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, #1101-1126
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
701 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $5,712 26.3% 4 $1,428 $21,697 3/2/12
702 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $5,712 33.3% 2 $2,856 $17,128 4/25/14
703 How to Grow a Band ICir $5,705 28.3% 1 $5,705 $20,135 4/13/12
704 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
705 Stone Reader Jet $5,682 2.2% 1 $5,682 $260,523 2/12/03
706 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
707 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
708 Carmen & Geoffrey FRun $5,656 40.0% 1 $5,656 $14,130 3/13/09
709 Casting By SD $5,649 31.1% 2 $2,825 $18,164 11/1/13
710 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
711 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
712 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMKBNC $5,599 45.3% 3 $1,866 $12,366 10/14/11
713 Of Time and the City Strand $5,595 17.1% 1 $5,595 $32,677 1/21/09
714 Garbo: The Spy FRun $5,593 19.6% 1 $5,593 $28,563 11/18/11
715 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
716 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch $5,546 27.7% 1 $5,546 $20,018 4/18/08
717 Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation KL $5,530 23.3% 1 $5,530 $23,701 1/18/13
718 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $5,526 40.3% 2 $2,763 $13,710 11/15/06
719 A State of Mind Kino $5,515 13.3% 1 $5,515 $41,468 8/10/05
720 Broadway Idiot FB $5,514 20.0% 1 $5,514 $27,595 10/11/13
721 Killing Kasztner SkyI $5,513 4.9% 1 $5,513 $112,313 10/23/09
722 Best Worst Movie Abr. $5,503 5.0% 1 $5,503 $109,895 4/23/10
723 I Like Killing Flies Think $5,487 33.8% 1 $5,487 $16,214 7/28/06
724 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
725 These Birds Walk Osci. $5,454 17.9% 1 $5,454 $30,408 11/1/13
726 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $5,451 52.7% 2 $2,726 $10,347 12/13/13
727 Otter 501 Pala. $5,444 22.3% 3 $1,815 $24,449 5/11/12
728 Great Directors Pala. $5,440 30.4% 3 $1,813 $17,921 7/2/10
729 Documented DefA $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
730 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
731 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
732 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $5,302 33.3% 1 $5,302 $15,941 5/9/12
733 F**k Think $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
734 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
735 Blindsight Abr. $5,279 5.9% 1 $5,279 $89,169 3/5/08
736 Blockade Icar. $5,271 44.9% 1 $5,271 $11,750 3/14/07
737 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
738 More Than Honey KL $5,225 6.5% 1 $5,225 $79,772 6/12/13
739 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
740 Forever Icar. $5,202 21.8% 1 $5,202 $23,828 9/12/07
741 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Zeit. $5,185 2.1% 1 $5,185 $247,159 4/4/14
742 The Cats of Mirikitani LucD. $5,160 13.3% 1 $5,160 $38,925 3/2/07
743 Cousin Jules CGld $5,135 17.5% 1 $5,135 $29,337 11/29/13
744 Balseros 7Art $5,111 30.5% 1 $5,111 $16,783 7/23/03
745 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Fct. $5,093 25.4% 1 $5,093 $20,073 4/11/03
746 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
747 Cuba: Island of Music Cn4 $5,071 51.8% 1 $5,071 $9,791 1/16/04
748 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
749 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir $5,066 11.2% 1 $5,066 $45,255 5/16/14
750 Red Obsession A23 $5,060 38.3% 2 $2,530 $13,199 9/6/13
751 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
752 Angels in the Dust Libre $5,043 43.5% 1 $5,043 $11,606 9/14/07
753 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $5,034 18.7% 1 $5,034 $26,859 11/24/06
754 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $5,026 27.0% 3 $1,675 $18,618 6/1/12
755 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icar. $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
756 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
757 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
758 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
759 See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary WP $4,996 4.2% 1 $4,996 $118,206 3/19/10
760 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
761 The Last Mogul Think $4,965 30.1% 1 $4,965 $16,469 6/24/05
762 If You Build It Long Shot $4,949 11.4% 1 $4,949 $43,393 1/10/14
763 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
764 Girl Model FRun $4,898 23.2% 1 $4,898 $21,154 9/5/12
765 Sisters in Law WMM $4,895 14.7% 1 $4,895 $33,312 4/12/06
766 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
767 Genesis Think $4,891 29.8% 1 $4,891 $16,413 5/27/05
768 Fire in the Blood ICir $4,856 16.7% 1 $4,856 $28,994 9/6/13
769 Bettie Page Reveals All MBox $4,846 4.5% 1 $4,846 $108,118 11/22/13
770 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
771 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Palm $4,842 38.4% 1 $4,842 $12,600 7/16/04
772 Watermarks Kino $4,837 2.0% 1 $4,837 $246,094 1/21/05
773 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
774 People Say I'm Crazy Palo $4,820 30.7% 1 $4,820 $15,679 4/30/04
775 East of Havana BMG $4,800 41.6% 1 $4,800 $11,550 2/2/07
776 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers DR $4,794 25.3% 1 $4,794 $18,938 7/31/13
777 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon Reel $4,792 24.3% 1 $4,792 $19,712 5/30/08
778 American Cannibal Life $4,778 28.8% 1 $4,778 $16,566 3/16/07
779 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
780 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $4,721 10.5% 1 $4,721 $44,883 1/20/12
781 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
782 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
783 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom FRun $4,645 24.1% 1 $4,645 $19,245 8/13/10
784 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $4,644 13.6% 1 $4,644 $34,023 9/9/11
785 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $4,632 0.3% 1 $4,632 $1,577,480 8/19/88
786 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
787 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
788 Levitated Mass FRun $4,589 65.5% 1 $4,589 $7,005 9/5/14
789 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
790 New York in the 50's Avat. $4,552 38.3% 1 $4,552 $11,882 2/9/01
791 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
792 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
793 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
794 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
795 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
796 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
797 Three of Hearts Think $4,482 20.9% 1 $4,482 $21,429 10/19/05
798 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
799 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
800 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drif $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
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, #1101-1126

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15