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, #1101-1116
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 397 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $13,744 10.1% 2 $6,872 $135,554 5/23/14
702 942 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
703 662 Public Speaking Rialto $6,260 10.1% 1 $6,260 $62,173 2/23/11
704 208 Room 237 IFC $29,693 10.0% 2 $14,847 $296,359 3/29/13
705 426 Examined Life Zeit. $12,085 10.0% 1 $12,085 $120,712 2/25/09
706 536 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $8,741 10.0% 4 $2,185 $87,370 10/26/07
707 204 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $30,664 10.0% 2 $15,332 $306,845 9/1/06
708 212 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
709 48 Black Diamond Rush WM $161,115 9.9% 11 $14,646 $1,634,386 10/12/93
710 800 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
711 619 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $7,035 9.8% 1 $7,035 $71,471 3/23/07
712 342 Crude FRun $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
713 886 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
714 913 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
715 729 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
716 368 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
717 36 Freeriders WM $264,548 9.6% 11 $24,049 $2,750,064 10/20/98
718 518 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $9,220 9.6% 1 $9,220 $95,865 6/25/08
719 998 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
720 82 Tyson SPC $85,046 9.6% 11 $7,731 $887,918 4/24/09
721 471 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $10,413 9.6% 7 $1,487 $108,807 10/26/07
722 251 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
723 915 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
724 401 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
725 1047 Only the Young Osci. $1,446 9.4% 1 $1,446 $15,312 12/7/12
726 206 The Central Park Five IFC $30,570 9.4% 3 $10,190 $325,653 11/23/12
727 65 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $111,982 9.3% 4 $27,996 $1,200,326 7/8/11
728 380 Magic Trip Magn. $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
729 838 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
730 577 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
731 555 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $8,227 9.1% 1 $8,227 $90,066 11/7/08
732 851 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
733 221 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $27,853 9.1% 2 $13,927 $305,036 2/21/14
734 706 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
735 510 Stevie Lions $9,383 9.1% 4 $2,345 $103,401 3/28/03
736 396 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
737 955 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
738 1104 Sushi: The Global Catch AM $516 9.0% 1 $516 $5,757 8/3/12
739 339 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
740 481 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
741 1011 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
742 364 Afternoon of a Faun KL $15,292 8.9% 2 $7,646 $172,120 2/5/14
743 633 America the Beautiful FInd. $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
744 810 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
745 110 Lost in La Mancha IFC $63,303 8.6% 8 $7,912 $732,393 1/31/03
746 918 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
747 115 The 11th Hour WIP $60,853 8.6% 4 $15,213 $707,343 8/17/07
748 284 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
749 931 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
750 308 Brooklyn Castle PDA $18,761 8.6% 2 $9,381 $219,407 10/19/12
751 947 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
752 230 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
753 1038 Dear Jesse Cow. $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
754 236 The Hornet's Nest Free $26,550 8.5% 4 $6,638 $312,706 5/9/14
755 35 Grizzly Man Lions $269,131 8.5% 29 $9,280 $3,178,403 8/12/05
756 273 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
757 528 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $8,981 8.4% 1 $8,981 $106,686 4/2/03
758 285 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
759 362 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $15,411 8.4% 1 $15,411 $183,342 9/23/11
760 869 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
761 126 The Last Lions NGE $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
762 444 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $11,143 8.4% 1 $11,143 $132,782 7/25/07
763 194 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $32,037 8.4% 5 $6,407 $382,807 9/15/00
764 583 Martha and Ethel SPC $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
765 796 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
766 551 Bhutto FRun $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
767 31 Paris is Burning Mira. $310,127 8.2% 23 $13,483 $3,779,620 8/9/91
768 1070 Head Games Vari. $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
769 61 Fed Up RTWC $126,028 8.2% 18 $7,002 $1,538,899 5/9/14
770 411 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $12,655 8.1% 2 $6,327 $155,320 3/7/01
771 603 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
772 281 Steep SPC $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
773 1042 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
774 732 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
775 323 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
776 1117 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $189 8.0% 1 $189 $2,363 6/13/14
777 752 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
778 309 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
779 793 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
780 38 Catfish Rog. $257,285 7.9% 12 $21,440 $3,237,343 9/17/10
781 66 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $103,355 7.9% 20 $5,167 $1,300,682 4/26/02
782 304 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
783 734 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
784 346 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
785 782 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
786 357 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
787 511 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $9,366 7.8% 2 $4,683 $120,459 8/16/13
788 335 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
789 421 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
790 808 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
791 159 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
792 1060 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
793 163 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $39,630 7.6% 4 $9,908 $518,342 5/3/13
794 129 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $51,493 7.6% 5 $10,298 $677,914 8/17/07
795 210 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
796 100 The Wildest Dream NGE $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
797 263 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
798 113 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
799 447 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
800 436 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,285,513-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1116

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Liv & Ingmar Jan. 12/13/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 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
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15