With Nova (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Elegant Universe (2003)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.3
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A documentary examining string theory.

Stars: Michael Duff, Michael B. Green, Brian Greene, Walter Lewin

Votes: 2,138

2. Everest: The Death Zone (1998 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.3
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A group of hikers seeks to make it to the summit of Everest, but they have to make it out alive before the mountain takes a new victim.

Directors: David Breashears, Liesl Clark | Stars: Jodie Foster, David Breashears, David Carter, Ed Viesturs

Votes: 114

3. Cold Night Into Dawn (1997)

95 min | Thriller

5.7
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FBI Agent Parr is going through a bad spell: his partner and best friend has just retired, and his wife has just left him. While investigating a robbery at a gun shop by a paramilitary gang... See full summary »

Director: Serge Rodnunsky | Stars: Michael Ironside, Kawena Charlot, Anthony Michael Hall, David Chung

Votes: 49

4. To the Limit (1989)

Not Rated | 35 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

6.9
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What happens in a human body during high stress activities like extreme sports?

Directors: Mike Hoover, Greg MacGillivray, Derek Hart | Stars: Nina Ananiashvili, Larisa Eryomina, Richard Kiley, Irek Mukhamedov

Votes: 80 | Gross: $23.50M

5. The Titanic's Lost Sister (1996 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.2
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An account of Dr. Robert D. Ballard's exploration of the wreck of the Britannic in September 1995. Britannic, the sister-ship of the Titanic, was sunk after a mysterious explosion while ... See full summary »

Director: Kirk Wolfinger | Stars: Robert Ballard, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Mark Halliley, Stacy Keach

Votes: 21

6. The Pharaoh Who Conquered the Sea (2010 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Stéphane Bégoin | Stars: Linda Cropper, Estelle Meyer, David Saada, Sofiane Benrazzak

7. Curse of T-Rex (1997)

Documentary

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The battle for ownership of a dinosaur named Sue sparks heated debate over the commercial trade in fossils and its impact on science.

Director: Mark Davis

8. The Brain Eater (1998 TV Movie)

Documentary

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The Brain Eater This fine collaborative effort between NOVA and the BBC is a fascinating, authoritative hour on the potential dangers of the deadly infection "mad cow disease," formally ... See full summary »

9. Mystery of the First Americans (2000)

56 min | Documentary

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Director: Mark Davis

10. The Bombing of America (1996 TV Movie)

Documentary, History, War

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11. The Case of the Flying Dinosaur (1990)

60 min | Documentary

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The long running, often bitter scientific debate over the origin of birds and the evolution of flight.

Director: Mark Davis

12. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land (2004)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

7.4
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Nova follows an archaeological expedition into the Cave of Letters and examines the Jewish Bar Kokhba revolt against the Roman Empire.

Directors: Gary Hochman, Kirk Wolfinger | Stars: Elisabetta Boaretto, Hannah Cotton, Keith David, Hanan Eshel

Votes: 16

13. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Arctic Passage: Prisoners of the Ice (2006)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

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Directors: Louise Osmond, Chris Schmidt | Stars: Maureen Bennett, Richard Betts, Kåre Conradi, Thom Fell

Votes: 20

14. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Building on Ground Zero (2006)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

6.1
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Director: Garfield Kennedy | Star: Liev Schreiber

Votes: 10

15. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Lizard Kings (2009)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary

7.9
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This program reviews the monitor lizard genus which, dispute the incredible diversity between species, share common traits such as the ability to count, that lead biologists to peg them as ... See full summary »

Director: Gisela Kaufmann | Stars: Gordon Burghardt, Eric Pianka, Christian Rutz, Ian Stephen

Votes: 35

16. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Hunting the Edge of Space: The Mystery of the Milky Way (2010)

TV-G | 52 min | Documentary

8.0
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Nova examines the physics of telescope design. Following the development of the telescope over several centuries the program explains the challenges that the major design innovations solved... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Jones, Oliver Twinch | Stars: Louise Alexander, Jim Bennett, Ronald H. Bissinger, Duncan Bonner

Votes: 59

17. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Iceman Murder Mystery (2011)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary

7.3
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An autopsy on the 5000-year-old remains of Otzi the Iceman, the mummified corpse recovered from a glacier in the Italian Alps in 1991.

Directors: Noel Dockstader, David Murdock, Brando Quilici | Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Albert Zink

Votes: 50

18. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Poisoned Water (2017)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary

7.8
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In this special report, NOVA investigates the water disaster in Flint and unravels a disturbing truth about the vulnerabilities of water systems across the country. Discover the delicate ... See full summary »

Director: Llewellyn M. Smith | Stars: Joe Morton, Gina Luster, Claire McClinton, Dayne Walling

Votes: 127

19. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Thai Cave Rescue (2018)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Rescue workers race against the clock to save twelve boys and their soccer coach trapped in a cave system in Thailand.

Director: Tom Stubberfield | Stars: Eric Meyers, Joshua Morris, Erik Brown, Charles Hodges

Votes: 126


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