Most Voted Titles With Werner Herzog

1. The Simpsons (1989– )
22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

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

 170,266
2. Jack Reacher (2012)
130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 50/100 (35 reviews)

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

 154,490
3. Rescue Dawn (2006)
126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 77/100 (36 reviews)

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

 69,779
4. What Dreams May Come (1998)
113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 44/100 (25 reviews)

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

 66,213
5. The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (2009)
122 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 69/100 (32 reviews)

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

 56,506
6. American Dad! (2005– )
22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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.

 50,266
7. Grizzly Man (2005)
103 min | Documentary, Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Metascore: 87/100 (35 reviews)

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.

 31,817
8. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
93 min | Adventure, Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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

 30,544
9. The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
95 min | Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 63/100 (38 reviews)

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.

 21,475
10. The Colbert Report (2005– )
30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

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.

 19,282
11. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
107 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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.

 17,828
12. Fitzcarraldo (1982)
158 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

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

 16,804
13. The Boondocks (2005– )
20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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.

 16,575
14. The Act of Killing (2012)
115 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Metascore: 89/100 (30 reviews)

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.

 11,363
15. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
99 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Metascore: 80/100 (25 reviews)

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

 10,720
16. Metalocalypse (2006– )
11 min | Animation, Comedy, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

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

 10,326
17. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
110 min | Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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 »

 10,051
18. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

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

 9,109
19. Into the Abyss (2011)
107 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 74/100 (30 reviews)

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

 8,699
20. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
90 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 86/100 (34 reviews)

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

 7,872
21. The Wind Rises (2013)
126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 83/100 (39 reviews)

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

 7,434
22. Stroszek (1977)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

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.

 7,115
23. My Best Fiend (1999)
95 min | Documentary, Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Metascore: 70/100 (17 reviews)

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 »

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24. My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
91 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 59/100 (13 reviews)

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

 6,130
25. Woyzeck (1979)
82 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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

 5,224
26. Mister Lonely (2007)
112 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 53/100 (22 reviews)

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.

 4,978
27. The Grand (2007)
104 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Metascore: 57/100 (23 reviews)

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

 4,613
28. Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Metascore: 52/100 (23 reviews)

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

 4,503
29. Cobra Verde (1987)
111 min | Adventure, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Metascore: 55/100 (5 reviews)

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 »

 4,298
30. Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as an American naval pilot in the Vietnam War. Dengler also revisits the sites of his capture and eventual escape from the hands of the Vietcong, recreating many events for the camera.

 3,666
31. At Any Price (2012)
105 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Metascore: 60/100 (32 reviews)

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

 3,456
32. Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The inhabitants of an institution in a remote country rebel against their keepers. Their acts of rebellion are by turns humorous, boring and alarming. An allegory on the problematic nature ... See full summary »

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33. Invincible (2001)
133 min | Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Metascore: 55/100 (19 reviews)

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

 3,065
34. Burden of Dreams (1982)
95 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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 »

 3,050
35. Heart of Glass (1976)
94 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The foreman of a small village glassworks dies without revealing the secret to the famous "Ruby Glass".

 3,012
36. Incident at Loch Ness (2004)
94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 62/100 (20 reviews)

A documentary exploring the myth of the Loch Ness monster.

 2,838
37. Lessons of Darkness (1992)
50 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames. In contrast to the common documentary film there are no comments and few interviews. What must have been the hell itself ... See full summary »

Writer: Werner Herzog |  Director: Werner Herzog |  Star: Werner Herzog
 2,806
38. The White Diamond (2004)
90 min | Documentary, Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 83/100 (12 reviews)

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 »

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39. Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)
90 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 74/100 (16 reviews)

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.

 2,541
41. The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
80 min | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (11 reviews)

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.

 2,303
42. Paris Is Burning (1990)
71 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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.

 2,216
43. Fata Morgana (1971)
79 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Footage shot in and around the Sahara Desert, accompanied only by a spoken creation myth and the songs of Leonard Cohen.

 1,864
44. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)
210 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

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45. Wheel of Time (2003)
80 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (8 reviews)

Wheel of Time is Werner Herzog's photographed look at the largest Buddhist ritual in Bodh Gaya, India.

 1,317
46. Tokyo-Ga (1985)
92 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Moved by the work of director 'Yasujiro Ozu', Wim Wenders travels to Japan in search of the Tokyo seen in his films.

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47. The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner (1974)
45 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A study of the psychology of a champion ski-jumper, whose full-time occupation is carpentry.

Writer: Werner Herzog |  Director: Werner Herzog |  Stars: Walter Steiner, Werner Herzog
 1,150
48. Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980)
20 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A short documentary in which directors Werner Herzog and Erol Morris make a bet which results in Herzog being forced to eat his own shoe.

 1,107
49. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)
100 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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 »

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50. Land of Silence and Darkness (1971)
85 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Through examining Fini Straubinger, an old woman who has been deaf and blind since adolescence, and her work on behalf of other deaf and blind people, this film shows how the deaf and blind... See full summary »

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