Keyword biology Movies

Spirited Away 8.1

2001 Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family

Spirited Away is an Oscar winning Japanese animated film about a ten year old girl who wanders away from her parents along a path that leads to a world ruled by strange and unusual monster-like animals. Her parents…

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Alien 7.5

1979 Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet…

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The Andromeda Strain 6.7

1971 Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller

When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent…

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Life 7.7

2009 Documentary

David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in this 10-episode miniseries. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to hunting,…

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First Life 0.0

2010 Documentary

David Attenborough tackles the subject of the origin of life on Earth. He investigates the evidence from the earliest fossils, which suggest that complex animals first appeared in the oceans around 500 million years…

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IMAX - The Secret of Life on Earth 0.0

1993 Documentary

A breathtaking adventure across five continents and through time to reveal nature's most vital secret. Watch a flying fox gorge itself on a midnight snack of figs. Climb into the prickly jaws of insect-eating plants.…

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Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life 5.5

2009 Documentary

Darwin's great insight – that life has evolved over millions of years by natural selection – has been the cornerstone of all David Attenborough’s natural history series. In this documentary, he takes us on a deeply…

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Genesis 6.1

2004 Documentary

An African narrator tells the story of earth history, the birth of the universe and evolution of life. Beautiful imagery makes this movie documentary complete.

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Islands of Creation 6.5

2015 Documentary

In the jungles of the Solomon Islands, a remote archipelago in the South Pacific, a biologist is attempting to do something Charles Darwin and Ernst Mayr never accomplished: catch evolution in the act of creating…

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The Botany of Desire 5.7

2009 Documentary

Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an exploration of the human relationship with the plant world -- seen from the plants' point of view. Narrated by Frances…

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Origins of Life 4.3

2001 Documentary

A documentary that explores the natural world of the sea, from the single-celled organism to more complex forms of life, OCEAN ORIGINS was originally filmed in the IMAX large format, which adds a crispness and clarity…

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The Haploid Affair 0.0

Animation

An ejaculate of sperm swim through a uterus. At the branches of the Fallopian tubes, half go one way and half the other. Down one tube toward the sperm bounces a female head, singing, happily on her way. Four sperm…

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Darwin's Nightmare 5.9

2004 Documentary

A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families…

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Kingdom of Plants 3D 10.0

2012 Documentary

A natural history documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, which explores the world of plants. It was filmed over the course of a year at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. Each of the three…

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Blue Planet 4.8

1990 Documentary

From the unique vantage point of 200 miles above Earth's surface, we see how natural forces - volcanoes, earthquakes and hurricanes - affect our world, and how a powerful new force - humankind - has begun to alter…

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Bodysong 0.0

2003 Documentary, Foreign

Documentary footage from various sources, set to music. Showing the whole of human life, from birth to death and beyond.

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Destiny in Space 6.5

1994 Documentary

Travel alongside the astronauts as they deploy and repair the Hubble Space Telescope, soar above Venus and Mars, and find proof of new planets and the possibility of other life forming around distant stars.

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Resistance 8.0

2015 Documentary

Are the medicines and every day products we use putting us at risk RESISTANCE sheds light on the global crisis of antibiotic resistance and uncovers how our extensive use of bacteria-killing antibiotics has created…

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