earth Documentaries

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

2009 Unrated

Earth Days is a 2009 documentary about the worlds growing awareness of environmental problems directed by Robert Stone who is renowned for making a number of feature-length documentaries such as Pandoras Promise (2013) and Oswalds Ghost (2007). The centrepiece of this film is the history of Earth Da[...]

Planet Earth 2 (preview)

2016
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Planet Earth 2 episode 1 – Islands,   exploring the wonderful array of animals that live on both large and small islands. This is episode 1 of the highly popular natural history documentary series Planet Earth presented by Sir David Attenborough and produ[...]

Before the Flood

2016
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Before the Flood is a 2016 documentary about the effects of climate change created by award-winning American Actor/producer/writer Fisher Stevens and presented by actor Leonardo DiCaprio (Catch me if you can, Wolf of Wall Street). First revealed at the Toronto film on September 9th the fil[...]

Voyage of Time (preview)

2016
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Voyage of Time is a new 2016 science documentary narrated by Hollywood actors Brad Pitt & Cate Blanchett examining the story of the Universe. The film which will be presented in IMAX technology is the culmination of four years work by director Terrence Malick (November 30, 1943) who is the[...]

What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?

2004
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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[...]

Horizon: The Core

2011
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BBC Horizon: The Core documentary. How do we reach the center of the Earth to gain knowledge about its inner workings? This documentary explores the journey from the surface of the Earth to its center as documentary film makers travel to the worlds deepest laboratory more than 2 miles below the Eart[...]

Asteroids - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

2010
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When you look up into a clear sky at night space looks like a peaceful and tranquil place however it is not. Our very own solar system poses a threat to planet Earth in the form of asteroids which are typically orbiting the sun in-between the planets Mars and Jupiter but can sometimes be knocked off[...]

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[...]

The Invocation

2010
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“The Invocation” is a documentary about the notion of God and world Peace. There are a lot of problems in the world and the reality is we should be working towards world peace and trying to reduce Earth pollution. Narrator Sharon Stone interviews many influential people such as, Dee[...]

The Universe: The Biggest Things in Space

2008 Unrated

The universe is so big that it troubles one's mind to even think about it, but the objects within the universe are equally as astonishing. The Earth seems like a pretty big place however it is merely a spec of dust compared to the largest objects and structures in the universe, the closest objec[...]

ScienceNow: Where Did We Come From?

2011 Unrated

In this documentary Neil DeGrasse Tyson looks into the origins of humans here on Earth. we have done a lot in the last few hundred years to understand this thanks to innovators like Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution which allowed us to understand how we evolved from our early ancestors[...]

Averting Armageddon - Killer Asteroids

2003
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There a millions of asteroids out there in the solar system, some are extremely small and some are so big that they are referred to as planetoids. These objects generally orbit the sun in an orderly fashion in-between the planets Earth, Mars and Jupiter. The reason why this documentary is called &ld[...]

Lifes Rocky Start

2016 Unrated

A NOVA produced documentary which looks into how rocks are fundamental to life on earth. Around four billion years ago the Earth was nothing like it is today, it was a hellish world with a black surface and littered with super massive volcanoes belching toxic gasses into the atmosphere. The puzzling[...]

Secrets of the Solar System

2015
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Our solar system in its current equilibrium is a rather quiet and orderly place where the planets are in stable orbits around the sun. New discoveries by astronomers are forcing scientists to reconsider how the solar system was formed. traditionally it has been thought that the planets were cre[...]

First life

2010
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 David Attenborough travels around the world and back in time to discover the origins of life on planet Earth. This documentary paints a picture of what life was like back when it was only very primitive compared to its complexity now; it has only been in the last decade where scientific b[...]

Wonders of the universe - Dead or Alive

2010
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The Earth is the only place that we know of to support life in the traditional Carbon, water reliant form. For you to be viewing this documentary now there has been an amazing array of chance events which lead to the earth being formed in the way it has. Everything from being located in the God[...]

wonders of the solar system - The Thin Blue Line

2010
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When you look up into the sky from the surface of the earth, one would believe that the earths atmosphere is almost endless. Of course we know that it does indeed end and beyond that is only the incredibly hash environment of space for billions of miles. In this documentary Brian Cox explores what i[...]

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