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
501 393 The Island President Gold. $13,998 18.3% 2 $6,999 $76,398 3/28/12
502 1083 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
503 682 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
504 562 Pressure Cooker BevP $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
505 453 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
506 1003 The Final Member Drft. $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
507 599 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
508 1010 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
509 94 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $69,389 18.0% 24 $2,891 $386,073 6/24/11
510 1103 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
511 507 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $9,571 18.0% 1 $9,571 $53,319 4/29/94
512 725 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
513 537 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
514 146 Life in a Day NGE $45,202 17.9% 11 $4,109 $252,788 7/29/11
515 880 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
516 520 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
517 729 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
518 951 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
519 602 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
520 465 The Long Way Home 7Art $10,606 17.5% 7 $1,515 $60,509 9/17/97
521 724 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
522 743 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
523 1062 La Maison De La Radio KL $1,410 17.4% 1 $1,410 $8,095 9/4/13
524 1019 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
525 831 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
526 713 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
527 731 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
528 438 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
529 908 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
530 746 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
531 86 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $77,982 16.9% 5 $15,596 $461,572 8/6/04
532 1101 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
533 18 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $2,521,171 16.8% 652 $3,866 $15,012,935 5/24/91
534 768 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
535 986 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
536 320 Ivory Tower Gold. $17,857 16.7% 2 $8,929 $106,771 6/13/14
537 673 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
538 227 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
539 578 Collapse Vita. $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
540 352 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $16,158 16.6% 3 $5,386 $97,362 1/9/04
541 59 Life Itself Magn. $131,411 16.5% 23 $5,714 $795,311 7/4/14
542 109 Dirty Wars IFC $63,504 16.5% 4 $15,876 $384,473 6/7/13
543 416 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
544 572 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
545 455 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
546 698 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $5,754 16.1% 1 $5,754 $35,671 10/19/11
547 221 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
548 294 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
549 651 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
550 748 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
551 217 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
552 304 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
553 597 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
554 333 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
555 674 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $6,157 15.8% 1 $6,157 $38,933 9/13/13
556 675 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $6,116 15.8% 1 $6,116 $38,691 6/8/12
557 539 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
558 914 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
559 389 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
560 828 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
561 824 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
562 676 Khodorkovsky KL $6,110 15.5% 1 $6,110 $39,522 11/30/11
563 366 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
564 793 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
565 631 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
566 519 Limelight Magn. $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
567 44 Gonzo Magn. $191,942 15.3% 26 $7,382 $1,252,100 7/4/08
568 516 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
569 817 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
570 369 No Impact Man Osci. $15,215 15.2% 2 $7,608 $100,028 9/11/09
571 563 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
572 1046 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
573 853 Manakamana CGld $3,635 15.0% 1 $3,635 $24,182 4/18/14
574 469 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
575 570 Billy the Kid Elep. $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
576 81 Salinger Wein. $86,956 14.9% 4 $21,739 $583,633 9/6/13
577 111 Sound City Vari. $62,842 14.9% 16 $3,928 $422,853 2/1/13
578 704 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
579 765 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
580 14 Sicko LGF $3,600,179 14.7% 702 $5,128 $24,540,079 7/3/07
581 302 The Other Dream Team TFA $19,821 14.7% 2 $9,911 $135,228 9/28/12
582 971 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
583 617 Ghosts of Cite Soleil Think $7,100 14.6% 1 $7,100 $48,752 6/27/07
584 379 Korengal Sab. $14,630 14.4% 1 $14,630 $101,310 5/30/14
585 1006 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
586 898 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
587 634 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
588 891 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
589 327 The Last Mountain Da. $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
590 604 God Loves Uganda Vari. $7,300 14.2% 1 $7,300 $51,229 10/11/13
591 917 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
592 373 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magn. $15,096 14.2% 2 $7,548 $105,998 7/3/13
593 664 Regret to Inform AL $6,294 14.2% 1 $6,294 $44,204 6/25/99
594 691 The Betrayal CGld $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
595 608 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $7,272 14.2% 1 $7,272 $51,301 8/10/11
596 653 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
597 1077 Glastonbury Think $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
598 812 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
599 915 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
600 782 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
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