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
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
201 303 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
202 622 Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home Libre $7,039 58.5% 1 $7,039 $12,025 12/7/12
203 766 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
204 966 Tchoupitoulas Osci. $2,379 12.3% 1 $2,379 $19,375 12/7/12
205 1057 Only the Young Osci. $1,446 9.4% 1 $1,446 $15,312 12/7/12
206 89 Hecho En Mexico LGF $76,123 50.4% 12 $6,344 $151,133 11/30/12
207 827 Love, Marilyn SD $4,000 57.6% 1 $4,000 $6,950 11/30/12
208 426 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
209 207 The Central Park Five IFC $30,570 9.4% 3 $10,190 $325,653 11/23/12
210 1120 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child FRun $402 66.9% 1 $402 $601 11/23/12
211 912 Hitler's Children FM $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
212 920 The Law in These Parts CGld $2,814 20.6% 1 $2,814 $13,683 11/16/12
213 1050 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
214 247 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
215 355 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $16,011 100.0% 1 $16,011 $16,011 10/26/12
216 640 Orchestra of Exiles FRun $6,719 19.4% 1 $6,719 $34,577 10/26/12
217 161 Hating Breitbart RM $40,673 49.9% 4 $10,168 $81,432 10/19/12
218 300 The Flat IFC $19,916 4.2% 3 $6,639 $471,842 10/19/12
219 311 Brooklyn Castle PDA $18,761 8.6% 2 $9,381 $219,407 10/19/12
220 901 Photographic Memory FRun $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
221 972 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
222 202 Escape Fire RAtt. $30,953 24.5% 12 $2,579 $126,238 10/5/12
223 349 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
224 528 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
225 943 The Revisionaries KL $2,608 11.5% 1 $2,608 $22,664 10/5/12
226 1017 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,869 25.2% 1 $1,869 $7,426 10/3/12
227 302 The Other Dream Team TFA $19,821 14.7% 2 $9,911 $135,228 9/28/12
228 618 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
229 106 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $63,700 6.3% 3 $21,233 $1,017,579 9/21/12
230 160 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
231 218 How to Survive a Plague IFC $28,250 21.4% 4 $7,063 $132,055 9/21/12
232 831 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
233 1080 Head Games Vari. $1,152 8.2% 2 $576 $14,056 9/21/12
234 1091 Three Stars FRun $1,003 11.2% 1 $1,003 $8,942 9/21/12
235 693 Radio Unnameable KL $5,833 24.2% 1 $5,833 $24,090 9/19/12
236 710 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
237 331 Detropia LF $17,414 4.5% 1 $17,414 $390,024 9/7/12
238 764 Girl Model FRun $4,898 23.2% 1 $4,898 $21,154 9/5/12
239 409 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
240 7 2016 Obama's America RM $6,509,433 19.5% 1,091 $5,966 $33,449,086 8/24/12
241 88 Samsara Osci. $76,222 2.9% 2 $38,111 $2,672,413 8/24/12
242 579 Somewhere Between Long Shot $7,799 3.7% 1 $7,799 $210,975 8/24/12
243 855 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $3,610 3.2% 1 $3,610 $111,205 8/24/12
244 627 Side By Side Trib. $6,956 11.8% 1 $6,956 $58,825 8/17/12
245 704 Death by China A23 $5,701 14.8% 1 $5,701 $38,492 8/17/12
246 586 Meet the Fokkens KL $7,628 24.8% 1 $7,628 $30,810 8/8/12
247 793 You've Been Trumped ICir $4,497 15.4% 1 $4,497 $29,273 8/3/12
248 893 Dreams of a Life Strand $3,085 36.7% 1 $3,085 $8,405 8/3/12
249 1064 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $1,350 35.5% 1 $1,350 $3,804 8/3/12
250 1114 Sushi: The Global Catch AM $516 9.0% 1 $516 $5,757 8/3/12
251 159 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
252 228 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
253 1006 Planet of Snail CGld $2,011 14.4% 1 $2,011 $13,957 7/25/12
254 131 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $51,326 2.1% 3 $17,109 $2,401,999 7/20/12
255 269 The Imposter IM $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
256 291 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
257 837 China Heavyweight Zeit. $3,792 35.9% 1 $3,792 $10,550 7/6/12
258 854 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
259 6 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $7,138,266 28.2% 2,730 $2,615 $25,326,071 7/5/12
260 431 Neil Young Journeys SPC $12,025 5.6% 3 $4,008 $215,026 6/29/12
261 348 The Invisible War Cdgm. $16,500 22.9% 4 $4,125 $71,968 6/22/12
262 505 Kumare KL $9,601 7.3% 1 $9,601 $132,160 6/20/12
263 49 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap IM $150,337 52.1% 157 $958 $288,312 6/15/12
264 449 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $11,041 12.7% 2 $5,521 $86,637 6/13/12
265 675 Paul Williams Still Alive Abr. $6,116 15.8% 1 $6,116 $38,691 6/8/12
266 1093 Patagonia Rising FRun $981 47.5% 1 $981 $2,064 6/8/12
267 754 Chely Wright: Wish Me Away FRun $5,026 27.0% 3 $1,675 $18,618 6/1/12
268 930 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $2,721 10.2% 3 $907 $26,608 6/1/12
269 643 5 Broken Cameras KL $6,674 6.1% 1 $6,674 $109,983 5/30/12
270 699 OC87 FKF $5,733 13.2% 1 $5,733 $43,583 5/25/12
271 315 Mansome Pala. $18,395 50.7% 20 $920 $36,280 5/18/12
272 1011 Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow FRun $1,951 13.7% 1 $1,951 $14,272 5/18/12
273 727 Otter 501 Pala. $5,444 22.3% 3 $1,815 $24,449 5/11/12
274 732 Patience (After Sebald) CGld $5,302 33.3% 1 $5,302 $15,941 5/9/12
275 139 First Position IFC $48,024 4.7% 5 $9,605 $1,014,071 5/4/12
276 534 Last Call at the Oasis ATO $8,899 21.0% 3 $2,966 $42,423 5/4/12
277 573 Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story ICir $7,882 7.0% 1 $7,882 $112,679 5/4/12
278 1024 This Binary Universe Indic. $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
279 489 The Highest Pass Libre $10,125 49.7% 2 $5,063 $20,386 4/27/12
280 672 Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment FRun $6,193 37.0% 1 $6,193 $16,734 4/27/12
281 731 Whores' Glory KL $5,358 17.1% 3 $1,786 $31,420 4/27/12
282 961 Bookers Place Trib. $2,455 44.2% 2 $1,228 $5,549 4/25/12
283 995 Payback (2012) Zeit. $2,186 12.2% 1 $2,186 $17,979 4/25/12
284 4 Chimpanzee BV $10,673,748 36.8% 1,563 $6,829 $28,972,764 4/20/12
285 37 Marley Magn. $262,004 18.5% 42 $6,238 $1,413,480 4/20/12
286 654 Hit So Hard Vari. $6,500 19.1% 1 $6,500 $34,025 4/13/12
287 703 How to Grow a Band ICir $5,705 28.3% 1 $5,705 $20,135 4/13/12
288 561 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope WHE $8,203 23.7% 3 $2,734 $34,665 4/6/12
289 814 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
290 839 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
291 64 Bully (2012) Wein. $116,472 41.7% 5 $23,294 $279,202 3/30/12
292 217 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
293 1056 The Beat Hotel FRun $1,458 22.5% 1 $1,458 $6,480 3/30/12
294 393 The Island President Gold. $13,998 18.3% 2 $6,999 $76,398 3/28/12
295 402 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
296 156 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $42,035 1.6% 2 $21,018 $2,552,478 3/9/12
297 701 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $5,712 26.3% 4 $1,428 $21,697 3/2/12
298 931 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
299 934 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
300 1095 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
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, #1101-1126

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