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1. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, News

88 Metascore

A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Appelbaum

Votes: 48,915 | Gross: $2.80M

2. The Unknown Known (2013)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

69 Metascore

Former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses his career in Washington D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Donald Rumsfeld, Errol Morris

Votes: 3,652 | Gross: $0.28M

3. Leviathan (2014)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama

92 Metascore

In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev | Stars: Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov, Vladimir Vdovichenkov

Votes: 44,298 | Gross: $1.09M

4. 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

Votes: 18,174

5. Roman Empire (2016– )

TV-MA | 48 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Chronicles some of the most famous leaders of the Roman Civilization.

Stars: Aaron Irvin, Sean Bean, Aaron Jakubenko, Edwin Wright

Votes: 3,766

6. One Strange Rock (2018– )

47 min | Documentary

The extraordinary story of Earth and why it is special and uniquely brimming with life among a largely unknown but harsh cosmic arena; astronauts tell the story of Earth through unique perspective.

Stars: Will Smith, Chris Hadfield, Jerry Linenger, Mae C. Jemison

Votes: 4,411

7. The World at War (1973–1976)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

A groundbreaking 26-part documentary series narrated by the actor Laurence Olivier about the deadliest conflict in history, World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 19,435

8. Dynasties (2018– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

Follow the true stories of five of the world's most celebrated, yet endangered animals; penguins, chimpanzees, lions, painted wolves and tigers. Each in a heroic struggle against rivals and... See full summary »

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 2,734

9. Secrets of Great British Castles (2015– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

Historian Dan Jones explores the millennium of history behind six of Great Britain's most famous castles: Warwick, Dover, Caernarfon, the Tower of London, Carrickfergus, and Stirling.

Stars: Dan Jones, Christophe Lombardi, Jay Dee, Ronald Hutton

Votes: 620

10. Secrets of the Castle (2014–2015)

Documentary

Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold learn about living in the medieval world and help rebuild a castle.

Stars: Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn, Tom Pinfold, Paul McGann

Votes: 177

11. Tales of Irish Castles (2014)

TV-PG | 41 min | Documentary

The history of Irish castles throughout history. A terrific look at the majestic history of Ireland presented with the gifted storyteller style you would expect from the Irish perspective.

Stars: Simon Delaney, Dave Swift, Marcus Seoige, Ned Kelly

Votes: 119

12. Secrets of the Manor House (2012– )

55 min | Documentary

Each episode concentrates of the history of a grand stately home in Britain. Its fate was often linked to that of one or more great aristocratic families, yet most now need a modern ... See full summary »

Stars: Samuel West, Elisabeth Kehoe, Geoffrey Dymond, Mary Gledhill

Votes: 120

13. Hearst Castle: Building the Dream (1996)

40 min | Documentary, Short

A story of the inspiration behind, construction and history of Hearst Castle.

Director: Bruce Neibaur | Stars: Ralph Chelli, Lydia Hearst, Ricky Mabe, Patricia Rodriguez

Votes: 79

14. Great Castles of Europe (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary

Across Europe the landscape is littered with the remnants of a bygone age. An idealized, romantic period of chivalry with glorious buildings and mighty kings. Beautiful castles can be found... See full summary »

15. America's Castles (1994–1999)

Documentary

They were the royal residences of the American aristocracy: lavish mansions built by railroad barons, oil tycoons, industrialists and financiers. Featuring stunning works of art and lavish ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe van Riper, Richard Guy Wilson, Kathryn A. Jacob, John Tschirch

Votes: 57

16. Wild Carpathia (2011– )

47 min | Documentary

A travel documentary exploring the scenic beauty and rich culture of the Romanian Carpathian mountains.

Stars: Charlie Ottley, Prince Charles, Ivan Patzaichin, Princess Margareta of Romania

Votes: 65



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