With Smithsonian Channel (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. The Green Book: Guide to Freedom (2019 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History
A deeper look into the real story of Victor H. Green's "The Negro Motorist Green Book" during the Jim Crow era and beyond.
5. Aerial America (2010– )
44 min | Documentary
Helicopter flights above the USA give breathtaking views of the nation's historic landmarks and natural wonders all presented in stunning HD aerial cinematography while narration provides background information and historical context.
6. Orangutan Jungle School (2018– )
TV-PG | 47 min | Documentary
Heartwarming stories from the largest animal rescue center for orangutans in the world where the caring staff do their best to help the young apes adjust, come of age and eventually return to the jungle.
10. Epic Warrior Women (2018– )
153 min | History
The drama led documentary series presents history's most iconic female fighters. Each extraordinary tale of blood, sacrifice and endurance centres on the life of one young woman warrior caught up in the bloody struggles of her time.
12. Sacred Sites of the World (2016– )
TV-PG | History
Was the remarkable mountain-carved city of Petra once ruled by women? Did the Knights Templar belong to an obscure cult that worshipped John the Baptist? Did the Pueblo civilization of ... See full summary »
13. The Real Mad Men of Advertising (2017)
TV-PG | Documentary
A new Smithsonian Channel four-part series provides an inside look into the men and women who re-invented the advertising industry from post-WWII America through the 1980s.
15. Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates (2013– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary
David Attenborough embarks on a remarkable 500 million-year journey revealing the extraordinary group of animals that dominate our world, and how their evolution defines our human bodies.
Star: David Attenborough
20. Rise of the Supercarrier (2019– )
Once completed, HMS Queen Elizabeth will be the United Kingdom's largest warship, longer than three football fields and taller than Niagara Falls. But right now, she's months away from being seaworthy and battle ready.
21. Private Lives of the Monarchs (2017– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The iconic images of the monarchs, frequently captured in famous portraits and paintings, are part of the very fabric of national culture, in carefully-arranged poses. This is all well and ... See full summary »
22. The Day Kennedy Died (2013 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 92 min | Documentary
Captures the frantic rush to the local hospital, the public chaos that ensued, the quickly mobilized manhunt by law enforcement looking for a suspect after witnesses identified the source ... See full summary »
23. The Life of Earth From Space (TV Movie)
Documentary | Announced
The two-hour feature looks at the planet's 4.5 billion-year old history from the vantage point of space through a combination of footage and CGI.
24. Hockney (2014)
112 min | Documentary
Hockney sees the charismatic artist take director Randall Wright on an exclusive tour of his archives and into his studio, where he still paints seven days a week. The film, which looks ... See full summary »
Votes: 261 | Gross: $0.12M
25. Apollo's Moon Shot (2019– )
Documentary series explores the Moon program with rare access to Apollo artifacts from the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
27. The Codebreaker Who Hacked Hitler (2015 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 60 min | History, War
Thanks to the movie "The Imitation Game" many people know that Alan Turing was one of the men behind breaking the german coding machine Enigma during World War II. But an equally important ... See full summary »
28. Jumbo: The Plane that Changed the World (2014 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary
Detailed history of the design and manufacture of the iconic Boeing 747, which was developed as an inferior sibling to Boeing's preferred option, the Super-Sonic Transport. The financial ... See full summary »
30. Aerial Britain (2019– )
Journey to four regions of Britain, discovering the historical significance of the island from breathtaking heights.
31. Forensic Firsts (2012–2013)
60 min | Documentary, Crime
DNA Profiling. Toxicology. Ballistics. Today's criminal investigators employ powerful scientific tools to catch bad guys. But where did they come from and how do they really work?
32. Yellowstone Supervolcano (2015 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 46 min | Documentary
Beneath the spectacular beauty of Yellowstone National Park lies a ticking time bomb...a supervolcano that's overdue for its next eruption. When that day inevitably comes, it will trigger ... See full summary »
Star: John Beach
34. Atomic Age Declassified (2019– )
TV-PG | History
Taking viewers back to the Atomic Age of the mid-20th century by going on a mission to identify the endless possibilities of atoms as an energy source.
35. Titanic's Final Mystery (2012 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 93 min | Documentary, Drama, History
The documentary looks at the reasons behind the sinking and lack of rescue of the RMS Titanic, and sees Tim Matlin, author of several books about the Titanic travel to locations across ... See full summary »
36. Sci Q (2008– )
30 min | Family
Who can resist learning more about the future of living underwater? Ever wonder how the magic of movie making works? Or what it takes for a detective to investigate a crime scene? In each ... See full summary »
38. Railroad Ties (2019)
Not Rated | 24 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Premiering at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, this moving docu-short traces the lineage of six descendants of fugitive slaves and abolitionists. The very human story of the Underground ... See full summary »
40. Ninja Shadow Warriors (2012)
48 min | History
NINJA is unearthing the true history, unique military skills and ancient traditions behind the infamous Ninja. The drama documentary tells the intriguing story of Ninja Tanba who was ... See full summary »
43. Queen of the Pythons (2019 TV Movie)
The 13-foot female snake's daily life in a sub-tropical valley in South Africa.
44. Our Queen at Ninety (2016 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 88 min | Documentary
To celebrate the upcoming 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II this documentary enjoys privileged access to the Queen and many members of the Royal Family following their work at home and abroad.
46. Gorillas of Gabon (2019– )
A team of trackers searching for Mussiru, an elusive 400-pound silverback western lowland gorilla, in Gabon on the west coast of Africa.
49. The Coronation (2018)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary
Marking the 65th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation, Queen Elizabeth II herself shares her memories of the ceremony for the first time, and showcases the Crown Jewels like never before.
50. Black Hole Hunters (2019 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
A team of international scientists attempt to document the first-ever image of a black hole.