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
801 377 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
802 904 Hell and Back Again DF $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
803 130 The Last Lions NGE $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
804 461 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $11,143 8.4% 1 $11,143 $132,782 7/25/07
805 201 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $32,037 8.4% 5 $6,407 $382,807 9/15/00
806 719 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 8.4% 2 $2,900 $69,394 9/12/14
807 608 Martha and Ethel SPC $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
808 829 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
809 576 Bhutto FRun $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
810 33 Paris is Burning Mira. $310,127 8.2% 23 $13,483 $3,779,620 8/9/91
811 1116 Head Games Vari. $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
812 64 Fed Up RTWC $126,028 8.2% 18 $7,002 $1,538,899 5/9/14
813 428 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $12,655 8.1% 2 $6,327 $155,320 3/7/01
814 629 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
815 293 Steep SPC $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
816 1088 To the Limit FRun $1,483 8.1% 2 $742 $18,254 6/13/08
817 762 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
818 337 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
819 1167 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $189 8.0% 1 $189 $2,363 6/13/14
820 782 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
821 323 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
822 826 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
823 423 Keep On Keepin' On RTWC $12,930 8.0% 2 $6,465 $162,530 9/19/14
824 40 Catfish Rog. $257,285 7.9% 12 $21,440 $3,237,343 9/17/10
825 69 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $103,355 7.9% 20 $5,167 $1,300,682 4/26/02
826 317 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
827 764 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
828 360 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
829 507 National Gallery Zipp. $10,049 7.8% 1 $10,049 $128,906 11/5/14
830 814 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
831 372 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
832 532 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $9,366 7.8% 2 $4,683 $120,459 8/16/13
833 349 The Cockettes Strand $17,118 7.8% 3 $5,706 $220,165 5/10/02
834 438 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
835 843 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
836 164 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
837 1106 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
838 168 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $39,630 7.6% 4 $9,908 $518,342 5/3/13
839 133 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $51,493 7.6% 5 $10,298 $677,914 8/17/07
840 218 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
841 104 The Wildest Dream NGE $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
842 274 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
843 117 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
844 464 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
845 453 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
846 334 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
847 1080 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox Bal. $1,570 7.3% 1 $1,570 $21,579 6/29/07
848 521 Kumare KL $9,601 7.3% 1 $9,601 $132,160 6/20/12
849 281 God Grew Tired of Us NM $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
850 659 Black Gold CalN $6,764 7.2% 3 $2,254 $93,477 10/6/06
851 917 Moving the Mountain Oct. $3,199 7.2% 1 $3,199 $44,536 4/26/95
852 825 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
853 169 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
854 644 Under Our Skin Shad. $7,043 7.1% 1 $7,043 $98,548 6/19/09
855 482 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.1% 2 $5,282 $147,844 4/11/14
856 305 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
857 214 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $30,500 7.0% 2 $15,250 $435,433 9/5/14
858 679 My Reincarnation Long Shot $6,498 7.0% 1 $6,498 $92,822 10/28/11
859 546 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
860 594 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $7,882 7.0% 1 $7,882 $112,679 5/4/12
861 755 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
862 590 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
863 343 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
864 272 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
865 328 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
866 411 No Place on Earth Magn. $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
867 288 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
868 610 Word Wars 7Art $7,559 6.8% 1 $7,559 $110,617 5/28/04
869 341 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $17,466 6.8% 1 $17,466 $256,242 7/21/10
870 75 The Celluloid Closet SPC $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
871 516 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
872 1097 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icar. $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
873 122 The Cove RAtt. $57,640 6.7% 4 $14,410 $857,005 7/31/09
874 813 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
875 447 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
876 634 The Way We Get By ICir $7,149 6.7% 1 $7,149 $106,542 7/17/09
877 894 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
878 818 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
879 1023 Dislecksia: The Movie A23 $2,213 6.7% 1 $2,213 $33,066 10/4/13
880 1008 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
881 498 Citizen Koch Vari. $10,200 6.6% 1 $10,200 $153,908 6/6/14
882 63 Citizenfour RTWC $126,321 6.6% 5 $25,264 $1,908,185 10/24/14
883 670 Rejoice and Shout Magn. $6,589 6.6% 1 $6,589 $100,237 6/3/11
884 763 More Than Honey KL $5,225 6.5% 1 $5,225 $79,772 6/12/13
885 1114 Nenette Kino $1,176 6.5% 1 $1,176 $18,009 12/22/10
886 132 The Tillman Story Wein. $52,185 6.5% 4 $13,046 $802,535 8/20/10
887 329 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
888 611 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
889 661 King Corn Bal. $6,753 6.4% 1 $6,753 $105,422 10/12/07
890 1129 Dumbstruck Truly $981 6.4% 1 $981 $15,379 4/15/11
891 893 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
892 714 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
893 888 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
894 572 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
895 345 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $17,316 6.3% 2 $8,658 $273,749 9/9/11
896 248 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
897 110 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $63,700 6.3% 3 $21,233 $1,017,579 9/21/12
898 100 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
899 627 Storm Surfers 3D XL $7,299 6.2% 2 $3,650 $117,090 4/26/13
900 128 Particle Fever Abr. $53,901 6.2% 4 $13,475 $869,838 3/5/14
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
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/19/14
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
Lambert & Stamp SPC 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
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15