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
601 584 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
602 369 The Other F Word Osci. $15,792 29.4% 2 $7,896 $53,714 11/4/11
603 829 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
604 523 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $9,571 18.0% 1 $9,571 $53,319 4/29/94
605 944 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $2,915 5.5% 3 $972 $52,986 2/10/12
606 275 To Be Takei SM $22,846 43.3% 22 $1,038 $52,823 8/22/14
607 591 Billy the Kid Elep. $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
608 165 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
609 720 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
610 687 Cropsey CP $6,306 12.0% 1 $6,306 $52,476 6/4/10
611 894 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
612 537 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
613 502 The Missing Picture Strand $10,148 19.5% 5 $2,030 $52,164 3/19/14
614 267 Screamers (2006) Maya $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
615 680 Hiding and Seeking FRun $6,423 12.4% 1 $6,423 $51,936 2/6/04
616 740 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
617 630 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $7,272 14.2% 1 $7,272 $51,301 8/10/11
618 465 Venus and Serena Magn. $10,981 21.4% 4 $2,745 $51,271 5/10/13
619 626 God Loves Uganda Vari. $7,300 14.2% 1 $7,300 $51,229 10/11/13
620 306 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $20,355 40.1% 14 $1,454 $50,804 6/27/08
621 708 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $6,027 11.9% 1 $6,027 $50,715 3/29/00
622 731 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
623 1100 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
624 253 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
625 1018 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
626 290 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
627 555 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
628 693 Alice Neel SeeT $6,207 12.7% 1 $6,207 $48,969 4/20/07
629 286 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $21,705 44.4% 12 $1,809 $48,911 6/27/14
630 640 Ghosts of Cite Soleil Think $7,100 14.6% 1 $7,100 $48,752 6/27/07
631 593 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
632 400 Mademoiselle C Cohen $14,284 29.3% 6 $2,381 $48,668 9/11/13
633 1015 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
634 459 Terror's Advocate Magn. $11,197 23.5% 3 $3,732 $47,724 10/12/07
635 384 GMO OMG SD $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
636 735 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
637 657 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
638 599 Collapse Vita. $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
639 420 Connected Pala. $13,301 28.4% 3 $4,434 $46,782 9/16/11
640 619 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
641 713 The Woodmans Lorb. $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
642 845 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
643 676 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
644 199 The Hip Hop Project Think $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
645 301 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
646 495 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $10,322 22.4% 2 $5,161 $46,078 11/13/09
647 477 Le Joli Mai Icar. $10,662 23.3% 3 $3,554 $45,743 9/13/13
648 774 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
649 210 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
650 1075 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
651 153 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 100.0% 50 $900 $45,000 3/8/13
652 807 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
653 583 Pressure Cooker BevP $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
654 432 The Dog Drft. $12,431 27.9% 3 $4,144 $44,581 8/8/14
655 917 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
656 654 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
657 688 Regret to Inform AL $6,294 14.2% 1 $6,294 $44,204 6/25/99
658 833 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
659 554 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
660 724 OC87 FKF $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
661 787 If You Build It Long Shot $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
662 979 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
663 587 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
664 552 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
665 568 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
666 421 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
667 624 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
668 744 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
669 454 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $11,437 27.6% 1 $11,437 $41,430 1/11/95
670 716 The Betrayal CGld $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
671 621 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
672 358 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
673 674 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
674 904 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
675 259 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
676 321 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
677 397 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $14,328 35.3% 8 $1,791 $40,563 2/7/14
678 873 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
679 1009 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
680 1050 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
681 586 Teenage Osci. $8,000 19.9% 1 $8,000 $40,169 3/14/14
682 1073 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
683 373 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
684 222 The Short Game Gold. $28,434 71.4% 17 $1,673 $39,819 9/20/13
685 701 Khodorkovsky KL $6,110 15.5% 1 $6,110 $39,522 11/30/11
686 886 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
687 541 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $9,202 23.5% 5 $1,840 $39,192 6/26/13
688 668 Expedition to the End of the World Argo. $6,635 17.0% 1 $6,635 $39,115 8/20/14
689 492 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $10,350 26.5% 1 $10,350 $39,075 3/6/98
690 850 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
691 699 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $6,157 15.8% 1 $6,157 $38,933 9/13/13
692 767 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
693 441 Tsahal NYer $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
694 700 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $6,116 15.8% 1 $6,116 $38,691 6/8/12
695 628 Rising From Ashes FRun $7,298 18.9% 3 $2,433 $38,602 8/2/13
696 729 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
697 577 Oh My God? Mitro. $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
698 424 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
699 796 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
700 791 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
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