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 documentary mini-series exploring the fascinating underwater world over millions of years of prehistory. The film explores seven different seas, encountering an extraordinary variety of underwater life from seven different eras. Thi[...]
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, 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 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[...]
Flight of the Butterflies, a 2012 nature documentary made by British filmmaker Mike Slee following millions of Monarch butterflies. Monarch butterflies are a common sight in Canada and the United States during the Spring and Summer but where they spend the winter remains and mystery. Th[...]
The Orangutan is one of the most endangered species in the world thanks to the destruction of their natural habitat because of deforestation and through illegal hunting. For ten years a team of medics has been working in the jungles of Borneo to help save this critically endangered anim[...]
David Attenborough takes us into the wilderness of North America in this 2015 documentary "Mountain Lions: Big Cats in High Places" to reveal the true nature of the continents big cat. The film follows two families of Mountain Lions set on the fabulous backdrop of the Rocky Mo[...]
Secret Life of Cats, a 2014 Horizon documentary hosted by British actor Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) that takes us into the secret world of cats to reveal some of their astonishing abilities and behaviours. Why does your cat purr? Where does it really go once it leaves your house and how[...]
This documentary explores some of Europe's most amazing snakes including the Aesculapian snake, the Nose-Horned Viper and the Dice snake. "The Secret Life of Snakes" is narrated by Andrew Solomon and was first published in 2016. The film features stunning high-quality foot[...]
Mysteries of Evolution, a six-part documentary series exploring the amazing journey of the evolution of life on planet Earth over millions of years, the result of which is thousands of diverse species that are specially adapted to thrive in their particular environments. The film covers[...]
Planet Dinosaur, a six-part documentary series created by Nigel Paterson and Phil Dobree which brings dinosaurs back to reality with updated graphics after the phenomenal 1999 series "Walking With Dinosaurs". Yes this a must watch for anyone interested in learning more about d[...]
Waterworld Africa is an eight-part documentary series hosted by Tapfuma Makina which takes us on a safari through Africa, exploring the continents vast array of unique wildlife, and how the presence of water has enabled plants and animals to thrive. Tidal Forest of Africa. Part one take[...]
In David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities: Series 4, British naturalist Sir David Attenborough look's at some of the weird and wonderful anomalies in the evolution of nature.
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.