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, #1101-1116
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
201 455 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
202 441 The Heart of the Game Mira. $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
203 1112 Gypsy Caravan Shad. $379 0.1% 1 $379 $442,936 1/19/07
204 332 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
205 39 I Want Your Money Free $249,428 57.5% 537 $464 $433,588 10/15/10
206 951 The Singing Revolution Abr. $2,475 0.6% 1 $2,475 $426,855 12/7/07
207 111 Sound City Vari. $62,842 14.9% 16 $3,928 $422,853 2/1/13
208 255 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
209 290 The Last Days Oct. $20,492 4.9% 3 $6,830 $421,432 2/5/99
210 360 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $15,477 3.7% 3 $5,159 $417,120 12/22/04
211 239 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
212 385 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
213 76 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $91,388 23.0% 17 $5,375 $396,803 5/7/04
214 310 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
215 328 Detropia LF $17,414 4.5% 1 $17,414 $390,024 9/7/12
216 94 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $69,389 18.0% 24 $2,891 $386,073 6/24/11
217 51 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $148,698 38.6% 102 $1,457 $384,955 4/18/08
218 109 Dirty Wars IFC $63,504 16.5% 4 $15,876 $384,473 6/7/13
219 210 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
220 194 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $32,037 8.4% 5 $6,407 $382,807 9/15/00
221 877 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,263 0.9% 1 $3,263 $381,225 10/22/04
222 519 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
223 259 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
224 648 Genghis Blues Roxie $6,524 1.7% 1 $6,524 $374,550 7/1/99
225 148 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $45,008 12.0% 21 $2,143 $373,743 6/3/88
226 412 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $12,623 3.4% 2 $6,311 $373,366 3/30/01
227 556 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $8,218 2.2% 1 $8,218 $370,218 3/1/13
228 338 When Comedy Went to School ICir $17,001 4.6% 5 $3,400 $369,065 7/31/13
229 343 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $16,524 4.7% 2 $8,262 $353,580 6/11/04
230 177 Koch Zeit. $35,196 10.3% 2 $17,598 $342,941 2/1/13
231 469 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
232 367 Kings of Pastry FRun $15,162 4.5% 2 $7,581 $336,386 9/15/10
233 261 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
234 206 The Central Park Five IFC $30,570 9.4% 3 $10,190 $325,653 11/23/12
235 499 The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
236 181 A Film Unfinished Osci. $34,060 10.6% 4 $8,515 $320,486 8/18/10
237 230 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
238 62 Trekkies ParC $125,636 39.5% 339 $370 $318,246 5/21/99
239 57 America's Heart and Soul BV $134,939 42.9% 98 $1,376 $314,402 7/2/04
240 276 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
241 594 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
242 236 The Hornet's Nest Free $26,550 8.5% 4 $6,638 $312,706 5/9/14
243 167 L'Amour Fou IFC $37,250 11.9% 2 $18,625 $312,494 5/13/11
244 402 West of Memphis SPC $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
245 645 The Panama Deception EPr $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
246 197 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
247 204 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $30,664 10.0% 2 $15,332 $306,845 9/1/06
248 661 Unmistaken Child Osci. $6,293 2.1% 1 $6,293 $306,140 6/3/09
249 221 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $27,853 9.1% 2 $13,927 $305,036 2/21/14
250 263 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
251 69 Linsanity KE $99,462 32.9% 9 $11,051 $302,645 10/4/13
252 269 God Grew Tired of Us NM $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
253 316 Crazy Love Magn. $17,952 6.0% 3 $5,984 $301,027 6/1/07
254 433 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
255 208 Room 237 IFC $29,693 10.0% 2 $14,847 $296,359 3/29/13
256 487 Bonhoeffer FRun $10,099 3.4% 1 $10,099 $296,131 6/20/03
257 509 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
258 209 Scratch Palm $29,677 10.2% 5 $5,935 $289,885 2/15/02
259 292 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
260 49 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $150,337 52.1% 157 $958 $288,312 6/15/12
261 212 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
262 192 Outrage Magn. $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
263 567 The Interrupters CGld $7,920 2.8% 1 $7,920 $282,448 7/29/11
264 315 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
265 64 Bully (2012) Wein. $116,472 41.7% 5 $23,294 $279,202 3/30/12
266 105 The Unknown Known RTWC $64,315 23.3% 18 $3,573 $276,497 4/4/14
267 60 Morning Light BV $129,295 46.9% 55 $2,351 $275,497 10/17/08
268 451 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
269 223 Planet B-Boy Elep. $27,777 10.1% 2 $13,888 $273,870 3/21/08
270 331 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $17,316 6.3% 2 $8,658 $273,749 9/9/11
271 459 Paradise Lost CThnk $10,740 3.9% 1 $10,740 $272,750 9/20/96
272 97 Heavy Petting Skou $69,007 25.3% 10 $6,900 $272,371 9/22/89
273 200 This Old Cub Emr. $31,252 11.6% 6 $5,208 $270,014 3/26/04
274 478 Surfwise Magn. $10,304 3.8% 1 $10,304 $269,994 5/9/08
275 513 American Dream Mira. $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
276 70 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abr. $97,043 36.2% 24 $4,043 $267,965 6/24/11
277 314 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
278 281 Steep SPC $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
279 700 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
280 273 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
281 464 Dancemaker AL $10,594 4.1% 3 $3,531 $256,780 3/3/99
282 327 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $17,466 6.8% 1 $17,466 $256,242 7/21/10
283 251 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
284 419 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
285 549 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $8,335 3.3% 1 $8,335 $253,311 8/25/95
286 146 Life in a Day NGE $45,202 17.9% 11 $4,109 $252,788 7/29/11
287 329 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
288 285 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
289 736 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $5,185 2.1% 1 $5,185 $247,159 4/4/14
290 431 Enlighten Up! Bal. $11,799 4.8% 1 $11,799 $246,649 9/12/08
291 767 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
292 614 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
293 284 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
294 320 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
295 399 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
296 127 49 Up FRun $53,277 22.0% 21 $2,537 $241,772 10/6/06
297 523 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $9,129 3.8% 1 $9,129 $240,239 6/20/07
298 304 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
299 199 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
300 409 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,285,513-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1116

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Liv & Ingmar Jan. 12/13/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 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
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15