The Best Documentaries About Animals Films
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The Best Documentaries About Animals

List Criteria: Documentaries about animals, migration, animal cruelty, and wildlife on Earth.

This is a list or the best documentaries about animals includes popular and recognizable titles, along with a lot of independent films about animals, ranked by the community, with videos and trailers. What is the best documentary about animals? Vote on the list below to find out, or add your favorite animal related documentary, if it isn't already included. 

With every vote, the order of the list will be changed to see which documentaries about animals comes out on top. If you do not see your favorite on the list, add it along with the titles below so others may vote on it as well. This list currently includes titles such as Grizzly Man, about a man who lived with bears for 13 summers in Alaska and March of the Penguins, about the arctic bird's trek during its breeding season.

Documentaries are nonfiction and made with the intention of displaying reality for historical purposes and to educate those watching the film. Most documentaries are driven by independent filmmakers and those passionate about the topics they are portraying.
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    In the Valley of the Wolves 2007

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    Galapagos: IMAX 1999

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    The Jill & Tony Curtis Story 2008

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