WorldCat Identities

Theron, Charlize

Works: 299 works in 1,209 publications in 9 languages and 40,452 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer, Author, Contributor, Other, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Charlize Theron
The cider house rules L'œuvre de dieu, la part du diable by John Irving( Visual )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,401 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 2014 in English and held by 2,344 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 )

44 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After evil Queen Ravenna sends a huntsman into the forest to kill Snow White, she discovers that the huntsman instead teaches Snow White to become a warrior and fight against the Queen
Hancock by Peter Berg( Visual )

47 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,272 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 )

47 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,221 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 )

62 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,145 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 )

43 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,115 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 )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,983 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 )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,823 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 )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,744 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 by Paul Haggis( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,587 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. He thought his son was in Iraq, but is informed that Mike returned stateside four days ago with his platoon. When he calls his son's cell phone and gets voice mail, he drives to Fort Rudd and begins to make inquiries, but with each inquiry he comes to a dead end. Then a body is found, dismembered and burned beyond recognition and is identified as Mike. Hank tries to find out what happened, but continues to encounter hurdles. Yet he is persistent, uncovering things no one wants to hear, including himself
Young adult by Jason Reitman ( '11 ) Movie( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,483 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
A million ways to die in the west by Amanda Seyfried( Visual )

17 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 1,409 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 )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,387 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 )

15 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
onFlux by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

400 years in the future, after a virus decimates 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
Astro Boy by David Bowers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,196 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
Sweet November by Pat O'Connor( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 891 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 )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 887 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 )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 683 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
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In the valley of Elah
Alternative Names
Charlize Theron actrice amricaine

Charlize Theron actriz estadounidense

Charlize Theron aktorka amerykańska

Charlize Theron Amerikaans acteur

Charlize Theron attrice e modella sudafricana

Charlize Theron sdafrikanische Schauspielerin

Charlize Theronov

Şarliz Teron

Šarlīze Terona

Σαρλίζ Θερόν

Шарлиз Терон

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Шарлис Терон

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HancockMonsterThe legend of Bagger VanceIn the valley of ElahDevil's advocateMighty Joe YoungSweet NovemberThe curse of the jade scorpion