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1. Life (2009)

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey, Doug Allan, Michael Pitts

Votes: 29,381

2. Human Planet (2011)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

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Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them. Each episode examines how life differs for men and nature in some type of ... See full summary »

Star: John Hurt

Votes: 17,082

3. The Private Life of Plants (1995– )

292 min | Documentary

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David Attenborough's study of the world of plants, which demonstrates, with the aid of time-lapse photography, the rich and varied ways in which they flourish.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 2,114

4. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)

Documentary

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David Attenborough's comprehensive study of how a remarkable group of animals evolved - a group that includes ourselves.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 3,304

5. The Beat of the Live Drum (1985)

71 min | Documentary, Music

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This explores the career of musician Rick Springfield.

Director: David Fincher | Star: Rick Springfield

Votes: 141

6. Nature's Most Amazing Events (2009– )

49 min | Documentary

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This is a documentary series looking at the most dramatic wildlife spectacles on our planet. We see the impact of the melting of the arctic ice in the summer, the annual return of the ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Joe Stevens, Paul Beilstein, Steve Benjamin

Votes: 2,567

7. The Blue Planet (2001)

TV-G | 50 min | Documentary

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Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans.

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, David Attenborough, Jason Roberts

Votes: 18,772

8. Planet Earth (2006)

TV-G | 533 min | Documentary

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

Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Huw Cordey, Doug Allan

Votes: 126,594

9. Pina (2011)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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83 Metascore

A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Pina Bausch, Regina Advento, Malou Airaudo, Ruth Amarante

Votes: 12,621 | Gross: $3.52M

10. Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)

Not Rated | 121 min | Documentary, Crime

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85 Metascore

A further followup of the case of the West Memphis Three and the decades long fight to exonerate them that finally gained traction with new DNA evidence.

Directors: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky | Stars: Gary Gitchell, Todd Moore, Dana Moore, Pam Hobbs

Votes: 7,346

11. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: Deserts (2006)

TV-PG | 48 min | Documentary

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A large and growing part of earth's land mass is covered in desert - each one widely varied in composition and dryness. Wildlife species have adapted in different ways to these different ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Tom Clarke, Huw Cordey

Votes: 1,870

12. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: Great Plains (2006)

TV-PG | 48 min | Documentary

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A quarter of the earth's land mass, from arctic to tropical, are open plains consisting of lowland as well as highland plateaus. Here grows virtually indestructible, fast-growing grasses of... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Justine Evans, Jonathan Keeling

Votes: 1,715

13. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: Mountains (2006)

TV-PG | 47 min | Documentary

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Mountains are the most prominent products of the immense forces which shape the living planet: tectonic drift, volcanic activity and erosion by wind, water, frost and precipitation. We see ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Doug Allan, Jeff Wilson

Votes: 2,208

14. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: Fresh Water (2006)

TV-PG | 49 min | Documentary

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Although merely 3% of water on earth, fresh water plays an important part in the planet's weather and erosion. It is immensely important for all non-marine wildlife, which drinks fresh ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Haroldo Palo Jr., Peter Scoones

Votes: 2,066

15. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: Seasonal Forests (2006)

TV-PG | 49 min | Documentary

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Trees are earth's largest organisms and are also one of the planet's oldest inhabitants. Seasonal forests (unlike tropical rain-forest) the largest land habitats. A third of all trees grow ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Dany Cleyet-Marrel, Mark Linfield

Votes: 1,619

16. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: Ice Worlds (2006)

TV-PG | 49 min | Documentary

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The polar caps have the most extreme seasonal contrasts, growing and melting vast ice masses, so wildlife adapts by annual migrations. The majority of Antartica is a vast barren permafrost.... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Doug Allan

Votes: 1,840

17. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: Caves (2006)

TV-PG | 48 min | Documentary

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The Earth's large, deep calcareous caves are virtually inaccessible and therefore barely explored - requiring expert diving where flooded. Some of its wildlife is as strange and specific as... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Huw Cordey, Chadden Hunter

Votes: 1,981

18. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: From Pole to Pole (2006)

TV-PG | 49 min | Documentary

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"Planet Earth" travels around the Earth, finding where the sun always shines and where it's rarely seen. Next, they find where water is abundant and where it's scarce.

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Mike Holding, Tania Jenkins

Votes: 2,553

19. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: Ocean Deep (2006)

TV-PG | 48 min | Documentary

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Open ocean, a vast biotope covering two thirds of the planet, some shallow, some as deep as the mountain ranges are high. The ocean has an immense, precariously complex food chain, varying ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Doug Anderson, Rick Rosenthal

Votes: 1,652

20. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: Jungles (2006)

TV-PG | 49 min | Documentary

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On 3% of the Earth's surface, the rain forest is the habitat for half our animal species, even 80% of insects. So its wildlife is most competitive, like the birds of paradise's mating, and ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Huw Cordey, Paul Stewart

Votes: 1,748

21. Planet Earth (2006)
Episode: The Shallow Seas (2006)

TV-PG | 49 min | Documentary

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Shallow seas cover only 8% of earth's surface, but contain the richest, most varied maritime life: from plankton and coral (literally vital for the very existence of reefs) to birds and ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Simon King

Votes: 1,661

22. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995 TV Movie)

225 min | Documentary

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Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the 1940s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics.

Directors: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Allison Anders, Kathryn Bigelow, Francis Ford Coppola

Votes: 4,132

23. Requiem for a Dream (2000)

R | 102 min | Drama

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68 Metascore

The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans

Votes: 638,636 | Gross: $3.64M

24. This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

Unrated | 98 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Kirby Dick, Kimberly Peirce, Darren Aronofsky, Atom Egoyan

Votes: 26,131 | Gross: $0.30M

25. No End in Sight (2007)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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89 Metascore

A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Campbell Scott, Gerald Burke, Ali Fadhil, Omar Fekeiki

Votes: 7,620 | Gross: $1.43M

26. Long Way Round (2004– )

TV-PG | 315 min | Documentary, Adventure

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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, ... See full summary »

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, David Alexanian, Russ Malkin

Votes: 9,763

27. Looking for Richard (1996)

PG-13 | 111 min | Documentary, Drama

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Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."

Director: Al Pacino | Stars: Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey, Frederic Kimball

Votes: 7,354 | Gross: $1.36M

28. Facing Ali (2009)

R | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

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Ten of Muhammad Ali's former rivals pay tribute to the three-time world heavyweight champion.

Director: Pete McCormack | Stars: George Chuvalo, Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier

Votes: 2,868

29. Cosmos (1980)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe.

Stars: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík, Jonathan Fahn, Alan Belod

Votes: 26,629

30. Apocalypse: La 2ème guerre mondiale (2009– )

312 min | Documentary, War

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Apocalypse: The Second World War(2009) is a six-part French documentary about the Second World War. The documentary is composed exclusively of actual footage of the war as filmed by war ... See full summary »

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Martin Sheen

Votes: 4,582