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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 Action Worldwide - Top Comedy 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 1989 Roger & Me $6,706,368 $6,706,368 $0
102 2017 Sachin $6,630,190 $0 $6,630,190
103 2010 Waiting for Superman $6,446,066 $6,417,135 $28,931
104 2014 CitizenFour $6,171,544 $2,800,870 $3,370,674
105 2014 Meet the Mormons $6,049,171 $6,047,363 $1,808
106 2012 Samsara $5,966,671 $2,672,413 $3,294,258
107 2013 20 Feet From Stardom $5,892,466 $4,946,250 $946,216
108 2008 Man on Wire $5,617,067 $2,962,242 $2,654,825
109 1999 Wolves $5,361,306 $5,361,306 $0
110 2012 Marley $5,319,734 $1,413,480 $3,906,254
111 2003 The Fog of War $5,233,915 $4,198,566 $1,035,349
112 1999 Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible $5,231,283 $5,231,283 $0
113 2010 The Wildest Dream $5,100,135 $5,100,135 $0
114 2005 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room $4,907,779 $4,071,700 $836,079
115 2005 Rize $4,857,731 $3,278,611 $1,579,120
116 2004 The Corporation $4,843,572 $3,493,516 $1,350,056
117 2009 Food, Inc. $4,731,944 $4,417,674 $314,270
118 1996 When We Were Kings $4,647,606 $2,666,118 $1,981,488
119 2011 Buck $4,523,972 $4,036,175 $487,797
120 2005 Grizzly Man $4,504,451 $3,178,403 $1,326,048
121 2016 Where to Invade Next $4,458,898 $3,827,261 $631,637
122 2003 Capturing the Friedmans $4,409,434 $3,117,985 $1,291,449
123 2016 The Eagle Huntress $4,365,656 $3,168,664 $1,196,992
124 2015 He Named Me Malala $4,334,216 $2,668,936 $1,665,280
125 2014 The Salt of the Earth $4,204,467 $1,343,349 $2,861,118
126 2002 ESPN's Ultimate X - The Movie $4,197,175 $4,197,175 $0
127 2012 Nitro Circus: The Movie 3D $4,182,062 $3,377,000 $805,062
128 2017 KEDi $4,158,565 $2,834,262 $1,324,303
129 2009 Good Hair $4,157,223 $4,157,223 $0
130 2017 An Inconvenient Sequel $4,062,957 $3,496,795 $566,162
131 2004 The Story of the Weeping Camel $3,982,419 $1,751,698 $2,230,721
132 2003 Step Into Liquid $3,975,542 $3,681,803 $293,739
133 2003 The Real Cancun $3,816,594 $3,816,594 $0
134 2010 Catfish $3,798,734 $3,237,343 $561,391
135 1988 Imagine: John Lennon $3,753,977 $3,753,977 $0
136 2004 Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids $3,735,969 $3,430,117 $305,852
137 2003 My Architect $3,623,958 $2,822,522 $801,436
138 1999 Genghis Blues $3,599,174 $3,599,174 $0
139 2014 Finding Vivian Maier $3,597,384 $1,509,131 $2,088,253
140 1979 The Glacier Fox $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $0
141 2012 Bully $3,483,795 $3,483,795 $0
142 2002 Rivers and Tides $3,368,550 $2,200,276 $1,168,274
143 1999 Fifty $3,328,240 $3,328,240 $0
144 2014 20,000 Days on Earth $3,314,399 $279,558 $3,034,841
145 2004 Riding Giants $3,292,333 $2,276,368 $1,015,965
146 2012 The Imposter $3,232,717 $901,954 $2,330,763
147 2005 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill $3,218,709 $3,058,527 $160,182
148 2006 Wordplay $3,177,636 $3,121,270 $56,366
149 2000 Ride $3,176,650 $3,176,650 $0
150 2016 We are X $3,120,703 $45,270 $3,075,433
151 2017 Return to the Wolves $3,090,000 $0 $3,090,000
152 1995 Crumb $3,060,660 $3,041,083 $19,577
153 2012 Stories We Tell $3,043,717 $1,602,160 $1,441,557
154 1998 Mark Twain's America 3D $2,992,106 $2,992,106 $0
155 2010 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work $2,930,687 $2,930,687 $0
156 1995 Unzipped $2,833,010 $2,833,010 $0
157 2005 Mondovino $2,806,533 $209,618 $2,596,915
158 2012 Jiro Dreams of Sushi $2,790,035 $2,552,478 $237,557
159 2009 Every Little Step $2,769,763 $1,725,141 $1,044,622
160 1998 Freeriders $2,750,064 $2,750,064 $0
161 2002 Comedian $2,744,253 $2,744,253 $0
162 2004 Control Room $2,724,826 $2,589,616 $135,210
163 1995 The Show $2,702,000 $2,702,000 $0
164 2016 Hillsong: Let Hope Rise $2,643,185 $2,394,725 $248,460
165 2013 The Gatekeepers $2,592,308 $2,408,553 $183,755
166 2017 Is Genesis History? $2,570,355 $2,570,355 $0
167 2012 The Queen of Versailles $2,505,100 $2,401,999 $103,101
168 2001 The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic… $2,452,566 $2,452,566 $0
169 2003 Lost in La Mancha $2,440,345 $734,514 $1,705,831
170 1999 Wildfire: Feel The Heat $2,378,388 $2,378,388 $0
171 2013 Blackfish $2,354,875 $2,073,582 $281,293
172 2015 Meru $2,334,228 $2,334,228 $0
173 1997 Snowriders 2 $2,287,639 $2,287,639 $0
174 2015 Dior and I $2,274,016 $1,028,953 $1,245,063
175 2003 DysFunkTional Family $2,255,000 $2,255,000 $0
176 2011 Bill Cunningham New York $2,254,254 $1,510,026 $744,228
177 2004 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster $2,223,844 $1,222,708 $1,001,136
178 2016 My Scientology Movie $2,215,428 $22,936 $2,192,492
179 2009 Valentino: The Last Emperor $2,204,738 $1,755,134 $449,604
180 1994 The Endless Summer 2 $2,155,385 $2,155,385 $0
181 2007 Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia $2,130,465 $0 $2,130,465
182 2015 Roger Waters the Wall $2,126,962 $0 $2,126,962
183 2008 The Meerkats $2,100,000 $0 $2,100,000
184 1982 It Came From Hollywood $2,091,037 $2,091,037 $0
185 2014 Awake: The Life of Yogananda $2,083,186 $1,511,750 $571,436
186 2002 Ayurveda: Art of Being $2,066,892 $16,892 $2,050,000
187 2015 Jag är Ingrid $2,056,549 $138,148 $1,918,401
188 1999 Beyond the Mat $2,047,570 $2,047,570 $0
189 1996 Snowriders $2,035,470 $2,035,470 $0
190 2006 Shut Up and Sing $2,000,043 $1,215,045 $784,998
191 1995 Endless Winter $1,966,454 $1,966,454 $0
192 2015 Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck $1,960,196 $140,208 $1,819,988
193 1999 The Source $1,956,822 $362,357 $1,594,465
194 2016 Masaryk $1,951,045 $0 $1,951,045
195 2006 Why We Fight $1,880,863 $1,880,863 $0
196 2017 Gongbeom Jadeul $1,870,581 $0 $1,870,581
197 2015 Hitchcock/Truffaut $1,849,937 $304,899 $1,545,038
198 2006 Who Killed the Electric Car? $1,849,392 $1,678,874 $170,518
199 2001 Startup.com $1,827,627 $1,280,975 $546,652
200 2005 Murderball $1,772,979 $1,531,154 $241,825

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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