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
Conquistadors
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This documentary on the Conquistadors reveals the story of the Spanish excursions that subjugation of the Americas. In this 4-part series Michael Wood (historian) journeys in the f...

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Nature
Life In Cold Blood
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This is the last of the David Attenborough series of documentaries about the natural world and this sequel leaves us with the hope that, eventually,there will be more of these am...

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Science
The Brain: Our Universe Within
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Forty years ago, the American anthropologist Dr. Ralph Selecki explored the caves of Shanidar, where he discovered an old man’s image that profoundly changed the way we saw our a...

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Stuart Errol "Stu" Ungar was born on September 8th in 1953. He died on November 22nd in 1998. He is considered, by a number of insiders and poker analysts, to be one of the best ...

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Social
Promises
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Promises presents a powerful portrait of seven Palestinian and Israeli children living in and around Jerusalem. As a filmmaker BZ Goldberg, who was raised in Israel, the notes do n...

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Nature
Nova: Everest: The Death Zone
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“Because it’s there” is the reason why many men and women who risked death to climb Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. NOVA follows a scientific investigation ...

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Sports
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
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01:23:14

Billy Mitchell turned into a legend when he set a Donkey Kong record in the early 1980s that remained unchallenged for almost 25 years, until Steve Wiebe, a teacher by profession t...

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Military/War
vietnam war
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28:15

In what is widely considered one of the most controversial battles of all time, the Battle of Khe Sahn took place in a little village in Vietnam, the Khe Sahn village. What i...

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Military/War
vietnam war
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People are still asking “What went wrong in Vietnam”? It is hard to justify the war, since veterans didn’t like the war, the public didn’t want it, and sure as hell t...

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Military/War
prora hitler
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05:42

Hitler and the Nazi were known for their aspirations for huge things. Big buildings, big weapons, everything was graded according to size. The bigger the better. And that is espe...

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Social
MMO: Most dangerous drug in gaming
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01:34:05
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Massive multiplayer online game, or simplified MMO or MMOG are the sort of games that support a large number of players, who can simultaneously play at the same time, forging a ...

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Music
8th of November Documentary: A True Story of Pain & Honor
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On November 8th, 1965, the 173rd Airborne Brigade on Operation Hump, War Zone D in Vietnam were ambushed by over 1200 V.C. Forty-eight American soldiers lost their lives that day. ...

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History
Ghosts of Rwanda
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01:56:30

The Rwandan Genocide was the most bloody event of the 90s. Over the course of 100 days over 800,000 men women and children where slaughtered do to their ethnicity. Soon the U.N. in...

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Drugs
Grass: The History of Marijuana
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01:18:38

‘Grass: The History of Marijuana’ is a funny yet serious film made by veteran filmmaker Ron Mann, who maps out the terrible loss in imprisoned lives and billions of dollars was...

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Social
Japanorama
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07:28

Japanorama is a series of documentaries presented by Jonathan Ross, explore the various facets of popular culture and trends of today’s Japan.Japanorama Each episode has a theme ...

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Travel
Russia: A Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby
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03:57
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A major BBC documentary, Russia sees Jonathan Dimbleby attempt to put through the greatest nation on Earth in the course of a journey of 10,000 miles. The final result is 60 episod...

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Medicine
Do I Drink Too Much?
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07:39
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Alcohol is one of the most common recreational drugs. And one of the most widely abused. This BBC documentary explores the science of addiction, exploring new advances in science.

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Technology
the venus project
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48:12

Jacque Fresco was born on March 13th in 1916. He is an American futurist and self-described social engineer, inventor and designer. Fresco is self-educated and has worked in a mixe...

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Military/War
Darpa 1
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01:00:24

Since its creation in 1958, DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has been involved in hundreds of military projects in the United States of America. Many b...

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History
arab countries oil
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42:05

The Saudi Arabia is considered one of the wealthiest in the world. They control most of the oil business in the world, which is the reason for their wealth. In 2015, Prince Al-Wa...

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History
The Rape of Nanking: Nanjing Massacre II
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40:34

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...

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Social
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
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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...

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All across the planet there are huge stone memorials. Nearly everybody knows they were made thousands of years ago by prehistoric man.Nonetheless could virtually everyone be mistak...

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Science
Einstein’s Equation Of Life and Death
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In the summer of 1939, Albert Einstein was on holiday in a small tourist town on the tip of Long Island. His quiet summer, however, was about to be destroyed by a visit from an old...

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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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Modern conspiracies suggest that the world, and its most powerful leaders are actually under the control of the Illuminati
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A person killing more than 10 million people can easily be identified as a dictator, savage and put in the same sentence...
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Large part of Alexander’s success was his army. No commander can win a battle, let alone a war by himself. Alexander, ...
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In 2013, the currently architect, Jordi Fauli, said that 65% of the monumental building are finished. His prognosis was ...
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Mary, or Virgin Mary, is one of the most controversial woman in the history of religion
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Finding the story, assembling the team, filming and editing
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Powerful means of conveying social messages to the world
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In Greek mythology, Zeus is sometimes portrayed as the rain god. Homer believed that the Gods live at Olympus, the highe...
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Phil believed that there are seven benevolent alien species currently living on Earth and four evil species. The theory ...
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