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Box Office Performance for Based on Real Life Events Movies in 2000

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2000 GrossTickets Sold
1 Erin Brockovich 3/17/2000 Drama R $125,548,685 23,292,891
2 Remember the Titans 9/29/2000 Drama PG $113,746,040 21,103,161
3 Coyote Ugly 8/4/2000 Drama PG-13 $60,786,269 11,277,600
4 Dolphins 10/20/2000 Documentary Not Rated $54,000,000 10,018,552
5 The Hurricane 12/29/1999 Drama R $50,158,016 9,305,754
6 Men of Honor 11/10/2000 Drama R $47,512,458 8,814,927
7 The Original Kings of Comedy 8/18/2000 Concert/Performance R $38,168,022 7,081,265
8 Girl, Interrupted 12/21/1999 Drama R $28,436,380 5,275,766
9 Michael Jordan to the MAX 5/5/2000 Documentary Not Rated $14,348,353 2,662,032
10 Mysteries of Egypt 7/16/1998 Documentary Not Rated $13,340,620 2,475,068
11 Man on the Moon 12/22/1999 Drama R $9,271,100 1,720,055
12 Galapagos 10/29/1999 Documentary Not Rated $7,763,963 1,440,438
13 Topsy Turvy 12/17/1999 Musical R $6,043,061 1,121,161
14 Island of the Sharks 4/30/1999 Documentary Not Rated $3,738,806 693,656
15 Extreme 3/23/1999 Documentary Not Rated $3,661,258 679,268
16 Genghis Blues 7/9/1999 Documentary Not Rated $3,566,568 661,700
17 Ride 10/8/2000 Documentary Not Rated $3,176,650 589,359
18 Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible 10/1/1999 Documentary PG $3,053,163 566,449
19 Wolves 2/26/1999 Documentary Not Rated $2,509,093 465,508
20 Everest 3/6/1998 Documentary PG-13 $2,237,051 415,037
21 Africa's Elephant Kingdom 5/8/1998 Documentary Not Rated $2,197,561 407,710
22 Beyond the Mat 10/22/1999 Documentary R $2,038,038 378,114
23 The Straight Story 10/15/1999 Drama G $1,821,922 338,018
24 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg 1/12/2000 Documentary PG $1,703,901 316,122
25 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun 7/11/1997 Documentary G $1,499,329 278,168
26 Backstage 9/6/2000 Documentary R $1,184,727 219,800
27 Jing ke ci qin wang 12/17/1999 Drama R $1,155,357 214,351
28 The Cup 1/28/2000 Comedy G $1,067,773 198,102
29 The Eyes of Tammy Faye 7/21/2000 Documentary PG-13 $1,029,591 191,018
30 Encounter in the Third Dimension 2/26/1999 Drama Not Rated $884,748 164,146
31 American Movie: The Making of Northwestern 11/5/1999 Documentary R $700,889 130,035
32 Goya in Bordeaux 9/15/2000 Drama R $692,786 128,531
33 Mark Twain's America 3D 7/3/1998 Documentary G $656,572 121,812
34 Joe Gould's Secret 4/7/2000 Drama R $642,018 119,112
35 The Filth and the Fury 3/29/2000 Documentary R $612,192 113,579
36 Wildfire: Feel The Heat 3/12/1999 Documentary Not Rated $527,705 97,904
37 The Girl Next Door 4/14/2000 Documentary R $499,878 92,741
38 Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. 12/29/1999 Documentary PG-13 $461,802 85,677
39 Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport 9/15/2000 Documentary PG $382,807 71,021
40 Bittersweet Motel 8/25/2000 Documentary Not Rated $380,927 70,672
41 Thirteen Days 12/22/2000 Drama PG-13 $336,772 62,480
42 Tumbleweeds 11/24/1999 Drama PG-13 $249,475 46,284
43 Sex: The Annabel Chong Story 2/11/2000 Documentary Not Rated $233,076 43,242
44 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack 8/16/2000 Documentary PG-13 $211,568 39,251
45 The Source 8/25/1999 Documentary Not Rated $194,584 36,100
46 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc 11/12/1999 Drama R $121,426 22,528
47 Better Living Through Circuitry 5/26/2000 Documentary Not Rated $80,739 14,979
48 Buena Vista Social Club 6/4/1999 Documentary G $79,126 14,680
49 Mein Liebster Feind 11/5/1999 Documentary PG-13 $64,498 11,966
50 Calle 54 10/20/2000 Documentary G $61,011 11,319
51 Barenaked in America 9/29/2000 Documentary Not Rated $45,170 8,380
52 Pollock 12/15/2000 Drama R $44,244 8,208
53 Benjamin Smoke 7/21/2000 Documentary Not Rated $36,745 6,817
54 The Children of Chabannes 6/9/2000 Documentary Not Rated $33,413 6,199
55 The Art of Amália 12/8/2000 Documentary Not Rated $14,445 2,679
56 Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street 3/17/2000 Documentary Not Rated $6,851 1,271
Total Gross of All Movies$613,019,222
Total Tickets Sold113,732,663

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.

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

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