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, #1101-1166
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
501 446 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Wein. $11,945 13.5% 1 $11,945 $88,312 10/26/07
502 875 The Cartel MP $3,694 4.2% 2 $1,847 $87,763 4/16/10
503 181 Exporting Raymond Gold. $35,292 40.2% 13 $2,715 $87,727 4/29/11
504 118 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
505 558 How to Cook Your Life RAtt. $8,741 10.0% 4 $2,185 $87,370 10/26/07
506 475 Kurt Cobain About a Son Bal. $10,749 12.4% 2 $5,374 $87,016 10/3/07
507 463 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $11,041 12.7% 2 $5,521 $86,637 6/13/12
508 497 Crazy Wisdom AM $10,304 12.0% 1 $10,304 $86,202 11/25/11
509 470 51 Birch Street Truly $10,827 12.8% 2 $5,413 $84,689 10/18/06
510 547 Visitors (2014) Cdgm. $9,094 10.8% 1 $9,094 $84,577 1/24/14
511 602 Watermark EOne $7,724 9.1% 2 $3,862 $84,464 4/4/14
512 156 12 O'Clock Boys Osci. $44,108 53.4% 21 $2,100 $82,614 1/31/14
513 570 Praying with Lior FRun $8,401 10.2% 1 $8,401 $82,553 2/1/08
514 256 Better Living Through Circuitry 7Art $24,970 30.3% 4 $6,242 $82,378 5/26/00
515 799 The Whale Pala. $4,835 5.9% 2 $2,418 $81,881 9/9/11
516 166 Hating Breitbart RM $40,673 49.9% 4 $10,168 $81,432 10/19/12
517 559 Future of Food Libre $8,721 10.7% 2 $4,360 $81,280 9/14/05
518 194 Waking Sleeping Beauty BV $33,115 41.0% 5 $6,623 $80,741 3/26/10
519 848 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $4,095 5.1% 1 $4,095 $79,916 7/13/05
520 763 More Than Honey KL $5,225 6.5% 1 $5,225 $79,772 6/12/13
521 823 Bright Leaves FRun $4,485 5.8% 1 $4,485 $77,888 8/25/04
522 755 Circo FRun $5,403 7.0% 1 $5,403 $77,466 4/1/11
523 430 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 16.4% 5 $2,522 $77,016 2/29/12
524 406 The Island President Gold. $13,998 18.3% 2 $6,999 $76,398 3/28/12
525 508 Leviathan (2013) CGld $10,000 13.1% 1 $10,000 $76,211 3/1/13
526 660 America the Beautiful FInd. $6,760 8.9% 1 $6,760 $76,173 5/9/08
527 399 Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger Magn. $14,287 18.8% 3 $4,762 $75,881 6/27/14
528 394 The Nomi Song Palm $14,510 19.4% 2 $7,255 $74,631 2/4/05
529 141 Shoot Down Magic $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
530 1011 Enemies of the People ICir $2,277 3.1% 1 $2,277 $73,171 7/30/10
531 374 After Tiller Osci. $15,500 21.5% 2 $7,750 $72,125 9/20/13
532 154 Veil of Tears WF $44,358 61.5% 8 $5,545 $72,078 3/28/14
533 519 Naked in Ashes Jour $9,690 13.4% 1 $9,690 $72,073 10/21/05
534 359 The Invisible War Cdgm. $16,500 22.9% 4 $4,125 $71,968 6/22/12
535 883 Runaway Slave RM $3,626 5.1% 1 $3,626 $71,737 7/6/12
536 908 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
537 646 Air Guitar Nation Shad. $7,035 9.8% 1 $7,035 $71,471 3/23/07
538 836 Freedom on My Mind Tara $4,272 6.0% 1 $4,272 $71,176 6/22/94
539 677 Advanced Style B360 $6,500 9.1% 1 $6,500 $71,114 9/26/14
540 543 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $9,161 13.0% 1 $9,161 $70,685 6/9/06
541 483 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $10,537 15.0% 1 $10,537 $70,219 1/23/09
542 522 The Business of Being Born ICir $9,574 13.7% 1 $9,574 $69,991 1/9/08
543 598 Zoo Think $7,811 11.2% 1 $7,811 $69,770 4/25/07
544 299 An Inconsistent Truth RM $20,733 29.9% 1 $20,733 $69,394 1/27/12
545 719 I Am Eleven ICir $5,800 8.4% 2 $2,900 $69,394 9/12/14
546 813 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields Vari. $4,620 6.7% 1 $4,620 $68,719 10/27/10
547 250 Take Me to the River Abr. $25,588 37.3% 12 $2,132 $68,598 9/12/14
548 597 Budrus Bal. $7,819 11.4% 1 $7,819 $68,353 10/8/10
549 549 2012: Time for Change Mang. $9,009 13.2% 1 $9,009 $68,339 4/9/10
550 1053 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
551 1073 Maidentrip FRun $1,622 2.4% 1 $1,622 $68,243 12/20/13
552 542 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology Zeit. $9,165 13.5% 1 $9,165 $67,966 11/1/13
553 238 Happy Valley Ston5 $27,122 40.1% 7 $3,874 $67,665 3/28/08
554 452 Lagerfeld Confidential Koch $11,477 17.0% 1 $11,477 $67,500 10/24/07
555 176 Beyond the Gates (2004) ETr. $36,412 54.0% 5 $7,282 $67,433 11/5/04
556 818 For No Good Reason SPC $4,516 6.7% 2 $2,258 $67,421 4/25/14
557 469 The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Bal. $10,884 16.2% 1 $10,884 $67,095 3/31/10
558 268 Pandora's Promise Abr. $23,419 35.1% 16 $1,464 $66,680 6/12/13
559 652 Absolute Wilson NYer $6,879 10.4% 2 $3,439 $66,217 10/27/06
560 764 Dancing Across Borders FRun $5,204 7.9% 1 $5,204 $66,166 3/26/10
561 907 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
562 435 The Real Dirt on Farmer John Slow $12,376 18.9% 3 $4,125 $65,429 1/20/06
563 667 Bloodline Libre $6,658 10.3% 1 $6,658 $64,698 5/9/08
564 762 Let the Fire Burn Zeit. $5,226 8.1% 1 $5,226 $64,489 10/2/13
565 225 Rock School PicH $28,136 43.8% 32 $879 $64,310 6/3/05
566 241 Cool It RAtt. $26,847 42.8% 41 $655 $62,713 11/12/10
567 782 Becoming Traviata Distrib. $5,000 8.0% 1 $5,000 $62,652 5/15/13
568 643 The Order of Myths CGld $7,056 11.3% 1 $7,056 $62,645 7/25/08
569 825 Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly $4,471 7.2% 1 $4,471 $62,356 8/18/06
570 1012 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision OcR $2,273 3.7% 1 $2,273 $62,186 10/20/95
571 690 Public Speaking Rialto $6,260 10.1% 1 $6,260 $62,173 2/23/11
572 528 Through a Lens Darkly FRun $9,456 15.3% 1 $9,456 $61,885 8/27/14
573 736 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Osci. $5,634 9.1% 2 $2,817 $61,794 6/22/11
574 533 War Photographer FRun $9,327 15.3% 1 $9,327 $61,040 6/19/02
575 251 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Cdgm. $25,573 41.9% 23 $1,112 $61,018 3/8/13
576 622 The Good Old Naughty Days Strand $7,359 12.1% 1 $7,359 $60,862 3/28/03
577 872 How to Live Forever Vari. $3,716 6.1% 1 $3,716 $60,630 5/13/11
578 479 The Long Way Home 7Art $10,606 17.5% 7 $1,515 $60,509 9/17/97
579 536 Limelight Magn. $9,259 15.3% 1 $9,259 $60,335 9/23/11
580 467 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
581 916 Crime After Crime LSF $3,215 5.3% 1 $3,215 $60,291 7/1/11
582 1086 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $1,492 2.5% 1 $1,492 $60,064 11/2/12
583 814 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $4,613 7.8% 1 $4,613 $59,192 7/11/08
584 936 The Trials of Muhammad Ali KL $2,980 5.0% 1 $2,980 $59,081 8/23/13
585 309 Maxed Out Magn. $20,024 34.0% 6 $3,337 $58,829 3/9/07
586 650 Side By Side Trib. $6,956 11.8% 1 $6,956 $58,825 8/17/12
587 449 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $11,667 20.0% 1 $11,667 $58,334 11/11/09
588 212 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
589 964 Farmageddon KMP $2,699 4.8% 1 $2,699 $56,573 6/17/11
590 478 Beautiful Losers Side. $10,607 18.8% 1 $10,607 $56,386 8/8/08
591 612 Big Men Abr. $7,539 13.4% 1 $7,539 $56,286 3/14/14
592 888 Divan Zeit. $3,560 6.3% 1 $3,560 $56,214 3/17/04
593 826 Terms and Conditions May Apply Vari. $4,446 8.0% 1 $4,446 $55,824 7/12/13
594 557 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 15.8% 1 $8,753 $55,518 9/30/11
595 391 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story BV $14,632 26.4% 5 $2,926 $55,513 5/22/09
596 615 That Man: Peter Berlin Gori. $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
597 893 Into Eternity ICir $3,530 6.4% 1 $3,530 $55,366 2/2/11
598 759 In a Dream ICir $5,297 9.7% 1 $5,297 $54,640 4/10/09
599 361 The Lottery Vari. $16,435 30.1% 1 $16,435 $54,543 6/11/10
600 843 Surviving Progress FRun $4,161 7.7% 2 $2,081 $53,953 4/6/12
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, #1101-1166

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Full Battle Rattle MEnd 7/9/08
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/19/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
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