With National Geographic Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Way Back (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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66 Metascore

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Dragos Bucur

Votes: 103,138 | Gross: $2.70M

2. March of the Penguins (2005)

G | 80 min | Documentary, Family

7.5
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79 Metascore

In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family.

Director: Luc Jacquet | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Charles Berling, Romane Bohringer, Jules Sitruk

Votes: 53,787 | Gross: $77.44M

3. God Grew Tired of Us (2006)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

7.9
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72 Metascore

Four boys from Sudan embark on a journey to America after years of wandering Sub-Saharan Africa in search of safety.

Directors: Christopher Dillon Quinn, Tommy Walker | Stars: Panther Bior, John Bul Dau, Nicole Kidman, Daniel Abol Pach

Votes: 2,667 | Gross: $0.28M

4. Rebuilding Paradise

Documentary | Filming

The community of Paradise, California, a town in the Sierra Nevada foothills, attempts to rebuild after devastating wildfires in 2018.

Director: Ron Howard

5. The Last Lions (2011)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Family

8.3
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69 Metascore

Fifty years ago there were close to half-a-million lions in Africa. Today there are around 20,000. To make matters worse, lions, unlike elephants, which are far more numerous, have ... See full summary »

Director: Dereck Joubert | Star: Jeremy Irons

Votes: 3,855 | Gross: $0.64M

6. Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (2007)

Unrated | 40 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.0
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Brings to life some of the most bizarre, ferocious and fascinating creatures to ever inhabit the ocean. Combines animation with recreations in a prehistoric adventure. A journey to the ... See full summary »

Director: Sean MacLeod Phillips | Stars: Jerry Hoffman, Liev Schreiber, Jennifer Aguilar, Michael Ashcraft

Votes: 886 | Gross: $23.55M

7. Arctic Tale (2007)

G | 96 min | Documentary, Family

6.9
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64 Metascore

Two narratives -- the life cycle of a mother walrus and her calf, and the life of a polar bear and her cubs -- are used to illustrate the harsh realities of existence in the Arctic.

Directors: Adam Ravetch, Sarah Robertson | Stars: Queen Latifah, Katrina Agate, Zain Ali, Preston Bailey

Votes: 1,732 | Gross: $0.83M

8. Mysteries of Egypt (1998)

38 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

6.6
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53 Metascore

Egypt is and ever was a place of mystery. Many rumors spread around the great Pyramids of Gizeh (the only one of the seven wonders of the world left), their age ranges - in different ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Neibaur | Stars: Omar Sharif, Kate Maberly, Timothy Davies, Julian Curry

Votes: 480 | Gross: $40.59M

9. The Choir (I) (2007)

82 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Shot over four years, THE CHOIR is the story of Jabulani Shabangu and a group of fellow inmates who are battling to survive in Leeukwop Prison -- South Africa's largest prison. Jabulani is ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Davie | Stars: Tabea Bohali, Richmond Febana, Coleman Mgogodlo, Thabo Mohlahli

Votes: 40

10. Pandas: The Journey Home (2014)

Unrated | 37 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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Filmmakers of "Pandas: The Journey Home" were granted unprecedented access to the Wolong Panda Center in China. Meet all of the pandas at the center as they get ready for their new lives in... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Brown

Votes: 149

11. The Gospel of Judas (2006 TV Movie)

PG | 120 min | Documentary

6.8
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One of the most significant discoveries of the twentieth century is revealed in this film.

Director: James Barrat | Stars: Bahran Aloui, Tawfik Bahri, Monc Ed Becheikh, Omar Bey

Votes: 249

12. The Power of the Game (2007)

100 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

7.0
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Six intertwining stories showcase the social impact of soccer across the world.

Director: Michael Apted

Votes: 53

13. Lost in China (2009– )

Documentary

7.5
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Stars: Jeff Hutchens, Peter Hutchens

Votes: 27

14. Roar: Lions of the Kalahari (2005)

40 min | Short, Documentary, Family

7.4
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Director: Tim Liversedge

Votes: 50


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