MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 19,937 this week

Journey of Man (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary  -  21 January 2003 (USA)
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 193 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Traces the expansion of the human race from central Africa to Asia to the edge of South America.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 116 titles
created 09 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1001 titles
created 23 Sep 2012
 
a list of 1207 titles
created 14 Apr 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 12 Jun 2013
 
a list of 24 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Journey of Man" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Journey of Man (TV Movie 2003)

Journey of Man (TV Movie 2003) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Journey of Man.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Incredible Human Journey (TV Series 2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

This series explains the evidence for the theory of early human migrations out of Africa and subsequently around the world, supporting the Out of Africa Theory.

Stars: Alice Roberts, Robert Bednarik, Sandford Bigplume
Animation | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Using the latest digital technology, the era between the dinosaurs and man is superbly recreated by the BBC and Discovery Channel in another winning production from the coalition.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Stockard Channing, Karyn Drane
Walking with Dinosaurs (TV Series 1999)
Documentary | Animation | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks, André Dussollier
The Human Family Tree (TV Movie 2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

On a single day on a single street, with the DNA of just a couple of hundred random people, National Geographic Channel sets out to trace the ancestral footsteps of all humanity.

Director: Chad Cohen
Stars: Kevin Bacon, Michelle Dejesus, Michelle DeJesus
Walking with Cavemen (TV Series 2003)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The great follow-up to 'Walking with Dinosaurs' and 'Walking with Beasts', presented by Professor Robert Winston, explains the story of human evolution.

Stars: Robert Winston, Alec Baldwin, Christian Bradley
Wild South America (TV Series 2000)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

This is an exploration of the exciting, diverse and unique wildlife that inhabits the dramatic landscapes of the vast South American continent. It's a land of great extremes, stretching ... See full summary »

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus.

Director: Ramón Menéndez
Stars: Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
William H. Calvin ...
Himself (as William Calvin)
Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza ...
Himself
Nina Jablonski ...
Herself
Richard Klein ...
Himself
Michel Lorblanchet ...
Himself
Zakirzhan Niyazov ...
Himself
R.M. Pitchappan ...
Himself
Merritt Ruhlen ...
Himself
Peter Underhill ...
Himself
Spencer Wells ...
Host
Doug Williams ...
Himself
Royden Yates ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Traces the expansion of the human race from central Africa to Asia to the edge of South America.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

race | village | tribe | train | tent | See All (29) »

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 January 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Jornada do Homem  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Spencer Wells... not so much?
27 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

I watched this in my anthropology class, and Spencer Wells is, to be quite honest, a pompous ass. Yes, he is a brilliant geneticist, but he is also very culturally insensitive. He goes and interviews many peoples, and basically tells them that their religious beliefs of where they came from were wrong. He took a wrong approach to the whole thing, and was actually shot down several times by people he was interviewing. Yes, he is smart, and i do agree with his research as being very helpful, but he also places himself much higher than others. He really should have taken along a cultural anthropologist with him... Other than that, the movie was very good, and he did a great job of explaining his theories, and as to why they were true. But, he did whine a bit to much when he went out to meet the reindeer herders.


5 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
GENOGRAPHIC KIT dko29
Discuss Journey of Man (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?