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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 94 Earth Days Zeitgeist $2,408 9.0% 1 $2,408 $26,748 8/14/09
2 84 My Country, My Country Zeitgeist $3,546 10.5% 1 $3,546 $33,620 8/4/06
3 69 Ballot Measure 9 Zeitgeist $8,143 15.1% 1 $8,143 $53,819 3/31/95
4 34 Koch Zeitgeist $35,196 10.3% 2 $17,598 $342,941 2/1/13
5 11 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Weinstein Company $148,698 38.6% 102 $1,457 $384,955 4/18/08
6 16 Roger and Me Warner Bros. $80,253 1.2% 4 $20,063 $6,706,368 12/22/89
7 65 Citizen Koch Variance Films $10,200 6.6% 1 $10,200 $153,908 6/6/14
8 49 Grass Unapix Ent. $21,578 6.9% 2 $10,789 $313,039 5/31/00
9 47 The Yes Men United Artists $24,373 9.5% 3 $8,124 $255,364 9/24/04
10 10 Bowling for Columbine United Artists $209,148 1.0% 8 $26,143 $21,576,018 10/11/02
11 80 The Last Party Triton $4,088 36.6% 1 $4,088 $11,156 8/27/93
12 99 Blood and Tears ThinkFilm $2,201 50.4% 1 $2,201 $4,364 6/15/07
13 92 Lake of Fire ThinkFilm $2,559 10.1% 1 $2,559 $25,317 10/3/07
14 61 Taxi to the Dark Side ThinkFilm $10,930 4.0% 2 $5,465 $274,661 1/18/08
15 8 Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry ThinkFilm $279,219 45.5% 163 $1,713 $614,138 10/1/04
16 58 Bush's Brain Tartan $11,927 6.7% 4 $2,981 $177,525 8/20/04
17 33 Inside Job Sony Classics $39,649 0.9% 2 $19,825 $4,312,735 10/8/10
18 28 The Fog of War Sony Classics $41,449 1.0% 3 $13,816 $4,198,566 12/19/03
19 24 Why We Fight Sony Classics $53,571 3.7% 6 $8,928 $1,439,972 1/20/06
20 98 Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes Shoot First Inc. $2,233 20.3% 1 $2,233 $11,021 9/5/14
21 107 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $1,242 0.6% 2 $621 $194,533 9/25/09
22 55 The Weather Underground Shadow Dist. $13,984 2.5% 1 $13,984 $564,632 6/4/03
23 56 The War Tapes SenArt/Scranton-Lacy Films $12,268 4.8% 1 $12,268 $254,190 6/2/06
24 36 Brothers at War Samuel Goldwyn $33,142 21.6% 7 $4,735 $153,148 3/13/09
25 77 Orwell Rolls in His Grave Sag Harbor Basement $6,059 29.7% 1 $6,059 $20,389 7/23/04
26 62 Ever Again Rocky Mountain Pictures $10,802 62.4% 12 $900 $17,304 12/8/06
27 41 There's No Place Like Utopia Rocky Mountain Pictures $30,710 67.9% 1 $30,710 $45,254 7/18/14
28 32 Hating Breitbart Rocky Mountain Pictures $40,673 49.9% 4 $10,168 $81,432 10/19/12
29 5 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Rocky Mountain Pictures $2,970,848 38.5% 1,052 $2,824 $7,720,487 4/18/08
30 2 2016 Obama's America Rocky Mountain Pictures $6,509,433 19.5% 1,091 $5,966 $33,449,086 8/24/12
31 40 Escape Fire Roadside Attractions $30,953 24.5% 12 $2,579 $126,238 10/5/12
32 27 Chicago 10 Roadside Attractions $42,724 24.1% 14 $3,052 $177,490 2/29/08
33 22 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions $61,313 7.5% 18 $3,406 $821,046 8/22/08
34 48 The Hunting of the President Regent Releasing $23,298 6.2% 2 $11,649 $376,612 6/18/04
35 100 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
36 95 The Great Invisible Radius-TWC $2,348 20.5% 3 $783 $11,428 10/29/14
37 20 The Unknown Known Radius-TWC $64,315 23.3% 18 $3,573 $276,497 4/4/14
38 14 Citizenfour Radius-TWC $126,321 6.2% 5 $25,264 $2,042,428 10/24/14
39 13 Inequality for All Radius-TWC $140,888 11.7% 28 $5,032 $1,205,273 9/27/13
40 7 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $281,330 1.2% 4 $70,332 $24,146,161 5/24/06
41 3 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $4,447,378 31.0% 962 $4,623 $14,363,397 10/2/09
42 82 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $3,644 2.6% 1 $3,644 $142,569 3/21/08
43 59 Feed Original Cinema $11,448 25.2% 1 $11,448 $45,488 10/7/92
44 53 The War Room October $15,264 1.7% 1 $15,264 $901,668 11/3/93
45 26 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
46 85 The Price of Sugar Mitropoulos Films $3,384 100.0% 1 $3,384 $3,384 9/28/07
47 12 The Big One Miramax $146,909 20.4% 33 $4,452 $720,074 4/10/98
48 106 This Divided State Minority Films $1,653 38.8% 1 $1,653 $4,255 7/22/05
49 52 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Magnolia $16,962 9.0% 3 $5,654 $189,416 11/5/10
50 44 Control Room Magnolia $27,125 1.0% 1 $27,125 $2,589,616 5/21/04
51 43 Casino Jack and the United States of Money Magnolia $28,234 16.0% 9 $3,137 $176,865 5/7/10
52 42 Voices of Iraq Magnolia $30,634 52.8% 12 $2,552 $57,999 10/29/04
53 38 No End in Sight Magnolia $31,533 2.2% 2 $15,766 $1,433,319 7/27/07
54 37 Outrage Magnolia $32,589 11.3% 5 $6,518 $287,198 5/8/09
55 31 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia $40,952 77.6% 4 $10,238 $52,768 9/21/12
56 25 Shoot Down Magic Lamp $49,182 66.1% 21 $2,342 $74,421 1/25/08
57 113 With God on Our Side: George W. Bush... Lumiere Productions $563 29.9% 1 $563 $1,884 1/19/05
58 1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions Gate $23,920,637 20.1% 868 $27,558 $119,194,771 6/25/04
59 18 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon Lionsgate $69,143 6.2% 6 $11,523 $1,109,146 9/15/06
60 6 America (2014) Lionsgate $2,743,753 19.0% 1,105 $2,483 $14,444,502 7/2/14
61 4 Sicko Lionsgate $3,600,179 14.7% 702 $5,128 $24,540,079 7/3/07
62 81 Wall Lifesize $4,015 27.6% 1 $4,015 $14,541 8/26/05
63 101 Running with Arnold Lantern Lane $2,119 100.0% 2 $1,059 $2,119 1/11/08
64 103 Up for Grabs Laemmle / Zeller Films $1,881 13.5% 2 $940 $13,931 5/6/05
65 70 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch Lorber Films $7,970 4.8% 1 $7,970 $166,750 3/1/06
66 91 Crossing the Line Kino $2,605 28.1% 1 $2,605 $9,258 8/10/07
67 78 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator International Film Circuit $4,330 9.9% 1 $4,330 $43,942 9/14/11
68 71 Meeting Resistance International Film Circuit $7,712 37.4% 2 $3,856 $20,616 10/19/07
69 60 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story InterPositive Media $10,939 18.1% 2 $5,470 $60,332 9/26/08
70 90 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
71 66 An Unreasonable Man IFC $9,813 5.6% 1 $9,813 $176,647 1/31/07
72 30 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
73 21 Dirty Wars IFC $63,504 16.5% 4 $15,876 $384,473 6/7/13
74 45 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
75 35 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 Releasing $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
76 73 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Freestyle Releasing $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
77 9 I Want Your Money Freestyle Releasing $249,428 57.5% 537 $464 $433,588 10/15/10
78 57 The Ground Truth Focus Features $12,207 61.0% 8 $1,525 $20,013 9/15/06
79 116 Evergreen: The Road to Legalization First Run $189 8.0% 1 $189 $2,363 6/13/14
80 115 America Betrayed First Run $245 18.7% 1 $245 $1,311 3/27/09
81 112 Brothers in Arms First Run $658 18.0% 1 $658 $3,664 8/27/04
82 110 Unborn in the USA First Run $1,035 70.2% 1 $1,035 $1,475 6/15/07
83 108 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
84 72 For the Bible Tells Me So First Run $7,412 2.4% 1 $7,412 $312,751 10/5/07
85 67 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times First Run $9,442 3.2% 1 $9,442 $290,767 11/22/02
86 54 The Trials of Henry Kissinger First Run $14,667 2.8% 1 $14,667 $516,726 9/25/02
87 50 Fidel First Run $19,320 15.9% 2 $9,660 $121,304 10/18/02
88 86 Body of War Film Sales Company $3,321 4.6% 1 $3,321 $71,716 3/7/08
89 96 Split: A Deeper Divide Feature Presentations Releasing $2,338 100.0% 1 $2,338 $2,338 10/12/12
90 29 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $41,346 19.2% 12 $3,446 $215,185 10/10/08
91 75 The Panama Deception Empowerment Project $6,563 2.1% 1 $6,563 $309,596 7/31/92
92 83 The Cult of the Suicide Bomber The Disinformation Co. $3,609 48.4% 1 $3,609 $7,451 6/2/06
93 88 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Direct Cinema Limited $2,944 35.3% 1 $2,944 $8,350 8/1/08
94 51 The Last Mountain Dada Films $17,570 14.3% 2 $8,785 $122,961 6/3/11
95 89 Everything's Cool City Lights Pictures Releasing $2,641 54.0% 2 $1,320 $4,890 11/23/07
96 63 Suicide Killers City Lights Pictures Releasing $10,601 58.1% 1 $10,601 $18,239 8/25/06
97 15 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
98 109 The Empire in Africa Cinema Libre $1,088 100.0% 3 $362 $1,088 12/8/06
99 102 Voices in Wartime Cinema Libre $1,966 9.5% 2 $983 $20,702 4/8/05
100 79 Weapons of Mass Deception Cinema Libre $4,216 14.0% 3 $1,405 $30,210 12/3/04
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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