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Box Office Performance for Documentary Movies in 2007

Summary for all Years
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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2007 GrossTickets Sold
1 Sicko 6/29/2007 Lionsgate PG-13 $24,538,513 3,566,644
2 Deep Sea 3D 3/3/2006 Warner Bros. G $11,850,902 1,722,514
3 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure 10/5/2007 National Geographic Entertainment Not Rated $6,258,285 909,634
4 Magnificent Desolation 9/23/2005 IMAX Films Not Rated $5,395,786 784,271
5 Wild Safari 3D 4/8/2005 nWave Pictures Not Rated $4,037,438 586,836
6 Roving Mars 1/27/2006 Walt Disney G $2,661,630 386,864
7 Space Station 4/19/2002 IMAX Films Not Rated $1,472,922 214,087
8 No End In Sight 7/27/2007 Magnolia Pictures Not Rated $1,433,319 208,331
9 In the Shadow of the Moon 9/7/2007 ThinkFilm PG $1,134,358 164,877
10 Sharkwater 9/28/2007 Alliance Films PG $850,920 123,680
11 Arctic Tale 7/25/2007 Paramount Vantage G $833,532 121,152
12 Wie man sein leben kocht 10/26/2007 Roadside Attractions PG-13 $819,216 119,072
13 Bugs! 3/14/2003 SK Films Not Rated $804,245 116,896
14 Die Große Stille 2/28/2007 Zeitgeist Not Rated $790,452 114,891
15 11th Hour 8/17/2007 Warner Independent PG $703,464 102,247
16 The King of Kong 8/17/2007 Picturehouse PG-13 $674,925 98,099
17 When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan 6/15/2007 Shadow Not Rated $442,936 64,380
18 Manufactured Landscapes 6/20/2007 Zeitgeist Not Rated $395,623 57,503
19 Galapagos 10/29/1999 IMAX Films Not Rated $322,635 46,894
20 God Grew Tired of Us: The Story of Lost Boys of Sudan 1/12/2007 Newmarket Films PG $301,447 43,814
21 Crazy Love 6/1/2007 Magnolia Pictures PG $301,027 43,753
22 For the Bible Tells Me So 8/5/2007 First Run Features Not Rated $271,146 39,410
23 Deep Water 8/24/2007 IFC Films PG $271,143 39,410
24 Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten 11/2/2007 Sony Pictures Not Rated $240,482 34,953
25 In Search of Mozart 7/20/2007 Direct Cinema Ltd Not Rated $225,000 32,703
26 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama 8/24/2007 Monterey Media Not Rated $224,546 32,637
27 Aliens of the Deep 1/28/2005 Walt Disney G $224,181 32,584
28 My Kid Could Paint That 10/5/2007 Sony Pictures Classics PG-13 $216,484 31,465
29 What Would Jesus Buy? 11/16/2007 Warrior Poets PG $200,010 29,071
30 Pete Seeger: The Power of Song 9/14/2007 Weinstein Co. PG $178,968 26,012
31 An Unreasonable Man 1/31/2007 IFC First Take Not Rated $176,647 25,675
32 Show Business 5/11/2007 Regent Releasing PG $151,708 22,050
33 Iraq in Fragments 11/8/2006 Typecast Releasing Not Rated $136,239 19,802
34 The Devil Came on Horseback 7/25/2007 IFC Films Not Rated $132,782 19,299
35 Manda Bala 8/17/2007 City Lights Pictures Not Rated $122,905 17,864
36 Darfur Now 11/2/2007 Warner Independent PG $109,107 15,858
37 I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal 5/23/2007 Walking Shadows PG-13 $105,930 15,396
38 Mr. Untouchable 10/26/2007 Magnolia Pictures R $103,590 15,056
39 King Corn 10/12/2007 Balcony Releasing Not Rated $95,603 13,895
40 Shut Up and Sing 10/27/2006 Weinstein Co. R $95,040 13,813
41 Jimmy Carter: Man From Plains 10/26/2007 Sony Pictures Classics PG $80,791 11,742
42 Steep 12/21/2007 Sony Pictures Classics PG $78,878 11,464
43 Kurt Cobain: About a Son 10/3/2007 Balcony Releasing Not Rated $76,777 11,159
44 Air Guitar Nation 3/23/2007 R $71,471 10,388
45 Zoo 4/25/2007 ThinkFilm Not Rated $69,770 10,140
46 Lagerfeld Confidential 10/24/2007 Koch Lorber Films Not Rated $64,065 9,311
47 Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders 3/9/2007 Magnolia Pictures Not Rated $58,829 8,550
48 War Dance 11/9/2007 ThinkFilm PG-13 $57,685 8,384
49 Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea 2/24/2006 Tilapia Film Not Rated $53,471 7,771
50 Transformation: The Life & Legacy of Werner Erhard 7/27/2007 Reel Diva Consultants Not Rated $49,919 7,255
51 Ghosts of Cité Soleil 6/27/2007 ThinkFilm Not Rated $48,752 7,086
52 L'avocat de la terreur 10/12/2007 Magnolia Pictures Not Rated $47,724 6,936
53 The Hip Hop Project 5/11/2007 ThinkFilm PG-13 $46,208 6,716
54 A Man Named Pearl 8/31/2007 Railroad Square G $45,513 6,615
55 Jesus Camp 9/15/2006 Magnolia Pictures PG-13 $30,420 4,421
56 Billy the Kid 12/5/2007 Elephant Eye Films Not Rated $27,693 4,025
57 Nanking 12/12/2007 ThinkFilm R $26,212 3,809
58 Lake of Fire 10/3/2007 ThinkFilm Not Rated $25,317 3,679
59 La Strada di Levi 8/17/2007 Cinema Guild Not Rated $22,026 3,201
60 Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox 6/29/2007 Balcony Releasing Not Rated $20,577 2,990
61 Meeting Resistance 10/19/2007 International Film Circuit Not Rated $20,469 2,975
62 Romántico 11/1/2006 Kino International Not Rated $19,862 2,886
63 Steal a Pencil for Me 11/9/2007 Seventh Art Releasing Not Rated $18,918 2,749
64 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story 11/21/2007 New Love Films Not Rated $18,908 2,748
65 The Singing Revolution 12/7/2007 Abramorama Films Not Rated $18,787 2,730
66 Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman 7/4/2007 Artistic License Not Rated $16,856 2,450
67 American Cannibal 3/16/2007 Lifesize Entertainment Not Rated $16,567 2,407
68 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story 11/24/2006 Safari Media, LLC Not Rated $15,023 2,183
69 Protagonist 11/30/2007 IFC Films R $13,850 2,013
70 American Hardcore 9/22/2006 Sony Pictures Classics R $13,673 1,987
71 China Blue 1/19/2007 Argot Pictures Not Rated $12,185 1,771
72 Absolute Wilson 10/27/2006 New Yorker Not Rated $12,041 1,750
73 Blockade 3/14/2007 First Run/Icarus Not Rated $11,750 1,707
74 Angels in the Dust 9/14/2007 Cinema Libre Not Rated $11,606 1,686
75 East of Havana 2/2/2007 Sony/BMG Not Rated $11,550 1,678
76 Verdict on Auschwitz: The Frankfurt Trial 1963-1965 1/12/2007 First Run Features Not Rated $11,396 1,656
77 Matthew Barney: No Restraint 12/20/2006 IFC First Take Not Rated $11,079 1,610
78 En el hoyo 2/2/2007 Kino International Not Rated $10,433 1,516
79 El Inmigrante 7/13/2007 Indican Pictures Not Rated $10,347 1,503
80 Something to Cheer About 4/27/2007 Truly Indie Not Rated $9,777 1,421
81 Crossing the Line 8/10/2007 Kino International Not Rated $9,258 1,345
82 Glastonbury 2/23/2007 ThinkFilm R $8,419 1,223
83 Words of My Perfect Teacher 12/22/2006 IFC Films Not Rated $7,665 1,114
84 Quantum Hoops 11/2/2007 Not Rated $7,075 1,028
85 Skid Row 8/24/2007 Screen Media Films R $7,052 1,025
86 Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis 4/11/2007 Film Forum Not Rated $7,000 1,017
87 The Camden 28 7/27/2007 First Run Features Not Rated $6,983 1,014
88 Desert Bayou 10/5/2007 Cinema Libre Not Rated $6,976 1,013
89 Casting About 5/11/2007 Kino International Not Rated $6,922 1,006
90 Operation Homecoming 2/9/2007 The Documentary Group Not Rated $6,795 987
91 Fired! 2/2/2007 International Film Circuit Not Rated $5,661 822
92 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust 12/25/2007 Shadow Not Rated $5,179 752
93 The Price of Sugar 9/28/2007 Mitropoulos Films Not Rated $5,000 726
94 Everything's Cool: A Toxic Comedy About Global Warming 11/23/2007 City Lights Pictures Not Rated $4,890 710
95 Blood and Tears 6/15/2007 ThinkFilm PG-13 $4,364 634
96 Malon 9 Kochavim 5/23/2007 Koch Lorber Films Not Rated $2,900 421
97 Summercamp! 7/18/2007 Argot Pictures Not Rated $2,600 377
98 The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair 3/23/2007 PG-13 $2,500 363
99 Looking for an Icon 5/9/2007 First Run/Icarus Not Rated $2,393 347
100 You're Gonna Miss Me 6/8/2007 Palm Pictures Not Rated $2,324 337
101 Oswald's Ghost 11/30/2007 Seventh Art Releasing Not Rated $1,796 261
102 49 Up 10/6/2006 First Run Features Not Rated $1,557 226
103 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris 12/7/2007 Outsider Not Rated $1,476 214
104 Unborn in the USA: Inside the War on Abortion 6/15/2007 First Run Features Not Rated $1,476 214
105 The Trials of Darryl Hunt 6/15/2007 ThinkFilm PG $1,217 176
106 Au-delŕ de la haine 6/15/2007 First Run Features Not Rated $949 137
107 El telón de azúcar 7/25/2007 First Run/Icarus Not Rated $929 135
Total Gross of All Movies$70,713,617
Total Tickets Sold10,278,084

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2007. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2007. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011. Click on the individual movie to see its total gross over all the years in which it played.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.