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
567 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
566 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
565 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
564 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
563 Bus 174 Think $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
562 Road Scholar Gold. $8,635 1.4% 1 $8,635 $597,564 7/16/93
561 The Principle RM $8,657 50.2% 1 $8,657 $17,261 10/24/14
560 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
559 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
558 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $8,741 10.0% 4 $2,185 $87,370 10/26/07
557 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
556 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $8,756 42.3% 1 $8,756 $20,709 11/8/13
555 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
554 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
553 Show Business Reg. $8,829 5.8% 1 $8,829 $151,792 5/11/07
552 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
551 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
550 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $8,981 8.4% 1 $8,981 $106,686 4/2/03
549 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
548 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $9,047 37.9% 4 $2,262 $23,868 11/21/14
547 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $9,094 10.8% 1 $9,094 $84,577 1/24/14
546 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
545 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
544 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $9,129 3.8% 1 $9,129 $240,239 6/20/07
543 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
542 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $9,165 13.5% 1 $9,165 $67,966 11/1/13
541 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $9,202 23.5% 5 $1,840 $39,192 6/26/13
540 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
539 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $9,220 9.6% 1 $9,220 $95,865 6/25/08
538 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $9,242 4.7% 2 $4,621 $194,721 6/5/09
537 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
536 Limelight Magn. $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
535 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $9,283 24.6% 1 $9,283 $37,731 2/1/13
534 American Dream Mira. $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
533 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
532 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $9,366 7.8% 2 $4,683 $120,459 8/16/13
531 Stevie Lions $9,383 9.1% 4 $2,345 $103,401 3/28/03
530 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $9,423 33.0% 1 $9,423 $28,516 10/17/14
529 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
528 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $9,456 15.1% 1 $9,456 $62,598 8/27/14
527 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $9,482 1.6% 1 $9,482 $578,241 9/19/03
526 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $9,527 4.8% 1 $9,527 $200,010 11/16/07
525 Beyond the Mat Lions $9,532 0.5% 1 $9,532 $2,053,648 10/22/99
524 Catwalk Arro. $9,560 33.3% 1 $9,560 $28,672 2/16/96
523 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $9,571 18.0% 1 $9,571 $53,319 4/29/94
522 The Business of Being Born ICir $9,574 13.7% 1 $9,574 $69,991 1/9/08
521 Kumare KL $9,601 7.3% 1 $9,601 $132,160 6/20/12
520 If I Die Tonight Indic. $9,646 47.7% 2 $4,823 $20,214 7/31/09
519 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
518 The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
517 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $9,711 2.2% 1 $9,711 $449,707 3/18/94
516 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
515 Waste Land Arth. $9,806 5.2% 1 $9,806 $187,716 10/29/10
514 An Unreasonable Man IFC $9,813 5.6% 1 $9,813 $176,647 1/31/07
513 Mondovino Think $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
512 Sweetgrass CGld $9,870 4.8% 1 $9,870 $207,473 1/6/10
511 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $9,895 64.6% 6 $1,649 $15,313 7/31/98
510 Hannari - Geisha Modern Saku. $9,930 66.3% 1 $9,930 $14,974 11/17/06
509 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $9,993 32.3% 1 $9,993 $30,918 8/6/08
508 Leviathan (2013) CGld $10,000 13.1% 1 $10,000 $76,211 3/1/13
507 National Gallery Zipp. $10,049 6.1% 1 $10,049 $165,726 11/5/14
506 I Am Pala. $10,092 0.6% 1 $10,092 $1,591,034 2/18/11
505 Bonhoeffer FRun $10,099 3.4% 1 $10,099 $296,131 6/20/03
504 The Highest Pass Libre $10,125 49.7% 2 $5,063 $20,386 4/27/12
503 Constantine's Sword FRun $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
502 The Missing Picture Strand $10,148 19.5% 5 $2,030 $52,164 3/19/14
501 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $10,170 70.0% 1 $10,170 $14,528 7/5/95
500 American Swing Magn. $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
499 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
498 Citizen Koch Vari. $10,200 6.6% 1 $10,200 $153,908 6/6/14
497 Crazy Wisdom AM $10,304 12.0% 1 $10,304 $86,202 11/25/11
496 Surfwise Magn. $10,304 3.8% 1 $10,304 $269,994 5/9/08
495 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $10,322 22.4% 2 $5,161 $46,078 11/13/09
494 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $10,337 4.8% 2 $5,169 $216,110 6/13/08
493 Elena (2014) Vari. $10,341 40.1% 1 $10,341 $25,788 5/30/14
492 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $10,350 26.5% 1 $10,350 $39,075 3/6/98
491 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
490 The Other City CF $10,396 46.1% 2 $5,198 $22,539 9/17/10
489 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $10,413 9.6% 7 $1,487 $108,807 10/26/07
488 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
487 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
486 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $10,505 29.2% 1 $10,505 $35,955 12/5/14
485 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
484 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $10,533 10.2% 2 $5,266 $102,990 9/13/06
483 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
482 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.1% 2 $5,282 $147,844 4/11/14
481 Dancemaker AL $10,594 4.1% 3 $3,531 $256,780 3/3/99
480 Suicide Killers CityL $10,601 58.1% 1 $10,601 $18,239 8/25/06
479 The Long Way Home 7Art $10,606 17.5% 7 $1,515 $60,509 9/17/97
478 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
477 Le Joli Mai Icar. $10,662 23.3% 3 $3,554 $45,743 9/13/13
476 Paradise Lost CThnk $10,740 3.9% 1 $10,740 $272,750 9/20/96
475 Kurt Cobain About a Son Bal. $10,749 12.4% 2 $5,374 $87,016 10/3/07
474 Mondo New York 4&B $10,752 5.6% 1 $10,752 $193,209 4/22/88
473 Brother's Keeper CThnk $10,758 0.8% 1 $10,758 $1,305,915 9/9/92
472 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
471 Ever Again RM $10,802 62.4% 12 $900 $17,304 12/8/06
470 51 Birch Street Truly $10,827 12.8% 2 $5,413 $84,689 10/18/06
469 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
468 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
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