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All Time Worldwide Box Office for Factual Movies


See also: Top Factual Domestic - Top Factual International

Other Worldwide Creative Types records: Top Contemporary Fiction Worldwide - Top Science Fiction Worldwide - Top Fantasy Worldwide - Top Kids Fiction Worldwide - Top Historical Fiction Worldwide - Top Super Hero Worldwide - Top Dramatization Worldwide

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

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

Rank Released Movie Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
1 2009 Michael Jackson's This Is It $252,091,016 $72,091,016 $180,000,000
2 1984 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets $239,000,000 $52,800,000 $186,200,000
3 2004 Fahrenheit 9/11 $221,148,959 $119,114,517 $102,034,442
4 2010 Jackass 3D $171,685,793 $117,229,692 $54,456,101
5 2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa $160,903,019 $102,003,019 $58,900,000
6 2005 La marche de l'empereur $133,276,359 $77,437,223 $55,839,136
7 1998 Everest $127,990,128 $87,178,599 $40,811,529
8 2002 Space Station $126,513,186 $93,231,060 $33,282,126
9 1985 The Dream is Alive $125,900,000 $125,900,000 $0
10 2009 Earth $116,773,317 $32,011,576 $84,761,741
11 2014 Where Are We Going Dad? $112,370,000 $0 $112,370,000
12 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never $99,034,125 $73,013,910 $26,020,215
13 1998 Mysteries of Egypt $90,000,000 $40,593,286 $49,406,714
14 2006 Deep Sea 3D $88,042,920 $46,264,738 $41,778,182
15 2010 Oceans $86,787,530 $19,422,319 $67,365,211
16 2006 Jackass: Number Two $85,278,712 $72,778,712 $12,500,000
17 2018 Li hai le, wo de guo $74,944,664 $0 $74,944,664
18 2008 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds… $70,712,099 $65,281,781 $5,430,318
19 2000 Dolphins $69,600,000 $54,000,000 $15,600,000
20 2013 One Direction: This is Us $68,541,786 $28,873,374 $39,668,412
21 2015 Benpao Ba! Xiongdi $68,419,297 $309,297 $68,110,000
22 2010 Hubble 3D $67,940,602 $51,953,160 $15,987,442
23 1995 The Living Sea $64,800,000 $64,800,000 $0
24 2002 Bowling for Columbine $58,240,487 $21,576,018 $36,664,469
25 1989 To the Limit $53,000,000 $53,000,000 $0
26 2006 An Inconvenient Truth $52,769,915 $24,146,161 $28,623,754
27 2007 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure $50,728,163 $23,746,066 $26,982,097
28 1987 Eddie Murphy Raw $50,504,655 $50,504,655 $0
29 2009 Under the Sea 3D $46,361,411 $35,672,566 $10,688,845
30 1999 Encounter in the Third Dimension $40,102,213 $7,195,792 $32,906,421
31 2005 Magnificent Desolation $39,846,896 $34,126,126 $5,720,770
32 2003 Winged Migration $39,134,983 $11,689,053 $27,445,930
33 2000 The Original Kings of Comedy $38,236,338 $38,168,022 $68,316
34 2007 Sicko $36,535,837 $24,538,513 $11,997,324
35 2011 Born to be Wild 3D $36,332,214 $25,614,487 $10,717,727
36 1982 Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip $34,970,309 $34,970,309 $0
37 2012 Chimpanzee $34,718,106 $28,965,459 $5,752,647
38 1970 Woodstock $34,505,110 $34,505,110 $0
39 2012 2016: Obama’s America $33,349,941 $33,349,941 $0
40 2012 Katy Perry: Part of Me $32,700,439 $25,326,071 $7,374,368
41 2012 Fetih 1453 $32,481,209 $0 $32,481,209
42 2005 Wild Safari 3D $32,446,750 $16,621,230 $15,825,520
43 2013 Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain $32,327,255 $32,244,051 $83,204
44 2013 Justin Bieber’s Believe $32,226,781 $6,206,566 $26,020,215
45 1997 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun $31,279,211 $18,798,682 $12,480,529
46 2009 Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience $30,428,831 $19,162,740 $11,266,091
47 2003 Bugs! (IMAX) $29,196,944 $19,084,280 $10,112,664
48 1991 Madonna: Truth or Dare $29,012,935 $15,012,935 $14,000,000
49 2003 Ghosts of the Abyss $28,780,668 $17,093,668 $11,687,000
50 1999 Galapagos $27,090,415 $18,571,938 $8,518,477
51 2013 Legenda No. 17 $27,014,935 $0 $27,014,935
52 2008 U2 3D $26,170,402 $12,898,847 $13,271,555
53 1999 Extreme $25,956,958 $12,456,958 $13,500,000
54 2017 Twenty-Two $25,717,480 $22,222 $25,695,258
55 2011 Pina $24,460,758 $3,520,458 $20,940,300
56 2016 Born in China $24,381,813 $13,873,211 $10,508,602
57 2002 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk $23,970,431 $16,933,791 $7,036,640
58 1978 Beyond and Back $23,800,000 $23,800,000 $0
59 2015 Amy $23,783,458 $8,413,144 $15,370,314
60 2016 Kevin Hart: What Now? $23,591,043 $23,591,043 $0
61 2004 Super Size Me $22,233,808 $11,529,368 $10,704,440
62 2004 NASCAR: The IMAX Experience $22,215,235 $21,550,235 $665,000
63 2003 To Be and To Have $22,183,435 $7,610,471 $14,572,964
64 1999 Buena Vista Social Club $19,809,190 $6,997,620 $12,811,570
65 2001 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure $19,667,161 $15,553,324 $4,113,837
66 2005 Deep Blue $19,332,261 $132,261 $19,200,000
67 2002 Martin Lawrence Live: RunTelDat $19,184,820 $19,184,820 $0
68 2009 Capitalism: A Love Story $19,121,531 $14,363,397 $4,758,134
69 2012 To the Arctic 3D $19,039,519 $14,517,845 $4,521,674
70 2000 Michael Jordan to the MAX $18,642,318 $18,642,318 $0
71 2014 Bears $18,151,746 $17,780,194 $371,552
72 2011 African Cats $17,883,747 $15,428,747 $2,455,000
73 2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie $17,462,398 $11,862,398 $5,600,000
74 2008 Dolphins and Whales Tribes of the Ocean 3D $17,252,287 $7,714,996 $9,537,291
75 2015 Monkey Kingdom $16,747,910 $16,432,322 $315,588
76 2010 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World $16,515,203 $6,096,582 $10,418,621
77 2008 Shine a Light $16,173,879 $5,505,267 $10,668,612
78 1983 Richard Pryor Here and Now $16,156,776 $16,156,776 $0
79 2004 Touching the Void $15,396,525 $4,593,598 $10,802,927
80 2002 Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey $15,384,390 $10,086,514 $5,297,876
81 2006 Deutschland: Ein Sommermarchen $14,700,000 $0 $14,700,000
82 2012 Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present $14,663,001 $86,637 $14,576,364
83 2014 The Salt of the Earth $14,552,758 $1,343,349 $13,209,409
84 1961 King of Kings $14,483,352 $14,483,352 $0
85 2014 America: Imagine a World Without Her $14,444,502 $14,444,502 $0
86 2005 Sharks 3D $14,000,000 $8,500,000 $5,500,000
87 2008 Waltz with Bashir $13,912,289 $2,283,849 $11,628,440
88 2008 Religulous $13,881,317 $13,011,160 $870,157
89 2011 Plastic Planet $13,568,699 $3,164 $13,565,535
90 2017 Nomoohyeonibnida $13,502,122 $0 $13,502,122
91 1998 Africa's Elephant Kingdom $13,485,455 $13,485,455 $0
92 2016 Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the … $13,099,931 $13,099,931 $0
93 2012 Searching for Sugar Man $12,913,491 $3,965,090 $8,948,401
94 2005 Aliens of the Deep $12,765,684 $8,968,684 $3,797,000
95 2010 Babies $12,146,819 $7,320,323 $4,826,496
96 2006 Dave Chappelle's Block Party $12,051,924 $11,718,595 $333,329
97 1994 Hoop Dreams $11,768,371 $7,768,371 $4,000,000
98 2014 Island of Lemurs: Madagascar $11,385,187 $11,111,906 $273,281
99 2006 Roving Mars $11,248,978 $10,407,978 $841,000
100 2015 Taxi $11,235,528 $321,642 $10,913,886

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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