Year of Release 1997

Genie: Secret of the Wild Child

Genie: Secret of the Wild Child

This is an Emmy Award-winning documentary about a girl who spent her early life chained in a bedroom. Brought up in confinement, "Genie" was primitive, brutish, and hardly capable of walking or talking. NOVA follows the contentious attempts to unbolt the secret of...

8.15

Dracula: The True Story

Dracula: The True Story

The world's most famous vampire has been undead for over a century. The famous novel Dracula, written by Irish author Bram Stoker, was a mixture of reality, superstition, fearful fantasies and history. Stoker's role model for the novel was an actual Romanian Prince...

6.74

The Living Edens

The Living Edens

Planet Earth is still home to places so pure they have become precious reminders of how all the world - the ancient, timeless Earth - once looked. From the icy mountains of Denali to the aqua blue seas of Costa Rica, we witness...

9.00

Animal X

Animal X

Animal X is an American documentary television series that aired in more than 120 countries. It began in 1997 with its first series of 13 half-hour episodes. In 2002, Discovery Channel in the U.S. co-produced a second series of 13 half-hour episodes with...

5.25

Stephen Hawking's Universe

Stephen Hawking's Universe

Stephen Hawking's Universe is an astronomical documentary from 1997 made for the Public Broadcasting Service featuring the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. The author of the bestselling A Brief History of Time, presents here some of the most astonishing scientific advances in...

8.18

Amazon

Amazon

Explore the mysterious Amazon through the amazing IMAX (R) experience and celebrate the beauty, vitality and wonder of this magical rain forest, which is disappearing at an alarming rate. Filmmakers overcame many difficulties to photograph this rarely seen tropical landscape and present it...

8.35

Byzantium: The Lost Empire

Byzantium: The Lost Empire

For more than 1,000 years, the Byzantine Empire was the eye of the entire world – the origin of great literature, fine art and modern government. Heir to Greece and Rome, the Byzantine Empire was also the first Christian empire. After a year of filming on three continents, TLC unlocks this...

7.95

The Human Sexes

The Human Sexes

Will boys always be boys and girls always be girls? Will we ever really understand each other? You may be shocked by your conclusions. Prepare yourself for an intimate, erotic examination of physical differences between the sexes, from body fat to brain power. See Turkish men demonstrate their...

6.69

History's Turning Points

History's Turning Points

History’s Turning Points is a thirteen part series (here we have only 7) on decisive moments in world history. Each turning point in history has behind it a story and a set of principal characters whose dilemmas and conflicts form its dramatic core, and whose unique personalities influenced...

6.44

The Man Who Lost His Body

The Man Who Lost His Body

In 1971 Ian Waterman was a butcher on Jersey. He was nineteen, newly qualified and working flat out to make a go of the business. Then suddenly he went down with what seemed to be gastric flu. But it wasn't. He became wobbly and weak. Within days he had collapsed and was in hospital, unable to...

8.11

The Nazis, A Warning From History

The Nazis, A Warning From History

The Nazis would later try to rewrite history to say that Hitler became Chancellor simply because it was his destiny, but in reality, Hitler had been helped by economic circumstance and the support and miscalculation of others. As the new century approaches, one historical question more than...

5.68

WACO: The Rules of Engagement

WACO: The Rules of Engagement

We realize that you have the ability, and it's not below you people, to do something like to erase all evidences. Why do you have the press so far back? You can give me any kind of crap you want, I know, you know, the reason we're not talking to the press is you people have gotta cover your...

8.75