With Werner Herzog Filmproduktion (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
PG | 107 min | Horror
Count Dracula moves from Transylvania to Wismar, spreading the Black Plague across the land. Only a woman pure of heart can bring an end to his reign of horror.
5. 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: 14,651 | Gross: $0.22M
6. 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.
7. Cobra Verde (1987)
Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Drama
During the 1800s, paroled Brazilian bandit Cobra Verde is sent to West Africa with a few troops to man an old Portuguese fort and to convince the local African ruler to resume the slave trade with Brazil.
8. 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: 13,613 | Gross: $5.23M
9. 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 talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.
10. Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski (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: 9,263 | Gross: $0.10M
14. Lektionen in Finsternis (1992)
Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, War
This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames, with few interviews and no explanatory narration. Hell itself is presented in such beautiful sights and music that one has to be fascinated by it.
16. Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as a U.S. naval pilot in the Viet Nam War. Dengler also revisits the sites of his capture and eventual escape from the hands of the Viet Cong, recreating many events for the camera.
17. 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.
18. Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen (1970)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of inhabitants of a correctional colony for people of small stature raises a riot against the local order. Tired of adhering to the many rules that require good behavior from them, ... See full summary »
19. Julianes Sturz in den Dschungel (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.
20. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)
R | 100 min | Drama
A geologist employed by an Australian mining company finds himself disputing the rights of some aborigines who believe their land to be sacred.
21. Fata Morgana (1971)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Footage shot in and around the Sahara Desert, accompanied only by a spoken creation myth and the songs of Leonard Cohen.
22. The White Diamond (2004)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
About the daring adventure of exploring rain forest canopy with a novel flying device-the Jungle Airship. Airship engineer Dr. Graham Dorrington embarks on a trip to the giant Kaieteur ... See full summary »
24. Lebenszeichen (1968)
91 min | Drama
A wounded German paratrooper named Stroszek is sent to the quiet island of Kos with his wife Nora, a Greek nurse, and two other soldiers recovering from minor wounds. Billeted in a decaying... See full summary »
26. 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 »
60 min | Documentary
What is faith and religion to Russians after the fall of communism? We get the insight into the Russian Orthodox church as well as different folk and shamanic beliefs.
Director: Werner Herzog
33. Glaube und Währung - Dr. Gene Scott, Fernsehprediger (1981 TV Movie)
44 min | Documentary
The documentary follows Gene Scott, famous televangelist involved with constant fights against FCC, who tried to shut down his TV show during the 1970's and 1980's, and even argues with his... See full summary »
34. How much Wood would a Woodchuck chuck... - Beobachtungen zu einer neuen Sprache (1976 TV Movie)
44 min | Documentary
Herzog examines the world championships for cattle auctioneers, his fascination with a language created by an economic system, and compares it to the lifestyle of the Amish, who live nearby.
35. Gasherbrum - Der leuchtende Berg (1985 TV Movie)
45 min | Documentary
Werner Herzog follows mountaineers Hans Kammerlander and Reinhold Messner during their expedition into climbing the Gasherbrum mountains, which has some of the most difficult peaks to be ... See full summary »
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 leave. Herzog ... See full summary »
38. Wodaabe - Die Hirten der Sonne. Nomaden am Südrand der Sahara (1989 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
Herzog's documentary of the Wodaabe people of the Sahara/Sahel region. Particular attention is given to the tribe's spectacular courtship rituals and 'beauty pageants', where eligible young... See full summary »
15 min | Short
Four guys break into an old castle and find uniforms and military equipment. They then prepare to defend it from an imaginary enemy.
45. Die Verwandlung der Welt in Musik: Bayreuth vor der Premiere (1996 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Music
This film was prepared as a introduction to a series of opera broadcasts on German television. It depicts the behind-the-scenes maneuverings in preparation for the annual opera festival in ... See full summary »
46. Letzte Worte (1968)
13 min | Short
The story of a solitary man who refuses to leave a Greek island (at one time a leper colony) is told by a strange variety of characters who don't have much to say except to repeat their ... See full summary »
47. Massnahmen gegen Fanatiker (1969)
12 min | Short, Drama
The film features several horse trainers and other track workers talking about their roles at the track, always eventually interrupted by an older man who claims to be the true authority, ... See full summary »
50. Location Africa (1987 TV Movie)
45 min | Documentary
This film essay by Steff Gruber is a report on the exceedingly difficult work of making Werner Herzog's film COBRA VERDE in Ghana. The very personal film however is more than just a blow by... See full summary »