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
467 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
466 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $10,976 36.7% 3 $3,659 $29,893 12/3/10
465 Venus and Serena Magn. $10,981 21.4% 4 $2,745 $51,271 5/10/13
464 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
463 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $11,041 12.7% 2 $5,521 $86,637 6/13/12
462 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
461 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $11,143 8.4% 1 $11,143 $132,782 7/25/07
460 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $11,179 59.1% 2 $5,589 $18,918 11/9/07
459 Terror's Advocate Magn. $11,197 23.5% 3 $3,732 $47,724 10/12/07
458 The Heart of the Game Mira. $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
457 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $11,281 12.2% 1 $11,281 $92,113 9/23/98
456 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
455 Into Great Silence Zeit. $11,355 1.4% 1 $11,355 $790,452 2/28/07
454 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $11,437 27.6% 1 $11,437 $41,430 1/11/95
453 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
452 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
451 One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das Zeit. $11,515 11.5% 1 $11,515 $100,401 5/8/13
450 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
449 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
448 Enlighten Up! Bal. $11,799 4.8% 1 $11,799 $246,649 9/12/08
447 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
446 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $11,945 13.5% 1 $11,945 $88,312 10/26/07
445 Neil Young Journeys SPC $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
444 Festival Express Think $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
443 Examined Life Zeit. $12,085 10.0% 1 $12,085 $120,712 2/25/09
442 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $12,184 53.1% 3 $4,061 $22,938 7/7/06
441 Tsahal NYer $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
440 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
439 The Ground Truth Focus $12,207 61.0% 8 $1,525 $20,013 9/15/06
438 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
437 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
436 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
435 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
434 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
433 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
432 The Dog Drft. $12,431 27.9% 3 $4,144 $44,581 8/8/14
431 When We Were Kings Gram. $12,479 0.4% 2 $6,239 $2,789,985 10/25/96
430 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
429 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $12,623 3.4% 2 $6,311 $373,366 3/30/01
428 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $12,655 8.1% 2 $6,327 $155,320 3/7/01
427 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
426 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
425 Video Games: The Movie Vari. $12,759 55.4% 25 $510 $23,043 7/18/14
424 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
423 Keep On Keepin' On RTWC $12,930 7.9% 2 $6,465 $163,745 9/19/14
422 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
421 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
420 Connected Pala. $13,301 28.4% 3 $4,434 $46,782 9/16/11
419 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
418 West of Memphis SPC $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
417 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
416 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
415 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
414 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
413 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $13,744 10.1% 2 $6,872 $135,554 5/23/14
412 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
411 No Place on Earth Magn. $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
410 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
409 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
408 Blank City IR $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
407 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
406 The Island President Gold. $13,998 18.3% 2 $6,999 $76,398 3/28/12
405 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
404 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $14,030 11.4% 1 $14,030 $122,905 8/17/07
403 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
402 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
401 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
400 Mademoiselle C Cohen $14,284 29.3% 6 $2,381 $48,668 9/11/13
399 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $14,287 18.8% 3 $4,762 $75,881 6/27/14
398 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $14,321 41.6% 2 $7,160 $34,402 2/9/96
397 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $14,328 35.3% 8 $1,791 $40,563 2/7/14
396 Magic Trip Magn. $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
395 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
394 The Nomi Song Palm $14,510 19.4% 2 $7,255 $74,631 2/4/05
393 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
392 Korengal Sab. $14,630 14.4% 1 $14,630 $101,310 5/30/14
391 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
390 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
389 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
388 Through the Fire Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
387 Inni CP $14,903 12.1% 3 $4,968 $123,482 10/28/11
386 God the Father RM $15,037 13.3% 1 $15,037 $113,276 10/17/14
385 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magn. $15,096 14.2% 2 $7,548 $105,998 7/3/13
384 GMO OMG SD $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
383 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
382 Kings of Pastry FRun $15,162 4.5% 2 $7,581 $336,386 9/15/10
381 No Impact Man Osci. $15,215 15.2% 2 $7,608 $100,028 9/11/09
380 The War Room Oct. $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
379 Afternoon of a Faun KL $15,292 8.9% 2 $7,646 $172,450 2/5/14
378 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
377 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $15,411 8.4% 1 $15,411 $183,342 9/23/11
376 War/Dance Think $15,471 13.4% 3 $5,157 $115,210 11/9/07
375 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $15,477 3.7% 3 $5,159 $417,120 12/22/04
374 After Tiller Osci. $15,500 21.5% 2 $7,750 $72,125 9/20/13
373 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
372 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
371 Stonewall Uprising FRun $15,729 12.3% 4 $3,932 $128,203 6/16/10
370 Dust to Glory IFC $15,757 2.5% 2 $7,878 $640,013 4/1/05
369 The Other F Word Osci. $15,792 29.4% 2 $7,896 $53,714 11/4/11
368 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,851 2.0% 1 $15,851 $783,969 4/25/08
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