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
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...

  • 14,376
  • 3 years ago
  • 10(3)
Political
Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People
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50:11
People +1

Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People is a narrative film coordinated by Sut Jhally and created by Media Education Foundation in 2006. This film is an augmentation of t...

  • 14,312
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.8(11)
Crime
Natascha: The Girl In The Cellar
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45:14

This remarkable meeting uncovers the trial of Natascha Kampusch, secured up a storm cellar for a long time by Wolfgang Priklopil. Regardless of its history has been pushed margin...

  • 13,808
  • 3 years ago
  • 7(2)
Social
Beautiful Young Minds
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14:50

This documentary tells the story of some of the most brilliant mathematical minds of a generation. Each year, gifted adolescents over 90 countries will compete for medals in Intern...

  • 13,768
  • 3 years ago
  • 10(1)
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...

  • 13,690
  • 3 years ago
  • 7.6(9)
Military/War
nazi intelligence
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01:05:04

Nowadays, we constantly hear that the CIA and other intelligence offices are using torture and other interrogation methods to extract information from prisoners and captures....

  • 13,625
  • 2 years ago
  • 8.3(13)

What has been called as the “World’s Oldest Profession”, prostitution is rampant all around the world. From tiny shacks in the Bangladesh slums where women service men for on...

  • 13,356
  • 3 years ago
  • 6.6(5)
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 ...

  • 13,186
  • 3 years ago
  • 10(1)
Religion
The Case for Christ
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01:11:32

The documentary The Case for Christ follows reporter Lee Strobel as interviewing a number of religious and historical scholars to find out if there is any evidence of the resurrect...

  • 13,087
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.6(8)
History
History of World War II: Hiroshima
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01:00:00

‘History of World War II: Hiroshima’ is a drama-documentary that attempts to show what it is like to live through a nuclear explosion.It encapsulates the three weeks from the t...

  • 12,896
  • 3 years ago
  • 5.4(8)
Sports
Touching the Void
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01:46:22

Mountain climbing can be an adventurous and fun sport. But not when it goes wrong. Touching the Void documents the story of two climbers, Joe Simpson and Simon Yates on a disastrou...

  • 12,714
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.3(6)

At 165 pounds, and apparently from the skins of 160 asses, the Codex Gigas is the world’s largest and most mysterious medieval manuscript.Full of Satanic and demonic images spell...

  • 12,211
  • 3 years ago
  • 7.6(7)
Social
How Beer Saved the World
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43:34

Did you know that beer was central to the birth of civilization? That’s right – beer.Scientists and historians are queuing to tell the incredible story, told of how beer helped...

  • 11,898
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.4(5)
Disaster
BA Flight 5390 Disaster – Seconds From Disaster
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45:06

On 10 June 1990, on British Airways Flight 5390, the cockpit window blew out, blowing the captain partially through the hole. A member of the cabin crew clung to the pilot's legs a...

  • 11,585
  • 3 years ago
  • 7(3)
Science
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life
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59:29

Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life is a documentary about Charles Darwin and his revolutionary theory of evolution by natural selection, produced by the BBC to commemorate the bic...

  • 11,498
  • 3 years ago
  • 6.4(7)
Science
End Day
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55:53

End Day is a docu-drama produced by the BBC, which shows various doomsday scenarios. The documentary follows the fictional scientist Dr. Howell, played by Glenn Conroy, as he journ...

  • 11,449
  • 3 years ago
  • 5.5(10)
Nature
The Private Life of Plants
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48:54

The series uses time-lapse sequences extensively to provide knowledge that would otherwise be nearly impossible. Plants live in a different time scale, and although his life is ver...

  • 11,308
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.4(5)
Religion
celebrity illuminati
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14:50

Strange deaths are part of life. We see them all the time, and the police has always have troubles clearing up the mysteries of deaths. But sometimes, deaths are result of a ...

  • 11,280
  • 2 years ago
  • 5.2(13)
Sports
How Bruce Lee Changed the World
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01:30:32

The History Channel's How Bruce Lee Changed the World explores the amazing multitude of ways that Bruce Lee - the first international Asian superstar--has influenced pop culture. C...

  • 11,160
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.3(7)
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...

  • 11,099
  • 3 years ago
  • Not Rated
Travel
The Beauty of Maps
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28:58
Art +1

"The Beauty of Maps (Seeing the Art in Cartography) a BBC television series looks at maps in incredible detail. The purpose behind the film is to highlight the artistic attribution...

  • 10,879
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.8(5)
Social
The Story of Amy Winehouse
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01:07:14
Drugs +2

Amy Winehouse was a popular singer and songwriter, winner of 5 Grammy awards. She was successful a number of musical styles such as R&B and Jazz. Despite being a talented musicia...

  • 10,830
  • 3 years ago
  • 9.5(2)
9/11
9-11 Best Documentary
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24:58

"This is possibly the best documentary review of the events of the fateful day 9/11 2001 when the Trade Towers in New York were completely destroyed by what is believed to be a sho...

  • 10,772
  • 3 years ago
  • 5.7(15)
Religion
illuminati
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02:31:33

Some of the things that the New World Order and the Illuminati know, if they would be put in good use, would be fantastic. However, the problem is that many people rightfully bel...

  • 10,770
  • 2 years ago
  • 3.5(12)
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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  • 3 years ago
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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  • 3 years ago
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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Phil believed that there are seven benevolent alien species currently living on Earth and four evil species. The theory ...
  • 40,761
  • 3 years ago
Powerful means of conveying social messages to the world
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  • 3 years ago
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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  • 1 year ago