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, #1101-1116
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 589 Making the Boys FRun $7,513 22.5% 1 $7,513 $33,443 3/11/11
702 760 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
703 626 Running From Crazy Vita. $6,822 20.5% 1 $6,822 $33,300 11/1/13
704 678 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
705 979 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
706 708 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
707 417 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
708 1002 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
709 268 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
710 918 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
711 244 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
712 886 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
713 743 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
714 726 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
715 826 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
716 644 Hats Off Abr. $6,570 21.0% 1 $6,570 $31,272 3/28/08
717 719 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
718 490 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $9,993 32.3% 1 $9,993 $30,918 8/6/08
719 931 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
720 582 Meet the Fokkens KL $7,628 24.8% 1 $7,628 $30,810 8/8/12
721 724 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
722 867 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
723 720 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
724 541 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
725 468 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
726 806 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
727 482 American Swing Magn. $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
728 829 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
729 741 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
730 449 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $10,976 36.7% 3 $3,659 $29,893 12/3/10
731 606 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
732 915 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
733 738 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
734 947 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
735 787 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
736 913 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
737 763 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
738 505 Catwalk Arro. $9,560 33.3% 1 $9,560 $28,672 2/16/96
739 906 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
740 709 Garbo: The Spy FRun $5,593 19.6% 1 $5,593 $28,563 11/18/11
741 280 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
742 406 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
743 715 Broadway Idiot FB $5,514 20.0% 1 $5,514 $27,595 10/11/13
744 692 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
745 588 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
746 667 Jane's Journey FRun $6,193 22.7% 1 $6,193 $27,253 9/16/11
747 580 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $7,685 28.4% 1 $7,685 $27,052 3/27/09
748 811 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
749 748 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
750 1030 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
751 955 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
752 924 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
753 818 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
754 439 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
755 475 Elena (2014) Vari. $10,341 40.1% 1 $10,341 $25,788 5/30/14
756 372 Through the Fire Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
757 822 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
758 942 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
759 542 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
760 680 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $5,944 24.0% 1 $5,944 $24,729 10/4/06
761 688 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
762 722 Otter 501 Pala. $5,444 22.3% 3 $1,815 $24,449 5/11/12
763 847 Manakamana CGld $3,635 15.0% 1 $3,635 $24,182 4/18/14
764 689 Radio Unnameable KL $5,833 24.2% 1 $5,833 $24,090 9/19/12
765 901 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
766 656 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
767 666 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
768 735 Forever Icar. $5,202 21.8% 1 $5,202 $23,828 9/12/07
769 374 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
770 712 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $5,530 23.3% 1 $5,530 $23,701 1/18/13
771 408 Video Games: The Movie Vari. $12,759 55.4% 25 $510 $23,043 7/18/14
772 425 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $12,184 53.1% 3 $4,061 $22,938 7/7/06
773 825 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
774 753 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
775 336 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $17,112 75.4% 2 $8,556 $22,692 2/17/94
776 937 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
777 472 The Other City CF $10,396 46.1% 2 $5,198 $22,539 9/17/10
778 599 Incendiary Truly $7,308 32.5% 1 $7,308 $22,457 9/23/11
779 728 F**k Think $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
780 620 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $7,035 31.9% 1 $7,035 $22,080 12/10/10
781 885 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
782 538 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
783 638 The Matador (2008) CityL $6,695 30.7% 1 $6,695 $21,816 10/31/08
784 696 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $5,712 26.3% 4 $1,428 $21,697 3/2/12
785 933 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
786 1034 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
787 300 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
788 1080 So Much So Fast Bal. $1,015 4.7% 1 $1,015 $21,525 10/11/06
789 1095 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
790 791 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
791 892 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
792 759 Girl Model FRun $4,898 23.2% 1 $4,898 $21,154 9/5/12
793 776 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
794 1051 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
795 998 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
796 909 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
797 534 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $8,756 42.3% 1 $8,756 $20,709 11/8/13
798 340 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
799 579 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
800 675 Our Nixon Cdgm. $6,090 29.6% 3 $2,030 $20,584 8/30/13
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,285,873-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1116

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Elemental TFC 5/17/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 9/5/14
Levitated Mass FRun 9/5/14
Born to Fly: Elizabeth Strep vs. Gravity TFC 9/10/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun 9/12/14
Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15