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List of the best Werner Herzog movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Werner Herzog's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Werner Herzog movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Werner Herzog movies will be at the top of the list. Werner Herzog has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Werner Herzog movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Werner Herzog films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Werner Herzog role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Werner Herzog performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films range from Lessons of Darkness to Julien Donkey-Boy.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Werner Herzog movies?" and "What are the greatest Werner Herzog roles of all time?"

Werner Herzog has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Ingmar Bergman and Milo

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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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Mick Jagger, Jason Robards Jr. My Best Fiend is a 1999 German documentary film written and directed by Werner Herzog, about his tumultuous yet productive relationship with German actor Klaus Kinski. It was released on DVD in ...more

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The White Diamond is a 2004 documentary film by Werner Herzog. It illustrates the history of aviation and depicts the struggles and triumphs of Graham Dorrington, an aeronautical engineer, who ...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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Mick Jagger, Claudia Cardinale, Werner Herzog Burden of Dreams is a feature-length documentary and making-of directed by Les Blank, shot during and about the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's 1982 film Fitzcarraldo, filmed in the ...more

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Shannon Elizabeth, Woody Harrelson, Hank Azaria The Grand is an improv comedy film directed by Zak Penn. The film has an ensemble cast including Ray Romano, Woody Harrelson, Chris Parnell, Werner Herzog, Jason Alexander, Dennis Farina, David ...more

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Jeff Goldblum, Crispin Glover, Werner Herzog Incident at Loch Ness is a 2004 mockumentary starring, produced by and written by Werner Herzog and Zak Penn. The small cast film follows Herzog and his crew while working on the production of a ...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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Werner Herzog, Henry van Lyck, Wolfgang Reichmann Signs of Life is a 1968 feature film written, directed, and produced by Werner Herzog. It was his first feature film, and his first major commercial and critical success. The story is roughly ...more

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Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Max von Sydow What Dreams May Come is a 1998 American fantasy drama film, starring Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra and Max von Sydow. The film is based on the 1978 novel of the same name ...more

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Chloë Sevigny, Werner Herzog, Will Oldham Julien Donkey-Boy is a 1999 American drama film written and directed by Harmony Korine. The story concentrates on the schizophrenic Julien, played by Scottish actor Ewen Bremner, and his ...more

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Werner Herzog Lessons of Darkness is a 1992 film by director Werner Herzog. Shot in documentary style on 16mm film from the perspective of an almost alien observer, the film is an exploration of the ravaged ...more

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Werner Herzog, Bruce Spence, Hugh Keays-Byrne Where the Green Ants Dream is a 1984 film by German film director Werner Herzog. It was Herzog's first film in English although also dubbed into German. Based partly on the Milirrpum v Nabalco ...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

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Werner Herzog, Sheetal Sheth, Juliane Koepcke Wings of Hope is a 2000 made-for-TV documentary directed by Werner Herzog. The film explores the story of Juliane Koepcke, a German Peruvian woman who was the sole survivor of Peruvian flight ...more

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Werner Herzog, Walter Steiner The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner is a 1974 documentary film by German filmmaker Werner Herzog. It is about celebrated ski-jumper Walter Steiner who works as a carpenter for his full-time ...more

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Wagner: Lohengrin: Staged by W... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Werner Herzog Movies
Wagner: Lohengrin: Staged by Werner Herzog Werner Herzog, Cheryl Studer, Peter Schneider

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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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Joseph Morgan, Samantha Morton, Werner Herzog Mister Lonely is a 2007 comedy-drama film directed by Harmony Korine, and co-written with his brother Avi Korine. The film is an international co-production between the UK, France, Ireland, and ...more

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Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Nick Broomfield Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary is a film and website about documentary filmmaking, directed by Pepita Ferrari. Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, Capturing Reality ...more

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The Lonely Werner Herzog, Rachel Korine, Denis Lavant The Lonely is a 2009 documentary film directed by Brent Stewart.

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Werner Herzog, Wim Wenders, Chishū Ryū Tokyo-Ga is a 1985 documentary film directed by Wim Wenders ostensibly about filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu. The film ranges from explicit focus on Ozu's filmmaking—Wenders interviews Ozu’s regular ...more

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No Bigger than a Minute is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Werner Herzog Movies
No Bigger than a Minute Peter Dinklage, Werner Herzog, Bushwick Bill No Bigger than a Minute is a 2006 documentary film about dwarfs in the media as well as filmmaker Steven Delano's own cathartic effort to deal with his dwarfism, something he ignored for almost ...more

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Werner Herzog, James Norwood Pratt, Gaetano Kazuo Maida All in This Tea is a 2007 documentary film co-directed by Les Blank and Gina Leibrecht, about Chinese tea. It follows the American tea connoisseur David Lee Hoffman as he travels to remote ...more

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Werner Herzog, Lotte H. Eisner Portrait Werner Herzog is an autobiographical short film by Werner Herzog made in 1986. Herzog tells stories about his life and career. The film contains excerpts and commentary on several ...more

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Plastic Bag Werner Herzog This short film by American director Ramin Bahrani traces the epic, existential journey of a plastic bag (voiced by Werner Herzog) searching for its lost maker, the woman who took it home from ...more

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Werner Herzog, Chris Haywood, Norman Kaye Man of Flowers is a 1983 Australian film about an eccentric, reclusive, middle-aged man, Charles Bremer, who enjoys the beauty of art, flowers, music and watching pretty women undress. Werner ...more

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Episode 17: Niedrig gilt das Geld auf dieser Erde Werner Herzog, Christine de Loup Episode 17: Niedrig gilt das Geld auf dieser Erde is a 1969 short film directed by Ula Stöckl and Edgar Reitz.

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Brennendes Herz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Werner Herzog Movies
Brennendes Herz Werner Herzog Brennendes Herz (English: Burning Heart ) is a 1995 drama film directed by Peter Patzak.

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Werner Herzog, Edward Zentara Hard to Be a God is a joint USSR-Germany science fiction film directed by Peter Fleischmann released in 1989, based on the novel of the same name by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. The Strugatsky ...more

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Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike Jack Reacher is a 2012 American thriller film. It is an adaptation of Lee Child's 2005 novel One Shot. Written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, the film stars Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher. ...more