Werner Herzog

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $28,973,839 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,024)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Director), Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Screenwriter), The Act of Killing (Executive Producer), Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (Director), Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (Screenwriter)
Best-Known Acting Roles: The Zec (Jack Reacher), Documentary Filmmaker (Penguins of Madagascar), Castorp (U.S. Version) (Kaze Tachinu), Himself (Cave of Forgotten Dreams), Himself (Life Itself)
Most productive collaborators: Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, Lee Child, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$146,035,955$366,822,821$512,858,776
Narrator2$5,643,907$980,824$6,624,731
Inverviewee1$810,454$0$810,454
(Unclassified)1$165,831$0$165,831
In Technical RolesDirector14$17,546,094$11,427,745$28,973,839
Executive Producer4$825,906$0$825,906
Screenwriter2$5,643,907$980,824$6,624,731
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
11/26/2014 Penguins of Madagascar Documentary Filmmaker  $25,447,444 $60,647,461 $177,447,461 $132,000,000
7/4/2014 Life Itself Himself  $131,411 $810,454 $810,454  
7/20/2013 Kaze Tachinu Castorp (U.S. Version)    $5,201,879 $117,924,700  
12/21/2012 Jack Reacher The Zec  $15,210,156 $80,070,736 $217,370,736 $60,000,000
12/9/2011 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Narrator    $338,987 $338,987  
4/29/2011 Cave of Forgotten Dreams Himself  $139,101 $5,304,920 $6,285,744  
5/2/2008 Mister Lonely   $16,769 $165,831 $165,831  
3/21/2008 The Grand The German  $16,454 $115,879 $115,879 $3,000,000
Movies: 8Totals: $152,656,147$520,459,792 
  Averages:$5,120,167$19,082,018$65,057,474$24,375,000
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
1/23/2015 Red Army Executive Producer   $0 $0  
12/31/2014 The Look of Silence Executive Producer   $0 $0  
7/19/2013 The Act of Killing Executive Producer $27,450 $486,919 $486,919 $1,000,000
12/9/2011 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Director, Executive Producer, Screenwriter   $338,987 $338,987  
11/11/2011 Into the Abyss Director $47,559 $223,880 $550,645  
4/29/2011 Cave of Forgotten Dreams Director, Screenwriter $139,101 $5,304,920 $6,285,744  
12/31/2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? Director   $0 $0  
11/20/2009 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Director $245,398 $1,702,112 $8,162,545 $25,000,000
6/11/2008 Encounters at the End of the World Director $17,730 $944,933 $1,252,613  
5/2/2008 Mister Lonely Director $16,769 $165,831 $165,831  
7/4/2007 Rescue Dawn Director $110,326 $5,490,423 $7,037,886 $10,000,000
3/23/2007 Cobra Verde Director $7,402 $7,402 $7,402  
10/20/2006 Aguirre: The Wrath of God Director $7,063 $12,609 $12,609  
8/12/2005 Grizzly Man Director $269,131 $3,178,403 $4,504,451  
9/20/2002 Invincible Director $14,293 $80,636 $80,636  
11/5/1999 Mein Liebster Feind Director $7,677 $95,958 $574,490  
10/5/1979 Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht Director   $0 $0