Most Popular Titles With Werner Herzog
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4. American Dad! (2005– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.
5. Jack Reacher (2012)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.
Votes: 225,550 | Gross: $80.03M
6. Freaks of Nature (2015)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror
In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
8. Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Writers: Michael Colton, John Aboud, Brandon Sawyer, Alan Schoolcraft, Brent Simons, Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath | Directors: Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith | Stars: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Conrad Vernon
Votes: 59,901 | Gross: $83.35M
9. The Boondocks (2005– )
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.
10. Queen of the Desert (2015)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
11. What Dreams May Come (1998)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
After he dies in a car crash, a man searches heaven and hell for his beloved wife.
Votes: 83,328 | Gross: $55.35M
12. The Wind Rises (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
Votes: 43,088 | Gross: $5.20M
13. Rescue Dawn (2006)
PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Votes: 84,437 | Gross: $5.48M
14. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama
Terence McDonagh is a drug- and gambling-addled detective in post-Katrina New Orleans investigating the killing of five Senegalese immigrants.
Votes: 64,805 | Gross: $1.70M
15. At Any Price (2012)
R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller
A farming family's business is threatened by an unexpected crisis, further testing the relationship between a father and his rebellious son.
Votes: 5,548 | Gross: $0.38M
16. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Votes: 23,655 | Gross: $0.48M
17. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska.
Votes: 40,725 | Gross: $3.17M
19. Salt and Fire (2016)
98 min | Thriller
A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.
21. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
22. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Jonathan and Lucy live in Wismar and the Count wants a house there. Varna is a port on the Black Sea, close to Dracula's castle.
23. Fitzcarraldo (1982)
PG | 158 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
24. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
25. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
G | 90 min | Documentary, History
Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.
Votes: 11,248 | Gross: $5.23M
26. Mister Lonely (2007)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
In Paris, a young American who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe, who invites him to her commune in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin and her daughter, Shirley Temple.
Votes: 6,084 | Gross: $0.17M
27. Into the Abyss (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.
Votes: 12,468 | Gross: $0.22M
28. My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller
Inspired by a true crime, a man begins to experience mystifying events that lead him to slay his mother with a sword.
29. Paris Is Burning (1990)
R | 71 min | Documentary
A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
Votes: 3,984 | Gross: $3.78M
32. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
G | 99 min | Documentary
Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.
Votes: 13,627 | Gross: $0.94M
35. Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
A documentary depicting the life and work of the trappers of Bakhtia, a village in the heart of the Siberian Taiga, where daily life has changed little in over a century.
Votes: 4,482 | Gross: $0.34M
36. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to speak or walk, and bearing a strange note.
37. The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
R | 95 min | Biography, Drama
Based on real life events, Assassination is set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who decides to take extreme measures to achieve his American dream.
Votes: 23,308 | Gross: $0.70M
38. My Best Fiend (1999)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography
In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, forty-eight-hour ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,888 | Gross: $0.10M
39. The Unbelievers (2013)
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary
Renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss cross the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world.
40. Stroszek (1977)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
In Berlin, an alcoholic man, recently released from prison, joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.
42. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »
43. The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
Not Rated | 80 min | Sci-Fi
An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visits to Earth and Earth's man-made demise, while human astronauts attempt to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.
44. The Grand (2007)
R | 104 min | Comedy
An improvisational comedy using a handful of actors playing characters competing in an actual poker tournament.
Votes: 4,950 | Gross: $0.11M
45. Cobra Verde (1987)
Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Drama
The feared bandit Cobra Verde (Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves. After the owner suspects Cobra Verde of consorting with his young daughters, the owner ... See full summary »
47. Burden of Dreams (1982)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively ... See full summary »
49. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)
R | 100 min | Drama
The geologist Lance Hackett is employed by an Australian mining company to map the subsoil of a desert area covered with ant hills prior to a possible uranium extraction. His work is ... See full summary »
50. Red Army (2014)
PG | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The story of the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players.
Votes: 4,664 | Gross: $0.69M