Animal documentaries

T.Rex: Warrior or Wimp?

AnimalScience Presenter Jack Fortune 2004 Unrated

As kids when we learn about dinosaurs, or first watch Jurassic Park, we are led to believe that the Tyrannosaurus Rex was the most ferocious predator of the dinosaur world and the species is usually cast as the psychopathic bully. But is that reputation fair on the T. Rex? He was the largest carnivo[...]

The Four-Winged Dinosaur

AnimalScience Presenter Lance Lewman 2008 Unrated

A 2008 documentary about a Chinese palaeontologist who discovered the fossil of a four-winged dinosaur in 2o02 and subsequently claimed that the species is the link between dinosaurs and birds, but the claim was controversial and many other experts in his field disagreed with the link. Opposing side[...]

Weirdest Dinosaurs

AnimalScience Presenter Roger Tilling 2015 Unrated

A 2015 dinosaur documentary hosted by Roger Tilling, also known by the alternative title Bizarre Dinosaurs and commonly found by the incorrect title of World’s Weirdest Dinosaurs, this one-hour-long documentary looks at some of the strangest looking dinosaurs ever discovered. It follows some o[...]

Dinosaur Britain

AnimalScience Presenter Ellie Harrison 2015 Unrated

Dinosaur Britain is a two-part 2015 documentary directed by Gareth Johnson which tells the story of the many species of dinosaurs which once inhabited the British Isles. It tells us which species of dinosaur lived in Great Britain, what they ate, and their common causes of death based on analysis of[...]

Dino Hunt: Canada

AnimalScience Presenter Dan Aykroyd 2015 Unrated

A four-part 2015 documentary series presented by Dan Akroyd, which follows six different teams of expert Canadian palaeontologists (fossil hunters) as they seek to discover what would be some of the most important dinosaur fossil finds of modern times. In this series, they take the viewer on a[...]

Dinosaur Revolution

Animal Presenter Rick Robles 2011 Unrated

Dinosaur Revolution is a four-part American documentary series from 2011 which uses computer-generated imagery to portray dinosaurs and other animals which roamed the earth in the Mesozoic era in a narrated nature documentary style. The series took three years to create and was originally going to b[...]

A Spy in the Den

A Spy in the Den (2000) is a documentary on lions which was groundbreaking at the time of release due to having used a filming technique which had never been used before. The filmmakers dispatched a covert remote-controlled camera straight into the middle of a Lion pride, the first time that such a[...]

Elsa: The Lioness That Changed The World

ActivismAnimalNature Presenter 2010 Unrated

Elsa The Lioness made history in the 1960’s when she became the first ever captive lion to be released back into the wild, she had been raised by game warden George Adamson and his wife Joy Adamson in Kenya. Elsa had gone to live with the Adamson’s along with her two sisters after they h[...]

Life on Earth

A 1979 series by the BBC in association with Warner Bros., David Attenborough travels the globe to trace the story of the evolution of life on the planet. The series was divided into 13 episodes, each around 55 minutes in duration. This historical important series was the first in Attenborough&rsquo[...]

Winged Migration

NatureAnimal Presenter Jacques Perrin 2001 Unrated

Winged Migration (Le Peuple Migrateur) is a 2001 French nature documentary by Jacques Cluzaud, Michel Debats and Jacques Perrin about the incredible migrations made by birds.   The film was shot across seven continents over the course of four years using special aerial photography. It cap[...]

Sea Monsters: A Walking with Dinosaurs Trilogy

A 2003 BBC documentary trilogy which used CGI graphics to show life as it existed millions of years ago (as far back as 450 million years ago), focusing on the most bizarre, ferocious, or just downright fascinating creatures to ever inhabit the ocean. It was made by Impossible Pictures who were also[...]

Planet Ocean

AnimalNature Presenter Josh Duhamel 2012 Unrated

Planet Ocean, a 2012 nature documentary by French directors Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot which reveals with breathtaking cinematography the relationship between humans and the ocean.   The film lets the sheer beauty of nature do the talking, though it does have narration from a[...]

The Blue Planet

The Blue Planet, an epic 8-part nature documentary series hosted by British naturalist David Attenborough exploring the world's oceans.   There are many documentaries about oceans but this is probably the ultimate series ever made. It is 17-year-old now, but the quality of the cinemat[...]

Big Pacific

AnimalNature Presenter Daniel Dae Kim 2017 Unrated

Big Pacific reveals the words largest ocean like never before. The Pacific is truly massive, it covers one-third of Earths surface area and contains the same amount of water as all of the other oceans combined.   The documentary explores some of the Pacific oceans most iconic features and[...]

A curated collection of Animal documentaries covering a range of different animals. From the powerful, the small to the tall and strange animal documentary films give us a unique view into a world that we rarely see. Docur features only high quality documentaries which have been chosen for their presentation and factual merit. If you know of an Animal documentary that is not here please let us know.