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, #1101-1160
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
201 455 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
202 289 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
203 19 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 43.3% 317 $7,917 $5,800,992 10/10/14
204 274 To Be Takei SM $22,846 43.3% 22 $1,038 $52,823 8/22/14
205 944 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
206 582 Saving Marriage Reg. $8,044 43.0% 2 $4,022 $18,720 10/17/08
207 59 America's Heart and Soul BV $134,939 42.9% 98 $1,376 $314,402 7/2/04
208 1131 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
209 240 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
210 860 Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Arth. $3,815 42.7% 1 $3,815 $8,939 10/19/07
211 989 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
212 108 Go Tigers! IFC $64,479 42.5% 61 $1,057 $151,779 9/21/01
213 145 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $46,975 42.5% 6 $7,829 $110,577 10/1/04
214 1106 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
215 159 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $42,566 42.4% 16 $2,660 $100,280 6/18/10
216 553 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $8,756 42.3% 1 $8,756 $20,709 11/8/13
217 906 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
218 822 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
219 1051 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
220 1154 A People Uncounted FRun $390 41.9% 1 $390 $930 5/16/14
221 250 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
222 34 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $309,455 41.7% 221 $1,400 $741,557 3/27/09
223 67 Bully (2012) Wein. $116,472 41.7% 5 $23,294 $279,202 3/30/12
224 397 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $14,321 41.6% 2 $7,160 $34,402 2/9/96
225 796 East of Havana BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
226 705 The Unbelievers CM $5,925 41.1% 1 $5,925 $14,400 11/29/13
227 194 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
228 985 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
229 858 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
230 679 7th Street PAc. $6,354 40.7% 1 $6,354 $15,629 1/17/03
231 1 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $29,514,054 40.4% 3,105 $9,505 $73,013,910 2/11/11
232 357 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
233 738 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $5,526 40.3% 2 $2,763 $13,710 11/15/06
234 181 Exporting Raymond Gold. $35,292 40.2% 13 $2,715 $87,727 4/29/11
235 491 Elena (2014) Vari. $10,341 40.1% 1 $10,341 $25,788 5/30/14
236 237 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
237 305 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $20,355 40.1% 14 $1,454 $50,804 6/27/08
238 728 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $5,656 40.0% 1 $5,656 $14,130 3/13/09
239 909 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
240 78 A Place at the Table Magn. $92,257 39.9% 35 $2,636 $231,378 3/1/13
241 987 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
242 634 Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer APD/C $7,105 39.5% 1 $7,105 $17,992 8/2/13
243 894 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
244 65 Trekkies ParC $125,636 39.5% 339 $370 $318,246 5/21/99
245 557 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
246 598 Favela Rising Moch. $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
247 801 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
248 372 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
249 9 African Cats BV $6,003,200 38.9% 1,220 $4,921 $15,428,747 4/22/11
250 1066 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
251 771 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
252 53 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $148,698 38.6% 102 $1,457 $384,955 4/18/08
253 16 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $2,970,848 38.5% 1,052 $2,824 $7,720,487 4/18/08
254 926 Photographic Memory FRun $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
255 792 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
256 770 Red Obsession A23 $5,060 38.3% 2 $2,530 $13,199 9/6/13
257 97 Jig Scre. $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
258 812 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
259 433 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
260 1030 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
261 892 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
262 25 Imagine: John Lennon WB $1,412,213 37.6% 561 $2,517 $3,753,977 10/7/88
263 601 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
264 876 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
265 249 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 37.3% 12 $2,132 $68,598 9/12/14
266 816 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
267 1022 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
268 692 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $6,193 37.0% 1 $6,193 $16,734 4/27/12
269 887 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
270 4 Chimpanzee BV $10,673,748 36.8% 1,563 $6,829 $28,972,764 4/20/12
271 465 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $10,976 36.7% 3 $3,659 $29,893 12/3/10
272 918 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
273 844 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
274 977 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
275 432 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
276 830 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliq. $4,286 36.3% 1 $4,286 $11,799 10/2/09
277 997 Revenge of the Mekons MBox $2,354 36.3% 1 $2,354 $6,487 10/29/14
278 976 Plot for Peace N/A $2,554 36.2% 2 $1,277 $7,051 10/31/14
279 73 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abr. $97,043 36.2% 24 $4,043 $267,965 6/24/11
280 861 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
281 23 That's Dancing! MGM $1,506,802 35.8% 906 $1,663 $4,210,938 1/18/85
282 925 The Institute Argo. $3,017 35.7% 2 $1,509 $8,445 10/4/13
283 99 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Code $69,306 35.7% 16 $4,332 $194,102 4/5/13
284 136 Thunder Soul RAtt. $51,260 35.6% 35 $1,465 $143,986 9/23/11
285 1095 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
286 839 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
287 396 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $14,328 35.3% 8 $1,791 $40,563 2/7/14
288 937 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
289 1061 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
290 267 Pandora's Promise Abr. $23,419 35.1% 16 $1,464 $66,680 6/12/13
291 638 Zizek! Zeit. $7,062 35.0% 1 $7,062 $20,177 11/18/05
292 654 Peter Brook: The Tightrope FRun $6,768 34.9% 1 $6,768 $19,365 1/31/14
293 960 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
294 528 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $9,423 34.7% 1 $9,423 $27,140 10/17/14
295 484 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
296 127 Billabong Odyssey Arna $54,000 34.6% 27 $2,000 $156,000 11/7/03
297 872 Jupiter's Wife AL $3,673 34.6% 1 $3,673 $10,622 8/18/95
298 853 Ultrasuede Trib. $3,968 34.4% 1 $3,968 $11,539 1/20/12
299 562 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
300 566 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $8,406 34.1% 1 $8,406 $24,630 9/10/14
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, #1101-1160

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 Kids Grow Up Shad. 10/29/10
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
Touch the Wall TTW 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/5/14
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen 12/10/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15