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, #1101-1148
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
101 118 Comedian Mira. $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
102 382 God the Father RM $15,037 100.0% 1 $15,037 $15,037 10/17/14
103 212 Room 237 IFC $29,693 10.0% 2 $14,847 $296,359 3/29/13
104 385 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
105 49 Black Diamond Rush WM $161,115 9.9% 11 $14,646 $1,634,386 10/12/93
106 68 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $102,448 21.7% 7 $14,635 $471,334 9/20/11
107 388 Korengal Sab. $14,630 14.4% 1 $14,630 $101,310 5/30/14
108 389 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
109 391 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
110 215 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
111 119 The Cove RAtt. $57,640 6.7% 4 $14,410 $857,005 7/31/09
112 397 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
113 398 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
114 94 Jig Scre. $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
115 157 Pump SD $42,200 52.7% 3 $14,067 $80,149 9/19/14
116 400 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $14,030 11.4% 1 $14,030 $122,905 8/17/07
117 401 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
118 403 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
119 404 Blank City IR $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
120 405 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
121 226 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $27,853 9.1% 2 $13,927 $305,036 2/21/14
122 406 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
123 228 Planet B-Boy Elep. $27,777 10.1% 2 $13,888 $273,870 3/21/08
124 229 Visions of Light Kino $27,761 3.5% 2 $13,880 $799,856 2/24/93
125 159 The Fog of War SPC $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
126 408 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
127 410 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
128 411 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
129 412 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
130 236 Stories We Tell RAtt. $27,053 1.7% 2 $13,527 $1,600,145 5/10/13
131 32 Paris is Burning Mira. $310,127 8.2% 23 $13,483 $3,779,620 8/9/91
132 125 Particle Fever Abr. $53,901 6.2% 4 $13,475 $869,838 3/5/14
133 413 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
134 238 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $26,840 26.6% 2 $13,420 $101,074 3/7/14
135 239 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
136 127 The Last Lions NGE $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
137 415 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
138 75 It Might Get Loud SPC $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
139 417 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
140 46 More Than a Game LGF $182,943 19.2% 14 $13,067 $950,675 10/2/09
141 243 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
142 129 The Tillman Story Wein. $52,185 6.5% 4 $13,046 $802,535 8/20/10
143 166 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
144 420 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
145 422 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
146 423 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
147 134 Young@Heart FoxS $50,937 1.3% 4 $12,734 $3,992,189 4/9/08
148 29 Super Size Me IDP $516,641 4.5% 41 $12,601 $11,536,423 5/7/04
149 135 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $50,103 4.1% 4 $12,525 $1,215,045 10/27/06
150 251 Paragraph 175 NYer $25,007 25.9% 2 $12,503 $96,630 9/13/00
151 136 Tim's Vermeer SPC $49,777 3.0% 4 $12,444 $1,671,377 1/31/14
152 429 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
153 432 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
154 433 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
155 434 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
156 436 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
157 437 Tsahal NYer $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
158 439 Examined Life Zeit. $12,085 10.0% 1 $12,085 $120,712 2/25/09
159 440 Festival Express Think $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
160 175 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $36,018 5.6% 3 $12,006 $647,280 3/21/14
161 442 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $11,945 13.5% 1 $11,945 $88,312 10/26/07
162 261 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
163 177 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $35,563 5.2% 3 $11,854 $686,152 6/9/95
164 262 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
165 444 Enlighten Up! Bal. $11,799 4.8% 1 $11,799 $246,649 9/12/08
166 445 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
167 265 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
168 267 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $23,200 14.7% 2 $11,600 $158,022 10/1/14
169 446 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
170 182 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
171 97 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
172 447 One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das Zeit. $11,515 11.5% 1 $11,515 $100,401 5/8/13
173 448 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
174 449 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
175 450 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $11,437 27.6% 1 $11,437 $41,430 1/11/95
176 451 Into Great Silence Zeit. $11,355 1.4% 1 $11,355 $790,452 2/28/07
177 452 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
178 453 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $11,281 12.2% 1 $11,281 $92,113 9/23/98
179 457 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $11,143 8.4% 1 $11,143 $132,782 7/25/07
180 458 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
181 70 Linsanity KE $99,462 32.9% 9 $11,051 $302,645 10/4/13
182 460 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
183 277 God Grew Tired of Us NM $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
184 465 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
185 278 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
186 194 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
187 284 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
188 468 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
189 469 Brother's Keeper CThnk $10,758 0.8% 1 $10,758 $1,305,915 9/9/92
190 470 Mondo New York 4&B $10,752 5.6% 1 $10,752 $193,209 4/22/88
191 154 Hearts of Darkness Trit $42,992 3.3% 4 $10,748 $1,318,449 11/27/91
192 472 Paradise Lost CThnk $10,740 3.9% 1 $10,740 $272,750 9/20/96
193 474 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
194 476 Suicide Killers CityL $10,601 58.1% 1 $10,601 $18,239 8/25/06
195 199 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $31,800 23.2% 3 $10,600 $137,042 11/22/13
196 73 The Celluloid Closet SPC $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
197 479 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
198 481 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
199 482 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
200 483 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
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, #1101-1148

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15