* CrazyAwesome: And that doesn't begin to scratch the surface of the things he has done.
* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: Nearly every film features at least one example. For a while German band Popol Vuh provided most his scores.
* CrowningMomentOfAwesome:
** Most famously in ''Film/{{Fitzcarraldo}}'': The characters in the film drag a 320 ton (290 metric ton) steamboat over the land. This was done using methods that were actually ''more difficult'' than the [[{{Biopic}} actual event]]. Mocked in his film ''Incident at Loch Ness''.
*** Creator/LesBlank's documentary ''[[http://www.hulu.com/watch/166742 Burden of Dreams]]'' really impresses the sheer magnitude of this task upon its viewers.
** Herzog [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylXqc8TQ15w got shot in the stomach with an air rifle in LA during an interview]] and just [[{{BadAss}} brushed it off to continue the interview in a sound studio with no medical aid.]]
-->''"It's not a significant bullet."''