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.

History
History of Scotland
youtube icon
45:22

One of the countries that form the United Kingdom is Scotland. Its Gaelic name is Alba, and it encompasses the land which was inhabited and controlled by the Scottish tribe calle...

  • 5,307
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
History
Magical Egypt
youtube icon
58:03

There is another side of Egypt, which is not known. Egypt is also the land of secrets. Another story, a secret history, speaks of Egypt as the inheritor of the deep wisdom and magi...

  • 5,289
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Sexuality
sex slavery
youtube icon
13:13
Crime +1

A $30 billion industry per year, one of the worst human rights violation, the third largest organized crime, that is what sex slavery is nowadays.According to numbers, the av...

  • 5,288
  • 2 years ago
  • 7.7(3)
Religion
Amongst White Clouds
youtube icon
01:26:27

"American director Edward A. Burger takes us on his unforgettable journey into the hidden life of China Zen Buddhist tradition forgotten hermit.Amongst White Clouds is a look at th...

  • 5,281
  • 4 years ago
  • 10(1)
Music
David Bowie - Sound and Vision
youtube icon
01:26:08

A documentary, which takes you on a journey of Bowie's revolutionary career, struggle with his personal life and his achievements and successes. Features interviews with Bowie, Ima...

  • 5,281
  • 4 years ago
  • 8.6(5)
Drugs
San  Francisco Meth Zombies
youtube icon
01:01:58

Since the 1960s' psychedelic revolution San Francisco has become an enormous drug abuse center. Homosexuals there are known as a regular meth users and since it's so addictive the ...

  • 5,279
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Social
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
youtube icon
01:33:39

In 2001, Andrew Bagby, a medical resident, was killed shortly after breaking up with his girlfriend. Soon after, when she announces she is pregnant, one of the many friends of Andr...

  • 5,275
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Science
How Does Your Memory Work?
youtube icon
49:05

One of the most interesting aspects to the human brain is the ability to remember, and more specifically beyond remembering language or shopping lists, to ‘travel’ back in time...

  • 5,274
  • 4 years ago
  • 10(1)

Meltdown: The Secret History of the Global Financial Collapse narrates the story of the bankers who crashed the global economy, the leaders who did not manage to save it and the or...

  • 5,273
  • 4 years ago
  • 1.7(3)
Strange
Objectophillia
vimeo icon
45:07
Love +2

Objectophillia, or sexual fetish toward particular inanimate objects is something that become popular in recent years. Object sexuality is becoming more and more popular, and...

  • 5,272
  • 2 years ago
  • 7(1)
Technology
Garbage Warrior
youtube icon
01:27:41
Art +4

This enthralling documentary is not simply about the fascinating subject of Garbage recycling and bio-diversity along with the architechtural designs associated with biotechture bu...

  • 5,264
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated

Mo Farah has won four gold Olympic medals, and four World Championships gold medals. He is arguably one of the best marathon runners of all times. The years and the opponents mig...

  • 5,253
  • 2 years ago
  • 7(3)
Political
The Fog of War
youtube icon
01:58:27

This is a documentary about the secretary of defense, Robery McNamara. This documentary gives us some great insight into the Kennedy Administration during the Cuban Missile Crisis...

  • 5,250
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Science
The Ascent of Man
youtube icon
49:29

The ascent of man is a thirteen-part documentary series produced television by the BBC and Time-Life Films first broadcast in 1973, written and presented by Jacob Bronowski.Conceiv...

  • 5,229
  • 4 years ago
  • 10(3)
Social
marriage in china
youtube icon
58:06

Traditional Chinese marriage is a ceremonial ritual within Chinese societies that involve a union between spouses, sometimes established by pre-arrangement between families. ...

  • 5,229
  • 6 months ago
  • 10(1)
Sports
Riding Giants
youtube icon
01:41:21

‘Riding Giants’ is a beautifully directed documentary presenting Laird Hamilton, who is considered to be a big reason for the sport’s popularity, as a towering hero and the s...

  • 5,195
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Technology
Full Signal
youtube icon
01:02:06

Since 1997 & the onset of mobile phones, more and more cellular antennas have been popping up in neighborhoods all around the world to support an ever-growing number of mobile phon...

  • 5,194
  • 4 years ago
  • 9.8(5)
Nature
white lions documentary
youtube icon
52:06

Have you ever seen a white lion? Well, unless you’ve been to a zoo that has one, seeing a white lion is a rare occasion. Not many zoos around the world house a white lion. ...

  • 5,191
  • 1 year ago
  • 7.8(8)
Military/War
U-Boat War
youtube icon
51:37

Throughout World War 2, U-boats were the supreme stealth attack vessel of the armies, wreaking havoc as they sailed all around the world. This historical documentary gives an in-de...

  • 5,189
  • 4 years ago
  • 10(1)
Economics
Inside Job Documentary
dailymotion icon
01:48:38

Inside Job explores the financial crash of 2008 and how it was essentially and inside job from irresponsible individuals working in the finance sector, and bankers gambling with mo...

  • 5,179
  • 4 years ago
  • 10(1)
Social
Anatomy of a Prison Murder – Gladiator Days
youtube icon
56:05
Crime +1

In the USA especially, violent crime and assault are commonplace in all prisons. Prisoners are subject to rape, drugging and even murder. Anatomy of a prison murder explores the vi...

  • 5,173
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Social
American Pimp
vimeo icon
01:27:34

"Street pimps, all African Americans talk about their lives and work: first, that the outrageous pimping in various U.S. cities, with a woman in their group, taking a woman from an...

  • 5,166
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Crime
a girl in the river
youtube icon
00:46

At the 88th Academy Awards, the short documentary “A Girl in the River – The Price of Forgiveness” took home the Oscar for best short documentary. Check out the trailer...

  • 5,146
  • 2 years ago
  • 6.4(7)
Media
new york city alligators
youtube icon
50:01

Would you believe the story that alligators were actually found in the New York City Sewers? Well, believe it or not, it is true, as the New York Times published in the early 193...

  • 5,146
  • 2 years ago
  • 3(1)
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...
  • 425,510
  • 3 years ago
Modern conspiracies suggest that the world, and its most powerful leaders are actually under the control of the Illuminati
  • 141,740
  • 3 years ago
A person killing more than 10 million people can easily be identified as a dictator, savage and put in the same sentence...
  • 92,773
  • 3 years ago
Large part of Alexander’s success was his army. No commander can win a battle, let alone a war by himself. Alexander, ...
  • 87,716
  • 3 years ago
Mary, or Virgin Mary, is one of the most controversial woman in the history of religion
  • 77,786
  • 3 years ago
In 2013, the currently architect, Jordi Fauli, said that 65% of the monumental building are finished. His prognosis was ...
  • 71,288
  • 3 years ago
Finding the story, assembling the team, filming and editing
  • 55,282
  • 4 years ago
Phil believed that there are seven benevolent alien species currently living on Earth and four evil species. The theory ...
  • 50,556
  • 3 years ago
In Greek mythology, Zeus is sometimes portrayed as the rain god. Homer believed that the Gods live at Olympus, the highe...
  • 43,432
  • 2 years ago
Powerful means of conveying social messages to the world
  • 39,886
  • 4 years ago