Known For

Werner Herzog is known for:

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
    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 Aguirre, 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?
  • Rescue Dawn
    A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
  • The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans
    Terrence McDonagh is a New Orleans Police sergeant, who recieves a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. Due to his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and becomes addicted to prescription pain medication. He then finds himself involved with a drug dealer who is suspected of murdering a family of African immigrants.

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