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
201 410 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
202 480 The Missing Picture Strand $10,148 19.5% 5 $2,030 $52,164 3/19/14
203 516 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $9,202 23.5% 5 $1,840 $39,192 6/26/13
204 660 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
205 752 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
206 819 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
207 951 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
208 33 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $281,330 1.2% 4 $70,332 $24,146,161 5/24/06
209 41 The Aristocrats Think $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
210 54 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $139,033 2.2% 4 $34,758 $6,417,135 9/24/10
211 64 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $111,982 9.3% 4 $27,996 $1,200,326 7/8/11
212 77 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $89,087 6.2% 4 $22,271 $1,439,232 7/26/02
213 80 Salinger Wein. $86,956 14.9% 4 $21,739 $583,633 9/6/13
214 84 Roger and Me WB $80,253 1.2% 4 $20,063 $6,706,368 12/22/89
215 100 Buck IFC $67,548 1.7% 4 $16,887 $4,038,912 6/17/11
216 108 Dirty Wars IFC $63,504 16.5% 4 $15,876 $384,473 6/7/13
217 114 The 11th Hour WIP $60,853 8.6% 4 $15,213 $707,343 8/17/07
218 116 Comedian Mira. $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
219 117 The Cove RAtt. $57,640 6.7% 4 $14,410 $857,005 7/31/09
220 123 Particle Fever Abr. $53,901 6.2% 4 $13,475 $869,838 3/5/14
221 125 The Last Lions NGE $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
222 127 The Tillman Story Wein. $52,185 6.5% 4 $13,046 $802,535 8/20/10
223 132 Young@Heart FoxS $50,937 1.3% 4 $12,734 $3,992,189 4/9/08
224 133 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $50,103 4.1% 4 $12,525 $1,215,045 10/27/06
225 134 Tim's Vermeer SPC $49,777 3.0% 4 $12,444 $1,671,377 1/31/14
226 152 Hearts of Darkness Trit $42,992 3.3% 4 $10,748 $1,318,449 11/27/91
227 159 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
228 160 Hating Breitbart RM $40,673 49.9% 4 $10,168 $81,432 10/19/12
229 162 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $39,630 7.6% 4 $9,908 $518,342 5/3/13
230 164 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $38,281 3.4% 4 $9,570 $1,134,358 9/7/07
231 169 Kids For Cash Pala. $36,639 25.9% 4 $9,160 $141,666 2/7/14
232 180 A Film Unfinished Osci. $34,060 10.6% 4 $8,515 $320,486 8/18/10
233 214 How to Survive a Plague IFC $28,250 21.4% 4 $7,063 $132,055 9/21/12
234 223 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
235 233 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
236 234 The Hornet's Nest Free $26,550 8.6% 4 $6,638 $309,614 5/9/14
237 237 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
238 244 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $24,970 30.3% 4 $6,242 $82,378 5/26/00
239 246 Unknown White Male Wells $24,591 19.4% 4 $6,147 $126,836 2/24/06
240 255 Screamers (2006) Maya $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
241 260 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $23,017 11.5% 4 $5,754 $200,510 6/6/14
242 262 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
243 263 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
244 270 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
245 343 The Invisible War Cdgm. $16,500 22.9% 4 $4,125 $71,968 6/22/12
246 354 Stonewall Uprising FRun $15,729 12.3% 4 $3,932 $128,203 6/16/10
247 355 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
248 378 Magic Trip Magn. $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
249 404 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
250 413 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
251 426 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
252 444 Venus and Serena Magn. $10,981 21.4% 4 $2,745 $51,271 5/10/13
253 506 Stevie Lions $9,383 9.1% 4 $2,345 $103,401 3/28/03
254 532 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $8,741 10.0% 4 $2,185 $87,370 10/26/07
255 593 Family Fundamentals Focus $7,352 64.8% 4 $1,838 $11,344 10/11/02
256 609 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
257 690 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $5,712 26.3% 4 $1,428 $21,697 3/2/12
258 735 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
259 768 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
260 771 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
261 818 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
262 837 Eleven Minutes Reg. $3,670 46.0% 4 $918 $7,986 2/20/09
263 857 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
264 928 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
265 981 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
266 86 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
267 98 Pina IFC $68,012 1.9% 3 $22,671 $3,524,826 12/23/11
268 101 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $65,154 2.1% 3 $21,718 $3,119,113 5/30/03
269 105 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $63,700 6.3% 3 $21,233 $1,017,579 9/21/12
270 106 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $63,600 4.3% 3 $21,200 $1,474,455 3/28/14
271 111 The Gatekeepers SPC $61,552 2.5% 3 $20,517 $2,415,727 2/1/13
272 115 Food, Inc. Magn. $60,513 1.4% 3 $20,171 $4,417,674 6/12/09
273 119 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $54,596 1.1% 3 $18,199 $4,946,445 6/14/13
274 121 Wild Man Blues NL $54,458 10.2% 3 $18,153 $533,759 4/17/98
275 130 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $51,326 2.1% 3 $17,109 $2,401,999 7/20/12
276 141 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $46,359 3.8% 3 $15,453 $1,222,708 7/9/04
277 156 The Fog of War SPC $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
278 163 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
279 172 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $36,018 5.6% 3 $12,006 $643,416 3/21/14
280 174 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $35,563 5.2% 3 $11,854 $686,152 6/9/95
281 179 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
282 190 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
283 195 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $31,800 23.2% 3 $10,600 $137,042 11/22/13
284 204 The Central Park Five IFC $30,570 9.4% 3 $10,190 $325,653 11/23/12
285 211 Trouble the Water Zeit. $28,606 5.5% 3 $9,535 $520,151 8/22/08
286 216 Trumbo Gold. $28,125 25.8% 3 $9,375 $109,057 6/27/08
287 224 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
288 242 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
289 245 The Punk Singer IFC $24,729 20.1% 3 $8,243 $122,742 11/29/13
290 249 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
291 250 Mr. Death Lions $24,125 4.7% 3 $8,041 $507,941 12/29/99
292 258 Darfur Now WIP $23,217 21.3% 3 $7,739 $109,107 11/2/07
293 276 NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Spa. $21,500 43.4% 3 $7,167 $49,591 5/2/14
294 280 Cutie and the Boxer RTWC $21,098 10.5% 3 $7,033 $200,036 8/16/13
295 285 Spinning Plates TFA $20,717 18.4% 3 $6,906 $112,449 10/25/13
296 287 To Be and to Have NYer $20,528 2.6% 3 $6,842 $777,129 9/19/03
297 288 The Last Days Oct. $20,492 4.9% 3 $6,830 $421,432 2/5/99
298 295 The Flat IFC $19,916 4.2% 3 $6,639 $471,842 10/19/12
299 301 Incident at Oglala Mira. $19,070 3.6% 3 $6,356 $536,848 5/8/92
300 302 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $19,032 7.9% 3 $6,344 $239,711 7/2/09
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.7%1,346$5,517$27,854,371-
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