Amy Berg film on late singer has been number one for weeks
More than 45 years after her death, Janis Joplin remains a powerful force in popular culture -- judging from the success of the documentary Janis: Little Girl Blue.
The film directed by Amy Berg held onto the top spot at the box office among documentaries, extending its winning streak to several weeks running. Janis: Little Girl Blue has now earned a total of $343,405 in its nine weeks of theatrical release, according to audience measurement firm Rentrak.
These are the top five documentaries at the North American box office for the weekend of January 22-24, as reported by Rentrak.
Matthew Carey is a documentary filmmaker and journalist. His work has appeared on CNN, CNN.com, TheWrap.com, NBCNews.com and Documentary.org.