Watch: Werner Herzog saves Joaquin Phoenix from car crash, in animated form

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Today's DVD release of Werner Herzog's most recent film, My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done, contains this gem of a bonus clip, which animates the story of Herzog saving current trending topic Joaquin Phoenix from a car crash back in 2006. We once compiled a list of "Five Reasons Werner Herzog is More Badass Than Chuck Norris", but the guy is so badass that "saved Joaquin Phoenix from a car crash" didn't even crack number five. Make sure to watch this hilarious clip, which weds stop-motion with Herzog's legendary deadpan (itself so hilarious that funny animation seems almost redundant).