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1. Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006)

441 min | Documentary, History

Ten acclaimed documentary filmmakers offer a fresh, compelling look at 10 pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions.

Stars: Mark Riccadonna, Michael L. Colosimo, David Nasaw, Geoffrey Roecker

Votes: 32

2. 10 Things You Don't Know About (2012–2014)

Documentary, Biography, History

Henry Rollins discusses different subjects throughout history.

Stars: Henry Rollins, David Eisenbach, Robert McLain, Dustin Lance Black

Votes: 136

4. History Specials (2010– )
Episode: 101 Objects That Changed the World (2013)

TV-14 | 82 min | Documentary, History, War

Our lives are so full of stuff these days that the average object is instantly forgettable. But, when fate and history combine, even the simplest of objects become infused with destiny--so much so that they actually change the world.

Votes: 12

6. 20th Century with Mike Wallace (1995– )

Documentary, Biography, History

Television news journalist Mike Wallace hosts this hour-long series taking a look back at some of the most important historic events and issues of the 20th century from the civil rights ... See full summary »

Star: Mike Wallace

Votes: 25

7. Alaska: Big America (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | Documentary, History

Notable events in Alaskan history.

Director: David Huntley | Star: Peter Thomas

Votes: 18

9. America: The Story of Us (2010)

Documentary, History

A six-night miniseries presenting the history of how the United States was invented, looking at the moments where Americans harnessed technology to advance human progress -- from the rigors... See full summary »

Stars: Daniel Webb, Liev Schreiber, Tom Brokaw, James Meigs

Votes: 1,280

10. America Unearthed (2012– )

60 min | History

In AMERICA UNEARTHED, forensic geologist Scott Wolter, will try to reveal that the history we all learned in school may not always be the whole story. Across the country, ancient symbols, ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Wolter, Larry Yazzie, Michael Arbuthnot, Jon Foss

Votes: 818

11. Panamericana - Life at the Longest Road on Earth (2010)

99 min | Documentary

Panamericana - One street, two continents, three months, 12 countries and 13,000 kilometers! The adventure begins in Laredo (USA) and documents a trip through Central and South America ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonas Frei, Severin Frei, Thomas Rickenmann | Star: Jonas Frei

Votes: 21

12. American Eats (2006)

Documentary, History

American Eats looks at the comfort foods, drinks, and treats that have become American traditions.

Stars: Jeremy Schwartz, Bruce Kraig, Murray Handwerker, Bill Handwerker

Votes: 47

13. The Americans (2013–2018)

TV-MA | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

At the height of the Cold War two Russian agents pose as your average American couple, complete with family.

Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Keidrich Sellati, Holly Taylor

Votes: 67,610

14. Ancient Discoveries (2003–2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

The remarkable story of Ancient inventions.

Stars: Phil Crowley, Christopher Kelly, Sean Barrett, Richard Windley

Votes: 232

15. 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 »

Stars: Iain Stewart, Ali Haleyalur

Votes: 709

16. The Story of Science (2010– )


Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

Stars: Michael Mosley, Robert W. Allan, Marlon Beale, Simon Chaplin

Votes: 555

17. MysteryQuest (2009– )

60 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

From the crew behind MonsterQuest comes "MysteryQuest" exploring the captivating credible evidence behind Histories most provoked questions ending abruptly with no results.

Stars: Stan Bernard, John Rennie, Greg Little, Mark Easter

Votes: 110

18. Cities of the Underworld (2007– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary, History

As we descend beneath our modern day cities, we are met with ancient and hidden secrets. Journey with us back through history and rediscover cities of the underworld.

Stars: Don Wildman, Eric Geller, Sirin Akinci, Ashraf El-Maghrabi

Votes: 657

19. Modern Marvels (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology.

Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, William Atwater, Alexander B. Rubinow

Votes: 1,576

20. How the Earth Was Made (2009– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

The natural wonders of the world are being explained.

Stars: Corey Johnson, Jonathan Keeble, Tony Prave, Mike Poland

Votes: 629

21. The Universe (2007– )

45 min | Documentary, History

This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.

Stars: Erik Thompson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly, Clifford V. Johnson

Votes: 4,526

22. 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.

Stars: Phil Plait, Michelle Thaller, Lawrence Krauss, Mike Rowe

Votes: 4,359

23. How the Earth Was Made (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

A brief account of the Earth's geological progression, from its creation 4.6 billion years ago to scientists' predictions of its demise more than 2.5 billion years in the future.

Director: Peter Chinn | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Geoffrey Boulton, Gary Stevens, Dan Durda

Votes: 554

24. Ancient Impossible (2014– )

60 min | History

From the modern aircraft carrier to colossal Egyptian monuments, Ancient Impossible on H2 travels back in time to reveal the real story behind our world's so-called modern technological achievements.

Stars: Alan Gilchrist, Steve Wolf, Bill Graves, Richard Miltiadis

Votes: 137

25. Ancient Egyptians (2003– )

50 min | Drama

Each of the four separate episodes -rather independent chapters- presents some of the findings of Egyptology, largely in the form of realistically presented docudrama, a splendid spectacle ... See full summary »

Stars: Bernard Hill, Alain Aswani, Ron Fehmiu, Jeremy Sisto

Votes: 104

26. The British (2012– )


Series about the 2000 years tumultuous history of Britain. Seven part series with a Journey from the Roman invasion to the coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953.

Stars: Candice D'Arcy, Jason Delplanque, Ioan Gruffudd, Verity Marshall

Votes: 124

27. Empire (2005– )

TV-14 | 360 min | Action, Drama, History

Epic four-hour series about the rise of Octavius who succeeds Julius Caesar and tangles with Marc Anthony for control of the Roman empire and finally went on to become the emperor Augustus.

Stars: Santiago Cabrera, Vincent Regan, Emily Blunt, James Frain

Votes: 1,494

28. Ancient Mysteries (1994–1998)

45 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

Ancient Mysteries is a documentary television series that deals with historical mysteries.

Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Kathleen Turner, Carole Fontaine, Graham Hancock

Votes: 132

29. History of the World in 2 Hours (2011 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Documentary, History

A rapid-fire history of our world, from the beginning of time as we know it to present day. This two-hour CGI-driven special delves into the key turning points: the formation of earth, ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Cohen | Stars: Corey Burton, Alex Filippenko, Peter Ward, Clifford V. Johnson

Votes: 781

30. Engineering an Empire (2005–2007)

TV-PG | 564 min | Documentary, History

A series of documentaries that go over the world's history and it's many accomplishments.

Stars: Peter Weller, Michael Carroll, J.J. Huckin, Spyros Bakas

Votes: 521

31. The Story of India (2007– )

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, History

Michael Wood visits places and interviews experts all over India to cover the great chapters of the subcontinent's history.

Stars: Michael Wood, Chris Baily

Votes: 880

32. The Reality of Me (TROM) (2011)


From The Big Bang to The Monetary System, Religion, Human Behaviour, War or Slavery, to a new Global Social System, TROM Documentary tries to analyze the world we live in.

Stars: George Carlin, Richard Dawkins, Aubrey de Grey, Richard Feynman

Votes: 298

33. Ape to Man (2005 Video)

100 min | Documentary, History

The history of the search for the "missing link" in evolution is told through reenactments and interviews with leading scientists.

Director: Nic Young | Stars: Leslie Aiello, Joe Cain, Edward Herrmann, Kevin Hudson

Votes: 124

34. Cosmos (1980)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe.

Stars: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík, Jonathan Fahn, Alan Belod

Votes: 28,967

35. Around the World in 80 Ways (2011– )


The hosts will attempt to travel the globe using 80 different modes of travel, including blimp, fighter jet, ostrich, canoe, chariot and hitchhiking, without repeating any of them. ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis Anderson, Rob Mariano, Michael T Stewart

Votes: 77

37. Ax Men (2008– )

44 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

Four logging crews in the Pacific Northwest battle the elements and poor market conditions in an attempt to make a living.

Stars: Thom Beers, Jay Browning, Jesse Browning, Mike Pihl

Votes: 1,172

39. Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006– )

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama, History

A doc-drama covering the rise and the fall of the Roman world including the founding by Julius Caesar and the building of Rome by Nero.

Stars: Lyall B. Watson, James D'Arcy, Sean Pertwee, Michael Sheen

Votes: 1,465

41. Big History (2013– )


Explores many facets of epic moments in history from the past 13.7 billion years, from a Big History perspective.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Jonathan Markley, Trevor S. Valle, Emmanuel Afuwape

Votes: 227

42. Big Shrimpin' (2011– )


This series follows the adventures, trials and tribulations of Dominic "The Dom", owner of a fleet of six shrimp boats in the Gulf of Mexico, and his crew of shrimpers from Alabama. They ... See full summary »

Stars: Redbone, Jeremy Schjott, Roy Wilkerson

Votes: 28

43. Black Blizzard (2008 TV Movie)


Black Blizzard brings to life the Dust Bowl that decimated the American Great Plains in the 1930's. We match modern science with special effects wizardry to reinvent the experience of ... See full summary »

Stars: Ted Marcoux, William Beaty, John H. Euber, Cynthia Lee

Votes: 22

44. Breaking Vegas (2004 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary, Drama

Documentary tracing the attempts of a team of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Institue students to become rich playing blackjack at casinos throughout the United States and the attempts of the casinos' management to thwart them.

Director: Bruce David Klein | Stars: Jon Hirschtick, Ben Mezrich, Mr. M, Max Rubin

Votes: 198

45. The Century: America's Time (1999– )

Not Rated | 750 min | Documentary

Peter Jennings hosts this 15 part documentary that chronicles the defining events of the 20th century. Through archive footage and hundreds of interviews the series examines 100 years of ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Jennings, John Updike, Stephen Ambrose, Neil Simon

Votes: 62

46. Columbus: The Lost Voyage (2007 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of one of the most famous men in history. You might think you know him - the heroic and successful discoverer of America. Now think again.

Director: Anna Thomson | Stars: Olegar Fedoro, Alvaro Martin, David Sant, Javier Mazan

Votes: 63

47. Comets: Prophets of Doom (2006 TV Short)

2 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Director: Luke Ellis | Stars: Scott Mitchell Nelson, James Smith

Votes: 22

50. Disasters of the Century (2002–2005)


Many disaster occurred throughout the 20th century, both natural and caused by humans. While some have been largely forgotten, man should remember and learn from each on of them.

Stars: Ian Michael Coulson, Bruce Edwards, Jason Malloy, Robyn Christensen

Votes: 10

51. Modern Marvels (1993– )
Episode: Engineering Disasters (1999)

TV-G | 44 min | Documentary, History