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, #1001-1073
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
201 Room 237 IFC $29,693 10.0% 2 $14,847 $296,359 3/29/13
202 Scratch Palm $29,677 10.2% 5 $5,935 $289,885 2/15/02
203 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
204 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
205 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
206 Trouble the Water Zeit. $28,606 5.5% 3 $9,535 $520,151 8/22/08
207 The Short Game Gold. $28,434 71.4% 17 $1,673 $39,819 9/20/13
208 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
209 How to Survive a Plague IFC $28,250 21.4% 4 $7,063 $132,055 9/21/12
210 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
211 Trumbo Gold. $28,125 25.8% 3 $9,375 $109,057 6/27/08
212 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
213 Powaqqatsi Can. $27,899 4.7% 1 $27,899 $589,244 4/29/88
214 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $27,853 9.6% 2 $13,927 $288,896 2/21/14
215 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
216 Planet B-Boy Elep. $27,777 10.1% 2 $13,888 $273,870 3/21/08
217 Visions of Light Kino $27,761 3.5% 2 $13,880 $799,856 2/24/93
218 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
219 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
220 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
221 Control Room Magn. $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
222 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
223 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
224 Stories We Tell RAtt. $27,053 1.7% 2 $13,527 $1,600,145 5/10/13
225 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
226 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $26,840 34.4% 2 $13,420 $78,097 3/7/14
227 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
228 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
229 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
230 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
231 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
232 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $25,807 3.3% 5 $5,161 $771,712 4/14/00
233 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
234 Paper Clips Slow $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
235 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
236 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
237 Paragraph 175 NYer $25,007 25.9% 2 $12,503 $96,630 9/13/00
238 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $24,970 30.3% 4 $6,242 $82,378 5/26/00
239 The Punk Singer IFC $24,729 20.1% 3 $8,243 $122,742 11/29/13
240 Unknown White Male Wells $24,591 19.4% 4 $6,147 $126,836 2/24/06
241 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
242 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
243 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
244 Mr. Death Lions $24,125 4.7% 3 $8,041 $507,941 12/29/99
245 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
246 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
247 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
248 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
249 Screamers (2006) Maya $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
250 Pandora's Promise Abr. $23,419 35.1% 16 $1,464 $66,680 6/12/13
251 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
252 Darfur Now WIP $23,217 21.3% 3 $7,739 $109,107 11/2/07
253 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
254 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
255 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
256 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
257 The Imposter IM $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
258 56 Up FRun $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
259 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
260 God Grew Tired of Us NM $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
261 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
262 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
263 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
264 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
265 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
266 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
267 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
268 Trembling Before G-d NYer $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
269 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
270 Steep SPC $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
271 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $21,098 10.5% 3 $7,033 $200,036 8/16/13
272 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $21,078 4.0% 1 $21,078 $527,034 2/17/95
273 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
274 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
275 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
276 Spinning Plates TFA $20,717 18.4% 3 $6,906 $112,449 10/25/13
277 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
278 To Be and to Have NYer $20,528 2.6% 3 $6,842 $777,129 9/19/03
279 The Last Days Oct. $20,492 4.9% 3 $6,830 $421,432 2/5/99
280 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
281 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
282 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $20,355 40.1% 14 $1,454 $50,804 6/27/08
283 American Movie SPC $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
284 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $20,247 2.2% 1 $20,247 $906,666 7/8/11
285 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
286 The Flat IFC $19,916 4.2% 3 $6,639 $471,842 10/19/12
287 Crumb SPC $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
288 The Other Dream Team TFA $19,821 14.7% 2 $9,911 $135,228 9/28/12
289 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
290 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
291 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $19,302 1.7% 2 $9,651 $1,134,623 7/10/09
292 Incident at Oglala Mira. $19,070 3.6% 3 $6,356 $536,848 5/8/92
293 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
294 The Wonder of It All Indic. $18,988 2.4% 3 $6,329 $781,016 7/17/09
295 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $18,931 0.8% 3 $6,310 $2,453,083 10/5/01
296 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
297 Brooklyn Castle PDA $18,761 8.6% 2 $9,381 $219,407 10/19/12
298 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
299 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
300 Hoop Dreams FL $18,396 0.2% 3 $6,132 $7,830,611 10/14/94
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 18 titles):
$7,832,93626.4%1,338$5,854$29,639,283-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1073

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
La Maison De La Radio KL 9/4/13
Bears BV 4/18/14
The Final Member Drft. 4/18/14
For No Good Reason SPC 4/25/14
Fed Up RTWC 5/9/14
The Hornet's Nest Free 5/9/14
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir 5/16/14
Korengal GoldF 5/30/14
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC 6/6/14
Life Itself Magn. Jul 2014
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15