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
401 288 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
402 297 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
403 298 Art and Craft Osci. $20,879 9.2% 2 $10,440 $226,584 9/19/14
404 304 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
405 307 American Movie SPC $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
406 312 The Other Dream Team TFA $19,821 14.7% 2 $9,911 $135,228 9/28/12
407 314 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
408 315 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $19,302 1.7% 2 $9,651 $1,134,623 7/10/09
409 322 Brooklyn Castle PDA $18,761 8.6% 2 $9,381 $219,407 10/19/12
410 327 American Promise RFG $18,300 12.5% 2 $9,150 $146,702 10/18/13
411 331 Ivory Tower Gold. $17,857 16.7% 2 $8,929 $106,771 6/13/14
412 338 The Last Mountain Da. $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
413 340 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $17,482 11.6% 2 $8,741 $150,886 10/21/11
414 345 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $17,316 6.3% 2 $8,658 $273,749 9/9/11
415 346 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
416 347 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
417 350 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $17,112 75.4% 2 $8,556 $22,692 2/17/94
418 357 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $16,524 4.7% 2 $8,262 $353,580 6/11/04
419 360 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
420 369 The Other F Word Osci. $15,792 29.4% 2 $7,896 $53,714 11/4/11
421 370 Dust to Glory IFC $15,757 2.5% 2 $7,878 $640,013 4/1/05
422 374 After Tiller Osci. $15,500 21.5% 2 $7,750 $72,125 9/20/13
423 379 Afternoon of a Faun KL $15,292 8.9% 2 $7,646 $172,450 2/5/14
424 381 No Impact Man Osci. $15,215 15.2% 2 $7,608 $100,028 9/11/09
425 382 Kings of Pastry FRun $15,162 4.5% 2 $7,581 $336,386 9/15/10
426 385 Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Magn. $15,096 14.2% 2 $7,548 $105,998 7/3/13
427 394 The Nomi Song Palm $14,510 19.4% 2 $7,255 $74,631 2/4/05
428 398 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame InP $14,321 41.6% 2 $7,160 $34,402 2/9/96
429 403 Standard Operating Procedure SPC $14,108 6.2% 2 $7,054 $229,117 4/25/08
430 406 The Island President Gold. $13,998 18.3% 2 $6,999 $76,398 3/28/12
431 411 No Place on Earth Magn. $13,813 6.9% 2 $6,907 $200,238 4/5/13
432 413 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $13,744 10.1% 2 $6,872 $135,554 5/23/14
433 423 Keep On Keepin' On RTWC $12,930 7.9% 2 $6,465 $163,745 9/19/14
434 428 The Gleaners and I Zeit. $12,655 8.1% 2 $6,327 $155,320 3/7/01
435 429 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $12,623 3.4% 2 $6,311 $373,366 3/30/01
436 431 When We Were Kings Gram. $12,479 0.4% 2 $6,239 $2,789,985 10/25/96
437 460 Steal a Pencil for Me 7Art $11,179 59.1% 2 $5,589 $18,918 11/9/07
438 463 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $11,041 12.7% 2 $5,521 $86,637 6/13/12
439 467 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
440 468 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
441 470 51 Birch Street Truly $10,827 12.8% 2 $5,413 $84,689 10/18/06
442 475 Kurt Cobain About a Son Bal. $10,749 12.4% 2 $5,374 $87,016 10/3/07
443 482 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.1% 2 $5,282 $147,844 4/11/14
444 484 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $10,533 10.2% 2 $5,266 $102,990 9/13/06
445 490 The Other City CF $10,396 46.1% 2 $5,198 $22,539 9/17/10
446 494 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $10,337 4.8% 2 $5,169 $216,110 6/13/08
447 495 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arth. $10,322 22.4% 2 $5,161 $46,078 11/13/09
448 503 Constantine's Sword FRun $10,131 5.6% 2 $5,065 $179,507 4/18/08
449 504 The Highest Pass Libre $10,125 49.7% 2 $5,063 $20,386 4/27/12
450 520 If I Die Tonight Indic. $9,646 47.7% 2 $4,823 $20,214 7/31/09
451 532 Spark: A Burning Man Story P/FB $9,366 7.8% 2 $4,683 $120,459 8/16/13
452 534 American Dream Mira. $9,291 3.4% 2 $4,645 $269,823 3/18/92
453 538 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $9,242 4.7% 2 $4,621 $194,721 6/5/09
454 554 Love Etc. Pala. $8,781 20.1% 2 $4,391 $43,593 7/1/11
455 555 Orgasm Inc. FRun $8,773 17.9% 2 $4,387 $49,001 2/11/11
456 559 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
457 572 Deep Blue Mira. $8,373 6.3% 2 $4,186 $132,261 6/3/05
458 576 Bhutto FRun $8,275 8.3% 2 $4,138 $100,202 12/3/10
459 585 Saving Marriage Reg. $8,044 43.0% 2 $4,022 $18,720 10/17/08
460 595 The Turandot Project Zeit. $7,877 23.5% 2 $3,938 $33,504 8/10/01
461 602 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
462 604 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
463 608 Martha and Ethel SPC $7,622 8.3% 2 $3,811 $91,874 2/3/95
464 611 Sir! No Sir! Bal. $7,547 6.5% 2 $3,773 $116,944 4/7/06
465 627 Storm Surfers 3D XL $7,299 6.2% 2 $3,650 $117,090 4/26/13
466 629 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $7,283 8.1% 2 $3,642 $89,521 3/13/09
467 632 Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Palm $7,235 24.4% 2 $3,617 $29,710 1/13/06
468 635 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Cohen $7,130 43.5% 2 $3,565 $16,400 12/10/14
469 639 Sound and Fury AL $7,104 6.2% 2 $3,552 $114,882 10/25/00
470 648 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
471 652 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
472 674 Moving Midway FRun $6,539 16.0% 2 $3,270 $40,864 9/12/08
473 684 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction AF $6,330 26.4% 2 $3,165 $23,959 9/13/13
474 694 Touch the Wall TTW $6,200 51.0% 2 $3,100 $12,156 11/28/14
475 707 American Teacher FRun $6,036 18.2% 2 $3,018 $33,144 9/30/11
476 711 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $5,905 29.5% 2 $2,953 $19,988 11/4/11
477 717 Eat This New York Org. $5,847 23.7% 2 $2,923 $24,640 1/30/04
478 719 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 8.3% 2 $2,900 $69,718 9/12/14
479 720 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
480 727 Who is Dayani Cristal? KL $5,712 31.4% 2 $2,856 $18,190 4/25/14
481 734 Casting By SD $5,649 31.1% 2 $2,825 $18,164 11/1/13
482 735 Step Up to the Plate CGld $5,643 11.9% 2 $2,822 $47,439 9/14/12
483 736 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
484 743 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock PicH $5,526 40.3% 2 $2,763 $13,710 11/15/06
485 749 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird FRun $5,457 17.5% 2 $2,729 $31,135 5/13/11
486 751 Liv & Ingmar Jan. $5,451 52.7% 2 $2,726 $10,347 12/13/13
487 758 F**k Think $5,299 23.7% 2 $2,649 $22,359 11/10/06
488 773 At Berkeley Zipp. $5,069 16.0% 2 $2,535 $31,736 11/8/13
489 775 Red Obsession A23 $5,060 38.3% 2 $2,530 $13,199 9/6/13
490 783 Carol Channing: Larger Than Life EOne $5,000 22.0% 2 $2,500 $22,740 1/20/12
491 791 Wagner & Me FRun $4,891 13.0% 2 $2,446 $37,745 12/7/12
492 796 Girlhood Wells $4,845 12.8% 2 $2,422 $37,977 10/29/03
493 799 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
494 808 Not Quite Hollywood Magn. $4,694 22.2% 2 $2,347 $21,152 7/31/09
495 818 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
496 828 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
497 829 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
498 838 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indic. $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
499 843 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
500 847 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
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