With National Geographic Channel (NGC) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 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: 14,942

2. Cosmos (2014)

TV-PG | 557 min | Documentary

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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: 102,564

3. 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: 12,164

4. One Strange Rock (2018– )

TV-PG | 47 min | Documentary

8.9
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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 unique perspective.

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

Votes: 5,174

5. Air Emergency (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.8
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Dramatized reconstruction of real-life air disasters, along with interviews with aviation experts and eyewitnesses.

Stars: Stephen Bogaert, Jonathan Aris, Gregory Feith, John Cox

Votes: 3,539

6. Brain Games (2011– )

TV-G | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

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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: 2,786

7. Car S.O.S. (2013– )

Reality-TV

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Meet car enthusiast and TV presenter Tim Shaw and master mechanic Fuzz Townshend as they join forces to rescue rusty classic vehicles from their garage prisons

Stars: Tim Shaw, Fuzz Townshend, Roger Moore, Paddy Hopkirk

Votes: 387

8. 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: 24,891

9. Sea of Shadows (2019)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime, History

7.3
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72 Metascore

The vaquita, the world's smallest whale, is near extinction as its habitat is destroyed by Mexican cartels and Chinese mafia, who harvest the swim bladder of the totoaba fish, the "cocaine ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Ladkani, Sean Bogle, Matthew Podolsky | Stars: Romel Eduardo Ledezma Abaroa, Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, Hector Capetillo, Andrea Crosta

Votes: 301

10. Breakthrough (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

7.6
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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: 243

11. Year Million (2017)

47 min | Documentary, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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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: 359

12. The Putin Interviews (2017– )

TV-PG | 58 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone interviews the Russian president Vladimir Putin about divisive issues related to the US-Russia relations.

Stars: Oliver Stone, Vladimir Putin, Sergei Chudinov, George Bush

Votes: 3,473

13. The State (2017– )

Drama, Thriller

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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: 1,409

14. 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: 2,975

15. 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: 590

16. He Named Me Malala (2015)

PG-13 | 88 min | Documentary

6.9
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61 Metascore

A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Toor Pekai Yousafzai, Khushal Yousafzai

Votes: 4,345 | Gross: $2.64M

17. Origins: The Journey of Humankind (2017– )

60 min | Documentary

6.7
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Our primal curiosity has sparked new inventions and revealed the mysteries of the universe. This eight part mini series strives to trace the pivotal innovations that make us modern.

Stars: Jason Silva, Mark Monroe, Chris Fisher, John Hedgecoth

Votes: 360

18. 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: 1,542

19. Diana: In Her Own Words (I) (2017 TV Movie)

112 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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This documentary uses the recordings Princess Diana made for the book that was written by Andrew Morton. In this documentary Diana narrates her life and the events that surrounded her.

Directors: Tom Jennings, David Tillman | Star: Princess Diana

Votes: 1,205

20. Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron (2017 TV Special)

46 min | Documentary

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For the 20th anniversary of "Titanic," James Cameron reopens the file on the disaster.

Director: Thomas C. Grane | Stars: Jacqueline Astor Drexel, Robert Ballard, Harold Bride, Muffet Laurie Brown

Votes: 239

21. The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (2013– )

360 min | Documentary

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The '80s: The Decade That Made Us is the defining biography of a decade, as told through exclusive interviews with more than 40 icons, entertainers and innovators who shaped its identity.

Stars: Rob Lowe, Kurt Andersen, David Sirota, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 413

22. Titanic: The Final Word with James Cameron (2012 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Engineers, architects and historians are assembled to examine why the Titanic sank, using new technology that has come to light since James Cameron's film Titanic (1997).

Director: Tony Gerber | Stars: James Cameron, Ken Marschall, Paul-Henri Nargeolet, Bill Sauder

Votes: 567

23. StarTalk (2015– )

47 min | Talk-Show

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Famed astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses science and pop culture with notable guests.

Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye, Chuck Nice, Charles Liu

Votes: 598

24. Europe From Above (2019– )

Documentary

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Stars: Julian Barratt, Liesbeth Balk, Rob Balk, Francesco Billé

Votes: 30

25. China from Above (2015– )

TV-PG | Documentary

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China is a country of staggering contrasts, from its ancient civilization to its bustling skyscrapers and from its steep river valleys to its harsh desert landscapes. Embark on an epic ... See full summary »

Stars: Andres Williams, Zhuo De Quan, Zhao Jingbo, Wang Yang Man

Votes: 68

26. Nazi Fugitives (2010–2011)

Documentary, History

7.6
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Witnesses and historians retell the events leading up to the capture and or death of some of World War Two's most heinous Nazi fugitives.

Stars: Fred Napoli, Guy Walters, Beate Klarsfeld, Serge Klarsfeld

Votes: 199

27. Monkey Thieves (2008– )

TV-G | 25 min | Documentary

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National Geographic release of the Galta Gang. Rhesus macaque monkeys that live in Jaipur India, an observation of their daily lives without production interference.

Votes: 44

28. Street Genius (2013–2015)

TV-PG | 30 min | Game-Show

7.4
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The British Tim Shaw conducts remarkable experiments and lets the people on the streets and at home predict the outcomes.

Stars: Tim Shaw, George D. Miklos, Freddie Evaristo, Tom Gilbert

Votes: 281

29. Hubble's Cosmic Journey (2015 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

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Since its launch in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured thousands of stunning images of space, revolutionized our understanding of the universe and become a global icon. To mark ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Riley | Stars: Charles F. Bolden Jr., Chris Burrows, Michael Griffin, John M. Grunsfeld

Votes: 103

30. Bloody Tales (2013– )

Documentary, Reality-TV

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Stars: Suzannah Lipscomb, Joe Crowley, Gary Heron, Alexander Evers

Votes: 36

31. I Wouldn't Go in There (2013)

History

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Robert Joe (RJ) - urban explorer and blogger - tracks down true and often untold stories hidden behind Asia's most notorious haunted sites. RJ's hypothesis: behind every haunted location ... See full summary »

Star: Robert Joe

Votes: 47

32. Bid & Destroy (2012– )

60 min | Reality-TV

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Gives viewers an unprecedented look into the cutthroat, rough and demanding world of demolition, by following the crew of New Hampshire's Danley Demo as they bid to take on jobs throughout New England.

Stars: Lee Danley, Mocean Melvin, Brian Gurry, Eric Gurry

Votes: 34

33. Hustling America (2013)

Documentary

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Alexis Conran travels to America to follow in the footsteps of history's greatest hustlers, trying out his favorite proposition bets on the American public to see how he measures up against their most infamous con artists.

Stars: Alexis Conran, Bill Rudolph, Martin Turner, Franck Raharinosy

Votes: 43

34. You Can't Lick Your Elbow (2015– )

30 min | Reality-TV

8.6
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A reality TV show which presents the complexity of human bodies and shows how to beat the odds using simple body hacks.

Stars: Armand Dorian, Tony Gonzalez, Sandy Fury, Drea Monzon

Votes: 34

35. 2016 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony (2015 TV Special)

Music

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Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Mark Zuckerberg, Yuri Milner, Hilary Swank

Votes: 9

36. Goldfathers (2012– )

Adventure

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The new series follows three gold-mining "families" as they battle nature, machines and each other in a brutal race against time to get as much gold from the ground as possible before the icy frost of winter returns to shut them down.

Stars: Lauren Reeves, Kinzey Reeves, Max Forer, Jeremy Schwartz

Votes: 65

37. Comic Store Heroes (2012 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Comic Store Heroes is set in Midtown Comics in Manhattan, the largest comic book store in the United States. The program focuses specifically on Gerry Gladston, one of the store's five ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Perkins | Stars: Gerry Gladston, Nick Grock, Zoë Gulliksen, Chris R. Notarile

Votes: 47

38. Operation Royal Wedding (2018 TV Movie)

Documentary

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A behind-the-scenes look at the royal preparations made for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Votes: 5

39. 1989: The Year That Made Us

Documentary | Announced

The most consequential events of 1989, including the rise of tabloid news culture, the start of the Internet and the media industry.

40. Conexao Schurmann: Patagonia (2018 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: David Schurmann | Star: Vilfredo Schurmann

41. Streets of the World: Documentary (2016)

45 min | Documentary

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Streets of the World is a documentary on the epic journey of photo-journalist Jeroen Swolfs traveling to 198 countries in 7 years to capture the (positive) image of life in the Streets of our World at the beginning of the 21st century.

Director: Remco Geursen | Star: Jeroen Swolfs

Votes: 20

42. Car S.O.S. (2013– )
Episode: 7 Day Challenge Special - 1959 Land Rover: Part 1 (2019)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Tim Shaw, Fuzz Townshend, Ross Kemp

43. Car S.O.S. (2013– )
Episode: 7 Day Challenge Special - 1959 Land Rover: Part 2 (2019)

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Stars: Tim Shaw, Fuzz Townshend, Rick Wakeman

44. Europe From Above (2019– )
Episode: The Netherlands (2019)

43 min | Documentary

8.1
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Director: Tom Hewitson | Stars: Liesbeth Balk, Rob Balk, Julian Barratt, Mark Delissen

Votes: 7

45. Europe From Above (2019– )
Episode: Italy (2019)

42 min | Documentary

8.2
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Director: Didi Mae Hand | Stars: Julian Barratt, Francesco Billé, Antonella Bisceglia, Lorenzo Bottazzo

Votes: 5

46. Europe From Above (2019– )
Episode: Germany (2019)

43 min | Documentary

8.3
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Director: Tom Hewitson | Stars: Julian Barratt, Dennis Hillebrands, Anja Hoppe, Ernst Karle

Votes: 7

47. Europe From Above (2019– )
Episode: United Kingdom (2019)

37 min | Documentary

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Directors: Didi Mae Hand, Tom Hewitson, Joby Lubman | Stars: Julian Barratt, Barry Etherson, David Harrison, Chris Pattinson

Votes: 5

48. Europe From Above (2019– )
Episode: Spain (2019)

44 min | Documentary

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Director: Didi Mae Hand | Stars: Julian Barratt, Manuel Cobas, Juan Carlos Costoya, José Francisco Dominguez

Votes: 8

49. Europe From Above (2019– )
Episode: Poland (2019)

44 min | Documentary

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Director: Tom Hewitson | Stars: Julian Barratt, Marcin Chruslinski, Tomasz Cichy, Boguslaw Dawidziuk

Votes: 6

50. Air Emergency (2003– )
Episode: Breakup Over Texas (2011)

TV-14 | 46 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

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Investigate the 1991 crash of commuter plane Continental Express Flight 2574, and see how good intentions went terribly wrong.

Director: Su Rynard | Stars: Jonathan Aris, Stephen Bogaert, Marc Devigne, Jamie Spilchuk

Votes: 62


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