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


See also: Top Documentary International - Top Documentary Worldwide - Top Documentary Weekend Domestic

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

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

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

Rank Released Movie Domestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
101 1988 Imagine: John Lennon $3,753,977 $0 $3,753,977
102 2003 Step Into Liquid $3,681,803 $293,739 $3,975,542
103 1999 Genghis Blues $3,599,174 $0 $3,599,174
104 2012 Pina $3,520,458 $20,940,300 $24,460,758
105 1979 The Glacier Fox $3,500,000 $0 $3,500,000
106 2017 An Inconvenient Sequel $3,496,795 $1,111,441 $4,608,236
107 2004 The Corporation $3,493,516 $1,350,056 $4,843,572
108 2012 Bully $3,483,795 $0 $3,483,795
109 2004 Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids $3,430,117 $305,852 $3,735,969
110 2012 Nitro Circus: The Movie 3D $3,377,000 $805,062 $4,182,062
111 1999 Fifty $3,328,240 $0 $3,328,240
112 2010 Exit Through the Gift Shop $3,291,250 $3,841,439 $7,132,689
113 2005 Rize $3,278,611 $1,579,120 $4,857,731
114 2010 Catfish $3,237,343 $561,391 $3,798,734
115 2005 Grizzly Man $3,178,403 $1,326,048 $4,504,451
116 2000 Ride $3,176,650 $0 $3,176,650
117 2016 The Eagle Huntress $3,168,664 $1,199,435 $4,368,099
118 2006 Wordplay $3,121,270 $56,366 $3,177,636
119 2003 Capturing the Friedmans $3,117,985 $1,291,449 $4,409,434
120 2005 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill $3,058,527 $160,182 $3,218,709
121 1995 Crumb $3,041,083 $19,577 $3,060,660
122 1998 Mark Twain's America 3D $2,992,106 $0 $2,992,106
123 2008 Man on Wire $2,962,242 $2,654,825 $5,617,067
124 2016 The Beatles: Eight Days a Week $2,934,445 $7,369,025 $10,303,470
125 2010 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work $2,930,687 $0 $2,930,687
126 2018 Pandas $2,892,597 $108,092 $3,000,689
127 2017 KEDi $2,834,262 $1,561,160 $4,395,422
128 1995 Unzipped $2,833,010 $0 $2,833,010
129 2003 My Architect $2,822,522 $801,436 $3,623,958
130 2014 CitizenFour $2,800,870 $3,370,674 $6,171,544
131 2018 Whitney $2,795,206 $813,125 $3,608,331
132 1998 Freeriders $2,750,064 $0 $2,750,064
133 2002 Comedian $2,744,253 $0 $2,744,253
134 1995 The Show $2,702,000 $0 $2,702,000
135 2012 Samsara $2,672,413 $3,294,258 $5,966,671
136 2015 He Named Me Malala $2,668,936 $1,665,280 $4,334,216
137 1996 When We Were Kings $2,666,118 $1,981,488 $4,647,606
138 2004 Control Room $2,589,616 $135,210 $2,724,826
139 2017 Is Genesis History? $2,570,355 $0 $2,570,355
140 2012 Jiro Dreams of Sushi $2,552,478 $237,557 $2,790,035
141 2001 The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic… $2,452,566 $0 $2,452,566
142 2013 The Gatekeepers $2,408,553 $183,755 $2,592,308
143 2012 The Queen of Versailles $2,401,999 $103,101 $2,505,100
144 2016 Hillsong: Let Hope Rise $2,394,725 $248,460 $2,643,185
145 1999 Wildfire: Feel The Heat $2,378,388 $0 $2,378,388
146 2015 Meru $2,334,228 $0 $2,334,228
147 1997 Snowriders 2 $2,287,639 $0 $2,287,639
148 2008 Waltz with Bashir $2,283,849 $11,628,440 $13,912,289
149 2004 Riding Giants $2,276,368 $1,015,965 $3,292,333
150 2003 DysFunkTional Family $2,255,000 $0 $2,255,000
151 2002 Rivers and Tides $2,200,276 $1,168,274 $3,368,550
152 1994 The Endless Summer 2 $2,155,385 $0 $2,155,385
153 1982 It Came From Hollywood $2,091,037 $0 $2,091,037
154 2013 Blackfish $2,073,582 $281,293 $2,354,875
155 1999 Beyond the Mat $2,047,570 $0 $2,047,570
156 1996 Snowriders $2,035,470 $0 $2,035,470
157 1995 Endless Winter $1,966,454 $0 $1,966,454
158 2006 Why We Fight $1,880,863 $0 $1,880,863
159 2018 Pope Francis—A Man of His Word $1,823,465 $2,772,942 $4,596,407
160 2009 Valentino: The Last Emperor $1,755,134 $449,604 $2,204,738
161 2004 The Story of the Weeping Camel $1,751,698 $2,230,721 $3,982,419
162 2009 Every Little Step $1,725,141 $1,044,622 $2,769,763
163 2017 Jane $1,723,379 $201,030 $1,924,409
164 2000 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg $1,703,901 $0 $1,703,901
165 2015 Meet the Patels $1,700,680 $0 $1,700,680
166 2006 Who Killed the Electric Car? $1,678,874 $170,518 $1,849,392
167 1985 Bring on the Night $1,675,689 $0 $1,675,689
168 2016 Weiner $1,675,196 $75,924 $1,751,120
169 2014 Tim's Vermeer $1,670,806 $53,678 $1,724,484
170 1994 Vertical Reality $1,619,747 $0 $1,619,747
171 2002 Standing in the Shadows of Motown $1,615,732 $0 $1,615,732
172 2011 Senna $1,612,430 $9,312,217 $10,924,647
173 2009 It Might Get Loud $1,610,163 $0 $1,610,163
174 2012 Stories We Tell $1,602,160 $1,441,557 $3,043,717
175 1997 Rhyme & Reason $1,591,687 $0 $1,591,687
176 2011 I Am $1,591,034 $0 $1,591,034
177 1996 Microcosmos $1,573,842 $5,400,000 $6,973,842
178 2014 Fed Up $1,538,898 $7,330 $1,546,228
179 2005 Murderball $1,531,154 $241,825 $1,772,979
180 2014 Awake: The Life of Yogananda $1,511,750 $571,436 $2,083,186
181 2011 Bill Cunningham New York $1,510,026 $744,228 $2,254,254
182 2014 Finding Vivian Maier $1,509,131 $2,087,424 $3,596,555
183 2002 The Kid Stays in the Picture $1,434,436 $265,373 $1,699,809
184 2007 No End In Sight $1,433,319 $0 $1,433,319
185 2012 Marley $1,413,480 $3,906,254 $5,319,734
186 2009 X Games 3D: The Movie $1,391,434 $0 $1,391,434
187 2015 The Salt of the Earth $1,343,349 $13,209,409 $14,552,758
188 2010 Restrepo $1,330,894 $99,709 $1,430,603
189 2015 Iris $1,310,678 $136,354 $1,447,032
190 1996 The Celluloid Closet $1,310,167 $0 $1,310,167
191 2012 Air Racers 3D $1,309,987 $11,970 $1,321,957
192 2015 The Wolfpack $1,301,696 $331,078 $1,632,774
193 2002 Dogtown and Z-Boys $1,293,295 $307,271 $1,600,566
194 2001 Startup.com $1,280,975 $546,652 $1,827,627
195 1996 Looking for Richard $1,266,417 $0 $1,266,417
196 2008 Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson $1,252,100 $240,000 $1,492,100
197 2004 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster $1,222,708 $1,001,136 $2,223,844
198 2006 Shut Up and Sing $1,215,045 $784,998 $2,000,043
199 2013 Inequality for All $1,205,079 $20,690 $1,225,769
200 2011 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Ca… $1,200,046 $0 $1,200,046

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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