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, #1101-1161
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 694 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
702 1074 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
703 594 Paper Dolls Strand $7,870 21.5% 3 $2,623 $36,577 9/6/06
704 576 Been Rich All My Life FRun $8,252 22.7% 1 $8,252 $36,406 7/21/06
705 325 Mansome Pala. $18,395 50.7% 20 $920 $36,280 5/18/12
706 719 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $5,754 16.1% 1 $5,754 $35,671 10/19/11
707 870 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story FRun $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
708 230 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
709 659 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? AtRsk $6,742 19.0% 1 $6,742 $35,397 7/27/06
710 847 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
711 1004 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
712 366 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argo. $15,982 46.0% 4 $3,996 $34,754 9/19/14
713 580 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope WHE $8,203 23.7% 3 $2,734 $34,665 4/6/12
714 660 Orchestra of Exiles FRun $6,719 19.4% 1 $6,719 $34,577 10/26/12
715 397 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $14,321 41.6% 2 $7,160 $34,402 2/9/96
716 432 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
717 675 Hit So Hard Vari. $6,500 19.1% 1 $6,500 $34,025 4/13/12
718 807 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
719 805 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
720 187 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
721 887 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
722 593 The Turandot Project Zeit. $7,877 23.5% 2 $3,938 $33,504 8/10/01
723 612 Making the Boys FRun $7,513 22.5% 1 $7,513 $33,443 3/11/11
724 786 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
725 650 Running From Crazy Vita. $6,822 20.5% 1 $6,822 $33,300 11/1/13
726 703 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
727 1019 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
728 734 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
729 433 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
730 1043 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
731 279 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
732 951 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
733 253 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
734 917 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
735 769 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
736 752 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
737 857 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
738 668 Hats Off Abr. $6,570 21.0% 1 $6,570 $31,272 3/28/08
739 745 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
740 507 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $9,993 32.3% 1 $9,993 $30,918 8/6/08
741 964 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
742 605 Meet the Fokkens KL $7,628 24.8% 1 $7,628 $30,810 8/8/12
743 750 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
744 898 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
745 746 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
746 562 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
747 484 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
748 836 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
749 498 American Swing Magn. $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
750 860 The Windmill Movie FDesk $3,832 12.8% 1 $3,832 $30,050 6/17/09
751 767 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
752 465 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $10,976 36.7% 3 $3,659 $29,893 12/3/10
753 630 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
754 948 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
755 764 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
756 982 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
757 816 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
758 946 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
759 790 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
760 522 Catwalk Arro. $9,560 33.3% 1 $9,560 $28,672 2/16/96
761 939 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
762 735 Garbo: The Spy FRun $5,593 19.6% 1 $5,593 $28,563 11/18/11
763 528 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $9,423 33.0% 1 $9,423 $28,516 10/17/14
764 291 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
765 421 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
766 878 Manakamana CGld $3,635 13.1% 1 $3,635 $27,738 4/18/14
767 741 Broadway Idiot FB $5,514 20.0% 1 $5,514 $27,595 10/11/13
768 718 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
769 611 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
770 692 Jane's Journey FRun $6,193 22.7% 1 $6,193 $27,253 9/16/11
771 603 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $7,685 28.4% 1 $7,685 $27,052 3/27/09
772 842 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
773 774 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
774 1072 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
775 991 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
776 957 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
777 849 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
778 455 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
779 491 Elena (2014) Vari. $10,341 40.1% 1 $10,341 $25,788 5/30/14
780 387 Through the Fire Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
781 853 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
782 976 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
783 563 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
784 705 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $5,944 24.0% 1 $5,944 $24,729 10/4/06
785 713 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
786 567 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $8,406 34.1% 1 $8,406 $24,630 9/10/14
787 748 Otter 501 Pala. $5,444 22.3% 3 $1,815 $24,449 5/11/12
788 714 Radio Unnameable KL $5,833 24.2% 1 $5,833 $24,090 9/19/12
789 933 American Storytellers Indic. $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
790 681 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
791 691 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
792 761 Forever Icar. $5,202 21.8% 1 $5,202 $23,828 9/12/07
793 389 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
794 738 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $5,530 23.3% 1 $5,530 $23,701 1/18/13
795 424 Video Games: The Movie Vari. $12,759 55.4% 25 $510 $23,043 7/18/14
796 441 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $12,184 53.1% 3 $4,061 $22,938 7/7/06
797 856 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
798 779 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
799 349 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $17,112 75.4% 2 $8,556 $22,692 2/17/94
800 970 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
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, #1101-1161

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kids Grow Up Shad. 10/29/10
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
Touch the Wall TTW 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/5/14
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen 12/10/14
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
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
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