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Genres

Documentary - Political

1982-Present



Rows: #1-100, #101-109
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 90 Earth Days Zeitgeist $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
2 80 My Country, My Country Zeitgeist $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
3 65 Ballot Measure 9 Zeitgeist $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
4 32 Koch Zeitgeist $35,196 10.3% 2 $17,598 $342,941 2/1/13
5 10 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Weinstein Company $148,698 38.6% 102 $1,457 $384,955 4/18/08
6 14 Roger and Me Warner Bros. $80,253 1.2% 4 $20,063 $6,706,368 12/22/89
7 46 Grass Unapix Ent. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
8 44 The Yes Men United Artists $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
9 9 Bowling for Columbine United Artists $209,148 1.0% 8 $26,143 $21,576,018 10/11/02
10 76 The Last Party Triton $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
11 93 Blood and Tears ThinkFilm $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
12 88 Lake of Fire ThinkFilm $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
13 58 Taxi to the Dark Side ThinkFilm $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
14 7 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry ThinkFilm $279,219 45.5% 163 $1,713 $614,138 10/1/04
15 55 Bush's Brain Tartan $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
16 31 Inside Job Sony Classics $39,649 0.9% 2 $19,825 $4,312,735 10/8/10
17 26 The Fog of War Sony Classics $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
18 22 Why We Fight Sony Classics $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
19 101 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
20 52 The Weather Underground Shadow Dist. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
21 53 The War Tapes SenArt/Scranton-Lacy Films $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
22 34 Brothers at War Samuel Goldwyn $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
23 73 Orwell Rolls in His Grave Sag Harbor Basement $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
24 59 Ever Again Rocky Mountain Pictures $10,802 62.4% 12 $900 $17,304 12/8/06
25 30 Hating Breitbart Rocky Mountain Pictures $40,673 49.9% 4 $10,168 $81,432 10/19/12
26 5 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Rocky Mountain Pictures $2,970,848 38.5% 1,052 $2,824 $7,720,487 4/18/08
27 2 2016 Obama's America Rocky Mountain Pictures $6,509,433 19.5% 1,091 $5,966 $33,449,086 8/24/12
28 38 Escape Fire Roadside Attractions $30,953 24.5% 12 $2,579 $126,238 10/5/12
29 25 Chicago 10 Roadside Attractions $42,724 24.1% 14 $3,052 $177,490 2/29/08
30 20 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
31 45 The Hunting of the President Regent Releasing $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
32 94 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair Red Envelope Entertainment $2,194 70.7% 2 $1,097 $3,103 3/23/07
33 18 The Unknown Known Radius-TWC $64,315 42.3% 18 $3,573 $152,198 4/4/14
34 12 Inequality for All Radius-TWC $140,888 11.7% 28 $5,032 $1,205,273 9/27/13
35 6 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $281,330 1.2% 4 $70,332 $24,146,161 5/24/06
36 3 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $4,447,378 31.0% 962 $4,623 $14,363,397 10/2/09
37 78 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
38 56 Feed Original Cinema $11,448 25.2% 1 $11,448 $45,488 10/7/92
39 50 The War Room October $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
40 24 In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed Non-Fiction Films $46,975 42.5% 6 $7,829 $110,577 10/1/04
41 81 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
42 11 The Big One Miramax $146,909 20.4% 33 $4,452 $720,074 4/10/98
43 100 This Divided State Minority Films $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
44 49 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magnolia $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
45 41 Control Room Magnolia $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
46 40 Casino Jack and the United States of Money Magnolia $28,234 16.0% 9 $3,137 $176,865 5/7/10
47 39 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
48 36 No End in Sight Magnolia $31,533 2.2% 2 $15,766 $1,433,319 7/27/07
49 35 Outrage Magnolia $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
50 29 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
51 23 Shoot Down Magic Lamp $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
52 107 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lumiere Productions $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
53 1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions Gate $23,920,637 20.1% 868 $27,558 $119,194,771 6/25/04
54 16 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon Lionsgate $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
55 4 Sicko Lionsgate $3,600,179 14.7% 702 $5,128 $24,540,079 7/3/07
56 77 Wall Lifesize $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
57 95 Running with Arnold Lantern Lane $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
58 97 Up for Grabs Laemmle / Zeller Films $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
59 66 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch Lorber Films $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
60 87 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
61 74 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator International Film Circuit $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
62 67 Meeting Resistance International Film Circuit $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
63 57 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story InterPositive Media $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
64 86 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
65 62 An Unreasonable Man IFC $9,813 5.6% 1 $9,813 $176,647 1/31/07
66 28 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
67 19 Dirty Wars IFC $63,504 16.5% 4 $15,876 $384,473 6/7/13
68 42 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
69 33 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 Releasing $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
70 69 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Freestyle Releasing $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
71 8 I Want Your Money Freestyle Releasing $249,428 57.5% 537 $464 $433,588 10/15/10
72 54 The Ground Truth Focus Features $12,207 61.0% 8 $1,525 $20,013 9/15/06
73 109 America Betrayed First Run $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
74 106 Brothers in Arms First Run $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
75 104 Unborn in the USA First Run $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
76 102 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers First Run $1,114 0.2% 1 $1,114 $453,650 1/29/10
77 68 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
78 63 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times First Run $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
79 51 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
80 47 Fidel First Run $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
81 82 Body of War Film Sales Company $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
82 91 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
83 27 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
84 71 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
85 79 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
86 84 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Direct Cinema Limited $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
87 48 The Last Mountain Dada Films $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
88 85 Everything's Cool City Lights Pictures Releasing $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
89 60 Suicide Killers City Lights Pictures Releasing $10,601 58.1% 1 $10,601 $18,239 8/25/06
90 13 Celsius 41.11: The Truth Behind the Lies of Fahrenheit 9/11 Citizens United $93,000 100.0% 116 $801 $93,000 10/22/04
91 103 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 100.0% 3 $362 $1,088 12/8/06
92 96 Voices in Wartime Cinema Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
93 75 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
94 64 Giuliani Time Cinema Libre $8,661 39.4% 1 $8,661 $21,967 5/12/06
95 37 Uncovered: The War on Iraq Cinema Libre $31,481 13.2% 7 $4,497 $238,924 8/20/04
96 21 America: Freedom to Fascism Cinema Libre $61,200 70.0% 10 $6,120 $87,400 7/28/06
97 15 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Cinema Libre $77,982 16.9% 5 $15,596 $461,572 8/6/04
98 89 The Unforeseen Cinema Guild $2,496 2.8% 1 $2,496 $90,287 2/29/08
99 92 Journeys with George Cinema Four $2,264 63.1% 1 $2,264 $3,588 3/14/03
100 72 Our Nixon Cinedigm Entertainment $6,090 29.6% 3 $2,030 $20,584 8/30/13
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 5 titles):
$8,289,69520.8%935$8,866$39,853,564-
Rows: #1-100, #101-109

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


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