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1. The Planets: An HD Odyssey (2010 Video)

Not Rated | Music

9.5
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Director: Duncan Copp

Votes: 6

2. Battlefield Britain (2004– )
Episode: The Battle of the Boyne (2004)

Documentary, History, War

9.0
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Stars: Peter Snow, Dan Snow

Votes: 5

3. Moon Machines (2008– )

Documentary

8.9
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A collection of documentaries about project apollo,from the designers and engineers viewpoint.Each episode focused on individual components or equipment for the Apollo programme.

Stars: Robert Seamans, Bill Stoney, Sonny Morea, Cliff Hess

Votes: 268

4. Nova (1974– )

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography

8.8
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Science documentaries about various topics.

Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Craig Sechler, Lance Lewman, Will Lyman

Votes: 1,634

5. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

8.7
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 795

6. The Day Today (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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A spoof of the British style of news broadcasting - including ridiculous stories, patronising vox pops, offensively hard-hitting research and a sports presenter clearly struggling for metaphors.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front

Votes: 3,797

7. Twentieth Century Battlefields (2007– )

Documentary, History, War

8.6
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Peter Snow tells the stories of major battles of the 20th Century in the big picture, while his son, Dan, explores the details.

Stars: Peter Snow, Dan Snow, Max Bollinger, David King

Votes: 157

8. The Day Today (1994– )
Episode: Big Report (1994)

Comedy

8.6
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Director: Andrew Gillman | Stars: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, David Schneider, Rebecca Front

Votes: 45

9. The Planets (1999– )

390 min | Documentary

8.5
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The Planets is a made for television documentary series that explores in depth the planets that make up our solar system.

Stars: Mark Halliley, Donald Black, Jerry Soften, Sasa Vasilievski

Votes: 1,265

10. Nova ScienceNow (2005– )

60 min | Documentary

8.5
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Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chad Cohen, Ziya Tong, David Pogue

Votes: 435

11. Seven Wonders of the Industrial World (2003– )
Episode: The Panama Canal (2003)

Drama, History

8.5
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Director: Philip Smith | Stars: Robert Lindsay, Cora Branley, Daniel Coonan, Claudette de Miller

Votes: 24

12. Seven Wonders of the Industrial World (2003– )

50 min | Drama, History

8.4
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Drama-documentary series which describes some of the key technological achievements of the industrial age.

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Erik J. Anderson, George Anton, Michael Attwell

Votes: 388

13. Brain Story (2000– )

Documentary

8.4
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Brain Story will examine how the brain controls every aspect of our being from movement to the emotions. It also explores "our ability to learn and adapt" though fossil records have shown ...

Votes: 89

14. Moon Machines (2008– )
Episode: The Lunar Module (2008)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.4
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The story of the engineers challenged with building what became affectionately called the Lunar Bug. A constant battle to meet the seemingly impossible demands of weight restrictions, the ... See full summary »

Director: Duncan Copp | Stars: Joshua Stoff, Bill Causey, Wernher von Braun, Robert Seamans

Votes: 12

15. Timewatch (1982– )

50 min | Documentary

8.3
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BBC investigative documentary series noted for its new perspectives on historical events.

Stars: Michael Praed, Sean Barrett, John Tusa, Bernard Hill

Votes: 102

16. The Day Today (1994– )
Episode: The First (1994)

Comedy

8.3
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Director: Andrew Gillman | Stars: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Front, Doon Mackichan

Votes: 46

17. McCullin (2012)

91 min | Documentary

8.2
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74 Metascore

To many, Don McCullin is the greatest living war photographer, often cited as an inspiration for today's photojournalists. For the first time, McCullin speaks candidly about his ... See full summary »

Directors: David Morris, Jacqui Morris | Stars: Harold Evans, Don McCullin, Michael Parkinson, Sue Ryder

Votes: 1,982

18. Battlefield Britain (2004– )

60 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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Father and son historians Peter and Dan Snow go through every major battle fought on British land,sea and air from the ancient Romans to the Battle of Britain.

Stars: Peter Snow, Dan Snow, Simon Armstrong, Roderic Culver

Votes: 127

19. Moon Machines (2008– )
Episode: The Command Module (2008)

TV-PG | 47 min | Documentary

8.2
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We recount the story of the engineers who built the Apollo Command Module, a fully pressurised living space that would need to provide three men with food, water, air, power, communication,... See full summary »

Director: Duncan Copp | Stars: Gus Grissom, Cliff Hess, Dale Myers, Robert Seamans

Votes: 11

20. Barbarians (2006– )
Episode: The Primitive Celts (2006)

Documentary, History

8.2
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Challenges the popular view of Celtic society as a primitive culture that was uncivilised. Compared to Rome, it was actually an advanced society and, in some ways, even more advanced than ... See full summary »

Director: David McNab | Stars: Terry Jones, Béatrice Cauuet, Paddy Egon, Adrian Fear

Votes: 17

21. In the Shadow of the Moon (2007)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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84 Metascore

The crew members of NASA's Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.

Director: David Sington | Stars: Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Stephen Armstrong, Viola Armstrong

Votes: 5,804 | Gross: $1.13M

22. Attacking the Devil: Harold Evans and the Last Nazi War Crime (2014)

102 min | Documentary

8.1
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BEFORE THE INTERNET. BEFORE SOCIAL MEDIA. BEFORE BREAKING NEWS. THE VICTIMS OF THALIDOMIDE HAD TO RELY ON SOMETHING EVEN MORE EXTRAORDINARY TO FIGHT THEIR CORNER: INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM. ... See full summary »

Directors: David Morris, Jacqui Morris | Stars: Harold Evans, Ralph Nader, Michael Sheen

Votes: 297

23. Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon (2012 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.1
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On the 21st July 1969 Neil Armstrong became the first human being to set foot on another world. Learning to fly just as the super-sonic era dawned, and honing his piloting skills flying ... See full summary »

Directors: Duncan Copp, Christopher Riley | Stars: Samuel West, Buzz Aldrin, Carol Armstrong, Dean Armstrong

Votes: 25

24. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Dimming the Sun (2006)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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The scientific community took some time to accept the evidence that the level of sunlight reaching the Earth's surface had declined in recent decades because, from a narrow minded ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Chinn, Duncan Copp, Caroline Penry-Davey | Star: Kathryn Walker

Votes: 17

25. The Day Today (1994– )
Episode: Factgasm (1994)

Comedy

8.1
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Director: Andrew Gillman | Stars: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Front, Doon Mackichan

Votes: 39

26. Moon Machines (2008– )
Episode: The Saturn V Rocket (2008)

TV-G | 45 min | Documentary

8.1
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October 4th 1957, and the Russians take a huge leap forward in rocketry when they successfully launch Sputnik 1 - the world's first artificial satellite. Over the years the Soviets would ... See full summary »

Director: David Copp | Stars: George Phelps, Don Brincka, Konrad Dannenberg, Donald Binns

Votes: 12

27. Digging for Britain (2010– )

Documentary

8.0
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Dr Alice Roberts visits archaeological excavations around the UK, linking together the results of digs and investigations the length and breadth of the country to build up a picture of the year in British archaeology.

Stars: Alice Roberts, Matt Williams, Kevin Colls, Jill Eyers

Votes: 34

28. Barbarians (2006– )

59 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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Terry Jones challenges the received Roman and Roman Catholic notion of the 'barbarian'.

Stars: Terry Jones, Peter Heather, Joseph Balint, Pope Benedict XVI

Votes: 296

29. The Planets (1999– )
Episode: Atmosphere (1999)

TV-G | 50 min | Documentary

8.0
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The Planets looks at planetary atmospheres. It looks at the life giving atmosphere of Earth, the crushing greenhouse of Venus, the thin gaseous layer of Mars, and the maelstrom of the gas giant Jupiter.

Director: David McNab | Stars: Donald Black, Dave Grinspoon, Mark Halliley, Andy Ingersold

Votes: 38

30. Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant (2009– )
Episode: Lover (1526-1536) (2009)

History

8.0
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Stars: Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Andrew Havill, Sophie Hunter, Adam James

Votes: 6

31. The Day Today (1994– )
Episode: Meganews (1994)

Comedy

8.0
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Director: Andrew Gillman | Stars: Christopher Morris, Patrick Marber, Steve Coogan, David Schneider

Votes: 45

32. The Day Today (1994– )
Episode: News (1994)

Comedy

8.0
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Director: Andrew Gillman | Stars: Christopher Morris, Rebecca Front, Doon Mackichan, Patrick Marber

Votes: 40

33. Battlefield Britain (2004– )
Episode: Their Finest Hour (2004)

Documentary, History, War

8.0
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Director: Danielle Peck | Stars: Peter Snow, Dan Snow, Adam Ganne, Abigail Davies

Votes: 6

34. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: Earthquake Storms (2003)

Documentary

7.9
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Examines a theory that many earthquakes are related, and that they can 'trigger' other quakes, thus providing a method for predicting earthquake occurrences, both temporally and spatially.

Stars: Bernard Hill, Emanuela Guidoboni, Susan Hough, Ömür Kinay

Votes: 13

35. Nova (1974– )
Episode: First Man on the Moon (2014)

TV-G | 54 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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A look inside the life of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon.

Directors: Duncan Copp, Christopher Riley | Stars: Buzz Aldrin, Carol Armstrong, Dean Armstrong, Janet Armstrong

Votes: 105

36. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: Snowball Earth (2001)

Documentary

7.8
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A controversial theory posits that for millions of years Earth was entirely ice covered.

Director: Chris Durlacher | Stars: Dilly Barlow, Mikhail Budyko, Brian Harland, Paul Hoffman

Votes: 11

37. Moon Machines (2008– )
Episode: The Navigation Computer (2008)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

7.8
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We tell the story of how a group of computer scientists grappled with the challenge of navigation of a round trip to the Moon back in the days when computer code and software hadn't been ... See full summary »

Stars: David Mindell, Bill Stoney, Robert Seamans, Charles Draper

Votes: 10

38. The Fear of 13 (2015)

96 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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A convicted murderer who has spent 23 years on Death Row tells his story.

Director: David Sington | Stars: Sammy Silverwatch, Nick Yarris

Votes: 4,738

39. Heroes and Villains (2007–2008)

Documentary, Drama

7.7
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The story of some of the most remembered characters who transformed the world. Produced by the BBC, based in true facts, with the support of modern historians. This documentary tells how Napoleon, Spartacus, Richard Lionhearth, Atila, Shogun and Cortes printed their names in the books of history.

Stars: Rob Brydon, Kevin Eldon, Anthony Flanagan, Brian McCardie

Votes: 178

40. Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant (2009– )

History

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Stars: Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Laurence Spellman, Jack Fox, Andrew Havill

Votes: 55

41. Human Mutants (2004– )

Documentary

7.7
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Stars: Jesus Aceves, Armand Leroi

Votes: 28

42. The Planets (1999– )
Episode: Different Worlds (1999)

TV-G | 50 min | Documentary

7.7
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The Planets examines the history of rocketry and the early exploration of the solar system.

Stars: Boris Chertok, Charles Conrad, Imre Friedmann, Mark Halliley

Votes: 54

43. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: Dr Money and the Boy with No Penis (2004)

Documentary

7.7
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When a baby boy's penis is burnt off during a circumcision, his parents turn to a noted sexologist who suggests he be raised as a girl. Ultimately, it leads to serious consequences.

Stars: Dilly Barlow, David Brocklehurst, Keith Cormican, Margaret Holmes-Drewry

Votes: 27

44. Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2017)

TV-PG | 101 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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71 Metascore

At the heart of the Apollo program was the special team in Mission Control who put a man on the moon and helped create the future.

Director: David Fairhead | Stars: James Burke, Gerry Griffin, Chris Kraft, Gene Kranz

Votes: 331

45. The Day Today (1994– )
Episode: Stretchcast (1994)

Comedy

7.6
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Director: Andrew Gillman | Stars: Christopher Morris, Doon Mackichan, Patrick Marber, Steve Coogan

Votes: 42

46. The Churchills (2012– )

Documentary

7.5
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Star: David Starkey

Votes: 6

47. Twentieth Century Battlefields (2007– )
Episode: 1918 Western Front (2007)

Documentary, History, War

7.5
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Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Peter Snow, Dan Snow, Max Bollinger

Votes: 10

48. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: How Mad Are You?: Part 1 (2008)

Documentary

7.5
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Directors: Rob Liddell, Emma Jay | Stars: Paul McGann, Richard Bentall, Michael First, Ian Hulatt

Votes: 22

49. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: How to Live to 101 (2008)

Documentary

7.5
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Stars: Barbara Flynn, Gary Fraser, Kelly Morton, Ellsworth Wareham

Votes: 13

50. The Planets (1999– )
Episode: Life (1999)

TV-G | 49 min | Documentary

7.5
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The Planets examines the prospects of life on other worlds in our solar system. It looks at Venus, Mars, and the water bearing moons of the outer planets.

Director: David McNab | Stars: Donald Black, Donald Bogard, Boris Chertok, Charles Conrad

Votes: 40