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Average of 970 ratings: 3.9 Stars

2007 M Suitable for General Audiences.

Five years in the making, Earth follows the influence of the sun on life on the planet using three main characters, polar bear, elephant and humpback whale, to tell the story. The natural history of our planet has never been filmed on such a scale before. Earth uses resources and technology on an unprecedented scale, to reveal rarely observed animal behaviours.

Narrated by Patrick Stewart.

Alastair Fothergill, Mark  Linfield
Documentary , Nature
DVD and Blu-ray

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95 minutes
BBC Films
Fatso Top 100
Rated #94 out of Fatso's Top 100

DVD details

Screen Format
1.78:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English captions
English Dolby Digital 5.1

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 1.78:1
English captions
English Dolby Digital 5.1

30 Member Reviews Write a review

5 by Terra

Wow! This is an impressive documentary, beautifully filmed, and shows off the blu ray format. Be warned, though, those with sensitive children may not enjoy some of the brutality of nature.

2 by hughc

Some exceptional filming of wild life, but for my family, far too long sequences of animals being chased and killed by other animals. One would have been plenty.

Instead that excessive time could... Read more

4 by trishk

Great DVD. The photography was apsolutely amazing. It certainly makes you thhink more about the global warming. What a crime it is to let it come to the state that we may be in danger of loosing those... Read more

4.5 by Brindle

A beautifully filmed, very important film that highlights the dangers faced by large mammals on earth and sea with climate change.

3.5 by Badclams

Can't agree with those who complain of excessive killing. Can remember only two cases of pursuit, with the camera cutting away almost as soon as the prey was caught. Some great photography, especially... Read more

3 by sparrowinflight

Fantastic photography of scenery and footage of events. The making of the movie is a must see too.

4 by Meganw

No hold barred doco. I felt squeamish but my kids were less sensitive. A great view. Would recommend for over 7 year olds.

5 by Sickboy311

Brilliant docco! some of the best HD shots I have ever seen. This is a must see.

3.5 by Aunty Stick

As has already been said it was visually stunning, bit I too found the music intrusive at points and felt it was a bit of a highlights package of previous docos.

I was also a bit geographically... Read more

4.5 by oddjob

amust for all school children to view,very well done