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, #1101-1167
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
267 Screamers (2006) Maya $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
266 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
265 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
264 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
263 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
262 Mr. Death Lions $24,125 4.7% 3 $8,041 $507,941 12/29/99
261 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
260 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
259 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
258 Unknown White Male Wells $24,591 19.4% 4 $6,147 $126,836 2/24/06
257 The Punk Singer IFC $24,729 20.1% 3 $8,243 $122,742 11/29/13
256 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $24,970 30.3% 4 $6,242 $82,378 5/26/00
255 Paragraph 175 NYer $25,007 25.9% 2 $12,503 $96,630 9/13/00
254 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
253 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
252 Paper Clips Slow $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
251 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
250 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 37.3% 12 $2,132 $68,598 9/12/14
249 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $25,807 3.3% 5 $5,161 $771,712 4/14/00
248 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
247 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
246 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
245 The Hornet's Nest Free $26,550 8.5% 4 $6,638 $312,706 5/9/14
244 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
243 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
242 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $26,840 26.6% 2 $13,420 $101,074 3/7/14
241 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
240 Stories We Tell RAtt. $27,053 1.7% 2 $13,527 $1,600,145 5/10/13
239 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
238 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
237 Control Room Magn. $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
236 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
235 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
234 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
233 Visions of Light Kino $27,761 3.5% 2 $13,880 $799,856 2/24/93
232 Planet B-Boy Elep. $27,777 10.1% 2 $13,888 $273,870 3/21/08
231 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
230 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $27,853 9.1% 2 $13,927 $305,036 2/21/14
229 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $27,879 10.1% 1 $27,879 $276,191 9/17/14
228 Powaqqatsi Can. $27,899 4.7% 1 $27,899 $589,244 4/29/88
227 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
226 Trumbo Gold. $28,125 25.8% 3 $9,375 $109,057 6/27/08
225 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
224 How to Survive a Plague IFC $28,250 21.4% 4 $7,063 $132,055 9/21/12
223 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
222 The Short Game Gold. $28,434 71.4% 17 $1,673 $39,819 9/20/13
221 Trouble the Water Zeit. $28,606 5.5% 3 $9,535 $520,151 8/22/08
220 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
219 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
218 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
217 Scratch Palm $29,677 10.2% 5 $5,935 $289,885 2/15/02
216 Room 237 IFC $29,693 10.0% 2 $14,847 $296,359 3/29/13
215 Girls Rock! Shad. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
214 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $30,500 6.9% 2 $15,250 $440,031 9/5/14
213 The Central Park Five IFC $30,570 9.4% 3 $10,190 $325,653 11/23/12
212 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
211 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $30,664 10.0% 2 $15,332 $306,845 9/1/06
210 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
209 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
208 Escape Fire RAtt. $30,953 24.5% 12 $2,579 $126,238 10/5/12
207 This Old Cub Emr. $31,252 11.6% 6 $5,208 $270,014 3/26/04
206 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
205 No End in Sight Magn. $31,533 2.2% 2 $15,766 $1,433,319 7/27/07
204 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
203 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $31,800 23.2% 3 $10,600 $137,042 11/22/13
202 Freakonomics Magn. $31,893 31.5% 20 $1,595 $101,270 10/1/10
201 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $32,037 8.4% 5 $6,407 $382,807 9/15/00
200 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $32,238 17.4% 8 $4,030 $184,889 11/28/14
199 The Hip Hop Project Think $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
198 Outrage Magn. $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
197 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
196 The Green Prince MBox $32,698 12.7% 4 $8,175 $258,237 9/12/14
195 Wordplay IFC $32,847 1.1% 2 $16,423 $3,121,270 6/16/06
194 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
193 Winged Migration SPC $33,128 0.3% 1 $33,128 $10,764,402 4/18/03
192 Brothers at War Gold. $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
191 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $33,165 5.9% 5 $6,633 $562,218 2/17/12
190 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $33,677 2.2% 1 $33,677 $1,510,026 3/16/11
189 For All Mankind Apol. $33,777 4.4% 6 $5,629 $770,132 11/1/89
188 Looking for Richard FoxS $33,843 2.4% 2 $16,921 $1,408,575 10/11/96
187 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
186 A Film Unfinished Osci. $34,060 10.6% 4 $8,515 $320,486 8/18/10
185 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
184 A Band Called Death Drft. $34,839 27.4% 15 $2,323 $127,257 6/28/13
183 Microcosmos Mira. $35,189 2.5% 2 $17,594 $1,433,210 10/9/96
182 Koch Zeit. $35,196 10.3% 2 $17,598 $342,941 2/1/13
181 Exporting Raymond Gold. $35,292 40.2% 13 $2,715 $87,727 4/29/11
180 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $35,563 5.2% 3 $11,854 $686,152 6/9/95
179 Restrepo NGE $35,581 2.7% 2 $17,791 $1,330,894 6/25/10
178 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $36,018 5.6% 3 $12,006 $647,280 3/21/14
177 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $36,295 24.2% 12 $3,024 $150,056 10/27/06
176 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $36,412 54.0% 5 $7,282 $67,433 11/5/04
175 Kids For Cash Pala. $36,639 25.6% 4 $9,160 $143,178 2/7/14
174 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $36,731 1.2% 5 $7,346 $3,058,527 2/9/05
173 Sharkwater Free $37,140 4.4% 60 $619 $850,920 9/28/07
172 L'Amour Fou IFC $37,250 11.9% 2 $18,625 $312,494 5/13/11
171 My Architect NYer $37,929 1.4% 2 $18,964 $2,750,707 11/12/03
170 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $38,281 3.4% 4 $9,570 $1,134,358 9/7/07
169 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
168 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $39,630 7.6% 4 $9,908 $518,342 5/3/13
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, #1101-1167

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15