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Human Planet: The Complete Series DVD

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$39.98
In the Human Planet Complete Series DVD set, you'll travel around the world examining how humans and cultures have come to terms with their environments in some of the most remote, isolated, and often brutal locations known to mankind. Produced by the BBC's highly regarded Natural History Unit, the production took four years to film, and spanned the globe, covering 70 countries and relaying 80 stories of intriguing people who have learned to live with their respective environments. The complete Human Planet DVD set contains all eight episodes on one three-disc package, and makes a terrific gift to your family.

The Human Planet Complete Series DVD set follows in the footsteps of Planet Earth and Life, and this epic eight-part blockbuster is a breathtaking celebration of the amazing, complex, profound, and sometimes challenging relationship between humankind and nature. Humans are the ultimate animals - the most successful species on the planet. In the complete Human Planet DVD set, you'll see that from the frozen Arctic to steamy rainforests, from tiny islands in vast oceans to parched deserts, people have found remarkable ways to adapt and survive. We've done this by harnessing our immense courage and ingenuity; learning to live with, and utilize, the other creatures with which we share these wild places. The Human Planet videos in the Human Planet DVD set weave together 80 inspiring stories, many never told before, set to a globally-influenced soundtrack by award-winning composer Nitin Sawhney. Each episode focuses on a particular habitat and reveals how its people have created astonishing solutions in the face of extreme adversity. Finally, in the Human Planet Complete Series DVD set, we visit the urban jungle, where most of us now live, and discover why the connection between humanity and nature here is the most vital of all.

Buy the Human Planet Complete Series DVD set for a breathtaking gift to give to your family, that will lead them around the world to explore how different cultures have adapted and survived in some of the harshest climates and challenging geographies known to mankind.

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  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Run Time: 480 Minutes
  • Region: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: BBC Warner
  • DVD Release Date: April 26, 2011
  • Genre: Documentary

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19 Reviews
4.9

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NoneHuman Planet: The Complete Series DVD
 
4.9

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Pros

  • Great cinematography (14)
  • Informative (14)
  • Entertaining (11)
  • Original (11)
  • High production value (10)

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    • At home (10)
    • Perfect gift (9)
    • Younger viewers (7)
    • Adult viewers (6)
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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Engaging and Masterful

    By Rater Ron

    from Cleveland, OH

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Great Cinematography
    • Informative
    • Original

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        So captivating that my family couldn't stop watching until the last episode was done.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        great show

        By sherri

        from clay alabama

        About Me Casual Viewer

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        Pros

        • Entertaining
        • Great Cinematography
        • High Production Value
        • Informative
        • Original

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          • At Home

          Comments about this product:

          great show

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Shows the Extreme Measures of People

          By ForU2Cry

          from Hawaii

          Pros

          • Informative
          • Original

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              An excellent portrail of the Extreme Measures people endure to live and survive. An excellent documentary on their lives.

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Truly is amazing photography

              By NicknDoc

              from Richmond VA

              About Me Casual Viewer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Cinematography
              • Informative

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • At Home
                • Special Needs

                Comments about this product:

                My husband is a professor of Sociology of Marriage and the family, Anthropology. It was a christmas gift for him because he interested in this type of information. We have watched the first DVD and it is amazing to see how other cultures live their daily lives. The cinematography is outstanding and very creative in the shots. Only drawback, narration is hard to hear clearly at times.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Order for Human Planet DVD set

                By K Duval

                from Milwaukie, OR

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate order
                • Speed of delivery

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                  • At Home
                  • Perfect Gift
                  • Younger Viewers

                  Comments about this product:

                  I purchased this set as a gift for a granddaughter who is interested in the series. I expect she will really enjoy having it any time she wished to view it. The ability to order it on line was very convenient.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Human Planet

                  By Knewsome

                  from Robertsdale Al

                  About Me Casual Viewer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • High Production Value
                  • Informative
                  • Original

                  Cons

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                    • Adult Viewers
                    • At Home
                    • Perfect Gift
                    • Younger Viewers

                    Comments about this product:

                    I purchased this for personal use and for classroom viewing. My students were mesmerized!

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    WOW!

                    By Surfer Girl

                    from Fort Pierce, FL

                    About Me Avid Moviegoer

                    Pros

                    • Engaging Characters
                    • Entertaining
                    • Great Cinematography
                    • High Production Value
                    • Informative
                    • Original
                    • Unique and wonderful

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                      • Special Needs
                      • Younger Viewers

                      Comments about this product:

                      Mesmerizing story lines with top notch production quality and photography. We first saw the "Rivers" segment while over-nighting at a hotel, and knew we had to purchase the entire series. In our self absorbed world it's wonderful to learn of endearing human beings in distant lands that endure the most rigorous conditions and thrive. This should be required viewing. More please!

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Absolutely WOW !!!

                      By Brenda

                      from Waterbury, Connecticut

                      About Me Movie Buff

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Entertaining
                      • Great Cinematography
                      • High Production Value
                      • Informative

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                        • Adult Viewers
                        • At Home
                        • Perfect Gift
                        • Younger Viewers

                        Comments about this product:

                        I loved it, and the grand kids loved it too.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Human Planet DVD

                        By Judy the swimmer

                        from Long Beach, New York

                        About Me Casual Viewer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Great Cinematography
                        • Spectacular

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                          • Perfect Gift
                          • Watch again and again

                          Comments about this product:

                          Some of the most interesting people on this planet - a WONDERFUL experience. Will be watching this over and over again with the whole family and telling all my friends how amazing this show really is. The photographers have done a magnificent job.

                           
                          5.0

                          Human Planet DVD

                          By Sandy

                          from Columbus,Ohio

                          About Me Casual Viewer

                          Pros

                          • Engaging Characters
                          • Entertaining
                          • Great Cinematography
                          • High Production Value
                          • Informative
                          • Original

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                            • Adult Viewers
                            • At Home
                            • In The Car
                            • Perfect Gift
                            • Travel
                            • Younger Viewers

                            Comments about this product:

                            This is the most awesome series that I have ever seen,I have not read or seen any of the experiences depicted in these episodes.Appropriate for all ages.

                             
                            5.0

                            Absolutely Amazing

                            By Hornswaggle Frank

                            from Baltimore, MD

                            About Me Casual Viewer

                            Pros

                            • Engaging Characters
                            • Entertaining
                            • Great Cinematography
                            • High Production Value
                            • Informative
                            • Original

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                                Without a doubt this is the most interesting series ever produced on television. Any age group can relate to it- it shows the everyday struggles, accomplishments, and lifestyles in cultures that were unknown to me until I saw this show. Whether you are a son or a daughter, a father or a mother, Human Planet gives you an up-close perspective on how other cultures interact as a human race.

                                 
                                5.0

                                Simply Amazing!

                                By doubleo

                                from Miami, FL

                                About Me Casual Viewer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Engaging Characters
                                • Entertaining
                                • Great Cinematography
                                • High Production Value
                                • Informative
                                • Original

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                                  Comments about this product:

                                  Simply amazing!

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Excellent DVD

                                  By gsaenz

                                  from Redlands, CA

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                                  Pros

                                  • Engaging Characters
                                  • Entertaining
                                  • Great Cinematography

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                                      Comments about this product:

                                      Great for environmental science, how humans interact with their environment.

                                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Awesome! They need to do more of them!

                                      By caesar

                                      from Mesa, AZ

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Comments about this product:

                                      Discovery needs to do many more of these programs.

                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      Hours of goodness!

                                      By Mandy

                                      from Seattle, WA

                                      About Me Casual Viewer

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                                      Pros

                                      • Entertaining
                                      • Great Cinematography
                                      • High Production Value
                                      • Informative
                                      • Original

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                                          Comments about this product:

                                          I was expecting the Mike Rowe voice-over, so I was a bit surprised when it was the British version, but it is still a fantastic DVD set!

                                          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Absolutely the Best

                                          By Ju Ju

                                          from Lincoln, CA

                                          About Me Movie Buff

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Engaging Characters
                                          • Entertaining
                                          • Great Cinematography
                                          • High Production Value
                                          • Informative
                                          • Original

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                                            • Adult Viewers
                                            • At Home
                                            • In The Car
                                            • Perfect Gift
                                            • Travel
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                                            Comments about this product:

                                            Absolutely amazing....you will see things you would never otherwise see.

                                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Freaking Amazing!!

                                            By Deena

                                            from San Diego

                                            About Me Casual Viewer

                                            Pros

                                            • Engaging Characters
                                            • Entertaining
                                            • Great Cinematography
                                            • High Production Value
                                            • Informative
                                            • Original

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                                              • At Home
                                              • Perfect Gift

                                              Comments about this product:

                                              I bought this as a graduation present for my Fiance. He LOVES it. We watch a segment together every night and are just in complete awe of how amazing the human race is. It really puts my own life struggles into perspective. What were you doing when you were 16?? Probably not fighting elephants for water in the African desert.
                                              Amazing production quality, cinematography, and so informative. I LOVE DISCOVERY!

                                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              "Must See"

                                              By Bip

                                              from Chicago, IL

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                                                    My sister saw the documentary and told me about every episode.. she was so excited that she almost narrated every episode. When I watched I was amazed at the depths taken to make the film and also how I was enlightened about the way life of the different people that were featured. I have never seen anything like it....it is the best documentary that I have ever seen on television. I would recommend that every household order a copy. On a scale from 1-5 my rating is a 10 this is spectacular, big thank you to the film crew for their extraordinary talent and hard work to make this available to the public.

                                                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    5.0

                                                    Human Planet

                                                    By kanaka

                                                    from San Diego

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                                                    • Engaging Characters
                                                    • Entertaining
                                                    • Great Cinematography
                                                    • Informative

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                                                        Comments about this product:

                                                        Humbling in that the simple things such getting a glass of water or something to eat, going to school all of which we take for granted, somewhere else in the world, people are actually risking their lives for. Beautiful cinematography.

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