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, #1101-1161
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 727 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
702 1123 Three Stars FRun $1,003 11.2% 1 $1,003 $8,942 9/21/12
703 596 Zoo Think $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
704 770 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
705 898 Fighting for Life Truly $3,423 11.2% 1 $3,423 $30,606 3/7/08
706 1038 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 11.1% 1 $2,009 $18,078 9/12/14
707 716 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
708 288 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
709 272 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $23,017 10.8% 4 $5,754 $213,064 6/6/14
710 545 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $9,094 10.8% 1 $9,094 $84,577 1/24/14
711 736 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
712 557 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
713 186 A Film Unfinished Osci. $34,060 10.6% 4 $8,515 $320,486 8/18/10
714 887 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
715 293 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $21,098 10.5% 3 $7,033 $200,036 8/16/13
716 803 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
717 439 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
718 1075 El Inmigrante Indic. $1,578 10.5% 2 $789 $15,100 7/13/07
719 112 Gunner Palace Palm $63,520 10.5% 8 $7,940 $607,844 3/4/05
720 415 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
721 846 Tell Them Who You Are Think $4,060 10.4% 1 $4,060 $39,075 5/13/05
722 649 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
723 870 Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story FRun $3,700 10.4% 1 $3,700 $35,647 6/14/13
724 664 Bloodline Libre $6,658 10.3% 1 $6,658 $64,698 5/9/08
725 182 Koch Zeit. $35,196 10.3% 2 $17,598 $342,941 2/1/13
726 939 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
727 216 Scratch Palm $29,677 10.2% 5 $5,935 $289,885 2/15/02
728 203 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
729 483 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $10,533 10.2% 2 $5,266 $102,990 9/13/06
730 957 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
731 126 Wild Man Blues NL $54,458 10.2% 3 $18,153 $533,759 4/17/98
732 228 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $27,879 10.2% 1 $27,879 $273,359 9/17/14
733 568 Praying with Lior FRun $8,401 10.2% 1 $8,401 $82,553 2/1/08
734 350 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $17,034 10.2% 3 $5,678 $167,508 9/10/10
735 231 Planet B-Boy Elep. $27,777 10.1% 2 $13,888 $273,870 3/21/08
736 412 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $13,744 10.1% 2 $6,872 $135,554 5/23/14
737 976 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
738 687 Public Speaking Rialto $6,260 10.1% 1 $6,260 $62,173 2/23/11
739 215 Room 237 IFC $29,693 10.0% 2 $14,847 $296,359 3/29/13
740 442 Examined Life Zeit. $12,085 10.0% 1 $12,085 $120,712 2/25/09
741 63 Citizenfour RTWC $126,321 10.0% 5 $25,264 $1,262,312 10/24/14
742 556 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $8,741 10.0% 4 $2,185 $87,370 10/26/07
743 210 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $30,664 10.0% 2 $15,332 $306,845 9/1/06
744 219 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
745 50 Black Diamond Rush WM $161,115 9.9% 11 $14,646 $1,634,386 10/12/93
746 829 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
747 643 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $7,035 9.8% 1 $7,035 $71,471 3/23/07
748 355 Crude FRun $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
749 917 Reel Paradise Wells $3,100 9.7% 1 $3,100 $31,918 8/17/05
750 946 Naked Fame Reg. $2,837 9.7% 1 $2,837 $29,220 2/18/05
751 297 Art and Craft Osci. $20,879 9.7% 2 $10,440 $215,300 9/19/14
752 755 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
753 382 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
754 38 Freeriders WM $264,548 9.6% 11 $24,049 $2,750,064 10/20/98
755 537 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $9,220 9.6% 1 $9,220 $95,865 6/25/08
756 1039 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
757 86 Tyson SPC $85,046 9.6% 11 $7,731 $887,918 4/24/09
758 487 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $10,413 9.6% 7 $1,487 $108,807 10/26/07
759 260 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
760 948 Romantico Kino $2,808 9.5% 1 $2,808 $29,460 11/1/06
761 416 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
762 1040 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
763 674 Advanced Style B360 $6,500 9.5% 1 $6,500 $68,674 9/26/14
764 1089 Only the Young Osci. $1,446 9.4% 1 $1,446 $15,312 12/7/12
765 212 The Central Park Five IFC $30,570 9.4% 3 $10,190 $325,653 11/23/12
766 68 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $111,982 9.3% 4 $27,996 $1,200,326 7/8/11
767 395 Magic Trip Magn. $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
768 869 The Dhamma Brothers Bal. $3,710 9.2% 1 $3,710 $40,492 4/11/08
769 600 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
770 578 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $8,227 9.1% 1 $8,227 $90,066 11/7/08
771 882 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
772 229 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $27,853 9.1% 2 $13,927 $305,036 2/21/14
773 732 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
774 529 Stevie Lions $9,383 9.1% 4 $2,345 $103,401 3/28/03
775 411 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
776 991 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
777 1148 Sushi: The Global Catch AM $516 9.0% 1 $516 $5,757 8/3/12
778 352 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
779 497 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
780 1053 The First Basket L/Z $1,819 8.9% 1 $1,819 $20,440 10/29/08
781 657 America the Beautiful FInd. $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
782 841 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet FRun $4,117 8.9% 1 $4,117 $46,412 11/8/02
783 378 Afternoon of a Faun KL $15,292 8.9% 2 $7,646 $172,450 2/5/14
784 715 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 8.8% 2 $2,900 $66,014 9/12/14
785 422 Keep On Keepin' On RTWC $12,930 8.7% 2 $6,465 $148,472 9/19/14
786 114 Lost in La Mancha IFC $63,303 8.6% 8 $7,912 $732,393 1/31/03
787 951 Sacco and Vanzetti FRun $2,778 8.6% 1 $2,778 $32,203 1/26/07
788 119 The 11th Hour WIP $60,853 8.6% 4 $15,213 $707,343 8/17/07
789 295 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
790 964 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
791 321 Brooklyn Castle PDA $18,761 8.6% 2 $9,381 $219,407 10/19/12
792 982 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
793 238 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
794 1080 Dear Jesse Cow. $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
795 244 The Hornet's Nest Free $26,550 8.5% 4 $6,638 $312,706 5/9/14
796 37 Grizzly Man Lions $269,131 8.5% 29 $9,280 $3,178,403 8/12/05
797 284 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
798 548 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $8,981 8.4% 1 $8,981 $106,686 4/2/03
799 296 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
800 376 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
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, #1101-1161

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Kids Grow Up Shad. 10/29/10
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
Touch the Wall TTW 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/5/14
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen 12/10/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15