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
201 777 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
202 456 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
203 290 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
204 275 To Be Takei SM $22,846 43.3% 22 $1,038 $52,823 8/22/14
205 949 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys Argo. $2,842 43.1% 1 $2,842 $6,601 1/24/14
206 585 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 1138 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
209 241 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
210 865 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 19 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 42.7% 317 $7,917 $5,883,132 10/10/14
212 994 People of a Feather FRun $2,413 42.5% 1 $2,413 $5,677 11/8/13
213 108 Go Tigers! IFC $64,479 42.5% 61 $1,057 $151,779 9/21/01
214 145 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
215 1112 Beautopia Wells $1,219 42.5% 1 $1,219 $2,870 3/5/99
216 159 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $42,566 42.4% 16 $2,660 $100,280 6/18/10
217 556 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $8,756 42.3% 1 $8,756 $20,709 11/8/13
218 911 Kill Your Idols Palm $3,274 42.2% 1 $3,274 $7,753 7/7/06
219 827 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
220 1057 McLibel Libre $1,821 42.0% 1 $1,821 $4,337 6/10/05
221 1161 A People Uncounted FRun $390 41.9% 1 $390 $930 5/16/14
222 251 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
223 34 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $309,455 41.7% 221 $1,400 $741,557 3/27/09
224 67 Bully (2012) Wein. $116,472 41.7% 5 $23,294 $279,202 3/30/12
225 398 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $14,321 41.6% 2 $7,160 $34,402 2/9/96
226 801 East of Havana BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
227 710 The Unbelievers CM $5,925 41.1% 1 $5,925 $14,400 11/29/13
228 194 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
229 990 Gringo Trails Icar. $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
230 863 Two by Scorsese (re-issue) Kino $3,845 40.9% 1 $3,845 $9,395 1/21/05
231 683 7th Street PAc. $6,354 40.7% 1 $6,354 $15,629 1/17/03
232 1 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $29,514,054 40.4% 3,105 $9,505 $73,013,910 2/11/11
233 358 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
234 743 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $5,526 40.3% 2 $2,763 $13,710 11/15/06
235 181 Exporting Raymond Gold. $35,292 40.2% 13 $2,715 $87,727 4/29/11
236 493 Elena (2014) Vari. $10,341 40.1% 1 $10,341 $25,788 5/30/14
237 238 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
238 306 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $20,355 40.1% 14 $1,454 $50,804 6/27/08
239 733 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $5,656 40.0% 1 $5,656 $14,130 3/13/09
240 914 In the Mirror of Maya Deren Zeit. $3,225 39.9% 1 $3,225 $8,077 1/24/03
241 78 A Place at the Table Magn. $92,257 39.9% 35 $2,636 $231,378 3/1/13
242 992 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
243 638 Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer APD/C $7,105 39.5% 1 $7,105 $17,992 8/2/13
244 899 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
245 65 Trekkies ParC $125,636 39.5% 339 $370 $318,246 5/21/99
246 560 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
247 601 Favela Rising Moch. $7,768 39.3% 1 $7,768 $19,781 6/2/06
248 806 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
249 373 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
250 9 African Cats BV $6,003,200 38.9% 1,220 $4,921 $15,428,747 4/22/11
251 1072 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
252 618 Watchers of the Sky MBox $7,473 38.6% 4 $1,868 $19,339 10/17/14
253 776 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
254 53 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $148,698 38.6% 102 $1,457 $384,955 4/18/08
255 16 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $2,970,848 38.5% 1,052 $2,824 $7,720,487 4/18/08
256 931 Photographic Memory FRun $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
257 797 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
258 775 Red Obsession A23 $5,060 38.3% 2 $2,530 $13,199 9/6/13
259 97 Jig Scre. $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
260 817 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
261 434 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
262 1035 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
263 897 Call Me Kuchu Cdgm. $3,476 38.1% 1 $3,476 $9,124 6/14/13
264 548 Happy Valley (2014) MBox $9,047 37.9% 4 $2,262 $23,868 11/21/14
265 25 Imagine: John Lennon WB $1,412,213 37.6% 561 $2,517 $3,753,977 10/7/88
266 604 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
267 881 Stolen Moments FRun $3,636 37.3% 1 $3,636 $9,743 4/10/98
268 250 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 37.3% 12 $2,132 $68,598 9/12/14
269 821 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
270 1027 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
271 697 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $6,193 37.0% 1 $6,193 $16,734 4/27/12
272 892 The Unknown Soldier FRun $3,545 36.9% 1 $3,545 $9,602 9/7/07
273 4 Chimpanzee BV $10,673,748 36.8% 1,563 $6,829 $28,972,764 4/20/12
274 466 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $10,976 36.7% 3 $3,659 $29,893 12/3/10
275 923 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
276 849 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
277 982 Aristide and Endless Revolution FRun $2,552 36.5% 1 $2,552 $6,998 11/24/05
278 433 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
279 835 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliq. $4,286 36.3% 1 $4,286 $11,799 10/2/09
280 1002 Revenge of the Mekons MBox $2,354 36.3% 1 $2,354 $6,487 10/29/14
281 981 Plot for Peace N/A $2,554 36.2% 2 $1,277 $7,051 10/31/14
282 73 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abr. $97,043 36.2% 24 $4,043 $267,965 6/24/11
283 866 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
284 23 That's Dancing! MGM $1,506,802 35.8% 906 $1,663 $4,210,938 1/18/85
285 930 The Institute Argo. $3,017 35.7% 2 $1,509 $8,445 10/4/13
286 99 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Code $69,306 35.7% 16 $4,332 $194,102 4/5/13
287 136 Thunder Soul RAtt. $51,260 35.6% 35 $1,465 $143,986 9/23/11
288 1101 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
289 844 One Peace at a Time Mont. $4,138 35.4% 1 $4,138 $11,698 12/4/09
290 397 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $14,328 35.3% 8 $1,791 $40,563 2/7/14
291 942 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
292 1067 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
293 268 Pandora's Promise Abr. $23,419 35.1% 16 $1,464 $66,680 6/12/13
294 642 Zizek! Zeit. $7,062 35.0% 1 $7,062 $20,177 11/18/05
295 658 Peter Brook: The Tightrope FRun $6,768 34.9% 1 $6,768 $19,365 1/31/14
296 965 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
297 485 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
298 127 Billabong Odyssey Arna $54,000 34.6% 27 $2,000 $156,000 11/7/03
299 877 Jupiter's Wife AL $3,673 34.6% 1 $3,673 $10,622 8/18/95
300 858 Ultrasuede Trib. $3,968 34.4% 1 $3,968 $11,539 1/20/12
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