1-100 of 854 titles

Sort by:   Release Date Rating Votes
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 66,954
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 33,212
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.

"   31,815
4 Baraka (1992 documentary)

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

8.5/10 21,131
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 20,770
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 20,425
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 15,801
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 12,050
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 10,720
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 9,421
Content continues below advertisment.
11 Microcosmos: Le peuple de l'herbe (1996 documentary) 7.9/10 7,916
12 GasLand (2010 documentary) 7.8/10 7,724
13 The Blue Planet (2001 TV mini-series documentary) 9.3/10 5,447
14 Powaqqatsi (1988 documentary) 7.3/10 4,869
15 Chasing Ice (2012 documentary) 7.7/10 3,819
16 Lektionen in Finsternis (1992 documentary) 8.1/10 2,805
17 The White Diamond (2004 documentary) 7.6/10 2,782
18 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (2003 documentary) 7.9/10 2,587
19 Animals Are Beautiful People (1974 documentary) 8.3/10 2,437
20 The Last Lions (2011 documentary) 8.4/10 2,426
21 Life After People (2008 TV documentary) 7.4/10 2,233
22 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011 documentary) 7.2/10 2,216
23 The Life of Mammals (2002 TV series documentary) 9.3/10 2,024
24 Born to Be Wild (2011 documentary short) 7.5/10 1,979
25 DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2010 documentary) 7.4/10 1,837
26 Olympia 2. Teil - Fest der Schönheit (1938 documentary) 8.0/10 1,751
27 Rivers and Tides (2001 documentary) 8.1/10 1,750
28 Alamar (2009 documentary) 7.3/10 1,646
29 Chronos (1985 documentary short) 7.8/10 1,498
30 The Life of Birds (1998 TV series documentary) 9.1/10 1,416
31 Atlantis (1991 documentary) 6.8/10 1,303
32 The Joy of Painting (1983 TV series documentary) 8.6/10 1,159
33 Genesis (2004 documentary) 7.0/10 1,153
34 Man of Aran (1934 documentary) 7.6/10 1,124
35 Under the Sea 3D (2009 documentary short) "   1,029
36 Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (1988 documentary) 7.8/10 867
37 ¡Que Viva Mexico! - Da zdravstvuyet Meksika! (1979 documentary) 7.7/10 826
38 The Trials of Life (1990 TV series documentary) 9.2/10 747
39 Galápagos (2006 TV series documentary) 8.2/10 685
40 The Living Desert (1953 documentary) 7.7/10 667
41 The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009 TV mini-series documentary) 8.2/10 659
42 Anima Mundi (1992 documentary short) 7.8/10 653
43 Vanishing of the Bees (2009 documentary) 7.2/10 568
44 Between the Folds (2008 documentary) 7.5/10 565
45 Africa: The Serengeti (1994 documentary short) 7.4/10 511
46 The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971 documentary) 7.2/10 460
47 The Dust Bowl (2012 TV mini-series documentary) 7.8/10 453
48 Letting Go of God (2008 documentary) "   422
49 Alaska: Spirit of the Wild (1998 documentary short) 7.2/10 390
50 Five Dedicated to Ozu (2003 documentary) 6.5/10 "  
51 North America (2013 TV series documentary) 8.2/10 "  
52 Dolphins (2000 documentary short) 7.2/10 389
53 Une histoire de vent (1988 documentary) "   383
54 ¡Vivan las Antipodas! (2011 documentary) 7.1/10 364
55 This Way of Life (2009 documentary) 7.8/10 355
56 Civilisation (1969 TV series documentary) 8.3/10 341
57 Vremena goda (1975 documentary short) 7.4/10 336
58 Katastrofin aineksia (2008 documentary) 7.1/10 334
59 Saimaa-ilmiö (1981 documentary) 7.2/10 294
60 Go Further (2003 documentary) 6.7/10 "  
61 Galapagos: The Enchanted Voyage (1999 documentary short) 7.1/10 290
62 At the Edge of the World (2008 documentary) 7.0/10 289
63 Antarctica (1991 documentary short) "   284
64 Last Chance to See (2009 TV series documentary) 8.0/10 281
65 El cielo gira (2004 documentary) 7.0/10 278
66 The Unforeseen (2007 documentary) 7.1/10 277
67 Bugs! (2003 documentary short) 6.9/10 272
68 Grand Canyon (1958 documentary short) 7.1/10 267
69 2012: Time for Change (2010 documentary) 7.4/10 261
70 Great Migrations (2010 TV mini-series documentary) 8.0/10 "  
71 L'hippocampe, ou 'Cheval marin' (1934 documentary short) 7.1/10 252
72 Beavers (1988 documentary short) 7.5/10 249
73 Into the Deep (1994 documentary short) 6.6/10 "  
74 Galileo (1998 TV series documentary) 4.8/10 244
75 The Greatest Places (1998 documentary short) 6.3/10 240
76 The Great White Silence (1924 documentary) 7.8/10 238
77 Earthflight (2011 TV series documentary) 8.3/10 236
78 Blue Water, White Death (1971 documentary) 7.2/10 234
79 National Geographic Specials (1965 TV series documentary) 7.9/10 227
80 Le monde sans soleil (1964 documentary) 7.3/10 217
81 The Lion at World's End (1971 documentary) 7.9/10 210
82 Solutions locales pour un désordre global (2010 documentary) 7.4/10 204
83 The Vanishing Prairie (1954 documentary) "   197
84 White Wilderness (1958 documentary) 6.0/10 193
85 Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963 TV series documentary) 7.8/10 186
86 Vad Magyarország - A vizek birodalma (2011 documentary) 8.3/10 "  
87 Ring of Fire (1991 documentary short) 6.9/10 185
88 Bij de beesten af (1972 documentary) 7.5/10 179
89 The City (1939 documentary short) 5.9/10 175
90 Carbon Nation (2010 documentary) 6.7/10 "  
91 The City Dark (2011 documentary) 7.0/10 165
92 The Colours of Infinity (1995 TV documentary) 7.5/10 161
93 Survival Island (1996 documentary short) 7.6/10 160
94 Obitateli (1970 documentary short) 7.4/10 "  
95 The End of Time (2012 documentary) 5.9/10 "  
96 Canada på tvers med Lars Monsen (2005 documentary) 8.5/10 158
97 Tropical Rainforest (1992 documentary short) 5.9/10 151
98 Why Dogs Smile & Chimpanzees Cry (1999 TV documentary) 7.2/10 149
99 Whales: An Unforgettable Journey (1998 documentary short) 7.4/10 147
100 Tiger: Spy in the Jungle (2008 TV mini-series documentary) 8.1/10 "  

1-100 of 854 titles


Something Missing?

Please help us improve our keyword tags.

  • Step 1: Navigate to a movie or TV title page.
  • Step 2: Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Edit page button.
  • Step 3: Follow the instructions to add, correct or delete keywords. The "Keywords" selection is located under "Plots & Quotes".