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, #1101-1148
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
201 268 The Devil and Daniel Johnston SPC $23,192 6.9% 5 $4,638 $334,450 3/31/06
202 333 New York Doll FInd. $17,583 8.0% 5 $3,516 $219,672 10/28/05
203 340 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $17,317 15.8% 5 $3,463 $109,427 7/25/08
204 348 When Comedy Went to School ICir $17,001 4.6% 5 $3,400 $369,065 7/31/13
205 379 One Day in September SPC $15,149 9.7% 5 $3,029 $156,818 11/17/00
206 387 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
207 414 West of Memphis SPC $13,360 4.3% 5 $2,672 $310,154 12/25/12
208 426 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
209 497 The Missing Picture Strand $10,148 19.5% 5 $2,030 $52,164 3/19/14
210 535 How to Make Money Selling Drugs Trib. $9,202 23.5% 5 $1,840 $39,192 6/26/13
211 685 Dear Mr. Watterson SD $6,199 25.9% 5 $1,240 $23,899 11/15/13
212 778 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
213 850 Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Magn. $3,936 12.6% 5 $787 $31,313 6/7/13
214 967 Next Goal Wins KE $2,568 6.0% 5 $514 $43,089 4/25/14
215 987 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
216 34 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $281,330 1.2% 4 $70,332 $24,146,161 5/24/06
217 42 The Aristocrats Think $243,796 3.8% 4 $60,949 $6,377,461 7/29/05
218 56 Waiting for "Superman" ParV $139,033 2.2% 4 $34,758 $6,417,135 9/24/10
219 66 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $111,982 9.3% 4 $27,996 $1,200,326 7/8/11
220 79 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $89,087 6.2% 4 $22,271 $1,439,232 7/26/02
221 82 Salinger Wein. $86,956 14.9% 4 $21,739 $583,633 9/6/13
222 86 Roger and Me WB $80,253 1.2% 4 $20,063 $6,706,368 12/22/89
223 102 Buck IFC $67,548 1.7% 4 $16,887 $4,038,912 6/17/11
224 110 Dirty Wars IFC $63,504 16.5% 4 $15,876 $384,473 6/7/13
225 116 The 11th Hour WIP $60,853 8.6% 4 $15,213 $707,343 8/17/07
226 118 Comedian Mira. $60,224 2.2% 4 $15,056 $2,751,988 10/11/02
227 119 The Cove RAtt. $57,640 6.7% 4 $14,410 $857,005 7/31/09
228 125 Particle Fever Abr. $53,901 6.2% 4 $13,475 $869,838 3/5/14
229 127 The Last Lions NGE $53,344 8.4% 4 $13,336 $635,325 2/18/11
230 129 The Tillman Story Wein. $52,185 6.5% 4 $13,046 $802,535 8/20/10
231 134 Young@Heart FoxS $50,937 1.3% 4 $12,734 $3,992,189 4/9/08
232 135 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $50,103 4.1% 4 $12,525 $1,215,045 10/27/06
233 136 Tim's Vermeer SPC $49,777 3.0% 4 $12,444 $1,671,377 1/31/14
234 154 Hearts of Darkness Trit $42,992 3.3% 4 $10,748 $1,318,449 11/27/91
235 162 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
236 163 Hating Breitbart RM $40,673 49.9% 4 $10,168 $81,432 10/19/12
237 165 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $39,630 7.6% 4 $9,908 $518,342 5/3/13
238 167 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $38,281 3.4% 4 $9,570 $1,134,358 9/7/07
239 172 Kids For Cash Pala. $36,639 25.6% 4 $9,160 $143,178 2/7/14
240 183 A Film Unfinished Osci. $34,060 10.6% 4 $8,515 $320,486 8/18/10
241 193 The Green Prince MBox $32,698 14.9% 4 $8,175 $219,670 9/12/14
242 220 How to Survive a Plague IFC $28,250 21.4% 4 $7,063 $132,055 9/21/12
243 230 We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Focus $27,689 16.7% 4 $6,922 $166,243 5/24/13
244 240 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $26,697 2.0% 4 $6,674 $1,310,200 2/23/96
245 241 The Hornet's Nest Free $26,550 8.5% 4 $6,638 $312,706 5/9/14
246 244 Project Nim RAtt. $25,820 6.3% 4 $6,455 $411,184 7/8/11
247 252 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $24,970 30.3% 4 $6,242 $82,378 5/26/00
248 254 Unknown White Male Wells $24,591 19.4% 4 $6,147 $126,836 2/24/06
249 263 Screamers (2006) Maya $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
250 269 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $23,017 10.8% 4 $5,754 $213,064 6/6/14
251 272 Arctic Tale ParV $22,607 2.7% 4 $5,651 $833,532 7/25/07
252 273 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magn. $22,444 21.4% 4 $5,611 $105,054 11/26/04
253 280 Protocols of Zion Think $21,733 12.1% 4 $5,433 $178,875 10/21/05
254 355 The Invisible War Cdgm. $16,500 22.9% 4 $4,125 $71,968 6/22/12
255 363 This Ain't No Mouse Music! Argo. $15,982 46.0% 4 $3,996 $34,754 9/19/14
256 367 Stonewall Uprising FRun $15,729 12.3% 4 $3,932 $128,203 6/16/10
257 368 Deliver Us from Evil (2006) LGF $15,656 7.8% 4 $3,914 $201,275 10/13/06
258 392 Magic Trip Magn. $14,367 9.3% 4 $3,592 $154,521 8/5/11
259 418 The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 46.4% 4 $3,262 $28,102 8/29/12
260 430 Fuel N/A $12,386 38.2% 4 $3,097 $32,465 9/18/09
261 443 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
262 461 Venus and Serena Magn. $10,981 21.4% 4 $2,745 $51,271 5/10/13
263 525 Stevie Lions $9,383 9.1% 4 $2,345 $103,401 3/28/03
264 551 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $8,741 10.0% 4 $2,185 $87,370 10/26/07
265 610 Watchers of the Sky MBox $7,473 65.9% 4 $1,868 $11,341 10/17/14
266 615 Family Fundamentals Focus $7,352 64.8% 4 $1,838 $11,344 10/11/02
267 632 The Waiting Room ICir $7,086 2.9% 4 $1,772 $244,951 9/26/12
268 716 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $5,712 26.3% 4 $1,428 $21,697 3/2/12
269 761 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal LVR $5,075 16.9% 4 $1,268 $29,976 5/23/07
270 795 Defamation FRun $4,725 39.3% 4 $1,181 $12,038 11/20/09
271 798 Bert Stern: Original Mad Man FRun $4,691 13.8% 4 $1,173 $34,005 4/5/13
272 849 Hellbound? A23 $3,938 17.2% 4 $985 $22,887 9/21/12
273 868 Eleven Minutes Reg. $3,670 46.0% 4 $918 $7,986 2/20/09
274 888 Man on a Mission FRun $3,430 39.5% 4 $858 $8,688 1/13/12
275 961 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
276 1020 Fired! ICir $2,158 38.1% 4 $539 $5,661 2/2/07
277 88 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $76,639 1.9% 3 $25,546 $4,071,700 4/22/05
278 100 Pina IFC $68,012 1.9% 3 $22,671 $3,524,826 12/23/11
279 103 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $65,154 2.1% 3 $21,718 $3,119,113 5/30/03
280 107 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $63,700 6.3% 3 $21,233 $1,017,579 9/21/12
281 108 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $63,600 4.2% 3 $21,200 $1,509,131 3/28/14
282 113 The Gatekeepers SPC $61,552 2.5% 3 $20,517 $2,415,727 2/1/13
283 117 Food, Inc. Magn. $60,513 1.4% 3 $20,171 $4,417,674 6/12/09
284 121 20 Feet from Stardom RTWC $54,596 1.1% 3 $18,199 $4,946,445 6/14/13
285 123 Wild Man Blues NL $54,458 10.2% 3 $18,153 $533,759 4/17/98
286 132 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $51,326 2.1% 3 $17,109 $2,401,999 7/20/12
287 143 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $46,359 3.8% 3 $15,453 $1,222,708 7/9/04
288 157 Pump SD $42,200 49.9% 3 $14,067 $84,534 9/19/14
289 159 The Fog of War SPC $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
290 166 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
291 175 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $36,018 5.6% 3 $12,006 $647,280 3/21/14
292 177 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $35,563 5.2% 3 $11,854 $686,152 6/9/95
293 182 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $34,651 5.2% 3 $11,550 $667,911 4/10/09
294 194 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $32,598 18.9% 3 $10,866 $172,225 6/12/09
295 199 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $31,800 23.2% 3 $10,600 $137,042 11/22/13
296 209 The Central Park Five IFC $30,570 9.4% 3 $10,190 $325,653 11/23/12
297 217 Trouble the Water Zeit. $28,606 5.5% 3 $9,535 $520,151 8/22/08
298 222 Trumbo Gold. $28,125 25.8% 3 $9,375 $109,057 6/27/08
299 231 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
300 250 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 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, #1101-1148

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Blockade Icar. 3/14/07
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show SD 10/31/14
Magical Universe IFC 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
Remote Area Medical Cdgm. 11/28/14
She's Beautiful When She's Angry ICir 12/5/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15