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
601 802 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
602 803 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
603 804 Levitated Mass FRun $4,589 50.8% 1 $4,589 $9,038 9/5/14
604 806 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
605 808 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
606 202 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
607 809 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
608 810 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
609 811 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
610 812 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
611 813 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
612 22 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
613 814 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
614 53 The Big One Mira. $146,909 20.4% 33 $4,452 $720,074 4/10/98
615 815 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
616 816 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
617 416 Connected Pala. $13,301 28.4% 3 $4,434 $46,782 9/16/11
618 205 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
619 819 A Letter to True Zeit. $4,395 28.1% 1 $4,395 $15,635 9/8/04
620 547 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
621 548 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
622 552 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
623 820 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $4,352 47.5% 1 $4,352 $9,166 2/27/09
624 821 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman AL $4,347 21.6% 1 $4,347 $20,157 7/4/07
625 96 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Code $69,306 35.7% 16 $4,332 $194,102 4/5/13
626 822 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
627 823 The Overnighters Drft. $4,324 27.7% 1 $4,324 $15,589 10/10/14
628 824 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliq. $4,286 36.3% 1 $4,286 $11,799 10/2/09
629 211 Girls Rock! Shad. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
630 825 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
631 826 Without the King FRun $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
632 828 Design is One FRun $4,236 25.9% 1 $4,236 $16,386 10/11/13
633 830 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
634 564 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
635 428 The Dog Drft. $12,431 27.9% 3 $4,144 $44,553 8/8/14
636 568 Bhutto FRun $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
637 833 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
638 355 The Invisible War Cdgm. $16,500 22.9% 4 $4,125 $71,968 6/22/12
639 431 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
640 834 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
641 835 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
642 147 Life in a Day NGE $45,202 17.9% 11 $4,109 $252,788 7/29/11
643 837 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
644 838 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
645 438 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $12,184 53.1% 3 $4,061 $22,938 7/7/06
646 839 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
647 840 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
648 841 Sol LeWitt Icar. $4,051 31.5% 1 $4,051 $12,841 5/7/14
649 20 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
650 842 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
651 71 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abr. $97,043 36.2% 24 $4,043 $267,965 6/24/11
652 577 Saving Marriage Reg. $8,044 43.0% 2 $4,022 $18,720 10/17/08
653 843 Rock Bottom Wrin. $4,017 31.2% 1 $4,017 $12,890 3/2/07
654 844 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
655 259 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
656 441 Neil Young Journeys SPC $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
657 845 Love, Marilyn SD $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
658 363 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argo. $15,982 46.0% 4 $3,996 $34,754 9/19/14
659 260 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
660 846 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
661 847 Ultrasuede Trib. $3,968 34.4% 1 $3,968 $11,539 1/20/12
662 141 Into the Abyss IFC $47,559 21.2% 12 $3,963 $223,880 11/11/11
663 848 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
664 587 The Turandot Project Zeit. $7,877 23.5% 2 $3,938 $33,504 8/10/01
665 367 Stonewall Uprising FRun $15,729 12.3% 4 $3,932 $128,203 6/16/10
666 112 Sound City Vari. $62,842 14.9% 16 $3,928 $422,853 2/1/13
667 368 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
668 234 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
669 18 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $2,521,171 16.8% 652 $3,866 $15,012,935 5/24/91
670 594 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
671 596 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
672 852 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
673 69 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones WB $99,740 12.8% 26 $3,836 $776,699 10/5/90
674 853 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
675 854 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arth. $3,815 42.7% 1 $3,815 $8,939 10/19/07
676 600 Martha and Ethel SPC $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
677 855 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
678 857 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
679 603 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
680 858 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
681 454 The Heart of the Game Mira. $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
682 455 Terror's Advocate Magn. $11,197 23.5% 3 $3,732 $47,724 10/12/07
683 860 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
684 861 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
685 862 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
686 863 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story FRun $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
687 865 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
688 866 Jupiter's Wife AL $3,673 34.6% 1 $3,673 $10,622 8/18/95
689 867 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
690 462 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $10,976 36.7% 3 $3,659 $29,893 12/3/10
691 619 Storm Surfers 3D XL $7,299 6.2% 2 $3,650 $117,090 4/26/13
692 869 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
693 621 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
694 870 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
695 871 Manakamana CGld $3,635 13.1% 1 $3,635 $27,738 4/18/14
696 872 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
697 624 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
698 873 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
699 874 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
700 876 The Great Flood Icar. $3,596 21.8% 1 $3,596 $16,506 1/8/14
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
Blockade Icar. 3/14/07
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