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, #1101-1116
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1001 1060 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
1002 666 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
1003 1062 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
1004 953 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
1005 1064 Shepard and Dark MBox $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
1006 1065 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
1007 956 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
1008 1066 Ferlinghetti: The Rebirth of Wonder FRun $1,197 24.9% 1 $1,197 $4,816 2/8/13
1009 774 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
1010 1067 Glastonbury Think $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
1011 1068 Nenette Kino $1,176 6.5% 1 $1,176 $18,009 12/22/10
1012 777 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
1013 1069 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
1014 624 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
1015 1071 The Only Real Game TORG $1,130 21.0% 1 $1,130 $5,384 3/7/14
1016 280 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
1017 1072 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
1018 1073 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
1019 1074 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $1,114 0.2% 1 $1,114 $453,650 1/29/10
1020 241 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
1021 978 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
1022 983 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
1023 1075 Children of Fate FRun $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
1024 985 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
1025 1077 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,082 64.5% 1 $1,082 $1,677 5/2/14
1026 992 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
1027 104 Go Tigers! IFC $64,479 42.5% 61 $1,057 $151,779 9/21/01
1028 545 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
1029 993 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
1030 1078 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
1031 1079 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
1032 1080 So Much So Fast Bal. $1,015 4.7% 1 $1,015 $21,525 10/11/06
1033 996 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
1034 1081 Three Stars FRun $1,003 11.2% 1 $1,003 $8,942 9/21/12
1035 825 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
1036 758 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
1037 1082 Dumbstruck Truly $981 6.4% 1 $981 $15,379 4/15/11
1038 1083 Patagonia Rising FRun $981 47.5% 1 $981 $2,064 6/8/12
1039 1084 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
1040 907 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $2,915 5.5% 3 $972 $52,986 2/10/12
1041 49 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $150,337 52.1% 157 $958 $288,312 6/15/12
1042 1006 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
1043 1085 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
1044 312 Mansome Pala. $18,395 50.7% 20 $920 $36,280 5/18/12
1045 844 Eleven Minutes Reg. $3,670 46.0% 4 $918 $7,986 2/20/09
1046 924 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
1047 149 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 100.0% 50 $900 $45,000 3/8/13
1048 454 Ever Again RM $10,802 62.4% 12 $900 $17,304 12/8/06
1049 1014 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
1050 1087 Casting About Kino $893 12.3% 1 $893 $7,279 5/11/07
1051 1016 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
1052 930 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
1053 217 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
1054 864 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
1055 1088 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
1056 1028 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
1057 1029 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
1058 73 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 100.0% 116 $801 $93,000 10/22/04
1059 1033 El Inmigrante Indic. $1,578 10.5% 2 $789 $15,100 7/13/07
1060 1090 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
1061 826 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
1062 1091 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
1063 193 The Hip Hop Project Think $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
1064 967 Words of My Perfect Teacher ICir $2,300 11.3% 3 $766 $20,318 12/22/06
1065 1042 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
1066 1092 Plastic Planet FRun $740 23.4% 1 $740 $3,164 1/14/11
1067 1045 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
1068 654 Something to Cheer About Truly $6,410 65.6% 9 $712 $9,777 4/27/07
1069 1049 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $1,421 100.0% 2 $711 $1,421 8/22/14
1070 1093 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
1071 232 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
1072 936 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
1073 1094 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
1074 1095 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
1075 1059 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
1076 168 Sharkwater Free $37,140 4.4% 60 $619 $850,920 9/28/07
1077 1097 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
1078 1098 Food Beware FRun $595 50.4% 1 $595 $1,181 10/16/09
1079 1099 Notes on Marie Menken Icar. $577 100.0% 1 $577 $577 2/9/07
1080 1070 Head Games Vari. $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
1081 1100 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
1082 1101 The Color of Olives Arab $555 47.5% 1 $555 $1,169 7/12/06
1083 991 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
1084 1102 Beyond Hatred FRun $533 56.2% 1 $533 $949 6/15/07
1085 1103 Act of God Zeit. $522 5.2% 1 $522 $9,955 7/31/09
1086 1104 Sushi: The Global Catch AM $516 9.0% 1 $516 $5,757 8/3/12
1087 941 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
1088 408 Video Games: The Movie Vari. $12,759 55.4% 25 $510 $23,043 7/18/14
1089 50 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA $149,879 63.6% 304 $493 $235,659 8/8/14
1090 29 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
1091 960 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
1092 1105 The Big Question Think $466 20.7% 1 $466 $2,248 3/17/06
1093 39 I Want Your Money Free $249,428 57.5% 537 $464 $433,588 10/15/10
1094 1106 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
1095 1086 Souldier PDF $900 60.0% 2 $450 $1,500 2/21/14
1096 1107 Triumph of the Wall FRun $430 90.3% 1 $430 $476 5/31/13
1097 1108 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icar. $418 16.6% 1 $418 $2,513 6/6/14
1098 1089 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
1099 1063 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
1100 1109 Carbon Nation CWM $402 2.4% 1 $402 $16,901 5/7/10
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,285,513-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1116

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Liv & Ingmar Jan. 12/13/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 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
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15