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1 Planet Earth (2006 TV series documentary)

Emmy Award winning, 11-episodes, 5-years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.

9.5/10 69,194
2 La marche de l'empereur (2005 documentary)

A look at the annual journey of Emperor penguins as they march -- single file -- to their traditional breeding ground.

7.8/10 33,620
3 Grizzly Man (2005 documentary)

A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska.

"   32,551
4 Baraka (1992 documentary)

A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

8.5/10 21,689
5 Koyaanisqatsi (1982 documentary)

A movie with no conventional plot: merely a collection of expertly photographed scenes. Subject matter has a highly environmental theme.

8.3/10 21,273
6 Touching the Void (2003 documentary)

The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

8.1/10 20,844
7 Home (2009 documentary)

With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked.

8.6/10 16,201
8 Samsara (2011 documentary)

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

8.4/10 13,005
9 Encounters at the End of the World (2007 documentary)

Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

7.8/10 10,996
10 Le peuple migrateur (2001 documentary)

Documentary on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents.

8.0/10 9,527
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11 Microcosmos: Le peuple de l'herbe (1996 documentary) 7.9/10 8,031
12 GasLand (2010 documentary) 7.8/10 8,018
13 The Blue Planet (2001 TV mini-series documentary) 9.3/10 5,688
14 Powaqqatsi (1988 documentary) 7.3/10 4,973
15 Chasing Ice (2012 documentary) 7.7/10 4,079
16 Chimpanzee (2012 documentary) 7.1/10 3,965
17 Lektionen in Finsternis (1992 documentary) 8.1/10 2,863
18 The White Diamond (2004 documentary) 7.6/10 2,848
19 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (2003 documentary) 7.9/10 2,602
20 The Last Lions (2011 documentary) 8.4/10 2,495
21 Animals Are Beautiful People (1974 documentary) 8.3/10 2,486
22 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011 documentary) 7.2/10 2,288
23 Life After People (2008 TV documentary) 7.4/10 2,264
24 The Life of Mammals (2002 TV series documentary) 9.3/10 2,166
25 Born to Be Wild (2011 documentary short) 7.5/10 2,063
26 DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2010 documentary) 7.4/10 1,914
27 Olympia 2. Teil - Fest der Schönheit (1938 documentary) 7.9/10 1,792
28 Rivers and Tides (2001 documentary) 8.0/10 1,771
29 Alamar (2009 documentary) 7.2/10 1,692
30 Chronos (1985 documentary short) 7.8/10 1,560
31 The Life of Birds (1998 TV series documentary) 9.1/10 1,472
32 Atlantis (1991 documentary) 6.8/10 1,320
33 The Joy of Painting (1983 TV series documentary) 8.7/10 1,187
34 Genesis (2004 documentary) 7.0/10 1,163
35 Man of Aran (1934 documentary) 7.6/10 1,147
36 Under the Sea 3D (2009 documentary short) "   1,074
37 Bears (2014 documentary) 7.7/10 1,070
38 Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (1988 documentary) 7.8/10 881
39 ¡Que Viva Mexico! - Da zdravstvuyet Meksika! (1979 documentary) 7.7/10 853
40 The Trials of Life (1990 TV series documentary) 9.2/10 777
41 Galápagos (2006 TV series documentary) 8.3/10 704
42 The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009 TV mini-series documentary) 8.2/10 685
43 The Living Desert (1953 documentary) 7.7/10 682
44 Anima Mundi (1992 documentary short) 7.8/10 667
45 Vanishing of the Bees (2009 documentary) 7.2/10 611
46 Between the Folds (2008 documentary) 7.5/10 579
47 Africa: The Serengeti (1994 documentary short) 7.4/10 515
48 The Dust Bowl (2012 TV mini-series documentary) 7.9/10 492
49 The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971 documentary) 7.2/10 476
50 Letting Go of God (2008 documentary) 7.8/10 435
51 North America (2013 TV series documentary) 8.3/10 401
52 Une histoire de vent (1988 documentary) 7.2/10 398
53 Five Dedicated to Ozu (2003 documentary) 6.5/10 396
54 Alaska: Spirit of the Wild (1998 documentary short) 7.2/10 393
55 Dolphins (2000 documentary short) "   391
56 ¡Vivan las Antipodas! (2011 documentary) 7.1/10 386
57 This Way of Life (2009 documentary) 7.8/10 365
58 Civilisation (1969 TV series documentary) 8.3/10 355
59 Vremena goda (1975 documentary short) 7.5/10 348
60 Katastrofin aineksia (2008 documentary) 7.1/10 337
61 Saimaa-ilmiö (1981 documentary) 7.2/10 300
62 Galapagos: The Enchanted Voyage (1999 documentary short) 7.1/10 299
63 Go Further (2003 documentary) 6.7/10 296
64 At the Edge of the World (2008 documentary) 7.0/10 292
65 Last Chance to See (2009 TV series documentary) 7.9/10 "  
66 Antarctica (1991 documentary short) 7.0/10 286
67 El cielo gira (2004 documentary) 7.1/10 281
68 The Unforeseen (2007 documentary) 7.0/10 277
69 Bugs! (2003 documentary short) 6.9/10 276
70 Grand Canyon (1958 documentary short) 7.1/10 273
71 Great Migrations (2010 TV mini-series documentary) 8.0/10 267
72 2012: Time for Change (2010 documentary) 7.4/10 264
73 Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan (2012 TV series documentary) 8.2/10 263
74 L'hippocampe, ou 'Cheval marin' (1934 documentary short) 7.1/10 259
75 The Great White Silence (1924 documentary) 7.8/10 255
76 Earthflight (2011 TV series documentary) 8.3/10 253
77 Beavers (1988 documentary short) 7.6/10 252
78 Into the Deep (1994 documentary short) 6.6/10 251
79 Galileo (1998 TV series documentary) 4.8/10 "  
80 The Greatest Places (1998 documentary short) 6.2/10 243
81 Blue Water, White Death (1971 documentary) 7.2/10 242
82 National Geographic Specials (1965 TV series documentary) 7.9/10 232
83 Le monde sans soleil (1964 documentary) 7.3/10 219
84 The Lion at World's End (1971 documentary) 7.9/10 210
85 Solutions locales pour un désordre global (2010 documentary) 7.4/10 208
86 The Vanishing Prairie (1954 documentary) "   201
87 White Wilderness (1958 documentary) 5.9/10 199
88 Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963 TV series documentary) 7.8/10 197
89 The End of Time (2012 documentary) 5.9/10 195
90 Vad Magyarország - A vizek birodalma (2011 documentary) 8.4/10 191
91 Ring of Fire (1991 documentary short) 6.9/10 190
92 The City Dark (2011 documentary) 7.0/10 186
93 Bij de beesten af (1972 documentary) 7.5/10 182
94 Carbon Nation (2010 documentary) 6.7/10 178
95 The City (1939 documentary short) 5.9/10 176
96 Canada på tvers med Lars Monsen (2005 documentary) 8.4/10 165
97 The Colours of Infinity (1995 TV documentary) 7.5/10 163
98 Obitateli (1970 documentary short) 7.4/10 "  
99 Survival Island (1996 documentary short) 7.6/10 161
100 Tiger: Spy in the Jungle (2008 TV mini-series documentary) 8.2/10 160

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