2014 / 52
Peel the Hollywood veneer off the true story of bank robbers Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, two of the Old West's most memorable outlaws. They raided and robbed like old pros ... then mysteriously vanished. It only made them more legendary.
2014 / 52
In 1910, a devastating wildfire raged through the Rockies, challenging the fledgling U.S. Forest Service and shaping fire policy for years to come.
2016 / 53
Up against Ivy Leaguers and elite German athletes, a team of American working-class rowers inspired the world by winning gold at the 1936 Olympics.
2008 / 55
Professor David Reynolds applies fresh thinking to the now-familiar story of the 1918 armistice that effectively brought World War I to an end. A treaty ends the devastation of World War I. It also lays the foundation for the next global military conflagration.
2015 / 58
This four-part series traces the impact of women on politics, religion, science and other aspects of human history from 10,000 B.C. to the present. Women have been oppressed for millennia. Still, they saved and shaped history: It's humankind's greatest success story.
2005 / 4 / 47
This documentary series tackles one of history's most disquieting subjects: the Holocaust and the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. The infamous World War II death factory comes to life. Step inside and experience the horror for yourself.
2014 / 4.1 / 79
The colorful true story of the Portland Mavericks, a scrappy, independent baseball team of underdogs started by actor Bing Russell in the 1970s. Once upon a time in Portland, a ragtag team of misfits and rejects scored a home run for the little guy.
1942 / 18
Director John Ford captures combat footage of the Battle of Midway, an air and sea campaign that was a turning point in the war in the Pacific.
2007 / 47
Some of the world's top UFO experts -- including Mac Tonnies, Nick Pope and Don Ledger -- weigh in on the 10 best-supported sightings in history. From a suspicious photo snapped in space to a mysterious downed object ... you'll want to believe.
2013 / 90
Edmund Hillary's 1953 ascent of Mt. Everest was an event that amazed the world and led to a new age of mountaineering and ambitious exploration.
2012 / 111
This documentary explores the history of Memphis rock band Big Star, which experienced commercial failure but influenced major artists such as REM.
2011 / 3.9 / 89
Filmmaker Liz Garbus reveals the dark side of one of the most enigmatic of 20th century personalities: world champion chess prodigy Bobby Fischer. His talent was legendary, his technique was influential, and his behavior was notorious. With genius comes trouble.
2012 / 3.6 / 44
Author and former Essex Boys member Bernard O'Mahoney hosts this documentary series that shines a light on some of Britain's most infamous faces. They may be retired, but to their victims, Britain's most feared original gangsters will always be notorious.
2012 / 80
This documentary profiles brothers Walter, Roy and Victor Reuther, leaders in the United Auto Workers union who fought for laborers' rights.
2003 / 3.8 / 114
This portrait of Charles Bukowski reveals a tortured man who survived years of abuse to produce some of the most influential prose of his generation. A love of booze, a bullying father and a brutal way with words made him poet laureate to the masses.
2012 / 118
This documentary examines the case of five teenagers, all African-American or Latino, who were convicted of the brutal rape of a white woman in 1989. On a crisp night in 1989, a heinous attack set the city on fire. And for 10 years, the wrong kids paid.
2013 / 46
This documentary explores a little-known aspect of wartime Britain: a cloak-and-dagger world of fascist aristocrats, disaffected foreigners and spies. Sometimes being a Renaissance man means being good at war. In 1940, one leader broke a horrific alliance.
2014 / 152
In the 1970s, Miami became the hub of international drug-smuggling operations that adopted advanced technology to increase their profits. Their product -- and cruelty -- put a city on the map. Forget what you know, because you don't know the half of it.
2003 / 3.7 / 3040
Set in the great Roman Colosseum's first years, this documentary looks at the gladiator myth and why death spectacles were important to Roman society.
2017 / 91
Chronicling a 1980 Titan II missile accident, this sobering documentary weighs the balance of power and safety involving weapons of mass destruction.
2017 / 42
This true crime documentary series investigates cases where people convicted of murder claim their confessions were coerced, involuntary or false. Some believe only a guilty person would confess. This disturbing collection of true-life cases challenges that notion.
2004 / 88
Author Simon Cox examines Dan Brown's novel and identifies key parts within the text in hopes of uncovering the true story of the Holy Grail. A book. A film. A worldwide phenomenon. An author tries to track down the elusive facts and put all the pieces together.
2015 / 86
This documentary examines the role that revolutionaries Frank País and José Antonio Echeverría played in the overthrow of dictator Fulgencio Batista. Their story was erased from history, but these Cuban revolutionaries gave their lives for a cause.
2016 / 79
This film documents the story of minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife, Martha, who risked everything to save thousands of refugees fleeing the Nazis.