creepy The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries  

1.2k votes 450 voters 49k views 39 items Follow Embed

List Rules Documentaries about fascinating, unsolved mysteries of the world.

There are many documentaries about unsolved mysteries of the world, including murder mysteries, the natural wonders of the world, and controversial theories like the Bermuda Triangle. What are the best documentaries about unsolved mysteries? The list below has them all, ranked by the community.
 
No matter what kind of unsolved mystery you're interested in, there is certain to be a documentary for you on this list! These films have been ranked as the absolute best when it comes to spooky, mysterious, and confounding mysteries. Many of these critically acclaimed documentaries look at mysteries from a variety of angles.
 
This list features the best unsolved mysteries documentaries, including: National Geographic’s Finding Atlantis, The Bermuda Triangle, The Zodiac Killer, Incident at Loch Ness, Mysteries of Asia – Lost Temples of India, The Black Dahlia Murder: Majesty, Bible Mysteries: David and Goliath, Mysteries of Jerusalem – The Search for the True Cross, Saturn – Lord of the Rings, and Search for Alien Worlds.

Vote up the best documentary or add your favorite to the list below.

1
+ - 119 26
Ranker Video v

The Greatest Documentaries of All Time The Best Netflix Original Specials

2
+ - 47 10
Ranker Video v

3
+ - 52 14
Ranker Video v
The Black Dahlia Murder: Majesty Trevor Strnad in Netherlands

4
+ - 50 14
Witches: Ancient Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Witches: Ancient Mysteries

5
+ - 58 22
Making a Murderer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Making a Murderer

6
+ - 48 15
Finding Atlantis: National Geo... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Finding Atlantis: National Geographic

7
+ - 43 12
Ranker Video v
The Book That Can't Be Read - Voynich Manuscript

8
+ - 46 15
Ranker Video v
The Bermuda Triangle John Huston, Claudine Auger, Gloria Guida

9
+ - 48 18
Ranker Video v

10
+ - 33 7
Ranker Video v
Paranormal America - Unexplained Mysteries

11
+ - 22 7
Bizarre Beliefs: Cults and the... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Bizarre Beliefs: Cults and the Occult

12
+ - 22 8
Mysteries of Jerusalem - Stair... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Mysteries of Jerusalem - Stairway to Paradise

13
+ - 22 9
Mysterious Black Holes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Mysterious Black Holes

14
+ - 23 10
Ranker Video v
Incident at Loch Ness Jeff Goldblum, Crispin Glover, Werner Herzog

15
+ - 19 7
Mind Control - America's S... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Mind Control - America's Secret War

The Best Documentaries on Hulu The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies

16
+ - 17 6
Ranker Video v
Unexplained Mysteries: Psychic Crime Solvers

17
+ - 23 13
Decoded: D.B. Cooper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Decoded: D.B. Cooper

18
+ - 12 4
Stonehenge Decoded is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Stonehenge Decoded

19
+ - 11 4
Secrets of the Nazca Lines is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Secrets of the Nazca Lines

20
+ - 19 12
Bigfoot: Is It Real? is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Bigfoot: Is It Real?

21
+ - 22 15
Bible Mysteries - David and Go... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Bible Mysteries - David and Goliath

22
+ - 11 5
Ranker Video v
NOVA: Kryptos

23
+ - 11 5
Ranker Video v
Mysteries of Time and Space: UFOs and ETs

24
+ - 11 6
Ranker Video v
Strange Days On Planet Earth: Invaders

25
+ - 10 6
Ranker Video v
Forbidden Archaeology: Secret Discoveries of Early Man

26
+ - 8 4
Search for Alien Worlds is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Search for Alien Worlds

27
+ - 9 6
Secrets and Mysteries of Bats is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Secrets and Mysteries of Bats

28
+ - 9 6
Ranker Video v
Mysteris of Deep Space: the Pulse of Alien Life

29
+ - 8 5
Ranker Video v
Secrets of the Lost Empire: China Bridge

Life-Changing Documentaries You've Got to See All of the Types of Hot Women, Ranked

30
+ - 13 11
Ancient Mysteries: Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Ancient Mysteries: Bigfoot

31
+ - 10 8
Decoding the Past: Secrets of ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Decoding the Past: Secrets of the Kababalah

32
+ - 8 6
Mysteries of Deep Space - to t... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Mysteries of Deep Space - to the Edge of Space

33
+ - 13 12
Ranker Video v
Bible Mysteries - the Disciples

34
+ - 8 7
DNA Mysteries: Search for Adam is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
DNA Mysteries: Search for Adam

35
+ - 6 5
Ranker Video v

36
+ - 10 10
Ranker Video v
Mysteries of Jerusalem - the Search for the True Cross

37
+ - 9 9
Mysteries of Asia - Lost Templ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Mysteries of Asia - Lost Temples of India

38
+ - 5 6
Saturn - Lord of the Rings is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Saturn - Lord of the Rings

39
+ - 7 9
Ranker Video v
The Universe - S02E03: Mysteries of the Moon