Highest Rated Titles With Werner Herzog
- Movies or TV
4. 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.
6. 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.
9. 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.
10. Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision (2013)
225 min | Drama, History
Follow-up to the TV trilogy "Heimat", this time for cinemas, set again in the fictional village Schabbach in the Hunsrück region of Rhineland-Palatinate.
12. 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.
14. At the Movies (2004– )
30 min | Talk-Show
Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
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.
19. Lessons of Darkness (1992)
Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi, War
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 »
20. 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.
21. 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
22. Land of Silence and Darkness (1971)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
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 »
23. 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 »
24. Funny Show Part Two: The Video - Movie (2012 Video)
151 min | Action, Comedy, Family
"Funny Show" is a kind of "Dark Parody" became known in America by "Weird Al" Yankovic and Sacha Baron Cohen and in Greece from Leonard Thimo and his team... See full synopsis »
25. 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.
26. 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 »
27. 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 »
31. 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.
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.
Metalocalypse (2006– )
Church of the Black Klok
TV-MA | Animation, Comedy, Music
Dethklok is notified of a looming secret that's been around for hundreds of years.: the secret of the Metalocalypse. Before they can contemplate what this means, however, Nathan must give a... See full summary »
The Boondocks (2005– )
It's a Black President, Huey Freeman
TV-MA | Animation, Action, Comedy
A German documentary follows the Freeman family during the election of the country's first Black President.
36. 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.
37. 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.
30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Herzog takes a film crew to the island of Guadeloupe when he hears that the volcano on the island is going to erupt. Everyone has left, except for one old man who refuses to leaves. Herzog ... See full summary »
40. 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.
41. 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 »
42. Wings of Hope (2000 TV Movie)
65 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Werner Herzog returns to the South American jungle with Juliane Koepcke, the German woman who was the sole survivor of a plane crash there in 1971. They find the remains of the plane and recreate her journey out of the jungle.
48. 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.
50. Signs of Life (1968)
91 min | Drama
On Crete, a wounded German paratrooper named Stroszek is sent to the quiet city of Kos with his wife Nora, a Greek nurse, and two other soldiers recovering from minor wounds. Billeted in a ... See full summary »