Winnebago Man is a 2009 documentary by Ben Steinbauer that follows the Internet phenomenon created by a series of twenty-year-old outtakes from a Winnebago sales video featuring the profane outbursts of a salesman named Jack Rebney. Originally intended as an inside joke, the video spread across the globe and earned the salesman the title of "The Angriest Man in the World". The documentary explores the story of the clip’s origin and how it affects the man who never knew it existed. The film had its world premiere at The South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, TX on March 14, 2009.Winnebago Man won the Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature at the Sarasota Film Festival in April 2009. The documentary was voted a Top Ten Audience Favorite at the Hot Docs Film Festival in May 2009. Winnebago Man won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at CineVegas Film Festival in June 2009. Winnebago Man won the Founders Prize for Best Comedy Documentary at Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival in August 2009, and won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature Documentary at the Edmonton International Film Festival in September 2009.
Kino International acquired the US theatrical and home video distribution rights, and will release it in theaters nationally during Summer 2010 with a DVD release planned for the holidays.