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, #1101-1167
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
901 855 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
902 501 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $10,170 70.0% 1 $10,170 $14,528 7/5/95
903 983 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
904 710 The Unbelievers CM $5,925 41.1% 1 $5,925 $14,400 11/29/13
905 649 Desert Bayou Libre $6,976 48.6% 1 $6,976 $14,350 10/5/07
906 1046 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
907 733 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $5,656 40.0% 1 $5,656 $14,130 3/13/09
908 1117 Head Games Vari. $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
909 1041 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
910 1051 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
911 822 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
912 743 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $5,526 40.3% 2 $2,763 $13,710 11/15/06
913 951 The Law in These Parts CGld $2,814 20.6% 1 $2,814 $13,683 11/16/12
914 1158 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icar. $418 3.1% 1 $418 $13,670 6/6/14
915 960 Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox $2,728 20.0% 1 $2,728 $13,614 8/8/14
916 1069 Benda Bilili! NGE $1,678 12.5% 1 $1,678 $13,420 9/30/11
917 1021 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
918 775 Red Obsession A23 $5,060 38.3% 2 $2,530 $13,199 9/6/13
919 1055 The Pleasures of Being Out of Step FRun $1,846 14.1% 1 $1,846 $13,137 5/16/14
920 776 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
921 956 How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? FRun $2,759 21.2% 1 $2,759 $13,013 1/25/12
922 854 Rock Bottom Wrin. $4,017 31.2% 1 $4,017 $12,890 3/2/07
923 712 I Trust You to Kill Me FInd. $5,888 45.8% 1 $5,888 $12,854 9/8/06
924 852 Sol LeWitt Icar. $4,051 31.5% 1 $4,051 $12,841 5/7/14
925 927 Children Underground Cmx. $3,075 24.0% 1 $3,075 $12,798 9/19/01
926 797 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
927 971 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
928 737 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $5,599 45.3% 3 $1,866 $12,366 10/14/11
929 958 Rebirth Osci. $2,740 22.2% 1 $2,740 $12,358 8/31/11
930 915 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
931 870 China Blue Argo. $3,767 30.9% 2 $1,883 $12,185 1/19/07
932 694 Touch the Wall TTW $6,200 51.0% 2 $3,100 $12,156 11/28/14
933 901 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
934 702 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuck $6,100 50.3% 1 $6,100 $12,133 1/3/14
935 821 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
936 905 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
937 806 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
938 645 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Libre $7,039 58.5% 1 $7,039 $12,025 12/7/12
939 664 Picture Me Strand $6,718 55.9% 1 $6,718 $12,008 9/17/10
940 817 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
941 835 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliq. $4,286 36.3% 1 $4,286 $11,799 10/2/09
942 761 Blockade Icar. $5,271 44.9% 1 $5,271 $11,750 3/14/07
943 1016 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
944 844 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
945 637 My Voyage to Italy Mira. $7,117 60.9% 1 $7,117 $11,683 10/24/01
946 777 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
947 939 Operation Filmmaker Icar. $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
948 721 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $5,763 49.8% 1 $5,763 $11,562 8/23/02
949 801 East of Havana BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
950 858 Ultrasuede Trib. $3,968 34.4% 1 $3,968 $11,539 1/20/12
951 988 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United Vari. $2,501 21.7% 1 $2,501 $11,538 5/21/10
952 692 Sputnik Mania Bal. $6,223 54.4% 1 $6,223 $11,441 3/14/08
953 1004 The Great Invisible RTWC $2,348 20.5% 3 $783 $11,428 10/29/14
954 1038 The Final Member Drft. $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
955 959 Verdict on Auschwitz FRun $2,740 24.0% 1 $2,740 $11,396 1/12/07
956 623 Family Fundamentals Focus $7,352 64.8% 4 $1,838 $11,344 10/11/02
957 849 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
958 785 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
959 1019 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $2,233 20.3% 1 $2,233 $11,021 9/5/14
960 651 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
961 1045 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
962 606 American Meat LB $7,659 71.9% 1 $7,659 $10,650 4/12/13
963 877 Jupiter's Wife AL $3,673 34.6% 1 $3,673 $10,622 8/18/95
964 1056 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
965 866 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
966 827 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
967 978 Waiting for Armageddon FRun $2,579 24.6% 1 $2,579 $10,501 1/8/10
968 898 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
969 957 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
970 751 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $5,451 52.7% 2 $2,726 $10,347 12/13/13
971 973 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
972 1111 Shepard and Dark MBox $1,226 11.9% 1 $1,226 $10,278 9/25/13
973 636 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara $7,120 70.0% 1 $7,120 $10,171 5/5/95
974 1083 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
975 941 The Informant MBox $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
976 1153 Act of God Zeit. $522 5.2% 1 $522 $9,955 7/31/09
977 1028 Kabbalah Me FRun $2,196 22.4% 1 $2,196 $9,816 8/22/14
978 1108 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $1,239 12.6% 6 $207 $9,802 10/18/13
979 772 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
980 682 Something to Cheer About Truly $6,410 65.6% 9 $712 $9,777 4/27/07
981 881 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
982 1096 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $1,421 14.7% 2 $711 $9,672 8/22/14
983 892 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
984 863 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
985 935 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
986 975 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
987 831 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $4,352 47.5% 1 $4,352 $9,166 2/27/09
988 897 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
989 545 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
990 1070 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $1,671 18.4% 1 $1,671 $9,078 7/31/98
991 1129 Three Stars FRun $1,003 11.2% 1 $1,003 $8,942 9/21/12
992 865 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arth. $3,815 42.7% 1 $3,815 $8,939 10/19/07
993 954 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
994 616 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $7,502 85.5% 1 $7,502 $8,779 9/7/01
995 1031 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
996 899 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
997 837 Without the King FRun $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
998 930 The Institute Argo. $3,017 35.7% 2 $1,509 $8,445 10/4/13
999 805 Red Hollywood CGld $4,760 56.5% 1 $4,760 $8,426 8/15/14
1000 1114 Glastonbury Think $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
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, #1101-1167

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
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
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
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
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