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1. Planet Earth II (2016)

TV-G | 298 min | Documentary

David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 78,007

2. Planet Earth (2006)

TV-PG | 538 min | Documentary

Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.

Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Huw Cordey, Doug Allan

Votes: 151,793

3. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009)

312 min | Documentary, History, War

Apocalypse: The Second World War(2009) is a six-part French documentary about the Second World War. The documentary is composed exclusively of actual footage of the war as filmed by war ... See full summary »

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Martin Sheen

Votes: 7,271

4. Apocalypse la 1ère Guerre mondiale (2014– )

260 min | Documentary, History, War

Colorized historical footage in ascending order of World War 1. Not only the relatively known Flanders and France battles, but also the generally unknown Italian-Austrian, ... See full summary »

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, François Arnaud, Ferdinand Foch, V.I. Lenin

Votes: 1,755

5. APOCALYPSE the Battle of Verdun (2016– )

90 min | Documentary, History, War

A gripping and shocking documentary composed of numerous colorized archive footage. Apocalypse: Verdun takes us to the infamous and bloody battle of Verdun that occurred in February 1916, when World War I had been raging for two years.

Votes: 320

6. APOCALYPSE Stalin (2015– )

157 min | Documentary, History, War

The rise of Stalin, from his early beginning as a bankrobber to the cold-blooded leader of the Soviet Union.

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Doug Rand

Votes: 576

7. Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler (2011– )

108 min | Documentary, History, War

Chronicles Hitler's life as a failed painter and far-right activist up to his election as Chancellor of Germany, leading to his relentless rise to power, culminating in the beginning of World War II.

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Doug Rand

Votes: 1,423

8. WWII's Greatest Raids (2014– )

TV-PG | Documentary

Each episode covers an operation during the Second World War. Through a reconstruction and interviews with experts on tactics and weapons, the operation is discussed.

Stars: Charlie Adcock, Joseph Balderrama, Jon Hawer, Tom Hawkesworth

Votes: 42

9. Hitler's Hidden City (2009 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

Hitler's Hidden City is a subterranean adventure under the streets of Berlin, following the work of a team of German archaeologists and historians exposing and exploring the last remaining ... See full summary »

Director: George Pagliero | Stars: Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler, Nicholas Schatzki

Votes: 27

10. The World's First Computer (2012)

75 min | Documentary

Documentation of discovery and deciphering of Antikythera Mechanism: the 2000 years computing device to find positions of astronomical objects and events.

Director: Michael Beckham | Stars: Dilly Barlow, Mike Edmunds, Tony Freeth, Dimitris Kourkoumelis

Votes: 69

11. Frozen Planet (2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

Stars: David Attenborough, Alec Baldwin, Chadden Hunter, Ted Giffords

Votes: 23,059

12. 37 Days (2014– )

60 min | History

A TV mini-series that unveils the behind-closed-doors story of the final weeks before the outbreak of World War I.

Stars: Ian McDiarmid, Nicholas Farrell, Tim Pigott-Smith, Sinéad Cusack

Votes: 1,224

13. Fleming (2014)

TV-MA | 44 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.

Stars: Dominic Cooper, Lara Pulver, Samuel West, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 4,361

14. Wild France (2013 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

A documentary that shows the different fauna that populates natural habitats of France, and the people that aims to protect and preserve them.

Director: Fred Fougea | Stars: Guillaume de Tonquédec, Christian Couloumy, Stéphanie Bodet, Arnaud Petit

Votes: 48

15. Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985– )

Unrated | 410 min | Drama

The rise and fall of the Italian fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini.

Stars: George C. Scott, David Suchet, Spencer Chandler, Lee Grant

Votes: 326

16. Unearthed (I) (2016– )

Documentary, History, Mystery

Exploration of great archaeological discoveries, fascinating ancient civilizations, forgotten architectural marvels and tantalizing historical mysteries.

Stars: Steven Kearney, Jo Buckberry, Memo De Anda, Edith Hall

Votes: 121

17. Impossible Engineering (2015– )

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary

A series that explores engineering mega projects worldwide, and relates them back to the original scientific discoveries that made these modern day projects possible.

Stars: Mike Bratton, Rhys Morgan, Daniel Dickrell, Andrew Steele

Votes: 116

18. National Geographic: Engineering the Impossible (2007– )

Documentary, Action, History

The incredible engineering stories behind three iconic ancient buildings: the Colosseum, the Great Pyramid of Giza and Chartres Cathedral. We tell the history of the people who built them: ... See full summary »

Stars: Eddie McCann, Alisdair Simpson, Peter Harlowe, Brian Dobson

Votes: 105

19. Engineering an Empire (2005–2007)

TV-PG | 564 min | Documentary, History

A series of documentaries that go over the world's history and it's many accomplishments.

Stars: Peter Weller, Michael Carroll, J.J. Huckin, Spyros Bakas

Votes: 540

20. Curiosity (2011– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

This program is made by the Discovery Network, and the show's 'full-name' has the suffix phrase of "The Questions of Our Life", after curiosity. The show tries to answer mysteries and ... See full summary »

Stars: Josh Charles, Martin Sheen, Sean Barrett, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 620

21. Stephen Hawking's Universe (2010– )

Documentary

In this comprehensive cosmology series Stephen Hawking looks at the entire universe, from the Big Bang to the end of time.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Hawking, Melissa Ricci, Christopher Goh

Votes: 4,685

22. Stephen Hawking's Grand Design (2012– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

In this documentary, Stephen Hawking tries to explain what science can tell us about the meaning of life through physics, philosophical discussion,and Hawking's own unique scientific ... See full summary »

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Hawking, Funke Adeleke, Tom Bonington

Votes: 1,139

23. Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places (2016– )

Documentary

Commander Stephen Hawking pilots his space ship the SS Hawking on the journey of a lifetime, zooming from black holes to the Big Bang, Saturn to Santa Barbara. After all, why should astronauts have all the fun?

Star: Stephen Hawking

Votes: 68

24. Genius by Stephen Hawking (2016– )

54 min | Documentary

This series helps ordinary people understand the science behind the big questions ,of life the universe and time travel .

Stars: Stephen Hawking, Alex Filippenko, Marisol Ferra, Sian Proctor

Votes: 323



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