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
301 565 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
302 569 Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity TFC $8,406 34.1% 1 $8,406 $24,630 9/10/14
303 309 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
304 424 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
305 748 I Like Killing Flies Think $5,487 33.8% 1 $5,487 $16,214 7/28/06
306 1126 The Weird World of Blowfly Vari. $1,036 33.8% 1 $1,036 $3,062 9/16/11
307 500 American Swing Magn. $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
308 1076 Half the Road FRun $1,613 33.7% 2 $807 $4,783 4/18/14
309 1091 The End of Time FRun $1,468 33.6% 1 $1,468 $4,375 11/29/13
310 1032 Jews of Egypt Artma $2,179 33.5% 1 $2,179 $6,505 3/28/14
311 524 Catwalk Arro. $9,560 33.3% 1 $9,560 $28,672 2/16/96
312 1039 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
313 757 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $5,302 33.3% 1 $5,302 $15,941 5/9/12
314 898 Let's Get Frank Rnd. $3,465 33.2% 1 $3,465 $10,440 7/14/04
315 530 Stations of the Elevated APD/C $9,423 33.0% 1 $9,423 $28,516 10/17/14
316 72 Linsanity KE $99,462 32.9% 9 $11,051 $302,645 10/4/13
317 625 Incendiary Truly $7,308 32.5% 1 $7,308 $22,457 9/23/11
318 822 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
319 21 Believe ORF $2,007,567 32.3% 1,037 $1,936 $6,206,566 12/25/13
320 509 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $9,993 32.3% 1 $9,993 $30,918 8/6/08
321 935 The City Dark Argo. $2,983 32.2% 1 $2,983 $9,269 1/18/12
322 976 Next Year Jerusalem FRun $2,590 32.0% 1 $2,590 $8,093 5/16/14
323 647 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $7,035 31.9% 1 $7,035 $22,080 12/10/10
324 384 GMO OMG SD $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
325 421 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
326 852 Sol LeWitt Icar. $4,051 31.5% 1 $4,051 $12,841 5/7/14
327 202 Freakonomics Magn. $31,893 31.5% 20 $1,595 $101,270 10/1/10
328 954 The Swenkas 7Art $2,790 31.5% 1 $2,790 $8,860 11/9/05
329 441 Tsahal NYer $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
330 727 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $5,712 31.4% 2 $2,856 $18,190 4/25/14
331 8 Oceans BV $6,058,958 31.2% 1,206 $5,024 $19,422,319 4/22/10
332 854 Rock Bottom Wrin. $4,017 31.2% 1 $4,017 $12,890 3/2/07
333 734 Casting By SD $5,649 31.1% 2 $2,825 $18,164 11/1/13
334 12 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $4,447,378 31.0% 962 $4,623 $14,363,397 10/2/09
335 870 China Blue Argo. $3,767 30.9% 2 $1,883 $12,185 1/19/07
336 800 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $4,820 30.7% 1 $4,820 $15,679 4/30/04
337 665 The Matador (2008) CityL $6,695 30.7% 1 $6,695 $21,816 10/31/08
338 28 The Endless Summer II NL $657,292 30.5% 302 $2,176 $2,155,385 6/3/94
339 1156 Making Grace FRun $456 30.5% 1 $456 $1,496 7/20/05
340 769 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
341 753 Great Directors Pala. $5,440 30.4% 3 $1,813 $17,921 7/2/10
342 256 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $24,970 30.3% 4 $6,242 $82,378 5/26/00
343 786 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
344 361 The Lottery Vari. $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
345 987 Downloaded Abr. $2,504 29.9% 2 $1,252 $8,377 6/21/13
346 1150 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
347 299 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
348 792 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
349 706 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
350 704 Our Nixon Cdgm. $6,090 29.6% 3 $2,030 $20,584 8/30/13
351 711 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $5,905 29.5% 2 $2,953 $19,988 11/4/11
352 705 Walt & El Grupo BV $6,059 29.5% 3 $2,020 $20,521 9/9/09
353 20 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
354 148 Bra Boys Slow $45,589 29.4% 23 $1,982 $155,056 4/11/08
355 369 The Other F Word Osci. $15,792 29.4% 2 $7,896 $53,714 11/4/11
356 400 Mademoiselle C Cohen $14,284 29.3% 6 $2,381 $48,668 9/11/13
357 941 The Informant MBox $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
358 486 She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir $10,505 29.2% 1 $10,505 $35,955 12/5/14
359 804 American Cannibal Life $4,778 28.8% 1 $4,778 $16,566 3/16/07
360 42 Generation Iron TVC $245,000 28.8% 53 $4,623 $849,521 9/20/13
361 1092 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
362 815 Levitated Mass FRun $4,589 28.5% 1 $4,589 $16,086 9/5/14
363 420 Connected Pala. $13,301 28.4% 3 $4,434 $46,782 9/16/11
364 605 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $7,685 28.4% 1 $7,685 $27,052 3/27/09
365 564 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
366 728 How to Grow a Band ICir $5,705 28.3% 1 $5,705 $20,135 4/13/12
367 905 Sex Positive Reg. $3,408 28.2% 1 $3,408 $12,069 6/12/09
368 901 Back Door Channels FKF $3,425 28.2% 1 $3,425 $12,139 9/16/11
369 6 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $7,138,266 28.2% 2,730 $2,615 $25,326,071 7/5/12
370 975 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
371 830 A Letter to True Zeit. $4,395 28.1% 1 $4,395 $15,635 9/8/04
372 432 The Dog Drft. $12,431 27.9% 3 $4,144 $44,581 8/8/14
373 741 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $5,546 27.7% 1 $5,546 $20,018 4/18/08
374 855 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
375 454 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $11,437 27.6% 1 $11,437 $41,430 1/11/95
376 5 Earth (2009) BV $8,825,760 27.6% 1,804 $4,892 $32,011,576 4/22/09
377 613 Who Gets to Call It Art? Palm $7,520 27.5% 1 $7,520 $27,344 2/1/06
378 140 The Bridge FStr. $49,313 27.4% 19 $2,595 $179,780 10/27/06
379 184 A Band Called Death Drft. $34,839 27.4% 15 $2,323 $127,257 6/28/13
380 1062 Windfall FRun $1,780 27.4% 1 $1,780 $6,504 2/3/12
381 859 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
382 24 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
383 779 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $5,026 27.0% 3 $1,675 $18,618 6/1/12
384 1059 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $1,798 26.9% 9 $200 $6,684 11/19/10
385 10 Bears BV $4,776,267 26.9% 1,720 $2,777 $17,780,194 4/18/14
386 1163 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $357 26.7% 1 $357 $1,338 7/13/05
387 242 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $26,840 26.6% 2 $13,420 $101,074 3/7/14
388 492 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $10,350 26.5% 1 $10,350 $39,075 3/6/98
389 957 Forgiving Dr. Mengele FRun $2,754 26.5% 1 $2,754 $10,403 2/24/06
390 684 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
391 391 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
392 726 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $5,712 26.3% 4 $1,428 $21,697 3/2/12
393 15 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
394 915 Full Battle Rattle MEnd $3,216 26.1% 1 $3,216 $12,306 7/9/08
395 780 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
396 695 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
397 255 Paragraph 175 NYer $25,007 25.9% 2 $12,503 $96,630 9/13/00
398 839 Design is One FRun $4,236 25.9% 1 $4,236 $16,386 10/11/13
399 226 Trumbo Gold. $28,125 25.8% 3 $9,375 $109,057 6/27/08
400 1037 Twist of Faith AL $2,085 25.6% 2 $1,042 $8,129 7/1/05
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