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, #1101-1166
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 163 Call + Response FTrd. $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
502 1134 Death Metal Angola TVC $895 19.1% 1 $895 $4,674 11/7/14
503 1016 Writer of O Zeit. $2,245 19.1% 1 $2,245 $11,728 5/4/05
504 678 Hit So Hard Vari. $6,500 19.1% 1 $6,500 $34,025 4/13/12
505 662 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? AtRsk $6,742 19.0% 1 $6,742 $35,397 7/27/06
506 17 America (2014) LGF $2,743,753 19.0% 1,105 $2,483 $14,444,502 7/2/14
507 197 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
508 435 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
509 628 Rising From Ashes FRun $7,298 18.9% 3 $2,433 $38,602 8/2/13
510 1131 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
511 399 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $14,287 18.8% 3 $4,762 $75,881 6/27/14
512 478 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
513 215 Girls Rock! Shad. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
514 778 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
515 1166 America Betrayed FRun $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
516 587 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
517 947 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 18.6% 1 $2,876 $15,504 9/16/05
518 39 Marley Magn. $262,004 18.5% 42 $6,238 $1,413,480 4/20/12
519 66 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold SPC $118,294 18.5% 18 $6,572 $638,476 4/22/11
520 300 Spinning Plates TFA $20,717 18.4% 3 $6,906 $112,449 10/25/13
521 1069 Out of the Past (1998) Zeit. $1,671 18.4% 1 $1,671 $9,078 7/31/98
522 406 The Island President Gold. $13,998 18.3% 2 $6,999 $76,398 3/28/12
523 1119 Guitar Innovators: John Fahey & Nels Cline FRun $1,119 18.2% 1 $1,119 $6,132 8/16/13
524 707 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
525 583 Pressure Cooker BevP $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
526 467 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
527 1038 The Final Member Drft. $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
528 621 Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4PM NYer $7,412 18.1% 1 $7,412 $41,040 10/12/01
529 1045 MC5: A True Testimonial Avat. $1,962 18.0% 1 $1,962 $10,888 3/5/04
530 98 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $69,389 18.0% 24 $2,891 $386,073 6/24/11
531 1142 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
532 523 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $9,571 18.0% 1 $9,571 $53,319 4/29/94
533 750 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
534 555 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
535 150 Life in a Day NGE $45,202 17.9% 11 $4,109 $252,788 7/29/11
536 909 Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Times of Hannah Senesh Bal. $3,316 17.8% 1 $3,316 $18,654 1/28/09
537 537 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
538 754 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
539 983 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
540 624 We Live in Public Abr. $7,325 17.6% 1 $7,325 $41,711 8/28/09
541 479 The Long Way Home 7Art $10,606 17.5% 7 $1,515 $60,509 9/17/97
542 749 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
543 768 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
544 1098 La Maison De La Radio KL $1,410 17.4% 1 $1,410 $8,095 9/4/13
545 1055 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
546 860 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
547 738 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
548 756 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
549 452 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
550 668 Expedition to the End of the World Argo. $6,635 17.0% 1 $6,635 $39,115 8/20/14
551 938 Sunset Story Vita. $2,966 16.9% 1 $2,966 $17,508 2/25/05
552 771 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
553 90 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $77,982 16.9% 5 $15,596 $461,572 8/6/04
554 1139 The Fall of Fujimori Libre $779 16.8% 1 $779 $4,630 5/5/06
555 18 Madonna: Truth or Dare Mira. $2,521,171 16.8% 652 $3,866 $15,012,935 5/24/91
556 794 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
557 1021 Kicking It LibE $2,219 16.7% 1 $2,219 $13,266 6/13/08
558 331 Ivory Tower Gold. $17,857 16.7% 2 $8,929 $106,771 6/13/14
559 698 Benjamin Smoke Cow. $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
560 234 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
561 599 Collapse Vita. $7,800 16.6% 1 $7,800 $46,964 11/6/09
562 363 Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer Lant $16,158 16.6% 3 $5,386 $97,362 1/9/04
563 113 Dirty Wars IFC $63,504 16.5% 4 $15,876 $384,473 6/7/13
564 430 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
565 593 American Mustang Vita. $7,906 16.2% 1 $7,906 $48,700 1/17/14
566 469 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
567 61 Life Itself Magn. $131,411 16.2% 23 $5,714 $810,454 7/4/14
568 723 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $5,754 16.1% 1 $5,754 $35,671 10/19/11
569 227 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
570 304 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
571 674 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
572 773 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
573 223 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
574 314 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
575 619 On the Ropes Wells $7,431 15.9% 1 $7,431 $46,737 8/18/99
576 344 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
577 699 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 FLM $6,157 15.8% 1 $6,157 $38,933 9/13/13
578 700 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $6,116 15.8% 1 $6,116 $38,691 6/8/12
579 557 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
580 945 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $2,886 15.7% 1 $2,886 $18,334 10/31/08
581 402 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
582 1164 Algorithms FRun $317 15.7% 1 $317 $2,021 10/17/14
583 857 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
584 853 Lipstick and Dynamite Koch $4,046 15.5% 1 $4,046 $26,073 3/25/05
585 701 Khodorkovsky KL $6,110 15.5% 1 $6,110 $39,522 11/30/11
586 378 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
587 820 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
588 654 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,820 15.3% 1 $6,820 $44,435 8/31/05
589 536 Limelight Magn. $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
590 46 Gonzo Magn. $191,942 15.3% 26 $7,382 $1,252,100 7/4/08
591 533 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
592 846 The Garden Osci. $4,114 15.3% 1 $4,114 $26,931 4/24/09
593 381 No Impact Man Osci. $15,215 15.2% 2 $7,608 $100,028 9/11/09
594 584 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
595 1082 Putin's Kiss KL $1,525 15.1% 1 $1,525 $10,082 2/17/12
596 528 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $9,456 15.1% 1 $9,456 $62,598 8/27/14
597 483 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
598 591 Billy the Kid Elep. $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
599 84 Salinger Wein. $86,956 14.9% 4 $21,739 $583,633 9/6/13
600 115 Sound City Vari. $62,842 14.9% 16 $3,928 $422,853 2/1/13
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, #1101-1166

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Full Battle Rattle MEnd 7/9/08
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