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, #1101-1134
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
801 351 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
802 794 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
803 363 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
804 519 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $9,366 7.8% 2 $4,683 $120,459 8/16/13
805 340 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
806 428 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
807 821 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
808 160 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
809 1078 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
810 164 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $39,630 7.6% 4 $9,908 $518,342 5/3/13
811 129 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $51,493 7.6% 5 $10,298 $677,914 8/17/07
812 213 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
813 100 The Wildest Dream NGE $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
814 267 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
815 113 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
816 454 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
817 443 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
818 325 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
819 1052 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
820 509 Kumare KL $9,601 7.3% 1 $9,601 $132,160 6/20/12
821 274 God Grew Tired of Us NM $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
822 642 Black Gold CalN $6,764 7.2% 3 $2,254 $93,477 10/6/06
823 895 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
824 805 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
825 165 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
826 627 Under Our Skin Shad. $7,043 7.1% 1 $7,043 $98,548 6/19/09
827 472 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.1% 2 $5,282 $147,844 4/11/14
828 297 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
829 662 My Reincarnation Long Shot $6,498 7.0% 1 $6,498 $92,822 10/28/11
830 533 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
831 579 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $7,882 7.0% 1 $7,882 $112,679 5/4/12
832 737 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
833 575 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
834 334 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
835 265 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
836 319 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
837 401 No Place on Earth Magn. $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
838 281 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
839 595 Word Wars 7Art $7,559 6.8% 1 $7,559 $110,617 5/28/04
840 332 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $17,466 6.8% 1 $17,466 $256,242 7/21/10
841 72 The Celluloid Closet SPC $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
842 504 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
843 1069 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
844 118 The Cove RAtt. $57,640 6.7% 4 $14,410 $857,005 7/31/09
845 793 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
846 437 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
847 618 The Way We Get By ICir $7,149 6.7% 1 $7,149 $106,542 7/17/09
848 872 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
849 798 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
850 996 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
851 981 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
852 487 Citizen Koch Vari. $10,200 6.6% 1 $10,200 $153,908 6/6/14
853 653 Rejoice and Shout Magn. $6,589 6.6% 1 $6,589 $100,237 6/3/11
854 745 More Than Honey KL $5,225 6.5% 1 $5,225 $79,772 6/12/13
855 1086 Nenette Kino $1,176 6.5% 1 $1,176 $18,009 12/22/10
856 128 The Tillman Story Wein. $52,185 6.5% 4 $13,046 $802,535 8/20/10
857 320 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
858 596 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
859 644 King Corn Bal. $6,753 6.4% 1 $6,753 $105,422 10/12/07
860 1100 Dumbstruck Truly $981 6.4% 1 $981 $15,379 4/15/11
861 871 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
862 696 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
863 866 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
864 557 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
865 336 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $17,316 6.3% 2 $8,658 $273,749 9/9/11
866 242 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
867 106 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $63,700 6.3% 3 $21,233 $1,017,579 9/21/12
868 96 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
869 611 Storm Surfers 3D XL $7,299 6.2% 2 $3,650 $117,090 4/26/13
870 124 Particle Fever Abr. $53,901 6.2% 4 $13,475 $869,838 3/5/14
871 78 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $89,087 6.2% 4 $22,271 $1,439,232 7/26/02
872 263 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
873 622 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
874 393 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
875 850 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
876 649 5 Broken Cameras KL $6,674 6.1% 1 $6,674 $109,983 5/30/12
877 707 Biggie and Tupac Roxie $5,728 6.0% 1 $5,728 $94,874 9/20/02
878 1020 Ayurveda: The Art of Being Kino $1,938 6.0% 1 $1,938 $32,267 7/17/02
879 815 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
880 321 Crazy Love Magn. $17,952 6.0% 3 $5,984 $301,027 6/1/07
881 955 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
882 1048 Trudell Bal. $1,592 6.0% 1 $1,592 $26,756 2/3/06
883 560 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $8,318 5.9% 1 $8,318 $140,000 1/3/97
884 742 Blindsight Abr. $5,279 5.9% 1 $5,279 $89,169 3/5/08
885 780 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
886 58 Riding Giants SPC $134,400 5.9% 26 $5,169 $2,276,368 7/9/04
887 187 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $33,165 5.9% 5 $6,633 $562,218 2/17/12
888 477 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
889 539 Show Business Reg. $8,829 5.8% 1 $8,829 $151,792 5/11/07
890 42 The September Issue RAtt. $220,633 5.8% 6 $36,772 $3,820,067 8/28/09
891 803 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
892 74 It Might Get Loud SPC $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
893 982 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
894 259 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
895 13 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/05
896 492 Constantine's Sword FRun $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
897 230 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
898 47 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $164,351 5.6% 7 $23,479 $2,930,687 6/11/10
899 435 Neil Young Journeys SPC $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
900 405 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
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, #1101-1134

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 Last Party Trit 8/27/93
NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. 10/1/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Meet the Mormons Purd. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
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
God the Father RM 10/31/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 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
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15