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
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
816 Our City Dreams FRun $4,056 11.6% 1 $4,056 $34,972 2/6/09
815 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
814 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
813 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
812 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
811 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
810 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
809 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
808 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
807 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
806 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
805 Design is One FRun $4,236 25.9% 1 $4,236 $16,386 10/11/13
804 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
803 Without the King FRun $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
802 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
801 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliq. $4,286 36.3% 1 $4,286 $11,799 10/2/09
800 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
799 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman AL $4,347 21.6% 1 $4,347 $20,157 7/4/07
798 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $4,352 47.5% 1 $4,352 $9,166 2/27/09
797 A Letter to True Zeit. $4,395 28.1% 1 $4,395 $15,635 9/8/04
796 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
795 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
794 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
793 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
792 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
791 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
790 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
789 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
788 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
787 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
786 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
785 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
784 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
783 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
782 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
781 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
780 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $4,632 0.3% 1 $4,632 $1,577,480 8/19/88
779 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
778 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom FRun $4,645 24.1% 1 $4,645 $19,245 8/13/10
777 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
776 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
775 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
774 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
773 American Cannibal Life $4,778 28.8% 1 $4,778 $16,566 3/16/07
772 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon Reel $4,792 24.3% 1 $4,792 $19,712 5/30/08
771 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $4,794 25.3% 1 $4,794 $18,938 7/31/13
770 East of Havana BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
769 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $4,820 30.7% 1 $4,820 $15,679 4/30/04
768 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
767 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
766 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
765 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
764 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
763 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
762 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
761 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
760 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
759 Girl Model FRun $4,898 23.2% 1 $4,898 $21,154 9/5/12
758 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
757 If You Build It Long Shot $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
756 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
755 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
754 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $4,996 4.2% 1 $4,996 $118,206 3/19/10
753 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
752 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
751 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
750 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
749 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $5,026 27.0% 3 $1,675 $18,618 6/1/12
748 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
747 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
746 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
745 Red Obsession A23 $5,060 38.3% 2 $2,530 $13,199 9/6/13
744 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
743 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
742 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
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
740 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $5,093 25.4% 1 $5,093 $20,073 4/11/03
739 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
738 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
737 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
736 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $5,185 2.1% 1 $5,185 $247,159 4/4/14
735 Forever Icar. $5,202 21.8% 1 $5,202 $23,828 9/12/07
734 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
733 More Than Honey KL $5,225 6.5% 1 $5,225 $79,772 6/12/13
732 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
731 Blockade Icar. $5,271 44.9% 1 $5,271 $11,750 3/14/07
730 Blindsight Abr. $5,279 5.9% 1 $5,279 $89,169 3/5/08
729 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
728 F**k Think $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
727 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $5,302 33.3% 1 $5,302 $15,941 5/9/12
726 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
725 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
724 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
723 Great Directors Pala. $5,440 30.4% 3 $1,813 $17,921 7/2/10
722 Otter 501 Pala. $5,444 22.3% 3 $1,815 $24,449 5/11/12
721 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $5,451 52.7% 2 $2,726 $10,347 12/13/13
720 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
719 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
718 I Like Killing Flies Think $5,487 33.8% 1 $5,487 $16,214 7/28/06
717 Best Worst Movie Abr. $5,503 5.0% 1 $5,503 $109,895 4/23/10
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