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All Time Worldwide Box Office for Documentary Movies (Rank 101-200)


See also: Top Documentary Domestic - Top Documentary International

Other Worldwide Genres records: Top Adventure Worldwide - Top Comedy Worldwide - Top Action Worldwide - Top Drama Worldwide - Top Thriller/Suspense Worldwide - Top Horror Worldwide - Top Romantic Comedy Worldwide - Top Musical Worldwide

This chart contains the top 100 Documentary movies based on the cumulative worldwide box office.

See our Documentary Theatrical Market Charts for more overviews regarding the domestic theatrical box office performance of Documentary movies.

Rank Released Movie Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
101 2017 Sachin $6,630,190 $0 $6,630,190
102 2010 Waiting for Superman $6,446,066 $6,417,135 $28,931
103 2014 CitizenFour $6,171,544 $2,800,870 $3,370,674
104 2014 Meet the Mormons $6,049,171 $6,047,363 $1,808
105 2012 Samsara $5,966,671 $2,672,413 $3,294,258
106 2013 20 Feet From Stardom $5,892,466 $4,946,250 $946,216
107 2008 Man on Wire $5,617,067 $2,962,242 $2,654,825
108 1999 Wolves $5,361,306 $5,361,306 $0
109 2012 Marley $5,319,734 $1,413,480 $3,906,254
110 2003 The Fog of War $5,233,915 $4,198,566 $1,035,349
111 1999 Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible $5,231,283 $5,231,283 $0
112 2010 The Wildest Dream $5,100,135 $5,100,135 $0
113 2005 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room $4,907,779 $4,071,700 $836,079
114 2005 Rize $4,857,731 $3,278,611 $1,579,120
115 2004 The Corporation $4,843,572 $3,493,516 $1,350,056
116 2009 Food, Inc. $4,731,944 $4,417,674 $314,270
117 1996 When We Were Kings $4,647,606 $2,666,118 $1,981,488
118 2011 Buck $4,523,972 $4,036,175 $487,797
119 2005 Grizzly Man $4,504,451 $3,178,403 $1,326,048
120 2016 Where to Invade Next $4,458,898 $3,827,261 $631,637
121 2003 Capturing the Friedmans $4,409,434 $3,117,985 $1,291,449
122 2016 The Eagle Huntress $4,365,656 $3,168,664 $1,196,992
123 2015 He Named Me Malala $4,334,216 $2,668,936 $1,665,280
124 2002 ESPN's Ultimate X - The Movie $4,197,175 $4,197,175 $0
125 2014 The Salt of the Earth $4,196,083 $1,343,349 $2,852,734
126 2012 Nitro Circus: The Movie 3D $4,182,062 $3,377,000 $805,062
127 2009 Good Hair $4,157,223 $4,157,223 $0
128 2017 KEDi $4,104,941 $2,834,262 $1,270,679
129 2017 An Inconvenient Sequel $4,014,111 $3,496,795 $517,316
130 2004 The Story of the Weeping Camel $3,982,419 $1,751,698 $2,230,721
131 2003 Step Into Liquid $3,975,542 $3,681,803 $293,739
132 2003 The Real Cancun $3,816,594 $3,816,594 $0
133 2010 Catfish $3,798,734 $3,237,343 $561,391
134 1988 Imagine: John Lennon $3,753,977 $3,753,977 $0
135 2004 Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids $3,735,969 $3,430,117 $305,852
136 2003 My Architect $3,623,958 $2,822,522 $801,436
137 1999 Genghis Blues $3,599,174 $3,599,174 $0
138 2014 Finding Vivian Maier $3,597,384 $1,509,131 $2,088,253
139 1979 The Glacier Fox $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $0
140 2012 Bully $3,483,795 $3,483,795 $0
141 2002 Rivers and Tides $3,368,550 $2,200,276 $1,168,274
142 1999 Fifty $3,328,240 $3,328,240 $0
143 2014 20,000 Days on Earth $3,314,399 $279,558 $3,034,841
144 2004 Riding Giants $3,292,333 $2,276,368 $1,015,965
145 2012 The Imposter $3,232,717 $901,954 $2,330,763
146 2005 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill $3,218,709 $3,058,527 $160,182
147 2006 Wordplay $3,177,636 $3,121,270 $56,366
148 2000 Ride $3,176,650 $3,176,650 $0
149 2016 We are X $3,120,703 $45,270 $3,075,433
150 2017 Return to the Wolves $3,090,000 $0 $3,090,000
151 1995 Crumb $3,060,660 $3,041,083 $19,577
152 2012 Stories We Tell $3,043,717 $1,602,160 $1,441,557
153 1998 Mark Twain's America 3D $2,992,106 $2,992,106 $0
154 2010 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work $2,930,687 $2,930,687 $0
155 1995 Unzipped $2,833,010 $2,833,010 $0
156 2005 Mondovino $2,806,533 $209,618 $2,596,915
157 2012 Jiro Dreams of Sushi $2,790,035 $2,552,478 $237,557
158 2009 Every Little Step $2,769,763 $1,725,141 $1,044,622
159 1998 Freeriders $2,750,064 $2,750,064 $0
160 2002 Comedian $2,744,253 $2,744,253 $0
161 2004 Control Room $2,724,826 $2,589,616 $135,210
162 1995 The Show $2,702,000 $2,702,000 $0
163 2016 Hillsong: Let Hope Rise $2,643,185 $2,394,725 $248,460
164 2013 The Gatekeepers $2,592,308 $2,408,553 $183,755
165 2017 Is Genesis History? $2,570,355 $2,570,355 $0
166 2012 The Queen of Versailles $2,505,100 $2,401,999 $103,101
167 2001 The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic… $2,452,566 $2,452,566 $0
168 2003 Lost in La Mancha $2,440,345 $734,514 $1,705,831
169 1999 Wildfire: Feel The Heat $2,378,388 $2,378,388 $0
170 2013 Blackfish $2,354,875 $2,073,582 $281,293
171 2015 Meru $2,334,228 $2,334,228 $0
172 1997 Snowriders 2 $2,287,639 $2,287,639 $0
173 2015 Dior and I $2,274,016 $1,028,953 $1,245,063
174 2003 DysFunkTional Family $2,255,000 $2,255,000 $0
175 2011 Bill Cunningham New York $2,254,254 $1,510,026 $744,228
176 2004 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster $2,223,844 $1,222,708 $1,001,136
177 2016 My Scientology Movie $2,215,428 $22,936 $2,192,492
178 2009 Valentino: The Last Emperor $2,204,738 $1,755,134 $449,604
179 1994 The Endless Summer 2 $2,155,385 $2,155,385 $0
180 2007 Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia $2,130,465 $0 $2,130,465
181 2015 Roger Waters the Wall $2,126,962 $0 $2,126,962
182 2008 The Meerkats $2,100,000 $0 $2,100,000
183 1982 It Came From Hollywood $2,091,037 $2,091,037 $0
184 2014 Awake: The Life of Yogananda $2,083,186 $1,511,750 $571,436
185 2002 Ayurveda: Art of Being $2,066,892 $16,892 $2,050,000
186 2015 Jag är Ingrid $2,056,549 $138,148 $1,918,401
187 1999 Beyond the Mat $2,047,570 $2,047,570 $0
188 1996 Snowriders $2,035,470 $2,035,470 $0
189 2006 Shut Up and Sing $2,000,043 $1,215,045 $784,998
190 1995 Endless Winter $1,966,454 $1,966,454 $0
191 2015 Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck $1,960,196 $140,208 $1,819,988
192 1999 The Source $1,956,822 $362,357 $1,594,465
193 2016 Masaryk $1,951,045 $0 $1,951,045
194 2006 Why We Fight $1,880,863 $1,880,863 $0
195 2015 Hitchcock/Truffaut $1,849,937 $304,899 $1,545,038
196 2006 Who Killed the Electric Car? $1,849,392 $1,678,874 $170,518
197 2001 Startup.com $1,827,627 $1,280,975 $546,652
198 2017 Gongbeom Jadeul $1,796,755 $0 $1,796,755
199 2005 Murderball $1,772,979 $1,531,154 $241,825
200 2016 Weiner $1,751,120 $1,675,196 $75,924

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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