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The Great White Silence

HistoryNature Presenter Herbert Ponting 1924 Unrated

The Great White Silence, a 1924 documentary by British cinematographer Herbert Ponting which captures footage of the Terra Nova Expedition led by Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole between 1910 and 1913. It is probably the oldest footage you will see of Antarctica and as well as capturing the lan[...]

Happy People: A Year In The Taiga

NatureSociety Presenter Werner Herzog 2010 Unrated

Happy People: A Year In The Taiga, a 2010 documentary by Werner Herzog and Dmitry Vasyukow which takes us to the surreal landscape of the Siberia Taiga in Russia to follow indigenous people who live by the river Yenisei.   The film shows us a completely different culture that is absolutel[...]

Waterworld Africa

AnimalNature Presenter Tapfuma Makina 2017 Unrated

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[...]

Attenborough's Wonder of Eggs

Ever wondered how bird eggs work? Well, just the man to educate us on this topic is David Attenborough in this 2018 documentary titled "Attenborough's Wonder of Eggs".   Being a naturalist David is passionate about birds and their eggs. They incubate new life protecting[...]

The Botany of Desire

Nature Presenter Frances McDormand 2009 Unrated

The Botany of Desire, a 2009 nature documentary based on the 2001 book "The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World" Michael Pollan. In the book, Pollan uses four cases studies to show how selective breeding of plants is reflected in human desires. These are; The tulip, beaut[...]

Galapagos with David Attenborough

Nature Presenter David Attenborough 2013 Unrated

"Galapagos with David Attenborough", a three-part series written by naturalist David Attenborough which explores the history of the Galálpagos Islands.   The series is also known as "Galapagos 3D", however, the one on Dailymotion is the 2D version.

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities: Series 4

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.

The Secret Life of Plants

ScienceNature Presenter Walon Green 1979 Unrated

The Secret Life of Plants, a 1979 nature documentary based on the controversial 1973 book by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird with the same name.   Their book discusses ideas surrounding "plant sentience", a theory which describes how plants are able to experience pain and fe[...]

Forest Man

NatureEnvironment Presenter Jadav Payeng 2014 Unrated

  “Forest Man“ is the story of Jadav Payeng, an Indian man who single-handedly planted nearly 1400 acres of forest to save his island, Majuli.   Written and directed by Canadian filmmaker William Douglas McMaster, this 2013 short-documentary provides a glimpse into an[...]

The Last Trapper (Le Dernier Trappeur)

NatureBiography Presenter Nicolas Vanier 2004 Unrated

  The Last Trapper (Le Dernier Trappeur), a 2004 nature documentary about the last trapper, 50-year-old Norman Winther who lives in the Rocky Mountains with his Nahanni wife, Nebraska.   This film was created by French adventurist, writer and director Nicolas Vanier who follows Wi[...]

Dirt! The Movie

  Dirt! The Movie, "a story with heart and soil" is the brainchild of Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow which focuses on the idea that soil can bring us all together.   With narration by American actress Jamie Lee Curtis (True Lies), the documentary brings to life the, econom[...]

Big Cats: Series 1

  Big Cats: Series 1, a new 3-part 2018 BBC documentary series narrated by English actor Bertie Carvel (Les Misérables (2012)) which reveals new secrets about big cats using the latest developments in scientific research and filming technologies.   Part 1 follows Lions in R[...]

Arctic Wolf Pack

NatureAnimal Presenter Campbell Scott 2018 Unrated

  A 2018 nature documentary which follows an Arctic Wolf Pack living on Ellesmere Island at the most northerly point of North America.   White wolves are some of the toughest animals on the planet as they thrive in some of the harshest weather conditions mother nature can produce.[...]

Earth's Natural Wonders: Series 2

Nature Presenter Sophie Okonedo 2018 Unrated

  Earth's Natural Wonders: Series 2 is a 2018 nature documentary series which looks at surviving in some of the most famous and extreme natural wonders on planet Earth. This is a follow up to the 2015 two-part series "Living on the Edge".   In Episode 1 - Surviving t[...]

A curated collection of Nature documentaries covering many of the weird and wonderful things in the world.