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, #1101-1116
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
201 129 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $51,493 7.6% 5 $10,298 $677,914 8/17/07
202 160 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
203 291 DIG! Palm $20,437 16.1% 2 $10,218 $127,067 10/1/04
204 480 Citizen Koch Vari. $10,200 6.6% 1 $10,200 $153,908 6/6/14
205 481 After Innocence NYer $10,194 8.9% 1 $10,194 $114,264 10/21/05
206 206 The Central Park Five IFC $30,570 9.4% 3 $10,190 $325,653 11/23/12
207 482 American Swing Magn. $10,174 33.7% 1 $10,174 $30,156 3/27/09
208 483 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business IntC $10,170 70.0% 1 $10,170 $14,528 7/5/95
209 161 Hating Breitbart RM $40,673 49.9% 4 $10,168 $81,432 10/19/12
210 294 American Movie SPC $20,260 1.7% 2 $10,130 $1,165,795 11/5/99
211 487 Bonhoeffer FRun $10,099 3.4% 1 $10,099 $296,131 6/20/03
212 488 I Am Pala. $10,092 0.6% 1 $10,092 $1,591,034 2/18/11
213 489 Leviathan (2013) CGld $10,000 13.1% 1 $10,000 $76,211 3/1/13
214 490 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $9,993 32.3% 1 $9,993 $30,918 8/6/08
215 491 Hannari - Geisha Modern Saku. $9,930 66.3% 1 $9,930 $14,974 11/17/06
216 299 The Other Dream Team TFA $19,821 14.7% 2 $9,911 $135,228 9/28/12
217 163 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $39,630 7.6% 4 $9,908 $518,342 5/3/13
218 493 Sweetgrass CGld $9,870 4.8% 1 $9,870 $207,473 1/6/10
219 494 Mondovino Think $9,840 4.7% 1 $9,840 $209,618 3/23/05
220 495 An Unreasonable Man IFC $9,813 5.6% 1 $9,813 $176,647 1/31/07
221 496 Waste Land Arth. $9,806 5.2% 1 $9,806 $187,716 10/29/10
222 497 Once in a Lifetime Mira. $9,805 6.8% 1 $9,805 $144,601 7/7/06
223 80 Mistaken for Strangers Abr. $87,743 63.1% 9 $9,749 $138,991 3/28/14
224 498 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl Kino $9,711 2.2% 1 $9,711 $449,707 3/18/94
225 499 The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 3.0% 1 $9,705 $323,860 11/30/05
226 500 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
227 301 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
228 302 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $19,302 1.7% 2 $9,651 $1,134,623 7/10/09
229 139 First Position IFC $48,024 4.7% 5 $9,605 $1,014,071 5/4/12
230 502 Kumare KL $9,601 7.3% 1 $9,601 $132,160 6/20/12
231 503 The Business of Being Born ICir $9,574 13.7% 1 $9,574 $69,991 1/9/08
232 504 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $9,571 18.0% 1 $9,571 $53,319 4/29/94
233 165 In the Shadow of the Moon Think $38,281 3.4% 4 $9,570 $1,134,358 9/7/07
234 505 Catwalk Arro. $9,560 33.3% 1 $9,560 $28,672 2/16/96
235 213 Trouble the Water Zeit. $28,606 5.5% 3 $9,535 $520,151 8/22/08
236 506 Beyond the Mat Lions $9,532 0.5% 1 $9,532 $2,053,648 10/22/99
237 507 What Would Jesus Buy? WarP $9,527 4.8% 1 $9,527 $200,010 11/16/07
238 1 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $29,514,054 40.4% 3,105 $9,505 $73,013,910 2/11/11
239 508 Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion AL $9,482 1.6% 1 $9,482 $578,241 9/19/03
240 509 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
241 308 Brooklyn Castle PDA $18,761 8.6% 2 $9,381 $219,407 10/19/12
242 218 Trumbo Gold. $28,125 25.8% 3 $9,375 $109,057 6/27/08
243 512 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
244 514 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary FRun $9,283 24.6% 1 $9,283 $37,731 2/1/13
245 35 Grizzly Man Lions $269,131 8.5% 29 $9,280 $3,178,403 8/12/05
246 515 Limelight Magn. $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
247 518 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $9,220 9.6% 1 $9,220 $95,865 6/25/08
248 519 Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary SPC $9,216 2.4% 1 $9,216 $378,382 1/24/03
249 521 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $9,165 13.5% 1 $9,165 $67,966 11/1/13
250 522 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
251 170 Kids For Cash Pala. $36,639 25.6% 4 $9,160 $143,178 2/7/14
252 226 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $27,459 0.7% 3 $9,153 $3,696,196 7/27/12
253 313 American Promise RFG $18,300 12.5% 2 $9,150 $146,702 10/18/13
254 523 Manufactured Landscapes Zeit. $9,129 3.8% 1 $9,129 $240,239 6/20/07
255 143 American Teen ParV $45,589 4.8% 5 $9,118 $942,441 7/25/08
256 525 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 7.0% 1 $9,098 $129,988 12/2/05
257 526 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $9,094 10.8% 1 $9,094 $84,577 1/24/14
258 527 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
259 528 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar First $8,981 8.4% 1 $8,981 $106,686 4/2/03
260 529 The Five Obstructions Koch $8,940 5.4% 1 $8,940 $165,845 5/26/04
261 317 Ivory Tower Gold. $17,857 16.7% 2 $8,929 $106,771 6/13/14
262 125 Why We Fight SPC $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
263 531 Show Business Reg. $8,829 5.8% 1 $8,829 $151,792 5/11/07
264 324 The Last Mountain Da. $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
265 534 The Ghosts In Our Machine GMI $8,756 42.3% 1 $8,756 $20,709 11/8/13
266 535 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
267 326 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $17,482 11.6% 2 $8,741 $150,886 10/21/11
268 538 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
269 331 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $17,316 6.3% 2 $8,658 $273,749 9/9/11
270 539 Road Scholar Gold. $8,635 1.4% 1 $8,635 $597,564 7/16/93
271 540 Bus 174 Think $8,625 4.0% 1 $8,625 $217,201 10/8/03
272 541 The Take Icar. $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
273 332 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $17,239 3.9% 2 $8,619 $439,309 5/12/06
274 333 Naqoyqatsi Mira. $17,154 12.9% 2 $8,577 $133,058 10/18/02
275 542 Gotta Dance Mitro. $8,576 34.2% 1 $8,576 $25,108 7/31/09
276 98 Every Little Step SPC $68,504 4.0% 8 $8,563 $1,725,141 4/17/09
277 336 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg FRun $17,112 75.4% 2 $8,556 $22,692 2/17/94
278 181 A Film Unfinished Osci. $34,060 10.6% 4 $8,515 $320,486 8/18/10
279 543 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
280 546 Praying with Lior FRun $8,401 10.2% 1 $8,401 $82,553 2/1/08
281 244 District of Corruption RM $25,086 78.5% 3 $8,362 $31,954 10/26/12
282 549 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey OrionC $8,335 3.3% 1 $8,335 $253,311 8/25/95
283 550 Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern AL $8,318 5.9% 1 $8,318 $140,000 1/3/97
284 343 Broadway: The Golden Age Da. $16,524 4.7% 2 $8,262 $353,580 6/11/04
285 553 Been Rich All My Life FRun $8,252 22.7% 1 $8,252 $36,406 7/21/06
286 247 The Punk Singer IFC $24,729 20.1% 3 $8,243 $122,742 11/29/13
287 554 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $8,230 4.0% 1 $8,230 $204,956 8/17/05
288 346 The House I Live In Abr. $16,453 7.8% 2 $8,227 $210,752 10/5/12
289 555 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $8,227 9.1% 1 $8,227 $90,066 11/7/08
290 159 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
291 556 Hava Nagila (The Movie) ICir $8,218 2.2% 1 $8,218 $370,218 3/1/13
292 558 Pressure Cooker BevP $8,151 18.2% 1 $8,151 $44,803 5/27/09
293 559 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
294 251 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
295 252 Mr. Death Lions $24,125 4.7% 3 $8,041 $507,941 12/29/99
296 561 Teenage Osci. $8,000 19.9% 1 $8,000 $40,169 3/14/14
297 562 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner CGld $7,980 18.6% 1 $7,980 $42,892 4/3/13
298 563 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
299 564 Crazy Horse Zipp. $7,963 5.0% 1 $7,963 $157,782 1/18/12
300 108 Gunner Palace Palm $63,520 10.5% 8 $7,940 $607,844 3/4/05
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,285,683-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1116

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Liv & Ingmar Jan. 12/13/13
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
I Am Eleven ICir 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Pump SD 9/19/14
Keep On Keepin' On RTWC 9/19/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
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