Informative DOCUMENTARIES that you should watchby Marcus_Flavius | created - 23 Jul 2016 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
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2. How the Universe Works (2010– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary
A users guide to the cosmos from the big bang to galaxies, stars, planets and moons. Where did it all come from and how does it all fit together. A primer for anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered.
3. Our Planet (2019)
TV-G | 403 min | Documentary
Documentary series focusing on the breadth of the diversity of habitats around the world, from the remote Arctic wilderness and mysterious deep oceans to the vast landscapes of Africa and diverse jungles of South America.
Star: David Attenborough
5. Ethos (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor Woody Harrelson, Ethos explores the mechanisms in our systems that work against democracy, the environment and our own personal liberty.
6. Zeitgeist: Addendum (2008 Video)
Not Rated | 123 min | Documentary, History, War
Zeitgeist: Addendum attempts to locate the root causes of the pervasive social corruption, while also offering a solution.
7. Forks Over Knives (2011)
PG | 90 min | Documentary
Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.
8. Chasing Ice (2012)
PG-13 | 75 min | Documentary, Biography
Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.
Votes: 8,361 | Gross: $1.33M
9. The Bomb (II) (2016)
55 min | Documentary
the bomb places the viewer in the middle of the story of nuclear weapons - the most dangerous machines ever built - from the Trinity Test in 1945 to the current state of nuclear weapons in 2016.
11. Nazi Death Squads (2009)
45 min | Documentary, History, War
Testimony from witnesses, survivors and Nazis themselves reveals the truth about the mass executions carried out by the Third Reich's Einsatzgruppen.
12. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability.
14. The Men Who Built America (2012)
TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Astor, Ford and Morgan. Their names are part of history and synonymous with the American dream. These men transformed every industry they touched: oil, rail, steel, shipping, automobiles, and finance.
15. Surviving Progress (2011)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
Theorists consider the evolution of human society and question the sustainability of the current paradigm.
Votes: 1,770 | Gross: $0.05M
16. The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler (2012)
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The way in which Hitler led the Nazi party has not received the attention that it deserves - how and why so many people followed Hitler, ultimately to the destruction of their own country.
17. Bottled Life: Nestle's Business with Water (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Do you know how to turn ordinary water into a billion-dollar business? In Switzerland there's a company which has developed the art to perfection - Nestlé. This company dominates the global... See full summary »
18. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)
Not Rated | 161 min | Documentary
A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society.
21. Food Choices (2016)
TV-PG | 91 min | Documentary
This new ground-breaking documentary explores the impact that food choices have on people's health, the health of our planet and on the lives of other living species. And also discusses several misconceptions about food and diet.
22. Dog by Dog (2015)
TV-PG | 86 min | Documentary
An examination of efforts in the United States to tighten regulations on commercial dog kennels, known as 'puppy mills,' where animals are kept without adequate regard for their welfare.
23. Pump (2014)
PG | 88 min | Documentary
A documentary that tells the story of America's addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains clearly and simply how we can end it - and finally win choice at the pump.
Votes: 619 | Gross: $0.07M
24. GMO OMG (2013)
90 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert journeys to Haiti, Paris, Norway, and even agri-giant Monsanto in search of answers about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and how they affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice.
Votes: 1,425 | Gross: $0.04M
25. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)
R | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.
27. Boom Bust Boom (2015)
G | 74 min | Documentary, History
Terry Jones guides us through the history and the nature of the economic boom-bust cycle and why people repeatedly ignore it to their sorrow.
28. Inequality for All (2013)
PG | 89 min | Documentary
A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.
Votes: 6,635 | Gross: $1.21M
30. Resistance (II) (2015)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, History
80 years ago antibiotics revolutionized medicine. Only now are we realizing the potentially catastrophic consequences of these miracle drugs. The question is: have we reached a point where ... See full summary »
Director: Michael Graziano
31. Food Matters (2008)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Food Matters examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on such topics as organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy.
32. Live and Let Live (2013)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Live and Let Live is a feature documentary examining our relationship with animals, the history of veganism and the ethical, environmental and health reasons that move people to go vegan.
35. Tyke Elephant Outlaw (2015)
78 min | Documentary
This is the gripping and emotionally charged story of Tyke, a circus elephant that went on a rampage in Honolulu in 1994, killed her trainer in front of thousands of spectators and died in ... See full summary »
36. Through the Wormhole (2010–2017)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary
Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. What are we made of? What was there ... See full summary »
37. 3rd Reich: Evil Deceptions (2016 Video)
TV-MA | 67 min | Documentary
The Nazis were the most evil party in history. To accomplish their 3rd Reich they created a messiah in Adolf Hitler but also devised a machine that would manipulate the hearts and souls of millions.
38. Hungry for Change (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
Exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries don't want you to know about deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. Find out what's keeping you from having the body and health you deserve.
39. Revenge of the Electric Car (2011)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars.
Votes: 1,770 | Gross: $0.15M