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
367 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argo. $15,982 46.0% 4 $3,996 $34,754 9/19/14
366 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $16,011 100.0% 1 $16,011 $16,011 10/26/12
365 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
364 Startup.com Art. $16,118 1.3% 1 $16,118 $1,283,356 5/11/01
363 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $16,158 16.6% 3 $5,386 $97,362 1/9/04
362 The Square (2013) Nou $16,359 13.2% 1 $16,359 $124,244 10/25/13
361 The Lottery Vari. $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
360 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
359 The Invisible War Cdgm. $16,500 22.9% 4 $4,125 $71,968 6/22/12
358 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
357 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $16,524 4.7% 2 $8,262 $353,580 6/11/04
356 Crude FRun $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
355 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $16,835 2.5% 1 $16,835 $668,228 2/27/98
354 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
353 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
352 When Comedy Went to School ICir $17,001 4.6% 5 $3,400 $369,065 7/31/13
351 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $17,034 10.2% 3 $5,678 $167,508 9/10/10
350 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $17,112 75.4% 2 $8,556 $22,692 2/17/94
349 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
348 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $17,130 1.6% 1 $17,130 $1,044,254 6/21/06
347 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
346 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
345 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $17,316 6.3% 2 $8,658 $273,749 9/9/11
344 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
343 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
342 Detropia LF $17,414 4.5% 1 $17,414 $390,024 9/7/12
341 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $17,466 6.8% 1 $17,466 $256,242 7/21/10
340 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $17,482 11.6% 2 $8,741 $150,886 10/21/11
339 Spellbound (2003) Think $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
338 The Last Mountain Da. $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
337 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
336 Forks Over Knives Pas. $17,645 2.4% 1 $17,645 $739,561 1/7/11
335 Jesus Camp Magn. $17,659 2.0% 13 $1,358 $902,544 9/15/06
334 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
333 Encounters at the End of the World Think $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
332 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
331 Ivory Tower Gold. $17,857 16.7% 2 $8,929 $106,771 6/13/14
330 Crazy Love Magn. $17,952 6.0% 3 $5,984 $301,027 6/1/07
329 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
328 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
327 American Promise RFG $18,300 12.5% 2 $9,150 $146,702 10/18/13
326 Mansome Pala. $18,395 50.7% 20 $920 $36,280 5/18/12
325 Hoop Dreams FL $18,396 0.2% 3 $6,132 $7,830,611 10/14/94
324 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
323 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
322 Brooklyn Castle PDA $18,761 8.6% 2 $9,381 $219,407 10/19/12
321 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
320 Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR $18,885 2.0% 1 $18,885 $929,017 10/10/14
319 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $18,931 0.8% 3 $6,310 $2,453,083 10/5/01
318 The Wonder of It All Indic. $18,988 2.4% 3 $6,329 $781,016 7/17/09
317 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
316 Incident at Oglala Mira. $19,070 3.6% 3 $6,356 $536,848 5/8/92
315 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $19,302 1.7% 2 $9,651 $1,134,623 7/10/09
314 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
313 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
312 The Other Dream Team TFA $19,821 14.7% 2 $9,911 $135,228 9/28/12
311 Crumb SPC $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
310 The Flat IFC $19,916 4.2% 3 $6,639 $471,842 10/19/12
309 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
308 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $20,247 2.2% 1 $20,247 $906,666 7/8/11
307 American Movie SPC $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
306 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $20,355 40.1% 14 $1,454 $50,804 6/27/08
305 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
304 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
303 The Last Days Oct. $20,492 4.9% 3 $6,830 $421,432 2/5/99
302 To Be and to Have NYer $20,528 2.6% 3 $6,842 $777,129 9/19/03
301 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
300 Spinning Plates TFA $20,717 18.4% 3 $6,906 $112,449 10/25/13
299 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
298 Art and Craft Osci. $20,879 9.2% 2 $10,440 $226,584 9/19/14
297 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
296 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
295 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $21,078 4.0% 1 $21,078 $527,034 2/17/95
294 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $21,098 10.5% 3 $7,033 $200,036 8/16/13
293 Steep SPC $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
292 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
291 Trembling Before G-d NYer $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
290 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
289 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
288 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
287 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
286 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $21,705 44.4% 12 $1,809 $48,911 6/27/14
285 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
284 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
283 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
282 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
281 God Grew Tired of Us NM $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
280 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
279 56 Up FRun $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
278 The Imposter IM $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
277 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
276 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
275 To Be Takei SM $22,846 43.3% 22 $1,038 $52,823 8/22/14
274 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
273 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $23,017 10.8% 4 $5,754 $213,064 6/6/14
272 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
271 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $23,200 14.1% 2 $11,600 $164,540 10/1/14
270 Darfur Now WIP $23,217 21.3% 3 $7,739 $109,107 11/2/07
269 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
268 Pandora's Promise Abr. $23,419 35.1% 16 $1,464 $66,680 6/12/13
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