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, #1001-1073
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 262 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $21,762 1.2% 1 $21,762 $1,755,134 3/18/09
502 265 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $21,675 1.3% 1 $21,675 $1,712,385 1/12/00
503 267 South of the Border Libre $21,545 10.8% 1 $21,545 $198,600 6/25/10
504 268 Trembling Before G-d NYer $21,410 2.7% 1 $21,410 $788,896 10/24/01
505 272 A Great Day in Harlem Castle $21,078 4.0% 1 $21,078 $527,034 2/17/95
506 275 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
507 281 Last Train Home Zeit. $20,418 7.1% 1 $20,418 $288,328 9/3/10
508 284 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $20,247 2.2% 1 $20,247 $906,666 7/8/11
509 287 Crumb SPC $19,859 0.7% 1 $19,859 $3,041,083 4/21/95
510 298 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
511 299 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magn. $18,422 4.7% 1 $18,422 $391,950 8/20/04
512 303 Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune FRun $18,211 6.9% 1 $18,211 $263,723 1/5/11
513 304 American Hardcore SPC $18,102 6.5% 1 $18,102 $279,665 9/22/06
514 306 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
515 307 Encounters at the End of the World Think $17,730 1.9% 1 $17,730 $944,933 6/11/08
516 308 My Perestroika ICir $17,680 7.3% 1 $17,680 $242,707 3/23/11
517 310 Forks Over Knives Pas. $17,645 2.4% 1 $17,645 $739,561 1/7/11
518 313 Spellbound (2003) Think $17,508 0.3% 1 $17,508 $5,728,581 4/30/03
519 315 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $17,466 6.8% 1 $17,466 $256,242 7/21/10
520 316 Detropia LF $17,414 4.5% 1 $17,414 $390,024 9/7/12
521 317 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $17,357 7.0% 1 $17,357 $249,565 11/4/05
522 322 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $17,130 1.6% 1 $17,130 $1,044,254 6/21/06
523 328 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
524 329 Kurt and Courtney Roxie $16,835 2.5% 1 $16,835 $668,228 2/27/98
525 330 Crude FRun $16,595 9.7% 1 $16,595 $170,295 9/9/09
526 335 The Lottery Vari. $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
527 336 The Square (2013) Nou $16,359 13.2% 1 $16,359 $124,244 10/25/13
528 338 Startup.com Art. $16,118 1.3% 1 $16,118 $1,283,356 5/11/01
529 339 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
530 340 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $16,011 100.0% 1 $16,011 $16,011 10/26/12
531 341 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,851 2.0% 1 $15,851 $783,969 4/25/08
532 350 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $15,411 8.4% 1 $15,411 $183,342 9/23/11
533 351 Yves St. Laurent Emp. $15,385 15.4% 1 $15,385 $99,819 1/7/04
534 353 The War Room Oct. $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
535 357 GMO OMG SD $15,100 31.8% 1 $15,100 $47,558 9/13/13
536 361 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
537 364 Born Into Brothels Think $14,605 0.4% 1 $14,605 $3,515,061 12/8/04
538 366 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
539 371 Amandla! Art. $14,181 3.5% 1 $14,181 $405,331 2/19/03
540 372 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
541 374 Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) CityL $14,030 11.4% 1 $14,030 $122,905 8/17/07
542 375 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $14,000 2.5% 1 $14,000 $567,493 11/4/09
543 377 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
544 378 Blank City IR $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
545 379 The Weather Underground Shad. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
546 380 Muscle Shoals Magn. $13,901 2.0% 1 $13,901 $696,241 9/27/13
547 382 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay KL $13,802 9.0% 1 $13,802 $152,791 4/17/13
548 383 35 Up Gold. $13,690 1.5% 1 $13,690 $922,872 1/15/92
549 384 Gerhard Richter Painting KL $13,537 5.6% 1 $13,537 $242,646 3/14/12
550 385 4 Little Girls GV $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
551 386 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $13,444 9.5% 1 $13,444 $141,504 4/22/05
552 388 The Filth and the Fury FL $13,305 2.2% 1 $13,305 $612,192 3/29/00
553 390 On the Bowery (re-release) Mile. $13,236 31.7% 1 $13,236 $41,802 9/17/10
554 392 The Legend of Pale Male Bal. $12,910 33.9% 1 $12,910 $38,083 11/24/10
555 393 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $12,756 5.4% 1 $12,756 $237,181 7/27/11
556 394 Tarnation Wells $12,740 2.2% 1 $12,740 $592,014 10/6/04
557 399 Beautiful Darling Crnth $12,406 36.4% 1 $12,406 $34,096 4/22/11
558 402 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
559 403 Ballets Russes Zeit. $12,230 1.5% 1 $12,230 $815,848 10/26/05
560 404 Free the Mind ICir $12,215 7.8% 1 $12,215 $157,201 5/3/13
561 406 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $12,195 10.5% 1 $12,195 $116,476 11/28/12
562 407 Tsahal NYer $12,195 31.5% 1 $12,195 $38,773 1/27/95
563 409 Examined Life Zeit. $12,085 10.0% 1 $12,085 $120,712 2/25/09
564 410 Festival Express Think $12,074 1.0% 1 $12,074 $1,174,079 7/23/04
565 412 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $11,945 13.5% 1 $11,945 $88,312 10/26/07
566 414 Enlighten Up! Bal. $11,799 4.8% 1 $11,799 $246,649 9/12/08
567 415 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
568 416 42 Up FRun $11,599 3.9% 1 $11,599 $300,880 11/17/99
569 417 One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das Zeit. $11,515 11.5% 1 $11,515 $100,401 5/8/13
570 418 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
571 419 Derrida Zeit. $11,473 7.3% 1 $11,473 $157,200 10/23/02
572 420 Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X CCx $11,437 27.6% 1 $11,437 $41,430 1/11/95
573 421 Into Great Silence Zeit. $11,355 1.4% 1 $11,355 $790,452 2/28/07
574 422 Nursery University Vari. $11,307 43.4% 1 $11,307 $26,042 4/24/09
575 423 The Brandon Teena Story Zeit. $11,281 12.2% 1 $11,281 $92,113 9/23/98
576 427 The Devil Came on Horseback ICir $11,143 8.4% 1 $11,143 $132,782 7/25/07
577 428 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
578 430 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator Palm $10,998 7.3% 1 $10,998 $150,268 8/22/03
579 435 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
580 438 I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Cow. $10,776 2.4% 1 $10,776 $445,522 7/26/02
581 439 Brother's Keeper CThnk $10,758 0.8% 1 $10,758 $1,305,915 9/9/92
582 440 Mondo New York 4&B $10,752 5.6% 1 $10,752 $193,209 4/22/88
583 442 Paradise Lost CThnk $10,740 3.9% 1 $10,740 $272,750 9/20/96
584 444 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
585 446 Suicide Killers CityL $10,601 58.1% 1 $10,601 $18,239 8/25/06
586 449 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
587 451 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $10,524 34.7% 1 $10,524 $30,328 9/19/08
588 452 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $10,481 3.1% 1 $10,481 $338,987 1/25/13
589 453 Chop Suey Zeit. $10,472 5.8% 1 $10,472 $179,914 10/5/01
590 456 Shanghai Ghetto Men. $10,356 1.5% 1 $10,356 $712,446 9/27/02
591 457 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies BV $10,350 26.5% 1 $10,350 $39,075 3/6/98
592 460 Surfwise Magn. $10,304 3.8% 1 $10,304 $269,994 5/9/08
593 461 Crazy Wisdom AM $10,304 12.0% 1 $10,304 $86,202 11/25/11
594 462 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
595 463 American Swing Magn. $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
596 464 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $10,170 70.0% 1 $10,170 $14,528 7/5/95
597 467 Bonhoeffer FRun $10,099 3.4% 1 $10,099 $296,131 6/20/03
598 468 I Am Pala. $10,092 0.6% 1 $10,092 $1,591,034 2/18/11
599 469 Leviathan (2013) CGld $10,000 13.1% 1 $10,000 $76,211 3/1/13
600 470 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $9,993 32.3% 1 $9,993 $30,918 8/6/08
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 18 titles):
$7,832,93626.4%1,338$5,854$29,639,283-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1073

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
La Maison De La Radio KL 9/4/13
Bears BV 4/18/14
The Final Member Drft. 4/18/14
For No Good Reason SPC 4/25/14
Fed Up RTWC 5/9/14
The Hornet's Nest Free 5/9/14
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case ICir 5/16/14
Korengal GoldF 5/30/14
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC 6/6/14
Life Itself Magn. Jul 2014
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15