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, #1001-1073
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
901 387 West of Memphis SPC $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
902 727 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $4,996 4.2% 1 $4,996 $118,206 3/19/10
903 286 The Flat IFC $19,916 4.2% 3 $6,639 $471,842 10/19/12
904 811 The Cartel MP $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
905 650 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $6,093 4.2% 1 $6,093 $145,088 11/22/13
906 623 Horse Boy Zeit. $6,554 4.2% 3 $2,185 $156,612 9/30/09
907 447 Dancemaker AL $10,594 4.1% 3 $3,531 $256,780 3/3/99
908 129 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $50,103 4.1% 4 $12,525 $1,215,045 10/27/06
909 991 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
910 527 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $8,378 4.0% 3 $2,792 $208,392 8/31/07
911 534 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
912 272 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $21,078 4.0% 1 $21,078 $527,034 2/17/95
913 630 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cow. $6,411 4.0% 1 $6,411 $160,621 5/23/03
914 434 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
915 520 Bus 174 Think $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
916 93 Every Little Step SPC $68,504 4.0% 8 $8,563 $1,725,141 4/17/09
917 776 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
918 442 Paradise Lost CThnk $10,740 3.9% 1 $10,740 $272,750 9/20/96
919 320 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
920 634 Nanking Think $6,316 3.9% 1 $6,316 $161,182 12/12/07
921 416 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
922 39 The Aristocrats Think $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
923 460 Surfwise Magn. $10,304 3.8% 1 $10,304 $269,994 5/9/08
924 503 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $9,129 3.8% 1 $9,129 $240,239 6/20/07
925 137 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $46,359 3.8% 3 $15,453 $1,222,708 7/9/04
926 114 Murderball Think $57,286 3.7% 8 $7,160 $1,531,154 7/8/05
927 523 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
928 120 Why We Fight SPC $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
929 348 In the Realms of the Unreal Wells $15,477 3.7% 3 $5,159 $417,120 12/22/04
930 555 Somewhere Between Long Shot $7,799 3.7% 1 $7,799 $210,975 8/24/12
931 53 Step Into Liquid Art. $135,985 3.7% 5 $27,197 $3,681,803 8/8/03
932 78 A Brief History of Time Trit $84,025 3.7% 5 $16,805 $2,279,692 8/21/92
933 85 Blackfish Magn. $75,962 3.7% 5 $15,192 $2,073,582 7/19/13
934 936 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
935 677 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
936 814 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,671 3.6% 1 $3,671 $102,115 6/26/09
937 993 American Made Movie Vari. $1,613 3.6% 2 $807 $45,175 8/30/13
938 292 Incident at Oglala Mira. $19,070 3.6% 3 $6,356 $536,848 5/8/92
939 371 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
940 217 Visions of Light Kino $27,761 3.5% 2 $13,880 $799,856 2/24/93
941 493 American Dream Mira. $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
942 860 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $3,077 3.4% 1 $3,077 $89,473 10/22/08
943 467 Bonhoeffer FRun $10,099 3.4% 1 $10,099 $296,131 6/20/03
944 838 The United States of Autism JM $3,413 3.4% 1 $3,413 $100,403 4/5/13
945 396 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $12,623 3.4% 2 $6,311 $373,366 3/30/01
946 159 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $38,281 3.4% 4 $9,570 $1,134,358 9/7/07
947 232 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $25,807 3.3% 5 $5,161 $771,712 4/14/00
948 529 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $8,335 3.3% 1 $8,335 $253,311 8/25/95
949 147 Hearts of Darkness Trit $42,992 3.3% 4 $10,748 $1,318,449 11/27/91
950 489 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
951 819 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
952 130 Tim's Vermeer SPC $49,777 3.2% 4 $12,444 $1,569,306 1/31/14
953 258 56 Up FRun $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
954 935 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
955 452 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
956 607 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack Lot47 $6,776 3.0% 1 $6,776 $225,682 8/16/00
957 479 The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
958 1055 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Shad. $630 2.9% 1 $630 $21,507 12/7/07
959 845 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
960 592 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
961 83 Samsara Osci. $76,222 2.9% 2 $38,111 $2,672,413 8/24/12
962 361 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
963 547 The Interrupters CGld $7,920 2.8% 1 $7,920 $282,448 7/29/11
964 1014 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
965 917 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
966 268 Trembling Before G-d NYer $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
967 255 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
968 204 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
969 973 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
970 248 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
971 142 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
972 168 Restrepo NGE $35,581 2.7% 2 $17,791 $1,330,894 6/25/10
973 278 To Be and to Have NYer $20,528 2.6% 3 $6,842 $777,129 9/19/03
974 51 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $139,101 2.6% 5 $27,820 $5,304,920 4/29/11
975 816 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
976 107 The Gatekeepers SPC $61,552 2.5% 3 $20,517 $2,415,727 2/1/13
977 424 The Heart of the Game Mira. $11,251 2.5% 3 $3,750 $445,374 6/9/06
978 329 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $16,835 2.5% 1 $16,835 $668,228 2/27/98
979 257 The Imposter IM $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
980 1003 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
981 87 Unzipped Mira. $71,275 2.5% 2 $35,637 $2,875,086 8/4/95
982 379 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
983 375 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
984 343 Dust to Glory IFC $15,757 2.5% 2 $7,878 $640,013 4/1/05
985 172 Microcosmos Mira. $35,189 2.5% 2 $17,594 $1,433,210 10/9/96
986 499 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
987 294 The Wonder of It All Indic. $18,988 2.4% 3 $6,329 $781,016 7/17/09
988 438 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
989 177 Looking for Richard FoxS $33,843 2.4% 2 $16,921 $1,408,575 10/11/96
990 992 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $67,705 12/20/13
991 310 Forks Over Knives Pas. $17,645 2.4% 1 $17,645 $739,561 1/7/11
992 1068 Carbon Nation CWM $402 2.4% 1 $402 $16,901 5/7/10
993 573 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
994 898 Ballerina FRun $2,656 2.3% 1 $2,656 $114,507 1/16/09
995 234 Paper Clips Slow $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
996 284 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $20,247 2.2% 1 $20,247 $906,666 7/8/11
997 179 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $33,677 2.2% 1 $33,677 $1,510,026 3/16/11
998 536 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $8,218 2.2% 1 $8,218 $370,218 3/1/13
999 192 No End in Sight Magn. $31,533 2.2% 2 $15,766 $1,433,319 7/27/07
1000 112 Comedian Mira. $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 18 titles):
$7,832,93626.4%1,338$5,854$29,639,283-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1073

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
La Maison De La Radio KL 9/4/13
Bears BV 4/18/14
The Final Member Drft. 4/18/14
For No Good Reason SPC 4/25/14
Fed Up RTWC 5/9/14
The Hornet's Nest Free 5/9/14
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir 5/16/14
Korengal GoldF 5/30/14
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC 6/6/14
Life Itself Magn. Jul 2014
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15