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, #1101-1126
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
101 11 Tupac: Resurrection Par. $4,632,847 60.0% 801 $5,783 $7,718,961 11/14/03
102 1096 Souldier PDF $900 60.0% 2 $450 $1,500 2/21/14
103 989 Still, the Children Are Here Icar. $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
104 813 Quantum Hoops GFor. $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
105 895 King Leopold's Ghost Aloha $3,078 59.3% 1 $3,078 $5,194 8/18/06
106 446 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $11,179 59.1% 2 $5,589 $18,918 11/9/07
107 1098 Monumental FRun $842 58.9% 1 $842 $1,430 7/22/05
108 622 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Libre $7,039 58.5% 1 $7,039 $12,025 12/7/12
109 1029 Wetlands Preserved FRun $1,736 58.5% 1 $1,736 $2,970 3/14/08
110 30 First Descent Uni. $438,615 58.4% 243 $1,805 $750,805 12/2/05
111 890 Flex is Kings BBFR $3,152 58.2% 1 $3,152 $5,418 4/4/14
112 466 Suicide Killers CityL $10,601 58.1% 1 $10,601 $18,239 8/25/06
113 932 How to Draw a Bunny Palm $2,706 58.1% 1 $2,706 $4,658 3/12/04
114 840 The Aggressives 7Art $3,769 57.7% 1 $3,769 $6,533 10/7/05
115 1065 You're Gonna Miss Me Palm $1,340 57.7% 1 $1,340 $2,324 6/8/07
116 827 Love, Marilyn SD $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
117 39 I Want Your Money Free $249,428 57.5% 537 $464 $433,588 10/15/10
118 375 Through the Fire Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
119 1027 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster KL $1,764 57.3% 1 $1,764 $3,078 8/14/13
120 998 Saints and Sinners Avat. $2,167 56.6% 1 $2,167 $3,826 6/18/04
121 1112 Beyond Hatred FRun $533 56.2% 1 $533 $949 6/15/07
122 103 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $65,132 56.0% 10 $6,513 $116,381 7/15/11
123 641 Picture Me Strand $6,718 55.9% 1 $6,718 $12,008 9/17/10
124 969 Twisted: A Balloonamentary N/A $2,354 55.8% 1 $2,354 $4,218 5/23/08
125 411 Video Games: The Movie Vari. $12,759 55.4% 25 $510 $23,043 7/18/14
126 3 One Direction: This is Us TriS $15,815,497 54.8% 2,735 $5,783 $28,873,374 8/30/13
127 668 Sputnik Mania Bal. $6,223 54.4% 1 $6,223 $11,441 3/14/08
128 938 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
129 171 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $36,412 54.0% 5 $7,282 $67,433 11/5/04
130 1034 Beyond Barbed Wire M&A $1,668 53.7% 1 $1,668 $3,109 7/18/97
131 1060 Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America FRun $1,415 53.4% 1 $1,415 $2,648 1/24/14
132 152 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $44,108 53.4% 21 $2,100 $82,614 1/31/14
133 1100 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
134 1059 K2: Siren of the Himalayas FRun $1,421 53.1% 2 $711 $2,674 8/22/14
135 428 Islam: What the West Needs to Know Quix. $12,184 53.1% 3 $4,061 $22,938 7/7/06
136 26 Rhyme & Reason Mira. $853,589 53.1% 280 $3,048 $1,608,277 3/7/97
137 206 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
138 726 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $5,451 52.7% 2 $2,726 $10,347 12/13/13
139 49 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $150,337 52.1% 157 $958 $288,312 6/15/12
140 747 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
141 847 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
142 1104 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icar. $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
143 246 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
144 1106 The Trials of Darryl Hunt Think $619 50.9% 2 $309 $1,217 6/15/07
145 958 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 50.9% 1 $2,477 $4,871 9/4/14
146 315 Mansome Pala. $18,395 50.7% 20 $920 $36,280 5/18/12
147 838 loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Roxie $3,792 50.5% 3 $1,264 $7,506 9/29/06
148 922 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $2,793 50.5% 1 $2,793 $5,532 9/11/09
149 990 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
150 1108 Food Beware FRun $595 50.4% 1 $595 $1,181 10/16/09
151 89 Hecho En Mexico LGF $76,123 50.4% 12 $6,344 $151,133 11/30/12
152 677 In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter mTuck $6,100 50.3% 1 $6,100 $12,133 1/3/14
153 884 Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death Artma $3,238 50.1% 1 $3,238 $6,458 10/21/05
154 161 Hating Breitbart RM $40,673 49.9% 4 $10,168 $81,432 10/19/12
155 696 Crop Circles: Quest for Truth Open $5,763 49.8% 1 $5,763 $11,562 8/23/02
156 489 The Highest Pass Libre $10,125 49.7% 2 $5,063 $20,386 4/27/12
157 1005 Heavy Metal in Baghdad ArtsA $2,012 49.4% 2 $1,006 $4,070 5/23/08
158 871 Camden 28 FRun $3,428 49.1% 1 $3,428 $6,983 7/27/07
159 809 Without the King FRun $4,237 48.9% 1 $4,237 $8,663 4/25/08
160 904 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy SMP $2,991 48.8% 1 $2,991 $6,123 1/19/01
161 626 Desert Bayou Libre $6,976 48.6% 1 $6,976 $14,350 10/5/07
162 856 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
163 208 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $30,500 48.1% 2 $15,250 $63,400 9/5/14
164 504 If I Die Tonight Indic. $9,646 47.7% 2 $4,823 $20,214 7/31/09
165 1093 Patagonia Rising FRun $981 47.5% 1 $981 $2,064 6/8/12
166 804 Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead Abr. $4,352 47.5% 1 $4,352 $9,166 2/27/09
167 1111 The Color of Olives Arab $555 47.5% 1 $555 $1,169 7/12/06
168 965 Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Kino $2,402 47.3% 1 $2,402 $5,080 3/21/08
169 21 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
170 60 Morning Light BV $129,295 46.9% 55 $2,351 $275,497 10/17/08
171 1049 The Backyard Hiqi $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
172 409 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
173 1058 What Now? Remind Me CGld $1,434 46.4% 1 $1,434 $3,089 8/8/14
174 310 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
175 475 The Other City CF $10,396 46.1% 2 $5,198 $22,539 9/17/10
176 138 Mr. Untouchable Magn. $48,280 46.1% 26 $1,856 $104,678 10/26/07
177 1051 The Sons of Tennessee Williams FRun $1,492 46.0% 1 $1,492 $3,242 10/7/11
178 850 Eleven Minutes Reg. $3,670 46.0% 4 $918 $7,986 2/20/09
179 941 Klezmer on Fish Street Castle $2,628 45.9% 1 $2,628 $5,724 4/16/04
180 687 I Trust You to Kill Me FInd. $5,888 45.8% 1 $5,888 $12,854 9/8/06
181 978 Nuclear Nation FRun $2,268 45.7% 1 $2,268 $4,960 12/11/13
182 34 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $279,219 45.5% 163 $1,713 $614,138 10/1/04
183 260 Screamers (2006) Maya $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
184 712 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $5,599 45.3% 3 $1,866 $12,366 10/14/11
185 760 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
186 736 Blockade Icar. $5,271 44.9% 1 $5,271 $11,750 3/14/07
187 1031 High Tech, Low Life Argo. $1,718 44.8% 1 $1,718 $3,836 1/9/13
188 291 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
189 277 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $21,705 44.4% 12 $1,809 $48,911 6/27/14
190 961 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
191 121 The First Saturday in May Truly $54,553 43.9% 20 $2,727 $124,294 4/18/08
192 219 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
193 752 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
194 442 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
195 281 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
196 918 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
197 564 Saving Marriage Reg. $8,044 43.0% 2 $4,022 $18,720 10/17/08
198 57 America's Heart and Soul BV $134,939 42.9% 98 $1,376 $314,402 7/2/04
199 1099 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
200 234 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
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, #1101-1126

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
God the Father RM 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15