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, #1101-1134
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
401 239 The Hornet's Nest Free $26,550 8.5% 4 $6,638 $312,706 5/9/14
402 651 Expedition to the End of the World Argo. $6,635 20.5% 1 $6,635 $32,381 8/20/14
403 187 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $33,165 5.9% 5 $6,633 $562,218 2/17/12
404 190 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
405 653 Rejoice and Shout Magn. $6,589 6.6% 1 $6,589 $100,237 6/3/11
406 63 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold SPC $118,294 18.5% 18 $6,572 $638,476 4/22/11
407 654 Hats Off Abr. $6,570 21.0% 1 $6,570 $31,272 3/28/08
408 655 The Panama Deception EPr $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
409 658 Genghis Blues Roxie $6,524 1.7% 1 $6,524 $374,550 7/1/99
410 194 Outrage Magn. $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
411 77 Tabloid IFC $91,201 13.1% 14 $6,514 $696,921 7/15/11
412 103 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $65,132 56.0% 10 $6,513 $116,381 7/15/11
413 659 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
414 660 Hit So Hard Vari. $6,500 19.1% 1 $6,500 $34,025 4/13/12
415 661 Advanced Style B360 $6,500 100.0% 1 $6,500 $6,500 9/26/14
416 662 My Reincarnation Long Shot $6,498 7.0% 1 $6,498 $92,822 10/28/11
417 413 Keep On Keepin' On RTWC $12,930 58.8% 2 $6,465 $22,005 9/19/14
418 242 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
419 663 Hiding and Seeking FRun $6,423 12.4% 1 $6,423 $51,936 2/6/04
420 664 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $6,411 4.0% 1 $6,411 $160,621 5/23/03
421 196 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $32,037 8.4% 5 $6,407 $382,807 9/15/00
422 308 Incident at Oglala Mira. $19,070 3.6% 3 $6,356 $536,848 5/8/92
423 666 7th Street PAc. $6,354 40.7% 1 $6,354 $15,629 1/17/03
424 89 Hecho En Mexico LGF $76,123 50.4% 12 $6,344 $151,133 11/30/12
425 309 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
426 310 The Wonder of It All Indic. $18,988 2.4% 3 $6,329 $781,016 7/17/09
427 418 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $12,655 8.1% 2 $6,327 $155,320 3/7/01
428 668 Code Black Long Shot $6,319 3.3% 1 $6,319 $190,229 6/20/14
429 669 Nanking Think $6,316 3.9% 1 $6,316 $161,182 12/12/07
430 419 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $12,623 3.4% 2 $6,311 $373,366 3/30/01
431 311 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $18,931 0.8% 3 $6,310 $2,453,083 10/5/01
432 670 Cropsey CP $6,306 12.0% 1 $6,306 $52,476 6/4/10
433 13 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/05
434 151 Anita Gold. $44,114 24.9% 7 $6,302 $176,979 3/21/14
435 671 Regret to Inform AL $6,294 14.2% 1 $6,294 $44,204 6/25/99
436 672 Unmistaken Child Osci. $6,293 2.1% 1 $6,293 $306,140 6/3/09
437 673 Public Speaking Rialto $6,260 10.1% 1 $6,260 $62,173 2/23/11
438 674 Stolen ICir $6,250 4.7% 1 $6,250 $132,596 4/19/06
439 250 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $24,970 30.3% 4 $6,242 $82,378 5/26/00
440 421 When We Were Kings Gram. $12,479 0.4% 2 $6,239 $2,789,985 10/25/96
441 37 Marley Magn. $262,004 18.5% 42 $6,238 $1,413,480 4/20/12
442 675 Sputnik Mania Bal. $6,223 54.4% 1 $6,223 $11,441 3/14/08
443 676 Alice Neel SeeT $6,207 12.7% 1 $6,207 $48,969 4/20/07
444 678 Jane's Journey FRun $6,193 22.7% 1 $6,193 $27,253 9/16/11
445 679 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $6,193 37.0% 1 $6,193 $16,734 4/27/12
446 680 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
447 681 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $6,157 15.8% 1 $6,157 $38,933 9/13/13
448 252 Unknown White Male Wells $24,591 19.4% 4 $6,147 $126,836 2/24/06
449 316 Hoop Dreams FL $18,396 0.2% 3 $6,132 $7,830,611 10/14/94
450 114 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
451 682 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $6,116 15.8% 1 $6,116 $38,691 6/8/12
452 683 Khodorkovsky KL $6,110 15.5% 1 $6,110 $39,522 11/30/11
453 684 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuck $6,100 50.3% 1 $6,100 $12,133 1/3/14
454 685 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $6,093 4.2% 1 $6,093 $145,088 11/22/13
455 688 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
456 690 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $6,027 11.9% 1 $6,027 $50,715 3/29/00
457 321 Crazy Love Magn. $17,952 6.0% 3 $5,984 $301,027 6/1/07
458 7 2016 Obama's America RM $6,509,433 19.5% 1,091 $5,966 $33,449,086 8/24/12
459 691 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $5,944 24.0% 1 $5,944 $24,729 10/4/06
460 212 Scratch Palm $29,677 10.2% 5 $5,935 $289,885 2/15/02
461 692 The Unbelievers CM $5,925 41.1% 1 $5,925 $14,400 11/29/13
462 261 Screamers (2006) Maya $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
463 694 I Trust You to Kill Me FInd. $5,888 45.8% 1 $5,888 $12,854 9/8/06
464 695 The Woodmans Lorb. $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
465 696 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
466 697 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 100.0% 1 $5,869 $5,869 4/30/99
467 698 The Betrayal CGld $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
468 700 Radio Unnameable KL $5,833 24.2% 1 $5,833 $24,090 9/19/12
469 213 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
470 3 One Direction: This is Us TriS $15,815,497 54.8% 2,735 $5,783 $28,873,374 8/30/13
471 11 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $4,632,847 60.0% 801 $5,783 $7,718,961 11/14/03
472 703 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $5,763 49.8% 1 $5,763 $11,562 8/23/02
473 704 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
474 266 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $23,017 10.8% 4 $5,754 $213,064 6/6/14
475 705 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $5,754 16.1% 1 $5,754 $35,671 10/19/11
476 215 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
477 706 OC87 FKF $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
478 707 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
479 59 Life Itself Magn. $131,411 16.3% 23 $5,714 $805,213 7/4/14
480 340 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
481 710 How to Grow a Band ICir $5,705 28.3% 1 $5,705 $20,135 4/13/12
482 711 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
483 712 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
484 342 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $17,034 10.2% 3 $5,678 $167,508 9/10/10
485 713 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
486 714 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
487 715 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $5,656 40.0% 1 $5,656 $14,130 3/13/09
488 100 The Wildest Dream NGE $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
489 344 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
490 269 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
491 147 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
492 185 For All Mankind Apol. $33,777 4.4% 6 $5,629 $770,132 11/1/89
493 270 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
494 222 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
495 720 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
496 721 Garbo: The Spy FRun $5,593 19.6% 1 $5,593 $28,563 11/18/11
497 450 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $11,179 59.1% 2 $5,589 $18,918 11/9/07
498 25 Good Hair RAtt. $1,039,220 25.0% 186 $5,587 $4,157,223 10/9/09
499 722 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
500 723 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $5,546 27.7% 1 $5,546 $20,018 4/18/08
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, #1101-1134

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Last Party Trit 8/27/93
NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. 10/1/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Meet the Mormons Purd. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
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
God the Father RM 10/31/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 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
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15