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1. The Trials of Life (1990– )

Documentary

Each of the twelve 50-minute episodes features a different aspect of the journey through life, from birth to adulthood and continuation of the species through reproduction.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 1,490

2. The Life of Birds (1998– )

TV-PG | 489 min | Documentary

David Attenborough's comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 2,535

3. Frozen Planet (2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

Stars: David Attenborough, Alec Baldwin, Chadden Hunter, Ted Giffords

Votes: 23,313

4. 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.

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Jacque Fresco, Roxanne Meadows, John Perkins, George Carlin

Votes: 17,214

5. 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.

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Peter Joseph, Robert Sapolsky, Gabor Mate, Richard Wilkinson

Votes: 16,969

7. Mindwalk (1990)

PG | 112 min | Drama

Philosophical conversations between a poet, politician, and scientist. No one is psychotic or out for revenge.

Director: Bernt Amadeus Capra | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Sam Waterston, John Heard, Ione Skye

Votes: 2,693 | Gross: $0.77M

8. The Occult History of the Third Reich (1992 Video)

Unrated | 155 min | Documentary, History

Four volume documentary set ("Adolf Hitler", "The SS Blood and Soil", "The Enigma of the Swastika", and "Himmler The Mystic") containing mainly B&W as well as some color archival footage, ... See full summary »

Directors: Tracy Atkinson, Joan Baran, Dave Flitton | Stars: Patrick Allen, Madjid Blavatsky, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 261

9. My Dinner with Andre (1981)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

83 Metascore

Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Votes: 15,818 | Gross: $5.25M

10. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, News

75 Metascore

Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Al Gore, Billy West, George Bush, George W. Bush

Votes: 77,945 | Gross: $23.81M

11. Mystery of the Sphinx (1993 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Documentary

Ridiculed by traditional Egyptologists but supported by geologist Robert Schoch, John Anthony West cites water erosion as evidence that the Great Sphinx is more than 9,000 years old. Charlton Heston hosts.

Director: Bill Cote | Stars: Frank Demingo, Zahi Hawass, Charlton Heston, Edgar D. Mitchell

Votes: 256

12. Cosmos (2014)

TV-PG | 557 min | Documentary

An exploration of our discovery of the laws of nature and coordinates in space and time.

Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stoney Emshwiller, Piotr Michael, André Sogliuzzo

Votes: 99,680

14. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 33,568 | Gross: $1.33M

15. Rise of the Continents (2013– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

The epic story of how the world's continents were created, featuring Professor Iain Stewart.

Stars: Iain Stewart, Dean Ah Chee, Mike Archer, Pedro Montes Coria

Votes: 414

16. 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.

Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Huw Cordey, Doug Allan

Votes: 152,940

17. The Living Planet (1984– )

660 min | Documentary

David Attenborough discusses the biomass and life in a variety of eco-systems spanning many of the environments found on Earth (from tropical to polar).

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 1,716

18. Kingdom of Plants 3D (2012– )

50 min | Documentary

3D technology reveals a whole new dimension in the lives of plants, from the most bizarre to the most beautiful. In this sensational series, shot over the course of a year, David ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Tim Cragg, Anthony Geffen, Robert Hollingworth

Votes: 748

19. 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.

Stars: David Attenborough, Simon Blakeney, James Aldred, Katrina Bartlam

Votes: 12,169

20. Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth (1988– )

360 min | Documentary

Mythologist Joseph Campbell presents his ideas about comparative mythology and the ongoing role of myth in human society.

Stars: Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers, George Lucas

Votes: 896

21. The Mythology of Star Wars (2000 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary

George Lucas discusses how Joseph Campbell and his concept of the Monomyth (aka the Hero's Journey) and other concepts from mythology and religion shaped the Star Wars saga.

Director: Pamela Mason Wagner | Stars: George Lucas, Peter Mayhew, Bill Moyers

Votes: 73

22. The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell (1987)

Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary, Biography

Joseph Campbell discusses the nature of the hero in mythology.

Directors: Janelle Balnicke, David Kennard | Stars: Peter Donat, Joseph Campbell, Richard Adams, James Hillman

Votes: 173



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