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List Rules 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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The Scariest Animal Movies Ever Made The Scariest Demon Toys in Film History

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Oceans Pierce Brosnan, Rie Miyazawa, Pedro Armendáriz

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March of the Penguins Romane Bohringer, Charles Berling, Jules Sitruk

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Life

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Arctic Tale Queen Latifah, Christina Robinson, Preston Bailey

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In the Valley of the Wolves

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Winged Migration Jacques Perrin, Philippe Labro

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Best Friend Forgotten is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Documentaries About Animals

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Microcosmos Kristin Scott Thomas, Jacques Perrin

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Earthlings Joaquin Phoenix

The Scariest Horror Movie Animals The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Sharkwater Paul Watson, Rob Stewart

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Galapagos: IMAX Kenneth Branagh, Carole Baldwin

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The Bear is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Documentaries About Animals
The Bear Tchéky Karyo, Bart the Bear, Jack Wallace

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Impressionen unter Wasser is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Documentaries About Animals

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Born to be Wild 3D Daphne Sheldrick

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Project Nim Bern Cohen, Reagan Leonard, Bob Angelini

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Blood of the Beasts Nicole Ladmiral, Georges Hubert, André Brunier

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24 Movie Sets That Have Killed Animals During Production The Worst Things You Can Make Jokes About

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A Sacred Duty Theodore Bikel

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The First Saturday in May Peter Brette, Bonnie Holthus, Frank Amonte

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The Jill & Tony Curtis Story is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Documentaries About Animals

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