Rank: 63/100 in Top 100 Films Films

Aguirre, the Wrath of God is a 1972 adventure film written and directed by famous German director Werner Herzog, about the travels of Lope de Aguirre, a Spanish soldier, who goes to South America in search of El Dorado, the legendary city of gold.

Movie Synopsis:

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?

Movie details:

  • Original Title: Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes
  • Original Language: de
  • Studio:¬†Werner Herzog Filmproduktion
  • Director: Werner Herzog
  • Actors: Ruy Guerra
  • Genre: Action/Adventure > Historical
  • Running Time: 94
  • Release Date: 1972-12-29
  • Vote Average: 7.5
  • Popularity: 6.565643
  • Genre: Action/Adventure > Historical
  • Type: Amazon Video
  • ASIN: B072DW6FLC
  • Product Group: Movie
  • Running Time: 94

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