Monster Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 1453

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 227

Theatrical Release Date: 12/24/2003

Language: English

Genre: Biography, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Patty Jenkins

Actors: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Annie Corley, Marc Macaulay, Tim Ware, Bruce Dern

Plot: Based on the life of the Female Serial Killing Prostitute who terrorized truck drivers on the east coast.

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Rating of
3.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/06/2019

The fairy-tale romance feels a little out of place, but Charlize Theron and Christina Ricci's performances couldn't be more fitting.

Rating of
4/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 05/19/2012

Charlize Theron delivers a career performance by completely disappearing into a dark and tragic role. She and Christina Ricci anchor what is a thought-provoking and sad film. Theron's protagonist isn't likable, but is thoroughly intriguing and raw.

Rating of
4/4

Alaine - wrote on 12/16/2011

There aren't enough awards that could have been given to Charlize Theron for her work in this one. Hard and painful movie. The fact that it was based on real people and events makes it even more poignant. Don't just stumble into this, it's wrenching.

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Rating of
3.5/4

Powerful piece of raw acting

filmfan09 - wrote on 02/01/2009

MONSTER depicts the story of the woman called America's first female serial killer, Aileen Wuornos a hitchhiking prostitute who killed seven male cilents during the 1980's. The beautiful Charlize Theron undergoes one of the most amazing pyshical transformation since Robert DeNiro in RAGING BULL. Christina Ricci also stars in one of her best roles to date as Shelby, a troubled needy lesbian. Even though Aileen is not gay, she is drawn to Shelby and Aileen fasinates her. Selby throws Aileen off with her naive but sincire affection.

MONSTER is an unblinking disturbing portrait of a killer. In a performance that goes beyond weight gain and make-up techniques, Charlize Theron truly worthy of her Best Actress win at the oscars. Shes plays Wuornos as fearless and disturbed but she also …

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