Werner Herzog

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How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck 1976
6.4

How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck 1976

A documentary short examining the language and performance of auctioneering, filmed at the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship in Pennsylvania.
Lessons of Darkness 1992
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Lessons of Darkness 1992

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 ...
Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe 1988
7.2

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe 1988

A short documentary in which directors Werner Herzog and Errol Morris make a bet which results in Herzog being forced to eat his own shoe.
Incident at Loch Ness 2004
6.5

Incident at Loch Ness 2004

When renowned director Werner Herzog and fellow filmmaker Zak Penn set off to explore the legend of Scotland’s Loch Ness monster, they ...
Tattoo Uprising 2019
6.7

Tattoo Uprising 2019

Jul. 12, 2019

Tattoo Uprising 2019

An examination of the artistic and historical roots of today’s tattoo explosion.
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga 2010
7.8

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga 2010

In the center of the story is the life of the indigenous people of the village Bakhtia at the river Yenisei in the Siberian Taiga. The camera ...
Capturing Reality 2008
6.8

Capturing Reality 2008

From cinema-verite; pioneers Albert Maysles and Joan Churchill to maverick movie makers like Errol Morris, Werner Herzog and Nick Broomfield, the ...
Mister Lonely 2008
6.5

Mister Lonely 2008

Dec. 17, 2008

Mister Lonely 2008

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 ...
Little Dieter Needs to Fly 1997
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Little Dieter Needs to Fly 1997

In 1966, Dieter Dengler was shot down over Laos, captured, and, down to 85 pounds, escaped. Barefoot, surviving monsoons, leeches, and ...
The White Diamond 2004
7.5

The White Diamond 2004

This 2004 documentary by Werner Herzog diaries the struggle of a passionate English inventor to design and test a unique airship during its ...
Meeting Gorbachev 2019
7.2

Meeting Gorbachev 2019

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include ...
Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin 2019
6.9

Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin 2019

When Bruce Chatwin was dying of AIDS, his friend Werner Herzog made a final visit. As a parting gift, Chatwin gave him his rucksack. Thirty years ...
Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds 2020
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Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds 2020

This remarkable journey across our planet and universe explores how meteorites, shooting stars, and deep impacts have awoken our wonder about ...
Salt and Fire 2016
4.2

Salt and Fire 2016

Dec. 07, 2016

Salt and Fire 2016

A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, ...
Into the Inferno 2016
7.2

Into the Inferno 2016

Sep. 07, 2016

Into the Inferno 2016

With stunning views of eruptions and lava flows, Werner Herzog captures the raw power of volcanoes and their ties to indigenous spiritual practices.
Jack Reacher 2012
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Jack Reacher 2012

Dec. 20, 2012

Jack Reacher 2012

When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single ...
Cave of Forgotten Dreams 2010
7.4

Cave of Forgotten Dreams 2010

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France, capturing the oldest known pictorial creations of ...
Encounters at the End of the World 2007
7.7

Encounters at the End of the World 2007

Herzog and cinematographer Peter Zeitlinger go to Antarctica to meet people who live and work there, and to capture footage of the ...
Grizzly Man 2005
7.8

Grizzly Man 2005

Aug. 12, 2005

Grizzly Man 2005

Werner Herzog’s documentary film about the “Grizzly Man” Timothy Treadwell and what the thirteen summers in a National Park in ...
Burden of Dreams 1982
7.9

Burden of Dreams 1982

Oct. 01, 1982

Burden of Dreams 1982

The Amazon rain forest, 1979. The crew of Fitzcarraldo (1982), a film directed by German director Werner Herzog, soon finds itself with problems ...
Land of Silence and Darkness 1971
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Land of Silence and Darkness 1971

Through examining Fini Straubinger, an old woman who has been deaf and blind since her teens, and her work on behalf of other deaf-blind people, ...