Entertainment Movies Directed By Werner Herzog

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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.

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Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo, Peter Berling
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 ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer
After Katrina, police sergeant Terence McDonagh rescues a prisoner, hurts his back in the process and earns a promotion to lieutenant plus an addiction. His drug-using prostitute girlfriend, his ...more
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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 ...more
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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.
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Charles Fathy
Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a 2010 3D documentary film by Werner Herzog about the Chauvet Cave in southern France that contains the oldest human-painted images yet discovered. Some of them were ...more
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Klaus Kinski, Peter Berling, Benito Stefanelli
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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Milva
Gesualdo: Death for Five Voices is a 1995 film by German director Werner Herzog filmed for ZDF television. The film explores the music of Carlo Gesualdo and the legends surrounding Gesualdo's ...more
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On Death Row is a television mini-series written and directed by Werner Herzog. The series of four episodes grew out of the same project which produced Herzog's documentary film Into the Abyss. ...more
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Echoes From a Sombre Empire is a documentary film by Werner Herzog about Jean-Bédel Bokassa. Unlike most of Herzog's documentaries, the main body of the film does not provide any ...more
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Werner Herzog
Encounters at the End of the World is a 2007 American documentary film by Werner Herzog. The film studies people and places in Antarctica. It was released in North America on June 11, 2008, and ...more
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Paul Glauer, Lajos Zsarnoczay, Hertel Minkner
Even Dwarfs Started Small is a 1970 West German comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Werner Herzog.
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Lotte H. Eisner, Wolfgang von Ungern-Sternberg, James William Gledhill
Fata Morgana is a film by Werner Herzog, shot in 1969, which captures mirages in the Sahara desert. Some narration recites Mayan creation myth by Lotte Eisner, text written by Herzog himself.
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Claudia Cardinale, Klaus Kinski, Milton Nascimento
Fitzcarraldo is a 1982 West German adventure-drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog and starring Klaus Kinski as the title character. It portrays would-be rubber baron Brian Sweeney ...more
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Game in the Sand
Game in the Sand is an unreleased short film written and directed by Werner Herzog in 1964. The plot concerns four children and a rooster in a cardboard box, and includes a scene where the ...more
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Giovanna D'Arco: Teatro Comunale Di Bologna Susan Dunn
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God's Angry Man is a 1981 documentary film about Gene Scott, directed by Werner Herzog. The film was produced for television. The German title Glaube und Währung translates as Faith and ...more
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Grizzly Man is a 2005 documentary film by German director Werner Herzog. It chronicles the life and death of bear enthusiast Timothy Treadwell. The film includes some of Treadwell's own footage ...more
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Handicapped Future is a 1971 documentary film by Werner Herzog about physically disabled children in Munich. The film was made at the request of a disabled friend of Herzog's, specifically in ...more
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Werner Herzog, Nikolay Nikiforovitch Siniaev, Gennady Soloviev
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga is a 2010 documentary film directed by Werner Herzog and Dmitry Vasyukov and produced by Herzog. The film depicts the life of the people in the village of ...more
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Werner Herzog, Josef Bierbichler, Volker Prechtel
Herz aus Glas is a 1976 comedy drama film directed by Werner Herzog.
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Herakles is a 1962 short film and the first film by the German director Werner Herzog, then 20 years old. The film relates to six of the twelve labours of Heracles. The film starts with shots of ...more
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Werner Herzog, Walter Steiner
How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck is a 1976 documentary film by German director Werner Herzog, produced by Werner Herzog Filmproduktion. It is a 44 minute film documenting the World ...more
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Huie's Sermon is a 1981 documentary film made for television by Werner Herzog. It consists almost entirely of a sermon delivered by Huie Rogers of the Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ ...more
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Into the Abyss, subtitled A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life, is a documentary film written and directed by Werner Herzog about two men convicted of a triple homicide which occurred in Conroe, ...more
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Tim Roth, Werner Herzog, Udo Kier
Invincible is a 2001 drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog. The film stars Tim Roth, Jouko Ahola, Anna Gourari, and Max Raabe. The film tells the story of a Jewish strongman in ...more