Box Office Performance for Documentary Movies in 2000

Summary for all Years
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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2000 GrossTickets Sold
1 Dolphins 10/20/2000 MacGillivray Freeman Films Not Rated $54,000,000 10,018,553
2 Michael Jordan to the MAX 5/5/2000 Giant Screen Films Not Rated $14,348,353 2,662,032
3 Galapagos 10/29/1999 IMAX Films Not Rated $7,763,963 1,440,438
4 Island of the Sharks 4/30/1999 IMAX Films Not Rated $3,738,806 693,656
5 Extreme 3/23/1999 IMAX Films Not Rated $3,661,258 679,269
6 Genghis Blues 7/9/1999 Roxie Releasing Not Rated $3,566,568 661,701
7 Ride (2000) 10/8/2000 Miramax Not Rated $3,176,650 589,360
8 Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible 10/1/1999 IMAX Films PG $3,053,163 566,450
9 Wolves 2/26/1999 Primesco Not Rated $2,509,093 465,509
10 Everest 3/6/1998 MacGillivray Freeman Films PG-13 $2,237,051 415,037
11 Africa's Elephant Kingdom 5/8/1998 Discovery/IMAX Not Rated $2,197,561 407,711
12 Beyond the Mat 10/22/1999 Universal R $2,038,038 378,115
13 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg 1/12/2000 Cowboy Pictures PG $1,703,901 316,123
14 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun 7/11/1997 Sony Pictures Classics G $1,499,329 278,169
15 Backstage 9/6/2000 Miramax R $1,184,727 219,801
16 The Eyes of Tammy Faye 7/21/2000 Lionsgate PG-13 $1,025,234 190,210
17 American Movie: The Making of Northwestern 11/5/1999 Sony Pictures Classics R $700,889 130,035
18 Mark Twain's America 3D 7/3/1998 Sony Pictures Classics G $656,572 121,813
19 The Filth and the Fury 3/29/2000 Fine Line R $606,643 112,550
20 Wildfire: Feel The Heat 3/12/1999 Primesco Not Rated $527,705 97,904
21 The Girl Next Door 4/14/2000 Indican Pictures R $496,774 92,166
22 Bittersweet Motel 8/25/2000 Not Rated $380,927 70,673
23 Into the Arms of Strangers 9/15/2000 Warner Bros. PG $374,555 69,491
24 American Pimp 6/9/2000 Seventh Art Releasing R $287,724 53,381
25 42: Forty Two Up 11/17/1999 First Run Features Not Rated $286,104 53,081
26 Sex: The Annabel Chong Story 2/11/2000 Not Rated $233,076 43,242
27 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack 8/16/2000 PG-13 $211,568 39,252
28 The Source 8/25/1999 WinStar Cinema Not Rated $194,584 36,101
29 Better Living Through Circuitry 5/26/2000 Seventh Art Releasing Not Rated $80,739 14,979
30 Buena Vista Social Club 6/4/1999 Artisan G $79,126 14,680
31 Mein Liebster Feind 11/5/1999 New Yorker PG-13 $64,660 11,996
32 Calle 54 10/20/2000 Miramax G $60,232 11,175
33 Live Nude Girls Unite 10/6/2000 Not Rated $58,965 10,940
34 Barenaked in America 9/29/2000 Shooting Gallery Not Rated $45,170 8,380
35 Benjamin Smoke 7/21/2000 Cowboy Pictures Not Rated $36,229 6,722
36 The Children of Chabannes 6/9/2000 Castle Hill Productions Not Rated $33,413 6,199
37 The Art of Amália 12/8/2000 Avatar Not Rated $14,445 2,680
38 Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street 3/17/2000 Roxie Releasing Not Rated $6,851 1,271
Total Gross of All Movies$113,140,646
Total Tickets Sold20,990,845

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2000. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2000. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011. Click on the individual movie to see its total gross over all the years in which it played.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.