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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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How Werner Herzog Would Improve Nihilistic Movies You Think Are Silly The Best Comedian Biopics

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My Best Fiend - Klaus Kinski Mick Jagger, Jason Robards Jr.

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Heart of Glass Werner Herzog, Josef Bierbichler, Volker Prechtel

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Burden of Dreams Mick Jagger, Claudia Cardinale, Werner Herzog

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The Grand Shannon Elizabeth, Woody Harrelson, Hank Azaria

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Incident at Loch Ness Jeff Goldblum, Crispin Glover, Werner Herzog

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How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck Werner Herzog, Walter Steiner

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Signs of Life Werner Herzog, Henry van Lyck, Wolfgang Reichmann

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What Dreams May Come Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Max von Sydow

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Julien Donkey-Boy Chloë Sevigny, Werner Herzog, Will Oldham

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Lessons of Darkness Werner Herzog

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Where the Green Ants Dream Werner Herzog, Bruce Spence, Hugh Keays-Byrne

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Invincible Tim Roth, Werner Herzog, Udo Kier

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Wings of Hope Werner Herzog, Sheetal Sheth, Juliane Koepcke

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The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner Werner Herzog, Walter Steiner

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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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Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Werner Herzog, Nikolay Nikiforovitch Siniaev, Gennady Soloviev

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Mister Lonely Joseph Morgan, Samantha Morton, Werner Herzog

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Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Nick Broomfield

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The Lonely Werner Herzog, Rachel Korine, Denis Lavant

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Tokyo-Ga Werner Herzog, Wim Wenders, Chishū Ryū

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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

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All in This Tea Werner Herzog, James Norwood Pratt, Gaetano Kazuo Maida

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Portrait Werner Herzog Werner Herzog, Lotte H. Eisner

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Plastic Bag Werner Herzog

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Man of Flowers Werner Herzog, Chris Haywood, Norman Kaye

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Episode 17: Niedrig gilt das Geld auf dieser Erde Werner Herzog, Christine de Loup

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Brennendes Herz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Werner Herzog Movies
Brennendes Herz Werner Herzog

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Hard to Be a God Werner Herzog, Edward Zentara

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Jack Reacher Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike