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Two Days in the ValleyTwo Days in the Valley (2 Days in the Valley) (1996) Aro Favourite
Dir. John Herzfeld
Feat. James Spader, Danny Aiello, Teri Hatcher
Devilishly hip comedy fires off rounds of tension and big laughs with oozy confidence. A ruddy collection of LA stereotypes – hitmen, hustlers…
Trial and ErrorTrial and Error (1997)
Dir. Jonathan Lynn
Feat. Jeff Daniels, Michael Ritchie, Charlize Theron
Big city lawyer Jeff Daniels and his actor buddy Michael Ritchie (from TV's Seinfeld) wind up having to swap identities to defend a case against a…
Devil's Advocate, TheDevil's Advocate, The (1997) Recommended
Dir. Taylor Hackford
Feat. Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron
Invincible lawyer Keanu Reeves is tempted to join an elite law firm, but bossman Al Pacino has a firey temper and is looking for lifelong commitment,…
Mighty Joe Young (1999)
Dir. Ron Underwood
Feat. Charlize Theron, Bill Paxton
Good natured eco–action movie, a remake of the 1949 film of the same name (KING KONG lite, if you will), follows the re–habitation of an…
Astronaut's Wife, TheAstronaut's Wife, The (1999)
Dir. Rand Ravich
Feat. Johnny Depp, Charlize Theron
In orbit, Astronaut Johnny Depp goes offline for several minutes; back on the ground wife Charlize Theron finds him subtly changed for the…
Cider House Rules, TheCider House Rules, The (1999) Aro Favourite
Dir. Lasse Hallstrom
Feat. Tobey Maguire, Michael Caine, Charlize Theron
Hard–to–fault adaptation of John Irving's novel set in middle America during WW2 is an old–fashioned rural melodrama bathed in…
Reindeer GamesReindeer Games (2000)
Dir. John Frankenheimer
Feat. Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, Charlize Theron
Parolee Ben Affleck may wish he was back in his cell after impersonating his dead cellmate and landing in various spots of leftover bother, namely…
Legend of Bagger Vance, TheLegend of Bagger Vance, The (2000)
Dir. Robert Redford
Feat. Matt Damon, Will Smith, Charlize Theron
Matt Damon is dir. Robert Redford's alter–ego in this old–fashioned folk tale that uses golf as the basis for this spiritual tale of…
Men of HonourMen of Honour (2000)
Dir. George Tillman Jr.
Feat. Cuba Jr. Gooding, Robert De Niro, Charlize Theron
As a US Navy serviceman in WW2, Cuba Gooding Jnr. overcomes institutionalised racism, then prejudice in another form later in life when he suffers a…
Sweet NovemberSweet November (2001)
Dir. Pat O'Connor
Feat. Charlize Theron, Keanu Reeves
Charlize Theron takes on a new ‘man–project’ each month to see if romantic sparks will be struck, eventually coming across a…
15 Minutes15 Minutes (2001)
Dir. John Herzfeld
Feat. Robert De Niro, Edward Burns, Charlize Theron
Seeking his televised share of fame, a deranged serial–killer is stalking the streets of NYC, with celebrity detective Robert De Niro in tow.…
Yards, TheYards, The (2001)
Dir. James Gray
Feat. Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron
Shot through with epic ambitions, this crime–drama, set amid the corruption of a New York subway–repair yards, boasts a compelling lead…
Italian Job, TheItalian Job, The (2003) Recommended
Dir. F. Gary Gray
Feat. Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton, Charlize Theron
The 60s heist classic, madeover with an attractive young cast and hi–tech savvy, but with the fleet of getaway Minis intact. Vowing revenge…
MonsterMonster (2003) Aro Favourite
Dir. Patty Jenkins
Feat. Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern
Powerful dramatization of the story of female serial–killer Aileen Wournos, strong enough to support an astonishing, Oscar–winning…
Life and Death of Peter Sellers, TheLife and Death of Peter Sellers, The (2004)
Dir. Stephen Hopkins
Feat. Geoffrey Rush, Charlize Theron, Emily Watson
An entertaining, if disturbing summary of the turbulent life of British comedian Peter Sellers, with Geoffrey Rush starring as the man who famously…
Head in the CloudsHead in the Clouds (2004)
Dir. John Duigan
Feat. Charlize Theron, Penelope Cruz, Stuart Townsend
Set in the turmoil of 1930s Europe, this cloudy melodrama involves an irresponsible French–American socialite (Theron) who becomes a…
Aeon FluxAeon Flux (2005)
Dir. Karyn Kusama
Feat. Charlize Theron, Marton Csokas, Jonny Lee Miller
Sci–fi action fantasy based on the mid–1990s animation by Peter Chung, in which a spandex–clad superheroine (Theron) flits around…
North CountryNorth Country (2005)
Dir. Niki Caro
Feat. Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sissy Spacek
Fact–based drama about a group of women miners in 1970s Minnesota who endured a hostile work environment, bullying and sexual abuse after…
In the Valley of Elah In the Valley of Elah (2007) Recommended
Dir. Paul Haggis
Feat. Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Susan Sarandon
Calculated military mystery from the director of CRASH, concerning an out–of–touch dad (Jones) searching for his missing son who has gone…
Battle In SeattleBattle In Seattle (2007)
Dir. Stuart Townsend
Feat. Martin Henderson, Michelle Rodriguez, Woody Harrelson
Seattle’s infamous 1999 World Trade Organisation protests are analysed in this fictional, yet vivid recreation of events, shot admirably from both…
HancockHancock (John Hancock) (2008)
Dir. Peter Berg
Feat. Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman
Will Smith stars in this action comedy as an unlikely superhero whose sarcasm and destructive ways have put him out of favour with his public. As…
SleepwalkingSleepwalking (2008)
Dir. Bill Maher
Feat. Nick Stahl, AnnaSophia Robb, Charlize Theron
This drama of the trials and tribulations of a twelve year old coming to terms with her mother's abandonment is, at times, depressingly downbeat,…
Burning Plain, TheBurning Plain, The (2008)
Dir. Guillermo Arriaga
Feat. Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger, Jennifer Lawrence
Multi–textured drama examines the damaged lives of a mother and a daughter and the pasts that continue to haunt them. From the writer of AMORES…
Astro BoyAstro Boy (2009) Recommended
Dir. David Bowers
Feat. Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell
A gleaming Hollywood update of the classic Japanese serial about a young robot traveling the world and discovering what it means to be human.…
Road, TheRoad, The (2009) Recommended
Dir. John Hillcoat
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall
Cormac McCarthy’s much–feted novel about the lengths a father goes to protect his son’s innocence in a post–apocalyptic wasteland is…
Young AdultYoung Adult (2011) Recommended
Dir. Jason Reitman
Feat. Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt
Charlize Theron plays a washed–up writer of young adult fiction pursuing the affection of a former sweetheart in this discomforting comedy from…
PrometheusPrometheus (2012) Recommended
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender
Ridley Scott's return to the ALIEN franchise results in his most visually enthralling film since BLADE RUNNER, with outstanding art direction and…
Snow White and the HuntsmanSnow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Dir. Rupert Sanders
Feat. Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron
Dark re–imagining of the classic fairy tale with the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed becoming her protector and…
A Million Ways to Die in the WestA Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
Dir. Seth MacFarlane
Feat. Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried
Seth MacFarlane directs and stars in this rambunctious western spoof about a cowardly farmer who falls for the wife of a notorious gun–slinger.
Mad Max: Fury RoadMad Max: Fury Road (2015) Aro Favourite
Dir. George Miller
Feat. Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult
Thrillingly turbo–charged fourth installment (and effective reboot) of the "salvage punk" action series set in post–apocalyptic Australia…
Dark PlacesDark Places (2015)
Dir. Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Feat. Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks
From the pen of Gillian Flynn – writer of GONE GIRL – comes an equally twisty thriller. Charlize Theron stars as a woman who confronts…
Kubo & The Two StringsKubo & The Two Strings (2016) Recommended
Dir. Travis Knight
Feat. Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes
Another gorgeously animated tale from Laika studios (BOXTROLLS, etc) about a young boy named Kubo who must locate a magical suit of armour worn by…
Huntsman, The: Winter's WarHuntsman, The: Winter's War (2016)
Dir. Cedric Nicolas-Troyan
Feat. Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Charlize Theron
Visually arresting prequel to SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN tells the tale of Eric and Freya two warriors trying to conceal their forbidden love.
Fate of the Furious, TheFate of the Furious, The (Fast and the Furious 8) (2017)
Dir. F. Gary Gray
Feat. Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
The loud and proud car–porn phenomenon continues unabated with a devilish plot twist that sees Dom (Vin Diesel) betray his FF crew after being…
Atomic BlondeAtomic Blonde (2017)
Dir. David Leitch
Feat. Charlize Theron, James McAvoy
Pulpy, neon–lit thriller from the makers of JOHN WICK with a remarkable performance from Charlize Theron, giving real emotional depth to a…
GringoGringo (2018)
Dir. Nash Edgerton
Feat. David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton
A mild–mannered businessman finds himself thrown into a world of crime and moral corruption when he is kidnapped by a Mexican drug cartel while…
TullyTully (2018)
Dir. Jason Reitman
Feat. Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass
The outstanding Charlize Theron works again with writer–director team Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody (YOUNG ADULT), this time playing a mother…
Long ShotLong Shot (2019)
Dir. Jonathan Levine
Feat. Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron, Andy Serkis
Charming rom–com with Seth Rogen playing a journalist who becomes speechwriter to presidential candidate Charlize Theron, who was his childhood…
BombshellBombshell (2019)
Dir. Jay Roach
Feat. Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie
Charlize Theron leads an all–star cast in this scathing biographical drama based on real life events in which a group of female Fox network…

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