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
748 F**k Think $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
747 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $5,302 33.3% 1 $5,302 $15,941 5/9/12
746 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
745 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
744 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
743 Great Directors Pala. $5,440 30.4% 3 $1,813 $17,921 7/2/10
742 Otter 501 Pala. $5,444 22.3% 3 $1,815 $24,449 5/11/12
741 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $5,451 52.7% 2 $2,726 $10,347 12/13/13
740 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
739 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
738 I Like Killing Flies Think $5,487 33.8% 1 $5,487 $16,214 7/28/06
737 Best Worst Movie Abr. $5,503 5.0% 1 $5,503 $109,895 4/23/10
736 Killing Kasztner SkyI $5,513 4.9% 1 $5,513 $112,313 10/23/09
735 Broadway Idiot FB $5,514 20.0% 1 $5,514 $27,595 10/11/13
734 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
733 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $5,526 40.3% 2 $2,763 $13,710 11/15/06
732 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $5,530 23.3% 1 $5,530 $23,701 1/18/13
731 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $5,546 27.7% 1 $5,546 $20,018 4/18/08
730 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
729 Garbo: The Spy FRun $5,593 19.6% 1 $5,593 $28,563 11/18/11
728 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
727 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $5,599 45.3% 3 $1,866 $12,366 10/14/11
726 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
725 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
724 Casting By SD $5,649 31.1% 2 $2,825 $18,164 11/1/13
723 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $5,656 40.0% 1 $5,656 $14,130 3/13/09
722 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
721 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
720 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
719 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
718 How to Grow a Band ICir $5,705 28.3% 1 $5,705 $20,135 4/13/12
717 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $5,712 31.4% 2 $2,856 $18,190 4/25/14
716 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $5,712 26.3% 4 $1,428 $21,697 3/2/12
715 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
714 OC87 FKF $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
713 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $5,754 16.1% 1 $5,754 $35,671 10/19/11
712 Beyond Vanilla Strand $5,761 21.0% 1 $5,761 $27,396 5/16/03
711 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $5,763 49.8% 1 $5,763 $11,562 8/23/02
710 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
709 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 9.9% 2 $2,900 $58,683 9/12/14
708 Radio Unnameable KL $5,833 24.2% 1 $5,833 $24,090 9/19/12
707 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
706 The Betrayal CGld $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
705 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 100.0% 1 $5,869 $5,869 4/30/99
704 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
703 The Woodmans Lorb. $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
702 I Trust You to Kill Me FInd. $5,888 45.8% 1 $5,888 $12,854 9/8/06
701 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $5,905 29.5% 2 $2,953 $19,988 11/4/11
700 The Unbelievers CM $5,925 41.1% 1 $5,925 $14,400 11/29/13
699 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Bal. $5,944 24.0% 1 $5,944 $24,729 10/4/06
698 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $6,027 11.9% 1 $6,027 $50,715 3/29/00
697 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
696 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
695 Walt & El Grupo BV $6,059 29.5% 3 $2,020 $20,521 9/9/09
694 Our Nixon Cdgm. $6,090 29.6% 3 $2,030 $20,584 8/30/13
693 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $6,093 4.2% 1 $6,093 $145,088 11/22/13
692 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuck $6,100 50.3% 1 $6,100 $12,133 1/3/14
691 Khodorkovsky KL $6,110 15.5% 1 $6,110 $39,522 11/30/11
690 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $6,116 15.8% 1 $6,116 $38,691 6/8/12
689 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $6,157 15.8% 1 $6,157 $38,933 9/13/13
688 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
687 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $6,193 37.0% 1 $6,193 $16,734 4/27/12
686 Jane's Journey FRun $6,193 22.7% 1 $6,193 $27,253 9/16/11
685 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
684 Alice Neel SeeT $6,207 12.7% 1 $6,207 $48,969 4/20/07
683 Sputnik Mania Bal. $6,223 54.4% 1 $6,223 $11,441 3/14/08
682 Stolen ICir $6,250 4.7% 1 $6,250 $132,596 4/19/06
681 Public Speaking Rialto $6,260 10.1% 1 $6,260 $62,173 2/23/11
680 Unmistaken Child Osci. $6,293 2.1% 1 $6,293 $306,140 6/3/09
679 Regret to Inform AL $6,294 14.2% 1 $6,294 $44,204 6/25/99
678 Cropsey CP $6,306 12.0% 1 $6,306 $52,476 6/4/10
677 Nanking Think $6,316 3.9% 1 $6,316 $161,182 12/12/07
676 Code Black Long Shot $6,319 3.3% 1 $6,319 $190,229 6/20/14
675 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
674 7th Street PAc. $6,354 40.7% 1 $6,354 $15,629 1/17/03
673 Something to Cheer About Truly $6,410 65.6% 9 $712 $9,777 4/27/07
672 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $6,411 4.0% 1 $6,411 $160,621 5/23/03
671 Hiding and Seeking FRun $6,423 12.4% 1 $6,423 $51,936 2/6/04
670 My Reincarnation Long Shot $6,498 7.0% 1 $6,498 $92,822 10/28/11
669 Hit So Hard Vari. $6,500 19.1% 1 $6,500 $34,025 4/13/12
668 Advanced Style B360 $6,500 12.0% 1 $6,500 $54,363 9/26/14
667 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
666 Genghis Blues Roxie $6,524 1.7% 1 $6,524 $374,550 7/1/99
665 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
664 Horse Boy Zeit. $6,554 4.2% 3 $2,185 $156,612 9/30/09
663 The Panama Deception EPr $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
662 Hats Off Abr. $6,570 21.0% 1 $6,570 $31,272 3/28/08
661 Rejoice and Shout Magn. $6,589 6.6% 1 $6,589 $100,237 6/3/11
660 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 100.0% 3 $2,209 $6,627 8/24/07
659 Expedition to the End of the World Argo. $6,635 18.4% 1 $6,635 $36,135 8/20/14
658 Bloodline Libre $6,658 10.3% 1 $6,658 $64,698 5/9/08
657 5 Broken Cameras KL $6,674 6.1% 1 $6,674 $109,983 5/30/12
656 The Matador (2008) CityL $6,695 30.7% 1 $6,695 $21,816 10/31/08
655 Picture Me Strand $6,718 55.9% 1 $6,718 $12,008 9/17/10
654 Orchestra of Exiles FRun $6,719 19.4% 1 $6,719 $34,577 10/26/12
653 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? AtRsk $6,742 19.0% 1 $6,742 $35,397 7/27/06
652 King Corn Bal. $6,753 6.4% 1 $6,753 $105,422 10/12/07
651 America the Beautiful FInd. $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
650 Black Gold CalN $6,764 7.2% 3 $2,254 $93,477 10/6/06
649 Peter Brook: The Tightrope FRun $6,768 34.9% 1 $6,768 $19,365 1/31/14
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
Blockade Icar. 3/14/07
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