Top-US-Grossing News Titles
1. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
R | 127 min | Documentary, Crime, News
An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good.
Votes: 36,761 | Gross: $14.36M
2. Best of Enemies (2015)
R | 87 min | Documentary, History, News
Votes: 4,210 | Gross: $0.89M
3. My Perestroika (2010)
88 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
Tells the story of five people from the last generation of Soviet children who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain. Just coming of age when the USSR collapsed, they witnessed the world ... See full summary »
Director: Robin Hessman
Votes: 539 | Gross: $0.24M
4. The Connection (2014)
R | 72 min | Documentary, News
Diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, journalist Shannon Harvey went in search of the missing link in healthcare. Featuring interviews with leading scientists The Connection proves we have more to say about our health than we thought.
Votes: 24 | Gross: $0.19M
5. Alive Inside (2014)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, News
Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music's ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it.
Votes: 2,409 | Gross: $0.15M
6. How to Survive a Plague (2012)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History, News
The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
Votes: 3,113 | Gross: $0.12M
PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, News
An investigative documentary that uncovers the U.S. healthcare system's true design.
Votes: 441 | Gross: $0.10M
9. Kids for Cash (2013)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Kids For Cash is a riveting look behind the notorious judicial scandal that rocked the nation. Beyond the millions paid and high stakes corruption, Kids For Cash exposes a shocking American... See full summary »
Votes: 1,614 | Gross: $0.09M
10. The Principle (2014)
PG | 90 min | News, Sci-Fi, Thriller
"The Principle" brings to light astonishing new scientific observations challenging the Copernican Principle; the foundational assumption underlying the modern scientific world view. The ... See full summary »
Votes: 291 | Gross: $0.09M
11. Colliding Dreams (2015)
134 min | Documentary, Biography, History
COLLIDING DREAMS recounts the dramatic history of one of the most controversial, and urgently relevant political ideologies of the modern era.
Votes: 73 | Gross: $0.08M
12. Budrus (2009)
Unrated | 70 min | Documentary, Action, Biography
Follows a Palestinian leader who unites Fatah, Hamas and Israelis in an unarmed movement to save his village from destruction. Success eludes them until his 15-year-old daughter jumps into the fray.
Director: Julia Bacha
Votes: 328 | Gross: $0.07M
13. After Tiller (2013)
PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors left in the country who provide third-trimester abortions for women. AFTER TILLER moves... See full summary »
Votes: 876 | Gross: $0.07M
79 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Fifty years after the fall of his country, can the Dalai Lama make a breakthrough in his efforts to find a solution to the Tibet question?
Votes: 133 | Gross: $0.07M
15. 2012: Time for Change (2010)
85 min | Documentary, Animation, News
2012: Time For Change is a documentary feature that presents ways to transform our unsustainable society into a regenerative planetary culture. This can be achieved through a personal and ... See full summary »
Votes: 309 | Gross: $0.06M
Unrated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A rare behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat.'
Votes: 2,773 | Gross: $0.06M
17. Crime After Crime (2011)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
The story of the battle to free Debbie Peagler, an incarcerated survivor of brutal domestic violence. Over 26 years in prison cannot crush the spirit of this determined African-American ... See full summary »
Votes: 405 | Gross: $0.06M
18. Sweet Dreams (II) (2013)
84 min | Documentary, Family, News
Two brothers in a small mountain town decide to shatter the worlds record for homemade ice cream using only their single consumer ice cream maker. Can they create over 1,000 unique flavors ... See full summary »
Director: Billy Redieck
Votes: 15 | Gross: $0.06M
19. Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)
79 min | Documentary, News
A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything.
Votes: 4,712 | Gross: $0.06M
20. Korengal (2014)
R | 84 min | Documentary, History, News
Korengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war.
Votes: 2,428 | Gross: $0.06M
21. Farmageddon (2011)
Unrated | 86 min | Documentary, News
Farmageddon is the story of a mom whose son healed from all allergies and asthma after consuming raw milk, and real food from farms. It depicts people all over the country who formed food ... See full summary »
Votes: 477 | Gross: $0.05M
22. An Inconsistent Truth (2012)
PG | 89 min | Documentary, Adventure, News
An Inconsistent Truth is one man's odyssey to find the truth about man-made global warming. As the title suggests, this is an answer to Al Gore's Oscar-winning documentary but it's much ... See full summary »
Votes: 306 | Gross: $0.05M
23. The Lottery (2010)
81 min | Documentary, Drama, News
Four children enter a high-stakes lottery. If they win, they can attend one of the best schools in New York. A look at the crisis in public education, The Lottery makes the case than any child can succeed.
Votes: 526 | Gross: $0.05M
24. Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land (2008)
Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, History, News
Using smuggled footage, this documentary tells the story of the 2007 protests in Burma by thousands of monks.
Votes: 2,154 | Gross: $0.05M
105 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26.
Votes: 12,280 | Gross: $0.05M
26. Saving Banksy (2017)
Unrated | 80 min | Documentary, News
Internationally known graffiti artist, Banksy, left his mark on San Francisco in April 2010. Little did he know that this act of vandalism would spark a chain of events that includes one of... See full summary »
Votes: 22 | Gross: $0.05M
27. Requiem for the American Dream (2015)
73 min | Documentary, Biography, News
REQUIEM FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM is the definitive discourse with Noam Chomsky, on the defining characteristic of our time - the deliberate concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a... See full summary »
Votes: 5,344 | Gross: $0.04M
28. Death by China (2012)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Drama, History
In 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization with the strong support of a Democratic President and Republican Congress. Before the ink was dry on this free trade agreement, China ... See full summary »
Votes: 292 | Gross: $0.04M
82 min | Documentary, Biography, History
It is our national novel. Reading to Kill a Mockingbird is something we all have in common. Harper Lee's first and only novel turns 50 this summer and the author hasn't given an interview ... See full summary »
Votes: 272 | Gross: $0.03M
30. American Teacher (2011)
81 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Weaving interviews of policy experts and startling facts with the lives and careers of four teachers, American Teacher tells the collective story by and about those closest to the issues in... See full summary »
Votes: 212 | Gross: $0.03M
31. Peace Officer (2015)
105 min | Documentary, News
Peace Officer is a documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of 'Dub' Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his ... See full summary »
Votes: 327 | Gross: $0.03M
32. Unlocking the Cage (2016)
TV-14 | 91 min | Documentary, Drama, History
Between 2013 and 2015, a group of nonprofit attorneys seek nonhuman clients for whom they can advocate in two U.S. territories, in order to establish legal personhood for elephants, cetaceans and nonhuman apes in the U.S.
Votes: 202 | Gross: $0.03M
33. The Revisionaries (2012)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, History, News
The theory of evolution and a re-write of American history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed Creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential Board of Education.
Votes: 612 | Gross: $0.02M
34. Watchers of the Sky (2014)
120 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer ... See full summary »
Votes: 194 | Gross: $0.02M
35. Almost Holy (2015)
R | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Gennadiy calls himself "Pastor Crocodile." He's known throughout Ukraine for his years working to rehabilitate drug-addicted kids. But he's also a vigilante who uses any force necessary to carry out his moral vision. Gennadiy believes he has made Mariupol a better place, but now, the violence in Ukraine threatens everything.
Votes: 277 | Gross: $0.01M
36. Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home (2010)
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, News
Los Angeles' Skid Row is home to one of the largest homeless populations in the United States. And we found, inside that community, the remarkable and enormously moving stories of Olympic ... See full summary »
Votes: 517 | Gross: $0.01M
37. These Birds Walk (2013)
71 min | Documentary, Drama, News
A poor runaway boy and a reluctant ambulance driver in Karachi. Their two lives come together through a dying humanitarian upon whom so much of their daily lives depend.
Votes: 272 | Gross: $0.01M
38. Mala Mala (2014)
87 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A documentary about the power of transformation told through the eyes of 9 trans-identifying individuals in Puerto Rico.
Votes: 352 | Gross: $0.01M
39. Red Obsession (2013)
75 min | Documentary, History, News
The great chateaux of Bordeaux struggle to accommodate the voracious appetite for their rare, expensive wines, which have become a powerful status symbol in booming China.
Votes: 1,070 | Gross: $0.01M
40. PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy's High Stakes (2014)
87 min | Documentary, Comedy, News
Driven to make the world better for his baby girl, John Ennis pieces together the cycle of pay-to-play politics that rules America. When insiders control the game, how can an outsider have ... See full summary »
Votes: 53 | Gross: $0.01M
43. Herb & Dorothy 50X50 (2013)
87 min | Documentary, Biography, News
A follow up to the documentary Herb & Dorothy, that captures an ordinary couple's extraordinary gift of art to the nation as they close the door on their life as collectors.
Votes: 45 | Gross: $0.01M
44. Sushi: The Global Catch (2012)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, History, News
From humble beginnings as a simple food sold by Japanese street vendors, sushi has exploded into an international phenomenon in the past 30 years. SUSHI: THE GLOBAL CATCH is a ... See full summary »
Director: Mark Hall
Votes: 441 | Gross: $0.01M
45. Shout Gladi Gladi (2015)
100 min | Documentary, History, News
Narrated by Academy Award® winning actress Meryl Streep, SHOUT GLADI GLADI celebrates the extraordinary people who rescue African women and girls from obstetric fistula, a medical condition... See full summary »
Votes: 30 | Gross: $0.01M
46. Documented (2013)
89 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in the New York Times Magazine. 'Documented' chronicles his journey to America from... See full summary »
Votes: 124 | Gross: $0.01M
47. Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History, Mystery
While filming a documentary in Mississippi in 1965, Frank De Felitta forever changed the life of an African-American waiter and his family. In 2011, Frank's son returns to the Delta to examine the repercussions of that fateful encounter.
Votes: 114 | Gross: $0.01M
49. Blood on the Mountain (2016)
93 min | Documentary, History, News
'Blood on the Mountain' focuses on the environmental and economic injustice and corporate control in West Virginia and its rippling effect on all American workers. This film will tell the ... See full summary »
Votes: 19 | Gross: $0.00M
50. Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show (2014)
90 min | Documentary, Biography, News
A documentary that explores the world of U.S. television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them.
Votes: 1,211 | Gross: $0.00M