Documentary, science (Sorted by Year Descending)



1. Smart Is the New Sexy

Documentary | Filming

Hawkins and Staab explore the importance and neglect of science in much of the world's mainstream culture.

Director: Trevor Hawkins | Stars: Gary Staab, Trevor Hawkins

2. Above It All

Documentary | Filming

The ISS has been continually inhabited for nearly twenty years by more than 220 people from over 20 nations. Five different space agencies from the US, Russia, Europe, Japan and Canada came... See full summary »

Director: Al Reinert

3. Antimatter Future

Documentary | Filming

A documentary about sustainability and space travel. The fossil fuel and nuclear industries have caused many environmental disasters, we have solutions to speed up the development of space, and develop more efficient antimatter propulsion.

Director: Myles O'Howe | Star: Myles O'Howe

4. KonTiki Project

Documentary, Biography, History | Filming

An archaeological excavation in the ancient Museum of Human Anatomy in Pisa, Italy.

Director: Beatrice Barberis | Stars: Pasquale Barile, Maria Longhena, Ramona Melli, Stefania Zampetti

5. Cuttlefish Country

Documentary | Post-production

Giant Australian cuttlefish migrate annually to the waters of upper Spencer Gulf, South Australia to breed. Major industrial development plans threaten their survival. Can compromise be struck, or will the phenomenon be lost forever?

Director: Dan Monceaux | Stars: Don Dunstan, Marius Kloppers, Bronwyn Gillanders, Jochen Kaempf

6. Ladder of Philosophy

Documentary, History | Announced

Four philosophers - an atheist, an agnostic, a Christian, and a Hindu - settle down to discuss life, reason, faith, and whatever else comes to mind.

Director: Martin Horlacher | Star: Martin Horlacher

7. The Next California Earthquake

Documentary | Post-production

A documentary about the future of earthquakes in California. There has always been talk of "the big one". Is it still a threat?

Director: Dustin Wilcox | Stars: Kate Hutton, Thomas H. Jordan, Debi Kilb, Lucille M. Jones

8. Destruction of Time

Documentary | Filming

A variety of curiosities in the world of chess and art will be the subject of this musical documentary. An entertaining essay film as much for chess and art enthusiasts as for everybody who... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Siebold

9. One Day I Too Go Fly

Documentary | Post-production

A coming of age documentary about 5 African youths on a quest for knowledge at an elite American university, MIT. Shooting over 4 years as their lives meander between North America and ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Musah

10. Alien Life

96 min | Documentary | Completed

From new space missions identifying alien life-possible om exo-planets, to exotic extremeophiles on Earth as indicators of prospective alien life possible on Jupiter and Saturn's moons,into... See full summary »

Director: Philip Jackson | Star: Michael Ironside

11. Climate Change Documentary 2

Documentary | Filming

A young Bangladeshi woman takes her uncertain future into her own hands to change the fate of her family, her country and the planet.

Directors: Kurt Norton, Nousheen Zoarder | Stars: Nousheen Zoarder, Jonathan Parfrey, Katja Rottmann, Mahfuz Ullah

12. I Heart Science

Documentary | Announced

A science project like you've never seen before.

Directors: David Sauvage, Ross Wachsman

13. Frank & the 7

Documentary | Filming

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Director: Benedikt Just | Stars: Frank Chester, Yuko Chester, Muhammad Sarraf

14. Life Waves

Documentary | Filming

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Director: Benedikt Just | Stars: Alison Dardik, Irving Dardik, Trevor Dardik

15. The Heart Revolution (2021)

Documentary | Post-production

Darkness. A tiny shimmering light. A subtle thumping sound from before the emergence of our universe. Darkness.

Pulsing impressions of life, maybe memories of a life passed, perhaps a life ... See full synopsis »

Director: Benedikt Just | Stars: Anita Moorjani, Gerald Pollack, Milli, Rollin McCraty

16. Big Fears Little Risks (2020)

E | 48 min | Documentary | Filming

A documentary that looks at environmental claims about trace chemicals, foods and medicine and the efforts science takes to combat scaremongering.

Director: Azel James | Stars: Walter Cronkite, Francis Collins, Paul Offit, Nan Hayworth

17. Mystery Lab (2020– )

TV-PG | Documentary, Animation, Comedy

7.8
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Host Felipe Castanhari explores science, history, mysteries and marvels, uncovering mind-blowing facts with help from his lab buddies.

Stars: Felipe Castanhari, Lilian Regina, Bruno Miranda, Guilherme Briggs

Votes: 165

18. Rutas del más allá: El documental (2020)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, Reality-TV

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This documentary summary highlights the innovative spanish reality-TV "Rutas del Más Allá" from 2011 to 2014, on the investigation of strange and paranormal phenomena in mysterious places ... See full summary »

Director: Isma Rubio | Stars: Isra Pineda, Isma Rubio, Ivan Villegas, Ángel Briongos Martínez

19. Open Source Money (2020)

Documentary

9.0
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A one million dollar cryptocurrency funded limited docuseries, featuring the epic journey of the rise "and perhaps also the fall" of US based blockchain innovations.

Votes: 27

20. I Washed My Hands in Muddy Waters (2020)

95 min | Documentary | Post-production

A social journey in the extravagant city of Las Vegas between politics, spirituality and science during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Director: Emanuele Mengotti

21. Panorama (1953– )
Episode: Coronavirus: When Will We Be Safe? (2020)

29 min | Documentary, News

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Justin Rowlatt reports from the scientific frontline, finding out how science can help us defeat the virus. With access to key drug and vaccine trials, he reveals a race against time to help save lives.

Directors: Chris Alcock, Samuel Palmer, Josh Reynolds, Joseph McAuley | Star: Justin Rowlatt

23. Alien Origins: Beings of Light (2020 Video)

70 min | Documentary

Truths have been hidden from us for hundreds of years. In antiquity, a few had glimpsed the secrets that history has long forgotten but were silenced before they could reveal the most ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Gardiner | Stars: O.H. Krill, Charles Washington

24. Elusive Bigfoot Abroad (2020 Video)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

The Bigfoot creature is well known in North America but reports of 8 foot tall unknown primates abound in the forests of the UK and are reported weekly. This Euro Sasquatch is described by ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Turner | Stars: Mark Farnell, Deborah Hatswell, Andy Mcgrath

25. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Mr. Tornado (2020)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Japanese American researcher Tetsuya Theodore Fujita, aka Mr. Tornado, created the Fujita scale of tornado intensity and damage and is credited with advancing modern understanding of severe weather phenomena.

Stars: Robert Abbey, Greg Forbes, Ted Fujita, Mark Levine

Votes: 40

26. Mnohaya lita. Stoyko (2020)

Documentary, Biography, Family

10.0
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A 100-year-old Ukrainian scholar's inspirational story about longevity, mentality and nature.

Director: Vyacheslav Bihun | Stars: Stepan Stoyko, Rostyslav Stoyka, Natalija Bekhta, Ihor Yukhnovskyi

Votes: 13

27. H20: The Molecule That Made Us (2020)

Documentary

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H20: The Molecule That Made Us is a 3-hour series from WGBH Boston, airing in three one hour episodes. The film dramatically reveals how water underpins every aspect of our existence. In ... See full summary »

Star: Jay Famiglietti

Votes: 43

28. El secreto del doctor Grinberg (2020)

91 min | Documentary

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The mysterious disappearance of Dr. Grinberg, a groundbreaking scientist in telepathy and neurophysiology, has become one of the most enigmatic stories of recent Mexican history.

Director: Ida Cuéllar

29. New Space Adventures: Europa (2020 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 42 min | Documentary

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Director: John Paul Wallens | Star: Leonard Payne

30. Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music (2020)

58 min | Documentary, Music

9.1
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The composer travels around the world meeting composers, musicians, film-makers, DJs and scientists to ask "How Does Music Work?".

Stars: Stewart Copeland, Sting, Francis Ford Coppola, Honey Dijon

Votes: 18

31. Alien Contact (2020 Video)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.3
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Actual UFO encounters between Alien spacecraft and Military pilots could be declassified by Government and Military officials as a possible means of preparing the public for impending ... See full summary »

Director: Rico Lowry | Star: Charles Washington

Votes: 6

32. Ancient Caves (2020)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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Be part of science and adventure together and follow a young paleo-climatologist from the United Kingdom, Dr. Gina Moseley, on a mission to unlock the secrets of the Earth's climate in the most unlikely of places: caves.

Directors: Jonathan Bird, Julia Cichowski | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Larry Edwards, Brian Kakuk, Todd Kelly

33. Floxed (2020)

Documentary | Filming

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Director: Michelle Polacinski | Stars: Lisa Bloomquist, Amy Moser, Mateo Emmanuel Cox

34. Swarm Season (2019)

86 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: Sarah Christman

Votes: 21

35. Space Queens (2019)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 by looking at the women behind it and the next generation of females working in aerospace at NASA. With interviews from the founder of ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Smith | Stars: Barbara Kennedy, Sharon Hagle, Christina Korp, Elisha Jhoti

36. Almost Human (2019)

47 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The award winning Danish director, Jeppe Rønde has invited 10 of the world's foremost scientists - and a single robot. - to zoom out at intergalactic distance and rethink our relationship ... See full summary »

Director: Jeppe Rønde | Star: Stephen Fry

Votes: 49

37. Kingdom of Brunel (2019 Video)

70 min | Documentary

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His architectural projects would serve as testament to the ingenuity of mankind and would stamp his legacy upon the landscape. But his legacy endures in more than his constructions and ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Jamison | Stars: Paul Hughes, O.H. Krill

38. I Am (Not) a Monster (2019)

98 min | Documentary

7.3
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Starting with the thoughts of political theorist Hannah Arendt, Ben Hayoun-Stépanian (founder of the University of the Underground) travels the world to meet a variety of people and ... See full summary »

Director: Nelly Ben Hayoun | Stars: Adrienn Almásy, Efrem Amare, Arjun Appadurai, Roger Berkowitz

Votes: 11

39. Enigmas of the Ancient World (2019 Video)

70 min | Documentary

8.6
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Welcome to a world of mystery and legend. From supposed stargates to powerful deities; from fantastic giants to steampunk style science-fiction. This is not an alien planet or a fantasy ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Gardiner | Stars: Paul Hughes, O.H. Krill

Votes: 27

40. Code Red (2019)

50 min | Documentary

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Code Red explores the most significant and dramatic disasters in living memory. Over ten one-hour episodes, we investigate the anatomy of catastrophe and look at the ways in which they have changed us forever.

Star: Callan McAuliffe

41. Secrets of the Ancient World (2019 Video)

70 min | Documentary

7.3
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From the mysterious origins of civilization to startling revelations about the pyramids, discover how the ruling elite have hidden ancient knowledge from the masses for millennia. We are just now beginning to re-discover our true past.

Director: Philip Gardiner | Stars: Paul Hughes, O.H. Krill

Votes: 15

42. The Secret Life of Fascia (2019)

80 min | Documentary, Sport

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Connective tissue, also known as fascia, has been historically misunderstood and marginalized in medical and anatomical texts. 'The Secret Life of Fascia' explores the critical role fascia plays in sports, training, health, and wellness.

Director: Bruce Schonfeld | Stars: René Assink, Lucy Cooke, Peter Friedl, Jeremy Gordaneer

43. Brain. Evolution (2019)

Documentary

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Will we ever be able to understand the work of brain? Scientists carry out experiments, argue and reason not only about practical side of science but also about its influence on our perceptions of the world, freedom and ourselves.

Director: Yuliya Kiseleva

Votes: 6

44. The Dalai Lama: Scientist (2019)

94 min | Documentary

8.6
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The Dalai Lama that no one knows.

Director: Dawn Gifford Engle | Stars: Susan Bauer-Wu, Aaron Beck, Michel Bitbol, David Bohm

Votes: 30

45. Making Apes: The Artists Who Changed Film (2019)

86 min | Documentary

8.0
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The story of the makeup artists behind one of the most ground breaking and beloved science fiction franchise of all time, Planet of the Apes.

Director: William Conlin | Stars: Thomas R. Burman, Gino Acevedo, Rick Baker, Howard Berger

Votes: 73

46. The Other Side of Mars (2019)

56 min | Documentary

6.5
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NASA roboticist and Curiosity -rover driver Vandi Verma works on Mars on a daily basis from her desk at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Los Angeles. Her work is entirely relying on ... See full summary »

Director: Minna Långström | Stars: Vandana Verma, Robert Manning, Janet Vertesi, Carl Sagan

Votes: 13

47. The Very Edge of China (2019)

Documentary

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The Very Edge of China is 3-part Discovery Channel mini-series in which a team of international scientists and explorers travel to China's most extreme places. At the highest, the lowest, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dougal Jerram, Hu Jiao Jiao

48. Alien Mummies of Peru (2019 Video)

95 min | Documentary

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A non-human, alien mummy was recently found in Peru that could be the greatest discovery of all time. The remarkable ancient mummified body, dubbed Maria, has three fingers on each hand. It... See full summary »

Director: Barry Fitzgerald | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Steve Mera

49. Space X: Mission to Mars (2019)

59 min | Documentary

6.4
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This fascinating new documentary , SpaceX: Mission to Mars, takes a look at the man and the science behind the unlikliest of journeys into the beyond.

Director: Kim Harrington | Star: David Knize

Votes: 10

50. Bilimin Ev Hali (2019– )

Documentary

6.5
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Star: Cengiz Esiyok

Votes: 11


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