His film Where to Invade Next is the top doc once again
Michael Moore's latest documentary is blowing away the competition at the box office.
His Where to Invade Next easily claimed the top spot among nonfiction films over the weekend, earning another $110,979, according to movie and TV audience measurement firm Rentrak. It has now made $3,464,452 in six weeks of theatrical release.
Rounding out the top five, according to Rentrak:
2. A Space Program directed by Van Neistat
3. Trapped directed by Dawn Porter
4. Colliding Dreams directed by Joseph Dorman and Oren Rudavsky
5. Janis: Little Girl Blue directed by Amy Berg
Amy Berg's documentary is now just shy of the $400,000 mark in total earnings after 17 weeks of theatrical release. The film is one of two documentaries Berg directed in 2015 -- Prophet's Prey, about Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, came out just weeks before Janis.
Matthew Carey is a documentary filmmaker and journalist. His work has appeared on Deadline.com, CNN, CNN.com, TheWrap.com, NBCNews.com and in Documentary magazine.