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, #1101-1106
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 705 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
702 415 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
703 995 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
704 267 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
705 914 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
706 243 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
707 882 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
708 740 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
709 723 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
710 822 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
711 641 Hats Off Abr. $6,570 21.0% 1 $6,570 $31,272 3/28/08
712 716 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
713 488 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $9,993 32.3% 1 $9,993 $30,918 8/6/08
714 926 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
715 580 Meet the Fokkens KL $7,628 24.8% 1 $7,628 $30,810 8/8/12
716 202 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 100.0% 1 $30,710 $30,710 7/18/14
717 721 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
718 863 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
719 717 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
720 539 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
721 466 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
722 803 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
723 480 American Swing Magn. $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
724 825 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
725 738 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
726 447 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $10,976 36.7% 3 $3,659 $29,893 12/3/10
727 604 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
728 911 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
729 735 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
730 941 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
731 784 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
732 909 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
733 760 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
734 503 Catwalk Arro. $9,560 33.3% 1 $9,560 $28,672 2/16/96
735 902 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
736 706 Garbo: The Spy FRun $5,593 19.6% 1 $5,593 $28,563 11/18/11
737 279 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
738 405 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
739 712 Broadway Idiot FB $5,514 20.0% 1 $5,514 $27,595 10/11/13
740 689 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
741 586 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
742 664 Jane's Journey FRun $6,193 22.7% 1 $6,193 $27,253 9/16/11
743 578 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $7,685 28.4% 1 $7,685 $27,052 3/27/09
744 808 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
745 745 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
746 1023 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
747 949 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
748 919 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
749 814 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
750 437 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
751 473 Elena (2014) Vari. $10,341 40.1% 1 $10,341 $25,788 5/30/14
752 371 Through the Fire Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
753 818 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
754 936 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
755 540 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
756 677 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $5,944 24.0% 1 $5,944 $24,729 10/4/06
757 685 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
758 719 Otter 501 Pala. $5,444 22.3% 3 $1,815 $24,449 5/11/12
759 843 Manakamana CGld $3,635 15.0% 1 $3,635 $24,182 4/18/14
760 686 Radio Unnameable KL $5,833 24.2% 1 $5,833 $24,090 9/19/12
761 897 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
762 653 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
763 663 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
764 732 Forever Icar. $5,202 21.8% 1 $5,202 $23,828 9/12/07
765 373 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
766 709 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $5,530 23.3% 1 $5,530 $23,701 1/18/13
767 423 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $12,184 53.1% 3 $4,061 $22,938 7/7/06
768 821 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
769 750 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
770 335 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $17,112 75.4% 2 $8,556 $22,692 2/17/94
771 932 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
772 470 The Other City CF $10,396 46.1% 2 $5,198 $22,539 9/17/10
773 597 Incendiary Truly $7,308 32.5% 1 $7,308 $22,457 9/23/11
774 725 F**k Think $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
775 618 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $7,035 31.9% 1 $7,035 $22,080 12/10/10
776 881 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
777 536 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
778 636 The Matador (2008) CityL $6,695 30.7% 1 $6,695 $21,816 10/31/08
779 693 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $5,712 26.3% 4 $1,428 $21,697 3/2/12
780 928 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
781 1027 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
782 299 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
783 1071 So Much So Fast Bal. $1,015 4.7% 1 $1,015 $21,525 10/11/06
784 1086 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
785 788 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
786 888 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
787 756 Girl Model FRun $4,898 23.2% 1 $4,898 $21,154 9/5/12
788 773 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
789 1042 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
790 991 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
791 905 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
792 532 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $8,756 42.3% 1 $8,756 $20,709 11/8/13
793 992 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
794 339 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
795 577 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
796 672 Our Nixon Cdgm. $6,090 29.6% 3 $2,030 $20,584 8/30/13
797 673 Walt & El Grupo BV $6,059 29.5% 3 $2,020 $20,521 9/9/09
798 1004 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
799 674 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
800 484 The Highest Pass Libre $10,125 49.7% 2 $5,063 $20,386 4/27/12
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.4%1,346$5,517$28,170,359-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1106

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Birth of the Living Dead FRun 10/18/13
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15