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Cosmos (1980 Mini-Series)
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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe. (60 mins.)
 
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Man vs. Wild (2006 TV Series)
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Bear Grylls travels the world in search of challenges to his survival skills. (60 mins.)
 
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The Spice Trail (2011 TV Series)
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Kate Humble travels to the places where various spices grow and tells the history of the spices. Very interesting and a lot is learned.
 
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Louis Theroux: Miami Megajail (2011 Mini-Series)
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Louis spends time in one of Miami County Jail's most notorious sections (120 mins.)
Director: Emma Cooper
 
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Places That Don't Exist (2005 Mini-Series)
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Director: Iain Overton
 
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Tropic of Capricorn (2008 Mini-Series)
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Simon Reeves makes another "round the world" trip following the tropic of Capricorn which is parallel... (60 mins.)
 
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Rise of the Video Game (2007 Mini-Series)
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Bowling for Columbine (2002 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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Billy Connolly's Route 66 (2011 TV Series)
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The Big Yin turns Easy Rider and follows a lifelong dream as he makes the iconic 2488 mile journey from Chicago to Santa Monica... (46 mins.)
 
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Trekkies (1997 Documentary)
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Denice Crosby takes a first look at the huge fans of Star Trek and how the series from around America has affected and shaped their lives. (86 mins.)
Director: Roger Nygard
 
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How William Shatner Changed the World (2005 Documentary)
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William Shatner presents a light-hearted look at how the "Star Trek" TV series have influenced and inspired today's technologies... (90 mins.)
Director: Julian Jones
 
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Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner (2006 TV Movie)
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It's William Shatner's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast... (90 mins.)
Director: Joel Gallen
 
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Beyond the Game (2008 Documentary)
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Documentary about Worldchampionship 2007 WarcraftIII players, leading roles for Dutch player "Grubby" and Chinese player "Sky". (75 mins.)
Director: Jos de Putter
 
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Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
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ABBA: The Movie (1977 Documentary)
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An incompetent radio DJ tries to get an interview with the Swedish pop group during their famous week-long 1977 tour of Australia. (95 mins.)
 
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Michael Jackson: The Legend Continues (1988 Documentary)
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'The Legend Continues' is a 1988 Documentary made by Motown. The Documentary has some of his biggest hits like 'Thriller' and 'We Are The World' (53 mins.)
 
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This Is It (2009 Documentary)
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A compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London. (111 mins.)
Director: Kenny Ortega
 
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Confessions of a Superhero (2007 Documentary)
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Chronicles the lives of four mortal men and women who work as characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard. (92 mins.)
Director: Matt Ogens
 
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Stephen Fry in America (2008 Mini-Series)
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English actor-comedian Stephen Fry travels through the US regions by London cab. (60 mins.)
 
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Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking (2010 Mini-Series)
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In this comprehensive cosmology series Stephen Hawking looks at the entire universe, from the Big Bang to the end of time.
 
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Fry's Planet Word (2011 TV Series)
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Fry's Planet Word sees Stephen Fry finding out more about linguistic achievements and how our skills for the spoken word have changed. He dissects language in many of its guises. (60 mins.)
 
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Spellbound (2002 Documentary)
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Spellbound follows eight teenagers on their quest to win the 1999 National Spelling Bee. (97 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Blitz
 
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Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus (2003 Documentary)
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Searching for The Wrong-Eyed Jesus is a captivating and compelling road trip through the creative spirit of the the Southern U.S... (82 mins.)
Director: Andrew Douglas
 
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No Maps for These Territories (2000 Documentary)
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Follows author and cyberpunk pioneer William Gibson, on a digital North American road trip. (89 mins.)
Director: Mark Neale
 
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Amish in the City (2004 TV Series)
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During the traditional "trying-out-the-world" season of rumspringa, five Amish young adults become roommates with six non-Amish city folk. Cultures collide in this reality-TV offering. (60 mins.)
 
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Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team. (91 mins.)
Director: Stacy Peralta
 
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Let It Be (1970 Documentary)
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The filmed account of the Beatles's attempt to recapture their old group spirit by making a back to basics album, which instead drove them further apart. (81 mins.)
 
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Bring Back... The A-Team (2006 Documentary)
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Long Way Round (2004 Mini-Series)
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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world...
 
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Mind Meld: Secrets Behind the Voyage of a Lifetime (2001 Documentary)
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If you are a Star Trek fan then I think you will find this documentary interesting. This is mainly 75 Shatner + Nimoy discussing various aspects of the original series and their private lives how they related to the show. (75 mins.)
Director: Peter Jaysen
 
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The Atheism Tapes (2004 TV Series)
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Jonathan Miller interviews five atheists and one theologian on the subject of atheism.
Director: Richard Denton
 
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Atheism: A Rough History of Disbelief (2004 Mini-Series)
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A mini-series which follows the history of atheism. (178 mins.)
 
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Comic Book Men (2012 TV Series)
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An unscripted series set in Smith's iconic comic shop Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash and captures the world of the neighborhood comic book store and fanboy culture. (22 mins.)
 
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What the Bleep!?: Down the Rabbit Hole (2006 Documentary)
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Interviews with scientists and authors, animated bits, and a storyline involving a deaf photographer are used in this docudrama to illustrate the link between quantum mechanics, neurobiology, human consciousness and day-to-day reality. (156 mins.)
 
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Superheroes (2011 Documentary)
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A journey inside the world of real life caped crusaders. From all over America, these self-proclaimed crime fighters, don masks, homemade costumes and elaborate utility belts in an attempt to bring justice to evildoers everywhere. (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Barnett
 
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Jackass 3D (2010 Documentary)
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Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule. (95 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
 
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Batman and Me: A Devotion to Destiny, the Bob Kane Story (2008 Documentary)
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A look at the life of Bob Kane, the creator of Batman. (38 mins.)
 
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Jesus Camp (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham. (84 mins.)
 
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The Nature of Existence (2010 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Roger Nygard roams the globe to the source of each of the world's philosophies, religions... (94 mins.)
Director: Roger Nygard
 
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The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007 Documentary)
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Die-hard gamers compete to break world records on classic arcade games. (79 mins.)
Director: Seth Gordon
 
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Scam City (2012 TV Series)
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Host Conor Woodman travels to some of the world's most popular cities in an effort to expose the darker side of tourism.
 
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Traders: Millions by the Minute (2014 TV Series)
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Two-part documentary series which goes inside the fast and fiercely competitive world of financial traders to meet the men and women who play the markets in London, New York, Chicago and Amsterdam. (60 mins.)
 
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The Hacker Wars (2014 Documentary)
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Ripped from international headlines, The Hacker Wars takes you to the front lines of the high-stakes battle over the fate of the Internet, freedom and privacy. (91 mins.)
 
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The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014 Documentary)
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The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26. (105 mins.)
 
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Utopia (2014 TV Series)
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Since the dawn of time, humans have always wondered: does a perfect world exist? Now, we get the chance to build one. Will it be ultimate happiness or utter chaos? Fifteen pioneering Americans leave their everyday lives and move to an isolated, undeveloped location - for an entire year - where they are challenged to create their own civilization from scratch. (45 mins.)
 
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There Goes the Neighborhood (2009 TV Series)
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Eight neighboring families have their homes surrounded by a 20-foot wall, with all electricity disconnected and outside communication severed. They then compete to outlast the others for a $250,000 prize. (60 mins.)