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Genres

Documentary - Political

1982-Present



Rows: #1-100, #101-125
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 57 A Perfect Candidate 7th Art $134,485 8 n/a - 6/19/96
2 45 Iraq in Fragments Arab Film Dist. $204,462 12 $24,435 7 11/8/06
3 105 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab Film Dist. $4,930 1 $1,735 1 1/28/05
4 119 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab Film Dist. $1,479 1 $789 1 2/9/05
5 121 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab Film Dist. $1,338 1 $357 1 7/13/05
6 62 The Undefeated (2011) Arc Entertainment $116,381 14 $65,132 10 7/15/11
7 80 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $35,397 1 $6,742 1 7/27/06
8 64 Al Franken: God Spoke Balcony Releasing $102,990 10 $10,533 2 9/13/06
9 113 Stolen Childhoods Balcony Releasing $2,996 1 $2,996 1 5/20/05
10 100 Caucus Bonfire Films of America $10,645 2 n/a - 10/25/13
11 71 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire California Newsreel $68,249 4 $1,848 1 5/13/05
12 89 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $20,584 5 $6,090 3 8/30/13
13 110 Journeys with George Cinema Four $3,588 1 $2,264 1 3/14/03
14 66 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $90,287 3 $2,496 1 2/29/08
15 26 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $461,572 18 $77,982 5 8/6/04
16 43 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre $238,924 22 $31,481 7 8/20/04
17 67 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre $87,400 10 $61,200 10 7/28/06
18 83 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $30,210 4 $4,216 3 12/3/04
19 86 Giuliani Time Cinema Libre $21,967 2 $8,661 1 5/12/06
20 87 Voices in Wartime Cinema Libre $20,702 5 $1,966 2 4/8/05
21 123 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 3 $1,088 3 12/8/06
22 65 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 Citizens United $93,000 116 $93,000 116 10/22/04
23 92 Suicide Killers City Lights Pictures Releasing $18,239 1 $10,601 1 8/25/06
24 106 Everything's Cool City Lights Pictures Releasing $4,890 2 $2,641 2 11/23/07
25 59 The Last Mountain Dada Films $122,961 7 $17,570 2 6/3/11
26 103 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Direct Cinema Limited $8,350 3 $2,944 1 8/1/08
27 35 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $309,596 11 $6,563 1 7/31/92
28 44 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $215,185 17 $41,346 12 10/10/08
29 115 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 1 $2,338 1 10/12/12
30 70 Body of War Film Sales Company $71,716 5 $3,321 1 3/7/08
31 25 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $516,726 8 $14,667 1 9/25/02
32 27 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers First Run $453,650 12 $1,114 1 1/29/10
33 34 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $312,751 15 $7,412 1 10/5/07
34 36 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times First Run $292,470 4 $9,442 1 11/22/02
35 60 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train First Run $122,011 4 n/a - 6/18/04
36 61 Fidel First Run $121,304 2 $19,320 2 10/18/02
37 109 Brothers in Arms First Run $3,664 2 $658 1 8/27/04
38 114 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization First Run $2,363 3 $189 1 6/13/14
39 118 Persons of Interest First Run $1,672 1 n/a - 9/3/04
40 120 Unborn in the USA First Run $1,475 1 $1,035 1 6/15/07
41 122 America Betrayed First Run $1,311 1 $245 1 3/27/09
42 91 The Ground Truth Focus Features $20,013 8 $12,207 8 9/15/06
43 28 I Want Your Money Freestyle Releasing $433,588 537 $249,428 537 10/15/10
44 99 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Freestyle Releasing $10,935 6 $6,911 6 9/30/11
45 81 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 Releasing $34,000 1 $34,000 1 7/20/07
46 79 Tying the Knot IDP $40,576 8 $24,517 8 10/1/04
47 24 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
48 30 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
49 51 An Unreasonable Man IFC $176,647 11 $9,813 1 1/31/07
50 101 So Goes the Nation IFC $10,337 4 $2,622 4 10/4/06
51 - Convention IFC n/a - n/a - 6/4/10
52 78 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator International Film Circuit $43,942 5 $4,330 1 9/14/11
53 88 Meeting Resistance International Film Circuit $20,616 2 $7,712 2 10/19/07
54 72 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story InterPositive Media $60,332 10 $10,939 2 9/26/08
55 102 Crossing the Line Kino $9,258 2 $2,605 1 8/10/07
56 52 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch Lorber Films $166,750 2 $7,970 1 3/1/06
57 95 Up for Grabs Laemmle / Zeller Films $13,931 4 $1,881 2 5/6/05
58 116 Running with Arnold Lantern Lane $2,119 2 $2,119 2 1/11/08
59 94 Wall Lifesize $14,541 2 $4,015 1 8/26/05
60 - The Blood of My Brother Lifesize n/a - n/a - 6/30/06
61 1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions Gate $119,194,771 2,011 $23,920,637 868 6/23/04
62 3 Sicko Lionsgate $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
63 6 America (2014) Lionsgate $14,444,502 1,105 $38,608 3 6/27/14
64 18 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon Lionsgate $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
65 117 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lumiere Productions $1,884 1 $563 1 1/19/05
66 69 Shoot Down Magic Lamp $74,421 21 $49,182 21 1/25/08
67 13 Control Room Magnolia $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
68 16 No End in Sight Magnolia $1,433,319 117 $31,533 2 7/27/07
69 37 Outrage Magnolia $287,198 18 $32,589 5 5/8/09
70 47 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magnolia $189,416 17 $16,962 3 11/5/10
71 50 Casino Jack and the United States of Money Magnolia $176,865 21 $28,234 9 5/7/10
72 73 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $57,999 12 $30,634 12 10/29/04
73 75 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $52,768 4 $40,952 4 9/21/12
74 108 This Divided State Minority Films $4,255 1 $1,653 1 7/22/05
75 21 The Big One Miramax $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
76 111 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 1 $3,384 1 9/28/07
77 63 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $110,577 15 $46,975 6 10/1/04
78 19 The War Room October $901,668 21 $15,264 1 11/3/93
79 76 Feed Original Cinema $45,488 1 $11,448 1 10/7/92
80 55 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $142,569 11 $3,644 1 3/21/08
81 7 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $14,363,397 995 $231,964 4 9/23/09
82 4 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06
83 14 Citizenfour Radius-TWC $2,042,428 105 $126,321 5 10/24/14
84 17 Inequality for All Radius-TWC $1,205,273 103 $140,888 28 9/27/13
85 38 The Unknown Known Radius-TWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
86 96 The Great Invisible Radius-TWC $11,428 5 $2,348 3 10/29/14
87 112 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair Red Envelope Entertainment $3,103 2 $2,194 2 3/23/07
88 31 The Hunting of the President Regent Releasing $376,612 20 $23,298 2 6/18/04
89 20 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions $821,046 358 $61,313 18 8/22/08
90 49 Chicago 10 Roadside Attractions $177,490 14 $42,724 14 2/29/08
91 58 Escape Fire Roadside Attractions $126,238 12 $30,953 12 10/5/12
92 2 2016 Obama's America Rocky Mountain Pictures $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
93 8 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Rocky Mountain Pictures $7,720,487 1,052 $2,970,848 1,052 4/18/08
94 68 Hating Breitbart Rocky Mountain Pictures $81,432 8 $40,673 4 10/19/12
95 77 There's No Place Like Utopia Rocky Mountain Pictures $45,254 5 $30,710 1 7/18/14
96 93 Ever Again Rocky Mountain Pictures $17,304 12 $10,802 12 12/8/06
97 90 Orwell Rolls in His Grave Sag Harbor Basement $20,389 3 $6,059 1 7/23/04
98 54 Brothers at War Samuel Goldwyn $153,148 18 $33,142 7 3/13/09
99 41 The War Tapes SenArt/Scranton-Lacy Films $254,190 9 $12,268 1 6/2/06
100 23 The Weather Underground Shadow Dist. $564,632 14 $13,984 1 6/4/03
TOTAL (All Movies):$303,253,572----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$2,465,476103$250,39928-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$213,712,322----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$35,618,7201,383$13,445,743960-
Rows: #1-100, #101-125


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