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Serial Killers: The Real Life Hannibal Lecters (2001 Documentary)
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This documentary examines a selection of real life serial killers and compares them to the fictional Hannibal Lecter. (60 mins.)
Director: Sean Buckley
 
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Serial Killers: Profiling the Criminal Mind (1999 Documentary)
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Former FBI agent John Douglas, the inventor of criminal profiling, leads a journey into the minds of the 20th Century's most notorious killers, including Charles Manson, John Wayne Gacy, and Jeffrey Dahmer. (200 mins.)
 
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Kurt Cobain About a Son (2006 Documentary)
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In this visual essay style documentary, intimate audio of journalist Michael Azerrad's interviews with Kurt Cobain is played over more recently photographed footage of Cobain's Washington state homes and haunts. (96 mins.)
Director: AJ Schnack
 
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Into the Abyss (2011 Documentary)
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Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill. (107 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
5.
It Might Get Loud (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White. (98 mins.)
 
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Lemmy (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life and career of revered heavy-metal musician Lemmy Kilmister. (116 mins.)
 
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Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink. (141 mins.)
 
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Manson (1973 Documentary)
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Documentary on Charles Manson and his family. Has a number of insightful interviews with many family... (83 mins.)
 
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Metal Evolution (2011 TV Series)
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Metal Evolution is broken down into episodes about a different piece of metal history. The series includes interviews with and about Alice Cooper...
 
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Wild Russia (2008 TV Series)
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An in-depth look at Russia's most natural wonders including Siberia, Kamchatka, the Artic, Caucasus, Primorye, and the Urals. (360 mins.)
 
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Nature Untamed (2008 TV Series)
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Great Natural Wonders of the World (2002 Documentary)
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David Attenborough sets out on an intrepid quest across seven continents to create a unique television event to celebrate the wealth of natural features that makes Planet Earth so varied, so distinctive and so spectacularly beautiful. (57 mins.)
 
13.
Weird Nature (2002 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
Director: John Downer
 
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The Last Lions (2011 Documentary)
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Fifty years ago there were close to half-a-million lions in Africa. Today there are around 20,000. To make matters worse... (88 mins.)
Director: Dereck Joubert
 
15.
Deep Sea (2006 Documentary)
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A 3-D digital exploration of the ocean's depths and its creatures. (41 mins.)
Director: Howard Hall
 
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Galápagos (2006 Mini-Series)
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The history of these beautiful Islands from their creation as uprising lava to their being studied by Darwin to their modern day inhabitants. (180 mins.)
 
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Arctic Tale (2007 Documentary)
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Two narratives -- the life cycle of a mother walrus and her calf, and the life of a polar bear and her cubs -- are used to illustrate the harsh realities of existence in the Arctic. (96 mins.)
 
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Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
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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. (48 mins.)
 
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Life (2009 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes... (473 mins.)
 
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Human Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them... (50 mins.)
Stars: John Hurt
 
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Nature's Most Amazing Events (2009 Mini-Series)
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This is a documentary series looking at the most dramatic wildlife spectacles on our planet. We see... (49 mins.)
 
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The Blue Planet (2001 Mini-Series)
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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. (50 mins.)
 
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Wonders of the Solar System (2010 Mini-Series)
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In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system. (60 mins.)
Stars: Brian Cox
 
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The Life of Mammals (2002 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's comprehensive study of how a remarkable group of animals evolved - a group that includes ourselves.
 
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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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Life in Cold Blood (2008 TV Series)
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A nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, that looks at the evolution and habits of amphibians and reptiles.
 
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Life in the Undergrowth (2005 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's ground-breaking exploration of a group of organisms that are vast in number, yet often too small to be noticed: the invertebrates. (50 mins.)
 
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Wild Pacific (2009 Mini-Series)
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A documentary series on life in and adapted to the conditions of the Southern part of the Pacific Ocean...
 
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Madagascar (2011 Mini-Series)
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Over 80% of Madagascar's animals and plants are found nowhere else on Earth. Discover what made Madagascar so different from the rest of the world, and how evolution ran wild there.
 
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War Photographer (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever. (96 mins.)
Director: Christian Frei
 
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Waste Land (2010 Documentary)
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On the outskirts of Rio de Janiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives. (99 mins.)
Stars: Vik Muniz
 
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Frozen Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic. (60 mins.)
 
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Samsara (2011 Documentary)
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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. (102 mins.)
Director: Ron Fricke
 
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Nature (1982 TV Series)
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Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects. (60 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
 
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Nature (1982 TV Series)
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Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects. (60 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
 
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Nature (1982 TV Series)
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Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects. (60 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
 
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Nature (1982 TV Series)
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Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects. (60 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
 
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To the Arctic 3D (2012 Documentary)
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A journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home. (40 mins.)
 
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Coral Reef Adventure (2003 Documentary)
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Take a once in a lifetime journey across the South Pacific for a spectacular IMAX adventure. Joy, ecstasy... (45 mins.)
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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Nova examines the early ancestors of mankind and considers weather climate change was the driving force behind our early evolution.
 
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The Genius of Charles Darwin (2008 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Russell Barnes