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
501 466 51 Birch Street Truly $10,827 12.8% 2 $5,413 $84,689 10/18/06
502 541 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $9,094 10.8% 1 $9,094 $84,577 1/24/14
503 157 Pump SD $42,200 49.9% 3 $14,067 $84,534 9/19/14
504 594 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
505 153 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $44,108 53.4% 21 $2,100 $82,614 1/31/14
506 562 Praying with Lior FRun $8,401 10.2% 1 $8,401 $82,553 2/1/08
507 252 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $24,970 30.3% 4 $6,242 $82,378 5/26/00
508 788 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
509 163 Hating Breitbart RM $40,673 49.9% 4 $10,168 $81,432 10/19/12
510 552 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
511 191 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
512 837 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
513 753 More Than Honey KL $5,225 6.5% 1 $5,225 $79,772 6/12/13
514 812 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
515 745 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
516 426 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
517 402 The Island President Gold. $13,998 18.3% 2 $6,999 $76,398 3/28/12
518 502 Leviathan (2013) CGld $10,000 13.1% 1 $10,000 $76,211 3/1/13
519 651 America the Beautiful FInd. $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
520 395 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $14,287 18.8% 3 $4,762 $75,881 6/27/14
521 390 The Nomi Song Palm $14,510 19.4% 2 $7,255 $74,631 2/4/05
522 138 Shoot Down Magic $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
523 996 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
524 370 After Tiller Osci. $15,500 21.5% 2 $7,750 $72,125 9/20/13
525 151 Veil of Tears WF $44,358 61.5% 8 $5,545 $72,078 3/28/14
526 513 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
527 355 The Invisible War Cdgm. $16,500 22.9% 4 $4,125 $71,968 6/22/12
528 872 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
529 897 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
530 637 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $7,035 9.8% 1 $7,035 $71,471 3/23/07
531 825 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
532 537 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
533 479 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
534 516 The Business of Being Born ICir $9,574 13.7% 1 $9,574 $69,991 1/9/08
535 590 Zoo Think $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
536 295 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
537 802 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
538 589 Budrus Bal. $7,819 11.4% 1 $7,819 $68,353 10/8/10
539 542 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
540 1038 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
541 1058 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
542 536 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $9,165 13.5% 1 $9,165 $67,966 11/1/13
543 234 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
544 448 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
545 173 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $36,412 54.0% 5 $7,282 $67,433 11/5/04
546 807 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
547 465 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
548 264 Pandora's Promise Abr. $23,419 35.1% 16 $1,464 $66,680 6/12/13
549 643 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
550 754 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
551 896 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
552 246 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 39.1% 12 $2,132 $65,516 9/12/14
553 431 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
554 658 Bloodline Libre $6,658 10.3% 1 $6,658 $64,698 5/9/08
555 752 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
556 221 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
557 237 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
558 772 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
559 634 The Order of Myths CGld $7,056 11.3% 1 $7,056 $62,645 7/25/08
560 814 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
561 997 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
562 681 Public Speaking Rialto $6,260 10.1% 1 $6,260 $62,173 2/23/11
563 726 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
564 527 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
565 247 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
566 614 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
567 861 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
568 475 The Long Way Home 7Art $10,606 17.5% 7 $1,515 $60,509 9/17/97
569 530 Limelight Magn. $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
570 463 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
571 905 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
572 1071 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
573 803 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
574 924 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
575 305 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
576 641 Side By Side Trib. $6,956 11.8% 1 $6,956 $58,825 8/17/12
577 709 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 9.9% 2 $2,900 $58,683 9/12/14
578 445 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
579 208 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
580 952 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
581 474 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
582 604 Big Men Abr. $7,539 13.4% 1 $7,539 $56,286 3/14/14
583 877 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
584 815 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
585 550 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
586 387 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
587 607 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
588 882 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
589 749 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
590 357 The Lottery Vari. $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
591 668 Advanced Style B360 $6,500 12.0% 1 $6,500 $54,363 9/26/14
592 832 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
593 576 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
594 365 The Other F Word Osci. $15,792 29.4% 2 $7,896 $53,714 11/4/11
595 818 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
596 517 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $9,571 18.0% 1 $9,571 $53,319 4/29/94
597 932 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $2,915 5.5% 3 $972 $52,986 2/10/12
598 522 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $9,456 17.9% 1 $9,456 $52,862 8/27/14
599 271 To Be Takei SM $22,846 43.3% 22 $1,038 $52,823 8/22/14
600 583 Billy the Kid Elep. $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
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
Blockade Icar. 3/14/07
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