> People > Directors


Werner Herzog

2000-Present


RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 Rescue Dawn MGM $5,490,423 505 $110,326 6 7/4/07
2 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,304,920 123 $139,101 5 4/29/11
3 Grizzly Man Lions $3,178,403 105 $269,131 29 8/12/05
4 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First $1,702,112 96 $245,398 27 11/20/09
5 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
6 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $338,987 23 $10,481 1 1/25/13
7 Into the Abyss IFC $223,880 30 $47,559 12 11/11/11
8 Invincible (2002) FL $81,954 9 $14,293 4 9/20/02
9 Cobra Verde (re-issue) 518 $12,702 1 $7,402 1 3/23/07
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (9): $17,278,314
Average: $1,919,813


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Rescue Dawn MGM $6,352,300 $5,490,423 7/4/07
2 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $5,251,600 $5,304,920 4/29/11
3 Grizzly Man Lions $3,947,000 $3,178,403 8/12/05
4 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First $1,766,400 $1,702,112 11/20/09
5 Encounters at the End of the World Think $1,047,600 $944,933 6/11/08
6 Happy People: A Year in the Taiga MBox $337,100 $338,987 1/25/13
7 Into the Abyss IFC $227,600 $223,880 11/11/11
8 Invincible (2002) FL $112,300 $81,954 9/20/02
9 Cobra Verde (re-issue) 518 $14,700 $12,702 3/23/07
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $19,056,500
Average: $2,117,400


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First $10.6 $1.7 16.1% $8.9 83.9% 2009
Rescue Dawn MGM $7.2 $5.5 76.5% $1.7 23.5% 2007
Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $6.5 $5.3 82% $1.2 18% 2011
Grizzly Man Lions $4.1 $3.2 78.3% $883k 21.7% 2005
Encounters at the End of the World Think $1.2 $945k 78.4% $261k 21.6% 2008
Into the Abyss IFC $224k $224k 100% n/a 0% 2011
Invincible (2002) FL $82.0k $82.0k 100% n/a 0% 2002
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $29.8 million




If there are any movies that you think should be on this list, e-mail us at mail@boxofficemojo.com.

RETURN TO PEOPLE INDEX