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, #1101-1103
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 784 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
502 719 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
503 410 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
504 388 The Island President Gold. $13,998 18.3% 2 $6,999 $76,398 3/28/12
505 485 Leviathan (2013) CGld $10,000 13.1% 1 $10,000 $76,211 3/1/13
506 628 America the Beautiful FInd. $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
507 376 The Nomi Song Palm $14,510 19.4% 2 $7,255 $74,631 2/4/05
508 136 Shoot Down Magic $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
509 959 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
510 357 After Tiller Osci. $15,500 21.5% 2 $7,750 $72,125 9/20/13
511 149 Veil of Tears WF $44,358 61.5% 8 $5,545 $72,078 3/28/14
512 496 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
513 343 The Invisible War Cdgm. $16,500 22.9% 4 $4,125 $71,968 6/22/12
514 841 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
515 866 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
516 614 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $7,035 9.8% 1 $7,035 $71,471 3/23/07
517 796 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
518 518 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
519 462 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
520 499 The Business of Being Born ICir $9,574 13.7% 1 $9,574 $69,991 1/9/08
521 569 Zoo Think $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
522 284 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
523 775 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
524 568 Budrus Bal. $7,819 11.4% 1 $7,819 $68,353 10/8/10
525 523 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
526 998 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
527 1017 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
528 517 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $9,165 13.5% 1 $9,165 $67,966 11/1/13
529 227 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
530 431 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
531 170 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $36,412 54.0% 5 $7,282 $67,433 11/5/04
532 448 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
533 256 Pandora's Promise Abr. $23,419 35.1% 16 $1,464 $66,680 6/12/13
534 620 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
535 728 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
536 865 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
537 414 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
538 635 Bloodline Libre $6,658 10.3% 1 $6,658 $64,698 5/9/08
539 726 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
540 215 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
541 230 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
542 746 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
543 611 The Order of Myths CGld $7,056 11.3% 1 $7,056 $62,645 7/25/08
544 786 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
545 779 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 7.3% 2 $2,258 $62,286 4/25/14
546 960 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
547 656 Public Speaking Rialto $6,260 10.1% 1 $6,260 $62,173 2/23/11
548 700 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
549 508 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
550 239 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
551 592 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
552 830 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
553 458 The Long Way Home 7Art $10,606 17.5% 7 $1,515 $60,509 9/17/97
554 511 Limelight Magn. $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
555 446 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
556 874 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
557 374 Korengal Sab. $14,630 24.4% 1 $14,630 $60,080 5/30/14
558 1030 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
559 776 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
560 893 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
561 294 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
562 618 Side By Side Trib. $6,956 11.8% 1 $6,956 $58,825 8/17/12
563 428 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
564 203 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
565 919 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
566 457 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
567 583 Big Men Abr. $7,539 13.4% 1 $7,539 $56,286 3/14/14
568 846 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
569 787 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
570 531 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
571 373 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
572 586 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
573 851 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
574 723 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
575 345 The Lottery Vari. $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
576 802 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
577 555 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
578 352 The Other F Word Osci. $15,792 29.4% 2 $7,896 $53,714 11/4/11
579 790 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea Tila. $4,424 8.3% 2 $2,212 $53,471 2/24/06
580 500 High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music Tara $9,571 18.0% 1 $9,571 $53,319 4/29/94
581 900 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $2,915 5.5% 3 $972 $52,986 2/10/12
582 562 Billy the Kid Elep. $7,923 15.0% 1 $7,923 $52,823 12/5/07
583 159 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
584 684 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $5,791 11.0% 2 $2,896 $52,681 6/1/11
585 653 Cropsey CP $6,306 12.0% 1 $6,306 $52,476 6/4/10
586 852 Visual Acoustics Arth. $3,517 6.7% 1 $3,517 $52,467 10/9/09
587 651 Code Black Long Shot $6,319 12.1% 1 $6,319 $52,332 6/20/14
588 512 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
589 480 The Missing Picture Strand $10,148 19.5% 5 $2,030 $52,164 3/19/14
590 255 Screamers (2006) Maya $23,609 45.4% 4 $5,902 $52,034 12/8/06
591 646 Hiding and Seeking FRun $6,423 12.4% 1 $6,423 $51,936 2/6/04
592 704 Burma VJ Osci. $5,554 10.7% 1 $5,554 $51,672 5/20/09
593 600 Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow AM $7,272 14.2% 1 $7,272 $51,301 8/10/11
594 444 Venus and Serena Magn. $10,981 21.4% 4 $2,745 $51,271 5/10/13
595 596 God Loves Uganda Vari. $7,300 14.2% 1 $7,300 $51,229 10/11/13
596 291 Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Osci. $20,355 40.1% 14 $1,454 $50,804 6/27/08
597 673 Long Night's Journey Into Day 7Art $6,027 11.9% 1 $6,027 $50,715 3/29/00
598 695 The Line King: Al Hirschfeld Castle $5,677 11.2% 1 $5,677 $50,605 9/27/96
599 1041 American Casino Argo. $1,397 2.8% 1 $1,397 $50,437 8/14/09
600 241 Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard ReelD $25,460 51.0% 1 $25,460 $49,919 7/27/07
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.7%1,346$5,517$27,806,817-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1103

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Something to Cheer About Truly 4/27/07
Video Games: The Movie Vari. 7/15/14
Alive Inside B360 7/18/14
The Dog Drft. 8/8/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
Last Days in Vietnam AEF 9/5/14
The Green Prince MBox 9/12/14
Fifi Howls From Happiness MBox 9/12/14
Stop the Pounding Heart BWP 9/19/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/10/14
The Overnighters Drft. 11/7/14
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/3/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15