Top 100 popular documentaries

The top 100 most popular documentaries of all time on Docur ranked in order by view count.

1 Before the Flood

NatureEnvironment Presenter Leonardo DiCaprio 2016 00:02:54

Before the Flood is a 2016 documentary about the effects of climate change created by award-winning American Actor/produ...

2 Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur

AnimalScience Presenter David Attenborough 2016 00:58:26

Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur: Sir David Attenborough is 89 years old and still as fiercely passionate about natur...

3 Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On

Sexuality Presenter James Rhine 2018

Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On: Porn is being viewed at an unprecedented level thanks to revolutions in technology. This do...

4 Restrepo

Military & War Presenter Tim Hetherington 2010 01:33:41

Restrepo, a 2010 war documentary film directed by renowned journalistic filmmakers, Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger w...

5 R Kelly: Sex, Girls & Videotapes

SexualityCrime Presenter Ben Zand 2018 00:54:33

R. Kelly is one of the most successful R&B artists of all-time, having made popular songs such as "Ignition&quo...

6 My Scientology Movie (preview)

TrailersSociety Presenter Louis Theroux 2016 00:02:35

My scientology Movie is a documentary that many people have been waiting eagerly for since it was first announced more t...

7 Planet Earth 2 (preview)

Planet Earth 2 episode 1 – Islands,   exploring the wonderful array of animals that live on b...

8 Catfish

Society Presenter Yaniv Schulman 2010 01:27:21

Catfish is a documentary film which was released in 2010 by production companies, Relativity pictures and Rogue pic...

9 Dogtown and Z-Boys

SportHistory Presenter Sean Penn 2001 00:55:31

Dogtown and Z-Boys. A documentary which takes us to the origins of skateboarding as we know it today through the ey...

10 Gangland: Turf Wars

SocietyCrime Presenter Channel 5 2016 00:47:00

Gangland Turf Wars is the first episode in a two-part documentary series produced by Channel 5, first released...

11 Walking With Dinosaurs

NatureAnimalScience Presenter Kenneth Branagh 1999 03:00:00

Walking With Dinosaurs is a 1999 BBC documentary series narrated by Kenneth Branagh and directed by Tim Haines.  ...

12 Prehistoric Park

Animal Presenter Nigel Marven 2006 05:00:00

Prehistoric Park is a 2006 docu-fiction dinosaur series presented by British wildlife lover Nigel Marven.   T...

13 Murder Game: The Life and death of Breck Bednar

CrimeSociety Presenter Katharine English 2015 00:57:51

Documentary telling the story of Breck Bednar a teenage boy who was killed by Lewis Daynes who groomed him online. Breck...

14 A History of Britain

History Presenter Simon Schama 2000 09:25:00

A History of Britain, a 15 part documentary series hosted by English historian Simon Schama looking at the history of th...

15 Oasis: Supersonic (preview)

TrailersMusicBiography Presenter Oasis 2016 00:02:06 Unrated

“Oasis: Supersonic” is a documentary directed by Mat Whitecross (The Shock Doctrine 2009) about one of the m...

16 The Mask You Live In

Society Presenter Jennifer Siebel Newsom 2015 01:27:00

The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating Ameri...

17 The Vietnam War

Military & War Presenter Peter Coyote 2017 17:15:00

The Vietnam War, a 17-and-a-quarter-hour long documentary series which explores in great detail many of the most signifi...

18 Pearl Jam Twenty

BiographyMusic Presenter Cameron Crowe 2011 01:59:00

Pearl Jam Twenty: A documentary directed by American filmmaker and author Cameron Crowe marking the 20th anniversary of...

19 Conor McGregor - The Notorious

SportBiography Presenter Conor McGregor 2015 00:49:48

A documentary about Conor McGregor (born 14 July 1988) who only a couple of years ago was collecting soci...

20 After Porn Ends

SocietySexuality Presenter Bryce Wagoner 2012 01:30:00

The lives of pornstars are documented extensively on camera, but what happens when they are not performing? “After...

21 Fed Up

The 2014 Fed Up documentary by American journalist Katie Couric investigates why childhood obesity has dramatically...

22 The Brain with David Eagleman - 1. What Is Reality?

SciencePsychology Presenter David Eagleman 2013 00:56:45

A new documentary series presented by David Eagleman. This is the first episode in the series which explores how the Bra...

23 Through the Wormhole

ScienceMystery Presenter Morgan Freeman 2010 00:39:02

Through the Wormhole season one, a landmark 6-part science documentary hosted by actor Morgan Freeman, who of course nee...

24 Walking with Beasts

Animal Presenter Kenneth Branagh 2001 00:30:00

Walking with Beasts: A revolutionary series that was a follow up to the landmark BBC series Walking with Dinosaurs. Thes...

25 Our Queen At 90 (preview)

“Our Queen at Ninety” A documentary about Queen Elizabeth The Second of England in celebration of her 9...

26 Hunting Hitler Season 1

Conspiracy Presenter James Thornton 2015 03:00:00

Hunting Hilter is a 2015 documentary series which focuses on investigating certain conspiracy theories surroun...

27 The Business of Being Born

SocietyHealth & Medical Presenter Abby Epstein 2008 01:30:00

The 2008 Business of Being Born documentary explores the contemporary experience of childbirth while criticizing the Ame...

28 Serial Killer with Piers Morgan Mark Riebe

Crime Presenter Piers Morgan 2017 00:45:00

Broadcaster Piers Morgan interviews serial killer Mark Riebe in this candid documentary. Mark Riebe (56)...

29 Great Barrier Reef With David Attenborough

The First episode in the series, The Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough. Back in 1957 David made his first...

30 Commando: On The Front Line

Military & War Presenter Chris Terrill 2008 06:00:00

Commando: On The Front Line, is a 2014 military documentary series directed by Chris Terril for ITV.   ...

31 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage - Carl Sagan

Science Presenter Carl Sagan 1980 10:57:00

Cosmos with Carl Sagan makes one think deeply about the very fundamentals of our universe. Carl is one of the most well-...

32 Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire

History Presenter Alisdair Simpson 2006 06:00:00

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, a 2006 docudrama series narrated by British voice-over actor Alisdair Simp...

33 Crumb

BiographyArt Presenter Robert Crumb 1994 02:00:00

Crumb, a 1994 documentary about underground cartoonist Robert Crumb who is notable for creating famous works depicting A...

34 The Thin Blue Line

CrimeBiography Presenter Errol Morris 1988 01:54:50

The Thin Blue Line, a 1988 biographical crime documentary by Errol Morris about Randall Dale Adams who was wrongfully co...

35 Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back

BiographyMusic Presenter Bob Dylan 1967 01:33:00

Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back, a historic 1967 biographical music documentary by D.A. Pennebaker which covers Bob Dylan...

36 Living on One Dollar

Society Presenter Zach Ingrasci 2013 00:56:00

Living on One Dollar, a 2013 documentary by Zach Ingrasci and Sean Leonard about four friends who challenge themselves t...

37 Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated

Simply Complicated: This feature-length documentary directed by Hannah Lux Davis is about the life of American...

38 Planet Dinosaur

NatureAnimal Presenter John Hurt 2011 02:51:00

Planet Dinosaur, a six-part documentary series created by Nigel Paterson and Phil Dobree which brings dinosaurs back to...

39 The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (preview)

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone documentary. The Stone Roses are one of the most iconic Manchester bands of all time...

40 Walking with Monsters

NatureAnimal Presenter Kenneth Branagh 2005 03:00:00

Walking with Monsters is a 2005 3-part documentary presented by Irish actor Kenneth Branagh which takes us back to a tim...

41 Demi Lovato: Stay Strong

MusicDrugsBiography Presenter Demi Lovato 2012 00:39:00

"Demi Lovato: Stay Strong" is the preceding documentary to "Simply Complicated", within which Demi L...

42 Nazi Collaborators

Nazi Collaborators, a 13-part war documentary series hosted by Alastair Simpson which tells the stories of some of those...

43 Microcosmos

NatureAnimal Presenter Kristin Scott Thomas 1996 01:15:00

Microcosmos (Le Peuple de L'herbe) is a 1996 French nature documentary co-directed by Claude Nuridsany, Marie P&eac...

44 The Universe Season 2

Science Presenter Erik Thomson 2008 10:59:00 Unrated

The Universe Season 2 is a series of educational science documentary films made in 2007.   The aim of th...

45 The Day the Universe Changed

PsychologyScience Presenter James Burke 1985 08:00:00

The Day the Universe Changed, a ten-part documentary presented by British Broadcaster and science historian James Burke...

46 The Gatekeepers

Military & WarPolitical Presenter Dror Moreh 2012 01:41:00

The Gatekeeps is a 2012 documentary film by Israeli director Dror Moreh about the Israel Security Agency Shin Bet (שירות...

47 Sharkwater

PoliticalAnimalActivism Presenter Rob Stewart 2006 01:30:00

Sharkwater "The Truth Will Surface" is a 2006 documentary created to help save sharks by advocating a ban on C...

48 Trump An American Dream (preview)

PoliticalBiography Presenter Donald Trump 2017 00:47:00

A three-part series about the rise of Donald Trump during the 1980’s until becoming POTUS. The journey of Don...

49 Who Took Johnny

Crime Presenter 2014 01:20:00

Who Took Johnny, a 2014 crime documentary by Michael Galinsky, David Beilinson and Suki Hawley about the infamous cold c...

50 The Bully Project

Society Presenter Lee Hirsch 2011 01:32:30

The Bully Project: a 2011 documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America. This year over 13 million...

51 The Universe

Science Presenter Erik Thompson 2007 11:00:00

The Universe documentary featuring Erik Thompson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly explores many topics and questions about...

52 Clash of the Gods

History Presenter Stan Bernard 2009 00:44:51

Clash of the Gods is a ten-part documentary series about the ancient Greek and Norse gods which dominated mythology...

53 Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (preview)

Biography Presenter Marina Zenovich 2018 00:03:30

Documentary filmmaker Marina Zenovich provides an insight into her new documentary Robin Williams: Come Inside...

54 After Porn Ends 2

Sexuality Presenter Bryce Wagoner 2017 00:59:00

After Porn Ends 2 is a 2017 documentary which follows the story where the original 2012 film (After Porn Ends) left-off....

55 The Coronation (preview)

In The Coronation documentary, Alastair Bruce presents a fascinating insight into the Crown Jewels of the...

56 Battlefield Britain

HistoryMilitary & War Presenter Dan Snow 2004 08:00:00

Battlefield Britain, an 8-part documentary series presented by Dan Snow and his father Peter Snow that looks into many f...

57 Woodstock

SocietyMusic Presenter Michael Wadleigh 1970 03:35:06

Woodstock: A documentary which gives a full chronicle of the highly legends Woodstock music festival in 1969. In the fil...

58 Gordon on Cocaine

Drugs Presenter Gordon Ramsay 2017 00:45:00

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay travels around the world, to tell the truth about the global cocaine trade, from the jungle...

59 Walking with Cavemen

History Presenter Robert Winston 2003 03:00:00

Walking with Cavemen is a four-part 2006 BBC history documentary series created by Nick Green about the history of Human...

60 Andre The Giant - Larger Than Life (preview)

SportBiography Presenter Jason Hehir 2013 00:02:06

Andre The Giant looks back on the life and career of the world-renowned wrestler André Roussimoff who r...

61 The Crash Reel

BiographySport Presenter Kevin Pearce 2013 01:33:08

  A documentary about two snowboarding halfpipe legends, Shaun White and Kevin Pearce. Directed by Lucy Wal...

62 The Act of Killing (preview)

The act of killing, a 2012 documentary film directed by Joshua Oppenheimer and produced by award winning producer Signe...

63 Engineering an Empire

EngineeringHistory Presenter Peter Weller 2006 01:33:41

  Engineering an Empire is a series of 14 documentaries that go over the world's history and it's many a...

64 Kurt & Courtney

Kurt & Courtney, a 1998 documentary directed by British filmmaker Nick Broomfield about the tumultuous relationship...

65 Louis Theroux's Altered States: Choosing Death

"Choosing Death" is the second part of British filmmaker Louis Theroux's Altered States three-part documen...

66 This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous

SexualityBiography Presenter Gigi Gorgeous 2017 01:31:00

This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous, a sobering yet inspirational documentary about Canadian internet personality and glam...

67 Inside Combat Rescue

Military & War Presenter 2013 04:00:00

Inside Combat Rescue, a 2013 military documentary series which follows an elite combat rescue team of the US Air Force a...

68 Vietnam in HD

Military & War Presenter Michael C. Hall 2011 02:52:00

Vietnam in HD is a six-part documentary series which brings the horror, valour, hopelessness and brutality of the Vietna...

69 The Secret

Mystery Presenter Drew Heriot 2006 01:29:25

The Secret: A 2006 documentary by Drew Heriot which looks into and reveals the "great secret of the universe&q...

70 The Great War

Military & War Presenter Michael Redgrave 1964 00:39:59

  The The Great War documentary. The assassination of Austria-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand on 28th Ju...

71 The Imposter

Crime Presenter Bart Layton 2012 01:38:35

The imposter, a 2012 documentary film about a young Spanish man who made the astonishing claim that he was, in fact...

72 World War II In Colour

Military & War Presenter Robert Powell 2009 10:00:00

World War II In Colour is an epic thirteen-part war documentary series covering the 20th centuries second greatest war i...

73 Religulous

Society Presenter Bill Maher 2008 01:40:00

The 2008 Religulous documentary by American comedian and political commentator Bill Maher takes a look at the state of r...

74 When We Were Kings

BiographySport Presenter Muhammad Ali 1996 00:26:00

  When We Were Kings, a 1996 sporting documentary about the historic “Rumble in the Jungle&rdquo...

75 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey - Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Science Presenter Neil DeGrasse Tyson 2014 11:59:00

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a ground-breaking 13-part documentary series narrated by American Astrophysicist Neil...

76 Who Were the Greeks?

HistoryArchaeology Presenter Michael Scott 2016 00:58:53

Who were the Greeks? This two-part documentary series presented by Dr Michael Scott investigates the past of this amazin...

77 Secrets of quantum physics Ep 1

Science Presenter Jim Al-Khalili 2014 01:53:43

Secrets of quantum physics Ep 1: We are on the dawn of a quantum age in human history. In this documentary, the theoreti...

78 Requiem for the American Dream

Requiem for the American Dream, a 2010 biographical documentary film directed by Peter Hutchison and Kelly Nyks which fo...

79 Cold War

Military & War Presenter Kenneth Branagh 1998 00:46:33

A Cold War documentary series produced by CNN covering many aspects of this era. The Cold War officially lasted between...

80 PBS Space Time

Science Presenter Matt O'Dowd 2018 00:12:40

PBS Space Time is a free documentary series that takes us through our deepest understandings about the universe we live...

81 Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East

Military & WarHistory Presenter David Riley 2011 00:44:21 Unrated

Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East, a 2011 war documentary series which covers many of the battles fought by the Soviet Union...

82 History of Football: The Beautiful Game

HistorySport Presenter Terence Stamp 2002 11:26:00

History of Football: The Beautiful Game was a stunning 2002 series which gave a comprehensive overview of the history of...

83 BBC Blue Planet II

BBC Blue Planet II is a follow up to the massively popular 2001 nature documentary series exploring the world's ocea...

84 Tabloid

CrimeBiography Presenter Errol Morris 2010 01:27:00

In the 2010 documentary "Tabloid", director Errol Morris (The Thin Blue Line) investigates the story of Joyce...

85 I Am Bolt (preview)

TrailersSportBiography Presenter Usain Bolt 2016 00:02:08

I Am Bolt is a 2016 documentary film created by film makers Benjamin Turner and Gabe Turner who are responsibl...

86 Tales of the Grim Sleeper

Crime Presenter Nick Broomfield 2014 01:45:00

Tales of the Grim Sleeper, a 2014 crime documentary by British filmmaker Nick Broomfield about the American serial kille...

87 The Real T-Rex With Chris Packham

ScienceAnimal Presenter Chris Packham 2018 00:59:00

Naturalist Chris Packham reveals new evidence about the most iconic dinosaur in the world, the tyrannosaurus rex which w...

88 TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard

TechnologySocietyActivism Presenter gottfried 2013 01:22:08

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard: The story of one of the biggest torrent sites of all time. In this documenta...

89 Hunting Hitler Season 3

Conspiracy Presenter Dave Hoffman 2018 06:00:00

Hunting Hitler Season 3 is the latest 2018 documentary series narrated by Dave Hoffman which examines many of the c...

90 The Queens Green Planet

The Queens Green Planet, a new 2018 documentary exploring Queen Elizabeth II's endeavours to plant a network of fore...

91 The Untold History of the United States

SocietyHistory Presenter Oliver Stone 2012 09:34:00 Unrated

The Untold History of the United States, a 2012 documentary re-examining major political and military events in the Unit...

92 Louis Theroux, Savile (preview)

WARNING – Contains disturbing themes   A couple of years after the huge revelation of Jimi Saviles...

93 Which Universe Are We In?

Science Presenter Jaye Griffiths 2015 00:58:40

This documentary explores the idea of multiple universes, and multiple instances of our own universe which are all runni...

94 Our War

Military & War Presenter 2011 05:51:00

Our War is a six-part documentary series telling the story of ten years of conflict in Afghanistan. It was made for the...

95 Life on Earth

AnimalNature Presenter David Attenborough 1979 10:12:00

A 1979 series by the BBC in association with Warner Bros., David Attenborough travels the globe to trace the story of th...

96 Do You Trust This Computer?

TechnologyScience Presenter Chris Paine 2018 01:18:07

Do You Trust This Computer? This 2018 documentary by American filmmaker Chris Paine (known for Who Killed the Electric C...

97 Voyage of Time (preview)

TrailersScience Presenter Brad Pitt 2016 00:01:40

Voyage of Time is a new 2016 science documentary narrated by Hollywood actors Brad Pitt & Cate Blanchett examining t...

98 World War 1 in Colour

Military & War Presenter Kenneth Branagh 2003 00:49:02

A World War 1 documentary narrated by Northern Irish Actor Kenneth Branagh that shows the awful events of The Great...

99 Hunting Hitler Season 2

Conspiracy Presenter Dave Hoffman 2016 04:08:00

Hunting Hitler Season 2, is a 2016 documentary that continues to build on evidence that was presented in Hunting Hitler...

100 How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague is a moving documentary about the global AIDS/HIV pandemic and work by organisations such as Tre...