BV $134,939 42.9% 98 $1,376 $314,402 7/2/04
45 113 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
46 770 American Cannibal Life $4,778 28.8% 1 $4,778 $16,566 3/16/07
47 1044 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
48 511 American Dream Mira. $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
49 314 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
50 1021 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
51 579 American Meat LB $7,659 71.9% 1 $7,659 $10,650 4/12/13
52 293 American Movie SPC $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
53 566 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
54 211 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
55 312 American Promise RFG $18,300 12.5% 2 $9,150 $146,702 10/18/13
56 897 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
57 480 American Swing Magn. $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
58 675 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
59 142 American Teen ParV $45,589 4.8% 5 $9,118 $942,441 7/25/08
60 682 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
61 618 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $7,035 31.9% 1 $7,035 $22,080 12/10/10
62 560 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
63 744 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
64 150 Anita Gold. $44,114 24.9% 7 $6,302 $176,979 3/21/14
65 234 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
66 179 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
67 928 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
68 263 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
69 937 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
70 41 The Aristocrats Think $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
71 820 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
72 209 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
73 920 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
74 163 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
75 780 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
76 740 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
77 776 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
78 237 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
79 995 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
80 19 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
81 862 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
82 1032 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
83 1054 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
84 627 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $6,776 3.0% 1 $6,776 $225,682 8/16/00
85 924 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
86 418 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
87 557 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
88 287 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
89 736 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
90 178 A Band Called Death Drft. $34,839 27.4% 15 $2,323 $127,257 6/28/13
91 233 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
92 443 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
93 523 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
94 303 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
95 10 Bears BV $4,776,267 26.9% 1,720 $2,777 $17,780,194 4/18/14
96 1039 The Beat Hotel FRun $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
97 64 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $111,982 9.3% 4 $27,996 $1,200,326 7/8/11
98 414 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
99 459 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
100 889 The Beautiful Truth Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,245,079-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1106

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Birth of the Living Dead FRun 10/18/13
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15