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, #1101-1148
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
48 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $164,351 5.6% 7 $23,479 $2,930,687 6/11/10
47 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $170,756 5.2% 8 $21,345 $3,291,250 4/16/10
46 More Than a Game LGF $182,943 19.2% 14 $13,067 $950,675 10/2/09
45 Gonzo Magn. $191,942 15.3% 26 $7,382 $1,252,100 7/4/08
44 Bowling for Columbine UA $209,148 1.0% 8 $26,143 $21,576,018 10/11/02
43 The September Issue RAtt. $220,633 5.8% 6 $36,772 $3,820,067 8/28/09
42 The Aristocrats Think $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
41 Generation Iron TVC $245,000 28.8% 53 $4,623 $849,521 9/20/13
40 I Want Your Money Free $249,428 57.5% 537 $464 $433,588 10/15/10
39 Catfish Rog. $257,285 7.9% 12 $21,440 $3,237,343 9/17/10
38 Marley Magn. $262,004 18.5% 42 $6,238 $1,413,480 4/20/12
37 Freeriders WM $264,548 9.6% 11 $24,049 $2,750,064 10/20/98
36 Grizzly Man Lions $269,131 8.5% 29 $9,280 $3,178,403 8/12/05
35 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $279,219 45.5% 163 $1,713 $614,138 10/1/04
34 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $281,330 1.2% 4 $70,332 $24,146,161 5/24/06
33 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $309,455 41.7% 221 $1,400 $741,557 3/27/09
32 Paris is Burning Mira. $310,127 8.2% 23 $13,483 $3,779,620 8/9/91
31 First Descent Uni. $438,615 58.4% 243 $1,805 $750,805 12/2/05
30 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland PicH $464,170 76.9% 962 $483 $603,894 2/8/08
29 Super Size Me IDP $516,641 4.5% 41 $12,601 $11,536,423 5/7/04
28 The Endless Summer II NL $657,292 30.5% 302 $2,176 $2,155,385 6/3/94
27 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $853,589 53.1% 280 $3,048 $1,608,277 3/7/97
26 Good Hair RAtt. $1,039,220 25.0% 186 $5,587 $4,157,223 10/9/09
25 Imagine: John Lennon WB $1,412,213 37.6% 561 $2,517 $3,753,977 10/7/88
24 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
23 That's Dancing! MGM $1,506,802 35.8% 906 $1,663 $4,210,938 1/18/85
22 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
21 Believe ORF $2,007,567 32.3% 1,037 $1,936 $6,206,566 12/25/13
20 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
19 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 55.5% 317 $7,917 $4,520,644 10/10/14
18 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $2,521,171 16.8% 652 $3,866 $15,012,935 5/24/91
17 America (2014) LGF $2,743,753 19.0% 1,105 $2,483 $14,444,502 7/2/14
16 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $2,970,848 38.5% 1,052 $2,824 $7,720,487 4/18/08
15 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
14 Sicko LGF $3,600,179 14.7% 702 $5,128 $24,540,079 7/3/07
13 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/05
12 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $4,447,378 31.0% 962 $4,623 $14,363,397 10/2/09
11 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $4,632,847 60.0% 801 $5,783 $7,718,961 11/14/03
10 Bears BV $4,776,267 26.9% 1,720 $2,777 $17,780,194 4/18/14
9 African Cats BV $6,003,200 38.9% 1,220 $4,921 $15,428,747 4/22/11
8 Oceans BV $6,058,958 31.2% 1,206 $5,024 $19,422,319 4/22/10
7 2016 Obama's America RM $6,509,433 19.5% 1,091 $5,966 $33,449,086 8/24/12
6 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $7,138,266 28.2% 2,730 $2,615 $25,326,071 7/5/12
5 Earth (2009) BV $8,825,760 27.6% 1,804 $4,892 $32,011,576 4/22/09
4 Chimpanzee BV $10,673,748 36.8% 1,563 $6,829 $28,972,764 4/20/12
3 One Direction: This is Us TriS $15,815,497 54.8% 2,735 $5,783 $28,873,374 8/30/13
2 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $23,920,637 20.1% 868 $27,558 $119,194,771 6/25/04
1 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $29,514,054 40.4% 3,105 $9,505 $73,013,910 2/11/11
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, #1101-1148

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 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
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
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
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