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, #1101-1126
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 73 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 100.0% 116 $801 $93,000 10/22/04
2 149 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 100.0% 50 $900 $45,000 3/8/13
3 182 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
4 191 The Green Prince MBox $32,698 100.0% 4 $8,175 $32,698 9/12/14
5 243 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 100.0% 12 $2,132 $25,588 9/12/14
6 355 Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story DM $16,011 100.0% 1 $16,011 $16,011 10/26/12
7 528 Decoding Deepak SF $9,100 100.0% 3 $3,033 $9,100 10/5/12
8 582 A Walk to Beautiful Engel $7,718 100.0% 1 $7,718 $7,718 2/8/08
9 625 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 100.0% 2 $3,500 $7,000 12/16/11
10 646 Skid Row Scre. $6,627 100.0% 3 $2,209 $6,627 8/24/07
11 690 Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles Zeit. $5,869 100.0% 1 $5,869 $5,869 4/30/99
12 694 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 100.0% 2 $2,900 $5,800 9/12/14
13 801 Cowboy del Amor Emr. $4,438 100.0% 2 $2,219 $4,438 2/10/06
14 818 Weekend of a Champion SD $4,100 100.0% 2 $2,050 $4,100 11/22/13
15 839 They Come to America C/360 $3,775 100.0% 1 $3,775 $3,775 3/31/12
16 866 Revolution OS 7Art $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 8/23/02
17 867 Building Hope NobP $3,500 100.0% 1 $3,500 $3,500 6/3/11
18 877 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
19 894 Who Does She Think She Is? AL $3,081 100.0% 1 $3,081 $3,081 10/17/08
20 902 Fatal Assistance Velv. $3,000 100.0% 1 $3,000 $3,000 2/28/14
21 903 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
22 936 Knuckle Vita. $2,647 100.0% 3 $882 $2,647 12/9/11
23 946 Smiling Through the Apocalypse FRun $2,590 100.0% 1 $2,590 $2,590 9/12/14
24 953 Risk/Reward Org. $2,517 100.0% 1 $2,517 $2,517 2/27/04
25 967 The Optimists: The Story of the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust Castle $2,377 100.0% 1 $2,377 $2,377 10/21/05
26 972 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
27 987 Workingman's Death 7Art $2,214 100.0% 2 $1,107 $2,214 2/24/06
28 1001 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
29 1007 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation FRun $2,009 100.0% 1 $2,009 $2,009 9/12/14
30 1023 Oswald's Ghost 7Art $1,796 100.0% 1 $1,796 $1,796 11/30/07
31 1053 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris OutF $1,476 100.0% 1 $1,476 $1,476 12/7/07
32 1082 The Ister Icar. $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
33 1086 The Empire in Africa Libre $1,088 100.0% 3 $362 $1,088 12/8/06
34 1107 Jesus, You Know Leis. $604 100.0% 1 $604 $604 12/3/04
35 1109 Notes on Marie Menken Icar. $577 100.0% 1 $577 $577 2/9/07
36 303 Waiting for Lightning Gold. $19,537 90.5% 11 $1,776 $21,577 12/7/12
37 1117 Triumph of the Wall FRun $430 90.3% 1 $430 $476 5/31/13
38 991 Standing by Yourself Cheap $2,200 88.0% 1 $2,200 $2,500 5/17/02
39 394 Faster (2004) Slam $13,995 86.0% 1 $13,995 $16,265 4/23/04
40 1073 The Ballad of Bering Strait Emr. $1,232 85.6% 3 $410 $1,440 2/19/03
41 595 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope AL $7,502 85.5% 1 $7,502 $8,779 9/7/01
42 952 Run for Your Life Scre. $2,537 84.8% 1 $2,537 $2,992 10/29/08
43 842 Sacred Stage FRun $3,724 84.4% 1 $3,724 $4,410 10/7/05
44 343 The Last Dispatch Fabr. $16,848 81.5% 1 $16,848 $20,684 7/29/05
45 833 Street Fight Frnt. $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
46 1068 Rockets Redglare! SmlP $1,292 80.5% 1 $1,292 $1,605 9/3/04
47 354 State of Fear Skyl. $16,075 80.2% 1 $16,075 $20,055 1/11/06
48 247 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
49 224 The Year of the Yao FL $27,823 78.2% 12 $2,318 $35,591 4/15/05
50 160 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
51 29 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland PicH $464,170 76.9% 962 $483 $603,894 2/8/08
52 339 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $17,112 75.4% 2 $8,556 $22,692 2/17/94
53 283 Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story Shoot. $21,381 75.4% 19 $1,125 $28,365 4/7/00
54 1028 Looking for an Icon Icar. $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
55 1072 You Don't Need Feet to Dance FRun $1,239 72.1% 1 $1,239 $1,719 3/22/13
56 756 Los Angeles Plays Itself B/F $5,005 72.1% 1 $5,005 $6,945 7/28/04
57 585 American Meat LB $7,659 71.9% 1 $7,659 $10,650 4/12/13
58 860 Herman's House FRun $3,552 71.7% 1 $3,552 $4,956 4/19/13
59 216 The Short Game Gold. $28,434 71.4% 17 $1,673 $39,819 9/20/13
60 1026 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Magn. $1,772 71.1% 2 $886 $2,493 4/14/06
61 994 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
62 194 The Hip Hop Project Think $32,520 70.4% 42 $774 $46,208 5/11/07
63 1089 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
64 114 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
65 613 Black Is, Black Ain't Tara $7,120 70.0% 1 $7,120 $10,171 5/5/95
66 486 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $10,170 70.0% 1 $10,170 $14,528 7/5/95
67 1079 On the Rumba River FRun $1,156 68.1% 1 $1,156 $1,698 6/6/08
68 271 Living in Emergency Truly $21,905 68.0% 7 $3,129 $32,208 6/4/10
69 204 There's No Place Like Utopia RM $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
70 1120 Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child FRun $402 66.9% 1 $402 $601 11/23/12
71 792 Operation Homecoming Docu. $4,516 66.5% 1 $4,516 $6,795 2/9/07
72 494 Hannari - Geisha Modern Saku. $9,930 66.3% 1 $9,930 $14,974 11/17/06
73 789 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire HTR $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
74 137 Shoot Down Magic $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
75 658 Something to Cheer About Truly $6,410 65.6% 9 $712 $9,777 4/27/07
76 788 Levitated Mass FRun $4,589 65.5% 1 $4,589 $7,005 9/5/14
77 889 Home of the Brave (2004) Emr. $3,185 65.3% 1 $3,185 $4,874 10/1/04
78 968 Fraude Maya $2,369 65.1% 5 $474 $3,637 10/10/08
79 601 Family Fundamentals Focus $7,352 64.8% 4 $1,838 $11,344 10/11/02
80 495 Full-Tilt Boogie Mira. $9,895 64.6% 6 $1,649 $15,313 7/31/98
81 1087 More Than the Rainbow FRun $1,082 64.5% 1 $1,082 $1,677 5/2/14
82 763 With All Deliberate Speed Emp. $4,920 64.0% 5 $984 $7,690 5/14/04
83 50 James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D DLA $149,879 63.6% 304 $493 $235,659 8/8/14
84 861 Elevate Vari. $3,547 63.6% 1 $3,547 $5,580 10/21/11
85 931 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 63.3% 1 $2,718 $4,291 3/2/12
86 1085 Children of Fate FRun $1,099 63.2% 1 $1,099 $1,738 11/23/93
87 628 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
88 80 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $87,743 63.1% 9 $9,749 $138,991 3/28/14
89 979 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
90 1095 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
91 457 Ever Again RM $10,802 62.4% 12 $900 $17,304 12/8/06
92 448 Battle for Brooklyn Rum. $11,141 62.0% 1 $11,141 $17,981 6/17/11
93 985 Moog Plx. $2,227 61.8% 1 $2,227 $3,604 9/24/04
94 377 Emmanuel's Gift First $14,642 61.7% 6 $2,440 $23,728 10/21/05
95 1045 Men at Lunch FRun $1,530 61.6% 1 $1,530 $2,483 9/20/13
96 150 Veil of Tears WF $44,358 61.5% 8 $5,545 $72,078 3/28/14
97 425 The Ground Truth Focus $12,207 61.0% 8 $1,525 $20,013 9/15/06
98 614 My Voyage to Italy Mira. $7,117 60.9% 1 $7,117 $11,683 10/24/01
99 982 The Harvest/La Cosecha Libre $2,245 60.5% 1 $2,245 $3,709 7/29/11
100 252 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
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, #1101-1126

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
China Heavyweight Zeit. 7/6/12
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
Advanced Style B360 9/26/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15