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Aguirre, the Wrath of God ()

Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (original title)
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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.

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Don Lope de Aguirre
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Inez
Del Negro ...
Brother Gaspar de Carvajal
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Don Pedro de Ursua
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Don Fernando de Guzman
Cecilia Rivera ...
Flores
Daniel Ades ...
Perucho
Edward Roland ...
Okello
Alexandra Cheves ...
(as Alejandro Chavez)
Armando Polanah ...
Armando
Daniel Farfán
Julio E. Martínez ...
(as Julio Martinez)
Alejandro Repullés ...
Gonzalo Pizarro
Indianern der Kooperative Lauramarca
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Brother Gaspar de Carvajal (uncredited) (voice)
Lothar Blumhagen ...
Don Pedro de Ursua (uncredited) (voice)
Heinz Theo Branding ...
Don Fernando de Guzman (uncredited) (voice)
Christian Brückner ...
Balthasar (uncredited) (voice)
Michael Chevalier ...
Conqueror Being Beheaded (uncredited) (voice)
Norbert Gescher ...
Conqueror (uncredited) (voice)
Justo González ...
González (uncredited)
Uta Hallant ...
Inez / Flores (uncredited) (voice)
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Conqueror (uncredited) (voice)
Antonio Marquez ...
(uncredited)
Gerd Martienzen ...
Don Lope de Aguirre (uncredited) (voice)
Edgar Ott ...
Gonzalo Pizarro (uncredited) (voice)
Uwe Paulsen ...
Okello (uncredited) (voice)
Dieter Ranspach ...
Perucho (uncredited) (voice)

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Werner Herzog ... (a film by)

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Werner Herzog ... (written by)

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Daniel Camino ... co-producer
Werner Herzog ... producer
Hans Prescher ... producer
Lucki Stipetic ... line producer

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Popol Vuh

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Thomas Mauch

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Beate Mainka-Jellinghaus

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Gustavo Cerff Abulu ... unit manager (as Gustavo Cerff Arbulú)
Walter Saxer ... production manager
Lucki Stipetic ... production manager

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Bob Oliver ... synchronisation
Herbert Prasch ... sound

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Juvenal Herrera ... special effects
Miguel Vázquez ... special effects (as Miguel Vazquez)

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Francisco Joán ... second cinematographer
Orlando Macchiavello ... second cinematographer
Ovidio Ore ... assistant camera

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Ina Fritsche ... co-worker
Martje Grohmann ... production assistant
Georg Hagmüller ... co-worker (as Dr. Georg Hagmüller)
René Lechleitner ... co-worker
Gerd Martienzen ... voice dubbing: Klaus Kinski (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirres, a ruthless man who cares only about riches, becomes their leader. But will his quest lead them to "the golden city", or to certain destruction? Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos

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Taglines On this river, God never finished his creation. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God (United States)
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God (World-wide, English title)
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God (Canada, English title)
  • Aguirre, Wrath of God (United Kingdom)
  • Aguirre, la colère de Dieu (France)
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  • 95 min
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Budget $370,000 (estimated)

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Trivia During a particularly rowdy night of production, Klaus Kinski, irritated by the noise from a hut where cast and crew were playing cards, repeatedly fired a Winchester rifle into it. One of the bullets took the tip of an unnamed extra's finger off. Werner Herzog immediately confiscated the weapon and it remains his property to this day. See more »
Goofs Peruvian Indians wear clothes that were imported by Europeans in the 19th Century. Aguirre's expedition took place in the 16th Century. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Spisok korabley (2008). See more »
Soundtracks Aguirre, Der Zorn Gottes (Lacrime Di Re) See more »
Quotes Don Lope de Aguirre: That man is a head taller than me. That may change.
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