Science 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[...]

Hitler's Secret Science

Hitlers Secret Science is a 45 minute long 2010 documentary about the huge teams of leading scientists which were working for Nazi Germany in their quest to develop the devastating weapons they needed to win them the Second World War, they had even made progress towards developing an atomic bomb. By[...]

Why Do We Dream?

Why Do We Dream? A 2009 BBC horizon episode which explores the science behind our dreams, using research which involved extensive experiments on people and personal stories from vivid dreamers. The program asks where our dreams come from, why we have dreams, and whether dreams have any sort of hidde[...]

The Day the Universe Changed

PsychologyScience Presenter James Burke 1985 Unrated

The Day the Universe Changed, a ten-part documentary presented by British Broadcaster and science historian James Burke exploring the effects of advances in science and technology from a philosophical aspect. The name of the documentary, which was first shown in 1985 comes from the idea that th[...]

Science Moms

Science Presenter Natalie Newell 2018 Unrated

Science Moms, a 2018 documentary by Natalie Newell and Brian Newell about a group of women who work in various fields of scientific study offering a free resource to counter mainstream misinformation.   It is a fact that a lot of fearmongering flows across the internet about a whole range[...]

The Universe

Science Presenter Erik Thompson 2007
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The Universe documentary featuring Erik Thompson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly explores many topics and questions about the universe.   This 2007 education series features interviews with leading experts in the fields of cosmology, astronomy and astrophysics who are asked questions rangin[...]

Horizon: Jupiter Revealed

Science Presenter Toby Jones 2018
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Horizon: Jupiter Revealed, a new 2018 science documentary narrated by Toby Jones examing new information we have learnt about the planet Jupiter.   Jupiter is by far the largest planet in the solar system and could easily fit every other body orbiting the sun inside of it. Comprising pred[...]

The Unbelievers

The Unbelievers documentary follows Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss as they travel around the world, putting themselves in front of relatively hostile audiences in the name of promoting science and reason.   Both Richard and Lawrence are well-known figures in helping promote public un[...]

Size Matters with Hannah Fry

Science Presenter Hannah Fry 2018 Unrated

Size Matters with Hannah Fry: In this 2018 science documentary Hannah Fry looks at the grand order of size across the universe and why things are big and small.   The universe features unimaginably large objects like red giant stars, tiny objects like bacteria and things that fit somewher[...]

Our Last Invention: Nanotechnology

ScienceTechnology Presenter 2014 Unrated

A short nanotechnology documentary film. Nanotech is manipulation of matter on an atomic. Meaning, its a building block used for building something one atom at a time.

Here you will find a curated collection of science documentaries covering a wide variety of topical subjects. From the very small to the very large, from the logical to completely counter-intuitive, these science documentary films offer us knowledge and a platform to brain storm upon. We only feature high quality science documentaries produced by some of the most talented film makers in the world which are available for discussing upon and reviewing. Know a science doc that should be on here? Please let us know!