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
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
401 785 The Woman with the Five Elephants CGld $4,988 45.2% 1 $4,988 $11,026 7/20/11
402 80 Tabloid IFC $91,201 13.1% 14 $6,514 $696,921 7/15/11
403 107 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $65,132 56.0% 10 $6,513 $116,381 7/15/11
404 68 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $111,982 9.3% 4 $27,996 $1,200,326 7/8/11
405 248 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
406 308 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $20,247 2.2% 1 $20,247 $906,666 7/8/11
407 554 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
408 916 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
409 73 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Abr. $97,043 36.2% 24 $4,043 $267,965 6/24/11
410 98 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $69,389 18.0% 24 $2,891 $386,073 6/24/11
411 736 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
412 97 Jig Scre. $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
413 105 Buck IFC $67,548 1.7% 4 $16,887 $4,038,912 6/17/11
414 219 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $28,911 2.7% 2 $14,456 $1,067,028 6/17/11
415 462 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
416 964 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
417 338 The Last Mountain Da. $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
418 670 Rejoice and Shout Magn. $6,589 6.6% 1 $6,589 $100,237 6/3/11
419 895 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
420 720 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
421 1018 Pianomania FRun $2,238 4.5% 1 $2,238 $49,852 5/27/11
422 1009 Louder Than a Bomb Bal. $2,300 5.7% 1 $2,300 $40,362 5/18/11
423 172 L'Amour Fou IFC $37,250 11.9% 2 $18,625 $312,494 5/13/11
424 749 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
425 872 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
426 986 The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls Argo. $2,506 8.5% 1 $2,506 $29,316 5/13/11
427 1043 Cameraman: The Work and Life of Jack Cardiff Strand $1,998 9.6% 1 $1,998 $20,840 5/13/11
428 56 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $139,101 2.6% 5 $27,820 $5,304,920 4/29/11
429 181 Exporting Raymond Gold. $35,292 40.2% 13 $2,715 $87,727 4/29/11
430 970 The Arbor Strand $2,638 12.2% 1 $2,638 $21,620 4/27/11
431 9 African Cats BV $6,003,200 38.9% 1,220 $4,921 $15,428,747 4/22/11
432 66 POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold SPC $118,294 18.5% 18 $6,572 $638,476 4/22/11
433 433 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
434 859 Armadillo Lorb. $3,958 27.2% 1 $3,958 $14,566 4/15/11
435 1130 Dumbstruck Truly $981 6.4% 1 $981 $15,379 4/15/11
436 714 American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $5,872 6.4% 1 $5,872 $92,234 4/8/11
437 408 Blank City IR $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
438 755 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
439 334 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
440 190 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $33,677 2.2% 1 $33,677 $1,510,026 3/16/11
441 614 Making the Boys FRun $7,513 22.5% 1 $7,513 $33,443 3/11/11
442 776 Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Tost. $5,054 38.6% 1 $5,054 $13,080 3/4/11
443 690 Public Speaking Rialto $6,260 10.1% 1 $6,260 $62,173 2/23/11
444 130 The Last Lions NGE $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
445 506 I Am Pala. $10,092 0.6% 1 $10,092 $1,591,034 2/18/11
446 1 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $29,514,054 40.4% 3,105 $9,505 $73,013,910 2/11/11
447 555 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
448 893 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
449 713 The Woodmans Lorb. $5,874 12.6% 1 $5,874 $46,623 1/19/11
450 1141 Plastic Planet FRun $740 23.4% 1 $740 $3,164 1/14/11
451 732 Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
452 336 Forks Over Knives Pas. $17,645 2.4% 1 $17,645 $739,561 1/7/11
453 328 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
454 992 The Red Chapel Lorb. $2,459 39.7% 1 $2,459 $6,196 12/29/10
455 1115 Nenette Kino $1,176 6.5% 1 $1,176 $18,009 12/22/10
456 647 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $7,035 31.9% 1 $7,035 $22,080 12/10/10
457 948 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
458 466 Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie Argo. $10,976 36.7% 3 $3,659 $29,893 12/3/10
459 576 Bhutto FRun $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
460 424 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
461 1059 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $1,798 26.9% 9 $200 $6,684 11/19/10
462 676 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Osci. $6,510 14.0% 1 $6,510 $46,380 11/17/10
463 241 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
464 353 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
465 515 Waste Land Arth. $9,806 5.2% 1 $9,806 $187,716 10/29/10
466 821 The Kids Grow Up Shad. $4,497 37.2% 1 $4,497 $12,095 10/29/10
467 813 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
468 41 I Want Your Money Free $249,428 57.5% 537 $464 $433,588 10/15/10
469 167 Inside Job SPC $39,649 0.9% 2 $19,825 $4,312,735 10/8/10
470 597 Budrus Bal. $7,819 11.4% 1 $7,819 $68,353 10/8/10
471 910 Marwencol CGld $3,276 2.9% 1 $3,276 $112,036 10/8/10
472 202 Freakonomics Magn. $31,893 31.5% 20 $1,595 $101,270 10/1/10
473 57 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $139,033 2.2% 4 $34,758 $6,417,135 9/24/10
474 1138 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism FRun $822 42.9% 2 $411 $1,916 9/24/10
475 40 Catfish Rog. $257,285 7.9% 12 $21,440 $3,237,343 9/17/10
476 421 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
477 490 The Other City CF $10,396 46.1% 2 $5,198 $22,539 9/17/10
478 664 Picture Me Strand $6,718 55.9% 1 $6,718 $12,008 9/17/10
479 1027 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo CP $2,198 37.1% 2 $1,099 $5,922 9/17/10
480 382 Kings of Pastry FRun $15,162 4.5% 2 $7,581 $336,386 9/15/10
481 968 GasLand WOW $2,641 8.6% 1 $2,641 $30,846 9/15/10
482 351 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Lorb. $17,034 10.2% 3 $5,678 $167,508 9/10/10
483 305 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
484 132 The Tillman Story Wein. $52,185 6.5% 4 $13,046 $802,535 8/20/10
485 186 A Film Unfinished Osci. $34,060 10.6% 4 $8,515 $320,486 8/18/10
486 810 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom FRun $4,645 24.1% 1 $4,645 $19,245 8/13/10
487 104 The Wildest Dream NGE $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
488 1011 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
489 1048 Mugabe and the White African FRun $1,907 24.1% 1 $1,907 $7,924 7/23/10
490 341 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $17,466 6.8% 1 $17,466 $256,242 7/21/10
491 857 Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno FA $3,981 15.6% 1 $3,981 $25,489 7/16/10
492 753 Great Directors Pala. $5,440 30.4% 3 $1,813 $17,921 7/2/10
493 1031 Only When I Dance FM $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
494 179 Restrepo NGE $35,581 2.7% 2 $17,791 $1,330,894 6/25/10
495 289 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
496 159 8: The Mormon Proposition RF $42,566 42.4% 16 $2,660 $100,280 6/18/10
497 371 Stonewall Uprising FRun $15,729 12.3% 4 $3,932 $128,203 6/16/10
498 49 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $164,351 5.6% 7 $23,479 $2,930,687 6/11/10
499 361 The Lottery Vari. $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
500 280 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
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