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, #1101-1113
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
101 48 Black Diamond Rush WM $161,115 9.9% 11 $14,646 $1,634,386 10/12/93
102 67 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $102,448 21.7% 7 $14,635 $471,334 9/20/11
103 376 Korengal Sab. $14,630 14.4% 1 $14,630 $101,310 5/30/14
104 377 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
105 379 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
106 211 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
107 118 The Cove RAtt. $57,640 6.7% 4 $14,410 $857,005 7/31/09
108 385 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
109 386 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
110 93 Jig Scre. $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
111 388 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $14,030 11.4% 1 $14,030 $122,905 8/17/07
112 389 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
113 391 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
114 392 Blank City IR $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
115 393 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
116 221 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $27,853 9.1% 2 $13,927 $305,036 2/21/14
117 394 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
118 223 Planet B-Boy Elep. $27,777 10.1% 2 $13,888 $273,870 3/21/08
119 224 Visions of Light Kino $27,761 3.5% 2 $13,880 $799,856 2/24/93
120 157 The Fog of War SPC $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
121 396 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
122 398 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
123 399 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
124 400 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
125 231 Stories We Tell RAtt. $27,053 1.7% 2 $13,527 $1,600,145 5/10/13
126 31 Paris is Burning Mira. $310,127 8.2% 23 $13,483 $3,779,620 8/9/91
127 124 Particle Fever Abr. $53,901 6.2% 4 $13,475 $869,838 3/5/14
128 401 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
129 233 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $26,840 26.6% 2 $13,420 $101,074 3/7/14
130 234 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
131 126 The Last Lions NGE $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
132 403 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
133 74 It Might Get Loud SPC $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
134 405 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
135 45 More Than a Game LGF $182,943 19.2% 14 $13,067 $950,675 10/2/09
136 238 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
137 128 The Tillman Story Wein. $52,185 6.5% 4 $13,046 $802,535 8/20/10
138 164 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
139 407 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
140 409 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
141 410 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
142 133 Young@Heart FoxS $50,937 1.3% 4 $12,734 $3,992,189 4/9/08
143 28 Super Size Me IDP $516,641 4.5% 41 $12,601 $11,536,423 5/7/04
144 134 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $50,103 4.1% 4 $12,525 $1,215,045 10/27/06
145 245 Paragraph 175 NYer $25,007 25.9% 2 $12,503 $96,630 9/13/00
146 135 Tim's Vermeer SPC $49,777 3.0% 4 $12,444 $1,671,377 1/31/14
147 416 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
148 419 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
149 420 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
150 421 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
151 423 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
152 424 Tsahal NYer $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
153 426 Examined Life Zeit. $12,085 10.0% 1 $12,085 $120,712 2/25/09
154 427 Festival Express Think $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
155 173 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $36,018 5.6% 3 $12,006 $647,280 3/21/14
156 429 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $11,945 13.5% 1 $11,945 $88,312 10/26/07
157 255 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
158 175 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $35,563 5.2% 3 $11,854 $686,152 6/9/95
159 256 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
160 431 Enlighten Up! Bal. $11,799 4.8% 1 $11,799 $246,649 9/12/08
161 432 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
162 259 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
163 433 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
164 180 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
165 96 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
166 434 One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das Zeit. $11,515 11.5% 1 $11,515 $100,401 5/8/13
167 435 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
168 436 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
169 437 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $11,437 27.6% 1 $11,437 $41,430 1/11/95
170 438 Into Great Silence Zeit. $11,355 1.4% 1 $11,355 $790,452 2/28/07
171 439 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
172 440 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $11,281 12.2% 1 $11,281 $92,113 9/23/98
173 444 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $11,143 8.4% 1 $11,143 $132,782 7/25/07
174 445 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
175 69 Linsanity KE $99,462 32.9% 9 $11,051 $302,645 10/4/13
176 447 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
177 269 God Grew Tired of Us NM $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
178 452 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
179 270 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
180 191 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
181 276 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
182 455 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
183 456 Brother's Keeper CThnk $10,758 0.8% 1 $10,758 $1,305,915 9/9/92
184 457 Mondo New York 4&B $10,752 5.6% 1 $10,752 $193,209 4/22/88
185 153 Hearts of Darkness Trit $42,992 3.3% 4 $10,748 $1,318,449 11/27/91
186 459 Paradise Lost CThnk $10,740 3.9% 1 $10,740 $272,750 9/20/96
187 461 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
188 463 Suicide Killers CityL $10,601 58.1% 1 $10,601 $18,239 8/25/06
189 196 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $31,800 23.2% 3 $10,600 $137,042 11/22/13
190 72 The Celluloid Closet SPC $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
191 466 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
192 468 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
193 469 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
194 470 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
195 285 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
196 473 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
197 474 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $10,350 26.5% 1 $10,350 $39,075 3/6/98
198 475 Elena (2014) Vari. $10,341 40.1% 1 $10,341 $25,788 5/30/14
199 478 Surfwise Magn. $10,304 3.8% 1 $10,304 $269,994 5/9/08
200 479 Crazy Wisdom AM $10,304 12.0% 1 $10,304 $86,202 11/25/11
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,283,867-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1113

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
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/24/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15