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, #1101-1167
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
201 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $32,037 8.4% 5 $6,407 $382,807 9/15/00
202 Freakonomics Magn. $31,893 31.5% 20 $1,595 $101,270 10/1/10
203 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $31,800 23.2% 3 $10,600 $137,042 11/22/13
204 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
205 No End in Sight Magn. $31,533 2.2% 2 $15,766 $1,433,319 7/27/07
206 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
207 This Old Cub Emr. $31,252 11.6% 6 $5,208 $270,014 3/26/04
208 Escape Fire RAtt. $30,953 24.5% 12 $2,579 $126,238 10/5/12
209 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
210 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
211 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $30,664 10.0% 2 $15,332 $306,845 9/1/06
212 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
213 The Central Park Five IFC $30,570 9.4% 3 $10,190 $325,653 11/23/12
214 Last Days in Vietnam AEF $30,500 6.9% 2 $15,250 $440,031 9/5/14
215 Girls Rock! Shad. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
216 Room 237 IFC $29,693 10.0% 2 $14,847 $296,359 3/29/13
217 Scratch Palm $29,677 10.2% 5 $5,935 $289,885 2/15/02
218 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
219 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
220 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
221 Trouble the Water Zeit. $28,606 5.5% 3 $9,535 $520,151 8/22/08
222 The Short Game Gold. $28,434 71.4% 17 $1,673 $39,819 9/20/13
223 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
224 How to Survive a Plague IFC $28,250 21.4% 4 $7,063 $132,055 9/21/12
225 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
226 Trumbo Gold. $28,125 25.8% 3 $9,375 $109,057 6/27/08
227 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
228 Powaqqatsi Can. $27,899 4.7% 1 $27,899 $589,244 4/29/88
229 20,000 Days on Earth Drft. $27,879 10.1% 1 $27,879 $276,191 9/17/14
230 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $27,853 9.1% 2 $13,927 $305,036 2/21/14
231 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
232 Planet B-Boy Elep. $27,777 10.1% 2 $13,888 $273,870 3/21/08
233 Visions of Light Kino $27,761 3.5% 2 $13,880 $799,856 2/24/93
234 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
235 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
236 Act of Killing Drft. $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
237 Control Room Magn. $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
238 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
239 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
240 Stories We Tell RAtt. $27,053 1.7% 2 $13,527 $1,600,145 5/10/13
241 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
242 Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story WOWF $26,840 26.6% 2 $13,420 $101,074 3/7/14
243 Baraka Gold. $26,812 2.1% 2 $13,406 $1,254,237 9/24/93
244 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
245 The Hornet's Nest Free $26,550 8.5% 4 $6,638 $312,706 5/9/14
246 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
247 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Strand $26,101 12.7% 2 $13,051 $205,246 2/13/98
248 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
249 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $25,807 3.3% 5 $5,161 $771,712 4/14/00
250 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 37.3% 12 $2,132 $68,598 9/12/14
251 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
252 Paper Clips Slow $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
253 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
254 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
255 Paragraph 175 NYer $25,007 25.9% 2 $12,503 $96,630 9/13/00
256 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $24,970 30.3% 4 $6,242 $82,378 5/26/00
257 The Punk Singer IFC $24,729 20.1% 3 $8,243 $122,742 11/29/13
258 Unknown White Male Wells $24,591 19.4% 4 $6,147 $126,836 2/24/06
259 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
260 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
261 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
262 Mr. Death Lions $24,125 4.7% 3 $8,041 $507,941 12/29/99
263 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
264 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
265 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Mael. $23,865 5.7% 2 $11,932 $421,516 11/30/01
266 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $23,665 2.7% 2 $11,832 $878,960 10/3/97
267 Screamers (2006) Maya $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
268 Pandora's Promise Abr. $23,419 35.1% 16 $1,464 $66,680 6/12/13
269 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
270 Darfur Now WIP $23,217 21.3% 3 $7,739 $109,107 11/2/07
271 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $23,200 14.1% 2 $11,600 $164,540 10/1/14
272 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
273 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $23,017 10.8% 4 $5,754 $213,064 6/6/14
274 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $22,963 7.6% 1 $22,963 $304,052 10/21/11
275 To Be Takei SM $22,846 43.3% 22 $1,038 $52,823 8/22/14
276 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
277 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
278 The Imposter IM $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
279 56 Up FRun $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
280 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
281 God Grew Tired of Us NM $21,858 7.3% 2 $10,929 $301,447 1/12/07
282 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $21,767 1.2% 2 $10,883 $1,763,052 6/4/04
283 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
284 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
285 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
286 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $21,705 44.4% 12 $1,809 $48,911 6/27/14
287 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
288 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
289 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
290 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
291 Trembling Before G-d NYer $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
292 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
293 Steep SPC $21,189 8.1% 17 $1,246 $260,586 12/21/07
294 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $21,098 10.5% 3 $7,033 $200,036 8/16/13
295 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $21,078 4.0% 1 $21,078 $527,034 2/17/95
296 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
297 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
298 Art and Craft Osci. $20,879 9.2% 2 $10,440 $226,584 9/19/14
299 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
300 Spinning Plates TFA $20,717 18.4% 3 $6,906 $112,449 10/25/13
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, #1101-1167

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Rebirth Osci. 8/31/11
The Search for General Tso IFC 1/2/15
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
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
The Salt of the Earth SPC 3/27/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15
Sunshine Superman Magn. 5/22/15