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
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
901 639 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
903 872 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
904 666 5 Broken Cameras KL $6,674 6.1% 1 $6,674 $109,983 5/30/12
905 507 National Gallery Zipp. $10,049 6.1% 1 $10,049 $165,726 11/5/14
906 725 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
907 1047 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
908 836 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
909 330 Crazy Love Magn. $17,952 6.0% 3 $5,984 $301,027 6/1/07
910 979 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
911 1077 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
912 575 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $8,318 5.9% 1 $8,318 $140,000 1/3/97
913 760 Blindsight Abr. $5,279 5.9% 1 $5,279 $89,169 3/5/08
914 799 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
915 60 Riding Giants SPC $134,400 5.9% 26 $5,169 $2,276,368 7/9/04
916 191 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $33,165 5.9% 5 $6,633 $562,218 2/17/12
917 63 Citizenfour RTWC $126,321 5.9% 5 $25,264 $2,141,800 10/24/14
918 488 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
919 553 Show Business Reg. $8,829 5.8% 1 $8,829 $151,792 5/11/07
920 44 The September Issue RAtt. $220,633 5.8% 6 $36,772 $3,820,067 8/28/09
921 823 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
922 77 It Might Get Loud SPC $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
923 1009 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
924 265 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
925 13 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/05
926 503 Constantine's Sword FRun $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
927 236 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
928 49 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $164,351 5.6% 7 $23,479 $2,930,687 6/11/10
929 445 Neil Young Journeys SPC $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
930 415 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
931 474 Mondo New York 4&B $10,752 5.6% 1 $10,752 $193,209 4/22/88
932 178 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $36,018 5.6% 3 $12,006 $647,280 3/21/14
933 514 An Unreasonable Man IFC $9,813 5.6% 1 $9,813 $176,647 1/31/07
934 631 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $7,246 5.6% 1 $7,246 $130,441 12/4/09
935 944 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $2,915 5.5% 3 $972 $52,986 2/10/12
936 221 Trouble the Water Zeit. $28,606 5.5% 3 $9,535 $520,151 8/22/08
937 551 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
938 426 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
939 916 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
940 1153 Act of God Zeit. $522 5.2% 1 $522 $9,955 7/31/09
941 515 Waste Land Arth. $9,806 5.2% 1 $9,806 $187,716 10/29/10
942 48 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $170,756 5.2% 8 $21,345 $3,291,250 4/16/10
943 185 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
944 180 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $35,563 5.2% 3 $11,854 $686,152 6/9/95
945 848 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
946 907 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
947 883 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
948 589 Crazy Horse Zipp. $7,963 5.0% 1 $7,963 $157,782 1/18/12
949 617 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $7,482 5.0% 1 $7,482 $148,292 10/20/06
950 936 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
951 747 Best Worst Movie Abr. $5,503 5.0% 1 $5,503 $109,895 4/23/10
952 746 Killing Kasztner SkyI $5,513 4.9% 1 $5,513 $112,313 10/23/09
953 655 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
959 588 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
960 567 Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 4.8% 3 $2,811 $176,801 9/7/05
961 964 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
965 538 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 1128 So Much So Fast Bal. $1,015 4.7% 1 $1,015 $21,525 10/11/06
970 691 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 1050 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 1015 Shakespeare Behind Bars ICir $2,253 4.6% 1 $2,253 $48,594 3/10/06
976 908 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 95 Senna PDA $73,497 4.6% 2 $36,749 $1,612,430 8/12/11
979 382 Kings of Pastry FRun $15,162 4.5% 2 $7,581 $336,386 9/15/10
980 1018 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
981 795 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
982 29 Super Size Me IDP $516,641 4.5% 41 $12,601 $11,536,423 5/7/04
983 342 Detropia LF $17,414 4.5% 1 $17,414 $390,024 9/7/12
984 834 The Overnighters Drft. $4,324 4.4% 1 $4,324 $97,274 10/10/14
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 1079 Twist (1993) Trit $1,589 4.3% 1 $1,589 $36,875 7/16/93
988 418 West of Memphis SPC $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
989 784 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $4,996 4.2% 1 $4,996 $118,206 3/19/10
990 310 The Flat IFC $19,916 4.2% 3 $6,639 $471,842 10/19/12
991 111 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $63,600 4.2% 3 $21,200 $1,509,131 3/28/14
992 875 The Cartel MP $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
993 703 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $6,093 4.2% 1 $6,093 $145,088 11/22/13
994 673 Horse Boy Zeit. $6,554 4.2% 3 $2,185 $156,612 9/30/09
995 481 Dancemaker AL $10,594 4.1% 3 $3,531 $256,780 3/3/99
996 138 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $50,103 4.1% 4 $12,525 $1,215,045 10/27/06
997 1073 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 4.1% 1 $1,629 $40,106 12/14/11
998 571 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $8,378 4.0% 3 $2,792 $208,392 8/31/07
999 579 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
1000 295 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $21,078 4.0% 1 $21,078 $527,034 2/17/95
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