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Real people, true stories - check out the latest documetaries in our collection. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.
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The story of us with Morgan Freeman.

DVD

Morgan Freeman takes viewers on a global journey to meet with people from different cultures whose lives are shaped in surprising ways, and to explore themes that unite us all. At a time when global events seem to be driving cultures apart, this series...

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Extreme railways. The complete series four.

DVD

For Chris Tarrant, travelling by train is the best possible way to explore a country, meet the real people and unlock its culture and history. In the fourthseries of Extreme Railways, Chris heads east from Morocco venturing into the Sahara to find out...

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David Attenborough's Tasmania.

DVD

Tasmania lies on the Australian continent, but is a world apart. It is home to an extraordinary cast of black devils and white wallabies. Trees here tower to one hundred metres and green lights dance in the southern sky. As the last landfall heading ...

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The Ghan

DVD

An Australian first foray into the 'Slow TV' movement, this is an immersive journey on Australia's most iconic railway that reveals - in real time - the stunning topographical vistas and dramatic palette changes from Adelaide to Darwin, while unpacking...

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American pickers. The mother load.

DVD

In this 13th season, Mike and Frank find a stash of untouched inventory from one of the country’s oldest bicycle and sporting goods store, accept a special invite from Indiana’s Model-A Ford lady and fall hard for her ultra-rare barn-fresh Model-A tow...

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Randy Savage unreleased

DVD

The Macho Man has had legendary bouts with Hulk Hogan, Rick Rude, Ricky Steamboat, Jake Roberts, and many others. The WWE Universe may be familiar with many of them, but there were several excellent matches that have never made it to DVD. Now fans can...

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Nancy Wake

DVD

Codenamed 'The White Mouse' for her elusiveness, international femme fatale, Nancy Wake, was a key inspiration behind Sebastian Faulkes' celebrated fictional spy Charlotte Gray. In this first ever docudrama biopic on Wake, gripping dramatisations are...

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Restoration home. Complete series 1-3.

DVD

Presented by Caroline Quentin, over three series Restoration Home follows the fortunes of 20 properties, each one of which has played a part in Britain’s history. The owners of the properties are desperate to breathe life into these ruins by creating...

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The men who built America. Frontiersmen.

DVD

From the Revolution through the California Gold Rush, it tells the visceral, immersive narrative of the American frontier through the eyes of the most iconic figures who explored and fought to claim the vast wilderness. A prequel to the first award-w...

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The curse of Oak Island. Season 1.

DVD

It introduces viewers to a small island off the coast of Nova Scotia where two obsessed brothers are attempting to solve a 200-year-old mystery. Rick and Marty Lagina own most of Oak Island and are determined to find the treasure alleged to be buried...

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Taylor Swift

DVD

"Passion plays a big part in Taylor Swift's meteoric rise to fame and stardom. from humble beginnings growing up on a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania, she became a driven performer by the age of 14, making the move to Country capital Nashville in...

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Faces places.

DVD

Acclaimed French film maker Agnes Varda and photographer JR set out on a trip through France to meet locals and produce epic sized murals and form an unlikely friendship along the way.

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The final year.

DVD

A chronicle of the Barack Obama administration's foreign policy team and the events of Obama's final year in office.

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Victor Borge around Australia.

DVD

Danish composer, songwriter, entertainer and "comedian of the keyboard", Victor Borge made his American radio debut on the Bing Crosby show. He then created a one-man show "Comedy in Music" and made concert appearances throughout the USA and Europe, ...

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MAMIL

DVD

MAMILS, Middle-Aged Men in Lycra. During the week, they are white-collar professionals with responsible jobs, families and mortgages. Come the weekend, they transform into Lycra-clad super heroes; road warriors on expensive carbon framed bikes traveling...

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Attenborough and the empire of the ants.

DVD

Winter in the Swiss Jura Mountains. Nothing lives in the frozen landscape or so it seems. Hidden beneath the snow, billions of individuals are about to stir, because this sparkling winter wonderland is home to hundreds of nests of wood ants. Join Sir...

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Buena Vista Social Club

DVD

Revisit with the remaining original members of the Buena Vista Social Club and explore their contribution to the unknown history of Cuba.

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Air crash investigation. Season 15.

DVD

Revealing the dark truth that aviation safety improves one crash at a time, Mayday investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why. Based on cockpit voice recorders, accident reports and eyewitness accounts, every episode...

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Warbirds over Wanaka 2018

DVD

"World Class Warbird displays set amongst some of the most stunning scenery in the world. Featuring the Bf109 Buchon, Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX, P-40 Kittyhawk, Avro Anson Mk 1, Mustang P-51D, Catalina, Trojan T-28, RNZAF display, RAAF Hawk 127s, USAF...

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The secret life of cats & dogs.

DVD

There is no denying we are obsessed with our furry friends. We have lived together for thousands of years but how much do you really know about them? Have you ever wondered why your cat always lands on all fours? Why it purrs? And where it goes when it...

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Extreme railways. The complete series three.

DVD

For Chris Tarrant, travelling by train is the best possible way to explore a country, meet the real people and unlock its culture and history. In the third series of Extreme Railways, he explores the Alaska Railroad, sets out from a British-built station...

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Extreme rules 2016.

DVD

It is the one night of the year when WWE throws the rulebook out the window and takes things to the extreme! Witness WWE Superstars compete in matches where anything goes and anything can happen.

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African safari.

DVD

Follow our wildlife experts, Kevin Richardson and Mara Douglas-Hamilton, on a 6,000km safari across Africa. By SUV, canoe or even hot-air balloon we will travel to the most remote corners of the African continent, from the sand dunes of Namibia to the...

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Battleground 2015

DVD

Seth Rollins defends the WWE Title against The Beast Brock Lesnar. Plus John Cena, Kevin Owens, Roman Reigns, Ryback and more!

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OMG! The top 50 incidents in WWE history.

DVD

They're moments entertainment fans will never forget; events that left an indelible impression on the WWE Universe. Now you can relive them all with OMG! The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History, a countdown of all the controversial, amazing, and intense ...

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Money in the bank 2015.

DVD

The sixth annual Money in the Bank pay-per-view is sure to bring lots of excitement as someone will win the opportunity to cash in a briefcase that contains a contract for a WWE World title match anytime in the following twelve months.

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Survivor series 2015.

DVD

The bells toll at Survivor Series in celebration for 25 Years of The Undertaker. Plus, the WWE World Heavyweight Title Tournament concludes!

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The best of Sting.

DVD

Chronicle's The Sting's entire career from his Mid-South days as part of the Blade-Runners through his last WCW match vs. Ric Flair on the very last episode of WCW Monday Nitro.

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Destruction of the shield.

DVD

Follow a behind the scenes journey in the life of WWE's newest and most prolific trio, The Shield, on their road to SummerSlam. Witness the journeys of the three superstars, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns, from their humble beginnings en...

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Hell in a cell 2015.

DVD

The superstars of WWE will be surrounded by an unforgiving steel prison in a night where the only way to emerge is to inflict and endure career-altering punishment. It is a match so brutal that only eleven men in the history of WWE have claimed victory,...

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Straight outta Dudleyville

DVD

D-Von! Get the tables! For the first time ever, WWE Home Video sits down with Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley as they share their insight into how they became one of the most successful tag teams in all of sports entertainment. From their formation in ECW...

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Daniel Bryan

DVD

Follow the journey of WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan as he prepares for his WWE World Heavyweight Championship match in the main event of Wrestlemania 30. In this never-before-seen director's cut, WWE cameras sit down with Daniel Bryan and follow his every...

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Royal rumble 2015.

DVD

The road to WrestleMania begins at Royal Rumble. "The beast incarnate" Brock Lesnar has destroyed every obstacle in his path, and will put his WWE World Heavyweight Championship on the line against challengers John Cena and Seth Rollins in a Triple T...

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Street outlaws. Hammer down.

DVD

Street Outlaws is a driver’s seat view into the world of American illegal street racing. From a 1969 Chevy Nova to an incognito, race-ready farm truck – and everything in between – these street demons take their racing very seriously. They are constantly...

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Leah Remini : Scientology and the aftermath. Season 1.

DVD

This DVD gives a voice to victims of the Church of Scientology despite public attempts to discredit them. Leah Remini, along with high level former Scientology executives and Church members, explores individual accounts from ex-Church members and the...

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Best pay-per-view matches 2017.

DVD

The New Era has arrived and the Superstars of Raw and SmackDown Live leave the WWE Universe on the edge of their seat with The Best Pay-Per-View Matches of 2017! Featuring the greatest matches from Royal Rumble, WrestleMania, Money in the Bank, Survi...

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TLC

DVD

n WWE, its tables, ladders and chairs not tender loving care! Witness the Superstars of Raw compete in matches where the crashes are bigger, the risk is higher, and the crowd is absolutely electric.

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WWE 1997. Dawn of the attitude.

DVD

A look back twenty years to the year 1997 in WWE. It was the rise of Stone Cold Steve Austin, the birth of DX, the summer of the Hart Foundation, the debut of Kane, and the infamous Montreal Screwjob. Arguably, it was the year that the Attitude Era was...

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Extreme rules 2017 ;

DVD

This DVD set features both Extreme Rules and Money in the Bank! The Raw Superstars compete in matches where anything goes and the Superstars of SmackDown Live hope to climb the ladder to win the Money in the Bank Briefcase for a chance at WWE Champio...

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Mariah's world. Season one

DVD

This revealing docu-series takes viewers backstage and into the private life of one of the greatest pop divas of all time--singer, songwriter, record producer and actress, Mariah Carey. Mariah's World follows the pop superstar as she travels to the U...

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Best of 2000s.

DVD

The 2000s were an exciting time for WWE. The Attitude Era was reaching its conclusion, new Superstars were beginning to make their presence known, and for the first time in history, both Raw and SmackDown had their own unique rosters. Now you can relive...

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Mariah's world. Season one

DVD

This revealing docu-series takes viewers backstage and into the private life of one of the greatest pop divas of all time--singer, songwriter, record producer and actress, Mariah Carey. Mariah's World follows the pop superstar as she travels to the U...

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Best of 2000s.

DVD

The 2000s were an exciting time for WWE. The Attitude Era was reaching its conclusion, new Superstars were beginning to make their presence known, and for the first time in history, both Raw and SmackDown had their own unique rosters. Now you can relive...

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George Clarke's amazing spaces. Series 3.

DVD

Series 3 of George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces architect George is back on the road looking at secret hideaways at the bottom of the garden, space-saving retreats, eco-friendly boltholes and reconditioned vehicles. The series features an eclectic range of...

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City of ghosts.

DVD

A documentary that follows the efforts of Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply personal access, this is the story of a brave group of...

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The Queen in Tasmania

DVD

The Queen in Tasmania celebrates all the pomp and excitement of two major royal visits to Australia's Apple Isle. Masterfully filmed by the Tasmanian Government Film Unit, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's first visit in 1954 was barely a year after h...

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A racetrack somewhere

DVD

Investigating a blossoming network of backyard stables, dedicated strappers, trainers, jockeys and equine enthusiasts, A Racetrack Somewhere explores the vast Australian landscape, delving into the heart of some of the country's most iconic and remot...

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Tom Wills.

DVD

The incredible true story of Australia's first celebrity sportsman. In the 1860's Tom Wills was the finest cricketer and footballer of his era - The Champion of The Colony. Until history erased him from the record books after his tragic death. Tom Wills...

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CT Fletcher

DVD

This is the untold story of six-time world champion power lifter CT Fletcher. Deemed one of the most influential and motivated fitness trainers, this documentary explores the pain, struggle, and hardships that he has endured throughout his life. Leaving...

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Streets of your town.

DVD

In the 1950s, pioneering architects including Robin Boyd, Syd Ancher, Roy Grounds and Harry Seidler adapted the International style of Modernism for a nation that was ready to embrace new ideas. Through the 1960s and '70s, Australian Modernism was tailored...

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Trams, tracks and trolley

DVD

Historical account of public transport in Hobart and Launceston including horse drawn vehicles, trams and electric trolley buses. Contains interviews with former employees of public transport companies and details the restoration of former passenger ...

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David Attenborough's Natural curiosities. Series three.

DVD

David Attenborough has spent a lifetime documenting the natural world, meeting a great number of extraordinary creatures. Now, he reveals another group of bewildering animals that intrigue him. We discover the amazing frog that freezes solid to survive...

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The back of beyond.

DVD

Adaptation to the harshness of the environment is the theme of this journey with the mailman Tom Kruse along the Birdsville Track. The form of the film is itself an adaptation from the British documentary tradition of narration.of storytellers who th...

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David Attenborough's Natural curiosities. Series three.

DVD

David Attenborough has spent a lifetime documenting the natural world, meeting a great number of extraordinary creatures. Now, he reveals another group of bewildering animals that intrigue him. We discover the amazing frog that freezes solid to survive...

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The back of beyond.

DVD

Adaptation to the harshness of the environment is the theme of this journey with the mailman Tom Kruse along the Birdsville Track. The form of the film is itself an adaptation from the British documentary tradition of narration.of storytellers who th...

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Skippy, Australia's first superstar.

DVD

Skippy the Bush Kangaroo hops back on to the small screen in a new documentary that relives the international superstar marsupial’s most famous, controversial and memorable moments and reveals how this lovable crime-fighting kangaroo became the emblem...

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Convict women & children In Australia.

DVD

From 1787 to 1853 over 25,000 women, nearly half of them Irish, were transported in the dark holds of ships on a 16,000 mile journey to the other side of the world as bonded labour. Arriving alone, or with small children in the colonies, these single,...

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Penelope Keith's Coastal villages. Series 1.

DVD

Dame Penelope Keith returns for more travels through Britain's villages armed with her trusty Batsford guides. In this new series, she's exploring an integral part of Britain's national character: its stunning coastline. Penelope seeks out the commun...

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Hunting Hitler. The final evidence.

DVD

What if Adolf Hitler didn't die in World War II? What if he survived the war and pulled off one of history's greatest disappearing acts by escaping to South America? The third season seeks to answer that very question. CIA veteran Bob Baer recruits one...

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American Valhalla.

DVD

American Valhalla recounts the musical journey of Iggy Pop and Queens of the Stone Age frontman Joshua Homme.

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Finding Escobar's millions.

DVD

At one time Pablo Escobar, the most wanted man on the planet, buried masses of his estimated multi-billion-dollar fortune all over Colombia. Legends say the vast majority of it has never been found. With never-before-granted access and permission in ...

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Grace Jones

DVD

This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones’s bold aesthetic. A larger-than-life entertainer, an an...

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The hunt for the Zodiac killer.

DVD

Throughout the early 1960's and 1970's, the Zodiac Killer, one of history's most famous unidentified serial murderers, terrorised America in a spree of heinous attacks, sending taunting letters and codes filled with bizarre and ancient symbols. This code...

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Finding Escobar's millions.

DVD

At one time Pablo Escobar, the most wanted man on the planet, buried masses of his estimated multi-billion-dollar fortune all over Colombia. Legends say the vast majority of it has never been found. With never-before-granted access and permission in ...

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Grace Jones

DVD

This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones’s bold aesthetic. A larger-than-life entertainer, an an...

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The hunt for the Zodiac killer.

DVD

Throughout the early 1960's and 1970's, the Zodiac Killer, one of history's most famous unidentified serial murderers, terrorised America in a spree of heinous attacks, sending taunting letters and codes filled with bizarre and ancient symbols. This code...

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The Leyland Brothers. Wheels across a wilderness and a journey revisited.

DVD

Here, for the first time on DVD, is the Leyland Brothers' historic West-East crossing of Australia in 1966 - from Steep Point in WA to Cape Byron in NS W - along with the recent retracing of the epic journey by Mal Leyland and his entourage. In the l...

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The coronation with her majesty the Queen.

DVD

For the first time ever, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II shares her personal memories of her 1953 Coronation, as well as that of her father’s King George VI in 1937. Viewing both private and official film footage, most of which she has not seen before,...

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Walk with me.

DVD

With unprecedented access, the documentary takes us deep inside the world-famous monastery of Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh, and captures the life of a monastic community who have given up all their possessions for one common purpose, to practice...

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Filmed in supermarionation.

DVD

The ground-breaking puppetry and animation technique pioneered by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson is brought to life in this definitive documentary, revealing the passion and dedication behind their process. The Andersons brought to screen some of the biggest...

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Billy Connolly. Tracks across America.

DVD

In 2011 it took Billy Connolly eight long weeks to cross the two and half thousand miles that make up Route 66. Now he wants to circumnavigate all four corners of the United States on the magic carpet made of steel that is America’s rail network. 28 states...

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Jiro dreams of sushi.

DVD

A quiet yet enthralling documentary that chronicles the life of Jiro Ono, the most famous sushi chef in Tokyo. For most of his 85 years, Jiro has been perfecting the art of making sushi. He works from sunrise to well beyond sunset to taste every piece...

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