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360 min | Documentary, History
The people, ideas, and events that created our current world economy.
Planet Earth (2006)
TV-PG | 49 min | Documentary
A large and growing part of earth's land mass is covered in desert - each one widely varied in composition and dryness. Wildlife species have adapted in different ways to these different ... See full summary »
3. Earth: The Power of the Planet (2007– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
In each episode, geologist Dr. Iain Stewart explains the effects and importance of a specific force of nature, such as wind or volcanism. He also examines the various ways in which it ... See full summary »
4. Engineering Connections (2008– )
Richard Hammond tell us about an extraordinary objects that created with science, art & technologies. Then also he reveal the big ideas and/or inspirations to create that massive masterpiece.
6. A History of Celtic Britain (2011)
In four chapters, largely based on and illustrated with archaeological finds and sites, Neil Oliver explains how, as far as is known, the Iron Age Celtic tribes known as the Ancient ... See full summary »
7. Anatomy for Beginners (2005– )
200 min | Reality-TV
Controversial anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens shows the beauty of the human body and shows the mysteries of our own bodies. In each episode is a human dissection, carried out by Dr. Guther... See full summary »
10. Captain James Cook (1988)
480 min | Biography, Drama
Based on Captain James Cook's three voyages. It was on his first voyage, in 1770 (while in the South Pacific region to observe the transit of Venus), that Captain Cook discovered the east ... See full summary »
11. Grand Designs Australia (2010– )
Each episode is about the host visiting people who have a dream to build a house and how they bring the build to fruition. We see their trials and tribulations along the way. Each episode is a separate stand-alone story.
Star: Peter Maddison
Planet Earth (2006)
TV-PG | 49 min | Documentary
A quarter of the earth's land mass, from arctic to tropical, are open plains consisting of lowland as well as highland plateaus. Here grows virtually indestructible, fast-growing grasses of... See full summary »
15. Himalaya with Michael Palin (2004– )
360 min | Documentary
This 2004 BBC television series records comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin's six-month trip across the Himalaya mountain range, covering an amazingly diverse range of cultures and ... See full summary »
17. How the Earth Changed History (2010– )
In each episode, geologist Iain Stewart describes how a certain geological force played a determinant part in human history. Culture may render people less dependent on nature, it still ... See full summary »
18. Incredible Human Machine (2007 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
National Geographic: Incredible Human Machine takes viewers on a two-hour journey through an ordinary, and extraordinary, day-in-the-life of the human machine. With stunning high-definition... See full summary »
19. Inside the Human Body (2011– )
Not Rated | Documentary
Inside The Human Body - takes us deep under our skin where we are dwarfed by even the smallest cell, where blood vessels becomevast cathedrals and the tiniest cluster of cilia becomes an expansive forest.
20. Inventions That Changed the World (2004– )
300 min | Documentary
A five part BBC 2 TV documentary series, presented by Jeremy Clarkson, that took a look at some of the inventions that have helped to shape the modern world. First broadcast on Thursday 15 ... See full summary »
22. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)
PG | 81 min | Documentary
A documentary on 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his renowned Tokyo restaurant, and his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu.
Votes: 30,717 | Gross: $2.55M
23. Africa (2013)
360 min | Documentary
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.
24. Life (2009)
TV-G | 473 min | Documentary
David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »
25. Life in a Day (2011)
PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, Drama
A documentary shot by film-makers all over the world that serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on the twenty-fourth of July, 2010.
Directors: Loressa Clisby, Kevin Macdonald, Hiroaki Aikawa, Natalia Andreadis, Jack Attridge, Cristina Bocchialini, Zillah Bowes, Ferran Brooks, Andrea Dalla Costa, Lisa Cottrell-Bentley, Alejo Crisóstomo, Sócrates Cuadri, Ayman El Gazwy, Shawn Gadberry, Jane Haubrich, Soma Helmi, Jennifer M. Howd, Clementine Isaac, Aditya Kolli, Gabor Kukucska, Francesco La Regina, Frederic Lumiere, Marek Mackovic, Zuqy Cruz Marquez, Linda Matarasso, Kevin McMahon, Joseph Michael, Joaquin Montalvan, Lilit Movsisyan, Emmanuelle Pickett, Christopher Redmond, Alejandro Romeo, Alaa Sheikh Hassan, Marcus Tedenryd | Stars: Hiroaki Aikawa, Cindy Baer, Teagan Bentley, Ester Brym
Votes: 14,355 | Gross: $0.25M
26. Long Way Down (2007– )
519 min | Documentary
Two guys take a trip of several months on motorcycles. They travel from the North of Scotland, down through Europe, into Africa, finally winding up in Cape Town, South Africa.
27. Long Way Round (2004– )
TV-PG | 315 min | Documentary, Adventure
This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, ... See full summary »
The Blue Planet (2001)
TV-G | 49 min | Documentary
The program takes a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the making of this epic series. High adventure and stunning wildlife are combined with intimate, and at times emotional, studies of the characters who bought it to the screen.
30. Metallica Through the Never (2013)
R | 93 min | Music
Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band's show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.
Votes: 15,557 | Gross: $3.42M
31. Muscle Shoals (2013)
PG | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary that celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There", "Brown Sugar", and "When a Man Loves a Woman".
Votes: 3,250 | Gross: $0.70M
32. Musicwood (2012)
80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
The most famous guitar-makers in the world band together on a journey into one of the most primeval forests on earth. Their struggle is with a Native American logging company, their hope: to save the acoustic guitar.
34. Galapagos: Nature's Wonderland (2014)
40 min | Short, Adventure
In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos. Amongst these remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature.
35. Planet Earth (2006)
TV-PG | 538 min | Documentary
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.
37. Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature (2012– )
Not Rated | Documentary
Richard Hammond reveals secret animal abilities from the natural world, and discovers how those same animals have inspired a series of unlikely human inventions at the very frontiers of science.
38. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
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.
Votes: 29,599 | Gross: $2.67M
40. Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr. David Livingstone, the ... See full summary »
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 21,719 | Gross: $4.20M
44. The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.
Votes: 1,196 | Gross: $0.25M
45. The Great War (1964– )
40 min | Documentary, War
One of the greatest achievements of television -broadcast from 1964 in 26 episodes. Use of extensive archive footage and sound effects, linked with contemporary classic music of that area. ... See full summary »
46. The Heart Is a Drum Machine (2009)
TV-PG | 74 min | Documentary, Music
What is music? Many of today's top artists and scholars grapple with the question in this cinematic look at a uniquely human obsession. The Heart is a Drum Machine is a new feature documentary film project from the producers of Moog.
49. The Who: Music in Review - The Moon Years (2006 Video)
Not Rated | 113 min | Documentary
The is the independent critical guide to the music of The Who, in the crucial years when the legendary Keith Moon was in the band. This is the ultimate review of the music of a band which ... See full summary »
50. The World Before Her (2012)
TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary