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1. A Beautiful Planet (2016)

G | 46 min | Documentary

75 Metascore

An exploration of Earth and beyond as seen from the International Space Station. Narrated by Jennifer Lawrence.

Director: Toni Myers | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Samantha Cristoforetti, Scott Kelly, Kjell Lindgren

Votes: 1,002 | Gross: $15.55M

2. Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War (2016)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War: Waitstill Sharp, a Unitarian minister, and Martha Sharp, a trained social worker, in February 1939, boldly commit to a life-threatening mission in Europe to assist refugees.

Directors: Ken Burns, Artemis Joukowsky | Stars: Marina Goldman, Tom Hanks

Votes: 426

3. All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone (2016)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

63 Metascore

A look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.

Director: Fred Peabody | Stars: I.F. Stone, Chris Hedges, Leslie Moonves, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 422

4. Gaza Surf Club (2016)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

In a country locked between Egypt and Israel, Gaza's youth are drawn to their beaches. Weary of the daily 'state of emergency' they seek meaning and perspective to their lives through surfing.

Directors: Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine | Stars: Ibrahim N. Arafat, Mohammed Abu Jayab, Sabah Abu Ghanem, Matthew Olsen

Votes: 167

5. Vanishing Planet (2016)

30 min | Documentary

"Vanishing Planet" is a documentary series focusing on the disappearing cultural heritage around the world.

Director: Stanley J. Orzel

6. Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (2016)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary, Drama

68 Metascore

An exploration into our planetary past and a search for humanity's place in the future. With narration by Cate Blanchett.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Jamal Cavil, Maisha Diatta, Yagazie Emezi

Votes: 3,769

7. Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience (2016)

G | 44 min | Documentary, Short

77 Metascore

This documentary examines the origins of the universe, including the beginning of life on Earth.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Jamal Cavil, Maisha Diatta, Yagazie Emezi

Votes: 528

8. The Beauties of Greece (2000 Video)

Not Rated | 136 min | Documentary

The Beauties of Greece is a fascinating look at the countless beauties of the Greek Islands from Crete to thrace and from Rhodes to Corfu. The astonishing golden blue beaches to the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Pissanos

Votes: 14

9. Lost Worlds (2005–2007)

Documentary, History

Teaming with archaeologists and using cutting edge visual technology, Lost Worlds brings back to life lost civilizations and cultures. Join us on the quest to rebuild what was lost and is now found.

Stars: Corey Lawson, Tessa Dunlop, Corey Johnson, Amanda Beam

Votes: 123

10. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )

56 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

Mysteries involving notable historical events, people and locations are scientifically examined.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Jay O. Sanders, Salima Ikram, Piers Gibbon

Votes: 427

11. Secret History (1991– )

Documentary, History

Historical events are extensively re-explored both through written records and systematic examinations in the field.

Stars: Paul McGann, Nigel Anthony, Chris Naunton, Mike Loades

Votes: 42

12. Atlantis: In Search of a Lost Continent (1997 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

Host Richard Crenna reviews various theories on the existence of a site for the legendary Atlantis described by Plato and envisioned by mystic Edgar Cayce.

Director: Imre Horvath | Stars: Charles Berlitz, Edgar Evans Cayce, David Childress, Richard Crenna

Votes: 16

13. Ancient Mysteries (1994–1998)

45 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

Ancient Mysteries is a documentary television series that deals with historical mysteries.

Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Kathleen Turner, Carole Fontaine, Bob Brier

Votes: 139

14. Planet Earth II (2016)

TV-G | 298 min | Documentary

David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 83,623



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