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1. The Worst Jobs in History (2004– )

45 min | Documentary

8.4
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Tony Robinson visits various periods in history, literally getting involved in the worst jobs our ancestors had to endure.

Stars: Tony Robinson, Damian Brooke, Jonathan Foyle, Marc Meltonville

Votes: 202

2. Undercover in Tibet (2008 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

7.5
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Reveals the regime of terror which dominates daily life and makes freedom of expression an impossibility.

Directors: Tash Despa, Jezza Neumann | Star: Tash Despa

Votes: 15

3. Known Universe (2009– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Steve Jacobs, Beau Weaver, Sigrid Close, Andy Howell

Votes: 279

4. Micro Monsters 3D (2013– )

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David Attenborough uses the latest 3D technology to bring to life the extreme and deadly unseen world of bugs.

Stars: David Attenborough, Alan Henderson

Votes: 474

5. Galapagos 3D (2013– )

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Filmed in one of the most extreme and hard-to-reach locations in the world, 'Galapagos' explores the unique environments and species of the Galapagos. It will take viewers on a voyage to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Simon De Glanville, Anthony Geffen, Alex Hemingway

Votes: 683

6. Kingdom of Plants 3D (2012– )

50 min | Documentary

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3D technology reveals a whole new dimension in the lives of plants, from the most bizarre to the most beautiful. In this sensational series, shot over the course of a year, David ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Tim Cragg, Anthony Geffen, Robert Hollingworth

Votes: 612

7. Frozen Planet (2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.0
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

Stars: David Attenborough, Alec Baldwin, Chadden Hunter, Ted Giffords

Votes: 17,032

8. First Life (2010– )

Documentary

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David Attenborough goes back in time to investigate the origins of life.

Stars: David Attenborough, Hazel Barton, Jean-Bernard Caron, Bernard Degnan

Votes: 1,150

9. Life in Cold Blood (2008)

Documentary

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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.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 2,299

10. Natural World (1983– )

Documentary

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Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.

Stars: David Attenborough, Barry Paine, John Shrapnel, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 414

11. 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: 128,411

12. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)

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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: 3,339

13. 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: 19,602

14. The Nile (2004 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Star: Michael Gough

Votes: 32

15. Egypt (2005– )

60 min | Drama, History

8.3
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Dramatization of the great discoveries of ancient Egypt, from the exploration of tombs in the early 1800s, to the unraveling of the Rosetta Stone to translate the ancient language on the tombs, to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

Stars: Andrew Sachs, Stuart Graham, Julian Wadham, Caroline Langrishe

Votes: 600

16. Egypt Unwrapped (2008– )

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Stars: J.V. Martin, Mark Halliley, Zahi Hawass, Peter Brand

Votes: 32

17. King Tut Unwrapped (2010– )

90 min | Documentary

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Star: Zahi Hawass

Votes: 35

18. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )

56 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.8
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Mysteries involving notable historical events, people and locations are scientifically examined.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Jay O. Sanders, Salima Ikram, Piers Gibbon

Votes: 340

19. Bom (2011)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, History

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Malana, a remote village in the Himalayas, isolated from outside civilization for thousands of years has been fostering a primitive existence in harmony with nature and a unique model of ... See full summary »

Director: Amlan Datta

Votes: 56

20. Taboo (2002–2014)

TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary

7.9
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Around the world there are people of different cultures who take actions and decisions that seem out of the ordinary to the average westerner. Considered taboo, these people and their stories are now being known.

Stars: Lance Lewman, Andres Williams, David McCallum, Peter Singer

Votes: 574

21. Journey of Hanuman (2013 Video)

85 min | Documentary, Adventure, Mystery

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'Journey of Hanuman' preserves moments still existing in India that have not been disturbed by globalization and are connected with the antique spiritual knowledge of India. I wanted to ... See full summary »

Director: Lola Creel | Stars: Rip Brar, Peter Coyote, Arun Mathai, Bekah Rife

Votes: 26

22. The Highest Pass (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Adam learns that his Yogi guru, Anand, has discovered a prophesy that was printed on his birth chart - he would die in an accident at the age of 27; and when Anand invites Adam to join him ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Fitzgerald | Stars: Eric Braff, Ariane de Bonvoisin, Paul Greene, Brooks Hale

Votes: 80 | Gross: $0.02M

23. Hit the Road: India (2013)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Sport

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Hit The Road: India is a travel adventure documentary about two friends participating in a 12-day rickshaw rally across India, from Mumbai to Chennai, recognized by Lonely Planet as one of the top-10 greatest adventures of 2012.

Directors: Gor Baghdasaryan, Mushegh Baghdasaryan | Stars: Richard Gazarian, Keith King

Votes: 100

24. Kiran Bedi: Yes Madam, Sir (2008)

TV-PG | 95 min | Documentary

8.6
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A documentary about the first woman to join the Indian Police Service.

Director: Megan Doneman | Stars: Kiran Bedi, Helen Mirren

Votes: 96

25. Children of the Pyre (2008)

74 min | Documentary

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This documentary follows the life of Seven children who are working under extreme conditions at India's busiest cremation ground, Manikarnika in Banaras.

Director: Rajesh S. Jala

Votes: 74

26. Sadhu (2012)

90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Music

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A Sadhu. A holy man of Hinduism who has renounced all earthly possessions in order to retire to a grotto in the heart of the Himalayas. After eight years of living as a hermit, his ... See full summary »

Director: Gaël Métroz | Star: Suraj Baba

Votes: 55

27. When Hari Got Married (2013)

75 min | Documentary, Family

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When Hari, a small-town taxi driver, has an arranged marriage to a girl he has never met, the result is an intimate and humorous look at the changes taking place in India as modernity and globalization meet age-old traditions and customs.

Directors: Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam

Votes: 102

28. Africa (2013)

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Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.

Stars: David Attenborough, Simon Blakeney, James Aldred, Katrina Bartlam

Votes: 7,860

29. Wild China (2008– )

60 min | Documentary

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An in-depth look at some of China's most impressive natural sites such as the ancient Han kingdom, the Mongol steppes, the Silk Road and the Tibetan Plateau.

Star: Bernard Hill

Votes: 2,211

30. Super Juice Me! (2014)

85 min | Documentary

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8 people, 22 diseases, 28 days on juice... could the results of this four-week "juice-only" experiment show that the answer to treating most chronic disease may be cheaper and simpler than we think?

Director: Alex Kalimát

Votes: 195