Based on the bestseller by Cormac McCarthy, this is the story of one family's fate after a sudden catastrophe destroys most of life on earth. Viggo Mortensen plays the father who protects his family from the roving bands who survive by cannibalism. Kodi Smit-McPhee plays his young son, who barely remembers life before the disaster, and Charlize Theron (Monster) is the tormented wife and mother. Directed by John Hillcoat. With Garret Dillahunt, and Michael K. Williams. Categories: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Charlize Theron in The Road
In this multi-character drama, Sylvia (Charlize Theron), a young woman who has had a difficult childhood, returns to Oregon to try and reunite with her mother (Kim Basinger). Mariana and Santiago (Jos_ Mar_a Yazpik and Jennifer Lawrence) are teens in a border town who try to make sense of their parents' shattered lives, while Nick (Joaquim de Almeida) carries on an intense affair with a married woman. Directed by Guillermo Arriaga. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2008.
Charlize Theron in The Burning Plain
John Hancock (Will Smith) is a reluctant, sarcastic superhero who falls out of favor with the public when the property damage caused by his heroic deeds begins to outshine the crime he prevents and the lives he saves. Intent on giving him an image makeover, publicist Ray Embrey (Jason Bateman) convinces Hancock to turn himself over to the authorities, so the public can realize just how much they really need him. When the city finally calls upon Hancock, he repays their gratitude by becoming the hero he was always meant to be. Directed by Peter Berg. With Charlize Theron. Categories: Action, Comedy, Drama. Year: 2008.
Charlize Theron in Hancock
James Reedy (Nick Stahl) is a simple man lacking direction in his life when his sister Joleen (Charlize Theron) abandons her daughter Tara (AnnaSophia Robb) with him without an explanation. Initially, James doesn't believe that he'll be able to take care of his 12-year-old niece, but, when Tara faces being sent to a foster home, he overcomes his fear and complacency. Setting out on the road, James and Tara slowly bond as Tara comes to terms with her mother's disappearance and James reexamines parts of his own life that he has tried to forget. Directed by Bill Maher. With Dennis Hopper and Woody Harrelson. Categories: Drama. Year: 2008.
Charlize Theron in Sleepwalking
In 1999, thousands of activists descend upon Seattle to join in a mass demonstration against the WTO Ministerial Conference. What begins as a peaceful protest in Seattle's streets turns into an all-out riot, with protesters facing off with police and the National guard. Caught in the middle are Dale (Woody Harrelson), a riot cop, Ella (Charlize Theron), his wife, Jay (Martin Henderson), a protest organizer, and Mayor Jim Tobin (Ray Liotta). Directed by Stuart Townsend. With Michelle Rodriguez, André Benjamin, Rade Serbedzija, Ivana Milicevic, Joshua Jackson, Connie Nielsen, Channing Tatum and Jennifer Carpenter. Categories: Action, Drama, Based on a True Story. Year: 2007.
Charlize Theron in Battle in Seattle
After a young soldier goes AWOL following his return from Iraq, his father, Hank (Tommy Lee Jones), a career military officer, and his mother, Joan (Susan Sarandon), work together with police detective Emily Sanders (Charlize Theron) to uncover the truth behind his mysterious disappearance. Directed byPaul Haggis. With Jason Patric, James Franco, Frances Fisher and Josh Brolin. Categories: Drama, Mystery. Year: 2007.
Charlize Theron in In the Valley of Elah
In the year 2415, the world's population has been so drastically decimated by a sweeping virus that all of the earth's inhabitants live within one walled "perfect" city, Bregna. Bregna is ruled by a tribunal of scientists who exert complete control over its citizens. However, an underground rebellion is underway, led by the Handler (Frances McDormand). Aeon Flux (Charlize Theron), a skilled, acrobatic assassin, is assigned with a critical mission - to kill Trevor Goodchild (Marton Csokas), the government's sinister leader. Directed by Karyn Kusama. With Jonny Lee Miller, Sophie Okonedo and Amelia Warner. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Charlize Theron in Aeon Flux
After pulling off an amazing heist of millions in dollars of gold from a heavily guarded palazzo in Venice, Italy, criminal mastermind Charlie Croker (Mark Wahlberg) watches as his intricate plan falls apart when Steve (Edward Norton), a member of his own team, double crosses them all. After losing their gold and being left for dead, Charlie and his gang (Jason Statham, Seth Green and Mos Def) team up with their ex-leader's safe-cracking daughter (Charlize Theron) to beat Steve at his own game. Directed by F. Gary Gray. With Donald Sutherland and Fausto Callegarini. Categories: Adventure, Action, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Charlize Theron in The Italian Job
Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron), a troubled Daytona Beach prostitute, becomes the nation's first female serial killer. Amongst the horrors of murders and life on the fringes of society, a love story unfolds between Wuornos and Selby Wall (Christina Ricci), a teenager sent to live with an aunt in Florida in order to "cure her homosexuality." Directed by Patty Jenkins. With Bruce Dern, Annie Corley and Pruitt Taylor Vince. Categories: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Charlize Theron in Monster
In this period comedy/crime drama, Woody Allen plays an insurance investigator in the 1940s. When Betty (Helen Hunt), is sent to reorganize his office, the two instantly dislike each other. But after they attend a magic show, they are hypnotized into carrying out heists for the magician. Dan Aykroyd is the cost-cutting boss who doesn't have a clue who is committing so many thefts, and Charlize Theron plays a rich girl who catches the thieves in the act. Directed by Woody Allen. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Mystery. Year: 2001.
Charlize Theron in The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
Before WWI, Rannulph Junuh (Matt Damon) had a perfect golf swing, but the ravages of battle have striped him of his innocence and his love for the the game. Returning to Savannah, Junuh learns that his former fiancée Adele Invergordon (Charlize Theron) is hosting a golf tournament featuring the greats of the day. Although he initially turns down Adele's invitation to participate, Junah has a change of heart when a mysterious caddy named Bagger Vance (Will Smith) appears seemingly from nowhere, teaching Junuh the secret of mastering the difficulties of both golf and life. Directed by Robert Redford. With Bruce McGill and Jack Lemmon. Categories: Drama, Romance, Sports. Year: 2000.
Charlize Theron in The Legend of Bagger Vance
Cuba Gooding Jr. stars as Carl Brashear, the first African-American man to serve as a Navy SEAL. Coming from a poor family, Carl faced an uphill battle to achieve his goal, and it became even more challenging after he lost part of his leg in an accident. His mentor in the Navy, Billy Sunday (Robert De Niro), was a tough taskmaster opposed to the idea of African Americans being trained as divers who gradually came to respect Carl. Charlize Theron plays Billy's wife. Directed by George Tillman Jr Categories: Biography, Drama. Year: 2000.
Charlize Theron in Men of Honor