The Best Charlize Theron Movies Films

The Best Charlize Theron Movies

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This list of the best Charlize Theron movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Charlize Theron trained at the Joffrey Ballet in New York before a knee injury forced her to reevaluate her career and start acting in Hollywood movies. Charlize Theron's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Charlize Theron movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Charlize Theron movies will be at the top of the list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Charlize Theron movies?" and "What are the greatest Charlize Theron roles of all time?" The greatest Charlize Theron performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. This Charlize Theron filmography includes famous films like Monster and The Devil's Advocate, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best.  If you think the best Charlize Theron role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Theron's dramatic roles, you might also enjoy our list of the best Sharon Stone movies and best Scarlett Johannson movies.

Ridley Scott and Paul Haggis are among those who have directed Charlize Theron at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of Charlize Theron, then check out our lists of the best Jennifer Aniston and Olivia Wilde movies as well.

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    Monster is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Rose Byrne

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    Mad Max: Fury Road is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tom Hardy

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    The Devil's Advocate is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves

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    Sweet November is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Keanu Reeves, Lauren Graham

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    Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth

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    The Italian Job is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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    Young Adult is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, J.K. Simmons

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    North Country is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Amber Heard, Woody Harrelson

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    The Cider House Rules is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Michael Caine, Paul Rudd

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    Prometheus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba

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    Hancock is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Jason Bateman

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    Mighty Joe Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Bill Paxton, Regina King

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    The Legend of Bagger Vance is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Matt Damon

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    In the Valley of Elah is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, James Franco, Susan Sarandon

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    That Thing You Do! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler

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    Reindeer Games is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Ben Affleck, Ashton Kutcher

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    2 Days in the Valley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Teri Hatcher, James Spader

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    The Burning Plain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger

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    Head in the Clouds is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Penélope Cruz, Stuart Townsend

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    Trapped is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Courtney Love, Dakota Fanning

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    The Curse of the Jade Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Woody Allen, Helen Hunt

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    The Life and Death of Peter Se... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Heidi Klum, John Lithgow

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    The Astronaut's Wife is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton

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    Æon Flux is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Jonny Lee Miller

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    Waking Up in Reno is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Penélope Cruz, Billy Bob Thornton

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    Celebrity is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Leonardo DiCaprio, Winona Ryder

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    Men of Honor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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    The Road is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Viggo Mortensen

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    The Yards is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix

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    Hancock 2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Hancock 2 Will Smith

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    Trial and Error is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Jennifer Coolidge, Jeff Daniels

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    Sleepwalking is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson, AnnaSophia Robb

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    Hollywood Confidential is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Hollywood Confidential Charlize Theron, Edward James Olmos, Brendan Kelly

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    Battle in Seattle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Channing Tatum, Michelle Rodriguez

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    The Brazilian Job is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Mark Wahlberg, Jason Statham, Mos Def

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    15 Minutes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro, Kelsey Grammer

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    Children of the Corn III: Urba... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Nicholas Brendon, Ivana Miličević

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    Astro Boy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Charlize Theron Movies

    Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage

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