My Movies: Documentaries (blu ray + dvd)

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1. Oceans (2009)

G | 84 min | Documentary

75 Metascore

An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.

Directors: Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Jacques Perrin, Matthias Brandt

Votes: 9,095 | Gross: $19.42M

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, Thomas Anguti Johnston, Huw Cordey

Votes: 167,890

3. Ancient Worlds (2010)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

An Ancient society is examined, but not just from a historical point of view. The researchers try to present and approach it as if they lived in that Classical or earlier culture, religion etcetera.

Stars: Richard Miles, Simon Russell Beale, Julie Berry, Cecile Michel

Votes: 175

4. Human Planet (2011)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them. Each episode examines how life differs for men and nature in some type of ... See full summary »

Stars: John Hurt, Roger Munns

Votes: 23,863

5. Frozen Planet (2011–2012)

TV-PG | 333 min | Documentary

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

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

Votes: 27,017

6. Life (2009)

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

David Attenborough 's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview of the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated ... See full summary »

Stars: Oprah Winfrey, David Attenborough, Doug Allan, Barrie Britton

Votes: 38,096

7. Madagascar (2011)

240 min | Documentary

Over 80% of Madagascar's animals and plants are found nowhere else on Earth. Discover what made Madagascar so different from the rest of the world, and how evolution ran wild there.

Stars: David Attenborough, John Brown, Rainer Dolch, Jonathan Linus Fiely

Votes: 2,041

8. Africa (2013)

TV-PG | 360 min | Documentary

Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.

Stars: David Attenborough, Simon Blakeney, James Aldred, Katrina Bartlam

Votes: 14,210

9. Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates (2013)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

David Attenborough embarks on a remarkable 500 million-year journey revealing the extraordinary group of animals that dominate our world, and how their evolution defines our human bodies.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 849

10. They Shall Not Grow Old (II) (2018)

R | 99 min | Documentary, History, War

91 Metascore

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Thomas Adlam, William Argent, John Ashby, Attwood

Votes: 29,746 | Gross: $17.96M

11. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009)

TV-MA | 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, Rudolf Hess

Votes: 10,148

12. 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: 2,317

13. 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: 1,718

14. De Gouden Eeuw (2012–2013)

520 min | History

In "De Gouden Eeuw" Hans Goedkoop searches for the historical but current story about this great century in the Dutch history. The series explains the link between the present and the most ... See full summary »

Stars: Hans Goedkoop, Mark Rutte

Votes: 13

16. When We Were Kings (1996)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport

83 Metascore

A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.

Director: Leon Gast | Stars: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, James Brown

Votes: 15,311 | Gross: $2.67M

17. The Nazis: A Warning from History (1997)

292 min | Documentary, History, War

An examination of how a cultured people could have allowed Adolf Hitler's rise to power.

Stars: Samuel West, Adolf Buchner, Jutta Rüdiger, Günther Ruschin

Votes: 1,546

18. The World at War (1973–1974)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

A groundbreaking 26-part documentary series narrated by the actor Laurence Olivier about the deadliest conflict in history, World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 22,330

19. The First World War (2003)

500 min | Documentary, History, War

A comprehensive survey of the history of World War I.

Stars: Jonathan Lewis, Voja Tankosic, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Andrée Bernard

Votes: 1,255

20. Gladiators of World War II (2002– )

50 min | Documentary, History, War

In this BBC documentary series newly declassified documents are used to examine the strategic roles played in the war by thirteen of the world's regular and resistance land, sea and air forces.

Star: Robert Powell

Votes: 68

21. Ultimate Jordan (2001 Video)

330 min | Documentary, Sport

His ultimate moves, dunks, shots and his five greatest games games ever.

Stars: Charles Barkley, Jack Haley, Phil Jackson, Magic Johnson

Votes: 413

22. The Great War (1964)

40 min | Documentary, War

One of the greatest achievements of television -broadcast from 1964 in 26 episodes. Use of extensive archive footage and sound effects, linked with contemporary classic music of that area. ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Emlyn Williams, Marius Goring

Votes: 616

23. The War (2007)

TV-14 | 124 min | Documentary, History, War

A seven-part series focusing on the many ways in which the Second World War impacted the lives of American families.

Stars: Keith David, Katharine Phillips, Tom Hanks, Paul Fussell

Votes: 4,819

24. Jazz (2001)

114 min | Documentary, History, Music

A survey of the musical form's history and major talents.

Stars: Keith David, Wynton Marsalis, Gary Giddins, Kevin Conway

Votes: 2,014

25. The Somme 1916: From Both Sides of the Wire (2016– )

History, War

With access to both German and British archives, military historian Peter Barton re-examines one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War from both sides of No Man's Land.

Star: Peter Barton

Votes: 45

26. The Last Voices of the Great War (2008– )

276 min | Documentary

A fitting and deeply moving tribute to the experience and service of those who fought in WW1.

Stars: Henry Allingham, Harry Patch

Votes: 13

27. Larry Bird: A Basketball Legend (1992 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

Tells the Story of the Greatest Basketball player that has ever lived, Larry Bird!

Stars: Daniel Stern, Larry Bird

Votes: 40



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