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, #1101-1168
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
901 640 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
902 403 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
903 873 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
904 667 5 Broken Cameras KL $6,674 6.1% 1 $6,674 $109,983 5/30/12
905 726 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
906 1048 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
907 837 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
908 330 Crazy Love Magn. $17,952 6.0% 3 $5,984 $301,027 6/1/07
909 980 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
910 1078 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
911 576 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $8,318 5.9% 1 $8,318 $140,000 1/3/97
912 761 Blindsight Abr. $5,279 5.9% 1 $5,279 $89,169 3/5/08
913 800 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
914 60 Riding Giants SPC $134,400 5.9% 26 $5,169 $2,276,368 7/9/04
915 191 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $33,165 5.9% 5 $6,633 $562,218 2/17/12
916 488 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
917 554 Show Business Reg. $8,829 5.8% 1 $8,829 $151,792 5/11/07
918 44 The September Issue RAtt. $220,633 5.8% 6 $36,772 $3,820,067 8/28/09
919 824 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
920 77 It Might Get Loud SPC $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
921 1010 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
922 265 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
923 13 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/05
924 503 Constantine's Sword FRun $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
925 236 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
926 49 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $164,351 5.6% 7 $23,479 $2,930,687 6/11/10
927 445 Neil Young Journeys SPC $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
928 415 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
929 474 Mondo New York 4&B $10,752 5.6% 1 $10,752 $193,209 4/22/88
930 178 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $36,018 5.6% 3 $12,006 $647,280 3/21/14
931 514 An Unreasonable Man IFC $9,813 5.6% 1 $9,813 $176,647 1/31/07
932 632 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $7,246 5.6% 1 $7,246 $130,441 12/4/09
933 945 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $2,915 5.5% 3 $972 $52,986 2/10/12
934 221 Trouble the Water Zeit. $28,606 5.5% 3 $9,535 $520,151 8/22/08
935 552 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
936 426 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
937 917 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
938 1154 Act of God Zeit. $522 5.2% 1 $522 $9,955 7/31/09
939 515 Waste Land Arth. $9,806 5.2% 1 $9,806 $187,716 10/29/10
940 1043 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 5.2% 1 $2,009 $38,656 9/12/14
941 48 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $170,756 5.2% 8 $21,345 $3,291,250 4/16/10
942 185 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
943 180 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $35,563 5.2% 3 $11,854 $686,152 6/9/95
944 63 Citizenfour RTWC $126,321 5.2% 5 $25,264 $2,443,942 10/24/14
945 849 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
946 908 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
947 884 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
948 590 Crazy Horse Zipp. $7,963 5.0% 1 $7,963 $157,782 1/18/12
949 618 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $7,482 5.0% 1 $7,482 $148,292 10/20/06
950 937 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
951 748 Best Worst Movie Abr. $5,503 5.0% 1 $5,503 $109,895 4/23/10
952 747 Killing Kasztner SkyI $5,513 4.9% 1 $5,513 $112,313 10/23/09
953 656 Good Ol' Freda Magn. $6,798 4.9% 1 $6,798 $138,811 9/6/13
954 303 The Last Days Oct. $20,492 4.9% 3 $6,830 $421,432 2/5/99
955 147 American Teen ParV $45,589 4.8% 5 $9,118 $942,441 7/25/08
956 436 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
957 448 Enlighten Up! Bal. $11,799 4.8% 1 $11,799 $246,649 9/12/08
958 494 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $10,337 4.8% 2 $5,169 $216,110 6/13/08
959 589 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
960 568 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
961 965 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
962 526 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $9,527 4.8% 1 $9,527 $200,010 11/16/07
963 512 Sweetgrass CGld $9,870 4.8% 1 $9,870 $207,473 1/6/10
964 262 Mr. Death Lions $24,125 4.7% 3 $8,041 $507,941 12/29/99
965 539 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $9,242 4.7% 2 $4,621 $194,721 6/5/09
966 143 First Position IFC $48,024 4.7% 5 $9,605 $1,014,071 5/4/12
967 228 Powaqqatsi Can. $27,899 4.7% 1 $27,899 $589,244 4/29/88
968 88 Girl Rising Gathr $81,640 4.7% 34 $2,401 $1,727,259 3/7/13
969 1129 So Much So Fast Bal. $1,015 4.7% 1 $1,015 $21,525 10/11/06
970 692 Stolen ICir $6,250 4.7% 1 $6,250 $132,596 4/19/06
971 324 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
972 513 Mondovino Think $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
973 1051 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $1,886 4.7% 1 $1,886 $40,182 11/21/07
974 357 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $16,524 4.7% 2 $8,262 $353,580 6/11/04
975 1016 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
976 909 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
977 352 When Comedy Went to School ICir $17,001 4.6% 5 $3,400 $369,065 7/31/13
978 507 National Gallery Zipp. $10,049 4.6% 1 $10,049 $219,371 11/5/14
979 95 Senna PDA $73,497 4.6% 2 $36,749 $1,612,430 8/12/11
980 382 Kings of Pastry FRun $15,162 4.5% 2 $7,581 $336,386 9/15/10
981 1019 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
982 796 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
983 29 Super Size Me IDP $516,641 4.5% 41 $12,601 $11,536,423 5/7/04
984 342 Detropia LF $17,414 4.5% 1 $17,414 $390,024 9/7/12
985 189 For All Mankind Apol. $33,777 4.4% 6 $5,629 $770,132 11/1/89
986 173 Sharkwater Free $37,140 4.4% 60 $619 $850,920 9/28/07
987 835 The Overnighters Drft. $4,324 4.3% 1 $4,324 $100,022 10/10/14
988 1080 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
989 418 West of Memphis SPC $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
990 785 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $4,996 4.2% 1 $4,996 $118,206 3/19/10
991 310 The Flat IFC $19,916 4.2% 3 $6,639 $471,842 10/19/12
992 111 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $63,600 4.2% 3 $21,200 $1,509,131 3/28/14
993 876 The Cartel MP $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
994 704 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $6,093 4.2% 1 $6,093 $145,088 11/22/13
995 674 Horse Boy Zeit. $6,554 4.2% 3 $2,185 $156,612 9/30/09
996 481 Dancemaker AL $10,594 4.1% 3 $3,531 $256,780 3/3/99
997 138 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $50,103 4.1% 4 $12,525 $1,215,045 10/27/06
998 1074 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
999 572 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $8,378 4.0% 3 $2,792 $208,392 8/31/07
1000 580 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
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, #1101-1168

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 Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icar. 7/26/06
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid in South Africa FRun 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
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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB TBD