Best Documentaries of 2008

Best Documentaries of 2008

What were YOUR favorite documentaries of 2008? We checked in with Jennifer Merin at About.com and here's her favorite picks of 2008. 

  1. FLOW - For Love of Water

  2. Gonzo - The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

  3. In The Footsteps of Marco Polo

  4. I.O.U.S.A.

  5. Man on Wire

  6. Moving Midway

  7. Pray The Devil Back To Hell

  8. Standard Operating Procedure

  9. Traces of The Trade - A Story From The Deep North

  10. Trouble The Water

  11. Trumbo 

Top 10 Grossing Documentaries of 2008

It's not easy making a big profit with a documentary, but these documentaries managed to pull in some (more than) decent cash. Here's a list of the top grossing documentaries of 2008 compiled by boxofficemojo.com. 

  1. Religulous ($13,011,160)

  2. Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed ($7,720,487)

  3. Shine a Light ($5,371,629)

  4. Young@Heart ($3,966,690)

  5. Man on Wire ($2,942,990)

  6. Gonzo ($1,252,100)

  7. Encounters at the End of the World ($944,933)

  8. American Teen ($942,441)

  9. I.O.U.S.A. ($810,196)

  10. Up the Yangtze ($783,969) 

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