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Box Office Performance for Documentary Movies in 2001

Summary for all Years
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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2001 GrossTickets Sold
1 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure 2/9/2001 WGBH Giant-Screen Films Not Rated $6,683,025 1,180,746
2 Michael Jordan to the MAX 5/5/2000 Giant Screen Films Not Rated $4,293,965 758,651
3 Galapagos 10/29/1999 IMAX Films Not Rated $3,511,940 620,484
4 Island of the Sharks 4/30/1999 IMAX Films Not Rated $1,626,777 287,416
5 The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition 10/5/2001 Cowboy Pictures G $1,435,399 253,604
6 Extreme 3/23/1999 IMAX Films Not Rated $1,285,048 227,040
7 Startup.com 5/11/2001 Artisan R $1,280,975 226,320
8 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun 7/11/1997 Sony Pictures Classics G $546,397 96,536
9 Trembling Before G-D 10/26/2001 New Yorker Not Rated $281,541 49,742
10 Mysteries of Egypt 7/16/1998 Sony Pictures Not Rated $210,300 37,155
11 Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy 11/30/2001 R $175,040 30,925
12 Calle 54 10/20/2000 Miramax G $122,129 21,577
13 Africa's Elephant Kingdom 5/8/1998 Discovery/IMAX Not Rated $118,955 21,016
14 Chop Suey 10/5/2001 Zeitgeist Not Rated $84,729 14,969
15 Live Nude Girls Unite 10/6/2000 Not Rated $25,507 4,506
16 Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible 10/1/1999 IMAX Films PG $15,953 2,818
17 The Girl Next Door 4/14/2000 Indican Pictures R $13,117 2,317
18 The Art of Amália 12/8/2000 Avatar Not Rated $12,164 2,149
19 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack 8/16/2000 PG-13 $10,325 1,824
20 Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope 9/7/2001 Artistic License Not Rated $8,285 1,463
21 Benjamin Smoke 7/21/2000 Cowboy Pictures Not Rated $62 10
Total Gross of All Movies$21,741,633
Total Tickets Sold3,841,268

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2001. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2001. 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.