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2003 documentaries

The corporation

This documentary (The Corporation) looks into the inner workings of corporations throughout history up until the present day. In the western world and indeed through to the east, large corporations control our lives and make decisions which change the way countries work.  Corporati[...]

Wright Brothers Flying Machine

BiographyHistory Presenter nova 2003
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A documentary about two pioneering flight engineers who invented the first powered plane. From the years 1905 – 1907 they developed the first fixed wing aeroplane with steering controls and power in the form of a bicycle. Their first flight was only 37 meters in distance but[...]

The Elegant Universe: Welcome to the 11th Dimension

This documentary takes us into the world of the 11th dimension as described by string theory. String theory says that there are 9 physical dimensions in space and 1 in time. As we know we only experience 3 of these dimensions with the other 6 being curled up into a microscopic state.  B[...]

Matrix of Evil

Conspiracy Presenter Alex Jones 2003
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Alex Jones takes on the government to reveal to the world the wickedness which apparently is controlling the united states. Released in 2003 Matrix Of Evil features speeches by Alex Jones where he passionately makes his case and has conversations with Congresswoman Cynthia Mckinny and Congressman Ro[...]

Averting Armageddon - Killer Asteroids

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[...]

Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine

Man VS machine. This documentary is about the famous chess game between Garry Kasparov who at the time was considered by many to be the best chess player in the world and the IBM built super computer named “deep blue”. The computer was designed and built in 1996 with the specific in[...]

Concorde: 27 Years of Supersonic Flight

Concorde documentary. Concorde was the first commercial airliner capable of Supersonic flight and was built with a French and British combined effort by Manufactures BAE Systems and Aérospatiale, The Aircraft was an unbelievable achievement crafted in pencil by hundreds of engineers [...]

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

The Fog of war is a 2003 documentary film directed by Errol Morris about the life of former US secretary of Defense, Robert s. McNamara. Using a wealth of archive footage we see some of the tough decisions that were made by Robert during his period in office from April 1st 1968 - July 1st 1968, the[...]

Touching the Void

Sport Presenter Joe Simpson 2003
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Touching the Void is a 2003 documentary film based on a book by Joe Simpson about Joes' and Simon Yates' near fatal attempt to summit mount Siula Grande. The Siula Grade peak is located in the Peruvian Andes and is 20,814ft high. It was first climbed in 1936 on the North Ridge by A[...]

The Beatles - The Long and Winding Road

BiographyMusic Presenter The Beatles 2003 Unrated

A film that goes into extensive detail about the history of one of the most iconic Brtish Bands of all time. Directed by, Eduardo Eguia Dibildox and Brian Huckeba it goes into great detail about the history of the group from how each member got into music to filling out stadiums in the US.[...]

World War 1 in Colour

A World War 1 documentary narrated by Northern Irish Actor Kenneth Branagh that shows the awful events of The Great War like never before. This 2003 BBC production is split into six parts comprising of computer-enhanced and colourised footage from the era which shows the development of the[...]

Breaking The Silence: Truth and Lies in the War On Terror

This war on terror documentary by renowned filmmaker and journalist John Pilger was one of the first of it’s kind to analyse the subject. Released just 6 months after the invasion of Iraq orchestrated by Tony Blair and George Bush the film was way ahead of its time, uncovering a[...]

Crack House

Drugs Presenter Carl john 2003 Unrated

  Ex-crack-head Carl John revisits his home city of Liverpool to make a documentary about how this terrible drug is destroying the lives of people he knows. In the “Crack House” BBC documentary one is given a unique insight into the lives of crack addicts in the UK and how this p[...]

Conquest of Hawaii

History Presenter Kelly Hu 2003 Unrated

In the 2003 Conquest of Hawaii documentary narrated by Kelly Hu, we look back on the historic Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii.   On Jan. 17, 1893, Hawaii's monarchy was overthrown when a group of businessmen and sugar planters forced Queen Liliuokalani to abdicate. T[...]

Walking with Cavemen

Walking with Cavemen is a four-part 2006 BBC history documentary series created by Nick Green about the history of Human evolution.   Unlike the other "walking with" documentaries; Walking With Dinosaurs, Walking with Beasts, and Walking with Monsters this final edition was not[...]

Capturing the Friedmans

Crime Presenter Andrew Jarecki 2003 Unrated

  Capturing the Friedmans is a 2003 crime documentary directed by American filmmaker and musician Andrew Jarecki about the investigation of father and son Arnold and Jesse Friedman.   The film follows the child sex abuse investigation of Arnold and Jesse in 1987. A suspicion that[...]

Born Rich

Society Presenter Jamie Johnson 2003 Unrated

  Born Rich, a 2003 documentary by heir to the Johnson & Johnson empire Jamie Johnson who explores experiences of growing up in wealthy families.   Recorded between 1999 and 2001, the film features interviews with many young heirs including, Georgina Bloomberg Ivanka Trum[...]

The Yes Men

Activism Presenter The Yes Men 2003 Unrated

  The Yes Men, a 2003 activism documentary about Jacques Servin and Igor Vamos who are a light-hearted duo promoting change for political and social issues which are important to them.   Jacques and Igor set-up fake websites on which they proport to be officials from mega-corporat[...]

The Bible Code

Mystery Presenter Dilly Barlow 2003 Unrated

  “The Bible Code” documentary was first broadcast in 2003 and looks into the mysterious code which is supposedly hidden in the Christian book. Narration by actress Dilly Barlow.   Michael Drosnin is an American journalist and best selling author. He h[...]

The Big Chill

  The Big Chill is a 2003 environmental-science documentary narrated by actor Jack Fortune, discussing the possibility of a new ice age because of global warming.   Remember that long, hot summer? You might never see its like again. And all that talk of global warming? Forg[...]

Living with Michael Jackson

MusicBiography Presenter Martin Bashir 2003 Unrated

Michael Jackson’s private life largely remained elusive to the public but in 2002 British journalist Martin Bashir was given exclusive access to him in order to make this documentary titled "Living with Michael Jackson".   Between May 2002 and January 2003, Martin stayed o[...]

The Boy Who Lived Before

Mystery Presenter Stuart Bunce 2003
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The Boy Who Lived Before, a documentary about Cameron Macauley which was made as part of a 2003 Channel 5 series called "Extraordinary people".   Macauley spent his early years telling his mother that he was from a remote Scottish Island called Barra. The young boy from Glasgow[...]

The Human Mind

The Human Mind, a 2003 documentary hosted by British professor and doctor Robert Winston about several important aspects of how our brains work.   The film is split into three different sections; "Get Smart", "Personality" and "Making Friends".