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Monster (movie)

15 Ratings: 4.1
A movie

Starring Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Lee Tergesen   Directed by Patty Jenkins   Writer:  Patty Jenkins   2003      Product Description   A shockingly moving film that … see full wiki

Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 24, 2003
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about Monster (movie)
review by . May 26, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Theron Raised The Bar
It should come as no real shock to any true movie lover that Charlize Theron won best actress at the Academy Awards in 2004. Not to mention all the awards she won prior to that such as the Golden Globe Award. Considered by many to be one of the top ten performances of all times, Charlize Theron gives us a shocking yet humanized portrait of Aileen Wuornos which is completely unforgettable.       Aileen Wuornos will remind us all in many ways of ourselves with her hopes, …
review by . November 11, 2008
Monster is based on the true story of female serial killer Aileen Wuornos, a common prostitute that left a string of dead Johns in her wake. Aileen (Lee) is on the verge of taking her own life when she meets up with Selby, a lesbian who is looking for companionship. Selby gets Lee to talk, and they agree to meet again the next night. Lee needs money, so she takes to the streets to make some cash.     Her last John brutally beats and rapes her, and in an act of (what seemed to …
review by . December 19, 2008
Lee (Charlize Theron) was terribly abused as a child and has been a prostitute since the age of 13. Desperate and lonely, she meets a young lesbian named Selby and the two become inseparable. They need money to start a new life together, so Lee does the only work she knows, only now she uses a gun.     This true story of a woman who killed seven men for their money and cars is extremely brutal and depressing. Theron is unrecognizable as the hardened killer and gives a heartbreaking …
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