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Great Migrations 3-DVD Set

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Three years in the making, and from award-winning National Geographic cinematographers, Great Migrations takes viewers around the world on the arduous journeys millions of animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species.


Shot from land and air, in trees and cliff-blinds, on ice floes and underwater, Great Migrations tells the formidable, powerful stories of many of the planet’s species and their movements, while revealing new scientific insights with breathtaking high-definition clarity. Narrated by Alec Baldwin.


Bonus programs: Science of Migrations and Great Migrations: Behind the Scenes.


Not available for shipment outside of the U.S. and Canada.


  • 3 discs; 200 minutes
  • Widescreen
  • © 2010

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Great Migrations 3-DVD Set
 
4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

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94%

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  • Entertaining (13)
  • Informative (12)
  • Reliable research (11)
  • Broad appeal (10)
  • Good resource (10)

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    • Perfect gift (10)
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    Simply Brilliant

    The Great Migrations is a simply brilliant documentary series.
    I highly recommend this series to anyone who enjoys nature or good photography. The breathtaking photography, shot over two years, is some...Read complete review

    The Great Migrations is a simply brilliant documentary series.
    I highly recommend this series to anyone who enjoys nature or good photography. The breathtaking photography, shot over two years, is some of the best that I have seen National Geographic produce.

    Dynamic images that capture the true feeling of the moment is tied together wonderfully by top-class music to give the viewer an experience like no other.

    Narration tells the story beautifully, although it is not overly descriptive or factually.

    Here's a breakdown of The Great Migrations:
    Photography: 10/10
    Music: 9/10
    Narration: 7/10
    Information: 7/10

    This is, in my opinion, the best documentary series that I have ever seen. A must see for anyone with the slightest interest in nature or photography!

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    Not that pleased with it.

    Didn't need all the "reproductive detailing". Got for my grandchildren, but so much for that!! Felt it was too choppy. Tended to lean too far on the blood and...Read complete review

    Didn't need all the "reproductive detailing". Got for my grandchildren, but so much for that!! Felt it was too choppy. Tended to lean too far on the blood and gore and not enough on the miricle of the subject. Could have been wonderful but was not.

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    4.0

    Inadequate packaging

    By MountainMan

    from Greenbelt, MD

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    Pros

    • Broad Appeal
    • Entertaining
    • Good Resource
    • Informative
    • Relevant
    • Reliable Research

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      Comments about Great Migrations 3-DVD Set:

      A fantastic production that would be great for all viewers.

       
      5.0

      WOW!!!!

      By 1sweetpea

      from Saint John, NB Canada

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      Pros

      • Broad Appeal
      • Entertaining
      • Good Resource
      • Informative
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        Comments about Great Migrations 3-DVD Set:

        This DVD ranks up there with Planet Earth and Blue Planet. It was so well done and informative. Great for all ages. My Mom loved the Wildebeast Migration. I didn't know so many animals and birds, etc. migrated such distances. great and a must see!!!!

         
        5.0

        Great Migrations

        By lynn

        from Alamogordo,NM

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        • Good Resource
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          Comments about Great Migrations 3-DVD Set:

          I feel this is very educational.

           
          4.0

          great

          By 1sweetpea

          from Saint John, NB Canada

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          • Good Resource
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            Comments about Great Migrations 3-DVD Set:

            This is used as a family film. Very informative and the pictures are stupendous. I have no cons about this and would and have recommended it to others.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Amazing collection

            By Joy Forever

            from Newark, NJ

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            Pros

            • Informative
            • Lovely Visuals
            • Reliable Research
            • Stunning Imagery

            Cons

            • A Little Too Gory At Time

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            Comments about Great Migrations 3-DVD Set:

            Lovely set of documentaries, with a "making" DVD. Stunning imagery, with engaging narration. The only negative thing that I would say is that it is a little too bloody and gory at times, but then, Nature's like that!

             
            5.0

            Fabulous DVD

            By Sally

            from Austin, Texas

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              Comments about Great Migrations 3-DVD Set:

              Amazing facts about animal and butterfly
              migration.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              An excellent series

              By Herman the Naturalist

              from Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada

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                Comments about Great Migrations 3-DVD Set:

                This is an excellent series, documenting the greatest wildlife migrations on this planet. The exceptional photography brings us close to the action and shows what the animals have to endure.
                The behind-the-scenes extras show the difficulties and dangers the researchers had to go through.

                 
                5.0

                AWESOME SET !

                By Sally

                from Philadelphia, PA

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                  Comments about Great Migrations 3-DVD Set:

                  Color is amazing. Baldwin's narration Superb. This set appeals to all age groups. My 87 year old father loves it as does my 14 year old granddaughter. I could watch it again and again !

                   
                  5.0

                  Awe Inspiring

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                    Comments about Great Migrations 3-DVD Set:

                    The footage is beautiful and really makes you appreciate nature, both the struggles and the triumphs.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Very good.

                    By BunnyT

                    from Knoxville, TN

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                      Comments about Great Migrations 3-DVD Set:

                      Used this product for information and pleasure purposes only. There were parts, though so real in nature, that I thought were sensitive to young people - such as my 4-year-old grandson.

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