07.1 Documentaries & Knowledgeby alex_new_age | created - 06 Sep 2012 | updated - 08 Apr 2017 | Public
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1. The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)
PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician ... See full summary »
2. Nostradamus (1994)
R | 119 min | Biography, Drama
Recounts the life and loves of the physician, astrologer, and famed prognosticator; his encounters with medieval science and the Inquisition; and his early struggles with his visions of the... See full summary »
Votes: 2,533 | Gross: $0.36M
3. Nostradamus: Beyond the Prophecies (2001 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
Who was Nostradamus? What are his predictions about the future? A documentary about this mysterious man who, according to some investigators, could predict huge events like the Second World War.
4. Nostradamus: 500 Years Later (2003 TV Movie)
The life story of Nostradamus unfolded in medieval Europe at the time of the Great Plague and the Inquisition. He lived in an age of superstition and magic and believed that he could ... See full summary »
5. Lost Book of Nostradamus (2007 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
In 1994, journalist Enza Massa visited the Italian National Library in Rome. While she was researching old texts, Enza discovered a book titled "NOSTRADAMUS VATICANICA CODE", dating back to... See full summary »
8. The Nostradamus Effect (2009– )
60 min | Documentary, History
Examines the Prophesies of 16th-century French physician Michel de Nostradamus and other ancient prophesy. It compares these prophesies with current global events and sorts significant prophesy from crackpot theory.
9. 2012: The End (2010)
Not Rated | 51 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi
The Mayan Calendar ends on December 21st, 2012. Why does the calendar end? What is going to happen on that date? How is that event going to affect the 7 billion of us living on earth?
10. 2012 (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.
Votes: 318,322 | Gross: $166.11M
13. Area 51 Confidential (2011)
Unrated | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
People from various walks of life find themselves held captive in a desolate area surrounding a secret government installation rumored to contain extraterrestrial life.
14. Signs (2002)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Votes: 304,692 | Gross: $227.97M
16. Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.
Votes: 191,251 | Gross: $100.24M
17. The X-Files (1993– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two F.B.I. Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
18. The X Files (1998)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Mulder and Scully must fight the government in a conspiracy and find the truth about an alien colonization of Earth.
Votes: 93,732 | Gross: $83.90M
19. The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.
Votes: 84,122 | Gross: $20.98M
20. Fire in the Sky (1993)
PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy
An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975.
Votes: 18,465 | Gross: $20.10M
21. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Roy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.
Votes: 161,519 | Gross: $132.09M
23. National Geographic Specials (1965– )
60 min | Documentary, History
For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat ... See full summary »
24. Anthropology: A Study of People (1970)
17 min | Documentary, Short
The Spanish Conquistadores wrote down the history of Peru's ancient civilizations, as told to them by the Inca. But archaeologists found evidence that this "history" was entirely false. ... See full summary »
Director: Wayne Mitchell
27. Psychology of Human Behavior (2006 Video)
1,080 min | Documentary
The engineering psychologist, Professor David W. Martin, provides a basic introduction to the complex discipline of psychology, looking back to its history and forward to where it might lead us.
Biography (1987– )
Sigmund Freud: Analysis of a Mind
The life and work of the great and influential psychiatrist, Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), is examined. Archive footage of Freud and a unique sound recording of his voice are included.
30. A Dangerous Method (2011)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.
Votes: 90,751 | Gross: $5.70M
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
The Miracle Worker
TV-PG | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A television remake of William Gibson's classic play about Annie Sullivan's efforts to draw Helen Keller from her world of darkness, blindness, deafness and silence.
35. Cleopatra (1963)
G | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History
Queen Cleopatra of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.
Votes: 25,478 | Gross: $57.78M
36. Mysteries of the Freemasons (2006 TV Movie)
Special examines the origins of the Freemasons and their putative roots in the stonemasons of the Temple of Solomon and the Knights Templar, the impact of the Freemasons on the Age of ... See full summary »
43. The Men Who Killed Kennedy (1988–2003)
A detailed examination of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with emphasis on the discrepancies and inconsistencies in the government's official version of events.
44. The Kennedy Assassination: 24 Hours After (2009 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, History
A behind-the-scenes look at November 22, 1963 from the unique perspective of Lyndon Johnson. On his pivotal first day as President, Lyndon Johnson is put to the test as he contends with the... See full summary »
46. JFK: A New World Order (2013– )
TV-PG | 27 min | Biography
Insightful and concise, this 8 part documentary series covers JFK's life from barely surviving birth to the tragic events in Dallas on November 22, 1963. Remembered for his charisma, sharp ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
"The Most Dangerous Man in America" is the story of what happens when a former Pentagon insider, armed only with his conscience, steadfast determination, and a file cabinet full of ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,136 | Gross: $0.45M
48. Bill Clinton: His Life (2004 Video)
111 min | Documentary
(From the DVD jacket:) " 'His Life' follows Bill Clinton through his college days as a war protester, his years of purported womanizing as governor of Arkansas, his possible connections to ... See full synopsis »
49. The Special Relationship (2010 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History
50. Barack Obama: People's President (2009 Video)
90 min | Documentary