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
401 310 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
402 311 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $19,302 1.7% 2 $9,651 $1,134,623 7/10/09
403 318 Brooklyn Castle PDA $18,761 8.6% 2 $9,381 $219,407 10/19/12
404 323 American Promise RFG $18,300 12.5% 2 $9,150 $146,702 10/18/13
405 327 Ivory Tower Gold. $17,857 16.7% 2 $8,929 $106,771 6/13/14
406 334 The Last Mountain Da. $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
407 336 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $17,482 11.6% 2 $8,741 $150,886 10/21/11
408 341 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $17,316 6.3% 2 $8,658 $273,749 9/9/11
409 342 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
410 343 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
411 346 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $17,112 75.4% 2 $8,556 $22,692 2/17/94
412 353 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $16,524 4.7% 2 $8,262 $353,580 6/11/04
413 356 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
414 365 The Other F Word Osci. $15,792 29.4% 2 $7,896 $53,714 11/4/11
415 366 Dust to Glory IFC $15,757 2.5% 2 $7,878 $640,013 4/1/05
416 370 After Tiller Osci. $15,500 21.5% 2 $7,750 $72,125 9/20/13
417 375 Afternoon of a Faun KL $15,292 8.9% 2 $7,646 $172,120 2/5/14
418 377 No Impact Man Osci. $15,215 15.2% 2 $7,608 $100,028 9/11/09
419 378 Kings of Pastry FRun $15,162 4.5% 2 $7,581 $336,386 9/15/10
420 381 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magn. $15,096 14.2% 2 $7,548 $105,998 7/3/13
421 390 The Nomi Song Palm $14,510 19.4% 2 $7,255 $74,631 2/4/05
422 394 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $14,321 41.6% 2 $7,160 $34,402 2/9/96
423 399 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
424 402 The Island President Gold. $13,998 18.3% 2 $6,999 $76,398 3/28/12
425 407 No Place on Earth Magn. $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
426 409 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $13,744 10.1% 2 $6,872 $135,554 5/23/14
427 419 Keep On Keepin' On RTWC $12,930 13.4% 2 $6,465 $96,852 9/19/14
428 424 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $12,655 8.1% 2 $6,327 $155,320 3/7/01
429 425 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $12,623 3.4% 2 $6,311 $373,366 3/30/01
430 427 When We Were Kings Gram. $12,479 0.4% 2 $6,239 $2,789,985 10/25/96
431 456 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $11,179 59.1% 2 $5,589 $18,918 11/9/07
432 459 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $11,041 12.7% 2 $5,521 $86,637 6/13/12
433 463 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
434 464 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
435 466 51 Birch Street Truly $10,827 12.8% 2 $5,413 $84,689 10/18/06
436 471 Kurt Cobain About a Son Bal. $10,749 12.4% 2 $5,374 $87,016 10/3/07
437 478 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.1% 2 $5,282 $147,844 4/11/14
438 480 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $10,533 10.2% 2 $5,266 $102,990 9/13/06
439 485 The Other City CF $10,396 46.1% 2 $5,198 $22,539 9/17/10
440 489 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $10,337 4.8% 2 $5,169 $216,110 6/13/08
441 490 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $10,322 22.4% 2 $5,161 $46,078 11/13/09
442 498 Constantine's Sword FRun $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
443 499 The Highest Pass Libre $10,125 49.7% 2 $5,063 $20,386 4/27/12
444 514 If I Die Tonight Indic. $9,646 47.7% 2 $4,823 $20,214 7/31/09
445 526 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $9,366 7.8% 2 $4,683 $120,459 8/16/13
446 528 American Dream Mira. $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
447 532 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $9,242 4.7% 2 $4,621 $194,721 6/5/09
448 547 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
449 548 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
450 552 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
451 564 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
452 568 Bhutto FRun $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
453 577 Saving Marriage Reg. $8,044 43.0% 2 $4,022 $18,720 10/17/08
454 587 The Turandot Project Zeit. $7,877 23.5% 2 $3,938 $33,504 8/10/01
455 594 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
456 596 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
457 600 Martha and Ethel SPC $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
458 603 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
459 619 Storm Surfers 3D XL $7,299 6.2% 2 $3,650 $117,090 4/26/13
460 621 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
461 624 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
462 630 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
463 639 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
464 643 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
465 665 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
466 675 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
467 697 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
468 701 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $5,905 29.5% 2 $2,953 $19,988 11/4/11
469 707 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
470 709 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 10.6% 2 $2,900 $54,595 9/12/14
471 710 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
472 717 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $5,712 31.4% 2 $2,856 $18,190 4/25/14
473 724 Casting By SD $5,649 31.1% 2 $2,825 $18,164 11/1/13
474 725 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
475 726 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
476 733 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $5,526 40.3% 2 $2,763 $13,710 11/15/06
477 739 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
478 741 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $5,451 52.7% 2 $2,726 $10,347 12/13/13
479 748 F**k Think $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
480 763 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
481 765 Red Obsession A23 $5,060 38.3% 2 $2,530 $13,199 9/6/13
482 773 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
483 781 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
484 785 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
485 788 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
486 797 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
487 807 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
488 817 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
489 818 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
490 827 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
491 832 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
492 836 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
493 851 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
494 859 China Blue Argo. $3,767 30.9% 2 $1,883 $12,185 1/19/07
495 864 The Cartel MP $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
496 875 Refusenik Abr. $3,604 9.1% 2 $1,802 $39,456 4/11/08
497 918 The Institute Argo. $3,017 35.7% 2 $1,509 $8,445 10/4/13
498 919 Photographic Memory FRun $3,006 38.4% 2 $1,503 $7,822 10/12/12
499 929 The Informant MBox $2,947 29.3% 2 $1,474 $10,068 9/13/13
500 957 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
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
Writer of O Zeit. 5/4/05
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
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