The Genius of Charles Darwin (2008– )

TV Series  |   |  Documentary
8.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.6/10 from 608 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 3 critic

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4829 titles
created 14 Jan 2012
 
a list of 267 titles
created 09 Aug 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 12 Aug 2012
 
a list of 792 titles
created 08 Nov 2013
 
a list of 21 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Genius of Charles Darwin (2008– )

The Genius of Charles Darwin (2008– ) on IMDb 8.6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Genius of Charles Darwin.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2008  
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Ben Stein examines the issue of academic freedom and decides that there is none when it comes to the debate over intelligent design.

Director: Nathan Frankowski
Stars: Ben Stein, Lili Asvar, Peter Atkins
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss cross the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world.

Director: Gus Holwerda
Stars: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Woody Allen, Richard Dawkins
Darwin (2011)
Documentary | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Darwin is a documentary feature about an isolated community at the end of a weathered road in Death Valley, California. Propelled from society by tragic turns, the people of Darwin (... See full summary »

Director: Nick Brandestini
The Story of Science (TV Mini-Series 2010)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Stars: Michael J. Mosley, Robert W. Allan, Marlon Beale
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Stars: Jim Al-Khalili, Richard Dawkins, James Dyson
Darwin's Dangerous Idea (TV Series 2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Stars: Andrew Marr, Joseph Ekstein
The Enemies of Reason (TV Movie 2007)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Scientist Richard Dawkins turns a hostile eye on the world of alternative medicine.

Director: Russell Barnes
Stars: Derren Brown, Deepak Chopra, Richard Dawkins
Holy Wars (2010)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Take one Muslim advocate for global jihad and put him in a room with one conservative Christian on a mission to evangelize the world's Muslims. Which man will be left standing? Touching ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Marshall
Stars: Khalid Kelly, Aaron D. Taylor, Sheikh Omar Bakri Muhammad Fostok
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A young man begins investigating the underworld of "factory farming" and soon discovers a growing political and intellectual movement that considers animals as important as humans.

Director: Mark Devries
Stars: Steven Best, Richard Dawkins, Gary Francione
Documentary | History | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The theory of evolution and a re-write of American history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed Creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential Board of Education.

Director: Scott Thurman
Stars: Rick Agosto, Lawrence Allen Jr., David Anderson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Stand up comedy special by Bill Maher.

Director: John Moffitt
Stars: Maureen MacDonald, Bill Maher, Cait Mathis
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Richard Dawkins is joined by Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens to discuss science, god, religion and much more.

Director: Josh Timonen
Stars: Richard Dawkins, Daniel C. Dennett, Sam Harris
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Richard Dawkins ...
 Richard Dawkins (unknown episodes)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

August 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A zseniális Darwin  »

Box Office

Budget:

£680,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great, but a bit too much
8 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

This is a great documentary series from Channel 4, hosted by professor Richard Dawkins, well-known darwinist.

The series mixes segments on the life and discoveries of Charles Darwin, the theory of natural selection and evolution, and Dawkins' attempts at convincing a group of school children that evolution explains the world around us better than any religion.

Most of the story line and the presentation is compelling, and the evidence for evolution is completely overwhelming. This, however, is also what limits the appeal of the series: Dawkins tries a bit too hard

  • a slightly less argumentative presentation of evolution would


probably serve Dawkins' cause better.


14 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Genius of Charles Darwin (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page