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Genres

Documentary - Political

1982-Present



Rows: #1-100, #101-116
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 116 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization FRun $189 8.0% 1 $189 $2,363 6/13/14
2 115 America Betrayed FRun $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
3 114 Return to the Land of Wonders Arab $357 26.7% 1 $357 $1,338 7/13/05
4 109 The Empire in Africa Libre $1,088 100.0% 3 $362 $1,088 12/8/06
5 9 I Want Your Money Free $249,428 57.5% 537 $464 $433,588 10/15/10
6 113 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lum. $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
7 107 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
8 90 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
9 112 Brothers in Arms FRun $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
10 95 The Great Invisible RTWC $2,348 20.5% 3 $783 $11,428 10/29/14
11 111 The Letter: An American Town and the 'Somali Invasion' Arab $789 53.3% 1 $789 $1,479 2/9/05
12 15 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 CitU $93,000 100.0% 116 $801 $93,000 10/22/04
13 62 Ever Again RM $10,802 62.4% 12 $900 $17,304 12/8/06
14 103 Up for Grabs L/Z $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
15 102 Voices in Wartime Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
16 110 Unborn in the USA FRun $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
17 101 Running with Arnold Lant $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
18 100 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair RedE $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
19 108 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers FRun $1,114 0.2% 1 $1,114 $453,650 1/29/10
20 73 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
21 89 Everything's Cool CityL $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
22 79 Weapons of Mass Deception Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
23 11 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Wein. $148,698 38.6% 102 $1,457 $384,955 4/18/08
24 57 The Ground Truth Focus $12,207 61.0% 8 $1,525 $20,013 9/15/06
25 106 This Divided State Mino. $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
26 8 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Think $279,219 45.5% 163 $1,713 $614,138 10/1/04
27 105 Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land Arab $1,735 35.2% 1 $1,735 $4,930 1/28/05
28 104 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire CalN $1,848 2.7% 1 $1,848 $68,249 5/13/05
29 76 Our Nixon Cdgm. $6,090 29.6% 3 $2,030 $20,584 8/30/13
30 99 Blood and Tears Think $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
31 98 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes SFI $2,233 20.3% 1 $2,233 $11,021 9/5/14
32 97 Journeys with George Cn4 $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
33 96 Split: A Deeper Divide FPR $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
34 25 Shoot Down Magic $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
35 94 Earth Days Zeit. $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
36 6 America (2014) LGF $2,743,753 19.0% 1,105 $2,483 $14,444,502 7/2/14
37 93 The Unforeseen CGld $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
38 42 Voices of Iraq Magn. $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
39 92 Lake of Fire Think $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
40 40 Escape Fire RAtt. $30,953 24.5% 12 $2,579 $126,238 10/5/12
41 91 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
42 5 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed RM $2,970,848 38.5% 1,052 $2,824 $7,720,487 4/18/08
43 88 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
44 58 Bush's Brain Tar. $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
45 87 Stolen Childhoods Bal. $2,996 100.0% 1 $2,996 $2,996 5/20/05
46 27 Chicago 10 RAtt. $42,724 24.1% 14 $3,052 $177,490 2/29/08
47 45 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
48 43 Casino Jack and the United States of Money Magn. $28,234 16.0% 9 $3,137 $176,865 5/7/10
49 86 Body of War FSC $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
50 85 The Price of Sugar Mitro. $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
51 22 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
52 29 Call + Response FTrd. $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
53 46 Iraq in Fragments Arab $24,435 12.0% 7 $3,490 $204,462 11/8/06
54 84 My Country, My Country Zeit. $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
55 20 The Unknown Known RTWC $64,315 23.3% 18 $3,573 $276,497 4/4/14
56 83 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber DCo. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
57 82 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
58 71 Meeting Resistance ICir $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
59 81 Wall Life $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
60 80 The Last Party Trit $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
61 78 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
62 12 The Big One Mira. $146,909 20.4% 33 $4,452 $720,074 4/10/98
63 39 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
64 3 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $4,447,378 31.0% 962 $4,623 $14,363,397 10/2/09
65 36 Brothers at War Gold. $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
66 13 Inequality for All RTWC $140,888 11.7% 28 $5,032 $1,205,273 9/27/13
67 4 Sicko LGF $3,600,179 14.7% 702 $5,128 $24,540,079 7/3/07
68 64 Al Franken: God Spoke Bal. $10,533 10.2% 2 $5,266 $102,990 9/13/06
69 61 Taxi to the Dark Side Think $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
70 60 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
71 52 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magn. $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
72 2 2016 Obama's America RM $6,509,433 19.5% 1,091 $5,966 $33,449,086 8/24/12
73 77 Orwell Rolls in His Grave SHB $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
74 23 America: Freedom to Fascism Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
75 19 The Undefeated (2011) ArcEnt $65,132 56.0% 10 $6,513 $116,381 7/15/11
76 37 Outrage Magn. $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
77 75 The Panama Deception EPr $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
78 74 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? AtRsk $6,742 19.0% 1 $6,742 $35,397 7/27/06
79 72 For the Bible Tells Me So FRun $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
80 26 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed NFF $46,975 42.5% 6 $7,829 $110,577 10/1/04
81 70 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
82 47 The Yes Men UA $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
83 69 Ballot Measure 9 Zeit. $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
84 30 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
85 68 Giuliani Time Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
86 51 The Last Mountain Da. $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
87 24 Why We Fight SPC $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
88 67 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
89 50 Fidel FRun $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
90 66 An Unreasonable Man IFC $9,813 5.6% 1 $9,813 $176,647 1/31/07
91 32 Hating Breitbart RM $40,673 49.9% 4 $10,168 $81,432 10/19/12
92 65 Citizen Koch Vari. $10,200 6.6% 1 $10,200 $153,908 6/6/14
93 31 Occupy Unmasked Magn. $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
94 63 Suicide Killers CityL $10,601 58.1% 1 $10,601 $18,239 8/25/06
95 49 Grass Una. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
96 59 Feed OrC $11,448 25.2% 1 $11,448 $45,488 10/7/92
97 18 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
98 48 The Hunting of the President Reg. $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
99 56 The War Tapes SenA $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
100 28 The Fog of War SPC $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 6 titles):
$7,365,37120.7%963$7,648$35,618,720-
Rows: #1-100, #101-116

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


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