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
The Day The Earth Nearly Died – BBC Horizon
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49:08

250 million years, long before dinosaurs roamed the earth, the earth and the oceans teemed with life. This was the Permian, a golden era of biodiversity that was about to come cras...

  • 10,189
  • 4 years ago
  • 8.3(3)
Short
Van Bo
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04:40
Art +2

He is color blind on one eye, but believes he can do colors better than any other artist. He believes he is the greatest “black” painter ever. Before he became a painter,...

  • 10,164
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.4(18)
History
SS edmund fitzgerald
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44:36

SS Edmund Fitzgerald was the largest ship on North America’s Great Lakes when launched on June 7, 1958. The ship is also the largest that has sunk there. Fitzgerald sank on...

  • 10,123
  • 2 years ago
  • 8.9(8)
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...

  • 10,085
  • 4 years ago
  • 8.6(5)
Sports
Solo: Lost at Sea
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01:02:52

This documentary chronicles Andrew’s journey Solo: Lost at sea by incorporating video footage which survived in his camera’s memory stick and including interviews eith his team...

  • 10,061
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Sports
Baby Faced Bodybuilders
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30:27
Social +1

This gripping and engaging documentary follows the lives of the teenagers who are surpisingly obsessed about their bodies and go to extreme lengths to build up themselves to such a...

  • 10,001
  • 4 years ago
  • 2.3(6)
Social
An Alfred Hitchcock documentary on the Nazi Holocaust
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02:18:27
Crime +5

A film the British Government deemed too grisly for release after World War II – has received its public debut on British television. Fifteen minutes of the black-and- white film...

  • 9,927
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Music
Sex Pistols - The Filth And The Fury
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01:47:50

The Filth and the Fury is the second film Julien Temple made about The Sex Pistols. His first exertion was The Great Rock and Roll Swindle, which was screened in British films on...

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  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Philosophy
Philosophy and the Matrix – Return to the Source
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01:01:10

This is one of the 2 feature-length documentaries based on the Ultimate Matrix Collection. It goes over a number of philosophical concepts that inspired, & are presented in, the tr...

  • 9,898
  • 4 years ago
  • 7.5(2)
Crime
Capturing the Friedmans
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01:48:02

The investigation into Arnold Friedman's life started after a federal sting operation, when he received a magazine of child pornography from the Netherlands by mail. In searching h...

  • 9,890
  • 4 years ago
  • 8(2)
Science
What on Earth is Wrong With Gravity?
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The particle physicist and ex D: Ream keyboardist Dr. Brian Cox wants to know why the universe is built the way it is.He believes that the answers are in the force of gravity. But ...

  • 9,748
  • 4 years ago
  • 7.9(7)

This documentary consists of 8 alien sightings dating from 1978 to 1987. One thing to mention is that these files were kept as a secret and up until this date they were unknown to ...

  • 9,713
  • 4 years ago
  • 5.8(4)
Conspiracy
The Murder of Fred Hampton
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01:28:58

The Murder of Fred Hamptonbegan as a film portrait of Hampton and the Illinois Black Panther Party, but half way through the shoot, Hampton was murdered by Chicago policeman.‘The...

  • 9,530
  • 4 years ago
  • 9.4(7)
Religion
Collision: Christopher Hitchens vs. Douglas Wilson
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01:27:29

COLLISION carves new ground in documentary filmmaking, as it faces the main atheist, political journalist and bestselling author Christopher Hitchens against the co-author, satiris...

  • 9,528
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Science
The Human Face
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08:03

The human face is a part of the BBC 4 series examining the science behind facial beauty, expression and fame in an entertaining way. John Cleese, actor, comedian, visiting professo...

  • 9,499
  • 4 years ago
  • 8(3)
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...

  • 9,469
  • 4 years ago
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Science
What is One Degree?
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58:52

Comedian Ben Miller returns to his roots as a physicist to try to answer a seemingly simple question: What is a degree of temperature?His search leads him to the frontiers of moder...

  • 9,441
  • 4 years ago
  • 5.6(10)
People
first people america
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55:12

Today there are 7 billion of US (homo sapiens) living across seven continents in the world. This story takes you through the journey of the first homo sapiens that appeared in Af...

  • 9,418
  • 3 years ago
  • 4.5(6)
Sports
Swansea City -The Fall and Rise
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38:59

Swansea City -The Fall and Rise tells the tale of its football team, from almost collapsing ten years ago to winning the League Cup in 2013. The local fans are named as the reason ...

  • 9,377
  • 4 years ago
  • 7.7(3)
Short
Landfill Harmonic
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03:43
Music +1

Landfill Harmonic reveals a mind-boggling, inventive effort to change that – musical instruments made from trash. In the barrios of Paraguay, a humble garbage picker uses his ing...

  • 9,317
  • 4 years ago
  • 10(3)
Art
The Genius of Beethoven
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08:09

In ‘The Genius of Beethoven’, Paul Rhys very accurately portrays the life of Ludwig van Beethoven, vividly conveying the loneliness and gloom Beethoven experienced throughout h...

  • 9,312
  • 4 years ago
  • 10(2)

Professor Robert Winston presents a definitive three-part documentary series on the history of humanity’s search to understand the nature of God.God’s story is an epic journey ...

  • 9,157
  • 4 years ago
  • 8.3(4)
Social
Sexuality the Documentary
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03:47

This documentary is a playlist of short excerpts from Sexuality the Documentary and gives the opportunity to get a reasonable glimpse of the content of the full documentary film wh...

  • 9,131
  • 4 years ago
  • 3(1)
Sports
When We Were Kings
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01:23:57

‘When We Were Kings’ is a much acclaimed documentary directed by Leon Gast, accounting one of the most well known Boxing match between George Foreman and Muhammad Ali in the Wo...

  • 9,098
  • 4 years 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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  • 4 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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Mary, or Virgin Mary, is one of the most controversial woman in the history of religion
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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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  • 4 years ago
Large part of Alexander’s success was his army. No commander can win a battle, let alone a war by himself. Alexander, ...
  • 108,141
  • 4 years ago
Phil believed that there are seven benevolent alien species currently living on Earth and four evil species. The theory ...
  • 92,154
  • 4 years ago
The higher ranks, acquired in the Scottish rite for example, represent “appendant degrees”, as in lateral movement i...
  • 81,056
  • 3 years ago
In 2013, the currently architect, Jordi Fauli, said that 65% of the monumental building are finished. His prognosis was ...
  • 73,388
  • 4 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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  • 2 years ago
Finding the story, assembling the team, filming and editing
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  • 4 years ago