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, #1001-1077
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
101 63 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $102,448 21.7% 7 $14,635 $471,334 9/20/11
102 366 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
103 368 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
104 206 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
105 114 The Cove RAtt. $57,640 6.7% 4 $14,410 $857,005 7/31/09
106 373 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
107 374 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
108 89 Jig Scre. $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
109 376 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $14,030 11.4% 1 $14,030 $122,905 8/17/07
110 377 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
111 379 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
112 380 Blank City IR $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
113 381 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
114 216 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $27,853 9.2% 2 $13,927 $301,724 2/21/14
115 382 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
116 218 Planet B-Boy Elep. $27,777 10.1% 2 $13,888 $273,870 3/21/08
117 219 Visions of Light Kino $27,761 3.5% 2 $13,880 $799,856 2/24/93
118 153 The Fog of War SPC $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
119 384 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
120 385 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
121 386 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
122 387 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
123 226 Stories We Tell RAtt. $27,053 1.7% 2 $13,527 $1,600,145 5/10/13
124 30 Paris is Burning Mira. $310,127 8.2% 23 $13,483 $3,779,620 8/9/91
125 120 Particle Fever Abr. $53,901 8.2% 4 $13,475 $655,426 3/5/14
126 388 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
127 228 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $26,840 34.4% 2 $13,420 $78,097 3/7/14
128 229 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
129 122 The Last Lions NGE $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
130 390 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
131 70 It Might Get Loud SPC $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
132 392 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
133 44 More Than a Game LGF $182,943 19.2% 14 $13,067 $950,675 10/2/09
134 232 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
135 124 The Tillman Story Wein. $52,185 6.5% 4 $13,046 $802,535 8/20/10
136 160 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
137 394 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
138 395 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
139 396 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
140 129 Young@Heart FoxS $50,937 1.3% 4 $12,734 $3,992,189 4/9/08
141 27 Super Size Me IDP $516,641 4.5% 41 $12,601 $11,536,423 5/7/04
142 130 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $50,103 4.1% 4 $12,525 $1,215,045 10/27/06
143 239 Paragraph 175 NYer $25,007 25.9% 2 $12,503 $96,630 9/13/00
144 131 Tim's Vermeer SPC $49,777 3.1% 4 $12,444 $1,598,891 1/31/14
145 401 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
146 404 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
147 405 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
148 406 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
149 408 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
150 409 Tsahal NYer $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
151 411 Examined Life Zeit. $12,085 10.0% 1 $12,085 $120,712 2/25/09
152 412 Festival Express Think $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
153 169 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $36,018 11.7% 3 $12,006 $306,850 3/21/14
154 414 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $11,945 13.5% 1 $11,945 $88,312 10/26/07
155 249 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
156 171 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $35,563 5.2% 3 $11,854 $686,152 6/9/95
157 250 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
158 416 Enlighten Up! Bal. $11,799 4.8% 1 $11,799 $246,649 9/12/08
159 417 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
160 253 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
161 418 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
162 176 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
163 92 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
164 419 One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das Zeit. $11,515 11.5% 1 $11,515 $100,401 5/8/13
165 420 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
166 421 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
167 422 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $11,437 27.6% 1 $11,437 $41,430 1/11/95
168 423 Into Great Silence Zeit. $11,355 1.4% 1 $11,355 $790,452 2/28/07
169 424 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
170 425 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $11,281 12.2% 1 $11,281 $92,113 9/23/98
171 429 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $11,143 8.4% 1 $11,143 $132,782 7/25/07
172 430 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
173 65 Linsanity KE $99,462 32.9% 9 $11,051 $302,645 10/4/13
174 432 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
175 262 God Grew Tired of Us NM $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
176 437 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
177 263 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
178 187 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
179 268 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
180 440 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
181 441 Brother's Keeper CThnk $10,758 0.8% 1 $10,758 $1,305,915 9/9/92
182 442 Mondo New York 4&B $10,752 5.6% 1 $10,752 $193,209 4/22/88
183 149 Hearts of Darkness Trit $42,992 3.3% 4 $10,748 $1,318,449 11/27/91
184 444 Paradise Lost CThnk $10,740 3.9% 1 $10,740 $272,750 9/20/96
185 446 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
186 448 Suicide Killers CityL $10,601 58.1% 1 $10,601 $18,239 8/25/06
187 192 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $31,800 23.2% 3 $10,600 $137,042 11/22/13
188 68 The Celluloid Closet SPC $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
189 451 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
190 453 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
191 454 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
192 455 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
193 276 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
194 458 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
195 459 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $10,350 26.5% 1 $10,350 $39,075 3/6/98
196 462 Surfwise Magn. $10,304 3.8% 1 $10,304 $269,994 5/9/08
197 463 Crazy Wisdom AM $10,304 12.0% 1 $10,304 $86,202 11/25/11
198 125 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $51,493 7.6% 5 $10,298 $677,914 8/17/07
199 156 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
200 282 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 19 titles):
$7,672,05927.0%1,358$5,650$28,365,108-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1077

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. 8/1/08
For No Good Reason SPC 4/25/14
Fed Up RTWC 5/9/14
The Hornet's Nest Free 5/9/14
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir 5/16/14
Korengal GoldF 5/30/14
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC 6/6/14
Life Itself Magn. Jul 2014
Alive Inside B360 7/18/14
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15