WorldCat Identities

Theron, Charlize

Works: 292 works in 1,132 publications in 9 languages and 38,291 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Legal drama 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer, Narrator, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charlize Theron
The cider house rules L'Ĺ“uvre de dieu, la part du diable by John Irving ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Homer, who has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of an orphanage in rural Maine and has been trained by its proprietor, Dr. Wilbur Larch to be Larch's successor. Wally Worthington brings his pregnant girlfriend, Candy Kendall, to the orphanage because Dr. Larch provides medically safe, albeit illegal abortions. Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm. When Wally leaves to fight in World War II, Homer falls in love with Candy
North country by Charlize Theron ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota steel mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment, but none of the other women will join her case for fear that things will only get worse. A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the U.S. - Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won a landmark 1984 lawsuit
Snow White and the huntsman ( Visual )
43 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 2,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Snow White is the only person in the land fairer than the evil queen who is out to destroy her. But what the wicked ruler never imagined is that the young woman threatening her reign has been training in the art of war with a huntsman who was dispatched to kill her
Hancock by Peter Berg ( Visual )
45 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A superhero with total disregard for the damage he causes while saving people finds himself having his image changed by a public relations executive, in return for saving the executive's life
The Italian job by Peter Collinson ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie, the mastermind of a Venice heist, is overseen by John, a lifelong criminal. But the thieves are ruthlessly double-crossed by one of their own, Steve. In order to get their stolen gold bars back, Charlie enlists John's reluctant safecracking-prodigy daughter, Stella. But Steve proves himself to be one step ahead of them, and Charlie finds that he'll have to make some daring last-minute changes to their plan by creating the largest traffic jam in Los Angeles' history
Monster by Patty Jenkins ( Visual )
55 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute who was executed in 2002 for the brutal murders of at least 6 men in Florida. Homeless most of her life, Wuornos subsisted by working as a prostitute. In Florida, down to her last five dollars and pondering suicide, she stopped into a bar for a beer where she meets Selby. One night, after a john attacks her, Aileen pulls a gun and kills the man. Aileen's loathing for the men who pay her for sex becomes so extreme that she begins killing her customers regardless of their behavior
Prometheus by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
37 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explorers have discovered a clue that brings them to the origins of mankind on Earth. This leads them on a journey that takes them to the darkest corners of the universe
Men of honor by Robert De Niro ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The courageous story of an African-American sailor who dared to dream of becoming a U.S. Navy Master Diver. Despite a ruthless training officer and a tragic shipboard accident, Carl's iron will is never broken. Against all odds, he pushes on to achieve the impossible
The road by John Hillcoat ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A father and his son are two of the last remaining people on earth after an unexplained tragedy has destroyed most of life. As the two head south, they are faced with many trials and tribulations along the way. An intense bond between the father and son is formed as together they strive to not only survive, but to retain humanity as they help the people they encounter along the way
The legend of Bagger Vance by Robert Redford ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The protagonist of this metaphysical fable is Rannulph Junah, Southern aristocrat and World War I hero. In a tournament in Savannah, he defeats two golf pros by following the teachings of his guru, Bagger Vance, a black mystic serving as his caddie
In the valley of Elah ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hank, a retired Sergeant with the Military Police, receives a call informing him that his youngest son, Mike, has gone AWOL. Hank embarks on finding Mike, recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq, but makes a series of discoveries, including a murder, that leads Hank into a far more confused and disturbing situation than he'd expected
Young adult ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mavis Gary is a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart. When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either
Devil's advocate by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hotshot attorney Kevin Lomax's 64-0 case record has brought him a tempting offer from an elite New York firm. But the job Lomax accepts isn't what it seems. The Devil is in the details
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fifteen-foot-tall Central African gorilla is brought to America to save him from poachers. But his notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past
Astro Boy by David Bowers ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in futuristic Metro City. When a brilliant scientist's young son dies, he secretly creates a powerful robot boy he names Astro Boy. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, Astro Boy embarks on a journey in search of acceptance. Along his way he experiences betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him
ÆonFlux ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
400 years in the future, after a virus kills off 99% of the world population, only one city on Earth remains. Ruled by the Goodchild dynasty, it is a perfect society of peace and prosperity except that its citizens keep mysteriously disappearing. A secret agent/assassin/warrior has been given the mission to bring down the regime. As she goes deeper into her mission, Aeon uncovers some shocking secrets that put the mission, not to mention her life, in danger
Sweet November by Pat O'Connor ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nelson Moss moves in with Sara Deever, a woman who shares her heart and her apartment each month with a different troubled man
The astronaut's wife by Rand Ravich ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... courageous NASA astronaut Spencer Armacost and his beautiful schoolteacher wife Jillian [are] a seemingly perfect couple whose lives are momentarily shattered when Spencer's mission mysteriously loses contact with Earth for 2 minutes. But neither Spencer nor Jillian knows that those 120 seconds of terror will ultimately threaten their sanity, their future and their lives in this heart-stopping psychological thriller"--Container
The curse of the jade scorpion ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Someone is stealing millions in jewels from New York City's upper crust. It's up to insurance investigator C.W. Briggs to find out who is stealing the goods. Feeling that the heists are an inside job, he uses his instincts to discover which "insiders" are actually responsible
Reindeer games ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and German and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon release from a stint in prison, Rudy impulsively decides to pose as his old cell mate Nick in order to make time with Nick's beautiful penpal Ashley. But Rudy's ruse blows up when he realizes that Ashley was doublecrossing Nick ... and now he's inescapably part of an armed robbery plot being hatched by her evil brother
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English (441)
German (30)
Spanish (25)
French (7)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (3)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (1)
Czech (1)