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, #1101-1106
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
801 923 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
802 154 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $42,566 42.4% 16 $2,660 $100,280 6/18/10
803 924 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
804 725 F**k Think $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
805 926 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
806 928 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
807 74 A Place at the Table Magn. $92,257 39.9% 35 $2,636 $231,378 3/1/13
808 929 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
809 930 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
810 569 Paper Dolls Strand $7,870 21.5% 3 $2,623 $36,577 9/6/06
811 6 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $7,138,266 28.2% 2,730 $2,615 $25,326,071 7/5/12
812 283 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
813 932 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
814 933 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
815 135 The Bridge FStr. $49,313 27.4% 19 $2,595 $179,780 10/27/06
816 934 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
817 200 Escape Fire RAtt. $30,953 24.5% 12 $2,579 $126,238 10/5/12
818 935 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
819 936 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
820 204 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
821 937 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
822 126 49 Up FRun $53,277 22.0% 21 $2,537 $241,772 10/6/06
823 939 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
824 740 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
825 742 Red Obsession A23 $5,060 38.3% 2 $2,530 $13,199 9/6/13
826 412 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
827 24 Imagine: John Lennon WB $1,412,213 37.6% 561 $2,517 $3,753,977 10/7/88
828 940 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
829 941 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
830 943 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
831 750 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
832 944 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
833 17 America (2014) LGF $2,743,753 20.0% 1,105 $2,483 $13,720,043 7/2/14
834 945 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
835 946 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
836 758 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
837 373 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
838 600 Rising From Ashes FRun $7,298 18.9% 3 $2,433 $38,602 8/2/13
839 762 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
840 765 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
841 948 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
842 949 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
843 951 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
844 83 Girl Rising Gathr $81,640 4.7% 34 $2,401 $1,727,259 3/7/13
845 383 Mademoiselle C Cohen $14,284 29.3% 6 $2,381 $48,668 9/11/13
846 952 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
847 953 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle $2,377 100.0% 1 $2,377 $2,377 10/21/05
848 955 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
849 59 Morning Light BV $129,295 46.9% 55 $2,351 $275,497 10/17/08
850 773 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
851 956 A Wink and a Smile FRun $2,346 11.6% 1 $2,346 $20,169 5/1/09
852 508 Stevie Lions $9,383 9.1% 4 $2,345 $103,401 3/28/03
853 957 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
854 136 Shoot Down Magic $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
855 958 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
856 178 A Band Called Death Drft. $34,839 27.4% 15 $2,323 $127,257 6/28/13
857 959 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
858 221 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
859 960 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
860 962 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
861 963 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
862 964 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
863 965 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
864 782 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.9% 2 $2,258 $65,597 4/25/14
865 630 Black Gold CalN $6,764 7.2% 3 $2,254 $93,477 10/6/06
866 966 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
867 967 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
868 968 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
869 969 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
870 970 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
871 792 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
872 971 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
873 973 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
874 793 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
875 974 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
876 639 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 100.0% 3 $2,209 $6,627 8/24/07
877 975 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
878 976 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
879 979 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
880 534 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $8,741 10.0% 4 $2,185 $87,370 10/26/07
881 643 Horse Boy Zeit. $6,554 4.2% 3 $2,185 $156,612 9/30/09
882 980 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
883 981 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
884 27 The Endless Summer II NL $657,292 30.5% 302 $2,176 $2,155,385 6/3/94
885 982 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
886 983 Sister Helen Cn4 $2,163 61.1% 1 $2,163 $3,541 10/24/03
887 147 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $45,008 12.0% 21 $2,143 $373,743 6/3/88
888 801 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
889 151 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $44,108 53.4% 21 $2,100 $82,614 1/31/14
890 805 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
891 287 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
892 809 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
893 988 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
894 482 The Missing Picture Strand $10,148 19.5% 5 $2,030 $52,164 3/19/14
895 672 Our Nixon Cdgm. $6,090 29.6% 3 $2,030 $20,584 8/30/13
896 673 Walt & El Grupo BV $6,059 29.5% 3 $2,020 $20,521 9/9/09
897 990 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
898 122 Billabong Odyssey Arna $54,000 34.6% 27 $2,000 $156,000 11/7/03
899 991 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
900 143 Bra Boys Slow $45,589 29.4% 23 $1,982 $155,056 4/11/08
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,250,367-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1106

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Act of God Zeit. 7/31/09
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15