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Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charlize Theron ... Aileen

Christina Ricci ... Selby

Bruce Dern ... Thomas

Lee Tergesen ... Vincent Corey

Annie Corley ... Donna

Pruitt Taylor Vince ... Gene / Stuttering "John"

Marco St. John ... Evan / Undercover "John"

Marc Macaulay ... Will / Daddy "John"

Scott Wilson ... Horton / Last "John"

Rus Blackwell ... Cop

Tim Ware ... Chuck

Stephan Jones ... Lawyer

Brett Rice ... Charles
Kaitlin Riley ... Teenage Aileen
Cree Ivey ... 7-Year-Old Aileen
Catherine Mangan ... Justy
Magdalena Manville ... Bar Lap Girl
T. Robert Pigott ... Bartender
Romonda Shaver ... Employment Agent
Glenn R. Wilder ... Restaurant Manager
Elaine Stebbins ... Wife at Accident

Kane Hodder ... Undercover Cop

Christian Stokes ... Undercover Cop (as Christian Page Stokes)
Lyllian Barcaski ... Bar Girl
Nonalee Davis ... Bar Girl

Bubba Baker ... Cubby
Al ... Himself (at the Last Resort)
Cannonball ... Himself
Chad Vaccarino ... Trevor
Gene R. Stephenson ... Judge (as Honorable Gene R. Stephenson)
Jesse Stern ... Skate Rink Attendant
Bill Boylan ... Police Chief

Jim R. Coleman ... Newscaster

Chandra Leigh ... Cute Teenage Attendant
Lori McDonald ... Attendant
Adam Brown ... Attendant
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Robb Chamberlain ... Prosecutor (uncredited)

Ed Donovan ... State Prison Guard (uncredited)

Khris Gibston ... Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)

Directed by
Patty Jenkins 
Writing credits
Patty Jenkins (written by)

Produced by
David Alvarado .... associate producer
Mark Damon .... producer
Andreas Grosch .... executive producer
Stewart Hall .... executive producer
Donald Kushner .... producer
Sammy Lee .... executive producer
Brent Morris .... co-producer
Clark Peterson .... producer
Meagan Riley-Grant .... executive producer
Andreas Schmid .... executive producer
Charlize Theron .... producer
Brad Wyman .... producer
Original Music by
Cinematography by
Steven Bernstein (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Arthur Coburn 
Jane Kurson 
Casting by
Ferne Cassel 
Production Design by
Edward T. McAvoy 
Art Direction by
Orvis Rigsby 
Set Decoration by
Shawn R. McFall 
Costume Design by
Rhona Meyers 
Makeup Department
Toni G .... personal makeup artist: Charlize Theron
Lee Grimes .... key makeup artist
Terrie Irwin .... hair assistant (as Terrie L. Irwin)
Rodger Jacobs .... makeup assistant
Mary Hedges Lampert .... hair assistant (as Mary Lampert)
Jonah Levy .... makeup assistant (as Johan Levy)
Carol Rasheed .... makeup assistant
Yoichi Art Sakamoto .... prosthetic dental appliances: Charlize Theron
Kathe Swanson .... key hair stylist
Deborah Brozovich .... additional hair stylist (uncredited)
Jeff Standard .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Arie Bohrer .... production supervisor: VIP
Jimmy Li .... production supervisor
Craig Richards .... unit production manager (as Craig W. Richards)
Michael Toji .... post-production supervisor
Matthew Waldman .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Allen Cluck .... first assistant director (as David Cluck)
Guy Livneh .... second unit director
Jay Ostrowski .... second assistant director
Tony Taylor .... second assistant director: second unit
Derek W. Tow .... first assistant director: second unit (as Derek Tow)
Derek W. Tow .... second second assistant director (as Derek Tow)
Art Department
Eric Baker .... additional set dresser
John Balling .... lead scenic artist
Bethany Berry-Weiss .... additional set dresser
Tammie N. Byers .... additional set dresser
Cornellius Carroll .... prop master (as Cornelius Carroll)
Stitch Crisp .... property master
Michael Edling .... construction coordinator (as Michael J. Edling)
Michael Hendrick .... swing set dresser (as Michael E. Hendrick)
Bret Kane .... additional set dresser (as Bret W.M. Kane)
Jeff 'J.Mac' McDonald .... additional set dresser
James Parker .... additional set dresser
James B. Perdue .... scenic artist
Alan S. Reynolds .... scenic artist
Karen Rigsby .... art department coordinator
Gene Siegmund .... prop master
Mary Jo Snyder .... scenic artist
John Tegethoff .... additional set dresser
Andrew Wert .... assistant property master (as Andrew R. Wert)
Dan Wilkerson .... on-set dresser
Jim S. Williams .... lead man
Douglas Winters .... construction foreman
Rex Christensen .... set dresser (uncredited)
Sound Department
Steven Barkan .... live band recordist
John Bires .... sound engineer
John Cannon .... first assistant sound editor (as John G. Cannon)
Kevin Cerchiai .... boom operator
Scott Clements .... additional boom operator
Zack Davis .... sound designer
Zack Davis .... sound supervisor
Robert Deschaine .... adr mixer
Peter J. Devlin .... production sound mixer (as Peter Devlin)
John Dunn .... sound effects editor
Marc Fishman .... re-recording mixer
Jeff Glueck .... audio engineer (as Jeffrey M. Glueck)
Lou Kleinman .... dialogue editor
Tony Lamberti .... re-recording mixer
Carey Milbradt .... foley editor
Carey Milbradt .... foley mixer
Andy Potvin .... consultant: Dolby
Geoffrey G. Rubay .... sound designer
Geoffrey G. Rubay .... sound supervisor
Tami Treadwell .... adr recordist
Karen Vassar Triest .... background sound editor (as Karen Vassar)
David Young .... audio engineer (as David M. Young)
Steve Bartkowicz .... re-recording engineer (uncredited)
Matt Colleran .... sound re-recordist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Phillip Beck .... special effects coordinator
Ron Keller .... special effects technician
Kevin Morrissey .... special effects assistant
Visual Effects by
Erik Dehkhoda .... digital artist (uncredited)
Christopher Dusendschon .... digital imaging supervisor (uncredited)
Dennis Fitzsimmons .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Elton Garcia .... main title designer (uncredited)
Mitch Paulson .... digital preview colorist (uncredited)
Adam Stern .... digital artist (uncredited)
Kane Hodder .... stunt coordinator
Shanna Lynn .... lead stunt double
Shanna Lynn .... stunts
Kiana Politis .... stunt performer
Keir Beck .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Grayson Austin .... Steadicam operator (as Grayson Grant Austin)
Ben Bardin .... key grip: second unit
Michael Bedore .... electrician
Jason Bing .... grip
Grady Bishop .... camera car
Jon Bowen .... electrician (as Jonathan Bowen)
Kevin J. Burroughs .... electrician
Stephen Campbell .... additional photographer
Stephen Campbell .... camera operator
Michael 'Doc' Cetrulo .... grip
Gary H. Clay .... grip
Vidal Cohen .... key grip
Richard L. Cottrell .... key grip (as Rick Cottrell)
Russell Curtis .... electrician (as Russell E. Curtis)
Rick F. Daus Jr. .... electrician
Brendan Duffy .... grip
Erik Emerson .... first assistant camera: second unit (as Erik C. Emerson)
Sean Fisher .... grip
Michael D. Fitzgerald .... electrician
Don Guth .... crane technician
Josh Harrison .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Joshua Harrison)
Marvin Haven .... grip (as Marvin J. Haven)
Ted Hayash .... chief lighting technician
Stephen Herter .... grip
Ken Hoover .... electrician
Kevin Jackson .... best boy grip: second unit
Ben Kanegson .... dolly grip (as Ben J. Kanegson)
Guy Livneh .... director of photography: second unit
Benjamin Lowell .... second assistant camera
Tim McGuire .... electrician
Patrick K. Meng .... best boy grip
Chip Monk .... second assistant camera: second unit (as Robert A. Monk)
Jack Nealy .... best boy electric (as Jack R. Nealy)
Louis Normandin .... electrician
John Oliveri .... second assistant camera: second unit
Gene Page .... still photographer
Richard Ramee .... best boy grip
Tom Richmond .... additional photographer
Kenny Rivenbark .... grip: second unit
John Sawyer .... electrician
Bob Scott .... additional camera operator (as Bob M. Scott)
Charlie Seale .... camera car
Samuel Andy Seely .... grip
Phil Stevenson .... grip (as Philip H. Stevenson)
Jonathan Stoll .... electrician
Scott Stuart .... best boy electric
Paige Thomas .... first assistant camera
James D. Travis .... grip
Vali Valus .... first assistant camera: prep (as Henry Vali Valus)
Robert Veliky .... second assistant camera: second unit
Michael J. Walsh .... rigging gaffer (as Michael Walsh)
Sean R. Wilson .... grip
S. Mattieu Workman .... grip
John Woruck .... electrician
Marc Wostak .... electrician (as Mark Wostak)
Arthur Yambor .... camera loader
Yoshi .... camera intern
Grayson Austin .... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)
Kate Nocks .... electrician (uncredited)
Sean Tanner .... gaffer (uncredited)
Kirk Tedeski .... video playback coordinator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Caitlin McKenna .... adr voice casting
Kimberly Mullen .... casting: Florida
Mark Mullen .... casting: Florida
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Al Almeida .... wardrobe assistant: Los Angeles
Terri Binion .... costumer
Amelia Buhrman .... wardrobe assistant: Los Angeles
Claudia Combee .... key set costumer
Jen Haines .... wardrobe assistant
Emily Harris .... costumer: preparation
Andrea Hathaway .... wardrobe assistant
Pamela Lee Incardona .... costume supervisor (as Pamela Incardona)
Unchin Lee .... wardrobe assistant: Los Angeles
Sara McInturff .... wardrobe assistant: Los Angeles
Judi Stewart .... costumer
Emae Villalobos .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
George Cunningham .... assistant editor
Darrel Drinkard .... avid technician
Joe Fineman .... post-production consultant: EPC
Bob Fredrickson .... color timer
Michael Nouryeh .... assistant editor
Anthony Santiago .... avid technician
Steve Steinhart .... post-production
Location Management
Rick Callan .... location manager
Linda Kai .... location manager
Lucy Olney .... location scout
Mary Ross .... location assistant
Music Department
BT .... score arranger
BT .... score producer
Brian Bulman .... music editor
Sterling Campbell .... musician: drums
Jenée DeAngelis .... music coordinator (as Jenée Clark)
Michael DiMattia .... music assistant: BT
Richard Fortus .... musician: additional guitars
Ben Grossman .... musician: hurdy gurdy
Kevin Koloff .... music legal (as Kevin Koloff Esq.)
Howard Paar .... music supervisor
Steve Perry .... music consultant
Winston Roye .... musician: additional bass
Brain Mantia .... musician (uncredited)
Joshua Winget .... music editor: temp (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Jackie Lee Belcher .... driver
Stephen R. Buff .... driver
R.H. Campbell .... driver
David N. Enfinger .... driver
Joseph M. Hancock .... driver
Craig M. Hofstrand .... driver
Stephen K. Long .... transportation captain
Michael Messina .... driver: second unit
Danny Mortenson .... transportation coordinator (as Daniel J. Mortenson)
James A. Nicosia .... driver
Kent L. Spainhour .... driver
Gary Thornton .... driver (as Gary D. Thornton)
William Randy Warbritton .... driver
Doug Wilson .... driver
Roland Wilson .... driver
David Neil Enfinger .... driver (uncredited)
Other crew
Alan Abrams .... legal services: Costa, Abrams & Coate LLP (as Alan Abrams Esq.)
Aaron Allen .... intern
Tom Alper .... production insurance: Speare & Company
David Alvarado .... production associate
Craig Anderson .... 24 frame video playback technician
Jean Arthur .... second assistant: Charlize Theron
Brooks Baldwin .... dialect coach
Jane Berliner .... production consultant
Greg Bernstein .... legal services: Law Offices of Greg S. Bernstein (as Greg S. Bernstein Esq.)
Claire Carré .... assistant: Patty Jenkins
Katherine S. Chang .... production assistant: Los Angeles
Fonte Chapman .... intern
Amy Comstock .... production accountant
Jennifer Conrader .... extras coordinator
Jenny Coyle .... stand-in: Christina Ricci
Whitney Crane .... stand-in: Charlize Theron (as Whitney Pentzer)
Devin Cutler .... executive: Media 8 Entertainment
Randy Dannenberg .... executive: Media 8 Entertainment
Maureen Duffy .... completion bond: Film Finance Inc.
Vivian Enfinger .... set nurse
Ortwin Freyermuth .... legal services (as Ortwin Freyermuth Esq.)
'Pineapple Dan' Furuya .... craft service intern
Karima Gahagan .... intern
David Garber .... project consultant: Lantern Lane Entertainment
David Gaynes .... executive: Media 8 Entertainment
Lise Leogrande Ginsberg .... extras coordinator
Abby S. Ginsburg .... production secretary
Mitchell Goldman .... project consultant: Hombre D'Oro Inc.
Luke Halpin .... stage manager
Donny Herran .... accounting production assistant (as Donny H. Herran)
Lew Horwitz .... production financing: The Lewis Horwitz Organization (as Lewis Horwitz)
David Hutkin .... production financing: The Lewis Horwitz Organization
Jessica Jenkins .... assistant: Patty Jenkins
Tatyana Joffe .... executive: Media 8 Entertainment
Jessica L. Jordan .... assistant: Mark Damon
Beth Kono .... assistant: Charlize Theron
Roman Kopelevich .... executive: Media 8 Entertainment
Pierre Kurland .... executive: Media 8 Entertainment
Tiffany Kyees .... stand-in: Charlize Theron
Krystian Lagowski .... key production assistant
Fred Leopold .... legal services: Leopold, Petrich & Smith (as Fred Leopold Esq.)
Gabriel London .... epk director
Stephanie Lowell .... script supervisor
Thomas E. Lowry .... stage manager
Patrick Mahoney .... craft service (as Pat Mahoney)
Ian McCain .... key set production assistant
Chris McDaniel .... production assistant
Benny Medina .... production consultant
Matthew S. Naumann .... production assistant
Eva Neufahrt .... production controller: VIP
Courtney Nicholas .... production assistant
Brian O'Shea .... executive: Media 8 Entertainment
Diane Pacheco .... post-production accountant
Danny Patterson .... additional programmer
Mark Peterka .... production secretary: Los Angeles
Jenna Piccolo .... executive: Media 8 Entertainment (as Jenna Piccolo Esq.)
Jeff Pollack .... production consultant
Steve Ransohoff .... completion bond: Film Finance Inc.
Mika Roberts .... intern
Jerry Rose .... 24 frame video playback technician
Ed Santiago .... consultant: avid
David Savinski .... assistant: Bruce Dern
Paula Schmit .... completion bond: Film Finance Inc.
Jason Skweres .... intern
Diane Slattery .... unit publicist
Reggie Stanley .... stage manager
Jesse Stern .... story editor
Art Stribley .... consultant: financing (as Arthur Stribley)
Philip J. Strina .... legal services: Costa, Abrams & Coate LLP (as Philip J. Strina Esq.)
Tamara Stuparich de la Barra .... executive: Media 8 Entertainment (as Tamara Stuparich De La Barra)
Carrie Sweeney .... office production assistant
Jelena Tadic .... executive: Media 8 Entertainment
Janelle Tubbs .... intern
Bruce Vann .... legal services: Kelly Lytton & Vann (as Bruce Vann Esq.)
Max Vega .... consultant: financing
Halle Vermillion .... assistant: Christina Ricci
Brenda White .... production coordinator
Christa Zofcin Workman .... business/legal affairs executive: Media 8 Entertainment (as Christa Zofcin Esq.)
Alice Wymer .... script supervisor: second unit
Kerstin Dyroff .... production coordinator: VIP Medienfonds (uncredited)
Lee Ettinger .... sales and distribution head (uncredited)
Aaron B. Koontz .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Chandra Leigh .... double: Christina Ricci (uncredited)
Chandra Leigh .... stand-in: Christina Ricci (uncredited)
David W. Scott .... body double: Lee Tergesen (uncredited)
Samantha Tanner .... production assistant (uncredited)
Rowena Arguelles .... thanks
Pat Armstrong .... thanks
Spring Aspers .... thanks
Jay Baker .... thanks
Dawn Botkins .... thanks
Nick Broomfield .... thanks
Al Bulling .... thanks
Vicky Callen .... thanks
Chauncey .... thanks
Carter Cohn .... thanks
Melanie Cook .... thanks (as Melanie Cook Esq.)
Renée Dabbah .... thanks
Carlos DeMattos .... thanks
Michael Eliasberg .... thanks (as Michael Eliasberg Esq.)
Paula Erickson .... thanks
Heather Fields .... thanks
Bob Fukuyama .... thanks
Marco Galbraith .... thanks (as Police Capt. Marco Galbraith)
Jerome Gary .... thanks
Jonah Goldstein .... thanks
Cindi Goretski .... thanks
Philip Hall .... thanks
J.J. Harris .... thanks (as JJ Harris)
Rick Hess .... thanks
Jared Hoffman .... thanks
Toni Howard .... thanks
Millie Hsyu .... thanks
Mustafa Johnson .... thanks
Karol Kamin .... thanks
Kevin Kelly .... thanks
Linda Kloak .... thanks
Bob Knight .... thanks
Leigh Ann Lackey .... thanks
Tom Lopinski .... thanks
Pat Lucas .... thanks
Tory Metzger .... thanks
Linda Miller .... thanks
Suzanne Moss .... thanks
Ryan Noto .... thanks
Kenny Ochoa .... thanks
Dan Passman .... thanks (as Danny Passman)
Junior Pence .... thanks
Steve Perry .... thanks
Richard Pilla .... thanks
Jalal Poehlman .... thanks
Eric Polin .... thanks
Bernie Presha .... thanks (as Captain Bernie Presha)
Tonya Puerto .... thanks
Emily Roth .... thanks
Pat Roth .... thanks
Walter Roth .... thanks
Mark Rousso .... thanks
Chip Shane .... thanks
Peter Shane .... thanks
Ron Smith .... thanks
Jesse Stern .... thanks
Harris Tulchin .... thanks (as Harris Tulchin Esq.)
Martine Varlot .... thanks
William Voight .... thanks
Andrew Waller .... thanks
Steve Warren .... thanks (as Steve Warren Esq.)
Lisa Wohl .... thanks
Robert Wyman .... thanks (as Bob Wyman Esq.)
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated R for strong violence and sexual content, and for pervasive language
109 min
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The gun used by Charlize Theron in this movie was sold at a Beverly Hills pawn shop for $4,500.See more »
Continuity: When Aileen tells Selby about killing the cop, Selby says, "Keep it down." A jacket appears by the green suitcase, and the pleating on the drapes changes.See more »
[first lines]
Aileen:I always wanted to be in the movies.
Aileen:When I was little I thought for sure that one day, I could be a big, big star. Or maybe just beautiful... beautiful and rich, like the women on TV. Yeah, I had a lot of dreams. And I guess you can call me a real romantic, because I truly believe that one day, they'll come true. So I dreamed about it for hours. As the years went by, I learnt to stop sharing them with people. They said I was dreaming. But back then, I believed it whole heartily.
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367 out of 382 people found the following review useful.
I knew Aileen., 11 November 2006
Author: piXelpiXelpiXel from USA

Why would someone want to be comment number 458? Because it might mean something to somebody. This movie meant a lot to me.

I spent about four hours, sole-to-sole, in the back of a pickup truck hitch hiking with her and a friend of mine in Florida. This was before she had killed anybody, I believe.

Years later, I saw the "wanted" drawing. It sort of rang a bell, but a lot of usual suspects look like that, don't they? What are the chances? Then, they caught her and showed the first photo, then gave both the nickname (like a cousin), and the real name (like another cousin, only spelled in Irish.) At the time, she mentioned the spelling with an "A." I asked her if she was Irish and told her about my two cousins. What a small world, right? She either told me her last name and I assumed it, or told me she was Greek. The point being, the whole name aspect was the first part of a four hour life story discussion we had. And you don't forget four hours of a face like that either. The life stories matched. It was her.

The mood swings Charlize Theron portrays are perfect, as are the mannerisms, body language, clothes, teeth, complexion, hair, the body fat, manner of speaking, that strutting walk and just everything. It was absolutely uncanny. You never forget someone like that, and then when they pop up alive like that again. It was just unreal.

She was mood swinging, or perhaps "cycling," the whole time I was with her. I imagine if that was portrayed realistically, the movie would be unwatchable. I remember thinking at the time, her behavior seemed like the popular portrayal of those "possessed."

After I saw Monster more than twenty years later, I called the other guy that was with me. We have remained friends over the years. I told him "Oscar this, Oscar that," blah blah blah, just out of the shock of reliving the experience of Aileen again. The fact that she was played by the glamorous, beautiful, Charlize Theron on top of it, was beyond all comprehension. What a transformation! Of course, my beloved, goof-ball buddy was sitting beside her sleeping most of the time in the truck. His head kept on falling on her shoulder and she would push it off. It was like Three Stooges. They shared the Doritos like it was the school cafeteria or something. Can you imagine, in hindsight? Yes, it is good for a few jokes, I admit it. She hadn't killed anyone yet, so far as I can tell from reading about her and piecing the time-line back together. This was the first and only time I had been in Florida in those college-age days, so putting that together was fairly easy.

I don't know if I ever met anyone, before or since, that I have felt more sympathy for at the time. She was very talkative, about herself and the hard times she'd had. She was believable. She wasn't scamming us or anything, as I first suspected, just shooting the breeze. I wanted to cry for her. I think I even did so later, in hindsight. She was unreal. She had, what I thought, were "multiple personalities." Really just two, she would laugh one second, cry the next. She was like a big, tough hard-ass girl of eight years. She told me all about her childhood abuse, the horror of being a prostitute, and taking beatings and abuse from the men. She mentioned living in hotels. She didn't seem like too much of a drinker or a druggie. I just thought she was deeply, emotionally disturbed. In those days, we should have said "mental." My friend and I were a couple of happy middle-class college snowbird guys on Christmas break. She had about the worst kind of life of anyone I had ever met. She was only about four or five years older than us, but looked twice her age. When I thought later about the hand she was dealt, compared to mine, you better believe the religious feelings and tears well up. They still do. I can't bear to watch the movie sometimes, or at least parts of it.

Yes, what she did was wrong, if not evil. I don't think she was evil though, at all. She had the innocence lost, naive but semi-funny sweetness portrayed in the movie. I don't usually contemplate these things, its just that you could see there was a good person there, just profoundly _____ed up. For some reason, I was proud of her when she wanted the execution. She was nothing if not honest. As an outside observer, I don't know how you feel sorry for someone like that, but if you knew what happened, you just might. I have no agenda in that regard. Watch this and ask yourself if monsters are made, or are they born? This movie captures my feelings perfectly. If you have read this far, you can see the conflict. The movie reflects that so well, I can not do it justice by praising it with words.

If you were a victim of her actions, I wouldn't blame you for hating what I'm writing. If I read something like this about Charlie Manson, I'd never believe it.

I just want to thank everyone involved in telling this bizarre story.

I would advise people to see this if they want to be challenged, not just entertained. I've read some of the headlines on the index. So should you.

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