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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family | Active

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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Creator: Matt Groening | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

2. Jack Reacher (2012)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.

Writers: Christopher McQuarrie, Lee Child | Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog

3. The Wind Rises (2013)

PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

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83 Metascore

A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.

Writer: Hayao Miyazaki | Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Martin Short

4. American Dad! (2005– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

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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.

Creators: Mike Barker, Seth MacFarlane, Matt Weitzman | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Grimes

5. The Boondocks (2005– )

TV-MA | 20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

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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.

Creator: Aaron McGruder | Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Cedric Yarbrough, Gabby Soleil

6. The Act of Killing (2012)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History

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89 Metascore

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.

Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn | Stars: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik

7. At Any Price (2012)

R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

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60 Metascore

A farming family's business is threatened by an unexpected crisis, further testing the relationship between a father and his rebellious son.

Writers: Ramin Bahrani, Hallie Elizabeth Newton | Director: Ramin Bahrani | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens, Heather Graham

8. Rescue Dawn (2006)

PG-13 | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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77 Metascore

A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies, Zach Grenier

9. What Dreams May Come (1998)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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After dying in a car crash a man searches the afterlife for his wife.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Ronald Bass | Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow

10. The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (2009)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

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Terence McDonagh is a drug- and gambling-addled detective in post-Katrina New Orleans investigating the killing of five Senegalese immigrants.

Writers: William M. Finkelstein, Victor Argo, Paul Calderon, Abel Ferrara, Zoë Lund | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Russell M. Haeuser, Val Kilmer

11. Queen of the Desert (2015)

Biography, Drama | Post-production

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.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: James Franco, Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis

12. Grizzly Man (2005)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography

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87 Metascore

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.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Timothy Treadwell, Amie Huguenard, Werner Herzog, Carol Dexter

13. The Colbert Report (2005– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

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Satirist news caster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger then life ego and overly patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Trevor Potter

14. Metalocalypse (2006– )

TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Music

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The epic and over-the-top adventures of Dethklok, the world's most successful death metal band.

Creators: Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small | Stars: Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small, Mark Hamill, Victor Brandt

15. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Helena Rojo, Del Negro

16. Into the Abyss (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary

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74 Metascore

Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Richard Lopez, Michael Perry, Damon Hall

17. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)

PG | 107 min | Horror

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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.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz, Roland Topor

18. Fitzcarraldo (1982)

PG | 158 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

19. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

20. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)

G | 90 min | Documentary, History

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86 Metascore

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Jean Clottes, Julien Monney, Jean-Michel Geneste

21. Mister Lonely (2007)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

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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.

Writers: Harmony Korine, Avi Korine | Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Diego Luna, Samantha Morton, Denis Lavant, James Fox

22. The Unbelievers (2013)

77 min | Documentary

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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.

Writers: Gus Holwerda, Luke Holwerda, Lawrence Krauss | Director: Gus Holwerda | Stars: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Woody Allen, Richard Dawkins, Daniel C. Dennett

23. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

G | 99 min | Documentary

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80 Metascore

Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Scott Rowland, Stefan Pashov, Doug MacAyeal

24. My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)

R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

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59 Metascore

Inspired by a true crime, a man begins to experience mystifying events that lead him to slay his mother with a sword.

Writers: Herbert Golder, Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Udo Kier

25. The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

R | 95 min | Biography, Drama

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63 Metascore

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.

Writers: Kevin Kennedy, Niels Mueller | Director: Niels Mueller | Stars: Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Don Cheadle, Jack Thompson

26. Paris Is Burning (1990)

R | 71 min | Documentary

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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.

Director: Jennie Livingston | Stars: André Christian, Dorian Corey, Paris Duprée, David The Father Xtravaganza

27. The Grand (2007)

R | 104 min | Comedy

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57 Metascore

An improvisational comedy using a handful of actors playing characters competing in an actual poker tournament.

Writers: Zak Penn, Matt Bierman | Director: Zak Penn | Stars: Woody Harrelson, David Cross, Dennis Farina, Cheryl Hines

28. Vernon God Little

Drama | Pre-production

A drama centered on a Texas teenager whose best friend goes on a shooting spree at their high school.

Writers: Andrew Birkin, D.B.C. Pierre | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Sasha Pieterse, Pamela Anderson, Russell Brand, Mike Tyson

29. Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

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A portrait of the effects of schizophrenia on family life is the central focus.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Ewen Bremner, Brian Fisk, Chloë Sevigny, Werner Herzog

30. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)

TV-14 | 210 min

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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

Writers: Jon Macks, Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon, John Hoffman, Phil Alden Robinson, Bruce Vilanch, Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Ben Schwartz, Joel Stein, Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, Robert Cohen | Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Arkin

31. Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

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74 Metascore

A documentary on the indigenous people living in Bakhtia, the heart of the Siberian Taiga; some 300 villagers whose daily routines have barely changed over the last century and live according to their own values and cultural traditions.

Writers: Werner Herzog, Dmitry Vasyukov, Rudolph Herzog | Directors: Werner Herzog, Dmitry Vasyukov | Stars: Werner Herzog, Nikolay Nikiforovitch Siniaev, Gennady Soloviev, Anatoly Tarkovsky

32. Last Call with Carson Daly (2002– )

30 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Join Carson Daly as he checks out the coolest places in LA and talks with todays big names in film and television and introduces you to up and coming bands and musicians that rock.

Stars: Carson Daly, Kip Madsen, Zane Carney, Brian McCarthy

33. Cobra Verde (1987)

Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Drama

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55 Metascore

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 »

Writers: Bruce Chatwin, Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, King Ampaw, José Lewgoy, Salvatore Basile

34. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama

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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;... See full summary »

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

35. The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)

Not Rated | 80 min | Sci-Fi

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65 Metascore

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.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Brad Dourif, Donald Williams, Ellen Baker, Franklin Chang-Diaz

36. What Is It? (2005)

Unrated | 72 min | Drama

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What Is It? is a bewildering, unnerving, surreal, blackly comic film from the visionary mind of Crispin Glover that tells the inner and outer struggles of a young man facing villains and demons on multiple planes.

Writer: Crispin Glover | Director: Crispin Glover | Stars: Michael Blevis, Carlos Richardson, Lisa Fusco, Steven C. Stewart

38. The White Diamond (2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

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83 Metascore

About the daring adventure of exploring rainforest canopy with a novel flying device-the Jungle Airship. Airship engineer Dr. Graham Dorrington embarks on a trip to the giant Kaieteur Falls... See full summary »

Writers: Werner Herzog, Rudolph Herzog, Annette Scheurich, Rainer Bergomaz, Marion Pöllmann | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Graham Dorrington, Dieter Plage, Adrian de Schryver

39. Incident at Loch Ness (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

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62 Metascore

A documentary exploring the myth of the Loch Ness monster.

Writer: Zak Penn | Director: Zak Penn | Stars: Werner Herzog, Kitana Baker, Gabriel Beristain, Russell Williams II

40. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

41. Stroszek (1977)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

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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.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruno S., Eva Mattes, Clemens Scheitz, Wilhelm von Homburg

42. Life Itself (II) (2014)

115 min | Documentary, Biography

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89 Metascore

The struggles of film critic Roger Ebert, based on his homonymous memoir.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Roger Ebert

43. Invincible (2001)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, War

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55 Metascore

A Jewish strongman performs in Berlin as the blond Aryan hero Siegfried.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Jouko Ahola, Tim Roth, Anna Gourari, Max Raabe

44. My Best Fiend (1999)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

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In the 1950s, a teenage Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, 48 hour fit of rage, ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Justo González

45. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

R | 100 min | Drama

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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 »

Writers: Werner Herzog, Bob Ellis | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruce Spence, Wandjuk Marika, Roy Marika, Ray Barrett

46. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mike Douglas, Sergio Franchi, Joe Harnell Sextet, Jackie Gleason

47. From One Second to the Next (2013)

34 min | Documentary, Short

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Stories of serious traffic accidents caused by texting and driving are told by the perpetrators and surviving victims.

Director: Werner Herzog

48. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )

Talk-Show | Active

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Creator: Kourosh Taj | Stars: Carrie Keagan, Shark Firestone, Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper

49. Cerro Torre: Schrei aus Stein (1991)

105 min | Drama

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A meeting of two world famous climbers, one an experienced mountaineer the other a sport climber, and a journalist (Ivan) results in a bet on which of the two is the best climber. Roger (... See full summary »

Writers: Hans-Ulrich Klenner, Walter Saxer, Robert Geoffrion, Reinhold Messner | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Mathilda May, Stefan Glowacz, Al Waxman

50. Woyzeck (1979)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

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Franz Woyzeck (Kinski) is a hapless, hopeless soldier, alone and powerless in society, assaulted from all sides by forces he cannot control.

Writers: Georg Büchner, Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Eva Mattes, Wolfgang Reichmann, Willy Semmelrogge