What are the best documentaries on Youtube?

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    Karla Gomez-Lee - January 13, 2017

    "Real Stories are wonderful because the stories are told first hand by the people who went through them. We do not all get to go and see a speaker, or talk to someone so this would be wonderful to become more informed about an event that changed someone's whole life. Who..." Read more

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      Karla Gomez-Lee - January 13, 2017

      "Real Stories are wonderful because the stories are told first hand by the people who went through them. We do not all get to go and see a speaker, or talk to someone so this would be wonderful to become more informed about an event that changed someone's whole life. Who doesn't love to hear about that stuff? "

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      Grace Dean - February 19, 2017

      "I have always been interested in documentaries and usually watch them on Netflix. This youtube channel makes it easy to find real documentaries that are interesting to watch."

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      Vincent Manning - January 6, 2017

      "If you're looking for documentaries, this is the channel. Everything from Jack the ripper to the lock ness monster, this has it all. "

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    Vanessa Defoe - February 11, 2017

    "Documentary heaven is a great website that shows documentaries that are available on youtube. It's nicely organized and had specific topics including a top 100. They have a big library and surely something for everyone." Read more

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      Vanessa Defoe - February 11, 2017

      "Documentary heaven is a great website that shows documentaries that are available on youtube. It's nicely organized and had specific topics including a top 100. They have a big library and surely something for everyone."

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      Chris Moore - January 17, 2017

      "I am a person who loves documentaries. This is really heaven. It has them sorted by categories , top 100, latest ones and also the highest rated ones. "

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      Margaret Vale - February 8, 2017

      "YouTube can have poor quality streams and sometimes many annoying ads. Documentary Heaven has a lot of documentaries of known people from all walks of life. It has a better feel to it than YouTube does. I like it better."

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      Mary Sinclair - January 2, 2017

      "I really enjoy watching those historic documentaries.This one looks very interesting and fun.A piece of history "

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    Cecil May - January 3, 2017

    "Well, if your problem is a lack of documentaries, I have the solution for you. You will have documentaries for days with this series of documentaries. It has helped me expand my mind and perspectives on many things, would recommend." Read more

    Comments about "Down the Rabbit Hole We Go! 300+ Mind..." as one of the best Documentaries on youtube

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      Cecil May - January 3, 2017

      "Well, if your problem is a lack of documentaries, I have the solution for you. You will have documentaries for days with this series of documentaries. It has helped me expand my mind and perspectives on many things, would recommend."

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      Suzanne Peters - January 23, 2017

      "It definitely would be a hit. I feel there are somany interesting documentaries to choose. I believe this list of documentaries would be great for YouTube."

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      Rick Curry - January 4, 2017

      "Awesome vids, best collections I've come across."

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    Gregory Walton - February 13, 2017

    "YouTube contains such a huge amount of videos covering a ton of subjects that it can be confusing looking for good documentaries to watch. The channel 'Best Documentaries on Youtube" is a nice resource and provides a good listing of docs available." Read more

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      Gregory Walton - February 13, 2017

      "YouTube contains such a huge amount of videos covering a ton of subjects that it can be confusing looking for good documentaries to watch. The channel 'Best Documentaries on Youtube" is a nice resource and provides a good listing of docs available."

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      Florence Woods - January 19, 2017

      "I like watching documentaries, but sometimes it's hard to find a good one on youtube. WIth this collection, it's pretty easy to find something to watch."

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      Norman Tate - February 13, 2017

      "I get tired of watching the same old , same old on tv and this is does the trick. It leads me to some interesting videos that I can pull up whenever I want to veg out for a bit."

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    Roy Snyder - January 13, 2017

    "Superb Documentaries is a great Youtube channel for documentaries on various different subjects. They cover wildlife, places and even plants. The videos are all about an hour or longer so it's great for sitting back and watching while you learn something new." Read more

    Comments about "Superb Documentaries" as one of the best Documentaries on youtube

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      Roy Snyder - January 13, 2017

      "Superb Documentaries is a great Youtube channel for documentaries on various different subjects. They cover wildlife, places and even plants. The videos are all about an hour or longer so it's great for sitting back and watching while you learn something new."

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      Bob Crawford - February 6, 2017

      "I love documentaries, but so many of the ones on youtube are just not up to snuff. These are not those, however. There are some excellent nature documentaries here, beautifully shot and in high definition. The curator here definitely chose the right name for their channel."

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      Larry Shaw - February 21, 2017

      "This playlist is a must for documentary lovers. I found so many new and interesting new movies. It's very educational and entertaining!"

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    Marion Fields - February 13, 2017

    "Pretty simple but it points you to the direction of lots of documentaries which is pretty amazing. " Read more

    Comments about "Imgur: a bunch of Documentaries you can watch..." as one of the best Documentaries on youtube

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      Marion Fields - February 13, 2017

      "Pretty simple but it points you to the direction of lots of documentaries which is pretty amazing. "

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      Ethel Griffith - February 4, 2017

      "Imgur offers a great list of documentaries to kill your time with. All of which are interesting as well."

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      Jackie Riley - January 8, 2017

      "This is a great list of documentaries on you-tube. My favorites would be the Quantum Theory, and the Muhammad Ali documentary. I enjoy this list because it has a lot of different variety to choose from."

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    Vishal Gabbi - January 10, 2017

    "There are some very interesting documentaries on this website. I have a long ways to go until I finish watching all of the documentaries I'm interested in. My favorite so far is "24 Hours on Craigslist". I'm looking forward to watching more documentaries and..." Read more

    Comments about "LearnOutLoud.com Free Documentaries..." as one of the best Documentaries on youtube

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      Vishal Gabbi - January 10, 2017

      "There are some very interesting documentaries on this website. I have a long ways to go until I finish watching all of the documentaries I'm interested in. My favorite so far is "24 Hours on Craigslist". I'm looking forward to watching more documentaries and learning about some facts and history."

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      Lloyd Sharp - January 16, 2017

      "LearnOutLoud.com is a great place to find a plethora of free documentaries all over you tube with ways to download and stream them all from one site in a categorical fashion. Anytime I feel like looking up a certain documentary I can easily go to LearnOutLoud's site and search through hundreds of titles until I find exactly what I'm looking for."

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      Donnie Criss - February 18, 2017

      "What a resource!! So many documentaries about interesting topics! I could watch for days."

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      Ted Kelly - February 12, 2017

      "This is an amazing resource for documentaries. No more searching and searching on youtube. Just come to learnoutloud.com for all your educational needs. It has over 50,000 titles and makes searching easy. "

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      Deborah Wang - January 21, 2017

      "This site has a large collection of documentaries and they can be sorted by category or popularity. With thousands to choose from the only problem will be deciding on which to watch."

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    Shawn Griffith - March 5, 2017

    "This is my personal favorite item. I like the suspense of crime documentaries, and now you can have the 21 best hand picked instances at your fingertips. Really fun article, you should give this a read!" Read more

    Comments about "21 best true crime documentaries you can..." as one of the best Documentaries on youtube

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      Shawn Griffith - March 5, 2017

      "This is my personal favorite item. I like the suspense of crime documentaries, and now you can have the 21 best hand picked instances at your fingertips. Really fun article, you should give this a read!"

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      Joyce Manning - February 23, 2017

      "I was looking for documentaries on YouTube and came across the 21 Best True Crime Documentaries You Can Watch On YouTube. After only reading the first three descriptions of the documentaries, I wanted to grab some popcorn and start watching! These are some great documentaries!"

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      Jerome Wood - January 15, 2017

      "This article had a lot of titles of documentaries to watch which I found helpful. I learned a lot from the information given."

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    Leonard Cannon - February 3, 2017

    ""VPRO Documentaries balance between story telling and journalism" This is a more global site for our world that let's you explore the world, the worlds culture's, problems, traditions. We are more of a global society than ever before and this site embraces that...." Read more

    Comments about "VPRO Documental" as one of the best Documentaries on youtube

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      Leonard Cannon - February 3, 2017

      ""VPRO Documentaries balance between story telling and journalism" This is a more global site for our world that let's you explore the world, the worlds culture's, problems, traditions. We are more of a global society than ever before and this site embraces that. "

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      Yvonne Edwards - February 6, 2017

      "I love watching and learning things through watching documentaries. When I came across the VPIRO channel on youtube I was very happy. I ended up finding a lot of video that really interested me. The channel has a lot of great content that I would recommend anyone check out."

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      Lawrence Parks - January 20, 2017

      "too long"

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      Jerry Bell - February 13, 2017

      "This is a great source for documentaries. They have a pretty wide selection, so no matter what you're into, you'll probably be able to find something. I love watching VPRO videos, because I always come away having learned something."

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      Matthew Chambers - February 28, 2017

      "Solution based for Global solutions for a look at politics, science, social views, new trends world economy and society. There are new documentaries weekly. "

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    Marjorie Holmes - January 27, 2017

    "A channel dedicated fully to documentaries on youtube. Spanning a full array of different sorts of documentaries, this is the penultimate resource for youtube documentaries in high quality HD." Read more

    Comments about "Planet Doc Full Documentaries" as one of the best Documentaries on youtube

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      Marjorie Holmes - January 27, 2017

      "A channel dedicated fully to documentaries on youtube. Spanning a full array of different sorts of documentaries, this is the penultimate resource for youtube documentaries in high quality HD."

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      Warren Newman - February 4, 2017

      "I used Planet Doc Full Documentaries to find some amazing documentaries. They had a broad scope of all the different documentary topics and showed different ways that they are put together. "

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      Tiffany Carlson - February 20, 2017

      "If you love documentaries like I do and want to watch them on youtube then you should check out Planet Doc Full Documentaries channel. I have been watching their videos over the past few weeks and they're fascinating."

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      Connie Stevens - January 2, 2017

      "I love watching documentaries. When I came across the PIlanet Doc youtube page I was very happy. They have lots of great content and very interesting things that will draw you in to watch more and more of their videos"

Summary

Best documentaries on Youtube
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Real Stories Videos 124 Free
2 Documentary Heaven Online 110 Free
3 Down the Rabbit Hole We Go! 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries Online 96 Free
4 Best Documentaries on Youtube Videos 85 Free
5 Superb Documentaries Videos 73 Free
6 Imgur: a bunch of Documentaries you can watch on YouTube Online 46 Free
7 LearnOutLoud.com Free Documentaries Collection Online 37 Free
8 21 best true crime documentaries you can watch on Youtube Online 19 Free
9 VPRO Documental Videos 19 Free
10 Planet Doc Full Documentaries Videos 11 Free