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, #1101-1106
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 514 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
502 721 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
503 938 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
504 596 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
505 460 The Long Way Home 7Art $10,606 17.5% 7 $1,515 $60,509 9/17/97
506 716 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
507 735 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
508 1043 La Maison De La Radio KL $1,410 17.4% 1 $1,410 $8,095 9/4/13
509 1002 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
510 821 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
511 705 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
512 316 Ivory Tower Gold. $17,857 17.1% 2 $8,929 $104,528 6/13/14
513 723 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
514 433 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
515 898 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
516 738 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
517 85 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $77,982 16.9% 5 $15,596 $461,572 8/6/04
518 1082 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
519 18 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $2,521,171 16.8% 652 $3,866 $15,012,935 5/24/91
520 760 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
521 971 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
522 666 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
523 224 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
524 572 Collapse Vita. $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
525 348 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $16,158 16.6% 3 $5,386 $97,362 1/9/04
526 108 Dirty Wars IFC $63,504 16.5% 4 $15,876 $384,473 6/7/13
527 412 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
528 566 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
529 450 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
530 690 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $5,754 16.1% 1 $5,754 $35,671 10/19/11
531 375 Korengal Sab. $14,630 16.1% 1 $14,630 $90,709 5/30/14
532 218 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
533 290 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
534 644 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
535 740 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
536 214 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
537 300 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
538 591 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
539 329 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
540 667 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $6,157 15.8% 1 $6,157 $38,933 9/13/13
541 668 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $6,116 15.8% 1 $6,116 $38,691 6/8/12
542 533 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
543 904 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
544 385 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
545 818 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
546 814 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
547 669 Khodorkovsky KL $6,110 15.5% 1 $6,110 $39,522 11/30/11
548 362 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
549 784 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
550 625 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
551 513 Limelight Magn. $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
552 44 Gonzo Magn. $191,942 15.3% 26 $7,382 $1,252,100 7/4/08
553 510 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
554 808 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
555 365 No Impact Man Osci. $15,215 15.2% 2 $7,608 $100,028 9/11/09
556 557 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
557 1029 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
558 843 Manakamana CGld $3,635 15.0% 1 $3,635 $24,182 4/18/14
559 464 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
560 564 Billy the Kid Elep. $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
561 80 Salinger Wein. $86,956 14.9% 4 $21,739 $583,633 9/6/13
562 110 Sound City Vari. $62,842 14.9% 16 $3,928 $422,853 2/1/13
563 696 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
564 757 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
565 14 Sicko LGF $3,600,179 14.7% 702 $5,128 $24,540,079 7/3/07
566 298 The Other Dream Team TFA $19,821 14.7% 2 $9,911 $135,228 9/28/12
567 957 Out of the Clear Blue Sky A23 $2,344 14.6% 1 $2,344 $16,050 9/6/13
568 611 Ghosts of Cite Soleil Think $7,100 14.6% 1 $7,100 $48,752 6/27/07
569 990 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
570 888 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $3,054 14.4% 1 $3,054 $21,242 9/2/11
571 628 The Goebbels Experiment FRun $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
572 881 Primo Levi's Journey CGld $3,151 14.3% 1 $3,151 $22,026 8/17/07
573 323 The Last Mountain Da. $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
574 598 God Loves Uganda Vari. $7,300 14.2% 1 $7,300 $51,229 10/11/13
575 907 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
576 369 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magn. $15,096 14.2% 2 $7,548 $105,998 7/3/13
577 657 Regret to Inform AL $6,294 14.2% 1 $6,294 $44,204 6/25/99
578 684 The Betrayal CGld $5,864 14.2% 1 $5,864 $41,271 11/21/08
579 602 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $7,272 14.2% 1 $7,272 $51,301 8/10/11
580 646 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
581 1058 Glastonbury Think $1,179 14.0% 1 $1,179 $8,419 2/23/07
582 803 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
583 905 Small Wonders Mira. $2,880 13.8% 1 $2,880 $20,819 10/4/96
584 774 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
585 501 The Business of Being Born ICir $9,574 13.7% 1 $9,574 $69,991 1/9/08
586 994 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
587 776 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
588 201 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
589 588 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
590 427 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $11,945 13.5% 1 $11,945 $88,312 10/26/07
591 519 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $9,165 13.5% 1 $9,165 $67,966 11/1/13
592 498 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
593 360 War/Dance Think $15,471 13.4% 3 $5,157 $115,210 11/9/07
594 585 Big Men Abr. $7,539 13.4% 1 $7,539 $56,286 3/14/14
595 711 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
596 734 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
597 525 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
598 198 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
599 347 The Square (2013) Nou $16,359 13.2% 1 $16,359 $124,244 10/25/13
600 691 OC87 FKF $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,181,293-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1106

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Birth of the Living Dead FRun 10/18/13
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 8/8/14
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15