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, #1101-1170
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 882 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
702 631 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
703 883 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
704 884 Manakamana CGld $3,635 12.1% 1 $3,635 $30,029 4/18/14
705 885 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
706 634 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
707 886 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
708 887 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
709 889 The Great Flood Icar. $3,596 21.8% 1 $3,596 $16,506 1/8/14
710 397 Magic Trip Magn. $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
711 109 The Unknown Known RTWC $64,315 23.3% 18 $3,573 $276,497 4/4/14
712 637 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen $7,130 43.5% 2 $3,565 $16,400 12/10/14
713 890 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
714 478 Le Joli Mai Icar. $10,662 23.3% 3 $3,554 $45,743 9/13/13
715 641 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
716 891 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
717 892 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
718 893 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
719 894 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
720 482 Dancemaker AL $10,594 4.1% 3 $3,531 $256,780 3/3/99
721 895 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
722 896 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
723 338 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
724 650 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
725 897 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
726 898 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
727 260 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
728 899 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
729 900 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
730 345 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
731 163 Call + Response FTrd. $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
732 654 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
733 902 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
734 903 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
735 904 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
736 905 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
737 906 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
738 907 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
739 117 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
740 353 When Comedy Went to School ICir $17,001 4.6% 5 $3,400 $369,065 7/31/13
741 908 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
742 909 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
743 310 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
744 910 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
745 911 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
746 246 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
747 912 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
748 913 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
749 676 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
750 914 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
751 423 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
752 915 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
753 916 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
754 917 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
755 918 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
756 919 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
757 920 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
758 686 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
759 921 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
760 922 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
761 280 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
762 285 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
763 696 Touch the Wall TTW $6,200 51.0% 2 $3,100 $12,156 11/28/14
764 923 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
765 924 Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD $3,100 100.0% 1 $3,100 $3,100 10/31/14
766 435 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
767 539 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
768 925 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
769 926 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
770 927 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
771 928 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
772 929 Children Underground Cmx. $3,075 24.0% 1 $3,075 $12,798 9/19/01
773 259 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
774 930 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
775 158 Chicago 10 RAtt. $42,724 24.1% 14 $3,052 $177,490 2/29/08
776 27 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $853,589 53.1% 280 $3,048 $1,608,277 3/7/97
777 547 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
778 384 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
779 931 The Beautiful Truth Libre $3,025 19.7% 1 $3,025 $15,387 11/14/08
780 177 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $36,295 24.2% 12 $3,024 $150,056 10/27/06
781 709 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
782 934 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
783 935 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
784 936 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
785 937 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
786 448 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
787 938 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
788 939 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
789 554 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
790 940 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
791 941 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
792 942 The Hacker Wars Vita. $2,958 85.2% 1 $2,958 $3,470 10/17/14
793 713 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $5,905 29.5% 2 $2,953 $19,988 11/4/11
794 944 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
795 945 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
796 392 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
797 719 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
798 721 I Am Eleven Proud $5,800 2.4% 2 $2,900 $245,739 9/12/14
799 722 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
800 98 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $69,389 18.0% 24 $2,891 $386,073 6/24/11
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, #1101-1170

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm 7/16/04
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun 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
Seymour: An Introduction IFC 3/13/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB TBD