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
101 93 Hecho En Mexico LGF $76,123 50.4% 12 $6,344 $151,133 11/30/12
102 104 The Wildest Dream NGE $67,848 7.6% 12 $5,654 $898,137 8/6/10
103 144 Into the Abyss IFC $47,559 21.2% 12 $3,963 $223,880 11/11/11
104 163 Call + Response FTrd. $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
105 177 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $36,295 24.2% 12 $3,024 $150,056 10/27/06
106 208 Escape Fire RAtt. $30,953 24.5% 12 $2,579 $126,238 10/5/12
107 212 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
108 231 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
109 250 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 37.3% 12 $2,132 $68,598 9/12/14
110 286 The Internet's Own Boy FB/Part. $21,705 44.4% 12 $1,809 $48,911 6/27/14
111 471 Ever Again RM $10,802 62.4% 12 $900 $17,304 12/8/06
112 38 Freeriders WM $264,548 9.6% 11 $24,049 $2,750,064 10/20/98
113 50 Black Diamond Rush WM $161,115 9.9% 11 $14,646 $1,634,386 10/12/93
114 86 Tyson SPC $85,046 9.6% 11 $7,731 $887,918 4/24/09
115 150 Life in a Day NGE $45,202 17.9% 11 $4,109 $252,788 7/29/11
116 313 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
117 842 I Am Ali Focus $4,178 58.0% 11 $380 $7,205 10/10/14
118 85 Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me A23 $86,741 24.3% 10 $8,674 $356,626 10/24/14
119 101 Heavy Petting Skou $69,007 25.3% 10 $6,900 $272,371 9/22/89
120 107 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $65,132 56.0% 10 $6,513 $116,381 7/15/11
121 118 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
122 301 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $20,628 44.7% 10 $2,063 $46,109 7/13/12
123 358 Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Palm $16,522 40.4% 10 $1,652 $40,919 8/13/04
124 72 Linsanity KE $99,462 32.9% 9 $11,051 $302,645 10/4/13
125 75 The Celluloid Closet SPC $95,047 6.8% 9 $10,560 $1,400,591 3/15/96
126 83 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $87,743 63.1% 9 $9,749 $138,991 3/28/14
127 682 Something to Cheer About Truly $6,410 65.6% 9 $712 $9,777 4/27/07
128 1059 Regina Spektor: Live In London CP $1,798 26.9% 9 $200 $6,684 11/19/10
129 45 Bowling for Columbine UA $209,148 1.0% 8 $26,143 $21,576,018 10/11/02
130 48 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $170,756 5.2% 8 $21,345 $3,291,250 4/16/10
131 102 Every Little Step SPC $68,504 4.0% 8 $8,563 $1,725,141 4/17/09
132 112 Gunner Palace Palm $63,520 10.5% 8 $7,940 $607,844 3/4/05
133 114 Lost in La Mancha IFC $63,303 8.6% 8 $7,912 $732,393 1/31/03
134 123 Murderball Think $57,286 3.7% 8 $7,160 $1,531,154 7/8/05
135 151 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $45,138 2.7% 8 $5,642 $1,678,874 6/28/06
136 154 Veil of Tears WF $44,358 61.5% 8 $5,545 $72,078 3/28/14
137 200 Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox $32,238 17.4% 8 $4,030 $184,889 11/28/14
138 246 My Kid Could Paint That SPC $26,290 11.4% 8 $3,286 $231,574 10/5/07
139 259 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
140 296 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
141 373 Rape of the Soul Slow $15,602 39.0% 8 $1,950 $39,975 3/17/06
142 388 Through the Fire Libre $14,769 57.4% 8 $1,846 $25,752 2/10/06
143 397 The Last Of The Unjust Cohen $14,328 35.3% 8 $1,791 $40,563 2/7/14
144 439 The Ground Truth Focus $12,207 61.0% 8 $1,525 $20,013 9/15/06
145 568 Mandela Palm $8,413 20.0% 8 $1,051 $42,056 3/21/97
146 49 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $164,351 5.6% 7 $23,479 $2,930,687 6/11/10
147 70 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $102,448 21.7% 7 $14,635 $471,334 9/20/11
148 77 It Might Get Loud SPC $92,679 5.8% 7 $13,240 $1,610,163 8/14/09
149 155 Anita Gold. $44,114 24.9% 7 $6,302 $176,979 3/21/14
150 192 Brothers at War Gold. $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
151 206 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
152 209 The Agronomist Think $30,855 13.6% 7 $4,407 $226,189 4/23/04
153 215 Girls Rock! Shad. $29,917 18.8% 7 $4,273 $159,294 3/7/08
154 238 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
155 260 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
156 280 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
157 285 Mayor of the Sunset Strip First $21,722 8.4% 7 $3,103 $257,315 3/26/04
158 321 My Flesh and Blood Strand $18,763 46.2% 7 $2,680 $40,573 11/28/03
159 479 The Long Way Home 7Art $10,606 17.5% 7 $1,515 $60,509 9/17/97
160 489 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains SPC $10,413 9.6% 7 $1,487 $108,807 10/26/07
161 1038 The Final Member Drft. $2,064 18.1% 7 $295 $11,428 4/18/14
162 44 The September Issue RAtt. $220,633 5.8% 6 $36,772 $3,820,067 8/28/09
163 100 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
164 129 Why We Fight SPC $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
165 145 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
166 189 For All Mankind Apol. $33,777 4.4% 6 $5,629 $770,132 11/1/89
167 204 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $31,576 10.2% 6 $5,263 $308,575 5/30/08
168 207 This Old Cub Emr. $31,252 11.6% 6 $5,208 $270,014 3/26/04
169 223 Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure AAE $28,340 15.9% 6 $4,723 $177,729 3/30/12
170 263 Imelda Unco $24,077 12.0% 6 $4,012 $200,992 6/9/04
171 264 Soul Power SPC $23,893 11.5% 6 $3,982 $207,121 7/10/09
172 309 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
173 390 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
174 400 Mademoiselle C Cohen $14,284 29.3% 6 $2,381 $48,668 9/11/13
175 511 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $9,895 64.6% 6 $1,649 $15,313 7/31/98
176 651 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
177 1056 whaledreamers Mont. $1,827 17.3% 6 $305 $10,584 9/26/08
178 1108 Birth of the Living Dead FRun $1,239 12.6% 6 $207 $9,802 10/18/13
179 56 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $139,101 2.6% 5 $27,820 $5,304,920 4/29/11
180 58 Step Into Liquid Art. $135,985 3.7% 5 $27,197 $3,681,803 8/8/03
181 63 Citizenfour RTWC $126,321 6.0% 5 $25,264 $2,092,915 10/24/14
182 67 Bully (2012) Wein. $116,472 41.7% 5 $23,294 $279,202 3/30/12
183 74 Touching the Void IFC $96,973 2.1% 5 $19,394 $4,593,598 1/23/04
184 87 A Brief History of Time Trit $84,025 3.7% 5 $16,805 $2,279,692 8/21/92
185 90 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Libre $77,982 16.9% 5 $15,596 $461,572 8/6/04
186 94 Blackfish Magn. $75,962 3.7% 5 $15,192 $2,073,582 7/19/13
187 97 Jig Scre. $70,432 38.3% 5 $14,086 $183,790 6/17/11
188 133 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $51,493 7.6% 5 $10,298 $677,914 8/17/07
189 143 First Position IFC $48,024 4.7% 5 $9,605 $1,014,071 5/4/12
190 147 American Teen ParV $45,589 4.8% 5 $9,118 $942,441 7/25/08
191 164 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
192 174 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $36,731 1.2% 5 $7,346 $3,058,527 2/9/05
193 176 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $36,412 54.0% 5 $7,282 $67,433 11/5/04
194 191 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $33,165 5.9% 5 $6,633 $562,218 2/17/12
195 194 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
196 198 Outrage Magn. $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
197 201 Into the Arms of Strangers WB $32,037 8.4% 5 $6,407 $382,807 9/15/00
198 217 Scratch Palm $29,677 10.2% 5 $5,935 $289,885 2/15/02
199 218 The Armstrong Lie SPC $28,992 7.6% 5 $5,798 $383,294 11/8/13
200 220 American Pimp 7Art $28,699 10.0% 5 $5,739 $287,724 6/9/00
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