New documentaries

A collection of new documentaries added to Docur. Last update September 05, 2018 @ 04:28 AM

The Real Football Factories

Crime Presenter Danny Dyer 2006 Unrated

Playing the lead role in the hugely successful football hooligan film The Football Factory (2004) was probably the pinnacle of Danny Dyer’s acting career, although it probably also helped to pigeonhole him into playing the role of a typical cockney ‘geezer’ and much of his work tha[...]

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[...]

The Brits Who Fought for Hitler

A 2002 British documentary about British prisoners of war who were recruited by the Nazi’s to fight in their own Infantry unit of the Waffen-SS and served alongside the Nazi’s on the eastern front, the unit was initially called the ‘Legion of St George’ and later renamed the[...]

Dinosaur Revolution

Animal Presenter Rick Robles 2011
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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[...]

This Is What Winning Looks Like

Military & War Presenter Ben Anderson 2013 Unrated

Film maker and reporter Ben Anderson began covering the war in Afghanistan in 2007, documenting the struggles of under-equipped and undermanned British forces who were fighting the Taliban for control of Helmand province in the BBC documentary Taking on the Taliban. He also directed the 2010 documen[...]

Google: Behind The Screen

Technology Presenter IJsbrand van Veelen 2006 Unrated

Google: Behind the Screen is a 2006 Dutch documentary directed by IJsbrand van Veelen for the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. The documentary focuses more on Google’s suite of products as it existed at the time, and the goals of the organization, rather than focusing on the startup story, the per[...]

The Battle for Bomb Alley

Military & War Presenter Ben Anderson 2011 Unrated

For four years British servicemen fought an ongoing war with Taliban fighters in the Sangin region of Afghanistan, the most violent part of the country. Over a four year period up to 2010, some 106 British men lost their lives in the region including Staff-Sergeant Olaf Schmidt who won the George Cr[...]

WWII in HD: The Air War

WWII in HD: The Air War is a feature-length 2010 history documentary which follows the story of three 8th Air Force airmen and the war reporter Andy Rooney for the year which led up to D-Day battle against the powerful German Luftwaffe. The documentary makes use of original color[...]

Ed Gein: The Real Leatherface

BiographyCrime Presenter 2004 Unrated

The 1974 film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre was one of the scariest movies of its time, and the protagonist Leatherface played by Gunnar Hansen will have given many people nightmares for years. The movie took over $30 million at the box office (that’s about $150 million in today’s money,[...]

How Police Missed the Grindr Killer

On 25th November 2016 Stephen Port was sentenced to a whole life tariff for the murder of four men and multiple rapes, his victim was gay men that he had met through online gay dating sites such as the Grindr app and escort directories, he would kill them by administering a fatal dose of the date ra[...]

The Crucible: 21 Years in the Frame

Sport Presenter David Vine 1997 Unrated

The Crucible: 21 Years in the Frame is a three-part 1997 documentary which celebrated 21 years of the annual World Snooker Championship being held at The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. The venue is to snooker fans what Ascot is to horse racing and Wembley is to English football. The series includes[...]

History of Snooker

Sport Presenter Steve Davis 2004 Unrated

History of Snooker is an epic comprehensive 160-minute long journey through the history of the sport of snooker, presented by snooker legend Steve Davis and narrated by Clive Everton. It traces the evolution of the game from its roots as a past time for British soldiers serving in India through to t[...]

Weapons That Made Britain

A fascinating five-part documentary series from 2004 presented by Mike Loades, an expert in the history of weapons, it looks at the important role the development of increasingly advanced arms and armour played in key events in British history in the Middle Ages. Each one-hour-long episode focu[...]

We Love Cigarettes

Health & Medical Presenter Bill Nighy 2006 Unrated

The tobacco industry is worth $430bn a year globally, and that figure keeps on growing, literally billions of us smoke at least casually. It is perhaps surprising therefore that there are so few documentaries about tobacco around, right? We Love Cigarettes is a BBC Horizon documentary which attempts[...]

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[...]

Trevor Hardy: The Beast of Manchester

Crime Presenter 2013 Unrated

A 2013 documentary broadcast in 2013 which looks at the crimes of one of the UK’s lesser known serial killers, Trevor Hardy, who murdered three teenage girls between late 1974 and early 1976. Hardy was sentenced to life imprisonment and died in prison until his death in 2012 at the age of 67,[...]

The Miracle of Stairwell B

9/11 Presenter 2011 Unrated

The Miracle of Stairway B is a 2011 documentary which tells the story of how 12 firefighters, a police officer, a bookkeeper, an engineer and an office worker survived the collapse of the North Tower on 9/11 despite being on the 22nd floor inside the building at the time.   They foun[...]

American Nomads

Society Presenter Richard Grant 2011
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As a young man the British documentary maker Richard Grant moved to America and soon found himself in the world of nomadic travelers, jumping onto moving freight trains and heading ‘wherever’. More than a decade later he hits the road again, this time in a car, travelling thousands of mi[...]