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, #1101-1103
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
101 200 Escape Fire RAtt. $30,953 24.5% 12 $2,579 $126,238 10/5/12
102 203 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
103 220 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
104 272 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $21,705 53.2% 12 $1,809 $40,816 6/27/14
105 450 Ever Again RM $10,802 62.4% 12 $900 $17,304 12/8/06
106 36 Freeriders WM $264,548 9.6% 11 $24,049 $2,750,064 10/20/98
107 48 Black Diamond Rush WM $161,115 9.9% 11 $14,646 $1,634,386 10/12/93
108 81 Tyson SPC $85,046 9.6% 11 $7,731 $887,918 4/24/09
109 145 Life in a Day NGE $45,202 17.9% 11 $4,109 $252,788 7/29/11
110 298 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
111 96 Heavy Petting Skou $69,007 25.3% 10 $6,900 $272,371 9/22/89
112 102 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $65,132 56.0% 10 $6,513 $116,381 7/15/11
113 113 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
114 286 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
115 342 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
116 68 Linsanity KE $99,462 32.9% 9 $11,051 $302,645 10/4/13
117 71 The Celluloid Closet SPC $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
118 79 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $87,743 63.1% 9 $9,749 $138,991 3/28/14
119 648 Something to Cheer About Truly $6,410 65.6% 9 $712 $9,777 4/27/07
120 1002 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $1,798 26.9% 9 $200 $6,684 11/19/10
121 43 Bowling for Columbine UA $209,148 1.0% 8 $26,143 $21,576,018 10/11/02
122 46 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $170,756 5.2% 8 $21,345 $3,291,250 4/16/10
123 97 Every Little Step SPC $68,504 4.0% 8 $8,563 $1,725,141 4/17/09
124 107 Gunner Palace Palm $63,520 10.5% 8 $7,940 $607,844 3/4/05
125 109 Lost in La Mancha IFC $63,303 8.6% 8 $7,912 $732,393 1/31/03
126 118 Murderball Think $57,286 3.7% 8 $7,160 $1,531,154 7/8/05
127 146 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
128 149 Veil of Tears WF $44,358 61.5% 8 $5,545 $72,078 3/28/14
129 235 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
130 247 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
131 282 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
132 356 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
133 370 Through the Fire Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
134 379 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $14,328 35.3% 8 $1,791 $40,563 2/7/14
135 418 The Ground Truth Focus $12,207 61.0% 8 $1,525 $20,013 9/15/06
136 541 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
137 47 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $164,351 5.6% 7 $23,479 $2,930,687 6/11/10
138 66 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $102,448 21.7% 7 $14,635 $471,334 9/20/11
139 73 It Might Get Loud SPC $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
140 150 Anita Gold. $44,114 24.9% 7 $6,302 $176,979 3/21/14
141 186 Brothers at War Gold. $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
142 198 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
143 201 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
144 205 Girls Rock! Shad. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
145 227 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
146 248 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
147 266 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
148 271 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
149 305 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
150 458 The Long Way Home 7Art $10,606 17.5% 7 $1,515 $60,509 9/17/97
151 467 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $10,413 9.6% 7 $1,487 $108,807 10/26/07
152 984 The Final Member Drft. $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
153 42 The September Issue RAtt. $220,633 5.8% 6 $36,772 $3,820,067 8/28/09
154 95 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
155 124 Why We Fight SPC $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
156 140 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $46,975 42.5% 6 $7,829 $110,577 10/1/04
157 183 For All Mankind Apol. $33,777 4.4% 6 $5,629 $770,132 11/1/89
158 196 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
159 199 This Old Cub Emr. $31,252 11.6% 6 $5,208 $270,014 3/26/04
160 213 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
161 251 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
162 252 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
163 294 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
164 372 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
165 382 Mademoiselle C Cohen $14,284 29.3% 6 $2,381 $48,668 9/11/13
166 488 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $9,895 64.6% 6 $1,649 $15,313 7/31/98
167 619 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
168 1049 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $1,239 12.6% 6 $207 $9,802 10/18/13
169 53 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $139,101 2.6% 5 $27,820 $5,304,920 4/29/11
170 55 Step Into Liquid Art. $135,985 3.7% 5 $27,197 $3,681,803 8/8/03
171 63 Bully (2012) Wein. $116,472 41.7% 5 $23,294 $279,202 3/30/12
172 70 Touching the Void IFC $96,973 2.1% 5 $19,394 $4,593,598 1/23/04
173 82 A Brief History of Time Trit $84,025 3.7% 5 $16,805 $2,279,692 8/21/92
174 85 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $77,982 16.9% 5 $15,596 $461,572 8/6/04
175 89 Blackfish Magn. $75,962 3.7% 5 $15,192 $2,073,582 7/19/13
176 92 Jig Scre. $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
177 128 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $51,493 7.6% 5 $10,298 $677,914 8/17/07
178 138 First Position IFC $48,024 4.7% 5 $9,605 $1,014,071 5/4/12
179 142 American Teen ParV $45,589 4.8% 5 $9,118 $942,441 7/25/08
180 158 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
181 168 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $36,731 1.2% 5 $7,346 $3,058,527 2/9/05
182 170 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $36,412 54.0% 5 $7,282 $67,433 11/5/04
183 185 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $33,165 5.9% 5 $6,633 $562,218 2/17/12
184 188 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
185 191 Outrage Magn. $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
186 193 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $32,037 8.4% 5 $6,407 $382,807 9/15/00
187 207 Scratch Palm $29,677 10.2% 5 $5,935 $289,885 2/15/02
188 208 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
189 210 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
190 217 Somm Gold. $28,050 16.1% 5 $5,610 $174,197 6/21/13
191 228 Bukowski: Born Into This Magn. $27,095 8.5% 5 $5,419 $318,816 5/28/04
192 238 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indic. $25,807 3.3% 5 $5,161 $771,712 4/14/00
193 240 Paper Clips Slow $25,535 2.3% 5 $5,107 $1,121,744 11/24/04
194 259 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
195 321 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
196 328 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
197 336 When Comedy Went to School ICir $17,001 4.6% 5 $3,400 $369,065 7/31/13
198 366 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
199 373 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
200 400 West of Memphis SPC $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.7%1,346$5,517$27,830,434-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1103

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Something to Cheer About Truly 4/27/07
Alive Inside B360 7/18/14
Video Games: The Movie Vari. 7/18/14
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15