With National Geographic Channel (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Barkskins (2020– )

TV-MA | Drama

6.7
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Based on the novel by Pulitzer-winner Annie Proulx, BARKSKINS follows a disparate group of outcasts who must navigate brutal hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization- late 1600s New France.

Stars: Steven McCarthy, James Bloor, David Wilmot, Kaniehtiio Horn

Votes: 260

2. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014)

TV-PG | 557 min | Documentary

9.3
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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: 105,668

3. Cosmos: Possible Worlds (2020– )

45 min | Documentary

9.3
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Following the wildly successful "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," Neil deGrasse Tyson returns as host to translate more revelations of science into a lavish transporting experience, taking ... See full summary »

Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Seth MacFarlane, Trang Vo, Neil Arnote

Votes: 2,350

4. Genius (I) (2017– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

Stars: Samantha Colley, Seth Gabel, Antonio Banderas, Clémence Poésy

Votes: 15,366

5. Mars (2016–2018)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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The first manned mission from Earth to Mars in 2033 attempts to colonize the red planet.

Stars: Jihae, Alberto Ammann, Clémentine Poidatz, Sammi Rotibi

Votes: 12,609

6. Free Solo (2018)

PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

8.2
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83 Metascore

Alex Honnold attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan.

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | Stars: Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin, Cheyne Lempe

Votes: 48,444 | Gross: $17.54M

7. The Kids Are All Right (2010)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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86 Metascore

Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska

Votes: 123,561 | Gross: $20.81M

8. The Right Stuff (2020– )

Drama | Post-production

U.S. fighter pilots are recruited to test experimental aircraft and rockets to become first Mercury astronauts. TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe's book, 'The Right Stuff'.

Stars: Patrick J. Adams, Jake McDorman, Colin O'Donoghue, Patrick Fischler

9. The Story of God with Morgan Freeman (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, History

7.9
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Morgan Freeman presents his quest in order to find how most religions perceive life after death, what different civilizations thought about the act of creation and other big questions that mankind has continuously asked.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Amir Hussain, Jodi Magness, Robert Thurman

Votes: 4,100

10. The Hot Zone (2019)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.3
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The frightening spread of the EVD (Ebolavirus).

Stars: Julianna Margulies, Noah Emmerich, Topher Grace, Liam Cunningham

Votes: 5,565

11. One Strange Rock (2018– )

TV-PG | 47 min | Documentary

8.8
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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 a unique perspective.

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

Votes: 5,846

12. Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (2012 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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A group of Navy SEALs comes to learn the identity of their target: Osama bin Laden.

Directors: John Stockwell, Paulette Victor-Lifton | Stars: Cam Gigandet, Jenny Gabrielle, Anson Mount, Freddy Rodríguez

Votes: 9,802

13. The Long Road Home (2017– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.5
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American forces occupying Iraq are ambushed in a Baghdad neighborhood.

Stars: Michael Kelly, Jason Ritter, Kate Bosworth, E.J. Bonilla

Votes: 2,452

14. Life Below Zero (2013– )

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, Adventure, Reality-TV

8.0
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The everyday struggles of living in the secluded state of Alaska where one wrong decision could cost you your life.

Stars: James Franzo, Sue Aikens, Agnes Hailstone, Chip Hailstone

Votes: 1,438

15. Running Wild with Bear Grylls (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Reality-TV

7.7
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Bear Grylls, British adventurer, takes A-list celebrities on wild outdoor adventures, pushing them beyond their comfort zone.

Stars: Bear Grylls, Channing Tatum, Tom Arnold, Zac Efron

Votes: 2,159

16. Wicked Tuna (2012– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

6.6
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Teams of tuna fisherman battle the elements, and each other, to catch the most Giant Bluefin Tuna.

Stars: David C. Marciano, Angelica Marciano, Dave Carraro, Mike Rowe

Votes: 682

17. Before the Flood (2016)

PG | 96 min | Documentary

8.3
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63 Metascore

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.

Director: Fisher Stevens | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ki-moon Ban, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mike Brune

Votes: 25,458

18. Locked Up Abroad (2007– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Drama

8.2
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Survivors share their stories and experience of survival abroad.

Stars: Youssef Tounzi, Manuel Villasenor, Jerry Murillo, Tato Alexander

Votes: 1,721

19. Jane (II) (2017)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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87 Metascore

The life and work of the renowned primatology scientist, Jane Goodall, especially on her research about chimpanzees.

Director: Brett Morgen | Stars: Jane Goodall, Hugo Van Lawick, Hugo Eric Louis van Lawick

Votes: 4,054 | Gross: $1.72M

20. Brain Games (2011– )

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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An examination of the nature of human perception and how it can be fooled.

Stars: Jason Silva, Bert Thomas Morris, Apollo Robbins, Eric Leclerc

Votes: 2,870

21. The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

4.8
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38 Metascore

A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

Director: David L. Cunningham | Stars: Alexander Ludwig, Ian McShane, Christopher Eccleston, Frances Conroy

Votes: 14,573 | Gross: $8.79M

22. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan (2004–2016)

TV-G | 110 min | Family, Reality-TV

8.0
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Dog lover Cesar Millan has an uncanny ability to rehabilitate problem dogs of all shapes and sizes.

Stars: Cesar Millan, Daddy, Paul Dini, Ilusion Millan

Votes: 2,540

23. Killing Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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Based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Casey Siemaszko

Votes: 3,357

24. Limitless

Announced

A different way we can live better for longer: regenerating damage, maximizing strength, building resilience, shocking the body, supercharging memory and confronting mortality.

Star: Chris Hemsworth

25. Billy the Kid: New Evidence (2015 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.5
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In a California memorabilia shop in 2010, collector Randy Guijarro bought a tintype that looked to be a familiar figure, Billy the Kid - playing croquet with his gang known as The ... See full summary »

Stars: Kevin Costner, Jor-el Vaasborg, Stephen Manley, Petrie Willink

Votes: 60

26. Restrepo (2010)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, War

7.5
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85 Metascore

A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.

Directors: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger | Stars: The Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Juan 'Doc Restrepo, Dan Kearney, LaMonta Caldwell

Votes: 21,606 | Gross: $1.33M

27. LA 92 (2017)

R | 114 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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66 Metascore

Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, filmmakers examine that tumultuous period through rarely seen archival footage.

Directors: Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin | Stars: Henry Alfaro, Danny Bakewell, John D. Barnett, Bart Bartholomew

Votes: 3,395

28. Saints & Strangers (2015– )

192 min | Drama, History

7.0
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Story of the Voyage of the Mayflower and the first year of The Pilgrims in America.

Stars: Vincent Kartheiser, Kalani Queypo, Tatanka Means, Keenan Arrison

Votes: 1,642

29. Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted (2019– )

60 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

8.0
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Globetrotting celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay serves up an epic adventure in "Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted." He travels around the world meeting with indigenous people to learn about their foods ... See full summary »

Stars: Gordon Ramsay, Sheldon Simeon, Michelle Costello, Monique Fiso

Votes: 402

30. Killing Jesus (2015 TV Movie)

Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

4.6
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A miniseries chronicling the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Vernon Dobtcheff, Eoin Macken, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 1,864

31. The State (2017– )

Drama, Thriller

7.0
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A look at the lives of four British citizens who join ISIS in Syria.

Stars: Ony Uhiara, Sam Otto, Hiam Abbass, Nana Agyeman-Bediako

Votes: 1,427

32. Year Million (2017)

47 min | Documentary, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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An in depth look into what our future will look like when technology takes over, for better or worse.

Stars: Negin Farsad, Laurence Fishburne, Miklós Bányai, Joe Corrigall

Votes: 401

33. Breakthrough (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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An anthology of leading scientists and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. The series intends to bring to life the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Colter, Sheila Vand, Steven Austad, Nir Barzilai

Votes: 246

34. Apocalypse la 1ère Guerre mondiale (2014– )

260 min | Documentary, History, War

8.9
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Colorized historical footage in ascending order of World War 1. Not only the relatively known Flanders and France battles, but also the generally unknown Italian-Austrian, ... See full summary »

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, François Arnaud, Ferdinand Foch, V.I. Lenin

Votes: 2,057

35. Lost Cities with Albert Lin (2019– )

Documentary, History

7.9
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Utilizing ground-penetrating radar, LiDar and 3D scanning, Lin will work with boots-on-the-ground archaeologists to discover and re-create unexcavated worlds still hidden beneath the earth.

Stars: Albert Yu-Min Lin, Duncan Lees, Joseph Angelo Steel, Tony Brown

Votes: 124

36. America's National Parks (2015– )

TV-G | Documentary

7.9
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Series exploring the incredible wildlife of America's most iconic national parks.

Votes: 96

37. Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler (2011– )

108 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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Chronicles Hitler's life as a failed painter and far-right activist up to his election as Chancellor of Germany, leading to his relentless rise to power, culminating in the beginning of World War II.

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Doug Rand

Votes: 1,611

38. Port Protection (2015– )

Reality-TV

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Port Protection is home to the few who have left behind normal society and chosen a different life in a remote Alaskan community, where survival of the individuals and community cannot ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Muehlberger, Timothy 'Curly' Leach, Sam Carlson, Jeffrey Johnson

Votes: 259

39. Yukon Gold (2013– )

60 min | Reality-TV

6.0
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Yukon Gold follows four gold mining crews who have only four short months in Canada's wild Yukon to earn one BIG payday. With the price of gold hovering at record-breaking levels, a modern ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Courage, Guillaume Brodeur, Ken Foy, Karl Knutson

Votes: 567

40. Hostile Planet (2019– )

47 min | Documentary

8.2
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A look at the world's harshest landscapes and the animals that have adapted to live there.

Star: Bear Grylls

Votes: 404

41. Killing Reagan (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A look at John Hinkley's 1981 assassination attempt against U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Tim Matheson, Geoff Pierson, Cynthia Nixon, Joel Murray

Votes: 825

42. Home (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

8.6
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47 Metascore

With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked.

Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand | Stars: Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Glenn Close, Jacques Gamblin

Votes: 21,066

43. Black Market with Michael K. Williams (2016– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary

8.1
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In his most personal project to date, Michael K. Williams journeys into the dangerous world of illicit trade.

Stars: Michael Kenneth Williams, DJ Hollygrove, O.G. Ron C.

Votes: 416

44. Killing Lincoln (2013 TV Movie)

Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Adrian Moat | Stars: Tom Hanks, Regen Wilson, Billy Campbell, Jesse Johnson

Votes: 2,070

45. Valley of the Boom (2019– )

60 min | Drama, History

6.4
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Docudrama crosscut with real interviews about the 1990s tech boom in the Silicon Valley.

Stars: Bradley Whitford, Lamorne Morris, Oliver Cooper, John Karna

Votes: 600

46. The Boonies (2016– )

44 min | Reality-TV

7.0
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Several people making a life living off the grid.

Star: Michael Madsen

Votes: 130

47. Atlantis Rising (2017 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary, Adventure, Mystery

6.6
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Hollywood legend James Cameron and filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici go on an adventure to find the lost city of Atlantis by using Greek philosopher Plato as a virtual treasure map.

Director: Simcha Jacobovici | Stars: James Cameron, Georgeos Díaz-Montexano, Peter Ellul Vincenti, Richard Freund

Votes: 255

48. Unlikely Animal Friends (2012– )

Documentary

7.7
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The natural world is full of amazing stories, but sometimes animals act in ways that seemingly go against all their instincts. This heart-warming series examines the cases of animals that have struck up unusual relationships.

Star: Mark Keller

Votes: 82

49. The Somme (2005 TV Movie)

102 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.3
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Drama-documentary recounting the events of the 1st July 1916 and the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front during the First World War. Told through the letters and journals of soldiers who were there.

Director: Carl Hindmarch | Stars: Laurence Kennedy, Tilda Swinton, Ed Stoppard, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 418

50. Chasing Ice (2012)

PG-13 | 75 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Jeff Orlowski | Stars: James Balog, Svavar Jónatansson, Louie Psihoyos, Kitty Boone

Votes: 8,060 | Gross: $1.33M


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