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1. This Wild Life (2015– )


From the BBC website "Wildlife expert Saba Douglas-Hamilton, together with her husband Frank and their three young children, move to the romantic Samburu National Reserve in Kenya to run a ... See full summary »

Stars: Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Saba Douglas-Hamilton, Frank Pope, Julian Rhind-Tutt

Votes: 13

2. Terra Mater (2011– )

50 min | Documentary

Terra Mater is a TV film series about nature, science and history.

Stars: Otto Clemens, Peter Faerber, Victor Couzyn, Angelika Lang

Votes: 105

271 episodes

3. Mutant Planet (2010– )


Extraordinary show that reveals how forces of nature through sheer power of evolution shaped life in all it's unexpected and glorious forms, and filled our planet with amazing diversity of animals and plants.

Stars: Richard Lintern, Marie Bouvier, Jeff Wilburn, Masaharu Fukuyama

Votes: 106

4. Coast (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

The story of the coastline of the UK and her near neighbours.

Stars: Nicholas Crane, Mark Horton, Neil Oliver, Miranda Krestovnikoff

Votes: 303

83 episodes

5. Sunrise Earth (2004– )

52 min | Documentary

Sunrise Earth: Portraits of our Planet takes you around the world at dawn. Wake up with the creatures that inhabit some of the planet's most beautiful places: Siam, China, Venice, New ... See full summary »

Star: Nikos Papatheodorou

Votes: 137

65 episodes

7. Universum (1987– )

45 min | Documentary

A wide verity of documentary subjects, from animals (dragonflies, ants) to people (Genghis Kahn) to science (Time, Perception) to places (St. Stephens Cathedral, Umbria) the style is ... See full summary »

Stars: Otto Clemens, Cornelius Obonya, Gregor Seberg, Peter Faerber

Votes: 116

345 episodes

8. Natural World (1983– )


Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.

Stars: David Attenborough, Barry Paine, John Shrapnel, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 528

469 episodes

9. Wild America (1982– )

30 min | Documentary, Family

Series exploring the variety of wildlife found throughout the United States.

Star: Marty Stouffer

Votes: 140

104 episodes

10. Nature (1982– )

60 min | Documentary, Family

Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects.

Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page, David Attenborough

Votes: 493

323 episodes *******************************************************

11. North America (2013– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

Sweeping across some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, North America takes viewers from the silent grandeur of lofty snowcapped peaks to fertile forests and dramatic windswept ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Selleck, Rutger Hauer, Steve Backshall, Dave Canterbury

Votes: 556


12. Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

Looks at a year in Alaska, revealing the stories of pioneering Alaskans, both animal and human, as they battle the elements and reap the benefits of nature's seasonal gold rush.

Star: Dougray Scott

Votes: 123

13. Wild Alaska (2015)


An amusing documentary based on the wildlife and experiences of the relaxing sculpture that is Alaska.

Stars: Denny Heide, Harvey Kitka, Dougray Scott

Votes: 234

15. Ray Mears' Northern Wilderness (2009– )


Ray Mears goes on an epic adventure into Canada's unforgiving, yet stunning wilderness. He travels by foot, canoe and snowshoe through the regions mountains, forests, tundra and ice where roads are still few and far between.

Star: Ray Mears

Votes: 56

16. Wild West: America's Great Frontier (2016)

TV-PG | Documentary

Documentary series exploring the innovative ways that nature has found in order to survive the extremely testing environment of America's wild west.

Stars: James Norton, Sander Guis, Diane Bohna, Heidi Hirschy

Votes: 38

17. Yellowstone (2009– )

50 min | Documentary

Filmed over the course of a year in Yellowstone, this documentary tracks the area's wildlife as they grapple with life and death within one of America's last remaining wilderness regions.

Stars: Peter Firth, Jeff Henry, Dick Powell, Mary Beth Schwartz

Votes: 1,576


19. Wonders of Mexico (2018)


Traveling south along Mexico's mountain spine, exploring tropical forests of the Maya, the deserts of northern Mexico and the wildlife and culture found there.

Star: Anthony Mendez

Votes: 21

20. Caribbean with Simon Reeve (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

Simon Reeve travels around the edge of the Caribbean Sea in a stunning new 3-part series.

Star: Simon Reeve

Votes: 89

21. Wild Caribbean (2007– )

50 min | Documentary

Wild Caribbean is a four-part nature documentary series exploring the natural and cultural history of the Caribbean Islands and Sea.

Star: Steve Toussaint

Votes: 116

22. Nature (1982– )
Episode: Cuba: The Accidental Eden (2010)

TV-G | Documentary, Family

Cuba may have been restricted politically and economically for the past 50 years. but at the same time, the island became a safe haven for rare and intriguing animals. What will the future bring to this untouched wilderness?

Stars: Sebastian Arcelus, Lisa Carter, Ron McClary, Paul Mercier

Votes: 37

23. Wildest Latin America (2012– )

44 min | Documentary

Through beautiful photography and the extraordinary stories of the animals and people that live there, this series celebrates Latin America's most iconic and dramatic locations. Trek across... See full summary »

Star: Paul McGann

Votes: 111

24. Wild South America (2000– )


This is an exploration of the exciting, diverse and unique wildlife that inhabits the dramatic landscapes of the vast South American continent. It's a land of great extremes, stretching ... See full summary »

Votes: 51

25. Wild Brazil (2014– )

180 min | Documentary

An intimate portrait of the ingenuity and resilience of three different animal families as they face the seasonal extremes and fierce predators of the Brazilian wilderness.

Stars: Stephen Mangan, Ted Giffords, Erik Thompson, Camila Galheigo Coelho

Votes: 124

28. Terra Mater (2011– )
Episode: Wildes Brasilien - Das wilde Herz (2014)

50 min | Documentary

The second episode of the five-part series portrays the vast grassy plains in the heart of Brazil, which are among the least known regions of the country.

Director: Paul Reddish | Star: Franz Robert Wagner

Votes: 6

29. Wild Amazon: Savage Realm (2011– )

60 min | Documentary

Journey deep into the heart of the Amazon the largest rain forest and longest river on earth. Dense jungle with a huge array of animal and plant species, from the elusive jaguar to leaf-cutter ants.

30. Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise (2015– )

59 min | Documentary

Patagonia is one of the ultimate lands of mystery - the remote, windswept, tail end of South America - a place we may have heard of but know very little about. Narrated by Santiago Cabrera,... See full summary »

Star: Santiago Cabrera

Votes: 147

32. Wild North (2015)

51 min | Documentary

Take a look at Norway's coastlines, forests and mountains and the animals who live there, including bears, elk, birds of prey, foxes and lemmings.

Star: Linford Brown

Votes: 89

33. Wildest Arctic (2013– )

50 min | Documentary

Wildest Arctic explores four extraordinary areas of the arctic giving a unique insight into what life is like for animals trying to survive in these incredible habitats.

Star: Paul McGann

Votes: 88


34. Wildes Skandinavien (2011– )

43 min | Documentary

Wildes Skandinavien.

Star: Martin Umbach

Votes: 116

35. Wild Britain with Ray Mears (2010– )

30 min | Documentary

Adventurer and nature lover Ray Mears explores some of Britain's more inaccessible countryside to discover the wildlife living just outside our front door.

Star: Ray Mears

Votes: 79

37. Wild Ireland: The Edge of the World (2017)

118 min | Documentary

Ireland's Wild Coastis a journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world, featuring the wildlife and wild places that makeitso special. Thisseries features Ireland's west coast and wildlife wonders.

Star: Colin Stafford-Johnson

Votes: 42

38. Highlands: Scotland's Wild Heart (2016– )


Narrated by Ewan McGregor, this landmark series gives a beautiful portrait of life in the Scottish Highlands, following the wildlife and people of Scotland's Wild Heart.

Star: Ewan McGregor

Votes: 41

39. Holland: Natuur in de Delta (2015)

96 min | Documentary

Multiple animals are followed during their life in the by humans created delta.

Director: Mark Verkerk | Stars: Bram van der Vlugt, Carice van Houten

Votes: 275

40. De nieuwe wildernis (2013)

97 min | Documentary

Animal life in the nature reserve Oostvaardersplassen in the Netherlands during four seasons.

Directors: Ruben Smit, Mark Verkerk | Star: Harry Piekema

Votes: 1,397

41. Wild France with Ray Mears (2016)


Ray Mears discovers the dramatic landscapes of France. Exploring the wildlife and plant life and delving into the secrets the landscape hold on his journey through mountains, coast, forests, rivers and wetlands.

Star: Ray Mears

Votes: 25

42. Nature (1982– )
Episode: Wild France (2015)

TV-PG | Documentary, Family

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Director: Fred Fougea | Star: Laila Robins

Votes: 14

43. Tales of Nature (2015– )

52 min

This wildlife series looks at Europe's typical ecosystems - Atlantic coast, forests, farmland, mountains and Mediterranean sea bottoms.

47. Bohemia: A Year in the Wetlands (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 50 min | Documentary

In Bohemia, at the very heart of Europe, south of the Golden City of Prague and guarded by medieval castles, lies a hidden mosaic of lakes and gently flowing rivers, of misty forests and mysterious peat bogs.

Votes: 6

49. Wild Italy (2014–2017)

50 min | Documentary

From the snow covered Dolomites to the blue of the Mediterranean the landscape of Italy is already a favorite for many people.

Votes: 5