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
1 119 The 11th Hour WIP $60,853 8.6% 4 $15,213 $707,343 8/17/07
2 156 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $44,108 53.4% 21 $2,100 $82,614 1/31/14
3 124 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $54,596 1.1% 3 $18,199 $4,946,445 6/14/13
4 229 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $27,879 10.1% 1 $27,879 $275,377 9/17/14
5 549 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
6 7 2016 Obama's America RM $6,509,433 19.5% 1,091 $5,966 $33,449,086 8/24/12
7 780 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
8 414 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
9 416 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
10 450 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
11 131 49 Up FRun $53,277 22.0% 21 $2,537 $241,772 10/6/06
12 666 5 Broken Cameras KL $6,674 6.1% 1 $6,674 $109,983 5/30/12
13 470 51 Birch Street Truly $10,827 12.8% 2 $5,413 $84,689 10/18/06
14 279 56 Up FRun $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
15 683 7th Street PAc. $6,354 40.7% 1 $6,354 $15,629 1/17/03
16 159 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $42,566 42.4% 16 $2,660 $100,280 6/18/10
17 949 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
18 778 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
19 652 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
20 1152 Act of God Zeit. $522 5.2% 1 $522 $9,955 7/31/09
21 236 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
22 793 Actress (2014) CGld $4,880 68.1% 1 $4,880 $7,170 11/7/14
23 1072 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
24 677 Advanced Style B360 $6,500 9.1% 1 $6,500 $71,114 9/26/14
25 878 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
26 9 African Cats BV $6,003,200 38.9% 1,220 $4,921 $15,428,747 4/22/11
27 499 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
28 988 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
29 374 After Tiller Osci. $15,500 21.5% 2 $7,750 $72,125 9/20/13
30 379 Afternoon of a Faun KL $15,292 8.9% 2 $7,646 $172,450 2/5/14
31 869 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
32 209 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
33 164 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
34 774 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
35 363 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $16,158 16.6% 3 $5,386 $97,362 1/9/04
36 590 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
37 646 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $7,035 9.8% 1 $7,035 $71,471 3/23/07
38 484 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $10,533 10.2% 2 $5,266 $102,990 9/13/06
39 1164 Algorithms FRun $317 15.7% 1 $317 $2,021 10/17/14
40 693 Alice Neel SeeT $6,207 12.7% 1 $6,207 $48,969 4/20/07
41 633 Alive Inside B360 $7,200 2.8% 1 $7,200 $256,682 7/18/14
42 401 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
43 422 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
44 17 America (2014) LGF $2,743,753 19.0% 1,105 $2,483 $14,444,502 7/2/14
45 1166 America Betrayed FRun $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
46 660 America the Beautiful FInd. $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
47 737 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $5,599 45.3% 3 $1,866 $12,366 10/14/11
48 59 America's Heart and Soul BV $134,939 42.9% 98 $1,376 $314,402 7/2/04
49 118 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
50 804 American Cannibal Life $4,778 28.8% 1 $4,778 $16,566 3/16/07
51 1099 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
52 534 American Dream Mira. $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
53 329 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
54 1074 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
55 606 American Meat LB $7,659 71.9% 1 $7,659 $10,650 4/12/13
56 307 American Movie SPC $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
57 593 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
58 220 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
59 327 American Promise RFG $18,300 12.5% 2 $9,150 $146,702 10/18/13
60 937 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
61 500 American Swing Magn. $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
62 707 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
63 147 American Teen ParV $45,589 4.8% 5 $9,118 $942,441 7/25/08
64 714 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
65 647 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $7,035 31.9% 1 $7,035 $22,080 12/10/10
66 587 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
67 777 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
68 155 Anita Gold. $44,114 24.9% 7 $6,302 $176,979 3/21/14
69 244 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
70 200 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $32,238 21.5% 8 $4,030 $150,059 11/28/14
71 185 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
72 970 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
73 276 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
74 982 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
75 43 The Aristocrats Think $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
76 859 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
77 218 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
78 298 Art and Craft Osci. $20,879 9.7% 2 $10,440 $215,300 9/19/14
79 962 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
80 169 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
81 816 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
82 773 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
83 811 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
84 320 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $18,885 2.1% 1 $18,885 $902,202 10/10/14
85 247 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
86 1047 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
87 20 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
88 901 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
89 1085 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
90 1109 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
91 656 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $6,776 3.0% 1 $6,776 $225,682 8/16/00
92 966 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
93 437 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
94 584 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
95 301 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
96 769 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
97 184 A Band Called Death Drft. $34,839 27.4% 15 $2,323 $127,257 6/28/13
98 243 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
99 462 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
100 546 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
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