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Aguirre, the Wrath of God | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Aguirre, the Wrath of God  95 min,  [Adventure, Biography, Drama]  [Werner Herzog]  [03 Apr 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Del Negro, Helena Rojo, Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra
Plot:  In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
Writer:  Werner Herzog
Language:  English, Quechua, Spanish, German    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Stroszek | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Stroszek  115 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Werner Herzog]  [12 Jul 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Bruno S., Clemens Scheitz, Eva Mattes, Wilhelm von Homburg
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Werner Herzog (book)
Language:  German, English, Turkish    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser  110 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Werner Herzog]  [01 Nov 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Brigitte Mira, Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Willy Semmelrogge
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Werner Herzog (book)
Language:  German    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grizzly Man | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Grizzly Man  103 min,  R,  [Documentary, Biography]  [Werner Herzog]  [02 Sep 2005]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  21 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  Amie Huguenard, Carol Dexter, Sam Egli, Timothy Treadwell, Val Dexter, Werner Herzog
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Werner Herzog
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Nosferatu the Vampyre | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Nosferatu the Vampyre  107 min,  PG,  [Horror]  [Werner Herzog]  [17 Jan 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Bruno Ganz, Isabelle Adjani, Klaus Kinski, Roland Topor
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Werner Herzog (book)
Language:  German, English, Romany    Country:  West Germany, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Even Dwarfs Started Small | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Even Dwarfs Started Small  96 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Werner Herzog]  [02 Feb 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gisela Hertwig, Helmut Döring, Hertel Minkner, Paul Glauer
Plot:  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 ...
Writer:  Werner Herzog
Language:  German    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Land of Silence and Darkness | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Land of Silence and Darkness  85 min,  [Documentary]  [Werner Herzog]  [22 Oct 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Elsa Fehrer, Fini Straubinger, Heinrich Fleischmann, M. Baaske
Plot:  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...
Writer:  Werner Herzog
Language:  German    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Signs of Life | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Signs of Life  91 min,  [Drama]  [Werner Herzog]  [01 Dec 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Athina Zacharopoulou, Peter Brogle, Wolfgang Reichmann, Wolfgang von Ungern-Sternberg
Plot:  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...
Writer:  Werner Herzog (screenplay), Achim von Arnim (inspired by the short story 'Der tolle Invalide auf dem Fort Ratonneau')
Language:  German, Greek    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World  98 min,  PG-13,  [Documentary]  [Werner Herzog]  [19 Aug 2016]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 76/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bob Kahn, Danny Hillis, Elon Musk, Lawrence Krauss, Leonard Kleinrock, Lucianne Walkowicz, Werner Herzog
Plot:  Werner Herzog's exploration of the Internet and the connected world.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Heart of Glass | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Heart of Glass  94 min,  [Drama]  [Werner Herzog]  [17 Dec 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Clemens Scheitz, Josef Bierbichler, Stefan Güttler, Volker Prechtel
Plot:  The foreman of a small village glassworks dies without revealing the secret to the famous "Ruby Glass".
Writer:  Herbert Achternbusch (scenario)
Language:  German    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fitzcarraldo | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Fitzcarraldo  158 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Werner Herzog]  [10 Oct 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Klaus Kinski, Miguel Ángel Fuentes
Plot:  The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
Writer:  Werner Herzog
Language:  German, Spanish, Italian    Country:  West Germany, Peru    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Woyzeck | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Woyzeck  82 min,  [Drama]  [Werner Herzog]  [24 Aug 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Eva Mattes, Klaus Kinski, Willy Semmelrogge, Wolfgang Reichmann
Plot:  Franz Woyzeck is a hapless, hopeless soldier, alone and powerless in society, assaulted from all sides by forces he can not control.
Writer:  Georg Büchner (play), Werner Herzog
Language:  German    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
La Soufrière | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  La Soufrière  30 min,  [Documentary, Short, Biography]  [Werner Herzog]  [03 Dec 2014]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Werner Herzog
Plot:  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 ...
Language:  German    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
My Best Fiend | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  My Best Fiend  95 min,  [Documentary, Biography]  [Werner Herzog]  [07 Oct 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, Metacritic 70/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Claudia Cardinale, Justo González, Klaus Kinski, Paul Hittscher, Werner Herzog
Plot:  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 ...
Language:  German, English, Spanish    Country:  Germany, UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Where the Green Ants Dream | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Where the Green Ants Dream  100 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Werner Herzog]  [08 Feb 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bruce Spence, Ray Barrett, Roy Marika, Wandjuk Marika
Plot:  A geologist employed by an Australian mining company finds himself disputing the rights of some aborigines who believe their land to be sacred.
Writer:  Werner Herzog, Bob Ellis
Language:  English    Country:  West Germany, Australia    More Info:  IMDB
Ballad of the Little Soldier | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Ballad of the Little Soldier  46 min,  [Documentary]  [Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle]  [03 Apr 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Denis Reichle, Werner Herzog
Plot:  The film focuses on a group of Miskito Indians in Nicaragua who used children soldiers in their resistance against the Sandinistas.
Writer:  Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle
Language:  German, Spanish, English    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans  122 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Werner Herzog]  [11 Dec 2009]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 69/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Eva Mendes, Nicolas Cage, Russell M. Haeuser, Val Kilmer, Xzibit
Plot:  Terence McDonagh is a drug- and gambling-addled detective in post-Katrina New Orleans investigating the killing of five Senegalese immigrants.
Writer:  William M. Finkelstein (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cobra Verde | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Cobra Verde  111 min,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Werner Herzog]  [03 Dec 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  José Lewgoy, King Ampaw, Klaus Kinski, Salvatore Basile
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Bruce Chatwin (novel), Werner Herzog
Language:  German, Ewe, Portuguese    Country:  West Germany, Ghana    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done | Movie Details for Director Werner Herzog | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done  91 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Werner Herzog]  [08 Jul 2010]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 49%, Metacritic 59/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Chloë Sevigny, Michael Shannon, Udo Kier, Willem Dafoe
Plot:  Inspired by a true crime, a man begins to experience mystifying events that lead him to slay his mother with a sword.
Writer:  Herbert Golder, Werner Herzog
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB

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