Charlize Theron is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and talented actresses on the cinematic planet. We don’t even count the number of memorable films with the actress in the lead role. While waiting to find her in the next Mad Max, Fast and Furious or The Old Guard 2, we invite you to discover our little TOP 5 of best movies with Charlize Theron.
Our selection of the best films with Charlize Theron
Prometheus (2012) – Science fiction
Prometheus marks the return of Ridley Scott to the helm of the Alien franchise! The film is a prequel that follows the misadventures of an Earth crew who come to visit a distant planet in the hope of discovering more about the origins of Humanity. But of course, nothing goes as planned. Charlize Theron plays Meredith Vickers, the mission director. The actress shines in the role of this protagonist/antagonist whose true intentions do not seem very clear. The rest of the cast is made up of Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender and Idris Elba.
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) – Fantasy
As you will have understood, this film revisits the famous tale of Snow White by offering a version where the Hunter takes center stage alongside the princess. Snow White and the Huntsman stars Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth in lead roles. And yet, it is especially Charlize Theron who monopolizes all the attention during the film. It must be said that the actress is breathtaking charisma as an evil queen. A captivating role that suits him like a glove.
Mad Max Fury Road (2015) – Science fiction
In this fourth installment of the famous franchise, Tom Hardy takes up the torch as Mad Max. The actor, however, shares the poster with Charlize Theron who lends her features to Imperator Furiosa, a character as strong as combative. Hunted by a bloodthirsty clan leader, Max and Furiosa will form an alliance to hope to get out of this in one piece. Once again, Charlize Theron is impressive in her role. The adventure promises to be thrilling!
Scandal (2019) – Biographical Drama
If you follow US news, you’ve surely heard of the case that rocked the Fox News Channel when its co-director, Roger Ailes, was accused of sexual harassment in 2019. Scandal invites you to discover the backstage of the story with a trio of strong women in the cast. Charlize Theron indeed shares the poster with Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie. The actress lends her features to the famous TV presenter Megyn Kelly who had suffered the lustful assaults of Roger Ailes during her debut in the profession. As you will have understood, in addition to bringing this sad affair to light, the film also denounces the sexual harassment of women in the office.
The Old Guard (2020) – Action, fantasy
In this action-packed Netflix movie, Charlize Theron plays Andy, an immortal warrior. Leading a small group of equally immortal mercenaries, she travels the world to do good, but always making sure to stay in the shadows…until the day their secret is discovered by a former CIA agent. Meanwhile, Nile, a U.S. Marine soldier also discovers himself to be immortal. Andy will take her under his wing, but they will have to escape the men of a pharmaceutical company who want to study their genetic code and reproduce it.