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1. Becoming Warren Buffett (2017)
TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary
The legendary investor started out as an ambitious, numbers-obsessed boy from Nebraska and ended up becoming one of the richest and most respected men in the world.
inspiring story about his family ties, childhood meanderings that led him to be interested and good at investing ; close to end tells of how the death of his charming wife, Susan/Susie, influenced his philantrophy (he's given away more than 20 billion dollars of company's share to many organizations such as clean water access, LGBTQ rights, so much more
2. Ancient Aliens (2009– )
TV-PG | 42 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi
Science and mythology - and how they are the same thing.
see n - inspirations
3. The UnXplained (2019– )
TV-14 | Documentary
The show will explore the facts behind the world's most fascinating, strange and inexplicable mysteries.
see n - inspirations
4. Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2010)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Combines dramatic re-enactments, interviews and updates, to tell stories of real mysteries, from human to the supernatural.
there's also a 2020 version
7. Time Team (1994–2014)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, History
A group of archaeologists have 3 days to discover historical artifacts in different sites around Britain.
screenplay prop ideas ; history
8. Elizabeth I's Secret Agents (2017)
TV-PG | 60 min | History
The secret agents that protected Queen Elizabeth from treason for over 40 years, through the execution of Mary Queen of Scots to the death of Queen Elizabeth, the capture of Catholic fugitive John Gerard and the infamous Gunpowder Plot.
10. Forensic Files (1996–2011)
TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Crime
A series featuring detailed accounts on how notable crimes and diseases were solved through forensic science.
12. Cold Case Files (1999– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary, Crime
Unsolved crimes locked away in dusty file cabinets. Time is an ineffectual balm. Painful memories are left to a victim's loved ones. What happens when a killer gets away with murder? Thanks... See full summary »
there's also a 2017 series of the same title
13. Vanished (2019 TV Movie)
85 min | Crime
Former police detective Dave Paulides investigates extraordinary mystery cases about missing persons in the national parks.
Dave / David Paulides ; two people went missing (Dale Stehling and Carl Landers - separate incidents) and possibly walked into another dimension - mentions space-time portal , time anomaly , einstein-rosen bridge aka wormhole , casimir effect by dutch physicist Hendrik Casimir, close to end - physicist predicted that electromagnetic field can be manipulated (interviewees agree that it can be done by a highly intelligent life),
14. Dynasties (2018– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary
Follow the true stories of five of the world's most celebrated, yet endangered animals; penguins, chimpanzees, lions, painted wolves and tigers. Each in a heroic struggle against rivals and... See full summary »
Star: David Attenborough
15. Leaving Neverland (2019)
TV-MA | 240 min | Documentary
At the height of his stardom, the world's biggest pop star, Michael Jackson, began long-running relationships with two boys, aged seven and ten, and their families. They now allege that he sexually abused them.
disturbing and infuriating look at how an abused child is groomed (incl. how abuser manipulates child not to tell anyone about their sexual relationship), how his parent is manipulated by the abuser, and how all of those affect the abused child's adulthood and his family relationships
16. Four Corners (1961– )
45 min | News
An Australian current affairs documentary television programme, the longest running of its kind nationally, produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).
list has no Season 54 - which must have the episode about a young thai soccer team in vid "Divers reveal extraordinary behind-the-scenes details of Thailand cave rescue" seen here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-esjQLvsgTs
another interesting docu is "Tham Luang Cave Rescue: Against the Elements..." seen here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_kiX0uUDNI
17. Nature (1982– )
60 min | Documentary, Family
Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects.
S34 E4 Soul of The Elephant, S36 E1 Naledi: One Little Elephant (vets help baby grow healthy after her mother dies giving birth to her),
19. I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash (2010 TV Movie)
88 min | Documentary
On Friday, the 13th of October, 1972, a charter plane carrying 45 passengers, including a college rugby team, vanished over the desolate, snow-covered Andes Mountains. For 72 days, the world thought they were dead.
20. Wings of Hope (2000 TV Movie)
65 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Werner Herzog returns to the South American jungle with Juliane Koepcke, the German woman who was the sole survivor of a plane crash there in 1971. They find the remains of the plane and recreate her journey out of the jungle.
22. American Pickers (2010– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
Mike and Frank are pickers that travel the country and literally would go anywhere just for the prospects of finding antique gold. With the assistance of Danielle they often find themselves in a comedic pickle.
24. Murder Calls (2017– )
TV-14 | Documentary, Crime
With haunting, real-life 911 calls as its through-line, Murder Calls is true-crime storytelling taken to a new level. Each episode pivots on the contents and subtext of 911 calls, which investigators must decipher to uncover the truth.
TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary
The story of Theranos, a multi-billion dollar tech company, its founder Elizabeth Holmes, the youngest self-made female billionaire, and the massive fraud that collapsed the company.
30. Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (2016–2019)
TV-14 | 47 min | Documentary
A series featuring stories from former members of the Church of Scientology whose lives have been affected by the Church's alleged harmful practices.
31. One Born Every Minute (2010– )
60 min | Documentary
A ground-breaking look at the drama and emotion of a maternity unit, from the perspective of the parents-to-be and the maternity ward staff
33. The Case Against 8 (2014)
TV-14 | 109 min | Documentary, Biography, News
A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.
34. Long Time Running (2017)
97 min | Documentary, Music
35. Merata: How Mom Decolonized the Screen (2018)
89 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary portrait of pioneering filmmaker and mother Merata Mita, detailing how her filmmaking intersected with the lives of her children and indigenous filmmakers globally, and featuring rare archival footage dating back to 1977.
37. Momentum Generation (2018)
TV-14 | 103 min | Documentary
A group of teenagers in Hawaii enter the world of professional competitive surfing in the 1990s and rise to super stardom.
TV-MA | 88 min | Documentary, Crime
In 2016, USA Gymnastics was rocked by the revelation that national team doctor Larry Nassar had been abusing young athletes for decades. Tribeca alum Erin Lee Carr's unflinching documentary... See full summary »
41. Believer (I) (2018)
TV-14 | 101 min | Documentary, Music
Imagine Dragons' Mormon front man Dan Reynolds is taking on a new mission to explore how the Church treats its LGBTQ+ members. With the rising suicide rate amongst teens in the state of ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 105 min | Documentary
An investigation into what happened to activist Sandra Bland, who died in police custody after a routine traffic stop.
TV-MA | 143 min | Documentary, Crime
Teen Michelle Carter's actions shocked a nation - but what really happened behind closed doors? This HBO special showcases the prosecution's point of view and alternately the defense's. Which side do you fall on?
45. On the Trail of the Far Fur Country (2014)
80 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
In 1919, a film crew set out on an epic journey across Canada's North. Over the course of six months, their expedition traveled by icebreaker, canoe, and dog sled, capturing the Canadian ... See full summary »
46. Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood (2017)
Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Biography