National Geographic Documentaries

Science, architecture, disasters, great mysteries, human ingenuity... The explorers, adventurers, scientists, researchers, photographers and documentary filmmakers of the National Geographic Society tirelessly crisscross the globe, investigating and exploring the world. Their goal: to make you understand the world, amaze and entertain you with documentaries and investigations that are always driven by the quest for truth.

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National Geographic Documentaries Inside Area 51’s Secrets

It's the most famous military installation in the world, yet it doesn't officially exist. Area 51 – a site for covert Cold War operations – has long been a magnet for crackpots, conspiracy theorists and the overly curious. While there may not be truth to the rumours that Area 51 is a haven for UFOs and extraterrestrials, it's clear that ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/06/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Inside Gulf Coast Disaster

Is the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico over? Or was the spill just the beginning? With exclusive access to BP’s operations, NGT takes you places no other cameras have been permitted, hunting for the truth of what happened with the 4.9 million barrels of crude oil that blew out the Deepwater Horizon well head after the rig exploded ...
  • 2010
  • 00:50:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/22/2015

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National Geographic Documentaries Inside The Warrior Gene

For most of us, violence is as inescapable as it is inexplicable. From street gangs to soccer hooligans, Charles Manson to Virginia Tech, acts of extreme violence leave all of us asking why? Traditionally we have viewed crime as a social disease and that only by improving the environment in which we raise our children will we make them less ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries The Road to Collapse

It was the greatest civilization in history – so advanced and powerful it dwarfed anything that came before it. In the year 2210, teams of scientists investigate colossal ruins, searching for answers to one haunting question: how could a civilization that mastered the planet suddenly collapse? From the wreckage, they piece together the most remarkable story ever uncovered.
  • 2010
  • 01:36:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/22/2015

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National Geographic Documentaries Venom: Nature's Killer

What they lack in terms of speed, strength and size, some of the world’s deadliest predators make up for with chemical weapons. They are the venomous creatures of the world, and they may kill 100,000 people a year. Snakes, spiders, snails and even jellyfish wield chemicals that can scramble your brain signals, paralyze your muscles, shred your blood cells and ...
  • 2010
  • 00:52:37
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/16/2015

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National Geographic Documentaries When Continents Collide

Three million years ago, the rise of the Panamanian land bridge connected the American continents and unleashed an astonishing animal encounter. The emergence of the narrow, 400-mile-long Isthmus of Panama is one of the most important events in Earth’s history – and one of the least understood. In this show, we reveal the story of how the area comprising the ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/29/2017

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National Geographic Documentaries Witch Hunter's Bible

For the first time ever, an international investigation team joins forces to unravel the mysteries of the Malleus Maleficarum, or Hammer of Witches. Written in 1486, this infamous medieval manual changed the way the Western world saw evil. With detailed instructions on how to find, prosecute and punish witches, the Malleus inspired centuries of accusation and bloodshed on both sides of the Atlantic. Now, ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:08
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/05/2017

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