All Time Top 100 Documentary Videos

The all time top 100 documentaries list showcases the most popular documentaries as decided by you.

The videos in this section are here because of their far reaching success. These are critically acclaimed documentary films whose message appealed to the masses - They must not go unwatched.

From cutting edge historical documentaries on Nazi Germany to incredible sporting documentaries, the films listed here are certain to expand your mind to the wonders of our World.

Science
Eat, Fast and Live Longer: BBC Horizon 2012
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58:50

Eat, Fast and Live Longer explores the recently accepted concept that fasting is key to longevity in the human being. Here science takes the lead to discover what can be done to change the way we live...

  • 69,543
  • 1 year ago
  • 7.6(27)
Health
10 Things You Need to Know About Losing Weight
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58:56

This documentary is concerned with obesity, the health issues that accompany it and several methods of weight loss. The purpose of this documentary is to give you an insight into this widespread iss...

  • 18,266
  • 1 year ago
  • 7.7(7)
Nature
Baraka
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01:36:37

The name of a Sufi word that translates roughly as the breath of life or a blessing, Baraka Ron Fricke’s impressive follow-up non-verbal documentary film Koyaanisqatsi Godfrey Reggio. Fricke was cin...

  • 15,822
  • 1 year ago
  • 7.5(12)
History
Civilization: Is the West History?
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46:56

In ‘Civilization: Is the West History?’, filmmaker Niall Ferguson asks how the Western civilization, from exhibiting an unpromising outlook in the 15th century, came to dominate the rest of the wo...

  • 14,416
  • 1 year ago
  • 8.7(11)
Medicine
Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery
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58:56

"This documentary series by Michael Mosley takes a closer look at the brutal, bloody and precarious history of surgery. This five-part series maps out the history of surgery through its catastrophes a...

  • 13,340
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(6)
Conspiracy
The Illuminati
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01:27:05

The Illuminati, plural of ‘illuminatus’ or ‘illuminated’, is a name given to a few groups, both genuine and invented. Generally, the name alludes to the Bavarian Illuminati, an Enlightenment...

  • 13,156
  • 1 year ago
  • 2(1)
Health
Food Matters
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08:25

‘Food Matters’ is a controversial documentary made by the Producer-Directors James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch, which focuses on how the modern society is getting sicker...

  • 13,117
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(4)
Health
The English Surgeon
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01:33:04

‘The English Surgeon’ is an award winning documentary film made by BBC based on the work of Henry Thomas Marsh, born in 1950, a leading British neurosurgeon, and a pioneer of ...

  • 12,811
  • 1 year ago
  • 8.8(19)
Sports
Bobby Fischer: Against the World
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01:32:53

This is a documentary that is looking into the life of the late chess Grandmaster and eleventh World Champion Bobby Fischer. It consolidates interviews with chess players Anthony...

  • 11,679
  • 1 year ago
  • 8.8(5)
Social
Sexual Attraction – Group Sex
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10:01
Health +2

This is a candid short documentary exploring the alternative to monogamy and the introduction of group sex into peoples life. There is the opinion that this may well be an alternat...

  • 10,875
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
History
The Soviet Story
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01:25:35

The Soviet Story is a 2008 documentary film about Soviet Communism and Soviet-German collaboration before 1941 written and directed by Edvīns Šnore and sponsored by the UEN Group...

  • 9,988
  • 1 year ago
  • 6.3(3)
Sports
Allen Iverson: The Answer Documentary
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55:26

"The full length documentary on one of the most prolific NBA basketball players, Allen Iverson.As one of the smallest (6 feet tall) NBA players, and overcoming a number of obstacle...

  • 9,617
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Music
Dave Grohl: The Sound City Studios
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01:47:16

This documentary, created in 2013 is directed and produced by the musician Dave Grohl. This is his first project of this kind. It is concerned with the Sound City Studios, a reco...

  • 8,931
  • 1 year ago
  • 9.4(14)
Social
The Most Hated Family in America
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58:36

Louis Theroux the acclaimed British reporter follows the “Westboro Baptist Church” or The Most Hated Family in America. This church takes evangelicalism to a new extreme. Known...

  • 8,838
  • 1 year ago
  • 7.5(4)
Indie
The Sacred Science
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01:16:13
Health +1

From producer Nick Polizzi, this incredible documentary follows 8 people with life-threatening disease into the Amazon for a month-long ‘healing’ from local tribes people who c...

  • 8,713
  • 1 year ago
  • 7.8(5)
Political
Life and Debt (Jamaica)
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01:26:10

Life and Debt is a feature-length documentary which addresses the impact of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and current globali...

  • 8,443
  • 1 year ago
  • 9(1)
History
The Rape of Nanking: Nanjing Massacre I
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34:06

The slaughter of Nanking, commonly known as the Rape of Nanking, was an infamous genocidal war crime committed by the Japanese army in Nanjing, then capital of the Republic of Chin...

  • 8,403
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(2)
Social
Fundamentalist Christianity – Louis Theroux
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46:46

This is a video that is about Fundamentalist Christianity by Louis Theroux. It provides some insight into the nature of the religion, beliefs, morals, reasons, etc.

  • 8,278
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Music
When Albums Ruled the World
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01:28:56

Between the mid 1960s and the late 1970s, the long-playing record and the albums that graced its grooves changed popular music for ever. For the first time, musicians could escape ...

  • 8,242
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(15)
History
The Russian Revolution
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01:33:54

"The year 1905 saw Russia submerged in a wave of mass political and social unrest, including terrorism, worker strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies. This led to the estab...

  • 8,200
  • 1 year ago
  • 9.4(8)
Military/War
Cold War
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46:20

Both the United States and the Soviet Union drifted apart after the Russian Revolution of 1917, the Russian Civil War and the Paris Peace Conference. Diplomatic and extensive tradi...

  • 7,649
  • 1 year ago
  • 7.2(5)
Music
The Story of Anvil
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01:20:36

Anvil is a heavy metal band from Canada, formed in 1978. The members of the band are Steve “Lips” Kudlow as the vocal and guitar player, Robb Reiner on drums and Chris Robertso...

  • 7,630
  • 1 year ago
  • 9.9(18)
Sports
Louis Theroux: Bodybuilding
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48:31

This documentary traces the paths taken by the not-so-conventional bodybuilder of the world, Louis Theroux. He travelled to California to try his luck at joining the esteemed group...

  • 7,312
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Art
The Genius of Photography
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58:41

‘The Genius of Photography’ is a documentary film by BBC Four, captured in six parts: Fixing the Shadows, Documents for Artists, Right Place, Right Time?, Paper Movies, We Are ...

  • 7,007
  • 1 year ago
  • 5(3)
Top Articles
Prophetess Vanga, or Baba Vanga as she is known on the Balkans, can be easily put in the same sentence as Nostradamus. M...
  • 245,058
  • 11 months ago
In 2013, the currently architect, Jordi Fauli, said that 65% of the monumental building are finished. His prognosis was ...
  • 44,983
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Finding the story, assembling the team, filming and editing
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Modern conspiracies suggest that the world, and its most powerful leaders are actually under the control of the Illuminati
  • 16,874
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Is It Good For You?
  • 13,557
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Deep in the earth beneath the anticent city of Hierapolis lies a vast source of water that is heated by volcanic lava
  • 12,520
  • 1 year ago
Powerful means of conveying social messages to the world
  • 11,498
  • 1 year ago
Large part of Alexander’s success was his army. No commander can win a battle, let alone a war by himself. Alexander, ...
  • 7,488
  • 11 months ago
A man that called himself “Jack the Ripper” terrorized the Whitechapel disctir in London from August 7 to September ...
  • 7,112
  • 1 year ago
Celtic Mythology nowadays is mostly associated with the Irish and Ireland, who are believed to be descendants of the Celts
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