2008 / 20
Combing through the archives of odd death records, this tongue-in-cheek series highlights the incidents that led to the world's strangest demises. Overheating in a fish suit. A fatal colonic. Shot by a snake. Welcome to the world's strangest demises.
2013 / 4.5 / 48
This five-part nature series chronicles fascinating stories of survival on the African continent, home to the most diverse animal life on the planet. A giraffe showdown, armored crickets and amorous rhinos. Welcome to the wildest continent on Earth.
2011 / 3.9 / 75
Breathtaking cinematography and astonishing feats of skiing come together in this visual essay on climate change and the fragility of the Earth.
2012 / 89
Filmmaker Alan Ereira joins the leaders of the ancient Kogi tribe of Colombia, who explain how the world must guard against environmental devastation.
2007 / 3.6 / 80
Set amid the rapidly changing Arctic wilderness, this saga of survival follows the epic struggle of a tenacious young walrus and a polar bear. Growing up in the Arctic isn't easy for these little ones. And global warming means things are heating up.
2012 / 3.3 stars / 92
This documentary journeys through nuclear reactor communities to expose the truths and myths concerning the risks and benefits of the energy source. Stand at the intersection of clean nuclear power and human catastrophe and take a good long look down the road.
2013 / 4.2 / 83
This fascinating documentary examines the life of performing killer whale Tilikum, who has caused the deaths of several people while in captivity. They're hunted, herded and forced to dance. Meet a 15,000 pound slave -- on the edge of a psychotic break.
2001 / 4.3 / 48
David Attenborough narrates this definitive exploration of the marine world, from the familiar to the unknown, revealing the sea and its communities. Hold your breath. Descend into the deep. Swim with glorious and mysterious creatures in an alien landscape.
2012 / 4.2 / 75
Environmental photographer James Balog deploys time-lapse cameras to capture a multiyear record of the world's changing glaciers. See glaciers shrink before your eyes via time-lapse photography. Nobody comes out of this one in climate-change denial.
2012 / 4 stars / 78
Spinning documentary footage into family-friendly fare, this Disneynature film follows an orphaned chimp named Oscar on his quest to find a home. One adorable little chimp with a lot of jungle to cover. Chimps need love; alpha males need love. This could work.
2014 / 43
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson presents new revelations about time and space in this reboot of the original "Cosmos" documentary series. Humans are a tiny blip in time, but we can tour billions of years with his knowledge -- and some special effects.
2012 / 52
Scientists strive to understand what caused the devasting tornado outbreak of April 2011. Could their research improve future tornado prediction? They ravage towns and ruin lives. It's up to scientists to learn why ... and where they'll strike next.
2006 / 43
Filmed over the course of four years, this environmental documentary series looks at the complex ecological challenges facing the planet. Spectacular aerial photography of nature's bounty -- and a reminder that humankind needs to respect it.
2007 / 3.8 / 82
This documentary follows British surgeon Henry Marsh as he works in a Russian hospital, battling bureaucracy to treat patients with brain tumors. It's tough to be in the business of saving lives when an entire medical system is working against you.
2012 / 3 stars / 72
Curator Siggi Hjartarson works to complete his collection of specimens at the world's only penis museum. Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math direct.
2011 / 4.2 / 96
According to the research of two food scientists, the popularity of processed foods has led to epidemic rates of obesity, diabetes and other diseases. High cholesterol? Low energy? Put away your tamper-proof bottles and get a new prescription for healthy living.
2012 / 111
This companion to the acclaimed documentary about veganism includes additional footage of expert interviews, covering several themes in greater depth. These experts on food and fitness needed a second film to sound off on why we should eat plants, not animals.
2011 / 4.5 / 48
Go on a journey through the Arctic and Antarctic with this visually stunning program that explores these wildernesses and their inhabitants. From sea slugs to the aurora borealis, the planet's poles hold its most elusive wonders. See for yourself.
2010 / 103
Josh Fox examines the negative effects of natural-gas drilling, from poisoned water sources to unhealthy animals.
2003 / 87
Accompanied by a crew of historical experts, filmmakers and scientists, director James Cameron explores the wreckage of the Titanic inside and out. The man who made one of history's biggest movies about an epic disaster ... is about to take a deeper look.
2013 / 84
This documentary follows one father's search for answers to the question "What are we feeding our families?" and examines the risks of GMOs.
2005 / 3.7 stars / 82
This Oscar-winning documentary takes a stunning look at the life of emperor penguins living in one of the cruelest climates on the planet. Penguins are just like people: fascinating, resilient and looking for true love. You'll fall for them, too.
2014 / 4.2 / 94
This documentary follows oceanographer Sylvia Earle's campaign to save the world's oceans from threats such as overfishing and toxic waste. Our world is 70% sea, but our waters are in deep trouble. Meet the woman who lives to save Earth's dying oceans.