The Top 5 Highest Grossing Documentaries

  Documentary Domestic Box Office Gross Release Date Budget Distributor
1 Fahrenheit 9/11 $220,07 million June 23th, 2004 $6 million Lions Gate Films
2 March of the Penguins $77,41 million June 24th, 2005 $8 million Warner Independent
3 Everest $76,44 million March 6th, 1998 N/A MacGillivray Freeman Films
4 Jackass Number Two $72,75 million September 22nd, 2006 $11.5 million Paramount Pictures
5 Space Station 3D $66,62 million April 17th, 2002 N/A IMAX
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Sources:  Various including: Box Office Mojo, The Numbers, IMDB Pro.

List Notes: All figures are domestic (Canada & US) box office gross in US dollars. Budgets are estimated. List is accurate as of February 2008. Data is for 1979 to present.
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