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.

The account behind maybe the best recipe ever created in finance: the Black-Scholes-Merton alternatives pricing model. Two of its creators were granted the Nobel Prize in Economic ...

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Drugs
cartel land
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56:56
Crime +1

Cartel Land is an award winning documentary by director Matthe Heineman. Matthew got the idea after reading an article in the Rolling Stone magazine about the Arizona Border Rec...

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Beauty
Why Beauty Matters
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59:00

"‘Why Beauty Matters’ is a thoughtful film presented by Philosopher Roger Scruton, wherein he laments on the degradation caused in our lives by art, architecture and music bein...

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Strange
Cannibal – The Man who ate his lover
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01:12:59
Crime +1

Crazy true story about cannibal Armins Meiwes and his willing victim, who was a masochist. Both men were well respected middle aged computer engineers.

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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 ...

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Sports
Andy Murray: The Man Behind the Racquet
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02:08

"US Open, Olympic champion and now 2013 Wimbledon Mens Champion Andy Murray is the focus of this documentary by the BBC. The film reveals what it takes to be a tennis superstar. Fr...

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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...

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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,...

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Science
Alien Encounters – Lost Walt Disney UFO Documentary
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43:33

This documentary was only broadcast once in five US states in 1995, then it was shelved and never broadcast again. This version is the complete uncut feature, recorded to VHS video...

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Technology
TimeLine – A Brief Introduction To The History Of Timekeeping Devices
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08:32

A short, animated documentary on how time has been measured in the past, and how we measure it now. The film walks you through the timeline of people and inventions that kept track...

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Lifestyle
China's Rich & Famous Lifestyle - Shanghai
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45:58
Asia +2

Within 20 years China will rise become the World's number 1 economic super power and it's the fastest changing place on earth. Shanghai seems destined to become the richest city on...

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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...

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Short
Wolf Mountain
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06:57
Indie +2

In a sanctuary in the empty Californian desert, Tonya Littlewolf runs a rescue and rehabilitation for wolves. Many were rescued from breeders, some needing a lot of hands on attent...

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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...

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History
The Surprising History of Sex and Love
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47:28
Health +1

‘The Surprising History of Sex and Love’ is an award winning documentary presented by Terry Jones.This film traces the story of changing social and religious attitudes to sex t...

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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...

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Political
Biography of Otto von Bismarck
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01:49:33

Called the Iron Chancellor, Bismarck is definitely one of the most influential people in Germany history. He dominated Prussian and German History in the 19th century, a time...

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History
Decoding The Past The Templar Code
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01:29:29

For almost 200 years, the Knights Templar was the most powerful group in the medieval world. Today, the group’s legacy showcased in an array of Hollywood blockbusters and a numb...

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History
The Dark Lords of Hattusha
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59:02

‘The Dark Lords of Hattusha’ recounts the history of the Hittite Empire, which lost 2500 years ago. The deciphering of their language enabled archaeologists to finally retrace ...

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History
A History of Britain
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47:05

From the dawn of civilization to the 20th century, A HISTORY OF BRITAIN re-animates familiar tales and illuminates overlooked aspects of England’s past. Written and hosted by his...

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Technology
The Light Bulb Conspiracy
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52:59

The Light Bulb Conspiracy is a documentary that examines how companies undertake Planned Obsolescence, which is the deliberate shortening of product life spans. This as the movie a...

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Conspiracy
rothschild family
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55:51

The Rothschild family is one of the most powerful, influential, and wealthiest family in the world. They all descend from Mayer Amschel Rothschild, a court jew to the German ...

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Social
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace
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54:17

1. Love and Power. This is the story of the dream that was built in the 1990s that computers can create a new kind of world stability. That would create a new global capitalist cla...

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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...

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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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The higher ranks, acquired in the Scottish rite for example, represent “appendant degrees”, as in lateral movement i...
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