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
301 308 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
302 236 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
303 74 A Place at the Table Magn. $92,257 39.9% 35 $2,636 $231,378 3/1/13
304 386 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
305 541 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
306 201 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
307 627 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $6,776 3.0% 1 $6,776 $225,682 8/16/00
308 950 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
309 139 Into the Abyss IFC $47,559 21.2% 12 $3,963 $223,880 11/11/11
310 334 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
311 322 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
312 307 Brooklyn Castle PDA $18,761 8.6% 2 $9,381 $219,407 10/19/12
313 538 Bus 174 Think $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
314 474 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $10,337 4.8% 2 $5,169 $216,110 6/13/08
315 157 Call + Response FTrd. $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
316 426 Neil Young Journeys SPC $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
317 573 Somewhere Between Long Shot $7,799 3.7% 1 $7,799 $210,975 8/24/12
318 345 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
319 492 Mondovino Think $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
320 545 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $8,378 4.0% 3 $2,792 $208,392 8/31/07
321 491 Sweetgrass CGld $9,870 4.8% 1 $9,870 $207,473 1/6/10
322 253 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
323 261 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $23,017 11.2% 4 $5,754 $206,119 6/6/14
324 237 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
325 552 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
326 249 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
327 356 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
328 252 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
329 394 No Place on Earth Magn. $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
330 281 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $21,098 10.5% 3 $7,033 $200,036 8/16/13
331 505 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $9,527 4.8% 1 $9,527 $200,010 11/16/07
332 276 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
333 515 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $9,242 4.7% 2 $4,621 $194,721 6/5/09
334 1050 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
335 94 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Code $69,306 35.7% 16 $4,332 $194,102 4/5/13
336 455 Mondo New York 4&B $10,752 5.6% 1 $10,752 $193,209 4/22/88
337 338 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
338 494 Waste Land Arth. $9,806 5.2% 1 $9,806 $187,716 10/29/10
339 92 Jig Scre. $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
340 361 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $15,411 8.4% 1 $15,411 $183,342 9/23/11
341 468 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
342 135 The Bridge FStr. $49,313 27.4% 19 $2,595 $179,780 10/27/06
343 483 Constantine's Sword FRun $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
344 271 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
345 214 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
346 428 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
347 153 Chicago 10 RAtt. $42,724 24.1% 14 $3,052 $177,490 2/29/08
348 150 Anita Gold. $44,114 24.9% 7 $6,302 $176,979 3/21/14
349 542 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
350 493 An Unreasonable Man IFC $9,813 5.6% 1 $9,813 $176,647 1/31/07
351 218 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
352 190 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
353 363 Afternoon of a Faun KL $15,292 8.9% 2 $7,646 $171,632 2/5/14
354 341 Crude FRun $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
355 336 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $17,034 10.2% 3 $5,678 $167,508 9/10/10
356 561 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
357 224 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
358 527 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
359 655 Nanking Think $6,316 3.9% 1 $6,316 $161,182 12/12/07
360 650 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $6,411 4.0% 1 $6,411 $160,621 5/23/03
361 206 Girls Rock! Shad. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
362 562 Crazy Horse Zipp. $7,963 5.0% 1 $7,963 $157,782 1/18/12
363 419 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
364 434 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
365 699 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
366 367 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
367 643 Horse Boy Zeit. $6,554 4.2% 3 $2,185 $156,612 9/30/09
368 122 Billabong Odyssey Arna $54,000 34.6% 27 $2,000 $156,000 11/7/03
369 410 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $12,655 8.1% 2 $6,327 $155,320 3/7/01
370 143 Bra Boys Slow $45,589 29.4% 23 $1,982 $155,056 4/11/08
371 379 Magic Trip Magn. $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
372 186 Brothers at War Gold. $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
373 395 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
374 529 Show Business Reg. $8,829 5.8% 1 $8,829 $151,792 5/11/07
375 103 Go Tigers! IFC $64,479 42.5% 61 $1,057 $151,779 9/21/01
376 88 Hecho En Mexico LGF $76,123 50.4% 12 $6,344 $151,133 11/30/12
377 325 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $17,482 11.6% 2 $8,741 $150,886 10/21/11
378 445 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
379 171 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $36,295 24.2% 12 $3,024 $150,056 10/27/06
380 590 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $7,482 5.0% 1 $7,482 $148,292 10/20/06
381 478 Citizen Koch Vari. $10,200 6.9% 1 $10,200 $147,433 6/6/14
382 312 American Promise RFG $18,300 12.5% 2 $9,150 $146,702 10/18/13
383 671 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $6,093 4.2% 1 $6,093 $145,088 11/22/13
384 495 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
385 131 Thunder Soul RAtt. $51,260 35.6% 35 $1,465 $143,986 9/23/11
386 169 Kids For Cash Pala. $36,639 25.6% 4 $9,160 $143,178 2/7/14
387 841 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
388 400 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
389 548 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $8,318 5.9% 1 $8,318 $140,000 1/3/97
390 79 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $87,743 63.1% 9 $9,749 $138,991 3/28/14
391 626 Good Ol' Freda Magn. $6,798 4.9% 1 $6,798 $138,811 9/6/13
392 195 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $31,800 23.2% 3 $10,600 $137,042 11/22/13
393 463 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.8% 2 $5,282 $136,257 4/11/14
394 396 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $13,744 10.1% 2 $6,872 $135,554 5/23/14
395 298 The Other Dream Team TFA $19,821 14.7% 2 $9,911 $135,228 9/28/12
396 332 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
397 442 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $11,143 8.4% 1 $11,143 $132,782 7/25/07
398 660 Stolen ICir $6,250 4.7% 1 $6,250 $132,596 4/19/06
399 546 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
400 500 Kumare KL $9,601 7.3% 1 $9,601 $132,160 6/20/12
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.4%1,346$5,517$28,146,531-
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
Birth of the Living Dead FRun 10/18/13
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 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
Fifi Howls From Happiness 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