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1. Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence (2017 TV Movie)

84 min | Documentary

This documentary claim that Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, ended up in Japanese custody during the course of the second world war.

Stars: Josephine Blanco Akiyama, Doug Carner, Amelia Earhart, Shawn Henry

Votes: 40

2. America's Book of Secrets (2012– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary

From the facts behind the NSA spying scandals ("Big Brother") and the Boston Bombings ("American Terrorists") to America's secret prisons, Scientology, the Gold conspiracy and America's doomsday plans, this series features in-depth interviews with top journalists, law enforcement officials and whistleblowers.

Stars: Barry Aird, Jonathan Adams, Alex Jones, Ronald Kessler

Votes: 455

3. America's War on Drugs (2017)

TV-14 | 480 min | History

"America's War on Drugs" is an immersive trip through the last five decades, uncovering how the CIA, obsessed with keeping America safe in the fight against communism, allied itself with ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Stratton, Ty Hurley, Celerino Castillo III, Christopher Glover

Votes: 146

4. American Ripper (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

The great-great-grandson of Herman Mudgett (alias H.H. Holmes - America's first serial killer), Jeff Mudgett, sets out to prove a controversial theory that H.H. Holmes and Britain's most ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeff Mudgett, Amaryllis Fox, Conor Hall, Mark Granville Merritt

Votes: 501

5. Ancient Top 10 (2016– )

TV-14 | History

A smart, fun countdown that details how ancient technology worked, how surprisingly advanced it was, and how it was kind of awesome.

Star: Michael Brown

Votes: 38

6. Barbarians Rising (2016– )

TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary, Action, Drama

Rome. The greatest empire the world has ever known. This docudrama tells the story of Rome through the eyes of the empire's many adversaries who battled to see its destruction.

Stars: Michael Ealy, Barry Strauss, Richard Riddell, Julian Kostov

Votes: 1,607

7. Engineering an Empire (2005–2007)

TV-PG | 564 min | Documentary, History

A series of documentaries that go over the world's history and it's many accomplishments.

Stars: Peter Weller, Michael Carroll, J.J. Huckin, Spyros Bakas

Votes: 541

8. Hunting Hitler (2015– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Documentary, History

After declassified FBI files about Hitler have been released, a group of specialists work together to try and find the truth of Hitler's supposed death. Did he really die in the bunker?

Stars: Dave Hoffman, Robert Baer, Tim Kennedy, Lenny DePaul

Votes: 1,820

9. JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald (2017– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Reality-TV

More than two million declassified government files offer new evidence about Lee Harvey Oswald's activities in the weeks, months and years before the assassination of President John F. ... See full summary »

Stars: Rory Ross, Marty Skovlund Jr., Robert Baer, Adam Bercovici

Votes: 163

10. Million Dollar Genius (2016– )


Have you ever had an idea, you thought would make millions? These are the true stories of people just like you, who throughout history - turned their flashes of genius, into big money. Now, find out how they did it.

Stars: Jason Deline, Jacquelle Davis

Votes: 20

11. Navy SEALs: America's Secret Warriors (2017– )


"Navy SEALs: America's Secret Warriors" offers an in-depth look at one of the most elite fighting forces in the world, from the underwater demolition teams that helped secure the beaches of... See full summary »

Stars: Byron L. Hopkins, Edwin Modlin II, Nathan Tetreault, Jeff Wilburn

Votes: 56

12. Ozzy & Jack's World Detour (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

the self-proclaimed history nerds hit the road on a father-son journey they've waited years to take.

Stars: Jack Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne, Kelly Osbourne, Daren N. Afshar

Votes: 603

13. Stan Lee's Superhumans (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

Stan Lee and Daniel Browning Smith travel the world looking for humans that have powers like heros from comic books.

Stars: Stan Lee, Daniel Browning Smith, Cynthia Bir, Melchor Menor

Votes: 645

14. Superheroes Decoded (2017)

TV-PG | 123 min | Documentary

Uncovers how the rise of the superhero parallels America's rise as a superpower in the 20th century, evolving through the decades into a uniquely American mythology that has captured audiences across the globe.

Stars: John K. Bucher Jr., Kevin Conroy, Steve Englehart, Sana Amanat

Votes: 189

15. The Biblical Plagues (2014– )

Not Rated | 50 min

Scholars, scientists and archeologists offer possible explanations for the plagues described in the biblical Book of Exodus.

16. The Cars That Made America (2017– )

TV-PG | Documentary, History

The history and influence of cars in America.

Stars: Richard Bak, Michael Balzano III, H.W. Brands, Bob Casey

Votes: 131

17. History Specials (2010– )
Episode: The Definitive Guide to the Mob (2013)

TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary, History, War

What is life really like in the American mafia? How do you get in, get made and make money? What happens when you get in too deep? This two-hour special takes viewers on a step-by-step ... See full summary »

Votes: 32

18. The True Story (2003– )

TV-PG | Documentary, History

Documentary style show talking about real life events from some of the most popular movies.

Stars: Corey Johnson, David Harewood, Paul McGann, Mark Bazeley

Votes: 78

19. The Unknown War (1978– )

1,040 min | Documentary

Documentary film history of the Nazi-Soviet conflict in world War II.

Stars: Burt Lancaster, Averell Harriman

Votes: 229

20. Vietnam: 50 Years Remembered (2015– )

360 min | Documentary, Biography, History

In 1965, the United States officially became involved in the conflict in Southeast Asia where decades of turmoil had been building since the beginning of World War II. The fall of French ... See full summary »

Star: Coby Batty

Votes: 20

21. WW1: The First Modern War (2014– )


Get a firsthand look at how a new breed of weapons like WMDs, submarines, armored tanks and air attacks changed modern warfare forever.

Stars: Thomas Bromhead, David Silbey

Votes: 25

22. The Men Who Built America (2012)

TV-14 | 295 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Miniseries shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the ... See full summary »

Stars: Campbell Scott, H.W. Brands, Mark Cuban, Donny Deutsch

Votes: 3,045

23. Ancient Civilizations (2017– )

TV-G | History

What hidden knowledge lies in our ancient past? A team of renowned scholars has come together to go beyond the surface-level myths, artifacts, and mysteries found in ancient texts and lost ... See full summary »

Stars: Gregg Braden, Jack Cary, Andrew Collins, Graham Hancock

Votes: 72

24. No Place on Earth (2012)

PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary, War

58 Metascore

A cave exploration in Ukraine leads to the unearthing of a story of World War II survivors who once found shelter in the same cave.

Director: Janet Tobias | Stars: Chris Nicola, Fruzsina Pelikán, Saul Stermer, Sam Stermer

Votes: 836 | Gross: $0.20M

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