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Theron, Charlize

Overview
Works: 214 works in 1,352 publications in 10 languages and 43,930 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Biographical films  History  Dystopian films  Survival films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer, Author, Other, Narrator, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charlize Theron
The cider house rules by John Irving( Visual )

118 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,535 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 )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,442 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, fearing 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 by Rupert Sanders( Visual )

56 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,424 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 )

53 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Hancock is an unhappy and reluctant superhero who is depressed and has drinks heavily. He has saved many lives in Los Angeles, but in doing so, he has no regards for the damages he causes. The public has had enough of Hancock. Then one day, Hancock saves the life of Ray Embrey from being hit by a train. Ray is a public relations executive who now can go home to his wife and child, thanks to Hancock. Ray owes Hancock his life, and he makes it his mission to change his superhero's image. Ray's wife doesn't want Hancock around and makes certain that Hancock knows it
The Italian job by Peter Collinson( Visual )

60 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Venice, Italy, a team of expert thieves pulls a daring heist of $35 million dollars in bars of gold. One of the thieves betrays his companions and swipes the gold for himself. One year later, in Los Angeles, the surviving team members create a smart and devious plan to steal back the gold and get their revenge on the traitor"--IMDb
Monster by Patty Jenkins( Visual )

57 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,174 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 )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,051 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 George Tillman( Visual )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,025 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 )

46 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,983 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
The legend of Bagger Vance by Robert Redford( Visual )

42 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,802 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
Mad Max by George Miller( Visual )

17 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Haunted by his turbulent past, he believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord with his gangs, pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows
In the valley of Elah by Paul Haggis( Visual )

60 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,620 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
A million ways to die in the west by Amanda Seyfried( Visual )

19 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Albert backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband, a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test
Devil's advocate by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

53 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hotshot attorney Kevin Lomax's 64-0 case record has brought him a tempting offer from an elite New York film. But the job Lomax accepts isn't what it seems. The Devil is in the details
Young Adult by Jason Reitman ( '11 ) Movie( Visual )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,443 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
Mighty Joe Young by Ron Underwood( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,357 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
ÆonFlux by Karyn Kusama( Visual )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,262 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
Astro Boy by David Bowers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,177 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
The astronaut's wife by Rand Ravich( Visual )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 896 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 )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelson Moss moves in with Sara Deever for a month
 
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In the valley of Elah
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Charlize Theron actrice américaine

Charlize Theron actriz estadounidense

Charlize Theron aktorka amerykańska

Charlize Theron aktourez

Charlize Theron Amerikaans acteur

Charlize Theron attrice e modella sudafricana

Charlize Theron südafrikanische Schauspielerin

Charlize Theronová

Şarliz Teron

Šarlīze Terona

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Шарлиз Терон

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HancockMonsterThe legend of Bagger VanceIn the valley of ElahDevil's advocateMighty Joe YoungSweet November