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 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...

  • 8,700
  • 4 years ago
  • 8(3)
Political
aaron russo
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01:35:46
9/11 +3

Aaron Russo is one of the more famous American film producers and directors. He was best known for his work on movies like Wise Guys and Trading Places. This historic int...

  • 8,660
  • 2 years ago
  • 8.3(20)
Sports
reggie miller vs knicks
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01:29:23

In 2010, ESPN made a series of documentaries about basketball. The series was called 30 for 30, and in those documentaries, ESPN showed love to a lot of older players.Winning time ...

  • 8,659
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(1)
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...

  • 8,656
  • 3 years ago
  • 4.5(6)
Strange
nazi temple of doom
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44:29

The Chiemsee Cauldron, discovered in 2001 at the bottom of Lake Chiemsee in Bavaria is the focus of the Nazi Temple of Doom conspiracy. Decorated with figures, and with a dia...

  • 8,619
  • 2 years ago
  • 4.8(9)
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...

  • 8,609
  • 4 years ago
  • 10(1)
Health
THIN
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01:41:16

THIN, the 2006 released documentary film directed by Lauren Greenfield and distributed by HBO, explores The Renfrew Center in Coconut Creek, Florida. This center is a 40-bed reside...

  • 8,584
  • 4 years ago
  • 4.5(6)
Strange
The Mystery of Voynich Manuscript
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50:21

If you ever have a chance to go to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library in the Yale University, there you will find, under the MS 408 code, a book so peculiar that to th...

  • 8,526
  • 4 years ago
  • 6(3)
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...

  • 8,437
  • 4 years ago
  • 9.3(6)
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...

  • 8,423
  • 4 years ago
  • 3(1)
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...

  • 8,336
  • 4 years ago
  • 7.5(2)
Health
The Way of All Flesh
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53:34

‘The Way of All Flesh’ is a documentary film about a woman called Henrietta Lacks, who died in 1951 in Baltimore, America.It shows how certain cells taken from her body just be...

  • 8,327
  • 4 years ago
  • 9.2(10)
Art
Modern Masters
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01:01:20

"Modern Masters is a four- part TV series describing the lifetime and accomplishments of four goliaths of 20th century art: Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Andy War...

  • 8,301
  • 4 years ago
  • 8(4)

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 ...

  • 8,212
  • 4 years ago
  • 7.7(3)
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...

  • 8,212
  • 2 years ago
  • 9.5(6)
History
Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie
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01:33:32

This documentary fascinating but academically presented uses recently declassified military documents and scenes never seen by the public to provide a detailed chronicle of the his...

  • 8,114
  • 4 years ago
  • 1(2)
Business
The Corporation Documentary
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02:25:17

This incredibly well put together documentary takes a refreshingly non biased approach to explaining exactly what a corporation is, how they came to be and how they are in general ...

  • 8,082
  • 4 years ago
  • 6.5(2)
Science
The Search for Life: The Drake Equation
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14:55

For many years, our place in the universe was the subject of theologians and philosophers, not scientists, but in 1960 a man changed all that.Dr. Frank Drake was one of the referen...

  • 8,065
  • 4 years ago
  • 10(1)
People
Overnight: Troy Duffy
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01:21:30

Overnight is a 2003 narrative by Tony Montana and Mark Brian Smith. The film points of interest are the ascent and fall of movie producer and musical artist Troy Duffy, the autho...

  • 8,065
  • 4 years ago
  • 9.7(3)
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...

  • 8,014
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Religion
Illuminati
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15:29

Do you want to join the Illuminati, one of the most secret societies in the world? And if the answer is yes, have you ever asked yourself what does it take to join a society ...

  • 7,982
  • 3 years ago
  • 6.4(24)
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...

  • 7,976
  • 4 years ago
  • Not Rated
Science
National Geographic: Down to the Earth’s Core
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01:30:00

"Learn about what is going on under your feet as National Geographic plunges into Earth’s depths to reveal the history of our world and what is below us.This documentary includes...

  • 7,879
  • 4 years ago
  • 7.6(8)
Science
Everything and Nothing
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59:19

Two parties, documentary about two of the deepest questions there – is everything, and what is not?In two epic, surreal and mind-expanding movies, Professor Jim Al-Khalili seeks ...

  • 7,863
  • 4 years ago
  • 9.4(5)
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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  • 4 years ago
A person killing more than 10 million people can easily be identified as a dictator, savage and put in the same sentence...
  • 96,445
  • 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, ...
  • 92,282
  • 3 years ago
Mary, or Virgin Mary, is one of the most controversial woman in the history of religion
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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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  • 4 years ago
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 ...
  • 55,950
  • 4 years ago
In Greek mythology, Zeus is sometimes portrayed as the rain god. Homer believed that the Gods live at Olympus, the highe...
  • 50,746
  • 2 years ago
The higher ranks, acquired in the Scottish rite for example, represent “appendant degrees”, as in lateral movement i...
  • 43,003
  • 2 years ago