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  • Rated R
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Charlize Theron portrays the true story of Aileen Wuornos, a woman with a tortured past who turns to prostitution for money, and who eventually turned her anger into a motive for murder, becoming one of America's most infamous serial killers.

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Top Critic Reviews

Fresh: Charlize Theron gives her finest performance yet in the unlikely role of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in this riveting depiction of the Florida prostitute's decent into madness.

- Cole Smithey,, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Fresh: The film's worth seeing for Charlize Theorn's stunning performance, based on complete physical and psychological transformation, but as a dramatic feature, it lacks an interesting perspective and is underpopulated in terms of characters.

- Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com, Thursday, June 24, 2010


- Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed, Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Audience Reviews

3 stars

A great acting performance from Charlize Theron is what stand out the most. Telling the true story and sad decline of a prostitute turned serial killer. I think that fact it's based on a true story makes it more interesting, however the story as such is quite straight forward.

- Deano78, Sunday, October 10, 2010

4 stars

Charlize Theron thoroughly deserved her Oscar for this one as it wasn?t just her make-up that made her convincing, she really got into the part!

- SirPant, Friday, September 25, 2009

3 stars

Charlize Theron was awesome! A sad sad story in every way possible, but good movie.

- LitelBluHli, Wednesday, April 1, 2009