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, #1101-1166
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 353 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
502 276 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
503 151 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
504 189 For All Mankind Apol. $33,777 4.4% 6 $5,629 $770,132 11/1/89
505 277 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
506 227 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
507 738 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
508 739 Garbo: The Spy FRun $5,593 19.6% 1 $5,593 $28,563 11/18/11
509 460 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $11,179 59.1% 2 $5,589 $18,918 11/9/07
510 26 Good Hair RAtt. $1,039,220 25.0% 186 $5,587 $4,157,223 10/9/09
511 740 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
512 741 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $5,546 27.7% 1 $5,546 $20,018 4/18/08
513 154 Veil of Tears WF $44,358 61.5% 8 $5,545 $72,078 3/28/14
514 742 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $5,530 23.3% 1 $5,530 $23,701 1/18/13
515 463 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $11,041 12.7% 2 $5,521 $86,637 6/13/12
516 744 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
517 745 Broadway Idiot FB $5,514 20.0% 1 $5,514 $27,595 10/11/13
518 746 Killing Kasztner SkyI $5,513 4.9% 1 $5,513 $112,313 10/23/09
519 747 Best Worst Movie Abr. $5,503 5.0% 1 $5,503 $109,895 4/23/10
520 748 I Like Killing Flies Think $5,487 33.8% 1 $5,487 $16,214 7/28/06
521 467 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
522 468 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
523 750 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
524 284 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
525 754 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
526 239 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
527 470 51 Birch Street Truly $10,827 12.8% 2 $5,413 $84,689 10/18/06
528 755 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
529 24 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
530 363 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $16,158 16.6% 3 $5,386 $97,362 1/9/04
531 79 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $91,388 23.0% 17 $5,375 $396,803 5/7/04
532 475 Kurt Cobain About a Son Bal. $10,749 12.4% 2 $5,374 $87,016 10/3/07
533 757 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $5,302 33.3% 1 $5,302 $15,941 5/9/12
534 759 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
535 482 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.1% 2 $5,282 $147,844 4/11/14
536 760 Blindsight Abr. $5,279 5.9% 1 $5,279 $89,169 3/5/08
537 761 Blockade Icar. $5,271 44.9% 1 $5,271 $11,750 3/14/07
538 484 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $10,533 10.2% 2 $5,266 $102,990 9/13/06
539 204 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
540 762 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
541 763 More Than Honey KL $5,225 6.5% 1 $5,225 $79,772 6/12/13
542 207 This Old Cub Emr. $31,252 11.6% 6 $5,208 $270,014 3/26/04
543 764 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
544 765 Forever Icar. $5,202 21.8% 1 $5,202 $23,828 9/12/07
545 490 The Other City CF $10,396 46.1% 2 $5,198 $22,539 9/17/10
546 766 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $5,185 2.1% 1 $5,185 $247,159 4/4/14
547 60 Riding Giants SPC $134,400 5.9% 26 $5,169 $2,276,368 7/9/04
548 494 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $10,337 4.8% 2 $5,169 $216,110 6/13/08
549 69 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $103,355 7.9% 20 $5,167 $1,300,682 4/26/02
550 249 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $25,807 3.3% 5 $5,161 $771,712 4/14/00
551 495 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $10,322 22.4% 2 $5,161 $46,078 11/13/09
552 767 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
553 375 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $15,477 3.7% 3 $5,159 $417,120 12/22/04
554 376 War/Dance Think $15,471 13.4% 3 $5,157 $115,210 11/9/07
555 768 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
556 14 Sicko LGF $3,600,179 14.7% 702 $5,128 $24,540,079 7/3/07
557 769 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
558 252 Paper Clips Slow $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
559 770 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $5,093 25.4% 1 $5,093 $20,073 4/11/03
560 772 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
561 774 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
562 503 Constantine's Sword FRun $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
563 504 The Highest Pass Libre $10,125 49.7% 2 $5,063 $20,386 4/27/12
564 776 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
565 777 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
566 778 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
567 55 Inequality for All RTWC $140,888 11.7% 28 $5,032 $1,205,273 9/27/13
568 780 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
569 8 Oceans BV $6,058,958 31.2% 1,206 $5,024 $19,422,319 4/22/10
570 781 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
571 782 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
572 784 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $4,996 4.2% 1 $4,996 $118,206 3/19/10
573 785 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
574 387 Inni CP $14,903 12.1% 3 $4,968 $123,482 10/28/11
575 786 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
576 787 If You Build It Long Shot $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
577 9 African Cats BV $6,003,200 38.9% 1,220 $4,921 $15,428,747 4/22/11
578 789 Girl Model FRun $4,898 23.2% 1 $4,898 $21,154 9/5/12
579 790 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
580 5 Earth (2009) BV $8,825,760 27.6% 1,804 $4,892 $32,011,576 4/22/09
581 792 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
582 793 Actress (2014) CGld $4,880 68.1% 1 $4,880 $7,170 11/7/14
583 794 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
584 795 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
585 797 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
586 798 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
587 520 If I Die Tonight Indic. $9,646 47.7% 2 $4,823 $20,214 7/31/09
588 800 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $4,820 30.7% 1 $4,820 $15,679 4/30/04
589 801 East of Havana BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
590 802 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $4,794 25.3% 1 $4,794 $18,938 7/31/13
591 803 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon Reel $4,792 24.3% 1 $4,792 $19,712 5/30/08
592 804 American Cannibal Life $4,778 28.8% 1 $4,778 $16,566 3/16/07
593 399 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $14,287 18.8% 3 $4,762 $75,881 6/27/14
594 805 Red Hollywood CGld $4,760 56.5% 1 $4,760 $8,426 8/15/14
595 192 Brothers at War Gold. $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
596 223 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
597 807 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
598 532 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $9,366 7.8% 2 $4,683 $120,459 8/16/13
599 534 American Dream Mira. $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
600 810 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom FRun $4,645 24.1% 1 $4,645 $19,245 8/13/10
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, #1101-1166

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Full Battle Rattle MEnd 7/9/08
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/19/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
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