What is the most successful documentary?

All Time Worldwide Box Office for Documentary Movies

Rank Released Movie
1 2009 Michael Jackson’s This Is It
2 1984 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets
3 2004 Fahrenheit 9/11
4 2010 Jackass 3D

Which in your face filmmaker has the highest grossing documentary of all time earning $222 million worldwide?

In response, the Weinsteins sought outside funding and released it themselves to great success; the film became the highest-grossing documentary of all time, with revenue of $222 million on a mere $6 million budget (Box Office Mojo).

How much do documentaries gross?

More than half of documentary filmmakers (56%) received less than $25,000 (as gross personal income) from their most recent documentary film. A combined 8 in 10 documentary filmmakers (85%) received a range of less than $25,000 up to $75,000 of personal gross income generated by their most recent documentary film.

What is the highest grossing concert film of all time?

Bieber: Never Say Never
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Concert/Performance Movies

Rank Released Movie
1 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
2 2008 Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Wo…
3 2013 One Direction: This is Us
4 1987 Eddie Murphy Raw

Was Michael Moore in the military?

Michael Moore is surrounded by Iraqi children.

What is the most expensive documentary ever made?

Depicting how dinosaurs lived, reproduced and became extinct, the BBC’s documentary series Walking with Dinosaurs cost over £37,654 ($61,112) per minute to produce. Taking over two years to produce, the six part series, with each episode having a running time of 27 minutes, cost a total of £6.1 million ($9.9 million).