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, #1101-1146
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
801 289 Steep SPC $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
802 1071 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
803 751 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
804 333 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
805 1147 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $189 8.0% 1 $189 $2,363 6/13/14
806 771 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
807 319 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
808 814 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
809 39 Catfish Rog. $257,285 7.9% 12 $21,440 $3,237,343 9/17/10
810 67 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $103,355 7.9% 20 $5,167 $1,300,682 4/26/02
811 313 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
812 753 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
813 356 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
814 802 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
815 368 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
816 525 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $9,366 7.8% 2 $4,683 $120,459 8/16/13
817 345 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
818 434 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
819 831 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
820 161 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
821 1089 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
822 165 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $39,630 7.6% 4 $9,908 $518,342 5/3/13
823 130 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $51,493 7.6% 5 $10,298 $677,914 8/17/07
824 214 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
825 101 The Wildest Dream NGE $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
826 270 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
827 114 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
828 460 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
829 449 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
830 330 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
831 1063 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
832 515 Kumare KL $9,601 7.3% 1 $9,601 $132,160 6/20/12
833 277 God Grew Tired of Us NM $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
834 649 Black Gold CalN $6,764 7.2% 3 $2,254 $93,477 10/6/06
835 905 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
836 813 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
837 166 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
838 634 Under Our Skin Shad. $7,043 7.1% 1 $7,043 $98,548 6/19/09
839 478 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.1% 2 $5,282 $147,844 4/11/14
840 301 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
841 669 My Reincarnation Long Shot $6,498 7.0% 1 $6,498 $92,822 10/28/11
842 539 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
843 585 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $7,882 7.0% 1 $7,882 $112,679 5/4/12
844 744 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
845 581 Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm KL $7,937 7.0% 1 $7,937 $113,966 4/19/13
846 339 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
847 268 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
848 324 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
849 407 No Place on Earth Magn. $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
850 284 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
851 601 Word Wars 7Art $7,559 6.8% 1 $7,559 $110,617 5/28/04
852 337 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $17,466 6.8% 1 $17,466 $256,242 7/21/10
853 73 The Celluloid Closet SPC $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
854 510 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
855 1080 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
856 119 The Cove RAtt. $57,640 6.7% 4 $14,410 $857,005 7/31/09
857 801 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
858 443 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
859 625 The Way We Get By ICir $7,149 6.7% 1 $7,149 $106,542 7/17/09
860 882 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
861 806 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
862 1006 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
863 991 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
864 493 Citizen Koch Vari. $10,200 6.6% 1 $10,200 $153,908 6/6/14
865 660 Rejoice and Shout Magn. $6,589 6.6% 1 $6,589 $100,237 6/3/11
866 752 More Than Honey KL $5,225 6.5% 1 $5,225 $79,772 6/12/13
867 1097 Nenette Kino $1,176 6.5% 1 $1,176 $18,009 12/22/10
868 129 The Tillman Story Wein. $52,185 6.5% 4 $13,046 $802,535 8/20/10
869 325 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
870 602 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
871 651 King Corn Bal. $6,753 6.4% 1 $6,753 $105,422 10/12/07
872 1111 Dumbstruck Truly $981 6.4% 1 $981 $15,379 4/15/11
873 881 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
874 703 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
875 876 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
876 563 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
877 341 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $17,316 6.3% 2 $8,658 $273,749 9/9/11
878 244 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
879 107 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $63,700 6.3% 3 $21,233 $1,017,579 9/21/12
880 97 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
881 618 Storm Surfers 3D XL $7,299 6.2% 2 $3,650 $117,090 4/26/13
882 125 Particle Fever Abr. $53,901 6.2% 4 $13,475 $869,838 3/5/14
883 79 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $89,087 6.2% 4 $22,271 $1,439,232 7/26/02
884 265 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
885 629 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
886 399 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
887 860 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
888 656 5 Broken Cameras KL $6,674 6.1% 1 $6,674 $109,983 5/30/12
889 714 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
890 1030 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
891 824 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
892 326 Crazy Love Magn. $17,952 6.0% 3 $5,984 $301,027 6/1/07
893 965 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
894 1059 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
895 566 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $8,318 5.9% 1 $8,318 $140,000 1/3/97
896 749 Blindsight Abr. $5,279 5.9% 1 $5,279 $89,169 3/5/08
897 787 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
898 59 Riding Giants SPC $134,400 5.9% 26 $5,169 $2,276,368 7/9/04
899 188 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $33,165 5.9% 5 $6,633 $562,218 2/17/12
900 483 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
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, #1101-1146

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
One Peace at a Time Mont. 12/4/09
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 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
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
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
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