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.

Music
8th of November Documentary: A True Story of Pain & Honor
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50:18

On November 8th, 1965, the 173rd Airborne Brigade on Operation Hump, War Zone D in Vietnam were ambushed by over 1200 V.C. Forty-eight American soldiers lost their lives that day. ...

  • 11,648
  • 8 years ago
  • 8.6(8)
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...

  • 11,563
  • 8 years ago
  • 8(4)

The Concorde was the fastest passenger airline, yet these supersonic speeds made people question it’s safety. On July 25th 2000 Air France Flight 4590 went down killing all on bo...

  • 11,555
  • 8 years ago
  • 10(1)
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 ...

  • 11,535
  • 8 years ago
  • 10(2)
Justice
death row
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42:28
Crime +1

If you know you will die in 24 hours, what thoughts will go through your mind? You might not get the chance to ponder those thoughts, because nobody of us knows exactly when ...

  • 11,535
  • 5 years ago
  • 6.6(8)
Justice
edmund kemper
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44:38
Crime +1

When you serve as the inspiration for a movie such as “American Psycho”, something is wrong with you. And with Edmund Kemper, something was seriously wrong from his early...

  • 11,460
  • 6 years ago
  • 10(1)
Sports
The Other Dream Team
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01:30:44

The Other Dream Team is a narrative film directed by Marius A. Markevicius. It covers the uplifting story of the 1992 Lithuania national basketball team and their trip to the bron...

  • 11,408
  • 7 years ago
  • 10(1)
History
The Canary Effect
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01:03:10

The Canary Effect is a 2006 documentary film directed by Robin Davey and Yellow Thunder Woman, who are both members of LA Based alternative pop group The Bastard Fairies.It premier...

  • 11,375
  • 8 years ago
  • 10(2)
Military/War
Sniper: Inside The Crosshairs
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01:27:49

"Sniper: Inside The Crosshairs brings us the psychological and strategic thinking behind one of the battlefield’s most notorious weapon: the sniper. Learning from some of the bes...

  • 11,279
  • 8 years ago
  • 10(1)
Social
The Root of All Evil? – Richard Dawkins
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47:52

A shocking and controversial look into the effect of religion on on our society with special focus on the contradiction between religion/faith and Science. Written and presented by...

  • 11,256
  • 8 years ago
  • 8.6(7)
Nature
Grizzly Man
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01:44:06

Grizzly Man is a 2005 narrative film by German executive Werner Herzog. It narratives the life and demise of bear lover Timothy Treadwell. The film comprises of Treadwell's own f...

  • 11,248
  • 7 years ago
  • Not Rated
Medicine
muscle condition
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45:49
Health +1

For most of us, muscles are under our control. But how do our muscles work? And are there conditions that cause our muscles to stop working?For some people, their muscles are the...

  • 11,222
  • 6 years ago
  • 5.9(10)
Social
The End of Poverty
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01:44:34

Global poverty does not just happen. It started with slavery, military conquest and colonization resulted in the confiscation of land, minerals and forced labor.Today, the problem ...

  • 11,201
  • 8 years ago
  • 10(3)
Drugs
The OxyContin Express
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47:12

The OxyContin Express examines Florida’s massive problem with prescription pill abuse ranging from anxiety drugs, Xanax, to synthesized heroin, Oxycontin. This documentary shows...

  • 11,193
  • 8 years ago
  • 9.5(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...

  • 11,178
  • 8 years ago
  • 9.3(12)
Strange
san pedro prison
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09:52
Crime +3

San Perdro Prison in Bolivia is one of the most controversial and unique prison facilities in the world. The unique aspect is that the prison is guarded only from the outside...

  • 11,136
  • 5 years ago
  • 9.2(5)
Health
The Business of Being Born
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01:24:39

The documentary film, the Business of Being Born produced by Ricki Lake discusses the different experiences faced by women during child birth in US. The documentary talks about the...

  • 11,123
  • 8 years ago
  • 7.6(11)
Sexuality
Inside Bountiful: Polygamy Investigation
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29:32

The story of Winston Blackmore, the notorious leader of Canada’s most famous polygamist community, in Bountiful, BC. Bountiful is a well known religious commune where polygamist ...

  • 11,107
  • 8 years ago
  • 8.5(2)
Science
Aftermath: Population Zero
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01:29:34

"Imagine if a minute from now, every person on Earth disappeared. All 6.6 billion of us. What would happen to the world without humans?How much time would pass before our nuclear p...

  • 10,997
  • 8 years ago
  • 6(7)
Nature
Lost Land of the Jaguar
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10:02

Series combining stunning wildlife of high-octane adventure. A team of explorers search the depths of the last great virgin forest on the planet.Cameras follow the team every sweat...

  • 10,981
  • 8 years ago
  • 7(2)
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...

  • 10,973
  • 8 years ago
  • Not Rated
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...

  • 10,913
  • 8 years ago
  • 6(3)
Music
distortion of sound
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22:08
Media +1

The documentary explores the topic of decline of sound quality in music. According to the documentary, the reason for decline is that music is distributed with lousy compress...

  • 10,913
  • 5 years ago
  • 8.8(5)
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...

  • 10,906
  • 8 years ago
  • 10(3)
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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  • 7 years ago
Mary, or Virgin Mary, is one of the most controversial woman in the history of religion
  • 245,005
  • 7 years ago
Modern conspiracies suggest that the world, and its most powerful leaders are actually under the control of the Illuminati
  • 196,659
  • 7 years ago
The higher ranks, acquired in the Scottish rite for example, represent “appendant degrees”, as in lateral movement i...
  • 177,955
  • 6 years ago
A person killing more than 10 million people can easily be identified as a dictator, savage and put in the same sentence...
  • 170,336
  • 7 years ago
Phil believed that there are seven benevolent alien species currently living on Earth and four evil species. The theory ...
  • 141,673
  • 7 years ago
Large part of Alexander’s success was his army. No commander can win a battle, let alone a war by himself. Alexander, ...
  • 133,100
  • 7 years ago
In Greek mythology, Zeus is sometimes portrayed as the rain god. Homer believed that the Gods live at Olympus, the highe...
  • 123,976
  • 5 years ago
More than 10 countries around the world punish rape by death
  • 104,755
  • 6 years ago
Finding the story, assembling the team, filming and editing
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  • 8 years ago