Movies Directed by Werner Herzog (in alphabetical order)

The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans

The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans

This is one of those movies that, on the surface, sounds like one of those straight-to-video sequels of hit movies that feature none of its original stars. Except that this in-name-only sequel/remake of Abel Ferrara's infamous 1992 release Bad Lieutenant, which starred Harvey Keitel as a dirty cop and fallen Catholic, stars an A-list cast headlined by Nicolas Cage, high… read more!

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

I am not a fan of this current wave of 3D movies. I've only seen a handful of studio pictures that use the format, and it seems as though the directors are so hell-bent on avoiding the hammy old "Gotcha!" shots - the paddle-ball-at-the-camera stunts from '50s 3D flicks like House of Wax - that they've drained the joy out… read more!

Grizzly Man

Grizzly Man

Timothy Treadwell was an amateur filmmaker and animal lover who, for thirteen summers, would go up to the Alaskan wilderness in order to film the local grizzlies and bond with them. In 2003, he and his girlfriend were killed and eaten by one of their subjects. Veteran director Werner Herzog somehow was allowed access to Treadwell's 100-odd hours of video… read more!

My Best Fiend

My Best Fiend

Werner Herzog, the acclaimed director of several notorious German films during the '70s, takes a documentary look back at his truly love-hate relationship with the late actor Klaus Kinski, who starred in Herzog's best-known films, Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Fitzcarraldo, and Nosferatu. Through archival behind-the-scenes footage, as well as clips from the films themselves, Herzog (who re-dubs his own… read more!