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, #1101-1166
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
301 641 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
302 296 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
303 334 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
304 415 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
305 131 49 Up FRun $53,277 22.0% 21 $2,537 $241,772 10/6/06
306 544 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $9,129 3.8% 1 $9,129 $240,239 6/20/07
307 317 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
308 206 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
309 426 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
310 52 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA $149,879 63.6% 304 $493 $235,659 8/8/14
311 323 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
312 246 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
313 78 A Place at the Table Magn. $92,257 39.9% 35 $2,636 $231,378 3/1/13
314 403 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
315 566 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
316 209 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
317 656 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $6,776 3.0% 1 $6,776 $225,682 8/16/00
318 996 The Beauty Academy of Kabul Shad. $2,407 1.1% 2 $1,203 $225,448 11/4/05
319 144 Into the Abyss IFC $47,559 21.2% 12 $3,963 $223,880 11/11/11
320 349 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
321 337 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
322 322 Brooklyn Castle PDA $18,761 8.6% 2 $9,381 $219,407 10/19/12
323 563 Bus 174 Think $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
324 494 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $10,337 4.8% 2 $5,169 $216,110 6/13/08
325 298 Art and Craft Osci. $20,879 9.7% 2 $10,440 $215,300 9/19/14
326 163 Call + Response FTrd. $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
327 445 Neil Young Journeys SPC $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
328 273 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $23,017 10.8% 4 $5,754 $213,064 6/6/14
329 600 Somewhere Between Long Shot $7,799 3.7% 1 $7,799 $210,975 8/24/12
330 360 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
331 513 Mondovino Think $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
332 571 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $8,378 4.0% 3 $2,792 $208,392 8/31/07
333 512 Sweetgrass CGld $9,870 4.8% 1 $9,870 $207,473 1/6/10
334 264 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
335 247 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
336 579 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
337 260 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
338 372 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
339 263 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
340 411 No Place on Earth Magn. $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
341 294 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $21,098 10.5% 3 $7,033 $200,036 8/16/13
342 526 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $9,527 4.8% 1 $9,527 $200,010 11/16/07
343 289 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
344 538 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $9,242 4.7% 2 $4,621 $194,721 6/5/09
345 1105 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
346 99 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Code $69,306 35.7% 16 $4,332 $194,102 4/5/13
347 474 Mondo New York 4&B $10,752 5.6% 1 $10,752 $193,209 4/22/88
348 685 Code Black Long Shot $6,319 3.3% 1 $6,319 $190,229 6/20/14
349 353 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
350 515 Waste Land Arth. $9,806 5.2% 1 $9,806 $187,716 10/29/10
351 97 Jig Scre. $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
352 377 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
353 488 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
354 140 The Bridge FStr. $49,313 27.4% 19 $2,595 $179,780 10/27/06
355 503 Constantine's Sword FRun $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
356 284 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
357 223 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
358 447 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
359 158 Chicago 10 RAtt. $42,724 24.1% 14 $3,052 $177,490 2/29/08
360 155 Anita Gold. $44,114 24.9% 7 $6,302 $176,979 3/21/14
361 567 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
362 514 An Unreasonable Man IFC $9,813 5.6% 1 $9,813 $176,647 1/31/07
363 227 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
364 379 Afternoon of a Faun KL $15,292 8.9% 2 $7,646 $172,450 2/5/14
365 197 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
366 356 Crude FRun $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
367 351 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $17,034 10.2% 3 $5,678 $167,508 9/10/10
368 588 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
369 234 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
370 551 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
371 271 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $23,200 14.1% 2 $11,600 $164,540 10/1/14
372 423 Keep On Keepin' On RTWC $12,930 7.9% 2 $6,465 $163,745 9/19/14
373 686 Nanking Think $6,316 3.9% 1 $6,316 $161,182 12/12/07
374 681 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $6,411 4.0% 1 $6,411 $160,621 5/23/03
375 215 Girls Rock! Shad. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
376 589 Crazy Horse Zipp. $7,963 5.0% 1 $7,963 $157,782 1/18/12
377 438 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
378 453 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
379 732 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
380 383 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
381 673 Horse Boy Zeit. $6,554 4.2% 3 $2,185 $156,612 9/30/09
382 127 Billabong Odyssey Arna $54,000 34.6% 27 $2,000 $156,000 11/7/03
383 428 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $12,655 8.1% 2 $6,327 $155,320 3/7/01
384 148 Bra Boys Slow $45,589 29.4% 23 $1,982 $155,056 4/11/08
385 396 Magic Trip Magn. $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
386 498 Citizen Koch Vari. $10,200 6.6% 1 $10,200 $153,908 6/6/14
387 192 Brothers at War Gold. $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
388 412 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
389 553 Show Business Reg. $8,829 5.8% 1 $8,829 $151,792 5/11/07
390 108 Go Tigers! IFC $64,479 42.5% 61 $1,057 $151,779 9/21/01
391 93 Hecho En Mexico LGF $76,123 50.4% 12 $6,344 $151,133 11/30/12
392 340 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $17,482 11.6% 2 $8,741 $150,886 10/21/11
393 464 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
394 200 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $32,238 21.5% 8 $4,030 $150,059 11/28/14
395 177 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $36,295 24.2% 12 $3,024 $150,056 10/27/06
396 617 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $7,482 5.0% 1 $7,482 $148,292 10/20/06
397 482 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.1% 2 $5,282 $147,844 4/11/14
398 327 American Promise RFG $18,300 12.5% 2 $9,150 $146,702 10/18/13
399 703 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $6,093 4.2% 1 $6,093 $145,088 11/22/13
400 516 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
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, #1101-1166

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Full Battle Rattle MEnd 7/9/08
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