Movies Directed By Werner Herzog

List of all movies directed by Werner Herzog, listed alphabetically. These popular films directed by Werner Herzog include trailers of the movies when available. This collection includes some of the best movies directed by Werner Herzog, so use the list to find some movies you haven't already seen. From Werner Herzog's studio films to Werner Herzog's independent films, this Werner Herzog filmography includes movies from all genres.

List features Fata Morgana, Ballad of the Little Soldier and more.

Almost all Werner Herzog director credits are included. If you’re wondering, “What movies did Werner Herzog direct?” or “What is the best Werner Herzog movie?” then this list will answer your questions.

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  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
    Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo, Peter Berling
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Werner Herzog
    Aguirre, the Wrath of God, known in the UK as Aguirre, Wrath of God, is a 1972 West German epic film written and directed by Werner Herzog. Klaus Kinski stars in the title role. The soundtrack was ...more
  • Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Werner Herzog
    Terence McDonagh (Nicolas Cage) isn't doing so well. He has a nasty painkiller addiction, courtesy of an injury he sustained while rescuing a prisoner during Hurricane Katrina. Plus, there's his ...more

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  • Ballad of the Little Soldier
    Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle
    Ballad of the Little Soldier is a 1984 documentary film directed by Werner Herzog about children soldiers in Nicaragua. The film focuses on a group of Miskito Indians who used children soldiers in ...more
  • Bells from the Deep: Faith and Superstition in Russia, is a 1993 documentary film written and directed by Werner Herzog, produced by Werner Herzog Filmproduktion.
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Werner Herzog
    In this documentary, filmmaker Werner Herzog and a small crew are given a rare chance to film inside France's Chauvet Cave, where the walls are covered with the world's oldest surviving paintings. To ...more

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  • Cobra Verde
    Klaus Kinski, Peter Berling, Benito Stefanelli
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Werner Herzog
    Cobra Verde is a 1987 German drama film directed by Werner Herzog and starring Klaus Kinski. It was based upon Bruce Chatwin's 1980 novel, The Viceroy of Ouidah. The film depicts the life of a ...more

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