Top 10 awesome shows like Cadillac Desert that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Cadillac Desert and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Jon Else, Alfre Woodard and David Brower . Here goes the list -

  1. Ancient Greece: The Greatest Show on Earth
  2. The Century
  3. Conquistadors
  4. The Men Who Killed Kennedy
  5. Leonardo
  6. 1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus
  7. How to Be Bohemian with Victoria Coren Mitchell
  8. Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire
  9. The Art of Japanese Life
  10. Empires: The Greeks - Crucible of Civilization
  1. Ancient Greece: The Greatest Show on Earth

    Ancient Greece: The Greatest Show on Earth

    Classicist Dr Michael Scott presents a three-part series looking at the power, influence and history of Ancient Greece, particularly Athens, through the prism of one of its most important cultural spaces - the theatre.

    This show, created by David Wilson, Michael Scott and Rosie Wyles, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Documentary | History

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  2. The Century

    The Century

    Peter Jennings hosted this 6 episode special that reviews some of the most important events of the 20th Century. Each episode is a two part examination of two events in history that happened at different times during the 20th century, but are loosely connected and help explain the complexity of America and its place in the world. Episode 1-"Heaven and Earth" explores Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927 and America's Space Program culminating with man taking the first steps on the Moon. Episode 2-"Ultimate Power" explores Hitler's rise to power in Germany and America's race to develop the Atom Bomb before the German's. Episode 3-"No Man's Land" explores America's involvement in World War I; which we won but was not "the war to end all wars," and end of the Vietnam War; which was lost after America grew tired of a war that seemed to have no end. Episode 4-"Memphis Dreams" explores the rise of Elvis Presley and rock n' roll and Martin Luther King, the civil rights leader, who lost his life attempting to help striking black garbage workers; both these events occurred in Memphis, Tennessee. Episode 5-"Coming Apart" explores President Franklin Roosevelt's social policies to bring America out of the depression followed by Senator Joe McCarthy's suspicion that Communists have infiltrated America's movie industry. Part 6-"Evolution of Revolution" explores the Islamic revolution in Iran and taking American hostages at the American Embassy followed by a discussion about what challenges we'll face in the 21st Century.

    This show, created by Jeanmarie Condon, Peter Jennings and Henry Kissinger, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Documentary | History

  3. Conquistadors

    Conquistadors

    This documentary tells the story of the Spanish expeditions in the early sixteenth century that conquests America. This 4-part series Michael Wood (historian) travels in the footsteps of the Spanish expeditions of Hernán Cortés whose conquests was one of the most cataclysmic events in Modern American history.

    This show, created by David Wallace, Michael Wood and John Collee, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Documentary | History

  4. The Men Who Killed Kennedy

    The Men Who Killed Kennedy

    A detailed examination of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with emphasis on the discrepancies and inconsistencies in the government's official version of events.

    This show, created by Nigel Turner, Hilary Minster and Robert J. Groden, scores 8.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Documentary | History

  5. Leonardo

    Leonardo

    An exploration of the life of Leonardo da Vinci.

    This show, created by Sarah Aspinall, Mark Rylance and Che Cartwright, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Documentary | History

  6. 1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus

    1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus

    This 8 part series tells us about indigenous peoples of the Americas before the Spanish explorer Columbus arrived. Each episode shows us via re-enactments about a particular subject. We learn about their art, architecture, archaeology, Science and Technology etc.

    This show, created by Barbara Hager, Evan Adams and Carmen Thompson, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Documentary | History

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

  7. How to Be Bohemian with Victoria Coren Mitchell

    How to Be Bohemian with Victoria Coren Mitchell

    This show, created by Helena Braun, Victoria Coren Mitchell and Richard Coles, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Documentary | History

  8. Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire

    Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire

    This show, created by Deborah DeSnoo, Michael Auslin and Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Documentary | History

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

  9. The Art of Japanese Life

    The Art of Japanese Life

    Dr James Fox examines the art and culture of Japan, exploring the links between culture, the countryside, urban landscapes and religion.

    This show, created by Ben Harding and James Fox, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Documentary | History

  10. Empires: The Greeks - Crucible of Civilization

    Empires: The Greeks - Crucible of Civilization

    A documentary, narrated by actor Liam Neeson, that chronicles the rise and fall of the civilization of ancient Greece.

    This show, created by Cassian Harrison, Paul Cartledge and Victor Davis Hanson, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Documentary | History

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