Charlize Theron: transformation of a great actress in 25 films

Charlize Theron is Fast, Furious, and 46
That Thing You Do! - 1996
The Devil's Advocate - 1997
The Cider House Rules - 1999
Men of Honor - 2000
Sweet November - 2001
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion - 2001
15 Minutes - 2001
The Italian Job - 2003
Monster - 2003
Head in the Clouds - 2004
AEon Flux - 2005
North Country - 2005
In the Valley of Elah - 2007
Hancock - 2008
Young Adult - 2011
Prometheus - 2012
Mad Max: Fury Road - 2015
Dark Places - 2015
The Huntsman: Winter's War - 2016
The Last Face - 2016
The Fate of the Furious - 2017
Atomic Blonde - 2017
Gringo - 2018
Bombshell - 2019
Long Shot - 2019
Charlize Theron is Fast, Furious, and 46

Charlize Theron was born on August 7, 1975 in Benoni, South Africa. 46 years later she would be one of the biggest movie stars in the world.

Here we see her at the 2021 premiere of 'Fast and Furious: F9.' Let's have a look at the different characters the actress played over the years.

That Thing You Do! - 1996

The iconic and magnetic Charlize Theron made her film debut at 21 in the movie 'That thing you do!' That same year, she played a supporting role in the film '2 Days in the Valley'.

The Devil's Advocate - 1997

In 'The Devil's Advocate,' she worked with Al Pacino and Keanu Reeves.

The Cider House Rules - 1999

In the late 1990s, Charlize Theron participated in 'The Cider House Rules,' a film based on the novel by John Irving.

Men of Honor - 2000

By 2000, Charlize Theron had established herself as a Hollywood star.

Sweet November - 2001

In 2001, Charlize had the opportunity to return alongside Keanu Reeves in 'Sweet November.' It was a remake of the 1968 film with the same title.

Check out 'Sweet November' and other amazing cinematic love stories. 

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion - 2001

The actress dominated cinemas in those years. Woody Allen chose her to play a role in the film 'The Curse of the Jade Scorpion'.

15 Minutes - 2001

Charlize Theron established herself as a chameleon-like actress, not only because of her changing appearances but also for the ways she portrayed the personalities of all her characters.

The Italian Job - 2003

After the thriller '15 minutes' she went to an action movie, two years later: 'The Italian job'.

Monster - 2003

At the age of 28 she starred in the film 'Monster', based on the life of Aileen Wuornos. Theron was then recognized worldwide as a great actress. She received awards such as the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Leading Role and an Oscar for Best Actress.

Head in the Clouds - 2004

Together with Penélope Cruz, Charlize Theron depicted a love affair in the film 'Head in the clouds'.

AEon Flux - 2005

The science fiction film 'AEon Flux' was based on animated shorts by MTV.

North Country - 2005

Then, Charlize Theron returned to drama again. For the film 'North Country,' about sexual abuse in a mining town, she received Golden Globe and Oscar nominations.

In the Valley of Elah - 2007

'In the Valley of Elah' gave Charlize Theron the opportunity to act alongside veteran Tommy Lee Jones. Or should we say, Tommy Lee Jones had the honor to work with the great Charlize Theron?

Hancock - 2008

Charlize Theron shared the film credits for 'Hancock' with Will Smith.

Young Adult - 2011

In 'Young Adult,' she continued to look for new challenges. This film is a tragicomic drama of a woman who does not want (or know how) to grow up and who ends up returning to her hometown.

Prometheus - 2012

With 'Prometheus', the failed reboot of 'Alien', the actress made a science fiction film again.

Mad Max: Fury Road - 2015

Charlize Theron was so involved in this role that she injured her neck during one of the action shoots. It happened on the tenth day of filming 'Mad Max', one of her great science fiction movies.

Dark Places - 2015

Playing Libby Day in 'Dark Places,' Theron sought to convey evil with her marked cheekbones and her formidable seriousness.

The Huntsman: Winter's War - 2016

In the role of the villain, Theron has been able to demonstrate her acting talent. She was the evil stepmother in 'Snow White and the Huntsman' in 2012 and returned to this role in the sequel 'Winter's War.'

The Last Face - 2016

Charlize Theron shares a heartbreaking wartime love story with Javier Bardem in this film directed by Sean Penn.

The Fate of the Furious - 2017

Undoubtedly, her best role as a villain came with 'Fast & Furious 8' (The Fate of the Furious), where she tried to seduce Dom (Vin Diesel). Four years later, Charlize Theron would shine again in the franchise's 'F9'.

Atomic Blonde - 2017

In the film 'Atomic Blonde,' based on the comic book by Antony Johnson, Theron played a British policewoman.

Gringo - 2018

In 'Gringo' Charlize Theron tries the genre of crime (comedy) again. She's not only acting but also producing this film.

Bombshell - 2019

Charlize Theron's characterization of TV presenter Megyn Kelly in 'Bombshell' brings her very close to the real person. Kelly was one of a group of TV women denouncing sexual harassment at Fox News.

Long Shot - 2019

With 'Long Shot,' Charlize Theron throws herself into comedy. She gets support from Seth Rogen, an expert on this territory.

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