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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 10,018,552
2 Michael Jordan to the MAX 5/5/2000 Giant Screen Films Not Rated $14,348,353 2,662,032
3 Mysteries of Egypt 7/16/1998 Sony Pictures Not Rated $13,340,620 2,475,068
4 Galapagos 10/29/1999 IMAX Films Not Rated $7,763,963 1,440,438
5 Island of the Sharks 4/30/1999 IMAX Films Not Rated $3,738,806 693,656
6 Extreme 3/23/1999 IMAX Films Not Rated $3,661,258 679,268
7 Genghis Blues 7/9/1999 Roxie Releasing Not Rated $3,566,568 661,700
8 Ride 10/8/2000 Miramax Not Rated $3,176,650 589,359
9 Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible 10/1/1999 IMAX Films PG $3,053,163 566,449
10 Wolves 2/26/1999 Primesco Not Rated $2,509,093 465,508
11 Everest 3/6/1998 MacGillivray Freeman Films PG-13 $2,237,051 415,037
12 Africa's Elephant Kingdom 5/8/1998 Discovery/IMAX Not Rated $2,197,561 407,710
13 Beyond the Mat 10/22/1999 Universal R $2,038,038 378,114
14 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg 1/12/2000 Cowboy Pictures PG $1,703,901 316,122
15 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun 7/11/1997 Sony Pictures Classics G $1,499,329 278,168
16 Backstage 9/6/2000 Miramax R $1,184,727 219,800
17 The Eyes of Tammy Faye 7/21/2000 Lionsgate PG-13 $1,029,591 191,018
18 American Movie: The Making of Northwestern 11/5/1999 Sony Pictures Classics R $700,889 130,035
19 Mark Twain's America 3D 7/3/1998 Sony Pictures Classics G $656,572 121,812
20 The Filth and the Fury 3/29/2000 Fine Line R $606,643 112,549
21 Wildfire: Feel The Heat 3/12/1999 Primesco Not Rated $527,705 97,904
22 The Girl Next Door 4/14/2000 Indican Pictures R $499,878 92,741
23 Bittersweet Motel 8/25/2000 Not Rated $380,927 70,672
24 Into the Arms of Strangers 9/15/2000 Warner Bros. PG $374,555 69,490
25 American Pimp 6/9/2000 Seventh Art Releasing R $287,724 53,381
26 42: Forty Two Up 11/17/1999 First Run Features Not Rated $286,104 53,080
27 Sex: The Annabel Chong Story 2/11/2000 Not Rated $233,076 43,242
28 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack 8/16/2000 PG-13 $211,568 39,251
29 The Source 8/25/1999 WinStar Cinema Not Rated $194,584 36,100
30 Better Living Through Circuitry 5/26/2000 Seventh Art Releasing Not Rated $80,739 14,979
31 Buena Vista Social Club 6/4/1999 Artisan G $79,126 14,680
32 Mein Liebster Feind 11/5/1999 New Yorker PG-13 $64,498 11,966
33 Calle 54 10/20/2000 Miramax G $61,011 11,319
34 Live Nude Girls Unite 10/6/2000 Not Rated $59,199 10,983
35 Barenaked in America 9/29/2000 Shooting Gallery Not Rated $45,170 8,380
36 Benjamin Smoke 7/21/2000 Cowboy Pictures Not Rated $36,745 6,817
37 The Children of Chabannes 6/9/2000 Castle Hill Productions Not Rated $33,413 6,199
38 The Art of Amália 12/8/2000 Avatar Not Rated $14,445 2,679
39 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$126,490,094
Total Tickets Sold23,467,529

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.