Aguirre: The Wrath of God

Lists: Adventure

Brief 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 Aguirres, 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"

Overall Ranking: 572 (Rank from 1972: # 2)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 60%
Regular 20%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Josh of Classicblanca100
David Baruffi97(full review)
Andrew Buckle of The Film Emporium88(full review)
Thomas Pollock80
Jay of Life Vs Film50(full review)

People Involved

  • Klaus Kinski (Don Lope de Aguirre)
  • Helena Rojo (Inez)
  • Del Negro (Gaspar de Carvajal)
  • Ruy Guerra (Don Pedro de Ursua)
  • Peter Berling (Don Fernando de Guzman)
  • Cecilia Rivera (Flores)
  • Edward Roland (Okello)
  • Daniel Ades (Perucho)
  • Armando Polanah (Armando)
  • Alejandro Repulles (Gonzalo Pizarro)
  • Werner Herzog (Director)