Great Movies With Charlize Theronby nick-nelsonmovies | created - 15 Jun 2012 | updated - 12 Jul 2012 | Public
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1. That Thing You Do! (1996)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A local Pennsylvania band scores a one hit wonder in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as they can, with lots of help from its manager.
Votes: 53,836 | Gross: $25.81M
92% =4 4
2. 2 Days in the Valley (1996)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
48 hours of intersecting lives and crimes in Los Angeles.
Votes: 16,517 | Gross: $11.11M
60% =1 4+1=5
3. The Devil's Advocate (1997)
R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job to work in New York City for a high-end law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.
Votes: 281,928 | Gross: $60.98M
67% =1 5+1=6
4. Mighty Joe Young (1998)
PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.
Votes: 24,552 | Gross: $50.63M
52% =0 6+0=6
5. The Cider House Rules (1999)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance
A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world.
Votes: 83,790 | Gross: $57.55M
71% =2 6+2=8
6. The Yards (2000)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he ... See full summary »
Votes: 17,326 | Gross: $0.88M
64% =1 8+1=9
7. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sport
A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy.
Votes: 48,319 | Gross: $30.70M
43% =-1 9-1=8
8. Men of Honor (2000)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Carl Brashear, the first African-American, then also the first amputee, U.S. Navy Diver, and the man who trained him.
Votes: 95,686 | Gross: $48.82M
41% =-1 8-1=7
9. The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
An insurance investigator and an efficency expert who hate each other are both hypnotized by a crooked hypnotist with a jade scorpion into stealing jewels.
Votes: 34,128 | Gross: $7.50M
45% =-1 7-1=6
10. Sweet November (2001)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A workaholic executive, and an unconventional woman agree to a personal relationship for a short period. In this short period she changes his life.
Votes: 75,474 | Gross: $25.29M
16% =-4 6-4=2
11. 15 Minutes (2001)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A homicide detective and a fire marshal must stop a pair of murderers who commit videotaped crimes to become media darlings.
Votes: 44,622 | Gross: $24.40M
33% =-2 2-2=0
12. The Italian Job (2003)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.
Votes: 305,057 | Gross: $106.13M
72% =2 2
13. Monster (2003)
R | 109 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.
Votes: 115,512 | Gross: $34.47M
82% =3 Academy Award +2 Globe Award +2 2+7=9
14. Æon Flux (2005)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When she is sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.
Votes: 115,098 | Gross: $25.86M
10% =-4 9-4=5
15. North Country (2005)
R | 126 min | Drama
A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Votes: 34,930 | Gross: $18.32M
68% =1 Academy Nomination +1 Globe Nomination +1 5+3=8
16. In the Valley of Elah (2007)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Votes: 63,185 | Gross: $6.78M
72% =2 8+2=10
17. Hancock (2008)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Hancock is a superhero whose ill considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. He changes when the person he saves helps him improve his public image.
Votes: 379,496 | Gross: $227.95M
40% =-1 10-1=9
18. Astro Boy (2009)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
When an android replica of a boy is rejected by his aggrieved creator, he goes off to find his own identity in an adventure that would make him the greatest hero of his time.
Votes: 28,027 | Gross: $19.55M
50% =0 9-0=9
19. The Road (I) (2009)
R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama
In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea.
Votes: 193,079 | Gross: $0.06M
75% =2 9+2=11
20. Young Adult (2011)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now happily married and has a newborn daughter.
Votes: 68,538 | Gross: $16.31M
80% =3 11+3=14
21. Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.
Votes: 244,967 | Gross: $155.33M
49% =-1 14-1=13
22. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Votes: 507,990 | Gross: $126.48M
73% =2 13+2=15