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The Rich Have Their Own Photographers (Movie, 2007)

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The Rich Have Their Own Photographers

In 1957, Milton Rogovin was declared The Top Red in Buffalo by The Buffalo News and his life was turned upside-down...

IMDb: 10.0 (5 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Edward Asner, Anne Rogovin, Milton Rogovin

Directed by: Ezra Bookstein

Repo Man Uncut (Series, 2014)

Amazon (Season: 1)

Repo Man Uncut

The series follows Sean James yet again, around the Colorful world off a repossession agent. Each episode retells the story of actual events that have happened to this mean, lean, repoing ...

IMDb: 9.8 (41 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Sean James

Directed by: N/A

Future Ways of Living (Movie, 2017)

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Future Ways of Living

At the World Expo in Milan, a group of global thought leaders, designers and students come together to collaboratively critique and re-design our societal systems, painting a vision of the ...

IMDb: 9.8 (5 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Yara Al-Adib, Giuliana Bruno, Nalisha Chouraria, Monica Contreras

Directed by: Marcello Ferrara

Planet Earth (Series, 2006)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Planet Earth

Emmy Award winning, 11-episodes, 5-years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.

IMDb: 9.4 (126,360 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver

Directed by: N/A

Bob Ross: The Joy of Painting (Series, 1983–1994)

Amazon (Season: 10–31)

Bob Ross: The Joy of Painting

In this half-hour program, artist Bob Ross paints on canvas a beautiful oil painting.

IMDb: 9.4 (2,710 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Family

Starring: Bob Ross

Directed by: Sally Schenck

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Series, 2014)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time.

IMDb: 9.3 (79,206 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Carl Sagan

Directed by: Brannon Braga, Ann Druyan

Uspomene 677 (Movie, 2011)

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Uspomene 677

"All the Serbs are Ratkos soldiers", the crowd sing as they dance, arms interlinked, to the beat of the music. Here the ex-Serbian general on trial for war crimes is still a national hero. ...

IMDb: 9.2 (53 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Sadzida Hadzic, Luka Idzakovic, Zeljko Istuk, Kemal Karic

Directed by: Mirko Pincelli

120 Days (Movie, 2013)

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120 Days

120 Days captures an intimate look at the lives of one family of undocumented immigrants who have lived and worked in the United States illegally for twelve years. Father and husband, ...

IMDb: 9.2 (29 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Drama, Family

Starring: Miguel Cortes, Maria Luisa Cortes

Directed by: Ted Roach

Everything is Forever (Movie, 2014)

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Everything is Forever

Nenad Bach was a rock star in his native country, Croatia, but in1984 he made the decision to expatriate in order to follow his dream of finding a U.S. market for his music, in an industry ...

IMDb: 9.2 (18 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Music

Starring: Nenad Bach, Ivo Bach, Michael O'Keefe

Directed by: Victor Zimet

Life (Series, 2009)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Life

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

IMDb: 9.1 (29,185 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey

Directed by: N/A

Human Planet (Series, 2011)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Human Planet

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 ...

IMDb: 9.1 (17,192 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: John Hurt

Directed by: N/A

America's Game - The Super Bowl Champions (Series, 2006–2011)

Amazon (Season: 1)

America's Game - The Super Bowl Champions

Profiles of each year's winning Super Bowl football team.

IMDb: 9.1 (177 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Sport

Starring: Bruce Willis, Martin Sheen, Joe Greene, Ed Harris

Directed by: N/A

Omo Child (Movie, 2015)

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Omo Child

For many generations people in the Omo Valley (tribal southwest Ethiopia) believed some children are cursed and that these 'cursed' children bring disease, drought and death to the tribe. ...

IMDb: 9.1 (45 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama

Starring: N/A

Directed by: John Rowe

Looking for Mr. Miyagi (Movie, 2014)

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Looking for Mr. Miyagi

A middle aged man tries to earn his black belt in karate before turning fifty.

IMDb: 9.1 (33 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Sport

Starring: Joseph Cardillo, Amal Easton, Nick Edwards, Hannah Fergesen

Directed by: David Liban

Down, But Not Out! (Movie, 2015)

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Down, But Not Out!

The twenty four hours of four amateur women boxers as they step for the first time into the ring.

IMDb: 9.1 (30 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Sport

Starring: Alicja Cichewicz, Anna Pazdur-Czarnowska, Przemyslaw Rydynski, Daria Strzepka

Directed by: Miguel Gaudêncio

The Dwarf in China (Movie, 2014)

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The Dwarf in China

A dwarf, a dragon, and a golden egg. Yet the real fairy-tale of this film is the journey of Jeanmarie, the Dutch street performer. In an adventurous project, Jeanmarie teams up with youth ...

IMDb: 9.1 (12 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Adventure

Starring: Jeanmarie Bevort, Frank Hitman, Tim Scalongne

Directed by: Ben Arend Reisman

Dealers Among Dealers (Movie, 1995)

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Dealers Among Dealers

A fascinating inside look behind the scenes of the tight-knit world of the New York diamond business.

IMDb: 9.1 (8 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Billy Nelkin, William Goldberg, Herb Leibowitz

Directed by: Gaylen Ross

The Blue Planet: A Natural History of the Oceans (Series, 2001)

Netflix (Season: 1)

The Blue Planet: A Natural History of the Oceans

Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans.

IMDb: 9.0 (18,556 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, David Attenborough

Directed by: N/A

Frozen Planet (Series, 2011)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Frozen Planet

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

IMDb: 9.0 (16,375 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: David Attenborough, Alec Baldwin

Directed by: N/A

Africa (Series, 2013)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Africa

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.

IMDb: 9.0 (7,421 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: David Attenborough, Simon Blakeney

Directed by: Katrina Bartlam

How the Universe Works (Series, 2010–)

Netflix (Season: 2)

How the Universe Works

A users guide to the cosmos from the big bang to galaxies, stars, planets and moons. Where did it all come from and how does it all fit together. A primer for anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered.

IMDb: 9.0 (4,014 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Richard Lintern, Phil Plait, Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller

Directed by: Adam Warner

Reclaiming the Blade: History of the Sword (Movie, 2009)

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Reclaiming the Blade: History of the Sword

The Medieval and Renaissance blade, a profound and beautiful object handcrafted by master artisans of old. An object of great complexity, yet one with a singular use in mind- it is designed...

IMDb: 9.0 (1,354 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Karl Urban, John Rhys-Davies, Richard Taylor

Directed by: Daniel McNicoll

Monkey Life (Series, 2007–)

Netflix (Season: 7–8)

Monkey Life

Monkey Life is a television documentary series about the work of Dr. Alison Cronin, Jeremy Keeling and their team at Monkey World, "the largest monkey and ape rescue centre on the planet" (...

IMDb: 9.0 (71 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Ralf Little

Directed by: N/A

Building 173 (Movie, 2009)

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Building 173

The history of Shanghai through the history of one building.

IMDb: 9.0 (23 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Animation, History

Starring: Charlotte Mikkelborg

Directed by: Petter Eldin, Charlotte Mikkelborg

Hive Alive (Series, 2014)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Hive Alive

Using advanced technology, a team of field experts joins hosts Chris Packham and Martha Kearney as they explore the complex world of honeybees.

IMDb: 9.0 (11 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Adam Hart

Directed by: Joanne Stevens

E.T. Contact: They Are Here (Movie, 2017)

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E.T. Contact: They Are Here

ET CONTACT: THEY ARE HERE documents the jaw-dropping stories of individuals from around the world who share similar accounts of extraterrestrial and otherworldly encounters. Producer and ...

IMDb: 9.0 (5 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: N/A

Directed by: Caroline Cory

Vegas Baby (Movie, 2016)

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Vegas Baby

Some think an in vitro fertilization contest sounds crazy, but for countless Americans desperate to start a family, this social media experiment may be their only hope.

IMDb: 9.0 (5 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: A Las Vegas doctor's controversial online contest sees anxious entrants vie for free in vitro fertilization, a procedure rarely covered by insurance.

Directed by: Amanda Micheli

Wonders of the Universe (Series, 2011)

Wonders of the Universe

Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most dramatic parts of the globe to explain the fundamental principles that govern the laws of nature - light, gravity, energy, matter and time. With ...

IMDb: 8.9 (3,218 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Brian Cox, Steven Mackintosh

Directed by: N/A

The Bionic Vet (Series, 2010–)

Netflix (Season: 1)

The Bionic Vet

This documentary series follows a revolutionary neuro-orthopaedic veterinary surgeon, Dr. Noel Fitzpatrick, at his state-of-the-art practice in Surrey, England.

IMDb: 8.9 (66 votes)

Genre: Documentary

Starring: Noel Fitzpatrick

Directed by: James Incledon

The Green Girl (Movie, 2014)

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The Green Girl

A feature-length documentary about Star Trek's iconic Green Girl, Susan Oliver: Prolific actress of the '50s - '80s, original member of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women, record-setting ...

IMDb: 8.9 (56 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography

Starring: Susan Oliver, Lee Meriwether, David Hedison, Nancy Malone

Directed by: George A. Pappy Jr.