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dinosaur Documentaries

Sea Monsters: A Walking with Dinosaurs Trilogy

2003 Unrated

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 Dinosaur

2011 Unrated

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[...]

When Dinosaurs Roamed America

2001
1

When Dinosaurs Roamed America is a two-hour nature documentary film narrated by American actor John Goodman (The Big Lebowski, 10 Cloverfield Lane) about the history of dinosaurs on the continent of America.   The film features dinosaurs created by Paleo-artist and art director Mark Dubea[...]

Walking with Monsters

2005
4

Walking with Monsters is a 2005 3-part documentary presented by Irish actor Kenneth Branagh which takes us back to a time before dinosaurs.   Using state of the art (as of 2005) CGI and filming techniques the documentary brings back this amazingly fruitful time in history back to life so[...]

Prehistoric Park

2006
9

Prehistoric Park is a 2006 docu-fiction dinosaur series presented by British wildlife lover Nigel Marven.   The story which is stylised into documentary format follows Nigel as he uses a time machine to go back in time and collect dinosaurs and other extinct animals. Once he finds them th[...]

Walking With Dinosaurs

1999
10

Walking With Dinosaurs is a 1999 BBC documentary series narrated by Kenneth Branagh and directed by Tim Haines.   The idea for the series came about during the mid-nineties with the resurgent interest in dinosaurs thanks to the release of the highly successful 1993 movie "Jurassic Pa[...]

The Rise Of The Mammals

2016 Unrated

  Mammals make up some of the most adaptive species on the planet thanks to evolution over the course of millions of years since before the extinction of the Dinosaurs 66 million years ago. The documentary The Rise Of The Mammals presented by the dedicated naturalist and educator S[...]

Last Day of the Dinosaurs

2010
1

“Last Day of the Dinosaurs”, a documentary about the extinction of the dinosaurs, known as the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event around 66 million years ago. This film brings that fateful day back to life using animation and physical models which shows just how brutal a la[...]

Walking with Beasts

2001
1

Walking with Beasts: A revolutionary series that was a follow up to the landmark BBC series Walking with Dinosaurs. These documentaries take us into the world of the Cenozoic era which is a Geologic time period around 66 million years ago, just after the Tunguska event which wiped out the[...]

The Real T-Rex With Chris Packham

2018
5

Naturalist Chris Packham reveals new evidence about the most iconic dinosaur in the world, the tyrannosaurus rex which will change how we look at this creature forever. Since it was first discovered in 1905 the Tyrannosaurus (meaning the king in Latin) is still one of the largest carnivorous sp[...]

What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?

2004
1

Do we really know what killed the dinosaurs? This extinction event is known as the Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) extinction event where around three quarters of all life on Earth was suddenly wiped out by a massive meteorite around 66 million years ago. Some creatures did survive this cata[...]

Arctic Dinosaurs

2008 Unrated

Arctic Dinosaurs: Entering another dinosaur era, this documentary looks at the dinosaurs that survived in frigid, ice regions and asks the question—how did some dinosaurs survive in such drastic conditions? NOVA searches the Alaskan slopes for fossils and clues. Palaeontologists risk their liv[...]

Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur

2016
7

Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur: Sir David Attenborough is 89 years old and still as fiercely passionate about nature as he ever was. This documentary is about the discovery of an absolutely massive dinosaur fossil in Argentina of possibly the largest animal to ever walk the Earth. Dav[...]

Dinosaurs: The Hunt for Life

2013
1

Dinosaurs: The Hunt for Life: The idea that we could get dinosaur DNA sounds like something from the movie Jurassic Park to most people. To palaeontologists, it sounds like a total fantasy that DNA could be preserved for more than 65 million years. In this documentary, BBC Horizon meets&nb[...]

The Real Jurassic Park

1993
1

A fantastic documentary from 1993 and presented by Jeff Goldblum which explores whether dinosaurs could actually be cloned. The documentary looks at different parts of the 1993 movie "Jurassic Park" and asks scientists whether the cloning techniques used in the movie could one day be[...]

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