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Theron, Charlize

Works: 259 works in 1,071 publications in 11 languages and 37,834 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Fiction  Legal drama  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer, Narrator, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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The cider house rules L'Ĺ“uvre de dieu, la part du diable by John Irving ( Visual )
83 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,530 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 ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,265 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 )
49 editions published in 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,169 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 )
43 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,129 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 Troy Kennedy Martin ( Visual )
43 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,122 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 )
52 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,104 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 six men in Florida
Men of honor by George Tillman ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,947 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
Prometheus by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
34 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,927 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
The legend of Bagger Vance by Robert Redford ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 1,738 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
The road by John Hillcoat ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A holocaust has destroyed the world. Civilization lies in ruins. Nothing grows. The Man and his young son, the Boy, struggle across the devastated, post-apocalyptic landscape, pushing their belongings in a shopping cart, hoping to reach the coast. It is almost impossible to find any food. Life on the road is a deadly game of hide, seek, and devour with bloodthirsty bands of roving, starving, survivalist types, many of whom have fallen into cannibalism. The Man carries the curse of remembering the world as it once was, while for the Boy, the world has always been destroyed, any intimation that life was once different is foreign to his existence. Love--of the Man and Boy for each other--is the one testament to a humanity that remains, even in the face of total chaos
In the valley of Elah ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,576 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 )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,434 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. Both must face the harsh realities of growing up
Devil's advocate by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,367 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 Ron Underwood ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,363 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 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who rejected him
ÆonFlux ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,160 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. But as she goes deeper into her mission, Aeon uncovers some shocking secrets that put the mission, not to mention her life, in danger
The astronaut's wife by Rand Ravich ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 878 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
Sweet November by Pat O'Connor ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 866 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 curse of the jade scorpion by Woody Allen ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 700 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 )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon release from prison, Rudy poses as his old cell mate Nick to make time with Nick's beautiful penpal Ashley. But Rudy's ruse blows up when he realizes that Ashley is involved in an armed robbery plot
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English (445)
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