Charlize Theron is one of the American actresses and producers in Hollywood. She earned an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, also one of the world’s highest-paid actresses. She had played almost 64 movies and currently charging $12 – $18 Million for a Film. She first appeared in the B-film Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest. Check out the top movies of Charlize Theron below.
Charlize Theron’s Top 10 Movies
1. Atomic Blonde (2017)
Atomic Blonde is a film based on the 2012 graphic novel The Coldest City. In the film, Charlize Theron plays the role of Lorraine Broughton, a top-level MI6 field agent. David Leitch directed the film. The film follows, “Sensual and savage, Lorraine Broughton is the most elite spy in MI6, an agent who’s willing to use all of her lethal skills to stay alive during an impossible mission. With the Berlin Wall about to fall, she travels into the heart of the city to retrieve a priceless dossier and take down a ruthless espionage ring. Once there, she teams up with an embedded station chief to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies.”
The film also stars James McAvoy, John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella, Roland Møller, and Toby Jones.
The Burning Plain is a romantic mystery film, the film follows a woman on the edge who takes an emotional journey back to the defining moment of her life. The film stars Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Basinger, and Joaquim de Almeida. The Burning Plain synopsis follows, “In the present, Sylvia (Charlize Theron) appears to lead a confident life as a restaurant manager but she cleverly hides her promiscuity, self-mutilation, and suicidal impulses. In the past, a young girl named Mariana (Jennifer Lawrence) tries to figure out why her mother (Kim Basinger) began an affair as she enters into a relationship with the son of her mother’s lover. The threads of these dysfunctional lives are increasingly tied into a potent knot.”
Bombshell is the film based on the accounts of the women at Fox News who set out to expose CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. The film stars 3 top stars Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, and Margot Robbie. The film’s synopsis follows, “The provocative real story of three whip-smart, ambitious, strong women who, after anchoring one of America’s most powerful news networks, become headlines themselves when they risk everything to stand up to the man who made them famous.”
Dark Places is a neo-noir mystery film based on Gillian Flynn’s 2009 novel of the same name. The film follows a woman (Charlize Theron) who confronts traumatic, childhood memories of the murder of her mother and two sisters when she investigates the possibility that her brother (Corey Stoll) is innocent of the crime.
Tully follows the friendship between a mother of three and her night nanny. It is the third collaboration between director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody. The film follows “Marlo is a New York suburbanite who’s about to give birth to her third child. Her husband, Ron, is loving and works hard, but remains clueless about the demands that motherhood puts on his wife. When the baby is born, Marlo’s wealthy brother hires a nighttime nanny named Tully to help his sister handle the workload. Hesitant at first, Marlo soon learns to appreciate all that Tully does — forming a special bond with her new, lifesaving friend.”
Young Adult is a comedy-drama film. The film follows, “Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) a successful writer of teen literature who returns to her hometown with a dual mission: to relive her glory days and steal away her now-married high-school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson). However, her mission does not go exactly to plan, and she finds her homecoming more problematic than she expected. Instead, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate (Patton Oswalt), who has also found it difficult to move past high school.”
The film stars Charlize Theron as Mavis Gary, Patton Oswalt as Matt Freehauf, Patrick Wilson as Buddy Slade, Elizabeth Reaser as Beth Slade, Collette Wolfe as Sandra Freehauf, and Jill Eikenberry as Hedda Gary.
That Thing You Do! follows the story of the rise and fall of a fictional 1960s one-hit wonder pop band. The film synopsis follows, “Wily band manager Mr. White helps a small-town band achieve big-time success when they released a Beatles-style pop song in 1964. Pennsylvania band the “Oneders” become a sensation after their drummer breaks his arm, and is replaced by jazz enthusiast, Guy Patterson, who injects something a bit different into their music.”
Mad Max: Fury Road is an Australian post-apocalyptic action film, the fourth installment, and a reboot of the Mad Max franchise. The follows, “Years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside the desert fortress the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) leads the despot’s five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), a loner and former captive. Fortified in the massive, armored truck the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord and his henchmen in a deadly high-speed chase through the Wasteland.”
The film stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Riley Keough, Zoë Kravitz, Abbey Lee, and Courtney Eaton.
Hancock stars Will Smith, Charlize Theron, and Jason Bateman. The film follows, “A scruffy superhero named Hancock (Will Smith) protects the citizens of Los Angeles but leaves horrendous collateral damage in the wake of every well-intentioned feat. That’s OK with Hancock; he doesn’t care what people think and is just as likely to be found dozing on a park bench as saving a damsel in distress. However, after saving the life of a PR executive (Jason Bateman) and meeting the man’s beautiful wife (Charlize Theron), he realizes that he may have a sensitive side after all.”
In the film, Charlize Theron plays the role of Mary Embrey, Ray’s wife, and Hancock’s ex-wife who also has powers and abilities like him, but they are both becoming weak as they are close to each other. Theron described Mary, “She makes this conscious decision to live in suburbia and be this soccer mom to her stepson and be the perfect wife—she lives in this bubble. But when people do that it usually means they are hiding some characteristic inside themselves that scares them. That is Mary’s case. She knows who she is and what she is capable of.”
The Fate of the Furious is the sequel to Furious 7 (2015) and the eighth installment in the Fast & Furious franchise. The film follows, “With Dom and Letty married, Brian and Mia retired and the rest of the crew exonerated, the globe-trotting team has found some semblance of a normal life. They soon face an unexpected challenge when a mysterious woman named Cipher forces Dom to betray them all. Now, they must unite to bring home the man who made them a family and stop Cipher from unleashing chaos.”