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The Celluloid Closet (1995)

7.8/10
Director: Jeffrey Friedman, Rob Epstein
Starring: Narrated by, Lily Tomlin

Illustrated by movie clips and on-screen interviews with actors, directors, producers and writers, we take a fascinating look at the way Hollywood has... Read more

Richard Heinberg - Powerdown (2005)

Starring: Narrated by, Richard Heinberg

'Powerdown' is a sane response to the world's increasingly grave problems of energy depletion, environmental degradation, and over-population. Richard... Read more

The Gunpowder Plot 1605 (1993)

Starring: Narrated by, Peter Twist

The story of Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators is commemorated annually on November 5, Guy Fawkes' plan to blow up the Houses of Parliament, imm... Read more

Evolution: The Mind's Big Bang / What About God? (2001)

6.1/10
Starring: Narrated by, Liam Neeson

"Evolution" this groundbreaking and definitive seven-part series explores all facets of evolution, offering a definitive view of the extraordinary imp... Read more

Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies (2001)

5.4/10
Director: Peter Jones
Starring: Narrated by, Dustin Hoffman

Based on A. Scott Berg's acclaimed biography, this compelling documentary looks at legendary independent Hollywood producer Samuel Goldwyn. Follow the... Read more

Secrets of San Simeon (2001)

Starring: Patricia Hearst, Narrated by

This is the ultimate video tour of Hearst Castle. Relive the history, excitement and glamour of the past! Visit the buildings, rooms and gardens, and... Read more

It Was A Wonderful Life (1992)

6.9/10
Director: Michele Ohayon
Starring: Narrated by, Jodie Foster

Academy Award-nominee Michele Ohayon presents a riveting and powerful account of six women who are members of America's growing "hidden homeless" popu... Read more

Adventures of the Old West: Pioneers and the Promised Land (1993)

7.7/10
Director: Stephen Purvis
Starring: Narrated by, Kris Kristofferson

For hundreds of thousands of men, women and children who fled westward in search of a 'new world', the West was the land of opportunity and adventure-... Read more

Great Composers: Beethoven / Wagner (1997)

8/10
Director: Jill Marshall, Kriss Rusmanis
Starring: Narrated by, Kenneth Branagh

This programme presents the lives and works of Beethoven and Wagner, as featured in the BBC series 'Great Composers'. It examines the backgrounds, inf... Read more

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000)

7.8/10
Director: Mark Jonathan Harris
Starring: Narrated by, Judi Dench

In the months before WW2, an extraordinary rescue operation aided the youngest victims of Nazi terror. Ten thousand Jewish and other children were tra... Read more

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2004)

7.7/10
Director: Alex Gibney
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Coyote

Alex Gibney's Oscar-nominated documentary is a searing indictment of the corporate mentality. Based on the best-seller by 'Fortune' magazine writers... Read more

Einstein's Big Idea (2005)

7.8/10
Director: Gary Johnstone
Starring: Narrated by, John Lithgow

This brilliant and suspenseful documentary reveals how Einstein arrived at his astonishing breakthrough formula, the famous E=mc2, beginning with the... Read more

The Blue Planet - Special Edition (2001)

Starring: Narrated by, David Attenborough

Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, this complete, comprehensive BBC production was filmed over a period of 5 years and focuses on every type of marin... Read more

Tarka the Otter (1979)

6.9/10
Director: David Cobham
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Ustinov

A captivating tale set in the 1920s and based on the best-selling book by Henry Williamson. This is one of those highly unusual films told almost enti... Read more

Planet Earth: Episodes 6-11 (2006)

9.4/10
Starring: Narrated by, David Attenborough

The final six episodes in this outstanding documentary series take us from the polar ice caps to the great plains, from equatorial jungles seething wi... Read more

War Made Easy (2008)

8/10
Director: Loretta Alper, Jeremy Earp
Starring: Narrated by, Sean Penn

Sean Penn narrates this expose of media distortion and presidential endorsement of arguably unjustified wars. Focusing on the parallels between Vietna... Read more

The Western Front Diaries: Winning World War I (2008)

Director: Bill Leimbach
Starring: Jack Thompson, Narrated by

The ANZAC's Western Front campaign had a greater impact than Gallipoli in almost every aspect: five times more soldiers served and were killed there,... Read more

Dr Seuss: Horton Hears A Who! (1970)

7.2/10
Director: Chuck Jones
Starring: Narrated by, Hans Conried

Dr. Seuss' classic of a jungle elephant named Horton teaches us what it means to be a true friend. Hearing a faint cry for help from a floating speck... Read more

The Hunt For HMAS Sydney (2008)

Starring: (narrated by), Colin Friels

The wreckage of HMAS Sydney, sunk off the West Australian coast in 1941, has at last been found. The Sydney's entire crew of 645 went down with the sh... Read more

Empires: Kingdom of David - Saga of the Israelites (2003)

8.8/10
Starring: Narrated by, Keith David

Part of PBS's epic 'Empires' series this features all four episodes on the history of the Jewish people and the most profoundly influential monotheist... Read more

Empires: Islam - Empire of Faith (2003)

8.8/10
Starring: Narrated by, Ben Kingsley

Islam is the subject for this entry in the 'Empires' series, telling the sweeping story of a faith that dominated for a millennium, encompassing half... Read more

e2 Energy (2007)

Starring: Narrated by, Morgan Freeman

A 'must see' for the eco-concious, this features people, places and innovations that suggest a more enviromentally balanced future is possible. Equal... Read more

Resident Alien: Quentin Crisp in America (1991)

6.8/10
Starring: Narrated by, John Hurt

This look at Quentin Crisp offers an intimate glimpse of the flamboyant gay icon and author of 'The Naked Civil Servant' in and around his Manhattan a... Read more

e2 Design: Season 1 (2006)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Narrated by

The inaugural season, introducing viewers to the burgeoning sustainability movement among architects and designers worldwide. Episodes explore: the ri... Read more

I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life and Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal (2007)

7.9/10
Starring: Narrated by, Nicole Kidman

Simon Wiesenthal survived the Holocaust but lost 89 family members and countless friends. He dedicated his life to prosecuting Nazi criminals and pres... Read more

Empires: The Roman Empire in the First Century (2003)

7.6/10
Starring: Narrated by, Sigourney Weaver

Two thousand years ago, at the dawn of the first century, the world was ruled by Rome. The Roman Empire struggled with problems which are surprisingly... Read more

Crips and Bloods: Made in America (2008)

6.9/10
Director: Stacy Peralta
Starring: Narrated by, Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker narrates this unflinching look at the bloody, decades-long war between two of L.A.'s most notorious gangs. Beginning with an illuminat... Read more

Sink the Bismarck! (History Channel) (1996)

7.2/10
Director: Robert Kirk
Starring: Narrated by, John Hillerman

On orders from her Nazi masters, the most powerful war machine ever to set sail on the high seas was loose in the Atlantic Ocean. The Royal Navy could... Read more

Red Obsession (2013)

6.7/10
Director: David Roach, Warwick Ross
Starring: Narrated by, Russell Crowe

A documentary about power, passion, and the fine wine game. For centuries, Bordeaux has commanded a mythical status in the world of fine wines as a le... Read more

Before the Flood (2016)

8.3/10
Director: Fisher Stevens
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, (narrated by)

If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change  would you want to know? Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features... Read more

Enchanted Kingdom (2015)

Director: Patrick Morris
Starring: Narrated by, Idris Elba

Created with ground-breaking technology, where Hollywood techniques meet the best in nature film-making, 'Enchanted Kingdom' is an immersive adventure... Read more

Around the World in 90 Minutes (2010)

Starring: Narrated by, David Mitchell

What would you see during just one orbit of the Earth? Starting 200 miles above the planet, this film will whisk you around the world to show what hap... Read more

From the Ashes (2011)

7.4/10
Director: James Erskine
Starring: (narrated by), Tom Hardy

The uplifting and remarkable tale of a summer that changed England forever. July 1981, rioting and discontent rule the streets of Britain. Meanwhile,... Read more

The End of the Line (2009)

7.5/10
Director: Rupert Murray
Starring: Narrated by, Ted Danson

Based on the critically acclaimed book by Charles Clover, this documentary charts the devastating ecological impact of overfishing by interweaving bot... Read more

South Pacific (BBC) (2009)

6.9/10
Starring: Narrated by, Benedict Cumberbatch

One ocean, 20,000 islands, a quarter of the world's water. Welcome to the South Pacific. The extraordinary wildlife, culture and history of this immen... Read more

Incident at Oglala (1992)

7.6/10
Director: Michael Apted
Starring: Narrated by, Robert Redford

The true story that inspired the film 'Thunderheart' focuses on the case of Leonard Peltier, a native American convicted of killing two FBI agents on... Read more

Trial at Nuremberg (1964)

Starring: Narrated by, Richard Basehart

Richard Basehart narrates this documentary using actual footage of the historic war crime hearings in which Goering, in which Hess and 19 other SS Naz... Read more

National Geographic: The Battle for Midway (1998)

7.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Coyote

Explore the magnitude of war - 17,000 feet beneath the sea - with Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard. One thousand miles from anywhere lies a lonel... Read more

The World at War: Volume 1 (1973)

9.2/10
Director: David Elstein, Hugh Raggett
Starring: Narrated by, Laurence Olivier

The definitive story of the Second World War in seven volumes and narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier. From the rise of Nazi Germany to the dramatic resc... Read more

The Panama Deception (1992)

7.5/10
Director: Barbara Trent
Starring: Elizabeth Montgomery, Narrated by

This Academy Award winner for Best Feature Documentary uncovers the real reasons for the internationally condemned attack on Panama in 1989 by U.S. fo... Read more

Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)

8.6/10
Director: Tim Haines
Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Narrated by

Using techniques pioneered in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" movies, this wonderful watershed production makes the Mesozoic world as real and natu... Read more

Evolution: Great Transformations / Extinct! (2001)

6.1/10
Director: Joel Olicker
Starring: Narrated by, Liam Neeson

"Evolution" this groundbreaking and definitive seven-part series explores all facets of evolution, offering a definitive view of the extraordinary imp... Read more

World in the Balance: The Population Paradox (2004)

Director: Sarah Holt, Jackie Mow
Starring: Narrated by, Oliver Platt

It took all of human history until 1800 for the world's population to reach its first billion. Now we add a new billion nearly every dozen years. Stat... Read more

Holes In Heaven? H.A.A.R.P. (2005)

Starring: Narrated by, Martin Sheen

Based on advances in technology created by Nikola Tesla over a century ago, HAARP - High Frequency Active Auroral Research Project - is a controversia... Read more

The Kennedy Mystique: Creating Camelot (2004)

6.4/10
Director: Tracey Barry
Starring: Narrated by, Stockard Channing

Originally airing on the National Geographic Channel, this documentary chronicles how the Kennedy family forever altered the way politics were covered... Read more

The World at War: Volume 7 (1973)

9.2/10
Starring: Narrated by, Laurence Olivier

The definitive story of the Second World War in seven volumes and narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier. From the bomb to the Nuremberg trials, 'The World... Read more

Ten Days to Victory (2005)

6.6/10
Director: Tim Conrad
Starring: Narrated by, Ralph Fiennes

Ten overlapping stories coming from all points of the compass, all converging on the same point: the German surrender at Luneburg Heath, May 5, 1945.... Read more

Broadway: The American Musical (2004)

8.6/10
Starring: Narrated by, Julie Andrews

Follow over 100 years of song, dance, and magic on "the Great White Way" with this six-part PBS series that chronicles the evolution of the American m... Read more

Earth ( Blu-ray ) (2007)

8/10
Director: Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield
Starring: Narrated by, Patrick Stewart

Compiling footage shot during the mammoth BBC production, 'Planet Earth', this feature-length documentary condenses that epic series into an hour and... Read more

National Geographic: Strange Days on Planet Earth (2004)

7.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, Edward Norton

Is the deterioration of homes in New Orleans linked to a ravenous animal found in southern China? Can African dust storms be responsible for an asthma... Read more

Earthlings (2007)

8.7/10
Director: Shaun Monson
Starring: Narrated by, Joaquin Phoenix

A startling feature-length documentary about humankind's absolute economic dependence on animals raised as pets, food, clothing, entertainment and for... Read more

Empires: Martin Luther (2003)

8.8/10
Starring: Narrated by, Timothy West

Part of the epic 'Empires' series from PBS, this tells the story of Martin Luther and the incredible change he began in the Christian church, his atta... Read more

The Kursk: A Submarine in Troubled Waters (2001)

7.5/10
Director: Jean-Michel Carre
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Coyote

In August 2000, the 'invincible' Russian submarine, the Kursk, sank to the bottom of the Barents sea, taking its crew of 118 with it. The immediate e... Read more

Garbo (2005)

8.3/10
Director: Kevin Brownlow, Christopher Bird
Starring: Narrated by, Julie Christie

Greta Garbo is almost as famous for her reclusiveness a she is for starring in such enduring classics as 'Grand Hotel', 'Anna Christie', and 'Ninotchk... Read more

Deep Water (2006)

7.8/10
Director: Louise Osmond, Jerry Rothwell
Starring: Narrated by, Tilda Swinton

The stunning true story of the first solo, non-stop, round-the-world boat race. In deep financial straits and possessed of an unquenchable thirst for... Read more

Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman (2008)

7.4/10
Director: Eric Bricker
Starring: Narrated by, Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman narrates this enthralling documentary exploring the monumental career of 98-year-old architectural photographer Julius Shulman. A pivot... Read more

Mountain (Blu-ray) (2018)

7.6/10
Director: Jennifer Peedom
Starring: Willem Dafoe, (narrated by)

Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. Mountains were places of peril, not beauty, an u... Read more

Mother Teresa (1986)

7.6/10
Director: Ann Petrie, Jeanette Petrie
Starring: Richard Attenborough, (narrated by)

This powerful and inspiring film is considered the definitive portrait of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mother Teresa. Shot on the run over a per... Read more

The Lancaster at War (2009)

Director: Stephen Saunders
Starring: Narrated by, Stuart Rodgers

The Avro Lancaster is widely regarded as the finest British heavy bomber of the Second World War. Using the best wartime film and air-to-air footage o... Read more

Mother of Rock: Lillian Roxon (2010)

6.6/10
Director: Paul Clarke
Starring: Judy Davis, Narrated by

In New York City in 1968 a revolution was under way in a tiny club called Max's Kansas City. When Andy Warhol's Factory superstars collided with the u... Read more

Planet Earth II (2016)

9.5/10
Starring: David Attenborough, Narrated by

From the frozen tundra in the north to the dry forests of the equator, Sir David Attenborough narrates a compelling view of the planet. "Planet Earth"... Read more

Walking with Dinosaurs (Abridged Movie Length Edition) (1999)

8.6/10
Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Narrated by

Using techniques pioneered in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" movies, this wonderful watershed production makes the Mesozoic world as real and natu... Read more

Nature's Great Events (2009)

Starring: David Attenborough, (narrated by)

Combining the epic cinematography of Planet Earth, with all the emotion, intimacy and storytelling of a wildlife diary, this series charts the effects... Read more

Planet Dinosaur (2011)

8.2/10
Director: Nigel Paterson
Starring: John Hurt, Narrated by

Transporting you to locations across the globe and back in time through tens of millions of years, Planet Dinosaur uses unique hi-tech graphics to bri... Read more

A Lego Brickumentary (2014)

6.8/10
Director: Daniel Junge, Kief Davidson
Starring: Narrated by, Jason Bateman

Of all the toys arising from the 20th century, there has never been one like Lego bricks. This film covers the history of this product of Denmark and... Read more

e2 Design: Season 2 (2007)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Narrated by

Episodes explore how Enrique Penalosa, the former mayor of Bogota, Colombia, used urban planning to create alternatives to automobile culture; archite... Read more

When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (2008)

8.8/10
Starring: Gary Sinise, Narrated by

One of the most extraordinary productions from the Discovery Channel, this series details the history of the National Aeronautics and Space Administra... Read more

Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure ( IMAX ) (2001)

7.8/10
Director: George Butler
Starring: Narrated by, Kevin Spacey

Unlike many other films about the famous explorer, this documentary retraces the actual steps of his ill-fated journey to the South Pole. While provid... Read more

Secrets of Angels, Demons and Masons (2005)

6.4/10
Starring: Narrated by, John Cullum

Separating fact from fiction, this is an intriguing investigation into the clandestine histories of the Illuminati and the Freemasons. These two myste... Read more

The Century of Flight - Vol. 1 (2004)

Starring: Narrated by, Robert Powell

Volume 1 of 2. Using impressive archive film and photography, this 26-part series describes the breathtaking development of flying from the early days... Read more

China Power: Art Now After Mao (2008)

Director: Pia Getty
Starring: Rufus Sewell, (narrated by)

A dynamic film exploring how Chinese art has caught the world's attention and how the art market is developing as fast as the country's economy. Once... Read more

Madagascar (BBC) (2011)

6.9/10
Starring: David Attenborough, Narrated by

An astonishing series revealing the extraordinary wildlife and dramatic landscapes of one of the world's most bizarre islands. Lying just off the coas... Read more

Homo Sapiens 1900 (1999)

6.6/10
Director: Peter Cohen
Starring: Narrated by, Jan Holmquist

Peter Cohen's sobering look at the world-wide interest in eugenics throughout the early 20th century. Emerging around 1900, eugenic movements spawned... Read more

Emmanuel's Gift (2005)

7.6/10
Director: Lisa Lax, Nancy Stern
Starring: Narrated by, Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey narrates this documentary examining the remarkable life of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, a Ghanian man born into poverty with a severely deform... Read more

The Marriage Of Figaro (1995)

8.2/10
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Ustinov

This unusual production is one of a series of Mozart's works performed by marionettes! The Salzburg Marionette Theatre joins forces with the Philharm... Read more

Global Warming: The Signs and the Science (2005)

6.4/10
Starring: Narrated by, Alanis Morissette

Exploring what is arguably the most significant environmental phenomenon of the last 10,000 years, this documentary was filmed in the United States, A... Read more

Plan Colombia: Cashing In on the Drug War Failure (2003)

7.9/10
Director: Gerard Ungerman, Audrey Brohy
Starring: Narrated by, Edward Asner

Colombia is synonymous with drug trafficking, the country earns an enormous amount of money every year by shipping its illegal wares to the US. But th... Read more

The Crusades: Knights of Christ (1994)

6.7/10
Starring: Narrated by, Michael Leighton

For nearly two centuries, generations of knights from England and western Europe marched to do battle with the Saracen hordes who occupied the Holy La... Read more

Great Composers: Bach / Mozart (1997)

8/10
Director: James Runcie, Francesca Kemp
Starring: Narrated by, Kenneth Branagh

This programme presents the lives and works of Bach and Mozart, as featured in the BBC series "Great Composers". It examines the backgrounds, influenc... Read more

Great Composers: Tchaikovsky / Puccini / Mahler (1997)

8/10
Director: Chris Hunt, Kriss Rusmanis, Simon Broughton
Starring: Narrated by, Kenneth Branagh

This respected BBC series examines the works of Tchaikovsky including 'Eugene Onegin' and 'The Queen Of Spades' ; Mahler including 'Das Lied Von Der E... Read more

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo (2004)

8.2/10
Director: Amy Stechler
Starring: Narrated by, Lila Downs

"The Life and Times Of Frida Kahlo" chronicles the life and art of the great Mexican painter as never before, framing Kahlo's life in relationship to... Read more

Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State (2005)

3.2/10
Director: Dominic Sutherland, Martina Balazova
Starring: Narrated by, Linda Hunt

This 6-part BBC series tells the story of the Auschwitz Death Camp, site of the largest mass murder in history. Writer Laurence Rees and his team inte... Read more

The World at War: Volume 2 (1973)

9.2/10
Director: David Elstein
Starring: Narrated by, Laurence Olivier

The definitive story of the Second World War in seven volumes and narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier. From Russia to America, 'The World at War' present... Read more

Peter Beard: Scrapbooks from Africa and Beyond (1998)

Director: Guillaume Bonn, Jean-Claude Luyat
Starring: Narrated by, Charlotte Rampling

Narrated by Charlotte Rampling, this fascinating documentary explores the life and work of legendary adventure photographer Peter Beard, whose eccentr... Read more

Wild China ( Blu-ray ) (2008)

8.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, Bernard Hill

China is one of the oldest civilizations on Earth, and for the first time in almost a century, it is opening up to the world. This landmark series gai... Read more

Culloden 1746: The Last Highland Charge (1993)

Starring: Brian Blessed, (narrated by)

On a barren Scottish moor in April 1746, the tired and hungry men of the last Highland army made their final desperate charge against a well-disciplin... Read more

Blue Gold: World Water Wars (2008)

7.8/10
Director: Sam Bozzo
Starring: Malcolm McDowell, (narrated by)

Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political a... Read more

Six Degrees Could Change the World (2008)

7.3/10
Starring: Alec Baldwin, Narrated by

By the year 2100 many leading scientists believe the Earth's temperature will rise by six degrees Celsius. This change will mean huge and often catast... Read more

Empires: Egypt's Golden Empire (2003)

7.4/10
Starring: Keith David, Narrated by

'Egypt's Golden Empire' presents the most extraordinary period in Egyptian history. In 1560 BC, when Rome was still a marsh and the Acropolis was an e... Read more

e2 Design: Season 3 (2008)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Narrated by

Episodes explore a profile of the Aga Khan's Al-Azhar Park in Cairo, Egypt, a 500-year-old dump-turned-urban lung; Canadian architect Brian MacKay-L... Read more

Gangs of Oz: Season 1 (2008)

7.4/10
Starring: Colin Friels, Narrated by

This explosive documentary series tells the real stories of Australian crime's first "families", groups who stop at nothing in their quest for money a... Read more

The Meerkats (2007)

Director: James Honeyborne
Starring: Narrated by, Paul Newman

In collaboration with the celebrated BBC Natural History Unit comes an inspiring look at how one family's connection to each other and their surroundi... Read more

Cuba: A Lifetime of Passion (2002)

5.7/10
Starring: Michael York, Narrated by

With unprecedented access to Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straits, Cuba: A Lifetime of Passion looks at the present reality of the Cuban Revolu... Read more

Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea (2004)

7.5/10
Director: Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer
Starring: Narrated by, John Waters

An inland ocean with a close proximity to the urban areas of Southern California, the Salton was once a veritable paradise referred to as the 'Califor... Read more

In Search of Beethoven (2009)

7.5/10
Director: Phil Grabsky
Starring: Juliet Stevenson, (narrated by)

Juliet Stevenson ('Truly, Madly, Deeply') narrates this documentary account of the life of composer Ludwig von Beethoven, covering all the major highl... Read more

Yellowstone (2009)

8.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Firth

Yellowstone is no ordinary wilderness, it is the world's first national park and one of the world's last and most spectacular wildernesses - a global... Read more

Complete History of the Navy Seals (1999)

Starring: Narrated by, Tom Selleck

Long before President Kennedy commissioned the Navy SEALS in 1962, the Navy Combat Demolition Units were running demolition during WWII on D-Day, when... Read more

Wild Women of the West (2003)

Starring: Narrated by, Maggie Scanlan

The women of the west were strong, willing and capable hardworking characters, who arrived in the vast west to fill many of the seemingly prepared rol... Read more

One Man, One Cow, One Planet ( aka How to Save the World ) (2007)

7.5/10
Director: Thomas Burstyn
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Coyote

AKA "How to Save the World". This 'eco-mentary' exposes globalization and its mantra of infinite growth in an infinite world for what it really is: an... Read more

Zulu Wars 1879 (1996)

Starring: Narrated by, Robert Powell

A dissection of the British army's campaign in Zululand with dramatised 'eye-witness' reports, battle reconstructions, 3D computer mapping and footage... Read more

Empires: Queen Victoria's Empire (2003)

8.8/10
Starring: Narrated by, Donald Sutherland

This instalment of the PBS 'Empires' series tells the story of the boom of the British Empire and the figures that lead its expansion, including Queen... Read more

Evolution: The Complete Series (2001)

6.1/10
Director: David Espar, Susan K Lewis
Starring: Narrated by, Liam Neeson

'Evolution' offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world... Read more

Arctic Tale (2007)

7/10
Starring: Narrated by, Queen Latifah

This documentary follows two mothers - a walrus and her calf, and a polar bear and her cubs - in the amazing Arctic landscape as they struggle to rais... Read more

Africa (2012)

6.2/10
Starring: David Attenborough, Narrated by

This is the world's wildest continent as you've never seen it before - an intense sensory adventure from the Atlas Mountains, through the Savannah lan... Read more

The Heart of the Game (2005)

7.6/10
Director: Ward Serrill
Starring: Narrated by, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges

What started out as a small documentary about an eccentric, middle-aged tax professor coaching a Seattle girls basketball team, the Roosevelt Roughrid... Read more

Grizzly Tales: Series 1 and 2 (2000)

7.6/10
Director: Various
Starring: Animated, Narrated by, Nigel Planer

Based on the best-selling books by Jamie Rix, this award-winning series tells various tales of naughty girls and boys, getting their just deserts! Eac... Read more

The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1989)

7.1/10
Director: Masanori Hata
Starring: Narrated by, Dudley Moore

An acclaimed live-action movie about the adventures of a curious kitten named Milo and a pug nosed pup named Otis. Narrated by Dudley Moore. Read more

Korea: The Forgotten War (1987)

7.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, Robert Stack

In June 1950, the North Korean Army initiated a massive attack on its southern neighbour, beginning a see-saw battle that would engulf the entire Kore... Read more

The Exodus Decoded (2006)

6.8/10
Director: Simcha Jacobovici
Starring: Narrated by, James Cameron

James Cameron narrates Jewish Canadian director Simcha Jacobovici's exploration of the biblical exodus from Egypt, in light of new evidence which may... Read more

Empires: Japan (2003)

8.8/10
Starring: Narrated by, Richard Chamberlain

An epic PBS presentation, the 'Empires' series tells the story (in separate instalments) of the some of the world's greatest and most influential time... Read more

Empires: Napoleon (2003)

8.8/10
Starring: Narrated by, David McCullough

The extensive 'Empires' series from PBS tells the story of the some of the world's greatest and most influential time periods and historical figures.... Read more

Empires: The Greeks - Crucible of Civilisation (2003)

8.8/10
Starring: Liam Neeson, Narrated by

Part of an epic presentation by the legendary PBS network, this instalment of 'Empires' features all three episodes on the extraordinary burst in cult... Read more

Empires: The Medici - Godfathers of the Renaissance (2003)

8.8/10
Starring: Narrated by, Massimo Marinoni

Part of the ground-breaking 'Empires' series from PBS, this set features all four episodes on the Medici family, hailing from a small Italian communti... Read more

Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos (2006)

7.3/10
Director: John Dower, Paul Crowder
Starring: Narrated by, Matt Dillon

In 1977, for one brief shining moment, the international football fraternity were all focused on a newly-created team in New York - the Cosmos. Media... Read more

Mondo Balordo (1964)

Director: Roberto Bianchi Montero
Starring: Narrated by, Boris Karloff

Boris Karloff narrates this superbly anachronistic addition to the Mondo movie genre. There is a midget rock and roll star, Japanese bondage, an Asian... Read more

Hidden Wars of Desert Storm (2000)

8/10
Director: Gerard Ungerman, Audrey Brohy
Starring: Narrated by, John Hurt

On August 2nd, 1990, Saddam Hussein launched his troops against Kuwait, triggering the first major international crisis of the post-Soviet Union era.... Read more

Evolution: The Evolutionary Arms Race / Why Sex? (2001)

6.1/10
Director: Gail Willumsen
Starring: Narrated by, Liam Neeson

"Evolution" this groundbreaking and definitive seven-part series explores all facets of evolution, offering a definitive view of the extraordinary imp... Read more

Evolution: Darwin's Dangerous Idea (2001)

6.1/10
Director: David Espar, Susan K Lewis
Starring: Narrated by, Liam Neeson

"Evolution" this groundbreaking and definitive seven-part series explores all facets of evolution, offering a definitive view of the extraordinary imp... Read more

The Classic Adventures of Thomas and Friends: Series 1 (1984)

Director: David Mitton
Starring: Narrated by, Ringo Starr

All aboard for this classic collection of original 'Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends' stories. Join Thomas, together with his buddies Edward, Gordon... Read more

Lost Worlds: Life in the Balance ( IMAX ) (2001)

6.7/10
Starring: Narrated by, Harrison Ford

Deep in the jungles of Guatemala, a black jaguar prowls the ruins of Tikal, a Mayan city that has lain abandoned for a thousand years. What can its fa... Read more

Deep Blue (2003)

7.5/10
Director: Alastair Fothergill, Andy Byatt
Starring: Narrated by, Michael Gambon

A 'Travelling Birds' for the sea, 'Deep Blue' plunges you into an ocean spectacle, taking you on a journey from shallow coral reefs to the barren shor... Read more

The Boer War and Other Colonial Adventures (1993)

8.3/10
Starring: Narrated by, Brian Blessed

During the long reign of Queen Victoria, Britain's armies marched to the farthest reaches of the globe in order to win an empire for their queen and c... Read more

In a Land of Plenty (2002)

8.4/10
Director: Alister Barry
Starring: Narrated by, Ian Johnstone

The story of unemployment in New Zealand using extensively researched archive footage and interviews with those close to the action. We trace the orig... Read more

The Civil War (1990)

9.1/10
Director: Ken Burns
Starring: Narrated by, David McCullough

Director Ken Burns' ('Jazz', 'Frank Lloyd Wright') most acclaimed documentary series is a comprehensive chronicle of the American Civil War. Over elev... Read more

The West (1996)

8.4/10
Director: Stephen Ives
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Coyote

Ken Burns ('The Civil War', 'Jazz') produced this acclaimed PBS series which takes a look at the history of the American West spanning the 19th centur... Read more

The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009)

8.6/10
Director: Ken Burns
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Coyote

The American national parks sprung from a radical idea that the most precious portions of the land should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, b... Read more

Earthflight (2011)

8.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, David Tennant

Take to the skies with Earthflight as it soars with the true masters of the air on a breathtaking journey across six vast continents. On the wings of... Read more

The Whale (2011)

8.1/10
Director: Suzanne Chisholm, Michael Parfit
Starring: Narrated by, Ryan Reynolds

Fascinating documentary tells the remarkable true story of a young, wild killer whale - an orca - nicknamed Luna, who lost contact with his family on... Read more

Earth (2007)

8/10
Director: Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield
Starring: Narrated by, Patrick Stewart

Compiling footage shot during the mammoth BBC production, 'Planet Earth', this feature-length documentary condenses that epic series into an hour and... Read more

Pocoyo: The Messy Guest (2005)

7.9/10
Starring: Narrated by, Stephen Fry

Pocoyo is a fun-loving little boy with an insatiable curiosity, living in a world of limitless opportunities. Featuring a cast of colourful, loveable... Read more

Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic (2008)

7.6/10
Director: Jake S Hughes
Starring: Narrated by, Tom Stechschulte

Experience Alan Moore's groundbreaking comic as never before in this series that puts the original artwork on-screen, adding voiceover and an original... Read more

The Century of Flight - Vol. 2 (2004)

Starring: Narrated by, Robert Powell

Volume 2 of 2. Using impressive archive film and photography, this 26-part series describes the breathtaking development of flying from the early days... Read more

Crusades: Volume 2 (1995)

8.3/10
Starring: Narrated by, Terry Jones

For 200 years the armies of Europe battled Muslim forces for control of the Holy Land (and its riches). Now the full story is told in exciting fashion... Read more

Out of the Blue (2004)

7.2/10
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Coyote

This award-winning feature-length documentary reveals through exclusive interviews with high-ranking military and government personnel, that some Unid... Read more

Wild China (2008)

8.5/10
Starring: Narrated by, Bernard Hill

China is one of the oldest civilizations on Earth, and for the first time in almost a century, it is opening up to the world. This landmark series gai... Read more

You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros Story (2008)

7.7/10
Director: Richard Schickel
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Narrated by

The power and the stories. The trends and trendsetters. The mirror that reflects our life and times. It's Rick sticking his neck out for nobody. Super... Read more

Nukes In Space: The Rainbow Bombs (2006)

7.6/10
Director: Peter Kuran
Starring: Narrated by, William Shatner

A follow up to Peter Kuran's award-winning film 'Trinity And Beyond' this is a spell-binding look at the development of missiles and space-based nucle... Read more

JFK: A Fresh Perspective (2013)

8/10
Director: Susan Bellows
Starring: Narrated by, Oliver Platt

A probing and definitive biography, the series "JFK" provides a fresh look at the enigmatic man who is one of the American nation's most beloved and m... Read more

After Braveheart ( aka After Bannockburn ) (2015)

Starring: Narrated by, Brian Cox

In 1314, the Scots finally defeated their English oppressors at the Battle of Bannockburn. This monumental victory should have ensured Scottish freedo... Read more

Life Story (2014)

9.1/10
Starring: Narrated by, David Attenborough

From the makers of the Emmy Award winning series Life, comes the brand new landmark BBC Earth release LIFE STORY with David Attenborough. This capt... Read more

The World at War: Volume 3 (1973)

9.2/10
Director: Hugh Raggett, Martin Smith, Ted Childs
Starring: Narrated by, Laurence Olivier

The definitive story of the Second World War in seven volumes and narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier. From the Germans' first major defeat at Stalingrad... Read more

The World at War: Volume 5 (1973)

9.2/10
Director: John Pett, Michael Darlow
Starring: Narrated by, Laurence Olivier

The definitive story of the Second World War in seven volumes and narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier. From D-Day to the liberation of Paris, 'The World... Read more

Leunig Animated (2001)

7.5/10
Director: Anon
Starring: Narrated by, Sam Neill

No-one looks at the world quite like whimsical Australian cartoonist Michael Leunig. His poignant, often controversial cartoons never fail to touch a... Read more

Mein Kampf (1961)

3.6/10
Director: Erwin Leiser
Starring: Claude Stephenson, Narrated by

The origins of Nazi Germany and Hitler's rise to power are covered in this engrossing documentary from Sweden that uses rare German newsreel footage,... Read more

Someone Else's Country (1996)

Director: Alister Barry
Starring: Narrated by, Ian Johnstone

This feature documentary, narrated by Ian Johnstone, tells the story of how the 'new right' took power and exercised it relentlessly to turn our count... Read more

Partisans of Vilna (1985)

8.4/10
Director: Josh Waletzky
Starring: Narrated by, Roberta Wallach

An enormously riveting and inspirational tale of WWII and the Holocaust, "Partisans of Vilna" chronicles the amazing endeavors of the Jewish resistanc... Read more

America and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference (2002)

6.6/10
Director: Martin Ostrow
Starring: Narrated by, Hal Linden

Hal Linden narrates this powerful documentary presenting firm evidence that the United States knew of the Nazi genocide occurring during World War II... Read more

Road to Tokyo (2005)

Director: Graham Shirley
Starring: Narrated by, Jack Thompson

Narrated by Jack Thompson "Road to Toyko" is an eyewitness account of an often forgotten episode in history. By late 1944, the worst of World War Two... Read more

The World at War: Volume 4 (1973)

9.2/10
Director: John Pett, Ted Childs
Starring: Narrated by, Laurence Olivier

The definitive story of the Second World War in seven volumes and narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier. From victory in Italy and Burma to the beginning o... Read more

The Edge of the Universe (2005)

8.6/10
Starring: Narrated by, John Hurt

Narrated by John Hurt, this entertaining three-part series is a sequel to 1999's 'Stephen Hawking's Universe'. With stunning special effects it explo... Read more