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1 Napoleon (2000 TV series documentary)

Documentary about the rise and fall of one of the greatest military geniuses of modern times from his Corsican childhood to final exile in St. Helena.

7.8/10 173
2 Colosseum: A Gladiator's Story (2004 TV documentary)

Verus, a slave captured in the Balkans, sees a gladiatorial career in the arena as a preferable alternative to life in a rock quarry.

7.1/10 169
3 Russia, Land of the Tsars (2003 TV mini-series documentary) 7.6/10 143
4 Byzantium: The Lost Empire (1997 TV series documentary)

John Romer recreates the glory and history of Byzantium. From the Hagia Sophia in present-day Istanbul to the looted treasures of the empire now located in St. Marks in Venice.

7.9/10 134
5 Horror in the East (2001 TV documentary)

An examination of atrocities and depredations committed by Imperial Japanese military forces, from 1931 to 1945.

7.3/10 117
6 The Turandot Project (2000 documentary)

In May of 1997, Zubin Mehta conducts and Zhang Yimou directs Puccini's "Turnadot" in Florence. A year later...

6.9/10 112
7 Majestät brauchen Sonne (2000 documentary) 6.5/10 99
8 En kongelig familie (2003 TV mini-series documentary)

A documentary series about the multi-national descendants of Denmark's King Christian IX, featuring numerous interviews with today's European royalty.

7.9/10 54
9 Sir Steven Runciman: Bridge to the East (1987 TV documentary)

A look at Byzantium through the eyes of one of Britain's greatest historians, Sir Steven Runciman, who guides us from the mosaics of Ravenna...

8.2/10 17
10 Design for Death (1947 documentary)

An Academy Award winner for best documentary, the film opens with a notice that..."Exhibition of confiscated...

6.2/10 16
11 Sphinx - Geheimnisse der Geschichte (1988 TV series documentary) 6.7/10 12
12 Way to Succeed (1993 documentary short)
13 Arte y tiempo (1961 documentary short)
14 Suicide Attack (1951 documentary)
15 Tojo's War (2001 TV documentary)
16 Wir Deutschen - Eine Reise zu den Schauplätzen der Vergangenheit (1991 TV series documentary)
17 Just the Facts: 16 Royal Families (1996 video documentary)
18 1822: El año en que fuimos imperio (2004 TV documentary short)
19 Dronningen & kejseren (2004 TV special documentary)

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