Most Popular "Fake Documentary" Titles
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4. Arrested Development (2003– )
TV-PG | 489 min | Comedy
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.
6. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 570,125 | Gross: $115.65M
7. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Votes: 166,250 | Gross: $51.09M
8. The Visit (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
Two siblings become increasingly frightened by their grandparents' disturbing behavior while visiting them on vacation.
Votes: 88,583 | Gross: $65.21M
9. The Office (2001–2003)
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
10. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Music
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
Votes: 112,632 | Gross: $0.19M
11. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery
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.
Votes: 204,224 | Gross: $140.54M
12. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
A small-town beauty pageant turns deadly as it becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to win.
Votes: 28,541 | Gross: $10.56M
16. Paranormal Activity (2007)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence.
Votes: 197,020 | Gross: $107.92M
19. The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An elderly woman battling Alzheimer's disease agrees to let a film crew document her condition, but what they discover is something far more sinister going on.
20. Into the Storm (2014)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Thriller
Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.
Votes: 57,716 | Gross: $47.60M
21. Man Bites Dog (1992)
NC-17 | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand.
Votes: 30,771 | Gross: $0.21M
22. Surf's Up (2007)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick.
Votes: 58,224 | Gross: $58.87M
23. The Fourth Kind (2009)
PG-13 | 98 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up.
Votes: 66,630 | Gross: $25.46M
24. Operation Avalanche (2016)
R | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In 1967, four undercover CIA agents were sent to NASA posing as a documentary film crew. What they discovered led to one of the biggest conspiracies in American history.
Votes: 4,588 | Gross: $0.06M
25. Area 51 (2015)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.
26. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 55,485 | Gross: $3.29M
28. Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
PG-13 | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.
Votes: 3,029 | Gross: $3.60M
29. Grave Encounters (2011)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror
For their ghost hunting reality show, a production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that's supposedly haunted - and it might prove to be all too true.
30. Hell House LLC (2015)
93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.
31. Idioterne (1998)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama
The group of people gather at the house in Copenhagen suburb to break all the limitations and to bring out the "inner idiot" in themselves.
Votes: 25,879 | Gross: $0.01M
32. The Houses October Built (2014)
Not Rated | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
Five friends are stalked by a group of mysterious and disturbed individuals while on a road trip looking for the ultimate haunted house attraction.
33. The Monster Project (2017)
95 min | Action, Horror
A recovering drug addict takes a job with a documentary crew who plans to interview three subjects who claim to be real life monsters.
34. Faces of Death (1978)
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Horror
A collection of death scenes, ranging from TV-material to home-made super-8 movies The common factor is death by some means.
Votes: 5,256 | Gross: $35.00M
35. Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999 TV Movie)
59 min | Comedy
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.
37. Catfish (2010)
PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary
Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.
Votes: 37,178 | Gross: $3.23M
38. The Possession of Michael King (2014)
R | 83 min | Horror
After poor advice from a psychic leads to the death of his wife, a man vows to disprove the existence of the paranormal by allowing himself to be possessed by demons.
39. Willow Creek (2013)
Unrated | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
From celebrated Director Bobcat Goldthwait comes this edge of your seat horror that will make you think twice before going into the woods.
41. Waiting for Guffman (1996)
R | 84 min | Comedy
An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.
Votes: 23,698 | Gross: $2.92M
42. A Mighty Wind (2003)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Music
Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.
Votes: 23,330 | Gross: $17.51M
44. Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo.
Votes: 18,269 | Gross: $0.07M
45. Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror
A film student who is obsessed with the movie Grave Encounters sets out with his friends to visit the psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film.
47. The Tunnel (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An investigation into a government cover-up leads to a network of abandoned train tunnels deep beneath the heart of Sydney. As a journalist and her crew hunt for the story it quickly becomes clear the story is hunting them.
50. Husbands and Wives (1992)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When their best friends announce that they're separating, a professor and his wife discover the faults in their own marriage.
Votes: 23,268 | Gross: $10.56M