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, #1101-1134
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
634 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
633 Side By Side Trib. $6,956 11.8% 1 $6,956 $58,825 8/17/12
632 Desert Bayou Libre $6,976 48.6% 1 $6,976 $14,350 10/5/07
631 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
630 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $7,035 31.9% 1 $7,035 $22,080 12/10/10
629 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $7,035 9.8% 1 $7,035 $71,471 3/23/07
628 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Libre $7,039 58.5% 1 $7,039 $12,025 12/7/12
627 Under Our Skin Shad. $7,043 7.1% 1 $7,043 $98,548 6/19/09
626 The Order of Myths CGld $7,056 11.3% 1 $7,056 $62,645 7/25/08
625 Zizek! Zeit. $7,062 35.0% 1 $7,062 $20,177 11/18/05
624 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
623 Ghosts of Cite Soleil Think $7,100 14.6% 1 $7,100 $48,752 6/27/07
622 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
621 Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer APD/C $7,105 40.3% 1 $7,105 $17,632 8/2/13
620 My Voyage to Italy Mira. $7,117 60.9% 1 $7,117 $11,683 10/24/01
619 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara $7,120 70.0% 1 $7,120 $10,171 5/5/95
618 The Way We Get By ICir $7,149 6.7% 1 $7,149 $106,542 7/17/09
617 Alive Inside B360 $7,200 3.1% 1 $7,200 $231,265 7/18/14
616 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
615 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $7,246 5.6% 1 $7,246 $130,441 12/4/09
614 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $7,272 14.2% 1 $7,272 $51,301 8/10/11
613 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
612 Rising From Ashes FRun $7,298 18.9% 3 $2,433 $38,602 8/2/13
611 Storm Surfers 3D XL $7,299 6.2% 2 $3,650 $117,090 4/26/13
610 God Loves Uganda Vari. $7,300 14.2% 1 $7,300 $51,229 10/11/13
609 Incendiary Truly $7,308 32.5% 1 $7,308 $22,457 9/23/11
608 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
607 Family Fundamentals Focus $7,352 64.8% 4 $1,838 $11,344 10/11/02
606 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
605 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
604 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
603 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
602 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $7,482 5.0% 1 $7,482 $148,292 10/20/06
601 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $7,502 85.5% 1 $7,502 $8,779 9/7/01
600 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
599 Making the Boys FRun $7,513 22.5% 1 $7,513 $33,443 3/11/11
598 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
597 Big Men Abr. $7,539 13.4% 1 $7,539 $56,286 3/14/14
596 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
595 Word Wars 7Art $7,559 6.8% 1 $7,559 $110,617 5/28/04
594 Hands on a Hard Body Prov. $7,607 1.4% 1 $7,607 $563,482 7/10/98
593 Martha and Ethel SPC $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
592 Meet the Fokkens KL $7,628 24.8% 1 $7,628 $30,810 8/8/12
591 American Meat LB $7,659 71.9% 1 $7,659 $10,650 4/12/13
590 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $7,685 28.4% 1 $7,685 $27,052 3/27/09
589 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
588 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 100.0% 1 $7,718 $7,718 2/8/08
587 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
586 Favela Rising Moch. $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
585 Somewhere Between Long Shot $7,799 3.7% 1 $7,799 $210,975 8/24/12
584 Collapse Vita. $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
583 Zoo Think $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
582 Budrus Bal. $7,819 11.4% 1 $7,819 $68,353 10/8/10
581 Paper Dolls Strand $7,870 21.5% 3 $2,623 $36,577 9/6/06
580 The Turandot Project Zeit. $7,877 23.5% 2 $3,938 $33,504 8/10/01
579 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $7,882 7.0% 1 $7,882 $112,679 5/4/12
578 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
577 The Interrupters CGld $7,920 2.8% 1 $7,920 $282,448 7/29/11
576 Billy the Kid Elep. $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
575 Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm KL $7,937 7.0% 1 $7,937 $113,966 4/19/13
574 Crazy Horse Zipp. $7,963 5.0% 1 $7,963 $157,782 1/18/12
573 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
572 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
571 Teenage Osci. $8,000 19.9% 1 $8,000 $40,169 3/14/14
570 Saving Marriage Reg. $8,044 43.0% 2 $4,022 $18,720 10/17/08
569 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
568 Pressure Cooker BevP $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
567 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope WHE $8,203 23.7% 3 $2,734 $34,665 4/6/12
566 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $8,218 2.2% 1 $8,218 $370,218 3/1/13
565 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $8,227 9.1% 1 $8,227 $90,066 11/7/08
564 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
563 Been Rich All My Life FRun $8,252 22.7% 1 $8,252 $36,406 7/21/06
562 Oh My God? Mitro. $8,263 21.6% 3 $2,754 $38,244 11/13/09
561 Bhutto FRun $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
560 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $8,318 5.9% 1 $8,318 $140,000 1/3/97
559 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $8,335 3.3% 1 $8,335 $253,311 8/25/95
558 The Homestretch KF $8,373 48.4% 1 $8,373 $17,306 9/12/14
557 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
556 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $8,378 4.0% 3 $2,792 $208,392 8/31/07
555 Praying with Lior FRun $8,401 10.2% 1 $8,401 $82,553 2/1/08
554 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $8,406 34.1% 1 $8,406 $24,630 9/10/14
553 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
552 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
551 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
550 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
549 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
548 Bus 174 Think $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
547 Road Scholar Gold. $8,635 1.4% 1 $8,635 $597,564 7/16/93
546 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
545 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
544 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $8,741 10.0% 4 $2,185 $87,370 10/26/07
543 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
542 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $8,756 42.3% 1 $8,756 $20,709 11/8/13
541 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
540 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
539 Show Business Reg. $8,829 5.8% 1 $8,829 $151,792 5/11/07
538 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
537 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
536 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $8,981 8.4% 1 $8,981 $106,686 4/2/03
535 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
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, #1101-1134

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 Last Party Trit 8/27/93
NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. 10/1/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Meet the Mormons Purd. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
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
God the Father RM 10/31/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 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
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15