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.

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...

  • 11,876
  • 5 years ago
  • Not Rated
Nature
deep sea creatures
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02:30:53

Deep sea creatures are actually fishes that live in the darkness below the sunlit surface waters, which is actually below the epipelagic. Some call it the photic zone of the ...

  • 11,791
  • 4 years ago
  • 4.7(3)
Social
The Chinese Are Coming
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59:16

Traveling through three continents, Justin Rowlatt investigates the spread of Chinese influence around the globe and asks what the world be like if China overtakes U.S. as world ec...

  • 11,652
  • 5 years ago
  • 6.6(8)
Crime
Hells Angels: Outlaw Bikers
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43:33

Hells Angels Motorcycle Club or simply HAMC is one of the biggest clubs worldwide and they prefer to ride the Harley-Davidson motorcycles. This club was formed in 1948 by the Bisho...

  • 11,620
  • 5 years ago
  • 3(2)
Science
Ötzi: The Iceman Murder
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54:29

Ötzi, the Iceman is the modern name of a well-preserved natural mummy of a man of around 3300 BC, found in 1991 in a glacier in the Ötztal Alps, near the border between Austria a...

  • 11,590
  • 5 years ago
  • 9.1(7)
Art
The Divine Michelangelo
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01:10:58

"‘The Divine Michelangelo’ takes the viewers through the life and one of the most significant works of this versatile genius.The film was made by BBC ONE on the occasion of the...

  • 11,543
  • 5 years ago
  • 9.5(6)
Social
marriage in china
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58:06

Traditional Chinese marriage is a ceremonial ritual within Chinese societies that involve a union between spouses, sometimes established by pre-arrangement between families. ...

  • 11,524
  • 1 year ago
  • 6.3(4)
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...

  • 11,514
  • 3 years ago
  • 8.9(8)

In the past several years, sexual surgeries have grown in popularity. Young girls are trying to “get their vulva to normal” with the help of surgery. What makes a vagina ...

  • 11,423
  • 4 years ago
  • 6.8(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...

  • 11,370
  • 5 years ago
  • Not Rated
Health
Cryonics: Death in the Deep Freeze
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48:07

The documentary Cryonics: Death in the Deep Freeze, takes on a controversial theme of Cryonics. The film presents cryonics as an insurance policy for people who die before any sign...

  • 11,288
  • 5 years ago
  • Not Rated
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...

  • 11,258
  • 5 years ago
  • 8.3(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...

  • 11,107
  • 5 years ago
  • 9.4(7)
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...

  • 11,097
  • 5 years ago
  • 7.5(2)
Music
Fishbone
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01:47:17

This documentary is revolving around Fishbone, an American rock band, and their struggle against racial prejudice and the music industry. The band was formed in Los Angeles, Cali...

  • 11,012
  • 5 years ago
  • 9.6(7)
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...

  • 10,956
  • 5 years ago
  • 6.1(12)
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...

  • 10,915
  • 5 years ago
  • 8(2)
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,...

  • 10,909
  • 4 years ago
  • 8.4(18)
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...

  • 10,764
  • 5 years ago
  • 2.3(6)
Science
The Day I Died
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54:35

This documentary offers an in-depth case studies of near-death experiences as a dramatic true (verifiably accurate) out of body experience, more recent studies, and interpretations...

  • 10,694
  • 5 years ago
  • 8.3(25)
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...

  • 10,683
  • 5 years ago
  • Not Rated

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 ...

  • 10,660
  • 5 years ago
  • 5.8(4)
Science
World Trade Center
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10:00
9/11 +1

Before 9/11, this is the last documentary about The World Trade Center, which was a complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City that were brought down to the groun...

  • 10,568
  • 5 years ago
  • 10(1)
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...

  • 10,534
  • 5 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...
  • 433,521
  • 5 years ago
Modern conspiracies suggest that the world, and its most powerful leaders are actually under the control of the Illuminati
  • 176,311
  • 5 years ago
Mary, or Virgin Mary, is one of the most controversial woman in the history of religion
  • 146,592
  • 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...
  • 138,937
  • 5 years ago
Phil believed that there are seven benevolent alien species currently living on Earth and four evil species. The theory ...
  • 121,419
  • 5 years ago
Large part of Alexander’s success was his army. No commander can win a battle, let alone a war by himself. Alexander, ...
  • 120,094
  • 5 years ago
The higher ranks, acquired in the Scottish rite for example, represent “appendant degrees”, as in lateral movement i...
  • 115,301
  • 4 years ago
In Greek mythology, Zeus is sometimes portrayed as the rain god. Homer believed that the Gods live at Olympus, the highe...
  • 82,949
  • 3 years ago
Finding the story, assembling the team, filming and editing
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  • 5 years ago
In 2013, the currently architect, Jordi Fauli, said that 65% of the monumental building are finished. His prognosis was ...
  • 74,357
  • 5 years ago