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.

Crime
The Imposter
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01:38:35

The Imposter is a 2012 British-American narrative film about the 1997 instance of the French con artist Frédéric Bourdin, who imitated Nicholas Barclay, a thirteen year old Tex...

  • 21,866
  • 3 years ago
  • 6.9(17)
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...

  • 21,000
  • 3 years ago
  • Not Rated
How to Kill a Human Being
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42:49

Former Conservative MP, Michael Portillo pushes his body to the brink of death in an investigation into the science of execution.As the American Supreme Court examines whether the ...

  • 20,964
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.1(16)
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...

  • 20,824
  • 3 years ago
  • 8(7)
Religion
Meetings With Remarkable Men: Gurdjieff
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01:42:53

Self-observation brings man to the realization of the need for self-change. And in observing himself a man notices that self-observation brings about certain changes in their inter...

  • 18,872
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.2(29)
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 ...

  • 16,677
  • 3 years ago
  • 7.1(10)
Music
Johnny Cash: The Last Great American
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59:24

This is a BBC 4 documentary about the legendary singer Johnny Cash. It portrays, retrospectively, his life and work. The major contributors to this film are his long-time manager,...

  • 16,446
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.4(17)

Diarmaid MacCulloch teacher – one of the leading historians in the world – reveals the origins of Christianity and explores what it means to be Christian. Diarmaid MacCulloch W...

  • 16,327
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.5(8)
Sexuality
sex taboo
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42:28

A magnificent and brilliant way to talk about sex, this documentary focuses on seemingly random events. But in reality, they are all connected with the idea of sex, and how s...

  • 16,075
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Crime
The Camorra: Italy’s Bloodiest Mafia
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58:42

Known for its brutal killings, control over the government and total disregard for the public’s heath or safety, the Camorra mafia rules Naples, Italy. Unknown to tourists and ot...

  • 16,021
  • 3 years ago
  • 7.2(11)
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...

  • 15,968
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.3(3)
Drugs
Addicted to Pleasure: Tobacco
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58:40

Actor Brian Cox brings another short documentary on addictions, now telling the story of tobacco. Going deep into the history of how smoking and the tobacco trade helped grow the B...

  • 15,306
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.2(13)
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...

  • 15,026
  • 3 years ago
  • 7.5(8)
Health
Jimmy’s GM Food Fight
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58:58

Jimmy’s GM Food Fight’ is a documentary film made by Jimmy Doherty, a pig farmer, one-time scientist and poster-boy for sustainable food production.He takes the viewers on a jo...

  • 15,000
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.4(15)
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...

  • 14,946
  • 3 years ago
  • 6.3(3)
Drugs
The Beyond Within
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01:20:08

‘The Beyond Within’ shows how until recent times, a world known only to holy man, to saints, and perhaps to the insane, opened to the common man. And this had been made possibl...

  • 14,745
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.3(11)
Social
Louis Theroux: Survivalists
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49:25

Louis Theroux Does Porn replaces the Survivalist documentary until the video is reinstated.In Idaho, Louis meets military enthusiasts and patriots on the right who are preparing fo...

  • 14,337
  • 3 years ago
  • 7.3(7)
Sports
Undefeated
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01:53:20
Social +1

Undefeated (2011) is an inspirational story of Manassas Tigers football team and their coach Bill Courtney. To call it a football or sports film is unrewarding as it a story of soc...

  • 13,865
  • 2 years ago
  • 10(7)
Music
Take One – Swedish House Mafia
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44:00

A unique film charting the extremes, excesses, highs and lows of international DJ trio Swedish House Mafia2 years, 15 countries, 285 gigs… one unique film.TAKE ONE is a hedonist...

  • 13,747
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.1(13)
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...

  • 13,725
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.4(5)
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...

  • 13,701
  • 3 years ago
  • 10(3)
Science
Do You Know What Time It Is?
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59:07

The particle physicist Professor Brian Cox asks: “What time is it?” It’s a simple question that seems to have a simple answer. But do we really know what they’re asking?Bri...

  • 13,656
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.3(12)
Military/War
Standard Operating Procedure
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01:55:52
Crime +1

This is a 2008 documentary which investigates the significance of the photos taken by the military police of the U.S. at the prison in Abu Ghraib at the end of 2003. These photog...

  • 13,225
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.2(5)
Art
The Mystery of Picasso
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01:41:45

"The Mystery of Picasso is a 1956 film, made by Henri-Georges Clouzot.It aims to unravel Picasso’s process of painting and of artistic production of metaphysical meta-projects in...

  • 13,129
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.7(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...
  • 421,093
  • 3 years ago
Modern conspiracies suggest that the world, and its most powerful leaders are actually under the control of the Illuminati
  • 120,167
  • 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...
  • 74,053
  • 2 years ago
In 2013, the currently architect, Jordi Fauli, said that 65% of the monumental building are finished. His prognosis was ...
  • 69,472
  • 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, ...
  • 68,873
  • 3 years ago
Mary, or Virgin Mary, is one of the most controversial woman in the history of religion
  • 49,037
  • 2 years ago
Finding the story, assembling the team, filming and editing
  • 47,906
  • 3 years ago
Powerful means of conveying social messages to the world
  • 35,110
  • 3 years ago
In Greek mythology, Zeus is sometimes portrayed as the rain god. Homer believed that the Gods live at Olympus, the highe...
  • 31,905
  • 1 year ago
George S. Patton and Erwin Rommel were two tacticians that fought against each other during some of the crucial battles ...
  • 30,858
  • 2 years ago