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...

  • 57,335
  • 1 year ago
  • 7.4285714285714(14)
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...

  • 15,148
  • 1 year ago
  • 8.5(4)
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...

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  • 9.375(8)
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...

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  • 1 year ago
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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 by the day as a con...

  • 10,337
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
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...

  • 9,526
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(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...

  • 9,489
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
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 ...

  • 8,866
  • 1 year ago
  • 9.4444444444444(9)
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...

  • 8,794
  • 1 year ago
  • 4.5(2)
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...

  • 8,222
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
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...

  • 8,194
  • 11 months ago
  • 10(2)
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...

  • 7,475
  • 1 year ago
  • 9(3)
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...

  • 7,392
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(1)
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 Re...

  • 7,120
  • 1 year ago
  • 6.3333333333333(3)
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...

  • 6,593
  • 1 year ago
  • 9(1)
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.

  • 6,155
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
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...

  • 5,868
  • 1 year ago
  • 8.3333333333333(3)
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 ...

  • 5,819
  • 1 year ago
  • 5.5(2)
Disaster
An Inconvenient Truth
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02:28:54

This 2006 Documentary made by former vice-president and presidential nominee Al Gore, focuses on his life as well as a presentation on the dangers of global warming. Although some ...

  • 5,499
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
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...

  • 5,207
  • 1 year ago
  • 7.5(4)
Health
Super Size Me
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01:39:06

‘Super Size Me’ is an entertaining and interesting documentary directed and acted in by Morgan Spurlock, this documentary being his debut film.He carries out an experiment on h...

  • 4,967
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Social
Born Rich Documentary
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01:07:14

Slightly bland and a little boring, this documentary is nonetheless an interesting look into the lives and attitudes of the children of some of the richest people in the world.This...

  • 4,822
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(1)
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 ...

  • 4,763
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(8)
Religion
Protestant Reformation
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09:29

This BBC documentary summarizes and explains one of the most pivotal points in western history; The Reformation. After creating a sect of the Christian church Martin Luther created...

  • 4,579
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
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...
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  • 7 months ago
In 2013, the currently architect, Jordi Fauli, said that 65% of the monumental building are finished. His prognosis was ...
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  • 10 months ago
Finding the story, assembling the team, filming and editing
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Is It Good For You?
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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
  • 11,441
  • 10 months ago
Modern conspiracies suggest that the world, and its most powerful leaders are actually under the control of the Illuminati
  • 10,004
  • 9 months ago
Powerful means of conveying social messages to the world
  • 8,733
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A man that called himself “Jack the Ripper” terrorized the Whitechapel disctir in London from August 7 to September ...
  • 6,510
  • 9 months ago
Some of the most ground breaking and controversial documentaries there are.
  • 5,240
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You would be surprised to know that some of the brightest minds of our time have believed in magic. Galileo and Newton a...
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