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, #1101-1128
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
601 685 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $6,027 11.9% 1 $6,027 $50,715 3/29/00
602 708 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
603 1065 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
604 246 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
605 985 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
606 267 To Be Takei SM $22,846 45.9% 22 $1,038 $49,827 8/22/14
607 282 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
608 538 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
609 671 Alice Neel SeeT $6,207 12.7% 1 $6,207 $48,969 4/20/07
610 278 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $21,705 44.4% 12 $1,809 $48,911 6/27/14
611 619 Ghosts of Cite Soleil Think $7,100 14.6% 1 $7,100 $48,752 6/27/07
612 574 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
613 388 Mademoiselle C Cohen $14,284 29.3% 6 $2,381 $48,668 9/11/13
614 982 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
615 446 Terror's Advocate Magn. $11,197 23.5% 3 $3,732 $47,724 10/12/07
616 373 GMO OMG SD $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
617 712 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
618 191 The Green Prince MBox $32,698 69.0% 4 $8,175 $47,387 9/12/14
619 636 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
620 580 Collapse Vita. $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
621 408 Connected Pala. $13,301 28.4% 3 $4,434 $46,782 9/16/11
622 599 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
623 690 The Woodmans Lorb. $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
624 818 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
625 655 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
626 194 The Hip Hop Project Think $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
627 292 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
628 481 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $10,322 22.4% 2 $5,161 $46,078 11/13/09
629 464 Le Joli Mai Icar. $10,662 23.3% 3 $3,554 $45,743 9/13/13
630 751 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
631 204 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
632 1040 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
633 149 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 100.0% 50 $900 $45,000 3/8/13
634 782 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
635 564 Pressure Cooker BevP $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
636 890 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
637 633 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
638 513 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $9,456 21.3% 1 $9,456 $44,409 8/27/14
639 666 Regret to Inform AL $6,294 14.2% 1 $6,294 $44,204 6/25/99
640 808 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
641 537 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
642 701 OC87 FKF $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
643 764 If You Build It Long Shot $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
644 419 The Dog Drft. $12,431 28.8% 3 $4,144 $43,183 8/8/14
645 950 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
646 568 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
647 535 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
648 550 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
649 409 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
650 604 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
651 721 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
652 441 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $11,437 27.6% 1 $11,437 $41,430 1/11/95
653 693 The Betrayal CGld $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
654 601 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
655 348 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
656 653 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
657 877 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
658 252 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
659 311 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
660 385 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $14,328 35.3% 8 $1,791 $40,563 2/7/14
661 846 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
662 976 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
663 1017 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
664 567 Teenage Osci. $8,000 19.9% 1 $8,000 $40,169 3/14/14
665 1038 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
666 362 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
667 216 The Short Game Gold. $28,434 71.4% 17 $1,673 $39,819 9/20/13
668 678 Khodorkovsky KL $6,110 15.5% 1 $6,110 $39,522 11/30/11
669 859 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
670 525 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $9,202 23.5% 5 $1,840 $39,192 6/26/13
671 478 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $10,350 26.5% 1 $10,350 $39,075 3/6/98
672 823 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
673 676 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $6,157 15.8% 1 $6,157 $38,933 9/13/13
674 744 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
675 428 Tsahal NYer $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
676 677 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $6,116 15.8% 1 $6,116 $38,691 6/8/12
677 608 Rising From Ashes FRun $7,298 18.9% 3 $2,433 $38,602 8/2/13
678 706 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
679 558 Oh My God? Mitro. $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
680 411 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
681 772 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
682 768 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
683 519 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $9,283 24.6% 1 $9,283 $37,731 2/1/13
684 675 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
685 1044 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
686 577 Paper Dolls Strand $7,870 21.5% 3 $2,623 $36,577 9/6/06
687 559 Been Rich All My Life FRun $8,252 22.7% 1 $8,252 $36,406 7/21/06
688 316 Mansome Pala. $18,395 50.7% 20 $920 $36,280 5/18/12
689 700 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $5,754 16.1% 1 $5,754 $35,671 10/19/11
690 847 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story FRun $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
691 224 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
692 641 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? AtRsk $6,742 19.0% 1 $6,742 $35,397 7/27/06
693 243 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 73.0% 12 $2,132 $35,074 9/12/14
694 824 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
695 975 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
696 563 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope WHE $8,203 23.7% 3 $2,734 $34,665 4/6/12
697 642 Orchestra of Exiles FRun $6,719 19.4% 1 $6,719 $34,577 10/26/12
698 386 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $14,321 41.6% 2 $7,160 $34,402 2/9/96
699 420 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
700 656 Hit So Hard Vari. $6,500 19.1% 1 $6,500 $34,025 4/13/12
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, #1101-1128

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Jupiter's Wife AL 8/18/95
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
God the Father RM 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
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15