With National Geographic (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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67 Metascore

I.R.S. auditor Harold Crick suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

Votes: 216,805 | Gross: $40.14M

2. Barkskins (2020– )

TV-MA | Drama, History

7.3
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Based on the novel by Pulitzer-winner Annie Proulx, BARKSKINS follows a disparate group of outcasts who must navigate brutal hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization- late 1600s New France.

Stars: David Thewlis, Marcia Gay Harden, Aneurin Barnard, James Bloor

Votes: 1,667

3. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy

6.3
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61 Metascore

With the 1970s behind them, San Diego's top-rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York City's first twenty-four-hour news channel by storm.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell

Votes: 166,795 | Gross: $127.35M

4. Garden State (2004)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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67 Metascore

A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

Director: Zach Braff | Stars: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm

Votes: 205,714 | Gross: $26.78M

5. Wrongfully Accused (1998)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.2
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Ryan Harrison is framed for murder and must prove himself innocent by finding a mysterious one-eyed, one-armed, one-legged man after escaping from a bus accident on the way to jail.

Director: Pat Proft | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Richard Crenna, Kelly LeBrock, Melinda McGraw

Votes: 23,304 | Gross: $9.62M

6. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.9
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72 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende

Votes: 138,993 | Gross: $21.58M

7. Two Hands (1999)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.

Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Heath Ledger, Bryan Brown, David Field, Tom Long

Votes: 9,983

8. Nova (1974– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.7
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Science documentaries about various topics.

Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Craig Sechler, Lance Lewman, Will Lyman

Votes: 2,277

9. Drain the Oceans (2018– )

TV-PG | 47 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.6
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By scanning the locations at the bottom of the ocean where sunken ships, treasures and even cities lie, the show tries to answer what they look like, how they got there and if they hide any secrets.

Stars: Craig Sechler, Russell Boulter, James Delgado, Eric Grove

Votes: 271

10. The World According to Jeff Goldblum (2019– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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Documentary series in which Goldblum pulls back the curtain on a seemingly familiar object to reveal a world of astonishing connections, fascinating science, and a whole lot of big ideas.

Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Stephanie Soo, Emilie Livingston

Votes: 1,676

11. The Cave (I) (2019)

PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, War

7.5
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83 Metascore

Amidst air strikes and bombings, a group of female doctors in Ghouta, Syria struggle with systemic sexism while trying to care for the injured using limited resources.

Director: Feras Fayyad | Stars: Amani Ballour, Samaher, Alaa, Salim Namour

Votes: 2,223

12. Of Unknown Origin (1983)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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51 Metascore

A man becomes destructively obsessed with killing a dangerous rat, which has taken residence in his, recently renovated, house.

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Peter Weller, Jennifer Dale, Lawrence Dane, Kenneth Welsh

Votes: 2,760 | Gross: $1.08M

13. LA 92 (2017)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Crime, History

8.2
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66 Metascore

Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, filmmakers examine that tumultuous period through rarely seen archival footage.

Directors: Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin | Stars: Henry Alfaro, Danny Bakewell, John D. Barnett, Bart Bartholomew

Votes: 4,925

14. Killing Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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Based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Casey Siemaszko

Votes: 3,382

15. Diana: In Her Own Words (I) (2017 TV Movie)

112 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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This documentary uses the recordings Princess Diana made for the book that was written by Andrew Morton. In this documentary Diana narrates her life and the events that surrounded her.

Directors: Tom Jennings, David Tillman | Stars: Camilla Parker-Bowles, Prince Charles, Prince Harry, Princess Diana

Votes: 1,666

16. "Lost Treasures of Egypt" (2019–2020)

Documentary

8.4
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An immersive, action-packed and discovery-led series following International teams of archaeologists during the excavation season in Egypt's Valley of the Kings.

Stars: Julian Barratt, Alejandro Jimenez-Serrano, John Ward, Colleen Darnell

Votes: 59

17. Lovely & Amazing (2001)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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75 Metascore

Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.

Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Catherine Keener, Brenda Blethyn, Troy Ruptash, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 6,847 | Gross: $4.19M

18. Back to the Titanic (2020 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

5.8
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Back to the Titanic documents the first manned dives to Titanic in nearly 15 years. New footage reveals fresh decay and sheds light on the ship's future.

Director: Tom Stubberfield | Stars: Nigel Barber, Elliot Graves, Lori Johnston, Sindbad Rumney-Guggenheim

Votes: 132

19. Sea of Shadows (2019)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime, History

7.2
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72 Metascore

The vaquita, the world's smallest whale, is near extinction as its habitat is destroyed by Mexican cartels and Chinese mafia, who harvest the swim bladder of the totoaba fish, the "cocaine ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Ladkani, Sean Bogle, Matthew Podolsky | Stars: Romel Eduardo Ledezma Abaroa, Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, Hector Capetillo, Andrea Crosta

Votes: 480

20. Doomsday Preppers (2011– )

Reality-TV

6.1
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Individuals all across America who have one thing in common - they are prepping for the end of the world.

Stars: Michael Izquierdo, Stephen Mangan, Paul Range, Brent Royal II

Votes: 893

21. Mars: One Day on the Red Planet (2020)

TV-G | 88 min | Documentary

6.8
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An epic journey revealing the real Mars, as you've never seen it before. Using data from orbiters and rovers to build accurate views of the red planet and uncover its secrets. On a single ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Johnson | Star: Nigel Barber

Votes: 144

22. North Korea: Michael Palin's Journey (2018– )

45 min | Documentary

8.1
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As diplomatic relations between DPRK and South Korea begin to slightly thaw after decades of hostility, comedian and world traveler Michael Palin is allowed to visit North Korea for two weeks and, to a limited extent, explore the country.

Star: Michael Palin

Votes: 461

23. Hostile Planet (2019– )

47 min | Documentary

8.2
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A look at the world's harshest landscapes and the animals that have adapted to live there.

Star: Bear Grylls

Votes: 471

24. The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards (2017 TV Special)

TV-14 | 133 min | News

5.0
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The 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will honor the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2016 until May 31, 2017, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Directors: Glenn Weiss, Jeff Roe | Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Alexander Skarsgård, Mackenzie Davis, Sarah Paulson

Votes: 285

25. Hitler's Last Stand (2018– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary, History, War

6.4
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As the end of WWII approaches, diehard Nazi forces fight to the end to stop Allied armies from freeing Europe.

Stars: Petar Gatsby, Connor Anthony, Charlie Hughes, Zac Klassen

Votes: 84

26. Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron (2017 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary

7.2
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For the 20th anniversary of "Titanic," James Cameron reopens the file on the disaster.

Director: Thomas C. Grane | Stars: Jacqueline Astor Drexel, Robert Ballard, Harold Bride, Muffet Laurie Brown

Votes: 420

27. K2: Siren of the Himalayas (2012)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.2
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63 Metascore

Following a group of climbers attempting to climb K2 in 2009, on the 100-year anniversary of its landmark 1909 expedition. Experience the adventure, peril and serenity of a group's attempt to climb the most challenging peak on earth.

Director: Dave Ohlson | Stars: Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, Simone Leorin, Jake Meyer, Chris Szymiec

Votes: 939 | Gross: $0.01M

28. Amreeka (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

7.0
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73 Metascore

A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.

Director: Cherien Dabis | Stars: Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat

Votes: 3,424 | Gross: $0.62M

29. Expeditions to the Edge (2004– )

Documentary, History

7.3
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Add a Plot

Stars: David Paluck, Michael Bell, M. Steven Felty, Shohachi Haneda

Votes: 36

30. Ancient China From Above (2020– )

60 min | Documentary

6.8
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Documentary series takes viewers back in time to see aerial footage of how earlier landscapes in China were shaped, including the Great Wall, Kublai Khan's legendary lost city and a newly-discovered city from 4,000 years ago.

Stars: Allan Maca, Sarah Klassen

Votes: 24

31. Chain of Command (2018– )

Documentary, Drama

7.9
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An intimate portrait of the war against violent extremism and the men and women devoting their lives to it. Records the fight against radical threats all over the world as it unfolds over one full year.

Stars: Chris Evans, Mark Zwirgzdas

Votes: 125

32. Genius by Stephen Hawking (2016– )

54 min | Documentary

7.8
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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, Arjun Singh Panam

Votes: 387

33. Pompeii: Secrets of the Dead (2019 TV Special)

42 min | History

6.0
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Forensic experts scan Pompeii's victims to investigate why they didn't escape the eruption.

Director: Ben Finney | Star: Maite Jáuregui

Votes: 6

34. Great Migrations (2010– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

8.1
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Great Migrations takes viewers on the epic journeys animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species.

Stars: Tarkan, Alec Baldwin, Stephen Fry, Thomas Fritsch

Votes: 741

35. Naked Science (2004– )

60 min | Documentary, Adventure

7.9
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Documentary series featuring various subjects related to science and technology.

Stars: Eric Meyers, Michael Izquierdo, Rushmore DeNooyer, Roger Tilling

Votes: 297

36. Heroes of the Sky: The Mighty Eighth Air Force (2020 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, History, War

7.2
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The 'Mighty Eighth Air Force' tilted the balance for the Allies during World War II. This is the story of how they did it, using rare archival footage and dramatic eye-witness accounts of the airmen and the commanders themselves.

Director: David Jakubovic | Stars: Ryon Thomas, Bruce Kennedy

Votes: 15

37. Before Mars (2016)

32 min | Short

7.6
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This is the backstory of Hana and Joon Seung, characters in the series "MARS" on Nat Geo. The twin sisters are struggling to fit into their new home and find a ham radio, allowing them to develop a friendship with a female astronaut..

Director: Lloyd Lee Choi | Stars: Nekhebet Kum Juch, Uatchet Jin Juch, Joyce Wong, Peter Judd

Votes: 237

38. Monster Croc Wrangler (2011– )

Documentary

8.0
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Australian helicopter pilot Matt Wright presents chapters from his adventurous life in various parts of the Australian outback. For conservation purposes, truly wild and dangerous species ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Wright, Chris Wilson, Chris Wilson, John Brown

Votes: 24

39. Breaking2 (2017 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

7.3
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After six months of scientifically advanced training, three of the world's most elite distance runners set out to break the two-hour marathon barrier. These pioneers go on a global trek to ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Desmond Roe

Votes: 290

40. Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS (2017)

R | 99 min | Documentary

7.5
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84 Metascore

A look at the current state of Syria amidst war and chaos in 2017, featuring stories of survival and observations by political experts from around the world.

Directors: Sebastian Junger, Nick Quested | Stars: Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, Amr Al-Azm, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, Tareq Al-Hashemi

Votes: 626

41. Search for the Afghan Girl (2003 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary, Mystery

8.3
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The fascinating journey to find the mysterious "Afghan Girl" whose haunting gaze captivated the world in a NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine cover.

Director: Lawrence Cumbo | Stars: Steven Brian Conard, Sharbat Gula, Steve McCurry, Sigourney Weaver

Votes: 91

42. Into Eternity (2010)

75 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

A documentary on the safety of nuclear storage.

Director: Michael Madsen | Stars: Carl Reinhold Bråkenhjelm, Mikael Jensen, Berit Lundqvist, Michael Madsen

Votes: 2,831 | Gross: $0.06M

43. Storm of the Century (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 55 min | Thriller

7.2
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A chilling look at one of the most violent and destructive storms to hit the U.S. this century

Director: Barry Nye

Votes: 80

44. Water & Power: A California Heist (2017)

PG | 87 min | Documentary

7.2
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In California's complex water system, a handful of corporate land owners took advantage of a state-engineered system and gained control of the state's most precious public resource, while drought left local homeowners with dry wells.

Director: Marina Zenovich

Votes: 258

45. Expedition Mars (2016 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary

7.8
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Expedition Mars brings to life one of the greatest sagas of the Space Age, the epic adventures of Spirit and Opportunity, the rovers that saved NASA's Mars program after a string of failures in the 1990's.

Director: Mark Davis | Stars: John Callas, Rob Manning, Jake Matijevic, Steve Squyres

Votes: 124

46. Paanipath (2017)

Short, Drama

8.1
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PaaniPath confronts the disturbing reality of a water crisis through the victims of a flawed and politicized water management system.

Director: Jai Mehta | Stars: Kavita Amarjeet Amle, Aprajita Bajaj, Nagesh Bhonsle, Khalid Dada

Votes: 14

47. Miracle on Everest (2008)

Documentary, Adventure

7.0
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The legendary story of Australian climber Lincoln Hall, who was pronounced dead close to the summit of Mount Everest and lived to tell the tale.

Director: Jennifer Peedom | Stars: Wayne Alexander, Johno Carr, Daz Caulton, Nick Flyvberg

Votes: 168

48. Drain the Sunken Pirate City (2017 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 47 min | Documentary

6.3
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Port Royal, the 'wickedest city on Earth', famous for its Caribbean pirates, liquor, is torn apart on June 7th 1692 by quake and tsunami. Two thirds of buildings are sucked into the ocean, ... See full summary »

Director: Sophie Elwin-Harris | Stars: Craig Sechler, Russell Boulter, Jon Henderson, Ronald Hutton

Votes: 61

49. Explorer (2015– )

Documentary

7.3
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Explorer, the longest-running documentary series in cable television history, honored with nearly 60 Emmys and hundreds of other awards, continues as a series of major specials on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Bacon, Tim Samuels, Bryan Christy, J.J. Kelley

Votes: 27

50. When Aliens Attack (II) (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

5.3
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When Aliens Attack examines what would happen if extraterrestrials attacked the Earth. It looks at why such an attack could happen and how it could unfold. It also examines whether human ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Tarantino | Stars: James Lurie, Seth Shostak, Nick Pope, Brian De Toy

Votes: 75


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