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.

Personal Triumphs
the beatles sound
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48:38
Media +2

There have been many documentaries about The Beatles. After all, they are widely regarded as one of the most successful bands of all time. The Beatles created music that is s...

  • 8,037
  • 2 years ago
  • 9.4(7)
Religion
vatican insider
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54:30

Anytime you bring the words “controversy” and “Vatican” together, you have something worth reading or watching. There are tons of documentaries about the Vatican, and...

  • 8,012
  • 3 years ago
  • 4.8(12)
Science
Objectified
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01:15:42

Objectified is the second part of a three-film “design trilogy” by Gary Hustwit and had its world premiere at the SxSW Film Festival in March 2009.It is a documentary film enco...

  • 7,987
  • 5 years ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS – Pill Poppers
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58:59

Over an average human’s lifetime they are most likely to be prescribed and take more than 14,000 pills. Anti-depressants, antibiotics, cholesterol lowering tablets, painkillers, ...

  • 7,964
  • 5 years ago
  • 9(3)
Art
Style Wars 1983
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01:09:47

"Style Wars is a 1983 documentary on the hip hop culture in New York. The film has an focus on graffiti, although “bboying” and rapping are covered to a lesser extent.The docum...

  • 7,920
  • 5 years ago
  • 10(1)
Social
ticket without seat animation
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03:05

This short animated movie won an Oscar. And it can teach us so much about life. It takes only three minutes to watch the short movie, but the lessons will stay with you forev...

  • 7,909
  • 4 months ago
  • 4.6(92)
Sexuality
men pedophiles
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50:45

The simple question is the following: Have you ever been attracted to a woman, only to find out later she is 13 years old? So, what is the difference between you and pedophil...

  • 7,853
  • 3 years ago
  • 4.2(6)
Conspiracy
titanic conspiracy
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01:21:15

The Titanic story is one of the most famous and well-known stories in the world. The RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the ea...

  • 7,825
  • 1 year ago
  • 5.2(13)
Religion
Derinkuyu
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41:55

In 1969, the city of Derinkuyu was opened for tourists. Before opening for tourists, officials in Turkey made sure to fully explore the underground city, for which they believe w...

  • 7,818
  • 3 years ago
  • 6.4(7)
Social
American Skinheads – A NeoNazi United States
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45:48

A strange and sometimes disturbing look at the underground world of the American skinheads many years after world war finished.

  • 7,812
  • 5 years ago
  • 6(1)
Science
Social Anxiety - Afraid of People
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56:58
Drugs +3

Mental Health is one of the raging health discussions of the 21st century - Millions of people live everyday in silence and fear of the stigma associated with mental health problem...

  • 7,804
  • 4 years ago
  • 7.6(5)
Religion
Religulous
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01:41:00

At the beginning of Religulous, Bill Maher shows a bar graph illustrating the number of people in America who are not religious. That figure is 16% more than blacks, more than Jews...

  • 7,794
  • 5 years ago
  • 10(1)
Science
Bill Gates - How a geek changed the world
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59:08

The Money Programme's Fiona Bruce gains exclusive access to Bill Gates as he prepares to step down from full-time involvement with Microsoft, the company he helped found. Gates's c...

  • 7,776
  • 5 years ago
  • 8(1)
People
The Story Of Dieter Dengler
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01:17:45

This documentary is primarily made for the German television broadcasting purpose. The director and writer of this film is Werner Herzog and the production credit goes to Werner ...

  • 7,771
  • 4 years ago
  • 6(3)
Sports
Riding Giants
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01:41:21

‘Riding Giants’ is a beautifully directed documentary presenting Laird Hamilton, who is considered to be a big reason for the sport’s popularity, as a towering hero and the s...

  • 7,749
  • 5 years ago
  • Not Rated
Music
freddie mercury death
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01:19:32

Freddie Mercury is one of the most tragic stories in the music history. Widely regarded as one of the best voices and singers in music history, Mercury lived only 45 years.Th...

  • 7,742
  • 1 year ago
  • 7.2(13)
History
The Lost Gods of Easter Island
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49:14

Lost Gods of Easter Island is a BBC documentary written and presented by David Attenborough. It explores the history of civilization in the remote islands of Passover. Attenborough...

  • 7,709
  • 5 years ago
  • 9.7(3)
Medicine
drug addicts
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58:09
Drugs +2

According to statistics, one in three British adults has taken an illegal substance once in his life, and one fifth of those are still using illegal substances. And that is d...

  • 7,706
  • 3 years ago
  • 5.9(11)
Social
Discovery Atlas: India Revealed
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30:05

Four years in the making, Discovery Atlas: India unveiled a stunning portrait of a nation incredible. By following the lives of several people in India, we discover the heart of th...

  • 7,690
  • 5 years ago
  • 7.5(4)
Disaster
The Chernobyl Disaster – SFD Documentary
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01:20:29

While running a non routine test on Reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant in Ukraine, a chain reaction (no pun in tended) of serious mistakes cause the core to ultimately me...

  • 7,656
  • 5 years ago
  • 5.3(3)
Strange
the nightmare
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45:07
Health +1

Sleep paralysis is a common, yet underrated phenomenon in modern world. To put it simply, it is a phenomenon in which “an individual, either during falling asleep or awakening,...

  • 7,654
  • 3 years ago
  • 6.5(6)
History
secrets of the pyramids
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01:36:15

The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Built with extreme precision, Giza has earned to be called “Wonder”.Many scientists nowadays are wo...

  • 7,622
  • 3 years ago
  • 7.5(4)
Disaster
Deadly Crossroads – Flight 2937 – Mayday
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01:02:50

Bashkirian Airlines Flight 2937 is flying with 69 people on board from Russia including 45 school children. The aircraft collides with DHL Flight 611, with the two pilots on board....

  • 7,616
  • 5 years ago
  • 7(2)
Justice
Upstate Purgatory
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18:55
Crime +1

Albany Country Jail in upstate New York is one of the jails in the state of New York. Built in 1931, it can house up to 1,100 inmates, men and women. Currently, more than 600 in...

  • 7,613
  • 3 years ago
  • 7(14)
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...
  • 430,587
  • 4 years ago
Modern conspiracies suggest that the world, and its most powerful leaders are actually under the control of the Illuminati
  • 167,807
  • 4 years ago
Mary, or Virgin Mary, is one of the most controversial woman in the history of religion
  • 121,698
  • 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...
  • 116,838
  • 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, ...
  • 111,252
  • 4 years ago
Phil believed that there are seven benevolent alien species currently living on Earth and four evil species. The theory ...
  • 102,551
  • 4 years ago
The higher ranks, acquired in the Scottish rite for example, represent “appendant degrees”, as in lateral movement i...
  • 90,891
  • 3 years ago
In 2013, the currently architect, Jordi Fauli, said that 65% of the monumental building are finished. His prognosis was ...
  • 73,668
  • 4 years ago
In Greek mythology, Zeus is sometimes portrayed as the rain god. Homer believed that the Gods live at Olympus, the highe...
  • 73,074
  • 2 years ago
Finding the story, assembling the team, filming and editing
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  • 5 years ago