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, #1101-1148
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
601 710 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
602 678 Cropsey CP $6,306 12.0% 1 $6,306 $52,476 6/4/10
603 883 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
604 531 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
605 497 The Missing Picture Strand $10,148 19.5% 5 $2,030 $52,164 3/19/14
606 263 Screamers (2006) Maya $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
607 671 Hiding and Seeking FRun $6,423 12.4% 1 $6,423 $51,936 2/6/04
608 730 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
609 622 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $7,272 14.2% 1 $7,272 $51,301 8/10/11
610 461 Venus and Serena Magn. $10,981 21.4% 4 $2,745 $51,271 5/10/13
611 618 God Loves Uganda Vari. $7,300 14.2% 1 $7,300 $51,229 10/11/13
612 302 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $20,355 40.1% 14 $1,454 $50,804 6/27/08
613 698 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $6,027 11.9% 1 $6,027 $50,715 3/29/00
614 721 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
615 1084 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
616 249 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
617 1003 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
618 286 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
619 548 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
620 684 Alice Neel SeeT $6,207 12.7% 1 $6,207 $48,969 4/20/07
621 282 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $21,705 44.4% 12 $1,809 $48,911 6/27/14
622 631 Ghosts of Cite Soleil Think $7,100 14.6% 1 $7,100 $48,752 6/27/07
623 585 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
624 396 Mademoiselle C Cohen $14,284 29.3% 6 $2,381 $48,668 9/11/13
625 1000 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
626 455 Terror's Advocate Magn. $11,197 23.5% 3 $3,732 $47,724 10/12/07
627 380 GMO OMG SD $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
628 725 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
629 648 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
630 591 Collapse Vita. $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
631 416 Connected Pala. $13,301 28.4% 3 $4,434 $46,782 9/16/11
632 611 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
633 703 The Woodmans Lorb. $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
634 834 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
635 667 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
636 196 The Hip Hop Project Think $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
637 297 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
638 490 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $10,322 22.4% 2 $5,161 $46,078 11/13/09
639 473 Le Joli Mai Icar. $10,662 23.3% 3 $3,554 $45,743 9/13/13
640 764 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
641 206 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
642 1059 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
643 150 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 100.0% 50 $900 $45,000 3/8/13
644 796 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
645 575 Pressure Cooker BevP $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
646 906 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
647 428 The Dog Drft. $12,431 27.9% 3 $4,144 $44,532 8/8/14
648 645 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
649 679 Regret to Inform AL $6,294 14.2% 1 $6,294 $44,204 6/25/99
650 822 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
651 547 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
652 714 OC87 FKF $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
653 777 If You Build It Long Shot $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
654 967 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
655 579 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
656 545 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
657 560 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
658 417 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
659 616 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
660 734 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
661 450 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $11,437 27.6% 1 $11,437 $41,430 1/11/95
662 706 The Betrayal CGld $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
663 613 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
664 354 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
665 665 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
666 893 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
667 255 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
668 317 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
669 393 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $14,328 35.3% 8 $1,791 $40,563 2/7/14
670 862 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
671 994 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
672 1035 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
673 578 Teenage Osci. $8,000 19.9% 1 $8,000 $40,169 3/14/14
674 1057 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
675 369 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
676 218 The Short Game Gold. $28,434 71.4% 17 $1,673 $39,819 9/20/13
677 691 Khodorkovsky KL $6,110 15.5% 1 $6,110 $39,522 11/30/11
678 875 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
679 535 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $9,202 23.5% 5 $1,840 $39,192 6/26/13
680 487 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $10,350 26.5% 1 $10,350 $39,075 3/6/98
681 839 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
682 689 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $6,157 15.8% 1 $6,157 $38,933 9/13/13
683 757 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
684 437 Tsahal NYer $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
685 690 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $6,116 15.8% 1 $6,116 $38,691 6/8/12
686 620 Rising From Ashes FRun $7,298 18.9% 3 $2,433 $38,602 8/2/13
687 719 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
688 668 Advanced Style B360 $6,500 17.0% 1 $6,500 $38,287 9/26/14
689 569 Oh My God? Mitro. $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
690 420 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
691 785 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
692 781 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
693 529 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $9,283 24.6% 1 $9,283 $37,731 2/1/13
694 688 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
695 1063 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
696 588 Paper Dolls Strand $7,870 21.5% 3 $2,623 $36,577 9/6/06
697 570 Been Rich All My Life FRun $8,252 22.7% 1 $8,252 $36,406 7/21/06
698 322 Mansome Pala. $18,395 50.7% 20 $920 $36,280 5/18/12
699 659 Expedition to the End of the World Argo. $6,635 18.4% 1 $6,635 $36,135 8/20/14
700 713 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $5,754 16.1% 1 $5,754 $35,671 10/19/11
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, #1101-1148

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Blockade Icar. 3/14/07
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15