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The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries  

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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.

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Paranormal America - Unexplained Mysteries
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Tom Hanson
The Zodiac Killer is a 1971 film directed by Tom Hanson. The film stars Hal Reed, Bob Jones, and Ray Lynch. The plot is based on the Zodiac Killer in the San Francisco area.
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Finding Atlantis: National Geo... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Finding Atlantis: National Geographic
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The Black Dahlia Murder: Majesty
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René Cardona Jr.
The Bermuda Triangle is a 1978 horror, sci-fi, mystery film written by René Cardona Jr., Stephen Lord and Carlos Valdemar and directed by René Cardona Jr.
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Witches: Ancient Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Witches: Ancient Mysteries
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Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Jon Foy
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles, directed by Jon Foy, is a 2011 independent documentary film about the Toynbee tile phenomenon. The film was selected for the 2011 Sundance Film ...more
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Decoded: D.B. Cooper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Decoded: D.B. Cooper
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The Book That Can't Be Read - Voynich Manuscript
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Stonehenge Decoded is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Stonehenge Decoded
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Bizarre Beliefs: Cults and the... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Bizarre Beliefs: Cults and the Occult
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Unexplained Mysteries: Psychic Crime Solvers
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Mysterious Black Holes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Mysterious Black Holes
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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
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DNA Mysteries: Search for Adam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
DNA Mysteries: Search for Adam
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Mysteries of Deep Space - to t... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Mysteries of Deep Space - to the Edge of Space
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Mysteries of Jerusalem - Stair... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Mysteries of Jerusalem - Stairway to Paradise
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Search for Alien Worlds is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Search for Alien Worlds
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Forbidden Archaeology: Secret Discoveries of Early Man
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Bigfoot: Is It Real? is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Bigfoot: Is It Real?
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Saturn - Lord of the Rings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Saturn - Lord of the Rings
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Secrets of the Nazca Lines is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Documentaries About Unsolved Mysteries
Secrets of the Nazca Lines
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NOVA: Kryptos
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Mysteries of Jerusalem - the Search for the True Cross