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1. 102 Minutes That Changed America (2008 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History
The morning of September 11, 2001 is shown through multiple video cameras in New York City, from the moment the first WTC tower is hit until after both towers collapse.
4. 97% Owned (2012)
130 min | Documentary
97% owned present serious research and verifiable evidence on our economic and financial system. This is the first documentary to tackle this issue from a UK-perspective and explains the ... See full summary »
5. A Brief History of Time (1991)
G | 80 min | Documentary, Biography
A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, was one of the great minds of all time.
Votes: 4,946 | Gross: $2.28M
350 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Adolf Hitler, born in Braunau, one man who will change the history of the world forever. It follows his childhood to the death of his mother and his broken ambition to become an artist, ... See full summary »
10. 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.
13. America's National Parks (2015– )
TV-G | Documentary
Series exploring the incredible wildlife of America's most iconic national parks.
14. American Dynasties: The Kennedys (2018– )
60 min | Documentary
Explore the Kennedy family's rise to power and how personal relationships within the Kennedy dynasty shaped national and global events from the Cold War to the Wall Street crash.
17. American Justice (1992– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
Bill Kurtis hosts this documentary series that profiles criminal cases involving high profile murders, serial killers, and organized crime. Each episode culminating with the justice dispensed by the American legal system in each case.
18. Andrew Marr's History of the World (2012– )
Andrew Marr's History of the World is a 2012 BBC documentary television series presented by Andrew Marr that covers 70,000 years of world history from the beginning of human civilisation, ... See full summary »
19. Apex: The Story of the Hypercar (2016)
Unrated | 85 min | Documentary
"APEX: The Story of the Hypercar" spotlights a new class of exotic sports cars designed to blast from zero to 200 miles per hour in seconds. Rocket science meets the auto industry as "APEX"... See full summary »
20. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009)
312 min | Documentary, History, War
Apocalypse: The Second World War(2009) is a six-part French documentary about the Second World War. The documentary is composed exclusively of actual footage of the war as filmed by war ... See full summary »
23. Australian Crime Stories (2016– )
60 min | Documentary, Crime
Series 1 and 2 originally premiered on the Crime + Investigation channel on Foxtel as Tough Nuts: Australia's Hardest Criminals and was re-branded by the Nine Network as Australian Crime Stories.
24. Becoming Warren Buffett (2017)
TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary
The legendary investor started out as an ambitious, numbers-obsessed boy from Nebraska and ended up becoming one of the richest and most respected men in the world.
25. Big Men (2013)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
The film's central story follows a small group of American explorers at Dallas-based oil company Kosmos Energy. Between 2007 and 2011, with unprecedented, independent access, Big Men's ... See full summary »
Director: Rachel Boynton
Votes: 547 | Gross: $0.04M
26. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Votes: 32,788 | Gross: $0.49M
28. Blue Planet II (2017–2018)
TV-G | 364 min | Documentary
David Attenborough returns to the world's oceans in this sequel to the acclaimed documentary filming rare and unusual creatures of the deep, as well as documenting the problems our oceans face.
29. Brooklyn Bridge (1981)
TV-G | 58 min | Documentary, History
This documentary chronicles the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. The difficult construction process is described in interesting detail; later parts of the film interview ... See full summary »
30. Building Off the Grid: Big Sky Ranch (2016)
After years spent traveling and working around the globe, Jon and Etta Smith are settling down with their 18-month-old daughter, Syndi. In one of the most remote corners of northwestern ... See full summary »
31. Carlos (2010)
Not Rated | 334 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting.
Votes: 12,422 | Gross: $0.15M
32. Building Off the Grid (2014– )
45 min | Documentary
Adventurers and their teams battle Mother Nature to build unique homes in remote areas. From Montana to the North Pole, from yurts to log cabins to Earthships, will they build in time to beat their deadlines?
34. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.
Votes: 23,047 | Gross: $3.12M
35. Chasing Ice (2012)
PG-13 | 75 min | Documentary, Biography
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.
Votes: 7,947 | Gross: $1.33M
36. Chasing Coral (2017)
93 min | Documentary
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
38. Civilisation (1969– )
TV-G | 50 min | Documentary, History, Music
Sir Kenneth Clarke guides us through the ages exploring the glorious rise of civilisation in western man. Beginning with the bleakness of the dark ages to the present day, we consider ... See full summary »
39. Cold War (1998)
1,120 min | Documentary, History
A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
40. Cocaine Cowboys (2006)
R | 118 min | Documentary, Crime, History
In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago - and it put the city on the map. "Cocaine ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,104 | Gross: $0.15M
43. Criminal Confessions (2017– )
Documentary, Crime, Drama
The series delves into the psychological showdown that takes place inside actual police interrogation rooms and dissects what happens to yield a confession.
44. Cosmos (2014)
TV-PG | 557 min | Documentary