Most Popular Titles With Werner Herzog
- Movies or TV
2. Jack Reacher (2012)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.
3. 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.
4. American Dad! (2005– )
TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active
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. The Boondocks (2005– )
TV-MA | 20 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Rescue Dawn (2006)
PG-13 | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
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.
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.
12. 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.
13. The Colbert Report (2005– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
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.
15. 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.
16. Into the Abyss (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary
Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.
17. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
PG | 107 min | 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.
18. 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.
20. 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.
21. 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.
22. The Unbelievers (2013)
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.
23. 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.
24. 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.
25. 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.
26. 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.
30. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)
TV-14 | 210 min
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
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.
32. Last Call with Carson Daly (2002– )
30 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
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.
33. 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 »
34. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
35. 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.
36. What Is It? (2005)
Unrated | 72 min | Drama
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.
37. Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002)
92 min | Drama
Writers: Víctor Erice, Werner Herzog, Jim Jarmusch, Aki Kaurismäki, Wim Wenders, Tan Zhang | Directors: Kaige Chen, Víctor Erice, Werner Herzog, Jim Jarmusch, Aki Kaurismäki, Spike Lee, Wim Wenders | Stars: Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Marko Haavisto, Ana Sofia Liaño
38. The White Diamond (2004)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
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 »
41. 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.
44. My Best Fiend (1999)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography
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 »
45. 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 »
49. Cerro Torre: Schrei aus Stein (1991)
105 min | Drama
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 »
50. Woyzeck (1979)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
Franz Woyzeck (Kinski) is a hapless, hopeless soldier, alone and powerless in society, assaulted from all sides by forces he cannot control.