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Director (feature film)

1.
Salt and Fire (2016)
When a scientist working in South America discovers that a supervolcano in the region is about to erupt, she must team up with her nemesis, the head of a corporation known for its sub-par environmental track record, to avert a global catastrophe.
2.
Queen of the Desert (2015)
Bored to tears by her aristocratic life in 1892 England, Gertrude Bell begs her father to send her somewhere so that she can see the world. He obliges by sending her to the British embassy in Tehran. There, she meets embassy secretary Henry Cadogan, who sweeps her off of her feet, but Bell's family
3.
Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner, The (2012) as Director
Woodcarver Steiner is a competitive ski-jumper. His desire to be the best puts him in danger of pushing himself beyond the safety limits of the course.
4.
Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life (2011)
An exploration of a triple homicide case in Texas with interviews of the victims' families and those convicted for the crime, including a 28-year-old death row inmate just eight days before his execution.
5.
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)
Werner Herzog takes viewers on a journey to the Siberian Taiga, where 300 people live in the small village of Bakhtia at the river Yenisei, far from civilization and accessible only by boat or helicopter. Without phones, running water or access to modern medicine, the daily routines of the locals ha
6.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
For over 20,000 years, Chauvet Cave has been completely sealed off by a fallen rock face, its crystal-encrusted interior as large as a football field and strewn with the petrified remains of giant ice age mammals. In 1994, scientists discovered the caverns and found hundreds of pristine paintings wi
7.
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a drug-addicted, rogue detective reigns over New Orleans with authority and abandon. Together with a prostitute he loves, they descend into a world marked by desire, compulsion, and conscience.
8.
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
Inspired by the true story of a San Diego man who acted out a Sophocles play in his mind and killed his mother with a sword.
9.
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, on Ross Island, the headquarters for the National Science Foundation and home to eleven hundred people during the austral summer. McMurdo is a gathering place for people who want to step off the map and where everyone see
10.
Rescue Dawn (2006)
Dieter Dengler dreamed of flying since his childhood in wartime Germany, which is why he volunteered to become a Navy pilot after his family moved to America. The only place he ever wanted to be was in the sky, but now, on his very first top-secret mission over Laos, his plane is shot down to earth.
11.
Wild Blue Yonder, The (2006)
A group of astronauts circle the earth in a spacecraft, but they cannot return, as our planet has become uninhabitable. The cause of this remains open: all-out war, outbreak of a new disease beyond control, radiation after the complete disappearance of the ozone layer, or whatever. The crew of the s
12.
Grizzly Man (2005) as Director
The life and death of amateur grizzly bear expert and wildlife preservationist Timothy Treadwell. Treadwell lived unarmed among the bears for thirteen summers, and filmed his adventures in the wild during his final five seasons. In October 2003, Treadwell's remains, along with those of his girlfrien
13.
Wheel of Time (2005) as Director
About the largest Buddhist ritual to promote peace and tolerance, held by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Bodh Gaya, India and Graz, Austria in 2002, including exclusive interviews with the Dalai Lama, access to secret rituals for the first time on film as well as footage of a pilgrimage to the Holy
14.
White Diamond, The (2005) as Director
Airship engineer Dr. Graham Dorrington embarks on a trip to the giant Kaieteur falls in the heart of Guyana, hoping to fly his helium-filled invention above the tree-tops. But this logistic effort will not be without risk. Twelve years ago, a similar expedition into the unique habitat of the canopy
15.
Invincible (2001) as Director
Zishe Breitbart is a Jewish blacksmith's son from Poland who becomes a sensation in Weimar Berlin as a mythical strongman. His employer, Hanussen, dreams of establishing an all-powerful Ministry of the Occult in Hitler's government. As Hitler's hold on power grows daily and Berlin erupts in a fermen
16.
My Best Fiend (1999) as Director
A film that describes the love-hate relationship between Werner Herzog and actor Klaus Kinski, the deep trust bewteen the director and the actor, and their independently and simultaneously hatched plans to murder one another.
17.
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997) as Director
Dieter Dengler, growing up in bombed out, postwar Germany, dreamed of flying, of being a test pilot. He made his way, penniless, to America, where he joined the military in pursuit of his obsession to fly. Cut to Vietnam, where on his first mission, Dieter is shot down and captured by Vietcong guerr
18.
Lessons of Darkness (1992) as Director
19.
Schrei aus Stein (1991) as Director
Two mountain climbers and former friends become rivals as they vie for the attention of the same woman, as well as try to scale Cerro Torre, a spectacular granite peak in Southern Patagonia.
20.
Herdsmen of the Sun (1991) as Director
The men of the nomadic Wodaabe tribe of the African Sahara compete in an annual beauty contest judged by the women of the tribe.
21.
Echos Aus Einem Dusteren Reich (1990) as Director
A semi-documentary profile of Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the self-proclaimed emperor of the Central African Republic who is now in prison.
22.
Cobra Verde (1988) as Director
The feared bandit Cobra Verde is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves but soon exacts revenge.
23.
24.
Ballade vom kleinen Soldaten (1984) as Director
25.
Wo die grunen Ameisen traumen (1984) as Director
26.
Fitzcarraldo (1982) as Director
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
27.
Huie's Predigt (1980) as Director
28.
Glaube und Wahrung (1980) as Director
29.
Nosferatu (1979) as Director
Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Virna, where he lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoule living of men's blood. Inspired by a photograph of Lucy Harker, Jonathan's wife, Dracula moves to Virna, bringing with him death and plague... An unusually contemplative version of Dracula, in which the vampire bears the cross of not being able to get old and die.
30.
Woyzeck (1979) as Director
31.
Soufriere, La (1977) as Director
32.
Herz aus Glas (1977) as Director
A small village is renowned for its "Ruby Glass" glass blowing works. When the foreman of the works dies suddenly without revealing the secret of the Ruby Glass, the town slides into a deep depression, and the owner of the glassworks becomes obssessed with the lost secret.
33.
Stroszek (1977) as Director
In Berlin, an alcoholic joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.
34.
Mit mir will keiner spielen (1976) as Director
36.
Mystery of Kaspar Hauser, The (1975) as Director
One day, out of nowhere, Kasper Hauser appears in a small town. He cannot speak and seems barely human. Fascinated, the town tries to civilize him. But soon they begin to treat him as a fantastic wild animal, passing him around for amusement.
37.
Jeder fur sich und Gott gegen alle - Kaspar Hauser (1974)
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 speak or walk, and bearing a strange note; he later explained that he had been held captive in a dungeon of some sort for his entire life that he could remember, and had only just been released, for reasons unknown. His benefactor attempts to integrate him into society, with intriguing results.
39.
Aguirre, The Wrath of God (1972) as Director
In the 16th century, Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
40.
Fata Morgana (1971) as Director
41.
Auch Zwerge Haben Klein Angefangen (1970) as Director
A group of dwarves living in a sort of prison in a remote country are fed up with their condition and begin rebelling against their keepers. Their acts of rebellion grow to alarming proportions. An allegory on the depravity of prisoners as well warders.
42.
43.
Signs of Life (1968) as Director
On Crete, a wounded German paratrooper named Stroszek is sent to the quiet city of Kos with his wife Nora, a Greek nurse, and two other soldiers recovering from minor wounds. Billeted in a decaying fortress, they guard a munitions depot. There's little to do: Becker, a classicist, translates inscriptions on ancient tablets found in the fortress, Meinhart devises traps for cockroaches, Nora helps Stroszek make fireworks using gunpowder from grenades in the depot. Slowly, in the heat and torpor, Stroszek goes mad, drives the others from the fortress, and threatens the city with blowing up the depot. With care, the German command must figure out how to get him down.

Cast (feature film)

44.
Kitchen Sink, The (2015)
Aliens invade the earth as teenagers, zombies and vampires fight each other to the death, and they must all band together and suppress their urge to kill each other long enough to repel the invasion.
45.
47.
CNN Films: Life Itself (2014)
The life of film critic Roger Ebert is examined.
48.
Dinotasia (2012)
The quotidian life of dinosaurs is explored, beginning 250 million years ago in Siberia and up until just after the meteor impact that brought about their demise.
49.
Jack Reacher (2012)
Jack Reacher, a soldier-turned-homicide investigator, works to unravel the truth behind murder allegations brought against a military sniper.
50.
Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life (2011)
An exploration of a triple homicide case in Texas with interviews of the victims' families and those convicted for the crime, including a 28-year-old death row inmate just eight days before his execution.
51.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
For over 20,000 years, Chauvet Cave has been completely sealed off by a fallen rock face, its crystal-encrusted interior as large as a football field and strewn with the petrified remains of giant ice age mammals. In 1994, scientists discovered the caverns and found hundreds of pristine paintings wi
52.
Futurestates (2010)
What is the America of the future? In this series of fictional shorts, different filmmakers examine current events by extrapolating them into the future.
53.
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)
Werner Herzog takes viewers on a journey to the Siberian Taiga, where 300 people live in the small village of Bakhtia at the river Yenisei, far from civilization and accessible only by boat or helicopter. Without phones, running water or access to modern medicine, the daily routines of the locals ha
54.
40X15: Forty Years of the Directors' Fortnight (2008)
A history of Cannes Film Festival's "Director's Fortnight" selection.
55.
Walking to Werner (2007)
Werner Herzog once walked from Munich to Paris to visit a dying friend. Inspired by Herzog's approach to life and art, Northwest filmmaker Linas Phillips vows to walk all the way from Seattle to Herzog's house in Los Angeles. This is a document of his struggles, encounters, questions and revelations
56.
Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema (2007)
The least known massively influential person in international cinema, Pierre Rissient is a samurai warrior on behalf of the films he believes in. Instigator of the Cercle MacMahon, assistant director on "Breathless," champion of blacklisted filmmakers, confidant of Ford and Walsh, Hawks and Lang, Pi
57.
Grand, The (2007)
Set around an international poker tournament. A middle-aged guy goes all-in to save his dead grandfather's hotel-casino from a real estate developer. His master plan is to win the world's most famous high stakes tournament, the Grand Championship of Poker.
58.
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, on Ross Island, the headquarters for the National Science Foundation and home to eleven hundred people during the austral summer. McMurdo is a gathering place for people who want to step off the map and where everyone see
59.
Mister Lonely (2007)
In Paris, a young American who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe. She ends up inviting him to her home in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin and her daughter, Shirley Temple.
60.
Grizzly Man (2005) as Narrator
The life and death of amateur grizzly bear expert and wildlife preservationist Timothy Treadwell. Treadwell lived unarmed among the bears for thirteen summers, and filmed his adventures in the wild during his final five seasons. In October 2003, Treadwell's remains, along with those of his girlfrien
61.
White Diamond, The (2005) as Narrator
Airship engineer Dr. Graham Dorrington embarks on a trip to the giant Kaieteur falls in the heart of Guyana, hoping to fly his helium-filled invention above the tree-tops. But this logistic effort will not be without risk. Twelve years ago, a similar expedition into the unique habitat of the canopy
62.
Incident at Loch Ness (2004)
A farcical send-up of Herzog's style of filmmaking, composed of a series of shorter films within the film, all dedicated to the legend of the Loch Ness monster.
63.
My Best Fiend (1999) as Narrator
A film that describes the love-hate relationship between Werner Herzog and actor Klaus Kinski, the deep trust bewteen the director and the actor, and their independently and simultaneously hatched plans to murder one another.
64.
Julien Donkey-Boy (1999) as Father
Julien lives in the same house with his verbally abusive father, sympathetic grandmother, younger sister Pearl, and would-be wrestler brother Chris. Spending his days wandering the streets and visiting the neigborhood bowling alley, Julien surrounds himself with a colorful assortment of characters.
65.
What Dreams May Come (1998) as Face
After a man dies in a car accident, he searches for his children and his wife in the afterlife.
66.
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997) as Narration
Dieter Dengler, growing up in bombed out, postwar Germany, dreamed of flying, of being a test pilot. He made his way, penniless, to America, where he joined the military in pursuit of his obsession to fly. Cut to Vietnam, where on his first mission, Dieter is shot down and captured by Vietcong guerr
67.
Night of the Film-Makers, The (1995) as Himself
A series of interviews with living filmmakers about German film history.
68.
Lessons of Darkness (1992) as Narration
69.
Gekauftes Gluck (1989)
A Swiss villager marries a Thai mail-order bride and suffers at the hands of his neighbors.
70.
Hard to Be a God (1989) as Mita
71.
Lightning Over Braddock: A Rustbowl Fantasy (1988) as Himself
An offbeat look at the dying steel mills of Pennsylvania.
72.
Tokyo-Ga (1985) as Himself
German filmmaker Wim Wenders travels to Japan to discover the remnants of Yasujiro Ozu's (1903-63) Tokyo.
73.
Tokyo-Ga (1985)
German filmmaker Wim Wenders travels to Japan to discover the remnants of Yasujiro Ozu's (1903-63) Tokyo.
74.
Ballade vom kleinen Soldaten (1984) as Narration
75.
Room 666 (1984) as Himself
Location: Cannes, Room 666 at the Hotel Martinez. Godard, Fassbinder, Spielberg, Antonioni and other famous directors answer the question: "Is cinema a language about to get lost, an art about to die?"
76.
Man of Flowers (1983) as Father
77.
Burden of Dreams (1982) as Himself
Director Werner Herzog combats bad weather, morale problems and a South American war to make his epic Fitzcarraldo.
78.
Burden of Dreams (1982)
Director Werner Herzog combats bad weather, morale problems and a South American war to make his epic Fitzcarraldo.
79.
Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980)
Beaten in a bet, German director Werner Herzog is forced to eat his own shoe.
80.
Nosferatu (1979) as Monk
Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Virna, where he lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoule living of men's blood. Inspired by a photograph of Lucy Harker, Jonathan's wife, Dracula moves to Virna, bringing with him death and plague... An unusually contemplative version of Dracula, in which the vampire bears the cross of not being able to get old and die.
81.
Was Ich Bin, Sind Meine Filme (1978) as Himself
Documentary on the German filmmaker Werner Herzog.
82.
Herz aus Glas (1977)
A small village is renowned for its "Ruby Glass" glass blowing works. When the foreman of the works dies suddenly without revealing the secret of the Ruby Glass, the town slides into a deep depression, and the owner of the glassworks becomes obssessed with the lost secret.

Cinematography (feature film)

83.
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a drug-addicted, rogue detective reigns over New Orleans with authority and abandon. Together with a prostitute he loves, they descend into a world marked by desire, compulsion, and conscience.
84.
Wheel of Time (2005) as Cinematographer (Tibet)
About the largest Buddhist ritual to promote peace and tolerance, held by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Bodh Gaya, India and Graz, Austria in 2002, including exclusive interviews with the Dalai Lama, access to secret rituals for the first time on film as well as footage of a pilgrimage to the Holy

Writer (feature film)

85.
Salt and Fire (2016)
When a scientist working in South America discovers that a supervolcano in the region is about to erupt, she must team up with her nemesis, the head of a corporation known for its sub-par environmental track record, to avert a global catastrophe.
86.
Queen of the Desert (2015)
Bored to tears by her aristocratic life in 1892 England, Gertrude Bell begs her father to send her somewhere so that she can see the world. He obliges by sending her to the British embassy in Tehran. There, she meets embassy secretary Henry Cadogan, who sweeps her off of her feet, but Bell's family
87.
Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner, The (2012) as Screenwriter
Woodcarver Steiner is a competitive ski-jumper. His desire to be the best puts him in danger of pushing himself beyond the safety limits of the course.
88.
Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life (2011)
An exploration of a triple homicide case in Texas with interviews of the victims' families and those convicted for the crime, including a 28-year-old death row inmate just eight days before his execution.
89.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
For over 20,000 years, Chauvet Cave has been completely sealed off by a fallen rock face, its crystal-encrusted interior as large as a football field and strewn with the petrified remains of giant ice age mammals. In 1994, scientists discovered the caverns and found hundreds of pristine paintings wi
90.
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)
Werner Herzog takes viewers on a journey to the Siberian Taiga, where 300 people live in the small village of Bakhtia at the river Yenisei, far from civilization and accessible only by boat or helicopter. Without phones, running water or access to modern medicine, the daily routines of the locals ha
91.
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
Inspired by the true story of a San Diego man who acted out a Sophocles play in his mind and killed his mother with a sword.
92.
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, on Ross Island, the headquarters for the National Science Foundation and home to eleven hundred people during the austral summer. McMurdo is a gathering place for people who want to step off the map and where everyone see
93.
Rescue Dawn (2006)
Dieter Dengler dreamed of flying since his childhood in wartime Germany, which is why he volunteered to become a Navy pilot after his family moved to America. The only place he ever wanted to be was in the sky, but now, on his very first top-secret mission over Laos, his plane is shot down to earth.
94.
Wild Blue Yonder, The (2006)
A group of astronauts circle the earth in a spacecraft, but they cannot return, as our planet has become uninhabitable. The cause of this remains open: all-out war, outbreak of a new disease beyond control, radiation after the complete disappearance of the ozone layer, or whatever. The crew of the s
95.
Wheel of Time (2005) as Screenwriter
About the largest Buddhist ritual to promote peace and tolerance, held by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Bodh Gaya, India and Graz, Austria in 2002, including exclusive interviews with the Dalai Lama, access to secret rituals for the first time on film as well as footage of a pilgrimage to the Holy
96.
Invincible (2001) as Screenwriter
Zishe Breitbart is a Jewish blacksmith's son from Poland who becomes a sensation in Weimar Berlin as a mythical strongman. His employer, Hanussen, dreams of establishing an all-powerful Ministry of the Occult in Hitler's government. As Hitler's hold on power grows daily and Berlin erupts in a fermen
97.
My Best Fiend (1999) as Screenwriter
A film that describes the love-hate relationship between Werner Herzog and actor Klaus Kinski, the deep trust bewteen the director and the actor, and their independently and simultaneously hatched plans to murder one another.
98.
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997) as Screenwriter
Dieter Dengler, growing up in bombed out, postwar Germany, dreamed of flying, of being a test pilot. He made his way, penniless, to America, where he joined the military in pursuit of his obsession to fly. Cut to Vietnam, where on his first mission, Dieter is shot down and captured by Vietcong guerr
99.
Lessons of Darkness (1992) as Screenwriter
100.
Cobra Verde (1988) as Screenwriter
The feared bandit Cobra Verde is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves but soon exacts revenge.
101.
Gasherbrum -- Der leuchtende Berg (1985) as Screenwriter
102.
Ballade vom kleinen Soldaten (1984) as Screenwriter
103.
Wo die grunen Ameisen traumen (1984) as Screenwriter
104.
Fitzcarraldo (1982) as Screenwriter
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
105.
Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980)
Beaten in a bet, German director Werner Herzog is forced to eat his own shoe.
106.
Huie's Predigt (1980) as Screenwriter
107.
Glaube und Wahrung (1980) as Screenwriter
108.
Nosferatu (1979) as Screenwriter
Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Virna, where he lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoule living of men's blood. Inspired by a photograph of Lucy Harker, Jonathan's wife, Dracula moves to Virna, bringing with him death and plague... An unusually contemplative version of Dracula, in which the vampire bears the cross of not being able to get old and die.
109.
Woyzeck (1979) as Screenwriter
110.
Stroszek (1977) as Screenwriter
In Berlin, an alcoholic joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.
111.
Herz aus Glas (1977) as Screenwriter
A small village is renowned for its "Ruby Glass" glass blowing works. When the foreman of the works dies suddenly without revealing the secret of the Ruby Glass, the town slides into a deep depression, and the owner of the glassworks becomes obssessed with the lost secret.
112.
113.
Mit mir will keiner spielen (1976) as Screenwriter
114.
Mystery of Kaspar Hauser, The (1975) as Screenwriter
One day, out of nowhere, Kasper Hauser appears in a small town. He cannot speak and seems barely human. Fascinated, the town tries to civilize him. But soon they begin to treat him as a fantastic wild animal, passing him around for amusement.
115.
Aguirre, The Wrath of God (1972) as Screenwriter
In the 16th century, Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
116.
117.
Fata Morgana (1971) as Screenwriter
118.
Auch Zwerge Haben Klein Angefangen (1970) as Screenwriter
A group of dwarves living in a sort of prison in a remote country are fed up with their condition and begin rebelling against their keepers. Their acts of rebellion grow to alarming proportions. An allegory on the depravity of prisoners as well warders.
119.
Flying Doctors of East Africa, The (1969) as Screenwriter
120.
Signs of Life (1968) as Screenwriter
On Crete, a wounded German paratrooper named Stroszek is sent to the quiet city of Kos with his wife Nora, a Greek nurse, and two other soldiers recovering from minor wounds. Billeted in a decaying fortress, they guard a munitions depot. There's little to do: Becker, a classicist, translates inscriptions on ancient tablets found in the fortress, Meinhart devises traps for cockroaches, Nora helps Stroszek make fireworks using gunpowder from grenades in the depot. Slowly, in the heat and torpor, Stroszek goes mad, drives the others from the fortress, and threatens the city with blowing up the depot. With care, the German command must figure out how to get him down.

Producer (feature film)

121.
Salt and Fire (2016)
When a scientist working in South America discovers that a supervolcano in the region is about to erupt, she must team up with her nemesis, the head of a corporation known for its sub-par environmental track record, to avert a global catastrophe.
122.
Queen of the Desert (2015)
Bored to tears by her aristocratic life in 1892 England, Gertrude Bell begs her father to send her somewhere so that she can see the world. He obliges by sending her to the British embassy in Tehran. There, she meets embassy secretary Henry Cadogan, who sweeps her off of her feet, but Bell's family
124.
Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner, The (2012) as Producer
Woodcarver Steiner is a competitive ski-jumper. His desire to be the best puts him in danger of pushing himself beyond the safety limits of the course.
125.
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)
Werner Herzog takes viewers on a journey to the Siberian Taiga, where 300 people live in the small village of Bakhtia at the river Yenisei, far from civilization and accessible only by boat or helicopter. Without phones, running water or access to modern medicine, the daily routines of the locals ha
126.
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
Inspired by the true story of a San Diego man who acted out a Sophocles play in his mind and killed his mother with a sword.
127.
Rescue Dawn (2006)
Dieter Dengler dreamed of flying since his childhood in wartime Germany, which is why he volunteered to become a Navy pilot after his family moved to America. The only place he ever wanted to be was in the sky, but now, on his very first top-secret mission over Laos, his plane is shot down to earth.
128.
White Diamond, The (2005) as Producer
Airship engineer Dr. Graham Dorrington embarks on a trip to the giant Kaieteur falls in the heart of Guyana, hoping to fly his helium-filled invention above the tree-tops. But this logistic effort will not be without risk. Twelve years ago, a similar expedition into the unique habitat of the canopy
129.
Incident at Loch Ness (2004) as Producer
A farcical send-up of Herzog's style of filmmaking, composed of a series of shorter films within the film, all dedicated to the legend of the Loch Ness monster.
130.
Invincible (2001) as Producer
Zishe Breitbart is a Jewish blacksmith's son from Poland who becomes a sensation in Weimar Berlin as a mythical strongman. His employer, Hanussen, dreams of establishing an all-powerful Ministry of the Occult in Hitler's government. As Hitler's hold on power grows daily and Berlin erupts in a fermen
131.
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997) as Producer
Dieter Dengler, growing up in bombed out, postwar Germany, dreamed of flying, of being a test pilot. He made his way, penniless, to America, where he joined the military in pursuit of his obsession to fly. Cut to Vietnam, where on his first mission, Dieter is shot down and captured by Vietcong guerr
132.
Lessons of Darkness (1992) as Producer
133.
Echos Aus Einem Dusteren Reich (1990) as Producer
A semi-documentary profile of Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the self-proclaimed emperor of the Central African Republic who is now in prison.
134.
135.
Ballade vom kleinen Soldaten (1984) as Producer
136.
Fitzcarraldo (1982) as Producer
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
137.
Huie's Predigt (1980) as Producer
138.
Nosferatu (1979) as Producer
Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Virna, where he lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoule living of men's blood. Inspired by a photograph of Lucy Harker, Jonathan's wife, Dracula moves to Virna, bringing with him death and plague... An unusually contemplative version of Dracula, in which the vampire bears the cross of not being able to get old and die.
139.
Woyzeck (1979) as Producer
140.
Soufriere, La (1977) as Producer
141.
Herz aus Glas (1977) as Producer
A small village is renowned for its "Ruby Glass" glass blowing works. When the foreman of the works dies suddenly without revealing the secret of the Ruby Glass, the town slides into a deep depression, and the owner of the glassworks becomes obssessed with the lost secret.
142.
Stroszek (1977) as Producer
In Berlin, an alcoholic joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.
143.
Mit mir will keiner spielen (1976) as Producer
145.
Mystery of Kaspar Hauser, The (1975) as Producer
One day, out of nowhere, Kasper Hauser appears in a small town. He cannot speak and seems barely human. Fascinated, the town tries to civilize him. But soon they begin to treat him as a fantastic wild animal, passing him around for amusement.
146.
Aguirre, The Wrath of God (1972) as Producer
In the 16th century, Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
148.
Fata Morgana (1971) as Producer
149.
Auch Zwerge Haben Klein Angefangen (1970) as Producer
A group of dwarves living in a sort of prison in a remote country are fed up with their condition and begin rebelling against their keepers. Their acts of rebellion grow to alarming proportions. An allegory on the depravity of prisoners as well warders.
150.
151.
Signs of Life (1968) as Producer
On Crete, a wounded German paratrooper named Stroszek is sent to the quiet city of Kos with his wife Nora, a Greek nurse, and two other soldiers recovering from minor wounds. Billeted in a decaying fortress, they guard a munitions depot. There's little to do: Becker, a classicist, translates inscriptions on ancient tablets found in the fortress, Meinhart devises traps for cockroaches, Nora helps Stroszek make fireworks using gunpowder from grenades in the depot. Slowly, in the heat and torpor, Stroszek goes mad, drives the others from the fortress, and threatens the city with blowing up the depot. With care, the German command must figure out how to get him down.

Music (feature film)

152.
Auch Zwerge Haben Klein Angefangen (1970) as Music Adaptation
A group of dwarves living in a sort of prison in a remote country are fed up with their condition and begin rebelling against their keepers. Their acts of rebellion grow to alarming proportions. An allegory on the depravity of prisoners as well warders.

Sound (feature film)

153.
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, on Ross Island, the headquarters for the National Science Foundation and home to eleven hundred people during the austral summer. McMurdo is a gathering place for people who want to step off the map and where everyone see
154.
Soufriere, La (1977) as Sound
156.
Aguirre, The Wrath of God (1972) as Sound
In the 16th century, Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
158.
Fata Morgana (1971) as Sound

Misc. Crew (feature film)

160.
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, on Ross Island, the headquarters for the National Science Foundation and home to eleven hundred people during the austral summer. McMurdo is a gathering place for people who want to step off the map and where everyone see
161.
163.
Aguirre, The Wrath of God (1972)
In the 16th century, Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
164.

Director (special)

165.
Lessons of Darkness (1992) as Director
A documentary examining the environmental devastation in Kuwait following the Persian Gulf War in 1991.

Producer (special)

166.
Lessons of Darkness (1992) as Producer
A documentary examining the environmental devastation in Kuwait following the Persian Gulf War in 1991.

Director (short)

167.
Herakles (1962) as Director

Writer (short)

168.
Herakles (1962) as Screenwriter

Producer (short)

169.
Herakles (1962) as Producer

Editing (short)

170.
Herakles (1962) as Editor

Sound (short)

171.
Herakles (1962) as Sound

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