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
201 642 The Matador (2008) City Lights Pictures Releasing $6,695 30.7% 1 $6,695 $21,816 10/31/08
202 938 Everything's Cool City Lights Pictures Releasing $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
203 1119 Carbon Nation Clay Way Media $402 2.4% 1 $402 $16,901 5/7/10
204 95 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Codeblack Entertainment $69,306 35.7% 16 $4,332 $194,102 4/5/13
205 384 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen Media Group $14,328 35.3% 8 $1,791 $40,563 2/7/14
206 387 Mademoiselle C Cohen Media Group $14,284 29.3% 6 $2,381 $48,668 9/11/13
207 685 The Unbelievers Content Media $5,925 41.1% 1 $5,925 $14,400 11/29/13
208 839 They Come to America Corinth/TV360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
209 419 Beautiful Darling Corinth Films $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
210 278 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cowboy $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
211 309 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cowboy $18,931 0.8% 3 $6,310 $2,453,083 10/5/01
212 458 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cowboy $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
213 657 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Cowboy $6,411 4.0% 1 $6,411 $160,621 5/23/03
214 673 Benjamin Smoke Cowboy $6,183 16.7% 1 $6,183 $37,111 7/21/00
215 1048 Dear Jesse Cowboy $1,508 8.5% 1 $1,508 $17,744 6/26/98
216 459 Brother's Keeper Creative Thinking $10,758 0.8% 1 $10,758 $1,305,915 9/9/92
217 462 Paradise Lost Creative Thinking $10,740 3.9% 1 $10,740 $272,750 9/20/96
218 327 The Last Mountain Dada Films $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
219 346 Broadway: The Golden Age Dada Films $16,524 4.7% 2 $8,262 $353,580 6/11/04
220 729 Documented Define American $5,422 17.7% 1 $5,422 $30,662 5/2/14
221 911 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Direct Cinema Limited $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
222 856 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
223 50 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DisruptiveLA $149,879 63.6% 304 $493 $235,659 8/8/14
224 757 Becoming Traviata Distrib Films $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
225 792 Operation Homecoming The Documentary Group $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
226 875 Hell and Back Again Docurama Films $3,413 8.4% 1 $3,413 $40,634 10/5/11
227 776 Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers Doppelganger Releasing $4,794 25.3% 1 $4,794 $18,938 7/31/13
228 179 A Band Called Death Drafthouse $34,839 27.4% 15 $2,323 $127,257 6/28/13
229 229 Act of Killing Drafthouse $27,450 5.6% 1 $27,450 $486,919 7/19/13
230 409 The Ambassador Drafthouse $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
231 418 The Dog Drafthouse $12,431 29.7% 3 $4,144 $41,850 8/8/14
232 1003 The Final Member Drafthouse $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
233 800 Fast Trip, Long Drop Drift Releasing $4,438 42.2% 1 $4,438 $10,524 1/6/95
234 355 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story Dutchmen Films $16,011 100.0% 1 $16,011 $16,011 10/26/12
235 225 Planet B-Boy Elephant Eye Films $27,777 10.1% 2 $13,888 $273,870 3/21/08
236 570 Billy the Kid Elephant Eye Films $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
237 201 This Old Cub Emerging Pictures $31,252 11.6% 6 $5,208 $270,014 3/26/04
238 404 Music from the Inside Out Emerging Pictures $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
239 801 Cowboy del Amor Emerging Pictures $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
240 889 Home of the Brave (2004) Emerging Pictures $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
241 1073 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emerging Pictures $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
242 366 Yves St. Laurent Empire $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
243 763 With All Deliberate Speed Empire $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
244 649 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
245 582 A Walk to Beautiful Engel Entertainment $7,718 100.0% 1 $7,718 $7,718 2/8/08
246 163 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's Entertainment One $39,630 7.6% 4 $9,908 $518,342 5/3/13
247 581 Watermark Entertainment One $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
248 758 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Entertainment One $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
249 171 Beyond the Gates (2004) Every Tribe $36,412 54.0% 5 $7,282 $67,433 11/5/04
250 343 The Last Dispatch Fabrication Films $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
251 745 Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Facets $5,093 25.4% 1 $5,093 $20,073 4/11/03
252 158 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
253 972 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
254 290 Spinning Plates The Film Arcade $20,717 18.4% 3 $6,906 $112,449 10/25/13
255 302 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade $19,821 14.7% 2 $9,911 $135,228 9/28/12
256 720 Broadway Idiot FilmBuff $5,514 20.0% 1 $5,514 $27,595 10/11/13
257 277 The Internet's Own Boy FilmBuff/Participant Media $21,705 44.4% 12 $1,809 $48,911 6/27/14
258 1041 Before You Know It The Film Collaborative $1,591 23.7% 1 $1,591 $6,717 5/30/14
259 912 Hitler's Children Film Movement $2,939 10.3% 1 $2,939 $28,663 11/16/12
260 996 Only When I Dance Film Movement $2,181 25.0% 1 $2,181 $8,738 7/2/10
261 879 Body of War Film Sales Company $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
262 224 The Year of the Yao Fine Line $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
263 314 Hoop Dreams Fine Line $18,396 0.2% 3 $6,132 $7,830,611 10/14/94
264 406 The Filth and the Fury Fine Line $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
265 674 Herb and Dorothy 50x50 Fine Line Media $6,157 15.8% 1 $6,157 $38,933 9/13/13
266 326 New York Doll First Independent Pictures $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
267 637 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
268 687 I Trust You to Kill Me First Independent Pictures $5,888 45.8% 1 $5,888 $12,854 9/8/06
269 276 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First Look $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
270 377 Emmanuel's Gift First Look $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
271 532 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First Look $8,981 8.4% 1 $8,981 $106,686 4/2/03
272 127 49 Up First Run $53,277 22.0% 21 $2,537 $241,772 10/6/06
273 270 56 Up First Run $22,088 3.1% 1 $22,088 $701,278 1/4/13
274 304 Fidel First Run $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
275 312 Weapons of the Spirit First Run $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
276 317 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune First Run $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
277 339 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg First Run $17,112 75.4% 2 $8,556 $22,692 2/17/94
278 345 Crude First Run $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
279 359 Stonewall Uprising First Run $15,729 12.3% 4 $3,932 $128,203 6/16/10
280 365 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $15,411 8.4% 1 $15,411 $183,342 9/23/11
281 370 Kings of Pastry First Run $15,162 4.5% 2 $7,581 $336,386 9/15/10
282 376 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
283 435 Four Seasons Lodge First Run $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
284 436 42 Up First Run $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
285 488 Constantine's Sword First Run $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
286 490 Bonhoeffer First Run $10,099 3.4% 1 $10,099 $296,131 6/20/03
287 512 Through a Lens Darkly First Run $9,456 22.8% 1 $9,456 $41,441 8/27/14
288 513 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times First Run $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
289 516 War Photographer First Run $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
290 518 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary First Run $9,283 24.6% 1 $9,283 $37,731 2/1/13
291 537 Orgasm Inc. First Run $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
292 550 Praying with Lior First Run $8,401 10.2% 1 $8,401 $82,553 2/1/08
293 555 Bhutto First Run $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
294 557 Been Rich All My Life First Run $8,252 22.7% 1 $8,252 $36,406 7/21/06
295 593 Making the Boys First Run $7,513 22.5% 1 $7,513 $33,443 3/11/11
296 598 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
297 606 Rising From Ashes First Run $7,298 18.9% 3 $2,433 $38,602 8/2/13
298 634 The Goebbels Experiment First Run $6,769 14.3% 1 $6,769 $47,211 8/12/05
299 635 Peter Brook: The Tightrope First Run $6,768 34.9% 1 $6,768 $19,365 1/31/14
300 640 Orchestra of Exiles First Run $6,719 19.4% 1 $6,719 $34,577 10/26/12
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
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