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1. Breaking News, Breaking Down (2009)

36 min | Short

This film traces the lives of journalists who have covered some of the most dramatic stories of our time. It also examines how those stories have impacted the journalists. It follows Mike ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Walter | Star: Mike Walter

Votes: 6

2. Titanic and Me (2012 TV Movie)

Documentary

This documentary talks with the descendants of families affected by the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. It includes stories from the builders, the passengers, the rescuers and even some who ignored the call for help.

Star: Len Goodman

Votes: 5

3. Great Expectations (2011–2012)

60 min | Drama

The orphan Pip becomes a gentleman when his life is transformed by a mystery benefactor.

Stars: Douglas Booth, Jack Roth, Ray Winstone, David Suchet

Votes: 6,789

4. Poldark (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

Ross Poldark returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.

Stars: Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing, Beatie Edney

Votes: 22,944

5. Pioneers of Television (2008– )
Episode: Robin Williams Remembered (2014)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary, History

Celebrating the life of Robin Williams with interviews, tributes and clips from his career.

Director: Steve Boettcher | Stars: Robin Williams, Louie Anderson, Bea Arthur, Terry Bertram

Votes: 286

6. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History

79 Metascore

This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.

Director: Stanley Nelson | Stars: Blair Anderson, Omar Barbour, Julian Bond, Elaine Brown

Votes: 1,594 | Gross: $0.48M

7. Jackie Robinson (2016– )

TV-PG | 240 min | Documentary, Biography

Documentary chronicles the personal and professional life of Jackie Robinson from his birth in 1919 to his death in 1972. Robinson's rise from humble beginnings to became an American hero and pivotal figure in American history are detailed.

Stars: Keith David, Jamie Foxx

Votes: 337

8. Me & Isaac Newton (1999)

Documentary

71 Metascore

Seven of today's top scientist/researchers are the subject of this humourous exploration of real people behind the white lab coats; more about what makes the tick than what they have per-se... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Karol Sikora, Ashok Gadgil, Paul G. Allen, Gertrude Elion

Votes: 140 | Gross: $0.03M

9. Inspirations (1997)

100 min | Documentary

This latest documentary film by Michael Apted (7Up series, Gorillas in the Mist, Nell) explores the creative process through candid discussion with seven artists from diverse media. David ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Tadao Andô, David Bowie, Dale Chihuly, Louise LeCavalier

Votes: 54

10. Broken Tail (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

Gain an immediate insight into the pressures on the decreasing tiger population in India by following the sad trail of one young tiger who left the Ranthambore preserve.

Director: Colin Stafford-Johnson | Star: Colin Stafford-Johnson

Votes: 33

11. Bill Nye: Science Guy (2017)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary

73 Metascore

A famous television personality struggles to restore science to its rightful place in a world hostile to evidence and reason.

Directors: David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg | Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye, Ann Druyan, Heather Berlin

Votes: 905 | Gross: $0.07M

13. Earth's Natural Wonders (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

The "Earth's Natural Wonders" series tells the stories of some of our planet's most spectacular places and how they have shaped the lives of those who live there.

Stars: Sophie Okonedo, Olivia Colman

Votes: 183

14. The Miniaturist (2017)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

A young woman moves to 17th century Amsterdam and hires a mysterious local miniaturist to furnish the dollhouse she received from her merchant husband as present, but the lifelike miniatures somehow start eerily foreshadowing her fate.

Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Romola Garai, Hayley Squires, Alex Hassell

Votes: 2,955

15. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Poisoner's Handbook (2014)

TV-14 | 113 min | Documentary, Biography, History

From PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: In the early 20th century, the average American medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest, with radioactive radium, thallium, and morphine ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Rapley | Stars: Iva Baumanova, Chris Bowers, Daniel Brown, Jiri Cap

Votes: 273

16. Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip (2003 TV Movie)

TV-G | 107 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

The saga of Horatio Nelson Jackson, the first man to cross the United States by automobile--in 1903!

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Keith David, Tom Hanks, Adam Arkin, Tom Bodett

Votes: 420

17. The Shakers: Hands to Work, Hearts to God (1984)

57 min | Documentary

Ken Burns examines the American utopian 19th century religious sect known as the Shakers.

Directors: Ken Burns, Amy Stechler | Stars: Olga Bellin, Tucker Burr, Jesse Carr, Julie Harris

Votes: 316

18. The Congress (1988 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Documentary

The U. S. Congress is one of the country's most important and misunderstood institutions. Ken Burns tells the story behind this branch of government.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Charles McDowell, Barbara Fields, John C. Stennis

Votes: 240

19. The Story of China (2016– )

TV-PG | 59 min | Documentary

Michael Wood embarks on a great historical adventure, exploring the stories, people and landscapes that have helped create China's distinctive character and genius over four thousand years.

Stars: Michael Wood, Frank Ching, Tao Tao Liu, Jia Lu

Votes: 272

20. 8 Days: To the Moon and Back (2019 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

Eight days, three hours, 18 minutes, 35 seconds. That's the total duration of the most important and celebrated space mission ever flown - Apollo 11 - when we first stepped foot on the moon... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Philipson | Stars: Patrick Kennedy, Jack Tarlton, Rufus Wright

Votes: 363

21. Chasing the Moon (2019 TV Movie)

360 min | Documentary, History

An unprecedented look at the decade-long odyssey to land a man on the moon that pulls back the curtain on the familiar narrative of the moonshot that we think we know, revealing a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stone | Stars: Buzz Aldrin, George Alexander, Bill Anders, Joel Banow

Votes: 467



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