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1. Dinosaur Planet (2003– )
Episode: White Tip's Journey (2003)

Documentary, Animation, Family

A lone female velociraptor, ill suited to life on her own, struggles to survive in the Gobi desert. Eventually she is accepted by a small pack of velociraptors where she can hunt with the ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Scott Sampson, Christian Slater

Votes: 25

2. Dinosaur Planet (2003– )
Episode: Pod's Travels (2003)

Documentary, Animation, Family

A mainland pyroraptor is washed to sea in a Tsunami then washes ashore on an island in the Tethys sea. There he is confused by all the dwarf species and struggles to understand his new niche.

Director: Pierre de Lespinois | Star: Christian Slater

Votes: 23

3. Dinosaur Planet (2003– )
Episode: Little Das' Hunt (2003)

Documentary, Animation, Family

In a volcanic region of Montana a young Daspletosaur learns to hunt. But he is slow learning spoiling several prime opportunities for his family. But they relentlessly pursue a wounded ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre de Lespinois | Star: Christian Slater

Votes: 23

4. Dinosaur Planet (2003– )
Episode: Alpha's Egg (2003)

Documentary, Animation, Family

Encounters in the parallel lives of an herbivorous sauropod named Alpha and a carnivorous theropod named Dragonfly are chronicled. Hatched in the same season, Dragonfly and other predators ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Scott Sampson, Christian Slater

Votes: 24

5. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)
Episode: A Winning Design (2002)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

First in a ten-part epic series in which David Attenborough explores why mammals, including humans, are the most successful and diverse animals on the planet. His journey begins in ... See full summary »

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 95

6. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)
Episode: Insect Hunters (2002)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

Mammals that hunt insects shared the planet with the dinosaurs, but when the giant reptiles disappeared, these creatures seized their chance to conquer new territory. David Attenborough ... See full summary »

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 78

7. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)
Episode: Plant Predators (2002)

TV-PG | 49 min | Documentary

Heavily armoured, indigestible and even poisonous, plants pose problems for some of our biggest predators. David Attenborough learns why eating plants is one of the greatest challenges for the planet's mammals.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 74

8. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)
Episode: Chisellers (2002)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

Rodents are the most numerous mammals on the planet, comprising an incredibly diverse variety of species. They range from the naked mole rat, which spends its entire life below ground, to ... See full summary »

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 72

9. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)
Episode: Meat Eaters (2002)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

From artic foxes and leopards to the Siberian tiger, carnivores feature in the fifth of David Attenborough's epic ten-part series. Travelling down from the frozen north into India, ... See full summary »

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 77

10. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)
Episode: The Opportunists (2003)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

Omnivorous mammals run the gamut from human beings to rats and, though they are generalists with their diet, each is equipped with very specialised skills. In the sixth part of his ten-part... See full summary »

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 71

11. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)
Episode: Return to the Water (2003)

TV-PG | 49 min | Documentary

David Attenborough discovers that while mammals such as manatees and sea otters left dry millions of years ago, the blue whale has always had its home in the sea. And though some marine ... See full summary »

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 67

12. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)
Episode: Life in the Trees (2003)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

Climbing is just the start - the challenge is to move between trees. To get close to the creatures, David Attenborough must climb into the canopy. His subjects range from the squirrels to ... See full summary »

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 72

13. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)
Episode: The Social Climbers (2003)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary

David Attenborough continues his documentary series. He looks at monkeys from all over the world, including red howler monkeys in Venezuela, capuchin monkeys in the Costa Rican swamps, and guenon monkeys in West Africa.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 72

14. The Life of Mammals (2002–2003)
Episode: Food for Thought (2003)

TV-PG | 51 min | Documentary

The last programme of the series sees David Attenborough compare the foraging skills of humans with those of our distant relatives, the great apes. As bipedal mammals, humans have come to ... See full summary »

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 74

15. Walking with Cavemen (2003)
Episode: First Ancestors (2003)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, History

As Africa transitions from forest to Savannah the world's first bipedal ape, australopithecus, evolved and flourished in the new environment.

Directors: Richard Dale, Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Robert Winston, Marva Alexander, Alec Baldwin, Christian Bradley

Votes: 49

16. Walking with Cavemen (2003)
Episode: Blood Brothers (2003)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, History

At this stage several kinds of ape men populated Africa, each with its own unique adaptations. These species were doomed as the African continent grew increasingly arid, but a new human species well adapted to a hot dry climate emerged.

Directors: Richard Dale, Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Robert Winston, Marva Alexander, Alec Baldwin, Christian Bradley

Votes: 47

17. Walking with Cavemen (2003)
Episode: Savage Family (2003)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, History

Homo agasta display the beginnings of families, tool making, team work and vocal communications. Some migrate out of Africa resulting in the evolution of additional human species in different parts of the world.

Directors: Richard Dale, Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Robert Winston, Marva Alexander, Alec Baldwin, Christian Bradley

Votes: 49

18. Walking with Cavemen (2003)
Episode: The Survivors (2003)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, History

Robert Winston follows the final evolutionary push of mankind's ancestors, and discovers the key that makes us human.

Directors: Richard Dale, Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Robert Winston, Alec Baldwin, Christian Bradley, Suzanne Cave

Votes: 46

19. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)
Episode: New Blood (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, History

Arizona, USA- 220 million years B.C. In the blazing Pangaean deserts of the Late Triassic, the first dinosaurs appear. The episode chronicles the fate of a predatory Postosuchus driven from... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Haines, Jasper James | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks, André Dussollier

Votes: 172

20. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)
Episode: Time of the Titans (1999)

TV-14 | 29 min | Documentary, Animation, History

Colorado, USA- 152 million years B.C. This episode follows a young female Diplodocus, starting with her infancy in the Late Jurassic forests where she must evade predators like the birdlike... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Haines, Jasper James | Star: Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 160

21. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)
Episode: Cruel Sea (1999)

TV-14 | 29 min | Documentary, Animation, History

Oxfordshire, U.K.- 149 million years B.C. This episode follows a shoal of young fish-like Ophthalmosaurus as they struggle to survive the Late Jurassic seas, evading predators like the ... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Haines, Jasper James | Star: Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 167

22. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)
Episode: Giant of the Skies (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, History

127 million years B.C. This episode follows the last journey of a giant Ornithocheirus, one of the largest flying animals of all time, as he travels from Brazil to his genus's mating ... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Haines, Jasper James | Star: Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 153

23. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)
Episode: Spirits of the Ice Forest (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, History

Antarctica, 106 million years B.C. In the Mid Cretaceous, Antarctica is much warmer than in modern times and covered in lush rain forests inhabited by dinosaurs like the tiny herbivore ... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Haines, Jasper James | Star: Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 146

24. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)
Episode: Death of a Dynasty (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, History

Montana, USA- 65,5 million years B.C. In the last days of the dinosaurs' hegemony over the world, a female Tyrannosaurus struggles to reproduce in a world poisoned by volcanic gases, which has resulted in dwindling prey numbers.

Directors: Tim Haines, Jasper James | Star: Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 148

25. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009– )
Episode: L'agression (2009)

TV-14 | 53 min | Documentary, History, War

May 1945. After days of violent fighting, Soviet troops enter into a devastated Berlin. But how did it come to this? 1939. The German and Soviet invasion of Poland crushes the last hopes ... See full summary »

Directors: Isabelle Clarke, Daniel Costelle | Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Josephine Baker, Walther Brauchitsch, Eva Braun

Votes: 241

26. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009– )
Episode: L'écrasement (2009)

TV-14 | 53 min | Documentary, History, War

The German offensive rages across Europe while Mussolini's facist Italy joins the war along side their German allies.

Directors: Isabelle Clarke, Daniel Costelle | Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Adolf Galland

Votes: 211

27. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009– )
Episode: Le choc (2009)

TV-14 | 53 min | Documentary, History, War

As America joins the war and begins to re-arm, Hitler attacks the USSR to complete his domination of Europe before the U.S. can intervene.

Directors: Isabelle Clarke, Daniel Costelle | Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Hermann Göring, Adolf Hitler, Wilhelm Keitel

Votes: 204

28. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009– )
Episode: L'embrasement (2009)

TV-14 | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

Despite their determined resistance, the Allied forces are unable to slow the furious progress of the Japanese army through South-East Asia. Even India and Australia are at risk.

Directors: Isabelle Clarke, Daniel Costelle | Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque

Votes: 187

29. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009– )
Episode: L'étau (2009)

TV-14 | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

The Russians continue to resist at Stalingrad, and the Eastern Front is stalled. In the North Atlantic, the Allies make progress in reducing the threat from German U-boats.

Directors: Isabelle Clarke, Daniel Costelle | Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Winston Churchill, François Darlan, Charles de Gaulle

Votes: 190

30. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009– )
Episode: L'enfer (2009)

59 min | Documentary, History, War

In 1944, the Allies land in Italy, but their advance is blocked by the Wehrmacht. Meanwhile, the Red Army, continuing its inexorable advance to the west, finally reaches Berlin.

Directors: Isabelle Clarke, Daniel Costelle | Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Dwight D. Eisenhower

Votes: 193

31. Auschwitz: The Nazis & the 'Final Solution' (2005)
Episode: Surprising Beginnings (2005)

TV-14 | 48 min | Documentary, History, War

German commanders discover the efficiency of gassing prisoners, and Auschwitz transforms from a small backwater camp for those resisting the Nazi occupation of Poland to a large scale extermination camp for Jews.

Directors: Laurence Rees, Catherine Tatge | Stars: Samuel West, Dario Gabbai, Jerzy Bielecki, Jozef Paczynski

Votes: 167

32. Auschwitz: The Nazis & the 'Final Solution' (2005)
Episode: Orders & Initiatives (2005)

TV-14 | 49 min | Documentary, History, War

Hoss deals with complications arising from the makeshift gas chamber and increasing demand as the Nazis begin to scour all of Europe for more people to bring to Auschwitz and kill.

Directors: Laurence Rees, Catherine Tatge | Stars: Samuel West, Kazimierz Smolen, Pavel Stenkin, Józef Mikusz

Votes: 138

33. Auschwitz: The Nazis & the 'Final Solution' (2005)
Episode: Factories of Death (2005)

TV-14 | 49 min | Documentary, History, War

The year 1942 is to be the most significant of 'the Final Solution' as the Nazis now begin to comb western Europe, even taking Jews from as far afield as the British Channel Islands.

Directors: Laurence Rees, Catherine Tatge | Stars: Samuel West, Annette Muller, Michel Muller, Odette Daltroff-Baticle

Votes: 133

34. Auschwitz: The Nazis & the 'Final Solution' (2005)
Episode: Corruption (2005)

TV-14 | 48 min | Documentary, History, War

By 1943, corruption is running rampant at Auschwitz-Birkenau. The camp also gains another source of income - clothes and valuables taken from Jews arriving to be gassed.

Directors: Laurence Rees, Catherine Tatge | Stars: Samuel West, Dario Gabbai, Libusa Breder, Helena Citrónová

Votes: 125

35. Auschwitz: The Nazis & the 'Final Solution' (2005)
Episode: Frenzied Killing (2005)

TV-14 | 48 min | Documentary, History, War

More people are killed in 1944 than ever before at Auschwitz. The Nazis try to sow seeds of confusion amongst the Allies in the East and Western Allies must make decisions about negotiating... See full summary »

Directors: Laurence Rees, Catherine Tatge | Stars: Samuel West, Peretz Revesz, Stanislaw Hantz, Eliezer Eisenschmidt

Votes: 117

36. Auschwitz: The Nazis & the 'Final Solution' (2005)
Episode: Liberation & Revenge (2005)

TV-14 | 48 min | Documentary, History, War

In 1945, Red Army soldiers liberate the camp at Auschwitz-Birkenuau. As other liberations occur in the following months, the world is appalled. Surviving Jews face horrors as they try to ... See full summary »

Directors: Laurence Rees, Catherine Tatge | Stars: Samuel West, Vasily Gromadsky, Eva Mozes Kor, Oskar Gröning

Votes: 117

37. Battle of the Atlantic (2002– )
Episode: Grey Wolves (2003)

Documentary, History, War

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Star: Chris Broyles

Votes: 14

38. Battle of the Atlantic (2002– )
Episode: Keeping Secrets (2003)

Documentary, History, War

Add a Plot

Star: Chris Broyles

Votes: 10

39. Battle of the Atlantic (2002– )
Episode: The Hunted (2003)

Documentary, History, War

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Star: Chris Broyles

Votes: 11

40. Gladiators of World War II (2002– )
Episode: Waffen-SS (2002)

48 min | Documentary, History, War

Originally created as Hitler's personal household troops, the Waffen-SS grew into a formidable fighting force during World War 2. It gained a reputation second to none for its tenacity in ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Messenger | Stars: Robert Powell, Léon Degrelle, Sepp Dietrich, Heinrich Himmler

Votes: 17

41. Gladiators of World War II (2002– )
Episode: SAS (2002)

48 min | Documentary, History, War

The brainchild of a junior British officer, the Special Air Service first saw action in North Africa, making daring raids against Axis airfields. Thereafter it continued to specialise in ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Messenger | Stars: Robert Powell, Harold Alexander, Claude Auchinleck, Michael Calvert

Votes: 6

42. Gladiators of World War II (2002– )
Episode: Special Operations Executive (2002)

Documentary, History, War

Britain's SOE was a covert force established in 1940 to support the Resistance movement in Nazi-occupied Europe. Trained in radio use, unarmed combat and sabotage, many parachuted or were dropped by submarine behind enemy lines.

Director: Charles Messenger | Stars: Albert Adlington, Vera Atkins, Tony Brooks, Francis Cammaerts

43. Gladiators of World War II (2002– )
Episode: The Paras and Commandos (2002)

48 min | Documentary, History, War

Winston Churchill created the Commandos in summer 1940 as a means of striking at the coasts of Nazi Occupied Europe. Beginning as a mere raiding force, they became the spearhead of the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Messenger | Stars: Robert Powell, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Louis Mountbatten

Votes: 5

44. Heroes of World War II (2004– )
Episode: The Men Who Invented Radar (2004)

23 min | Documentary, War

The story of the boffins and experimenters who developed the first workable radar system, just in time to help defeat the Nazi attacks in The Battle of Britain.

Director: Jonathan Martin | Star: Robert Powell

Votes: 6

45. Heroes of World War II (2004– )
Episode: The Man Who Designed the Spitfire (2004)

23 min | Documentary, War

The story of R J Mitchell and his team, who developed the Spitfire just in time to defeat the Nazi attacks during the Battle of Britain, despite Mitchell's rapid deterioration due to the cancer that killed him.

Director: Jonathan Martin | Star: Robert Powell

Votes: 7

46. Heroes of World War II (2004– )
Episode: The Man Who Stood Up to Hitler (2004)

23 min | Documentary, War

The story of Colonel Count Claus von Stauffenberg and the other German officers who, in the bomb plot of July 1944 tried to kill Adolph Hitler.

Director: Jonathan Martin | Star: Robert Powell

Votes: 5

47. Heroes of World War II (2004– )
Episode: The Men Who Cracked Enigma (2004)

23 min | Documentary, War

The story of the men that cracked the Nazi's Enigma code. From the Polish mathematicians who made the first breakthroughs to the establishment at Bletchley Park and the work of Alan Turing and many others.

Director: Jonathan Martin | Star: Robert Powell

Votes: 6

48. Heroes of World War II (2004– )
Episode: The Men Who Stopped the Bismarck (2004)

23 min | Documentary, War

The story of the Nazi heavy cruisers and battleships during World War II and particularly the Bismarck. How she managed to get into the Atlantic and the steps taken to defeat her.

Director: Jonathan Martin | Stars: Esmond Knight, Robert Powell

Votes: 5