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, #1101-1160
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 878 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
702 629 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
703 879 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
704 880 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
705 882 The Great Flood Icar. $3,596 21.8% 1 $3,596 $16,506 1/8/14
706 395 Magic Trip Magn. $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
707 109 The Unknown Known RTWC $64,315 23.3% 18 $3,573 $276,497 4/4/14
708 883 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
709 476 Le Joli Mai Icar. $10,662 23.3% 3 $3,554 $45,743 9/13/13
710 635 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
711 884 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
712 885 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
713 886 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
714 887 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
715 480 Dancemaker AL $10,594 4.1% 3 $3,531 $256,780 3/3/99
716 888 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
717 889 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
718 336 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
719 644 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
720 890 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
721 891 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
722 259 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
723 892 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
724 893 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
725 343 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
726 163 Call + Response FTrd. $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
727 648 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
728 895 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
729 896 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
730 897 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
731 898 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
732 899 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
733 900 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
734 117 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
735 351 When Comedy Went to School ICir $17,001 4.6% 5 $3,400 $369,065 7/31/13
736 901 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
737 902 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
738 308 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
739 903 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
740 904 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
741 245 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
742 905 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
743 906 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
744 670 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
745 907 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
746 421 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
747 908 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
748 909 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
749 910 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
750 911 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
751 912 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
752 913 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
753 680 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
754 914 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
755 915 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
756 279 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
757 284 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
758 916 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
759 917 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD $3,100 100.0% 1 $3,100 $3,100 10/31/14
760 433 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
761 535 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
762 918 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
763 919 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
764 920 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
765 921 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $3,077 3.4% 1 $3,077 $89,473 10/22/08
766 922 Children Underground Cmx. $3,075 24.0% 1 $3,075 $12,798 9/19/01
767 258 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
768 923 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
769 158 Chicago 10 RAtt. $42,724 24.1% 14 $3,052 $177,490 2/29/08
770 27 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $853,589 53.1% 280 $3,048 $1,608,277 3/7/97
771 543 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
772 382 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
773 924 The Beautiful Truth Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
774 177 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $36,295 24.2% 12 $3,024 $150,056 10/27/06
775 702 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
776 927 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
777 928 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
778 929 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
779 930 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
780 446 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
781 931 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
782 932 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
783 549 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
784 933 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
785 934 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
786 935 The Hacker Wars Vita. $2,958 85.2% 1 $2,958 $3,470 10/17/14
787 706 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $5,905 29.5% 2 $2,953 $19,988 11/4/11
788 937 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
789 938 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
790 390 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
791 712 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
792 714 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 9.0% 2 $2,900 $64,142 9/12/14
793 715 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
794 98 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $69,389 18.0% 24 $2,891 $386,073 6/24/11
795 940 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
796 941 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
797 942 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
798 943 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
799 722 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $5,712 31.4% 2 $2,856 $18,190 4/25/14
800 944 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
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, #1101-1160

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 Kids Grow Up Shad. 10/29/10
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
Touch the Wall TTW 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/5/14
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen 12/10/14
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
Deli Man Cohen 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