Mockumentaries, Ranked

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1.
Arrested Development (2003 TV Series)
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable. (22 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - solmaquina
 
2.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
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The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager David Brent as they continue their daily lives. (30 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - solmaquina
 
3.
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
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Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson. (84 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
“ 9.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
4.
The Office (2005 TV Series)
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. (22 mins.)
“ 9/10 ” - solmaquina
 
5.
Brüno (2009)
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Flamboyant and gay Austrian Brüno looks for new fame in America. (81 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
“ 8.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
6.
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
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Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind. (81 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - solmaquina
 
7.
[Rec] (2007)
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A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying. (78 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - solmaquina
 
8.
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
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A documentary team films the lives of a group of vampires for a few months. The vampires share a house in Wellington, New Zealand. Turns out vampires have their own domestic problems too. (86 mins.)
“ 7.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
9.
Community (2009 TV Series)
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Dean Pelton is given the task to make an updated Greendale television commercial, but the shoot soon goes over budget and spirals out of control, descending the dean into madness--with Abed documenting the entire experience. (22 mins.)
“ 7.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
10.
Danger! 50,000 Zombies! (2004 Short Film)
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Nick Frost presents a special spoof edition of his documentary "Danger! 50,000 Volts!" purely on the subject of the living dead. (25 mins.)
Director: Jon Riley
“ 7.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
11.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
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The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place. (22 mins.)
“ 7.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
12.
Life's Too Short (2011 TV Series)
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The show centers on Warwick Davis in his day-to-day life, complete with the frustrations he faces. (30 mins.)
“ 7.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
13.
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)
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When it becomes clear that his solo album is a failure, a former boy band member does everything in his power to maintain his celebrity status. (87 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
14.
Community (2009 TV Series)
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Pierce pretends to be dying so that he can bequeath a series of cryptic and sometimes mean-spirited gifts to his study partners, and Abed decides to shoot a documentary film of the situation. (22 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
15.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
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Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways. (22 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
16.
Stromberg - Der Film (2014)
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The movie spin-off of the TV series centered around the incompetent boss of a German insurance office. (123 mins.)
Director: Arne Feldhusen
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
17.
District 9 (2009)
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An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology. (112 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
18.
David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
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A camera crew catches up with David Brent, the former star of the fictional British TV series The Office, as he now fancies himself a rock star on the road. (96 mins.)
Director: Ricky Gervais
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
19.
Roulette Stars of Metro Detroit (2016 Video)
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(85 mins.)
“ 6.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
20.
Forgotten Silver (1995 TV Movie)
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The film deals with the career of a supposedly forgotten pioneer of international cinema, Colin McKenzie, who was allegedly born in rural New Zealand in 1888. (53 mins.)
“ 6.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
21.
Trollhunter (2010)
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A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter. (103 mins.)
Director: André Øvredal
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
22.
Big Man Japan (2007)
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An eccentric man living alone in a decrepit house in Tokyo periodically transforms into a 100-foot tall giant in order to defend Japan against similarly sized monsters. (113 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
23.
American Zombie (2007)
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Pic documents the daily lives of a small community of the living deceased who make their home in Los Angeles. (90 mins.)
Director: Grace Lee
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
24.
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/11 X  
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour. (82 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
25.
Best in Show (2000)
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A colorful array of characters compete at a national dog show. (90 mins.)
“ 5.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
26.
Confetti (2006)
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A mockumentary that follows three couples as they battle it out to win the coveted title of 'Most Original Wedding of the Year'. (100 mins.)
Director: Debbie Isitt
“ 5.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
27.
Diary of the Dead (2007)
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A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own. (95 mins.)
“ 5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
28.
Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999 TV Movie)
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Mock documentary about Seinfeld writer Larry David featuring contributions from his friends and colleagues. Larry makes a return to stand-up comedy and prepares to film a television special for HBO. (59 mins.)
Director: Robert B. Weide
“ 5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
29.
Quarantine (2008)
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A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC, after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers. (89 mins.)
“ 4.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
30.
The Last Broadcast (1998)
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A film crew ventures into the forest in search of the mythical 'Jersey Devil'. (86 mins.)
“ 4/10 ” - solmaquina
 
31.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
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During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew. (95 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
“ 2/10 ” - solmaquina