With Discovery Channel (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Manhunt: Unabomber (2017– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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An in-depth look at how an FBI profiler helped track down the terrorist Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber.

Stars: Sam Worthington, Jeremy Bobb, Ben Weber, Chris Noth

Votes: 40,262

2. Top Gear (2002– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all.

Stars: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May, Ben Collins

Votes: 102,967

3. Gold Rush: Alaska (2010– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Reality-TV

7.3
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A reality TV show that follows crews mining the gold placer deposits of the Yukon Territory.

Stars: Paul Christie, Parker Schnabel, Todd Hoffman, Chris Doumitt

Votes: 3,877

4. Planet Earth (2006)

TV-PG | 538 min | Documentary

9.4
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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, Huw Cordey, Doug Allan

Votes: 154,485

5. Naked and Afraid (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

6.6
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Reality show where two strangers (typically 1 male, 1female) try to survive in the wild for 21 days, naked.

Stars: Michael Brown, Amanda Kaye, Laura Zerra, Amber Hargrove

Votes: 2,931

6. MythBusters (2003– )

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, Mystery, Reality-TV

8.3
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A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them.

Stars: Robert Lee, Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Kari Byron

Votes: 49,063

7. 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: 159,356 | Gross: $127.35M

8. Talk to Her (2002)

R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.9
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86 Metascore

Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Rosario Flores, Javier Cámara, Darío Grandinetti, Leonor Watling

Votes: 98,990 | Gross: $9.28M

9. Crimson Tide (1995)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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66 Metascore

On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles, before confirming his orders to do so.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven, George Dzundza

Votes: 95,280 | Gross: $91.40M

10. Expedition Unknown (2015– )

60 min | Adventure, Mystery, Reality-TV

8.3
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An archeologist travels around the world looking for unknown and missing artifacts from throughout time.

Stars: Josh Gates, Evan B. Stone, Oren Gutfeld, Brian C. Weed

Votes: 1,877

11. Gold Rush: White Water (2018– )

41 min | Reality-TV

6.5
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The Dakota Boys put together a team of intrepid divers, mountaineers and bush mechanics to go where no miner has ever managed to explore - the depths of freezing plunge pools in white water... See full summary »

Stars: Bray Poor, Dustin Hurt, Fred Hurt, Wes Richardson

Votes: 323

12. Grizzly Man (2005)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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87 Metascore

A devastating and heart-rending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzly bears in Alaska.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Timothy Treadwell, Amie Huguenard, Werner Herzog, Carol Dexter

Votes: 49,177 | Gross: $3.17M

13. Why We Hate (2019– )

48 min | Documentary

6.5
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An exploration into the human condition for hatred and how we can overcome it.

Votes: 86

14. Klondike (2014– )

274 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.4
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The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our ... See full summary »

Stars: Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Ian Hart, Greg Lawson

Votes: 5,600

15. Bering Sea Gold (2012– )

43 min | Reality-TV

6.7
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Each season of the show follows a different group of dredgers, those who search for gold in shallow waters, at the bottom of the sea or even ocean. They often collect paydirt, ground from the seabed that contains some precious ore.

Stars: Shawn Pomrenke, Emily Riedel, Mike Rowe, Zeke Tenhoff

Votes: 1,195

16. Life (2009)

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

9.1
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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 to... See full summary »

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

Votes: 35,366

17. Fast N' Loud (2012– )

60 min | Reality-TV

7.5
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These guys cruise for the classics. Meet self-described petrol-sexual motorhead Richard Rawlings and mechanical prodigy Aaron Kaufmann as they search far-flung corners of the country for ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufmann, Christie Brimberry, K.C. Mathieu

Votes: 2,258

18. Street Outlaws (2013– )

60 min | Reality-TV

6.6
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An inside look into the world of American street racing

Stars: Kye Kelley, Travis Santa Cruz, Bobby Decote, Scott Taylor

Votes: 893

19. How the Universe Works (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.0
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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.

Stars: Phil Plait, Michelle Thaller, Mike Rowe, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 4,777

20. Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

5.3
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57 Metascore

A 13-year-old boy uses his upcoming bar mitzvah to reconcile the strained relationship between his father and grandfather.

Director: Scott Marshall | Stars: Jeremy Piven, Garry Marshall, Daryl Sabara, Jami Gertz

Votes: 2,941 | Gross: $4.33M

21. Alaska: The Last Frontier (2011– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Reality-TV

7.8
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Centers on the Kilcher family and their community outside Homer, Alaska. Begun by patriarch Yule Kilcher who immigrated from Europe during WWII, and currently led by his sons, Otto and Atz ... See full summary »

Stars: Atz Lee Kilcher, Otto Kilcher, Eivin Kilcher, Atz Kilcher

Votes: 1,317

22. Deadliest Catch (2005– )

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, Adventure, Reality-TV

7.9
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A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most deadliest profession in the world.

Stars: Mike Rowe, Sig Hansen, Keith Colburn, Edgar Hansen

Votes: 7,280

23. Alaskan Bush People (2014– )

42 min | Reality-TV

6.3
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A journey deep into Alaska's bush, where naturalist and adventurer Billy Brown, along with his wife, Ami, and their seven children, chooses to live life on his own terms, connected to wild nature and bonded to each other.

Stars: Joshua Bam Bam Brown, Ami Brown, Bill Brown, Matt Brown

Votes: 1,986

24. Frozen Planet (2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.0
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

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

Votes: 23,717

25. Home Town (2016– )

TV-G | Reality-TV

7.8
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Ben and Erin Napier work with each other to change old homes into dream homes.

Stars: Ben Napier, Erin Napier, Laura Cooley, Kelvin Robinson

Votes: 284

26. Deadly Women (2008– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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True stories of female killers.

Stars: Lynnanne Zager, Candice DeLong, Janis Amatuzio, Paul Godfrey

Votes: 1,443

27. Finding Escobar's Millions (2017– )

TV-14 | 41 min | Documentary

3.9
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Two ex CIA agents travel to Colombia to look for the hundreds of millions of dollars buried by Pablo Escobar. Using modern technology they search throughout the country for the hidden money.

Stars: Douglas Laux, Ben Smith, Chris Feistl, Paul Bauman

Votes: 288

28. The Blue Planet (2001)

TV-G | 389 min | Documentary

9.0
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Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans.

Stars: David Attenborough, Pierce Brosnan, Jason Roberts

Votes: 30,151

29. Africa (2013)

360 min | Documentary

9.0
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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: 12,410

30. Harley and the Davidsons (2016– )

60 min | Biography

8.2
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Based on a true story, "Harley and the Davidsons" charts the birth of this iconic bike during a time of great social and technological change beginning at the turn of the 20th century. ... See full summary »

Stars: Michiel Huisman, Bug Hall, Robert Aramayo, Annie Read

Votes: 2,730

31. Moonshiners (2011– )

60 min | Crime, Reality-TV

5.9
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Follows a diverse group of people living in Appalachia who carry on a 200-year-old tradition passed down from their forefathers, making moonshine.

Stars: Jeremy Schwartz, Josh Owens, Tim Smith, Mark Rogers

Votes: 1,181

32. Naked and Afraid XL (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

7.4
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A group of amateur survivalists are put to the ultimate test in the wild for 40 days with nothing but a few primitive tools. No food. No clothing. No water. They must hunt and gather whatever they need until extraction day.

Stars: Michael Brown, Shane J. Lewis, Laura Zerra, Dustin Campbell

Votes: 861

33. Obsession: Dark Desires (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Obsessions form in all different kinds of ways. It could be a date, an interview, or even just a passing on the street. In this bone-chilling series they will show real life stories of obsession told by the victims.

Stars: Stephanie Jones, Richard Banks, Stephanie Moore, Ian Porter

Votes: 285

34. Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine (2019– )

Reality-TV

7.6
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Dave Turin visits several disused gold mines around the Western United States and decides which mine to get up and running, turning it into a profitable, working mine.

Stars: Dave Turin, Jason Sanchez, Chris Taylor, Paul Christie

Votes: 85

35. Man vs. Wild (2006–2020)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

8.1
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Bear Grylls travels the world in search of challenges to his survival skills.

Stars: Bear Grylls, Will Ferrell, Sean Lacoste, Joe Rest

Votes: 21,260

36. River of No Return (2019– )

Reality-TV

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Idaho residents in the Frank Church Wilderness must navigate the whitewater rapids of the Salmon River, nicknamed 'The River of No Return', as a way of survival.

Votes: 12

37. Serengeti (2019– )

TV-PG | 146 min | Documentary

7.5
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Wildlife docuseries examining the Serengeti region of Africa following different species of animals throughout their daily lives.

Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, John Boyega

Votes: 420

38. Dual Survival (2010– )

60 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

7.5
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Experts agree there are some very basic - and universal - rules for surviving in the wild. Find shelter, find water, find food, find help. Beyond that, there's not much they agree on. Meet ... See full summary »

Stars: Cody Lundin, Joe Teti, Grady Powell, Dave Canterbury

Votes: 2,757

39. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, News

7.5
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82 Metascore

Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Brian Keith Allen, Moazzam Begg, Christopher Beiring

Votes: 14,069 | Gross: $0.27M

40. Contact (I) (2019– )

Documentary

5.6
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Global investigation to determine whether or not aliens have made contact here on Earth.

Stars: Nicholas Karnaze, Myke Cole, Sarah Cruddas

Votes: 134

41. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

G | 99 min | Documentary

7.7
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80 Metascore

Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Scott Rowland, Stefan Pashov, Doug MacAyeal

Votes: 16,366 | Gross: $0.94M

42. How It's Made (2001– )

TV-G | 24 min | Documentary

7.8
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Television series that documents how various everyday products are made.

Stars: Brooks T. Moore, Lynne Adams, Lynn Herzeg, Tony Hirst

Votes: 6,030

43. Dirty Jobs (2005–2012)

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

7.7
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Follows the exploits Mike Rowe as he performs various dirty and dangerous jobs in Australia.

Stars: Mike Rowe, David M. Barsky, Doug Glover, Troy Paff

Votes: 7,912

44. Racing Extinction (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, News

8.3
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81 Metascore

A documentary that follows undercover activists trying to stave off a man-made mass extinction.

Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: Elon Musk, Joel Sartore, Louie Psihoyos, Charles Hambleton

Votes: 7,062

45. Disappeared (2009–2018)

TV-PG | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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The heartbreaking, mystifying and unbelievable stories of loved ones who have disappeared and the families that never give up hope. Some stories remain unresolved; some reveal tragic ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Crutchfield Walker, Kiff VandenHeuvel, Dennis Hindman, David Van Norman

Votes: 839

46. Diesel Brothers (2016– )

42 min | Reality-TV

6.6
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A group of friends in Utah own and operate a business that specializes in all things diesel. These guys don't just sell parts for diesel trucks and jeeps, they also design and build some of... See full summary »

Stars: Diesel Dave, Heavy D, Muscle, Red Beard

Votes: 395

47. American Chopper: The Series (2003– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Reality-TV, Sport

6.0
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Documentary series about the goings-on behind the scenes at Orange County Choppers, a custom motorcycle fabrication company located in Montgomery, New York. The series is also a study of ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Teutul Sr., Paul Teutul Jr., Michael Teutul, Mike Rowe

Votes: 3,388

48. Treasure Quest: Snake Island (2015– )

40 min | Adventure

6.6
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Hidden somewhere off the south eastern coast of Brazil, could lie hundreds of millions of dollars-worth of lost Incan gold. For 400 years, many have searched, fought and died looking for ... See full summary »

Stars: Ryan Mill, Jeremy Whalen, Cork Graham, Mehgan Heaney-Grier

Votes: 322

49. Strange Days at Blake Holsey High (2002–2006)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.9
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Black Hole High (Blake Holsey High) is a private school with a difference. The atmosphere seems to be charged and many strange phenomena are regularly witnessed, including, water running up... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Taylor-Isherwood, Shadia Simmons, Michael Seater, Noah Reid

Votes: 1,145

50. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, History

8.5
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Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks, André Dussollier

Votes: 4,883


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